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Infinitives exercise

November 6th, 2014 in Improve English

We can combine two clauses using an infinitive. Study the example given below.

  • He went to Paris. He wanted to see the Eiffel Tower.
  • He went to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower.

Degrees of comparison exercise

November 3rd, 2014 in Improve English

English adjectives have three forms – the positive, the comparative and the superlative.
The positive is the base form of the adjective. Most adjectives form their comparative and superlative forms by adding –er and –est to the positive.
Combine the following sentences using an appropriate form of the adjective.

Sentence completion exercise

October 24th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase. This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar principles.

1. She ………………….. in a car crash.

Infinitives with and without to

October 16th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate infinitive form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. We saw the ship …………………… the harbor.

a) leave
b) to leave

Simple past or present perfect tense

October 13th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using the simple past or present perfect tense.

1. I …………………….. (receive) the parcel. I …………………. (receive) it two days ago.

Phrases exercise

October 12th, 2014 in Improve English

Arrange the words or phrases given in the brackets in the right order and make meaningful sentences.

1. The chief guest ……………………. (about his childhood, spoke)

Subject verb agreement exercise

October 11th, 2014 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using a verb form that agrees with the subject.

1. The lifespan of these insects ………………….. very short. (is / are)