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Correct use of some prepositions

January 30th, 2014 in Improve English

The preposition to is used to express movement towards a place.

I went to the market.

Let’s go to the park.

I’m going to the doctor’s office this afternoon.

Subordinating conjunctions of time and place

January 19th, 2014 in Improve English

Place

Subordinating conjunctions expressing place are: where, wherever

You should have wholegrain cereals for breakfast wherever that is possible.

He has hidden the treasure where no one will find it.

In/into and on/onto

December 7th, 2013 in Improve English

English prepositions cause a great deal of confusion for non-native speakers. This article is about some of the most common preposition pairs which are easily confused.

Question tags exercise

November 14th, 2013 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate question tags.

1. You like pasta, ………………………….

a) don’t you?

b) do you?

c) didn’t you?

d) like you?

Word combinations with preposition with

September 20th, 2013 in Improve English

It is not always easy to know which preposition to use after a particular noun, verb or adjective. Here is a list of common combinations with the preposition with.

Phrases with less

August 2nd, 2013 in Improve English

Several common phrases use the word less.

In less than no time

If you do something in less than no time, you do it very quickly.

Tips for learning English

July 22nd, 2013 in Improve English

Millions of people learn English. English is perhaps the only international language that people all over the world seem to understand. And that is what makes learning English all the more important. If you know English, you can access all the information on the internet and you can travel all over the world. Even in countries where English is not the first language, you can find numerous people who understand and speak English. English newspapers and magazines are available in all parts of the world. In other words, English is your passport to the world.