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Questions that could be asked during an interview

April 5th, 2015 in Improve English

No interviews are completely predictable and there is no limit to the range of questions that could be asked. However, there are some questions that are asked again and again. Here is a list of them.

American and British English spelling differences

January 24th, 2015 in Improve English

Use of the subjunctive

The subjunctive is a special kind of present tense which has no –s in the third person singular. It is very common in American English.

Tenses exercise

January 21st, 2015 in Improve English

Fill in the blanks with appropriate tense forms of the verb.

1.    It ————————— since morning.

a)    Is raining
b)    Was raining
c)    Has been raining

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