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Talking about jobs

August 23rd, 2015 in Improve English

Here are some expressions you can use to talk about jobs.

Asking about a person’s job

  • What do you do for a living?
  • What do you do?

Conjunctions exercise

July 18th, 2015 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. He had to hire someone ………………….. work was piling up.

2. A lot of people gathered there …………………. no one could do anything to save the child.

Prepositions worksheet

June 1st, 2015 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate preposition.

1. India became independent ……………….. August 15, 1947.

2. My sister teaches ……………….. a school.

3. I have been waiting ………………. two hours.

Searching for property

April 7th, 2015 in Improve English

If you are searching for a home, you will probably want to consult a real estate agent.

The phrases and sentences given in this lesson will be useful to you while discussing your requirements with an agent.

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