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Different ways of expressing a concept

September 5th, 2014 in English Learning, Improve English

In English, there are several different ways to express a concept.

Study the sentence given below.

  • When we were in Chennai, my mother used to go to the temple every day.

Error detection

August 27th, 2014 in English Learning

1. By the time he gets back from his foreign vacation, the company has appointed another person.

a) By the time

b) he gets back

c) from his foreign vacation

Change into past tense

August 21st, 2014 in English Learning

In the following sentences change the verb into the past tense.

1. Suma writes to her mother every day.

2. He does not have a job.

Using suggest

August 15th, 2014 in English Learning

Suggest is one of those verbs that cannot be followed by a to-infinitive.

Suggest can be followed by an –ing form or a that-clause.

  • Activists suggested abolishing the plan to build the bridge.

Passive voice exercise

August 3rd, 2014 in English Learning

Change the following sentences into passive voice. Choose your answer from the given options.

1. The teacher praised the boy.

a) The boy praised the teacher.

Sentence synthesis exercise

August 2nd, 2014 in English Learning

Combine the following sentences using an appropriate conjunction or a participle.

1. The thief heard the noise. He ran away.

2. He is very fat. He cannot walk fast.

Parts of speech exercise

July 29th, 2014 in English Learning

Name the part of speech of each of the italicized word in the following sentences, giving in each case your reason for the classification.

1. Still waters run deep.