Archive for the ‘English Learning’ Category

Commonly confused words

May 27th, 2015 in English Learning

Famous and infamous

These words are not interchangeable. They are both used to refer to well-known people. If a person is famous, they are well-known for doing admirable things. If a person is infamous, they are well-known for doing despicable things.

Five questions to start a conversation

May 23rd, 2015 in English Learning

Do you find it difficult to speak English? A large number of ESL students who can write reasonably well in English can’t speak the language fluently. That is because fluency is a skill you need to develop with continuous practice.

Change affirmative to interrogative sentences

May 4th, 2015 in English Learning

This worksheet tests your ability to change affirmative sentences into interrogative sentences.

Change affirmative sentences to interrogative sentences.

1. James teaches at a school.

2. Susie has a beautiful voice.

Asking someone out

April 2nd, 2015 in English Learning

Here are some common phrases you can use to ask someone out.

Are you free this evening?

Are you free tomorrow?

Are you up to anything this weekend?

Formation of questions

March 31st, 2015 in English Learning

It is important to know how to form questions. The rules given below apply to almost all written questions and most spoken questions.

Verb patterns

March 28th, 2015 in English Learning

Subject + verb + to-infinitive (phrase)

In this structure the infinitive is used as an equivalent to a clause.

Examples are given below.

Verb patterns with infinitives

March 26th, 2015 in English Learning

Subject + verb + to-infinitive

The infinitive is the base form of the verb. It is often used with the marker ‘to’. Examples are: (to) run, (to) jump, (to) work, (to) play etc.