July 18th, 2014 in English Learning
As far as possible, avoid ending a sentence with a preposition. Note that this is not a serious error. In fact, several good writers have happily defied this rule. Still, if you end your sentences with a preposition you may offend some of your readers.
July 10th, 2014 in English Learning
The word off can be used as an adverb and a preposition.
Off as an adverb
As an adverb, off modifies the verb.
Study the examples given below.
July 6th, 2014 in English Learning
Read the following declarative sentences and change them into questions.
We make questions by putting the auxiliary verb before the subject. If there is no auxiliary verb, we use do, does or did to form questions.
July 5th, 2014 in English Learning
Rewrite the following sentences correctly.
Each sentence given below contains one or more mistakes. Correct the mistakes and rewrite the sentences.
1. She was carrying too many luggages.
July 4th, 2014 in English Learning
In order to transform a simple sentence into a complex sentence, we have to expand a word or phrase into a subordinate clause.
Study the example given below.
June 27th, 2014 in English Learning
Safeguard against something
To safeguard against something is to do something to prevent harm.
- We safeguarded against burglary by installing a burglar alarm.
June 25th, 2014 in English Learning
Change the following active sentences into passive.
1. The teacher praised the boy.
2. The noise frightened the horse.
3. George Stephenson built the first railway.