Archive for December, 2009

Phrasal Verbs Quiz

December 30th, 2009 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with suitable phrasal verbs

Conjunctions Quiz

December 30th, 2009 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunctions or relative pronouns.

1.    You will not get the job ——————– you deserve it.

a)    If
b)    Unless
c)    And
d)    Whether

Prepositional Phrases Quiz

December 30th, 2009 in English Quiz

1.    He ——————– diamonds.

a)    Deals in
b)    Deals with
c)    Deals after
d)    Deals for

2.    Marketing executives should know how to ———————– prospective customers.

Correct Use of Nouns and Pronouns Part II

December 29th, 2009 in English for children

Sometimes a group of words containing a plural noun represents a single object. For example, the title of a book or a film may contain a plural noun. In such cases a singular verb is necessary.

Correct Use of Nouns Part I

December 29th, 2009 in English for children

Group words, or collective nouns, are followed by singular verbs when we are talking of the group as a whole. They take a plural verb when we are talking about the individual members of the group.

Most Common Conjunctions

December 28th, 2009 in English for children

A conjunction is a word used to join two words or clauses together. Note that a conjunction merely joins one word or clause with another word or clause. It does no other function in a sentence.

Words Commonly Used Part II

December 28th, 2009 in English for children

Bring and take

Use bring when something is being moved towards the speaker.

Bring me a glass of water. (Here the water is being moved towards the speaker.)