Archive for February, 2010

Conjunctions Exercise

February 9th, 2010 in English Grammar, English Learning

Join the pairs of sentences given below by means of a suitable conjunction.

Business Letter Writing Tips

February 8th, 2010 in Letter Writing

Business letters should be brief and to the point. As we all know, business people are always busy. They will not have enough time to read long, winding letters. Unlike personal letters, business letters are written in a more formal style. Certain polite expressions such as those given below are commonly used in business letters:

Phrasal Verbs Quiz I

February 8th, 2010 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with suitable phrasal verbs or idioms.

1.    He —————— my plan.

a)    Backed out
b)    Backed up
c)    Backed off
d)    Backed off

Who or Whom Quiz

February 8th, 2010 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with who or whom

Order of Words in a Sentence

February 8th, 2010 in English Grammar, English Learning

To make meaningful sentences words need to be arranged in a particular order. The following is the usual order of words in an English sentence:

The subject usually comes before the verb.

Correct Use of Some Adjectives Part II

February 7th, 2010 in Improve English

Double comparatives and double superlatives

Double comparatives and double superlatives were once common in English, but now they are not used.

Correct Use of Some Adjectives

February 7th, 2010 in Common Mistakes

Adjectives with verbs

An adjective can be used with a verb when some quality of the subject, rather than the action of the verb is to be expressed.
Read the sentences given below: