Archive for March, 2011

Connecting words exercise

March 6th, 2011 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences by supplying suitable connecting words.

1.       …………………….. his mother died, he was very young.

2.       Other planets have moons …………………… ours is very large compared to the earth.

Future tense in if-clauses

March 5th, 2011 in Improve English

We normally use a present tense with if and most other conjunctions to refer to the future.

Relative pronoun whose

March 4th, 2011 in English Learning

Whose is a relative possessive word. It is a determiner used before nouns and replaces the words his, her, its or their.

Gerund and Infinitive: Exercise

March 3rd, 2011 in English Learning

Replace the gerund by an infinitive and the infinitive by a gerund in the following sentences.

1.       To laugh is better than to frown.

2.       Writing a story is not easy.

Change assertive sentences into interrogative

March 2nd, 2011 in English Learning

Change the following assertive sentences into interrogative.

1.       It was a great sight.

2.       No one can tolerate this.

3.       There is nothing particularly impressive about this picture.

Direct and Indirect Objects: Exercise

March 1st, 2011 in English Learning

Rewrite the following sentences putting the indirect objects before the direct objects.

1. Jane told a secret to me.

2. John’s father left a huge property for him.