April 13th, 2011 in Improve English
We can combine two or more simple sentences into a complex sentence by using the joining word that. A complex sentence has one main clause and one or more subordinate clauses. The subordinate clause could be a noun clause, an adjective clause or an adverb clause.
April 12th, 2011 in Improve English
We use who when referring to people. We use which or that when referring to animals or things. Note that that can be used in place of whom when referring to people.
April 11th, 2011 in English Quiz
Fill in the blanks.
1. Several Indians have ………………….. to Australia in the last few years.
2. He is a rather …………………… person.
April 10th, 2011 in English Grammar
Should and ought have very similar meanings. In fact, these words can often replace each other.
She should be more responsible. OR She ought to be more responsible.
April 9th, 2011 in Words
In American English the verbs burn, dream, lean, learn, smell, spell, spill and spoil are all regular.
April 8th, 2011 in Improve English
No can be used instead of not a or not any. It is more emphatic.
April 7th, 2011 in Improve English
Study the following sentence
She is one of the few women writers who have won the Nobel Prize for Literature.