Archive for July, 2011

Kinds of nouns exercise

July 7th, 2011 in English Quiz

Say whether the italicized nouns are common, proper, collective or abstract.

1. Honesty is the best policy.

a) Common
b) Proper
c) Collective
d) Abstract

Adverbs exercise

July 6th, 2011 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate adverbs.

1. ————————— you are not going out in that old coat?

a) Surely
b) Sure

2. She is sleeping —————————-

Adjective or adverb exercise

July 5th, 2011 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. I feel ——————————

a) Unhappy
b) Unhappily

2. I will get the car ————————–

a) Ready
b) Readily

Tenses in subordinate clauses

July 4th, 2011 in Improve English

A future verb is necessary for future reference in subordinate clauses if the main verb does not refer to the future.

Tenses in subordinate clauses

July 3rd, 2011 in Improve English

In subordinate clauses, present tenses are often used instead of will + infinitive to refer to the future. This usually happens in most subordinate clauses.

Too and too much

July 2nd, 2011 in Words

Too is an adverb. It can modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.

Too has a negative meaning. It means ‘more than is necessary or desirable’.

Gerunds and participles

July 1st, 2011 in Improve English

We can use –ing forms not only as verbs, but also like adjectives, adverbs or nouns.