Archive for September, 2011

And, but and or exercise

September 30th, 2011 in English for children

Complete the following sentences using the conjunctions and, but or or.

1. I know the answer ……………………… will not tell you.

2. We rushed to the station ………………………. the train had gone.

These and those worksheet

September 29th, 2011 in English for children

Change the number of the underlined nouns and rewrite the sentences.

1. Can you help me carry this box?

2. I have not been to that place.

Passive voice: verbs with two objects

September 28th, 2011 in Improve English

Many verbs can be followed by two objects: an indirect object and a direct object. Examples of such verbs are: give, send, show and lend. When a verb has two objects, two structures are possible.

Verb-subject agreement worksheet

September 27th, 2011 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with appropriate verb forms given in the brackets.

1. This is one of the best pictures that …………………… been released this year. (has / have)

Change into the affirmative

September 26th, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following sentences into the affirmative without changing the meaning.

1. A griffin is not as rapacious as him.

2. No other poet is as great as Wordsworth.

Participles Exercise

September 25th, 2011 in Improve English

Rewrite each of the following sentences by changing the participle into a finite verb.

1. Driven by the rain, we took shelter under a tree.

2. We saw trees laden with fruits.

Formation of questions exercise

September 24th, 2011 in Improve English

Change the following affirmative sentences into interrogative.

1. Alice has been knitting a sweater for her brother.

2. The government has been carrying on propaganda to popularize family planning.