Archive for November, 2011

Past tense exercise

November 5th, 2011 in English Quiz

The verbs in the following sentences are in the present tense. Change them into past tense.

1. I forget his name.

2. We are waiting for them.

Whether and if

November 4th, 2011 in Improve English

Both whether and if can be used to introduce indirect yes / no questions.

I am not sure whether she will come. OR I am not sure if she will come.

Phrasal verbs with set: exercise

November 3rd, 2011 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences. Each sentence contains an incomplete phrasal verb. From the given options find out the particle or preposition that needs to be supplied to make the phrasal verb complete.

Nouns referring to countries and their people

November 3rd, 2011 in Improve English

To refer to a nation and its people, we need to know four words:

1. The name of the country

Examples: France, Germany, India, Europe, Asia

Order of words exercise

November 2nd, 2011 in Improve English

In the following sentences, change the order of words so that they will make sense. You will have to add commas in some cases.

1. He entered as a cleaner the bank disguising himself.

Using means

November 1st, 2011 in Words

Both the singular and plural of means end in –s. ‘Means’ means method, process, way etc.

The railway is perhaps the most popular means of communication.