Archive for February, 2012

Contractions exercise for kids

February 4th, 2012 in English for children

Rewrite the following sentences by replacing the contracted forms with their full forms.

1. We’re selling a lot of copies of your book.

2. Let’s eat.

Abstract nouns with countable and uncountable uses

February 3rd, 2012 in English Grammar

Many nouns have both countable and uncountable uses. There is usually some difference of meaning. Material nouns, for example, are uncountable, but we can often use the same word as a countable noun to refer to something made of that material.

Superlatives: special points to note

February 2nd, 2012 in English Grammar

After superlative adjectives, we do not usually use of with a singular word referring to a place or group.

She is the most beautiful woman in the world. (NOT She is the most beautiful woman of the world.)

Participles quiz

February 1st, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using present or past participle forms.

1. The program was really ……………………….

a) interesting b) interested

2. The film was …………………………