Archive for April, 2012

Phrasal verbs exercise

April 30th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. The prisoner escaped and got clear …………………………………

a) off     b) away                                c) out

2. It took me four hours to clear things …………………………………

Errors in the use of prepositions

April 27th, 2012 in Common Mistakes

Some verbs are directly followed by direct objects without prepositions. Examples are: discuss, enter, marry, lack, resemble and approach.

Incorrect: My father loves with me.

Correct: My father loves me.

Gap fills exercise

April 26th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using the correct form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. I ……………………….. (take) the TOEFL test last week.

2. It ……………………… (take) two …………………… (tango).

Adjective phrases

April 25th, 2012 in English Learning

An adjective phrase performs the function of an adjective.

Study the following sentences.

He is an honorable man. (honorable – adjective)

Proper nouns exercise (beginner level)

April 22nd, 2012 in English for children

Underline the proper nouns in the following sentences.

Hint: A proper noun is the name of a particular person, country, city, river etc. The names of languages, days of the week and months are also proper nouns. Examples are: Harry, India, London, Amazon and January

Interchange of interrogative and assertive sentences

April 20th, 2012 in English Learning

When a question is asked for the sake of obtaining admission or denial, the answer should be in the negative when the question is in the affirmative and vice versa. The following examples will illustrate the point.

Special structures with adjectives: exercise

April 18th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. I have …………………………….. you.

a) as good a voice as

b) as good voice as

c) a good voice as