Archive for May, 2012

Across, over and through exercise

May 31st, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. The boy jumped ………………………….. the stream.

a) across              b) over                 c) either could be used here

Each and every

May 30th, 2012 in Improve English

Each and every are distributive pronouns. A distributive pronoun is a pronoun which refers to people or things one at a time.

Distributive pronoun each: exercise

May 29th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. Each new ………………………… is different in some way.

a) day

b) days

c) either could be used here

Gerunds used like nouns

May 28th, 2012 in Improve English

After some verbs we can use an –ing form, but not normally an infinitive.

I enjoy spending time with my kids. (NOT I enjoy to spend time with my kids.)

Computer vocabulary

May 25th, 2012 in Vocabulary

Anti-virus software:  A software program designed to find and remove malicious viruses from a computer.

Sentence synthesis using participles

May 23rd, 2012 in Improve English

Combine the following sentences using participles.

1. He cried at the top of his voice. He rushed to the spot.

2. We had worked for five hours. We went home.

Comparative and superlative exercise

May 22nd, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. She is younger ……………………… I thought.

a) as

b) than

c) then

2. They are both nice girls, but I think Susie is the ………………………… of the two.