Archive for May, 2012

Using relative pronouns

May 12th, 2012 in Improve English

The relative pronoun is usually omitted when it is the object of the relative clause.

Selfless service to humanity is the best thing (that) a man can do. (Here the relative pronoun that is optional.)

Prepositions exercise

May 11th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. My mother loves ……………………….. me.
a) with b) to c) no preposition is necessary

During and while exercise

May 10th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using during or while.

Hint: While is a conjunction. It is used to connect two clauses. During is a preposition. It is followed by a noun.

Indefinite pronouns

May 9th, 2012 in English Learning

An indefinite pronoun does not refer to any particular person or thing. It is used to talk about people or things in a general way.

Conversion of a complex sentence into a compound sentence

May 8th, 2012 in Improve English

A complex sentence contains one main clause and at least one subordinate clause. A compound sentence contains at least two main clauses and no subordinate clauses.

Changing an imperative sentence into the passive

May 7th, 2012 in English Learning

Sentences expressing a request, order, advice, suggestion or prohibition are called imperative sentences. Such sentences can be changed into the passive voice in the following manner.

Using each: grammar exercise

May 6th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. Each of ……………………….. has problems.

a) us      b) we    c) either could be used here

2. …………………….. new day is different.