Archive for December, 2012

So and such

December 31st, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using so or such.

1. She is ………………………. A nice girl.

2. You are ……………………….. sweet.

3. It was …………………………….. a terrible experience.

Confusing words exercise

December 30th, 2012 in Vocabulary

Confusing words are words that are easily confused. Test your knowledge of confusing words with this exercise. Each sentence given below contains a blank space. Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word or phrase.

For, while and during

December 29th, 2012 in English Grammar

The prepositions for, while and during can show time. For is used with a period of time.

  • I have been writing for three hours.

Simple present tense worksheet

December 28th, 2012 in English Quiz

The simple present tense is different from other tense forms in that it takes the marker –s when the subject is a singular noun or third person singular pronoun. There is no –s when the subject is a plural noun or pronoun.

Conditional sentences

December 27th, 2012 in English Learning

1. Which one of the following types of sentences are used to talk about situations that are always true if something happens?

a) Type 1 conditional sentences
b) Zero conditional sentences
c) Type 2 conditional sentences

Notes on prepositions

December 26th, 2012 in English Grammar

There are only about 100 prepositions in English so if you really want, you can learn them by heart. You might still find it difficult to use them correctly. Prepositions are very small words, but they can be quite confusing. In fact, for most ESL students prepositions are the biggest problem they face while learning English.

Idioms

December 25th, 2012 in Expressions

Idioms are expressions peculiar to a language. There are numerous idioms in English. It is not easy to learn all of them. However, you should be familiar with the most important ones. Here is a list of idioms beginning with the letter B. Each idiom is followed by its meaning / definition