Archive for March, 2013

Join with relative pronouns

March 12th, 2013 in English Grammar

Relative pronouns are important connecting words. They are different from conjunctions in some ways. Relative pronouns not only connect clauses; they also act as the subject or object of the verb in their clauses. Conjunctions, on the other hand, merely connect two clauses. Conjunctions can also be used to connect words and phrases. Relative pronouns only connect clauses. They do not connect words or phrases.

Using the future perfect tense

March 11th, 2013 in English Grammar

The future perfect tense is used to talk about situations that will have been completed by a certain point of time in the future.

Form: will have + past participle form of the verb

Sentence completion exercise

March 10th, 2013 in English Grammar

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate dependent clause. The type of clause you need to supply are indicated in the paragraph.

Notes

Adjectives ending in -ic and -ical

March 9th, 2013 in Vocabulary

Many adjectives end in –ic or –ical. In some cases both forms exist usually with a difference of meaning.

Sentence completion exercise

March 8th, 2013 in English Grammar

Tenses are very important. If you do not understand them properly, you will not be able to speak or write good English. Unfortunately, learning the correct use of tenses in a foreign language is not easy. Test your understanding of tenses with this grammar exercise.

Changing a compound sentence into a complex sentence

March 7th, 2013 in English Learning

Change the following compound sentences into complex sentences.

Indefinite time adverbs (beginner)

March 6th, 2013 in English for children

Complete the following sentences using appropriate indefinite time adverbs. Choose your answer from the options given in the brackets.

1. He……………………. goes to office by bus, but today he went on foot. (never / always)