March 5th, 2013 in Vocabulary
Collocations are particular word combinations that exist in English. Test your understanding of collocations with this vocabulary exercise. Each sentence given below contains an incomplete collocation. Complete the collocation by supplying a suitable word. Choose your answers from the options given below each question.
March 4th, 2013 in English Learning
Although the conjunctions while and whereas have similar uses, there are some differences too. While, for example, can be used to introduce a time-clause. Whereas cannot be used to introduce a time-clause.
March 3rd, 2013 in English Grammar
Combine the following sentences using as or so.
The subordinating conjunction as is used to show the reason.
- As he was late, he missed the train.
March 2nd, 2013 in English Grammar
These words can be used both as prepositions and conjunctions. They mean exactly the same. Till is mainly used in informal English. We use until to talk about a situation or state that will continue up to a certain moment.
March 1st, 2013 in English Learning
While reporting questions we use a verb like ask. Note that reported questions are not inverted. That means in a reported question the subject comes before the verb whereas in a direct question the verb comes before the subject. Other rules will remain the same.