Archive for July, 2013

TOEFL Speaking Overview

July 30th, 2013 in TOEFL

You have to complete six tasks in the TOEFL iBT Speaking Section. You don’t require any special practice to do the independent tasks. You will usually be asked questions based on your knowledge and experience.

TOEFL Speaking Strategies

July 29th, 2013 in TOEFL

The TOEFL speaking section consists of six tasks. The first two are independent tasks while the last four are dependent tasks. Here are a few tips to improve your score on the TOEFL speaking section.

Commonly confused words

July 28th, 2013 in Vocabulary

What exactly is the difference between respectable and respectful, childish and childlike? These words might sound similar but they have different meanings. In this lesson we will take a look at some commonly misused words.

The present continuous tense (beginner level)

July 27th, 2013 in English for children

The present continuous tense is formed by putting the –ing form of the verb after be. We have already learned that the verb be has three forms in the present tense: is, am and are.

Grammar and vocabulary exercise

July 26th, 2013 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. The child kept on crying while he …………………………………..

a) is bathed

b) was being bathed

c) was bathed

d) is being bathed

General English Exercise

July 25th, 2013 in English for children

Rewrite the following sentences correctly.

1. Take care of your luggages.

Answer: …………………………………………………

2. The monkies ate the bananas.

Answer: ………………………………………………..

3. Yesterday some thiefs broke into my neighbor’s house.

General Grammar Exercise

July 24th, 2013 in English for children

This exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar rules.

Change the following statements into questions.

1. Birds fly in the sky?

Answer: …………………………………………

2. She works at a bank.