Archive for August, 2013

Prepositions exercise

August 31st, 2013 in English Quiz

Prepositions exercise

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. She gets up early ………………….. the morning.

2. Come and see us …………………….. Christmas day.

Expressions about numbers

August 30th, 2013 in Expressions

Here is a list of common expressions about numbers.

First footer

First footer is the first person to enter a house on the New Year day.

First string player

Tenses worksheet

August 29th, 2013 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

1. When I …………………. (reach) his home, he already …………………… (leave).

2. She ……………….. (finish) her homework before the lights ……………….. (go) out.

Compound personal pronouns

August 28th, 2013 in English Learning

Reflexive pronouns are, in fact, compound personal pronouns because they are formed by the addition of the suffix ‘self’ (singular) or ‘selves’ (plural) to the following pronouns.

My + self – myself

Tenses exercise

August 27th, 2013 in English Quiz

Test your understanding of tenses with this grammar exercise. Complete the following sentences using appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. The wood cutter ……………………………. (fell) trees since morning.

Verb: Mood

August 26th, 2013 in English Learning

The word mood is derived from the Latin word modus which means mode or manner. Thus mood means the manner in which the action specified by the verb takes place.

When to use the semicolon

August 25th, 2013 in Punctuation

The semicolon is one of the least common punctuation marks, but it is a useful one. Semicolons are sometimes used instead of full stops. They are used to separate two clauses that are grammatically independent but have related meanings.