August 10th, 2013 in English Quiz
Conjunctions are words used to join two or more clauses together. Test your understanding of conjunctions with this grammar exercise. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.
August 9th, 2013 in Vocabulary
These words are often confused.
Council and counsel
The noun council is used to refer to an official group of people who have been selected to make decisions. The word council is an example of a collective noun. It can be followed by a singular verb or a plural verb.
August 8th, 2013 in TOEFL
Here is an overview of the six speaking tasks.
Independent task 1
You will be asked to speak about a familiar topic. You will get 15 seconds to prepare your response and 45 seconds to speak it.
August 7th, 2013 in English Grammar
On the contrary and on the other hand
These expressions have different meanings. On the contrary is used to contradict. It is used to say that what has just been said is not true.
August 5th, 2013 in English Learning
Conjunctions are words used to connect. They join words, phrases or clauses together. Conjunctions are essential cohesive devices. They help writers add variety to their writing. If there were no conjunctions, your writing would be full of short, simple sentences.
August 4th, 2013 in English Quiz
Each sentence given below contains an incomplete phrasal verb. Complete it by choosing an appropriate adverb or preposition from the given options.
1. This bus runs ……………….. petrol.
August 3rd, 2013 in English Learning
Less is the comparative form of the word little. It can be used in a variety of situations.
As a determiner
As a determiner, less is used before a noun.