Archive for September, 2013

Words followed by the preposition to

September 30th, 2013 in English Learning

 

Some verbs, adjectives and nouns are followed by the preposition to. For example, we say object to, not object for. Note that the preposition to should be followed by an –ing form, not an infinitive.

Verbs: opposites

September 28th, 2013 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with verbs opposite in meaning to those given in the first sentence.

1. John is not a stupid boy. He is very …………………………………

Simple present (beginner level)

September 27th, 2013 in English for children

A day in John’s life

Teacher: John, tell us what you do in the morning.

Opposites worksheet

September 26th, 2013 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an adjective opposite in meaning to the one appearing in the previous sentence or in the same sentence.

1. A stone is not soft. It is ………………………….

Words commonly used with the prepositions from and in

September 24th, 2013 in English Learning

It is not always easy to know which preposition to use after a particular noun, verb or adjective. Here is a list of common combinations with the preposition from.

Transformation of sentences

September 22nd, 2013 in English Learning

The same idea can be expressed in many different ways.

Study the examples given below.

  • Can anybody bear such an insult?
  • Nobody can bear such an insult.

Word combinations with preposition with

September 20th, 2013 in Improve English

It is not always easy to know which preposition to use after a particular noun, verb or adjective. Here is a list of common combinations with the preposition with.