Archive for October, 2013

As such and such as

October 16th, 2013 in English Learning

The phrases as such and such as have very different meanings, although they look similar.

As such can be used to give the reason for something.

Study the example given below.

TOEFL Exam preparation tips

October 15th, 2013 in TOEFL

Don’t get stressed out

It might sound too obvious, but it is the most important thing you can do. Remember that you don’t require a score in the 90th percentile to get admission to most universities. Your TOEFL score is just one of the factors that determine your eligibility for admission. That means a score above average is sufficient in most cases.

Adverbials and their position

October 14th, 2013 in English Grammar

An adverbial can be an adverb, an adverb phrase or an adverb clause. In short, any word or phrase that gives us additional information about the time, place or manner of the verb given in the sentence can be considered as an adverbial. Of course, this is a very broad definition.

Adverbial clauses

October 13th, 2013 in English Grammar

Adverbial clauses

A wide variety of different conjunctions are used to introduce adverbial clauses. Common conjunctions used to introduce adverbial clauses are given below.

Expressions with call

October 12th, 2013 in Vocabulary

Here is a list of phrasal verbs using the verb call.

Call in

To call something in is to say that it should be returned.

Difference between wait and await

October 11th, 2013 in Vocabulary

There are mainly two kinds of differences between ‘wait’ and ‘await’. The verb await must have an expressed object. It is a transitive verb.

Paper based and Internet based TOEFL – differences

October 10th, 2013 in TOEFL

The internet based TOEFL or TOEFL iBT was introduced in 2005. It is gradually replacing the paper-based and computer-based versions of TOEFL. Note that in areas where the TOEFL iBT is not available, the paper-based TOEFL is still administered.