Archive for November, 2013

Pronouns exercise

November 29th, 2013 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate pronouns.

1. Believe me. I …………………… saw this.

2. Suma must have done it ……………………

3. I …………………… finished that job.

Confusing words exercise

November 28th, 2013 in Vocabulary

In English there are several words having similar pronunciation or spelling. These words are usually confused.

Test your understanding of confusing words in English with this grammar exercise.

Synonyms exercise

November 27th, 2013 in English Quiz

In each sentence given below a word or phrase is underlined. From the given options choose the word / phrase closest in meaning to the underlined part.

Conjunctions exercise

November 26th, 2013 in English Quiz

Combine the following sentences using if, though and when.

1. We reached the place. It was quite dark.

2. She works hard. She will win.

English vocabulary exercise

November 25th, 2013 in English Quiz

In each sentence given below a word or phrase is underlined. From the given options choose the word / phrase closest in meaning to the underlined part.

General essay writing strategies

November 24th, 2013 in Essay Writing

Most standardized English tests include writing tasks. For example, the TOEFL writing section has two tasks. It takes about 50 minutes. The IELTS writing section, too, includes two tasks. It takes about 60 minutes.

The subordinating conjunction as

November 22nd, 2013 in English Grammar

As can be used a subordinating conjunction. As a subordinating conjunction it is used in different ways.

As = when

As can be used as a subordinating conjunction of time. In this case, it means more or less the same as when.