Archive for November, 2013

Grammar exercise: say and tell

November 21st, 2013 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. She left without ……………………… a word.

a) saying

b) telling

c) say

d) tell

2. That is what everybody …………………..

Tips for TOEFL writing and reading sections

November 18th, 2013 in TOEFL

While writing your TOEFL essay, try to use words that express the idea more precisely.

Correct: While holidaying in London, Susie acquired a strong British accent.

Mixed grammar exercise

November 18th, 2013 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase. Choose your answer from the given options.

1. He did it ……………….. his own.

a) on

b) by

Identify the wrong word

November 17th, 2013 in English Quiz

From the given options choose the word or phrase that needs to be removed from the sentence to make it grammatically correct.

1. We met on a wet Friday in the June.

Grammar structures with have and get

November 17th, 2013 in English Learning

Have can be followed by object + past participle. This structure is used to talk about causing or getting things done.

Sentence correction exercise

November 16th, 2013 in English Quiz

Each sentence given below contains an underlined part. From the given options, choose the one that will correctly replace the underlined part and make the sentence grammatically correct.

How to write a good TOEFL essay?

November 15th, 2013 in TOEFL

If you are going to take TOEFL iBT, you will need to write an essay. Note that the paper based TOEFL does not have a section on writing. A good essay will raise your overall TOEFL score. ETS says that it is worth about 1/6th of your total TOEFL score.