Archive for April, 2014

One-word substitution

April 11th, 2014 in Vocabulary

In each of the following questions, you have to find a word from the given options which accurately expresses the meaning expressed by the sentence.

Grammar exercise: verbs

April 7th, 2014 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. I have …………………. the job. (finish)

2. Have you ………………… your lunch? (eat)

Phrasal verbs with fall

April 6th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with fall.

Fall away

To fall away is to become less in number.

  • As the night descended, the crowd began to fall away.

Idiomatic expressions with pain

April 3rd, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word pain

Feeling no pain

When you are feeling no pain, you are intoxicated.

Write simple sentences with too…to

April 3rd, 2014 in English Learning

Combine the following sentences using too…to.

An example is given below.

  • She is too young. She cannot live on her own.
  • She is too young to live on her own.

Simple sentences exercise

April 3rd, 2014 in English Learning

A simple sentence consists of just one independent clause.

Combine each pairs of sentences given below into a simple sentence.

An example is given below.

Writing sentences with noun clauses

April 2nd, 2014 in English Learning

A noun clause is usually introduced by the conjunction that.

Interrogative pronouns and adverbs are also used to introduce noun clauses.

Examples are given below.