June 30th, 2014 in English Quiz
Relative pronouns are words like who, which and that. They can combine two clauses into one. The relative pronoun ‘who’ is only used to refer to people; ‘which’ is used to refer to animals or things. ‘That’ can refer to both people and things.
June 29th, 2014 in Expressions
Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word bread.
Someone’s bread and butter
This is a figurative expression. Your bread and butter is your livelihood.
June 28th, 2014 in English Quiz
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.
1. They ……………………… for years.
a) are waiting
b) have been waiting
c) had been waiting
June 27th, 2014 in English Learning
Safeguard against something
To safeguard against something is to do something to prevent harm.
- We safeguarded against burglary by installing a burglar alarm.
June 26th, 2014 in Vocabulary
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.
1. Melvin ……………….. visits Sydney to meet his sister. (occasion)
June 25th, 2014 in English Learning
Change the following active sentences into passive.
1. The teacher praised the boy.
2. The noise frightened the horse.
3. George Stephenson built the first railway.
June 24th, 2014 in English Quiz
Make sentences in the simple present tense using the given words.
The verb be has three forms in the simple present tense – is, am and are.