Archive for June, 2014

Phrasal verbs with C

June 11th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of phrasal verbs beginning with the letter C. Each expression is followed by its meaning. Example sentences are also given.

Call back

Present perfect tense exercise

June 9th, 2014 in English Quiz

Make sentences in the present perfect tense using the verbs given in the brackets.

1. We …………………….. (live) in this street since 2005.

2. She …………………….. (return) from work.

Idioms about cows and bulls

June 9th, 2014 in Expressions

Here is a list of idiomatic expressions using the word cow.

As awkward as a cow on roller skates

When you are as awkward as a cow on roller skates, you look very awkward indeed.

Adverbs exercise

June 7th, 2014 in English Learning

Complete the following sentences using appropriate adverbs.

1. She worked ……………….. and passed the examination.

a) hard

b) hardly

c) Either could be used here

Wh-questions

June 7th, 2014 in English Learning

Report the following Wh-questions.

1. The teacher said to me, ‘What are you doing?’

2. He asked me, ‘Why did you insult my brother?’

Neither…nor

June 6th, 2014 in English Learning

The structure neither…nor is used to join two negative ideas. It is the opposite of both…and…

Combine the following sentences using neither…nor…

1. He cannot speak English. He cannot write English.

No sooner…than…

June 5th, 2014 in English Learning

The expression ‘no sooner…than’ is used to suggest that one action or situation takes place/took place immediately after another action or situation.