Archive for June, 2014

Direct and indirect speech exercise

June 4th, 2014 in English Learning

Change the sentences in direct speech to indirect speech.

1. ‘Please give me something to eat,’ the boy said to the lady.

2.’How will you finish the work alone?’ the master asked the servant.

Idiomatic expressions with build

June 3rd, 2014 in Expressions

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

Build fire under someone

This expression is used to refer to something that you do to force someone to start doing something.

Getting help

June 3rd, 2014 in English for children

If you have got a problem and you need help, you can use the phrases given in this chapter.

Explaining what the problem is

Recommend, suggest and advise

June 2nd, 2014 in Words

These words have similar meanings.


To recommend is to tell somebody what you think they should do in a particular situation.

I would recommend parents to keep a tab on their children.

Change into negative

June 1st, 2014 in English Quiz

Change the following affirmative sentences into negative sentences.

1. James managed to arrive on time.

2. He gave me something to eat.

3. They fixed the roof in six hours.