Archive for May, 2015

Reporting exclamations

May 30th, 2015 in English Learning

When we report exclamations we usually use a reporting verb like exclaimed, mourned, cried, shouted etc. Exclamation marks and the words like alas, hurrah etc., are omitted. The conjunction ‘that’ is used.

Complete the given sentences

May 28th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. No sooner did the train come …………………………..

2. It seems ……………………………

3. He is too lazy …………………………..

Sentence completion exercise

May 28th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. The sooner you start ……………………………

2. If you had come here yesterday, ………………………….

3. Scarcely had I reached home, ……………………….

Change into simple past

May 28th, 2015 in English Quiz

Sentences are given in the simple present tense. Change them into the simple past tense.

1. Mark writes with his left hand.

2. Susie works at a bank.

Commonly confused words

May 27th, 2015 in English Learning

Famous and infamous

These words are not interchangeable. They are both used to refer to well-known people. If a person is famous, they are well-known for doing admirable things. If a person is infamous, they are well-known for doing despicable things.

Conditional clauses exercise

May 27th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form.

1. If she …………………… faster, she would finish first. (run)

2. If I ………………… the answer, I would tell you. (know)

Sentence agreement exercise

May 25th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a verb form that agrees with the subject.

1. One of my friends ………………….. gone abroad. (has / have)