Archive for July, 2015

Formation of adjectives

July 23rd, 2015 in English Learning

We can make adjectives from other words. For example, the word ‘use’ is a verb. When we add the suffix ‘ful’ to the verb ‘use’, we get the adjective useful.

Gap fills

July 22nd, 2015 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks using the appropriate form of the verb given in the brackets.

1. Neither James nor Peter ……………………. (know) the secret.

2. Jack and Mike both ……………………… (play) baseball.

Asking about people’s plans and arrangments

July 21st, 2015 in English for children

Here are a few questions you can use to ask about people’s plans.

‘Are you planning to live here for long?’ ‘No, I’m leaving next week.’

Verbs exercise

July 20th, 2015 in English for children

Verbs are action words. They show what the subject is doing.
Underline the verbs in the following sentences.

1. The nightingale sang melodiously.

2. He went to the market to buy some vegetables.

Conjunctions exercise

July 18th, 2015 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. He had to hire someone ………………….. work was piling up.

2. A lot of people gathered there …………………. no one could do anything to save the child.

Active and passive voice exercise

July 18th, 2015 in English Learning

Change the following sentences from passive voice to active voice

1. Let the room be cleaned.

2. Let this table be cleaned.

3. Is English spoken in this country?

Adverbs exercise

July 18th, 2015 in English Quiz

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs. Adverbs can also modify adjectives and other adverbs.

When an adverb modifies an adjective or another adverb, it usually goes before that adjective or adverb.