Archive for January, 2018

Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Overview

January 26th, 2018 in ESL

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is taken by students seeking admission to most non-management post graduate programs in the US and some other countries. Note that students seeking admission to law and medicine need not appear for GRE. GRE is conducted by Education Testing Service (ETS).

Question Tags Exercise

January 24th, 2018 in English Quiz

Add appropriate tags to the following sentences.

1. You know the answer, …………………..? (do you / don’t you / does you)

2. She didn’t help you, ………………………? (did she / didn’t she / had she)

Transitive And Intransitive Verbs

January 21st, 2018 in English Learning

Read the following sentences.

  • Ann heard a loud noise.
  • Ann ran.

In the first sentence, the verb heard has an object (a loud noise), whereas in the second sentence the verb ran has no object.

Relative Pronouns Overview

January 5th, 2018 in English Grammar

Relative pronouns are words like who, which, that, what and as. They are often used to join two clauses.

Read the following pairs of sentences.

  • I saw a girl. She was beautiful.

General Grammar Exercise

January 2nd, 2018 in English Quiz

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word or phrase.

1. One day scientists will …………………… find a cure for cancer.

a) can
b) be able to
c) been able to
d) have been able to

IELTS Overview

January 2nd, 2018 in Test Preparation

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), is designed to assess the English language skills of candidates who want to study or work in countries where English is the language of communication. IELTS is conducted jointly by the British Council, the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations and IELTS Australia.

Demonstrative Pronouns

January 2nd, 2018 in Improve English

Demonstrative pronouns are used to point out the persons or things for which they stand. English has just five of them and they are: this, that, these, those and such.