University Education | English Speaking Practice

July 13th, 2017 in English Learning

Asking for information

Here are some questions you can ask about a person’s education.

‘Are you a student?’ ‘Yes. I’m studying medicine.’

‘Are you studying?’ ‘No, I’m working.’ / ‘No, I left school last year.’

Talking about duties and freedom to act

July 7th, 2017 in English Learning

These ideas can be expressed using modal auxiliary verbs.

Strong obligation

To show strong obligation use must.

  • You must reach here before 5 o’clock.
  • She must quit her job.

How to Make an Order Sound More Polite

July 2nd, 2017 in English for children

Instead of using an imperative, you can use an introductory phrase to make an order sound more polite. Here are some common ways of rephrasing an order.

Would you mind…?

Tenses Exercise

June 27th, 2017 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate tense form.

1. James ………………….. in the morning.

a) called
b) has called
c) have called

2. The school …………………. on Monday.

Tenses Exercise

June 21st, 2017 in English Learning

Fill in the correct word in the blanks and complete the story.

When to use ‘the’

June 20th, 2017 in English Grammar

We use the article ‘the’ before singular and plural nouns when we are talking about something in particular.

Read the examples given below.

Simple Present Tense Exercise

June 20th, 2017 in English for children

When the subject is a singular noun or pronoun, the verb takes the marker –s in the simple present tense.

Read the sentences given below.

  • Parents work hard to raise their children.