What does Yankee mean?

January 18th, 2017 in Words

The noun Yankee or Yank is used to refer to a US citizen. While it is sometimes used disparagingly, most US citizens do not hesitate to call themselves Yankees.

Talking about one’s job

January 17th, 2017 in English Learning

Here are some English phrases for talking about jobs, which will allow you to discuss the type of job you do and where you work.

Asking about a person’s job

Applying for a job

January 17th, 2017 in English Learning

Making a job application

Here is a list of phrases and statements you can use while making a job application.

  • Do you have any vacancies available?

Word forms worksheet

January 16th, 2017 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets.

1. These meetings happen too often to be ………………….. (coincidence)

Rewrite as directed

January 14th, 2017 in English Learning

Rewrite the following sentences as directed. 

1. The girl wore a red frock with golden embroidery. (Change into complex sentence)

2. Unable to bear the humiliation, he left his village. (Change into complex sentence)

Direct and indirect speech

January 11th, 2017 in English Quiz

Sentences are given in direct speech. Change them into indirect (reported) speech.

1. Rahul said to Meera, ‘Will you marry me?’

2. I said to Veena, ‘You look nice.’

Antonyms worksheet

January 10th, 2017 in Vocabulary

Choose a word that is opposite in meaning to the given keyword.

1. Macabre

a) pleasant
b) gruesome
c) dirty
d) rustic
e) uncultured

2. Machination