Conversations about jobs and career

February 20th, 2017 in Improve English

Storyline: Jack has received a good job offer from a software firm in the US. Here is a piece of conversation between him and his friend Ted.

Jack: Hello, Ted. How’re you doing?

Talking about speaking habits

February 19th, 2017 in English Learning

People have different sleeping habits. Some can’t stay up beyond 11 pm. Others won’t hit the bed until 2 am. Here are some questions you can use to ask about sleeping habits.

Antonyms worksheet

February 19th, 2017 in English Quiz

Against each key word are given five suggested meanings. Choose the word or phrase which is opposite in meaning to the key word.

1. Macabre

Tense identification

February 19th, 2017 in English Quiz

Identify the tenses used in the following sentences.

1. We have been waiting for ages.

2. We will have finished by Monday.

3. The boy was yelling at the top of his voice.

Talking about family and occupation

February 18th, 2017 in English Learning

Sample conversation 1

First speaker: What do you do?

Second speaker: I’m working.

First speaker: Which company do you work for?

Second speaker: I work for a multinational shipping company.

Confusing words worksheet

February 16th, 2017 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. I am ……………………. Dad to phone at three o’clock.

a) expecting
b) hoping
c) waiting

Asking about education

February 14th, 2017 in English Learning

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

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

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