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Common Phrasal Verbs

September 2nd, 2017 in Improve English

Here are some common phrasal verbs.

Blow up

To blow up is to explode.

  • The terrorist blew himself up outside the school.

Formation of Negatives in The Simple Present and Simple Past

August 9th, 2017 in Improve English

Affirmative sentences in the simple present and simple past tense do not have an auxiliary verb. We use do, does or did to change them into questions.

Vocabulary Exercise

July 20th, 2017 in Improve English

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

1. What a ………………….. spring day! (glory)

2. It was a ………………. winter day. (gloom)

Talking about your past habits

March 30th, 2017 in Improve English

I used to + (verb)

This structure is used to talk about a person’s past habits.

I used to smoke, but now I don’t.

He used to play football at school.

Gap fills activity

March 15th, 2017 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. Each of the …………………………… received a reward.

a) man
b) men

2. Neither accusation ………………… true.

Conversational English Structures

March 13th, 2017 in Improve English

Here are some common conversational structures in English.

I’m trying to…

This expression is used to inform somebody that you are attempting to accomplish something. After I’m trying, we use a to-infinitive.

Apologizing | Sample conversations

March 7th, 2017 in Improve English

Conversations 1

Mary: I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have said that. I know you were badly hurt by my thoughtlessness.