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Modal auxiliaries

October 3rd, 2016 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate modal auxiliary verb.

1. You ………………….. not enter my house again. (command)

a) shall
b) will

2. We ……………….. need the supplies on 15th.

Past participles as adjectives

October 3rd, 2016 in Improve English

State whether the past participles used in the following sentences are adjectives or participles.

1. A burnt child dreads fire.

2. We saw trees laden with fruit.

Simple present tense worksheet

September 26th, 2016 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate simple present tense form.

1. My brother and his family ………………….. in Spain.

a) live
b) lives

2. You ……………….. the violin very well.

Gap fills exercise

September 24th, 2016 in Improve English

Fill in the blanks.

1. Hostilities …………………….. soon after the truce.

a) did resumed
b) were resumed
c) was resumed
d) had resumed

2. Have they ……………………?

One words

September 12th, 2016 in Improve English

Choose the correct word that closely fits the given definition.

1. To atone one’s sins is to ……………………

a) propitiate
b) appreciate
c) expiate
d) ingratiate

Idioms

September 4th, 2016 in Improve English

Here are some common idiomatic expressions in English.

Mean business

When you mean business, you are serious.

Mean well

Prepositions worksheet

September 4th, 2016 in Improve English

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate preposition.

1. The milkmaid was walking …………….. town.

2. She had a pail of milk ……………… her head.