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Sample Conversations

April 6th, 2018 in English Learning

Here are some practice dialogues to improve your English speaking skills.

I’m terrible at sports

Storyline: Two friends are talking about their favourite sports events.

Sam: Do you like cricket?

Prepositions Exercise

March 9th, 2018 in English Learning

Fill in the blanks with an appropriate preposition.

1. He could tell …………………… the quiver in her lower lip that she was about to cry. (by / with)

Special Uses Of As And Though

March 6th, 2018 in English Learning

In a special structure, both as and though can be used after an adjective or an adverb. In this case, they both mean ‘although’.
Strong though he was, he could not beat his opponent.

Building Idioms

March 6th, 2018 in English Learning

Here is a list of idioms about buildings.

To be in the doghouse

To be in the doghouse is to be in real trouble.

Commonly Confused Words

March 5th, 2018 in English Learning

Ago and for

Ago is used to say when something happened. For is used to say how long it lasted.

  • He died three years ago. (= three years before now.)

Common Differences

March 3rd, 2018 in English Learning

Difference between about and on

Use about to talk about ordinary, general kinds of communication.
Use on to talk about something more serious or academic.
Compare:

About to, According to | Common English Expressions

March 1st, 2018 in English Learning

About to

About to means ‘just going to’.

  • We are about to have lunch. (= We are going to have lunch.)
  • She was about to leave for work when he arrived.