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Conjunctions worksheet

October 19, 2012

Fill in the blanks with appropriate conjunctions. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one. 1. ……………………………………. had I entered the room than the intruder ran away. a) As soon as b) No sooner c) Hardly 2. ……………………………………… had I reached the station when the train steamed out. a) As […]

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Time expressions with the simple present tense: grammar worksheet

October 17, 2012

We use certain time expressions with the simple present tense. Test your understanding of these time expressions with this simple grammar exercise. 1. I don’t like to get up early on ………………………. (Sunday / Sundays). 2. How ……………………… (often / much) do you go to the library? 3. I ……………………… (sometime / sometimes) visit my […]

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Collective nouns worksheet

October 15, 2012

Read the following sentences. A large crowd gathered in the street. The hungry fox saw a bunch of grapes hanging from the vine. We were attacked by a swarm of bees. Here the words crowd, bunch and swarm stand for a collection of people, a collection of grapes and a collection of bees. Nouns which […]

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Prepositions worksheet

October 7, 2012

Prepositions are small words, but their correct usage shows your mastery over the language. Test your knowledge of prepositions with this simple grammar exercise. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one. Question 1 I don’t like the idea ………………………………….. married. a) Of getting b) To get c) For getting […]

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Ten Steps to Teaching Perfect Writing

May 28, 2010

By Cheryl Frost With the rapid expansion of the Internet, it is clear that the quality of English writing—both American and British—has taken a dive for the worst. “Netspeak” is obtrusively taking over most electronic communications, making good writing practices increasingly scarce. With such a strong influence the Internet has over the world today, it […]

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