Question Form Present Simple – Ex. 1

Question Form: Present Simple Helping Verb (Auxiliary) Person (Subject)  Base of the Verb Do you go to school every day? Does she drive a car? Do they have a dog? Does that man work here? Does he know my name?

COUNTABLE & UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

It is important to know the difference between a COUNTABLE and an UNCOUNTABLE noun in English.  Quantifiers such as many, few, can only be used with countable nouns while much / little can only be used with uncountable nouns.  Click here for online exercises or worksheet in pdf. It is normally easy to tell the difference between an uncountable noun … Read More

SO AND VERY

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SO AND VERY? Multiple-Choice Exercise: So, Very, Too Multiple-Choice Exercise: SO vs SUCH  The difference between SO and VERY can be a tricky question .  SO and VERY are both adverbs which are used to emphasize an adjective or an adverb.   In many situations, you can use either SO or VERY with no difference in meaning. … Read More

USING GO AS A PHRASAL VERB

Try to use Phrasal Verbs such as GO as much as possible. Native English speakers typically use plenty of Phrasal Verbs. This is especially true in speaking and conversation. This is just a short list of Phrasal Verbs with GO – there are many more. to go on  Meaning 1 – to continue. Example: He never seems to get to … Read More

VERBS THAT STAY THE SAME IN THE PAST

Some very common verbs in English have the same Simple Past, Perfect and Past Participles!   Test your knowledge or irregular verbs in the Past Simple Tense in English! ID:13 HP5

USING TAKE AS A PHRASAL VERB

Use Phrasal Verbs such as TAKE as much as possible. Native English speakers typically use plenty of Phrasal Verbs in everyday conversational English.  This is just a short list of Phrasal Verbs with TAKE – there are many more. PHRASAL VERB TAKE to take up – to start learning or doing something new.  She took up dancing when she was just 3 … Read More

GO / DO / PLAY (for sports)

GO + verb+ING go swimming go running / jogging go riding / cycling PLAY a game play tennis / squash play football play rugby We can use play for other games that aren’t sport like computer games, card games, ball games, party games. DO + activity do gymnastics do yoga do karate / tai chi / judo do ballet do … Read More

CONFUSING WORDS: SAY vs. TELL

Say and Tell are often confused by English learners. The two words have a very similar meaning and function.  When in doubt, follow this general rule: SAY something (to someone) TELL someone (something) CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE EXERCISES WITH SAY AND TELL WHEN TO USE SAY Use SAY to report Example Sentences: He said, ‘I don’t know how to do it.’. He … Read More