Dependent prepositions with verbs, adjectives and nouns (C1)

Dependent prepositions (with verbs, adjectives and nouns) Certain verbs, adjectives and nouns naturally take certain prepositions when placed in a sentence – these are called dependent prepositions. For example, you can object to (something), participate in (something), complain about (something). Unfortunately there are no fixed rules that can help you decide which dependent prepositions should … Read moreDependent prepositions with verbs, adjectives and nouns (C1)

Internet English

Internet English NOTE: This lesson contains language that some may find offensive. Read on at your own discretion. Facebook, Twitter, emails – a lot of English conversations happen online these days, and there is a new set of language being developed to make typing and texting faster. Often these are just abbreviations, but they can … Read moreInternet English

Conditional sentences exercises

Conditional sentences exercises Have you read the information page on conditional sentences? Click here to read it before you try the conditional sentences exercises. Remember to register to get email updates.   Complete the conditional sentences exercises below to test your knowledge of conditionals. 1st conditional example: If he __________________ (get) the job, he ___________ … Read moreConditional sentences exercises

Dependent prepositions exercises

Dependent prepositions exercises Have you read the information page on dependent prepositions? Click here to read it before you try the dependent prepositions exercises. Remember to register to get email updates. Complete the dependent prepositions exercises below to test your knowledge. Dependent prepositions exercises practice – verbs Complete the dependent prepositions exercises by choosing the … Read moreDependent prepositions exercises

Gerunds and infinitives exercises

Gerunds and infinitives exercises Have you read the information page on gerunds and infinitives? Click here to read it before you try the gerunds and infinitives exercises. Remember to register to get email updates. Complete the gerunds and infinitives exercises below to test your knowledge. Gerunds and infinitives exercises practice A Complete the gerunds and … Read moreGerunds and infinitives exercises

Inversion

Inversion To emphasise a particular part of a sentence, or to make your writing more literary (such as in a poem or novel), you can invert the traditional order of a sentence. For example: Standard order – He didn’t realise he had been tricked until the following day.Inverted order – Not until the following day did he … Read moreInversion