Exercise: Adjectives

Fill in the blanks using the correct adjectives: 1. She has ______ pencils. much many 2. All are horrible, you just have to find the ______ of the worst. good better best 3. I have _____ problems than you. fewer less 4. This is the ______ moment of his career. proud prouder proudest 5. You …

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Adjectives

The word "adjective" comes from Latin "nōmen adjectīvum (literally, additional noun)". Adjectives modify a noun or a noun phrase. It adds more information given by the noun. For example, in the sentence, "That's an idea", the word "idea" is a noun. An adjective can be included to add more information about the noun (idea) by …

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IELTS Speaking Band 9 Tips

Speaking is evaluated against four criteria, namely, fluency and coherence, lexical resource, grammatical range and accuracy, and pronunciation. Fluency and Coherence 1. Speak only in English 2. Don't pause lengthily 3. No repetition of words or ideas 4. No self-correction 5. No hesitation (content-related; lexical-related; grammar-related; language-related) 6. No break-down in coherence (do not go …

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Exercise: Simple Sentences

A simple sentence follows the SVO (Subject-Verb-Object) order. It may have SV only. It has just one independent clause. It has just one subject and one predicate. It starts with a capital letter and ends with a full stop (for a declarative sentence or an imperative sentence). It may also end with an exclamation mark …

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Exercise: Verb

1. Fill in the blanks: 1. I waited for her until she ___. will come came comes 2. He finished his homework as quickly as he ___. may could might can 3. He applied where he ___ find some job. may might can could shall should will would must 4. Since she was not there, …

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Idiom

An idiom is a phrase or an expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning. Categorized as formulaic language, an idiom's figurative meaning is different from the literal meaning. There are thousands of idioms, occurring frequently in all languages. In the English language alone it's estimated that there are at least twenty-five thousand idiomatic …

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English Idiom List

In the English language alone it's estimated that there are at least twenty-five thousand idiomatic expressions. Some of the popular ones are listed below: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush- What you have is worth more than what you might have later A bitter pill- A situation or information that …

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