Archive for May, 2012

Use of Comma Exercise

TweetPractice your knowledge on using comma (,) in the following sentences. Check rules of comma to know when to use comma. Start here: 1. Having thought of a great idea Michael runs to his mother. 2. The puppy is cute but smelly. 3. Today the sun is shining brightly. 4. The diet which was introduced by Dr. Holts […]

Uses of Comma

Tweet Punctuation is an important aspect of writing. Many, even native English speakers, do not know when to use comma in writing. Here are the rules on how to use comma (,) in sentences.  1. Use commas between lists of three or more.  Example: My mother bought cake, balloons, candies, and chocolates for the party. 2. […]

What is TOEFL iBT

TweetThe TOEFL iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language – internet Based Test) is a test to measure the English proficiency and skills of a nonnative speaker of English. This test is usuallly required by colleges and universities as well as companies and scholarship programs. The TOEFL iBT has four sections: Reading, Listening, Speaking, […]

Tunisian Arabic 101: Telephoning

TweetThe other day, I got hold of Kais from Tunisia and he was again generous of his time to share us some Tunisian Arabic conversational phrases. This time they are phrases and sentences used for telephone conversation. I am posting the first five (5) telephone conversation phrases and will post the other 5 next time. […]