Posts Tagged ‘english’

Meeting People: Introduction

TweetWe meet people every day from work and other social functions. Introducing yourself or other people is a start to a good business relationship or friendship. So, it is always good to meet people. Let’s have some practice on introduction: Practice: Complete the conversation by filling in the gaps from the choices given below. Conversation […]

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, […]

5 Job Interview Sample Questions and Answers

Tweet Before landing a job, one of the steps that an applicant must go through is the interview. Every job interview differs from the other depending on the position, nature of work, and mood of the interviewer. However, there’s nothing wrong coming to the interview at least half prepared. When I say half prepared, that […]

Regular Past Verbs Pronunciation /t/ or /d/ or /-ed/

TweetI usually notice  from my students the pronunciation errors of the regular past verbs. The error is normally on the last syllable of the verb like “talked” pronounced as /to-ked/ instead of /tokt/ or “robbed” as /rob-bed/ instead of /robd/.  So, I decided to post some of the rules on pronunciation for regular past verbs. Regular […]

TOEFL iBT vs TOEFL PBT vs TOEFL CBT

TweetTOEFL iBT (internet-based test) The four-hour test consists of four sections: Reading (approx.60-80mins), Listening (approx.60-80mins), Speaking (20mins), Writing (50mins), each measuring one of the basic language skills (while some tasks require integrating multiple skills) and all tasks focus on language used in an academic, higher-education environment. Note-taking is allowed during the iBT. The test cannot be […]

Writing Practice: What’s Next – A Swedish Tale Part 3

TweetThis is the last part of  “What’s Next writing practice with A Swedish Tale”. For the first and second parts, please click HERE and HERE. Did you write the continuation of the story? Now, let’s check if you got it correctly, or if your version is much better. “Hurry! Use your last wish to get it […]

Writing Practice: What’s Next – A Swedish Tale Part 2

TweetLet’s continue our What’s Next writing practice with A Swedish Tale, now with the second part. For the first part, please click HERE. Did you write the continuation of the story? Now, let’s check if you got it correctly, or if your version is much better. “I wish I had a big fat sausage to […]

Writing Practice: What’s Next – A Swedish Tale Part 1

TweetIn “What’s Next?” English writing practice, you get to write what will happen next in the story. Our first story is entitled “A Swedish Tale” though I believe that it has a more definite title, not just a story from Sweden. Anyways, I divided the story into 3 parts, and all you need to do […]