Adjectives and prepositions

Which preposition?

Select the correct preposition that follows these adjectives:

If you’ve never had a pint of Guinness, this is the right day to try one!

You’ve probably seen someone who’s wearing a Shamrock today. Or driven past an Irish pub that is decked out in green. Yes, it’s that time of the year again… a time for fun, parades, feasting and celebration. It’s St Patrick’s day!

A few facts… and a quiz to test your comprehension.

 

It’s St Patrick’s day!

Find the right sentence

Right or wrong?

In this quiz you have to choose the right sentence out of the list of propositions… how many do you think you will get right?

Phrasal verbs, again!

It’s time to have a look at some phrasal verbs (again!). How many do you think you know? Take the quiz to find out…

Phrasal verbs… let’s get going!

 

SAY or TELL or SPEAK?

Communication words

Say, tell and speak are important words in English but so easy to mix up. Let's practise and try and sort out your confusion:

The jobs we’ll lose to machines

In the video below we’ll hear about what the future work environment might look like.
Listen and take the quiz to see if you understood everything. Credits: Ted Talks, Anthony Goldbloom

The jobs we’ll lose to machines

More common mistakes people make in English

Common mistakes in English

In the quiz that follows you will find several sentences that often seem to cause problems… it’s up to you to choose which ones are right or wrong. Good luck!

Gerunds or infinitives?

“ing” or “to”?

Some verbs are followed by another verb in the “ing” form and others by a verb in the “to” form. Beware because sometimes they can be followed by either form but the meaning changes!

Those words that are so easy to mix up!

False Friends

Here are a few of those confusing words. Have a go at working out their true meaning.

It’s been a long time…

In this quiz, you have to decide whether to use ‘since’, ‘for’, or ‘ago’. Let’s see if you can remember those lessons you had years ago!

Since, for, and ago