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Position of Adjectives

Posted On :: January 29, 2015 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Grammar

Most adjectives can go in two main places in a sentence. 1. with a noun, usually before it. This is called ‘attributive position’ Example- : A.He is  rich person of the city. Here rich is an adjective used before noun. B.My friend is a famous dentist in this hospital. Here famous  is an adjective used [...]

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Phrasal Verbs

Posted On :: June 30, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Vocabulary

bring something up start talking about a subject My mother walks out of the room when my father brings up sports. bring something up Vomit He drank so much that he brought his dinner up in the toilet. call around phone many different places/people We called around but we weren’t able to find the car [...]

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Phrasal Verbs

Posted On :: June 30, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Vocabulary

Verb Meaning Example ask someone out invite on a date Bunty asked Mohan out to dinner and a movie. ask around ask many people the same question I asked around but nobody has seen my wallet. add up to something Equal Your purchases add up to $205. 32. back something up Reverse You’ll have to [...]

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Phrasal verbs-2

Posted On :: June 30, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Vocabulary

break in Force entry to a building Somebody broke in last night and stole our stereo. break into something enter forcibly The firemen had to break into the room to rescue the children. break something in wear something a few times so that it doesn’t look/feel new I need to break these shoes in before [...]

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Some Common Idioms and Phrases

Posted On :: May 27, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Vocabulary

Idioms/Phrases Meaning Sentence  Break down To Stop working My computer broke down. Break up   To Finish They broke up their friendship. Call off   To End Workers called off their strike. Get through   To qualify I got through the entrance examination. Give up   To stop doing Please give up bad habits. Take [...]

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Talking About a Hobby

Posted On :: April 9, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Speaking

Two Friends talking about hobby A: “Hey Raman. What are you doing?” B: “I’m at home painting.” A: “I didn’t know you paint. What type of painting is it?” B: “I enjoy oil painting. I learned it in one of my extra classes in college.” A: “That sounds so interesting. I wish I learned a [...]

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Small Talk- How to begin conversation with unknown person

Posted On :: March 20, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Speaking

Two unknown persons meet at a place. Let’s see how they talk. A: It’s nice to meet you. My name is Karan. B: I’m Rohit. It’s a pleasure to meet you. A: What was your name again? B: Rohit A: So Rohit, What do you do for a living? B: I work at the public [...]

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What helps in speaking words or phrases?

Posted On :: March 9, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Vocabulary

It is commonly seen that learners focus more on learning words to improve their speaking. They think that they will be able to speak fluently if they have a number of words. The idea is not bad . But only learning words cannot  make learners fluent . They must know how to use these words [...]

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Subordinate Clause

Posted On :: February 16, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Grammar

Let us learn about subordinate clauses . A subordinate clause can be further divided into three types. They are – 1.         Noun clause 2.         Adjective clause 3.         Adverb clause Noun Clause Noun clause acts as a noun in a sentence. A noun clause can be used as a subject or as an object, in a [...]

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Phrases ,Clauses and Sentences

Posted On :: January 18, 2014 // Posted by :: webmaster // Posted in :: Grammar

Phrases & Clauses Phrase is a group of words. A phrase alone cannot make the meaning of the sentence clear. Phrase is the part of a sentence. There are three kinds of phrases. 1.            Noun phrase 2.            Adjective phrase 3.            Adverb phrase   Noun phrase – :                A noun phrase does the work of a [...]

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