Whatever – Whenever – Wherever – Whichever – Whoever

Whatever = anything or everything; regardless of what – Whatever you do, don’t forget your grandmother’s birthday. – Don’t get upset whatever your mother says. Whenever = every time; at any time; regardless of when – Whenever we organize a picnic it rains. – He interrupts me whenever I start to speak. Wherever = everywhere;…

Vague Language

Vague means ‘not clear or precise or exact’. For example, we can say: I have a vague idea where it is. (= I know the general area but I don’t know exactly where) I have a vague memory of the game. (= I can remember bits of it but not very clearly) In spoken F’nglish…

end / finish

When something ends, it means it stops: The semester ends in June. I ended my last relationship because I felt we had nothing in common. When something finishes, it means it is completed: She finished the test and gave it to the teacher. We need to finish painting the house.

English Test – Speaking already

1. Can you hear what he is ________ ? (a) saying (b) speaking (c) telling (d) talking 2. She hasn’t come home  ________ . (a) still (b) already (c) yet (d) till 3. I ________ TV yesterday evening. (a) saw (b) looked (c) viewed (d) watched 4. We live ________ the city center. (a) near…

Why are some kids better at schoolwork than others?

Some children do better in school than others for many reasons. All kids have different talents and abilities, and some of these just show up better in school. Some children may be naturally better at reading and writing, working with numbers, and at storing and using information. Some children are very organized, good with managing…

Adjectives exercise

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the adjective given in the brackets. Questions 1. He is ______than his neighbors. (rich) 2. The brides were much ______than the grooms. (young) 3. He is too ______ to be taught. (intelligent) 4. He is ______than I thought him to be. (clever) 5. When the old…