Thursday, 15 November 2012


            
COMMON ERRORS IN ENGLISH

COMMON ERRORS
CORRECTION
I go to school by bus everyday.
I go to school by bus every day.
 
Forgetting her bag is an everyday event for her.
 
 
I have looked every  where for my book.
I have looked everywhere for my book.
 
The marbles are scattered every where.
 
 
I have already done my home  work.
I have already done my homework.
 
 
She has borrowed my story  book.
She has borrowed my storybook.
 
 
I maybe going for a picnic next week.
I may be going for a picnic next week.
 
Maybe it will rain out that day.

 
http://www.engvid.com/english-resource/50-common-grammar-mistakes-in-english/ 

Wednesday, 14 November 2012



          
SIMILES
A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two different things, usually by using the words “like” or “ as”.

as big as an elephant
as light as a feather
as black as coal
as pure as snow
as blind as a bat
as quick as lightning
as brave as a lion
as safe as houses
as busy as a bee
as sick as a dog
as clear as crystal
as slippery as an eel
as cold as ice
as slow as a tortoise
as cool as a cucumber
as smooth as silk
as cunning as a fox
as sour as vinegar
as deaf as a post
as steady as a rock
as dry as dust
as tall as a giraffe
as easy as A.B.C.
as thin as a rake
as flat as a pancake
as timid as a rabbit
as free as a bird
as tough as leather
as fresh as a daisy
as white as snow
as gentle as a lamb
as wise as an owl
as good as gold
as strong as an ox
as happy as a lark
as stubborn as a mule
as hungry as a wolf
as hot as hell

Exercise: Try to use similes in the sentences as follow:

Example: She is very happy.

               She is as happy as a lark.


1.    The Mathematic questions are very easy.

 ___________________________________________

2.    The lemon juice is sour.

 ___________________________________________

3.    The nurse is gentle.

 ___________________________________________

4.    He walks slowly on the field.  

 ___________________________________________

5.   The workers are busy.
 
             ____________________________________________

Saturday, 3 November 2012

 Stories - The Greedy Lion



TEST YOUR LISTENING SKILL
Listen to the story carefully and try to fill in the blanks with the correct answers.


 A hungry lion discovered a __________ rabbit.
"Oh, ___________ food. Hee hee hee. A sleeping rabbit. This is too easy."
The lion carefully approached the rabbit so it wouldn't ____________.
The minute the lion was about to jump the rabbit, a deer came out of the woods.
"Hm~ A deer. Yeah, that deer is probably more delicious than a rabbit. Yeah! I'll go after the deer."
The lion approached the deer licking his lips.
However, the deer already sensed the lion coming and ____________.
The lion ____________ the deer with all his might.
"Hee hee, keep running. You can't run from me."
But the deer was too _________.
The lion who hadn't eaten anything was too _________.
The lion finally gave up on the deer.
"Ugh... I'm tired. If I wasn't so hungry I could have caught it..."
The lion could only stare at the deer.
"I'm hungry. That was a waste of energy. I'd better get that rabbit. Hee hee hee. Just the thought of it is making my mouth water."
The lion licked his lips and headed to where the rabbit was.
But what happened?
The sleeping rabbit was not to be seen
"Huh? Where did it go? It was here just a while ago..."
The lion looked for the rabbit, but the rabbit was already gone.
"I'm so angry. I should have been ________ with that rabbit, but I went after that deer and now I lost them both!"
The greedy lion had to go home with his stomach growling.

Answer:
sleeping, delicious, wake up, ran away, chased, fast, tired, satisfied