The Future Continuous Tense: Exercise 1

By | April 17, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the future continuous tense. 1. Tom (leave) … tomorrow at 7 AM. 2. A: What (you, do) … at 9 PM tonight? B: I (read) … a history book. 3. Meet him tomorrow. When you get there, he (wait) … for you. 4. A: Can I come visit you tonight? B:… Read More »

The Future Continuous Tense

By | April 16, 2015

It may be useful to try to understand the future continuous tense in the same way as you understand the past continuous tense. The concept is similar. The difference lies in the time of the event. Just shift your mind, and put that concept in the future. Observe the following sentence: At 6 PM this morning, Ani was… Read More »

Day at the Beach: Reading Practice 2 (recount)

By | April 11, 2015

Early one morning in summer, in the city of Cape Town, I woke up to the sound of birds’ chirps. I got up to open my curtains to let the early morning sun in to warm my face. It was the perfect day for the beach! Quickly I changed from my pajamas into my costume and pulled on… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 3): Listening Practice 5 (narrative)

By | April 9, 2015

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron written by Sarah Orne Jewett. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link White Heron Part 3. 1. Why did Silvy’s heart begin to beat fast when she knew the young man talked about a white heron? A. Because she had seen… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 2): Listening Practice 4 (narrative)

By | April 8, 2015

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett. The original source is the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link White Heron Part 2. 1. When the cow finished drinking, Silvy heard … . A. a whistle B. a noise C. a cry D. a… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 1): Listening Practice 3 (narrative)

By | April 7, 2015

The following questions are based on a narrative story called A White Heron, which was written by Sarah Orne Jewett. The story was taken from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link A White Heron (Part 1) 1. We know from the story that Silvy was still in the forest when… Read More »