Adjective clauses and phrases are probably the most common grammatical construction in the daily newspaper. People and their ages, positions, company affiliations, as well as places with descriptions, and times with memorable data all appear in adjective clauses and phrases.Take the Quiz >
Do you sometimes wish you could make your stories sound more enthusiastic? Are you getting ready to pitch an idea to your boss and you want him or her to be incredibly interested? Do you have a big presentation coming up for class, and you want to make sure everyone is engaged?Take the Quiz >
Sometimes it is difficult for English language learners to know when they should use the future ‘going to’ or ‘will’ and often times they are surprised that you can use the ‘present continuous/progressive’ in the future sense as well. Take this quiz and see if you know how to use the three most common future forms correctly. Read the explanations to see if you understand why sometimes it is a better choice to use one over the other.Take the Quiz >
Have you ever wondered what your English level is? Take this quiz and find out what level LOI English assesses you. Remember that this won't include speaking and often times the speaking level of a student is the lowest. That is why LOI English offers high quality conversation classes.Take the Quiz >
Often times knowing when to use the gerund (ing) or the infinitive (to + verb) is difficult. There are some rules that can help you learn when to use the -ing, or infinitive form, but there are also a lot that don’t have rules. So, you’ll have to learn from speaking, listening, reading and writing.Take the Quiz >
A lot of English language learners and native English speakers get these two words confused. There is some debate over how important it is to keep them separated but there are some standards that are still important. I realized that a lot of students didn’t understand the difference after we put out this listening exercise, so I decided to make this short quiz to help.Take the Quiz >
Passive voice is a necessary form when using English, especially in written English. It is also a really good way to review your verb tenses since the passive voice can use any verbal tense. Try the quiz below. It can be paired with a recent listening exercise, and a series of lessons for our live classes, which you can find here.Take the Quiz >
Past perfect is a tense that is used to describe an action in the past that happened before another action in the past. It usually shows an emphasis on the past action. The most common example is, "The fire had been put out before the firemen arrived." As you can see from this sentence it is an important detail that the fire was out then the firemen arrived.Take the Quiz >
Past simple is used for actions that started and ended in the past. It is formed with conjugating the verb into the past tense usually by adding 'ed' to the end of verbs or one of the several irregular past simple verbs.Past continuous, also known as past progressive is for an action in the past that is longer or was interrupted by another past action. It is formed with was/were + verbING. An example is I fell while I was running. Take this quiz to learn the difference between these two past tenses.Take the Quiz >
This is perhaps the most difficult two tenses in English. If you can understand and use these two tenses correctly you have a very good level of English. It is especially difficult when your language doesn't use the perfect tenses. Take this quiz and see how you do. LOI English offers a present perfect 10 hour master course that can help you perfect the perfect tense.
Have you ever eaten sushi? Yes, I ate sushi last night!Take the Quiz >
In this phrasal verb quiz, we’ll be looking at four phrasal verbs that use the preposition “apart,” including Take Apart, Tell Apart, Come Apart and Fall Apart. Click on any of those verbs to see more information about them. Clicking will open a new window, so you don’t lose your place in the quiz.Take the Quiz >
There are several common prepositions we use to create phrasal verbs in English. One common preposition we use is “down.” Phrasal verbs are one of the most difficult aspects of the English language but our teachers are always prepared to help students use and understand these important words in English.Take the Quiz >
Deciding when to you that, which, or who can be really difficult. Many English language learners even have trouble and substitute what when they should use one of the above relative pronouns. Try the quiz to see if you understand when to use the correct relative pronoun.Take the Quiz >
Today’s quiz will be about the differences between should, would, and could. Try the quiz below to see if you understand the differences and how to use these in English. If you don’t understand you should try a refresher English course with LOI English and one of our great teachers.Take the Quiz >
- Take the Quiz >Many non-native English speakers get ‘used to’ and ‘usually’ confused. It’s easy to understand why. They both start with a ‘u’ and they both have the meaning of something happening frequently or regularly. However, ‘used to’ is for an action in the past that has ended. We use ‘usually’ for an action in the present that continues to be a habit. Take the quiz and see if you understand the difference. Need to study first? Watch our video on Used to and Usually.