• 2nd Conditional

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    Take this short, easy quiz to test your knowledge of English second conditional. This quiz will help you learn structure and use of English 2nd conditional. For example, "If I found a suitcase full of money, I would give it to the police."

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  • 2nd or 3rd conditional

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    We use 2nd and 3rd conditionals to talk about hypothetical/unreal situations, but what is the difference between them? 

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  • 3rd conditional

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    English third conditionals can be tricky.  We use the third conditional to talk about actions in the past that could have been different. Try our quiz and see how you do with the third conditional.

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  • Adjective Phrases

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    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.

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  • Adjectives and Adverbs

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    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?

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  • Adjectives Ed or Ing?

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    Many of our English students have problems knowing when to end their adjectives in 'ed' or 'ing' like 'bored' or 'boring', and how these endings change the meaning of an adjectives.

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  • adverbs of place

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    Do you understand why we don’t say: I’m going TO home? Why do we eliminate the preposition? Some adverbs of place don't need a preposition, like 'home.'

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  • All or Everything

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    Do you understand how and when to use All, Everything, Every and Whole? Do you understand the differences? A lot of our students have trouble with this, often using “All” when they should be using the other words. Try our quiz to see how you do.

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  • Articles

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    Knowing when to use articles in English can be really difficult for many English learners, especially if articles don’t exist in your language. There are some rules that can help you decide when to use articles and when not to.

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  • Both Either or Neither?

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    Do you prefer red wine or white wine? Neither, I like beer. I like both but it depends on my mood and what I'm having for dinner. Learn how to use both, either, and neither.

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  • Carli and Hope Idiom Listening Quiz

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    This is a listening comprehension quiz with a couple of the US Female soccer players. Test your English listening skills by taking this quiz about these two amazing ladies.

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  • Causative Verbs

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    he causative form means that someone other than ourselves does something for us. Often, we make an arrangement with a professional to do it. Like 'get my hair cut.'

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  • Close to Next to or Near

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    Getting and giving directions can be difficult in all languages especially with phrases like 'next to' or 'near.' Take this quiz to help you understand directions better.

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  • Common Mistakes for Portuguese Speakers

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    Are you a native Portuguese speaker studying English? We’ve created this quiz that will test you on common mistakes that Portuguese speakers make when learning English.

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  • Common Mistakes for Portuguese Speakers II

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    Here is another great quiz for our Portuguese speakers. A lot of this may be true for Spanish and Italian because they have similar grammatical structure and many students make similar mistakes.

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  • Common Mistakes for Spanish Speakers

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    Are you a native Spanish speaker studying English? We’ve created this quiz that will test you on common mistakes that Spanish speakers make when learning English.

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  • Commonly Confused Words: Borrow

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    Do you often mix up these commonly confused English words: lend, borrow, die, dead, clothes, cloth?  Test your knowledge by taking this short quiz that gives you a list and explanation of 8 most commonly confused English words.

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  • Countable and Uncountable Nouns

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    Take this quiz to practice using countable and uncountable nouns.  You’ll also use quantifiers like some, any, several, a lot of, and more.

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  • Easily Confused Words

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    Do you have problems knowing the difference between say/tell, do/make, job/work. These words can be difficult for English language learners. Take the quiz to perfect how to use these commonly confused English words.

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  • English Future Forms

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    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.

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  • English Level Test

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    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.

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  • English-Portuguese False Cognates Quiz

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    False cognates or 'false friends' can be a funny and sometimes embarrassing problem while speaking a second language. Take this quiz to be sure that you know all the 'false friends' between Portuguese and English.

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  • Future in the Past

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    Try to complete this challenging English future in the past quiz with LOI English. This quiz is split into 3 parts, using 'would' and 'was/were going to'.

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  • Gerunds or Infinitives?

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    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.

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  • Good or Well

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    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.

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  • Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

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    This quiz is in connection with our latest listening exercise. You can listen to that here. The seniors use some interesting language and we wanted to make sure you understand it and can reuse it in different contexts.

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  • In At or On

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    Oh English prepositions! They are terribly difficult, without any clear rules, and they can cause a lot of confusion and problems. Try this quiz and see if you know when to use each of these prepositions. Need to study first? Watch this video we made about In, At and On.

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  • Indirect Questions

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    Indirect questions are important to learn in order to sound more polite in English. Want to learn more about indirect questions first? Check out this explanation and listening exercise. Click here.

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  • Passive Voice Quiz

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    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.

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  • Passive Voice Quiz Part I

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    Passive voice is a great way to review your tenses. Did you know passive voice can be used in any tense? Take this quiz to see if you understand the passive voice.

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  • Past Perfect

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    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.

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  • Past Simple or Past Continuous

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    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.

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  • Past Simple or Present Perfect

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    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!

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  • Past Tense Irregular Verbs

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    Have a go at these challenging English past tense irregular verb questions, split into 12 easy categories to help you become a master with LOI English.

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  • Phrasal Verbs: Apart

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    In this phrasal verb quiz, we’ll be looking at four phrasal verbs that use the preposition “apart,” including Take ApartTell ApartCome 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.

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  • Phrasal Verbs: Down

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    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.

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  • Present Perfect Continuous

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    Have you been learning about present perfect continuous tense?  If so, you’ve come to the right place!  Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the use, structure, verb conjugations and more.  Let’s start by practicing the question structure.

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  • Present Simple and Modal Verbs

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    Sometimes, when you’re learning a language and improving a lot (thanks to our talented LOI instructors!), it’s important to make sure you have a solid base.  Take this quiz to review your understanding of present simple and modal verbs!

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  • Relative Clauses

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    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.

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  • Reported Speech

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    Test your knowledge on reported speech. This challenging 3 part quiz from LOI English will test your understanding of this difficult grammar subject.

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  • Should Would Could

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    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.

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  • so

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    So…..has so many uses! What a confusing word in English. We are going to cover one of the uses of ‘so’ here in this quiz. This is the use that introduces results.

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  • Used to or Usually

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    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.

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  • Vocabulary Quiz 1

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    This English vocabulary quiz goes with our new series of lessons, Fear, Exploration and Discovery, a six lesson series that our professional teachers give via Skype. Choose the best answer for each question. There may be several that work in each, but one that is best.

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