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How to turn down an invitation

Have you ever been invited to a party that you didn't want to go to? Find out how to turn down unwanted invitations in the future.

Quick Grammar: Question forms

To form yes/no questions where there is an auxiliary verb or a modal verb, we invert the word order of a positive sentence.


How many points can you get in 3 minutes? Longer words score more points!

Business Magazine - Market research techniques

Do you know the techniques you can use for doing market research? What differences are involved in doing qualitative research as opposed to collecting quantitative data?

Research Reports: Vocabulary

In Research Reports and other formal pieces of academic writing, verbs are often ‘nominalised’ (converted into nouns).

IELTS Interview skills

Even if you are asked what seems like a yes–no question, you are expected to say more.


Your Comments

26 May, 2017 - 10:05
Hello Alyson, I already answered questions 1-5 in my comment above. All of those sentences are correct -- well, if 3 and 4 are supposed to be questions, then they should begin with 'Am I going'...
26 May, 2017 - 10:05
Hello naghmairam, A plural verb is used for the Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games and any others with the word 'games' in the title. All the best, Kirk The LearnEnglish Team
26 May, 2017 - 08:05
Hi, What verb should be used with plural nouns like 'Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games. For example, 'The Olympic Games is/are going to start next month'. Thanks