Find the error in the underlined words in the following sentence:The committee agreed to fund a preliminary version of the agricultural research project, with a tacit understanding to discuss about the results after the first year and before beginning a second year of research.
A. agreed to fund
B. agricultural research project
C. to discuss about
D. before beginning a second
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The committee agreed to fund a preliminary version of the agricultural research project, with a tacit understanding to discuss the results after the first year and before beginning a second year of research.
Describe a picture. You will describe the picture on your screen in as much detail as you can. You will have 30 seconds to prepare your response. Then you will have 45 seconds to speak about the picture
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The picture was probably taken in the morning, because there is a coffee and a coffee pot. The person owns a tablet and is possibly involved in design, because there is an open magazine and a stack of design magazines. There is sunlight coming through the window. The table looks like it might be a picnic table or an outdoor table, but there is also a window and a curtain. An interesting thing to notice about the picture is that it is mostly in black and white: the cup is white, the coffee and the pot are black. The tablet is black on a white table. The curtain is also white and the light is white. Only the pictures in the open magazine have any color, and it's brown.
In the first section of TOEIC Writing, you must write a sentence using two given words about a picture.
1. Study the picture and the two words below.
2. Write a sentence using the two words about the picture.
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The team is very happy with their results.
The team is looking at their results on the computer.
IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC will test your grammar skills. Knowing when to use 'too' and 'very' will be important...How do you distinguish between too and very?
Too and very are adverbs used to make an adjective stronger. Look at the following sentences:
The new car is very expensive. I.e., the new car costs a lot of money.
The new car is too expensive. I.e., the new car costs more money than I can pay.
That computer is very old. But it stlll works so we'll keep it.
That computer is too old. We can take it to be recycled.
Now, try a few questions with too and very!
1. These questions are _________________ hard. A good challenge!
2. The test was _________________ difficult. I think I failed.
3. Houses right now are ________________ expensive. We need to wait for prices to drop.
4. A new washing machine is ______________ expensive, but we need one immediately.
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1. These questions are very hard. A good challenge!
2. The test was too difficult. I think I failed.
3. Houses right now are too expensive. We need to wait for prices to drop.
4. A new washing machine is very expensive, but we need one immediately.
This diagram shows the main differences.
When do we use "need", "need to" and when do we use "need for"?A student recently wrote, "I have a need to more space when I study."
There are two ways to write this sentence correctly: "I need more space", or "I have a need for more space."
Need is a verb followed by an object. "He needs more money than he makes right now."
Need to is a verb form followed by a verb. "Students need to work on their own sometimes."
Need for is usually used with "have", and the verb "need" becomes a noun. "I have a need to read books; it's just a part of me."
Put the correct form in the following sentences:
1. I _____________________ for the company of animals.
2. She just ran 10 km and ___________________ a drink of water.
3. Just a minute, I __________________ see if the door is locked.
4. We ___________________ know the right answers!
5. I really _______________ a week in the sun.
6. I _________________ for a better job; mine is not fun anymore.
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1. I have a need for the company of animals.
2. She just ran 10 km and needs a drink of water.
3. Just a minute, I need to see if the door is locked.
4. We need to know the right answers!
5. I really need a week in the sun.
6. I have a need for a better job; mine is not fun anymore.