Google
English-Test.net
Find penpals and make new friends today!
 
chance occurrence; unforeseen event
brake
taste
shipyard
coincidence
full quiz correct answer
 
Username
Password
 Remember me? 
Search   Album   FAQ   Memberlist   Profile   Private messages   Register   Log in 

What is the difference between slay and slew?



 
ESL Forums | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests)
Test incompl/advan-841, User's Answer 3 | Idiom: a drop in the bucket
listening exercises
Message
Author
What is the difference between slay and slew? #1 (permalink) Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:11 am   What is the difference between slay and slew?
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #263 "Irregular Verbs Test (11)", question 7

The hero in the children's story ......... the horrible dragon.

(a) slay
(b) slew
(c) slaying

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #263 "Irregular Verbs Test (11)", answer 7

The hero in the children's story slew the horrible dragon.

Correct answer: (b) slew

Your answer was: incorrect
The hero in the children's story slay the horrible dragon.
_________________________

why answer not slay?

Slasherstorm
Slasherstorm
Guest





What is the difference between slay and slew? #2 (permalink) Tue Oct 30, 2007 10:19 am   What is the difference between slay and slew?
 

In the test sentence, the verb tense used is the simple past. The story could also be told in the present tense, but it would have to be 'slays'.
Conchita
Language Coach


Joined: 26 Dec 2005
Posts: 2826
Location: Madrid, Spain

Learn to use the present simple with the help of this short storyEnglish grammar exercises — improve your English knowledge and vocabulary skillsAre you a native speaker of English? Then you should read this!This newsletter tells you all about English! Subscribe to free email English course
3 forms iof slay #3 (permalink) Sat Sep 18, 2010 22:24 pm   3 forms iof slay
 

Please activate Javascript in your browser to listen to this audio recording

 57 Listened
Download mp3 Click to listen

3 forms of the verb "slay" are: slay, slew,slain.
_________________
Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.
Kati Svaby
I'm a Communicator ;-)


Joined: 26 Nov 2009
Posts: 6286
Location: Hungary

Display posts from previous:   
Test incompl/advan-841, User's Answer 3 | Idiom: a drop in the bucket
ESL Forums | English Teacher Explanations (ESL Tests) All times are GMT + 1 Hour
Page 1 of 1
Latest topics on ESL EFL Forums
Test incompl/inter-261, Question 2Test incompl/inter-262, Question 10Test incompl/inter-262, Question 8Test incompl/inter-262, Question 6decided to sowTest incompl/inter-263, Question 6Test incompl/inter-264, Question 6Test incompl/inter-264, Question 4Test incompl/inter-264, Question 3Test incompl/inter-264, Question 2Test incompl/inter-265, Question 9Does duck soup mean something easy?Test incompl/inter-339, User's Answer 7

 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum

Get FREE English course via e-mail