You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
17 Common - Collocations
A collocation is a group of two or more words that are commonly used together. There are six different kinds of collocations in English:
Adjective + noun = I had a HARD LIFE when I was younger.
Noun + noun = I need a CUP of COFFEE.
Verb + noun = I' going to TAKE a SHOWER.
Adverb + adjective = I'm DEEPLY WORRIED about you.
Verbs+ prepositional phrase = You need to MAKE UP YOUR MIND.
Verb +adverb = I SPEAK French FLUENTLY.
Collocations are very important because most of the meaning in English sentences are carried by word groups like collocations.
This section will look at some of these collocations.