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EXERCISES ON NOUNS 1

Categorise the following nouns according to their classes.

Mrs. Robinson Honor Royal Guard boy

beauty minority

audience

table

Bangkok tree

box army The

wickedness The Clash

department reputation

Common Nouns table box boy tree

Proper Nouns Mrs. Robinson Bangkok The Royal Guard The Clash

Collective Nouns Audience Minority army

Abstract Nouns
beauty honor wickedness

EXERCISES ON NOUNS 2 Singular or Plural?


Fill the gaps with the correct form of the nouns (singular or plural). 1. They ate some (tomato) 2. You can put (sugar)
sugar tomato

. in your tea.
furniture

3. We have to buy new (furniture) 4. I need to wash my (hair) 5. We had lots of (fun)
hair

. .
money

funnies

6. The Milfords have a lot of (money) 7. How many (people)


people

were at the cinema with you?


information

8. Could you give some (information) 9. In this hotel, (family) 10. Those (man)
man families

on your project?

are very welcome.

seem to be very tired.

EXERCISES ON PRONOUNS 1
Choose the correct verb. Mind the noun (singular or plural).

You answered 6 tasks out of 10 correctly. That's 60%.


Your results: 1) Ladies and gentlemen. Here news. 2) Where are my jeans. is available in the 3) Further information office. 4) The stairs is the

are over there, Sir. Correct answer: The furniture in our classroomis uncomfortable. Correct answer: Your sunglasses are on the table. Correct answer: The scissors on the table aremine. Correct answer: Physics is not easy.

5) The furniture in our classroom areuncomfortable. 6) The USA is a very nice country. is on the table.

7) Your sunglasses 8) Homework

is boring. is mine.

9) The scissors on the table 10) Physics are not easy.

EXERCISES ON PRONOUNS 2

EXERCISES ON VERB 1
Select one answer from the choices provided after each sentence. The word you choose should fit the blank in the sentence.
1. Either the physicians in this hospital or the chief administrator ____ going to have to make a decision. is are

2. ______ my boss or my sisters in the union going to win this grievance? Is Are

3. Some of the votes __________ to have been miscounted. seem seems

4. The tornadoes that tear through this county every spring _____ more than just a nuisance. are is

5. Everyone selected to serve on this jury _____ to be willing to give up a lot of time. have has

EXERCISES ON VERB 2

EXERCISES ON ADJECTIVES 1

EXERCISES ON ADJECTIVES 2

EXERCISES ON ADVERB 1

1. LILY : My sister has moved into a castle in Scotland. 2. SARA : Does she like it ? I've been living in an old flat in Edinburgh
since

just

1997 and I love it.


already

3. LILY : Well, she has not been there long and she has ghosts. 4. SARA : Two ghosts ! You are kidding me ! I've would really like to meet one. 5. LILY : Well, you've been in Scotland you have a ghost in your house ? 6. SARA : No, I haven't even heard a mouse
recently for never

seen two seen a ghost ! I

quite some time now. Don't


yet

7. LILY : , somebody told me that most of the ghosts have left for America. They make a better living over there ! 8. SARA : I've definitely are !!!
already

thought ghosts were smart. Now, I know they

EXERCISES ON ADVERB 2

EXERCISES ON SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

EXERCISES ON PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE


1 2 3 4 5 6
Are

they coming over for dinner?


is

Are

Maxwell

not sleeping on our sofa.


staying

is

My mother-in-law is I
am eating

at our house this week.

staying

my dinner right now.


is learning

am eating

My sister I

Spanish.

is learning

am w orking

at the hair salon until September. at a fancy restaurant tonight. Jason decided this

am w orking

We yesterday. When do you They are Melissa is


start

eat

are eating

8 9 10

your new art class? a new record shop downtown. down on her bed.

start

opening

opening

lying

lying

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EXERCISES ON PRESENT PERFECT TENSE 1

EXERCISES ON SIMPLE PAST TENSE

EXERCISES ON PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE


Make the positive or negative past continuous
1) Julie was sleeping (sleep) at three o'clock. 2) You were studying (study) at three o'clock. 3) Luke was reading (read) at three oclock. 4) I was working (work) at three oclock. 5) They were eating (eat) chocolate at three oclock. 6) John was playing (play) tennis at three oclock. 7) We were watching (watch) TV at three oclock. 8) He was using (use) the internet at three oclock. 9) You were cooking (cook) lunch at three oclock. 10) We were traveling (travel) to London at three oclock. http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/past-continuous-exercise-1.html

EXERCISES ON PAST PERFECT TENSE


You answered 8 tasks out of 10 correctly. That's 80%.
Your results: 1) The driver had not stopped at the traffic lights, so the police car chased him. 2) The budgie flew away because Jim not closed the window. 3) When we came home, Frank painted the ceiling yet. had

had not

4) Eric had not invited his friends, so he was alone on Saturday evening. 5) I had not seen Olivia for three years before I met her in Spain. 6) He told me that he had not spoken his brother the other day. 7) Lisa had not readen the book, so she Correct answer: Lisa had not read the book, so she didn't understand the film. didn't understand the film. (not/to read) 8) The Smiths had not buyed the new camera, so they could spend the money on new furniture. (not/to buy) 9) I didn't find my keys because I not looked under the bed. had Correct answer: The Smiths had not bought the new camera, so they could spend the money on new furniture.

10) We had not practised enough, so we lost the match.

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EXERCISES ON SIMPLE FUTURE TENSE

EXERCISES ON FUTURE CONTINUOUS TENSE


Make the positive future continuous: At three oclock tomorrow 1. I ________________________ (work) in my office. 2. You ________________________ (lie) on the beach. 3. He ________________________ (wait) for the train. 4. She ________________________ (shop) in New York. 5. It ________________________ (rain). 6. We ________________________ (get) ready to go out. 7. They ________________________ (meet) their parents. 8. He ________________________ (study) in the library. 9. She ________________________ (exercise) at the gym. 10. I ________________________ (sleep).

EXERCISES ON FUTURE PERFECT TENSE

1 We will have rehearsed the play 2 We will have been rehearsing the play

for two months in September by September.

3 I will have found enough mushrooms 4 I will have been looking for mushrooms

for a couple of hours before lunch.

before you start cooking.

5 By Friday they will have dug up

the roads in King Street and George Street.

6 Until Friday they will have been digging up

the roads in our town.

7 When he retires

he will have been making films for 30 years.

8 If he finishes his last film

he will have made 30 films.

9 In two weeks' time 10 On 30 June

I will have given up smoking. I will have been trying to give up smoking for two months.

EXERCISES ON SIMPLE SENTENCE


Simple sentences are independent clauses. They contain a subject and a predicate. Rule 1: Simple sentences can be very short, consisting of only one word (a noun) for the subject and one word (a verb) for the predicate. The noun is called the simple subject, and the verb is the simple predicate. John laughed.

Rule 2: Simple sentences can be long, although they still consist of one subject (a noun and modifiers) and one predicate (a verb and other elements). The noun is called the simple subject, and the verb is the simple predicate. The tall, good-looking boy with the curly blond hair laughed uproariously at his best friends suggestion.

Exercise A. Identify the subject and predicate in these simple sentences. Circle the simple subject and underline the simple predicate. 1. My best friend in the whole world is coming over to my house to visit me this afternoon. 2. Three beautiful little kittens looked up at me from inside a box of old clothes. 3. At the stroke of midnight, the carriage turned into a huge orange pumpkin. 4. A really friendly old man with long white whiskers lives in the apartment above my aunts and uncles apartment. 5. Several of her favorite romantic love songs were playing on the radio that afternoon in the park. 6. Cool, deep, dark blue water flowed through the rough limestone rocks in the gorge. 7. One-hundred fifty-five dollars is certainly a lot of money for a young person living with his or her parents. 8. The large red book sitting on the hall table was a dictionary published by an encyclopedia company in the United States. 9. The three girls carried back packs filled with books, food, candy, clothes, make-up, pens, paper, hairbrushes, and other assorted items. 10. I dont remember the name of that tall, thin actor with the sparkling blue eyes.

Exercise A (subject / verb) 1. friend / is coming 2. kittens / looked 3. carriage / turned 4. man / lives 5. several / were playing 6. water / flowed 7. dollars / is 8. book / was 9. girls / carried 10. I / do remember

Right: 1b 2a Right: 1b 2a Right: 1a 2b Right: 1a 2b Right: 1a 2b

EXERCISES ON COMPOUND SENTENCE


The following exercises will give you more practice with compound sentences. Read the following questions and choose the best answer. Example Which sentence best completes the compound sentence? I bought my ticket, and __________. I packed my suitcase yesterday I didn't get my passport yesterday John didn't buy his ticket The correct answer is "I packed my suitcase yesterday". Which sentence best completes the compound sentence? I wanted to go to Toronto, but __________. I went I had no money I had money Which sentence best completes the compound sentence? Mary visited Calgary, and __________. she spent ten days there she didn't she had two weeks for vacation

Choose the conjunction which matches the function.

Conjunction Function 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.
so

Exercise Results Question 1. Question 2. Question 3. Question 4. Question 5. Question 6. Question 7. Correct Correct Correct Correct Correct Correct Correct

result additional information choice contrast or opposite reason


Reset Answ ers

and

or

but for

Submit Answ ers

Total Correct: 7 out of 7 100% Correct Return to the exercise

EXERCISES ON COMPLEX SENTENCE

Click on the words to build sentences. 1. felt into though been as century. He he had another plunged

2. even listening if he I knew didn't he look me. was at

3. not say, 'Do I do'. I as as

4. me lunch. buy money so I My mum gave my that some would

5. though. wasn't rich married he him, She

6. boring lecture was we asleep. nearly so that The fell

7. lying loves my an early I girlfriend am whereas riser in.

8. was difficult more the all lecture since in was The German. it

9. a I in to the attend bought concert. ticket order

10. I working like watching while TV.

He felt as though he had been plunged into another century. 2. listening knew I knew he was listening even if he didn't look at me. 3. [No answer] 'Do as I say, not as I Do'. 4. [No answer] My mum gave me some money so that I would buy My lunch. 5. [No answer] She married him, he wasn't rich though. 6. [No answer] The lecture was so boring that we nearly fell asleep. 7. [No answer] I am an early riser whereas my girlfriend loves lying in. 8. [No answer] the lecture was all the more difficult since it was in German. 9. [No answer] I bought a ticket in order to attend the concert. 10. [No answer] I like working while watching TV.

EXERCISES ON SENTENCE TYPES

EXERCISES ON WH QUESTIONS 1

EXERCISES ON WH QUESTIONS 1
A- Change the following sentences to questions beginning with the given question word. 1. They live in Brooklyn. Where ____________________________________________

2. The lesson begins at 8 oclock. What time ____________________________________________

3. They get home at 6 oclock every night. What time ____________________________________________

4. She speaks French very well. What ____________________________________________

5. Those books cost one dollar. How much ____________________________________________

6. They travel by car. How ____________________________________________

7. She wants to learn English because she wants a better job. Why ____________________________________________

8. They meet on the corner every morning. Where ____________________________________________

9. She teaches us grammar. What ____________________________________________

10. He gets up at seven every morning. When ____________________________________________

11. They live in Brooklyn. Where do they live 12. The lesson begins at 8 oclock. What time does the lesson begin 13. They get home at 6 oclock every night. What time do they get home every night 14. She speaks French very well. What does she speak very well 15. Those books cost one dollar. How much do those books cost 16. They travel by car. How do they travel 17. She wants to learn English because she wants a better job. Why does she want to learn English 18. They meet on the corner every morning. Where do they meet every morning 19. She teaches us grammar. What does she teach us 20. He gets up at seven every morning. When does he get up at seven 21. Those girls sell newspapaer there. What do those girls sell there

EXERCISES ON WH QUESTIONS 2

EXERCISES ON SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS 1

Short answers - Exercise 1


You answered 9 tasks out of 10 correctly. That's 90%. Your results: 1) Is he nice? - Yes, he is. 2) Can they play hockey? No, they can't. 3) Is she new at our school? Yes, she is. 4) Are the boys in the garden No, they aren't. 5) Is John from France? - No, he isn't. 6) Are Ron and Max your friends? - Yes, they are. 7) Has your sister got a cat? No, she isn't. 8) Are you from Germany Yes, I am. 9) Have your grandparents got a cat? - Yes, they have. 10) Is the cat in her basket? No, it isn't. Correct answer: Has your sister got a cat? - No,she hasn't.

Repeat exercise

Do exercise again

EXERCISES ON SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS 2

EXERCISES ON TAG QUESTIONS 1

EXERCISES ON TAG QUESTIONS 2