Exercises

Simple present or present continuous: grammar exercise

December 22, 2013

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate verb form – simple present or present continuous. 1. I …………………. a nice time on this holiday. a) have b) am having c) Either could be used here 2. She is Japanese. She ……………. from Tokyo. a) is coming b) comes c) Either could be used here 3. […]

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Simple present or present continuous

December 20, 2013

Complete the following sentences using appropriate simple present or present continuous form. 1. Planting trees is a very good idea because trees …………………….. oxygen. a) produce b) are producing c) Either could be used here 2. He ………………… to spend time with his children. a) likes b) is liking c) Either could be used here […]

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Auxiliary verbs exercise

December 18, 2013

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate auxiliary verb form. 1. You have been riding non-stop for hours. You ………………….. be very tired. a) must b) can c) ought 2. She ………………… be about forty. a) must b) can c) will 3. I know I left my phone on this table and it is not […]

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Relative pronouns and adverbs

December 13, 2013

Complete the following sentences using appropriate relative pronouns or adverbs. 1. The town ………………….. I was born is not far from here. a) where b) which c) Either could be used here 2. That is the office in …………….. I used to work. a) which b) where c) Either could be used here 3. This […]

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Grammar exercise: conjunctions and transitional adverbs

December 7, 2013

Complete the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions. 1. She was late …………………. we went without her. a) as b) so c) thus 2. …………………… I fired at the tiger, he shook my arm. a) As b) Because c) Until 3. I am glad …………………… tomorrow is a holiday. a) so b) though c) because 4. […]

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Personal and reflexive pronouns exercise

December 5, 2013

Complete the following sentences using appropriate pronouns. Choose your answers from the given options. 1. It is ………………….. car. a) my b) mine 2. That coat is ………………… a) my b) mine 3. It is ……………….. party. a) his b) him c) himself 4. She is quite fond of praising …………………. a) her b) herself […]

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Identify the correct sentence

November 29, 2013

This exercise tests your understanding of English grammar. Four sentences are given in each set of questions. Only one of them is grammatically correct. Choose that sentence. Question 1 a) He had leave of four days. b) I am hopeless to pass. c) We have never seen a so good boy. d) It was so […]

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Reflexive and emphatic pronouns exercise

November 29, 2013

Tell which pronouns in the following sentences are reflexive and which are emphatic. 1. I myself heard his remarks. 2. We often deceive ourselves. 3. He himself said so. 4. I myself went to the market and bought it. 5. He himself painted the walls. 6. Raju did it himself. 7. Don’t touch that electric […]

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Underline the adjective clauses: grammar exercise

November 28, 2013

Adjective clauses are used to modify nouns or pronouns. Underline the adjective clauses in the following sentences and state which noun or pronoun is modified by them. 1. The girl who won the first prize is my niece. 2. The forest through which we travelled was dark and gloomy. 3. My sister who lives in […]

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Verbs exercise

November 27, 2013

Complete the following sentences using appropriate forms of the verbs given in the brackets. 1. They …………………….. (bind) him hand and foot and  held him fast. 2. None of them ……………………. (dream) of doing what he never attempted to do. 3. What he ………………….. (know) he could not tell. 4. They …………………… (guard) the roads […]

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