Active vs Passive: Present & Past Simple Exercises

3 Exercises to practise the difference between ACTIVE & PASSIVE forms of the verb in the Present Simple and Past Simple. Worksheet and Answers PDF Exercise 1 Instructions: Look at the picture below and complete the exercise by choosing the correct form of the verb to complete the gap in the sentence.   Exercise 2 Instructions: Look at the picture … Read More

Can, Could, Would to Offer, Suggest & Request

We use the helping or modal verbs CAN, COULD & WOULD LIKE to offer, suggest, request & invite. Modals Review – A2 Pre-Intermediate English CAN – Use can with friends or informal settings for requests (things you want).  Example sentence:  Can I borrow a pen, please? COULD – Use Could to make requests or ask for permission.  Could is a more polite … Read More

Used to Past Habits Exercise

USED TO Grammar Rules Use the form USED TO for past habits & regular or habitual actions in the past. The negative form of USED TO is didn’t use to. The question form of USED TO is: Did you use to…..? USED TO is often used with the phrases anymore or any longer. Use the Past Simple for actions that happened only once in the past.  … Read More

Past Simple, Past Continuous or Past Perfect Exercise

Mixed Forms in the Past – B1 Intermediate Level Multiple Choice Exercise Complete the gaps in the sentences by choosing the correct form of the PAST SIMPLE, PAST CONTINUOUS & PAST PERFECT. Use the Past Simple: When the action is finished and the time is past. Use the Past Continuous: When the action is unfinished in the past. Use the … Read More

Like vs As

LIKE and AS are both used in English to say that things or similar.  However, there is a difference between LIKE and AS. USE like before a noun or a pronoun. Examples: He looks like his father. The book is like the film. She is just like her mother.  Very friendly. COMMON EXPRESSIONS WITH LIKE look like, feel like, smell like, sound … Read More

Have to / Must / Should

HAVE TO, MUST & SHOULD are verbs which we use for obligation and recommendations. Use SHOULD to make a recommendation (i.e. when you think it is a good idea for someone to do something).  Example: You should do some grammar exercises to improve your English. 2. You should drink 6 glasses of water a day. Use HAVE TO for laws … Read More

Can, Could, Able to Exercise

4 Created on July 06, 2020 Can, Could, Able to Exercise Complete the gaps in the sentences with the following:  can, could or be able to.Careful!  More than one answer can be correct! 1 / 36 We will be on holiday next month so we ________ (not / able) go to your party. isn't able to haven't been able to ... Read More

Able to Exercise

Choose the correct form of the verb TO BE ABLE TO and complete the gaps in the sentences. Be careful!  You need to select between present, present perfect, past and future forms.  Remember that able is followed by to in this structure. Exercise Level: B1 / Intermediate

Articles Exercise (a, an, the, no article) B1

Basic Grammar Rules: Articles (A / AN / THE / NO ARTICLE) Use A / AN for: things / objects / places / people etc.  that are new to the listener or reader. Example sentences:  1. There is a book on a table. 2. I met a friend yesterday. Use THE for: specific things / objects / places / people which are already known to the … Read More

Comparative vs Superlatives Exercise B1 Intermediate

67 Created on July 05, 2020 Comparative vs Superlatives Exercise B1 Intermediate Test your comparatives and superlatives in English with this exercise. 1 / 54 We're staying in Malta for one week but John is staying for 2 weeks. He is staying ________ (long). the longest the more long the most long 2 / 54 Jane's dog isn't as big ... Read More