Go Phrasal Verb Exercise

To learn more about how to use Go as a phrasal or multi-word verb, click here. Use the phrasal verbs below to complete the 2 multiple choice exercises on this page. go back = return to go on = continue go up = increase go down = decrease go out with = to date go off = to dislike go … Read More

LOOK, SEE OR WATCH?

What’s the difference between the verbs, LOOK, SEE and WATCH? SEE The verb ‘see’ is the basic function of eyes. When our eyes are open, we see things around us whether we want or not. It is the ability (to perceive things with our eyes). EXAMPLES: I don’t see very well without my glasses. I saw a new boy at … Read More

COUNTABLE & UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

It is important to know the difference between a COUNTABLE and an UNCOUNTABLE noun in English.  Quantifiers such as many, few, can only be used with countable nouns while much / little can only be used with uncountable nouns.  Click here for online exercises or worksheet in pdf. It is normally easy to tell the difference between an uncountable noun … Read More

ALL OR EVERY?

ALL  (OF) = the whole or complete group EVERY = each item / object / person in the group  Note that ALL is used with plural nouns while EVERY and EACH are used with singular nouns. ALL or EVERY? Compare the following example sentences: All my friends love pizza. / Every friend I have loves pizza. All dogs love meat. … Read More

Difference between DO and MAKE

What’s the difference between Do & Make?  DO + WORK MAKE + CREATE do your homework make a mistake do the housework make an appointment do the gardening make a mess do the washing up make your bed do business make a choice do some exercises make a photocopy do an exam / a test make a film do an … Read More

SO AND VERY

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SO AND VERY? Multiple-Choice Exercise: So, Very, Too Multiple-Choice Exercise: SO vs SUCH  The difference between SO and VERY can be a tricky question .  SO and VERY are both adverbs which are used to emphasize an adjective or an adverb.   In many situations, you can use either SO or VERY with no difference in meaning. … Read More

PRESENT CONTINUOUS / PROGRESSIVE TENSE – Form and Use

FORM Regular Form: Verb ‘to be’ (am/is/are) + Base of Verb + ING (Present Participle).  Examples of the Present Participle: work + ING = work, talk + ING = talking Negative Form: Use verb ‘to be’ (am/is/are) + NOT + Present Participle.  Example: He is not working.  / She is not listening. Question Form (Regular & Irregular Verbs): Verb ‘to … Read More

PRESENT PERFECT TENSE – Form and Use

FORM Basic Form: Subject + Helping (Auxiliary)  verb ‘to have’ + Past Participle Question Form: Helping verb (Auxiliary) + Subject + Past Participle Negative Form: Subject + helping verb + not + Past Participle USE THE PRESENT PERFECT TO DESCRIBE: an action that began in past continues in present – I have been in Malta for 3 months. a past … Read More