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Tag Questions Exercises (With Printable PDF)

You already know what tag questions are, don’t you? Tag questions are short questions added at the end of statements. Try these three worksheets about tag questions. The exercises will require you to recall tag question rules, complete the tag question, and respond to tag questions. What’s a Tag Question? A tag question is a brief question that comes after a declarative sentence to ask for confirmation. These tag questions often mean, “Am I right?” or “Do you agree with …

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Inversion Exercises (With Printable PDF)

Inversions are a grammatical tool you can use to change the emphasis of your sentences. The technique swaps a normal word order into something that helps draw attention to specific words and phrases. Many native English speakers do this in their speech without being aware of actual inversion rules. But for English language learners, this can be difficult to master. Luckily, it is not a necessary technique to know to be understood, but it is helpful when you want to …

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Passive Voice Exercises (With Printable PDF)

The passive voice is less commonly used compared to the active voice. We only use it when emphasizing the action instead of the doer. Learn how to identify and write passive voice sentences through this guide. Then, answer the three passive voice exercises I provided to test your knowledge. What Is the Passive Voice? One of the two voices of verbs is the passive voice. This voice focuses on the action instead of the doer. For example: The doer of …

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Adjectives and Adverbs Exercises (With Printable PDF)

Both adjectives and adverbs are modifiers. But they describe different parts of speech in the English language. Adjectives alter nouns and pronouns, while adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Answer this adverbs and adjectives test to challenge your understanding of the topic. It’s divided into three parts: multiple choice, identification, and completion tests. Adjectives vs. Adverbs Adjectives are parts of speech that modify a noun, pronoun, and other noun equivalents. For example: In this sentence, fast modifies the noun learner. …

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Prepositions of Place Exercises (With Printable PDF)

In English grammar, prepositions of place are used to pinpoint the location of a person, a place, or an object. Some people wrongly believe that the only prepositions of place are in, at, and on. However, English also includes prepositions that indicate location, such as in front of or behind. Here is your dose of preposition practice online to help you understand how to use them.

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Reported Speech Exercises (With Printable PDF)

In English grammar, reported speech is used to tell someone what another person said. It takes another person’s words (direct speech) to create a report of what they said (indirect speech.) With the following direct and indirect speech exercises, it will be easier to understand how reported speech works.

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Preposition Exercises (With Printable Worksheet)

Propositions are parts of speech that you use every day in English grammar to build your sentence structure into something that is understandable. But, when I ask a class to name a preposition, they struggle to provide an answer despite their adept use of them. Most teachers assume prepositions are easily recognized because they are a lesson taught early in grade school. But for English language learners or secondary students, a review is necessary. Let’s take a look at a …

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Phrasal Verbs Exercises (With Printable PDF)

In English grammar, phrasal verbs are multi-word verbs usually composed of a regular verb and an adverb or a preposition (sometimes both). The two words combined act as a single verb and usually change the meaning of the original verb. Take these common phrasal verbs quizzes to expand your knowledge and test your grammar skills. Final Thoughts on Phrasal Verbs Remember that when you’re conjugating a phrasal verb, you will only conjugate the part of the phrase that’s an actual …

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Modal Verbs Exercises (With Printable Worksheet)

Answer these three modal verbs exercises to test your understanding of the topic. Review its definition and uses and the application of different modal verbs in sentences. What Are Modal Verbs? Modal verbs are auxiliary verbs that express advice, hypothetical situations, capability, and requests. We use them alongside main verbs in different tenses to change their meanings. Would, Could, Should Use would when talking about impossible or unlikely situations and when making polite offers. For example: Use could to suggest …

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Relative Clauses Exercises (With Printable PDF)

The first worksheet is all about the basic definition and rules for its correct usage, while the second activity focuses on identifying the relative clause in the sentence. The last worksheet will ask you to choose the correct relative pronoun to complete the sentence. What Are Relative Clauses? Relative clauses are a kind of dependent clause that starts with relative pronouns which, who, whom, whose, and that. For example: Here, the relative clause is that hang on the wall, defining …

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