Grammar Exercises

Grammar Exercise: Indefinite and definite Articles (a, an, the)

Complete the sentences with β€˜aβ€™β€˜anβ€™β€˜the’ or β€˜β€“β€˜ ( = no article). Scroll down for the answers.

1. I had _____ breakfast and then I took _____ shower.

2. _____ Spain is playing _____ United States in the final.

3. Jon plays tennis twice _____ week.

4. _____ Everest is _____ highest mountain in _____ world.


5. He was driving at over 80 miles _____ hour.


6. Don’t take  _____ apple that’s on _____ kitchen table. It’s for my packed lunch.


7. _____ money can’t buy _____ happiness.

8. _____ Iceland is _____ second biggest island in _____ Europe.

9. _____ Cyprus is _____ island in _____ Mediterranean.

10. _____ smoke alarm in _____ kitchen needs _____ new battery. Can you see to it?  

10. Nina is _____ graphic designer and her brother is _____ event planner.

11.  I found it on _____ Internet.

12.  Tiktok is _____ social media platform. It is one of  _____ most downloaded apps of 2022.

13. I love both _____ cats and _____ dogs.

14. It’s raining and _____ dogs are still in _____ garden. Can you bring them in?














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Answers

1. –; a
2. –; the
3. a
4. –; the; the
5. an
6. a
7. –;–
8. The
9. β€”
10. a; an
11. the
12. a, the
13. –, β€”
14. the, the

Grammar Exercises

Spot the Grammar Mistakes! (48)

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Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes. There may be more than one mistake in a sentence. Scroll down for the answers.

1. I don’t know the people which live next door.

2. Do you want that I phone you later?

3. I’ve no idea why it happened.

4. You can’t wear that jacket at the interview. It’s not enough smart.

5. I can’t remember what she said!

6. Do you know Gordon? He’s a good friend of us.

7. We enjoyed our walk on the beach in spite the cold.


More Find the Grammar Mistakes exercises

Here are just some of the free Grammar Exercises you will find here on Recipes for English.

Present simple or present continuous? Exercise 1

Present perfect continuous Exercise 1

Present perfect simple vs present perfect continuous Exercise 1

Question Tags, Basic  Exercise 1

Question Tags, Advanced  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Reflexive pronouns – On my/your own vs. by myself / yourself, etc  Exercise 1

Reflexive vs Reciprocal pronouns  (myself, yourself, etc / each other) Exercise 1

ANSWERS

1. I don’t know the people WHO live next door. (or: THAT)

2. Do you WANT ME TO PHONE you later?

3. βœ…

4. You can’t wear that jacket at the interview. It’s not SMART ENOUGH.

5. βœ…

6. Do you know Gordon? He’s a good friend of OURS.

7. We enjoyed our walk on the beach IN SPITE OF the cold.

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Grammar Exercises

Grammar Exercise: Advanced Question Tags (2)

Level: Upper Intermediate (B2) , Advanced (C1)


Add suitable question tags.

  1. 1. Phew! That’s a relief, __________?

    2. Hey! Someone has been using my computer, __________?

    3. We seldom eat out nowadays, __________?

    4. I’m such a fool, __________?

    5. Everyone likes Italian food, __________?

    6. Don’t watch too much TV, __________?

    7. Nobody was expecting her to win, __________?

    8. This is ridiculous, __________?

    9. There’s no point carrying on, __________?

    10. He barely speaks English, __________?

    11. That was a stupid thing to do, __________?

    12. Clean this mess up right now, __________?

    13. You’ve never liked her boyfriend, __________?

    14. Hi! Lovely day, __________?


  1. Answers

    1. isn’t it
    2. haven’t they
    3. do we
    4. aren’t I
    5. don’t they
    6. will you
    7. were they
    8. isn’t it
    9. is there
    10. does he
    11. wasn’t it
    12. will you
    13. have you
    14. isn’t it


    Advanced Question Tags (1)

Have something done  Exercise 1

Indirect Questions  Exercise 1

Linking words (despite, however, etc) Exercise 1  Exercise 2

Verbs + Prepositions Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Exercises on Idioms


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