Grammar Exercises

Spot the Grammar Mistakes! (46)

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

1. It’s a two-hours drive to the mountains.

2. It’s the worse film I’ve never seen.

3. Central Park is one of my favourite parks in the whole world.

4.  I asked to John where was he going.

5.  We got home at around seven.

6. I didn’t like very much the book.

7. Its Keira’s birthday in Friday.

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Answers

1. It’s a two-HOUR drive to the mountains.

2. It’s the WORST film I’ve EVER seen.

3. โœ…

4.  I ASKED JOHN where HE WAS going.

5.  โœ…

6. I didn’t like THE BOOK VERY MUCH.

7. IT’S Keira’s birthday ON Friday.

Remember, dear English learner – it is okay to make mistakes. Mistakes are an essential part of the language-learning process, but we need to learn from them!

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Grammar Exercises

Prepositions of Place (2) (at, in, on)

  1. I saw the film _____ Netflix.
  2. I saw the film _____ the cinema.
  3. Kevin read Atomic Habits _____ his tablet.
  4. I read it _____ a magazine.
  5. I didn’t buy the book because it wasn’t _____ the list.
  6. I stood _____ the queue for ages.
  7. Nicole left her phone _____ the table.
  8. The answers are _____ page ten.
  9. I heard the news _____ the radio.
  10. In class Sally always sits _____ the front.
  11. It was quite cold ______ the classroom.
  12. It was very hot _____ the garden so we sat _____ the shade.
  13. We sat _____ the sofa.
  14. Go down the road, you’ll see the restaurant _____ your right.
  15. There is someone _____ the door. Go and see who it is.
  16. I stuck a sticky note _____ the mirror.
  17. Ryan looked at himself _____ the mirror.
  18. I put the key _____ the lock.
  19. I have too many apps _____ my phone.
  20. Jenny looked at the photos _____ the wall




Answers

1. on
2. at
3. on
4. in
5. on
6. in
7. on
8. on
9. on
10. at
11. in
12. in, in
13. on
14. on
15. at
16. on
17. in
18. in
19. on
20. on

Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Adjectives vs Adverbs  Exercise 1

Adjectives + Prepositions  Exercise 1Exercise 2

Adjectives + Prepositions โ€“ Exercise 3: In and Out of Love

Articles, Definite and Indefinite Exercise 1

Conditionals, First and Second Exercise 1

Conditionals, Third  Exercise 1 Exercise 2

Few, a few, little, a little  Exercise 1

ALL grammar exercises


Grammar Exercises

Verb Patterns (4): Verbs + Gerund or Infinitive?

GRAMMAR EXERCISE

VERB PATTERNS: Verbs + Gerund or Infinitive?

Add the gerund or infinitive form of the verb in brackets.

  1. I really enjoyed ________ (meet) your parents.
  2. Did you manage ________ (get) an appointment?
  3. I’m so pleased that you’ve given up ________ (smoke).
  4. I don’t feel like ________ (go out) tonight.
  5. We’re hoping ________ (go) to Italy this year.
  6. We decided ________ (eat) in the garden.
  7. He suggested ________ (ask) an expert.
  8. Please can you stop ________ (shout)!
  9. I would prefer ________ (sit) over there.
  10. I meant ________ (buy) a newspaper but I forgot.
  11. For some reason the dog kept ________ (look at) the tree.
  12. I miss ________ (live) in London sometimes.
  13. We’re really looking forward to ________ (go) home.
  14. He pretended not ________ (hear) me.
  15. Do you mind ________ (wait) outside?
  16. We promised ________ (get) there early.
  17. What do you fancy ________ (do) tonight?
  18. I asked Steve ________ (join) us for dinner.
  19. Jeff spent the day ________ (work) on his new website.
  20. I’d really like ________ (see) you again.
  21. They used ________ (live) in New York so they know it pretty well.

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  1. I really enjoyed MEETING your parents.
  2. Did you manage TO GET an appointment?
  3. I’m so pleased that you’ve given up SMOKING. (smoke)
  4. I don’t feel like GOING OUT tonight.
  5. We’re hoping TO GO to Italy this year.
  6. We decided TO EAT in the garden.
  7. He suggested ASKING an expert.
  8. Please can you stop SHOUTING!
  9. I would prefer TO SIT (sit) over there.
  10. I meant TO BUY a newspaper but I forgot.
  11. For some reason the dog kept LOOKING AT the tree.
  12. I miss LIVING in London sometimes.
  13. We’re really looking forward to GOING home.
  14. He pretended not TO HEAR me.
  15. Do you mind WAITING outside?
  16. We promised TO GET there early.
  17. What do you fancy DOING tonight?
  18. I asked Steve TO JOIN us for dinner.
  19. Jeff spent the day WORKING on his new website.
  20. I’d really like TO SEE you again.
  21. They used TO LIVE in New York so they know it pretty well.

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Present simple or present continuous?ย Exercise 1

Present perfect continuousย 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 โ€“ On my/your own vs. by myself / yourself, etc  Exercise 1

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