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EnglishSmarts CT Quiz 653

What’s the missing word? (The same word fits all the gaps). Answers by DM *only* to @EnglishSmarts on Twitter. If I’m not following you, ask me for a follow first please. 😉

🔹 to _____ your way through university

🔹 to ___ the system

🔹 it _____s both ways

Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (41)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes. 

  1. I didn’t have money enough for the train ticket.
  2. Can you help me? I’m not tall enough to reach the top shelf.
  3. I bought my car to a friend of mine.
  4. We regret to inform you that we are unable offer you the job.
  5. Noah regrets to change jobs. His new job is far more stressful.
  6. Jen had the uneasy feeling she was be followed.
  7. Had I had known it was your birthday, I would have bought you something.
  8. I wish I have a boss like yours. He’s very open to new ideas.









Answers

1. I didn’t have enough money for the train ticket.
2. ✅
3. I bought my car from a friend of mine.
4.  We regret to inform you that we are unable to offer you the job.
5. Noah regrets changing jobs. His new job is far more stressful.
6. Jen had the uneasy feeling she was being followed.
7. ✅
8. I wish I had a boss like yours. He’s very open to new ideas.

 

Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes – List of exercises

These exercises are good training before an exam, plus they’re quick to do. Students typically make the same grammar mistakes. Can you spot the grammar errors and correct them?

Exercise 1

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Exercise 37

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Exercise 40

Exercise 41

Exercise 42

150 Very Common Phrasal Verbs

Grammar Exercises

Grammar Exercises

Spot the Mistakes (33)

Which of these sentences are grammatically incorrect? Correct the mistakes.

  1. Where have you been? I’m waiting for you for over a hour!
  2. This is highly confidential information. You don’t have to tell anyone.
  3. “I don’t like that restaurant.” – “Nor do I.”
  4. You can come and visit us any time you like.
  5. I reminded Ben to take the medicine before he went to bed.
  6. I won’t speak to him until he will apologise.
  7. We’re going on holiday in the end of the month.
  8. That party was pretty boring, isn’t it?












Answers

1.  Where have you been? I’ve been waiting for you for over an hour!

2. This is highly confidential information. You mustn’t tell anyone.

3. ✅

4. ✅

5. ✅

6. I won’t speak to him until he apologises.

7. We’re going on holiday at the end of the month.

8. That party was pretty boring, wasn’t it?

Grammar Exercises

ADJECTIVES + PREPOSITIONS (2)

Choose the correct preposition in brackets.

1.  Tom’s very keen _____ sailing.  (in, of, on)

2.  The children are busy _____ their homework. (at, in, with)

3.  Bryan is frightened _____ clowns. (about, of, with)

4.  Sugar is bad _____ your teeth.  (for, of, with)

5.  I’m quite bad _____ maths.  (about, at, of)

6.  You got the job? That’s wonderful! I’m so proud _____ you! (about, of, with)

7.  I don’t think that dress is suitable _____ your sister’s wedding.  (for, of, to)

8.  The children are excited ____ going on holiday.  (about, for, to)

9.  Charlie is married _____ Lisa.  (of, to, with)

10.  Amanda is very interested _____ buying a house in Tuscany. (in, on, to)

11.  Jam is packed _____ calories (about, of, with) as it’s full _____ sugar.  (in, of, with)

12. Alessandro is responsible _____ the rock band’s social media accounts. (at, for, of) 

















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Answers

1. on

2. with

3. of

4. for

5. at

6. of

7. for

8. about

9. to

10. in

11. with; of

12. for