We often post lessons that focus on specific parts of grammar on our website, but here’s a review to see how much you remember about grammar generally. Hopefully, it will help you understand what rules you need to revise! Let us know which rules you found difficult and we will try to post some lessons based on those rules.
Are the rules below true or false? Good luck!
The following questions about marriage each contain one or two mistakes. Do you know what they are? Rewrite the correct sentences in the comments area. You can also read the correct sentences by clicking below the 15 sentences.
e.g. Does you believe on love at first sight?
Do you believe in live at first sight?
We use the possessive 's' to show that something belongs to someone or something. For example:
"That is Jennifer's dress" means the dress belongs to Jennifer.
Remember: If the person the thing belongs to ends in s we just add an apostrophe and do not add the s. For example:
"That is Carlos' tie."
Can you match the adjectives to their opposites?:
The superlative is the greatest form of an adjective and is used when you are comparing more than one thing.
The subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the subject acts.
SVO: Subject + Verb + Object
e.g. John opens the door
Write sentences and questions with the present perfect. Write your sentences in the comments box. Use contractions:
Eg. he/ eat/ breakfast (-)
He hasn't eaten breakfast.
Time for a review of ever and never.
Ever means 'at any time'and is used in questions.
Use ever with nothing, nobody for things that haven not happened before. "Nobody has ever seen me dance!"
Ever is also used with 'the first time' for first experiences. "This is the first time I've ever been abroad."
Use never when you have not had an experience: "I have never been to France."
Some adjectives are followed by a preposition. It can be confusing for English learners because there are no rules to help you remember which prepositions are used with which adjectives. The best way to learn is through practice.
The following seven adjectives are all used with the preposition of.
Example: The letter I wrote was full of mistakes.