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Grammar

Elementary: Past simple, was or were?

Average: 3.8 (46 votes)

Can you remember the past simple form of the verb to be? Try this quiz to see if you can! Does the sentence need was or were?

Grammar Rules

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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!

Find the mistakes

Average: 3.4 (33 votes)

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?

Possessive 'S' - Elementary Level

Average: 3.2 (24 votes)

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."

Adjectives & Modifying Adverbs

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Can you match the adjectives to their opposites?:

Superlatives - Elementary Level

Average: 3.7 (19 votes)

The superlative is the greatest form of an adjective and is used when you are comparing more than one thing.

Past Tense – Elementary

Average: 3.5 (16 votes)

The past tense is a verb tense expressing activity, action state or being in the past. In English, there are two types of past tense:

The Past Simple, Past Progressive, Past Perfect and Past Perfect Continuous are all past tenses.

Active and Passive Voice - Pre-intermediate

Average: 3.6 (30 votes)

Active Voice

The subject performs the action expressed in the verb; the subject acts.

SVO: Subject + Verb + Object
e.g. John opens the door

The Present Perfect Tense

Average: 4 (34 votes)

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.

Elementary Level: Ever or Never

Average: 3.5 (42 votes)

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."