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W.1.1 - Producing grammatically accurate sentences

Find the mistakes

Average: 1.6 (304 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: 1.9 (241 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."

Active and Passive Voice - Pre-intermediate

Average: 1.7 (227 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: 3.7 (42 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.

Can you find any mistakes?

Average: 1.9 (227 votes)

Today's task is to take a look at the following seven sentences.  Do they have any mistakes or are they correct?

What are the mistakes? Write the correct sentences in the comments area.

Common mistakes practice

Average: 3 (22 votes)

Here is an intermediate level challenge that will be familiar to regular visitors of the site.

Decide which word is needed in each sentence to make it correct.

The sentences are examples of common mistakes English teachers hear in lesson.

Good luck!

Lesson by Caroline Devane

Present Simple Tense Sentence Construction

Average: 2.7 (21 votes)

The Present Simple is learned when we first begin to study English and is used all the time.

Remember that for I/you/we/they the verb doesn't change but for he/she/it you add an 's' on the end!

For example: (never/Shawn/soccer/play/at school) = Shawn never plays soccer at school.

Verbs with Two Objects

Average: 3.4 (45 votes)

Many verbs can have two objects – one direct object and one indirect object.

Usually the indirect object refers to a person, and this often comes first.

Words with More Than One Meaning

Average: 2.9 (212 votes)

Elementary to Pre-Intermediate

Many English words have more than one meaning. If you only know one meaning, it is easy to get confused!

For example: Sweet.

Find the ten mistakes in this letter

Average: 3.5 (22 votes)

Here’s a letter from Caroline with a difference. Rather than a true or false or vocabulary exercise there are ten mistakes in the text. Some of them are grammar related; some are to do with the meaning of the text. See if you can find them. Good luck!
Lesson by Caroline

Caroline's Letter

Music is a really important part of my life.