Use the basic grammar review quiz to revise some key areas of grammar. And use the selection of online resources below to help you work on any areas of grammar that you need to revise.
Basic grammar review
Complete each of the 10 sentences by choosing the correct answer for each of the gaps.
Take time to read the feedback you’ll receive carefully to work on any problem areas you may have.
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Here is a selection of online resources to help you work on any areas of grammar in the above grammar quiz that you may have had difficulties with.
- Comparative & superlative adjectives
A short video lesson: https://goo.gl/XDWQ8B.
A short explanation: https://goo.gl/q2Ven6.
- How to form and use the Present simple
A slideshow showing how we form and use the Present simple: https://goo.gl/ucPNYA. Click on the slides to navigate through the slideshow.
- How to form and use the Present progressive
You can download this grammar support worksheet produced by Cornelsen that gives further details of the form and uses of the present progressive verb tense: Present-progressive.pdf (330 downloads)
- How to form and use the Past simple & the Past progressive
Explanation of the different uses of the Past simple and the Past progressive: https://goo.gl/Aa5qrn.
Information about the Past simple and irregular verbs: https://goo.gl/iGMbds.
- How to form and use the Present perfect
A short video lesson: https://goo.gl/sDApfG.
- Using ‘will’ on the telephone
A slideshow showing the different ways ‘will’ is used in telephone conversations: https://goo.gl/wrqrMS. Click on the slides to navigate through the slideshow.
- Talking about ability using ‘can’
A short video lesson: https://youtu.be/gGmsFR9BESE.
- Countable and uncountable nouns
A short explanation: https://goo.gl/FvB4ns.
- Prepositions of time
A short video lesson: https://youtu.be/GQ4uUNxO_sU.
A short explanation: https://goo.gl/2mdXRk.
- Verb partnerships
Information about verb partnerships (i.e. a verb followed by another verb: https://goo.gl/8G4wfv.