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Articles exercise

FEBRUARY 2, 2015 -

Complete the following sentences using appropriate articles. In some cases, no articles are
needed.
1.

.. man is mortal.

2.

I am . university student.

3.

She goes to the temple in .. mornings.

4.

Kiran is . best student in the class.

5.

.. camel is the ship of the desert.

6.

This book has won .. Booker prize.

7.

Harishchandra was . honest king.

8.

I am fond of . classical music.

9.

I met boy in .. store.

10.

Gold is .. precious metal.

11.

She returned after .. hour.

12.

There is . institution for .. blind in this city.

13.

.. sun rises in the east.

14.

He works at .. factory.

15.

He is . oldest member of the club.

16.

I like to watch .. football.

Answers
1.

Man is mortal. (No article is needed.)

2.

I am a university student.

3.

She goes to temple in the mornings.

4.

Kiran is the best student in the class.

5.

The camel is the ship of the desert.

6.

This book has won the Booker prize.

7.

Harishchandra was an honest king.

8.

I am fond of classical music. (No article is needed.)

9.

I met a boy in the store.

10.

Gold is a precious metal.

11.

She returned after an hour.

12.

There is an institution for the blind in this city.

13.

The sun rises in the east.

14.

He works at a factory.

15.

He is the oldest member of the club.

16.

I like to watch football. (No article is needed.)

Verb forms exercise


JANUARY 9, 2017 -

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate tense form.


1. I .. the Minister tomorrow.

a) see
b) am seeing
c) will see
2. What are you . this weekend?
a) do
b) doing
c) done
3. I thirty-seven next month.
a) turn
b) will turn ---- means will become
c) would turn
4. Buses .. every five minutes.
a) leave
b) will leave
c) are leaving
5. This time tomorrow I my exam.
a) will write
b) will be writing
c) am writing
6. I knew she arrive before long.
a) will
b) would
c) had
7. I will phone you when I time.
a) have
b) had
c) will have
8. I will follow you wherever you ..

a) go
b) will go
c) are going
9. What .. we .. for dinner?
a) do, have
b) are, having
c) will, be having
10. I the money on the 20th.
a) am needing
b) will need
c) would need
Answers
1. I am seeing the Minister tomorrow.
2. What are you doing this weekend?
3. I will turn thirty-seven next month.
4. Buses leave every five minutes.
5. This time tomorrow I will be writing my exam.
6. I knew she would arrive before long.
7. I will phone you when I have time.
8. I will follow you wherever you go.
9. What are we having for dinner?
10. I will need the money on the 20th.
Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.
1. I would rather you . home now. (go / went)
2. I am going to tell her a few facts about .. (her / herself)

3. Have you ever met the people . live next door? (who / that)
4. He got married again a year later, .. surprised everybody. (what / which)
5. I saw a girl . beauty took my breath away. (whose / whos)
6. He is married to a singer . you may have heard. (of whom / whom / who)
7. I will give you .. help I can. (what / that)
8. .. she said made me angry. (what / that)
9. Please remind me to the post office. (to go / of going)
10. She said that she . enough. (had / had had)
Answers
1. I would rather you went home now.
2. I am going to tell her a few facts about herself.
3. Have you ever met the people who / that live next door?
4. He got married again a year later, which surprised everybody.
5. I saw a girl whose beauty took my breath away.
6. He is married to a singer of whom you may have heard.
7. I will give you what help I can.
8. What she said made me angry.
9. Please remind me to go to the post office.
10. She said that she had had enough.

Good and well grammar worksheet


JANUARY 1, 2017 -

Complete the following sentences using well or good.

Notes
Good is an adjective. It goes before a noun.
Well is an adverb. It is used to modify a verb or an adjective.
1. Your daughter sings (good / well)
2. She is a . writer. (good / well)
3. It is a .. built engine. (good / well)
4. He is a .. friend. (good / well)
5. I dont speak English .., but I can make myself understood. (good / well)
6. I am not feeling very . today. (well / good)
7. Only a .. teacher can teach English (good / well)
8. Her style is . (good / well)
9. I like that design. It is .. (good / well)
Answers
1. Your daughter sings (good / well)
2. She is a . writer. (good / well)
3. It is a .. built engine. (good / well)
4. He is a .. friend. (good / well)
5. I dont speak English .., but I can make myself understood. (good / well)
6. I am not feeling very . today. (well / good)
7. Only a .. teacher can teach English (good / well)
8. Her style is . (good / well)
9. I like that design. It is .. (good / well)

hould and would


DECEMBER 30, 2016 -

Should is mainly used to talk about obligation. Would is used to talk about past
habits. Should is also used as the past form of shall and would is used as the past form
of will.
Complete the following sentences using should or would.
1. Everyone .. wear a helmet. (should / would)
2. When we were kids we spend hours playing caroms. (would / should)
3. I told him that I probably be late. (would / should)
4. We .. be grateful for an early reply. (should / would)
5. I open the door? (Would / Should)
6. If we all sang in tune, it . be so bad. (wouldnt / shouldnt)
7. .. I turn the heating on? (Should / Would)
8. . we invite Judy? (Would / Should)
9. you mind moving a bit? (Would / Should)
10. She be informed? (Should / Would)
Answers
1. Everyone should wear a helmet. (obligation)
2. When we were kids we would spend hours playing caroms. (past habits)
3. I told him that I would / should probably be late.
4. We should / would be grateful for an early reply. (Note that in American English, should is
not normally used in this situation.)
5. Should I open the door?
6. If we all sang in tune, it wouldnt be so bad.

7. Should I turn the heating on?


8. Should we invite Judy?
9. Would you mind moving a bit?
10. She should be informed.

For, since, in and from


DECEMBER 29, 2016 -

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate time expression.


1. I once studied classical music six months. (for / since)
2. That house has been empty .. six months. (for / since)
3. I am going to France the summer. (for / since)
4. I have known him . our school days. (for / since)
5. I have known him a long time. (for / since)
6. How long have you been here ? (for / since)
7. I havent met him months. (for / in / since)
8. It was the worst storm decades. (for / in / since)
9. He loved music .. his earliest childhood. (since / from / for)
10. I will be at home . morning on. (since / from)
Answers
1. I once studied classical music for six months.
2. That house has been empty for six months.
3. I am going to France for the summer.

4. I have known him since our school days.


5. I have known him for a long time.
6. How long have you been here for?
7. I havent met him in / for months.
8. It was the worst storm in / for decades.
9. He loved music since / from his earliest childhood.
10. I will be at home from morning on.