Grammar
By TalktoMe / November 12, 2019

Modal Verbs ‘Can’ and ‘Could’

‘Can’ and ‘Could’ are modal verbs.  A modal verb is a type of verb that indicates MODE or MANNER.  They...

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By TalktoMe / August 12, 2019

Has or Have

HAVE is generally used with I/You/We/ They and PLURAL NOUNS. HAS is used with He/She/ It and Who and SINGULAR...

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By TalktoMe / June 25, 2019

Comparatives and Superlatives, Exercise 2

Complete these 16 sentences to test your knowledge of comparatives and superlatives. Russia is __ country in the world. big...

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By TalktoMe / June 25, 2019

Comparatives and Superlatives, Exercise 1

The comparative expresses a comparison between two objects. We use comparative adjectives to show change or make comparisons: Examples: This phone is...

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By TalktoMe / June 22, 2019

Word Formation, Exercise 2

Complete the sentences given below with the correct form of the words in brackets. Maya has an ___ memory and...

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By TalktoMe / June 22, 2019

Word Formation, Exercise 1

Complete the sentences given below with the correct form of the words in brackets. Neha learned a ___ lesson from...

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By TalktoMe / June 22, 2019

Antonyms or Opposites

An antonym is a word that has an opposite or reverse meaning. For example, the antonym for “tall” is “short,”...

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By TalktoMe / May 29, 2019

Kangaroo Words – Exercise 2

Kangaroo words are words that have a smaller word inside them, just like a mother kangaroo has a baby kangaroo...

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By TalktoMe / May 29, 2019

Kangaroo Words (Advanced)

A kangaroo word is a word that has a smaller word inside it, just like a mother kangaroo has a...

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By TalktoMe / May 29, 2019

Vocabulary- How to Avoid “Very”

Example: As a child I was very afraid of the dark. As a child I was terrified of the dark. Here are...

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By TalktoMe / May 29, 2019

Tenses: Past Tense

The simple past tense is formed by adding – ed to the word. Example: work, worked. Irregular verbs change completely in...

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By TalktoMe / May 29, 2019

Word Formations: Adjectives

In the sentences below, fill in the correct form of the given word to make an adjective. These adjectives can be...

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By TalktoMe / April 30, 2019

Advanced Grammar: Question Tags

Question tags are short questions that we put at the end of sentences. If the main part of the sentence...

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By TalktoMe / April 30, 2019

Past Tense: Was and Were

Fill in the blanks with was or were. Examples: A duck was crossing the road. (A duck- singular)      ...

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By TalktoMe / April 20, 2019

Punctuation

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By TalktoMe / January 3, 2019

Vocabulary Exercise – Houses and Flats

Where do you live? Describe your house. Describe your dream home. Here are some words that are associated with homes....

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By TalktoMe / January 3, 2019

Vocabulary Exercise – Family

How many people are there in your family? husband, wife, mother, father, son, daughter, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, cousin, grandfather,...

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By TalktoMe / January 3, 2019

Vocabulary Review: Verbs in Present and Past Tense

Below is a list of verbs related to sports. Verbs are action words. Walk, run, jump, skip, swim, race, jog, ski,...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Too and Enough

With adjectives and their opposites old, dangerous, long, interesting, slow, dark, well, easy, expensive, large, noisy, cool, near, heavy, dirty...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Agent Nouns

An agent noun is a noun denoting someone or something that performs the action of a verb. For example, “driver”...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Adjectives and Adverbs

Choose the adjective or adverb (given in the brackets) to complete the sentence. An adjective is a word that describes a...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Do, Go, Play – Quiz

Complete the sixteen sentences given below to test your knowledge of the words do, go, and play. I joined a...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Have To – Quiz

Complete the sentences below to test your knowledge of the phrase have to. I ___ get up very early every...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Quantifiers: Some and Any – Quiz

Complete the sentences below to test your knowledge of the words some and any. These words are called quantifiers because they...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Will – Quiz

Complete the sentences below to test your knowledge of grammar connected to the word will. ‘ Won’t’ is a contraction...

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By TalktoMe / November 19, 2018

Many, Much, A Few, A Little – Quiz

Complete the sentences below to test your knowledge of count and non-count nouns. Count nouns can be counted as one...

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By TalktoMe / November 9, 2018

And, But, So, Because – Quiz

Complete these sentences to test your knowledge of the words and, so, but, and because. I was late for class...

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By TalktoMe / November 9, 2018

Adjectives and Adverbs – Worksheet

Choose the adjective or adverb (given in brackets) to complete the sentence. Example: My friend is a careful driver. [careful/carefully]   My...

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By TalktoMe / November 9, 2018

This, That, These, Those – Quiz

Complete the following sentences to test your knowledge of the words this, that, these, and those. Look at ___ birds...

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By TalktoMe / October 25, 2018

Past Tense – Quiz

Grammar Quiz Past Tense Answer these questions to test your knowledge of the simple past tense. My family and I...

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By TalktoMe / August 24, 2018

Prepositions of Time – Exercise 2

Some time expressions are: now, today, every day, last Monday, next week Some prepositions of time are: at, during, in,...

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By TalktoMe / August 24, 2018

Prepositions of Place – Exercise 1

Some prepositions of place are: above, between, from, near, under, behind, close to, in back of, next to, below, far from,...

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By TalktoMe / August 17, 2018

Sentence Structure

Please put the words in order. Example: tall / Sanjay / is Sanjay is tall. lives / in a flat...

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By TalktoMe / August 17, 2018

Present Tense Verbs – Exercise 2

Please make grammatically correct sentences using the words given. Add your own ideas. There are no right or wrong answers....

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By TalktoMe / August 17, 2018

Present Tense Verbs – Exercise 1

Add and change words as necessary. You might have to change the order of the words given. Example: Russia / big country Russia...

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By TalktoMe / August 17, 2018

Prepositions of Time

Some time expressions are: now, today, every day, last Monday, next week Some prepositions of time are: at, during, in, on...

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By TalktoMe / August 8, 2018

Irregular Verbs

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By TalktoMe / August 8, 2018

There Is/Are

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By TalktoMe / August 8, 2018

Noun

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By TalktoMe / August 8, 2018

Prefixes

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By TalktoMe / August 8, 2018

Plurals

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By TalktoMe / July 7, 2018

Adverbs of Manner

For most adverbs of manner, add ‘ly’ to the adjective. Example: Rohit is a ‘careful’ worker, becomes Rohit works ‘carefully.’...

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By TalktoMe / July 7, 2018

Relationships & Personal Pronouns

A) HIS or HER? Example:  What’s your wife’s name?  Her name is Mira. What’s your brother’s name? ______name is Ravi. What’s...

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By TalktoMe / July 7, 2018

Short Forms – am not/ is not/ are not

I am not (I’m not) He is not (he’s not or he isn’t) She is not (she’s not or she...

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By TalktoMe / July 5, 2018

Short Forms – Am/Is/Are

I am (I’m) He is (he’s) She is (she’s) It is (it’s) We are (we’re) You are (you’re) They are...

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By TalktoMe / July 5, 2018

Its or It’s

It’s is always short for ‘it is’ or ‘it has.’ It is raining. OR It’s raining. It has been a...

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By TalktoMe / June 23, 2018

Sentences 2

Please pay attention to spelling, capitalisation, punctuation and the order of words in a sentence. Remember to use the correct...

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By TalktoMe / June 23, 2018

Sentences 1

Please pay attention to spelling, capitalisation, punctuation and the order of words in a sentence. Remember to use the correct...

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By TalktoMe / May 22, 2018

Tenses – Present Tense 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb in brackets: Example: She ___ butter on the bread...

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By TalktoMe / May 21, 2018

Tenses – Present Tense 4

Don’t and doesn’t are contractions. Don’t is a contraction of do not, while doesn’t is a contraction of does not. I don’t want to...

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By TalktoMe / May 21, 2018

Tenses – Present Tense 3

In the simple present tense add an ‘es’ to verb roots that end in sh, ch, x, z, or ss...

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By TalktoMe / May 14, 2018

Tenses – Present Tense 2

 For verbs that end in –y (cry, fly) you have to change the –‘y’ to an ‘ies’ in the third...

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By TalktoMe / May 14, 2018

Tenses – Present Tense 1

We use the present tense to talk about things that always happen, or habits. I go to school at 7:00 am....

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By TalktoMe / May 6, 2018

Adjectives

Adjectives are words that describe nouns. ‘Colour’ is a noun. You could say, ‘I love colours.’ The sentence would be correct. But...

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By TalktoMe / April 24, 2018

Prepositions – Quiz

Choose the correct preposition from the list below and fill in the blanks. in, on, at, to, from, with, by,...

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By TalktoMe / April 6, 2018

Prepositions 3

‘With’ and ‘by’ A preposition is a word that links all the words in the sentence together. They are relationship...

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By TalktoMe / March 12, 2018

Prepositions 2

‘To’ and ‘from’ A preposition is a word that links all the words in the sentence together. They are relationship...

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By TalktoMe / February 21, 2018

Prepositions 1

‘In,’ ‘on,’ ‘at’  for Time and Place ‘In’ is a preposition used in front of GENERAL information indicating time and...

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By TalktoMe / February 19, 2018

Articles 2

Please fill in the blanks with ‘a’ ‘an’ ‘the’ or nothing. If no article is needed, do NOT fill in...

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By TalktoMe / February 8, 2018

Articles 1

Please fill in the blanks with the definite article (the), the indefinite article (‘a’) or (‘an’ before a vowel). Some...

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By TalktoMe / February 8, 2018

Personal Pronouns – Quiz

Please go over the last 6 grammar exercises on personal pronouns. We hope you've mastered them and do really well on...

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By TalktoMe / February 8, 2018

Personal Pronouns 6

Please fill in the blanks with the following words: they, them, their or theirs. Examples: Where are the children? ______...

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By TalktoMe / February 8, 2018

Personal Pronouns 5

Please fill in the blanks with you, your or yours. Examples: Do ____ have a pencil? Do you have a...

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By TalktoMe / January 17, 2018

Personal Pronouns 4

Please fill in the blanks with we, us, our or ours. Examples: ___ are going to the park. We are...

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By TalktoMe / January 17, 2018

Personal Pronouns 3

Please fill in the blanks with he, him or his. Examples: This is Varun. ___ has a schoolbag. This is...

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By TalktoMe / January 12, 2018

Personal Pronouns 2

Please fill in the blanks with she, her or hers. Examples: This is Ayesha. ____ has a camera. This is...

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By TalktoMe / January 12, 2018

Personal Pronouns 1

Please fill in the blanks with I, me, my or mine. Examples: ___have a pencil. I have a pencil. This...

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