Academic Skills: Grammar

Below you will find student Web resources for English grammar practice.

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Grammar: Activities by Level (Beginning)
  1. English Grammar Quizzes
    a4esl.org/a/g.html
  2. Grammar Lessons (various topics for lower levels; some include video)
    www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Blue Level/Blue Level.html
Grammar: Activities by Level (Intermediate)
  1. English Grammar Quizzes
    a4esl.org/a/g3.html
  2. English Grammar Quizzes (level unsorted; quizzes about places; scroll down for U.S. list)
    a4esl.org/a/g7.html
  3. English Language Tests
    www.english-test.net/esl/english-language-test.html
  4. English Grammar Tests
    www.english-test.net/esl/english-grammar-test.html
Grammar: Activities by Level (Advanced)
  1. English Grammar Quizzes (difficult)
    a4esl.org/a/g5.html
  2. English Language Proficiency Tests
    www.english-test.net/esl/english-language-proficiency-test.html
Grammar: Exercises
  1. English Grammar and Mechanics (charts and exercises on parts of speech, sentence elements and punctuation)
    free-ed.net/free-ed/Humanities/EnglishG&C/Grammar_Level2.asp
  2. Grammar Skills Exercises
    webapps.towson.edu/ows/exercises/indexpartsofspeech.aspx
  3. ESL Blues (extensive grammar practice activities; site states for pre-intermediate to high intermediate levels)
    http://eslbluesapps.com/m/diagnostic/trouble.html
  4. English Grammar Reference and Exercises
    www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar
  5. Interactive Exercises, Index of Grammar Terms, Rules for Fixing Grammar Problems
    www.chompchomp.com/menu.htm
  6. Grammar Exercises (various intermediate-level topics in each file; exercises have answers)
    www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/intermediate/a_grammar/
  7. ELS Learning Center (provided by EnglishClub.com; scroll down for quizzes)
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/index.htm
  8. Practice Grammar Activities
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Grammar: Games
  1. Grammar Ninja (a fun game)
    www.freeworldgroup.com/games6/gameindex/grammar-ninja.htm
  2. Grammar Practice Park (games that review grammar skills)
    www.harcourtschool.com/menus/preview/harcourt_language/grammar_park.html
  3. Grammar Blast (games at various levels)
    www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/grammar/
  4. English Language Games (on various topics)
    www.english-online.org.uk/games/gamezone2.htm
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Adjectives
  1. Adjectives or Adverbs (exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/9901/gc-advadj.html
  2. Adjectives and Adverbs (various exercises)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/adjadv_index.php
  3. The Order of Adjectives (an exercise with answers)
    www.better-english.com/grammar/adjord.htm
  4. Adjective Order (an exercise with answers)
    www.better-english.com/grammar/adjord2.htm
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Adjective Clauses
  1. Grammar Quizzes (various topics, including adjective clauses; scroll down to practice)
    www.grammar-quizzes.com/
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Adjectives/Comparatives
  1. Comparative Adjectives (includes information, practice exercises and a film)
    www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Yellow Level/Y6 Comparatives.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Adverbs
  1. Adjectives and Adverbs (various exercises)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/adjadv_index.php
  2. Adverbs of Frequency (an exercise)
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/adverbs_of_frequency.htm
  3. Adverbs of Frequency (an exercise)
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/adverbs-frequency_quiz.htm
  4. Adverbs of Frequency (scrambled sentences with answers)
    www.1-language.com/englishcourse/unit23_grammar_exs.htm
  5. Position of Adverbs of Frequency (an exercise with answers)
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/adjectives_adverbs/adverbs_of_frequency.htm
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Articles
  1. A, An, The or Nothing (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/mc008-ld.html
  2. Articles (various exercises)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/noun_index.php
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Both, Neither, Either, Nor and So
  1. An Exercise with Answers (advanced level)
    www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/vocabulary/both-either-neither-nor
Grammar: Parts of Speech/For, Since and Ago
  1. English Exercise "For, Since, Ago"
    www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-49804.php
  2. English Exercise "Since, For, Ago?"
    www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-21732.php
  3. Words with Time: For, Ago, Since, On, At (exercise)
    www.english-test.net/esl/learn/english/grammar/ei096/esl-test.php
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Nouns
  1. Countable and Uncountable Nouns (rules and exercises)
    esl.about.com/library/beginner/blmuchmany.htm
  2. Much and Many (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/lb/how.html
  3. Singular, Plural or Possessive (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/j/ck/mc-plurals.html
  4. Nouns: Count, Non-Count and Plurals
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/noun_index.php
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Prepositions
  1. Prepositions (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/fb-bd-preposition.html
  2. In, On, At (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/lb/inonat.html
  3. In, At (with places)
    a4esl.org/q/h/lb/atonintime.html
  4. At-On-In Used in Time and Dates
    a4esl.org/q/h/lb/atonintime.html
  5. Prepositions (various exercises; intermediate level)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/prepositions_index.php
  6. Prepositions (click "Listening to Prepositions")
    www.mcedservices.com/online.html
  7. Listening to Prepositions (practice activities)
    www.mcedservices.com/Prepex/QUIZEX.HTM
  8. Prepositions of Location and Direction: Part 1 (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=EaXTyFtQx9o
  9. Prepositions of Location and Direction: Part 2 (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0-Y7-tnDK0
  10. Prepositions of Location and Direction: Part 3 (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHmOHhl7saQ
  11. Prepositions - Common Mistakes in English: Part 1 (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8q30E7-eNc
  12. Prepositions - Common Mistakes in English: Part 2 (with video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=clDL8QfKzmA
  13. Prepositions (an explanation about prepositional phrases; Exercise 1 on identifying phrases; scoring available)
    http://depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/exercises/prepositions_ex1.htm
  14. Prepositions (Exercise 2 on identifying phrases; scoring available)
    depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/exercises/prepositions_ex2.htm
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Pronouns
  1. Pronouns: What Is a Pronoun?
    depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/pronouns.htm
  2. Kinds of Pronouns
    webapps.towson.edu/ows/pronouns.aspx
  3. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement (an explanation, examples and exercises)
    depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/agreement_pa.htm
  4. Usage: Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
    webapps.towson.edu/ows/pro_antagree.aspx
  5. Pronouns and Antecedents Self-Test
    aliscot.com/bigdog/agrpa_exercise.htm
  6. Noun/Pronoun Antecedent Agreement: Exercise 1
    depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/exercises/agreement_pa_ex1.htm
  7. Noun/Pronoun Antecedent Agreement: Exercise 2
    depts.dyc.edu/learningcenter/owl/exercises/agreement_pa_ex2.htm
  8. Pronoun Case: Exercise 1 (self-check)
    webapps.towson.edu/ows/exercises/Pronoun Case - Exercise01.aspx
  9. English Pronouns Quiz: Who, Whom, Whose (explanation and short quiz)
    www.esldesk.com/quiz/pronoun-who.aspx
  10. Personal Pronouns Quiz (chart and quiz)
    www.esldesk.com/quiz/personal-pronouns.aspx
  11. English Pronouns Quiz
    www.esldesk.com/activities/english-pronouns.aspx
Grammar: Parts of Speech/There is and There are
  1. "There Is" and "There Are" (exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/9807/km-thereisare.html
  2. There Is or There Are (a practice activity with rules and answers)
    www.english-zone.com/verbs/thereisare1.html
  3. There Is/Are (an explanation; audio available)
    http://eslgold.com/grammar/there_is_are/
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs
  1. Verb Tenses (4,287 random sentences to practice the different tenses according to your level of English)
    www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/exercises
  2. Make/Do (a quiz)
    a4esl.org/q/h/vm/make-do.html
  3. Hurricane Quiz Focusing on Present Tense: Simple Versus Progressive (low intermediate level)
    http://eslbluesapps.com/
  4. English Grammar Reference and Exercises (a variety of exercises on tenses; charts and exercises)
    www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar
  5. English Page (VERBS) http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbtenseintro.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Be (Am, Are, Is)
  1. Verb "Be" in Present Tense Statements (video presentation and exercise)
    www.youtube.com/user/JenniferESL?blend=2&ob=1#p/c/4BD77BD28CCDF039/6/Q5B5YTorYu4
  2. Be Verb - Present and Past (interactive exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz86skm.htm
  3. Be Verb Practice #1
    www.english-zone.com/verbs/be-01.html
  4. Jobs: Simple Present - Exercise
    www.eslpartyland.com/quiz-center/bepresent.htm
  5. The Verb Be (am, are, is) - Exercise 2
    a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz86skm.htm
  6. The Verb Be (am, are, is) - Exercise 3
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/be3.htm
  7. The Verb To Be - Positive Sentences and Contractions (charts and exercises)
    www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1A.html
  8. The Verb To Be - Negative Sentences and Contractions (charts and exercises)
    www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1B.html
  9. The Verb To Be - Yes/No Questions (chart and exercises)
    www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1C.html
  10. The Verb To Be - Information Questions (charts and exercises)
    www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1D.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Conditionals
  1. Present/Future Real (True) Conditionals (review the explanation chart and click "Exercises" for practice)
    english-zone.com/grammar/if-thenpres.html
  2. Present/Future Unreal (Untrue) Conditionals (an exercise; rules are available)
    english-zone.com/grammar/if-then3.html
  3. Present/Future Real (True) Conditionals (an exercise with answers; rules and a printable page are available)
    english-zone.com/grammar/if-then1.html
  4. Past Unreal (Untrue) Conditionals (an exercise with answers; rules and a printable page are available)
    english-zone.com/grammar/if-then5.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Future Simple
  1. Exercise (future simple; will)
    speakspeak.com/english-grammar-exercises/elementary/future-simple-will
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Gerunds
  1. Gerunds (various exercises)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/verbs_index2.php
  2. Gerunds and Infinitives (exercise with answers)
    english-zone.com/grammar/ger-inf01.html
  3. Voice of America: Gerunds vs. Infinitives, Part 1 (audio)
    www.manythings.org/voa/wm/2005-07-19-1.html
  4. Voice of America: Gerunds vs. Infinitives, Part 2 (MP3 and RealAudio formats)
    www.manythings.org/voa/wm/2005-07-27-5.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Irregular Verbs
  1. Grammar Exercises: Verbs
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/verbs.htm
  2. Rules for Using Irregular Verbs (a printable handout)
    www.chompchomp.com/handouts/irregularrules01.pdf
  3. Introduction to Irregular Verbs
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=gtgWAJR8AlU
  4. Irregular Verbs: ESL List 1 (list of verbs pronounced; includes infinitive, past and past participle)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIzSgI8kfEM
  5. Irregular Verbs: ESL List 2 (list of verbs pronounced; includes infinitive, past and past participle)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=maVxDUq8yOo&feature=related
  6. Irregular Verbs (list of verbs pronounced in a rap)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufk7Da__lPA&NR=1
  7. Learn English: Irregular Verbs
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK12tjcqpsM&feature=related
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Modals
  1. Modals: Can, Could, Be Able To (an exercise with answers)
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-modals_can_quiz.htm
  2. Modals: Have to, Must, Must Not/Musn't
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-modals-have-to-must-not.htm
  3. Grammar Exercises: Modal Auxiliaries
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/hilfsverben.htm
  4. Modals (a practice activity with answers)
    a4esl.org/q/h/0101/ig-modals.html
  5. Modal: Quiz 1
    www.eslcafe.com/quiz/modal1.html
  6. Modal: Quiz 2
    www.eslcafe.com/quiz/modal2.html
  7. Past Modals (information and examples)
    http://eslgold.com/grammar/past-modals/
  8. Perfect Modals
    https://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Yellow Level/Y12 Perfect Modals.html
  9. Perfect Modals
    https://www.learnamericanenglishonline.com/Yellow Level/Y14 Perfect Modals continuous.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Passive and Active
  1. Hurricane: Past Tense Passives
    eslbluesapps.com/hurrpass.htm
  2. Active or Passive Voice Practice Exercise
    a4esl.org/q/h/vm/active-passive.html
  3. Passive and Active Verb Practice Exercise
    english-zone.com/verbs/passive9.html
  4. Passive and Active Verb Practice (check your answers after completing the exercise)
    english-zone.com/verbs/passive8.html
  5. Grammar Exercises (a passive voice)
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/passiv.htm
  6. Passive or Active (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/9901/tb-passive.html
  7. Active or Passive Voice (a practice exercise)
    a4esl.org/q/h/vm/active-passive.html
  8. Passives (a tutorial with exercises; intermediate and advanced levels)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/verbs_index2.php
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Past Simple
  1. Exercise (past simple tense)
    speakspeak.com/english-grammar-exercises/elementary/past-simple-tense
  2. Exercise (past simple questions)
    speakspeak.com/english-grammar-exercises/elementary/past-simple-tense-questions
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Phrasal Verbs
  1. Building Your Phrasal Verb Vocabulary (a practice exercise with additional links to more practice)
    esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blphrasalbuild1.htm
  2. Various Exercises on Phrasal Verbs
    www.eflnet.com/pverbs/index.php
  3. Grammar Girl: Phrasal Verbs (transcript of explanation with audio)
    grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/phrasal-verbs.aspx
  4. Phrasal Verb Reference (table of commonly-used phrasal verbs with brief explanation)
    esl.about.com/library/weekly/aa011198.htm
  5. Phrasal Verb Page (list of common English phrasal verbs)
    www.eslcafe.com/pv/pv-list.html
  6. New Year's Eve Phrasal Verbs (exercise with answers)
    a4esl.org/q/h/0101/gp-newyears.html
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Phrasal Verbs with "Up"
  1. Phrasal Verb Vocabulary: Increasing and Decreasing With "Up" and "Down"
    esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blphrasalref2.htm
  2. Phrasal Verbs Using "Up" (video explanation)
    www.manythings.org/b/e/1653
  3. Phrasal Verbs With "Up" Part 1 (exercises with answers)
    a4esl.org/q/h/vm/pvup2.html
  4. Phrasal Verbs With "Up" Part 2 (exercises with answers)
    a4esl.org/q/h/lb/pvup.html
  5. Phrasal Verbs -- "Up" (exercise with answers)
    www.aj.cz/testquiz/test20.htm
  6. Exercise on Phrasal Verbs: Phrasal Verbs With "Up"
    www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/phrasal-verbs/exercises
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Present Perfect
  1. Present Perfect Practice (practice identifying tenses; high-intermediate level)
    www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentperfect/exercise1.swf
  2. Present Perfect Practice (choose the right response; high-intermediate level)
    www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentperfect/exercise2.swf
  3. Present Perfect Practice (do exercise No. 2 to know the answers for exercise No. 3; high intermediate level)
    www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentperfect/exercise3.swf
  4. Present Perfect Practice (a practice with word bank; high intermediate level)
    www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/presentperfect/exercise4.swf
  5. Real English Lesson Introduction to the Present Perfect
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hK7nEZrA2k&feature=related
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Tenses
  1. Grammar Exercises on Tenses
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/zeitformen.htm
  2. Past Tense Questions (an animated review)
    http://eslbluesapps.com/
  3. The Hurricane: Past Tense
    http://eslbluesapps.com/hurrpass.htm
  4. Verb Tenses (reviews and exercises for various verb tenses; all levels)
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/verbtense_index.php
Grammar: Parts of Speech/Verbs/Usage

Look/See/Watch

  1. Using 'Watch', 'Look' and 'See' (video explanation)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvPCaKOgLa0
  2. What's the Difference Between 'Look', 'See' and 'Watch'?
    www.ecenglish.com/learnenglish/lessons/whats-difference-between-look-see-watch
  3. See/Look/Watch (explanation and exercise)
    www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-33070.php
  4. Look, See or Watch (exercise with answers)
    a4esl.org/q/h/9901/jd-look.html
  5. Look, See or Watch (exercise with answers)
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/confusing_words/look_see_watch.htm

Say/Tell/Speak/Talk

  1. Say, Tell, Speak, Talk (summary of distinctions)
    www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/azar/grammar_ex/message_board/archive/articles/00024a.htm
  2. Various Grammar Rules - Speak, Talk
    http://speakspeak.com/resources/english-grammar-rules/various-grammar-rules/speak-talk-differences
  3. Speak and Talk Exercise at Auto-English (fill-in-the-gap exercise with answers)
    www.autoenglish.org/gr.talk.i.htm
  4. Say, Tell, Speak, Talk (English exercise with answers)
    www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-16079.php

Hear/Listen

  1. Speaking English - Say, Tell, Hear, Listen - How to Use Them Correctly (video)
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=GF1YcMrRxao
  2. Hear and Listen to (explanation and exercise with answers)
    www.5minuteenglish.com/feb4.htm
  3. Hear or Listen (exercise with answers)
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/confusing_words/hear_listen.htm
  4. To Hear or to Listen? (explanation and exercise)
    www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-3373.php
Grammar: Questions and Exercises
  1. Grammar Exercises
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/fragen.htm
  2. Basic Question Types (an explanation chart)
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-questions_types.htm
  3. Question Quiz (an exercise with answers)
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-questions_quiz.htm
  4. Tag Question (an explanation chart)
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-questions-tag.htm
  5. Tag Questions 1 (present tense)
    english-zone.com/grammar/tags01.html
  6. Tag Questions 4 (past tense)
    www.english-zone.com/grammar/tags04.html
  7. Tag Questions
    a4esl.org/q/h/fb006-bp.html
  8. 10 Tag Questions
    a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz13mlc.htm
  9. Tag Questions
    www.englishclub.com/grammar/verbs-questions-tag_quiz.htm
  10. Word Order in Questions (exercises for different verb tenses with answers)
    www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/word-order/questions
  11. Tag Questions
    www.eflnet.com/grammar/verbs_index2.php
Grammar: Writing Skills
  1. Grammar Exercises
    www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises_list/fragen.htm
  2. Fun with Randomly Generated Sentences (sentence patterns, tenses, possession, location)
    www.manythings.org/rs/
  3. Guide to Grammar and Writing
    grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
Grammar: Writing Skills/Capitalization and Punctuation
  1. Capitalization Exercise
    a4esl.org/q/j/ck/ed-caps.html
  2. Capitalization Exercise
    www.english-zone.com/spelling/caps01.html
  3. Capitalization Rules
    http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/writing-capitalization-rules.php
Grammar: Writing Skills/Fragments
  1. Finding Fragments in Short Passages: Exercise 1
    www.chompchomp.com/frag01/frag01.htm
  2. Finding Fragments in Short Passages: Exercise 2
    www.chompchomp.com/frag02/frag02.htm
Grammar:Writing Skills/Sentences
  1. Fun with Randomly Generated Sentences (sentence patterns, tenses, possession and location)
    www.manythings.org/rs/
Grammar: Writing Skills/Subject-Verb Agreement
  1. Subject-Verb Agreement (rules and exercises)
    grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm
  2. Subject-Verb Agreement (an exercise consisting of editing an article on soccer; advanced level) grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/svagr3.html
  3. Subject-Verb Agreement (an exercise with answers; advanced level)
    a4esl.org/q/h/9901/cw-svagreement.html
  4. Subject-Verb Agreement (an exercise with answers)
    www.cityu.edu.hk/elc/quiz/subverb1.htm

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