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Start I English grammar

English Grammar


"a little" and "a few"

a and an

a lot of and lots of

adverbs - adverbs of frequency

"be", "to be"

can and can't

date exercises

expressions of quantity

questions with question words

'Have got' or 'has got'

"little" or "a few"

Exercises - all adverbs of quantity -

Much or many?

Must and needn't 'needn't'

English Plural

possessive pronouns - English

prepositions Englsih grammar

present progressive grammar

s gentitive exercises

Simple Present +

Simple Past +

the time grammar exercises

There is or there are?

"to be", "to be exercises"

word order affirmative clause:  subject, verb, object and place. Grammar

word order in statements:  subject, verb, object and time. English Grammar

word order in statements:  subject, verb, object, place and time. Grammar

word order English

'Would like to' and 'want to' +


  English Tenses exercises

  Simple Present Tense

  Simple Past Tense

  Present Perfect

  Past Perfect

  Simple Future - Will Future


  Continuous Tenses

  Comparison of Tenses

  Active and Passive Voice

  If clauses - conditionals

  Reported Speech


Simple present


Simple Present - the Tenses - Learning English


Simple Present


Simple Present describes things, that happen one after another. It is used to describe permanant situations and the frequency of events.



Verbs: to run

I run

you run

he/she/it runs

we run

you run

they run

to have

I have

you have

he/she/it has

we have

you have

they have

to be

I am

you are

he/she/it is

we are

you are

they are


Examples - Simple Present: 


First I read a book, then I go to bed.

You go on for a mile, then you come to a church. Then take the road right.


Simple Present: The speakter believes something is true and will be true in the future.


Examples - Simple Present:


New York is in America.

Dogs like meat.


Simple Present signal words


Simple Present signal words: always, every, never, normally, now and then, occasionally, often, rarely, seldom, sometimes, usually.




I always eat oranges.

We go to school eyery day.

He always takes his dog for a walk.


Simple Present - questions


Form questions with 'do'.




I always eat oranges. Do I always eat oranges?

We go to school eyery day. Do we go to school every day?

He always takes his dog for a walk. Does he always take his dog for a walk?


Asking for the subject - Simple Present questions


Questions with who, what, which.




Who is Mr. Bone?

What is this?

Which shop seems to be the best?


Simple Present - negative


Negative sentences Simple Present




I know Covent Garden? I don't know Covent Garden.

We go to school eyery day. We don't go to school every day.

He takes his dog for a walk. He doesn't take his dog for a walk.


English grammar exercises

a few and a little:

01 Simple present exercises  Simple present

02 Simple present  Things that are true - facts

03 Signal words Simple Present always, every...

04 Signal words Simple Present always, every...

05 Simple present - signal words Text

06 Simple present questions Form questions

07 Questions Simple Present Write questions

08 Write questions

09 Write questions

10 Simple present negative Negative sentences

11 Simple present negative sentences Exercises

12 Simple present negative sentences

Present progressive - English grammar

Present progressive - Present continuous - The tenses - Learning English


Present progressive (Present continuous)


Present progressive (continuous) means: Something is happening now.


Form of the present progressive

to be (am, is, are) + infinitive + -ing




I am reading a book.

They are going for a walk.


Present progressive -  (Present continuous) signal words


Simple present signal words: at the moment, at present, now, right now, still, today, tonight.
Look! Listen!




She is now sitting in the classroom.
They are right now reading a book.
Look! They are watching television.


Verbs like can, have, like and want don't form the present progressive.


Present progressive questions


Am I watching TV?
Are you listening to music?
Is he dancing today?
Is she watching birds?
Are we looking for CDs
Are you wating for the taxi?
Are they writing letters?



English grammareExercises

Present progressive:

01 Present progressive exercises 

02 Present progressive exercise

03 Present continuous present progressive

04 Present continuous present progressive

05 Present progressive Exercises for beginners

06 Questions present progressive

07 Questions present progressive

08 Questions present progressive

09 Signal words present progressive

10 Present progressive examples Questions

11 Present progressive - negative Exercises

12 Present progressive - negative

Simple past - English grammar past tense

Simple Past tense - Learning English


Simple Past


The Simple Past describes things, that happened one after another in the past.


Examples: Simple Past


First Bob read a book, then he went to bed yesterday night.

Last week I came to a church and then I took the road right.


Das Simple Past: Actions that happened at a specific time in the past.


Examples: Simple Past tense: 


I got a present yesterday.

I had in great time in America last year.


Simple past regular verbs


Add -ed to the regular verb. look - looked, watch - watched,

Some verbs you need to change a bit.


Verb ending in... Add ... Examplee
-e only add -d live - lived
date - dated
Consonant +y Change y to i an add -ed carry - carried
cry - cried
1 vowel + 1 consonant

Double consonant and

add -ed

stop - stopped


Simple past irregular (not regular) verbs


Some verbs are not regular. You have to learn them by heart.


Examplee: Simple Past tense irregular verbs: 


begin - began

break - broke

come - came

drink - drank


fall - fell

forget - forgot

get -  got

speak - spoke


Simple past signal words


Simple past signal words: ago, in 2011, in 1999, ... last month, last week, last year, yesterday


Examples: Simple Past signal words


I ate oranges last year.

We went to school eyery day in 1999.

He took his dog for a walk a month ago.


Simple past- questions


To form a question: 'did' + subject + infinitive.


Examples: questions Simple Past 


I ate oranges in 2011. Did I eat oranges in 2011?

We went to school last week. Did we go to school last week?

He took his dog for a walk last week. Did he take his dog for a walk last week?


Simple past negative


Negative sentences Simple Past


Examples: Simple Past negative


I knew Covent Garden?   I did't know Covent Garden.

We went to school eyery day.  We didn't go to school every day.

He took his dog for a walk.  He didn't take his dog for a walk.



English grammar exercises

Simple past exercises

01 Simple past exercises  Exercise Simple Past

02 Simple past - to be exercises Simple Past

03 Simple past - to be to be exercises




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