Archive for September, 2013

Present continuous tense worksheet

September 7th, 2013 in English Teaching

This worksheet tests a student’s ability to form sentences in the present continuous tense. Students have to form meaningful sentences in the present continuous tense using the given groups of words. The words aren’t necessarily in the given order. An example is given below.

Grammar worksheets: gerund or infinitive?

September 6th, 2013 in English Teaching

Complete the following sentences using an –ing form or an infinitive.

1. He threatened ………………….. the police if I didn’t leave the place.

a) to call

b) calling

Using ask

September 5th, 2013 in Words

Ask is one of the commonest verbs in English. It is sometimes used incorrectly. The verb ask cannot be followed by the preposition to. It can be followed by either a direct or an indirect object.

Phrases with act

September 4th, 2013 in Expressions

The word act is used in many common phrases. Here is a list.

Balancing act / juggling act

Gerund or infinitive: grammar worksheet

September 3rd, 2013 in English Teaching

Some verbs can be followed by an –ing form or an infinitive. There is little difference of meaning. After some verbs, we can use an –ing form, but not normally an infinitive.

Collocations with do and make

September 2nd, 2013 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. Will you …………………. me a favor? (do / make)

2. Dorothy, who …………………. my hair, has moved to another beauty parlor. (does / makes)

Expressions about numbers

September 1st, 2013 in Expressions

Dressed up (to) the nines

Used to refer to a person who is wearing very fashionable clothes for a special occasion.