Grammar and Mechanics
Adjective or Adverb - This worksheet discusses the differences between adjectives and adverbs. It defines adjectives and adverbs, shows what each can do, and offers several examples of each in use.
How to Use Adjectives and Adverbs - This resource provides basic guidelines of adjective and adverb use.
How to Use Articles (a/an/the) - This handout discusses the differences between indefinite articles (a/an) and definite articles (the).
Irregular Verbs - This handout contains a list and discussion of common irregular verbs.
Numbers - This section discusses numbers, how to write them correctly, and when to use numerical expressions instead.
Prepositions - This section deals with prepositions and their standard uses.
Relative Pronouns - This handout provides detailed rules and examples for the usage of relative pronouns (that, who, whom, whose, which, where, when, and why).
Sentence Punctuation Patterns - This handout describes eight sentence punctuation patterns with examples.
Subject/Verb Agreement - This handout will help you understand the common grammar problem of subject/verb agreement.
Two-Part (Phrasal) Verbs (Idioms) - This resource provides an overview and lists of phrasal/two part verbs.
Verb Tenses - This handout explains and describes the sequence of verb tenses in English.
Verbals: Gerunds, Participles, and Infinitives - This handout provides a detailed overview (including descriptions and examples) of gerunds, participles, and infinitives.
Practice and Exercises
ESL Teacher Resources - The professional resources listed here are both theoretical and practical. The list includes links to organizations and journals of interest to language teachers and language policy developers, as well as to a selection of online teaching and reference materials. Each of these links is a portal to an extensive collection of further resources for the professional ESL community.
Grammar and ESL Exercises - This resource provides links to all of our grammar and ESL exercises.
Sentence Structure Writing Practice 22. Noun Clauses (1) 23. Noun Clauses (2) 24. Reported Speech
Sentence Structure Writing Practice
22. Noun Clauses (1)
23. Noun Clauses (2)
24. Reported Speech
This section contains many exercises for learners to practice the various aspects of written English, including spelling and punctuation. There are a number of texts to correct or complete, and many different kinds of word game. There are also opportunities to practice creative writing.
Answer some simple questions
Correct some simple sentences
Unscramble some simple sentences
Correct a text 1
Correct a text 2
Separate the words in a text about morning routine
Insert the missing words in a text
Correct wrong sentences
Write about yourself
Right or wrong sentences for correction
Correct a holiday text
Separate the words in a text about holidays
Making words from long words
Questions and short answers
Words with double letters 1
Words with double letters 2
Finish a story without a middle
Write a book review
Correct spelling (one letter too many)
Write questions to fit answers
Fill in words - Monkey's Foot
Correct spelling mistakes (missing letters)
Fill in the words - A night to remember!
Separate the words in a text about a thief
Separate the words in a text about a birdman
Who or which?
Fill in the missing words at the end of a sentence
Revolting recipes - creative writing
Correct illogical sentences
Twelve questions game
Advertisements - creative writing
Creative writing - horror fiction!
Write silly sentences
Homophones (same-sounding words)
Find hidden words
Punctuate into sentences - Final escape
Creative writing - silly sentences
Tense practice (present simple or present perfect)
Correct tense mistakes
More tense practice
Logical or illogical?
Write the missing word in a sentence
Find the one word too many
Make up nonsense words
Make words from letters
Put a story into a consistent tense
Find the extra words in a text
Change cat to dog
Make more interesting sentences
Change John to Jane
Finish sentences (the thing I like most ..)
More sentence building
Correction of sports stories
Creative writing - wanted poster
Correct the wrong pronouns
Correct the wrong prepositions