English Grammar Blog

in the English grammar blog you can get updates to all the new additions to the site of Grammar Wiz.

The blog provides training on all aspects of grammar such as clauses, tenses, phrases, punctuation, sentence structure and much more.

Oct 14, 2019

Present Perfect Quiz - Online interactive quiz with answers

Online present perfect quiz with answers, testing the affirmative, negative, yes no questions and question words. The quiz is interactive so you can click to view and check your answers.

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Oct 05, 2019

Reported Speech Imperatives - Reporting Commands

Reported speech imperatives, also known as reported commands, follow a slightly different structure to normal indirect speech. We use imperatives to give orders, advice, or make requests.

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Oct 04, 2019

Present Simple Quiz Online - Grammar Practice

Present simple quiz online to practice your English grammar. This tests you on the various forms of the tense and it comes with answers.

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Oct 04, 2019

Direct and Indirect Speech: The differences explained

Direct and indirect speech are different because in direct speech the exact words said are spoken, but in indirect or reported speech, we are reporting what was said, usually using the past tense.

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Oct 03, 2019

Reported Speech Tenses Chart

Reported speech tenses may differ from the tense of the direct speech. The general rule for tenses in reported speech is that it changes to the past tense. This is called backshifting.

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Sep 13, 2019

Present Perfect Tense Exercises - Quizzes to improve your grammar

These present perfect tense exercises will improve your skills at using this tense. Place your answer into the box and click to check your score.

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Aug 02, 2019

Multi-word Verbs: Understanding Phrasal and Prepositional Verbs

There are three multi-word verbs: prepositional verbs, phrasal verbs, and phrasal-prepositional verbs.

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Jun 21, 2019

Copular Verbs or Linking Verbs

To join an adjective or noun complement to a subject we use copular verbs, commonly known as linking verbs. Examples are: be, appear, taste, feel, and get.

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Jun 12, 2019

Finite Verbs: Verbs that take a subject and tense

A finite verb is a verb that has a subject and a tense. That is in contrast to a non-finite verbs which does not have a subject and cannot form tenses.

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May 28, 2019

Stative Verbs: For Opinions, Feelings, and Emotions

Stative verbs are used to reflect states of mind such as opinions, feelings, sense perceptions, and emotions. They are not usually used in the continuous tense.

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May 02, 2019

Difference between the present perfect and present perfect continuous

The difference between the present perfect and present perfect continuous

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May 01, 2019

The present perfect continuous tense - Rules and Examples

The present perfect continuous tense (or present perfect progressive) is used to show that something started in the past but is still continuing in the present.

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Apr 25, 2019

Past Simple Exercises: Regular, Irregular, Questions and Negatives

Past simple exercises so you can practice this tense They are available online but can also be downloaded as a PDF to print off and use in class.

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Apr 22, 2019

Future Perfect Continuous Tense Examples

These future perfect continuous tense examples will help you learn how to use this complicated tense. A list of examples for you to practice the tense.

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Apr 18, 2019

Past Tense of Feel: Felt

The past tense of feel is felt. We don't say feeled as feel is an irregular verb which means that it doesn't follow the usual pattern of past simple verbs.

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