Grammar Exercises and Quizzes

Exercises and quizzes about various topics in English grammar and usage

This section of Camilla’s English Page is under active construction. More exercises are being added on a regular basis.

Exercises for Advanced Students and Native Speakers

The exercises in this section cover a wide variety of grammar and usage topics that are of an appropriate difficulty level for native speakers and for more advanced ESL students. Exercises for elementary-level ESL students are located further down the page.

Grammar Terms

English Grammar Terms (Quizlet)
Variable: Test your knowledge of these general grammar terms in a variety of formats on Quizlet.

Pronoun-Related Terms (Quizlet)
Variable: Test your knowledge of these pronoun-related terms in a variety of formats on Quizlet.

Nouns

Count Nouns vs Noncount Nouns Quiz 1
Multiple Choice: Decide whether each of the nouns is a count noun or a noncount (mass) noun.

Pronouns

Pronoun Categorization Exercise 1
Multiple choice: Choose which pronoun category or categories each pronoun belongs to.

Verbs

Irregular Verbs Quiz 1
Open-ended: Type the correct form (infinitive, past tense, or past participle) of each missing irregular verb.

Irregular Verbs Quiz 2
Open-ended: Complete each sentence with the appropriate past tense or past participle form of the irregular verb in parentheses.

Subject-Verb Agreement

Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz 1
Multiple Choice: Choose the correct verb form for each sentence according to the rules of subject-verb agreement.

Sentence Construction and Connection

Constructing and Connecting Complete Sentences Exercise 1
Multiple choice: Choose which error (if any) the sentence is an example of—fragment, fused sentence, run-on sentence, or comma splice.

Usage

Common Errors in Usage Quiz 1
Multiple choice: Choose the appropriate word or expression to complete each sentence.

English As a Second Language Exercises

The exercises in this section cover basic aspects of English grammar; they are most appropriate for ESL learners. Some exercises have a separate link in parentheses for a version of the exercise with instructions and explanations in Chinese.

Sentence Pattern Exercises

Interrogative Sentence Patterns Exercise 1 (中文版)
Open-ended: Rewrite each declarative sentence (statement) as an interrogative sentence (question).

Interrogative Sentence Patterns Exercise 2 (中文版)
Open-ended: Rewrite each declarative sentence (statement) as an interrogative sentence (question).

Negative Sentence Patterns Exercise 1 (中文版)
Open-ended: Rewrite each affirmative sentence as a negative sentence.

Negative Sentence Patterns Exercise 2 (中文版)
Open-ended: Rewrite each affirmative sentence as a negative sentence.

Negative and Interrogative Sentence Patterns Exercise 1 (中文版)
Open-ended: Rewrite each negative or interrogative sentence as an affirmative sentence.

Determiners

Articles Exercise 1: Indefinite Articles (A or An)
Multiple choice: Choose the correct article to complete each sentence.

Articles Exercise 2: Indefinite Articles (A or An)
Multiple choice: Choose the correct article to complete each sentence.

Articles Exercise 3: Indefinite Articles (AAn, or Nothing)
Multiple choice: Choose the correct article to complete each sentence.

Prepositions

Prepositions Exercise 1: At, In, and On
Multiple choice: Choose the idiomatically correct preposition to fill in each blank.

Verbals

Gerunds and Infinitives Exercise 1
Multiple choice: Fill in each blank with the idiomatically correct choice(s): an infinitive, a gerund, or the preposition to + a gerund.