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TO-infinitive or gerund: ADVISE, RECOMMEND, ALLOW, PERMIT, FORBID, REQUIRE. These verbs can be followed by either a gerund, or a noun phrase or pronoun + to-infinitive, with almost no difference in meaning.

TO-infinitive or gerund: ADVISE, RECOMMEND, ALLOW, PERMIT, FORBID, REQUIRE

Passive infinitives are also common: The help desk advised checking the "Advanced Settings" option. The help desk advised me to check the "Advanced Settings" option. (I was advised to check the "Advanced Settings" option.) The plumber recommended buying a new water heater. In many countries, they don't allow smoking in public places. The rules do not permit keeping pets on the premises. Grammar Gremlins (advanced) Ghosts in the Graveyard. Negative prefixes – games. Negative prefixes are very productive.

Negative prefixes – games

It seems that if you learn these then you might be able to create countless English words. However, it is not enough to learn only the prefixes. As each word has its own prefix and there are just a few rules you have to learn the whole words. Knowing this, I took 4,000 most frequent words in English and I looked for the words with negative prefixes among them. Once I found them I created the following mind map: Negative prefixes – a mind map. Indirect questions: explanation of English grammar. When students hear the phrase indirect questions, they get scared.

Indirect questions: explanation of English grammar

But actually this is one of the easiest grammar points in English. The only thing you have to watch out for is that if a sentence starts with a certain phrase (Do you know or Could you tell me etc.) you have to use the word order for an affirmative sentence. To put it simply, after the aforementioned phrases do not make questions. Exercises at Grammar Bytes! Comma Splices & Fused Sentences • Fragments • Irregular Verbs Commas • Parallel Structure • Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Apostrophes • Pronoun Agreement • Pronoun Case Pronoun Reference • Subject-Verb Agreement • Word Choice Terms of Use You may not alter, sell, or post these materials on a different server.

Exercises at Grammar Bytes!

Prefix Suffix game. Free Language Arts Game for Elementar Students. Articles - a/an, the. This lesson is about the indefinite articles, “a” and “an”, and the definite article, “the”. a/an = indefinite article that refers any noun the = definite article that refers to a certain or specific noun For example: “Let's see a movie” means any movie.

Articles - a/an, the

(indefinite) “Let's see the movie” means a certain movie. Modal verbs - can, could, might, must, should game. The Scene of the Crime (modals of speculation) Must and can modal verbs game. Learning English Grammar. The Tiny TEFL Teacher.

Learning English Grammar

Grammar Gamble - the online English grammar test. Building prefixes. Adjectives, Prefixes, Suffixes, Synonyms, Extreme Adjectives, Opposites, Jeopardy Game. Prefixes - common prefixes game. Prefixes. Noun suffixes game. Noun suffixes : Practice noun suffixes using this ESL fun Game.This game is also excellent for classroom teaching.

noun suffixes game

Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary or grammar review. Conditionals. Adjectives and Adverbs. -ing Adjectives Part II. -ing Adjectives. -ing Adjectives Part II B. Verb Tenses. Revision exercise on Future Tense. 6.

Revision exercise on Future Tense

The typist is typing the letter now. It (be) ready in a moment. 7. Will or be going to. Will vs be going to Select the correct form for each sentence.

will or be going to

If either form is possible, select will / be going to 1. The weatherman predicted that it rain tomorrow. Revision exercise on Present Tense. Present Continuous and Present Simple. Simple present or continuous(taste, smell) Revision exercise on Past Tense. Timelines. Tenses. Test on Tense (1) Test on Tense (2) Verb Tense Exercise 5. 1.

Verb Tense Exercise 5

A: Did you like the movie "Star Wars? " B: I don't know. I (see, never) that movie. 2. Sam (arrive) in San Diego a week ago. 3. Miscellaneous tenses exercises. Verb tenses exercises - all tenses - Verbs game. Pronouns. Pronouns and determiners game. Prepositions. Prepositions. Prepositions. Nouns. Noun Explorer - game. So and Neither Tutorial. When to use Make or Do. Do and Make are two of the most common verbs in English. They are also two of the most commonly confused verbs in English! There are two main reasons for this: Many languages have only one of these verbs. For example, in Italian 'fare' translates for both 'do' and 'make'. Many of the expressions are fixed expressions such as: make the bed, do homework. Make, do, have, take. FCE (First Certificate) Collocations make, do, have and take There are some general rules for this, but mainly you need to remember lots of fixed expressions.

Look at the information in the table for a couple of minutes and try to remember the words. Then click below to hide the information and try to answer the questions at the bottom. Conjunctions. School House Rock presents "Conjunction Junction" Conjunction Junction, what's your function? Hooking up words and phrases and clauses.Conjunction Junction, how's that function? Gerunds and infinitives: Farmer Jones and his wife. Gerunds and infinitives: Farmer Jones and his wife Submitted by admin on 1 July, 2009 - 13:58 This activity looks at the problem of whether verbs are followed by the gerund or infinitive. At Upper Intermediate level (B2 on the CEF level and FCE Cambridge exams) students are confronted with this problem and it is often useful to practise more thoroughly to help the difference in meaning of the verbs become part of the learners’ active knowledge.

Gerund or infinitive. Dependent Prepositions 2 exercises+ a table. Verbs Followed by Prepositions, ESL Grammar Activity Online. Practice Verbs Followed by Prepositions, using this ESL Grammar Interactive Monkey Fun Game for elementary and pre-intermediate. ESL Learners and Teachers can use it to review English vocabulary and grammar or simply practice these words. This Sentence Monkey activity is great for this type of grammar practice. Some verbs are always followed by particular prepositions in certain contexts. Examples include: complain about, throw at, throw to, agree with, wait for etc. Prepositions. Fill in the gaps with the missing prepositions.

Nouns and Adjectives Followed by Prepositions Game. ESL Interactive Fun Games Here we have the games carefully laid out for you. Follow the links to browse the variety of games offered. Articles. A Missing Cat (Grammar: Articles Review) Synonyms and antonyms. Synonyms antonyms.