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English grammar activities

English grammar activities

English grammar activities Verbs, superlatives, prepositions, article, pronoun.


English grammar activities Verbs, superlatives, prepositions, article, pronoun,
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1. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) The relative pronoun who can only be used in one of these sentences. Which is it?
a. ( ) I’ve lost the book.... you gave me.
b. ( ) Enter at the first door...... you find open.
c. ( X ) This lady........, was here yesterday, desires to talk with you.
d. ( ) This new processor has small parts........ are too small.
e. ( ) The man...... name is written here is my cousin.

2. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE)Complete the sentences with the correct relative pronoun.

1. Anybody else....... wants the correct information must ask the teachers about it.
2. Edgar Alan Poe........, stories are fantastic, was a great writer.
3. A boy with......... I went to school with is now our director.
4. I know a shop........ sells really good bargains.
5. I don’t like the man......... is staring at us at the bar.

Choose the alternative with the correct answers in the order of appearance.
a. ( ) which ; whose ; whom ; who ; which
b. ( ) which ; whose ; whose ; who ; which
c. ( ) who ; whose ; who ; which ; who
d. ( ) who ; whom ; whom ; which ; who
e. ( X ) who ; whose ; whom ; which ; who


3. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) Complete the sentences with a, an, the or no article with ( — ).
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England in 1564. He was....... actor and....... writer. He was............. music lover but couldn’t play..............  guitar. In 1582 he moved to...... London to work as...... actor.
Choose the alternative with the correct answers in the order of appearance.

a. ( ) a ; a ; — ; a ; a ; an
b. ( X ) an ; a ; a ; the ; — ; an
c. ( ) an ; — ; a ; the ; an ; a
d. ( ) an ; — ; a ; the ; — ; a
e. ( ) an ; a ; the ; — ; — ; an

4. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) Add the correct prepositions to complete the following note.
Hi Sarah!
I’m looking forward to seeing you next Saturday.....  the University festival. We had many changes since your last visit..... July. I am very busy now but I am sure I can meet you....... the cafeteria.......  August 19th. Did you get your bus ticket......  the internet ? The best flight is........ 9 am because you can be here....... lunchtime. Anyway, I will wait for you....... 11 am......noon.......
the airport. See you soon, Sue.

Choose the alternative with the correct answers in the order of appearance.

a. ( X ) at ; in ; at ; on ; on ; at ; at ; from ; until ; at
b. ( ) on ; on ; at ; on ; in ; at ; at ; until ; from ; at
c. ( ) at ; on ; until ; in ; on ; on ; in ; from ; to ; in
d. ( ) on ; in ; on ; at ; on ; at ; until ; at ; from ; at

e. ( ) at ; on ; at ; on ; in ; at ; at ; from ; until ; in

5. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) Which sentence below has the correct use of the superlatives?

a. ( X ) She’s the most likely to succeed.
b. ( ) Susan is the popularest girl at school.
c. ( ) Ushuaia is the farest place in Argentina.
d. ( ) Which is the beautifullest beach in our island?
e. ( ) Our uncle is the funiest person in our family.

6. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) Observe the sentences below:


  • 1. His backyard was greener than mine.
  • 2. China’s territory is biger than Brazil’s territory.
  • 3. My brother is lazyer than my sister.
  • 4. Some ideas are less practical than others.
  • 5. The boys seem more quiet than usual.
  • 6. My class today is quieter than yesterday.


Now choose the alternative that has the correct use of the comparatives.

a. ( ) Only sentences 1, 2, 3 and 5 are correct.
b. ( ) Only sentences 1, 2, 4 and 5 are correct.
c. ( X ) Only sentences 1, 4, 5 and 6 are correct.
d. ( ) Only sentences 2, 3, 4 and 6 are correct.
e. ( ) Only sentences 3, 4, 5 and 6 are correct.

7. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) Complete the sentence below: 
I am worried about Peter. He..... have
been waiting outside his house this morning so that
I....... give him a lift to work, but he
wasn’t there. Of course he...... have
been sleeping and didn’t hear me.

Chose the alternative that completes the paragraph correctly.

a. ( ) shall ; can ; might
b. ( ) may ; could ; might
c. ( ) may ; can ; will
d. ( ) should ; can ; will

e. ( X ) should ; could ; might

8. (Florianópolis/2012/FEPESE) Choose the alternative that only contains Irregular Verbs in the Simple Past form.

a. ( ) spend ; put ; fallen ; choose ; broke ; done ; threw
b. ( ) spent ; pet ; fall ; choose ; broken ; done ; threw
c. ( ) spent ; put ; fall ; chose ; broken ; did ; thrown
d. ( X ) spent ; put ; fell ; chose ; broke ; did ; threw
e. ( ) spend ; put ; fallen ; chose ; broke ; did ; throw

Read too:  Text Comprehension in English - Exercises

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