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Grammar Practice: Interrogative Pronouns

This Grammar Exercise is for ages 8 – 13 and/or Beginners learners. Interrogative Pronouns are words Who, Whom, What, Which, Whose. These pronouns are used to ask questions. Read and learn more HERE before doing the grammar practice on interrogative pronouns.  Let’s Start: Directions: Choose the correct Interrogative Pronouns to complete the sentences.

Interrogative Pronouns

The words Who, Whom, What, Which, Whose areInterrogative Pronouns. These pronouns are used to ask question. Examples: Who is he talking? Who are those people? Whom are you playing with? Whom is he talking to? Which of these bags is yours? Which do you like? Whose is this umbrella? Whose are these gloves? What is your dog’s […]

Grammar Practice: Reflexive Pronouns

One of the types of pronouns is Reflexive Pronouns. Many are confused on when to use reflexive pronouns. Before doing this exercise, I suggest reading the guide on When to Use Reflexive Pronouns on the Forum. Ready to start? Let’s begin:

When to Use Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexive pronouns are a type of pronoun that end with “-self” or “-selves”. List of Reflexive pronouns: myself, itself, yourself, herself, himself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves When to use Reflexive Pronouns: 1. When the subject and object of the sentence are the same, we use reflexive pronoun as the object. Example: John sometimes blames John. (subject: John, […]

Grammar Practice: Adjective Hunt

Adjectives are words used to describe a person, thing, place, event, and others. Examples of adjectives are beautiful, tall, difficult, expensive. For our Grammar practice today, let’s hunt for these adjectives. You have only 2 minutes (please time yourself) to identify 25 adjectives from the list below.  Write the adjectives you found in the comment […]

Use of “So” and “Such”

“So” and “Such” are often used in a sentence before an adjective or an adverb. They are used to strengthen the meaning of the adjective/adverb. To avoid confusion on the use of “so” and “such”, follow these two rules: 1. “so” is used before an adjective/adverb alone. word order: so + adjective/adverb Examples: He is so cute. (so […]

Do Not Begin a Sentence with “Because”

This had been what my English teacher told me however it is not always correct. Example A: Because I am tired. A sentence must always be complete in thought. So if the sentence is like the one above, the meaning is not complete. Example B: Because his father won in the lottery, they are able […]