ELEMENTARY GRAMMAR CORNER
This is a place to practise grammar. All the links are taken from englishexercises.org unless stated otherwise.
Spelling - Doubling consonants at the end of words in English
Please, visit http://www.myenglishteacher.net/doublingletterslesson110600.html for a full explanation and activities on this topic. Remember Consonant+ Vowel+Consonant doubles the final consonant but only when the stress is on that syllable. listen does not double the final consonant. swim doubles the final consonant, swimming.
a, an and the with or without vowels
We say a dog, a window, a glass...
we say an umbrella, an egg, an ostrich...
a + sound /ju:/
a European person, a university, a unicorn...
A similar rule applies to the
The+consonant is pronounced /ðə/: the glass, the computer...
the +vowel is pronounced /ðɪ/:: the egg, the onion...
the + sound /ju:/ is pronounced /ðə/ : the European Union, the USA...
Try this easy flash activity and also try to pronounce all of the articles properly
Visit englishexercises to do some activities on possessive adjectives and pronouns
Practice on adjectives:
This, that, These, Those
Practise them here. by masai089
WH words by S. Ortiz
Practise the frequency adverbs...
by Nuria Ortiz
CAN / CAN'T
Practise CAN with
Me, you, him, her, it, them...
LIKE + VERB -ING FORM
WORD ORDER IN SENTENCES. Some links to help you organise your writing: http://www.eoilangreo.net/guia_expresion/Ingles/orden1.htm and http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/word-order
On this website http://menuaingles.blogspot.com.es/p/por-donde-empezar-en-este-blog.html you will find many resources: listening activities, advice to practise other skills and a range of courses of English language.