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Phrasal Verbs Drag and Drop 3

Phrasal verbs-- Drag and Drop Exercises 3-- Drag the correct phrasal verbs into the answer boxes

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Reading Comprehension 73 - GrammarBank

Reading Article 73-- What is a Virus Made Of-- ESL reading comprehension tests with answers to practice reading skills

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Action Verbs vs Linking Verbs

Verb categories-- Main verbs, helping verbs, action verbs, linking verbs differences explanations with examples...

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Much vs Many Exercise 2 - Drag & Drop

Drag and drop printable Much / Many exercise-- Drag much or many into the answer area to complete exercise

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Drag and Drop Grammar Exercises

(Printable) Drag and Drop grammar exercises covering variety of subjects-- Answer the questions by dragging the options into the correct answer area.

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Much vs Many Exercise - Drag & Drop

Printable drag and drop Much vs Many exercise with answers for ESL students and teachers

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Adjunct Meaning / Examples - GrammarBank

What is an adjunct? What is it used for? Explanations with example sentences

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Countable Uncountable Nouns Exercise 2

Choose whether the nouns are countable or uncountable exercise 2 - Printable and online versions available

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Too or Enough - GrammarBank

Too vs Enough explanations with examples and exercises - more or less than necessary

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Prepositional Phrase - GrammarBank

A prepositional phrase is a combination of a noun phrase and a preposition. As post modifier, adverbial, adverb...

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Annotation Tips - GrammarBank

Effective reading, highlighting and using symbols for students, annotation is the systematic marking of a text. It allows you to absorb more information...

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Abbreviation Rules - GrammarBank

Abbreviation rules: abbreviate titles, the names of familiar institutions, terms used with numbers, common Latin terms... Do not abbreviate in formal writing. Add -s for the plural form abbreviation..

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Count Non-Count Nouns Exercise 1

Countable vs Uncountable nouns exercise for students, choose whether the following nouns are count or non-count

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When / While / As - GrammarBank

We use when / while / as to talk about situations or actions that occur simultaneously. We use reductions with when and while. The different uses, explanations and example sentences online

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Short Reading Article 52 - Greek Homer

ESL reading practice articles online-- Answer the questions about short readings. Greek Homer, Odyssey, Troy

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ESL Reading Article 47 - First Novel

Short reading article with reading comprehension questions-- Reading 47-- Novelist Samuel Richardson

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Countable Uncountable Nouns - GrammarBank

Countable nouns and uncountable nouns details with examples-- Quantifiers used with count and non-count nouns...

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Short ESL Article 38 - Obesity

Short ESL article 38 - Read about struggle against obesity and answer the following questions

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Else / Elses / Or Else - GrammarBank

Fill in the blank with else, or else, elses. English as a second language exercises for students and teachers.

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K12 Reading Comprehension Passages

Near 100 interesting k12 reading comprehension passages with questions for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade or 5th grade kids

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Reading Comprehension 62 - Mental Illnesses

Short article about mental illnesses for ESL / EFL students - Answer the questions after reading the article and test you comprehension skills.

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ESL Reading Comprehension 46 - GrammarBank

ESL reading article 46-- Note taking while reading a novel, read the short passage and answer the questions.

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ESL Reading Article 39 - Pride and Prejudice

Read a short paragraph about Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and answer the 3 questions about the paragraph

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Free Reading Comprehension Worksheets 24 - Active Passive Smoking

Short article about active and deprived smoking / nicotine with follow up comprehension questions

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Short ESL Readings - Article 22

Answer the questions regarding the short ESL reading articles and check your answers - Women Taking the Husband's Name

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Possessive Adjective Exercises 2

My, your, his, her, its, our, their... Possessive adjectives exercise 2 - choose the correct possessives and check your answers

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Reading Comprehension - Article 32

How to Discipline Children's Behavior - Improve your reading skills with interesting reading comprehension articles.

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Nominalization - GrammarBank

Nominalization definition, examples, see list of common noun forming suffixes rules details

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Participle Clauses Exercise - GrammarBank

PDF and online version participle clauses worksheet with answers for ESL teachers and students

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Reading Tests 68 - GrammarBank

Reading Comprehension 68-- Insects and agriculture-- Answer the questions according to the short article.

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Short Reading Article 31 - Speaking vs Listening

English short reading article 31 - Short articles with reading comprehension questions and answers

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Free ESL EFL Quizzes 18 - Mixed

Printable and online ESL multiple choice grammar quizzes with answers-- QUIZ 18

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Polite Requests How To - GrammarBank

How to ask people to do things politely, asking for and giving permission, offering an invitation... Informally to a friend, formally to a stranger

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Free ESL/EFL Readings 64

Printable ESL EFL reading materials for teachers and students online - Short articles followed by comprehension questions and answers.

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Free Reading Comprehension Practice 35 - Grammar Bank

Practice your English online by answering questions about near 100 short articles. Reading Comprehension Practice 35 - TV Effects on Children

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Basic Composition Writing Steps

Step by step basic composition writing-- Brainstorming, putting your ideas in order, drafting, revising / proofreading and completing your composition.

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Present Perfect vs Simple Past Exercise

Printable/Online present perfect vs simple past tense worksheet with answers--fill in the blanks worksheet

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Causatives - GrammarBank

Causatives Examples / Exercises-- Types: have / get something done OR have somebody do / get somebody to do something...

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Adverbials - GrammarBank

Printable adverbials grammar, rules explanations, examples with exercises for ESL students

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No / Every Compound Forms

Printable No & Every compounds examples and exercise-- Singulars, plurals, positives and negatives--- Nobody (no one) / Nothing / Nowhere / Everybody (Everyone) / Everything / Everywhere

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Short Reading Exercise 74 - SUKARNO

Short ESL reading about SUKARNO with comprehension questions and answers online

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ESL Reading Worksheets 19 - Filmmaking

Free Reading Passages 19-- Tens of articles with comprehension questions for k12 and ESL

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ESL Reading Passage 48 - Aristotle and Galen

Short paragraph about Aristotle and Galen for ESL reading practice-- Read and answer the questions about Aristotle and Galen

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Prometheus and Fire - ESL Article 56

English reading passages for ESL EFL teachers and students. Reading 56 - Prometheus and Fire

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Reading Comprehension Questions - Passage 60

Short paragraph about sugar and its structure for ESL EFL students with follow up questions and answers...

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Reading Comprehension 13 - Early Humans

Reading comprehension Exercise 13-- Early humans short article with follow up questions for teachers and students

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Common Nouns vs Proper Nouns Exercise

Printable/Online common nouns vs proper nouns exercise 2 - Choose common or proper for each of the nouns

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Concrete vs Abstract Nouns Exercise 2 - GrammarBank

Choose concrete vs abstract nouns exercise 2 - Printable and online version available with answers

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My Friend and Me / My Friend and I

Which is Correct? My friend and I or my friend and me? It depends. See explanations with examples...

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