Exercise 3: long/short forms of auxiliary verbs

(Practise the contractions of auxiliary verbs)

Short and long forms – multiple-choice test

Difficulty: rather easy (2 of 5)

Choose the corresponding long form (not shortened) of the contracted auxiliary verb given in the sentence.

  • Example: “He’ll come back soon.”
    • A. shall
    • B. willCorrect!
    • C. will not

If you still need help with the topic, look at forming short forms of auxiliary verbs again.


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