List of exercises (tricky grammar topics)

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Exercises on tricky grammar topics

Here you will find an overview of exercises about tricky topics in English grammar and their level of difficulty. New quizzes are added continuously, so check back regularly.

List of tricky grammar exercises

Topic 1 2 3 4 5
Difference: ‘since & for’ (since 1995, for 12 months, etc.) medium easy medium    
Question tags (isn’t it?, don’t you?, etc.) easy easy   difficult difficult
Question words (who, what, where, etc.) easy medium      
Prop-words ‘one & ones’ (the last one, red ones, etc.) easy        
Use: ‘a little & a few’ (little time, a few things, etc.) easy        
Use: ‘to be/get used to …’ (He is used to getting up early.) easy        
Use: ‘used to …’ + infinitive (I used to live in London.) easy medium      
Difference: ‘been & gone’ (She has gone away.) easy        
Difference: ‘it’s & its’ (it’s interesting, its color, etc.) medium medium      
Difference: ‘do & make’ (do homework, make a cake, etc.) easy medium      
Use: ‘much, many & a lot’ (much tea, many friends, etc.) easy        
Use: ‘some & any’ (some apples, any questions, etc.) medium medium medium    
Difference: ‘in the end & at the end’ (at the end of the street etc.) easy        
Difference: ‘in time & on time’ (he’s always on time etc.) easy        

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