ESL Grammar

On this page you will find several printable ESL grammar exercises dealing with all aspects of English grammar, including parts of speech, tenses, embedded questions, relative clauses, etc. The ESL grammar worksheets on this page were developed for use in our own classes; each page explains the grammar points clearly and with simple language, and includes writing and review exercises to reinforce the material. Great for big classes or one-on-one students!
 
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Parts of Speech
Each of the worksheets below includes clear explanations of the different tenses, using simple language that ESL students can understand.

 

Nouns

ESL Grammar Worksheets: List of 100 Common Nouns

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Nouns (1) - an introduction to Nouns (people, places, and things)

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Nouns (2) - an introduction to Nouns (people, places, and things)

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Nouns (3) - an introduction to plural nouns

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Nouns (4) - singular and plural nouns, using "There is" and "There are"

 

Count/Noncount Nouns

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Count/Noncount Nouns (1) - count nouns with "many", and noncount nouns with "much"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Count/Noncount Nouns (2) - count/noncount nouns with "many", "much", and "a lot of"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Count/Noncount Nouns (3) - count nouns with "a few", and noncount nouns with "a little"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Count/Noncount Nouns (4) - count/noncount nouns with "some"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Count/Noncount Nouns (5) - count nouns with "There are" and noncount nouns with "There is"

 

Verbs:

ESL Grammar Worksheets: List of 100 Common Verbs

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Verbs (1) - an introduction to verbs

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Verbs (2) - introduction to Be Verbs (am, is, are)

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Verbs (3) - extra practice with verbs

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Nouns and Verbs - practice differentiating nouns and verbs

ESL Grammar Worksheets: List of Irregular Verb Forms - Present, Past, and Past Participle

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Irregular Verbs - Past and Past Participle Quiz


 

Adjectives:

ESL Grammar Worksheets: List of 100 Adjectives

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adjectives (1) - an introduction to adjectives

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adjectives (2) - opposites

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adjectives (3) - fill in the blank with an adjective

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adjectives (4) - adjectives and the nouns they modify

 

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives (1) - an introduction to comparative adjectives (adj. + er)

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives (2) - more practice with comparative adjectives

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives (3) - more vs. -er

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives - As--As (1) - introduction to the "as - adjective - as" pattern

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives - As--As (2) - use either more/-er or as-adjective-as to compare two things

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives - As--As (3) - compare different things using comparative adjectives

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Comparative Adjectives - Not as--as - use this pattern to say the oppposite of "more + adjective"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Superlative Adjectives (1) - introduction to superlative adjectives, using adjective + est

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Superlative Adjectives (2) - more practice with superlative adjectives

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Irregular Adjectives - some irregular adjectives, and their comparative and superlative forms

 

Adverbs:

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adverbs (1) - an introduction to adverbs

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adverbs (2) - fill in the blanks with a suitable adverb

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adjectives and Adverbs - identify adjectives and adverbs, and the words that they modify

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Irregular Adverbs (1) - an introduction to some irregular adverbs

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Irregular Adverbs (2) - hard/hardly and late/lately

 
ESL Grammar Worksheets: Adverb Games - a couple of simple, printable activities that make learning adverbs fun and interactive!

 

 

 

Tenses
Each of the worksheets below includes clear and simple explanations of the different tenses, along with basic exercises to help students understand when and how to use them correctly.

 

Present Tense

 

Present Continuous Tense

Past Tense

Future Tense

Basic Tense Review Quizzes

 

Past Continuous Tense

 

Present Perfect Tense

 

 

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

(a.k.a. Present Perfect Progressive Tense)

 
 

 

Additional Advanced Grammar ESL Worksheets

Passive Voice

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Subject-Verb-Object Worksheet 1 - introduction to the "subject-verb-object" sentence construction.

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Subject-Verb-Object Worksheet 2 - practice identifying subjects and objects


ESL Grammar Worksheets: Passive Voice Worksheet 1 - rewrite the sentences in the passive voice ("be verb" + "past participle" + "by")

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Passive Voice Worksheet 2 - practice writing passive voice sentences without subjects

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Passive Voice Worksheet 3 - practice using the passive voice with the words "get" and "got" (instead of "be verbs")

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Passive Voice Worksheet 4 - practice switching between active and passive voices

Download more similar worksheets in our grammar e-books!

 

Embedded Questions

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Embedded Questions Worksheet 1 - introduction to embedded questions (indirect questions)

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Embedded Questions Worksheet 2 - practice writing embedded questions

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Embedded Questions Worksheet 3 - practice writing questions that include embedded questions

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Embedded Questions Worksheet 4 - introduction to embedded questions using the word "if"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Embedded Questions Worksheet 5 - introduction to embedded questions using the words "whether ... or not"
 

 

Relative Clauses

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 1 - introduction to relative clauses (using "that", "which", and "who")

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 2 - review of relative clauses (using "that", "which", and "who")

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 3 - relative clauses using "where", "when", and "whose"

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 4 - "identifying" vs. "non-identifying" relative clauses

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 5 - review of "identifying" relative clauses

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 6 - introduction to the grammar rule stating that you should not put prepositions at the end of sentences

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 7 - "no prepositions at the end of a sentence" review

ESL Grammar Worksheets: Relative Clauses - Worksheet 8 -"no prepositions at the end of a sentence" review (part 2)

 

 

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