GrammarTrainer II Lessons

Lesson 1

Intransitive verbs (walking, running, swimming...), singular present tense (is swimming...). Pronouns: he, she. Singular noun phrases (the boy, the girl). 32 possible exercises.

Lesson 2

Intransitive verbs, plural present tense, mixed with singular (is swimming, are swimming). Pronouns: he, she, they. Singular and plural noun phrases (the boy, the boys). 34 possible exercises.

Lesson 3

Intransitive verbs, past tense, regular and irregular verbs (walked; ate, ran, slept...). Introduction to past time expressions (yesterday, last year, two hours ago). 32 possible exercises.

Lesson 4

Intransitive verbs, future tense (will walk). Introduction to future time expressions (tomorrow, next year, in three hours.) 32 possible exercises.

Lesson 5

Intransitive verbs, habitual tense (She runs, They run). Introduction to habitual time expressions (every Monday, in the afternoon, on weekends). 32 possible exercises.

Lesson 6

Intransitive verbs in a mixture of tenses: present, past, future and habitual. 72 possible exercises.

Lesson 7

Negated transitive verbs in different tenses (isnít going, didnít go, wonít go, doesnít go). 58 possible exercises.

Lesson 8

Transitive verbs (eating, carrying, opening...), singular and plural present tense. Pronouns: he, she, they, it, him, her, them. 107 possible exercises.

Lesson 9

Transitive verbs, past tense. More irregular verbs (More practice with the above pronouns. 107 possible exercises.

Lesson 10

Transitive verbs, future tense. 107 possible exercises.

Lesson 11

Transitive verbs, habitual tense. 107 possible exercises.

Lesson 12

Transitive verbs, mixture of tenses: present, past, future and habitual, and negated tenses. Practice using time expressions (yesterday, last year, in two days, every morning). 152 possible exercises.

Lesson 13

Facial expressions and the verb to be in different tenses and negations: is/are/was/were/will be/isnít/ arenít/wasnít/werenít/wonít be. 56 possible exercises.

Lessons 14-16

Intransitive verbs with indirect objects (pointing to the boy, waving at the girl) present tense (lesson 14; 29 possible exercises), past tense (lesson 15; 29 possible exercises), and mixture of past, present, future, habitual, and negated tenses (lesson 16; 72 possible exercises). More practice using time expressions.

Lessons 17-19

Same as 14-16 but with verbs of motion and locative prepositional phrases (walk along, drive around, fly over, go under, go through...). Present tense: 64 possible exercises. Past tense: 64 possible exercises. Mixed tenses: 165 possible exercises.

Lessons 20-22

Same as 14-16, but with transitive verbs with possessive noun phrases and possessive pronouns (brushing the boyís hair, brushing her hair). Present tense: 65 possible exercises. Past tense: 65 possible exercises. Mixed tenses: 155 possible exercises.

Lessons 23-25

Same as 14-16, but with verbs that simultaneously take direct and indirect objects (give and get). Present tense: 110 possible exercises. Past tense: 110 possible exercises. Mixed tenses: 212 possible exercises.

Lessons 26-28

Same as 14-16, but with verbs that take direct objects and directional prepositional phrases (put the hat behind the box; take the hat out from behind the box). Present tense: 52 possible exercises. Past tense: 52 possible exercises. Mixed tenses: 56 possible exercises.

Lesson 29

Why-questions and because-clauses (Heís holding an umbrella because itís raining); how-questions and by-clauses (She got from the house to the tree by paddling); introduction to the past progressive (was running). 36 possible exercises.

Lesson 30

Relative clauses (The boy who is standing is taller, The chair that the girl is sitting in is bigger.) 44 possible exercises.