Grammar Practice Exercises

Grammar Practice Exercises - Level 1

 

Nouns and articles

gender of nouns ending in -o, -a

number of nouns (making nouns plural)

diminutive ending -ito

possession of nouns (use of de + noun to express 's)

definite articles (el, la, los, las)

use of definite article with a title

use of definite article with days of the week to express "on"

contractions with "al" and "del"

indefinite articles (un, una, unos, unas)

Adjectives

agreement of adjectives: gender and number

• position

short form possessive

• ordinal numbers 1st - 10th

matching ordinal numbers

writing ordinal numbers

• cardinal numbers 1 - 100

writing numbers 1 -10

writing numbers 11 - 20

writing numbers 1 - 20

writing numbers 1 - 30

writing numbers 10 - 100

writing numbers 1 - 100

review of all Level 1 adjectives

Verbs

subject-verb agreement

• present tense

regular -ar verbs

regular -er verbs

regular -ir verbs

all regular verbs in the present tense

stem-changing verbs (e-ie)

stem-changing verbs (o-ue)

stem-changing verbs (e-i)

all stem-changing verbs in the present tense

irregular verbs in the 1st person singular (yo form)

irregular verbs in the present tense

all irregular verbs in the present tense

all verbs in the present tense (combines all of the above)

• negation

ser vs. estar

idiomatic uses of tener = to be (calor, hambre, años)

• helping verbs: tener que, poder, querer

hacer used in weather expressions

present progressive

expressing the future with "ir + a + infinitive"

Adverbs

basic adverbs

adverbs of affirmation (sí, cómo no, por supuesto)

adverbs of negation (no, nada)

adverbs of time (tarde, siempre, ahora, hoy)

adverbs of place (aquí, allí)

Pronouns

subject pronouns

• direct object pronouns

• indirect object pronouns (used with gustar)

Prepositions

simple prepositions (de, a, en, con, para, sin, según, entre)

personal a

Conjunctions

• simple conjunctions (y, o)

Interjections

• simple interjections (¡Ay!, ¡Oye!)

Other

question words

• word order of questions

Grammar Practice Exercises - Level 2

 
Everything from Level 1 plus:
 

Nouns and articles

• gender and number of nouns ending in -dad, -ción, -ma, -pa

irregular genders of Level 2 nouns

• use of the definite article with parts of the body

• use of ningún, algún, and their forms

• omission of articles

Adjectives

 

comparative and superlative (including mejor, peor, mayor, menor)

the suffix -ísimo

• ordinal numbers above 10th

• cardinal numbers above 100

writing numbers 1 - 1.000

writing numbers 100 - 1.000 (hundreds only)

special forms and uses of ordinal and cardinal numbers

demonstrative

possessive (long forms)

adjectives of quantity

Verbs

 

• present

mastery of basic irregular verbs

mastery of stem-changing verbs

• preterit

regular -ar verbs in the preterit

regular -er and -ir verbs in the preterit

all regular verbs in the preterit

stem-changing verbs in the preterit (e-i and o-u)

stem-changing verbs in the preterit (i-y)

verbs in the preterit ending in -car, -gar and -zar

irregular verbs in the preterit

all verbs in the preterit

imperfect

regular -ar verbs in the imperfect

regular -er/-ir verbs in the imperfect

irregular verbs in the imperfect

all verbs in the imperfect

preterit vs. imperfect (basic exercises)

future

formation of regular and irregular verbs in the future

present perfect

regular past participles

past participles whose stem ends in a vowel

irregular past participles

all past participles (regular and irregular)

regular past participles present perfect of regular verbs

present perfect of irregular verbs

all verbs in the present perfect

commands

command forms of regular verbs (all commands)

command forms of irregular verbs (all commands)

helping verbs: acabar de, necesitar, deber, aprender a, tratar de

hacer to express duration of time

conocer vs. saber

Adverbs

 

basic adverbs

the suffix -mente

• negative words

Pronouns

 

• indirect object

• interrogative

demonstrative

• reflexive

• prepositional

Prepositions

 

simple prepositions (sin, contra, desde, durante, entre, menos)

compound prepositons (antes de, cerca de, debajo de, etc…)

Conjunctions

 

• use of e instead of y

• use of u instead of o

pero vs. sino

Grammar Practice Exercises - Level 4

Everything from Level 1 , Level 2 , and Level 3 plus:
 

Nouns and articles

nouns whose meaning is determined by gender

other parts of speech used as nouns (lo importante, el hablar)

Adjectives

changes of adjective position which influence meaning

Verbs

review of translations of basic verbs tenses

• uses of the subjunctive

present subjunctive used in adjective clauses

present subjunctive used in adverb clauses

• imperfect subjunctive

formation of the imperfect subjunctive (-ra forms)

if clauses

identifying future vs. conditional in result clause

writing future vs. conditional vs. conditional perfect in result clause

mastery of if clauses

• formation of the past participle (review)

regular past participles

past participles whose stem ends in a vowel

irregular past participles

all past participles (regular and irregular)

• future perfect

future perfect of regular verbs

future perfect of irregular verbs

all verbs in the future perfect

• conditional perfect

conditional perfect of regular verbs

conditional perfect of irregular verbs

all verbs in the conditional perfect

• present perfect subjunctive

present perfect subjunctive of regular verbs

present perfect subjunctive of irregular verbs

all verbs in the present perfect subjunctive

• past perfect subjunctive

past perfect subjunctive of regular verbs

past perfect subjunctive of irregular verbs

all verbs in the past perfect subjunctive

sequence of tenses

passive voice

Pronouns

relative pronouns

• reciprocal

Conjunctions

advanced uses of conjunctions