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Grammar Builder Exercise – Words Which Cause Confusion Among English Learners


Exercise: Choose a correct word to complete each of the following sentences.

1. By ………. Biology at school, I learn more about plants and animals.

a. studying

b. learning

2. I have to go home now but do not worry, Mary will ………. here soon and join our party.

a. come

b. go

3. When I was ………. to my teacher yesterday morning, I ………. a big explosion.

a. hearing/ listened

b. listening/ heard

4. When I was watching TV yesterday evening, I ………. my mother and ………. at her with fear.

a. looked/ saw

b. saw/ looked

5. After doing many practice ………., I am now confident to sit my final ………. .

a. tests/ exams

b. exams/ tests

6. I strongly ………. my opinion that businesses must play a role in ………. the natural environment of India.

a. protecting/ defend

b. defend/ protecting

7. The number of people in Vietnam who ………. dogs in 2015 ………. significantly.

a. rose/ raised

b. raised/ rose

8. My brother ………. yesterday that after having a ………. with Lisa who ………. me that she was born in the US, he was impressed by the fact that she could ………. 4 different languages.

a. said/ talk/ told/ speak

b. said/ speak/ talked/ tell

9. The ………. that I took yesterday at the top of Bitexco represents a ………. of rapid economic growth of Vietnam over the past few years which improves its ………. worldwide.

a. photo/ picture/ image

b. picture/ image/ photo

10. After ………. you at the aiport yesterday, I ………. that you had changed so much over the past few years.

a. realizing/ recognized

b. recognizing/ realized

Please find the answers here.

How many correct answers did you get? Please share your result by leaving a comment.

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