Esl worksheets: printable exercises with answers
Welcome! On this page you will find a number of free esl worksheets with English grammar exercises which you can download to you computer and which are easily printable. They are suitable for all levels - beginner, elementary, pre-intermediate, intermediate and advanced. All the tests are written for esl students.
1. Diagnostic tests
On the following page you can use our printable diagnostic tests to find out which tenses and verb forms you need to study and which exercises you should do to improve your grammar. The tests are marked and include keys with answers.
2. Tenses, going to, modal verbs
In each of the following free English grammar worksheets there are two exercises with keys practising different aspects of all English tenses, going to and modal verbs can, may, must. (But you can also practise these grammatical structures in hundreds of interactive online exercises on this esl website for free.)
The worksheet below is focused on differences between these two forms. You can practise making statements and questions in a multiple choice and a gap-filling exercise:
Fill the gaps and answer questions to learn how to express future plans and arrangements:
Rewrite sentences and match sentences to practise positive and negative forms of modal verbs can, may, must, have to and their meanings in everyday English:
In the following worksheet underline correct tenses and write questions and negative answers:
There are two exercises in the test below. The first one is multiple choice and it contrasts three English tenses. In the second one rewrite the sentences in the form of the present perfect, positive as well as negative:
Use linking words to join two short statements to make one longer sentence and also answer questions with prompts in brackets:
Replace incorrect forms with more appropriate grammatical structures and use statements to make corresponding questions:
The gap filling and matching exercises in this worksheet practise the correct use of the simple and continuous forms:
3. Present simple
Printable worksheets for beginners and elementary students practising do | does in questions, don't | doesn't in negative statements and also the third person singular are available here:
4. Regular and irregular verbs
Try and see the list of regular verbs which have a different spelling in the past simple, two lists of irregular verbs and also some printable worksheets to practise the past simple and past participle of regular and irregular verbs:
ESL printables: English grammar (pdf)
All the rules are available online and you can find them if you click on the topics in the menu. But they are also available as esl printables in pdf on the following page, and you can download them for free and print them. You can study both the use and form with a lot of examples from everyday English.