Note: These are exercises used in classroom and online courses. See the Abacus-es Classes page.
Many contain intentional errors to be fixed. Be sure to look up vocabulary terms as needed.
Grammar Playsheet 1
Circle the errors in the following. Watch for mass nouns and count nouns.
- To the phlegmatic butler, his listless iguana, and me, the word "maņana" conveyed far too acute a sense of urgency.
- There were much more barrels of fermented applesauce but less golf balls than the minimum required for the sleepover.
- It wasn't me whom the assistant vice principal accused of impertinence after he saw a copy of his bulletin with appropriate grammar corrections printed in the local newspaper.
- Rupert saw the curate and me mixing anchovies into the nougat.
- Whom do you think is responsible for the toad infestation in the library?
- Who should we make clean up the tapioca, peanut shells, and horse droppings in the cafeteria after the 4H Club's cavalcade of ethnic indigenous cuisines?
- There's too many reasons for not letting Mrs. Drookle's second grade class reenact the Boston Tea Party at the Main Street fountain.
- There's too much puce finger paint and Brillo pads to hide convincingly behind the irregularly eructative model volcano.