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>Back to School Guide - Intermediate Level

Getting ready to go back to school as a student or teacher can be as simple as reviewing what you've studied or taught, or as difficult as learning new skills to prepare you for a new class. This guide to intermediate level back to school resources at the site will help you prepare for the new school year.

Essential Lessons

Guide to Verb Structures and Patterns
This guide gives an overview of the most common verb structures and patterns used in English such as 'verb object infinitive', or 'verb ' object participle', etc. Each verb structure or pattern includes a short explanation and example.

Present Simple
What do you do every day? Use this grammar chart to learn about the Present Simple.

Present Continuous Grammar
What are you doing right now? You are reading this page. Learn how to use the present continuous.

Past Simple
Learn about the past simple and when to use it. For example: They went to Rio last year.

Present Perfect
Learn about the present perfect and when to use it. For example: I have lived in New York for a long time.

Future Forms
Learn about the various forms used for the future: will - going to - continuous, including follow up quiz.

Forming Modals
Learn about how modals are formed in the various tenses.

Learn the conditional forms: Conditional 0, 1, 2, and 3 as well as some important exceptions to the rules.

Past and Past Participle Learning Tool
Go - went - gone, come - came -come, sing - sang - ? Having problems memorizing irregular past verbs? Practice the forms with this interactive tool.

Gerund Or Infinitive Learning Tool
Not sure whether the verb takes the '-ing' form or the infinitive? Use this great interactive tool to check which form is appropriate.

Adverbs of Frequency
Reference guide to using adverbs of frequency such as 'always, usually, rarely and never'. This extensive guide includes exceptions, and an extensive list of uses for adverbs of frequency.

Comparative and Superlative Forms
Quiz Review of comparative and superlative forms.

Use of Time Expressions
Challenging quiz connecting sentences with the correct time clause (when, since, etc.) and then choosing the correct tense. Great for review.

Quantifiers - much, many, some, few, etc.
Various quantifiers are used based on whether the noun is countable or uncountable, sentence position and negative, positive, or question form. Check your understanding of quantifiers with this quiz.

Countable or Uncountable?
Check your understanding of whether a noun is countable or uncountable with this quiz.

Uses of 'Like'
'Like' is used in various forms for VERY different questions. Check your understanding of the usage of 'like' with this quiz.

Question Forms
Overview and short explanation of question forms for subject and object questions.

Grammar Review Quizzes

A series of four grammar review quizzes with explanations of incorrect answers.

Intermediate Grammar Review - 1
Intermediate Grammar Review - 2
Intermediate Grammar Review - 3
Intermediate Grammar Review - 4

Intermediate Practice Test
An intermediate practice test for personal or class use focusing on tense usage and vocabulary.

More Back to School Resources
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Back to School for Advanced Level Learners
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