Elementary grammar exercise: word order (2)
English grammar practice exercise for beginner level.
In this exercise you will practise word order in past tense sentences.
|Basic word order (subject, verb, object)|
|Word order: place and time|
|subject + verb||place||time / when
|I cycle||to school||every day.|
|We left||home||at 8 o’clock.|
|He arrived||at our house||an hour ago.|
|She has lived||in the town||since 1975.|
|Place usually comes before time:
I went to London last year.
I went last year to London.
Put the words in brackets in the correct order.
He (last week / was / on holiday)
answer: He was on holiday last week.