The Particle in English Grammar


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Which of these verbs has a particle?

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1. What best describes a particle?

2. What part of speech are particles most often confused as?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In English grammar, particles can often be confusing, but this quiz and corresponding lesson are designed to help clarify the subject. You'll be asked to identify examples of particles and understand their basic rules and functions in the English language.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked about:

  • Verbs that have a particle
  • The characteristics of a particle
  • The part of speech that particles are often confused with
  • Particle functions

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you learned about particles to identify which part of speech they're often confused with
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about particles to answer when they change
  • Making connections - use your understanding of particles to understand how they can hypothetically relate to parts of a train

Additional Learning

If you'd like to get a deeper understanding of this grammar topic, watch the related lesson, The Particle in English Grammar. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define particle
  • Examine phrases and sentences that use particles
  • Understand the basic functions of particles in English grammar