Standard English 2
You would say or write "They did the cooking". You would never, never, never say or write "They done the cooking"!

Standard English 2

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Correctly written English could be called standard English. 'Standard English' might be described as the English language as it is spoken and written by educated native users. Your English teacher is undoubtedly trying to teach you standard English!

1.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
He should ..... ..... his work by midday but he was late.
have did
have done
of did
of done
Only use 'done' after 'have'
2.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
He ..... his work early but he ..... his piano practice late.
did, did
did, done
done, did
done, did
3.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
I wouldn't ..... made the cake if you ..... already done so.
have, had of
have, hadn't
of, had have
of, had'nt
Wouldn't is a shortened version of would have. 'Hadn't is a shortened version of had not
4.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
The boys are asking for ..... books as ..... ready to read.
their, their
their, they're
they, they're
they're, their
They're is a shortened version of they are. 'Their' means belonging to them. We use 'There' in sentences such as 'I would like to go there'
5.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
Mom would ..... ..... the shopping if she ..... ..... time.
have done, had had
have done, had of had
of done, had had
of done, had of had
Always use 'would have', NEVER 'would of'!
6.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
We couldn’t ..... finished the work without you.
had
have
not have
of
Always use 'couldn't have', NEVER 'couldn't of'!
7.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
He only ..... his homework this morning.
did
doing
done
will do
8.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
They ..... the cooking while he ..... the cleaning.
did, did
did, done
done, did
done, done
Always use 'he did', NEVER 'he done'!
9.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
I mightn't ..... arrived today if I hadn't booked my ticket.
have
never
not
of
10.
Select the word(s) that make the sentence correct.
I could ..... written to him if I ...... ..... enough time.
have, had had
have, had of had
of, had had
of, Had've had
Never, never, never use 'had of had' - it is always wrong!
Author:  Sue Daish

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