CBSE Class 8 English Grammar and Writing Skill Worksheet

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Grammar and Writing Skill Class 8 English Worksheet Pdf

Class 8 English students should refer to the following printable worksheet in Pdf for Grammar and Writing Skill in Grade 8. This test paper with questions and solutions for Standard 8 English will be very useful for tests and exams and help you to score better marks

Class 8 English Worksheet for Grammar and Writing Skill

1 Finish the sentences with 'have something done' in the correct form.
 
1 Why does he ………………………………………………………………………………… ?
(all his shoes/ make)
Ans- have all his shoes made
 
2 I can't read Greek so I am ………………………………………………………………
(the documents/ translate)
Ans-  having the documents translated.
 
3 The house was damp so last winter we ……………………………………………
(central heating/ install)
Ans- had central heating installed.
 
4 The hall was dark so last year we ……………………………………………………
(another window/ put in)
Ans- had another window put in.
 
5 He went to a garage to ……………………………………………………………………
(the puncture/ mend) 
Ans- have the puncture mended.
 
6 If you hate cleaning fish, why don't you …………………………………………
at the fishmonger's? (it/ clean)
Ans- have it cleaned
 
7 He didn't like the colour of the curtains so he …………………………………
(them/ change)
Ans- had them changed
 
8 Your roof is leaking, you should ………………………………………………………
(it/ repair)
Ans- have it repaired.
 
9 That tooth is giving you a lot of trouble. You should ………………………
(it/ take out)
Ans- have it taken out
 
2 Rewrite the sentences using 'have/get something done'.
 
Example:   I'm going to get the shoemaker to mend my shoes.
Ans-           I'm going to have/get my shoes mended.
 
1 They are going to get an architect to design their new house.
Ans- They are going to get their new house designed (by an architect). ……
 
2 She wanted to get a dressmaker to alter her dress.
Ans- She wanted to have her dress altered. ……………………………………………
 
3 We were thinking of getting the gardener to cut the grass.
Ans- We were thinking of getting the grass cut. ………………………………………
 
4 You really must get someone to test your eyes.
Ans- You really must get your eyes tested. ……………………………………………
 
5 I'd really like to get someone to repaint my car, but I can't afford it.
Ans- I'd like to have my car repainted, but I can't afford it. ………………………
 
6 Can't you get someone to do the translation?
Ans- Can't you get the translation done? …………………………………………………
 
7 I'm glad to say the Council are getting someone to mend the road.
Ans- I'm glad to say the Council are getting the road mended. …………………
 
3 Rewrite the sentences using the correct form of 'have something done'. Omit the words underlined.
 
Example:   She went to a chiropodist and he treated her feet.
Ans-           She had her feet treated.
 
1 I pay a window cleaner to clean my windows every month.
Ans- I have my windows cleaned every month. …………………………………………
 
2 I pay a garage to grease my car.
Ans- I have my car greased ………………………………………………………………………
 
3 The shoe-mender is repairing my shoes for me.
Ans- I'm having my shoes repaired. ……………………………………………………………
 
4 I can't buy clothes to fit me so I employ a tailor to make them for me.
Ans- I can't buy clothes to fit me so I have them made. ……………………………
 
5 I paid a watchmaker to clean my watch.
Ans- I had my watch cleaned. ……………………………………………………………………
 
6 I asked the fishmonger to open the oysters for me.
Ans- I had the oysters opened. …………………………………………………………………
 
7 I went to a jeweller and he pierced my ears for me.
Ans- I had my ears pierced. ………………………………………………………………………
 
8 They employed builders to put a new roof on the house.
Ans- They had a new roof put. …………………………………………………………………
 
9 The tap kept dripping so I sent for a plumber to see to it.
Ans- The tap kept dripping so I had it seen to. …………………………………………
 
10 He paid a lorry driver to tow the car to a garage.
Ans- He had the car towed to a garage. ……………………………………………………
 

(GRAMMAR & WRITING SKILL)
 
I Fill in the blanks using the correct forms of verbs:
 
1. The boys _____________________ (do) their lessons. (present continuous)
 
2. The train _______________ (arrive) (present perfect)
 
3. We ___________________________(play) since 10 o ‘clock.(present perfect continuous)
 
4. The thief ______________(run) away before the police came. (past perfect)
 
5. I ______________________(not heard ) from her for a month. (present perfect)
 
6. I _________________(write) a letter to her yesterday. (simple past)
 
II. Fill in the blanks using the suitable gerund or infinitive from the brackets:
 
1. I’d advise you _________________more exercise (taking /to take)
 
2. She noticed him ____________(running/to run) away from the house.
 
3. You won’t forget _________________milk on your way home, will you? (picking up/pick up)
 
4. Eva is having trouble __________________ on the exam. (concentrating/to concentrate)
 
5. Mr Andres enjoys ___________people out to dinner.(inviting/to invite)
 
 
III. Change the following into indirect speech:
 
1. Anna said, “Is there anyone who can help me now?”
 
_______________________________________________________________________
 
2. Clara asked Reeya, “Why did you get such low marks in this test”?
 
________________________________________________________________________
 
3. Teacher asked, “Why is the boy standing there with your bag?”
 
__________________________________________________________________________
 
4. My mother says, “You are a lazy girl.”
 
____________________________________________________________________________
 
5. Maya said to Arnold, ”Where have you left your books yesterday?”
 
____________________________________________________________________________
 
6. Bala will say,” Rajneesh is always late to class.”

______________________________________________________________________________

 
IV Read the conversation between the interviewer and Metilda and complete the passage that Follows:
 
Interviewer : Where do you live?
 
Metilda: I live near Town Square area.
 
Interviewer : That’s fine . But why do you want to change the job?
 
Metilda : I feel that I am stagnating there and more over there is no scope for growth.
 
Interviewer : Can you work on Saturdays?
 
Metilda : I have no problem working on Saturdays.
 
Interviewer : Congratulations Metilda, The job is yours and you have to report to the work at the earliest.
 
The interviewer asked a) ________________________________________________ Metilda replied
 
b) __________________________________________________ . The interviewer expressed his satisfaction and asked her c) _________________________________________________ . Metilda was frank enough to say d) ______________________________________________. The interviewer wished to know e ) ______________________________________________. Metilda
said f) _________________________________________________________________ . The interviewer congratulated Metilda and g) ____________________________________________ .
 
 
 

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