Grade 8 English Practice Exams

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English Topics We Cover for Grade 8

English Home Language

  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs – manner, degree and place
  • Advertising
  • Comprehension: Fraser Island
  • Comprehension: Headphones through time
  • Comprehension: Making all the right moves
  • Comprehension: Worker shows her humanity
  • Denotation and connotation
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Drama
  • Euphemisms
  • Figures of speech
  • Homophones and homonyms




  • Idioms
  • Language Revision Grade 7
  • Nouns – common, proper, collective, abstract
  • Poetry
  • Prepositions
  • Pronouns – personal, relative, reflexive, possessive
  • Punctuation
  • Simple and complex sentences
  • Summary Skills
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Textual Editing
  • Verbs – irregular, main, auxiliary
  • Visual Literacy: Cartoons


English First Additional Language

  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Adjectives
  • Comprehension: K-9
  • Comprehension: Great White sharks
  • Comprehension: The Rubik’s Cube still a favourite
  • Comprehension: Unusual sports
  • Conjunctions
  • Degrees of comparison
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Figures of Speech – similes, metaphors, personification, alliteration, assonance
  • Homophones and homonyms





  • Past and future continuous tense
  • Phrases and Clauses
  • Poetry
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Prepositions
  • Pronouns – personal and relative
  • Punctuation
  • Simple and complex sentences
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Verbs and Adverbs (place, degree, manner, time)


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