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CURS 2, ANUL 1, FRECVENTA REDUSA, 25 APR 2010

I. GRAMMAR: PRESENT SIMPLE, PRESENT CONTINOUS, PAST SIMPLE, PAST


CONTINUOUS

1. Correct each sentence or question.

a) I doesnt like this film. dont like


b) What do you wants? .
c) Jim walk sometimes to school.
d) When the lesson begins? ..
e) I dont gets up early on Saturdays. ..
f) Tina not like computer games. .
g) Figen watchs television every night.

2. Put one word in each space. Contractions are one word.

a) What do you usually eat for lunch?


b) George and Terry .speak Portuguese. They speak English.
c) Its 9.30 and the children.sitting at their desks.
d) Ken ..like tea. In fact, he hates it.
e) When it rains, ..you take an umbrella?
f) What .it say on the board? I cant see from here.

3. Choose the most suitable word or phrase for each space:

a) What time C to bed?


A) usually do you go B) do usually you go C) do you usually go
b) Every day, Frank..to work>
A) goes B) is going C) go
c) Stop it! .it!
A) Im not liking B) I dont like C) I not like
d) What.? Is it an orange?
A) you are eating B) are you eating C) do you eat
e) Yumiko feels ill, so she..basketball.
A) doest play B) isnt play C) isnt playing
f) Pay attention, Philip!.............?
A) Do you listen B) Is it listening C) Are you listening
g) Excuse me. .to Manchester?
A) This road goes B) Does this road go C) Is this road go

4. Change each sentence. Use the words in brackets.

a) Jo goes to school by bus. (usually) Jo usually goes to school by bus.


b) Im working hard. (not) .
c) Sara likes sport. (not)

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d) I get up at 6.30. (always) ..
e) We speak German. (not)
f) Pierre goes to the beach. (often) .
g) George drinks beer. (never)
h) Were having a good time. (not)

5. Present simple or present continuous? Change the verb if it is wrong.

a) Are you having a motorbike?


Do you have a motorbike?
b) Im staying in a hotel near the sea.
..
c) Id like to buy this coat. How much is it costing?
..
d) What you doing?

e) Im usually getting up at 6.00.
..
f) This book is difficult. Im not understanding it.
..
g) I watch a lot of TV every night.
..
h) Excuse me. Are you knowing the way to the museum?

Think about grammar! Are these sentences true or false?

a) When you talk about a habit or a routine, you use the present simple.
b) The present continuous is for actions that do not finish.
c) When the subject of the sentence is he, she or it, add s, or es.

6. Change the verbs in brackets into the past simple.

a) Tom (look) looked out of the window.


b) We (take) .the bus from the airport to the city centre.
c) Laura (read)..the book all afternoon.
d) Kate (close)..all the windows and doors.
e) An old friend (come)..to see me yesterday.
f) I (see) an interesting film last week.

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7. Rewrite each sentence using a negative form of a verb from the box. Do not change the
meaning.

Close forget get up like miss sit down go out


Win

a) David caught the train. David didnt miss the train.


b) Cristina remembered her book. ..
c) They stayed at home.
d) John opened the door.
e) Terry stayed in bed. .
f) Karen hated Chinese food. .
g) Chriss team lost the match. .
h) I stood up on the bus all the way home.

8. Correct each sentence or question.

a) Where did you went last night? Where did you go last night?
b) I didnt knew the answer.
c) Harry maked a lot of noise. ..
d) I didnt liked my new teacher.
e) Took you your medicine? .
f) Helen comed home late last night. .
g) I didnt got up early this morning. .
h) What did you saw at the cinema?

9. Read the answers. Write a question for each answer.

a) Were you working last night?


Last night? No, I wasnt working last night.
b) Was.?
Yes, thats right. Tim was waiting at the bus-stop.
c) Was..?
No, Mary wasnt talking.
d) Was..?
Yes, thats right. Kate was wearing jeans.
e) Were?
Yes, Ali and Mehmet were playing football.
f) Was..?
Raining? Yes, it was.

10. Change the verbs in brackets into the past continuous.

a) (you, play) Were you playing tennis with Pablo yesterday?


b) (Mary, have) lunch at 1 oclock.
c) (we, watch) ..basketball all day.

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d) Who (you, dance)..with at the party last night?
e) (Some of the boys, look)out of the window.
f) (I, walk)home in the rain.

Think about grammar! Are these sentences true or false?

a) When actions in the past are completed, use the past simple.
b) When actions in the past are not completed, use the past continuous.
c) Did is for negative sentences only.

II. II. VOCABULARY WORD FORMATION (1)

1. Add a word from the box to the prefix in each sentence to make a negative
word:
advantage agree appear employed fortunately
interesting patient understanding

a) I didnt read all the book because I found it uninteresting.


b) Cycling has one dis It makes you feel hot and sweaty.
c) Sue had a ticket for the theatre, but un. she fell ill that night.
d) Terry cant stand waiting in queues, because shes very im..
e) My brothers always dis.. when its time to do the washing-up.
f) After Jack lost his job, he was unfor three months.
g) Oh, I completely dis.with you. It think it was a great film.
h) Because of a mishalf the class went to the wrong classroom.

2. Complete the word in each sentence with a prefix from the box.

out- over- under- re-

a) My alarm clock didnt go off, and so I over slept this morning.


b) Pete packed some shirts and socks, some wear, and his jeans.
c) Its very cold this morning, so wear your .coat.
d) Our team was completely played by the team from Wales.
e) Ive decided to ..write my letter, because I made too many mistakes.
f) Steve .cooked the meat, and it was burnt in places.
g) I have to go to the library today and .new my ticket.
h) The staff went on strike because they were .paid and overworked.

3. Complete the word in each sentence with a suffix from the box. Make any other
necessary changes to the word.

-er -let -ess -hood -ship -ful -ery

a) After two years of friendship, Kate got to know David really well.
b) If you dont speak the language you feel more like a foreign..

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c) Sarah spent a very happy child.on a small island.
d) I asked a steward.what time the plane arrived, but she didnt know.
e) Every teenage. knows that parents worry a lot.
f) Dont forget to add a spoon.. of sugar, and some milk.
g) We live in a beautiful neighbour. on the outskirts of the city.
h) Tina picked up a hand. of snow, and threw it in my face.
i) Under the floor there was a rumbling sound of machine.
j) The college sent Sue a small book. describing its courses.

4. Complete each sentence with a noun made from a verb given.

a) There are over one million inhabitants in this city.


inhabit
b) Greg often suffers from ..in the school holidays.
bore
c) This is the tallest in the whole of the country.
build
d) Some students cant find suitable ..
Accommodate
e) I was upset by Carols to help me.
refuse
f) It took Richard years to become a successful .
act
g) Every ..in this company has received a pay rise.
Employ
h) You need a lot of ..to write a good story.
imagine
i) Dont forget to turn off the before you leave.
cook
j) I saw an interesting ..in the local paper.
advertise

5. Complete each sentence with a noun ending in ness made from a word in the
box. Make any necessary changes.

dark friendly happy lonely short sick


silly thin tired thorough

a) The shortness of the journey surprised me, as I thought it would be longer.


b) Sue was impressed by the of everyone in her new school.
c) We knew it was going to rain because of the ..of the sky.
d) Old Mrs Holts .was cured when she was given a pet cat.
e) The doctor told Peter that his .was a result of overwork.
f) Wendys teacher was impressed by the..of her work.

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g) We wished the bride and groom ..in their new life together.
h) Joes teachers began to grow tired of his in class.
i) I felt rather cold when I arrived because of the of my clothes.
j) Jean took a travel ..pill, and then she felt much better.

6) Complete the word in each sentence with a suffix from the box.

-less -ly -y -ish -ic -al -ous

a) Everyone thanked the fire-fighters for their heroic efforts.


b) Paul received most of his musica. education from his mother.
c) The government is going to provide more houses for home.. people.
d) Lisas mother. qualities made her a favourite with the children.
e) This road is extremely danger.. when the weather is bad.
f) It was very fool.. of you to leave all the doors and windows open.
g) On rain days, we spend a lot of time indoors watching television.