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CHECKING ACTIVITIES 1 ESO. FIRST TERM


PERSONAL QUESTIONS.
VERBS: TO BE / HAVE GOT

A Vocabulary

Complete the table.


Colours

yellow
black
(1) .......................
(2) .......................

Animals

elephant
dog
(3) .......................
(4) .......................

Classroom objects

ruler
pen
(5) .......................
(6) .......................

Days of the week

Thursday
Wednesday
(7) .......................
(8) .......................

Numbers

one
eight
(9) .......................
(10) .......................

B Grammar
2

Complete the sentences. Use am, is or are.


1 I .................... 13 years old.
2 John .................... from England.
3 .................... you Spanish?
4 They .................... not English.
5 .................... she your friend?

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Circle the correct words.


1 Has she / Have she got a dog?
2 I got / Ive got two sisters.
3 They arent / They havent got a black car.
4 We are / Weve got a computer.
5 Have got / Have you got short hair?

Complete the sentences with the words


from the box.
understand

open

spell

can

answer

1 Can you .................... hello, please?


2 .................... your books at page 45, please.
3 .................... the question.
4 I dont .................... .
5 .................... you repeat the question, please?

Complete the questions with the correct question words.


1 .................... is your name?
2 .................... are you from?
3 .................... old are you?
4 .................... do you live?
5 .................... is your favourite animal?

VOCABULARY: SCHOOL SUBJECTS.


GRAMMAR: TO BE
READING: COUNTRIES AND NATIONALITIES/ QUESTIONS WORDS

A Vocabulary
1

Complete the sentences with the correct school subjects.


1 I like computers. My favourite subject is .................... .................... .
2 Im good at .................... . I like all sports, especially baseball.
3 Susan is good at Biology and Chemistry.
Her favourite subject is .................... .
4 In Britain most children learn French at school, but in Spain they learn .................... .
5 Paul is very good at .................... . Hes in the school orchestra.
6 Im interested in .................... . My favourite period is 14921560.

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Write four more interests.


music, computers, ................... , ................ , .................... , ....................

B Grammar
3

Complete the text with the correct


affirmative or negative form of the verb be.
I (1) .................... from London. My best friend, Mike, and I (2) .................... 12 years old, but my
friend Paul (3) .................... (not) 12, hes 13 years old. They (4) .................... (not) interested in
computers, they like sport.
We like school. It (5) .................... interesting.

Write questions with be.


1 you / English?
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2 Antonio Banderas / from Spain?
.......................................................................
3 Rivaldo and Ronaldo / famous for football?
.......................................................................
4 Chinese / an important subject in Spain?
.......................................................................
5 your teachers / nineteen years old?
.......................................................................

Write short answers for the questions in exercise 4.


1 ...................
2 ...................
3 ...................
4 ...................
5 ...................

Complete the questions with the correct question words.


1 .................... is your favourite subject?
2 .................... are you from?
3 .................... old are you?
4 .................... is your favourite teacher?
5 .................... is the Geography class? Is it at
10 oclock?

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C Reading
7

Read the e-mail messages and answer the questions.

Hi!
My names Alexander. Im 12 years old and Im a student at Thornleigh School in Manchester,
England. My favourite subjects are Art and Information Technology. What are your favourite
subjects? Im good at Maths and
sports (especially football and tennis), but Im not very good at languages. We study French its
difficult. What about you?
I like martial arts (Im in the karate club at school) and I like music. My favourite pop
singer is Robbie Williams. Hes British. Hes really cool! What are your interests? Whos
your favourite pop singer?
Write soon.
Alexander

Hello.
Im Sarah. My best friends are Janice and Chris. Janice and I are Australian, but Chris is British. Theyre 12
and 13 years old. Chris is good at Music. He plays the violin in the school orchestra. Janice is a chess expert
and shes president of the photography club. She isnt
very good at Geography. What about your friends? How old are they? What are they good at? What are their
interests?
Write soon.
Sarah

How old is Alexander?

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What sports is Alexander good at?

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3

Is he good at French?

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Is he in the karate club?

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Is Robbie Williams American?
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Who are Sarahs best friends?

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Is Janice Australian?

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Where is Chris from?
.......................................................................

Is Janice in the school orchestra?


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10 Who is president of the photography club?
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D Writing
8

Write a reply to one of the e-mail messages


in exercise 7.
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GRAMMAR: HAVE GOT/.


VOCABULARY: BODY

A Vocabulary
1

Complete the description with the correct parts of the face.


My sisters got green (1) ................... , a small nose, a big (2) .................... and small
(3) .................... . Shes got long dark
(4) .................... and fair (5) ................ . She hasnt got a beard or a (6) .................... !

Write four more possessions.


computer game, photo, CD, book, .................... , ................... , ................... , ....................

B Grammar
3

Write sentences with the correct form of


have got.
1 my dog / big nose
.......................................................................
2 I / computer game
.......................................................................
3 you / not / 100 books
.......................................................................
4 they / five CDs
.......................................................................
5 I / not / a website
.......................................................................

Complete the table and write the questions with have got.
a website a history book

20 CDs

Jack

Sarah

You
1 Jack / a history book?
..............
2 Sarah / a website?
..............
3 you / a history book?
..............
4 Jack and Sarah / 20 CDs?
..............
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5 how many / CDs / you?


..............

Write short answers for the questions in exercise 4.


1 ........
2 ........
3 ........
4 ........
5 ........

Complete the sentences with the correct pronouns.


1 James is from London. .................... is British.
2 Where are .................... from? Im from Madrid.
3 My cat is big, but .................... hasnt got a big nose.
4 Jean and Pierre are from France. .................... are 15 years old.
5 My friend and I are in class 7C. .................... like Art and Science.

D Writing
7

Write a personal description of your best friend, your brother or your sister. Include his or her
interests, possessions and diary
for next week.
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THERE IS /ARE (A-AN-SOME-ANY)


VOCABULARY: PREPOSITIONS

A Vocabulary
1

Complete the sentences with the correct places.


1 Were going to the .................... to see Brad Pitts new film.
2 My brother likes playing video games. He sometimes goes to the .................... .................... after
school.
3 I want to write some e-mails. Im going to the .................... .................... .
4 Shes crazy about aerobics and tennis. She goes to the .................... ....................
every day.
5 On Saturday night I often go to the .................... with my friends. The music is very good.
6 Theres a new vegetarian .................... in town. The food is excellent.

Write four more things for a trip.


rucksack, sleeping bag, tent, .................... , .................... , .................... , ....................

B Grammar
3

Complete the sentences with a, an, some


or any.
1 Have you got .................... postcards?
2 This is .................... emergency.
3 Im staying at .................... campsite in France.
4 I dont need .................... warm clothes,
its hot today.
5 I havent got .................... rucksack.
6 I need to do .................... preparation for my trip.

Look at the information and write


sentences about the town. Use the correct form of there is or there are.
restaurant?

, 8

games arcade?
Internet cafe?

swimming pool?
hotel?
museum?

, 2
, 3
, 1

1 .............
2 .............
3 .............
4 .............
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5 .............
6 .............

Complete the questions and short answers.


1 . good restaurants?
Yes,
2 . arcade?
No,
3 swimming pool?
Yes,
4 campsites?
No,

Are the nouns countable (C) or


uncountable (U)?
1 food

2 money

3 tool

4 bike

5 petrol

6 swimming pool

7 trip

8 water

C Reading
7

Read the interview and answer the


questions.
Ben:
Hello, Sarah. Where are you at the moment?
Sarah:

Im with a team of explorers and scientists. Were on a trip to the North Pole in the Arctic.

Ben:

How are you travelling?

Sarah:

On foot.

Ben:

How far is it?

Sarah:

Its a long route. Were walking over 1,000 kilometres!

Ben:

And whats the weather like?

Sarah:

Its very, very cold. During the day its often sunny and windy, too.

Ben:

Is that a problem?

Sarah:

Well, were all wearing very warm clothes and sunglasses, so its OK.

Ben:

Of course, there arent any hotels in the Arctic. Where do you sleep?

Sarah:

Weve got special tents and sleeping bags. We need them! The temperature is -35C at night.

Ben:

What other problems are there?

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Sarah:

Well, there arent any shops so were carrying all our food. My rucksack weighs about 50
kilos. Thats a lot. Also, there are some dangerous animals polar bears are sometimes very
aggressive. Apart from that, Im having a fantastic time!

Ben:

Thank you, Sarah. Goodbye.

Sarah:

Goodbye.

Is Sarah with a team of doctors and scientists?


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Are they on a trip in America?


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Are they walking?

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How far are they travelling?

5
6
7
8
9

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Is it sunny and hot in the day?
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Are they staying in a hotel?
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Why have they got special tents and sleeping bags?
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Are there any shops in the Arctic?
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Has Sarah got a rucksack?

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10 Is Sarah having a good time?
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D Writing
8

Imagine you are on a trip to cross the


desert. Write a letter to your friend.
Think about these questions:
Where are you?
What are you doing?
Whats the weather like?
What things have you got with you?
What do you do in the day? And in the evening?
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9 Complete the sentences with the correct prepositions.

1 The ball is .................... the box.


2 The ball is .................... the box.
3 The ball is .................... the box.
4 The ball is .................... the box.
5 The ball is .................... the box.
VOCABULARY: HABITS AND ROUTINES
GRAMMAR: PRESENT SIMPLE I

A Vocabulary
1

Complete the daily routine with the correct words.

8.00:
8.10:
8.30:
8.45:
12.30
4.00:
5.00:
5:10
6.30:
7.30:
9.00:
10.00

(1) .................... up
(2) .................... a shower
have (3) .................... (cereal and juice)
(4) .................... to school
have (5) ................... (pizza and salad) in the school
canteen
(6) .................... with school volleyball team
have another (7) .................... after training
(8) .................... changed
(9) .................... dinner with mum and dad
do homework
(10) ................. TV or (11) ............... a book
(12) .................... to bed

Write four more sports.


volleyball, golf, football, .................... , .................... , .................... , ....................

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B Grammar
3

Look at the table and write sentences with


the adverbs of frequency.
volleyball

golf

football

Tom

usually

never

sometimes

Ellen

sometimes

always

often

1 Tom / golf on Sunday


.......................................................................
2 Ellen / football after school
.......................................................................
3 Ellen / golf at the weekend
.......................................................................
4 Tom / football with the school team
.......................................................................
5 Tom / volleyball on Tuesday and Thursday

Complete the questions.


1 .................... do you play football?
Every day.
2 .................... do you get up?
At 7.30.
3 .................... is your favourite tennis player? Martina Hingis.
4 .................... students in your class play volleyball? About 20.
5 .................... do you do after school?
I go to football practice.
6 .................... do you swim?
At the sports centre.
7 .................... do you travel to school?
I walk.
8 .................... do you play tennis?
After school and at the weekend.

Complete the sentences with the correct object pronoun.


1 My favourite actress is Nicole Kidman. I really like .................... .
2 My sister and I often play tennis, but our friends Simon and Jane are very good.
They always beat .................... .
3 Volleyball is my favourite sport. I play .................... at the sports centre.
4 My father is a teacher at my school. I go to school with .................... .
5 Youre very good at tennis. I never beat .................... .
6 I like sports magazines. I often read .................... .
7 Look at .................... ! Im in all the photos of the football mat

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C Reading
6

Read the interview and answer the


questions.
Fran:
Dave, youre only sixteen years old, but youre very good at basketball, arent you?
Dave:

Im crazy about it! Im in a mixed team at school, but I want to play for England.

Fran:

What does your basketball teacher think?

Dave:

Well, he thinks Im a future champion!

Fran:

Thats fantastic. I suppose you train a lot.

Dave:

Yes, I usually train for two hours every day, but when we have a basketball match we never
have training sessions.

Fran:

How often do you play in matches?

Dave:

It depends. We usually have one match every week, but sometimes we play two matches a
week.

Fran:

And what about your day? What do you usually do?

Dave:

Well, I get up at seven oclock. Then I have a shower, have breakfast and go to school. After
school we have basketball practice in the school gym. After that I go home and have dinner
with my family, do my homework and go to bed. I sometimes watch TV, but I dont always
have time.

Fran:

Thank you, and good luck!

Does Dave like basketball?


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Are there only boys on Daves basketball team?


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What does Daves basketball teacher


think he is?

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How often does Dave usually train?

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Do they have a training session when there is a basketball match?
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How often does the basketball team usually have a match?


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What time does Dave get up?


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Where does Dave have basketball practice?


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Who does Dave have dinner with?

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10 Does he always watch TV?
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D Writing
7

Imagine you are a famous sports


personality. Write about your daily routine. Link your ideas with first, then, after that
and finally. Include information about:
what you do.
where you do these things.
who you do them with.
how often you do them.
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ANSWER KEY
PAGES 2-5
A

Vocabulary
1 Information Technology
2 P.E.
3 Science
4 English
5 Music
6 History

Possible answers: ecology, karate, chess,


photography, aerobics

Grammar
1 m
2 are
3 isnt

3
4

1
2
3
4
5

1 No, Im not.
2 Yes, he is.
3 Yes, they are.

1
2
3
4
5

4 arent
5 s

Are you English?


Is Antonio Banderas from Spain?
Are Rivaldo and Ronaldo famous for football?
Is Chinese an important subject in Spain?
Are your teachers nineteen years old?
4 No, it isnt.
5 No, they arent.

What
Where
How
Who
What time / When

Reading
1 12 years old.
2 Football and tennis.
3 No, he isnt.
4 Yes, he is.
5 No, he isnt.
6 Janice and Chris.
7 Yes, she is.
8 Britain.
9 No, she isnt.
10 Janice.
Writing
Students own answers.

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A

Vocabulary
1 eyes
2 mouth
3 ears

4 hair
5 skin
6 moustache

Possible answers: comic, video, figure, poster,


watch, mug

Grammar
1 My dogs got a big nose.
2 Ive got a computer game.
3 You havent got 100 books.
4 Theyve got five CDs.
5 I havent got a website.

1
2
3
4
5

Has Jack got a history book?


Has Sarah got a website?
Have you got a history book?
Have Jack and Sarah got 20 CDs?
How many CDs have you got?

1
2
3
4
5

No, he hasnt.
Yes, she has.
Yes, I have. / No, I havent.
Yes, they have.
Students own answer.

1 He
2 you
3 it
PAGES 8 - 11

4 They
5 We

Vocabulary

1 cinema
2 games arcade
3 Internet caf

Possible answers: penknife, map, torch, sunglasses, batteries, matches, compass

Grammar

1 any
2 an
3 a

1 There are eight restaurants.


2 There isnt a games arcade. / There arent
any games arcades.
3 There isnt an Internet caf. / There arent any Internet cafs.
4 There are two swimming pools.

4 sports centre
5 disco
6 restaurant

4 any
5 a
6 some

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5 There are three hotels.


6 There is one / a museum.

1
2
3
4

1 U
2 U
3 C

Reading

D
9

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Are there any good restaurants? Yes, there are.


Is there an arcade? No, there isnt.
Is there a swimming pool? Yes, there is.
Are there any campsites? No, there arent.
4 C
5 U
6 C

7 C
8 U

No, she isnt.


No, they arent.
Yes, they are.
Over 1,000 kilometres.
No, it isnt.
No, they arent.
Because its very cold / -35c at night.
No, there arent.
Yes, she has.
Yes, she is.

Writing
Students own answers.
1 on
4 behind
2 under
5 in front of
3 next to

PAGES 11-14
A

Vocabulary
1 get
2 have
3 breakfast
4 go
5 lunch
6 train

7
8
9
10
11
12

shower
get
have
watch
read
go

Possible answers: tennis, table tennis, skiing,


cycling, basketball

Grammar
1 Tom never plays golf on Sunday.
2 Ellen often plays football after school.
3 Ellen always plays golf at the weekend.
4 Tom sometimes plays football with the school team.

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5 Tom usually plays volleyball on Tuesday and Thursday.

1 How often

2
3
4
5
6
7
8

What time / When


Who
How many
What
Where
How
When

1 her
2 us
3 it

4 him
5 you
6 them

7 me

Reading
1 Yes, he does. (Hes crazy about it.)
2 No, there arent.
3 A future champion.
4 Every day.
5 No, they dont.
6 Every week.
7 At seven oclock.
8 In the school gym.
9 His family.
10 No, he doesnt.
Writing
Students own answers.

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