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TAG QUESTION EXERCISES

1. We have never seen them before, _____?


2. They won't report us, _____?
3. I can never do magic, _____?
4. We mustnt tell the teacher, _____?
5. He shouldn't drive that truck, _____?
6. John was not in your house, _____?
7. You have to see the dentist, _____?
8. Don't push your sister too hard, _____?
9. I have been answering the phone, _____?
10. They are going home from school, _____?
11. He could have bought a new car, _____?
12. We often watch TV in the afternoon, _____?
13. Mr. Pritchard has been to Scotland recently, _____?
14. Hugh had a red car, _____?
15. But you'll tell me if she calls, _____?
16. We'd never have known, _____?
17. You know that's right, _____?
18. After all this time you'd think he'd have forgotten, _____?
19. After working so hard he didn't deserve to fail the exam, _____?
20. You may think you know the answer but you don't, _____?

Exercise on Passive Statement.
Make these Active Sentences into Passive!
1. The girls had lost the match.
2. The teacher is not going to open the window.
3. The mechanic has not repaired the DVD recorder.
4. The students handed in the reports.
5. Many people begin new projects in January.
6. Will the teacher test our English?
7. Could Jenny lock the door?
8. He could not read the sentence.
9. The president of the company is listening to his proposal.
10. I have improved the presentation.
11. The waiter brought Fred a big steak.
12. Somebody broke into our bungalow last Friday.
13. The teacher told us a joke.
14. Michael has not sent me a text message.

Complete these sentence using the clue next to the sentence!
15. The words _____ by the teacher today. (to explain - Simple Present)
16. We _____ a letter the day before yesterday. (to send - Simple Past)
17. This car _____ . It's too old. (not/to steal - will-future)
18. This street _____ because of snow. (already/to close - Present Perfect)
19. A new restaurant _____ next week. (to open - will-future)
20. He _____ to the party yesterday. (to invite - Simple Past)
21. The blue box _____. (can/not/to see - Simple Present)
22. I _____ the book by my friend last Sunday. (to give - Simple Past)
23. The dishes _____ by my little brother. (not/to wash - Present Perfect)
24. I _____ by Robert. (not/to ask - will-future)
25. A letter __________ by Peter. (to write - Simple Present)


EXERCISE ON ENGLISH ELLIPTICAL CONSTRUCTION
Combine these sentences by using so or neither!
1. Ali has a pair of shoes. Rina has a pair of shoes.
2. The soldiers shoot the bird every morning. The policemen shoot the bird every morning.
3. I am never absent here. He is never absent here.
4. They read the newspaper this morning. She read the newspaper this morning.
5. We rarely speak English in class. They rarely speak English in class.
6. The cat didnt eat the mouse. The dog didnt eat the mouse.
7. Superman doesnt help the old woman. Batman doesnt help the old woman.
8. You must go home. We must go home.
9. Last year, Rindi seldom visited me. Last year, Rano seldom visited me.
10. I have told you why she cried. He has told you why she cried.

Combine these sentences by using too or either!
11. Bakabon is always happy. I am always happy.
12. The old man hardly walks on the street. The old women hardly walk on the street.
13. The tiger will run after you. The lion will run after you.
14. I dont like him. The monkey doesnt like him.
15. He often says that he hates me. They often say that he hates me.
16. Bon Jovi wont sing in my birthday party. Ariel wont sing in my birthday party.
17. They are looking at the view. She is looking at the view.
18. I put many books in my cupboard. My sister put many books in her cupboard.
19. I knew where they live. We knew where they live.
20. Ill never believe that you are bad. Theyll never believe that you are bad

Fill in the blanks by using so, too, either and neither.
21. The cat likes staying in my house and.. the mice.
22. We arent listening to the music. The children
23. My brother should study hard. I
24. Swimming needs a good stamina.. running.
25. The man who always comes to my house gives me money. The fishermen
26. Her mother doesnt work in a company...their mothers.
27. Wiwin may dance whatever dance that she wants... I.
28. The ant never likes salt. The flies .
29. They pretend to be some doctors. We .
30. Ronaldo, Roberto, Ronaldinho and Suranto werent farmers. You

EXERCISE ON TENSES
Ask questions for the following answers.
1. ____? No, I don't like ice-cream.
2. ____? No, my sister doesn't go to Peter's class.
3. ____? Yes, Dave is working for his uncle.
4. ____? Yes, John was at the party last Friday.
5. ____? Yes, Alice and Patty were ill yesterday.
6. ____? No, you aren't in Elm Street. You are in Oak Street.
7. ____? Yes, I was frightened after the film. It was really scary!
8. ____? Yes, my parents watch TV in the evenings.
9. ____? No, my brother doesn't borrow my clothes. They are too small for him.
10. ____? No, I'm not tired of doing exercises. It's great fun!




Form affirmative sentences in the given tenses using the following words:
Example: Simple Present - _______________
Answer: Simple Present - He writes letters.
1) Simple Present - _______________.
2) Present Progressive - _______________.
3) Simple Past - _______________.
4) Past Progressive - _______________.
5) Present Perfect - _______________.
6) Present Perfect Progressive - _______________.
7) Past Perfect - _______________.
8) will-future - _______________.
9) going to-future - _______________.
10) Modal Tense - _______________.

Define these tenses!
Description The Tenses
1. things in general Simple Present
2. actions began and finished in the past Simple Past
3. actions happening at the moment of speaking Present Progressive
4. actions happened in the past - the results of them are important in the present Present Perfect
5. actions in the present - one follows the other Simple Present
6. actions in the past - one followed the other Simple Past
7. actions started in the past and continue up to the present Present Perfect
8. this action was in progress when a new action interrupted it Past Progressive
9. repeated actions Simple Present
10. predictions in the future will-future
11. actions express plans in the future going-to-future
12. fixed plans in the near future Present Progressive
13. fixed arrangements (timetable) Simple Present


ADMIRATION
Express the admiration based on these sentences! Using How _____! and What ____!
1. The book is interesting.


2. Her eyes are beautiful.


3. They are adorable children.


4. Those dogs are cute.


5. This hotel is expensive.


6. Those dictionaries are thick.



7. This bag is heavy.


8. This room is large.


9. My teacher is smart.


10. His car is really clean.


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UNDERSTANDING TYPES OF TEXTS:

I stayed a night at Sakhuwa of Gati VDC because a landslide near Baseri had blocked the road, The next morning, I hopped
onto the bus with registration number Ba 2 Kha 4013 that was on the way to Barhabise from Tatopani. I took a seat by the
doorside and remember that there were around 35 passengers, including me. The driver started the bus. A kilometer into the
journey, I noticed a ditch on the road. The driver tried to avert the ditch. Before I could know what was going on, the bus
started hurtling towards the Bhotekoshi.
What type of texts is the paragraph above?
Descriptive
Report
Narrative
Recount
Anecdote
Procedure

How would you like to find a snake in you bath?
We had just moved into a new house, which had been empty for so long that everything was in a terrible mess. Anna and I
decided that we would clean the bath first, so we set to, and turned on the tap. Suddenly to my horror, a snake's head
appeared in the plug hole. Then out slithered the rest of his long thin body. He twisted and turned on the slippery bottom of
the bath, spitting and hissing at us. For an instant I stood there quite paralyzed. Then I yelled for my husband, who luckily
came running and killed the snake with the handle of a broom.
What type of texts is the paragraph above?
Recount
Report
Anecdote
Procedure
Descriptive
Narrative

Jakarta is located on the northwest coast of Java Island, at the mouth of the Ciliwung river. It dominates Indonesians
administrative, economy, cultural activities, and is a major commercial and transportation hub within Asia. The climate is
hot and humid. Rainfall occurs throughout the year. The heaviest rainfall is from November to May. The city lies on a flat,
low plain and is likely to be affected by flood during period of heavy rainfall.
What type of texts is the paragraph above?
Anecdote Descriptive
Report Narrative
Recount Procedure

One day there was a monkey. He wanted to cross a river. There he saw a crocodile so he asked the crocodile to take him
across the other side of the river. The crocodile agree and told the monkey to jump on its back. Then the crocodile swam
down the river with the monkey on his top.
Unluckily, the crocodile was very hungry, he stopped in the middle of the river and said to the monkey, My father is very
sick. He has to eat the heart of the monkey. So he will be healthy again. At the time, the monkey was in dangerous
situation and he had to think hard. Then he had a good idea. He told the crocodile to swim back to the river bank. Whats
for? asked the crocodile. Because I dont bring my heart, said the monkey. I left it under a tree, near some coconuts in
the river bank. The crocodile agreed and turned around. He swam back to the bank of the river. As soon as they reached
the river bank, the monkey jumped off the crocodiles back. Then he climbed up to the top of a tree.
Where is your heart? asked the crocodile. You are foolish, said the monkey to the crocodile. Now I am free and I have
my heart.
What type of texts is the paragraph above?
Anecdote
Descriptive
Report

Narrative
Recount
Procedure



Four types of Conditional If

1. Situation of Conditional If type 0
Example:
a. If you cross an international date line, the time changes.
b. If you go 10 meters under water, the pressure increases to two atmospheres.
c. Phosphorus burns if you expose it to air.
Your conclusion:
______________________________________________________________________________________

2. Situation of Conditional If type 1
Example:
a. If it's sunny, we'll go to the park.
b. If you cook the supper, I'll wash the dishes.
Your conclusion:
______________________________________________________________________________________

3. Situation of Conditional If type 2
Example:
a. If I were you, I would drive more carefully in the rain.
b. If dogs had wings, they would be able to fly.
Your Conclusion:
______________________________________________________________________________________

4. Situation of Conditional If type 3
Example:
a. If you had driven more carefully, you would not have had an accident.
b. If we had played a little better, we could have won the game.
c. If you had saved your money, you could have bought a computer.
d. If it had snowed, we could have gone skiing.
Your conclusion:
______________________________________________________________________________________

Based on the following situations, which conditional sentence is appropriate?
1. I want to buy a Porsche, but I don't have enough money.

2. He stepped on the mine, and it exploded.

3. It may rain this afternoon. I hope it doesn't because I don't want the match to be cancelled.

4. Unfortunately, I don't know Philosophy, so I can't answer your question.

5. You ignored my advice, so you got into trouble!



Exercise on Comparison of Adjectives

Fill in the correct form of the words in brackets (comparative or superlative).
1. My house is (big) __________________ than yours.
2. This flower is (beautiful) __________________ than that one.
3. This is the (interesting) __________________ book I have ever read.
4. Non-smokers usually live (long) __________________ than smokers.
5. Which is the (dangerous) __________________ animal in the world?
6. A holiday by the sea is (good) __________________ than a holiday in the mountains.
7. It is strange but often a coke is (expensive) __________________ than a beer.
8. Who is the (rich) __________________ woman on earth?
9. The weather this summer is even (bad) __________________ than last summer.
10. He was the (clever) __________________ thief of all.