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Present Simple tense of the verb to be



Positive Negative Question
I am/ I’m I am not/ I’m not Am I…?
You are/ You’re You are not/ You aren’t Are you…?
She is/ She’s She is not/ She isn’t Is she…?
He is/ He’s He is not/ He isn’t Is he…?
It is/ It’s It is not/ It isn’t Is it…?
We are/ We’re We are not/ We aren’t Are we…?
They are/ They’re They are not/ They aren’t Are they…?

The verb “To be” is used

· With ages Carlos is fifteen. Zara is fourteen.

· With nationality words I’m Kazakh. She is Spanish.

· With jobs Jim is a teacher. Are you a student?

· With an adjective You are right. I’m happy. It’s easy.

· With this/that This is my bike. Is that your seat?

· In questions Is Jim here? Are you nineteen? Are they from London? Is it easy?

GRAMMAR EXERCISES

1. Write a, an, or nothing to complete these sentences:

1. This is … book. It is my … book. 2. I have … sister. My sister is … engineer. 3. I have no … handbag. 4. Is this … watch? - No, it isn’t … watch, it’s … pen. 5. He can see …pencil on your … table, but he can see no … paper. 6. Give me … chair, please. 7. We wrote …dictation yesterday. … 8. They have … dog and two … cats. 9. I have … spoon in my …plate, but I have no soup in it. 10. My sister’s … husband is … doctor.

2. Put in the if the speaker and hearer, probably know exactly which (one/ones). Put in a/an, or - (no article) if not.

1. … sun is yellow. 2. What’s … weather like? - … weather is fine. 3. … sky is grey today. 4. … earth is … planet. 5. We had … English lesson yesterday. … teacher asked me many … questions. 6. Nick went into …bathroom, turned on …water and washed his … hands. 7. He is doing his …room. … homework is difficult. 8. It is very dark in … room. Turn on … light, please.

3. Put in the ora/an

1. Do you play … piano? 2. There is …big black piano in our living-room. It is at … wall to … left of …door opposite … sideboard. My mother likes to play … piano. She often plays …piano in … evening. 3. … boys like to play … football. 4. What do you do in … evening? – I often play … chess with my grandfather. 5. Where are …children? – Oh, they are out of …doors. …weather is fine today. They are playing …badminton in …yard. 6. What … games does your sister like to play? She likes to play …tennis. 7. Do you like to play …guitar? 8. What …colour is your guitar? 9. When we want to write … letter, we take …piece of …paper and …pen.10. When my grandfather was…young man, he studied … physics.

4. Complete sentences with the correct form of the verb (am, is, are):

1. I … a freshman. 2. This lesson … easy. 3.You … a teacher. 4. Your books … on the table. 5. Today … Monday. 6. Mr. Ross and Mr. Judd … lawyers.7.They …old friends. 8.The book … interesting. 9. He … a doctor. 10. We … from Kazakhstan.

5.Answer these questions with yes or no answers:

e.g:Is Hong Kong in Thailand? No, it is not.

Are bananas yellow? Yes, they are.

1. Are you from New York? 2. Is it cold in Alaska? 3. Are diamonds expensive? 4. Is Rome the capital of Italy? 5. Is Tina Turner a singer? 6. Are you 21 years old? 7. Is rice your favorite food? 8. Are horses small animals? 9. Is Ivan Lendl a tennis player? 10. Are you and your friends in the park now?

Pronouns (personal and possessive)

I my mine
You your yours
He his his
She her hers
It its its
We our ours
They their theirs

6. Write the correct possessive adjective for these sentences:

1. These are …parents. 2. I’ve got …watch. 3. Is this …car? 4. Do they like … new house? 5. Have you met …teacher? 6. Who’s got …money? 7. I don’t like … teacher. 8. Have you got … passport? 9. He forgot … keys. 10. They changed … hotel.

 

7. Use the correct possessive adjective (or a name) to complete the sentences:

1. My English teacher is American. … name is … . 2. Samir is Lebanese. … first language is Arabic.3.Rosa and Maria are Mexican. … first language is Spanish.4.Our dog is all black. … name is Rover. 5. My family is Canadian. … first language is French. 6. My name is … . What is … name? 7. Sofia is Italian. … last name is Di Carlo. 8. Tom and Jim are brothers. …last name is Wilson.

 

LISTENING

First day at school

Listen and decide whether the sentencesare true or false.

 

1. Jing and Tania are in the same class.

2. Their teacher is a man.

3. Jing knows where the classroom is.

 

Listen again and put the conversation in order.

 

Начало формы

· Tania: Nice to meet you, Jing. What class are you in? Jing: I’m in class 1B. Andyou?

· Tania: Me too. I’m in Class 1B too. Jing: Who’s our teacher? Tania: Mr Smith.

· Jing: And where’s our classroom? Tania: This way. Come with me. Jing: OK. Great.

· Tania: Hi. I’m Tania. What’s your name? Jing: Hello. My name’s Jing.

READING





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