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Unit 0

Complete the sentences using Simple Present or Present


Continuous

1. Every Monday, Sally (drive) _____________________________ her kids to


football practice.
2. Usually, I (work) _____________________________ as a secretary at ABT, but
this summer I (study) _____________________________ French at a language
school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris.
3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) _____________________________.
4. Don't forget to take your umbrella. It (rain) _____________________________.
5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain,
always) _____________________________.
6. I'm sorry I can't hear what you (say) _____________________________
because everybody (talk) _____________________________ so loudly.
7. Justin (write, currently) _____________________________ a book about his
adventures in Tibet. I hope he can find a good publisher when he is finished.
8. Jim: Do you want to come over for dinner tonight?
Denise: Oh, I'm sorry, I can't. I (go) _____________________________ to a movie
tonight with some friends.
9. The business cards (be, normally ) _____________________________ printed
by a company in New York. Their prices (be) _____________________________
inexpensive, yet the quality of their work is quite good.
10. This delicious chocolate (be) _____________________________ made by a
small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland.

Can or cant.
Choose the correct combination in the following sentences:

1. ___ you swim? Yes, I ___

Can/can

Can/cant

2. Im sorry I ___ help you today, Im really busy.

Can

Cant

3. Please ___ you buy some milk on your way home? I ___ leave
the house because Im looking after the baby.

Cant/cant

Can/cant

4. I ___ ride a bike but I ___ drive a car.

Can/can

Can/cant

5. I just ___ manage to wake up on time, Im always late.

cant

can

6. Hello, ___ I help you? Actually, no you ___ this restaurant is


awful and weve been waiting here for half an hour. Were
leaving.

Can/cant

Cant/can

7. I have a special talent, I ___ touch my nose with my tongue


___ you?

Can/can

Cant/can

8. ___ I go to the bathroom please? Yes, of course you ___.

Can/cant

Can/can

9. Look! Its right there!___ you see it? Its so obvious!

Cant

Can

10. Ive never been able to eat breakfast in the mornings. I ___
talk to anyone either!

Cant

Can

Unit 1
Complete the sentences using Present Simple or Past Simple

1. She _____________________________ (go) to Australia in 1994 and she liked it


very much.
2. My father usually _____________________________ (like) his steak well-done.
3. The dog _____________________________ (eat) its toy last night.
4. The policeman _____________________________ (talk) to the burglar
yesterday.
5. _____________________________ (you /have) a test last week?
6. I often see her mother but she never _____________________________ (speak)
to me.
7. The gentleman _____________________________ (speak) to his servant 2
hours ago.
8. The kangaroo always _____________________________ (carry) its baby.
9. My friend _____________________________ (talk) a lot every day.
10. The man _____________________________ (drive) to the supermarket last
weekend.
11. My brothers _____________________________ (leave) for England last week.
12. My sisters _____________________________ (leave) for England every year in
June.
13. I don't like that man because he often _____________________________
(laugh) at me.
14. Her sister never _____________________________ (smoke).
15. The cat usually _____________________________ (leave) its basket when it is
hungry.

Sequencing words.
Fill in the blanks with the words in the box. One of the words is
repeated
Next first finally then after that - later
_________, I get up early at 6 o'clock in the morning. _________, I brush my
teeth and wash my face . _________, I put on my and comb my hair.
_________, I eat breakfast. _________ I go to school . At school we study
different subjects. I also play with my friends at school. After school, I go
home. At home, I clean the room and do my homework . _________, I eat
dinner with my family. After dinner, I watch TV. _________, I go to bed.
Choose the best word to fill in the first blank

Finally First - After that Next Then


To build a tree house, _______, choose a sturdy tree. _______, you should
design the treehouse before you begin to build. _______ you should start with
the floor. ________, you build the walls. _______, you can build a roof.

Unit 2
Adverbs of Frequency
Rewrite the sentences and put the adverbs in correctly.

1. I have been to London. (often)


_____________________________________________________
2. Have you been to Boston? (ever)
_____________________________________________________
3. He plays golf on Sundays. (sometimes)
_____________________________________________________
4. The weather is bad in November. (always)
_____________________________________________________
5. It rains in California. (never)
_____________________________________________________
6. She will see him. (rarely)
_____________________________________________________
7. Peter doesn't get up before seven. (usually)
_____________________________________________________
8. They do not play tennis on Sundays. (always)
_____________________________________________________
9. Mary watches TV. (hardly / ever)
_____________________________________________________

Choose the correct adverb of manner

1. When my teacher talks too ___, it's difficult to understand


him.

quick

quickly

slowly

2. I always study ___ for a big test.

hard

hardly

goodly

3. My dad used to shout ___ when he was angry.

noise

loudly

loud

4. Please try to behave ___ when you meet my family.

quickly

softly

normally

5. She did ___ in her tennis match last week. She won.

goodly

bad

well

6. Please close the door ___ when you enter my room.

successfully

stupidly

gently

7. I'm sitting ___ so I don't want to move.

quickly

normally

comfortably

8. My husband sings ___ when he's in the shower. Even the


neighbours can hear him.

bigly

enthusiastically

quietly

9. She laughs ___ at my jokes.

well

angrily

happily

10. Sometimes I need my teacher to talk more ___ so I can hear


her better.

slowly

hardly

successfully

Unit 3
Comparatives and superlatives of adjectives.
Put the adjectives between brackets in the correct form
1. My brother has a (tidy) ______________________________room than
me.
2. Australia is (big) ______________________________than England.
3. I'm (good) ______________________________now than yesterday.
4. She's got (little) ______________________________money than you,
but she doesn't care.
5. He thinks Chinese is
(difficult) ______________________________language in the world
6. Valencia played (bad) ______________________________than Real
Madrid yesterday.
7. Cats are not (intelligent) ______________________________as dogs.

8. Show me (good) ______________________________restaurant


downtown.
9. (hot) ______________________________desert of all is the Sahara
and it's in Africa.
10.
Who is (talkative) ______________________________person in
your family?

Unit 4
Going to future
Put the verbs into the correct form. Use going to.
1. It (rain) _______________________________________________.
2. They (eat) _______________________________________________stew.
3. I (wear) __________________________________________blue shoes
tonight.
4. We (not /
help) _______________________________________________you.
5. Jack (not /
walk) ______________________________________________home.
6. (cook /
you) _______________________________________________dinner?
7. Sue (share / not) _________________________________________her
biscuits.
8. (leave / they) ____________________________________________the
house?
9. (take part / she) _______________________________________in the
contest?
10.
I (not /
spend) _______________________________________________my
holiday abroad this year.

Unit 5

Adverbials of quantity
Complete the sentences.
a few a little few few of little quite very too how
1. She's got _______________friends and spends most of her time
alone at home.
2. I've got _______________money, why don't we go to the pub.
3. Do you have any crime novels? - Yes, I've got _______________.
4. It's surpising _______________few people know this.
5. There was _______________little to start with.
6. A _______________us are going to the cinema later on. Do you
want to come?
7. How much money have you got on you? - Only _______________,
I'm afraid.
8. There's _______________time before the film starts, so hurry up.
9. There are _______________really good shows at the festival this
year, so it's well worth going to.
1 Isn't that _______________little for what we need?
0.
1 Is there any olive oil left? - I think there's _______________in that
1. bottle.
1 I saw _______________a few of my friends there.
2.

Underline the correct option.


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3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

Do you have much experience / many experiences in this type


of work?
There wasn't much / many news about it on TV.
We've had a few troubles / little trouble with the machinery.
Do you have much luggage / many luggages with you?
We have little competition / few competitions for our products
in this market.
We have seen few improvements / little improvement in his
work, unfortunately.
I didn't see much / many police at the scene.

8.
9.

I drank one too many beers / much beer last night.


Did you have many interesting experiences / much interesting
experience on holiday.
10 He has run a little business / few businesses in his time.
.
11 The new model features many improvements / much
.
improvement over the old: better steering, more powerful
engine and so on.
12 We were lucky to get so many publicities / much publicity for
.
our product.
13 He's won a few competitions / a little competition in his time.
.
14 He has some / an extensive knowledge of computers.
.
15 There weren't many homeworks / wasn't much homework to
.
do.

What do you do first in the morning?


First, I get up early at 6 o'clock in the morning. Next, I brush my teeth and
wash my face. Then, I put on my clothes and comb my hair. After that, I
eat
breakfast. Next I go to school. At school we study different subjects. I also
play
with my friends at school. After school, I go home. At home, I clean the
room
and do my homework. Later, I eat dinner with my family. After dinner, I
watch
TV. Finally, I go to bed.

First Next Then - After that - Finally

1. tidier
2. bigger
3. better
4. less
5. the most difficult
6. worse
7. as intelligent as dogs.
8. the best
9. The hottest
10.the most talkative

1. few
2. a little
3. a few
4. how
5. very

6. few of
7. a little
8. little
9. a few
10. too
11. a little
12. quite

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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
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much experience
much
little trouble
much luggage
little competition
little improvement
many
many beers
many interesting experiences
few businesses
many improvements
much publicity
a few competitions
an
wasn't much homework