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Blue Level

Lesson One Be - Present Tense

Subject + Verb
Singular Plural

I am You are He is She is It is

We are You are They are

(Write in your notebook. Whenever you see a chart like this,

write it out in your notebook.)

Subjects: I, you, he, she, it, we, and they. "You" is singular or plural. The verb "be" changes with the subject to am, is, or are.

I am a teacher

You are a student.

He is a man.

She is a woman.

It is a chair.

We are people

You are students.

They are workers.

The verb "be" is the most important verb to learn in English. It's also the most complicated. In the present tense it has three forms: am, is, are. In the past tense, it has two forms: was and were. The verb "be" is also used to make the passive voice.

Blue Level Lesson Two Be - Present Tense Negative Subject + (be) + not
Singular Plural

I am not We are not You are not You are not He is not She is not They are not It is not

I am not a student.

You are not a teacher.

He is not a woman .

They are not students.She is not a man. It is not a chair. contractions: I am not I'm not We are not We aren't We're not You are not You aren't You're not You are not You aren't You're not He is not He isn't He's not She is not She isn't They are not They aren't They're not . We are not students. You are not a family.

. but often used. Is he. Is she..... Are you. Are they. is ain't I ain't You ain't He ain't She ain't It ain't They ain't We ain't You ain't Ain't is not recommended for spoken English. many Americans use it. Are we. especially young people. Are you.Present Tense Questions (Be) + S + ____? Singular Plural Am I............. Lesson Three Be ...She's not It is not It isn't It's not Bad English. however.

she is..Is it.) Are you a student? (Yes.. you are. Am I a teacher? (Yes.. he is. I am.) Is she a student? (Yes.) Are we students? (Yes..) Is he a student? (Yes.) . it is. I am. Yes-No Questions: Question: Are you a student? Answer: Yes. we are. you are.) Are you workers? (Yes.) Is this a chair? (Yes.

Am 4. ______ I supposed to go to work today? 4. _____ he a good student? 2. Are 5. emotions. ______ she from Mexico? Answers: 1. they are. things. activities. Lesson Four Nouns and Pronouns Nouns represent people. ______ you in this class? 5.Are they a family? (Yes. Is * Be sure to capitalize the first word in a sentence. Is 2. (1) a person (2) a place (3) a thing .) Lesson Three Practice 1. places. ______ the cars parked in the garage? 3. Are 3. and ideas.

... we. he. Subject Pronouns Singular Plural . Playing the guitar is fun. and they are. That woman is a dancer. you. I have an idea! Nouns are also divided into two main groups: Count Nouns and Noncount Nouns (click on the links above for examples and then come back here) Pronouns represent nouns: I. 6. Everyone needs love. 4. ("playing" is a gerund and acts like a noun) 5. she. it. 2. The apartment building is old. 3. I like to listen to the radio.(5) an emotion (4) an activity (6) an idea Examples of nouns: 1.

Pronoun: she It is a radio.I You He She It We You They I am a teacher. Noun: people Pronoun: We (I + You) = We + . Noun: teacher Pronoun: I You are a student. Noun: radio Pronoun: It We are people. Noun: student Pronoun: You He is a guitar player Noun: player Pronoun: He She is a mother. Noun: mother.

There are also... Noun: family Pronoun: They "They" is always plural. Noun: chairs Pronoun: They "They" is a plural pronoun for the chairs.You are students. They are wooden chairs.. Object Pronouns Singular me you him her It Plural us You them Lesson 5 . It can be used for people or things. Noun: Students Pronoun: You Note: "You" can be singular or plural They are a family.

Take these stairs to get to those buildings.... .............. These pencils are not very sharp. That blue building in the middle of this picture is very tall....... Far = x.y That car across the street is red...... Those cars in the parking lot are very nice...y This pencil in my hand is yellow..Demonstrative Pronouns This A thing or a person is close This = singular That A thing or a person is far That = singular These Things or people are close These = plural Those Things or people are far Those = plural Close = x..

Tom. Lesson Six There Singular There is a black cat. "That is. Tom. . = That's a window. That is my friend. There is a boy behind the tree. = That's my friend. Plural There are three football players. and those can't take contractions." "That" can't be contracted in the plural form: That're (no!) This. There is a student in the classroom. "That's" usually sounds much better than to say. these.That is often contracted with the singular form of the verb "be" That is a window.

(plural). and sometimes "there" is plural. There are = (no contraction) Lesson 7 The Present Tense . (singular) There's a clock on the wall. There is = There's. there's There are seven days in a week. Examples: There is a clock on the wall. Most Americans use the contraction. There are two little girls playing with blocks. Sometimes "there is singular. There is used for information and facts.There are two people and two dogs.

or a thing. Do not confuse the present tense with the simple form. The Present Tense describes the things you do every day.Singular Plural I learn You learn He learns She learns It learns We learn You learn They learn You learn English every day. They learn English on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Note the use of an "s" at the end of the verb when describing a man." I eat You eat He eats . He learns English at school. Here's the present tense for the verb "eat. a woman.

She eats It eats We eat + You eat They eat Present Tense .Negative do + not + verb Singular Plural .

(work . It _____ a lot in the winter in Minnesota.negative) 9. to 5:00 p.negative) 5.negative) 3. 10. I ______ on the weekends. It _____ in the summer. She _____ to school every day. (go . every day (work) 6. I ___ to school every day.m. We _____ how to speak English.negative) 7. You _____ from 9:00 a.m. (have . (go) 2.I do not eat You do not eat He does not eat She does not eat It does not eat We do not eat You do not eat They do not eat Contractions: do + not = don't does + not = doesn't Singular I don't eat You don't eat He doesn't eat She doesn't eat It doesn't eat Practice: 1. We _____ how to speak Italian. He ______ a car. Juan and Martha _____ a large family. (have) 4. (snow . (snow) 8. (know .negative) answers below Plural We don't eat You don't eat They don't eat click here for a quiz on the present tense .

I'm eating . Do not confuse the present continuous tense with the "going to" future or with gerunds. Contraction: Subject + (be). He is learning English at school. and future activity. They are learning The Present Continuous Tense usually describes things that are happening now. Example: He + is = He's I am eating. They are learning English. but it can also be used to describe important things in your life.Lesson 8 The Present Continuous Tense S + (be) + _____ing Singular Plural I am learning We are learning You are learning You are learning He is learning She is learning It is learning You are learning English right now.

. (You + I = We) You are eating. She is eating. It is eating. She's eating.You are eating. You're eating. You're eating. We're eating. He's eating. It's eating. We are eating. He is eating.

They're eating. This man is eating soup. Click here. Lesson 9 Have S + has/have Singular Plural I have You have He has She has It has We have You have They have . Here's a quiz for you. She is winking at you.They are eating.

but it's also very popular a substitute for eat and drink. She has a popsicle. He has some strawberries. In this example. I have time to go to the movies. I have a new car. She has cereal and coffee for breakfast every morning. I have glasses. (have) + (past participle) makes the present perfect tense.Have is usually used for ownership and description. . Have is also an important helping verb: I have lived in Minnesota for three years. You have a pencil.

All three children have popsicles. (but okay in British English) Lesson 10 Articles .The cat has some water . use don't or doesn't + have. Incorrect: He hasn't any money. We have time to learn English. Note: To make "have" negative in the present tense. Correct: He doesn't have any money. I don't have any money. They have a hamburger and french fries.

I have a You have a hat.the second time you describe the hat.. ... "The" is singular or plural.. (singular count noun) But.. (plural .A / An / The Singular Plural a / an the the --- Articles are used in front of Nouns. it's important to also know the difference between count and noncount nouns. I have glasses. "A" or "An" are always singular. Some plural nouns don't use an article. When using articles.a /an ) pair of glasses Or.. you say: The hat is blue.

Popsicles taste good.. She has a popsicle. Sometimes the is used.He has some strawberries (plural count noun) The strawberries are in his mouth (second mention). We have time to learn English. sometimes it isn't. The bowl is purple.. (Water is a non-count noun) a / an ) The water is in a bowl. The cat has some water. time and English are ( noncount nouns.) I + you = we They have a good relationship. ( relationship is a singular count noun) . (singular count noun) The popsicle tastes good! or..

Not correct: The Minneapolis is a great city.All three children have popsicles. Don't put an article in front of the name of a place. Correct: Minneapolis is a great city. Pennies are made of copper. The water in this glass tastes bad. (this is a specific amount) Water is good for you. (this is a specific amount) 3. The popsicles taste good. This is the Paul's website. But it's correct to use the name of a place as an adjective: The Minneapolis skyline is beautiful at night. Indefinite amounts or general qualities don't take an article. The copper in this penny is turning brown. Lesson 11 Prepositions . ( Popsicle is a plural count noun) There are a lot of rules for articles: 1. 2. Don't use an article with possessive nouns or pronouns.

and relationships He is standing on a pencil. The flower is in the glass. and on. Most prepositions have very specific applications as shown below: He's putting strawberries into his mouth. proximity. The most important to learn now are in. . Prepositions are necessary yet somewhat arbitrary.Prepositions show location. at. She is at the beach.

. (. before: Before Tom and Sue went out for dinner. against: She was so tired that she had to lean against the wall. Some common prepostions are listed below in alphabetical order. The best way to learn them well is by reading books. beside: I put the shovel beside the fence. You can also learn about prepositions in class from a teacher. across from: Across the street from the park is a hospital. between: B comes between A and C. magazines. at: He needs to be at work in the afternoon. To learn them all will take years of practice. along: I noticed a lot of garbage along the side of the highway. they saw a movie. I'll add more as I think of them. behind: What's behind the door? below: It was 41 degrees below zero yesterday. but it's important to realize that it requires a lot of practice and memorization.41 degrees!) beneath: Get beneath the covers and keep warm tonight.The cat is drinking from a bowl. and newspapers. above: Planes fly above the ground across: We walked across the street to get a slice of pizza. There is food on the table. Listening to the radio helps as well. There are hundreds of different prepositions and prepositional phrases. about: They read about the car accident in the newspaper. after: Tom and Sue had some ice cream after dinner.

we met the teacher. for: They work for a big company. of: There are plenty of apples for everybody to have one. onto: They walked onto the airplane and sat down. outside: The teachers are talking together outside the classroom. inside: Is there any food inside the refrigerator? near: Jorge lives near the place where he works. from: Ali moved to Minnesota from Somalia... in: Now he lives in Minnesota. but he survived the fall.With whom did you go to the movies? Try this exercise and see how well you do (click on the link. on: Look on the table and you'll see the books.by: You should try to be here by 10:00.. but try to do it in your mind and that will save on paper!) Lesson 12 The Past Tense There are two types of past tense verbs: Regular Verbs work live move walk open worked lived moved walked opened Irregular Verbs be get go put eat was/were got went put ate . in front of: The sign in front of the store told him to park in back. down: Let's walk down the street and get some gyros. off: She got off the bus at the corner. out: A cat fell out the window. into: When we walked into the classroom. in back of: John parked his car in back of the store. through: Running through a waterfall is refreshing. so he walks to work. to: Did you go to the store yet? with: Who did you go to movies with? or.

which makes this tense easy to use for making statements. regular verbs add ed to make the past tense (work / worked) and irregular verbs change their form entirely (go / went). More practice with this important verbs comes in Lesson 16.Past Tense Singular I was You were He was She was It was Plural We were You were They were I was at school yesterday. All the other verbs.wait waited have had As you can see. regular and irregular use one form in the past tense. We were in New York last week. It was cold this morning. Regular Verb: Learn Subject + _____ed Singular I learned You learned He learned She learned It learned Plural We learned You learned They learned Irregular Verb: Have Subject + ________ . Only the verb "be" changes its form for singular or plural." Be . The most important verb to learn first in the past tense is "be.

print it out. such as learn. or an hour ago. Regular Verb He worked yesterday. in 1973. visit---visited Irregular verbs change their form entirely or not at all. hit---hit. Review: The Past Tense describes the things you did yesterday. Irregular Verb . and commit them to memory. Irregular Verb: . Regular Verb .eat: I ate breakfast earlier. be---was/were. Click here for a list of commonly used irregular verbs. Regular verbs. eat---ate. See the example below: Regular Verb - work: I worked yesterday.eat: You ate breakfast earlier. cut---cut The form of the past tense is not dependent on the subject. work---worked. back in February.Singular I had You had He had She had It had Plural We had You had They had Irregular verbs must be memorized because they change their form completely. take an "ed" ending after the subject. Irregular Verb . go---went. learn---learned. last year.work: You worked yesterday.

Regular Verb .share: You shared a milkshake. Irregular Verb .like: The cat liked her food. Irregular Verb .visit: They visited the beach. Irregular Verb .have: You had a nice lunch. Irregular Verb .eat: She ate her food.be: We were on time.go / eat: They went to the beach and ate popsicles. Regular Verb .He ate breakfast earlier. Regular Verb .arrive: We arrived on time. Regular Verb . Regular Verb She worked yesterday. Try this dictation exercise: . Irregular Verb: She ate lunch an hour ago.

...or Question Word + Verb + Subject + Verb QW + V + S + V Where do they live? Who am I? You're a teacher.used for this information.... . a person a thing / fact a location / place time / day / year / month reason method Who What Where When Why How Questions using question words follow two basic patterns: Question Word + Verb + Subject QW + V + S Who is he? .Lesson 13 Information Questions Question Words..

. Where is she? She's at the beach. Why is the cat drinking water? It's thirsty. What does he have? He has some strawberries.Where are you? I'm in the classroom. When do we have class? We have class in the morning.

You are a student. I am a teacher. They must go somewhere before a noun. I am your teacher. It is his guitar. He is playing a guitar. Lesson 14 Possessive Adjectives Possessive adjectives show ownership or belonging. You are my student. .How are they drinking their milkshake? They're drinking it with a straw. This is a woman. What do they have? They have popsicles. Her hair is red.

She wants to see ______ father. 7. 5. Answers below . 8. 2.This is a cat. Open _____ books and turn to the first lesson. _____ name is Julia. 10. 9. You are working with _____ teacher 3. We are doing ______ work. ______ name is (your name here). 6. You are students. ______ name is John. 4. You are in your classroom. We are eating our lunch. Practice: 1. They are in _______ house. They are children. It is eating its food. I am practicing ___ English. They are eating their popsicles. It has ______ own food.

/ That is John's car. 4. 8. His. Her Lesson 15 Possessive Pronouns Subject Possessive Adjective Possessive Pronoun I you he she it we you they my your his her its our your their mine yours his hers its ours yours theirs A possessive noun. 7. Where are their coats? / Where are the children's coats? 1. 6. your. 2. 5. That is his car. her. adjective is used before a A possessive before a noun. pronoun is not used . its. their. your. My. 9. my. 3. / This is the girl's book. our. 10.Nouns are also used as possessive adjectives: Examples: This is her book.

This is a cat. This is my website. You are a student. ("Its" is difficult to use as a possessive pronoun. My hair is brown. Hers is red. You are in your classroom. This food is ours. The guitar is his. Her hair is red.) We are eating our lunch. This classroom is yours. . They are eating their popsicles.I am a teacher. It is eating its food. Is that your pencil? Is that pencil yours? He is playing his guitar. This website is mine. This is a woman. You are students. They are children. The popsicles are theirs.

Past Tense The verb "be" has two forms in the past tense: was and were Singular I was You were He was She was It was Plural We were You were They were I was here yesterday. .Click here for a quiz Lesson 16 Be . You were also here yesterday. He was at a movie last night.

They were outside in the snow. know. be. You were in a swimming pool when I took this picture. We were at a restaurant today. tell Questions: Answers: . It was my grandfather's camera a long time ago . Lesson 17 Telling Time Important verbs for asking about and telling time: have.She was at a party.

For example. 5:50 It's a quarter after two. please? Sure. it's 6:00. I'm not wearing a watch. "It's half past five.Do you have the time? Do you know what time it is? What time is it? Can you tell me what time it is. you can say. when someone asks you what time it is. ) --thirty = 30 minutes after the hour. Sorry." . "It's 5:30." Instead of. Important vocabulary o'clock = :00 ( 7:00 = seven o'clock ) --a quarter after = 15 minutes after the hour ( 3:15 = It's a quarter after three ) --a quarter before = 15 minutes before the hour ( 3:45 = It's a quarter before four ) half past = 30 minutes after the hour ( 11:30 = It's half past eleven.) --The easiest way to tell someone the time is to use a digital format. (11:30 = It's eleven thirty.

1965 . use the year. or It's the 6th of June." (five o two)* or "It's 5:50. Tuesday. etc. date: June 6 When someone asks you the date." = (five thirteen) or "It's 5:02. When were you born? ----> March 25. Monday. Today's Tuesday. June 6. 2005) When someone asks about time in the future or the past." (five fifty) *Note: 0 is pronounced "O" not "zero. (Not It's June 6." Giving the Date Question: What's today? or What day is it today? What's the date? It's June 6. it's not necessary to give the year: For example: What's the date? ----> It's June 6."It's 5:13. (June sixth) Answers: There's a difference between "day" and "date" day: Sunday.

Lesson 18 Months January is the first month of the year. February is the second month of the year. February comes after January. It comes before March. The second month of the year is February. May is the fifth month of the year. It comes before April.When did you arrive in the U. January comes after December.? ----> In 2002. March comes after February. It comes before February. . The third month of the year is March. The fifth month of the year is May. The fourth month of the year is April. It comes before June. This month begins the year. The first month of the year is January. When is the next election? ----> In November of 2006. It comes before May.S. April comes after March. April is the fourth month of the year. March is the third month of the year. May comes after April.

August is the eighth month of the year. The sixth month of the year is June. September is the ninth month of the year. It comes before September. September comes after August. The eighth month of the year is August. October comes after September. The twelfth month of the year is December. The eleventh month of the year is November. December is the twelfth month of the year. November comes after October. It comes before July.June is the sixth month of the year. . October is the tenth month of the year. It comes before December. August comes after July. The seventh month of the year is July. July is the seventh month of the year. The tenth month of the year is October. June comes after May. It comes before November. The ninth month of the year is September. It comes before August. It comes before October. November is the eleventh month of the year. July comes after June.

This month ends the year.The last month of the year is December. December comes after November. It comes before January. Lesson 19 Count and Noncount Nouns Count Nouns a car cars Noncount Nouns traffic a chair chairs furniture an apple apples fruit a camera four cameras video equipment .

(singular) is some fruit. Cars are an expensive form of transportation. ("those" is plural) A car is an expensive thing to own. Apples taste good Digital cameras make photography easy. (singular verb) There are some apples. (singular Fruit tastes good. The camera is very nice. They are fun to use. (no!) Asking questions for an amount or a number: Count Nouns Noncount Nouns How much furniture is there? How many chairs How many chairs are are there? There is one chair there? There are two chairs There is a lot of furniture . TV stations have a lot of video equipment. The equipment are nice. I like that furniture. She likes those chairs. It is expensive. (no!) Traffic verb) was heavy today.count nouns use singular and plural verbs and pronouns: There noncount nouns use only singular verbs and pronouns: There is an apple. ("that" is singular). I like those furniture. (plural) I like that chair.

you will probably need to come back to this page. There is a lot of equipment.How many cameras are there? There's one camera How many cameras are there? There are four cameras How much equipment is there? There's a lot of video equipment Only count nouns can take a number: There is one camera. Below are words and phrases that can be used with count and noncount nouns. count nouns a (singular) the (singular and plural) some a lot of many (large numbers) a few (3 to 4) few (a very small number) not many (a small number) not any (zero) the noncount nouns -.(no article) some a lot of much (large numbers) a little (small number) little (a very small number) not much (a small number) not any (zero) . As you continue through the next levels. Noncount nouns don't use numbers: There is some equipment. Knowing the difference between count and noncount nouns will make your English sound much better. There are four cameras.

Sunday comes after Saturday . Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Thursday. Thursday is the fifth day of the week. The fourth day of the week is Wednesday. Su M T W Th F Sa Sunday is a weekend day. Wednesday comes after Tuesday. Su M T W Th F Sa Wednesday is the middle of the week. Monday comes after Sunday. . Monday is the second day of the week on the calendar. Su M T W Th F Sa (Everyone hates Monday because it's the first day back to work after the weekend!) Tuesday is the third day of the week. Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Wednesday. Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Tuesday. It's the third day of the work week. Monday is also known as the first day of the work week. Su M T W Th F Sa Wednesday is the fourth day of the week. The first day of the week is Sunday. It's the second day of the work week. Tuesday comes after Monday. It's the fourth day of the work week.Lesson 20 days of the week Sunday is the first day of the week. Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Monday . The third day of the week is Tuesday. The fifth day of the week is Thursday.

during the weekend . . Su M T W Th F Sa (Everyone loves Friday because it's the last day of the week.I.) There are seven days in a week. Su M T W Th F Sa Friday is the sixth day of the week.this weekend (present and future): What are you going to do this weekend? . Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Saturday. March 4 and 5 are this weekend. T.comes after "this weekend") What are you going to do next weekend? (Saturday and Sunday. The sixth day of the week is Friday. = Thank God it's Friday!) Saturday is the seventh day of the week. March 11 and 12 are next weekend.next weekend (future . In the afternoon. Su M T W Th F Sa When talking about the weekend. you can use: .F. It's the fifth and last day of the work week. Su M T W Th F Sa Saturday and Sunday are the weekend.on the weekend . The seventh day of the week is Saturday. Saturday comes after Friday. Saturday and Sunday.last weekend (past) What did you do last weekend? . Friday comes after Thursday. Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Friday. the weekend begins. Su M T W Th F Sa It comes before Sunday. There are 52 weeks in a year.G.Thursday comes after Wednesday.

QUIZZZZZZ Learn American English Online Blue Level Quiz #1 .

______ they members of the website? (be) 10.. There ______ a party at my house next weekend. Remember: close = x. _______ pencil needs to be sharpened. They ______ workers.. ( be .. (far) 5. (be) Part B. Remember how the verb "be" changes." (2 points) Choose among this.negative) 5. John and Sue ______ married. sentence. Click here to go back to the Blue Level Total: 30 points Your score: __________ 2.. .. these. (be . He and I ______ both cousins.. ______ it cold today? (be) 9.. _________ boys broke the window. In the morning. (far) 6. (far--in time) 8.. Directions: Complete each sentence in the present tense.. (be) 2. Are _________ apples ready to be picked (close) 3. (be) 3.. (10 points) 1. ________ office has a lot of windows. (be) 7.. (far) Click here for the answers. Conjugate the verb "be" in the present tense... Is _________the building we go to? (far) 4. (8 points) Be singular I _____ You _____ He _____ She _____ It _____ They _____ plural We _____ You _____ Part D. (close) 2. ________ is a very good movie.Part A.y... Part C.. far = x... (be) 4. or those to complete each 1. (close--in time) 9. You ______ at school right now. _________ cars were in an accident. Write two sentences using the verb "be. Are _______ the best tools for the job? (far) 10.negative) 8. Is _________ bottle empty? (close) 7.y (10 points) 1. I ______ very tired. that. We ______very happy about our new apartment. _______ makes me very angry. (be) 6. He _____ a student..

Answer Learn American English Online Blue Level Quiz #1 (Answers) .

.y (10 points) 1. (8 points) Be singular I am _ You are He is She is It is They are plural We are You are Part D.. We are very happy about our new apartment..y. (be) 3. Is it cold today? (be) 9.. far = x. (close--in time.. (10 points) 1. Write two sentences using the verb "be. Conjugate the verb "be" in the present tense..negative) 5. Those boys broke the window. (be) 7.. (be . Directions: Complete each sentence in the present tense. There is a party at my house next weekend... Are those the best tools for the job? (far) 10.. Click here to go back to the Blue Level Total: 30 points Your score: __________ 2.. (far) 6. Is this bottle empty? (close) 7.negative) 8. that. (be) 4. ( be . Are they members of the website? (be) 10... I am very tired. Part C. Is that the building we go to? (far) 4. This pencil needs to be sharpened.. John and Sue aren't married.. That office has a lot of windows. (far--in time) 8.. (be) 6. That makes me very angry. sentence. He and I are both cousins. .. Remember how the verb "be" changes..Part A. You aren't at school right now. or those to complete each 1. maybe now) 9. This is a very good movie.. these. Are these apples ready to be picked (close) 3. (far) 5. He is a student." (2 points) Choose among this. They are workers. (be) 2. (be) Part B. (close) 2. In the morning. Those cars were in an accident. (far) Click here to go back to the quiz. Remember: close = x.

Learn American English Online Blue Level Quiz #2 .Pronouns .

(you) Click here for the answers Total: 30 points Your score: __________ . (10 points) 1.Part A. Are _______ members of the website? (people) 10. (you and I) 2. (you--singular or plural) 4. Is _______ cold today? (the weather) 9. I like _____ very much. ________ are students (a boy and a girl) 3. ______ is a student. Write the subject pronouns in the singular and plural. (a woman) 6. (a group) 7. Sue usually puts _______ in the refrigerator. (a man) 5. ________ are not very good computers. (a man) 2. (5 points each) singular plural Write the object pronouns in the singular and plural singular plural Part B. (two people) 5. ______ is from Nicaragua. ________ are at home. Please give it to ________. (a thing) 7. They like to eat _______ with cream cheese. Is ______ a good car? (a thing) 4. (I) 9. She works with ______ at that company. (I) 3. (things) 8. (10 points) 1. ______ am at work. There's some mail for _____ in the mailbox. (a woman) 6. Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct subject pronoun. (you and I) 10. (a woman) Part C. Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct object pronoun. They want _______ to work this weekend. He likes ________ very much. _____ and I are in the same class. John teaches ______ English every day. I want ________ to do something for me. (oneself) 8.

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Blue Level Quiz #2 - Pronouns (Answers)

Part A. Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct subject pronoun. (10 points) 1. He is a student. (a man) 2. They are students (a boy and a girl) 3. Is it a good car? (a thing) 4. They are at home. (two people) 5. She is from Nicaragua. (a woman) 6. They are not very good computers. (a group) 7. I am at work. (oneself) 8. Is it cold today? (the weather) 9. Are they members of the website? (people) 10. She and I are in the same class. (a woman)

Part C. Write the subject pronouns in the singular and plural. (5 points each)
singular plural

I you he she it

we you

they

Write the object pronouns in the singular and plural
singular plural

me Part B. you Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct object pronoun. (10 points) 1. John teaches us English every day. (you and I) 2. There's some mail for me in the mailbox. (I) 3. I like you very much. (you--singular or plural) 4. She works with him at that company. (a man) 5. He likes her very much. (a woman) 6. They like to eat it with cream cheese. (a thing) 7. Sue usually puts them in the refrigerator. (things) 8. Please give it to me. (I) 9. They want us to work this weekend. (you and I) 10. I want you to do something for me. (you) him her it

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Learn American English Online Blue Level Quiz #3 - Count and Noncount Nouns

There isn't very _______ oil left in the world. 3. 10." (10 points) 1. Are there _______ cars in the parking lot? 6. _______ there a pillow on the bed? 9. _______ there any good restaurants near here? 5.Part A. I like her very _______. How ______ money do you have? 5. Part B. 4. count nouns noncount nouns water / apple / man / oil / butter / window / cup / pencil / rice / computer / time / friend / money / snow / table . How ________ people do you know in your building? 10. 3. _______ there a good movie showing at that theater? 4. do you? 7. Part C. You don't make _______ mistakes. 2. There isn't very _______ tea left in the teapot. There ______ ten students in the classroom. 7. _______ there enough chairs for everyone? 8. There _______ seven days in a week. 9. How ______ time is there to finish our work today? 2." (10 points) them in each category: (10 points) 1. Directions: Complete each sentence with "much" or "many. She doesn't like too _______ meat in the sauce. There aren't ______ students in class today. There _______ some time before the game. 8. Why ______ there police officers outside that house? 6. There _______ two people looking at the house. There ______ a hat on the table. Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct form Which nouns are count nouns and noncount nouns? List of the verb "be.

She _______ to school three times a week. A teacher _______ ______leaky pipes and toilets. My car _______ _________a new set of tires. (be) Part B. (do) 7. (do) 7. (study) 4. (fix) 9. They _______ ________ at that table everyday. (work) 3. singular Directions: Make each of the above sentences negative. (go) 2.The Present Tense Part A. (give) 10. I _______ English during the week. You always ______ me good advice. I _______ _________English during the week. My car _______ a new set of tires. They ________ very good students. (be) plural Conjugate the verb "have" in the present tense negative (5 points) singular plural . She __________ __________to school. (have) 5. They _______ at that table everyday. Part C. They ______ very good students. (go) 2. (give) 10. (have) 6.Learn American English Online Blue Level Quiz #4 . (have) 6. We ______ some time to go to the store. You never _________ me good advice. John _______ his shopping on the weekend. (10 points) 1. (have) 5. (fix) 9. (sit) 8. John ______ _____his shopping on the weekend. We _____ ________ any time to go to the store. (sit) 8. (10 points) 1. A plumber _______ leaky pipes and toilets. Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct form Conjugate the verb "have" in the present tense (5 points) of the verb in the present tense. My father ________ at that restaurant. (work) 3. (study) 4. My father _______ ________at that restaurant.

Martha ______ ________ her shopping for the week. (10 points) 1.com Blue Level Quiz #5 . (do) 7. (study) 4. (visit) 4. We ______ ________ anything this weekend. (do) 7. Why _______ he ___________ you? (help) . (work) 2. The housekeepers ______ ________ the room right now. (hire) 3. He _____ ________ the bus to work today. The stores at that mall _____ ________ new employees. are you? (have) 5. I _____ _______ __________ a new car this year. They _______ __________ English anymore. (come) 8. (buy) 9. Conjugate the verb "go" in the present continuous tense (5 points) singular plural Part A. (clean) 6. (have) 5. _______ they __________ you at the airport? (meet) Conjugate the verb "make" in the present continuous tense negative (5 points) singular plural 10. (10 points) 1.The Present Continuous Tense Part C. The people from Romania _______ _________ today. She _______ __________ there anymore. (laugh) 3. We ______ ________lunch right now. My car _____ _________ strange noises. (take) 2. ______ he still _____________? (sleep) 8. Directions: Complete each sentence with the correct form of the verb in the present continuous tense. You ______ __________ much fun. (make) 6. My mother ______ _________ me next month. What ______ you __________ in your garden? (grow) 9. My children ______ __________very good today. (be) Part B.Learn American English Online. Directions: Make each sentence negative in the present continuous tense. I ______ ______ ___________ at what you said. _________ you ___________ today? (work) 10.

10. Some of these sentences don't require "the. 4. 5. I put gas into __________ car. ______ English language is very 10. I like to study ______ English. Do you want to see ______ movie today? (any movie) 6.Learn American English Online. 7. 3. 7. 9. She saw ______ friend in class. We once owned _______ house in Minneapolis." 1.com Blue Level Quiz #6 . Part B. Directions: Fill in the blank with "the" or "--" (nothing). They used to live in ________ United States. _______ rain came down hard last night. There was a lot of _______ rain last night. This is _________ first time for me. _______ city of Chicago is very big. Directions: Fill in the blank space with the correct article: "a" or "the" 1. 3. (my car) 8. . I need to buy ______ new car. _______ bus that I take every day stops right here. ________ coffee I made isn't very good. 4. Some of ________ apples I got at the store are bad. (*Remember that some words in some situations don't use an article) Part C. Christine is _______ honest person. 5. I like to study ________ history." (10 points) 1. Is that _______ a fresh apple. 9. That is _______ very large truck. 8. _________ medicine I took is making me dizzy. 7. 2. ______ apple a day keeps the doctor away. I can't see ________ sun. My teacher has ______ big classroom. 6. Jose drives _______ hour to and from work every day. (any car) 3. I got some ________ medicine at the store. 8. or is it _______ old apple? 6. That is _______ good way to learn English. 2. Mary goes to ________ very good school. ________ history of Mexico is very intresting. Directions: Fill in the blank with "a" or "an. 4. 2. 5.Articles Part A.

Do you want to take _______ English class? 10. .9. There's ______ cracked egg in the egg carton.

Directions: Fill in the blank with "the" or "--" (nothing). _______ rain came down hard last night. 5. 9. 3. I put gas into __________ car." 1. That is _______ very large truck. Do you want to see ______ movie today? (any movie) 6. I can't see ________ sun. She saw ______ friend in class. 5. Directions: Fill in the blank space with the correct article: "a" or "the" 1. Some of these sentences don't require "the. 6. (any car) 3. Some of ________ apples I got at the store are bad. 7. There was a lot of _______ rain last night. I got some ________ medicine at the store. . Christine is _______ honest person. 8. 2. ______ apple a day keeps the doctor away. ______ English language is very 10. That is _______ good way to learn English. 3. _______ city of Chicago is very big. 9. 8. My teacher has ______ big classroom. 4. 2. 7. I like to study ________ history. Part B. 5. Is that _______ a fresh apple. Directions: Fill in the blank with "a" or "an.Articles Part A. 4. (*Remember that some words in some situations don't use an article) Part C. I need to buy ______ new car. This is _________ first time for me.com Blue Level Quiz #6 . _________ medicine I took is making me dizzy. Mary goes to ________ very good school. 4. They used to live in ________ United States. _______ bus that I take every day stops right here. ________ history of Mexico is very intresting. I like to study ______ English.Learn American English Online. 10. ________ coffee I made isn't very good. (my car) 8. 2. 7. or is it _______ old apple? 6. We once owned _______ house in Minneapolis." (10 points) 1. Jose drives _______ hour to and from work every day.

Do you want to take _______ English class? 10.9. There's ______ cracked egg in the egg carton. .

behind. of. I'll get ______ touch ______ you later. 5. 17. Please turn ______ the lights _____ the living room. 20 in .com Blue Level Quiz #7 . Sit __________. Do you want to go _______ a walk? 8. Minneapolis is northwest ________ Chicago. 5. 18. The car _________ me is following too closely! 19. 2. 4. to / on. by. I fell _______ love with her. 4. into. 10. The class starts __________ 7:30 in the morning. I have lived in Minnesota ________ many years. 9. 19. 7. 11. 13. Did you finish your work ______ time? 16. 3. 14. 13. Airplanes fly __________ the ground. above. down. in. The plane is leaving _______ ten minutes. 11. 2. 16. in. Part A. 4. What's wrong ________ my cell phone? 10. on /in. 18. 5. The U. in. Mary loves to listen ______ music _____ the radio. The young man climbed __________ the window. Answers: 1. 9. 8. Would you like to sit here ________ me? 17. through. in / with. The Twin Cities are _________ the Mississippi River. 16. I woke up ________ 5:30 this morning. 2. into. 14. about (or almost). 9. 15. on 1. to / in. under. I need to go ________ the store. 17. 3. 14. with. in. in. with. 10. 4. Do you want to go ______ bus or ______ car? 11. Two cars crashed _________ each other. for. 15. He's very sick. The cat jumped __________ the fence. between. 16. Don't bother me. Please fill _______ each blank carefully on the quiz. 19. Answers: 1. 8. 12. 7.Learn American English Online. He's leaning __________ the wall. 5. 7. 18. 15. at. 13. in. Directions: Fill in the blank space with a preposition. on. 7. I had to make a stop ________ New York last night. from. will elect a new President _____ November. 6. in. 20. in. 12. by / by. We haven't been there __________ last year. I'll be there ________ an hour. 11. 19. 6. 10. The students walked ________ the classroom. 18.S. 13. The letter "B" comes _________ "A" and "C. to. My wife doesn't agree ________ me very often. I'm _______ a hurry. by (or with). 12. 20. on (or over). Can I borrow your pencil _________ a minute? 17." 8. Subway trains travel __________ the ground. 9. for. against. Earthworms live __________ the ground. since. She has been absent _________ class. Chicago is __________ seven hours from here. 14. 3. at. for.Prepositions Part B. 12. They're taking things day ______ day. I am standing _______ the ground. It's not good ____ me to eat food high ____ cholesterol. 3. 6. 2. 15. 6. 20. (20 points) Directions: Fill in the blank with a preposition (20 points) 1.

__________ 6. 2. . ________ 5. The city has _________ own fire department. Our work is finished. We don't know __________ neighbors very well. This classroom is my classroom. .Possessive Adjectives Directions: Use the correct possessive adjective.Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns Part B. Does Martha have ___________ keys? 0. and his English is good too. He has his own car and I have my own car.com Blue Level Quiz #8 . Robert is very happy with __________ new job. The students left _________ classroom very quickly. hers Part A. Are these books your books? ____________ 3. Her English is good. We should bring __________ coats to the game. Jim and Sal love __________ new house. Your children are smart. _________ . (20 points) . and so are our children. their work isn't. __________ 2. John can't fix __________ his sink. (10 points if all are correct) Subject I You He She It We You They Possessive Adjective Possessive Pronoun 3. Your garden looks great. The ubject in each sentence will help you with your ecision. Where are you going on __________ vacation? Part C. . 7. I really want to see __________ friends this weekend. Mary thinks __________ apartment is too small. The cat doesn't like __________ food. ___________ 8. I have a computer on _________ desk. ___________ 9. Can I have __________ car back. _________ 10. . . 5. (10 points) Example: This pen is her pen. 4. Fill out the chart below with the correct possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns. Those tickets are his tickets. and I liked your song.Possessive Pronouns Directions: Write the correct possessive pronoun in the blank space following each sentence or question. I think this money is her money. _________ 7. 0. 1. 9. . . please? 8. You and I are having lunch with _________ teacher. too. . _________ 4. They spend __________ money on junk. . 1. You have a computer on _________ desk. You all have __________ own ideas about politics. but my garden doesn't.Learn American English Online. Her song was good. . He likes to play with _________ dog. Did you finish __________ work on time? 6.

Paul: Nice to meet you too. I really love it. I'm Mei Yang. Do you live around here? Mei Yang: No.Let's have a conversation! Meeting someone for the first time: Paul: Hi. My name is Paul. Talking about the weather : . Mei Yang: Hi. It's nice to meet you. it is. Paul: Really? I hear that's a beautiful country. Mei Yang: Yes. I live in China.

Lydumila: Then let's see a movie tonight.Lydumila: Is it raining outside? Sasa: No. I think so. it's sunny. ("let's" = let us) Sasa: That's a great idea. Lydumila: Is it going to rain later today. Talking about your job: Angelena: What do you do? . Sasa: Yes.

Steve: I'm a businessman. How about you? Angelena: I work in a bank. Steve: You're so lucky! . Steve: How do you like your job? Angelena: It's interesting because I meet a lot of different people all day. I have my own shop.