English for beginers

The use of: to be , to have, present simple and continuous, past simple and subject pronouns
1. Complete with the right form of the verb „to be”: We are very good friends. a) You…….. my friend. b) He …….with you. c) ……. she at home? d) They…….not bad students. e) How….. your mother today? f) I …… at school. 2. Write the correct form of the verb “to be”: • …………. your mother home? • …………...Sam and Lucy in the 5th form? • Madrid ……….not the capital of the U.S.A. It ……the capital of Spain. • What nationality ……..you? I ………American.

Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verbs 'to be' and 'to have'. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. ………. we on the right way? I ……… a big living-room. It…………. a white rose. You …………. something on your hair. She ……………. two apples. …………. they friends? Jack and Jill…………… very good friends. Doris …………… a beautiful dress. …………. he a student? This animal……….. black eyes. They …….. a lovely garden. …….. I your best friend? ……….you at home? We ………. good students. We learn hard. Your father …………a doctor.

The verb TO BE
Learn the Present Tense: I am We are You are You are He/She/ It is They are Complete the sentences: 1. The window …………… open. 2. Cats ………… small animals. 3. I …….. in the classroom. 4. We ………. pupils. 5. The baby ……… in bed. 6. You …….. a teacher. 7. The books ……….. on the table. 8. I ……. a pupil. 9. My father ……. a good man. 10. We ……in the classroom.

………. 17. 14.is tall man. Camels………………. A hen is a bird. 4. 2. The mouse ……………………a big animal. 11. or brown / your shoes /are /black 6. your books/are / in your desk 4. a good man. My face …………………. There is a car behind you. 13. 3. 7. I …………………. The chair …….is cooking.an old man (woman). My mother ……. 7. Here is a pen and a pencil. shut/ the windows/ are 3. 2.is not shut.cold in summer.(do not forget the capital letter and the question mark). A lazy boy is not a good pupil. 5. The window is open.dirty. I ………………a teacher. near the school/ your home/ is 2. 8.happy. She is a pretty girl. good /are /or bad /those eggs The Subject Pronouns I You He/she/ it we you They Put the right subject pronoun: 1. The policeman is standing in the street. 12. 16.. 1.at home. ………. A thief………………. Make questions from these mixed words. 6. 3. Camels ……. 4.. The windows …….in the cinema now. open /this school /is /at night 10. is /in bed / the baby 5. Complete with the Present Tense Negative: 1. The door …….a big animal.behind the table. . It …………………. 10. camels /or small animals /are /big 8. 5. A pupil is not a teacher. 12.at home now. 6. An egg is white. ………. 9.small animals. 15.. Shut. Make the sentences plural: 1. The poor man …………………. We ……………………. 18. The pencils are in the box. I …….in school now.. 3. all the pupils /here today /are 11.11. The children ………in the garden. A donkey is bigger than a cat. 2. My hands ………………….. every day /is /this shop /open 7. 10. The camel ……. He is a doctor... 4.shut. at home /your mother /is 12. the girl is at home.big animals. 9. …………. The shops …………………open every day. in your bag /your ruler /is 9.dirty. We ………………. A camel is a big animal. 8.are red pencils.

a house... (build) . Donkeys ………big ears. their pets? (to feed) 3) …………… your teacher ………………… your homework? (to check) 4) …………………. in the old house? (to live) 5) …………………. A camel ………. 8. 7. ……. The men ………………………. 12. 14.is in a boat.. 7.ten fingers. and Mrs. 4.a cup of tea.(wash) 14.5..her baby.. 6.TV in the afternoon? (to watch) 8) ………………your grandmother………………. the phone? (to answer) 9) …………………. 3. ……. They ………………………. The horse is in the field. the cat …………………… on the wall in the mornings? (to sit) 6) …………………. The poor woman ………. The doctor is a rich man. 15. The old man …….is flying to London.(carry) 10. The children are in the garden.five children. They ……………………. ……..white hair.. ………. ………. The baby ………two teeth. Put in the correct verb forms into the gaps. She ……………………. Use Simple Present..a book. 11. you…………………… mineral water? (to drink) 2) ………………. Example: ___ they ______ their friends? (to phone) Answer: Do they phone their friends? 1) ………………….the blackboard. The key is not in the desk.(stand) 13.long tails. The plane is in the air. Andy …………… the shopping? (to do) 10)………………... They……………………across the road.four legs.(eat) 6. 6.to school.(clean) 4. Nina ………………… computer games? (to play) 7) ………………. The birds are on the tree.an apple.the floor. The shops are shut today. The servant ……………………….the tree. ……….are singing.. Sarah and Linda………………. Garry and Ken ………… a cup of tea in the afternoon? (to have) The Present Continuous Tense Complete these sentences: 1. The old man ………………………. ………….(drink) 12.is driving a big car.is eating the grass. 5. I …….(go) 11.. ………. The fisherman is catching fish.(jump) 8. 8. 13.is sleeping.. Some dogs………….are playing.are not open.is living in a little house. (play) 3. 2. He ………………………. ……is in the box.. The verb TO HAVE I have we have You have you have He/she/it has they have 1.(read) 2. The woman is poor. 9. The girl is in bed.(learn) 9.(climb) 5.over the wall. ……. Two policemen ……………………outside the bank. The horse ………………….football.(walk) 7. Mr.. Brown ……one son. The boys ………………………….your parents …………………. He ………………………. I am sitting beside Jack………are friends. 10. I…………………………English now. The woman…………………………. they ……………….

in tents. 4. The thief …………………………the window. The children ……………………….write-writing 1. The little girl……………………………. 1. The dog (to attack) 2. shut-shutting.(teach) If the verb ends with the letter e . swim-swimming.live-living. We………………………. My father _____ (drink) a cup of tea every morning.(swim) 5. Put the verbs into present progressive.15. English at the moment. The boys………………………………in the river. We (to speak) the bathroom.(shut) Complete the sentences by using the Present Simple or the Present Continuous form of the verbs in brackets.(run) 7. a picture.a car. not) you. cut-cutting.(ride) The soldiers…………………….(make) If a short verb ends with the letter g. Don`t disturb him! 4..a letter. 2.(get) 6. The servants ……………………………the windows.(cut) 4.(sit) 2.. The plane ………………………to London.home from school. 2. the Present Continuous is made like this: Come-coming.(live) I…………………………. not) music.(give) The carpenter………………………a table.ride-riding. to CDs.(come) The teacher………………………an English lesson.the books into the cupboard. (to be) _____ you home now? I _____ (want) to see you today. or t( with a short vowel sound before it).(play) 17. 3. The old man……………………………. 6. get-getting. 5.out of the bus.. She ____ (read) a very interesting book. My sister ______ (to be) in her room. inside. n. the Present Continuous is made like this: Dig-digging. 7. sit-sitting 1.make-making. She _____ (work) hard at this very moment. The woman……………………………the bread with a knife. What ____ you ____ (talk) about? I ______ (believe. Put the verbs into present progressive.a bicycle.(fly) 16. 3. m. I……………………….in the classroom. The teacher ………………………English. Look! They (to go) 3.(write) The doctor …………………….(open) 18.give-giving. . put-putting. She ____ (like.(drive) The children……………………. 6. Everybody ______ (know) she ____ (like) reading.to school. I (to wait) 4. My friend _____ (work) in a chocolate factory. 5. I _____ (go) to school every Monday. 1. I (to draw) the cat. 1. My sister (to clean) 2.in the garden. drive-driving. in the car now.(put) 3. Mrs Miller (to listen) 5.. He _____ (drink) tea right now. run-running. Leonardo _____ (go) to school twice a week. The boy …………………….

the Prince and she (run)……down the palace steps.3. When (you/see) his girlfriend? (two days ago) . she (say)……. very happy. Everyone (want)……. very small and it only (fit)………Cinderella’s little foot. What (he/ buy) at the weekend? (new jeans) 3. Listen! Tom (to make) at me.. 1...only with Cinderella.a beautiful girl who (live)……. Cinderella quite soon. The three women (make)………. Write questions and answers about past activities according to the model: Where (you/go) yesterday? (to the cinema) Where did you go yesterday? I went to the cinema. All night the Prince (dance)…….. (marry)……. a phone call.to know who the lovely girl (be)………. Her fairy godmother (appear) ………. What (the students/ do) in class? (a project about Spain) 5. She (lose)……. She (be)…………very unhappy. and (wave)………. That’s how the Prince (find)…………her and.her magic stick.together with her stepmother and her two step-sisters. 1. What time (the bus/ leave) last night? (at eight o’clock) 4. At midnight. 2. Where (she/ go) last week? (to Paris) 2.a glass slipper as she (run)……… The glass slipper (be)……. “Don’t forget you must be back home when the clock strikes twelve”... Cinderella (leave)…….her work all day long. Complete with the past simple of the verbs in brackets: Cinderella (be)……. They (to choose) 5. My mother (to wave) 4. a cheap airline.

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