Complete the sentences. Use an article (a or an).

1. ____ horse is ____ animal.
2. English is ____ language.
3. Tokyo is ____ city.
4. Australia is ____ country.
5. Red is ____ colour.
6. ____ dictionary is ____ book.
7. ____ hotel is ____ building.
8. ____ bear is ____ animal.
9. ____ bee is ____ insect.
10. ____ ant is ____ insect.

Complete the sentences. Use a or an and the words in the list.




1. Arabic is __________________ .
2. Rome is __________________ .
3. A cat is __________________ .
4. Tennis is __________________ .
5. Chicago is __________________ .
6. A fly is __________________ .

Change the singular sentences to plural sentences.
1. An ant is an insect.
2. A computer is a machine.
3. A dictionary is a book.
4. A chicken is a bird.
5. A rose is a flower.
6. A carrot is a vegetable.
7. A rabbit is an animal.
8. Egypt is a country. Indonesia is a country.
9. Winter is a season. Summer is a season.

Complete the sentences. Use is, am, or are. Use the correct pronoun.
1. Sara is a student. She is in my class.
2. Jim ____ a student. ____ ____ in my class.
3. I have one brother. ____ ____ twenty years old.
4. I have two sisters. ____ ____ students.
5. I have a dictionary. ____ ____ on my desk.
6. I like my classmates. ____ ____ friendly.
7. I have three books. ____ ____ on my desk.
8. My brother ____ twenty-six years old. ____ ____ married.
9. My sister ____ twenty-one years old. ____ ____ single.
10. Yoko and Ali ____ students. ____ ____ in my class.
11. I like my books. ____ ____ interesting.
12. I go to school. ____ ____ a student.

Complete the dialogue.
Mrs. Brown : Hello. My name ____ Mrs. Brown. ____ ____ the new teacher.
Paulo : Hi. My name ____ Paulo, and this ____ Marie. ____ ____ in your
class.
Mrs. Brown : ____ ____ nice to meet you.
Paulo : ____ ____ happy to meet you too.
Mrs. Brown : ____ ____ time for class. Please take a seat.

Write sentences using is, isn’t, are, and aren’t + the given information.
Examples:
Africa \ city . . . It \ continent
→ Africa isn’t a city. It’s a continent.
1. Canada \ city . . . It \ country
2. Jakarta \ country . . . It \ city
3. Beijing and London \ country . . . They \ city
4. Asia \ country . . . It \ continent
5. Asia and South America \ country . . . They \ continent
6. Anna \ gardener . . . She \ photographer
7. Mike \ artist . . . He \ gardener
8. Jim \ bus driver . . . He \ artist
9. I \ teacher . . . I \ student
Find the adjective in the first sentence. Then complete the second sentence with
be + an adjective that has an opposite meaning. Use adjectives in the list. Use
each adjective only once.




1. I’m not sad. I ‘m happy .
2. Mr Thomas isn’t rich. He ____________________ .
3. My hair isn’t long. It ____________________ .
4. My clothes aren’t dirty. They ____________________ .
animal country language
city insect sport
beautiful expensive noisy short clean easy
happy fast old tall poor

5. Flowers aren’t ugly. They ____________________ .
6. Cars aren’t cheap. They ____________________ .
7. Airplanes aren’t slow. They ____________________ .
8. Grammar isn’t difficult. It ____________________ .
9. My sister isn’t short. She ____________________ .
10. My grandparents aren’t young. They ____________________ .
11. The classroom isn’t quiet. It ____________________ .

Write sentences using is or are + an adjective from the list. Use each adjective
only once.






1. Fire is hot .
2. Ice and snow ____________________ .
3. A box ____________________ .
4. Balls and oranges ____________________ .
5. Sugar ____________________ .
6. An elephant ____________________ , but a mouse ____________________ .
7. A rain forest ____________________ , but a desert ____________________ .
8. A joke ____________________ .
9. Good health ____________________ .
10. Guns aren’t safe. They ____________________ .
11. A coin ____ , small, round, and ____________________ .
12. A lemon ____________________ .

Make questions for the given answers.
1. A: Is Mrs. Lee a teacher? B: Yes, Mrs. Lee is a teacher.
2. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, the sun is a ball of fire.
3. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, carrots are vegetables.
4. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, chickens are birds.
5. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, Mr. Wu is here today.
6. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, Sue and Mike are here.
7. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, English grammar is fun.
8. A: ______________________________________ B: Yes, I am ready.


Make questions and give short answers.
1. I’m not tired.
A: ___Are you tired?_____
B: ___No, I’m not._______
2. Anna is in my class.
A: __Is Anna in your class?__
B: __Yes, she is.__________
3. I’m not homesick.
4. Bob is homesick
5. Sue isn’t here today.
6. The students in this class are
intelligent.
7. The chairs in this room aren’t
comfortable.
8. I’m not married.
9. Tom and I are roommates.
10. A butterfly is not a bird.
Ask your classmates questions. Use Are
you …?
1. Hungry
A: ___Are you
hungry?_____________________
B: ___Yes, I am / No, I’m
not_______________
2. Sleepy
3. Thirsty
4. Married
5. Happy
6. Tired
7. Nervous
8. Lazy
9. Cold

Make questions.
1. Kate is at home.
A: _ Is Kate at home?__ B: Yes, she is.
2. Kate is at home.
A: _ Where is Kate?___ B: At home.
3. Cairo is in Egypt.
A: ______________________ B: Yes, it is.
4. Cairo is in Egypt.
A: ______________________ B: In Egypt.
5. The students are in class today.
A: ______________________ B: Yes, they are.
6. The students are in class today.
A: ______________________ B: In class.
7. The post office is on Main Street.
A: ______________________ B: On Main Street.
8. The train station is on Grand Avenue.
A: ______________________ B: Yes, it is.
9. The bus stop is over there.
A: ______________________ B: Over there.
10. Sue and Ken are at the zoo today.
A: ______________________ B: At the zoo.
cold funny round sweet
dangerous hot small/little wet
dry important sour
flat large/big square
Complete the sentences. Use have and has.
1. We have grammar books.
2. I _________ a dictionary.
3. Kate _________ a blue pen. She _________ a blue notebook too.
4. You _________ a pen in your pocket.
5. Bob _________ a notebook on his desk.
6. Anna and Bob _________ notebooks. They _________ pens too.
7. Samir is a student in our class. He _________ a red grammar book.
8. I _________ a grammar book. It _________ a red cover.
9. You and I are students. We _________ books on our desks.
10. Mike _________ a wallet in his pocket. Sara _________ a wallet in her purse.
11. Nadia isn’t in class today because she _________ the flu.
12. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson _________ two daughters.
13. Ducks _________ feathers.
14. A duck _________ a beak.
Complete the sentences with the correct possessive adjective.
1. You are next. It’s _________ turn.
2. Sue is next. It’s _________ turn.
3. John and Jane are next. It’s _________ turn.
4. My aunt is next. It’s _________ turn.
5. I’m next. It’s _________ turn.
6. The children are next. It’s _________ turn.
7. You and Sam are next. It’s _________ turn.
Write about yourself.
1. _____ first name is _______________.
2. _____ last name is _______________.
3. _____ phone number is _______________.
4. _____ zip code is _______________.
Complete the sentences with my, your, her, his, our, or their.
1. Rita is wearing a blouse. __Her__ blouse is light blue.
2. Tom is wearing a shirt. ______ shirt is yellow and brown.
3. I am wearing jeans. ______ jeans are blue.
4. Bob and Tom are wearing boots. ______ boots are brown.
5. Sue and you are wearing dresses. ______ dresses are red.
6. Anna and I are wearing sweaters. ______ sweaters are green.
7. You are wearing shoes. ______ shoes are dark brown.
8. Sue is wearing a skirt. ______ skirt is black.
9. John is wearing a belt. ______ belt is white.
10. Sue and Anna are wearing socks. ______ socks are dark gray.
11. Tom is wearing pants. ______ pants are dark blue.
12. I am wearing earrings. ______ earrings are gold.

Complete the sentences. Use the words in parentheses.
1. (this, these) ___These__ books belong to me.
(that, those) ___That___ book belongs to Kate.
2. (this, these) __________ coat is black.
(that, those) __________ coats are green.
3. (this, these) __________ earrings are gold.
(that, those) __________ earrings are silver.
4. (this, these) __________ pencil belongs to Alex.
(that, those) __________ pencil belongs to Olga.
5. (this, these) __________ sunglasses belong to me.
(that, those) __________ sunglasses belong to you.
6. (this, these) __________ exercise is easy.
(that, those) __________ exercises are hard.
7. Students are sitting at (this, these) __________ desks,
but (that, those) __________ desks are empty.
Complete the questions with what/who + is/are.
1. A: ___Who is___ that woman?
B: She’s my sister. Her name is Sonya.
2. A: ____________ those things?
B: They are ballpoint pens.
3. A: ____________ this?
B: That is my new notebook.
4. A: Look at those people over there. ____________ they?
B: I’m not sure, but I think they are new students from Thailand.
5. A: ____________ that?
B: That is Mr. Walenski.
6. A: ____________ your name?
B: Anita.
7. A: ____________ your English teacher?
B: Mr. Bob.
8. A: ____________ your favourite teachers?
B: Mr. Cook and Ms. Rosenberg.
9. A: ____________ a rabbit?
B: It’s a small furry animal with big ears.
10. A: ____________ bats?
B: They are animals that can fly. They are not birds.
Complete the sentences in this composition by Carlos.
My name __is__ Carlos. ___I am___ from Mexico. __________ a student. __________
twenty years old. My family lives in Mexico City. _____ father _____ a businessman.
__________ fifty-one years old. _____ mother _____ a housewife. __________ forty-nine
years old. I __________ two sisters and one brother. The names of my sisters ______
Rosa and Patricia. Rosa _____ a teacher. __________ twenty years old. Patricia ______
a student. __________ eighteen years old. My brother’s name _____ Pedro. __________
an engineer. He is married. He __________ two children.
Choose the correct completions.
1. My mother and father (eat / eats) breakfast at 07:00 every day.
2. My mother (drink / drinks) tea with her breakfast.
3. I (take / takes) a bath every morning.
4. My sister (take / takes) a shower.
5. I (study / studies) English with my friends.
6. We (walk / walks) to school together every morning.
7. Class (begin / begins) at 9:00 every day.
8. We (eat / eats) in the cafeteria.
9. My friends and I (go / goes) home at 03:00 every afternoon.
Rewrite the sentences, adding the frequency adverbs provided.
1. always I eat breakfast in the morning.
____I_always_eat_breakfast_in_the_morning______________
2. never I eat carrots for breakfast.
3. seldom I watch TV in the morning.
4. sometimes I have tea with dinner.
5. usually Sonya eats lunch at the cafeteria.
6. rarely Joe drinks tea.
7. often We listen to music after dinner.
8. always The students speak English in the classroom.

Ex: Hamid takes the bus seven times a week.

Add the frequency adverbs to the sentences.
1. always Ann is on time for class.
2. always Ann comes to class on time.
3. often Maria is late for class.
4. often Maria comes to class late.
5. never It snows in my hometown.
6. never It is very cold in my hometown.
7. usually Bob is at home in the evening.
8. usually Bob stays at home in the evening.
9. seldom Tom studies at the library in the evening.
10. seldom His classmates are at the library in the evening.
11. sometimes I skip breakfast.
12. rarely I have time for a big breakfast.
13. usually I am very hungry by lunchtime.
14. never Sue drinks coffee.
Use the words in brackets to make negative sentences. Use contractions.
1. like, not Ingrid ___doesn’t_like___ tea.
2. like, not I ___don’t_like___ tea.
3. know, not Mary and Jim are strangers. Mary ________________ Jim.
4. need, not It’s a nice day today. You ________________ your umbrella.
5. snow, not It ________________ in Bangkok in the winter.
6. speak, not I ________________ French.
7. be, not I ________________ hungry.
8. live, not Butterflies ________________ long.
9. have, not A butterfly ________________ a long life.
10. be, not A butterfly ________________ large.
11. be, not Butterflies ________________ large.
12. have, not We ________________ class every day.
13. have, not This city ________________ nice weather in the summer.
14. be, not It ________________ cold today.
15. rain, not It ________________ every day.
16. go, not Bob ________________ to school every day.
17. shave, not Roberto has a beard. He ________________ in the morning.
18. go, not We ________________ to class on Sunday.
19. smoke, not Sally is healthy. She ________________ cigarettes.
20. do, not Sometimes I ________________ my homework in the evening. I
watch TV instead.
21. drink, not My sister likes tea, but she ________________ coffee.
22. do, not I’m lazy. I ________________ exercises in the morning.