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TUTOR: MR. NANDA KUMARAN A/L KATHIRVALOO

NOUN (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 2-3).


You will find ten different sentences below. Please indicate if the underlined noun is a
common, material, proper, collective or abstract noun in the space provided.
1.

We must flour to bake cakes.

Material noun.

2.

There are not enough chairs for the parents to sit on.

Common noun.

3.

Every body is entitled to have an opinion.

Abstract noun.

4.

My children love reading the Harry Potter books.

Proper noun.

5.

Encik Hussin is our new boss.

Proper noun.

6.

How many members are there in your drama club?

Collective noun.

7.

It is not healthy to eat food cooked in oil.

Material noun.

8.

That goose chased me and bit me.

Common noun.

9.

I always move the furniture when I am under stress.

Material noun

10.

Your teaching experience is well appreciated here.

Abstract noun.

PRONOUNS (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 3-4)


Fill in the blanks with pronouns. Make sure that pronouns agree with the noun which is
being referred to.
1.

My friend is leaving for Penang tomorrow. They will be away for a week.

2.

Ramlah has a Persian cat. It has blue eyes.

3.

I informed that lady that she should fill in the forms first.

4.

Encik Hamdan is late. I dont think we should wait for him...

5.

The children are playing under the house. I hope no one disturb them.

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(EXERCISE 2 PAGES 4)
Underline the pronouns in the story below.

Rama baby sister, Sara, is two. She is often naughty. Sometimes their mother asks
Rama to look after the baby, and she goes out to the shop or to the Post Office for a few
minutes. Rama always says Yes. He likes to help his mother.

VERBS (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 5)


In the following sentences, underline the verbs.

1.

The baby smiled at me.

2.

I slept for eight hours last night.

3.

I go to school everyday.

4.

Susan wrote me a letter.

5.

En. Tan walks to his office every morning.

(EXERCISE 2 PAGES 5)
Look at story of Abu below. Pick out the verbs in the story.
Abu was a nosy boy. One day he saw a large house in a dark forest. It was dilapidated
house and Abu decided to enter it. He didnt even bother to knock but walked it boldly.
There was a wooden table with three plates of noodles. He tasted the delicious noodles
in all three plates and finished the smallest plate. Then he decided to take a nap, and

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Broke the small bed. Dont you think the rude Abu have been charged in court with
trespassing and theft?
Was
Decided
Was
Walked
Finished
Broke

Saw
Enter
Knock
Tasted
Decided
Decided

ADVERBS (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 6)


All the words in the box are adverbs. Choose one word to fill each blank.
1.

I wake up early every morning.

2.

Come quickly. We need your help.

3.

I can do all these exercises easily.

4.

She always speaks softly to the children.

5.

You should drive slowly along this dangerous road.

ADJECTIVES (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 6)


Fill in the blanks with a suitable adjective from the list above. You may use each word
only once.
1.

The students looked tired after running around the field.

2.

Saifuls voice become hoarse after the choir practice.

3.

Eating fish is better than eating beef.

4.

The refrigerator smells bad because there is no electricity.

5.

While undergoing Chemotherapy, her hair fell out and her head become bald.

PREPOSITION (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 7-8)


Fill in the blank with at, in, by, for, along, to, into, about, from, up or on.

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1.

We bought this car in August.

2.

We looked everywhere for the pen which Ahmad lost.

3.

Nani usually sits at the desk.

4.

The man walked quickly into the room and sat down.

5.

We read about the accident in the newspaper this morning.

6.

I must write a letter to my aunt.

7.

The boat moved slowly along the coast.

8.

Please pick up those papers which are on the floor.

9.

The hotel is by the sea.

10.

We live a long way from the airport.

CONJUNCTIONS (EXERCISE 1 PAGE 8)


Fill in the blanks with suitable conjunctions. Sometimes, more than one conjunction can
be used.

1.

My feet were cold and wet.

2.

I was hungry, so I ate an apple.

3.

Was the test hard or easy?

4.

The telephone rang, but I didnt answer it.

5.

You could either turn right or go straight .

EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 11)


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the present tense for the verb in parentheses.
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1.

She reads (read) the newspaper every day.

2.

We come (come) to school by bus.

3.

I always walk (walk) to school.

4.

Helen works (work) very hard.

5.

The cat chases (chase) the mouse all around the house.

6.

He speaks (speak) several foreign languages.

EXERCISE 2 (PAGE 11)


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the past tense for the verb in the parentheses.

1.

We worked (work) in our garden all day yesterday.

2.

I listened (listen) to the radio until twelve oclock last night.

3.

The meeting lasted (last) about two hours.

4.

She studied (study) in our class last semester.

5.

We both liked (like) the movies last night very much.

7.

They painted (paint) their house green.

EXERCISE 3 (PAGE 12)


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the future tense for the verb in parentheses.
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1.

He will call (call) us in the morning.

2.

They will see (see) us in the morning.

3.

I will pay (pay) you the rent next week.

4.

Hamid will clean (clean) the table right now.

5.

The wind will blow (blow) that sign down.

6.

You will learn (learn) a great deal in this course.

EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 13)


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the present continuous tense for the verbs in
parentheses.

1.

John is having (have) lunch in the cafeteria now.

2.

Stella is watching (watching) TV now.

3.

Listen! Someone is knocking at the door.

4.

At this moment, I am reading (read) sentence number 4 in the exercise.

5.

Sogos is having (have) a big sale today.

6.

Salman seems to be very busy. I guess he is studying (study) for his English test.

EXERCISE 2 (PAGE 14)

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Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the past continuous tense for the verbs in
parentheses.

1.

They were eating (eat) in the restaurant on the corner when I saw them.

2.

It was raining (rain) when I left the house.

3.

When you telephoned, we are having (have) dinner.

4.

I got sick while we were driving (drive) to my grandmothers.

5.

He was working (work) in California when his father died.

6.

The baby was sleeping (sleep) soundly when I went to wake him.

EXERCISE 3 (PAGE 14)


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the future continuous tense for the verbs in
parentheses.

1.

If you come at noon, we will be eating (eat) lunch.

2.

At this time next year, we will be travelling (travel) in South America.

3.

At ten oclock tomorrow morning, I will be having (have) my music lesson.

4.

It probably will be raining (rain) when you get back.

5.

If you come before six, I will be working (work) in my garden.

6.

Dont call her now. She will be taking her usual afternoon nap.

EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 15)


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Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the present perfect tense for the verbs in
parentheses.

1.

I have spoken (speak) to him about it several times.

2.

We have finished (finish) all our homework.

3.

He has visited (visit) us many times.

4.

She has returned (return) my book at last.

5.

I am afraid that I have lost (lose) my car keys.

6.

We have learned/learnt (learn) many words in this course.

EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 16)


Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the past perfect tense for the verbs in
parentheses.
1.

Fernando told us that he had looked (look) everywhere for the book.

2.

Kala had leaved (leave) by the time we arrived.

3.

The police reported that they finally had captured (capture) the thief.

4.

I saw that we had took (take) the wrong way.

5.

He knew he had made (make) a serious mistake.

6.

I felt that I had met (meet) the man somewhere before.

EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 17)


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Change these present perfect tense verbs to the past and future perfect continuous
tenses.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

He has worked in that farm for many years.


a.

He had been working in that firm for many years.

b.

He will have been working in that firm for many years.

They have talked for more than an hour.


a.

They had been talking for more than an hour.

b.

They will have been talking for more than an hour.

I have traveled all over Europe.


a.

I have been traveling all over Europe.

b.

I will have been traveling all over Europe.

He has slept for more than ten hours.


a.

He has been sleeping for more than ten hours.

b.

He will has been sleeping for more than ten hours.

He has studied English for many years.


a.

He has been studying English for many years.

b.

He will has been studying English for many years.

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TOPIC 3. LANGUAGE STUDY: SENTENCE TYPES


EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 19)
Write five simple sentences in the spaces provided.

1. The man eats the meal.


2. The girl goes to school.
3. Abu plays football at Stadium Merdeka.
4. They drink at the canteen.
5. He goes to school by bus.

Compound Sentence

EXERCISE 2 (PAGE 20)


Write five compound sentences in the spaces provided.

1. We heard the news; we couldnt believe our ears.


2. I know you want to come with me; however, I wont let you go.
3. The water was cold so we only paddled.
4. The water was too hot so we put ice on it.
5. The weather was hot so we turn on the air-condition.

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Complex Sentences
EXERCISE 3 (PAGE 21)
Write five complex sentences in the spaces provided.

1. My car is in a terrible condition because I have to travel into the work site everyday.
2. Until now, the authorities have not looked into this problem.
3. If we had listened to her, we would be alright now.
4. We had to go because we had football training.
5. I must go because my class will start at nine.

EXERCISE 4 (PAGE 21-22)


Look at these sentences. Identify whether they are simple, compound or complex
sentences.
1

He spoke to the teacher yesterday, and he accepted her explanation


My car is in terrible condition because I have to travel into the work site

2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Compound
Complex

everyday
Until now, the authorities have not looked into this problem
I dont know the price of these books, as I havent bought them myself.
We saw that the dog had already left.
I knew that I had met her somewhere before
If we had listened to her, we would be all right now
She told us she found the pen
Faridah was sick last week
My car does not run on ordinary petrol but it uses unleaded

Complex
Compound
Simple
Simple
Complex
Simple
Simple
Compound

TOPIC 4: LANGUAGE STUDY-TYPES OF QUESTIONS


EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 23-24)
In the following dialogues, the long answer is given in parentheses. Look at the long
answer and then make the appropriate YES/NO QUESTION and SHORT ANSWER to

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complete each dialogue. Do not use a negative verb in the question. No. 1 has been
done for you.

EXAMPLE.
1.

A: Do you know my brother?


B: No, I dont

2.

A: Does Ah Heng eat here every day?


B: Yes, he does.

3.

(I can play the guitar)

A: Can you go out tonight?


B: No, I cant.

8.

(The children arent playing at the playground)

A: Can you play the guitar?


B: Yes, I can.

7.

(The students in this school speak English well)

A: Are the children playing at the playground?


B: No, they arent.

6.

(That car doesnt belong to me)

A: Do the students speak English well?


B: Yes, they do.

5.

(Ah Heng eats at the Mamak stall every day.)

A: Does the car belong to you?


B: No, it doesnt.

4.

(I dont know your brother)

(I have to babysit my sister tonight)

A: Can birds swim under water?


B: Yes, some do. (Some birds can swim underwater)

WH QUESTIONS
EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 25)
Make information questions. Use all the WH questions (where, why, when, what, how)

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1.

Q: Where were you born?


A: Kuala Lipis, Pahang.

2.

Q: When were you born?


A: 29th June,1968.

3.

Q: How did you get there?


A: By bus (I got here by bus)

4.

Q: Why do you like eat at that restaurant?


A: Because the food is good. (I like to eat at that restaurant because the food is
good)

5.

Q: When will you get home?


A: Around eleven. (Ill get home around eleven)

6.

Q: Where do you live?


A: In Jitra. (I live in Jitra)

7.

Q: Why does Johar study at the library?


A: Because its quiet. (Johar study at the library because its quiet)

8.

Q: Where is the meeting?


A: At Kuala Lumpur. (The meeting is in Kuala Lumpur)

9.

Q: Who is that man?


A: My husband. (He is my husband)

10.

Q: Whom would you like to see?


A: The State Representative. (I would like to see the State Representative)

WHAT + a form of DO

EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 26-27)


Make questions. Use what + a form of do.
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1.

Q: What are you doing right now?


A: Im studying.

2.

Q: What did you do last night?


A: I went to cinema.

3.

Q: What are you doing tomorrow?


A: Im going to the market

4.

Q: What will you do tomorrow?


A: I would like to go to library.

5.

Q: What do you study?


A: I study English.

6.

Q: What are you doing?


A: Im writing a letter to my pen friend.

8.

Q: What do you do for a living?


A: Im teacher.

LEARNING TO WRITE
EXERCISE 1 (PAGE 35)
Follow Correct Paragraph Format.
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Look at the first draft of the reporter's paragraph, which follows. She didn't use good
form. Read the rules that follow the first draft. Then find the reporter's mistakes. Rewrite
the corrected paragraph in the spaces below.

International student at Eastern Community College, Yoshi Hiramoto is one of 350


internationals students at Eastern Community College. He is from Chiba, a seaport near
Tokyo. Mr. Hiramoto is 34 years old and he is a sales manager for hospital's equipment.
His company sells equipment to American Hospitals, so he needs English for work. Mr.
Hiramoto likes United States very much and he also likes the students at his school. He
thinks his English class is excellent but the food in the cafeteria is terrible. In his free
time Mr. Hiramoto likes to cycle and visit to tourist sight near the school.

EXERCISE 2 (PAGE 36)


IMPROVE YOUR SPELLING!
Rewrite the following words adding ei or ie.

Priest
Weigh
Vein
Eight
Relief
Shield
Friend

Foreign
Ceiling
View
Chief
Tried
Fried
weird

Task 1
Based on the model of narrative 'The Drove's Wife'- write a short story with the help of
the framework given.

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MOUSEDEER AND MONKEY

One peaceful day at the jungle, a group of monkey jump from one tree to another tree.
They are very happy. After five minutes, they take a rest.

"Jambul" one of the monkey see many ripe fruits near from them. Jambul says "wow!
Too many fruits there. I want it all". It going to pick up the fruits but one of it friends deny
it and say "all these fruits belong to mouse deer"

Not far from them the mouse deer walks around with his friend, tortoise. After that
Jambul comes out and pretend as a hunger monkey. "Please help me; I haven't eaten
yet since five days". The mouse deer says "what a pity, five days without food. You can
eat all fruits in this jungle". Jambul feel very happy and it sees one red shiny fruit. " I
want that fruit! I want that fruit" Jambul shouted. Mouse deer try to warn him and says"
we

can't eat that fruit". Jambul become angry and says " I don't care, I really want it". After
that Jambul pick up all red shiny fruit and eats it quickly but it didn't know that red shiny
fruit is chilly.

After thirty seconds, Jambu feel very hot, it face become red because of chilly spicy. It
runs everywhere in jungle to reduce the hot of chilly but it can't help.

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Started from that even Jambul is regret and promises to hear the advises from another
person.

Task 1
Qualities of a good teacher
List down the qualities of a good teacher as found in the text.

Builds student's self-esteem by using praise generously and avoiding ridicule and
negative public criticism.
Communicates often and openly with parents.
Regularly assigns homework that helps children learn.
Would set high academic standards, expecting all students to learn and helping
them to do so.
Children learn best when taught by warm, friendly, caring and enthusiastic
teacher.
Involve parents in their children's education, showing them how they can help
their children at home.

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