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Memorobic Creative Drills With Fingers

Songs and Rhymes


It is / was / will

They- are / were/ will/

have

has

We- are/ were/ shall/

She is / was / will /

have

has

You- are/ were/ will /


have

He is / was / will /
has

left

right

use S

1
2
3

goes eats drinks sits


He goes to the library every Sunday.
She goes to the library every
Sunday.
It goes to the garden every evening.

N0 s

1
2
3
4

go, eat, drink, sit


I go to the library every Sunday.
You go to the library every Sunday.
We go to the library every Sunday.
They go to the library every Sunday

Created by Pn Tan Ah Lay, 2001


Won Innovative Award for Teaching Of English State Level 2001
Presented in International Language Conference 2003/2004/2007

GV Alive Enrichment A01


Pronouns

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Circle the BEST answers


1. Mrs. Wong is sixty years old.
______ is a retired teacher.
A He
B She

2. Mrs. Han takes _______ maid


out for tea every month.
A her
B his

3. Cik Fatimah baked the cake by


__________
A himself
B herself

4. Mr. Selvam is an engineer.


_______ works in a big firm.
A She
B He

6. The farmer planted the crops all


by __________
A herself
B himself

7. Jenny and I are friends.


_______ enjoy reading.
A They
B We

5. Encik Freddy buys gifts for


______
children every festive season.
A her
B his
8. We sold _______ old books to
buy a bicycle.
A us
B our

10. The cat is adorable.


_______ belongs to my cousin.
A He
B It

11. The cat licks _______ tail after


food.
A its
B it

12. The bird caught the fat worm


by __________
A himself
B itself

13. Rustam and his cousin like


sports. ______ are very active
in football
A We
B They

14. The boys wash _______ shoes


every Friday.

15. The girls sewed the aprons by


_________

A their
B theirs

A ourselves
B themselves

16. Shelia is a florist.


_______ arranges and sells
flowers
A He
B She
19. Tourists visit the island every
year. ______ are usually from
Asia.
A We
B They

17. Miss Chitra takes ______ lunch


in the canteen.

18. Cik Ain went to the clinic all by


__________

A her
B his
20. The scouts put up ________
tents and set a campfire.

A himself
B herself
21. I cooked the noodles all by
_________

A their
B we

A ourselves
B myself

22. I like to watch cartoons.


_______ usually watch at night.
A I
B We

23. I broke ______ ankle when I


fell.
A my
B mine

24. We cooked the fried rice by


________
A ourselves
B themselves

25. You must read a lot if ______


want to improve your English.
A you
B I

26. You should wash _________


hands before eating.
A your
B yours

27. You can pack the bag by


___________.
A myself
B yourself

28. May and I enjoy shopping.


_______ usually shop during
the holidays.
A They
B We

29. We usually buy ________


clothes at the supermarket.

30. We usually choose the clothes


___________

A ours
B our

A themselves
B ourselves

9. We cleaned the rooms by


_________
A themselves
B ourselves

GV Alive Enrichment A02


Pronouns

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Fill in the blanks


I
my
mine
me

You
your
yours
you

We
our
ours
us

They
their
theirs
them

He
his
his
him

She
her
hers
her

It
its
its
it

1. Encik Guna has a van.


It is ________ van.
The van belongs to _________

2. Puan Munah owns a shop.


We visit _______ shop monthly.
The shop belongs to ________.

3. The boys rear a parrot.


They feed _______ parrot daily.
The lovely pet belongs to _____

4. I have a computer.
I use ________ computer daily.
The computer belongs to _____

5. We bought a house.
We clean ______ house weekly.
The house belongs to _______

6. Nathan has a camera.


He takes photographs with
_______ camera.
It belongs to __________

7. The cat has a bushy tail.


It licks _________ tail daily.
The tail belongs to ________

8. Jo and I have many books.


We arrange ________ books on
the shelves weekly.
Those books belong to _______

9. The old man has an orchard.


He works in ______ big orchard
every morning.
The orchard belongs to _______

10. Siti owns a gold watch.


She keeps _______ gold watch
in a box.
That watch is _________

11. The farmers own the farms.


They work in _________ farms
daily.
Those farms are __________

12. We make cards annually.


We send _________ cards to
________ friends.
Those pretty cards are ______

13. Yugen has a racquet.


He often lends _________
racquet to ________ friend.
That racquet is __________

14. I have bought a dictionary.


I use _____ dictionary at home.
That thick dictionary is ______

15. You have a radio.


Do you listen to _______ radio
often?
That radio must be ________

16. The sparrow has a few


nestlings.
It feeds _________nestlings
daily.
The lovely nestlings belongs to
________

17. The children have some toys.


They play with _________toys
in the evening.
Those colourful toys are
_________

18. My mother has an oven.


She bakes cakes in ________
oven.
The big oven is ___________

19. My sister and I have the same


hobby.
We make ______own soft toys.
The toys belong to _____

20. Miss Ghee has bought a new


car.
She drives ______ car weekly.
The car belongs to ______

GV Alive Enrichment A03


Subject + Verb Agreement am, is, are, was, were

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Fill in the blanks with the answers


1. The cobbler ______ old and
weak.

2. The singer _____ in Ipoh last


week.

3. The hotels _____ new and


modern.

4. The fishermen ________ in their


boats.

5. The teachers ________ in the


staffroom just now.

6. The earth ________ large.

7. My grandfather ______ seventy


years old.

8. The guest ______ late and they


had to wait for him.

9. The school ________ near a


paddy field.

10. Both the tourists ____ from


Japan and they have not been
to Penang.

11. Mr and Mrs Ong ______ not in


when we visited them.

12. Tigers and lions _______ wild


mammals.

13. The patient _______ still very


sick.

14. I ______ at the clinic last night.

15. The paper ______ smooth and


light

16. Mr Sim ______ a headmaster.

17. En Nazrin _______ a lawyer


many years ago.

18. Sand _______ uncountable.

19. Goats and cows _______


commonly found in the farms.

20. Molly and I _______ learning to


play the piano last year.

21. Sugar _______ sweet but


vinegar _______ sour.

22. Encik Alias _______ an honest


shopkeeper.

23. _______ you in Singapore last


December?

24. The stars ______ very bright


last night.

25. ______ Mrs. Polleen and her


sons going to the picnic?

26. ______ he hurt in the accident


yesterday?

27. The ship ________ the largest


in 1990.

28. Ah Leng _____ not happy to


spend his holidays in the village.

29. The nurses _____ busy in the


childrens ward yesterday.

30. The stories ______ interesting.

31. Kassim _____ in Ipoh while his


parents ______ in Singapore.

32. The twins _____ playing in the


river when the crocodile
attacked them.

33. The universe ______ very big.

34. The passengers ______ in the


train now.

35. The artist _______ in the studio


last week.

36. Butterflies and moths _______


insects.

37. The child ______ tired and


hungry.

38. She _____ at the airport for two


hours as the plane was late.

39. The weather ______ fine so


they want to go hiking.

40. His uncle ______ a loving


husband and father.

41. Samy _______ absent the


whole of last week.

42. Whales and dolphins ________


mammals.

43. I _______ the tallest boy in the


whole school.

44. His sisters ________ singing in


the concert a week ago.

45. Today ______ a public holiday.

GV Alive Enrichment A04


Do Does Did

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Fill in the blanks with the answers


1. ____ you know the name of the
city?

2. _____ she live with her parents?

3. _____ they go to Bangkok last


year?

4. They _____ not own a house.

5. Mariam ______ not visit her aunt


every year.

6. Daud _____ not buy the bicycle


last year.

7. ______ they travel to Singapore


annually?

8. ______ Muthu walk to school


every day?

9. ______ Yusof sell his old


books?

10. Mr and Mrs Thomas _____ not


work in the same bank.

11. Tham Beng ______ have a


cousin who looks like him.

12. Those players _______ not


play in the match yesterday.

13. ______ the girls cook for their


family every morning?

14. ______ that pupil bring his own


dictionary to school?

15. _____you watch the new


movie a fortnight ago?

16. The farmers ______ not rear


goats and sheep.

17. He _____ not wait for the bus


after work. He walks.

18. Kassim _____ not eat much so


he was still hungry.

19. _____ the women meet for tea


every month?

20. ______ it rain heavily in town


every evening?

21. _______ it rain heavily in town


yesterday evening?

22.The chefs _______ not cook


after 10 p.m.

23. The baby _______ not cry


when it is hungry.

24.That teacher ______ not teach


us last year.

25. ______ the fishermen go out to


sea at dawn?

26. ______ he hurt in the accident


yesterday?

27. The ship ________ the largest


in 1990.

28. Ah Leng _____ not happy to


spend his holidays in the village.

29. _____ the fishmonger but fish


from the fishermen weekly?

30. The villagers ______ not


celebrate Hari Gawai after the
flood.

31. _____ the boys enjoy


camping?

32. _____ Swee Mei like painting?

33. ______ the scouts go for the


trip last month?

34. The guards ______ not open


the gates before 7 a.m.

35. The doctor _____ not waste


time when there is an
emergency

36. The policeman ______ not


allow the motorcyclist to travel
without a helmet yesterday.

37. ___ stars only appear at night?

38. _____ the sun rise in the east?

39. ______ the astronauts land on


the moon many years ago?

40. ______ the dogs bark at


strangers?

41. How ______ Joe go to school


daily?

42. Where ______ they travel to


last Friday?

GV Alive Enrichment A05


Positive and Negative Answers

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Fill in the blanks with the answers


1. Do you like playing badminton?

2. Does Ah Keng cycle to school


every week?
Yes, he does.
No, he doesnt.

3.Did the boys win in the football


match last Friday?
Yes, they did.
No, they didnt.

4. Do the tourists enjoy the food


here?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

5. Does the hawker sell cold drinks


every afternoon?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

6. Did Tony eat the cookies?

7. Do the pupils go to the library


often?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

8. Does Mrs Wong bake cakes


every year?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

9. Did the driver drive recklessly?

10. Do Mr and Mrs Ang go for tours


annually?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

11. Does the tailor sew clothes


every evening?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

12. Did she pay for the food just


now?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

13. Do we celebrate National Day?

14. Does it rain every afternoon?

15. Did Kamal and Othman send


the cards last week?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

Yes, I do.
No, I dont.

Yes, _______ _______


No, _______ _______

Yes, _______ _______


No, _______ _______

Yes, _______ _______


No, _______ _______

Yes, _______ _______


No, _______ _______

16. Does the baby sleep early


every night?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

17. Does this hen lay eggs?

19. Do they water the crops every


evening?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

20. Does the shopkeeper open his


shop at 7 a.m. daily?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

21. Did En Rashid buy the new


van?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

22. Do you visit your grandparents


every year?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

23. Does the pupil bring his own


dictionary?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

24. Did the butcher clean the meat


well?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

25. Do the fishermen go out to sea


at dawn?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

26. Does the express train stop in


Ipoh?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

27. Did those girls bring their


running shoes?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

Yes, _______ _______


No, _______ _______

18. Did you see the accident just


now?
Yes, _______ _______
No, _______ _______

GV Alive Enrichment A06


Question Tags
is
isnt

are
arent

was
wasn't

were
weren't

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will
won't

shall
shan't

do
don't

does
doesn't

did
didnt

have
haven't

Has
hasn't

had
hadn't

Complete the following


1. Mr Wong is a lecturer,_______?

2. She goes to the market every


week __________?

3. They went to the cinema


yesterday, ___________?

4. Siti is not a librarian, ________?

5. Ahmad does not go to the park


every Friday, _____________?

6. The children did not go to the


party last Sunday, __________?

7. The pictures are lovely,


__________?

8. The girls clean the room every


morning, ___________?

9. The workers washed the toilets


every week _____________?

10. The photographs are not new,


_______________?

11. They do not sweep the floor


every day, _____________?

12. Puan Mariam did not wash the


curtains last week, ________?

13. Mei Ling was sick last night,


___________?

14. En Azman buys newspaper


every morning, ________?

15. My father bought some books


from the bookshop, ________?

16. Miss Ong was not at home


when we called, __________?

17. Puan Maria does not buy fish


every morning, _________?

18. Amirul did not buy any book


from the bookshop, ________?

19. Babu and Sita were with their


granny yesterday, _________?

20. The electrician repairs


electrical items weekly,
___________?

21. En Idris repaired the lights


two days ago, ____________?

22.The players were not in the field


yesterday, ____________?

23. The electrician does not repair


electrical items weekly,
___________?

24. En Idris did not repair the fans


two days ago, ___________?

25. The weather is fine, ________?

26. His customers take breakfast at


his stall every morning,
____________?

27. The customers took breakfast


at his stall yesterday morning,
____________?

28. The weather is not fine,


__________?

29. His customers do not take


breakfast at his stall every
morning, ____________?

30. The customers did not take


breakfast at his stall yesterday
morning, ____________?

31. MrRajoo has a van,


___________?

32. The residents have big cars,


_____________?

33. The old man had lots of money


many years ago, __________?

34. The doctor has not arrived yet,


____________?

35. You have not taken my new


dictionary, ______________?

36. They had not lost a single


game, ___________?

GV Alive Enrichment A07


To + Verb / Gerunds

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Circle the BEST answers


1. He likes ________ football

2. She wants ______ her aunt who


lives in Sabah
A visit
B to visit

3. They were happy _________us.

4. Madam Rosy enjoys ________.


A cooking
B to cook

5. The children hope ______ some


new story books.
A buying
B to buy

6. He told us ________ at the


airport.
A waiting
B to wait

7. Kassim learned ________ the


violin when he was four.
A play
B to play

8. Mr Yen has decided ________to


his new apartment
A move
B to move

9. It was a fine day for us _______


the zoo.
A visit
B to visit

10.Farid and Selvam has planned


__________ camping.
A go
B to go

11. They like _______ fresh milk.

12. Mr Chen enjoyed _______ new


friends when he was in Austria.
A meeting
B to meet

13. ____ is a good form of exercise

14. ____ in big cities can be costly.

A Walking
B To walk

A Living
B To Live

15. The players have trained hard


_______ their best in the match.
A performing
B to perform

16. Rajah dislikes ________ but


prefers __________
A reading, painting
B to read, paint

17. Bird _______ is an interesting


activity.
A watching
B to watch

18. _______ is a good hobby for


both young and old.
A Reading
B To read

19. The toddler enjoys _______


cartoons.
A watching
B to watch

20. Encik Hamid reminded his son


_______ the plants.
A watering
B to water

21. They were sad _________ the


bad news.
A hearing
B to hear

22. My mother and I prefer ______


to hiking.
A shopping
B to shop

23. He was asked _______ earlier


as it was going to rain.
A leaving
B to leave

24. Mountain __________ is a


dangerous sport.
A climbing
B to climb

25. Benny enjoys ________ word


puzzles.
A solving
B to solve

26. We need ________ our money


every month.
A saving
B to save

27. ________ the poor is a kind


deed.
A Helping
B To help

28. Madam Ruth likes _____ jam.


A making
B makes

29. _______ is a fun activity.


A Hiking
B To hike

30. We need ______ before we


choose the answers.
A think
B to think

A plays
B to play

A drink
B to drink

A meet
B to meet

GV Alive Enrichment A08


Present Tenses
Simple Present
Present Continuous
Present Perfect

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SP
PC
PP

Fill in the blanks with the correct tenses

SP
PC
PP

eat
1a. My brother eats bread every morning.
b. He is eating some bread now.
c. He has eaten some bread before he goes to
school.
drive
3a.En Rosman _______ to his office every week.
b. He ___ __________ to work now.
c. He ___ __________ to work before it rains.

SP
PC
PP

sit
5a.The old beggar _______ outside the bank daily.
b. He ___ _________ on a stool now.
c. He ___ _________down when it starts to rain.

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

write
7a. They ______ write to their pen-pals monthly.
b. They ___ _______ some letters now.
c. They ___ _______ some letters but they do not
have any stamps.
tell
9a. My teacher _______ us stories once a month.
b. She ___ _______ us an interesting story now.
c. She ___ _______ us a story before asking us
to read our books.
buy
11a. My grandfather _______ gifts for us annually.
b. He ___ _______ some toys for us now.
c. He ___ _______ some books before buying
the toys.
bake
13a.Rosnah _______ cakes every Raya season.
b. She ___ _______ some cookies now.
c. She ___ _______ some cakes before baking
the cookies.
draw
15a. Alice _______ pictures every week.
b. She ____ __________ some cartoons now.
c. She ____ already ___________ some lovely
pictures before the bell rings.
cut
17a. The maid _______ vegetables every morning.
b. She _____ ____________ some carrots now.
c. She _____ already ________ some tomatoes
for the curry.

drink
2a. Mother _______ some coffee every morning.
b. She ___ _______ some coffee now.
c. She ___ _______ some coffee before we
arrive.
sleep
4a.The children _______ early on weekdays.
b. They _____ __________ in the room now.
c. They _____ just _______ before their parents
return.
speak
6a. The manager _______ kindly to his employees.
b. He ____ ___________ to the clerk now.
c. He ____ ___________ to us about the new
project.
think
8a. I _______ carefully before I answer the test.
b. I ___ _______ now.
c. I ___ _______about the trip before you call me.
sell
10a. The hawker _______ noodles at the market.
b. He ___ _______ some noodles now.
c. He ___ already _______fifty bowls of noodles.
bring
12a. The pupils _______ the books to school daily.
b. They ___ _______ some new books now.
c. They ___ _______ some dictionaries too.
make
14a. The carpenter _______ furniture every day.
b. He ___ _______ some chairs now.
c. He ___ already _______ some big tables.
swim
16a.They _______ in the pool every Saturday.
b. They ______ _______ with their friends now.
c. They ______ _______ for an hour before it
starts to rain.
ring
18a. The prefect _______ the bell at 10 a.m. daily.
b. She ____ ____________ the bell now.
c. She ____ ____________ the bell twice but
the pupils are still in the field.
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GV Alive Enrichment A09


Present Tenses
Simple Present
Present Continuous
Present Perfect

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SP
PC
PP

Fill in the blanks with the correct tenses


SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

SP
PC
PP

walk
1a. Diva _______ to school weekly.
b. She ____ ___________ to school now.
c. She ____ ___________ to school before the
phone rings.
carry
3a. The monitors_______ the books to the room.
b. They _____ ____________ some books now.
c. They _____ ____________ the books to the
staffroom before the bell rings.
watch
5a. En Rahmat _______ the 6 p.m. news daily.
b. He ____ _______________ the news now.
c. He ____ _______________the news when his
friend came
plant
7a. They ______ the crops twice a year.
b. They ___ _______ some new crops now.
c. They ___ _______ some young mango trees
before the rain starts.
ask
9a. Teacher _______us questions after the lesson.
b. She _____ _________ a difficult question now.
c. She _____ _________ some questions before
the headmistress walks into the class.
share
11a. We _______ our fruits with our neighbours.
b. We ___ _______ some bananas now.
c. We ___ _______ some fruits with the poor
family when a reporter takes our photographs.
decorate
13a. She _______ her house annually.
b. She _____ _________ her living room now.
c. She _____ _________ the guest room before
the guests arrive.
arrange
15a. The librarians ______ the book on the shelves
b. They _____ ____________ some books now.
c. They _____ already ___________ the books
before the library closes.
cheer
17a. The spectators _________ during the match.
b. They ____ ______________ very loudly now.
c. They ____ ______________ nonstop when
the match ends.

cook
2a. Mother _______ some curry every Tuesday.
b. She _____ _____________ some curry now.
c. She _____ _____________ some curry before
our guests arrive.
wash
4a.The children _______ their shoes on weekends.
b. They _____ _____________ their shoes now.
c. They _____ just __________ their shoes
before their parents return.
clean
6a. The hawkers _______ their stalls at 5 p.m.
b. They _____ ____________ their stalls now.
c. They _____ ____________ their stalls before
it rains.
paint
8a. I _______ pictures when I am free.
b. I ___ _______ a picture of a waterfall now.
c. I ___ _______ a scenery before you call me.
type
10a. The hawker _______ noodles at the market.
b. He ____ ____________ some noodles now.
c. He ____ already ___________fifty bowls of
noodles.
receive
12a. The orphans _______ gifts during Hari Raya.
b. They ___ _______ some new clothes now.
c. They ___ _______ some toys before we send
them the books.
harvest
14a. The farmers _______ the crops yearly.
b. They _____ ____________ the grapes now.
c. They _____ already _______ the crops before
the storm begins.
play
16a.They _______ by the sea every Sunday.
b. They ____ _________ with their friends now.
c. They ____ _________ for an hour before it
starts to rain.
learn
18a. Siti _______ to play the piano every week.
b. She ____ ____________ a new song now.
c. She ____ ____________ to play the song
before the concert.
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GV Alive Enrichment A10


Past Tenses
Simple Past
Pa Continuous
Pa Perfect

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SPa
PaC
PaP

Fill in the blanks with the correct tenses


eat
1a. My brother _______ bread yesterday.
b. He ___ ___________ some bread just now.
c. He ___ ___________ some bread before he
went to school.
drive
SPa 3a. Encik Rosman_______ to his office last week.
PaC
b. He ____ ________ home when it rained.
PaP
c. He____ ________his new car out before it
rained

drink
2a. My mother _______ coffee yesterday evening.
b. She _____ __________ some coffee just now.
c. She _____ __________ some coffee before
we arrived.
sleep
4a.The children _______ early last Thursday.
b. They _____ __________ in the room just now.
c. They _____ __________ before the parents
arrived.

sit
5a.The beggar ______ outside the bank yesterday.
b. He ____ _________ and eating some food.
c. He ____ _________ down when it began to
rain.
write
SPa 7a. They ______ to their pen-pals last month.
PaC
b. They ___ __________ some letters just now.
PaP
c. They ___ _________ some letters but had not
bought any stamps.

speak
6a. The manager _____ to the workers yesterday.
b. He ___ _______ angrily when the phone rang.
c. They ___ _______ to the employees yesterday

tell
9a. Our teacher _______us the story last month.
b. She ___ _______ an interesting story just now.
c. She ___ _______ the story before the angry
headmistress walked into the class.
buy
SPa 11a. My grandfather _______ gifts last December.
PaC
b. He ___ _______ toys when he met a friend.
PaP
c. He ___ _______ some books before buying
the toys last night.
bake
SPa 13a. Puan Rosa _______ cakes for tea last week.
PaC
b. She ___ _______ some cookies just now.
PaP
c. She ___ _______ a chocolate cake before the
power failure happened.

sell
10a. The hawker _______ noodles last week.
b. He ___ _______ noodles when he fainted.
c. He ___ already _______fifty bowls of
noodles when the stranger robbed him.
bring
12a. The pupils _____ flowers to school yesterday.
b. They ___ _______ flowers for their teachers.
c. They ___ _______ the flowers to celebrate
Teachers Day
make
14a. The carpenter _______ a desk two days ago.
b. He ___ _______ chairs when they arrived.
c. He ___ already _______ the tables before
making the chairs.

draw
15a. Alice _______ a portrait last month.
b. She ___ _______ some cartoons just now.
c. She ___ already _______ the picture before
the bell rang.
cut
SPa 17a. The maid _______ the fruits last evening.
PaC
b. She ____ _________ the carrots just now.
PaP
c. She ____ already ________ some tomatoes
before cutting the carrots.

swim
16a.They _______ in the pool last Sunday.
b. They ___ _______ with their friends just now.
c. They ___ _______ for an hour before it began
to rain heavily.
ring
18a. Siti _______ the bell at 10 a.m. yesterday.
b. She ___ _______ the bell when she fell down
c. She ___ _______ the bell twice but the pupils
were still in the canteen.
11

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

think
8a. I _______ carefully before answering him.
b. I ___ __________ when the teacher came in.
c. I ___ __________ about the trip before you
called me.

GV Alive Enrichment A11


Past Tenses
Simple Past
Pa Continuous
Pa Perfect

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SPa
PaC
PaP

Fill in the blanks with the correct tenses


walk
1a. Anne _______ to school two days ago.
b. She ___ _______ to school when we met her.
c. She ___ _______ to school when the house
phone rang.
carry
3a. They_______ the books to the class last week
b. They ___ _______ the books just now.
c. They___ _______ the books to the staffroom
before the bell rang.
watch
5a.En Mat_______ the 6 p.m. news yesterday.
b. He ___ _______ the news when she called.
c. He ___ _______ the news when his neighbour
called him.
plant
7a. They ______ the crops twice last year.
b. They ___ _______ some new crops just now.
c. They ___ _______ some mango seedlings
after ploughing the land.
ask
9a. Our teacher _______us questions last Friday.
b. She ___ _______ a difficult question just now.
c. She ___ _______ some questions before the
headmistress walked into the class.
share
11a. We _______ our vegetables a week ago.
b. We ___ _______ some long beans just now.
c. We ___ _______ some food with the poor
families when the reporter arrived.

cook
2a. My mother _______ fish curry last Tuesday.
b. She ___ _______ fish curry when I called her.
c. She ___ _______ the curry before our guests
arrived.
wash
4a.The children _______ their shoes last weekend.
b. They ___ _______ their school shoes just now.
c. They ___ just _______ the shoes when their
parents returned.
clean
6a. The hawkers _______ their stalls yesterday
b. They ___ _______ their stalls just now.
c. They ___ _______ their stalls before they went
home.
paint
8a. I _______ some pictures last week.
b. I ___ _______ a picture when you rang me.
c. I ___ _______ the scenery before my parents
returned.
type
10a. The clerk_______ a letter yesterday morning.
b. He ___ _______ a letter when he fainted.
c. He ___ already _______ ten letters before the
salesman came.
receive
12a. The orphan______ gifts on his last birthday.
b. He ___ _______ some new clothes just now.
c. He ___ _______ some lovely toys before we
gave him the books.

SPa
PaC
PaP

decorate
13a. She _______ her whole house last year.
b. She ___ _______ her living room just now.
c. She ___ _______ the guest room before the
guests arrived.

harvest
14a. The farmers _______ the crops two days ago.
b. They ___ _______ the grapes earlier.
c. They ___ already _______ the crops before
the storm began.

SPa
PaC
PaP

arrange
15a. They _______ the books on the shelves.
b. They ___ _______ some books just now.
c. They ___ already _______ the books before
the library was closed.

play
16a.They _______ by the sea last Sunday.
b. They ___ _______ with their friends just now.
c. They ___ _______ for an hour before it began
to rain heavily.

SPa
PaC
PaP

cheer
17a. The spectators _______ during the match.
b. They ___ _______ loudly just now.
c. They ___ _______ happily until they had no
more voice.

learn
18a. Siti _______ to play the violin last year.
b. She ___ _______ a new song just now.
c. She ___ _______ to play the new song
before the concert

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

SPa
PaC
PaP

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GV Alive Enrichment A12


Tenses

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Circle the BEST answers


1. I ____ to read sports magazines.

2. She _____ to read comics.

3. We ______ when the bell rang.

A like
B likes

A love
B loves

A are reading
B were reading

4. Gopal and his cousin _____


along the beach every Sunday.
A jog
B jogs

5. They ______ along the beach


now.
A jog
B are jogging

6. Gopal ______ along the beach


alone yesterday.
A jogs
B jogged

7. Mrs Sim ______ vegetables


every morning.
A cook
B cooks

8. She ______ some peas last


night.
A cooks
B cooked

9. She ______ some curry when


we arrived.
A is cooking
B was cooking

10. The postman _____ letters


every morning.
A deliver
B delivers

11. The postman _____ some


letters now.
A delivers
B is delivering

12. The postman ______ some


letters yesterday.
A delivers
B delivered

13. MakTimah _____ nasi lemak


at the stall daily.
A sell
B sells

14. She _____ many packets of


delicious nasi lemak last week.
A sells
B sold

15. She _____ some nasi lemak


when it started to rain.
A is selling
B was selling

16. Mr Chan _____ his aged


mother every weekend.
A visit
B visits

17. Mr Chan ______ his aged


mother now.
A visits
B is visiting

18. Mr Chan _____ his aged


mother last weekend.
A visits
B visited

19. The mechanic _____ cars and


vans every week.
A repair
B repairs

20. The mechanic _____ several


cars last week.
A repairs
B repaired

21. He ______ an old car when he


hurt his fingers.
A repaired
B was repairing

22. The maid ______ the clothes


after breakfast every morning.
A wash
B washes

23. The maid ______ the clothes


now.
A washes
B is washing

24. She ______ those clothes last


weekend.
A washes
B washed

25. Pn Siti and her son ______


shopping weekly.
A go
B goes

26. They ______ shopping at Aeon


last Sunday.
A go
B went

27.They _____ shopping when we


met them.
A are going
B were going

28. I_____ greeting cards yearly.


A receive
B receives

29. I _____ a special card now.


A am receiving
B was receiving

30. I _____ lovely cards last year.


A receive
B received

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GV Alive Enrichment A13 ( Quiz 1)


Tenses

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Circle the BEST answers


1. I ____ milk for breakfast daily.
A drink
B drinks
C drank

2. She _____ coffee and ate a bun.


A drink
B drinks
C drank

3. We must ______ lots of water.


A drink
B drinks
C drank

4. William _____ his teeth every


night before he goes to bed.
A brush
B brushes
C brushed

5. They _____ their teeth before


they went to bed.
A brush
B brushes
C brushed

6. You must _____ your teeth


properly daily.
A brush
B brushes
C brushed

7. He _____ around the park every


Sunday evening.
A stroll
B strolls
C strolled

8. The old man _____ along the


beach last weekend.
A stroll
B strolls
C strolled

9. Do not _____ alone at night.

10. The pupils _____ the national


anthem on Monday mornings.
A sing
B sings
C sang

11. The singer _____ a Mandarin


song last night.
A sing
B sings
C sang

12. He did not _____ that song well


so he lost.
A sing
B sings
C sang

13. The toddler _____ at 8 a.m.


every morning.
A bathe
B bathes
C bathed

14. My sister _____ very early


yesterday morning.
A bathe
B bathes
C bathed

15. You must not _____ in the dirty


river.
A bathe
B bathes
C bathed

16. The baby _____ loudly every


night.
A cry
B cries
C cried

17. The poor woman _____ when


she had lost all the money.
A cry
B cries
C cried

18. The brave girl does not _____


whenever she hurts herself.
A cry
B cries
C cried

19. The shopkeeper _____ many


kinds of groceries.
A sell
B sells
C sold

20. The hawker _____ all the food


last night.
A sell
B sells
C sold

21. They wanted to ______ the old


wooden house.
A sell
B sells
C sold

22. The old guard _____ the gate


for his employer every morning.
A open
B opens
C opened

23. She _____ the front door and


walked in quietly.
A open
B opens
C opened

24. Please _____ the bag carefully.


The contents are breakable.
A open
B opens
C opened

25. The farmer ______ vegetables


and herbs every year.
A plant
B plants
C planted

26. My uncle _____ those durian


trees ten years ago.
A plant
B plants
C planted

27. Pak Yusof likes to _____ fruit


trees.
A plant
B plants
C planted

A stroll
B strolls
C strolled

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28. My sister and I _____ the


clothes every morning.
A wash
B washes
C washed

29.En Razak _____ his car a


fortnight ago.
A wash
B washes
C washed

30. You may ______ your hands at


he sink.
A wash
B washes
C washed

31. Tina _____ a book now.


A read
B is reading
C were reading

32. We ____ when the phone rang.


A read
B is reading
C were reading

33. Please _____ aloud.


A read
B is reading
C were reading

34. They _____ their aprons as the


teacher is heating up the oven.
A wear
B are wearing
C were wearing

35. He _____ his shoes as his


friend was knocking at the door.
A wear
B are wearing
C were wearing

36. You need to _____ a helmet


when you ride a motorcycle.
A wear
B are wearing
C were wearing

37. They _____ to the headmaster


now.
A talk
B are talking
C were talking

38. They _____ when the accident


happened.
A talk
B are talking
C were talking

39. Do not _____ rudely to your


parents.
A talk
B are talking
C were talking

40. The cat _____ up the wall now.


A climb
B is climbing
C was climbing

41. The monkey _____ up the tree


as Idris was sleeping soundly.
A climb
B is climbing
C was climbing

42. Dont _____ up the broken


fence.
A climb
B is climbing
C was climbing

43. May and her sister _____ a


movie now.
A watch
B are watching
C were watching

44. The guest _____ a video clip


when the fire started.
A watch
B are watching
C were watching

45. You should _____ where you


are going.
A watch
B are watching
C were watching

46. Who _____ some food now?


A cook
B is cooking
C was cooking

47. Aunt Tina _____ when the


guests arrived.
A cook
B is cooking
C was cooking

48. She decided to _____ dinner


for us.
A cook
B is cooking
C was cooking

49. Look! The children _____ over


the fence and laughing loudly.
A jump
B was jumping
C are jumping

50. He _____ over the drain when


he man shouted at him.
A jump
B was jumping
C are jumping

51. A kangaroo can _____ very far.

52. The train _________ the


station now.
A leaves
B is leaving
C was leaving

53. The guests ______ when we


arrived.
A leave
B are leaving
C were leaving

54. Hassan plans to ______


earlier before it rains.
A leave
B is leaving
C was leaving

A jump
B was jumping
C are jumping

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GV Alive Enrichment A14


Tenses

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Circle the BEST answers


1. The boatman _____ the boat
across the river every morning.
A row
B rows

2. He _____ his boat now.


A is rowing
B are rowing

3. He _____ his boat several times


yesterday.
A rows
B rowed

4. The pupils _____ their


homework daily.
A complete
B completes

5. The pupils_____ their homework


before they go out to play.
A has completed
B have completed

6. The pupils_____ their homework


before they went out to play.
A compete
B had competed

7. The workers ______ their lunch


at 12 noon daily.
A eat
B eats

8. The workers ______ their lunch


now.
A is eating
B are eating

9. The workers ______ their lunch


after 12 noon yesterday.
A eat
B ate

10. The cooks _____ two meals


every day.
A cook
B cooks

11. The cooks _____ some food


before they went home.
A have cooked
B had cooked

12. The cooks ______ some spicy


curry when the gas exploded
A are cooking
B were cooking

13. Azman _____ to the park on


Saturdays.
A cycle
B cycles

14. Azman _____ to the park now.

15.Azman _____ to the park last


Saturday.
A cycles
B cycled

16. The boys _____ fishing during


the holidays.
A go
B goes

17. The boys ______ fishing before 18. The boys _____ fishing before
they have dinner.
they had dinner.
A has gone
A have gone
B have gone
B had gone

19. It _____ heavily every evening.


A rain
B rains

20. It _____ heavily now.


A is raining
B are raining

21. It ______ heavily last evening.


A rains
B rained

22. We _____ the national anthem


every Monday morning.
A sing
B sings

23. We _____ the national anthem


before the headmistress gives a
speech.
A has sung
B have sung

24. We _____ the national anthem


before the headmistress gave a
speech.
A have sung
B had sung

25. Sheila ______ cartoons on


television during weekends.
A watch
B watches

26. Sheila ______ cartoons now.


A is watching
B was watching

27.Sheila _____ cartoons last


weekend.
A watches
B watched

28. The birds _____ the nest


every year.
A build
B builds

29. The birds ________ the nest


before the rainy season.
A has built
B have built

30. The birds ________ the nest


before it started raining.
A have built
B had built

A is cycling
B are cycling

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GV Alive Enrichment A15


Fun with Present and Past Tenses

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A. Rewrite the sentences in the Past Tenses


1. I walk to school every week.
I walked to school last week.

2. Mat walks to the beach every Sunday.


He walked to the beach last Sunday.

3. Boon Aik plays football every Friday.


He

4. The boys play badminton weekly.

5. Sitis mother cooks vegetables daily.

6. The housewives cook noodles weekly.

7. The workers paint the hall yearly.

8. The worker paints the hall twice a year.

9. The brothers visit their granny annually.

10. Sonya visits her grandparents monthly.

11. Gopal cleans the furniture every week.

12. The men clean the toilets weekly.

13. The bakers bakebread every morning.

14. Mrs.Loh bakes cakes every year.

15. She watches movies on Sundays.

16. The children watch cartoons nightly.

17. The tailor sews clothes for her


customers every day.

18. The women sew new uniforms every


year.

19. I cycle to the library on Fridays.

20. The scouts cycle to the park on Fridays

21. They listen to the radio each night.

22. The old man listens to the news at


night.

23. Lisa and Ann jog along the beach


every Sunday morning.

24. Cik Sarah jogs along beach every


Sunday evening.

25. En Ahmad celebrates Hari Raya in


Kedah annually.

26. En Ahmad and his family celebrate


Hari Raya in Kedah every year.

27. The farmers harvest their crops in June


every year.

28. The old farmer harvests his crops in


June every year.

29. The actor and actress act in several


moves yearly.

30. The famous actress acts in several


movies yearly.

31. I receive many birthday cards yearly.

32. We receive many greeting cards


annually.

33. The pupils queue up during recess time


every day.

34. The woman queues up to buy some


food every week.

35. I talk to my neighbor in the evening.

36. They talk to their neighbors every


Friday evening.

37. The waitresses serve food in the


restaurant nightly.

38. That waitress serves food and drinks


every weekend.

39. The gardeners plant herbs in the


garden on Friday.

40. The gardener plants ferns in the


garden on Friday morning.

41. Suzy and her sister wrap many gifts


every Christmas eve.

42. Suzy wraps many gifts every Christmas


eve.

43. The maids wipe the tables every


morning.

44. The maid wipes the shelves fortnightly.

45. The mechanics repair cars and vans in


the workshop daily.

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GV Alive Enrichment A16


Tenses
Circle the BEST answers
1. Shama ___ a nurse and she ___
in the clinic.
A is, work
B is, works
C are, works
4. The ___ labourers and they
often ___ the bus to work.
A are, takes
B are, take
C is, take
7. Pn Lily ___ ill last week. She
___ leave.
A is, take
B was, takes
C was, took
10. The guests ___ in the hall now.
They ___ ___ tea.
A are, are having
B were, are having
C are, were having
13. My father and I ___ busy on
Sundays. We ___ fishing
A are, go
B am, go
C were, went
16. It ___ a cold day. It ___ every
evening.
A is, rains
B is, raining
C was, rains
19.Yunus ___ in Ipoh last week.
He ___ his grandparents.
A is, visits
B was, visited
C was, visits
22. The old guard _____ the gate
for his employer every morning.
A open
B opens
C opened
25. I ___ hungry so I ___ all the
sandwiches.
A am, ate
B was, eat
C was, ate
28. The villagers ___ by the sea.
They ___ for the boats every
evening.
A are, wait
B were, wait
C is, wait

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2. Did you ___ my kitten?


A saw
B see
C seen
5. Do you ___ the answer?
A know
B knows
C knew
8. ___ he drive to work weekly?
A Do
B Does
C Did
11. ___ she cook rice yesterday?
A Do
B Does
C Did
14. Did they ___ football last
week?
A play
B played
C playing
17. Does the postman ___ letters
every Saturday?
A deliver
B delivers
C delivered
20. Do we ___ enough food for the
trip?
A has
B had
C have
23. She _____ the front door and
walked in quietly.
A open
B opens
C opened
26. ___ William work 9 hours a
day?
A Does
B Do
C Did
29. ___ the thief steal all the cash
in the drawer last night?
A Does
B Do
C Did

3. The bicycle ___ ___ to him last


evening.
A has given
B is given
C was given
6. The pie ___ ___in the oven
A are baked
B are baking
C is baked
9. The picture ___ ___ by a
well-known artist
A was painting
B was painted
C was paint
12. The loaves ___ ___ at 7 a.m.
every Friday.
A were sold
B are sold
C are selling
15. The car ___ ___ every Friday.
A is washed
B was washed
C is washing
18. The tourists ___ ___ by the
villagers when they arrived.
A are welcomed
B were welcomed
C is welcomed
21. The house ___ ___ by my
uncle many years ago.
A is sold
B was sold
C was selling
24. Please _____ the bag carefully.
The contents are breakable.
A open
B opens
C opened
27. The pipes ___ ___ by the
honest plumber.
A are repaired
B is repaired
C were repaired
30. That lovely dress ___ ___ by
my aunt two months ago.
A is sewn
B was sewn
C was sewing
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GV Alive Enrichment A17


Nouns
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Simple Future Tense


Complete the sentences:

will

shall

1. I _______ visit my grandmother next week.

2. He_______ buy some food before he starts


his journey to Kuala Lumpur.

3. Miss Lydia _______ bake some cakes for our


teachers on Teachers Day.

4. The children _________ give away their new


toys to the orphanage next week.

5. Azizah and her sister ________ help their uncle


in the orchard next weekend.

6. Mr. Thomas and his children _______ have


dinner before they go for a movie.

7. The old man ________ walk around the park


tomorrow evening.

8. ________ she sing that new song at the


concert? asked the reporter.

9. ________ we have a farewell party for our


classmate? the monitor asks the class.

10. The wolves __________attacked the


chickens if the farmer does not guard the
coop.

11. The sky is getting darker. It _______ rain in the


evening.

12. Babies ________ cry when they are


hungry.

13. The workers ________ be late if they miss the


first train.

14. My mother and 1 _________ go to the


market next week.

15. I _________ send a card to my cousin next


month.

16. Hamid and Roslan _________ decorate


the house before Hari Raya Puasa.
.

17. The doctor __________ examine the patients


again next morning.

18. I _______ buy a new handphone next


month.

19. __________ l pay for the drink, Miss Rita


asked her friend.

20. No one _________ believe when you


tell them that you have seen a ghost.

21. You __________ be sick if you play in the


rain, said mother .

22. Who _________ wait for you at the


airport? asked Miss June.

23. The hawkers _______ not sell food if it rains.

24. The road _______ be flooded if it rains


for several days.

25. No one _________ attend the party if she\


does not send the invitation cards.

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GV Alive Enrichment A18(1)


Nouns

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Complete the sentences:


A
1

dowar
orphanage

prison
cottage

igloos
wigwams

Many people live in modern __________ in the


busy cities today.
The scouts help to read to the orphans at the
____________ once a month.
The poor peasant and his wife welcome visitors
to their pretty __________ in winter.
The Arab travellers live in huge __________.

Eskimos live in __________.

3
5

nest
eyrie

den
coop

caravan
barracks

monastery
apartments

The soldiers clean up their __________ every


weekend.
4
Many years ago, Red Indians in America lived in
__________.
6
The old gypsy is still travelling in his old
__________.
8
A young prisoner escaped from the __________
last week.
10 The monks were in the __________ when the fire
started.

hive
stable

burrow
lairs

byre
drey

The squirrel stored nuts in its __________

She feeds the horse in the __________

Tigers and lions make their home in big


__________
The chickens are in the __________

We saw ants in their __________ along the trail.

Bears hibernate in large __________

He found a bee-__________ behind his house.

The eagles lay eggs in the __________

Tom discovered the hungry nestlings in the


__________

10 The rabbits hide in the __________ during the


hunting season.

tents
trailer home

longhouses
terrace house

attap houses
flats

boathouses
mud huts

mansion
tree house

Some natives in Africa live in __________

The wealthy merchant lived in large __________

The Ibans live in __________ in Sarawak.

The tourists like the __________ in the villages


along the paddy fields.
The scouts put up their __________ before they
started cooking.
The journalist travels in his __________ for many
years.

People near the river live in __________ in


Thailand.
I live in a __________ at Taman Jaya.

7
9

The lifts in the __________ are not working so


the residents have to use the stairs.
10 Mr John made a __________ for his children to
play with their neighbours.

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GV Alive Enrichment A18(2)

1
3
5
7
9

3
5
7
9

3
5
7
9

ancestor
comedian

tenant
siblings

neighbours
volunteers

The flood __________ are moved to the school


immediately.
Mei Wah has four brothers. She and her
_______ are hardworking and obedient children.
Puan Maimun prepared tea for her __________.

principal
lecturer

headmaster
warden

2
4
6
8

bachelor
host

10 The friendly __________ welcomed us with such


joy.

visitors
usher

relatives
victims

The kind _________ helped them when the fire


started in the kitchen.
4
Friends and __________ attended the grand
wedding.
6
Mr Kumar who is a __________ does not eat
meat.
8
The __________ were sent to help the people
trapped after the earthquake.
10 The kind __________ helped us to our seats in
the dark hall.

teacher
life guard

If you are having a toothache you need to visit


the ____________ immediately.
An educationist at college or university level is
called a ____________
A ____________ is an educationist at primary
and secondary school levels.
A ____________ is always ready to rescue any
person who has difficulty while swimming.
The work of a ________________ is to ensure
the smooth flow of vehicles on the road.

artist
hermit

Mr Ram is an insurance __________ who meets


people every week.
The __________ will hold an exhibition to display
his work next week.
As __________ of Malaysia we must learn to
care for our country.
The poor __________ lives a simple life along.

tourists
vegetarian

The owner wanted the __________ to move out


as he has not paid his rent for months.
Many __________ visited Penang in December.

agent
citizens

Wong who is an __________ to the robbery was


arrested last night.
Jaon Han visited the land that was left for him by
his __________ in China
The poor doctor and his team were killed by
__________ when they landed on the island.
Peter is not married and wants to be a
__________ till his old age.
The audience enjoyed the show by the famous
__________

accomplice
cannibals

surgeon
dentist

traffic warden
guard

A ____________ is a doctor who can perform


operation on a sick patient.
4
The person who is in charge of a secondary
school is called a ____________
6
A ____________ is the person who is in charge
of a primary school.
8
The person who is responsible for taking care of
a particular place is known as a ____________
10 A ____________ is the person in charge of a
prison or a school hostel.

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Adjectives

/50

Fill in the blanks with the correct answers.


active

brave

healthy

clumsy

weak

The patient is too __________ to eat.

The __________ boy rescued the drowning boy.

Lingga is very __________ in sports.

The __________ girl broke the glasses again.

We must exercise to stay ___________.

bald

curly

straight

short

blonde

Australians have ____________ hair

Miss Lily has long and ____________ hair.

My grandfather is _____________.

Letchumi always pleats her long _________ hair.

10

Boys must keep _____________ hair.

dry

damp

wet

cold

cool

11

The evening is ___________ as the breeze blew


gently.

12

We need some ___________ iced juice after the


long walk under the sun.

13

Razali was as __________ as a fish walking in


the heavy rain.

14

The sailors found the cave dark and


__________.

15

The soil became ___________ after weeks of


drought.

honest

kind

hardworking

helpful

intelligent

16

The ____________ girl answered all the difficult


questions correctly.

17

The ____________ nurse always help the poor


patients.

18

En Johan thanked his ____________ neighbours


for saving his child during the fire.

19

The __________ farmer never wastes his time


toiling his farm.

20

She was ____________ to admit that she stole


the book.

tiny

small

large

hollow

deep

21

The well is old and ____________.

22 Germs are ____________ living things.

23

He needs a ____________ room to store the


boxes of computers

24 The old trunk is _____________.

25

The old woman has ______________ feet.


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Adjectives
Fill in the blanks with the correct answers.
hot

spicy

delicious

tasteless

sour

26

The soup is __________ so we need a little salt.

27 He drank a __________ cup of coffee daily.

28

The mutton curry is too __________ for the child

29

30

Vinegar is ___________ but sugar is sweet.

modern

ancient

31

Our ____________ flower is the hibiscus.

33

Computers are _____________ inventions to


help man
We usually buy _____________ new clothes
during festive seasons.

35

suitable

comfortable

The pies were so __________ that we ate all the


ten.

national

new

old

They found ____________ tombs in the


pyramids.
Talib repaired the _________ bicycle for his
34
grandson.
32

affordable

impossible

responsible

36

The prefect is bright and ___________ .

37 She needs a ___________ dress for the party.

38

That car is small but __________

39 It is __________ to travel to the sun.

40

Mt Teng bought s ___________ set of furniture

pretty

beautiful

pleasant

adorable

handsome

It was a ____________ day to have tea with


some old friends.

41

The bridegroom is tall and ____________

43

Mei Mei is ____________ but her sister is prettier 44 Milahs cat is __________

45

The ____________ woman won the Beauty


Contest.
sharp

blunt

46

The hard ground was cold and ____________.

48

He threw away the ____________ nails.

50

I cannot slice the onions with the ____________


knife.

42

rusty

wooden

rough

The butcher needs a ____________ chopper to


cut the meat.
The villagers repaired the _____________
49
bridge.
47

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Adjectives

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Circle the BEST answers


1. The dress is _____.
A pretty
B adorable

2. The old hermit lived in the _____


hut .
A old
B ugly

3. The travelers had a _____


journey.
A neat
B tiring

4. Pak Kassim sells _____ mangos


at the market.
A spicy
B juicy

5. Johan helped the _____ beggar


who sat by the roadside.
A poor
B pure

6. They found _____ water in the


well near the jungle.
A delicious
B fresh

7. Tina was sad when she heard


the ______ news.
A hard
B bad

8. No one dared to enter the


______ house.
A haunted
B hunted

9. The umbrella was too ______ so


we got wet.
A small
B big

10. She needs a _____ knife to cut


the chicken.
A blunt
B sharp

11. They put on _____ clothes


during winter.
A thin
B thick

12. The men could not climb up the


______ mountain.
A steep
B slippery

13. Madam Ong fell on the _____


slippery floor
A sleepy
B slippery

14. Pak Omar is kind and _____.


A wise
B west

15. The _____ man scolded the


naughty children.
A faithful
B angry

16. I could not cut the paper as the


pair of scissors is _____.
A sharp
B blunt

17. The ______ child could answer


all the questions correctly.
A intelligent
B interesting

18. The pupils enjoyed the camp


as the activities were _____
A warm
B fun

19. Kadir could not understand the


_____ questions.
A difficult
B different

20. The cloth design is _____


A lonely
B lovely

21. We did not walk through the


______ lane.
A deserted
B cold

22. I need a _____ cup of tea as I


am cold.
A hot
B tasty

23. They served the food in _____


Portions.
A large
B long

24. The road to Cameron


Highlands is _____ .
A windy
B winding

25. The ______ fishmonger never


cheats his customers
A dishonest
B honest

26. The elephants are used to


carrying the ______ logs.
A heavy
B high

27. They could not afford to buy


the _____ car.
A expensive
B extensive

28. That small boys handwriting is


______
A neat
B lean

29. They hunt for ______ ducks in


England.
A weary
B wild

30. Mr. Teh makes _____ lanterns


for the Mooncake Festival.
A joyful
B colourful
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Adjectives

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Circle the BEST answers


1. The bridegroom is _____.
A handsome
B beautiful

2. There is no skyscrapers in
the ________ areas.
A rural
B far

3. Mukesh walked _____ than his


cousin.
A fast
C fastest
B faster

4. The _____ tenant always shares


his rambutans with his neighbours.
A kind
B generous

5. The _____ pupil answered all


the difficult questions correctly.
A intelligent
B obedient

6. His fever is _____ today than


yesterday.
A bad
C worst
B worse

7. We were______ to hear about


your success.
A disappointed
B delighted

8. The maid kept the _____ meat


in the freezer.
A raw
B rare

9. Tina got the ______ scores in


the Quiz contest.
A high
C highest
B higher

10. The old patient was too _____


to speak.
A thin
B weak

11. It was a _____ downpour so


the road was badly flooded.
A loud
B heavy

12. My house is ______ than


Minahs.
A far
C farthest
B farther

13. We must be _____ to our


parents.
A sleepy
B slippery

14. Pn Mimi told us an ______


story.
A intelligent
B interesting

15. Haji Azam is the _____ golf


player in town.
A good
C best
B better

16. The luggage bags are too


_____ for the old porter.
A expensive
B heavy

17. The weather was _______ so


we had a picnic last Sunday.
A clear
B bright

18. I only need a_____ antiseptic


for the cut.
A little
C least
B less

19. The party music is too _____


for their neighbors.
A cheerful
B loud

20. The spectators were _____


when we scored the goals.
A excited
B exhausted

21. Jonah dislikes cabbage so he


ate the______ among us.
A little
C least
B less

22. The poor widow wept _____


during her sons funeral.
A sadly
B bitterly

23. They are _____ and kind to


their elders.
A rude
B polite

24. I have the _____ gifts among


all of us.
A many
C most
B more

25. The butcher needs a ______


chopper to cut the mutton.
A heavy
B sharp

26. We wore ______ clothes when


we climbed up the mountain.
A expensive
B thick

27. Her handwriting is ______ than


mine.
A neat
C neatest
B neater

28. We can buy ______ vegetables


from the supermarket.
A fresh
B stale

29. The ______ thorns pricked her


fingers as she was gardening.
A curly
B sharp

30. He bought the _____ car in


town.
A expensive
B more expensive
C most expensive
25

31. The chef needs a _____ cloth


to wipe the wet knife.
A damp
B dry

32. It was a _____ wedding for the


princess.
A grand
B good

33. My book is as _____ as your


dictionary.
A big
C biggest
B bigger

34. Feathers are _____.


A light
B thick

35. The soup is_____. It needs a


little salt and pepper.
A tasty
B tasteless

36. He was the _____ person


when he won the first prize.
A happy
C happiest
B happier

37. The roads to the village are too


_____ for big vehicles.
A narrow
B wide

38. The cookies are too ______.


Use less sugar next time.
A bitter
B sweet

39. I need a ______ string than this


to tie the parcel.
A long
C longest
B longer

40. Both his twins are _____ and


helpful.
A lazy
B hardworking

41. The curry is too _____ for the


children.
A spicy
B sour

42. This question is the ______


one for this subject.
A difficult
C most difficult
B more difficult

43. Customers prefer _____


shopkeepers.
A rich
B honest

44. The ______ merchant owns


several god owns and ships
A popular
B wealthy

45. Vivian spent _____ on gifts this


year than last year.
A little
C least
B less

46. The tribal women weave _____


beads for their headgears.
A tiny
B soft

47. We need _______ butter to


spread onto the sandwiches.
A soft
B hard

48. He has _____ friends now than


when he was in Sabah.
A many
C most
B more

49. I read an _____ article in the


newspaper last week.
A impatient
B interesting

50. That _____ miser has been


living alone for fifty years.
A ancient
B old

51. They have just bought an


______ car for their son.
A expensive
B more expensive
C most expensive

52. Kumar has thick _____ hair


like his father.
A winding
B curly

53. We did not travel along that


_____ road as it was too dark.
A desert
B deserted

54. Jane is _____ than her elder


sister.
A thin
C thinnest
B thinner

55. Though the new flats are not


large, they are very______.
A good
B comfortable

56. Mrs Lo bought ______ clothes


for her twin sons birthday.
A new
B grand

57. Yunus is brave but his cousin is


_____
A brave
C bravest
B braver

58. They decorated the hall with


______ banners for the party
A colourful
B dull

59. The restaurant serves ______


local food every Sunday.
A delicious
B tender

60. I am ______ but my younger


brother is______
A healthy
C healthiest
B healthier

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Adverbs
Circle the best answers.

/50

1. The driver drove _______


along the winding road.
A wisely
B cautiously

2. The potter made the vases


_______
A skillfully
B peacefully

3. The librarian arranged the


books
_______ on the shelves.
A kindly
B neatly

4. MakJah welcomed her guests


_______
A warmly
B greatly

5. The villagers works _______


to rebuild the broken bridge.
A gracefully
B diligently

6. The choir sang _______ during


the singing competition.
A gracefully
B sweetly

7. The pupil think ______ before


choosing the correct answers.
A quietly
B carefully

8. They ate ______ as the taxi


has arrived.
A beautifully
B quickly

9. The teacher explained ______


and the pupils understood well.
A faithfully
B clearly

10. Faridah wrote _______ onto


her notebook.
A clearly
B neatly

11. Tina and her sister spend their


time _______ every weekend.
A wisely
B slowly

12. The butler served his master


________
A honestly
B faithfully

13. The children cheered ______


when they saw the clowns.
A happily
B anxiously

14. Mr. Kumar painted the living


room ______
A lightly
B beautifully

15. The stewardess served the


passengers ______
A politely
B recklessly

16. The pupils listen ________


when
the teacher teaches.
A attractively
B attentively

17. They spoke ______ as the


baby
was sleeping.
A sweetly
B softly

18. The warrior fought _______


and rescued the villagers.
A cowardly
B bravely

19. Gunalan ran ______ after the


breadman.
A quickly
B quietly

20. It rained ______ so we had to


cancel the picnic.
A badly
B heavily

21. The nurse treated the patients


______
A slowly
B kindly

22. The farmer shouted _______


at the boys who stole his
mangoes.
A loudly
B hoarsely

23. The motorcyclist was ______


injured last night.
A badly
B boldly

24. The kite-maker painted the


designs ______
A beautifully
B broadly

25. The students read the books


______ in the library.
A silently
B quickly

26. The old beggar walked _____


as he was too sickly.
A weakly
B hurriedly

27. The doctor examined the


patient ______
A carefully
B correctly

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28. The child spoke _______
and repented for stealing the
food.
A honestly
B sincerely

29. The stars shone _______ last


night.

30. The chef sliced the cucumbers


_____

A widely
B brightly

A prettily
B thinly

31. Mr. Ong ate ______ and had


a bad stomachache.
A greatly
B greedily

32. The sun shines ______ so they


went for a swim.
A broadly
B brightly

33. The poor beggar received the


warm food _____.
A generously
B gratefully

34. The caring lady gave ____


to the orphans every year.
A greatly
B generously

35. The widow cried ______ when


her eldest son passed away.
A noisily
B bitterly

36. The clowns performed ______


on the stage.
A funnily
B excitedly

37. They waited ______ for their


gifts.
A peacefully
B patiently

38. The Scouts marched ______


during the competition.
A beautifully
B smartly

39. The birds chirp _______ every


morning.
A sweetly
B soundly

40. The tired driver drove


______ and knocked onto a
lamp-post.
A rudely
B recklessly

41. Puan Yusni spoke ______ to


her neighbour who threw
rubbish into her garden.
A angrily
B coarsely

42. Nicole David played _______


and won the gold medal.

43. The wedding was held


______ at the famous hotel.
A magnificently
B grandly

45. The news was spread ______


over the country.
A wisely
B widely

46. The boys sat ______on the


mat and read the books.
A quietly
B queerly

47. The kittens chased the


ball ________
A bitterly
B playfully

48. The rich man spent his money


______ and lost everything.
A faithfully
B foolishly

49. The nurse cleaned his wound


_______ so he did not cry.
A gently
B softly

A excellently
B grandly

50. The hosts welcomed us


_______ and prepared a
grand dinner.
A greatly
B warmly

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Prepositions

/75

Circle the BEST answers


1. The man sells drinks _____ the
roadside.
A on
B by
4. Jasmine lives _____ Kampung
Pinang.
A by
B at
7. Siti shared the food ______ the
thirty boys.
A between
B among
10. Tina is writing _____ a new
pencil.
A by
B with
13. Please send the cakes _____
the staffroom.
A to
B into
16. Kassim sat ______ the stool
and read a book.
A on
B at
19. He has been sick _____ April
last year.
A for
B since
22. William shot the arrow ______
the target board.
A towards
B behind
25. The drunk lorry driver knocked
______ the poor child.
A at
B down
28. Mr Han managed to sell _____
his old car
A of
B off
31. The brave lad jumped ______
the river and saved the child.
A into
B in
34. They were talking _______ the
robbery last night.
A of
B about

2. Sheila ate _____ a fork and a


spoon.
A by
B with
5. We climbed _____ Mount
Kinabalu last December.
A out
B up
8. Osman switches ______ the fan
before he goes out.
A on
B off
11. The boy hid _____ the bed
during the thunderstorm.
A on
B under
14. The lamp is hanging _____ our
heads.
A above
B on
17. The women were busy cooking
______ the kitchen.
A by
B in
20. Mak Jah has been living alone
_____ ten years.
A for
B since
23. The baker displayed the buns
_____ large trays.
A on
B with
26. They are selling durians _____
the stall
A in
B at
29. They deliver the goods ______
ships.
A with
B by
32. Hamidah poured the cold juice
_____ the glasses.
A in
B into
35. The train went ______ the dark
tunnel slowly.
A into
B onto

3. They are leaving _____ Japan


next week.
A for
B to
6. Tina bought the books _____
RM20
A for
B from
9. The fisherman lost his boat
______ the storm.
A on
B in
12. The patients are waiting _____
the doctor.
A for
B to
15. The man jumped _____ the
electric fence.
A over
B under
18. They were running ______ the
road when the bus hit them.
A in
B across
21. Miss received the news ______
the police station
A into
B from
24. Encik Abu himself spoke
_______ ustwo days ago.
A to
B onto
27. The mouse ran ______ the big
hole.
A through
B beside
30. The old woman plants herbs
_____ the small plot of land.
A on
B at
33. She sent the greeting cards
_______ all her friends.
A from
B to
36. She pasted the stamps ______
the envelopes.
A at
B onto
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37. The dog sleeps _____ its own
kennel.
A into
B in
40. She has been sick _____ the
past two months
A since
B for
43. Tom arranges the books _____
the shelves.
A at
B on
46. They had to swim _______ the
current to save the fisherman.
A into
B against
49. Mrs Robert placed the candles
_____ the cheese cake.
A in
B onto
52. The men buried the treasure
_____ the bridge.
A in
B under
55. She divided the money ______
her five siblings.
A among
B between
58. Mother fried the fish _______ a
big wok.
A on
B in
61. The chair is made ______
rubber wood.
A of
B off
64. The invited guests will arrive
______ 8 oclock.
A at
B on
67. She was talking _____ the
phone when I arrived.
A on
B at
70. The poor boy has not eaten
______ for five days.
A for
B since
73. _______ whom were you
speaking an hour ago?
A To
B For

38. The horse jumped ______ the


fence and galloped away.
A over
B onto
41. Gunasegaran leaned _____
the door and fell asleep.
A at
B against
44. En Ram and his family had a
picnic _____ the waterfall.
A across
B by
47. We arrived ______ Ipoh late in
the evening.
A at
B in
50. The teacher pasted the posters
_____ the wall
A on
B in
53. They have been waiting for the
manager _____ this morning
A for
B since
56. Yusufs house is _______the
bank and the post-office.
A among
B between
59. She put the cups______ the
round tray.
A into
B onto
62. The excited boys sat _______
the front row.
A in
B on
65. They are permitted to leave
______ Singapore after lunch.
A for
B to
68. The boatman rowed the
passengers ______ the river.
A across
B in
71. She fell _______ and hit the
back of her head.
A up
B down
74. He sat ______ the branch and
watched the parade..
A in
B on

39. Please do not lean ______the


nearly painted wall .
A on
B against
42. Kages likes to sit _____ the
tree to read his favourite books.
A in
B under
45. The boy was hit by the car as
he ran _____ the busy road.
A against
B across
48. They have been living _______
Johore for since 1999.
A at
B in
51. The lions were kept ______
huge cages.
A at
B in
54. The bicycle is made _____ light
alloy.
A of
B off
57. Lisa cut the material ______ a
pair of sharp scissors.
A with
B by
60. The dancers danced ______
the big stage.
A on
B at
63. Their uncles wedding is
_______ Sunday.
A at
B on
66. The wooden cabinet is made
_____ a skillful carpenter.
A with
B by
69. The invitation cards are ______
the red envelopes.
A onto
B in
72. My friend and I like to jog
_______the beach.
A along
B inside
75. The thief jumped ______ the
opened window and escaped.
A in
B through
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Conjunctions

/20

and

but

because

if

so

Unless

although

neithernor

eitheror

while

as

Furthermore

1. Puan Hamidah bought some apples ________


some oranges for her family.

2. _______ you study hard, you will not pass the


exams.

3. ______________ it was raining heavily, the


farmers were still in the field.

4. Mei Ling did not attend class _____________


she was sick.

5. _______ the bus is late, we can take a taxi.

6. _____________ Kassim ________ Johan is


at home. Both of them have gone to the library.

7. The travellers were tired _________ they rested


in an old inn.

8. You can ___________ have some biscuits


________ some cookies for tea. You cannot
have both.

9. Mr. Maniam read the newspaper ________ he


waited for his son to finish his piano lesson.

10. Mak Jah was cooking some curry __________


her children were cleaning the living room.

11. The old man looked weak _________ he was


able to complete the bridge run.

12. Reading helps a pupil to learn more words.


_____________, he gets to know more
information.

13. My neighbours could not enter ___________


they have lost their keys.

14. ________ Mariam ________ Bedah is in the


taking part in the Public Speaking Contest today.
One of them is not well.

15. The weather was quite cold _________ we


put on our thick sweaters.

16. Gunalan walked into the room _________


switched on the light.

17. Mr. Lim will buy the house ________ he has


enough money.

18. Madam Wong watered her plants ______ she


waited for the breadman.

19. Farid gave his food to the beggar __________


he had nothing left.

20. __________ we hurry, we will miss the last


train.

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Fun with words

/52

Fill in the blanks with the right answers.


1. bath, bathe
A I __________ thrice daily.
B I had my __________ an hour ago.

2. black, blacken
A You must __________ your answers with a pencil.
B Many guests wore __________ at the funeral.

3. do, deed
A You need to __________ a drama for Friday.
B You will be rewarded for your good __________.

4. weighs, weight
A The butcher __________ the mutton carefully.
B Do you know your own __________?

5. advertise, advertisements
A The __________ in the magazine are colourful.
B They will ___________ the new products soon.

6. breathe, breath
A That man has bad __________.
B Fish __________ through their gills.

7. choose, choice
A You must be careful to make the right __________.
B They like to __________ Luke as their leader.

8. grow, growth
A Her sons physical __________ is unusually slow.
B Coconut trees __________ well by the beach.

9. laugh, laughter
A The spectators __________ at the players.
B We heard loud _________ from the meeting room.

10. know, knowledge


A Reading widens our general __________.
B We must __________ the teachers names.

11. behave, behaviour


A He was given an A for his good __________.
B They were told to __________ well during dinner.

12. collect, collection


A Susie likes to __________ sea-shells.
B His __________ of stamps is quite interesting.

13. rob, robbery


A The __________ happened last night.
B The men planned to __________ the bank.

14. sell, sale


A Most of the hawkers __________ local food.
B We went to the __________ but bought nothing.

15. examines, examination


A The doctor __________ his patients in the room.
B We must study hard for the UPSR __________.

16. write, writer


A The _________ has produced several books.
B My brother can __________ in four languages.

17. work, worker


A The __________ cleaned the toilet yesterday.
B They __________ for ten hours daily.

18. act, actor


A If you __________ well, you will be chosen.
B The famous __________ arrived last week.

19. attend, attendance


A We usually __________ piano class on Fridays.
B The __________ was surprisingly good last Friday.

20. call, caller


A Who was the __________ on the phone just now?
B They __________ their granny once a week.

21. fly, flight


A Not all kinds of birds can _________.
B When is your __________ to London?

22. explained, explanation


A The teacher __________ the process clearly.
B You must give an __________ for being absent.

23. type, typist


A Siti and Lisa __________ many letters monthly.
B The new __________ works diligently.

24. fail, failure


A You will __________ if you do not study well.
B __________ is the stepping stone to success.

25. inform, information


A We receive much __________ through the internet.
B Please _________ the players to come early.

26. complain, complaint


A People like to __________ unnecessarily.
B Your __________ will be looked into.
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GV Alive Enrichment 26
SIMILES

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Lets learn phrases


1

as _____as a bat

as brave as a ______

as busy as a _______

as _____ as a swan

as happy as a ______

as harmless as a ____

as _____as a wolf

as playful as a ______

as poor as a _______

10

as _____as a peacock

11

as faithful as a ______

12

as fast as a _______

13

as _____ as a lion

14

as gentle as a ______

15

as quiet as a _______

16

as _____ as an eel

17

as slow as a _______

18

as strong as a ______

19

as _____ as a mouse

20

as wet as a _______

21

as wise as an _______

22

as ______as a mother

23

as bald as an ______

24

as hot as ______

25

as ______as gall

26

as black as ________

27

as brilliant as the ____

28

as ______as thunder

29

as sharp as a ______

30

as silent as a _______

31

as ______as ice

32

as cool as a _______

33

as fit as a ________

34

as ______as a pancake

35

as green as ________

36

as sweet as _______

37

as ______as vinegar

38

as white as ________

39

as tough as _______

40

as ______as iron

41

as red as a ________

42

as green as _______

43

as ______as feather

44

as heavy as an
____________

45

as quick as ________

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GV Alive Enrichment A27


Fun with SIMILES

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1. The acrobat is as_____ as a


monkey.
A agile
B blind

2. The victims face was as ___


as a ghost.
A white
B shining

3. The waitress is as busy as


a _____.
A lark
B bee

4. The warriors were as _____


as lions.
A strong
B brave

5. That crying child is as _____


as a mule. She cried until her
mother gave her the doll.
A stubborn
B hard

6. That load is as heavy as


______
A a rock
B an elephant

7. The poor woman is as _____


as a rabbit. She is afraid of
her employer.
A weak
B timid

8. The medicine is as ______


as gall.
A bitter
B sour

9. Water from the fountain in


as clear as ____
A crystal
B diamond

10. The old man is as _____


as a doorpost.
A mute
B deaf

11. The well is as _____ as bone.


A dry
B empty

12. The vacant building is as


silent as a _____
A grave
B hill

13. He obedient son never fails


to heed his mothers advice.
Her advice is as ___ as gold.
A good
B bright

14. The floor is as _____as


glass.
A clean
B smooth

15. The mango is as sour as


______
A vinegar
B plum

16. The pupils were as _____


as a mouse when the
headmaster walked in.
A timid
B quiet

.
17. The ballerina is as ______
as a swan on the stage.
A lean
B graceful

18. The wealthy woman was


as proud as a ______ so
everyone left her alone.
A lion
B peacock

19. The labourers were as


_____ as a horse. They
worked hard for long hours.
A strong
B hardworking

20. Her maid is as ______as


an ant. She is always
working and takes little rests.
A busy
B hardworking

21. Her hair is as black as


______
A ashes
B coal

22. The kind matron was as


_____ as a lamb to the poor
orphans.
A graceful
B gentle

23. The athlete ran as _____as


a deer and won the gold
medal.
A fast
B gentle

24. The salesman was as


cunning as a _____. He
had cheated most of his
customers.
A wolf
B fox
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GV Alive Enrichment A28


Collective Nouns

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Circle the BEST answers


1. The hunter was attacked by a
_____ of bees.
A swarm
B team

2. There is a _____ of mice behind


the door.
A clutch
B nest

3. The _____ of people gathered at


the airport.
A crowd
B flock

4. The _____ of teachers are


having a meeting.
A group
B staff

5. They met with a strange _____


of natives.
A troop
B tribe

6. The _____ of thieves were


arrested last week.
A gang
B band

7. He collected the _______of


rags from homes.
A stack
B bundles

8. A ______ of wolves attacked the


campers.
A gaggle
B pack

9. Madam Ong rears a ______ of


noisy but fat geese.
A brood
B gaggle

10. The old shepherd takes care of


his ________ of sheep.
A flock
B school

11. The _____ of swallows flew to


the north.
A troop
B flight

12. The ________ of elephants


gathered near the river.
A flock
B herd

13. They found a _____ of hungry


sailors on the ship.
A crew
B pack

14. The ______ of dancers are


very good.
A troupe
B troop

15. The _____ of musicians are


playing my favourite song.
A crowd
B band

16. There is a ______ of tools in


the car boot.
A kit
B crate

17. The ______ of singers are on


the stage now.
A group
B choir

18. Pak Samad has a________ of


chicken.
A brood
B gaggle

19. The _______ of nurses are


busy in the childrens ward.
A team
B staff

20. They can carry that heavy


________ of oranges.
A box
B crate

21. My grandmother needs a new


________ of spectacles.
A box
B pair

22. The child wears a _______ of


green pants.
A bundle
B pair

23. She wore a _______ of black


pearls.
A string
B clutch

24. You must remove that _______


of rubbish.
A collection
B heap

25. Be careful. There is an ______


of red ants near that tree.
A army
B group

26. Look! There is a _______ of


whales over there.
A school
B pod

27. That _______ of oxen have


been walking all morning.
A team
B pack

28. The new ________ of directors


will meet tonight at 8 p.m.
A board
B school

29. The ________ of experts could


not understand how he died.
A panel
B company

30. He ran up two _________ of


stairs very quickly.
A fleets
B flights
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GV Alive Enrichment A29

who

whom

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whose

which

1. The boy _____ we met is my


nephew.

2. The old woman _____ asked


for help has been begging
around the neighbourhood.

3. _____ car is parked near our


gate?

4. ______ dress is should she


buy, the red or the blue one?

5. To _______ was the letter


sent?

6. The nurse _______ helped


the poor patients is very kind.

7. ______ gave you all these


lovely gifts?

8. The man ______ son died in


the plane crash yesterday,
is my uncle.

9. Gopal ______ uncle is a


famous chef, is going to Delhi
to meet him.

10. ______ books are on the


desk?

11. _____ has taken my ruler?

12. The woman ______ l talked


to just now is my aunt.

13. Garry ______ mother my


teacher, is in Year 6.

14. Mr. Kang ______ your father


invited for dinner is a famous
musician.

15. ______ son is left crying


at the escalator in the
shopping mall?

16. _____ is heavier, the basket


of apples or the box of
oranges?

17. _____ is tastier, the fried


chicken or the roasted duck?

18. To ______ was the invitation


card sent?

19. _____ is ringing the bell at the


front door?

20. _____ broke her expensive


teapot?

21. ______ shoes are outside?

22. _____ house is Miss Lees?


The red or the brown one?

23. l do not know _______ pen


is left on the bench?

24. They wanted to know _____


is going to pick them up from
the airport.

25. The shop ______ is on the


left was closed last week.

26. The customer ______ lost


her purse has made a report.

27. The patient _____ we visited


at ward 2, is my neighbour.
She is very sick.

28. _____ told you about the


robbery?

29. ______ school won the first


prize in the competition?

30. The tourist ______ passport


was found in the hotel, is
waiting at the lobby.

31. _____ children are still


playing in the rain?

32. l need to talk to the salesman


_______ sold me this faulty
computer.

33. Do you know _______ sent


the message just now?

34. To _______did you send the


invitation card to?

35. The lady __________ son is


warded is my teacher.
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GV Alive Enrichment A30

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Choose the correct answers.


1. Not _____ people like
fishing.
A much
B many

2. There are _____ of customers


in the new supermarket.
A plenty
B a lot

3. He needs _____coins to make


______ phone calls.
A some much
B some a few

4. _____ houses were flooded


and _____ people lost their
belongings.
A Many much
B Many many

5. Hussin adds ______ sugar


into his coffee.

6. The careless boy split ______


curry onto his white shirt.

A a few
B a little

A any
B some

7. There is not _____ traffic on


the road today.
A many
B much

8. He does not have ____ pen


so he borrowed mine.
A any
B several

9. They saw ______ boxes of


recycled bottles in the garage.
A several
B plenty

10. Wei Mei saves _____


ringgit every week.
A a little
B a few

11. There isnt ____ food in the


refrigerator.
A several
B any

12. The kind woman cooked _____


food for the hungry beggar.
A lots
B some
.

13. Do you have ____ eraser?


I did not bring mine.
A some
B any

14. There is not _____ time left.


A many
B much

15. He waited ______ minutes


before he left.
A a little
B a few

16. Faridah collected ______


of stamps in her albums.
A plenty of
B much

17. There is _______ vegetables


for dinner.
A many
B plenty of

18. _____ boys were caught


stealing the mangoes.
A Several
B Much

19. He likes _____ of spices in


his curry.
A lots
B many

20. There were _____ spectators


in the stadium.
A much
B many

21. Mrs. Shanti has cooked


______ food. The guests can
eat as _____as they want to.
A a lot of
much
B plenty
many

22. He made _______ kites


23. Would you like _____ice
and gave them to the boys.
tea?
A a little
A any
B a few
B some

24. Too ______ fatty food is bad


for health.
A many
B much

25. She wrote ______


sentences on the board.
A a little
B a few
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GV Alive Enrichment B1
Read, recall, think and fill in the blanks.
is

are

am

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do

does

did

1. Ah Mengs father ______ a chef.


_____ Ah Meng work in his fathers
restaurant?
Ah Meng ______ not work in his fathers
restaurant but his brother ______

2. Mosquitoes _______ pests.


_____ a female mosquito bite?
Yes, it ________ but a male mosquito
_____ not bite.

3. Farid and his sister ______ in Sabah.


_____ they live in Sabah?
No, they _____ not.
They ________ on holidays.

4. Gary _____ handicapped.


He ______ not complete his SPM five
years ago.
He ______ attend special courses in
writing many years ago.
Today, he ______ a famous author.

5. Mr. Kum _____ a lecturer many years ago.


He ______ not work now.
He ______ busy travelling with his wife.

6. Mak Umah _____ a widow.


She _______ a lot of odd jobs to earn a
living.
She _______ not have a permanent job.

7. _____ you meet our new neighbour?


Yes, I _____.
He ______ late for a meeting so he had to
leave.

8. ______ it rain heavily last week?


Yes, it ______
It ______ still raining now.

9. _____ the breadman deliver bread daily?


No, he _______ not.
He only ______ the delivery twice a week.

10. The old beggar ______ not have a home.


He _____ sickly.
He _____ not have a family.

11. The oranges ______ rotten so we _____


not eat any. _____ you have some apples
now?

12. _____ the pupils read every day?


Yes, they ______
They _____ in the library now.

13. Tina visits her grandmother annually,


_________?
Yes, she _______
She _____ happy to stay in the village.

14. _______ the cobbler work every day?


No, he _________
_______ he work in a shed?
Yes, he ________

15. I ______ interested in Art.


I ______ not like sports.
I ______ not take part in outdoor activities
actively.
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GV Alive Enrichment B2
Read, recall, think and correct the errors in the sentences.
Underline the key words

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reads
1

Hamidah read short stories in the library every week.

Gunalan and Hashim reads the magazines monthly.

I is playing the piano now.

The boys playing football in the field while the girls are playing netball.

Mrs. Yang sing very well.

The choir sing our National anthem every Monday.

Anusha cooks some curry when the postman arrived.

The chefs cooking some stew when the fire started in the kitchen.

Fai Ling wearing her ribbon to school daily.

10

The Scouts wears their blue T -shirts every Wednesday.

11

Yoon Beng cycling to school every week.

12

They cycling to the playground after they have tea.

13

Does she knows the way to the bank?

14

Did he knew about the accident last week?

15

The children do not drank the fresh milk every night.

16

They did not drank some last night.

17

The gardener does not trims the tall hedges monthly.


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18

They did not drank some last night.

19

The gardener does not trims the tall hedges monthly.

20

The owner did not trimmed the thick hedges last month

22

I writing a letter now.

23

He writes a long letter last night.

24

The children washes their face before they goes to bed every week.

25

Faridah washes the dishes after the guests had left.

26

Siti and I wiped the window panes in our classroom every Friday

27

The maid wiping the window panes when it started to rain.

28

The boys playing at the playground just now.

29

Some of the children play when they see the snake yesterday.

30

The carpenter make tables and chairs.

31

The workers make forty chairs last month.

32

The waitress serving some drinks as the customers ordered some food.

33

She serves some coffee to her guests now.

34

The kind man help the poor villagers every year.

35

The breadman delivers some buns now.

36

The postman delivering some letters when the fierce dog chased him.

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GV Alive Enrichment B3

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Read, recall, think and underline the best answers.


Circle the keywords
1. Goo Meng had toast and egg
for __________ yesterday
morning.
( breakfast lunch dinner
supper )

2. Mrs. Wong baked some


_________ for tea yesterday.
( sandwiches stew porridge
muffins )

3. The hawker fried the banana


____________ in a big wok.
( fritters cake pudding
pancakes )

4. The identical _______ look


alike.
( twins brothers friends
relatives )

5. Hamids brothers son is his


______
( niece nephew cousin
brother )

6. My mothers sister is my
________
( grandaunt grandmother
aunt cousin )

7. The old man broke his leg last


year so he moves on a ______
( bicycle tricycle wheelchair
stretcher)

8. Hamids brothers son is his


______
( niece nephew cousin
brother )

9. My mothers sister is my
________
( grandaunt grandmother
aunt cousin )

10. ____ clothes have not been


washed.
( This That These )

11. We could see black smoke


coming out from the ______.
( chimney roof window )

12. The bridegroom wore a


white ____over her head.
( veil towel hat )

13. Which one of these is not a


vegetable?
________________
( chrysanthemum cauliflower
spinach brinjal )

14. Fish breathe through their


__________
( gills scales fins )

15. The _______ blew the final


whistle to stop the match.
( judge referee coach )

16. Lions have beautiful golden


________ over its head.
( mane whiskers hair )

17. Swans have lovely ______


( feathers scales hair )

18. The cat hurt its _____ when it


fell into the deep hole.
( palm paw beak )

19. Rose plants have many ____


( thorns seedlings rattan )

20. The farmers harvested the


_____ last June.
( crops creepers cactus )

21. They were lifting weights in


the _______________
( gymnasium museum
arcade )
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22. My sisters son is my _____


( nephew cousin niece )

23. My conductor collected the


tickets from the _______
( audience customers
passengers )

24. Rodzi took the ____ to tenth


floor of the apartment.
( ride lift escalator)

25. My father ,keeps his cash in


his ______
( purse wallet knapsack )

26. My neighbour ______ to give


me a lift home.
( suggested proposed
offered )

27. They _____ food and cash to


the orphanage every year.
( donated collected held )

28. The large ship hit the iceberg


and _____
( sank broke float )

29. The convicts _____ through


the tunnel last night.
( escaped came rescued )

30. Mrs Lim _____ banana


fritters in a big wok.
( wok pot pan )

31. He did not attend school


because had _____
( measles measle maesle )

32. My brother wore a pair of


_______ when he goes
fishing.
( shorts short shot )

33. They bought new ______ for


the new year.
( furnitures furniture
furnitury )

34. We were late due to the


heavy ______.
( traffic traffics traffics )

35. My grandmother loves to


tell us lots of _____ when
we visit her.
( story stories storeys )

36. There are many ______ in


the room.
( mosquitoes mosquitos
mosquito)

37. Mrs, Kim used a _____ to fry


an egg.
( pot saucepan wok )

38. The gardener wore a pair of


______to pull the weeds.
( socks gloves shears )

39. He send a short _____ on his


handphone.
( message letter notice )

40. They found an old _____


and a night in the jungle.
( hostel chalet hut )

41. Ginny sprained her _____


when fell into the drain.
( shin ankle palm )

42. My grandfathers ________


grows on his chin.
( moustache beard hair )

43. There are red marks on


the childs __________
( scales fur skin )

44. She put some spicy _______


on the dry rice.
( gravy batter pastries )

45. The tea cups are on the


lovely _______
( plates saucers bowls )

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GV Alive Enrichment B4
Read, recall, think and underline the best answers.
Circle the keywords
and

but

because

so

while

when

if

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unless

Neithernor

Either.. or

1. Kumar bought some books, pencils ____ a


dictionary.

2. ____ it rains, we shall cancel the football match.

3. He was bathing ____ his guests arrived.

4. ____ you work hard, you cannot achieve very


high marks.

5. Pak Murad is old _____ he is still as strong


as an ox.

6. ____ Hamidah ____ Mei Wah is here. Both


of them are absent.

7. The cat was injured _____ Salmah nursed its


wounded paw.

8. Mrs. Joon was baking _____ her children


were playing in the garden.

9. Gopal is sick _____ he did not go for the trip.

10. There is free lunch today. You can choose


______ a bowl of noodles _____ a plate of
fried rice.

11. ______ the netball players trained harder, they


would not be able to enter finals.

12. She saves her pocket money every week


______ she has planned to get a gift for
her mother.

13. Guna and his siblings are very active in sports


______ their cousins are not.

14. The nurse tried to feed the patient _____ she


did not want to eat.

15. She parked the car _____ walked across


the road

16. Kamila sang her best _____ she won the best
prize.

17. The customers were eating _______ the


lorry rammed into the stall.

18. Puan Asiah was upset ______ her neighbour


threw rubbish everywhere.

19. Susila was hungry _____ she ate all the


cupcakes in the box.

20. You have a toothache. You will be in pain


_____ you do not see the dentist.

21. He will buy that car ______ he has lots of


money.

22. Encik Dollah and his wife are short _____


all his sons are very tall.

23. The train was delayed _______ there was


a landslide in Ipoh.

24. Boon Keng was disappointed, He studied


very hard _______he did not score high marks.

25. The poor beggar had ______ a family ____


a friend before he died.
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GV Alive Enrichment B5
Read, recall, think and fill in the blanks.
Circle the keywords

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1. Mr. Sim is _________ with


his sons poor results.

2. The merchants buy _______


ornaments from India.

3. The _________ clowns juggled


the balls on the ________
stage.

4. The _______ convict hid in an


________ barn but died later.

5. The _______ villagers


suffered after the _______
storm.

6. She bought some _________


roses for the_______ patient.

7. The __________Scouts could


not sleep in the ___________
night.

8. The ___________ landlord


told the ____________ tenant
to clean up his ______ room.

9. Lions are _________ but cats


are ____________

10. The ________ lad rescued


the ________ old man from
drowning.

11. The _________pupil


answered the__________
questions easily.

12. I cannot see well as the


street light is too ____

13. The ____ porter carries


____ luggage for the
passengers .

14. The night market is usually


_________and ________
place.

15. Chong Wee lives in a ______


home with his _____ parents
for many years.

16. The _______ butler served


his ______ master for thirty
years.

17. The _________ beast


attacked the __________
hunters at night.

18. The cupcakes are _________


and _____________.

19. The __________ tourists


20. My grandmother has
from New Zealand enjoyed
_______ and _________
staying in the ______ village.
hair.

21. The headmistress gave an


_______________ speech.

22. The judge is ____________


so the ___________ villagers
respect him.

23. The beggar was _________


but no one was _________
enough to care.

24. The _________ princess lived


in a ________ and _________
palace.

25. The _____________ and


_____________usually
communicate with sign
language.

26. Be careful ! The floor is


_________ and __________.

27. They needed some ________


clothing as the night was
very ____________in winter.

28. The patient is too ________


to eat so the ___________
nurse feeds him daily.

29. It was a __________ day so


we went to the ___________
beach.

30. The bride is __________


and________________.

31. The ________ king


destroyed many villages
during the _____________
war.

32. Many _______ skyscrapers


were destroyed in the
_____________ earthquake.

33. The _______________ maid


washed all the ___________
linens.

34. They stood quietly as they


admired the ________
sunset.

35. That is an ______ movie


and the _________
audience laughed heartily.

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GV Alive Enrichment B6
Whiz Test 1(Teacher - Count ten ten for each 10 questions)

/160

Circle the best answers


1. We had ____ bread for
breakfast before we left.
A any
B some
C many

2. The children have not had


____ food since 8 a.m..
A any
B some
C much

3. I do not have ____ coin to


make a phone call.
A any
B some
C much

4. Mr. Meng has ______ gone


home when we arrive.
A yet
B already
C never

5. Johan has not finished his


homework _____.
A yet
B already
C never

6. The village _____ get flooded


as it is on top of a hill.
A yet
B already
C never

7. Heng _____ at home when


we went to his house.
A is not
B does not
C was not

8. They ____ bought the tools


for camping.
A were
B do
C had

9. Siti ____ invited to the party


but
she could not attend.
A was
B does
C has

10. I _____ busy now.


A are
B have
C am

11. If you do not water the


plants, the plants _____
A is died
B shall die
C will die

12. It _____ important to drink


clean water.
A is
B are
C will

13. If you want to score good


marks, you _____ work hard.
A can
B may
C must

14. You _____help me pack the


gifts when you come.
A can
B may
C must

15. He _____ drop by to see us


if he has the time.
A can
B may
C must

16. ____ both your parents work


every week?
A Do
B Does
C Did

17. ____ you buy the watch last


month?
A Do
B Does
C Did

18. ____ the fishmonger come at


7 a.m. every week?
A Do
B Does
C Did

19. ____ the clothes dry yet?


A Are
B Is
C Am

20. ____ the plumber here?


A Are
B Is
C Am

21. ____ you at the park last


evening?
A Are
B Were
C Was

22. They _____ leaving by train?


A are
B is
C am

23. The rainbow _____ lovely.


A are
B is
C am

24. The mangoes _____ sour.


A are
B is
C was

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25. Please _____ some food


for the trip.
A bring
B brings
C brought

26. Dont ____ in the rain.


A played
B plays
C play

28. _____ me the butter please?


A Pass
B Throw
C Deliver

29. ____ the old man across.


A Make
B Let
C Help

31. Sheila smiled _____ when


she heard the good news.

33. The deer ran away _____


when it heard the gunshot.

A gracefully
B happily

32. The children ran out ______


when they saw the icecream man.
A gently
B quickly

34. The seamstress sewed the


clothes _______.

35. The boy drew the picture


______.

A cleverly
B skillfully

A greatly
B beautifully

36. He failed in his test as he


answered the questions
________.
A carelessly
B cautiously

37. The new neighbours are


cheerful and ______.
A moody
B friendly

38. It is going to rain as the sky


is dark and ______
A clumsy
B cloudly

39. The clothes are still _____.


Leave them in the sun.
A damp
B smelly

40. The show was so ____ that


we had a good laugh.

41. Rabbits are _____ but foxes


are wild.

42. The _____ child ate too much


and had a stomachache.

A exciting
B funny

A tame
B kind

A adorable
B greedy

43. We could afford to buy the


new car as the price is
________
A reasonable
B cheap

44. The household things in the


shop are _____during sales.

45. The sofa was so ______ that


I dozed off for an hour.

A cheap
B suitable

A comfortable
B suitable

46. We usually wake ____ at


8 a.m. on Sundays.
A out
B up

47. Ying waited _____ the train


alone.
A at
B for

48. Please turn _____ the radio.


The baby is sleeping.
A out
B off

49. Suzy was clumsy and


tripped_______ a rock
along the road.
A on
B over

50. Mrs. Yam throw _____ all


her sons broken toys.

51. My uncles talked _______


their school days when they
met.
A to
B about

A out
B away

27. May l _____ you?


A helping
B helped
C help
.

30. ____ the call please.


A Answer
B Deliver
C Pass

A bravely
B swiftly

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52. The kind salesgirl smiled


_____ the crying child and
gave her a candy.
A to
B at

53. The angry farmer shouted


_____ the naughty boys
who stole his mangoes.
A to
B at

54. Mr. Wong and his family left


the old village and settled
______ in a small town.
A down
B away

55. Lisa is scared _____ mice.


A of
B off

56. The firemen put _____ their


helmets before going into
the burning house.
A on
B down

57. The people queued ______


to buy the tickets.

58. He has been sick ____


Monday.
A on
B since

59. Hamidah walked ______ the


market ____her friends.
A for with
B to with

60. She leaned ______ the wall


and her blouse was dirty.
A on
B since

61. My grandmother passed


_________ peacefully.
A on
B away

62. The gifts were distributed


_______ all the pupils.
A between
B among

63. Smoking is bad _____ health.

64. Rani ran _____ than her


sister in the race.
A faster
B fastest

65. I arrived _____ than my


friend.
A late
B later

66. That is the ______river in the


village.
A longer
B longest

67. Umars house is the ______


to the stadium.
A nearer
B nearest

68. She can eat as _____ as her


elder sister.
A much
B more

69. The boy ate _____ rice than


we did.
A more
B most

70. They received as ________


cards as we did.

71. Miss Lucy received the


_____ among the
neighbours.
A more
B most

72. I need a ____ salt in the


soup.

74. The flood at Kampung Paya


is ____ than at Kampung
Utih.
A worse
B worst

75. Yasmin did her _____ and


won the first prize.
A better
B best

77. He _____ the children to


school every morning.
A drives
B drive

78. They have _____ to bring


their
books.
A forgotten
B forgot

A
B

many
more

73. I had a _____ flu last week.


A
B

bad
worse

76. The strong wind _____ the


clothes away just now.
A blew
B blow

A out
B up

A to
B for

A little
B least

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79. The worker has _____ all the


mutton before delivery.

80. After many years the tree


____
tall.
A grew
B grows

81. She _____ fresh milk before


she goes to bed.

82. The woman _____ a lot on


shoes.
A spends
B spend

83. The hawkers _____ the stalls


at 6 a.m. weekly.
A open
B opens

84. Shirley _____ ballet on


Sundays.
A learn
B learns

85. ____ it rains, we shall not go


to the park.
A If
B Unless

86. ____ they are poor, they


never stop helping others.
A Although
B But

87. Guna was too tired _____ he


did not play in the match.
A because
B so

88. Tina was sad _____ her


kitten died.
A so
B because

89. Yazril is clever ____ he is


very lazy.
A but
B and

90. They cannot go out to play


______ they finish their work.
A unless
B so

91. He did not want to wait for


the doctor as he was ______
A impatient
B impolite

92. It was _____ of you to help


the hungry beggar.
A painful
B thoughtful

93. It is ______ for mankind to


live on the moon.
A immovable
B impossible

94. The answers are _____ .


You must do corrections.
A incorrect
B independent

95. His room is smelly and ____


A untidy
B unwelcome

96. They were punished as they


had ______ some rules.
A disobeyed
B discovered

97. Gina wore the _____ dress.

98. Prince Charles is the ____


to the throne of England.
A air
B heir

99. They used colourful ____ to


print the cloth.
A die
B dye

A
B

froze
frozen

A blue
B blew
100. The hunter shot a _____
A dear
B deer

103. The candy costs ten _____


A cents
B scent

A
B

drink
drinks

101. Pak Samad does not _____ 102. She stepped on the _____
much as a cobbler.
as soon as she saw the cow
A earn
crossing the road.
B urn
A break
B brake
104. Mr. Brown planted the ____
tree ten years ago.
A fir
B fur

105. She waited for an______ but


they did not arrive.
A our
B hour

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106. Molly and I painted the room 107. The gardener trimmed the
by ______
hedge by _______
A myself
A herself
B ourselves
B himself

108. Boys, you must clean the


rooms by ______
A yourself
B yourselves

109. Siti sewed the curtains by


_____
A himself
B herself

110. I baked the cookies by ____


A ourselves
B myself

111. The boys painted the walls


by _____
A themselves
B ourselves

112. The children keep ____ toys


in the big boxes.
A them
B their

113. My mother visits ____ aunt


every month.
A her
B hers

114. The cat licks ____ tail after


Food.
A it
B its

115. He needs ___ oar to row the 116. They saw ____ antelope
small boat.
near the forest.
A a
A a
B an
B an

117. ____ sun is very large.

118. Peter put the letters in ___


envelopes.
A an
B the

119. He has a pet. ____ pet is an


Iguana.
A A
B The

120. They need ____ pair of


Oxen to pull the cart.
A a
B an

121. The _____ caught some


thieves last night.
A vendor
B watchmen

122. The ______ taps rubber


trees.
A rubber tapper
B worker

123. The ______ arranges the


books in the library.
A prefect
B librarian

124. The kind employer rewards


his _______ every year.
A employees
B tenants

125. The host served his _____


with the best food.
A guests
B members

126. The bride and ______


smiled happily at the
guests.
A bridegroom
B prince

127. The ____ shows the people


to their seats.
A usher
B stewardess

128. The _____ opens his shop


in the morning.
A grocer
B operator

129. The _____ opens his shop


in the morning.
A grocer
B operator

130. Fish breathe through their


____
A hump
B gills

131. Horses has a set of ____


A mane
B hoofs

132. Camels store water in their


_____
A humps
B horns

133. We have two ____ and


eight fingers.
A thumbs
B toes

134. The cat laps the milk with


its ____
A paw
B tongue

135. She brushes her _____


twice a day.
A lips
B teeth

A A
B The

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136. The waitress was busy


serving the ______ at
noon.
A passengers
B customers

137. Cats have thin and long


_____

138. Long time ago _____ live in


igloos.

A feelers
B whiskers

A Eskimos
B Icemen

139. The cook removes the


_____on the fish.

140. My brothers son is my


____

A scales
B fur

A niece
B nephew

141. The woodcutter chopped


the thick _____ with an
axe.
A trunk
B leaves

142. The Rafflesia is the biggest 143. Rose plants have many
______ in the world.
sharp _____
A fruit
A thorns
B flower
B roots

144. Birds have ______ on their


bodies.
A feathers
B hair

145. They sat in a ______ to


reach the top of the hill.
A cable car
B train

146. _____ is green and has lots


of vitamins.
A Cabbage
B Spinach

147. We need some fresh ____


for our salad.
A lettuce
B radish

148. They cut and tied up some


logs to make a _____
A boat
B raft

149. She drew a _____ to show


her experiment.
A diagram
B design

150. He wiped the sweat with his


______
A handkerchief
B sweater

151. At what _____ do they start


schooling?
A age
B old

152. She looked up the phone


number in the ____
A dictionary
B directory

153. They only accept _____ and


not credit cards.
A coins
B cash

154. A one hundred years is a


______
A decade
B century

155. She wore a ____ around


her wrist.
A bracelet
B chain

156. The farmer grows _____


like corn, wheat and barley.
A crops
B vegetables

157. Kathy _____ the flowers in


the vase.
A arranged
B assembled

158. He ____ the vase and it


broke into pieces.
A dropped
B tumbled

159. The pupils ______ at the


hall on Mondays.
A assembled
B crowded

160. My aunts children are my


_____
A cousins
B siblings

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GV Alive Enrichment B7
Whiz Test 2 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each 10 questions)
(Teacher - Count ten ten for each 10 questions)

Circle the correct spelling.


1

detergent

detergant

dettergent

spongge

spongea

sponge

thimbble

thimblle

thimble

thread

thraed

threed

wheelburrow

wheelbarow

wheelbarrow

shavel

shovel

shovvel

ragge

ragges

rag

pyjamas

pyjamus

pgyjamas

trouser

truosers

trousers

10

sweater

swaeter

sweatter

11

pomelo

pamelo

pamello

12

paech

peach

peech

13

letuce

lecttucce

lettuce

14

uabergine

oubergine

aubergine

15

cauliflower

cualiflower

caulliflower

16

okkra

okra

okrra

17

audience

audeince

auddience

18

spectotars

spectators

specttators
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Circle the correct spelling.


19

bulsam

balssam

balsam

20

bougainvillea

buogainvillea

bougainvillae

21

carnnation

carnattion

carrnation

22

chrysanthemum

chrysunthemum

chrysantehmum

23

raflessia

rafflesia

rafflessai

24

desset

desert

dessart

25

nooddles

noodles

noddles

26

spaghetti

speghetti

spaghetty

27

syrap

sryup

syrup

28

porridge

poriddge

porriddge

29

kitchan

kitchen

kittchen

30

oven

ovven

oaven

31

taoster

toaster

toastar

32

kettle

kettel

ketle

33

stovve

stovae

stove

34

ambullance

ambulance

ambulence

35

caneo

cannoe

canoe

36

yacht

yetch

yatck

37

trishhaw

trisaw

trishaw
52

Circle the correct spelling.


38

sculptur

sculptor

scupltor

39

grocer

groccer

groccar

40

journallist

juornalist

journalist

41

continent

continnent

continant

42

volcono

valcano

volcano

43

amosphere

atmosphere

atmosphare

44

eclipce

eclipse

ecllipse

45

disease

disaese

diseace

46

meddicine

medicinne

medicine

47

lemonede

lemonade

lemmonade

48

chocolete

chocolate

chocolat

49

dollar

dolar

doller

50

rupee

ruppee

ropee

51

smoke

smokes

smokke

52

fire

firre

fier

53

gosling

gossling

goslling

54

cygnet

cgynet

cygnnet

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GV Alive Enrichment B8
Whiz Test 3 ( Teacher - Count ten ten for each 10 questions )
Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add :

a, an, the, some

Ex

10

11

an egg

54

Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add:

a, an, the, some

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

52
55

Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add:

a, an, the, some

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31

32

33

34

35

56

Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add :

a, an, the, some

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

57

Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add:

a, an, the, some

48

49

50

51

52

53

54

55

56

57

58

59

58

Challenge 2
Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add:

a, an, the, some

60

61

62

63

64

65

66

67

68

69

70

71

59

Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add :

a, an, the, some

72

73

74

75

76

77

78

79

80

81

82

83

60

Look at the each picture carefully. Write down the correct spelling.
Add :

a, an, the, some

84

85

86

87

88

90

91

92

93

94

95

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GV Alive Enrichment B9
Whiz Test 3 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each question)
Underline in B the same kind of the first three words in A.

A
1

cap balmoral hat

face

turban

shawl

bowl

loaf

oven

stove

jug

teapot

stork

hen

eagle

butterfly egg owl wings tree

tulip

daisy

violet

vase water rose garden soil

cabbage carrot potato

lilac yam pine peanuts

box

notebook window bin hoe

sandals shoes boots

gloves socks slippers feet

pleased happy delighted

friendly funny kind cheerful

cost free charge

money price cheque sales

10

cocoa coffee water

bread soup pepper sugar

11

tennis golf hockey

darts volleyball boxing fencing

12

coat jacket frock

sheet curtain blouse carpet

13

car train taxi

streamer bicycle canoe plane

14

banana

15

walk tramp march

bowl

cup

head

vase

apple

plum

peach violet onion tomato


chuckle plod glance nod
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GV Alive Enrichment B10


Whiz Test 3 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each question)
Gradation
Arrange the words in order from the smallest to the biggest.

1. boy

baby man child youth

baby child boy youth man


2. ten one million

thousand hundred

__________________________________________________________________________________

3. year

millennium century month day

__________________________________________________________________________________

4. minute

week

second hour day

__________________________________________________________________________________

5. cow cat

elephant sheep mouth

__________________________________________________________________________________

6. mansion

hut

bungalow cottage house

__________________________________________________________________________________

7. kettle cup

pail

teapot

tub

__________________________________________________________________________________

8. sentence

letter

paragraph word chapter

__________________________________________________________________________________

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GV Alive Enrichment B11


Whiz Test 3 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each 3 questions)
Association
Underline two words which are associated with the words in the boxes.

1 boot

collar heel arm sole land

2 chair

saucer

arm

3 bed

mat

mattress ribbon

blanket

rope

4 bath

book

soap

sponge

floor

5 tree

wall

trunk

6 clock

hands

7 flowers

petals

8 bottle

cushion

glove
twig

neck

leg

head

lamp

shade

face

arm

wrist

lady

purse

stem

root

neck

paper

handle

9 sun

rays

harbour

10 door

hinges

11 telephone

paragraph scabbard receiver booth coins

12 potato

peeling forest chips

13 feet

dancing waving paddling smiling grinning

14 nose

sniffing

15 eye

lashes black brow

cock

water

horizon heat crescent

knob knock

choking

pane

ground

paint

soil

smelling roaring winking


double lens

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GV Alive Enrichment B12


Whiz Test 3 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each 3 questions)
Homonyms and Homophones
Fill in the blanks.

1. Madam Chong bought some _______ for dinner.

steak

stake

2. The old house was for _______

sail

sale

3. We must ________ someone to chop down the tree.

hire

higher

4. The _______ army marched towards the fort.

whole

hole

5. The clumsy boy broke the window _______.

pain

pane

6. The members walked to the golf _______.

course

coarse

7. The patients had to ________ for two hours.

weight

wait

8. Smoking is not _______ in the hall.

aloud

allowed

9. The old man _________ a lovely kite for us.

made

maid

10. The beggar sat and __________ at the people.

stared

stair

11. We must not __________ precious time.

waist

waste

12. The good king ________ for many years.

rained

reign

13. The rat escaped __________ the hole.

threw

through

14. The farmers _______ the seeds early every year.

sow

sew

15. My mother usually________ the oranges for us.

peals

peels

16. She looks very _______ after the surgery.

pale

pail

17. The police arrived at the _______ within a few minutes.

seen

scene

mussel

muscle

18. She cooked some fresh ________ from the sea.

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GV Alive Enrichment B13


Whiz Test 3 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each 5 questions)
Moving On With Tenses
1. Underline the correct Verb.
2. Change the tenses into the Past Tense.

Zetty ( is are ) late again. She ( jumps jump ) out of the bed
and ( rush rushes ) down into the kitchen. She ( fill fills ) up the kettle
and ( put puts ) it on the stove. Then, she ( hurry hurries ) into the
bathroom. She ( grab grabs ) the toothbrush quickly and ( brush
brushes ) her teeth. Then, she ( wash washes ) her face and ( bathe
bathes ) quickly. She ( put puts ) on her school uniform and ( comb
combs ) her long hair . Zetty ( is are ) getting tired.
Puan Salmah ( has prepared have prepare d) toast and eggs
for Zetty. Zetty ( pour pours ) some warm milk into her mug and
( eat eats ) some toast. The toast ( is are ) delicious. She ( look
looks ) up at the clock on the wall. It ( is are ) half past seven.
Poor Zetty, the bus ( is are ) arriving soon. She ( munch munches )
the food quickly and ( drink drinks ) up the glass of milk. Finally,
she ( thank thanks ) her mother and ( run runs ) to the bus.

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GV Alive Enrichment B14


Whiz Test 2 (Teacher - Count ten ten for each 5 questions)
Circle the best answers
1. Encik Kamal ____ a carpenter.
He _____ furniture.
A is
makes
B are make
C is
make

2. Cik Salpiah _____ a nurse and


she ____ in the hospital.
A is
work
B are work
C is
works

3. Badrul _____ a librarian.


He ___ the books after school
A is arranges
B is arranged
C are arranged

4. The young men ___labourers.


They ____ heavy jobs.
A is
do
B are do
C is
does

5. The old women ____ a hawker.


She ____ noodles.
A is
sells
B are
sell
C am
sell

6. Mr. Guna _____ a postman.


He ____ letters daily.
A is
delivers
B are deliver
C is
delivered

7. The women _____seamstress.


They ___ clothes in the factory.
A are
sews
B are
sew
C is
sews

8. Mr. Ken ____ a bank manager.


He ____ to work at 8 a.m.
A is
drives
B are
drive
C is
driving

9. Gunam ____ a patrol leader.


He___ his team of scouts well.
A am
leads
B are
leads
C is
leads

10. My aunt _____ a teacher.


She ______ Science.
A are teach
B is
teach
C is
teaches

11. The ladies ____ trainees.


They ____ to be teachers.
A are
learn
B is
learns
C are
learns

12. I ____ a prefect.


I ____ along the classes
during recess.
A am
walk
B is
walk
C are walks

13. Mr. and Mrs. Khoon _____


lecturers. They _______
in the university.
A are
work
B is
works
C are
works

14. Ah Beh and his brother


______ mechanics. They
______ in his workshop.
A are own
B is
owns
C is
owning

15. Mr. Muthu _____ a rubbertapper. He _______ rubber


trees.
A is
taps
B are tap
C is
tap

16. My uncle ______ a pilot.


He ______ aeroplanes.
A is
fly
B is
flies
C are
fly

17. Miss Cindy ______ a chef


18. Encik Khalid and his sons
in a hotel. She _______
_______ musicians. They
delicious meals for the guests.
_______ at concerts all over
A is
prepares
Asia.
B are prepared
A are
perform
C is
prepare
B is
perform
C are
performs

19. Pak Othman _____ a sailor


ten years ago. He _______
to many countries.
A was
had travelled
B is
has travelled
C was
travels

20. The villagers ____


hardworking people. They
________ the broken bridge
last week.
A were
repair
B are
repairing
C are
repaired

21. Hamid swims well, _______?


A does he
B doesnt he

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22. The girl does not drink milk
every day _______?

23. Jalil and his brother sleep


early every weekend, _____?

24. The boys do not walk to


school every week, _______?

A does she
B doesnt she

A do they?
B dont they?

A do they
B dont they

25. It rained last evening , _____?

26. It did not rain yesterday,


_______?

27. Her grandmother will visit


her every December, _____?

A did it
B didnt it

A did it
B didnt it

A will she
B wont she

28. Mrs. Chan will not give us a


test next week, ______?

29. The cat purrs when it is


hungry, _____?

30. Kumar ______ an interesting


hobby.

A will she
B wont she

A does it
B doesnt it

A has
B have

31. Yusman ______ an album


of old pictures.

32. The players _______ new


sneakers.

33. My neighbours ______ a


birthday party last night.

A has
B have

A has
B have

A have
B had

34. Mr. Chee _____ sent the


letter yesterday.
A has
B had

35. Madam Wong ______


cooked some food before
she goes to work.
A has
B have

36. The boys ______ switched off


the lights before they go out.
A has
B have

37. Mrs. Phing : Kenny, _____


you washed your shoes?

38. Mindy : _____ she eaten


some food before she took
the medicine >

39. My uncle ______ a new


apartment in Cameron
Highlands.

A Has
B Have

A Has
B Have

A has
B have

40. We ______ obey traffic rules.

41. They ______ clear up the


rubbish after the picnic.
A might
B should

42. Milly ______ swim but her


sister cannot.
A can
B could

43. It ______ rain so you need


to take along an umbrella.

44. We ______ help the poor.

45. The pupils _____ pay


attention in class.

A might
B should

A may
B should

A may
B must

A must
B may

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46. The travellers ______ spend
the night in the resthouse if
it rains.
A may
B ought

47. The old man ______ use


a walking stick to help him
walk.
A should
B might

48. You _____ have read some


books or watch a movie.

49. Birds _____fly but penguins


cannot.
A can
B cannot

50. _____ sewed the new


curtains for the house?
A When
B Who

51. _____ will the meeting be


held? Next month.
A Who
B When

52. She does not know _____


much sugar is needed for the
dessert.
A what
B how

53. ______ did she buy that


lovely dress from?

54. ____ use the knife to cut the


bread?

A When
B Where

A What
B Who

55. ______ did she keep my


dictionary?
A What
B Where

56. _____ many people are


taking part in the game?
A What
B How

57. _____ did she prepare for


dinner?
A Who
B What

58. _____ was her wedding?

59. _____ goes marketing every


week?
A Who
B What

60. _______ is bad for health.

61. Sheila likes ________


A read
B reading

62. The children enjoy _______


at the beach.
A play
B playing

63. _______ is a comfortable


exercise for my grandfather.
A Walk
B Walking

64.The old woman does not


like _______
A garden
B gardening

65. Pak Husin likes ________


to folk songs.
A listens
B listening

66. Mrs. Sally and her daughter


love _________
A shop
B shopping

67.The old woman does not


like _______
A garden
B gardening

68. Pak Husin likes ________


to folk songs.
A listens
B listening

69. Mrs. Sally and her daughter


love _________
A shop
B shopping

70.Each of the children _____


a lantern.
A is holding
B are holding

71. One of the ladies ____ sick.

72. Neither of the sisters ____


here. They have gone to Ipoh.
A is
B are

73.Nobody ____ happy with his


bad behavior.
A is
B are

74. Every pupil ______ a badge.

A Who
B When

A was
B were

A has
B have

A may
B must

A To smoke
B Smocking

75. None of the boat _____lost


in the storm.
A was
B were

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Circle the best answers


76. The old trader and the
cobbler _____ good friends.
A was
B were

77. Every one ______ the new


family in town.
A know
B knows

78. The farmer and his wife


______ caring and helpful.
A is
B are

79. Either Kamal or the boys


______ taken my books.
A has
B have

80. Yusman and Arif always


_____________________
when he disobeys his mother.

81. The proud woman likes to


________________ and
looks down on her friends.

A smell rat
B gets into hot water

A blow ones own trumpet


B knock on ones head

83. It had been ___________


for several days in the village.
The flood is worse today.

84. The poor family _______


when Encik Yazid met
with an accident.

A raining cats and dogs


B turning over a new leaf

A play with fire


B live from hand to mouth

85. The rude boy must apologize


______ the lady.
A with
B to

86. The fox leaped ______ the


wall.
A above
B over

87. Mrs. Kheng is proud _____


her son.
A off
B of

88. The teacher told the pupils


to write ______ their family.

89. Encik Alias was angry


______ his employee who
stole the money.
A for
B with

90. Miss Loh is good _____


drawing and painting.

82. Aishah is ________ when


her teacher is teaching her.
A lion-hearted
B all ears

A on
B about

A on
B at

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Verbs of movement

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The Key Words


First you must get your pupils to master 3 stages
of commonly used words, i.e. words used most
often in speech and writing.
1st Stage
I
up
look
we
like
and
on
at
for
he
is
said

go
you
are
this
going
they
away
play
a
am
cat
to

come
day
the
dog
big
my
mother
no
father
all
get
in

went
was
of
me
she
see
it
yes
can
45
words

Teachers must provide a number of activities to


ensure the above key words are mastered. These
can be reading, word or writing activities.

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113
words

about
after
again
an
another
as
back
ball
be
because
bed
been
book
boy
brother
but
by
call(ed)
came
cant
could
did
do
don't
dig
door
down
first
from

The Key Words


2nd Stage
girl
good
got
had
half
has
have
help
her
here
him
his
home
house
how
if
jump
just
last
laugh
little
live(d)
love
made
make
man
many
may

more
much
must
name
new
next
night
not
now
off
old
once
one
or
our
out
over
people
push
pull
put
ran
saw
school
sister
so
some
take

tall
than
that
their
them
then
there
these
three
time
too
took
tree
two
us
very
want
water
way
were
what
when
where
who
will
with
would
your

1st & 2nd Stage - 158 words

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The Key Words


+51
words

Days of the
week
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday'
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

2nd Stage

Common
colour words
blue
green
yellow
white
black
red
brown

Measurement

Months of
the year
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

foot
feet
inches
mile
yard

Numbers
to 20
one
two
three
four
five
six
seven
eight
nine
ten
eleven
twelve
thirteen
fourteen
fifteen
sixteen
seventeen
eighteen
nineteen
twenty

Own name and home address


Pupils name :

________________________________

Home address :

________________________________

Name of school and address of school


Name of school :
Address of school :

________________________________
________________________________
1st & 2nd Stage including the above - 209 words
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118
words

above
across
almost
along
also
always
animals
any
around
asked
baby
balloon
before
began
below
better
between
birthday
both
brother
brought
can't
change
children
clothes
coming
didn't
different
does
dont

The Key Words


3rd Stage
during
earth
every
eyes
father
first
following
found
friends
garden
goes
gone
great
half
happy
head
heard
high
Im
important
inside
jumped
knew
know
lady
leave
light
might
money

morning
mother
much
near
never
number
often
only
opened
other
outside
own
paper
place
right
round
second
show
sister
small
something
sometimes
sound
started
still
stopped
such
suddenly
sure

1st 2nd & 3rd Stage - 327 words

swimming
think
those
thought
through
today
together
told
tries
turn(ed)
under
until
upon
used
walked
watch
where
while
white
whole
why
window
without
woke(n)
word
work
world
write
year
young

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CDC's Topical and Content Words


OBJECTS
bag
basket
bulb
button
camera
candle
card
chair
chalk
desk
football
iron
lamp
lock
magazine
mat
nail
needle
newspaper
pail
paper
pen

pencil
present
racquet
radio
rope
ruler
scissors
screwdriver
sharpener
shuttlecock
soap
string
table
thread
tools
umbrella
wire
wood
OCCUPATIONS
barber
butcher
carpenter
clerk
dentist
doctor
driver

engineer
farmer
firefighter
fireman
fisherman
gardener
guard
hairdresser
hawker lawyer
mechanic
nurse
officer
pilot
policeman
postman
reporter
shopkeeper
soldier
tailor
teacher

68
words

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continued

CDC's Topical and Content Words


PEOPLE
child
customer
leader
people
villager
woman
pupil

PARTS OF THE
BODY

PERSONAL
DETAILS

arm
back
body
cheek
chin
ear
eyebrow
face
finger
foot
hair
hand
heart
knee
leg
lips
mouth
neck
nose
shoulder
stomach
teeth
thigh
tongue
waist

Malaysian

PLANTS &
FLOWERS
bougainvillea
orchid
rose
banana plant
coconut tree
leaf
papaya tree
plant
rubber tree
vegetable

43
words

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continued

CDC's Topical and Content Words


TRANSPORT
bicycle
boat
bus
jeep
motorcar
motorcycle
sampan
ship
taxi
train

SHAPES
circle
rectangle
round
square
triangle

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SOCIAL
EXPRESSIONS AND
GREETINGS
Excuse me...
Good afternoon
Good evening
Good morning
Good night
Good!
Goodbye
Great!
Happy birthday
Happy New Year
Hello
Hi!
How do you do?
Of course
Please hold on...

ANIMALS
lion
tiger
cow
hen

COMPOUND WORDS
bus-stop
Goalkeeper

OTHER WORDS
assembly
festival
harvest

RELATIONSHIPS

GENDER

driver
parents husband
teacher

husband
wife
king
queen
waiter
waitress

words
Minus those already in the other lists

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Number of
Key Words and Topical and Content Words
Pupils Should Know

Key Words

- 327 words

Topical and Content Words

- 159 words

Minimum Number of
Words Pupils Should Know

- 486 words

Year 6 Teachers in Underachieving Schools


should control vocabulary to about 500 words

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