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VOCABULARY PRACTICE ( PARTS OF THE BODY )

A. Choose the correct answer.


1. A dentist's job is to treat and to help keep our __________ cavity free.
A. feet

B. teeth

C. ears

D. eyes

2. Shoes and socks are worn to protect the __________.


A. hands

B. eyes

C. feet

D. ears

3. After the singer sang her song, everybody clapped their __________.
A. arms

B. hands

C. toes

D. nose

4. Some people have straight __________ but some have curly ones.
A. legs

B. nose

C. fingers

D. hair

5. Aiman broke hisso he cannot walk.


A. leg

B. hand

C. arm

D. nose

6. Lisa kissed her baby sister on her __________.


A. cheek

B. elbow

C. foot

D. knee

7. Puan Tina is wearing a wide shawl over her _______________.


A. head

B. shoulder

C. waist

D. hand

8. This silver watch will look beautiful on your _____________. Try it on!
A. foot

B. finger

C. wrist

D. arm

9. Mr. John wears a tie around his __________.


A. neck

B. hair

C. head

D. arm

10. Washing our __________ before and after eating is a very healthy practice
A. knees

B. legs

C. hands

D. hair
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B. Answer the riddles.


1. Between your head and shoulder.

_________________

2. The part of the body that detects sounds.

____________________

3. We walk on these.
_________________

4. The part of our body that give us sight.

___________________

5. Contains the face.

_______________

VOCABULARY ( CLOTHINGS )
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A. Choose the best answer.


1. You wear this to sleep.
A. shoes
B. pyjamas

C. skirt

D. towel

2. A thick long- sleeved shirt that keeps you warm.


A. sweater
B. pinafore
C. boots
D. shawl

3. Schoolgirls wear this to school.


A. pinafore
B. shawl

C. jersey

D. coat

4. A pair of strong shoes that cover the foot up to the ankle.


A. slippers
B. sneakers C. boots
D. socks

5. A short sleeveless jacket that is worn over a shirt.


A. vest
B. coat
C. dress
D. singlet

6. A long piece of cloth that is worn around the shoulders.


A. ribbon
B. shawl
C. towel
D. tie

7. A long piece of leather or cloth that is worn around the waist.


A. shawl
B. belt
C. rope
D. skirt
8. They cover both legs separately.
A. trousers
B. skirt
C. sweater
D.dress

9. Like a dress, but with no top part.


A. shirt
B. skirt
C. blouse

D. shorts

10. Madam Tan took out a tray of cookies from the oven using a pair of ______________.
A. gloves
B. mittens
C. shorts
D. spectacles

B. Match the pictures with the words in the box.


salwar kameez
kurta

shorts

dress

bow tie
scarf

cheongsam

sandals

1.
2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.
4

vest

tracksuit

9.

10.

VOCABULARY ( MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS )


A. Name the instruments.

1.

A. guitar

B. piano

C. trumpet

D. flute

2.

A. cello

B.piano

C. organ

D. violin

A. accordion B. tambourine C. guitar

D. piano.

A. guitar

B. sitar C. drum

D. viola

A. drum

B. cello

4.

5.

C. guitar

A. bassoon

B.cello

C..harp

B. Categorize the musical instruments.


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D. guitar

D. flute

Brass

1.

2.

Percussion

Strings

bassoon

clarinet

flute

oboe

piccolo

recorder

bass drum bongos


congas

maracas

tambourine tabla

3.

banjo
guitar

cello

sitar viola harp


violin

4.

saxophone

tuba

trombone
trumpet
French horn

C. Fill in the blanks with the correct words.


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Woodwin
d

sol
o

duet
orchestra

choir

medley
conductor

1. A person who writes music.

lyric
s
composer

________________________

2. Words of a song.

______________________

3. A large group of musicians led by a person.

_______________________

4. A big group of people singing.

_______________________

5. Performance of two people.

_______________________

6. Only one person sings.

_______________________

7. A mixture of songs.

_______________________

8. A person who directs a group of


musicians.

_______________________

D. Guess the instruments below.

1.

A. guitar

B. drum

C. cello

D. gong

2.

A. tuba

B. guitar

C. violin

D. drum

3.

A. trumpet

B. viola

C. guitar

D. tuba

4.
A. sitar

B.piano

C. guitar

D. drum

5.

A. flute

B. recorder

C. trumpet

D. piano

VOCABULARY ( OBJECTS )

A. Fill in the blanks with the given words .

cup

radio

needle

wood

scissors

saw

axe

1. Damia switched on the .. and listen to the news.


2. Mother mends my dress with thread and ..
3. The boys built a fire with some ..
4. Salwa eats with fork and ..
5. Hakim cuts the fruits with a
6. Mother used a pair of to cut cloth.
7. Ah San drinks his coffee with a ..
8. My uncle chops the firewood with an .
9. She puts the goldfish in the fish .
10. They need an .. to cut the wood.

B. Match the words below with their similar meanings.


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spoon

knife

saw

eve

tall

near

bad

replay

gay

allow

wide

knife

smart

under

hit

weep

aid

plan

old

1. help

- .....

9. evil

- ............................

2. beat

- ..............................

10. close

-..............................

3. cry

- ...............................

11. flat

4. high

-................................

12. close

-.............................

5. permit - ..............................

13. idea

-.............................

6. answer - ..............................

14. ancient

-..............................

7. broad - ..............................

15. below

-.............................

8. dagger - .............................

16. clever

-............................

-.............................

C. Write the correct words in the blanks.


swing
bench

bookshelf

dining table

footstool

trolley

cot

hanger

1. There are many people sitting on the wooden ...................in the park.
2. There is a .........................in the porch. I like to sit and read there.
3. Fizo, please dust the ................................and arrange the books .
4. The bell boy puts the luggage on the ........................... Then he pushes it
to the elevator.
5. The baby is sleeping soundly in the .............................
6. Mrs. Rani hung her husbands coat on a .................................. Then she
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put it into the cupboard.


7. My sister and I lay the ............................... every day for dinner.
8. My grandmother is resting her feet on a ............................................
D. Choose the best word to complete the sentences.
1. He is using a ________________ to transport the chicken feed to the barn.
A. cart B. trolley

C. basket

D. wheelbarrow

2. Mr. Tan built a fish ____________________ in the garden.


A. lake B.pool C. pond

D. container

3. The farmer keeps the cows in the _________________ at night.


A. pen B. coop

C. aviary

D. cowshed

4. He is cleaning the clogged drain with a ____________________.


A. mop

B. broom

C. brush

D. sponge

5. He ____________ some pictures of giraffes at the zoo with a camera.


A. took

B. drew

C. pasted

D. collected

6. The vegetables were stir-fried in a large _____________.


A. wokB. sieve

C. steamer

D. strainer

7. The pupils are going to the Science _____________________ for


their science lesson
A. laboratory

C. auditorium

B. theatre

D. room

8. Father used a ___________________ to hit the nail into the wall.


A. pliers

C. wrench

B. hammer

D. screwdriver
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VOCABULARY (ANIMALS)
Complete the table below
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Male

Female

Young

Cock
Billy goat
Tiger
Stallion
Gander
Leopard
Drake
Lion
Peacock
Ram (sheep)
Bull
Dog
Fox
Bear
Deer

Animals and their movements.


Fill in the blanks with the words given.
flutters
gallops
swims

slithers
leaps
dives

waddles
hops
struts

crawls
swings
steals

flies
wanders
swoops

1. A horse __________________.

2. A butterfly ___________________.

3. A snake __________________.

4. A monkey ____________________.

5. A kangaroo ________________.

6. A frog _____________________.

7. A cow ___________________.

8. A bird ____________________.

9. A duck __________________.

10. A tortoise ________________.

11. A cat _________________.

12. An eagle ________________.

13. A swallow ______________.

14. A Turkey _______________.

15. A fish _________________.


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Name the homes for the following animals.


Hive
Coop

Nest
Web

No.

Animal

Lion

Sheep

Chicken

Bird

Dog

Spider

Beaver

Snail

Horse

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Bee

Kennel
Pen

Den
Shell

Home

Fill in the blanks with the names of animals that make the following sounds.
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Stable
Lodge

Snake

Frog

Owl

Snake

Frog

Elephant

Donkey

Bees

Elephant

Donkey

No.

Animal

Sound

Moos

Trumpets

Hoots

Quacks

Bleats

Brays

Croaks

Bells

Hums

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Hisses

Circle the correct answers.

1. The cow has given birth to a _________________.


A

kid

calf

cub

duckling

kennel

tiger

2. The farmer keeps all his chickens in a ___________________.


A

den

stable

coop

3. Ali felt frightened when he heard the _______________ roaring.


A

mouse

fish

4. Frogs and turtles are _________________.


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goat

mammals

reptiles

insects

amphibians

hoots

brays

cub

gosling

swings

glides

kitten

duckling

eyes

legs

hump

shell

5. The owl ________ throughout the night.


A

chirps

croaks

6. The kangaroo is carrying a ________ in its pouch.


A

kid

joey

7. A butterfly flutters but a bird ____________.


A

flies

crawls

8. The ___________ will change into a frog.


A

kid

tadpole

9. The elephant has a pair of white____________.


A ears

tusks

10. A camel has a _________ on its back.


A

paw

horn

VOCABULARY (OCCUPATIONS)
Name the occupations described below. Use the words given.
barber
pilot
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

optician
mechanic

butcher
veterinarian

Description
A person who write books
A person who treats sick animals
A person who repairs and fixes vehicles
A person who flies an aeroplane
A person who tests peoples eyes and sells spectacles
A person who cuts and sells meat at a market
A person who sells flowers
A person who repairs pipes and taps
A person who cuts mens and boys hair
A person who advises people on legal matters

VOCABULARY (BUILDINGS AND PLACES)


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lawyer
author

florist
plumber
Occupation

aviary
harbour
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

laundry
lighthouse

court
orchard

hangar
kindergarten

Description
A place where fruit trees are grown
A place where clothes are washed or ironed
A place where birds are kept
A place where Christians pray
A place for pre-schoolers to learn and play
A place where legal trials take place
A place where aeroplanes are kept
A place where goods and things are stored
A tower with a flashing light to guide the ship
A place where ships load and unload goods

warehouse
church

Building/ Place

VOCABULARY (TRANSPORT)
Fill in the blanks correctly.

bus
lorry

helicopter
train

aeroplane
raft

motorboat
trishaw

ferry
sampan

1. I went on a tour of Melaka on a ____________________.


2. A _____________ can take passengers and vehicles across the island.
3. The guides rowed their ______________ along the river.
4. The men are loading some timbers into the _______________.
5. Pak Ali uses his ________________ when he goes fishing in the sea.
6. The pilot landed the __________________ safely during the storm last night.
7. The blades of a __________________ spin very fast and help to lift it off the ground.
8. I have a monthly pass so I do not have to buy the ____________ ticket every day.
9. The boys made a _______________ with some bamboos to cross the river.
10. Sara went to the railway station to take a ________________ to Kota Bahru.
VOCABULARY (FOOD & PLANTS)
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Fill in the blanks correctly.

curry
soup

sausages
gravy

rubber
hibiscus

coconut
mangrove

1. The ________________ is the national flower of Malaysia.


2. My aunt uses fresh ____________________ milk to cook chicken rendang.
3. Ali has a cold. He is having some chicken ___________________.
4. Cut the _________________ into eight wedges so each of us may have a slice.
5. My uncle put some ___________________ and chicken patties on the grill.
6. There are many _______________ swamps in Malaysia.
7. We can get latex from ________________ trees.
8. The ______________ of a tree provide it with water and minerals to grow.
9. Siti poured some __________________ over her mashed potatoes.
10. Oh! The mutton _______________ is very spicy, mother.

PART TWO
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roots
pizza

(GRAMMAR)

1.

GRAMMAR (SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE)


1. I brush my teeth every morning.
2. It sometimes rains at night.
3. Sarah always walks to school.
4. The boys often play in the field.

PRACTICE 1
Underline the right answers for the following sentences.

1. Puan Alice ( cook, cooks ) every day.


2. My mother ( jogs, jog ) every Sunday.
3. The children sometimes ( play, plays ) football in the rain.
4. The bus sometimes ( comes, come ) late.
5. Adam ( read, reads ) his books before going to bed.
6. Thalia and Thanna ( drinks, drink ) milk every night.
7. I ( enjoy, enjoys ) reading and singing.
8. Salleh always ( washes, wash ) his shoes.
9. My cats always ( wake, wakes ) up at six.
10. Everyone ( brings, bring ) their own dictionary during English lessons.
11. All the teachers in my school __________( owns, own) a car.
12. One of the boys __________( does, do) not go to the library.
13. Almost all the girls in my class___________( knows, know ) how to play netball.

PRACTICE 2
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Fill in the blanks as shown.


e.g.

Murad always does ( do ) his homework after school.

1.

I often _____________(buy) things from this shop.

2.

He ____________( cook ) himself.

3.

The bus usually _____________( leave ) here at nine oclock.

4.

My friend ____________( speak ) Japanese but he ________( do ) not know how to write
it.

5.

Do you often ____________( watch ) television?

6.

Khalid ____________( swim ) in the pool once a week.

7.

The farmers ______________( use ) tractors to plough the land.

8.

Puan Noor _____________( teach ) us English and Science.

9.

Aida and her family always ____________( go ) to Penang during school holidays.

10.

The man should _____________( collect ) the rubbish in the morning.

11.

We _____________( like ) learning something new.

12.

Pigeons ___________( fly ) but snakes __________( glide).

13.

I usually _____________( read ) a book when I ________( be ) free.

14.

Ducks ____________( have ) webbed feet.

15.

Ali can _____________( do ) his work quietly.

16.

Rashid _____________( want ) to be a doctor while I _________( want ) to be a lecturer.

17.

It seldom _____________( rain ) here in March.

18.

She does not _____________ (live) here anymore.

19.

You _____________ (be) my best friend.

20.

_____________ (Do) anyone _______________ (know) the answer?

PRACTICE 3
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Choose the correct answers for the following questions.


1. I ___________in Melaka.
A.
live
B.
2.

lives

Cats ________milk and fish.


A.
B.

like
likes

3.

Adam and his friends always _________ together.


A.
swims
B.
swim

4.

Almost all women __________shopping.


A.
loves
B.
love

5.

Fazli _________to school by bus.


A.
goes
B.
go

6.

Halims father ___________as an engineer in Kuala Lumpur.


A.
B.

7.

8.

9.

works
work

Encik Wong always _________the newspaper before taking his breakfast


A.

read

B.

reads

My teacher __________ very hardworking and kind.


A.

is

B.

are

Babies always __________when they are thirsty or hungry.


A.

cry

cries

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PRACTICE 4
Underline the verbs in the following sentence.

1.

I cycle to school.

2.

She always brings her own food to work.

3.

They seldom come late to school.

4.

We often have a great time together.

5.

Sofia never likes History.

6.

The sun shines brightly during the day.

7.

We must always take our breakfast before going to school.

8.

The Earth moves round the sun.

9.

The maid always mops the floor in the morning.

10.

That school bus is always late.

11.

You must always brush your teeth.

12.

She does her homework after 8oclock every night.

13.

He has a big house and a brand new car.

14.

We must study hard in order to succeed in life.

15.

Butterflies are beautiful creatures.

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2.

GRAMMAR (PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE)


1.

I am reading while he is running.

2.

We are playing now.

3.

Siti is sleeping on the sofa.

PRACTICE 1
Circle the right answers.
1.

Tina ( is reading, are reading ) a book now.

2.

Malek and Musa ( is eating, are eating ) their cake at the table.

3.

Puan Alia ( is cooking, am cooking ) lunch for her family.

4.

It ( is raining, are raining ) now.

5.

Julia ( is crying, are crying ) while Janet ( is singing, are singing ).

6.

The puppies ( is playing, are playing ) in the basket.

7.

I ( am doing, is doing ) my work now.

8.

The sun ( am shining, is shining ) brightly.

9.

My sister ( are closing, is closing ) the windows.

10.

They ( is wearing, are wearing ) their shirts before going to the field.

11.

I ( is watching, am watching ) television while my family ( is sleeping, are sleeping ).

12.

The child ( is playing, are playing ) happily in the park.

13.

The girls ( is singing, are singing ) sweetly on the stage.

14.

The children ( is dancing, are dancing) gracefully in front of the audience.

15.

A bee (is buzzing, are buzzing) around the sunflower.

PRACTICE 2
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Fill in the blanks with the Present Continuous Tense of the verbs in brackets.

1.

It ______________________( not rain ) now. We can go out to play.

2.

Maria has just phoned us. She __________________( join ) us for the picnic.

3.

The phone ______________________( ring ). Go and answer it!

4.

Im ill today. I _________________( not go ) to school today.

5.

Listen! Someone ______________________( call ) for help.

6.

Do not disturb him. He ___________________( do ) his homework.

7.

Dont get down from the bus yet. It _______still _____________( move).

8.

The dog _____________________( bark ) fiercely because there is a stranger at the gate.

9.

Please hurry up! Your father ________________________( wait ).

10.

Can you hear what the speaker ___________________( say )?

PRACTICE 3
Choose the correct answers
1.

2.

3.

4.

Look at the clouds. They ______________this way!


A.

is coming

B.

are coming

It is very hot today. The sun ___________brightly.


A.

is shining

B.

are shining

Someone _____________for you outside. See who it is.


A.

are calling

B.

is coming

I _____________for my brother. He _________me to school today.


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5.

6.

7.

8.

A.

is waiting, is driving

B.

am waiting, is driving

Look at that boy! He ____________a bag from that woman.


A.

is snatching

B.

are snatching

You ___________it again! Please behave.


A.

are doing

B.

is doing

Please keep quiet. The baby ______________.


A.

is sleeping

B.

are sleeping

The children ________________happily in the park.


A.

is playing

B.

are playing

PRACTICE 4
Underline the spelling mistakes and write the correct spelling in the space provided.
e.g. I am bakeing a cake now.

baking

1.

A boy is runing in the field.

_______________

2.

Mother is prepareing some sandwiches.

_______________

3.

David and Allan are playying football.

_______________

4.

The boys are swiming in the river.

_______________

5.

Shahila is cycleing with her friends.

_______________

6.

A baby is cryying.

_______________

7.

The frog is leapping towards the children.

_______________

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8.

The baker is bakeing the bread.

_______________

9.

Puan Tan is sweepping the dried leaves.

_______________

10.

The girls are danceing while the boys are singging.

_______________

3.

GRAMMAR (SIMPLE PAST TENSE)


1.

Where did you go yesterday?

2.

I went to Singapore yesterday.

3.

Who took my pencil?

4.

Alan did the work himself.

PRACTICE 1
Underline the right Verb.
1.

Deva ( breaks, broke ) the vase yesterday.

2.

Uncle Tom ( catches, caught ) a big fish just now.

3.

Puan Tay ( teaches, taught ) us English last year.

4.

My mother ( sews, sewed ) a dress for me last Chinese New Year.

5.

Somebody ( takes, took ) my book .

6.

I ( eat, ate ) beef steak for dinner last night.

7.

The cat ( jumps, jumped ) on the table and ( steals, stole ) a fish on the plate.

8.

He ( walks, walked ) slowly as he ( is, was ) so tired.

9.

It ( is, was ) late at night when Wahid ( finishes, finished ) his work.

10.

Yesterday Salmah ( is, was ) late because she ( oversleeps, overslept ).

11.

We ( draw, drew ) many pictures last weekend.

12.

The men ( paint, painted ) the fence quickly.

13.

There ( was, were ) many people at the seaside.

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Complete the table.


Present
is

Past
was

are
go
bring
see
walk
cry
cut
read
break
take
cycle
put
write
do
think
make
run
sit
throw

PRACTICE 3
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Choose the correct answer.


1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

I __________the bread just now.


A.

eat

B.

ate

The cat ______the milk hurriedly as it was thirsty.


A.

licks

B.

licked

My aunt ________ me a ghost story last night.


A.

told

B.

tells

Puan Wong __________some eggs yesterday.


A.

buys

B.

bought

He __________his work quietly as his parents were sleeping.


A.

did

B.

does

The birds ___________away last night.


A.

fly

B.

flew

She _________the letter in her room and then she ________because it was a sad news.
A.

reads, cries

B.

read,

cried

I ____________to Kuala Lumpur in December last year.


A.

go

B.

went

PRACTICE 4
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Underline the Verbs in the sentences.

1.

She called the police when she saw the stranger in front of her house.

2.

I walked quickly as it was very dark.

3.

The monkey climbed the tree and tried to pick some rambutans.

4.

He waited patiently for the bus.

5.

Cik Kamala drove slowly as the traffic was heavy.

6.

We did the work until my mother called us to stop as it was lunch time.

7.

Encik Alan and Encik Samy fell asleep in the waiting room.

8.

The dog chased the boys.

9.

He jumped into the river and swam towards the drowning girl.

10.

Fuad bought a new watch yesterday and he lost it this morning after showing it to us.

4. GRAMMAR (PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE)

1.

While Puan Santha was cooking, Encik Raju was mowing the lawn.

2.

Hadi was walking when he saw the accident.

Sentence 1 : The actions were done at the same time.


Sentence 2 : An action was going on in the past when something suddenly
happened.

PRACTICE 1
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Put in the Past Continuous Tense of the verbs in brackets.


1.

We ____________________( play ) badminton at 7 oclock last evening.

2.

The women ______________________( quarrel ) all this morning.

3.

While the baby ___________________( sleep ), Puan Chan ____________


__________( sew ).

4.

I _____________________( walk ) when it started to rain.

5.

They ____________________( stand ) at the gate all evening.

6.

She ______________________( cry ) when her mother came home.

7.

The wind ____________________( blow) strongly throughout the night.

8.

She _____________________( shop ) in town all yesterday afternoon.

9.

The boys ______________________( laugh ) when the headmaster entered.

10.

While I ___________________( dust ) the shelves, he _______________


( sweep ) the floor.

11.

Harun ____________________( bathe ) when the doorbell rang.

12.

The men ______________________( repair ) the bridge when we passed them.

PRACTICE 2
Circle the right answer.
1.

While I ( was walking, were walking ) , a girl screamed.

2.

While Wahid and Raj ( was washing, were washing ) the plates, the lights went off.

3.

The telephone rang while Andrew ( was mopping, were mopping ) the floor.

4.

I saw my teacher when my mother and I ( was shopping, were shopping).

5.

When the boys ( was sleep, were sleeping ) , the fire broke out.

6.

Talib ( was eating, were eating ) while Chong Wey ( was writing, were writing ).
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7.

They ( was preparing, were preparing ) the food for their guests when the stove exploded.

8.

When Encik Tajol ( was driving, were driving ), a dog dashed across the road.

9.

He hurt his ankle while he ( was playing, were playing ) football.

10.

Yesterday, it ( was raining, were raining ) heavily and Aina was alone.

PRACTICE 3
Circle the right answer.
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

At 6 oclock yesterday I ______for you at the cinema.


A.

was waiting

B.

were waiting

Sheila _______for her pen when she discovered that she had it in her pocket all the time.
A.

were looking

B.

was looking

They ________television when the police arrived.


A.

was watching

B.

were watching

As Asha _______down the steps, she tripped over a brick and fell flat on her face.
A.

was running

B.

were running

When we reached his house yesterday, he and his wife ______loudly.


A.

was laughing

B.

were laughing

Anna _____down and _______ a book while I ____________my sums.


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7.

8.

A.

was lying, reading, was doing

B.

were lying, reading, were doing

As Jagjit ____ to school, he saw a lorry crashed into a shop.


A.

were going

B.

was going

While Salmi and her parents ________, Farahs family ________away.


A.

were eating, were walking.

B. were eating, was walking

PRACTICE 4
Underline the Past Continuous Tense in the sentences.
1.

She was watching television when suddenly she screamed.

2.

The boys were playing in the field while the girls were dancing in the hall.

3.

I was cycling when I heard someone calling me.

4.

The cows were grazing on the hill while the farmer was ploughing the paddy field.

5.

The sun was shining brightly and the children were enjoying themselves at the beach.

6.

He was whistling happily when suddenly a dog appeared out of nowhere.

7.

Puan Haslina was choosing the carrots when her son cried.

8.

I was cooking while my sisters were washing the clothes.

9.

It was Sunday and Suraya was doing her work quietly in the room.

10.

The police arrived as the thief was trying to climb the gate.

5.

GRAMMAR (SIMPLE FUTURE TENSE)


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1.

I shall visit my uncle tomorrow.

2.

He will do his work this evening.

We use shall with


We use will with

I and We
He, She, It, You and They

The Simple Future Tense is used to show future actions.


3.

I am going to the town.

4.

Bob is going to buy a new bicycle.

We use the going to form when we have decided to do something.


PRACTICE 1
Fill in the blanks with shall or will.
1.

Ali ____________be twelve years old this coming March.

2.

I ______________talk to you tomorrow.

3.

We ___________wash the floor next Sunday.

4.

Miss Dewi __________teach us dancing next month.

5.

You ___________come to my house, wont you?

6.

The boys ______________paint the fence after playing football.

7.

Tina and Gary ________________bring the food for the party.

8.

I ____________make a speech before we eat.

9.

Minah and I ______________decorate the class today.

10.

The cat __________sleep in the new basket.

11.

He ___________the ticket tomorrow.

12.

You __________finish your work at home.

13.

Mr and Mrs Teow _________move to their new house next week.

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PRACTICE 2
Rewrite these sentences as shown.
1.

I shall buy a car next month.


I am going to buy a car next month.

2.

Sarah will see a dentist next week.


___________________________________________________

3.

You will show me your work tomorrow.


___________________________________________________

4.

He will come to my house next Monday.


___________________________________________________

5.

Yahya will bring his painting this evening.


____________________________________________________

6.

We shall clean our class after school.


____________________________________________________

7.

The dog will be bathed this evening.


_____________________________________________________

8.

We shall eat chicken rice tonight.


______________________________________________________

6.

GRAMMAR (PRESENT PERFECT TENSE)

1.

He has just cut down the banana tree.

2.

I have already eaten.

3.

The boys have completed their forms.

PRACTICE 1
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Put in the Present Perfect Tense of the verbs in brackets.


1.

Heres your umbrella. Daud has just returned ( just return ) it.

2.

Please may I borrow your pen? I __________________( leave ) mine at home.

3.

You can have the newspaper. I _____________________( already read ) it.

4.

Mr Sukhdev Singh _______________ (do) his job well.

5.

We can go home now. The bell __________________( just ring ).

6.

You can eat now. I ___________________( already take) mine.

7.

Sheila cant go home. She ______________________( not finish ) her work.

8.

Encik Razale _______________ (fly) to Sabah just now.

9.

Munah ________________( be ) ill for a month.

10.

The cat ______________________( steal ) a fish.

PRACTICE 2
Underline the correct answer.
1.

I cant go now. I ( have not finished, has not finished ) my work yet.

2.

Adam is full. He ( has just eaten, have just eaten ) some cakes.

3.

We have to wait for our teacher. She ( has not come, have not come ) yet.

4.

She wont be going with us tonight. She ( has already seen, have already seen ) the
movie.

5.

He doesnt know anything about your aunt. He ( have not seen, has not seen ) her since
last Sunday.

6.

The boys can go as they ( has completed, have completed ) their work.

7.

Your bag is there. No one ( has taken, have taken ) it.

8.

I ( has done, have done ) my part. Now it is yours!

9.

( Have, Has ) you eaten? No, I ( have not eaten, has not eaten ).

10.

( Have, Has ) you ever seen a leopard? Yes, I ( have seen, has seen ) it before.

7.

GRAMMAR (PAST PERFECT TENSE)


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1.

When I had done my homework, I watched television.

2.

The train had left when we reached the railway station.

The Past Perfect Tense is used for the first action and the Simple Past Tense for the
second action.

PRACTICE 1
Change the verbs in brackets into Past Perfect Tense.
1.

The plane ___________________( leave ) when they reached the airport.

2.

The rain ______________________( stop ) when the baby woke up.

3.

He drove off after he __________________( say ) goodbye to us.

4.

Shah bought the coat after he __________________( try ) it on.

5.

After Puan Minah _____________________( cook ), she laid the table.

6.

Shamil said that he __________________( lose ) his pen.

7.

After she ___________________( write ) the letter, she went to bed.

8.

I washed the plates after I _________________( taken ) my lunch.

9.

When they ____________________( finish ) reading, they put the books back on the
shelves.

10.

They __________________( arrive ) at my house before I finished cooking.

PRACTICE 2
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Rewrite the following sentences as shown.

1.

I have lost my pen. ( She said that..)


She said that she had lost her pen.

2.

I have finished my work. ( Paul said that ..)


_______________________________________________________________

3.

The boys have gone out. ( Puan Khatijah said that..)


________________________________________________________________

4.

Who has taken my ruler? ( Hasnah asked us..)


_________________________________________________________________

5.

I have had my bath. ( Tom said that..)


_________________________________________________________________

6.

We have not seen it yet. ( They said that ..)


__________________________________________________________________

7.

The girls have cleaned the room. ( She told me that ..)
____________________________________________________________________

8.

I have seen the film. ( He told me that ..)


____________________________________________________________________

Test
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Circle the correct answer.


1.

He _____ late last night.


A.

2.

3.

4.

6.

8.

9.

was

C.

are

A.

is walking, sees

B.

walked, saw

C.

was walking, saw

D.

have walked, saw

D.

were

Have you _______? I ______my mother asking my father.


A.

ate, heard

B.

eating, was hearing

C.

eat, had heard

D.

eaten, heard

The boys always _______ together to school every Wednesday.


walks

B.

walking

C.

walk

D. are walking

Timothy ___________his homework when suddenly it _____to rain.


A.

is doing, starts

C.

do, started

B.

does, start
D.

was doing, started

Water ______very important to all living things.


A.

7.

B.

As Ali ____________ he _______a snake.

A.
5.

is

is

B.

was

C.

are

He _______to bring his book to school yesterday.


A.

had forgotten

B.

has forgotten

C.

was forgotten

D.

have forgotten

Puan Aina ______just ______the assembly this morning.


A.

is, missing

B.

has, missed

C.

was, missed

D.

have, missed

Adam _____________while Tina _______________now.


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D.

were

10.

11.

12.

A.

sleeps, sings

B.

is sleeping, is singing

C.

has slept, has sung

D.

slept, sang

He ___________ slowly while his friends ________yesterday afternoon.


A.

is walking, are cycling

B.

walked, cycled

C.

walks, cycle

D.

was walking, were cycling

The teacher ______just _______the class when the headmaster _______


A.

have, entered, came

B.

had, entered, came

C.

has, entered, come

D.

was, entering, comes

The boys ______to the town after school yesterday.


A.

13.

17.

D.

went

is

B.

am

C.

was

D.

are

am going

B.

is going

are going

D. was going

shall

D.

will

going

D.

is

C.

are

B.

is

C.

will

B.

shall

C.

If we ______to succeed in UPSR, we ______to work harder.


A.

wants, have

B.

want, has

C.

wanted, had

D.

want, have

Please may I borrow your umbrella? I have ______mine.


A.

18.

going

Sarah ______ buy a new dictionary after this.


A.

16.

C.

We ______do what our parents want us to do.


A.

16.

gone

My father _______to Penang on next Tuesday.


A.

15.

B.

I _____twelve years old this year.


A.

14.

go

leave

B.

left

C.

leaves D.

It ___________raining now. You better ______ inside.


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leaved

A. am, get
19.

is, got

C.

is, get

D.

is, gets

will

D.

should

They _______represent our school in football.


A.

8.

B.

are

B.

shall

C.

GRAMMAR (PREPOSITIONS)

Fill in the blanks with the words in the boxes. Use each word only once.
in

after

near

without

at

1.

They will come to visit us _________________December.

2.

The dog ran _______________the man.

3.

It is raining and he has gone out _______________an umbrella.

4.

Dont stand ____________the fire.

5.

Puan Amnah shouted angrily _________ the boys for breaking her vases.

at

beyond

into

for

1.

Mrs Chan poured some hot water __________________the teapot.

2.

The van was travelling ____________full speed.

3.

There is a small valley ____________those hills.

4.

Sarah stayed with us _____________a month.

5.

Adam took the letter _____________thepostman.

in

on

off

up
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from

with

1.

The old woman walked __________the hill to her hut.

2.

She seems to be _______ a hurry.

3.

The thief jumped _________ the train and escaped.

4.

I received your letter _________ 23rd of July.

5.

The carpenter pulled the nail __________ a hammer.


until

down

into

in

1.

I will wait for you ___________4oclock.

2.

He put the boxes _____________the cupboard.

3.

Sheila walked _______________the lane towards the mansion.

4.

Addin has been absent from school ____________two weeks.

5.

The cat was sitting ________the middle of the road.

for

with

since

under

1.

Puan Aida bought the roses __________thirty ringgits.

2.

I travelled home __________bus last night.

3.

The girls havent spoken to their father ___________Tuesday.

4.

My brother is sweeping the dried leaves ___________a rake.

5.

His grandmother used to put her money ___________her pillow.

at

behind

through
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beside

for

by

against

1.

Dont lean ________________the wall. It has just been painted.

2.

The train passes __________________the tunnel.

3.

His school is ________________a river.

4.

I know you are hiding _______________the door!

5.

The dog is waiting patiently for its master ________the gate.

Collective Nouns
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.

a _____________ of bees
a _____________ of players
a _____________ of mice
a _____________ of chickens
a _____________ of biscuits
a _____________ of stones
a _____________ of books
a _____________ of wolves
a _____________ of singers
a _____________ of soldiers
a _____________ of birds
a _____________ of teachers

Choose the best word to complete the sentence.


1.

A ___________ of musicians performed at the town hall last night.


A. class
B. company
C. band
D. team

2.

The labourers left a _______________ of stones by the roadside.


A heap
B. clump
C. group
D. staff

3.

There is a _____________ of chickens in the chicken coop.

4.

A herd
B. gaggle
C. brood
D. litter
I received a _______________of stamps from my pen-pal last week.
A bale
B.. pile
C. group
D. collection

5.

6.

A ____________ of scouts are camping in the jungle.


A. party
B. colony
C. troop

D. troupe

The tourists climbed a ___________ of stairs before they reached the temple.
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A. flight

B. pile

C. fleet

D. string

Nouns
Singular Nouns
glass
box
glass
knife
lady
ox
child
goose
deer
woman

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Plural Nouns

Fill in the blanks with the most suitable answer.


1. A new born ____________ is called a _____________.

A tiger cubs

B tigerscub

C tiger.cub

2. These ________ belong to the ____________.

knivesscouts

B knifesscout

C knivescouts

3. The dentist extracted two of my _________________ yesterday.


A. tooth
B. tooths
C. teeth

D. teeths

4. Mrs. Lim took her two ______________ to the funfair.


A. child
B. childs
C. children

D. childrens

5. The ___________ in Australia are reared for their wool.


A. sheep
B. sheeps
C. sheeps

D. sheepes

6. Puan Halimah bought a pair of _______________ at the supermarket.


A. scissors
B scissors
C scissor

Plants
Choose the correct answer.
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1. He bought a huge bunch of _________ for his family.(grapes, pears, apples)


2. There are many ___________ trees in Pak Abus orchard.( papaya,rambutan, pineapple)
3. Jessie loves to drink _________water every day. (durian, coconut, starfruit)
4. ___________ are round, sweet and juicy. (Bananas, Starfruits, Oranges)
5. The _________________ blooms only in the morning. (daisy, bougainvillea, morning
glory)
6. The _____________ is the king of fruit in Malaysia. (ciku, durian, mangosteen)
7. Do you know that the ________ is a type of water-lily? (lotus, rose, tulip)
8. The ____________ is our national flower. (ixora, jasmine, hibiscus)
9. A _____________ has a sweet smell but has thorns on its stems. ( rose, balsam, lily)
10. The _____________ tree is huge but has lots of yellow flowers. ( flame-of the forest,
angsana, durian)

Quantifiers
Underline the correct answer.
1. We need (some, a little) chairs for this room.
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2. How ( many, much) should I pay for the tickets?


3. There were only ( a little, a few, many ) people at the meeting.
4. We need ( a little, a few) more minutes to finish the work.
5. (A large numbe, A large amount of) water was wasted because of the burst pipe..
6. The children had ( many, a lot of, a few) fun at the zoo.
7. There is ( plenty of, several) food left after the party.
8. There are (several, much) boys waiting outside the office.
9. The woman gave the children ( some, a little) sweets.
10. There was so (many, much) noise that we could not hear the music.

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