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Vocabulary Worksheets

by Rachel Spack Koch

Beginning Level

Azar Grammar Series: Basic English Grammar, 3rd edition Vocabulary Worksheets help students learn new vocabulary in the context of the grammar covered in the tables of contents of the Azar textbooks or any comparable syllabus. An Answer Key and Word List for target vocabulary are provided for each chapter. You may download, reproduce and adapt the material to suit your classroom needs. Vocabulary Worksheets are available as Word documents or PDF files.

Chapter 3—Using the Simple Present

1. Verbs: Occupation activities 2. Verbs: Everyday activities 3. Verbs: Occupation activities 4. Weather verbs 5. Verbs: Everyday activities 6. Verbs: Animal activities 7. Verbs: Everyday activities 8. Verbs: Everyday activities 9. Verbs: Opposites 10. Nouns and adjectives: People’s faces and hair 11. Time and place words 12. Nouns 13. Vocabulary review 14. Vocabulary review 15. Which word doesn’t belong? 16. Vocabulary review 17. Crossword Answer Key Word List

Vocabulary Worksheets
Basic English Grammar, 3rd Edition

Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present

Worksheet 1. Verbs: Occupation activities
What do these people do every day? Write the letter of their activities in the correct box.
a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. directs traffic draws pictures drives a car gives medicines stops crime takes blood pressure takes passengers from one place to another uses paints

A nurse

A taxi driver

A police officer

An artist

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actor horse banana mouse carrot orange cow pilot doctor teacher egg tiger Foods Animals Occupations an actor Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Singular nouns Write the words in the correct column. . 3rd Edition Chapter 1: Using Be Worksheet 2. Inc.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. All rights reserved. Write a or an before the noun.

6. All rights reserved. This is a picture of my high school class 20 years ago. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. He _______________ trucks. 7.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. . Maria is an opera singer. Betty is a writer. She _______________ in operas. 5. He ______________ the piano. Pierre is an excellent cook. For each item. Anna and Martha are professional tennis players. Lou is a truck driver. Sacha is a piano player with the City Symphony Orchestra. Verbs: Occupation activities Complete the sentences. 4. write the verb that goes with the bolded noun in the first sentence. . He _______________ in a French restaurant. 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 3. Now we all have careers. 2. 1. Sandy and I are teachers. She _______________ books. They _______________ tennis. 3. We _______________ in the high school. Inc.

We sometimes _______________ a full moon. Write the correct form of a verb from the word pool in each blank space. Alaska is not cold. appear be rain rise see set snow shine Sunrise: 5:39 a. 3.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Weather verbs Complete the sentences. The sun never _______________ in the east. The climate in the desert is dry. 7. 4. August _______________ usually a hot month in New York. but not always. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 4. Every month the moon is a full circle for a few days. The summer is the hurricane season in the Caribbean area. 2. The sun always _______________ in the east.m. Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. 1. . Hurricanes often _______________ in the Caribbean in the summer. 5. All rights reserved. Inc. 8. It often _______________ in Alaska in the winter. Use each verb once. 6. In the summer. Alaska is a cold place.m. The sun ___________________ until 11:00 at night on the longest days. Sunset: 6:02 p. It rarely _______________ in the desert.

3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 5. It _____________. They don’t _______________. jump crawl 4. A bird doesn’t _______________. walk crawl 5. Write the correct form of the verb in the blank space. It doesn’t _______________. A horse _______________. live die 2. All rights reserved. They don’t ______________. Choose a verb from each word pool. Verbs: Everyday activities Complete the sentences. Inc. It ______________. talk cry 6. sing talk 7. 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. They don’t _______________ young. . jump crawl 3. Whales _______________.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. A snake doesn’t _______________. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Babies don’t _______________. fly swim 1. They _______________. Elephants _______________ for many years. Babies _______________.

have wings b. crawl on the ground c.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. All rights reserved. jump over the grass c. ant 1. Circle the letter of the phrase that completes each sentence correctly. swim under lakes c. feels a person b. a. They ________. Ants are small insects. Cows _______. sting people 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. a. climb trees b. . a. . A bee sometimes ________. Inc. fly in the air 3. run fast b. crawl on ice c. a. run fast 6. Dogs often _______. eat cheese c. They ________. stings a person c. A mouse doesn’t _______. a. give milk b. speaks to a person 4. Verbs: Animal activities Complete the sentences. fly over the water b. Bees are insects. swim under grass 2. run fast c. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 6. chase cats c. Rabbits _______. swim in the water b. have stripes 5. Horses _______. a. a. jump over water b. a. make a loud noise 8. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. have 7.

The other player (finds / catches) the ball. All rights reserved. 3. A violinist (plays / touches) the violin. Mothers (sing / speak) songs to their babies. An artist (draws / sings) pictures. 1. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 7. In baseball. one player (throws / brings) the ball to another player. In football. 2. 6. A pilot (flies / drives) a plane. 9. 4. 12. a player (hits /kicks) the ball with a bat. Inc. 8. you (break / kick) the ball with your foot. You use a parachute when you (climb / jump) out of an airplane. Verbs: Everyday activities Cross out the incorrect word. 7. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. An astronaut (travels / swims) in space. Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. 10. Babies (walk / crawl) before they (walk / crawl). 5. A mechanic (fixes / breaks) a car.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. In baseball. 11. . A glass (fixes / breaks) when it falls on the floor.

2 in front of the second action. All rights reserved. He …. _____ serves the eggs to his family _____ takes the eggs out of the refrigerator _____ stirs the eggs around in the pan _____ breaks the eggs into a pan _____ puts the eggs on plates 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Inc. 1. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Verbs: Everyday activities. Every morning. .. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 8. Write 1 in front of the first action. etc. page 1 Show the order in which the actions happen.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. . _____ wash my face and brush my teeth _____ wake up _____ get up _____ have breakfast _____ go to work 2. Sam makes eggs every Saturday morning. I …..

Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. . Helen drives her car to work every day. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use.. _____ takes the keys out of her purse _____ gets out of the car _____ gets in the car _____ unlocks the car _____ starts the car _____ locks the car _____ drives the car 2 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Inc. All rights reserved. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 8. In the mornings. . she…. page 2 3.

f. The opposite of get out of is ____. h. write 8. stop 10. play 5. The opposite of lock is ____. come 6. The opposite of live is ____. All rights reserved. The opposite of read is ____. a. The opposite of start is ____. d. unlock 3. The opposite of break is ____. The opposite of give is ____. Column A Column B 1. i.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. go to sleep 7. Inc. j. e. The opposite of work is ____. fix 2. b. The opposite of wake up is ____. The opposite of go is ____. Verbs: Opposites Complete the sentences in Column A with words or phrases that are opposites. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. c. take 1. get in 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. g. Write the letter of the correct word or phrase from Column B in the blank space in Column A. . die 4. . 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 9.

This is a picture of my friend Olga. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 10. bald beard curly moustache mouth smile straight 1.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. A word may be used more than once. He is ____________________. He has ____________ hair. but he doesn’t have a ___________________ above his mouth. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. . . All rights reserved. He has a ___________ on his face. This is a picture of my Uncle Ben. 4. 3. This is a picture of my karate teacher. Inc. 5. Write a word from the word pool in each blank space. He doesn’t have any hair on top of his head. 2. But he has a moustache above his ___________________. 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. This is a picture of my friend Jack. Nouns and adjectives (people’s faces and hair) Complete the sentences. She has __________ hair. She has ____________ hair and a ________________ on her face. This is a picture of my Aunt Lisa.

g. b. Time and place words Complete the dialogues. A: Where do you go on vacations? B: _______. the Japanese restaurant f. A: What time do you get up in the morning? B: _______. 5. 4. A: When do you have lunch? B: _______. 10. 9. A: Where do you go every morning? B: _______. A: When do you watch TV? B: _______. 8. All rights reserved. A: Where do you have dinner on weekends? B: _______. e. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. c. A: Where do you study at night? B: _______. Write the letter of a phrase from the word pool in the blank space. j. A: What time do you go to bed at night? B: _______. a. 6. d. . At At At At At midnight night noon 7 A. 3. h.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. 7. Inc. A: Where do you buy your clothes? B: _______. Every Sunday Online To my office To the mountains At the library 1.M. 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. A: When do you visit your grandparents? B: _______. i. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 11. 2.

. Nouns Write each word or phrase in the column where it belongs. Inc. ant grass bald head ground insect beard milk bee cheese curly hair pan plate egg smile moustache Food and serving A human face Things in nature ant 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 12.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. . All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use.

1. drives a taxi breaks things directs traffic fixes cars 8. . Bees _______. Cats _______. Put the eggs in the pan and _______. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. Whales _______. Vocabulary review Check all the words or phrases that can complete the sentences. fly jump 5. wear them stir them drive them cook them 7. go to bed brush my teeth eat breakfast wash my face 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Inc.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. A good mechanic _______. I get up in the morning. All rights reserved. takes blood pressure gives medicines 2. A bus driver _______. crawl fly 4. fly wash directs traffic listens to the sounds in your chest uses a parachute works in an office swim climb climb run sting brush 6. drives people around travels over the ocean 3. First. Then I _______. A doctor _______. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 13.

bad and illegal actions. police officers c. b. b. kicks a ball b. Now he walks and runs. move along the floor on his hands and knees 3. Cook them for a long time. Vocabulary review. at her computer c. It doesn’t have crime. tastes bad c. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. dangerous animals 6. Inc. Our baby doesn’t crawl anymore. drives a taxi 2. page 1 What does the word mean? Circle the letter of the correct definition of the word in bold. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 14. on a football field b. Put eggs in the pan. Then put in the cheese. in her car in traffic 5. Stir them around in the pan. 1. Sue is online now. a.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. Mix them by turning them around with a spoon. feels like fire b. sounds terrible 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. a. a lot of money b. a. All rights reserved. She is a dancer. a. Break them 4. Margo dances in the ballet. a problem with his car 7. jump over things b. This city is safe. Ouch! That stings! The medicine on my skin hurts! a. drink milk c. moves her body to music c. My grandfather has high blood pressure. a medical problem c. c. . a. a. so he doesn’t eat food with lot of salt.

Then he gets out of the taxi. I don’t have my key. a. Inc. close b. countries b. sits in 2 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Superior is the name of one of the five large lakes between Canada and the United States. a. open 2. All rights reserved. page 2 8. close and you can open it only with a key c. oceans c. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 14. A passenger finishes his trip in a taxi. a. Please don’t lock the door. . bodies of water with land all around them 1. leaves c.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. enters b.

Which word doesn’t belong? Check the one word that does not belong in the group. O plate 6. O green 7. 1. . . 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 15. O bee 2. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. All rights reserved. O tie O ant O walk O beard O kick O egg O straight O bus O sleep O skirt O cheese O run O hair O paint O cheese O curly O office O cry O shirt O snake O fly O moustache O write O milk O blond O taxi O talk O ring 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. Inc. O truck 8. O crawl 3. O draw 5. O sing 9. O eye 4.

The sun _____________________ before 6 A.M. get up dance dinner ocean online plays rises eggs sets fish walk Hi everybody! This is a picture of Jim and me on vacation on Paradise Island. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 16. I usually have two fried ______________________.M. We swim in the ______________________ every day. We see ________________ in the ocean.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. and Jim always has cereal. We take a ______________________ on the beach every day too. The sunsets here are beautiful. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. and sometimes we see a whale. All rights reserved. Inc.. We have ______________________ at about 8:00 P. We eat a big breakfast. After dinner. Vocabulary review Sandy sends a picture with an email from Paradise Island. A wonderful pianist ______________________ the piano at dinner. a rock group plays for us. We ______________________ early. so now I am ______________________. We love it here! The hotel has a computer for the guests. Sandy 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. and we watch the sunrise every day. Write the correct word from the word pool in the blank space.M. and I’m sending this email to all of you. . See you soon! Love. and we ______________________ to the music. The sun ______________________ at about 7:30 P.

6 We eat _______ at noon. 7 The New Year _______ on January 1. 9 Sara _______ a small car. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 17. 4 Karen _______ to the store every weekend. 11 Cats and dogs have them in back. 8 _______ usually don’t like homework. All rights reserved. Crossword Complete the crossword puzzle. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 C dW ACROSS 2 May comes _______ April and June 5 My sister plays the _______.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. Use the clues to figure out the words. DOWN 1 0% of the time 3 Birds and planes have them. Write one letter in each space. 12 100% of the time. Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. . 10 I wake up at 7:00 o'clock in the _______. 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Write the correct words across and down. .

7. rises sets rains is snows shines appear see 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. takes passengers from one place to another A police officer: a. 4. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. teach cooks drives sings play plays writes Worksheet 4 1. directs traffic. stops crimes An artist: b.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. 4. h. 5. 6. 2. 8. 3. 4. drives a car. gives medicines. draws picture. 10. work take go lives speaks eats / drinks sleep eat drink climb Worksheet 3 1. 5. 5. 3. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Answer Key Worksheet 1 A nurse: d. 7. . f. 8. 6. g. 9. 2. e. uses paints Worksheet 2 1. 6. 3. 7. takes blood pressure A taxi driver: c. . Inc. 2. All rights reserved.

7. 7. 7. locks the car 2 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. 1. 3. wash my face and brush my teeth. breaks the eggs into a pan. 2. chase cats Worksheet 7 1. run fast c. . takes the eggs out of the refrigerator.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. swim / fly live / die jumps / crawl jump / crawls walk /crawl cry / talk talk / sings Worksheet 6 1. starts the car. puts the eggs on plates. gets in the car. b. gets out of the car. 6. 2. 5. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 5 1. . drives flies swims travels climb jump sings draws touches plays fixes breaks breaks fixes speak sing walk / crawl crawl / walk break kick kicks hits brings / finds throws / catches Worksheet 8 1. 12. 3. go to work 2. drives the car. 4. 1. 9. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. 4. 3. 2. 2. 11. serves the eggs to his family 3. 8. fly in the air b. have breakfast. stings a person b. 5. takes the keys out of her purse. 5. 5. 6. 5. 3. 10. 2. 3. crawl on the ground c. 6. 8. wake up. 4. All rights reserved. 4. give milk b. Inc. 4. 3. unlocks the car. stirs the eggs around in the pan. make a loud noise b. 5. 4. 7. jump over the grass a. get up. 1. 6. 2.

moustache. 2. 9. pan. 7. milk. come a. plate A human face: bald head. die e. 8. At 7 A. At the library i. 6.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. To my office g. smile Things in nature: ant. 10. 5. 8. h. . 7. write Worksheet 10 1. ground. 5. curly straight bald / mouth beard / moustache straight / smile Worksheet 11 1. 9. At night d. 2. unlock j. play g. beard. At midnight Worksheet 12 Food and serving: cheese. grass. 3. 3. 4. bee. . egg. Every Sunday c. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 9 1. 3.M. fix d. 10. 6. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. To the mountains f. insect 3 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. Online e. a. 5. c. At noon b. get in f. Inc. 4. take i. curly hair. go to sleep h. 4. At the Japanese restaurant j. 2. All rights reserved. stop b.

get up. listens to the sounds in your chest drives people around swim jump. Inc. cheese fly eye kick plate green office sleep ring Worksheet 16 online. run fly. wash my face Worksheet 14 1. 7. 9. bad and illegal actions b. dinner. climb. sting stir them. 7. at her computer a. 4. 8. 10. . mix them by turning them around with a spoon b. 6. 6. eggs. 5. bodies of water with land all around them b. 6. 3. . 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 13 1. 4. leaves Worksheet 15 1. move along the floor on his hands and knees a. gives medicines. 8. 3. All rights reserved. close and you can only open it with a key b. 3. 9. plays. moves her body to music c. feels like fire c. cook them fixes cars eat breakfast. ocean. 4. b. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. takes blood pressure. 2. rises. 8. a medical problem a.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. walk fish sets. 7. 2. 5. 5. dance 4 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. 2. brush my teeth.

always Down: 1. wings 4. Inc. never 3. Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. tails G O E S 5 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education. lunch 7. Students 10. . . starts 9.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. morning 12. All rights reserved. goes 6. violin 8. between 5. drives 11. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Worksheet 17 N B E TWE E N E I V I O L I N E U G B R N S T U D E N T C G H D I MOR N I NG T I S A V I E A LWA Y S S Across: 2.

Inc. All rights reserved.Vocabulary Worksheets Basic English Grammar. 3rd Edition Chapter 3: Using the Simple Present Word List action air all along another ant appear around artist at bad bald beard bee blood pressure body break breakfast bring brush by can car cat catch chase cheese chest climb close come computer cook crawl crime cry curly dance die dinner direct draw drink drive eat egg every face family fast feel find fire fish fix floor fly food from get in get out of get up give go go to sleep grass ground hair hand have head his hit human illegal in insect into is it Japanese jump key kick knee land leave library like listen live lock loud make medical medicine midnight milk mix mountain moustache mouth move music nature night noise noon nurse ocean of office on online only open out of over paint pan passenger people person picture place plate play police officer problem purse put rain refrigerator restaurant ring rise . . . Permission granted to reproduce for classroom use. run see serve serving set shine sing sleep smile snow sound speak spoon start sting stir stop straight Sunday swim take talk taxi driver teach teeth them things throw to touch traffic travel turning unlock use wake up walk wash wash water with work write you 1 Copyright © 2007 Pearson Education.