Question Words: Exercise 2

By | December 11, 2017

Instruction: For each question word given, make a question based on the sentence. Example: John usually has scrambled eggs for breakfast. a. What: What does John usually have for breakfast? b. Who: Who usually has scrambled eggs for breakfast? 1. Pedestrians often throw away wastepaper on the sidewalk. a. Who b. What c. Where 2. Thirty nine students… Read More »

Question Words: Exercise 1

By | December 11, 2017

Instruction: Make a yes/no question from each of these sentences. Then, using a suitable question word, make a question the answer to which is the word in italics. Example: Mr. Hadi teaches English. a. Does Mr. Hadi teach English? b. What does Mr. Hadi teach? Parto is reading a newspaper in the living room. a. Is Parto reading… Read More »

Question Words

By | December 11, 2017

Question words are used to ask certain types of questions. These question words are often referred to as WH question words because they have WH letters in them (WHAT, WHO, WHOM, WHERE, WHEN, etc.). WHAT: We use WHAT if we want to know specific information. We want to know the THING. Examples: 1. What is your English teacher’s… Read More »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 2): Listening Practice 3 (biography)

By | December 8, 2017

The following questions are based on the life story of superstar Whitney Houston from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Whitney Houston part 2 1. Whitney Houston’s marriage to Bobby Brown had surprised a lot of people. Why? A. Her personality was pretty much the opposite of Bobby Brown’s B.… Read More »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 1): Listening Practice 2 (biography)

By | December 8, 2017

The following questions are based on the life story of superstar Whitney Houston from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Whitney Houston (part 1) 1. Whitney was born in … . A. 1961 B. 1962 C. 1963 D. 1964 E. 1965 2. We know from the story that Whitney inherited… Read More »

Few & A few: Exercise 1

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Read these sentences carefully. Decide whether to use few or a few. 1. Maria feels lonely. She only has … friends. 2. Maria is a new comer to this school, but she already has … friends she could hang out with. 3. The concert was a failure. Only … people bought the tickets. 4. It is six… Read More »

Few & A few: Pilih Yang Mana?

By | December 6, 2017

Few  dan a few dua-duanya dikelompokkan sebagai determiners, dan kalau digunakan dengan kata benda (noun), few dan a few diletakkan sebelum kata benda tersebut. Sekilas memang tampak sama. Tetapi, dilihat dari sisi makna sebenarnya berbeda. . Few Few berarti not many, alias tidak banyak, atau sedikit. Jika sobat pembaca mengatakan, misalnya, “Few people gathered in the town square’,… Read More »

Many/Much & A lot of: Exercise 2

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Decide whether to use many, much, or a lot of. 1. I need to buy a text book, but I don’t have … money. 2. She needs … glasses for the party. That’s why she has borrowed a hundred from her neighbor. 3. He seems to be dehydrated. He needs to drink … water. 4. I know… Read More »