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Pronouns: Exercise 2

Instruction: Fill out the blank space with the correct form of object pronouns. 1. A: Who gave this pen? B: Boby A: I should thank … . 2. A: Have you heard the news? B: Yes, I heard … yesterday. 3. Jessica visited … yesterday. I was so happy. 4. A: Where did you buy this book? B:… Read More »

The Future Continuous Tense

It may be useful to try to understand the future continuous tense in the same way as you understand the past continuous tense. The concept is similar. The difference lies in the time of the event. Just shift your mind, and put that concept in the future. Observe the following sentence: At 6 PM this morning, Ani was… Read More »

There is/are

You will use there is/are to mean ada in Bahasa Indonesia. This phrase is used to say that things exist. Thus, an Indonesian sentence  Ada lima orang gadis dalam ruangan itu will look like this in English: There are five girls in that room. In the same way, you will say, there are a lot of people in… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 4

Instruction: Decide whether you should use do, does, is, am, or are. In some cases, you don’t need to use any of those words. Example: I … not a teacher. I am not a teacher. 1. Ani … not like the color of the room. 2. The boys … the best friends I’ve ever had. 3. … you… Read More »

The Present Continuous Tense: Exercise 2

Instruction: Answer each of the following questions, using the verb in the brackets. You can add an approppriate word.Remember that the verb + -ing means “sedang” in Bahasa Indonesia. Example: What is your sister doing? (sweep) She is sweeping the floor. 1. What are Mary and John doing? (sing) 2. What is Any’s father doing in the back… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 2

Instruction: Make each sentence into negative by using DO NOT or DOES NOT. Substitute the subject with a corresponding pronoun. Example: Andy visits his grandfather every month. a. Andy does not visit his grandfather every month. b. He does not visit his grandfather every month. c. He doesn’t visit his grandfather every month. 1. His father works for… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Exercise 1

Instruction: Substitute the subject of each of the following sentences with the word or words in parentheses. Remove the ‘s’ or ‘es’ from the verb where necessary. Add an ‘s’ or ‘es’ to the verb where necessary. Example: The man works at the university. (the woman) The woman works at the university. 1. The boys go to school… Read More »