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The Simple Past Tense vs The Simple Present Tense: Exercise

Instruction: Decide whether to use the simple present tense or the simple past tense for each verb. 1. The girl (visit) … me very often. She (visit) … me again last night. 2. Marina (go) … to school by bus every morning. This morning she (go) … to school by car. 3. David often (ask) … questions in… Read More »

Question Words: Exercise 2

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

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 »

Few & A few: Pilih Yang Mana?

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

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 »

Many/Much & A lot of: Exercise 1

Instruction: Decide whether to use many or much with these nouns. Remember that many is used with a plural noun, and much is used with an uncountable noun. 1. _____________ salt 2. _____________ soap 3. _____________ books 4. _____________ pencils 5. _____________ fruit 6. _____________ sand 7. _____________ grass 8. _____________ tables 9. _____________ paper 10. ____________ time… Read More »

Some & Any: Exercise 1

Instruction: Complete the following interrogative questions with any. Then, depending on what you see in your classroom, answer the questions. In your answer, you can use some or any. Remember that the word any is used in interrogative and negative sentences, while some is used in positive sentences and in questions when offering or requesting. 1. Q: Do… Read More »

Some & Any

You use the words some and any when you don’t need/want to specify a certain number or amount. When you say I saw some people gathering in the city hall, that means definitely you saw more than one person there, but you don’t know exactly how many people were there in the city hall. Or, you might think… Read More »