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Some/Any & The Simple Present Tense: Mixed exercise

By | December 26, 2014

Instruction: The following is a story about Betty. Complete the sentences with some/any or the approppriate form of the verb in the brackets. Every Sunday morning Betty … (go) to the market. She (go) … there with … (some/any) of her brothers. She … (not, want) to go there alone. She often … (see) … (some/any) girls in… Read More »

Some & Any: Exercise 2

By | December 26, 2014

Instruction: Complete the following sentences with some/any. 1. Parto looks happy. It seems that he doesn’t have … problems of life. 2. Mom is going to the local market. She wants to buy … rice and vegetables. 3. I’m sorry we don’t have … coffee left. 4. Did you encounter … snakes in the bush? 5. I don’t… Read More »

There is/are

By | December 18, 2014

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 Present Continuous Tense

By | November 29, 2014

The present continuous tense is also called the present progressive tense.  This tense is used to talk about: 1. things that are happening at the moment of speaking. This means something is happening exactly at the time when somebody is speaking about it. So, when you say,”My mother is frying a fish in the kitchen,” that means,the action… Read More »