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The Past Continuous Tense: Exercise 2

Instruction: Combine each pair of sentences with when or while. Write all the possible combinations. Example: It was raining. My friend showed up. It was raining when my friend showed up. My friend showed up when it was raining. My friend showed up while it was raining. 1. I was studying English. The power blacked out. 2. Rina… Read More »

The Simple Past Tense: Exercise 2

Instruction: Put each of the following sentences into the simple past tense. After that, make the sentence into an interrogative and negative one. Use a suitable time signal to indicate past time. Example: Ana goes to the movies once a week. a. Ana went to the movies last night. b. Did Ana go to the movies last night?… 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 »

Articles: A/An & The

A/An A means seorang, sebuah, or seekor in Bahasa Indonesia. The sentence I have a pet dog at home means saya punya seekor anjing piaraan. A is used in the sentence because  the word is mentioned for the first time. In this case, the  listener is not sure which dog the speaker is talking about. An has the… Read More »

The Simple Present Tense: Execise 3

Instruction: Arrange the words into a good sentence (affirmative or positive, negative, or interrogative). You can a word or words if necessary. Example: live / dormitory /you / in / a (?) Do you live in a dormitory? 1. English / at / university / he / the / teaches (+) 2. Indonesia / grow / paddy /… Read More »