GRAMMAR REVISION CARD
Маслова Н.А., учитель английского языка ЦО 1828 «Сабурово». Москва
Ex. 1 Present Simple – Present Continuous.
A Put the verbs in brackets into Present simple or Present Continuous.
Caller: Good morning, ...1 (be) Mr Green there?
Man: No, he ... 2 (not be) there. He ... 3 (work) at the moment. He usually ... 4 (work) at 4 p.m.
Caller: What about Mrs Green? Where ... 5 (be) she?
Man: She ... 6 (do) the shopping. She always ... 7 (do) the shopping on Thursdays afternoon.
Caller: Where ... 8 (be) the children?
Man: They ...9 (play) football. They always ... 10 (play) football after school.
Caller: How ... 11 (you / know) all this? Who are you?
Man: I ... 12 (be) the burglar!
B Choose the correct item.
1 Look at him! He … a boat. A) rows B) rowing C) is rowing
2 He usually … tennis in the afternoon. A) plays B) play C) is playing
3 What … in the kitchen, Mum? A) do you B) are you doing C) you do?
4 She … dinner now. A) is having B) have C) has
5 He … a comic every day. A) read B) is reading C) reads
6 Be quiet! The baby … . A) Sleep B) sleeps C) is sleeping
7 I … a letter now. A) write B) am writing C) writes
8 Look! The dog … with his ball. A) play B) is playing C) are playing
C* Find the mistakes, then underline and correct them.
Today is Saturday and we is at the shopping centre. Every Saturday my mother is taking me shopping with her. She is wanting to buy a new skirt but she not like the one that the lady showing her. I am hating shopping with my mother. She never know what to buy. I look at some lovely trousers now and I want to buy them but I am not having enough money.
Ex. 2 Past Simple. A Transfer to the past:
e.g. I usually get up at 7 o'clock - I got up at 7 o'clock yesterday.
1 My mother usually comes home at 6 o'clock.
2 Kate gets birthday presents on holidays.
3 I often see this girl with her friend.
4 My Grandpa goes for a walk in the afternoon.
5 Ann usually helps her brother with his homework.
On Tuesday I get up at half past six. Then I go to the kitchen and cook breakfast for my family. At half past seven my son gets up and has breakfast. I have breakfast with my son. After breakfast my son leaves home for school. I don't work in the morning on Tuesday, I work in the afternoon. In the evening we have rest.
On Monday we have five lessons. The first lesson is Russian. At this lesson we write a dictation and do some exercises. Nick goes to the blackboard. He answers well and gets a "five". Pete doesn't get a "five" because he doesn't know his lesson. After school I don't go home at once. I go to the library and take a book. Then I go home.
B Put in the correct form of the verbs and find the answer:
e.g. Yesterday the Blackwells went (to go) to London. - Yes, I know. But Pat didn't go with them.
Yesterday the children … chess. (to play) Yes, I know. But Jane … … with them.
On Sunday the Martins … to the Zoo. (to go) Yes, I know. But they … … to the shop.
On Friday Granny … in the garden. (to work) Yes, I know. But on Monday she … … in it.
Last week Ann … a bike. (to ride) Yes, I know. But she … … a skateboard.
Yesterday Kurt … trees in the garden. (to plant) Yes, I know. But Sharon … … trees with him.
On Sunday we … till 10 o'clock. (to sleep) Yes, I know. But I … … so late.
On Friday he … a letter to his Granny. (to write) Yes, I know. But his sister … … a letter.
Last week Mum … a new dress for Ann. (to buy) Yes, I know. But she … … a new jacket for me!
Ex. 3 Fill in: will or be going to.
Julie is planning her summer holiday.
I 1) … spend my holiday in Crete because there is a lot to see. I 2) … travel there by ferry because I enjoy boat trips. I'm not going on my own; my best friend 3) … come with me and I think my cousin 4) … come too if I ask her. We 5) … stay in Hania for two weeks, then we 6) … go somewhere else. I hope we 7) … find a hotel easily but if there's any problem, we 8) … stay at a campsite. We 9) … swim every day so I 10) … take a lot of suntan oil with me - I think we 11) … need it. I am looking forward to this holiday. I'm sure it 12) … be the best holiday ever.
Ex. 4 Comparisons. A Fill in the blanks as in the example:
I went on holiday last year but it was a disaster! My hotel room was 1) … (small) the one in the photograph in the brochure. I think it was 2) … (small) room the hotel. The weather was terrible too. It was 3) … (cold) in England. The beach near the hotel was very dirty - it was 4) … (dirty) all the beaches on the island. The food was 5) … (expensive) I expected and I didn't have enough money. One day I went shopping in a big department store and I broke a vase. It was 6)… (expensive) vase the whole shop. But 7) … (bad) thing all was that I lost my passport and I couldn't go back home. It was 8) …(horrible) holiday my life.
M: I'm happy I'm not a woman!
M: Men are 1) … (good) women.
W: But you are 2) … (stupid) person I know!
M: Don't be horrible. Men are 3) … (intelligent) women. They are 4) … (logical) and 5) …
(good) cooks women are!
W: Your ideas are 6) … (old-fashioned) mine. I think women are 7) … (clever).
They are 8)… (sensible) and 9) … (practical) men are - and men are 10) … (bad) drivers
than women because women are 11) … (patient).
M: But men are 12) …(athletic).
W: Oh, please. Let's talk about something else. This is 13) … (ridiculous) conversation I have
C Read and learn
The more we learn, the more we know.
The more we know, the more we forget.
The more we forget, the more we learn.
The more we learn …
Ex 5 Ask questions, begin with the words given in the brackets.
Without working nothing will grow in the garden. (Where)
Ann's friend invites her to go to the theatre with her. (Where)
Last year we had a lot of fun at summer camp. (Why)
My brother is watching a football match with his friend now. (Who)
There were many toys in the shop. (How many)
My friend is playing badminton in the yard. (Who)
She could write the test very well. (How)
They were glad to see you yesterday. (When)
Tomorrow I shall give you an interesting book. (Whom)
Mary usually does her homework in the evening. (What)
They are sitting in the living room now. (Where)
She got many postcards on her birthday. (What)
Last year the winter was cold and snowy. (When)
He swam very well the day before yesterday. (How)
I did my homework with my friend yesterday. (When)
TO SUM UP
Ex. 6 Choose the correct form of the word.
1. This man is ... than that one. (Tall - taller - the tallest)
2. This garden is ... in our town. (Beautiful - more beautiful - the most beautiful)
3. Chinese is ... than English. (Difficult - more difficult - the most difficult)
4. The Alps are … than the Urals. (High - higher - the highest)
5. She is not so … as I am. (Busy - busier - the busiest
6. My sister speaks English ... than I do. (Bad - worse - the worst)
7. It is as ... today as it was yesterday. (Cold - colder - the coldest)
Ex. 7. Use the right form of the verb. (Present Simple, Present Continuous, Past Simple, Future Simple)
1. He ... (to go) to the country last summer.
2. Kate … (not to cook) dinner yesterday.
3. You … (to do) morning exercises every day?
4. Look! Pete ... (to read) a book in the lesson.
5. Jane … (to come) to her friend's birthday party tomorrow.
6. She … (to play) with her dolls every evening.
7. They … (to write) a test now?
Ex 8 Put the verbs in brackets into Present S., Present Cont. or the Future tense.
John: Hello, Gary. Where 1) are you going (you/go)?
Gary: To the sports centre. I've got a football training session. Our team 2) … (go) to France next week.
We 3) … (leave) on Wednesday.
John: Oh, that 4) … (be) great! How 5) … (you/get) there?
Gary: We 6) … (travel) on the ferry. It 7) … (leave) at 5 o'clock in the morning.
John: How long 8) … (you/stay) in France?
Gary: About a week. We 9) ... (play) four matches. The first one 10) (start) at 3 o'clock on Wednesday
afternoon, and the last one 11) … (finish) at 5 o'clock on the following Tuesday.
John: Do you think you 12) … (win)?
Gary: Yes, but I have to go now. The coach 13) … (shout) at me if I'm late for training. I 14) … you all
about it when I 15) … (tell) (get) back.
Ex. 9 Fill in Present S., Present Cont., Past S., or will.
Peter 1) … (be) one of my best friends. At the moment he 2) … (stay) with my family in London. I have known him since I 3)… (be) a little girl when we 4) … (play) together after school. Now Peter 5) … (look) for a job in London. He has just passed his exams and 6) … (want) to be a journalist. Tomorrow he 7) … (have) an interview. I hope he 8) … (get) the job!
Ex. 10 Fill in Present S., Present Cont., Past S., will or be going to.
My cousin's name 1) … (be) Sylvie Dupont. She 2) … (live) in Paris and 3) … (work) in a cafe in the centre of the city. She has worked there for three years. At the moment her best friend from England 4) … (stay) with her. She 5) … (enjoy) her holiday very much. They have already visited many museums together and they have been to the theatre three times. Next week they 6) ... (see) a film and then they 7) … (have) dinner at an expensive restaurant. Last Tuesday they 8) … (go) to a disco with some friends of theirs. They 9) … (not/come) home until very late. Sylvie 10) … (be) so tired at work the following day that she 11) … (spill) coffee all over a customer. She doesn't think she 12) … (see) him at the cafe again! In future she 13) … (not/stay) out so late and she 14) … (be) more careful while she is serving customers.
Ex 1 A 1 is 2 is not 3 is working 4 works 5 is 6 is doing 7 does 8 are 9 are playing 10 play 11 do you know 12 am
Ex. 1 B 1 с 2 a 3 b 4 a 5 с 6 с 7 b 8 b
Ex. 1 C Today is Saturday and we are at the shopping centre. Every Saturday my mother is taking me shopping with her. She wants to buy a new skirt but she does not like the one that the lady is showing her. I hate shopping with my mother. She never knows what to buy. I am looking at some lovely trousers now and I want to buy them but I do not have enough money.
Ex. 2 A 1 My mother came home at 6 o'clock.
2 Kate got birthday presents on holidays.
3 I often saw this girl with her friend.
4 My Grandpa went for a walk in the afternoon.
5 Ann helped her brother with his homework.
On Tuesday I got up at half past six. Then I went to the kitchen and cooked breakfast for my family. At half past seven my son got up and had breakfast. I had breakfast with my son. After breakfast my son left home for school. I didn't work in the morning on Tuesday, I worked in the afternoon. In the evening we had rest.
On Monday we had five lessons. The first lesson was Russian. At this lesson we wrote a dictation and did some exercises. Nick went to the blackboard. He answered well and got a "five". Pete didn't get a "five" because he didn't know his lesson. After school I didn't go home at once. I went to the library and took a book. Then I went home.
Yesterday the children played chess. (to play) Yes, I know. But Jane didn’t play with them.
On Sunday the Martins went to the Zoo. (to go) Yes, I know. But they didn’t go to the shop.
On Friday Granny worked in the garden. (to work) Yes, I know. But on Monday she didn’t work in it.
Last week Ann rode a bike. (to ride) Yes, I know. But she didn’t ride a skateboard.
Yesterday Kurt planted trees in the garden. (to plant) Yes, I know. But Sharon didn’t plant trees with him.
On Sunday we slept till 10 o'clock. (to sleep) Yes, I know. But I didn’t sleep so late.
On Friday he wrote a letter to his Granny. (to write) Yes, I know. But his sister didn’t write a letter.
Last week Mum bought a new dress for Ann. (to buy) Yes, I know. But she didn’t buy a new jacket for me!
Ex. 3: 1 am going to 2 am going to 3 is going to 4 will 5 are going to 6 are going to 7 will 8 will 9 are going to 10 am going to 11 will 12 will
Ex. 4 A 1 smaller than 2 the smallest 3 colder than 4dirtier than 5 more expensive than 6 the most expensive 7 the worst thing of all 8 the most horrible
Ex. 4 B 1 better than 2 the most stupid 3 more intelligent than 4 more logical 5 better … than 6 more old-fashioned than 7 cleverer / more clever 8 more sensible 9 more practical than 10 worse 11 more patient 12 more athletic 13 the most ridiculous
Where will nothing grow?
Where does Ann’s friend invite her?
Why did we have a lot of fun?
Who is watching a football match?
How many toys were there in the shop?
Who is playing badminton?
How could she write the test?
When were they glad to see you?
Whom shall I give an interesting book?
What does Mary usually do in the evening?
Where are they sitting now?
What did she get on her birthday?
When was the winter cold and snowy?
How did he swim the day before yesterday?
When did I do my homework with my friend?
Ex. 6 1 taller 2 the most beautiful 3 more difficult 4 higher 5 busy 6 worse 7 cold
Ex. 7 1 went 2 did not cook 3 do you do 4 is reading 5 will come 6 plays 7 are they writing
Ex. 8 2 is going 3 are leaving 4 is 5 are you getting 6 are travelling 7 leaves 8 will you stay / are you going to stay 9 are playing 10 starts 11 finishes 12 will win 13 will shout 14 will tell 15 get
Ex.9 1 is 2 is staying 3 was 5 played 5 is looking 6 wants 7 is having / will have 8 will get
Ex. 10 1 is 2 lives 3 works 4 is staying 5 is enjoying 6 are going to see 7 are going to have 8 went 9 didn’t come 10 was 11 spilt 12 will see 13 will not stay 14 will be