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UNIMINUTO

UNIMINUTO

LEVEL I 

PAST TENSE

Past Tense Exercises
Change to past tense.
1. He (walk) to school yesterday.

He to school yesterday.

2. They (do) their homework last night.

They their homework last night.

3. You (are) lazy last week.

You lazy week.

4. That woman (buy) a new book this morning.

That woman a new book this morning.

5. The janitor (clean) the blackboard yesterday.

The janitor the blackboard yesterday.

6. My mother (cook) food yesterday.

My mother food yesterday.

7. This morning my teacher (teach) English.

This morning my teacher English.

8. I (am) hungry yesterday.

I hungry yesterday.

9. The gardener (cut) the trees last month.

The gardener the trees last month.

10. She (drink) milk this morning.

She milk this morning.

11. Last month the man (ride) a horse.

Last month the man a horse.

12. Sakda (go) to Hong Kong last year.

Sakda to Hong Kong last year.

13. The birds (fly) in the sky this morning.

The birds in the sky this morning.

14. I (know) Tom’s house last year.

I Tom’s house last year.

15. The joiner (make) tables and chairs yesterday.

The joiner tables and chairs yesterday.

16. The farmer (grow) rice last year.

The farmer rice last year.

17. Two weeks ago the boy (has) a new bicycle.

Two weeks ago the boy a new bicycle.

18. He (feel) happy yesterday.

He happy yesterday.

19. We (work) hard last week.

We hard last week.

20. The students (meet) in the hall last week.

The students in the hall last week

Using the words in parentheses, complete the text below with the appropriate tenses,

Tony: We (wait) for the new Stars Wars movie. In fact, we (wait) here for more than five hours.

Lars: Five hours? When did you arrive?

Tony: We (get) here at 6:00 o’clock this morning. More than forty people (stand, already) here waiting for tickets when we arrived.

Lars: I can’t believe that! Are you serious?

Tony: Yeah, people (take) Star Wars movies seriously. In fact, this particular showing has been sold out for over a week. We (wait, just) in line to get a good seat in the theater.

Lars: When did you buy your tickets?

Tony: I (buy) them last week by phone. I (know) tickets would be hard to get because I (see) a news interview with a group of people standing in line to get tickets. They (wait) in line for almost a month to buy tickets for the first showing.

Lars: I don’t believe that!

Tony: It’s true. They (camp) out in front of Mann’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles for about a month because they (want) to be the first people to see the movie.

 

Complete the following sentences with the words provided below in Past Simple Tense.

accuse     arrive   dance   decide   escape   puzzle   receive   revise   survey   waste

Last time we together at the Browns’ party.
We to spend holidays abroad.
She late as usual.
Unfortunately, I money when it was too late.
They Smith of murder.
We a lot of time.
He behaviour us immensly.
Six prisoners from the jail a few days ago.
Some time ago the author his book.
I all the materials and I still have no results.

________________________________________________________

 

1

Completa con can o can’t.

 

  1. Where I see a good rock concert?_________________________
  2. Can Lisa speak French?
    No, she______ .
  3. What you do?_______________________________________
  4. Can Lucy drive?
    Yes, she________ .
  5. Where I buy a new camera?____________________________
  6. you read in Portuguese?_____________________
    Yes, I can.
  7. Can I invite my friends?______________________
    Yes, they come.
  8. you help me, please?___________________________
  9. you play the piano?__________________________
  10. I find my keys. Where are they?_______________________

 

Exercise 2

Reescribe las siguientes oraciones en su forma negativa. Respeta las mayúsculas, minúsculas y signos de puntuación. Usa las formas cortas de los verbos siempre que sea posible.

 

  1. I can drive.__________________________
  2. Lisa is very intelligent.__________________________
  3. You can go._________________________
  4. I’m having dinner._______________________________
  5. Thomas is wearing a hat.___________________________
  6. That tie matches your trousers._________________________
  7. This sweater suits you.________________________________
  8. They can stay here._______________________________
  9. It is very cold here._________________________________

 

 

I LVEL    / PAST TENSE

Put the verbs into the simple past:

  1. Last year I (go) to England on holiday.
  2. It (be) fantastic.
  3. I (visit) lots of interesting places. I (be) with two friends of mine .
  4. In the mornings we (walk) in the streets of London.
  5. In the evenings we (go) to pubs.
  6. The weather (be) strangely fine.
  7. It (not / rain) a lot.
  8. But we (see) some beautiful rainbows.
  9. Where (spend / you) your last holiday?

Write the past forms of the irregular verbs.

Infinitive Simple Past
1.
meet
Infinitive Simple Past
1.
meet
.
2.
drive
.
3.
speak
.
4.
put
.
5.
write
.
6.
sing
.
7.
do
.
8.
sit
.
9.
stand
.
10.
run
.

Complete the table in simple past.

Affirmative Negative Interrogative
He wrote a book.
He did not sing
Was she pretty?

Put the sentences into simple past.

  1. We move to a new house. →
  2. They bring a sandwich. →
  3. He doesn’t do the homework. →
  4. They sell cars. →
  5. Does he visit his friends? →

Write sentences in simple past.

  1. Janet / miss / the bus →
  2. she / tidy / her room →
  3. Nancy / watch / not / television→
  4. she / read / a book →

Choose “Was“ or “Were“:

  1. The teacherwas
    were
    nice.
  2. The studentswas
    were
    very clever.
  3. But one studentwas
    were
    in trouble.
  4. Wewas
    were
    sorry for him.
  5. Hewas
    were
    nice though.

III LEVEL/      WILL  AND GOING TO

Will or Going to?


1 I feel really tired. I think I ______ go to bed.
‘ll
‘m going to
2 Where are you going?

I ______ visit a customer.

‘ll
‘m going to
3 Do you want me to help you?

No thanks. John ______ help me.

‘ll
‘s going to
4 Would you prefer tea or coffee?

I ______ have some coffee, please.

‘ll
‘m going to
5 Would you like to come to my house for dinner and talk about this?

Good idea. I ______ bring some wine.

‘ll
‘m going to

6 I’ve already decided. I ______ buy a new car
‘ll
‘m going to
7 What are your plans for next week?

I ______ to fly to New York on business. Probably on Tuesday but I haven’t bought my ticket yet.

‘ll
‘m going to

8 What are your plans for the holidays?

I ______ visit my parents for a few days and then go walking in Scotland.

‘ll
‘m going to

9 Why are you wearing your best suit?

I ______ have lunch with my biggest customer.

‘ll
‘m going to
10 Do you want to have the chicken or the beef?

I think ______ have the beef.

‘ll
‘m going to
11 My head hurts.

Sit down and I ______ get you an aspirin.

‘ll
‘m going to
12 We need some more ink for the printer.

I ______ go to the shop and get some.

‘ll
‘m going to
13 Look! There’s smoke coming out of the photocopier.

You turn it off and I ______ phone the safety officer

‘ll
‘m going to
14 I cannot see how to use this spreadsheet.

Don’t worry. I ______ help you.

‘ll
‘m going to
15 I need to speak to you today.

I’m going out now but I ______ be back later.

‘ll
‘m going to
16 Did you phone Michael?

I’m sorry. I completely forgot. I ______ do it now.

‘ll
‘m going to
17 Can you help me with this? I don’t understand.

I ______ give you a hand as soon as I’ve finished this.

‘ll
‘m going to
18 That’s much too heavy for one person. I ______ give you a hand.
‘ll
‘m going to
19 Could somebody answer the phone?

I ______ get it.

‘ll
‘m going to
20 It’s really hot in here.

I ______ put on the air-conditioning.

‘ll
‘m going to

II LEVEL      PRESENT PERFECT

1) (We / not / go / to Paris) .
2) (She / not / see / ‘The Lord of the Rings’) .
3) (He / not / meet / my mother) .
4) (They / not / visit / St. Paul’s) .
5) (I / not / know / him for three months) .
6) (You / not / study / French for ten years)
) (They / not / be / in London for six months) .
8) (He / not / hurt / his leg) .
9) (She / not / leave / her phone in a taxi) .
10) (We / not / lose / our tickets) .
11) (She / not / make / dinner)

POSITIVE

1) (I / study / French) .
2) (She / eat / octopus) .
3) (They / go / to Scotland) .
4) (We / read / that book) .
5) (He / live / here for three years) .

LEVEL I        SIMPLE PRESENT

Form of Affirmative Sentences – Part 1

Choose the correct form.

  1. We sometimesread
    reads
    books.
  2. Emilygo
    goes
    to the disco.
  3. It oftenrain
    rains
    on Sundays.
  4. Pete and his sisterwash
    washes
    the family car.
  5. I alwayshurry
    hurries
    to the bus stop.

Form of Affirmative Sentences – Part 2

Put the verbs into the correct form.

  1. I (to like) lemonade very much.
  2. The girls always (to listen) to pop music.
  3. Janet never (to wear) jeans.
  4. Mr Smith (to teach) Spanish and French.
  5. You (to do) your homework after school.

Simple present with ‘have’ and ‘be’

Simple present with ‘have’ and ‘be’

Fill in the correct form of the verbs.

  1. We (to have) a nice garden.
  2. She (to be) six years old.
  3. Simon (to have) two rabbits and five goldfish.
  4. I (to be) from Vienna, Austria.
  5. They (to be) Sandy’s parents.

Negative Sentences

Make negative sentences.

  1. My father makes breakfast. →
  2. They are eleven. →
  3. She writes a letter. →
  4. I speak Italian. →
  5. Danny phones his father on Sundays. →

Questions

Make questions.

  1. you / to speak / English →
  2. when / he / to go / home →
  3. they / to clean / the bathroom →
  4. where / she / to ride / her bike →
  5. Billy / to work / in the supermarket →

LEVEL III     FIRST CONDITIONAL.     CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER

  1. If you ________ an apple every day, you’ll be very healthy.apple
    1.   ?    will eat
    2.   ?    eat
  2. You won’t pass the course if you ________.woman studying
    1.   ?    won’t study
    2.   ?    don’t study
  3. If I ________ some eggs, how many ________?egg
    1.   ?    will cook / do you eat
    2.   ?    cook / will you eat
  4. You ________ heart disease if you eat too much meat.ham
    1.   ?    get
    2.   ?    will get
  5. If a deer ________ into your garden, it ________ all your plants.deer
    1.   ?    gets / will eat
    2.   ?    will get / eats
  6. If you don’t put so much sugar in your coffee, you ________ so much weight!coffee cup
    1.   ?    won’t put on
    2.   ?    don’t put on
  7. You’ll pay higher insurance if you ________ a sports car.sports car
    1.   ?    will buy
    2.   ?    buy
  8. You ________ better if you turn on the lamp.lamp
    1.   ?    are able to see
    2.   ?    will be able to see
  9. If we don’t protect the elephant, it ________ extinct.elephant
    1.   ?    becomes
    2.   ?    will become
  10. She ________ completely different if she cuts her hair.woman gets a haircut
    1.   ?    will look
    2.   ?    look
    1. a) If you  (help) me with my homework, I  (finish) it in time to go to the cinema.
      b) If it  (not/rain), the students  (practice) sport in the playground.
      c) Jane  (come) home early if she  (not/be) very busy at work.
      d) Our teacher  (be) pleased if we  (do) our homework.
      e) If Robert  (play) football with us, we  (win) the match.
      2. Look at the pictures and choose the correct option. What can we do to save our planet?
          
a) If we  (recycle) more, we  (help) our planet.
b) If people  (share) their cars to go to work, there  (not/be) so many car fumes.
c) We  (save) thousands of trees if we  (waste) so much paper.
d) If the govenment  (fine) those who pollute the atmosphere, some factories  (stop) throwing waste into rivers.
e) If we only  (use) the water we need, we  (contribute) to our planet’s recovery.
3. Choose the most appropriate ending for the following sentences:

a) If we keep polluting our planet,

many animal species will become extinct
many animal species won’t become extinct
we will extinct some animals

b) If we use recycled paper and glass,

we won’t be contributing to our planet’s recovery
we will be contributing to our planet’s recovery
we will help cut more trees

c) Children will be aware of the importance of recycling

if their parents recycle
if schools will help
if parents won’t show them how to do it

d) If you have a shower instead of a bath,

you won’t save water
you don’t help the planet
you’ll save a lot of water

e) If the environmental issues are taught at school,

people won’t learn the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling
people will learn the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling
students will recycle, but they won’t reduce and reuse

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LEVEL I

IMPRIME Y REALIZA

can can t

THIS – THAT – THESE -THOSE Thumbs Up

I. LOOK AT THE ARROWS AND FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE CORRECT DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUN.

1. Is 

this
she
that
  your father? ——->

2. Are

these
them
those
your books?———————>

3. Are

this
that
these
those
his umbrellas?——->

4. Is

it
that
this
these
 a plane?———————->

5. Is

this
that
these
her family?——->

6.

These
Those
This
are really great pictures.———————->

7. The teachers of

those
this
that
school are nice.—–>

8.

This
That
Those
is our radio!!!—————————–>

9.  He says

those
are
these
 are his chocolates.——–>

10. The animals of

they
that
this
 zoo are really sick.———————>

II. Complete the following letter with the most suitable words.

Hi, my name is Belen.

Those
These
This
is my family.

It
That
is my father and

that
these
is my mother.

They  are great parents. 

That
It
These
are my brothers Josh and Andrew and

this
these
it
is my sister Andrea.

That
Those
Them
are my pets.

This
It
Those
is my dog “Spark” and

it
this
he
is my kitten “sn

LEVEL II

Look at the picture t and complete the sentences (Simple Present or Present Progressive).

Caroline

  1. This (be)____ Caroline.
  2. Caroline (have)____ long blond hair.
  3. She usually (wear)_______ glasses, but now she (wear) contact lenses.
  4. Caroline (like)______ sports.
  5. She (play) ______handball every Monday and Thursday.

Write the verbs in Present Progressive.

  1. speak – I___________
  2. jump – you_________
  3. bake – she_________
  4. play – they_________
  5. run – we__________

Write the verbs in Simple Present, 3rd person singular.

  1. be – it   _________________
  2. have – he_____________
  3. eat – she___________
  4. can – he________________
  5. wash – she___________

Use

When to use which tense?

  1. For actions happening regularly, often or never, we useSimple Present  (    )
    Present Progressive(    )
    .
  2. For actions happening now, we useSimple Present   (  )
    Present Progressive   (   )
    .
  3. The verbs ‘be’, ‘have’, ‘like’ and ‘want’ are normally only used inSimple Present   (    )
    Present Progressive   (    )
    .
  4. The signal word ‘usually’ indicates that we have to useSimple Present  (   )
    Present Progressive  (   )
    .
  5. The signal word ‘now’ indicates that we have to useSimple Present   (   )
    Present Progressive   (   )
    .

Positive sentences

Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive.

  1. Look! They (leave)_______ the house.
  2. Brian (cycle)_______ 30 km every day.
  3. Samantha (do)______ her homework at the moment.
  4. My parents (shop)______ right now.
  5. He usually (get up)________ early in the morning.

Negative sentences

Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive.

  1. You (see / not)___________ her every day.
  2. The baby (sleep / not)________ at the moment.
  3. I (read / not)_________ a book now.
  4. We (go / not)_______ to school on Sundays.
  5. He (watch / not)_________ the news every day.

question

Complete the sentences. Use Simple Present or Present Progressive.

  1. (you / go)___________ on holiday by plane sometimes?
  2. (they / play) __________computer games every day?
  3. (she / eat) _________dinner at the moment?
  4. What (they / do) __________right now?
  5. (she / visit) ____________her grandma very often?

Text

 (Simple Present or Present Progressive).

  1. Look! Jenny (go) ______________to school.
  2. On her back, Jenny (carry)____________ her school bag.
  3. The school bag (be)__________ very heavy
  4. Normally, Jenny (wear)_________ black shoes, but today she (wear)_________ red wellies.
  5. And look, she (wear) _________a raincoat because it (rain)_________ outside.
  6. Jenny (not / want) _____________to get wet.

LEVEL III

CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER

1. Have you ever ………. to New York?
   a) flew
   b) went
   c) goed
   d) been
2. No I’ve never ………. there.
   a) been
   b) went
   c) was
   d) existed
3. In fact I’ve just ………. back from there.
   a) been
   b) gone
   c) came
   d) come
4. and I’ve ………. at least six weeks there in the last year.
   a) past
   b) passed
   c) spent
   d) spend
5. Have you ………. to the top of the Empire State Building?
   a) flown
   b) sat up
   c) grown up
   d) gone up
6. No, I ………. yet.
   a) haven’t
   b) don’t
   c) not
   d) won’t
7. I haven’t ………. the ferry to Ellis Island either.
   a) taken
   b) swam
   c) jumped over
   d) driven
8. I’ve just ………. work so hard.
   a) looked
   b) seen
   c) must
   d) had to
9. though I have ………. dinner at Sardi’s
   a) had
   b) taken
   c) seen
   d) served
10. and ………. a Broadway show.
   a) taken
   b) watched
   c) seen
   d) starred in

II.Jack ______(be) my friend for over 20 years. We_______(know) each other since we were children. Recently, he and his family _________(move) to a house on the same street as me, and now our children play together almost every day.

For the last ten years, Jack and I (play)______ for the same hockey team every Saturday. Jack is a better player than I am, but in the last few months he (have)_____________ some trouble with his left knee, and he (find)_________ it hard to play a full game. He (see)__________ the doctor several times about his knee, but the doctor doesn’t know what is causing his pain. Jack (decide)_______________ to take a break from hockey for a while, so that his knee can recover. It’s going to be lonely on the team without him!

MAKE THE SENTENCES

1. I / live / here / five years
2. Fred / be / pilot / 1992
3. We / know / each other / childhood
4. Ten years / Mayumi and Yoko / work / in the same office
5. I / want / play / professional hockey / I was four

LEVEL I  IMPRIMIR SIGUIENTE DOCUMENTO Have got. Grammar + exercises

EXERCISE  have    has

Exercise 1

Fill in with have or  has  in the following sentences

1 The boy ____ a ball.

  1. 2. My sister______ a boyfriend.
  2. 3.  I _____two sisters. They_____  blond hair.
  3. 4.  My brother_____ a red car. It_____  four doors.
  4. 5.  This house______ a very big garden.
  5. 6.  The boys______ an important test tomorrow.
  6. 7. My cat______ a long tail.
  7. 8.  The book______ a nice cover.
  8. 9.  We ______good news for you
  9.  You_______ a nice voice.

Exercise 2

Let’s see what we have :

  1. I_____ two legs.
  2. You _____small ears.
  3. She____ long , blond hair.
  4. It _____long legs.
  5. He____ blue eyes.
  6. We____ two arms.

Exercise 3

Choose  have   or   has.

  1. 1.    Ben  have  has  one brother. His brother have  has black hair.
  2. 2.  Mother and father have  has  good children.
  3. 3.   Keren have  has  a white dress.
  4. 4.   Father have   has  a small car.
  5. 5.   My dog  have  has  long ears.
  6. 6.    It have has  a short tail.
  7. 7.    The girls have  has  a show soon.

Exercise 5

Choose have  or  has

  1. Most teenagers  have has at least one hobby.
  2. have has one  brother and one sister.
  3. It is better to  have has one bird in your hand than two on a tree.
  4. Do you  have has the new Eminem album ?
  5. Sharon  have has two cousins in Paris.
  6. have has no idea what he is talking about.
  7. My brother  have has a new girlfriend.
  8. We usually  have has a lot of homework in English.
  9. The baby have has high fever . I’m calling the doctor.

10. My mom can’t help me today. She  have has  a lot of work.

Exercise 6

Write correct sentences in the box. Add have or has.           

  1. Mrs. Cohen / a dog
  2. We / a test
  3. They / a big house
  4. She / green eyes
  5. Ron / a fat cat
  6. The boy / many toys
  7. Sami / a new camera.
  8. The house / many rooms
  9. My dog / new puppies
  10. Jenny and I / good news

Exercise 7

Fill in  have or has

My name is Norman. I have  has one brothers and one sister. My parents have  has  a new car.

The car have has  four doors. It have  has  a new radio with a CD player.

My brother have has  his driving license. He have has  a girlfriend so he takes her in our new car. I only have has

a bike. I hope I will have has  a car when I grow up.

A. Complete : am / is/ are

1. My father _______a taxi driver.
2.It _______cool in spring .
3.Mr. Beek_______our English teacher.
4. It______a cute cat.
5.We_______ good friends.
6.David_____our family doctor.
7.She ______your music teacher.
8.TheY________at school today.
9.The kids ______in U.S.A now.
10.This ______my new car.
11.My grandparents _____ old.
12. I and Ben ____ sick.
13.That _____my villa.
14.You _____a bad pupil.
15. The apples ______ red.
16.It ______winter.
17.I ____hungry. 18. My schoolbag _____green.

To Be’ Multiple Choice

Choose the correct form of the verb “to be” for each question.

1. Russia _________ one of the largest countries in the world.

is

am

are

2. French wine _________ very tasty.

is

am

are

3. The children _________ in the garden.

is

am

are

4. The President of the United States _________ an important person.

am

is

are

5. These books _________ very hard to understand.

am

is

are

6. I think Arabic _________ a complicated language.

are

am

is

7. I _________ sure your friend is coming to the party.

are

am

is

8. Do you know if the shop _________ open?

are

is

am

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