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EXERCISES – BASIC 1

1. WRITE THE NUMBERS AS WORDS

15 → fifteen

3 → three

19 → nineteen

12 → twelve

2 → two

14 → fourteen

17 → seventeen

1 → one

11 → eleven

8 → eight

10 → ten

13 → thirteen

16 → sixteen

5 → five

18 → eighteen

2. WRITE THE NUMBERS AS WORDS INTO THE CROSSWORD


3. ORDINAL NUMBERS: COMPLETE WITH THE NUMBERS

1. Harry is the ____first_________________ (1st).

2. Melina is the ______eighth_______________ (8th).

3. Mohamed is the ________second_____________ (2nd).

4. Helen is the _________third____________ (3rd).

5. Monique is the _________twelfth____________ (12th).

4. USE A OR AN

- Lucy has __a________ dog.

- Let's sing _____a_____ song.

- Peter has ____an______ aunt in Berlin.

- We listen to ____an______English CD.

- She has _____an_____ exercise book in her school bag.

5. PUT IN THE FOLLOWING FORMS OF BE (AM, ARE, IS) INTO THE GAPS IN THE TEXT.

Peter Baker ___is_____ from Manchester, but Paul and John _____is___ from London. Manchester
and London ____is____ cities in England. Sandra _____is___ at school today. Jack and
Peter____is____ her friends. They ____are___ in the same class. Mr and Mrs Baker ____is____ on
a trip to the USA to visit their cousin Anne. She ____is____a nice girl. Peter says: "My grandfather
__is______ in hospital. I __am______at home with my grandmother." What time ___is_____ it? It
___is_____ 8 o'clock. ___are_____ you tired? No, I _'m_______not.

6. FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE NEGATIVE FORM OF VERB TO BE

- We _________aren't_________ happy

- She _______isn't__________ in the classroom

- I ______'m not____________ a teacher

- Your keys _______aren't___________ in the bag

- Chris and Mary _______aren't___________ very hungry

- Frank and I _________aren't________ from London.


7. USE THE VERB 'TO BE' TO COMPLETE THE QUESTIONS

1 __________you English ? No, I'm not

are √
is
am

2 ______________he happy here ? Yes, he is

am
is √
are

3 ____________I your ideal boy ? Yes, you are

is
am √
are

4 ___________Lorena your best friend ? Yes, she is

am
is √
are

8. VERB "TO BE" : SHORT ANSWERS.

- Is Anna from the USA ? No, ____she_isn't___________.

- Are Tom and Jerry enemies ? No, ____they__aren't__________. They are good friends !

- Is your father from Germany ? No, ____he_isn't___________.

- Is this exercise in English ? Yes, ______it is __________.

- Is Mr. Smith from Britain ? Yes, _____he is ___________.

- Is London the capital of Switzerland ? No, ______it isn't__________.

- Are Juliet and Romeo from Italy ? Yes, ______they are__________.


- Is your mother an artist ? No, ____she isn't____________.

9. SUBJECT PRONOUNS AND POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES

1. I'm Lawrence and Amanda is _________my_____ sister.

2. This is Amanda with _____her_________ dog.

3. We're Marie and Sofie .Tom and Liz are ______their________ cousins.

4. Look at this woman ! ______her________ is my aunt Mary.

5. This is Anna with _______his_______ brother Robin.

6. ________her______ 's Amanda's father.

7. Look at this cat . What's __your____________ name?

8. Here are uncle Lee and aunt Sue with _____their_________ children, Robin and Anna.

9. Laura, my mother, is a teacher. _______her_______ is very friendly, and hardworking too.