Posts Tagged ‘Grammar’

Angleška slovnica – Passive voice 001

June 30th, 2011

Mixed Exercise on Passive Voice

Rewrite the sentences in passive voice.

  1. John collects money.
  2. Anna opened the window.
  3. We have done our homework.
  4. I will ask a question.
  5. He can cut out the picture.
  6. The sheep ate a lot.
  7. We do not clean our rooms.
  8. William will not repair the car.
  9. Did Sue draw this circle?
  10. Could you feed the dog?

Angleška slovnica – Present Perfect Simple or Continuous 001 – rešitve

May 16th, 2011

A: Have you taken the dog for a walk yet? B: I have been working all day. I have just come home from work and I have not had the time yet to walk the dog. A: How long has the dog been home alone? B: For about 6 hours. You have not walked the dog for a long time. Don’t you want to go? A: Well, I have not been lazing about all day either, you know. I have a very important meeting tomorrow and I still have not finished my presentation. B: Okay, I will go then. Where have you put collar and leash? A: They are in the kitchen. By the way, have you eaten anything yet? If not, could you get us something from the supermarket? A: Have you taken the dog for a walk yet? B: I have been working all day. I have just come home from work and I have not had the time yet to walk the dog. A: How long has the dog been home alone? B: For about 6 hours. You have not walked the dog for a long time. Don’t you want to go? A: Well, I have not been lazing about all day either, you know. I have a very important meeting tomorrow and I still have not finished my presentation. B: Okay, I will go then. Where have you put collar and leash? A: They are in the kitchen. By the way, have you eaten anything yet? If not, could you get us something from the supermarket? A: Have you taken the dog for a walk yet? B: I have been working all day. I have just come home from work and I have not had the time yet to walk the dog. A: How long has the dog been home alone? B: For about 6 hours. You have not walked the dog for a long time. Don’t you want to go? A: Well, I have not been lazing about all day either, you know. I have a very important meeting tomorrow and I still have not finished my presentation. B: Okay, I will go then. Where have you put collar and leash? A: They are in the kitchen. By the way, have you eaten anything yet? If not, could you get us something from the supermarket? A: Have you taken the dog for a walk yet? B: I have been working all day. I have just come home from work and I have not had the time yet to walk the dog. A: How long has the dog been home alone? B: For about 6 hours. You have not walked the dog for a long time. Don’t you want to go? A: Well, I have not been lazing about all day either, you know. I have a very important meeting tomorrow and I still have not finished my presentation. B: Okay, I will go then. Where have you put collar and leash? A: They are in the kitchen. By the way, have you eaten anything yet? If not, could you get us something from the supermarket?

Angleška slovnica – Present Perfect Simple or Continuous 001

May 11th, 2011

Put the verbs into the correct tense (Present Perfect Simple or Present Perfect Progressive/Continuous).

  1. A: (you / take) the dog for a walk yet?
  2. B: I (work) all day. I (come / just) home from work and I (have / not) the time yet to walk the dog.
  3. A: How long (the dog / be) home alone?
  4. B: For about 6 hours. You (walk / not) the dog for a long time. Don’t you want to go?
  5. A: Well, I (laze / not) about all day either, you know. I have a very important meeting tomorrow and I still (finish / not) my presentation.
  6. B: Okay, I will go then. Where (you / put) collar and leash?
  7. A: They are in the kitchen. By the way, (you / eat) anything yet? If not, could you get us something from the supermarket?

Angleška slovnica – Present simple 005 – rešitve

April 19th, 2011

PRESENT SIMPLE

A. Fill in the gaps using the correct form of the verb in brackets.

wakes up, gets up, has, gets, dressed,has, leaves, goes, starts, finishes, goes, meets, go,  cooks, does, watches, reads

B. Write negative sentences.

1. My sister does not live in Paris.

2. Our parents do not have lunch at home.

3. I do not drink orange juice…

4. Marek does not travel by bus…

5. There are not any posters on the wall.

6. I have not got any new CD’s.


C. Ask questions for the following answers.

1. How do you go to school?

2. Where do they live?

3. How many times does she go to the cinema?

4. When does Tom leave?

5. What do they usually have for breakfast?


Angleška slovnica – Present simple 005

April 12th, 2011

PRESENT SIMPLE

A. Fill in the gaps using the correct form of the verb in brackets.

Jane usually

(wake up) at 7 a.m. and she

(get up)
five minutes later.

First, she

(have) a shower, then she

(get dressed) and at about 7.45 a.m. she

(have) breakfast in the kitchen.


Jane

(leave) home at eight fifteen and

(go) to work by train.

She

(start) working at 9 o’clock and

(finish) at 5 p.m..


After work she often

(go) swimming or jogging.

She sometimes

(meet) her friend Diana and they

(go) shopping together.


In the evening, Jane

(cook) her own dinner,

(do) the dishes and

(watch) TV or

(read) a book.

B. Write negative sentences.

1. My sister lives in Paris.

.
2. Our parents have lunch at home.

.
3. I drink orange juice or tea for breakfast.

.
4. Marek travels by bus at the weekend.

.
5. There are some posters on the wall.

.
6. I’ve got some new CDs.

.

C. Ask questions for the following answers.

1.

I go to school on foot.
2.

They live in Coimbra.
3.

She goes to the cinema twice a month.
4.

My house has got five bedrooms.
5.

Tom leaves next week.
6.

They usually have some milk for breakfast.

Angleščina matura – Word formation – America – Rešitve

March 31st, 2011

WORD FORMATION – AMERICA – REŠITVE


1. It’s totally UNDERSTANDABLE (understand) that you stayed home when you were sick.
2. Don’t laugh at his stupid jokes! You’ll only ENCOURAGE (courage) him to say them again.
3. That sidewalk isSLIPPERY (slip), I almost fell!
4. After Monday, I will no longer be a foreigner–I am receiving my CITIZENSHIP (citizen)!
5. Arthur will be very lonely unless you BEFRIEND (friend) him.
6. Every afternoon, the cooks SHARPEN (sharp) their knives in preparation for dinner.
7. I hate being around Mary Lou, she is so so UNFRIENDLY (friendly).
8. The stock market crash of 1929 left my great-grandfather PENNILESS (penny).
9. I have a class at
8:00 a.m. but I always OVERSLEEP (sleep).
10. The groom may UNVEIL (veil) the bride only when their vows have been exchanged.
11. I think we should try something else. That strategy seems way too RISKY (risk).
12. My father’s death left me with a great EMPTINESS (empty) in my heart.
13. George W. Bush is pretending that he attacked
Iraq toLIBERATE (liberty) the Iraqis.
14. Americans fought hard to earn their FREEDOM (free) from
Britain.
15. When you work at a nuclear power plant, you have to be extremely CAREFUL (care).
16. Every time I think I’ve beaten you, you OUTDO (do) me!
17. I had to take three months off when I was pregnant, but my boss has been very UNDERSTANDING (understand).
18. He will UNCORK (cork) the wine as soon as we are ready for dinner.
19. You need to work on your orthography so you don’t MISSPELL (spell) these words.
20. The weather FORECAST (cast) looks bad for a picnic–rainy and windy!

Angleščina matura – Word formation – America

March 28th, 2011

Word Formation – America:


1. It’s totally
(understand) that you stayed home when you were sick.

2. Don’t laugh at his stupid jokes! You’ll only
(courage) him to say them again.
3. That sidewalk is
(slip), I almost fell!
4. After Monday, I will no longer be a foreigner–I am receiving my
(citizen)!
5. Arthur will be very lonely unless you
(friend) him.
6. Every afternoon, the cooks
(sharp) their knives in preparation for dinner.
7. I hate being around Mary Lou, she is so so
(friendly).
8. The stock market crash of 1929 left my great-grandfather
(penny).
9. I have a class at 8:00 a.m. but I always
(sleep).
10. The groom may
(veil) the bride only when their vows have been exchanged.
11. I think we should try something else. That strategy seems way too
(risk).
12. My father’s death left me with a great
(empty) in my heart.
13. George W. Bush is pretending that he attacked Iraq to
(liberty) the Iraqis.
14. Americans fought hard to earn their
(free) from Britain.
15. When you work at a nuclear power plant, you have to be extremely
(care).
16. Every time I think I’ve beaten you, you
(do) me!
17. I had to take three months off when I was pregnant, but my boss has been very
(understand).
18. He will
(cork) the wine as soon as we are ready for dinner.
19. You need to work on your orthography so you don’t
(spell) these words.

20. The weather
(cast) looks bad for a picnic–rainy and windy!

Angleška slovnica – If Clauses 002 – Rešitve

March 8th, 2011

Angleška slovnica – If Clauses 002:

Rešitve:

1. a) would not have bought

b) would not have won

c) will probably have

d) would go

e) will get

f) would not take

2. a) I would go to the beach

b) she would probably buy an apartment

c) I will not finish the school year

d) if she had known your address

e) if he had known about her affair

f) if you invited me to the cinema

g ) if she does not study harder

h) if he does not get that bank loan

i) if the actress had not felt ill before the show

j) if you lost your job?

k) what would he do?

l) we would celebrate

m) I would not have felt so bad

n) their grades would improve

Angleška slovnica – If Clauses 002

March 2nd, 2011

1. Complete the sentences using a conditional:

a) If the skirt hadn’t been so cheap, I
(not/buy) it.

b) If you hadn’t chosen the fairy fancy dress, you
(not/win) the first prize.

c) If you listen to your earphones too loudly, you
(probably/have) hearing problems when you get older.

d) If I were you, I
(go) to the disco with my friends.

e) If you pay a bit more for your hotel room, you
(get) one with a good view.

f) If my car broke down again, I
(not/take) it to that garage. They are not serious.

2. Choose the correct ending for the conditional sentences:

a) If I were you,

b) If Jane was rich,

c) If I fail my exams,

d) She would have sent you a Christmas card,

e) Dave would have broken up with Claire

f) I would see that film with you

g) Annie will never pass her exams

h) Albert won’t buy a new car

i) The theatre play would have been a great success

j) What would you do

k) If your brother found a briefcase full of money in the street,

l) If we won the first prize in the competition,

m) If I had told my parents the truth,

n) If the students pay more attention in class,

Matura – Mešani časi 002 – Gap fill – It Was Midnight – Rešitve

November 2nd, 2010

MIXED TENSES 002:  IT  WAS MIDNIGHT  – Rešitve

1. I was reading

2. repeated

3. were sleeping

4. checked

5. was using

6. started

7. listened

8. found

9. would arrive

10. waited

11. had requested

12. had fallen

13. took

14.  did I put

15. was nursing

16. had preceded

17. had entered

18. had caused