- Complete the sentences below with the pronouns from the box. You can use the pronouns more than once.
|it he her him me she them they us we you|
- My friends are very nice and I really like __them
- John and Alice went to school together. John remembers Alice, but _______ doesn’t remember ______.
- When Jane and I went shopping yesterday, _______ met Sheila.
- Sheila left her purse at the toy shop. We went to her house to return it to ________ but she wasn’t at home. She called ________ later to say thank you.
- I saw Jack and Vanessa in town yesterday, but ___________ didn’t see _________.
- Mum needed some help in the kitchen. When Jake came home, __________ helped __________ with the cooking.
- Do you need any help? I can help __________ if __________ want.
- Sally is looking for her mobile. __________ can’t find __________ anywhere.
- Complete the sentences with the appropriate form of the adjectives from the box.
|bad big boring difficult easy far good hard-working rich slow|
- Your uncle’s car isn’t as fast as ours. It’s much __slower
- He’s richer than anybody else! He’s ____________________ man in the world!
- I can’t read this book, it’s too ___________________! Isn’t there a more interesting one?
- I’ve had a headache for hours. It was quite bad an hour ago, but it’s even ____________________ now.
- This T-shirt is really too small for you. Why don’t you buy a ____________________one?
- I can’t do that exercise! It’s too ____________________!
- Yummy! This is so good! This is ____________________ cake I’ve ever eaten!
- Paul is ____________________ boy in the class! He does more work than anybody else!
- He doesn’t live as close to the school as we do, he lives ____________________ away.
- This exercise isn’t difficult at all! It’s ____________________.
- Rewrite the sentences so they mean the same. Use the appropriate form of the same adjective or an adjective with the opposite meaning.
- Nick isn’t as mean as Ted.
Ted is meaner than Nick.
- Sarah is more beautiful than any other girl.
__________________________________________________________________ of all!
- Mr Bell isn’t as kind as his wife.
Mrs Bell _______________________________________________________________
- Harry isn’t as young as his brother Ben.
- My schoolbag isn’t as heavy as it was yesterday.
It was _________________________________________________________________
- No other boy in our class is as tall as Tom.
- My computer isn’t as new as yours.
- The African elephant is larger than any other land mammal.
____________________________________________________________ in the world.
- That exercise isn’t as difficult as this one.
- A Ford isn’t nearly as expensive as a Ferrari.
A Ferrari _______________________________________________________________
- Complete the sentences. Use the base form, comparatives, superlatives or as … as. More than one answer is possible.
- Jane is probably __the worst__ volleyball player in our class. She couldn’t hit the ball if her life depended on it.
- But she’s ____________________ friend in the world. I can trust her with anything.
- She’s terribly smart – she can always solve the most difficult math problems in ____________________ time.
- And she likes helping people. When I had problems with my math, we studied together for hours. She’s ___________________ than any other classmate.
- I’m sure she’s just _______________________ Einstein. I won’t be surprised if she becomes a famous scientist one day.
- Her twin sister Sally, on the other hand, couldn’t be ____________________ from her.
- While Jane does a lot of work around the house and studies a lot, Sally is rather ____________________.
- She doesn’t like ____________________ tasks. She prefers those she can do easily.
- ____________________ thing in the world for her is shopping. I don’t think she could live without it.
- Although they are twins, they are ____________________ chalk and cheese.
- Complete the sentences with the right form of the verbs in brackets. Use the present simple, the present continuous, the past simple or the past continuous.
Melanie is twenty-one. She’s French. She 1__studies__ (study) English at the university in Lyon, but right now she is in Exeter, England. She 2________________ (stay) with the Coopers as an au pair. The Coopers have got two children: Libby is six and Jake is eleven. Melanie 3________________ (get up) at half past seven every morning and 4________________ (prepare) breakfast for everybody. Then she 5________________ (take) the children to school. When she gets back home, she 6________________ (do) some housework. She 7________________ (collect) the children after school and they usually 8_______________ (go) to the park near their house. Yesterday afternoon, when they 9________________ (walk) home from school, they 10________________ (stop) in the park and the children 11________________ (play) for a while.
When they got home, Libby and Jake 12________________ (do) their homework and Melanie started cooking. While she 13________________ (prepare) dinner, Libby 14________________ (work) on a project about toys. While she 15________________ (draw) a teddy-bear, Jake 16________________ (colour) its nose. It 17________________ (not take) him more than a second. Of course Libby 18________________ (not like) that and she 19________________ (start) crying. Melanie talked to her and when Mr and Mrs Cooper arrived, she 20_______________ (already/smile). She was really proud of her drawing.
Right now Melanie 21________________ (sit) in the kitchen and 22________________ (read) a magazine. The children 23________________ (sleep) in their beds. This is one of the rare moments when she can read in peace.
- Complete the sentences with the right form of the verbs in the boxes. Use the present simple, the present continuous, the past simple or the past continuous.
|collect do get up play prepare stay stop study take walk|
Melanie is twenty-one. She’s French. She 1___studies___ English at the university in Lyon, but right now she is in Exeter, England. She 2________________ with the Coopers as an au pair. The Coopers have got two children: Libby is six and Jake is eleven. Melanie 3________________ at half past seven every morning and 4________________ breakfast for everybody. Then she 5________________ the children to school. When she gets back home, she 6________________ some housework. She 7________________ the children after school and they usually 8________________ to the park near their house. Yesterday afternoon, when they 9________________ home from school, they 10________________ in the park and the children 11________________ for a while.
|colour come do draw not like prepare read sit sleep already smile start not take work|
When they got home, Libby and Jake 12________________ their homework and Melanie started cooking. While she 13________________ dinner, Libby 14________________ on a project about toys. While she 15________________a teddy-bear, Jake 16________________ its nose. It 17________________ him more than a second. Of course Libby 18________________ that and she 19________________ crying. Melanie talked to her and when Mr and Mrs Cooper arrived, she 20_______________. She was really proud of her drawing.
Right now Melanie 21________________ in the kitchen and 22________________ a magazine. The children 23________________ in their beds. This is one of the rare moments when she can read in peace.