Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Superlative and The Third Form Participle (Past Participle)

"Self Portrait and Chess Game" by Marcel Duchamp




















Using the model, create conversations using the following pattern:

A: Did you ___________ yesterday?

B: Yes, and it/she/he was the _______ I've ever __________ .

1. Did you eat a delicious meal yesterday?



2. Did you meet a famous movie star yesterday?



3. Did you run a difficult marathon yesterday?



4. Did you grow a beautiful flower last year?



5. Did you draw a pretty picture yesterday?



6. Did you take a fascinating photograph yesterday?



7. Did you visit an interesting museum yesterday?



8. Did you see a large building yesterday?



9. Did you ride a fast horse yesterday?



10. Did you get a good letter yesterday?



11. Did you drive a bad car yesterday?



12. Did you spend a lot of time at the supermarket yesterday?



13. Did you write a long letter yesterday?



14. Did you blow up a colorful balloon yesterday?



15. Did you catch a big fish yesterday?



16. Did you teach an easy English lesson yesterday?



17. Did you buy an expensive jacket yesterday?



18. Did you throw a good curve ball yesterday?



19. Did you go out with a nice man/woman yesterday?



20. Did you sing a lovely song yesterday?



21. Did you drink a sweet Coca Cola yesterday?



22. Did you find a roomy apartment yesterday?



23. Did you feel a bad pain in your finger yesterday?



24. Did you speak a complicated sentence in English yesterday?



25. Did you make a long phone call yesterday?



26. Did you give an expensive present to your friend yesterday?



27. Did you choose a friendly roommate yesterday?



28. Did you feed a hungry child yesterday?



29. Did you fight a tough guy yesterday?



30. Did you fly in a comfortable airplane yesterday?



31. Did you forget an important appointment yesterday?



32. Did you sell a cheap watch yesterday?



33. Did you swim in a wide river yesterday?



34. Did you sweep a dirty floor yesterday?



More exercises with Present Perfect Tense.
Practice with Present Perfect Progressive Tense.

Saturday, February 6, 2010

Tag Questions




















Write tag questions after the following statements:

1. He's a student,

2. The students are studying tag questions now,

3. We're going to do another grammar exercise tomorrow,

4. The painters can't work this weekend,

5. Daniel has already applied for the manager job,

6. Maria was in class last Thursday,

7. The new computer will be ready to use in March,

8. The voters are anxious about high unemployment,

9. The lessons haven't been too difficult so far,

10. Steven had to leave class early today,

11. I shouldn't drive so fast,

12. We didn't read this VOA article last week,

13. Jose hasn't written a story for the New Mission Journal yet,

14. I'm registered in this class,

15. You were working on the project when I called,

16. The substitute, Mr. Parker, couldn't find the right classroom,

17. She goes shopping every day,

18. He's been studying English for a long time,

19. Mateo is a good student,

20. She plays the piano well,

21. You played tennis yesterday,

22. The traffic is heavy at rush hour,

23. You always buy your clothes at the department store,

24. They go for a walk in the park on Sunday,

25. You'll be back before noon,

26. You've bought the book for the class,

27. They're very old friends,

28. It takes more than an hour to get there,

29. The bus stops at this corner,

30. They won't be traveling in March,



More Tag Question Exercises

Tag Question Tutorial from English Club
Tag Question Quiz from English Club
Tag Question Quiz form English Zone
Tag Question Quiz from Better-English