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Grammar rules: Tenses The Simple Present Tense Singular (verb) eat catch lie - ---------eats catches lies

Plural (verb)

The Simple Past Tense Singular (verb) Plural (verb)

I You ----------He She It

We You They

eat catch lie

I You He She It

ate caught lied

We You They

ate caught lied

The Present Continuous Tense ( verb + ing ) Singular I ------You ------He She It am ----are ----is

The Past Continuous Tense ( verb + ing ) Singular Plural ( verb + ing ) I He She It ------You

Plural

( verb + ing )

eating catching lying

We You They

are

eating catching lying

was ------were

eating catching lying

We You They

were

eating catching lying

The Present Perfect Tense (verb past Singular participle) I have You ---------eaten has He caught She lied It

Plural

(verb past participle) have

The Past Perfect Tense Singular I You He She It (verb past participle) had eaten caught lied Plural (verb past participle) had eaten caught lied

We You They

eaten caught lied

We You They

Future Tense Singular I You He She It will (base form verb) eat catch lie Plural will (base form verb) eat catch lie

We You They

When I told them to stop their act, Eng Hock jumped________(4) Eng Sengs shoulder and landed ________(5) me. Then he took out a matchbox ________(6) his pocket. He held the box ________(7) my face and suddenly opened it. There was a big spider________(8) in the box. Then, he held the spider ________(9) his thumb and forefinger. Next, he threw the spider over my head and it landed________(10) the table in front of me. 1 A 2 A 3 A 4 A 5 A 6 A 7 A 8 A 9 A 10.A before at near away over in front of between in over on B B B B B B B B B B by on from off at under in on on off C C C C C C C C C C at from over of beside from near beside between in D D D D D D D D D D in along on over with below along under in with

Exercise 1 Underline the correct answers 1 The hawker (sells, sold) fried noodles last night. 2 The boy (fell, falls) from his bicycle and hurt himself two days ago. 3 Jeff (meets, met) an old classmate at the party just now. 4 The policeman (stopped, stops) the driver who knocked the lamp post. 5 Mrs. Ooi (buys, bought) a lot of fruits yesterday. 6 The show (starts, started) an hour ago. 7 The baby (missed, misses) his mother when she went to work 8 I (see, saw) Ali at the bookshop this morning. 9 My friend (comes, came) to my house last week. 10 Roslan (lies, lied) to his parents just now. Prepositions Prepositions are usually used before nouns or pronoun to join them to the main sentence. It is used: a) To show the location or position of something (ex: on, in, under, across) b) To show direction (ex: to, from, towards) c) To show time (ex: after, since, before) Exercise 1 Each question in the text below refers to a numbered blank. For each question, choose the best answer from the options A, B, C and D to fit the numbered blanks I had been warned that the twins were not called the Horrible Twins without any justification. However I was not prepared for the sight ________(1) my eyes. Eng Hock was sitting________(2) Eng Sengs shoulders while Eng Hock was balancing an empty tin________(3) the tip of his nose.

(Adapted from You Can Do It Volume 2 PMR English JPN Kedah)

Exercise 2 Each question in the text below refers to a numbered blank. For each question, choose the best answer from the options A, B, C and D to fit the numbered blanks One day, father came home and announced that he had bought a new house ________(1) Taman Jaya. We received the news happily because we had always wanted ________(2) move away________(3) our noisy neighbourhood. The next day, father took us ________(4) clean the house. We liked the new house the moment we saw it. It had an old Spanish design. We rushed________(5) excitedly when father open the door. May I have this room________(6) myself, father? my younger brother asked. No, its too large________(7) you, father replied. We spent hours scrubbing and cleaning the floor________(8) it was shining. The walls were repainted and the lights fitted. The following few weeks. We busied ourselves________(9) packing. It was really difficult deciding what________(10) pack. There were so many things which we had collected.

1 A 2 A 3 A 4 A 5 A 6 A 7 A 8 A 9 A 10 A

at so for the to from by it until so

B in B of B from B by B in B to B at B for B with B but

C C C C C C C C C C

beside to to under by by to on by along

D above D from D beside D to D through D all D for D with D to D to