THE VOICE OF MWALIMU

Complete the sentences with one of the following verbs in the correct form

Complete the sentences with one of the following verbs in the correct form

Come, get, happen, look, make, start, stay, try, work

Example

1. You are working hard today; ‘

yes I have a lot to do.’

2. I …………………………… for Christine. Do you know where she is?

3. It …………………………..dark.

Shall I turn on the light?

4. They haven’t got anywhere to live at the moment. They ………………………… with friends until they find somewhere.

5. Are you ready Ann? Yes, I ……………………….

6. Have you got un umbrella? It ……………………………… to rain.

7. You ………………………. a lot of noise. Could you be quiet? I ………………. to concentrate.

8. Why are all these people here?

What ……………………….?

Use the words in the brackets to complete the questions

Example

1. ‘Is Colin working this week? No he is on holiday.(Colin/work)

1. Why ………………………… at me like that? What is the matter?(you/look)

2. Jenny is a student at the university. Is she? What ……………………………(she/sturdy)

3. ………………………………. To the radio or can I turn it off?(anybody/listen)

4. How is your English? ………………………….. better? (it/get)

Put the verbs into the correct form sometimes you need to use the negative (I am not doing etc.)

Example

1. I’m tied. I’m going (go) to bed now. Good night.

2. We can go out now it isn’t raining (rain) any more.

3. How is your new job? ‘Not so good at the moment. I …………………… (Enjoy) it very much.

4. Catherine phoned me last night. She is on holiday in France. She ……………………… (Have a great time and doesn’t want to come back.

5. I want to lose weight,

so this week I ……………………………….. (eat) lunch

6. Angela has just started evening classes. She ……………………… German.

7. I think Paul and Ann have had an argument. They ………………………. (Speak) to each other.

Read this conversation between Brian and Sarah. Put the verbs into the correct form.

Sarah: Brian how nice to see you …………………………….. (You /do) these days?

Brian: I ……………………….. (Train) to be a supermarket manager.

Sarah: really, what it like? …………………….. (You/enjoy) it?

Brian: it is alright. What about you

Sarah: actually I ……………………………. (not/work) at the moment. I ……………………… (Try) to find a job but it is not easy. But I’m very busy. I ………………….. (Try) to decorate my flat.

Brian: ……………………………… (You/do) it a lone?

No some friends of mine ………………………… (Help) me.


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