Much/ Many Little/ Few

                                    Much and Many are mostly used in negative and  

                                                    interrogative sentences:

              There aren’t many children in the park.

               Is there much milk in the fridge?

MUCH and LITTLE are used with UNCOUNTABLE nouns.

MANY and FEW are used with COUNTABLE nouns.


  1. a.        _______ exercises
  2. b.       _______ cakes
  3. c.        _______ books
  4. d.        _______ tea
  5. e.        _______ flour
  6. f.        _______ bottles
  7. g.        _______ sugar
  8. h.        _______ rice
  9. i.          _______ water
  10. j.         _______ pillows
  11. k.        _______ smoke
  12. l.          _______ drinks
  13. m.      _______ fun
  14. n.        _______ cups
  15. o.        _______ noise
  16. p.        _______ houses
  17. q.        _______ girls
  18. r.        _______ free time
  19. s.        _______ sleep


  1. ______ flowers
  2. ______ noise
  3. ______ records
  4. ______ money
  5. ______ boys
  6. ______ picture
  7. ______ work
  8. _______ lakes
  9. _______ salt
  10. _______ letters
  11. _______ cakes
  12. _______ coffee
  13. _______ trees
  14. _______ cars
  15. _______ time
  16. _______ cans
  17. _______ water
  18. _______ wind
  19. _______ patience

Past Simple and Past Continuous

A)   Identify the forms of past tense continuous: 

a)     Last night, Sam came to visit me. He wanted to tell me about his trip to the USA. I was watching TV when he rang at the door. My mother was cooking and my father was reading the newspaper. When we went in my room, my little brother was playing on the computer and my sister was drawing.

b)    Yesterday morning I went to visit my best friends. When I arrived at Mary’s, she was doing her hair and her sister was polishing her nails. Later, when I went at John’s, he was playing football with his brother. When we arrived at Alina’s place, she was getting ready for a walk in the park. We all went and we had a great time.

c)     A: What were you doing at 3 o’clock yesterday?

B: I was writing a letter to my penfriend from Australia. And you?

A: I was doing my homework.

B: And your brothers?

A: They were having a pillow fight in their bedroom. And your parents?

B: They were talking in the kitchen.And yours?

A: They were listening to the news on the radio.

B)   Put the verbs in brackets into the correct tense:

a) I (read)   __________ a book when the bell (ring) ___________.

b) When they (arrive) ____________at the party, our friends (have) _____________ a great time.

c) You (dance)___________ when your father (come) ______________into your room.

d)    When she (visit) ____________us, we (play)_________ Monopoly.

Test Your English


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This is my family. My mother’s name is Mary and my father’s name is Jack. She is 35 years old and he is 40. My mother is a teacher. She teaches Maths at our school. My father is an engineer and he works in a factory near our town. He goes to work at 5 o’clock in the morning and comes back at 8 o’clock in the evening.

I have two brothers: Tom and Alex. Tom is 10 years old and Alex is 5. Tom has brown eyes and dark hair and Alex has green eyes and dark hair too.Tom’s hobby is collecting magazines. He has a very big collection and he is very proud of it.  Alex doesn’t have one particular hobby because he likes doing so many different things: playing on the computer, riding on his bike,watching cartoons or drawing.

By the way, my name is Anca and I’m 8 years old. I love my family very much.


a)     Anca’s  mother is 35 and her father is 40.

b)    Mary teaches Romanian.

c)     Jack is a doctor.

d)    He goes to work at 5 o’clock in the morning.

e)     Anca has two brothers: Dean and Martin.

f)      Tom has brown eyes and Alex has green eyes.

g)     Tom’s hobby is collecting stickers.

h)     Alex’s hobby is collecting magazines.

1)     Write ten words that begin with these letters:

a)     A

b)    M

c)     T

d)    E

e)     B

2)     Write  three things that you could do when you were 7 and three things that you couldn’t do.

3)     Write at least three sentences about your hobby.

4)     Write about your family (no more than half a page)

5)     Form correct sentences:

a)     very/My/grandma/old/is

b)    yellow/sister’s/favourite/My/is/colour

c)     new/Tom/have/and/got/Mary/bikes

d)    you/in the evening/watching/like/TV/Do?

e)     your/ice-cream/like/Does/sister/chocolate

f)      got/new/they/Have/a/computer?

g)     Mary/blue/a/Has/got/dress?

6)     Correct the following sentences:

a)     Do Mary goes to school by bus?

b)    Do you go in the morning to school?

c)     Mary have got a turtle and a rabbit.

d)    Does Jack likes watching cartoons?

e)     We has got two pets.

f)      Has got Jenny a nice blouse?

g)      Tom has got not a bike new.

h)     Have Ann got a new TV set?

7)     Give the opposite of the following words:

a)     pretty

b)    fat

c)     tall

d)    happy

e)     good

8)     Put an adjective in front of these words:

a)     a______ car

b)    a______ blouse

c)     a_____ ball

d)    a______ house

e)     a______dress

f)      a_______ book

g)     a_______ boy.

9)     Write the following numbers:

a)     101

b)    205

c)     357

d)    765

e)     1764

f)      3652

g)     7980

h)     5821

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