Questions about the Subject- Present Simple 

Make the right questions according to marked answer.

1. Q: 

A: Mr. Green lives in that house. 

2. Q: 

A: This costume attracts a lot of attention. 

3. Q: 

A: Peter is at the hospital.  Continue reading

Passive Voice – Exercise 1

1. Everyone here speaks Spanish. 

Spanish ________________ by everyone here.

2. James is writing the email. 

The letter ________________ by Tom.

3. When we came into the clinic the the doctor was treating the patients.

The patients ________________ by the doctor when we came into the clinic. 

4. When I came into the office they were interviewing her for the job. 

She ________________ for the job.  Continue reading

The Colosseum


Do you enjoy watching sports? Love cheering on your favorite team or athlete? Well, gang – so did the Ancient Romans

Join us as we head back in time to visit one of the world’s most famous historical sites and sports arenas – the Colosseum. Let the games begin!

The Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy.

8 fun facts about the colosseum:

1) Emperor Vespasian built the Colosseum around 72 A.D and 80 A.D in the heart of ancient rome. People came to watch gladiators fights, gladiators fights with animals, and animal hunts until the 6th century. Continue reading

Comparatives and Superlatives

Fill in the correct form of the adjective in brackets.

  1. The amazon river is ___________ river in the world. (large)
  2. Kids learn ______ than adults. (fast)
  3. This street is a lot _______ than the main street. (narrow)
  4. Sydney is _______ city in Australia. (big)
  5. The smell of this flower is not ________ the smell of that one. (strong)
  6. Today is one of ________ days of my life. (happy)
  7. This model of camera is __________ in America than in Europe. (popular)
  8. Math was ___________ subject in school in my opinion. (interesting)
  9. James is not _________ as his sister. (tall)
  10. This mobile phone has ______________ features than that one. (good)
  11. Jane always says she’s just __________ any boy. (strong)
  12. There were _________ people at the concert than I had expected. (few)
  13. A vacation in Asia is ___________ than a vacation in Europe. (cheap) 
  14. I think that being a good student is __________ than having many friends. (important)
  15. Being a good friend is __________ than you think. (easy)
  16. The flight to Australia was _________ flight I have ever taken. (long)
  17. That was __________ meal I have ever eaten. (bad)
  18. How can we make ‘learning’ _________ than ‘playing’? (attractive)
  19. The new city is not _________ the old city. (beautiful)
  20. She always feels she is not _________ her twin sister. (smart)

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Speaking – Useful Phrases

Speaking- useful phrases

Comparing and Contrasting
Comparing: Contrasting:
In the same way


Be similar to

Not only… but also




More/less than

Both/ as well/ also/ too

On the one/ other hand

Instead of

Rather than


In contrast to

As opposed to

But/ however

While/ whereas

Although/ though/ even though

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Lead a Double Life- Unit 3 (Keep Thinking)

Practice the words on Quizlet

identity, participate, commit a crime, conditions, arrested, spread (v), violent, throughout, well known, based on, suspect (v), struggle (n)

  1. This weapon was used to _________
  2. The police _________ the man for committing a crime. 
  3. The _________ of the person who committed the attack is not known yet.
  4. Most people joined the game, but a few chose not to _________.
  5. The crowd watched the team’s _________ to win the championship.
  6. The fire spread quickly through the building.
  7. She has finally decided to leave her _________ husband.
  8. Nadia Comaneci is a _________ athlete. She was the first gymnast in Olympic history to be awarded the perfect score of 10.0. 
  9. The movie is _________ a true story. 
  10. The violence spread _________ the Middle East.
  11. The police _________ that the attack was caused by a personal conflict. 
  12. His behavior will change if his living _________ change.

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