Its or It’s

It’s is always short for ‘it is’ or ‘it has.’ It is raining. OR It’s raining. It has been a long time. OR It’s been a long time. Its (without an apostrophe) means ‘belonging to it.’ The cat looks after …

Sentences 2

Please pay attention to spelling, capitalisation, punctuation and the order of words in a sentence. Remember to use the correct form of the verb: (I play, she plays) Read about Lata. Then write about yourself. Example: Lata reads a book. …

Sentences 1

Please pay attention to spelling, capitalisation, punctuation and the order of words in a sentence. Remember to use the correct form of the verb: (I write, he writes) Read about Ayesha. Then talk/write about yourself. Example: Ayesha wears a jacket. …

Tenses – Present Tense 5

Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb in brackets: Example: She ___ butter on the bread and ___ sugar on it.  (spread, sprinkle) She spreads butter on the bread and sprinkles sugar on it. The airplane___high in the …

Tenses – Present Tense 4

Don’t and doesn’t are contractions. Don’t is a contraction of do not, while doesn’t is a contraction of does not. I don’t want to go to school. Don’t you like ice cream? Don’t touch the stove! In a command the subject (you) is left out. …

Tenses – Present Tense 3

In the simple present tense add an ‘es’ to verb roots that end in sh, ch, x, z, or ss  to form the third person singular (he, she, it). Example: I wash He washes A) Fill in the blanks with …

Tenses – Present Tense 2

 For verbs that end in –y (cry, fly) you have to change the –‘y’ to an ‘ies’ in the third person singular( he, she, it). Example: The baby _ all the time. (cry) The baby cries all the time. What is …

Tenses – Present Tense 1

We use the present tense to talk about things that always happen, or habits. I go to school at 7:00 am. Lizards climb on the walls. We also use the present tense to talk about things that are always true, or facts. …

Adjectives

Adjectives are words that describe nouns. ‘Colour’ is a noun. You could say, ‘I love colours.’ The sentence would be correct. But think about how much more your sentence would convey if you were to add an adjective:  I love bright and bold colours. …

Prepositions – Quiz

Choose the correct preposition from the list below and fill in the blanks. in, on, at, to, from, with, by, since, of My brother always drinks a glass ___ milk ___ bedtime. During the holidays I play ___ my cousins. Most …