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English Language

Year 6 Al-Ghazali
Day/Time :
Thursday/27.01.11
1. When the action happens all the time
or habitually.

Examples :

1. Rizal wakes up early every morning.


2. The children usually cycle to the library.
3. We always jog in the park.
4. Dollah visits his grandparents in the
weekends.
2. When we state universal truths

Examples :

1. The moon goes round the earth.


2. Dolphins communicate through sounds.
3. The grass is green.
4. The sun sets in the west.
3. When we give instructions or directions

Examples :

1. Please arrange these on the shelf.


2. Draw an animal and colour it.
3. Please shut the door.
4. Walk along Jalan Meru until you reach to
a junction.
4. When we refer to events, actions or
situations which are true at the present
time.

Examples :

1. My father works in a bank.


2. Azlan lives in Kota Kinabalu.
3. I am ten years old.
4. We are twins.
1) For singular subjects, use singular verbs.

The boy goes. She tries


Mary studies . He enjoys..
Jamal tries .. It likes ..

2) For plural subjects, use plural verbs.

The boy go.


You try
Mary and Kamsiah study.
They enjoy..
Jamal and I walk ..
We like ..
Exercise : Underline the correct word.

1. Bala often ( keeps , keep ) his mobile phone in his


pocket.

2. The children ( buys , buy ) a present for their uncle.

3. Mazna ( learn , learns ) to play the piano every


Wednesday evening.

4. First, ( read , reads ) the instructions carefully.

5. Ganesh ( drives , drive ) his son to school every Friday


morning.

6. En. Yazids factories ( manufacture , manufactures)


electronic devices.

7. The workers ( carry , carries ) the boxes to the


lorries.

8. ( Listens , Listen ) carefully to what I have to say.


Exercise A : Fill in the blanks with the correct form of
the simple present tense of the words given
in the brackets.

1. Mr. Li and his wife _________ at the fitness centre


regularly. ( exercise )
2. _________ your room today, my mother told me.
(tidy )
3. __________ or the plane will leave without us.
(hurry)
4. We _______ many different festivals in Malaysia.
( celebrate )
5. The bus sometimes _________ late. ( arrive )
6. Mrs. Zen _________ in primary school in Taiping.
( teach )
7. __________ me to your leader," the masked man
ordered. ( take )
8. Puan Lizas baby _________ up a few times every
every night. ( wake )
9. Rita ________ her family rice and curry most
evenings. ( serve )
10. The librarians ___________ the books neatly on
the shelves. ( arrange )
Exercise B : Fill in the blanks. Use verbs in the simple
present tense. Use only ONE word for each
blank.

Encik Zahid and his family live on the third floor of an


Apartment building. Zahid (1) _______ as a clerk in a
Large department store. Every day he (2) _______ up at
7.30 a.m. After he (3) ________ his breakfast, he (4)
_________ his apartment. He (5) _________ into his
car and (6) ________ to work. He (7) _________work
At 5.00 p.m. every evening.
Encik Zahids wife is a nurse at Sihat Medical Centre.
The hospital