A) Daily Activities at Work

What are some daily activities that you do at work?

I go to work at 8.45am every morning.
I usually drive to work.
I always check my emails when I get to work, but I don't always reply to them immediately.
I take a taxi or a train if I have a lunch meeting. I never take the bus because it is too slow.
When I am at my desk I usually work on the computer, even during morning tea.
At 1pm most days I have lunch.
At 3pm we have afternoon tea,and that is when we usually talk and eat cake.
When you are in the office you probably have a lot of papers. It is important for you to file your papers, and so that you can find them again you need to organise your files.
When I work I have to make telephone calls. If an important issue happens I ask my secretary to organise a meeting.
Once a month I report to my boss, but maybe you have to report to your boss more often. I usually write a document that my boss can read.

Write ten sentences daily routine in English.

Example: My daily routine:

My name is Adam. I always wake up at 7 oclock in the morning then I wash my face and brush my teeth. After that, I do some exercises then I put my clothes on and prepare my school bag. Next, I have my breakfast and wait for the school bus. At 8 oclock I go to school and start my first class then I go to the second class. After that, I often take my lunch break and talk with my friends. At around 12 noon I go back home and take a rest. Next, I usually watch some TV and chat with my family then I do my homework and help my mother in the house. At 9 oclock I read a book and go to sleep.


conjunctions needed:

  • Then, next, after that
  • And, or, because, so
  • In, on, at, above, under
  • Always, usually, often
  • First, second, finally

B) Complete the following sentences.

1. No other boy is as . as James. (tall / taller / tallest)

2. Milk is .. than any other food. (nourishing / more nourishing / most nourishing)

3. Radium is one of the metals. (valuable / more valuable / most valuable)

4. Few English poets were as . as Wordsworth. (great / greater / greatest)

5. Shimla is .. than most other hill stations in India. (famous / more famous / most famous)

6. Gold is one of the . metals. (precious / more precious / most precious)

7. Solomon was than any other king. (wise / wiser / wisest)

8. Few historians write as .. as Macaulay. (well / better /best)

9. Very few books are as . as David Copperfield. (popular / more popular / most popular)

10. A train is . than a car. (fast / faster / fastest)





The Past Indefinite (Simple)

... + II Did... + I? ... did not + I
I played. . Did I play? ? I did not (=didn't) play. .
He She It We You They played Did he she it we you they play? He She It We You They did not play =(didn't play)



Did you see him yesterday? - Yes, I did. ? - .
Did you hear the news? - No, I did not. ? - .
When did you see her? ?
What did he say? ?  


I did not (didnt) see him yesterday. .
She did not (didnt) know this. .



yesterday the other day onSunday in 1980 1980 lastweek anhourago a month ago long ago ..

The verb ''to be'' in the Past Tense

Positive Negative Question
I/he/she/it was I/he/she/it wasnt (was not) WasI/he/she/it?
You/we/they were You/we/they werent(were not) Were you/we/they?


Grammar exercises

A. Complete the sentences

E.g:I didn´t watch TV last night.

1. On Saturday I ____________ (play) computer games with my cousins.

2. My mum ____________ (not cook) dinner last night.

3. I ____________ (walk) to school because there weren´t any buses.

4. They ____________ (not dance) at the party.

5. My brother ____________ (travel) to Ireland last summer.

B. Write the past simple of these verbs

1. copy __________

2. revise __________

3. cycle __________

4. listen __________

5. practice __________

6. play __________

7. like __________

8. move __________

9. shout __________

C. Regular (R) or irregular (I) verbs?

Play R

Fly ___________

Use ___________


Eat ___________



See ___________

Put ____________


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