Preparation for the 1st test in the 6th grade

I Use the present simple or present continuous forms of the verbs in brackets.

  1. He always ________ (drink) orange juice.
  2. They _______ (play) hide and seek in the garden now.
  3. Where is Tom? He _______ (have) a shower at the moment.
  4. I ________ (not live) in his street.
  5. _____ you ______ (walk) to school every day? Yes, but today I ________ (take) a bus.
  6. What ______ he ______ usually (have) for breakfast?
  7. Chris ________ (not read) a lot of books.
  8. We _______ (not watch) TV at the moment.
  9. Look! Jane ________ (run|) down the street.

II Use the past simple form of the verbs in brackets.

  1. He _________ (arrive) home late last night. He _______ (not be) at home at 8 p.m.
  2. ______ you _______ (break) mu favourite cup?  No, Kate _____ (drop) it.
  3. I _______ (not be) angry at him.
  4. Where ______ she ______ (move) to in 2010?
  5. Tina and Paul _______ (know) all the answers to the test questions last week.
  6. They ________ (not want) to come to the party.
  7. Greg ______(be) very tired last night so he _______ (go) to bed early.
  8. ______(be)your parents in the restaurant yesterday?
  9. He ______ (start) school last year.
  10. We _____ (be) born in 2000.
  11. Mike ______(not  get ) the job in the international company.
  12. He ______ (leave) school at the age of 18.
  13. Patricia _______ (get) married last month.

III Complete the chartwith the missing family vocabulary.

Male Female
grandfather ____________
__________ mother
son ____________
__________ sister
__________ wife
uncle ____________
__________ niece
cousin ____________

IV Translate into English.

  1. Jedinac, jedinica
  2. Najstarije dete
  3. Blizanci
  4. Stariji brat
  5. Mladja sestra
  6. Najmladje dete
  7. odrasti
  8. preseliti se
  9. roditi se
  10. krenuti u skolu
  11. zavrsiti skolu
  12. dobiti posao
  13. umreti
  14. vencati se
  15. razvesti se

V Write sentences with was supposed to about Uncle Eric who always mixes things up. Use the chart below.

Example:  Uncle Eric was supposed to polish his shoes and put the rubbish into the dustbin. But he polished the dustbin and put the shoes into the dustbin.

Polish his shoes
Iron his trousers
Take the baby for a walk
Cook the lunch
Paint the bedroom
Feed the cat
Put the rubbish into the dustbin

VI Invite your friends to come to your party, to go the cinema with you, to go for a walk with you, etc.

Use Would you like to…?  Do you fancy…?   Do you want to…?

Example: A: Would you like to come to my party?   B: I’d love to. Thanks.

VII Write about the activities that you like or dislike from the pictures.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA canoeing climbing Woman seasoning food Two sportsmen playing basketball Girl-Listening-Music-Wallpaper running slleping swim tennis

IX Write a short paragraph about:

  1. Your family
  2. Your best friend
  3. Your brothers/ sisters/ grandparents

Answer key for the 6th grade test preparation can be found here.


Preparation for the 1st test in the 7th grade

I Use the present simple or present continuous tense of the verbs in brackets:

  1. I ________ (have) a test now.
  2. The teacher _______ (not talk) at the moment.
  3. They _______ (not believe) in vampires.
  4. _____ he ______ (eat) his lunch at the moment?
  5. What _____ she usually______ (do) in the evening?
  6. He _______ (not want) to move to another city.
  7. She never ______ (have) a guitar lesson on Fridays.
  8. We always _______ (go) to the seaside in summer.
  9. _____ she _____ (know) you?
  10. What _____ you _____ (wait) for? Let’s go.
  11. Winter ________ (begin) in December.
  12. Mike ______ often______ (not drink) coffee.

II Write the past simple or past continuous form of the verbs in brackets:

  1. While we ________ (have) breakfast, the postman ________ (arrive).
  2. She quickly _______ (put) on her coat, ______ (grab) her bag and ______ (run) out.
  3. Where ______ (be) you last night? I _____ (be)  at home. I ______ (not be) away.
  4. Tamara _______ (read) her newspaper as they _______ (watch) DVDs.
  5. Steve _______ (break) a cup while he _______ (serve) coffee.
  6. The children _______ (walk) in the park, when it _______ (start) to rain.
  7. I ______ (see) her last night.
  8. What _____ you _____ (do) yesterday?
  9. They always ________ (invite) me for dinner while I ______ (be) there.
  10. She ________ (play) a piano while they ________ (play) cards and _______ (laugh).
  11. It ________ (rain) when we _______ (go) out.
  12. Mr and Mrs Brown _________ (have) dinner at 7 o’clock last night.

III Write 2 sentences about the things that you used and didn’t use to do when you were younger.

Example: I used to play computer games a lot.

I didn’t use to eat peas when I was younger.

I didn’t used to wear high-heeled shoes.

I used to wear flat shoes when I was younger.

IV Use the correct form of be going to or will.

  1. A: I’m so hungry. B: I _________ buy you a sandwich.
  2. When I grow up, I ________ be a doctor.
  3. After school, we ______ go to a café.
  4. A: These bags are too heavy. B: I _________ help you.
  5. Look at that car! It _________ crash into the tree.
  6. I think they _______ pass the exam.
  7. Look the sky! It ______ (rain) this evening.
  8. I don’t think he ______ (finish) the project on time.

V Use the past modals could and had to in the sentences below. If you have (-) in the sentence use the negative forms didn’t have to or couldn’t.

  1. She _______ speak English when she was 5.
  2. When we were at the kindergarten, we ________ sleep before lunch.
  3. They _______ show their passports to the policemen.
  4. He _______ (-) go out with his friends because he ________ revise for the exam.
  5. On holiday, I _______ speak English because the other people ______ (-) understand Serbian.
  6. John ______ (tidy) up his room because his mum was angry about the mess.
  7. Geography is easy for Trish so she _________ (-) revise for the test last week.
  8. We were late for the concert so we _______ (run) all the way to the concert hall.
  9. Josh had an important business meeting on Friday morning so he ______ (-) go to bed late on Thursday.
  10. Mia broke her arm so she _______(-) play in the final match.

VI Translate into English using the words too and  enough.

Example: Ova majica je suvise siroka. Ona nije dovoljno tesna.

This T-shirt is too loose. It’s not tight enough.

  1. Ova haljina je suvise tesna. Ona nije dovoljno siroka.
  2. Njegova jakna je suvise kratka. Ona nije dovoljno dugacka.
  3. Moja kafa je suvise hladna. Ona nije dovoljno topla.
  4. Ove cipele su suvise skupe. One nisu dovoljno jeftine.
  5. Ova supa je suvise vruca. Ona nije dovoljno hladna.
  6. Ove pantalone su suvise siroke. One nisu dovoljno tesne.

VII Translate into English.

  1. Pamučna majica
  2. Kožne cipele
  3. Plastična čaša
  4. Papirni tanjir
  5. Čelični most
  6. Kameni zid
  7. Srebrni prsten
  8. Svilena haljina
  9. Gvozdena sekira
  10. Bakarna strela
  11. Vuneni ogrtač
  12. Gumene čizme
  13. Drvene alatke
  14. Zlatna narukvica

VIII Translate into English.

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  1. Zvonaste pantalone
  2. Špicaste cipele
  3. Karirana košulja
  4. Prugasta pidžama
  5. Jednobojna majca
  6. Košulja sa dugačkim / kratkim rukavima
  7. Vrećaste pantalone
  8. Široka suknja
  9. Tesne farmerke
  10. Ravne cipele

IX Describe the clothes that the people from the picture are wearing.

describing clotehs

Jane         Tom      Mr Short        Pam      Mrs Edwards

Example: Jane is wearing a short-sleeved shirt, checked skirt and blue high-heeled shoes.

You can check the answers to the exercises  here Answer Key.