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English Grammar 101 (T6): Elementary - can/can't, could, prepositions, was/were

Elementary

- Can / can't

- Could

- Prepositions

- Was / were

- Was born


1

Our homework ____ very difficult yesterday, but today it ____ easy.

2

I know that I _____ late 2 days ago, but this time I _____ late.

3

A: _____ was she born?

B: She _____ born in New Zealand.

4

A: _____ were they late for the meeting?

B: Because they _____ asleep.

5

The weather _____ nice today, but it _____ nasty yesterday.

6

A: _____ was Mr. Black born?

B: He was born _____ 1963.

7

The students _____ very tired today.

Because they _____ at a party last night.

8

A: _____ was Jennifer’s job 2 years ago?

B: She _____ a flight attendant.

9

A: _____ is the briefcase?

B: It _____ 200 dollars, but it _____ 100 dollars before.

10

A: How old _____ you in 1990?

B: I _____ 10, but I _____ 25 now.

11

A: How _____ they after the accident?

B: They _____ shocked, but now they _____ better.

12

A: How much _____ the tea cups before?

B: They _____ 10 euros each, they _____ 8 euros now!

13

A: Where _____ they born?

B: They _____ born _____ .

14

I _____ play chess _____ I was five.

15

_____ could you do when you _____ seven.

16

A: _____ languages _____ Nicola speak when he _____ a child?

B: 2 languages.

17

A: _____ languages could they speak when they _____ teenagers?

B: Italian and Russian.

18

My little sister _____ paint pictures alone when she _____ nine, but she _____ now.

19

Kim _____ ski 4 years ago, but he _____ ski very well now.

20

_____ Ben and Jane married ten years ago?

21

Tim _____ run very well, but I _____ run like him, because I was bad at running.

22

I _____ play football well, but I _____ play ice-hockey very well.

23

Last year they _____ in Europe, and visited Germany, _____ they traveled only in Berlin.

24

I _____ born in Amsterdam _____ I live in New York now.

25

She _____ understand English, _____ she can’t speak it.

26

I love Netherlands, _____ I came to Amsterdam.

27

A: _____ you _____ the piano?

B: Yes, _____ .

28

A: _____ of food _____ our cook cook?

B: Italian & French food.

29

A: _____ can she _____ the guitar?

B: Very well.

30

A: _____ can they _____ a computer?

B: In the office.

31

A: _____ languages can her aunt _____ ?

B: 2 languages.

32

A: _____ languages can Mrs. Brown speak?

B: English & Irish.

33

A: _____ can you cook Italian food for us?

B: On Friday evening.

34

A: _____ can my students come?

B: At 3 in the afternoon.

35

A: _____ can Alison go skiing?

B: On her winter holiday.

36

A: _____ Paul play rugby?

B: No, he can’t. But he can _____ baseball.

37

A: _____ can’t you come to the party?

B: Because I have an exam tomorrow.

38

Adam _____ ride a motorbike and he _____ drive a car.

39

Adam _____ use a computer, but he _____ program a computer.

40

Flora _____ drive a car but she _____ ride a motorbike.

41

The homework _____ very difficult yesterday.

42

The children _____ very tired today. They _____ at a party yesterday evening.

43

Hello, everybody! I _____ sorry, I _____ late!

44

Was it hot yesterday?

Yes, it _____ .

45

She paints _____ two hours _____ bedtime.

46

Yesterday there was a party _____ my house.

47

I was _____ a party last night.

48

I could play chess when I _____ five.

49

Can I speak _____ you?

50

The weather _____ beautiful today. But it _____ terrible yesterday.

51

They were _____ England _____ 1998.

52

“Where _____ you born?”

“I _____ born in India.

53

We _____ married when I _____ eighteen and Roger _____ twenty.

54

“Where _____ your sister born?”

“She _____ born in India, too.”

55

“_____ you drive?”

“No, I can’t.”

56

Only Sam _____ play the piano.

57

Nobody _____ play the guitar.

58

I was _____ Adam’s party _____ Saturday.

59

Tom is _____ the garden _____ his friend Sam.

60

She was _____ the cinema _____ her brother.

61

John lives _____ home _____ his parents.

62

I go _____ work _____ bus.

63

I work _____ 6 a.m. _____ 6 p.m.

64

Look _____ this photo _____ my brother. Isn’t he tall?

65

Queen Elizabeth was born _____ London _____ 1926.

66

“ Can you help me with my homework ?”

“_____ course I can; give it _____ me.”

67

“Could she cook?”

“Yes, she _____”

68

“_____ you cook Italian food?”

“No, I _____ but I love eating it.”

69

Everybody _____ drive a car in my family.

70

_____ you _____ any other languages?

71

“ _____ your friend speak English?”

“No, she _____ .”

72

He _____ paint pictures when he was just three.

73

“_____ you in England in 1999?”

“Yes, I _____ .”

74

_____ you swim when you were five?

75

Where _____ you now?

76

What month _____ it last month?

77

_____ your teacher speak English when he was seven?

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