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Lesson 2 - School
Vocabulary

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School Subjects

Instructions

  1. Print the vocabulary list.
  2. Translate the words. (Google Translation - http://translate.google.com/)
    - or -
    Look up the English definition. (Longman Dictionary - http://www.ldoceonline.com/)
  3. Do the exercises below. Click on a word to hear the pronunciation.

Subjects

science
biology
chemistry
mathematics (math)          
algebra
geometry
trigonometry
physical education
history
social studies

Practice
Select the correct answer.

1. Which school subjects are science classes? (Select two.)

biology
algebra
trigonometry
history
chemistry
social studies

2. Which school subjects are mathematics classes? (Select three)

biology
algebra
trigonometry
history
chemistry
geometry

3. Which is your favorite subject?
(There is no correct or incorrect answer.)

4. Which is your least favorite subject? (You don't like it.)
(There is no correct or incorrect answer.)

 

Past Participles

Below is a list of the irregular verbs from this lesson (including the participle). Study the list below and complete the practice exercises.

Verb Past Participle
become became become
bring brought brought
feel felt felt
find found found
get got gotten
have had had
leave left left
put put put
run ran run
teach taught taught

Practice
In the spaces provided, use your imagination to write sentences using the irregular verbs from the table above. (Since there are so many possible answers, I can't correct this exercise. This is just for practice.)

example
go - went - gone

Past

Participle

become - became - become

Past

Participle

bring - brought - brought

Past

Participle

feel - felt - felt

Past

Participle

find - found - found

Past

Participle

get - got - gotten

Past

Participle

have - had - had

Past

Participle

leave - left - left

Past

Participle

put - put - put

Past

Participle

run - ran - run

Past

Participle

teach - taught - taught

Past

Participle

Practice
Fill out the table below with the irregular verbs. If you write a space after a word, the computer will think that it's an error.

Verb Past Participle
become
bring
feel
find
get
have
leave
put
run
teach

 

Practice
Write the verb in parentheses in the correct form (present, past or participle) in the sentences below.

example
She's (find) a lot of interesting books at the library.

1. She has (feel) sick all week.
   

2. He (teach) the children math last year.
   

3. Barack Obama (become) president in 2009.
   

4. Joe (leave) the building at 5:00 PM. He's at home now.
   

5. I (run) for exercise every morning.
   

6. They've (have) a lot of great parties at their house.
   

7. He (get) married last month.
   

8. She (bring) cookies for everyone yesterday.
   

9. They have (put) the books in order by the author's name.
   

10. She (run) in the Boston marathon last year.
   

 

Other Vocabulary

one-room schoolhouse
handle
heater
misbehave
strict
spank
Bible
chimney
bucket
coal
whittle
pupil
court
dismiss
unseemly
engage
sum
earnings
declining
burden
pool
hall
shave
barber shop
worth
fault
approve
former

Practice
Select the correct word.

1. I'm going to the to get my hair cut and get a shave.
    

2. Bill Clinton is a president of the U.S.
    

3. I need to save some of my so I can buy a car.
    

4. The employee was for unseemly conduct.
    

5. The Federal Reserve reduced interest rates to try to improve the economy.
    

6. The man sent flowers to the woman in an effort to her.
    

7. The Congress the budget for the new year.
    

8. She has a big class. There are over 30 in her class.
    

9. The people threw of water on the fire to try to put it out.
    

10. The artist a beautiful statue out of the wood.
    

 

 

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The verbs "used to" and "would"

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