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Lesson 5 - Family
Vocabulary

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Household Chores

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.

 

sweep
vacuum
mop
wash
dry
scrub
polish
dust

Practice
Select the correct word.

1.

    Mop

 

2.

    Vacuum

 

3.

    Wash

 

4.

    Sweep

 

5.

    dust

 

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
grow grew grown
hold held held
keep kept kept
lend lent lent
let let let
pay paid paid
ride rode ridden
sell sold sold
wake woke woken
write wrote written

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

grow - grew - grown

Past

Participle

hold - held - held

Past

Participle

keep - kept - kept

Past

Participle

lend - lent - lent

Past

Participle

let - let - let

Past

Participle

pay - paid - paid

Past

Participle

ride - rode - ridden

Past

Participle

sell - sold - sold

Past

Participle

wake - woke - woken

Past

Participle

write - wrote - written

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
grow
hold
keep
lend
let
pay
ride
sell
wake
write

 

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

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

1. My children (grow) up very fast.
    

2. I've (write) two letters.
    

3. I've (wake) up very early every day this week.
    

4. She's (sell) over two thousand copies of the book.
    

5. He's (keep) the secret for four years.
    

6. He (lend) me $25.
    

7. She's (pay) all of her bills.
    

8. They've (ride) horses since they were very young.
    

9. I (let) my son go to the party.
    

10. He (hold) my hand.
    

 

Other Vocabulary

rinse
milk the cows          
allowance
chore
punish
reward
punishment
misbehavior
gather
involve
benefit
safety
agreement
enforce
enforcement
kite
ceiling
lie

Practice
Select the correct word.

1. My family together every Christmas.

2. If I did my chores all week my parents would give me an of $1 on Sunday.

3. When I was little I had to do many such as wash the dishes and mop the floor.

4. I always the dishes before putting them in the dishwasher.

5. I try to teach my children to always tell the truth. You shouldn't .

6. If my son doesn't do his homework, his is that he can't watch TV.

7. I think it's important to children in family decisions. They have opinions too.

8. The police officers job is to the law.

9. If my daughter gets a good grade on a test, her is that she can go to the movies.

10. Although we have different opinions, we were able to come to an .

 

 

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The verb "had to"

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