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Lesson 6 - House
Vocabulary

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Housing Problems

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.

 

leak
crack
overflow
fix
stopped up
broken
heat
cockroach
ant
mouse
rat

Practice
Select the correct word.

1. There are in the house.

cockroach

 

2. There are in the apartment.

ant

 

3. The sink is .

leak

 

4. The window is .

broken

 

5. The is working.

heater

 

6. There are in the house.

rat

 

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
send sent sent
shake shook shaken
shoot shot shot
sleep slept slept
speak spoke spoken
stand stood stood
steal stole stolen
sweep swept swept
take took taken
wear wore worn

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

send - sent - sent

Past

Participle

shake - shook - shaken

Past

Participle

shoot - shot - shot

Past

Participle

sleep - slept - slept

Past

Participle

speak - spoke - spoken

Past

Participle

stand - stood - stood

Past

Participle

steal - stole - stolen

Past

Participle

sweep - swept - swept

Past

Participle

take - took - taken

Past

Participle

wear - wore - worn

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
send
shake
shoot
sleep
speak
stand
steal
sweep
take
wear

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. The bank robber (steal) over $1,000,000.
    

2. He (speak) to the students yesterday.
    

3. She's (wear) that dress three times this week!
    

4. She's (sweep) the kitchen floor and vacuumed.
    

5. He has (send) her three letters already.
    

6. They haven't (take) the money out of her purse.
    

7. The police officer (shoot) the bank robber.
    

8. We (shake) the dressing before using it.
    

9. He hasn't (sleep) in two days.
    

10. I (stand) in line for one hour.
    

 

Other Vocabulary

ceiling          
fix
buckets
fumigate
a chance
complain
withhold
item
several
patch
seal
roof
replace
electrician                    
notify
teenager
smell
breath
punishment
knock

Practice
Select the correct word.

1. My refrigerator is broken. I need to it.
   

2. The fixed the light.
   

3. When I finish writing a letter, I it in an envelope.
   

4. A person who is 13 - 19 years old is a .
   

5. If my clothes have a hole in them, I them.
   

6. When you eat onions, you get bad .
   

7. My employer taxes from my paycheck.
   

8. You can carry water in .
   

9. I bought 10 at the supermarket.
   

10. I love the of that perfume.
   

 

 

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