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1. Is it possible to distinguish irregular and regular Trad. Elige la forma negativa gramaticalmente
verbs in a sentence in present? Why? correcta, del siguiente enunciado:
"Me estoy encargando de la mascota de María"
R: No, because the verb in present has no
indication of its conjugation. R: "No voy a cuidar de la mascota de María".
Trad. ¿Es posible distinguir los verbos
regulares e irregulares en una oración en 5. Indicate if the following sentences are in simple
presente? ¿Por qué? present (S) or present progressive (P):

R: No, porque el verbo en presente no tiene 1) He reads the newspaper at mornings.


ninguna indicación de su conjugación. 2) I`m speaking English to you because you
want to practice it.
3) They speak Italian and Chinese every day.

2. It is possible to distinguish in the third person if R: 1-S, 2-P, 3-S


the verb is regular or irregular?
Indica si las siguientes frases son en presente
R: It’s impossible to distinguish them, no simple (S) o presente progresivo (P):
matter what the form is.
1) Él lee el periódico en la mañana.
Trad. . ¿Es posible distinguir en tercera persona si 2) Te estoy hablando en inglés porque quieres
el verbo es regular o irregular? practicar
3) Ellos hablan en italiano y chino todos los días.
R: Es imposible distinguirlos, no importa cómo sea
su forma.

3. The sentence "these days I'm sleeping a lot." 6. “They ___ football at school”
Expresses:
R: were playing
R: A habit that you repeat everyday and at
the same time. Trad. Ellos_________ fútbol en la escuela.
R: estaban jugando
Trad. La frase "en estos días estoy durmiendo
mucho." Expresa:

R: Un hábito que repites todos los días y al mismo 7. Read the following sentence: "Every word on
tiempo. that page is working hard to highlight your talents
and skills."
Now, change it to the grammatically correct
4. Choose the grammatically correct negative form interrogative form asking "why?"
of the following sentence:
“I’m taking care of Mary’s pet” R: Why is every word on that page working hard
to highlight your talents and skills?
R: “I’m not taking care of Mary’s pet”.

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Lea la siguiente frase: "Cada palabra en esa página “Now I’m reading about how to be a lot more
actúa con fuerza para poner de relieve sus careful about the environment. I’m living in Mexico
talentos y habilidades." City and there’s a lot of pollution. There were trees
and birds everywhere in the past, the sun was
Ahora, cámbiala a la forma interrogativa shining and people enjoyed the city a lot more.
gramaticalmente correcta preguntando con "¿por Moreover, currently violence and crime are
qué?" affecting us very hard, although everybody is
fighting against them. Time´s running fast and
we´re requiring some kind of solution”.
R: ¿Por qué cada palabra en esa página actr para
poner de relieve sus talentos y habilidades?
R: C−I−I−C−C−C−C

Analiza si la forma subrayada del presente o


8. Which questions are logical and gramatically pasado progresivo se utilizan adecuadamente en
correct? este contexto eligiendo correcta (c) o incorrecta (i)
si se debería utilizar presente simple o pasado
1) What do you do?
simple. Marca la secuencia de las palabras en el
2) What is Lorenzo playing?
texto cuando contestes la tabla:
3) Why are Rebeca watching TV?
4) Are Sergio doctor?
5) What are you doing?
10. Change the sentence to simple past tense:
R: 1, 2, 5
“Paty is going to bake cookies for the guests”
Trad. ¿Qué preguntas son lógicas y
R: Paty baked cookies for the guests.
gramaticalmente correctas?
Cambia el enunciado a tiempo pasado simple.
1) ¿Qué hace usted? Paty va a hornear galletas para sus invitados.
R: Paty horneó galletas para sus invitados.
2) ¿Qué está jugando Lorenzo?

3) ¿Por qué están Rebeca viendo la televisión?


11. Change the next sentence to past continuous.
4) ¿Son Sergio médico?
All of the reindeer are leaping around in the snow.
5) ¿Qué estás haciendo? All of the reindeer _____ around in the snow.

9. Analyze if the highlighted form of present or past


progressive are adequately used in this context by
choosing correct (C) or incorrect (I) if simple
present or simple past should be used. Mark the
sequence of the words in the text when you answer
in the chart:

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5) Mis mejores amigos viven a dos casas debajo


R: Were leaping de mi calle.

Cambie la siguiente frase al pasado continuo. 14. Match the comparative and superlative on the
left with the sentences in the column on the right.
Todos los renos están saltando en la nieve. Todos
los renos _____ en la nieve.
R: estaban saltando

12. Si tuvieras que presentar un examen de


colocación de inglés en el ingreso a la universidad,
¿cuál crees que es tu desempeño en el manejo de los
tiempos en pasado y presente?

R) Bueno, porque tienes bastante


vocabulario, conoces las estructuras y manejas
los verbos en sus diferentes conjugaciones.

13. If you want to remember the things that you


experienced as a kid, which of the following phrases
would correspond to that purpose? R: [1-c,b] [2-a, d]
1) I live in a house with a garden full of plants. Relaciona el comparativo y el superlativo de la
2) On my first birthdays I was afraid of clowns. izquierda con las frases en la columna de la
3) When I see pictures from my childhood I feel derecha.
nostalgic. Comparativo o superlativo: 1. Más grande, 2. El
4) I still see some of my schoolmates from más grande.
elementary school.
Enunciados:
5) My best friends live two houses down the block
a. ¿Cuál es más grande, Chihuahua o Zacatecas?
from me.
b. Michoacán es más grande que Hidalgo
c. ¿Qué ciudad tiene la más grande población:
R: 2, 3, 4
GDL, La Ciudad de México o Monterrey?
d. La ciudad de México tiene la mayor población
Si desearas recordar las cosas que viviste de
de todo el país
niño, ¿cuáles de las siguientes frases se
corresponderían con ese propósito?
15. Choose a verb for the sentence.
1) Yo vivo en una casa con un jardín lleno de
plantas. "Peter _____ TV in the evening"
2) En mis primeros cumpleaños le tuve miedo a
los payasos. R: Watched
3) Cuando veo las imágenes de mi infancia me
siento nostálgico. Escoge un verbo para el enunciado:
4) Todavía veo a algunos de mis compañeros de Peter miraba la TV por la tarde.
clase de la escuela primaria.

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16. Choose a verb for the sentence: 19. Choose a connector for the sentence.
“The Gomez family members ___ dinner together "He sings along to the music on the radio _____ he
every night” takes a shower"

R: take R: while

Escoge un verbo para el enunciado: Escoge una conjunction para el enunciado.

Los miembros de la familia Gómez CENAN juntos Él canta con la música de la radio MIENTRAS
tosas las noches. se baña.

17. Complete the conversation using the modal


auxiliary would. 20. Read the next sentence

You are on a bus. You have a seat but an elderly It’s not polite to make a lot of noise because you
man is standing. You offer him your seat. know that others are sleeping.

You: _________________________________ Now complete the same idea in a question of cause


Man: Oh, that’s very kind of you. Thank you very and effect:
much.
Is it polite to make a lot of noise ____ you know that
R: Would you like to sit down? others are sleeping?

Completa la conversación utilizando el auxiliary R: when


de modo “would”.
Lee el siguiente enunciado.
Estás en un camión. Estás sentado pero un No es de buena educación hacer tanto ruido
hombre de edad se encuentra de pie. Le ofreces porque sabes que otros están durmiendo.
tu asiento. Ahora completa la misma idea en una pregunta de
Tú: ¿Le gustaría sentarse? causa y efecto:
El hombre: Oh qué amable. Muchas gracias. Es de buena educación hacer mucho ruido
CUANDO sabes que otros duermen.

18. Choose a verb for the sentence 21. Complete the question:
“Susan and Peter ___ very early.” “Will you please call me up when you __ there?”
R: wake up R: arrive

Escoge un verbo para el enunciado.


Completa el siguiente enunciado
¿Me hablarás cuando LLEGUES?
Susana y Pedro SE DESPIERTAN muy temprano.

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22. You’re invited to a wedding and the invitation It doesn't need electricity or batteries.
says: You wind it up by hand.
“After the ceremony, there’s a reception with family He got the idea for the radio while he was watching
and friends”. TV.

You understand that: R: Past, present, present, past progressive.

R: There will be a reception after the end of ¿Cuál es el tiempo de cada enunciado?
the ceremony
El británico Trevor Baylis inventó en 1996 un
Estás invitado a una boda y la invitación dice: radio accionado por cuerda.
“Después de la ceremonia, hay una recepción con No necesita electricidad o baterías
Le das cuerda manualmente
familiares y amigos.
Tuvo la idea del radio mientras estaba mirando la
Tú entiendes entonces que:
tele.
R: Habrá una recepción al final de la ceremonia.
R: pasado, presente, presente, pasado progresivo

23. What do you consider is the best way to correct


spelling on your writings? 26. Why do we use the verb in past form only in
affirmative sentences?
R: Looking up in books the words you aren´t
sure about R: In negative and interrogative we have the
auxiliary “did”
¿Cuál consideras que es la mejor forma de corregir
la pronunciación de tus escritos? ¿Por qué usamos el verbo en su forma pasada solo
en oraciones afirmativas?
R. Buscando en libros las palabras de las que no R: Porque en las formas negativa e interrogativa
estés seguro. debemos usar el auxiliar “did”.

24. In the next sentence, identify the type of verb,


not the tense. 27. Look at this poster:
The girl lives in Mexico

R: Regular

En el siguiente enunciado, identifica el tipo de


verbo no el tiempo.
La chica vive en México.
R. Es regular

25. What is the tense for each sentence?


The British Trevor Baylis invented in 1996 a wind- What is the purpose of the poster?
up radio.

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R: The store sells jewels at a lower price this 30. What would you do if you’re waiting for
week. someone at the airport and a foreigner approaches
you and ask you this:
Mira el póster. ¿Cuál es su finalidad?
“Do you know what time the bank opens?”
R: La tienda vende joyas a un bajo precio esta
semana R: I’d try to answer using my knowledge in
English

¿Qué harías si estuvieras esperando a alguien en


28. Complete the following sentence with the el aeropuerto y un extranjero se acerca a ti para
correct verb form. preguntarte: “sabes a qué hora abren el banco”?

"We planted an apple-tree in the backyard;


unfortunately it _____.”
31. ¿Qué dinámica sigues para asistir a la asesoría
R: died de Módulo 3 "Mi vida en otra lengua" con respecto
al uso de los verbos irregulares?
Completa el siguiente enunciado con la forma
correcta del verbo. R: Las programas conforme a un plan de trabajo

Plantamos un manzano en el patio trasero. Por


desgracia SE SECÓ. 32. If I want to tell something that happened during
the day and the person in front of me does not
understand when I speak in English, what happens
to me?
29. We call them regular verbs because the past
R: I feel glad that even as I can’t speak well I
tense of each is formed by adding “ed” to the end of
lost the fear to express myself.
the verb.
But some verbs have many different ways of
Si deseo contar algo que me pasó durante el día y
forming the past tense, because there is no regular
la persona enfrente de mí no entiende cuando
pattern; these verbs are known as irregular verbs.
hablo en inglés, ¿qué sucede conmigo entonces?
Change to past tense the following verbs:
R: Me siento contento pues aunque no puedo
Choose, weep, like, beat, drive, fly
hablar bien, he perdido el miedo a expresarme.
R: chose, wept, liked, beat, drove, flew

Los llamamos los verbos regulares porque el 33. Choose a logical verb with the correct form of
tiempo pasado de cada uno se forma añadiendo the verb to be for the sentence in future.
"ed" al final del verbo.
“I ______________hot chips”
Sin embargo, algunos verbos tienen diferentes
maneras de formar el tiempo pasado, porque no
R: am going to eat
hay un patrón regular, estos verbos son conocidos
como los verbos irregulares. Escoge un verbo lógico y la forma correcta de “to
Cambie al tiempo pasado los siguientes verbos: be” para una oración en futuro.
Elegir, llorar, gustar, batir, conducir, volar

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R: VOY A COMER papas fritas.


R) When
34. Choose the correct plural noun for the
following sentence.

"As we get older, so do our _____!"

R:TEETH 38. Change the statement below to the negative


form in past tense.
Escoge el sustantivo en plural correcto para el
siguiente enunciado: "She mixes the ingredients for the Thanksgiving
stuffing". She _____ the ingredients for the
Lo mismo que envejecemos, así también nuestros Thanksgiving stuffing this morning.
DIENTES.
R: Didn't mix

35. Which sentence is grammatically correct? 39. Observe the picture and complete the sentences
with the correct pronoun:
R: Why is Julieta working as a hospital
administrator this year? 1. Susana I'm so nervous! This is our first time in a
contest!
¿Cuál enunciado es gramaticalmente correcto? 2. Mateo: you are doing great, don't be afraid.
People will notice it, as I do.
R: ¿Por qué está trabajando Julieta como 3. Mateo: ____ (they/them) will clap a lot.
director del hospital este año? 4. Other competitors: watch ____ (they/them), they
are incredible.
5. Other competitors: let's ask ____ (they/them) to
teach ____ (we/us).

36. Decide whether the following sentences are in R: They – them – them – us
present progressive or simple present tense.
40. Match the words on the left to the
1. Simple present corresponding sentence(s) on the right.
2. Present continuous
Some or any Sentences
a. My brother is playing the guitar at the moment
b. I often write poems to my wife 1. Some a. We have one dog,
c. Your parents are talking now 2. Any two cats and ____ fish
d. Jose is taking his grandparents to his house in this b. There are ____
moment chocolate biscuits in the
e. The sun barely shines with this weather cupboard c. I can't find
____ books about
R: [1-b,e] [2-a,c,d] Mexican movies
d. My daughter doesn't
37. Choose a connector for the sentence. "___ I have _____ friends in
play soccer, everybody shouts." Jalisco.

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e. Would you like


_____ grapes? 1. Every day
2. Your brain
3. Read
4. Work
R) [1-a,b,e] [2-c,d] 5. Better
6. If you
7. Will

41. Rewrite the sentence using the simple future R: 6 – 3 – 1 – 2 – 7 – 4 – 5


tense:
"Juan is an expert on using computers". 46. Chose the correct verb conjugation for the
sentence in past continuous
R: Juan will be an expert on using computers
"We _____ the four o'clock bus"
42. Order the following words to make a coherent
sentence R: were taking
1. He
2. Be
3. Would 47. Después de leer un texto donde aparecen
4. The cuantificadores en una pregunta o información en
5. Organizing inglés, ¿qué haces normalmente?
6. Not
7. ? R: Verificas haber entendido
8. evidence
48. Match the numbers of the left column with the
R: 3 – 1 – 2 – 6 – 5 – 4 – 8 – 7 letters of the right column to create logical and
correct sentences
43. What does this sentence express?
"I´m ten now. When I get married, I´ll have a lot of 1. When we arrived at the station
babies." 2. It's too hot
3. I found a ten-dollar bill between two pages of the
R: Something the person believes will happen in book
the future. 4. Why are you wasting your money?

a. Thank God, the wind's blowing.


44. Turn this statement into a question: b. When I read it
c. The seller had charged you a lot
"Molly buys gift certificates at the department d. Thank God, the wind blows.
store". e. The train is waiting
Did Carla _____ gift certificates at the department f. While I was reading it
store? g. The train was waiting
h. That's too expensive
R) buy
R) [1-g] [2-a] [3-f] [4-h]
45. Order the numbers of the following words to
make a logical sentence in the conditional for future

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8. ?
49. Choose the correct words to complete the next
text in English If it's necessary you can use a word R) 4 – 2 – 6 – 1 – 7 – 3 – 5 – 8
more than once.
"Tell me, please. Why _____ you _____ him _____
Mary _____ know he was the thief?” 54. Match the correct grammar preposition of time.
Prepositions may repeat.
R) did – invited – when – did Example
1. ___ February 14th is Valentine's Day.
2. ___ half past three, I'm going to the cinema
50. Si conocieras a una persona de habla inglesa a 3. ___ June, I will do it
través de una red social ¿cómo intercambias
información con ella sobre tu proyecto de vida? Preposition of time
a. At
R) Expresarías de manera autónoma tus ideas b. In
utilizando las nociones gramaticales y c. On
vocabulario propias para su información
R) [1-c] [2-a] [3-b]
51. Rewrite the sentence using the simple future 55. Relate the tenses on the left to their
tense "The team has a party" corresponding questions on the right.

R) The team will have a party

52. The expressions and words below aren't in


order. Choose 5 of them and indicate the sequence
they must follow to create a logical and complete
sentence in present progressive.

1. The radio
2. Listen to
3. When you are
4. Hear his voice
5. Listening to
6. You can
R: [1-b,d] [2-a,c,e]
R) 3– 5 – 1 – 6 – 4
56. ¿Qué método utilizas para comprender temas como
53. Order the following words to make a coherent el uso de los pronombres y adjetivos?
sentence.
1. Be R: Buscar datos que te remitan a la información
2. Will relevante para aprenderla.
3. Christmas
4. Where 57. Tu asesor de Módulo 3 "Mi vida en otra
5. Eve lengua", te da material de un tema nuevo para que
6. You lo estudies sobre "el uso de los plurales irregulares",
7. On pero no logras entenderlo, ¿Qué haces?

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R: Buscas más referencias para entenderlo, si en 62. Choose the correct expressions "in-at-on" to
necesario pides ayuda al asesor. complete the sentences

1. "My mother's birthday is _____ April."


58. Order the words to make a coherent sentence 2. "I always get up early _____ Friday mornings"
3. "Please, try to be home _____ lunch time"
1. Movies
2. The R) 1-on / 2-in / 3-at
3. I
4. To
5. Am 63. Turn the first statement into a question:
6. Going "My sister and I needed to get up early the last
month, because we didn´t have a car".
R: 3 – 5 – 6 – 4 – 2 – 1
______ Need to get up early last month?
59. Indicate if the next question is correct or not
and why: R: Did we
"What did you wear if you would go to the party?"
64. Read the text and complete it with the correct
R) Yes, it's correct because first you express a pronouns:
question and then a condition with "would"
1. He came to church with ____ (her/she), as _____
(him/he) always did.
60. Complete the sentences using the correct form 2. _____ (her/she) took the precaution to place
of "going to" Choose affirmative, interrogative o _____ (him/he) next to her.
negative
1. Pedro's sweater is dirty. He (wash) _____ it. R: Her – he – she – him
2. I've decided to pick up some eggs. I (fry)
_____them. 65. Decide which sentences are true
3. Rosa needs that sofa. She (sell) _____ it.
4. My tooth is aching a lot. I (visit) _____ my 1. We use the present continuous to talk about
dentist. what´s happening now
2. "Now", "at the moment" are simple present time
R: 1- is going to wash 2- am not going to 3. In the simple present tense we add "ing" to all the
fry 3- aren't going to sell 4- am going to verbs.
visit 4. We use the auxiliary verb "to be" with the present
progressive tense.
61. Read this sentence: Mary works R: 1 – 4
Change it to present progressive in the next forms:
1. Affirmative 66. Classify the following sentences as true (T) or false
(F)
2. Negative
3. Interrogative Sentences
1. Negatives in the simple past tense are formed by
R: 1 – Mary is working 2 – Mary is not working adding DID NOT before the simple form of the verb.
3 – is Mary working?

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2. The verb BE is not an exception to the previous 70. ¿Si desconoces la manera en la que se puede ser
sentence. usado un comparativo en inglés, que opción te
3. YES / NO questions in the simple past are NOT puede ayudar a eliminar tu duda?
created using the auxiliary DID.
4. Questions with WH words in simple past are created
by using the auxiliary DID before the subject. R: Buscar en un diccionario y verificar los usos
de la palabra.
R:[T-1,4] [F-2,3]
71. Is the underlined part correct? Why?
"Ignacio wanted to leave early, but his boss
67. Order 6 of the following numbers to make a wouldn't let him"
coherent sentence.
R: It's incorrect because this is not a conditional
1. Potato chips
2. The saltiest 72. Choose one of these prepositions for the
3. Why sentence: at, on, in or after
4. Are
5. Snack The telephone rang _____ the doorbell.
6. Does
7. Is R: after
8. ?
73. What's the correct question to get this answer
R: 3 – 4 – 1 – 2 – 5 – 8 based on the grammar for simple part and the best
choice of a question word?

68. Order the next words to make a meaningful "The concert began at six o'clock".
sentence.
R) What time did the concert begin?
1. You
2. Last 74. ¿Qué aplicabilidad tiene el inglés en tu vida
3. ? cotidiana?
4. Go
5. Week R: Tratas de aplicarlo en todas las áreas de tu
6. Did entorno donde sea posible .
7. Where
75.- Rewrite the sentence using plural nouns and
R: 7 – 6 – 1 – 4 – 2 – 5 – 3 change the number 1 for 100. “There is one mouse
in the kitchen”
69. What does this sentence express?
"I'll take a seat. Look over there, there's an empty R: There are one hundred mice in the
chair." kitchen
Vuelve a escribir la frase con nombres plurales y
cambia el número 1 por 100. "Hay un ratón en la
R: A decision made at the moment of speaking. cocina"

R: Hay cien ratones en la cocina.

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What’s the grammatically correct answer to the


following question? “What were you doing
yesterday at 3 PM?

R: I were working on my PC

¿Cuál es la respuesta gramaticalmente correcta a


la siguiente pregunta?"¿Qué estabas haciendo
ayer a las 15:00?

Turn the next sentence into a question.

Pepe was sleeping because the Math class was


boring

. _____ because the Math class was boring?

R: Was Pepe sleeping

Convierte la siguiente frase en una pregunta.

Pepe estaba durmiendo porque la clase de


matemáticas estaba aburrida.

Choose a comparative adjective for the sentence.


“Sandy’s hair is ____ Nancy’s”

R: longer than

Elige un adjetivo comparativo para la frase. "El


pelo de Sandy es ___________ Nancy"

R: más largo que el de

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