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Grammar file 6                                                                                                            ...
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  1. 1. Grammar file 6 English File 11 Object pronouns 3 Verb be : past simple I me Listen to me. s + you you I love you. I / He / She / It was at home last night. he him She hates him. We / You / They were she her This is Jane. I work with her. s – it it Do you like it? I (etc.) wasn’t at work yesterday. we us Please give us more money. We (etc.) weren’t you you See you tomorrow! s ? they them What do you think of them? Was I (etc.) in class yesterday? Were you (etc.) s There are eight object pronouns: me, you, etc. s Put the object pronoun after the verb / verb + s ✗ preposition. I hate you.  I you hate. I (etc.) was. I (etc.) wasn’t Yes, No,2 There is / are + a / an / some / any you (etc.) were. you (etc.) weren’t. Contractions wasn’t = was not weren’t = were not s There are only two forms: was and were. s Present to past: am / is ➝ was, are ➝ were. He is at home today. ➝ He was at home last night. Word order in questions Verb Subject Singular Was he q in bed last night? s + There’s a lamp Where were you q yesterday? s – There isn’t an ashtray on the table. s Put the verb before the subject in questions. s? Is there a vase 4 There was / were s ✗ Yes, there is. / No, there isn’t. Singular Plural s + There was a lamp s + There are some photos s – There wasn’t an ashtray on the table. s – There aren’t any books on the table. s? Was there a vase s? Are there any bananas s ✗ Yes, there was. / No, there wasn’t. s ✗ Yes, there are. / No, there aren’t. Plural s Use a / an + a singular noun. s + There were some photos s Use some + plural nouns in + . s s – There weren’t any books on the table. s Use any + plural nouns in ? ands s. – s? Were there any bananas s ✗ Yes, there were. / No, there weren’t. s Present to past: There is / are ➝ There was / were. © Oxford University Press
  2. 2. Grammar check 6 English File I1 Pronouns Complete with object pronouns. 3 a Verb be: past simple Where were they ○ ○ yesterday? Write sentences. ○ 1 Bye! See you on Monday. ○ ○ 2 ‘Why do you drink black tea?’ 1 2 ○ ○ ‘Because I like !’ ○ ○ 3 ‘What do you think of politicians?’ ○ ○ ○ ‘I hate .’ ○ ○ 4 ‘We’ve got a problem. Can you help ?’ 3 4 ○ ○ ‘Sorry, I’m busy now. Can you come and see ○ ○ this afternoon?’ ○ ○ ○ 5 ‘Does Peter love Maria?’ ○ ○ ‘Yes. He wants to marry but she ○ 5 ○ doesn’t love .’ ○ ○ 1 He was at work. 4 home. ○ ○2 a There is / are + a / some / any Complete. 2 bed. 5 garden. ○ ○ ○ 3 park. ○ ○ ○ b Complete with was / wasn’t or were / weren’t. ○ ○ 1 ‘Was it your birthday last week?’ ○ ○ ‘Yes, it .’ ○ ○ ○ 2 ‘ you at home last Wednesday?’ ○ ○ ‘No, I .’ ○ ○ 3 ‘Where your brother last month?’ ○ ○ ‘He in Lisbon.’ ○ ○ ○ 4 ‘ your parents at the party?’ ○ ○ ‘No, they .’ ○ ○ 5 ‘Where you this morning?’ ○ ○ ‘I at the dentist’s.’ ○ ○ ○ Singular Plural ○ 4 There was / were Complete with the right ○ ○ e There’s a TV. There are some CDs. form, e , , or ? . ○ ○ There isn’t a chair. chairs. 1 I’m sorry we’re late. There was a lot of traffic. ○ ○ ○ ? sofa? Are there any sofas? 2 ‘ a football match on TV last ○ ○ night?’ ‘No, .’ ○ ○ b Write sentences. 3 ‘ a lot of guests at the ○ ○ 1 / shelves behind / desk e ○ wedding?’ ‘Yes, about three ○ There are some shelves behind the desk. hundred people.’ ○ ○ 2 / radios in / window ○ 4 ‘ a photo of you in the paper ○ yesterday!’ ○ ○ 3 / plants on / shelves e 5 three letters for you this ○ ○ ○ morning but any postcards. ○ 4 / people in / window ? ○ 6 many students in class last ○ ○ Friday. Only two! ○ © Oxford University Press

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