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Yellow Level

Review Answers:

 

Complete each short answer with the correct subject and helping (auxiliary) verb:

1. A: Did she have a big wedding?

    B: Yes, she she did.

2. A: Were there a lot of people there?

    B: Yes, there were.

3. A: Have you ever been to a wedding?

     B: Yes, I have.

 

bride

Complete each sentence in the past tense:

4. They had the wedding in this church. (have)

5. They invited over 100 people. (invite)

6. They didn't have any problems during the ceremony. (have -- negative)

7. Almost everyone went to the reception after the wedding. (go)

 

church

Complete each sentence or question in the present perfect tense:

8. A: Have you ever seen a bike like this one? (see)

9. B: No, I haven't.

10. How long has Paul had this bike? (have)

11. He has had it for five years. (have)

or....He's had it for five years. (have)

 

santas on bike

Complete each sentence or question in the present perfect tense. (Click and listen to the video first.)

12. A: Has he ever ridden on a conference bike? (ride)

13. B: No, he hasn't.

14. His friends have never been on a conference bike either. (be)

 

man on bike

Complete each sentence or question in the present perfect tense:

15. How many times has she been to downtown MInneapolis? (be)

16. She has been there many times. (be)

17. Some of her friends, however, have never gone downtown before. (go)

 

girl

Complete each sentence with the correct comparative adjective. Some sentences require the use of "than." Others don't.

18. The celery at this store is fresher  than the stuff we bought last week. (fresh)

19. Compared to that other store, this one is more expensive. (expensive)

20. This organic celery is a darker green color than the nonorganic celery. (dark)

21. This celery is also crispier. (crispy)

22. Does it taste better? (good)

22. Or does it taste worse? (bad)

(Be careful with the word "worse." It's used when both things or people are bad.)

 

celery

Complete each sentence with the correct superlative adjective. Don't forget to use "the" when necessary.

23. The doctor I have now is the best one I've ever had. (good)

24. The last examination I had was the most thorough I've ever had. Probably because I'm older. (thorough*)

25. The clinic we visited was the biggest we have ever been to. (big)

26. However, it's not the easiest place to find. (easy)

27. Minnesota is one of the healthiest places to live in the U.S. (healthy)

28. It's also one of the coldest states to live in. (cold)

*thorough = complete; full

 

doctor

Complete each sentence or question with the past continuous tense:

29. What were they doing yesterday? (do)

30. They were sledding all afternoon. (sled)

31. Who was watching them? (watch)

31. Their parents were watching them. (watch)

32. A: Was it snowing at the time? (snow)

33. B: No, it wasn't.

 

children

Complete each sentence or question with the modal verb "should" and the main verb:

34. How should I cook this cabbage? (cook)

35. You should boil it for about twenty-five minutes. (boil)

36. Shouldn't we make anything else for dinner? (make -- negative)

37. Yes, we should roast a chicken and some potatoes. (roast)

 

cabbage

Complete each sentence or question with the "going to" future:

38. A: Who are you going to call? (call, "going to" future)

39. B:  I'm going to call Angela. (call, "going to" future)

 

phone

Complete each sentence with perfect modals "should" or "might" + the main verb.

40. You should have tried to get ahold of her earlier. (try)

Why?

41. She might have left her apartment already. (leave)

or

42. She might not have heard her phone ring. (hear)

 

another girl

Angela

Use the present perfect continuous tense to complete theses sentences and questions:

43. How long have they been riding this bike? (ride)

44. They have been riding the bike for the last thirty minutes. (ride)

 

riding on nicollet

Use "should" or "might" + the main verb in the perfect continuous form:

Why didn't he answer the phone?

45. I don't know. He might have been taking a nap. (take)

46. Really? Shouldn't he have been working on something at home? (work -- negative)

 

man napping

47 - 50.Complete each sentence or question in the past perfect tense:

47. She had visited Minneapolis when she was a little girl, but she forgot about the trip. (visit)

girl

48. Scientists had thought that tigers would be safe from extinction, but now--due to human activity--they believe that the extinction of the species in the wild is inevitable. (think)

49. If human beings had taken a more thoughtful approach to their use of land, air, and water, some animal species wouldn't be faced with the possibility of extinction. (take)

 

tiger
50. I wish I had used a colander to drain the noodles. It would have been easier. (use) drainer

 

Next: Yellow Level Review, Part 2

 

 

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