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Week 1 | English Grammar

Day 1| Auxiliary verbs

Day 2 |Am/is/are

Day 3 |Am/is/are Questions

Day 4 |I am doing (present continuous)

Day 5 |Are you doing? (present continuous questions)

Day 6 |I do/work/like (present simple)(present continuous questions)

Week 2 | English Grammar

Day 1 |I don't... (present simple negative)

Day 2 |Do you...? (present simple questions)

Day 3 |I am doing (present continuous) I do (present simple)

Day 4 |I have... and I've got...

Day 5 |Was/were

Day 6 |Worked/got/went etc (past simple)

Week 3 | English Grammar

Day 1 |I didn't... did you...? (past simple negative and questions)

Day 2 |I was doing (past continuous)

Day 3 |I was doing (past continuous) and I did (past simple)

Day 4 |I have done (present perfect 1)

Day 5 |I've just... I've already... I haven't...yet (present perfect 2)

Day 6 |Have you ever...? (present perfect 3)

Week 4| English Grammar

Day 1 |How long have you...? (present perfect 4)

Day 2 |For, since, ago

Day 3 |I have done (present perfect) and I did (past)

Day 4 |Is done, was done (passive 1)

Day 5 |Is being done, has been done (passive 2)

Day 6 |Be/have/do in present and past tenses

Week 5| English Grammar

Day 1 |Regular and irregular verbs

Day 2 |What are you doing tomorrow?

Day 3 |I'm going to...

Day 4 |Will/shall (1)

Day 5 |Will/shall (2)

Day 6 |Might

Week 6| English Grammar

Day 1 |Can and could

Day 2 |Must, mustn't, don't, need to

Day 3 |Should

Day 4 |I have to

Day 5 |Would you like...?

Day 6 |Do this! Don't do that! Let's do that

Week 7| English Grammar

Day 1 |I used to...

Day 2 |There is... There are...

Day 3 |There was/were... There has/have been... There will be...

Day 4 |It...

Day 5 |I am, I don't

Day 6 |Have you? Are you? Don't you? etc

Week 8| English Grammar

Day 1 |Too/either/so am I/neither do I etc

Day 2 |Isn't/haven't/don't etc (negatives)

Day 3 |Do they? Is it? Have you?

Day 4 |Forming questions (who/what/why/where/when/which)

Day 5 |What...? Which...? How...?

Day 6 |How long does it take...?

Week 9| English Grammar

Day 1 |Do you know where...? I don't know what... etc

Day 2 |He/she said that... He/she told me that...

Day 3 |Work/working Go/going Do/doing

Day 4 |I want you to... I told you to...

Day 5 |I went to the shop to...

Day 6 |Go to... Go on... Go for... Go -ing... Get…

Week 10| English Grammar

Day 1 |Get...

Day 2 |Do and make

Day 3 |Have...

Day 4 |I/me He/him They/them etc

Day 5 |My/his/their etc

Day 6 |Whose is this? It's mine/yours/hers etc

Week 11| English Grammar

Day 1 |Myself/yourself/themselves etc

Day 2 |A/an...

Day 3 |Singular & plural

Day 4 |The...

Day 5 |Go to...

Day 6 |This/that/these/those

Week 12| English Grammar

Day 1 |Some & any

Day 2 |All/most/some/any/no/none etc

Day 3 |Adjectives

Day 4 |Adverbs

Day 5 |Imperatives

Day 6 |And but or so because

Week 13| English Grammar

Day 1 |When...

Day 2 |If we go... if you see... etc

Day 3 |If I had... If we went... etc

Day 4 |A person who... A thing that/which (relative clauses 1)

Day 5 |How long have you…?(present perfect 4)

Day 6 |For since ago

Be/have/do in present and past tenses

be (= am/is/are/was/were) + verb ending in ing

  • I’m trying to concentrate.
  • It is snowing.
  • What are you doing tomorrow?
  • Is she going swimming?
  • I was sleeping when Emily came to the house.
  • Thomas wasn’t crying.
  • What were you doing yesterday when I came to your house?

be + past participle
am/is/are + past participle (= passive present simple)
was/were + past participle (=passive past simple)

  • I am never allowed to have sleepovers at my house.
  • Lemonade is made from lemons.
  • The bedrooms are cleaned every day.
  • My laptop was repaired yesterday.
  • She was caught stealing.
  • The churches were built a decade ago.
  • Was the bill paid?


have/has + past participle (=present perfect)


  • I have cleaned my bedroom.
  • She has cooked dinner for the family.
  • They have washed the dishes.
  • Mum has booked our holiday.
  • Has she done her homework?
  • Where have the kids gone?

do/does/did + infinitive
do/does + infinitive (=present simple)
did + infinitive (= past simple)

  • I don’t like cleaning up.
  • He doesn’t eat from fast food takeaways.
  • Dad does go to the supermarket often.
  • She did do her homework.
  • What time did Eastenders come on yesterday?


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Be/have/do in present and past tenses Exercises


Use the words given to create your own present and past continuous sentences


2. Fill in the missing gaps appropriate verbs ending in -ing.

  • Dad is . He went to bed very late.

  • We are hungry. Mum is sandwiches for us.

  • It is cold. It is a lot.

  • Rosie was yesterday because she got hurt.

  • They were because they were late.


3. Complete the sentences so that they are in the form of: have/has + participle to form present perfect sentences.

I have
She has
We have
Mum has


4. Choose the appropriate phrase to fit into the missing gaps.

don’t do,don’t like,does live,doesn’t go,does go

1. I like iced coffee, but I normal coffee.
2. They often their homework.
3. She out a lot.
4. Kevin to the supermarket very often.
5. He all alone.



5. Challenge: create 3 passive present simple and 3 passive past simple sentences.







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