Name __________________ Date ____________
1. Correct the underlined mistakes.
Two hundred and fifty miles above (1) an earth, there is a space station. (2) A space station was built by 14 countries, and it is called the International Space Station (ISS). It has scientific labs and (3) the living area. There is a toilet and (4) the kitchen with a fridge and (5) a oven. Astronauts can’t watch TV, but the ISS has got (6) the radio. The astronauts use the radio to talk to their families. There is no gravity in space, so astronauts don’t need beds. They can’t take (7) the shower in (
a space station, so they wash with wet cloths. Every day they spend (9) a hour or more on (10) a exercise bike and other equipment to keep fit.
To learn more about living on the International Space Station, type
life on international space station in your web browser search bar.
1. _____ 2. _____ 3. _____ 4. _____ 5. _____
6. _____ 7. _____ 8. _____ 9. _____ 10. _____
2. Rewrite using the word in brackets to give the same meaning.
1. Samy was driving his car when suddenly someone crossed the road. (old man)
2. Ali was sitting on the sofa, watching something on television. (film)
3. I missed the school bus so I had to take a taxi. It was old. (taxi)
4. I was hungry, so Mum made something for me. (egg sandwich)
5. Doctors help cure the sick. (doctor)
3. Find the mistakes in the articles (a, an, the) and correct them.
Egypt is the big country in the Middle East. The life of an Egyptians depends on a River Nile which is a longest river in the world. A population of Egypt is about 80 million and the large number of Egyptians work in farming. Egypt grows a best cotton in the world.
(You will find seven mistakes.)
4. Read the paragraph. Underline the correct word in parentheses.
Sharks have lived in (the – a - an) world’s oceans for many years. Before dinosaurs existed, sharks lived on (a – an - the) earth. There are 350 kinds of them. They are found from the equator to (a – an - the) north pole and from the shallow seashores to (a – the - an) deepest seas.
Sharks are the world’s most successful hunters. They have (a – an - the) excellent sense of smell and they can sense (the – a - an) slightest movement of other animals. (A – An - The) shape of a shark’s teeth depends on the kind of food it eats.
Most sharks give birth to live babies. (A – An - The) few kinds of sharks lay eggs that hatch (an – a - the) few months later. Each egg is protected by (the – a - an) leathery egg case while (a – the - an) young shark is developing.