Word Order

Exercises

A. Put the sentences in the correct order

1. Help / my friends / I / with their homework

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2. make / people / laugh / when they are sad/ I

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3. talk / to my friends / on the phone / I

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4. do sports / I / at the weekends / not / do

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5. play / I / a musical instrument / in the evening

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6. do / the housework / I / for my parents

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7. shy / not / when I meet / new people / I am

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8. do / exercise / how / you / do / often / ?

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9. your / how / best friend / old / is / ?

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10. have / many / you / brother and sisters / how / got / ?

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11. home work / last night / how / you / did / much / do / ?

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12. you / the / often / do / cinema / go / to / how / ?

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13. my best friend / next to me / is sitting

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14. not / I / wearing / am / something blue

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15. raining / it / not / is

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16. standing / is / behind me / My teacher

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17. watching TV / we / not / are

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18. with a pencil / not / I am / writing

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19. playing / my friends / football / not / are

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20. the cinema / I / going / am / to / not

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21. Solar system / the eighth planet / is / Neptune / in our

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22 . to London / go / I / want to

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23. my favourite city / is / Barcelona

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24. in Sydney / for a week / we / were

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25. 26 years old / is / Caroline

Answers

1. I help my friends with their homework.

2. I make people laugh when they are sad.

3. I talk to my friends on the phone.

4. I don´t sports at the weekends.

5. In the evening I play a musical instrument.

6. I do the housework for my parents.

7. I am not shy when I meet new people.

8. How often do you do exercise?

9.How old is your best friend ?

10. How many brother and sisters have you got?

11.How much home work did you do last night?

12.How often do you go to the cinema?

13. My best friend is sitting next to me.

14. I am not wearing something blue.

15. It is not raining.

16. My teacher is standing behind me.

17. We are not watching TV.

18. I am not writing with a pencil.

19. My friends are not playing football.

20. I am not going to the cinema.

21. Neptune is the eighth planet in our Solar system.

22. I want to go to London.

23. My favourite city is Barcelona.

24. We were in Sydney for a week.

25. Caroline is 26 years old.

B. Put the sentences in the correct order

1. him / I / about the accident / told

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2. a mask / on Halloween / Kim / wore

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3. tomorrow / we / going / are / to the movie

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4. cub / the lion / playing / is / with his

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5. Bill Gates / a / famous / person / is

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6. Buddhist / Silvia / a / is

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7. the stadium / does / go / this bus / to / ?

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8. Harry Potter books / I / like / the

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9. cheese / like / you / do / ?

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10. very fast / the ambulance / driving / is

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11. old / my / very / is / car

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12. a pink dress / Teresa / wearing / was

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14. Michael Jackson / is / name / my

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15. naughty / very / our dog / is

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16. my father / hard / works / very

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17. cleaning / Dad / the car / is

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18. lives / in a / Peter / house / big

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19. Robert / countries / travel / likes to / to / different

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20. nice / like / I / restaurants / to eat / in

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21. messy / Jenny´s / is / room / very

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22. Heidi / to school / to walk / likes

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23. school / Lola / an apple / to / takes

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24. borrow / can / umbrella / I / an / ?

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25. is / Olga / a book / reading

Answers

1. I told him about the accident.

2. Kim wore a mask on Halloween.

3. Tomorrow we are going to the movie.

4. The lion is playing with his cub.

5. Bill Gates is a famous person.

6. Silvia is a Buddhist.

7. Does this bus go to the stadium?

8. I like the Harry Potter books.

9. Do you like cheese?

10. The ambulance is driving very fast.

11. My car is very old.

12. Teresa was wearing a pink dress.

14. My name is Michael Jackson.

15. Our dog is very naughty.

16. My father works very hard.

17. Dad is cleaning the car.

18. Peter lives in a big house.

19. Robert likes to travel to different countries.

20. I like to eat in nice restaurants .

21. Jenny´s room is very messy.

22. Heidi likes to walk to school.

23. Lola takes an apple to school.

24. Can I borrow an umbrella?

25. Olga is reading a book.

C. Put the sentences in the correct order

1. cry / babies / a lot

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2. playing / children / games / like

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3. sugar / to put / tea / I / in my / like

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4. money / who / this / gave / you / ?

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5. my sandwich / to John / gave / I

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6. pizzas / bought / three / we

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7. family / dogs / our / has

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8. teeth / always / she / brushes / her

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9. making / is / Dad / sandwiches

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10. to work / Lily / the train / takes

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11. island / an / is Australia

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12. morning / rises / every / sun / the

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13. water / dogs / in / love / playing

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14. goes / the / sun / earth / the / around

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15. train / the / minutes / in / leaves / five

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16. supermarket / new / Friday / opens / the / on

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17. Dad / cake / baking / is / a

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18. ice cream / like / chocolate / I

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19. saw / smiled / she / when / me / she

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20. animals / were / prehistoric / Dinosaurs

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21. pretty / Sally / a / has / face

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22. brother / dark / his / has / hair

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23. knee / sore / a / has / Peter

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24. your / you / shirt / have / a / stain / on

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25. cola / drinks / she / sometimes / a

Answers

1. Babies cry a lot

2. Children like playing games.

3. I like to put sugar in my tea.

4. Who gave you this money?

5. I gave my sandwich to John.

6. We bought three pizzas.

7. Our family has dogs.

8. She always brushes her teeth.

9. Dad is making sandwiches.

10. Lily takes the train to work.

11. Australia is an island.

12. The sun rises every morning.

13.Dogs love playing in water.

14. The earth goes around the sun.

15. The train leaves in five minutes.

16. The new supermarket opens on Friday.

17. Dad is baking a cake.

18. I like chocolate ice cream.

19. When she saw me she smiled.

20. Dinosaurs were prehistoric animals.

21. Sally has a pretty face.

22. His brother has dark hair.

23. Peter has a sore knee.

24. You have a stain on your shirt.

25. She sometimes drinks a Cola.

D. Put the sentences in the correct order

1. bike / want / new / I / a _____________________________________________

2. dinner / Sally / chicken / had / for

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3. Miguel / back / had / sore / a

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4. work / sometimes / weekends / have to / on / I

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5. I / my / took / CD / to / favourite / school

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6. tea / in / any / you / have / put / that / cup / ? /

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7. our / has / very / face / kind / a / teacher

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8. to do / you / homework / have / a lot of

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9. my /she /window / broke

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10. did / do / Tom / homework / his / all / ?

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11. next / new / opens / the / week / library

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12. do / always / dinner / I / homework / my / after

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13. in / do / well / math / and / Eli / Mayte / always / tests

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14. interesting / does / very / she / work

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15. to / is / Paul / learning / swim

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16. has / and / Isabel / eyes / blond / blue / hair

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17. I / my / every / clean / week / bedroom

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18. a / his / week / Johann / shoes / twice / polishes

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19. just / the / terrible / film / was

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20. run / can / really / Kim / fast

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21. sitting / under / Sally / tree / was / a

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22. beside / river / there / the / was / tree / a

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23. beard / ? / who / man / is / the / with / the

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24. flour / the / mix / water / with

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25. CD´s / are / listening / to / we

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Answers

1. I want a new bike.

2. Sally had chicken for dinner.

3. Miguel had a sore back.

4. I sometimes have to work on weekends.

5. I took my favourite CD to school.

6. Have you put any tea in that cup?

7. Our teacher has a very kind face.

8. You have to do a lot of homework.

9. She broke my window.

10. Did Tom do all his homework?

11. The new library opens next week.

12. I always do my homework after dinner.

13. Mayte and Eli do always well in math tests.

14. She does very interesting work.

15. Paul is learning to swim.

16. Isabel has blond hair and blue eyes.

17. I clean my bedroom every week.

18. Johann polishes his shoes twice a week.

19. The film was just terrible.

20. Kim can really run fast.

21. Sally was sitting under a tree.

22. There was a tree beside the river.

23. Who is the man with the beard?

24. Mix the flour with water.

25. We are listening to CD´s.
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