CBSE Class 8 English Practice Worksheet Set D

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English Worksheet for Class 8

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THE INDIAN HEIGHTS SCHOOL

Revision Worksheet – SA-I (Sept, 2013)

English – VIII

Name: Date: 10.9.13

SECTION – B (WRITING)

Past Tense

Past Tense is used to indicate an action, event or condition that has happened in the past.
Past Tense is divided into four parts :-
1) Simple past / Past Indefinite
2) Past Continuous
3) Past Perfect
4) Past Perfect Continuous

Simple Past/ Past Indefinite
The simple past is used to show that a completed action took place at a specific time in the past. The simple past is also frequently used to talk about past habits and generalizations.
Affirmative:- Subject + 2nd form of verb
Ex. She went to the market.
Negative :- Subject + did not + 1st form of verb
Ex. She didn't go to the market.
Interrogative :- Did +Subject +1st form of verb
Ex. Did she go to the market ?

Past Continuous Tense
The past continuous tense, also known as the past progressive tense, refers to a continuing action or state that was happening at some point in the past. ... There are many situations in which tense might be used in a sentence. For example, it is often used to describe conditions that existed in the past.
Affirmative :- Subject + was/were + 1st form of verb + ing.
Ex. She was going to the market.
They were going to the market.
Negative :- Subject + was/were + not + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. She was not going to the market.
They were not going to the market.
Interrogative was/ were + Subject + 1st form of the verb + ing
Ex. Was she going to the market ?
Were they going to the market ?

Past Perfect Tense
The past perfect continuous is used to show that an action started in the past and continued up to another point in the past.
Affirmative:- Subject + had + 3rd form of verb
Ex. She had gone to the market.
Negative :- Subject + had + not + 3rd form of verb
Ex. She had not gone to the market.
Interrogative:- Had + Subject + 3rd form of verb
Ex. Had she gone to the market?

Past Perfect Continuous Tense
The past perfect continuous is used to show that an action started in the past and continued up to another point in the past.
Affirmative:- Subject + had + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. She had been going to the market.
Negative:- Subject + had + not + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. She had not been going to the market.
Interrogative:- Had + Subject + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. Had she been going to the market?

Fill in the blanks with correct form of verb given in the bracket:-
1) It ------------- heavily when I entered the house. ( rain - past Continuous )
2) ------- the match ------------ on for two hours ? ( go - past perfect Continuous )
3) The patient ---------- before the doctor came.( die - past perfect )
4) ------- you ----------- all your friends on your birthday party ? ( invite - simple past )
5) They __ to Bhopal. ( travel - past continuous)
6) Thomas Alva Edison __ the bulb. ( invent - simple past )
7) He wished that he __ the offer. ( accept - past perfect )
8) I ___ work in the kitchen for two hours. ( do - past perfect continuous )
9) I ___ an accident yesterday. ( see - simple past )
10) Titanic __ across the Atlantic Ocean from England to America. ( sail - past continuous )

Present tense

Present tense is divided into four parts
1) Simple present / Present Indefinite
2) Present Continuous
3) Present Perfect
4) Present Perfect Continuous
The simple present tense is used:
To express habits, general truths, repeated actions or unchanging situations, emotions and wishes:
I smoke (habit); I work in London (unchanging situation); London is a large city (general truth) To give instructions or directions:
Simple Present :-

# Affirmative: - Subject + 1st form of Verb + 1st form of verb +s/es
Ex. She works in a bank.
* They work in a bank.

# Negative :- Subject + do / does + not + 1st form of verb
Ex. She does not work in a bank.

# Interrogative :- Do/ Does + Subject + 1st form of verb
Ex. Does she work in a bank.
Present Continuous Tense
The present continuous tense indicates that an action or condition is happening now, frequently, and may continue into the future.
Present Continuous Tense

# Affirmative :- Subject + is/ am/are + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex:-
Radha is going to school.
I am going to school.
They are going to school.

# Negative :- Subject + is/am/ are + not + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex:-
She is not going to school.
I am not going to school.
They are not going to school.

# Interrogative :- Is/Am/Are + subject + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex:-
Is she going to school ?
Am I going to school ?
Are they going to school ?
Present Perfect Tense
The present Perfect tense expresses an action which happened in the past and completed at the present time.
Present Perfect Tense

# Affirmative :- Subject + has/have + 3rd form of verb
Ex.-
She has gone to the school.
They have gone to the school.

# Negative :- Subject + has/have + not + 3rd form of the Verb
Ex.:-
She has not gone to the school.
They have not gone to the school.

# Interrogative :- Has/Have + subject + 3rd form of the Verb
Ex.:-
Has she gone to the school ?
Have they gone to the school ?
Present perfect continuous
The present perfect continuous tense (also known as the present perfect progressive tense) shows that something started in the past and is continuing at the present time.
Affirmative :- Subject + has / have + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex.
Radha has been doing her work since morning.
Negative:- Subject + has/have + not + been + 1st form of verb + ing.
Ex.
Radha has not been doing her work since morning.
Interrogative :- Has/Have + subject + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex.
Has Radha doing her work since morning ?

Fill in the blanks with correct form of verb:-
1). Sheena-----------------in the garden at the moment.(water --present continuous)
2). They ------------a new car.( buy--present perfect )
3) We -------------- our lunch one hour ago.( finish -- present perfect)
4) Rahul ------------ to bed at 10 o'clock. ( go -- simple present)
5) He is a student but he -------------- in the restaurant also. (work -- present continuous)
6) My mother --------- food and ------------ the house. ( cook , clean --- simple present)
7) The train ------------ before we reached the railway station. ( leave -- present perfect)
8) She ----------- in the school for ten years. (teach -- present perfect continuous)
9) My father --------- at the weekend. (not work ---- simple present )
10) He ------- here all his life. (live -- present perfect)
NOTE Do the above mentioned exercise in a copy or on paper.

Future Tense

The future tense is used for a future activity or a future state of being
Future Tense is divided into four parts :-
1) Simple future / Future Indefinite
2) Future Continuous
3) Future Perfect
4) Future Perfect Continuous

Simple Future/ Future Indefinite
Future indefinite indicates that an action or occurrence has not happened yet and will take place at some point in the future.
Affirmative :- Subject + will/shall + 1st form of the verb
Ex. I shall bake a cake.
She will bake a cake.
Negative :- Subject + will/shall + not + 1st form of the verb.
Ex. I shall not bake a cake.
She will not bake a cake.
Interrogative:- Will / Shall + Subject + 1st form of verb
Ex. Shall I bake a cake?
Will she bake a cake?

Future Continuous Tense
The future continuous tense indicates that something will occur in the future and continue for an expected length of time.
Affirmative:- Subject + will / shall + be + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. I shall be baking a cake.
She will be baking a cake.
Negative:- Subject + will / shall + not + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. I will not be baking a cake.
She will not be baking a cake.
Interrogative:- Will / Shall + Subject + be + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. Shall I be baking a cake?
Will she be baking a cake?

Future Perfect Tense
Future Perfect Tense is used to express an action which, the speaker assumes, will have completed or occurred in the future. ... This tense is also sometimes used to express completion of an action in future before another activity happens.
Affirmative:- Subject + will / shall + have + 3rd form of verb
Ex. I shall have baked the cake.
She will have baked the cake.
Negative:- Subject + will / shall + not + have + 3rd form of verb
Ex. I shall not have baked the cake.
She will not have baked the cake.
Interrogative:- Will / Shall + subject + have + 3rd form of verb
Ex. Shall I have baked the cake?
Will she have baked the cake?

Future Perfect Continuous Tense
We use the future perfect continuous to show that something will continue up until a particular event or time in the Future.
Affirmative:- Subject + will / shall + have + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. I shall have been baking the cake.
She will have been baking the cake.
Negative:- Subject + will / shall + have + not + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. I shall have not been baking a cake.
She will have not been baking a cake.
Interrogative:- Will / Shall + Subject + have + been + 1st form of verb + ing
Ex. Shall I have been baking a cake?
Will he have been baking a cake?

Fill in the blanks with correct form of the verb given in the brackets:-
1) Saurabh ----------- the meeting tomorrow. ( attend - simple future)
2) They -----------to a new place next month. (shift - future Continuous )
3) He --------- success in exams. (achieve - future perfect )
4) She --------- this work. ( do -- simple future )
5) My father ------------ rest .( take - future perfect )
6)---------- they ---------- in the office ? ( talk - future Continuous)
7)She -------- in the dance competition. ( perform - simple future)
8) My mother ------------- to attend the birthday party.( go - future Continuous)
9) She----------- this goal. (achieve - future perfect)
10) Sunita -------------- on this topic. ( think - future Continuous)
NOTE Do the above mentioned exercise in a copy or on paper.

Q1. You are Meenakshi/Deepak living in 121, Shivaji Park, Jammu. Write a letter to your friend telling him/her about the trip you have gone to during your summer vacation.

Q2. You are Mohan/Mohini of 145, Chandni Chowk, Delhi. Write a letter to the Editor of your local newspaper, complaining about the inadequate supply of water in your area.

Q3. The role of education cannot be less effective in shaping one’s personality. Write an article in 150 words on the importance of ‘Education in One’s Life’.

Q4. You have to deliver a speech on ‘How to prepare for Exams’ in your school assembly. Write the speech in about 150 words.

(Hints: Divide time, check syllabus, prepare notes, revise, learn and write.)

Q5. A fest on Teacher’s Day was organized by JEE-IIT Academy in your locality. Write a report on the fest featuring its main attractions in 120 words.

Q6. You are the prefect of Heritage Club of your school. Write a notice for your school notice board to request students of your club to contribute Rs. 20 to organize a Heritage Fest in your school in not more than 50 words.

Q7. Write an advertisement for a local daily for the launch of a new computer series along with its company name,

advantages and discount offers. (draw pictures and use text)

Q8. Prepare a poster depicting the activities of an “Eco-Club”.


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