Find four interrogative sentences with question words. Write them down.
Fill in the correct question words.
how – what – where – who
- is London? – In Great Britain.
- is your name? – My name is Anne.
- do you live? – On a farm.
- is Mrs Miller? – A maths teacher.
- is your favourite colour? – My favourite colour is blue.
- old are you? – I’m eleven years old.
Ask questions concerning the words written in bold.
- The post office is in Main Street next to the supermarket.
- The children like their teacher because she is nice.
- The Queen lives in Buckingham Palace.
- We all enjoy the holidays.
- Mother prepares dinner in the kitchen.
Read the following text.
My mum is funny
My mum is so funny. All my family say that she is funny. My family is my dad (he
is 45 years old), my mum (she is 40 years old), my sister Molly (six years old),
and me. I am ten years old. My name is Oscar. Oh, yes, and our small brown
dog, Jacky. I don’t know how old our dog is. My mum doesn’t want to be funny.
But she is. At the moment I am watching TV in the living room. My mother is in
the living room, too. But now I can hear her. She is saying numbers: 15 and 89
and 72 and 45. I look at her. What is she doing? My mother is holding the TV
remote control1 in her hand. She is pressing the buttons2 on it. She thinks it is a
calculator.3 I laugh and she looks at me. I tell her that it’s not a calculator; it’s
the TV remote control. She laughs and gives it to me.
She is not funny all the time. But she is always different to other mums. My
friends do not have a mum like my mum.
For example, what is she doing now? She is turning on the computer. The com-
puter is also in the living room. It is the family computer. My mother is playing a
computer game! But I want my dinner. I’m hungry and my sister is hungry, too.
“Mum, when is dinner?” I ask. “Not now, dear,” she says. “I want to see how
many Lemming levels I can play,” is her answer. Lemming levels! I look at the
computer and yes, my mother is playing Lemmings again! It’s a computer game.
It’s not easy. You must save lemmings. “But, Mum, that computer game! You
play it every day. And I am hungry,” I say. “Yes, yes.” is the answer I get. Not a
good answer, I think. What can I do now? Turn off the computer? No! Shout?
No! Phone a pizza restaurant? Good idea. So I phone a pizza restaurant and in
thirty minutes my sister and I are eating pizza in the kitchen. Mum? She is still
1 remote control = Fernbedienung
2 buttons = Knöpfe
3 calculator = Taschenrechner
Read the sentences. Decide whether the statements are true, false or not mentioned in the text.
- Oscar is eleven years old.
- Molly is in the first class at school.
- Oscar’s mum has a job.
- Oscar’s mum is funny.
- Oscar’s mum thinks the pocket calculator is a TV remote control.
- Oscar’s mum likes computer games.
- Oscar’s mum is good at computer games.
- Oscar likes computer games.
- Oscar’s sister is hungry.
- Oscar likes salami pizza.
Correct all the wrong sentences from Aufgabe 4.
Translate the following sentences.
- Mit wem unterhältst du dich?
- Wo ist das Schulheft?
- Wie viele T-Shirts hat Peter in seinem Schrank?
- Wie viel Uhr ist es?
- Pinguine (penguins) können nicht fliegen, nicht wahr?
- Wessen Hemd ist das?
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