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Fables - reading exercises
 01 All about fables
 02 Lion and Mouse
 03 Fox and Grapes
 04 Boys and Frogs
 05 Dog and Shadow
 06 Ape and her Young
 07 Crow and Pitcher
 08 Fir Tree and Bramble
 09 Bear & the 2 friends
 10 Fox and Crow
 11 No pleasing everybody
 12 Fable and Moral

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English Tenses
Simple Present Tense
Simple Past Tense
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Simple Future
Future Perfect
Continuous Tenses
Present Continuous
Past Continuous
Present Perfect Progr.
Past Perfect Continuous
Simple Future Continuous
Future 2 Continuous
Comparison of Tenses
Active Passive exercises
If clauses - Conditional
Reported Speech



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Future 1 Grammar Rules and Explanations

Many fables contain the following points:


A fable is a story which shows something in life or has a meaning to a word. It is a funny story and you can learn a moral from it. Many fables are well-known. Animals are often used in fables, they always keep the same character in the stories.

  • animals and plants are "people"
  • topics of the fables are human weaknesses eg greed,envy, stupidity and vanity etc
  • usually there are only two animals in a fable
  • no exact time in the fable
  • no exact place in the fable
  • fables are short
  • fables do not have any exact descriptions
  • they are in the past tense
  • they deal with the real life of human beings
  • some fables criticize important people indirectly eg kings
  • fables have a moral at the end
  • fables have three parts - the beginning (title, description of situation), statement and contradiction (argument, discussion), solution (solution and moral of fable)
  • not all fables contain all three parts

Animal characters

Lion - noble
Fox - cunning
Peacock - proud
Horse - brave
Wolf - fierce
Donkey - hard-working

English Tenses exercises
Simple Present Tense
Simple Past Tense
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Simple Future - Will Future
Continuous Tenses
Comparison of Tenses
Active and Passive Voice
If clauses - conditionals
Reported Speech

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Future 1 - English grammar - present continuous


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