ED009 - Doing the housework

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Read the text about how housework is done in a family.  Some of the lines are correct; some have a word, which should not be there.  Write this word in the box next to the line. If the line is correct write OK into the box. You have two examples at the beginning.


1 At home , we share all the housework. My dad loves cooking, OK
2 so he cooks all the food. Sometimes also, we help him. also
3 For next weekend, for example, we're having a party so
4 I'm going to help him. In the past hours, my mum did all the
5 shopping. But she started a new job the last year, so I have
6 done most of the shopping since then. It's not very hard
7 because while I shop online. That means I order everything
8 on the internet and someone from the supermarket delivers
9 it to our house. Dad is kind enough to let me be use his
10 credit card.  
11 My brother, Andy, cleans over the bathroom nearly every day.
12 He didn't do it yesterday, so he might do it then later today.
13 My sister Angela sweeps the floors. She uses a really old
14 brush. I think she should use up a vacuum cleaner! You can
15 save time if you will use electrical equipment.