Nov 10, 2016

UNIT 19 • Present tenses (I am doing / I do) for the future

27 cards
, 48 answers
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  • A friend of yours is planning to go on holiday soon. You ask her about her plans. Use the words in brackets to make your questions.
    • (where / go?)
      Scotland.

      • (how long / stay?)
        Ten days.

        • (when / go?)
          Next Friday.

          • (go / alone?)
            No, with a friend of mine.

            • (travel / by car?)
              No, by train.

              • (where / stay?)
                In a hotel.

              • Tom wants you to visit him but you are very busy. Look at your diary for the next few days and explain to him why you can’t come.
                • Tom:       Can you come on Monday evening?
                  You:       Sorry but (play / volleyball)
                  Tom:       What about Tuesday evening then?
                  You:       No, not Tuesday (work / late)
                  Tom:       And Wednesday evening?
                  You:        (go / theatre)
                  Tom:       Well, are you free on Thursday?
                  You:       I’m afraid not. (meet / Julia)

                • Have you arranged to do anything at these times? Write (true) sentences about yourself.
                  • Use ‘this evening

                    • go out


                      • not / do / anything


                        • not / know / what / do

                        • Use ‘tomorrow morning

                          • go / work


                            • not / do / anything


                              • play / football


                                • go / a party

                                • Use ‘next Sunday

                                  • go / work


                                    • not / do / anything


                                      • play / football


                                        • go / a party

                                        • Use ‘this evening

                                          • go / work


                                            • not / do / anything


                                              • play / football


                                                • go / a party

                                                • Use ‘tomorrow evening

                                                  • go / work


                                                    • not / do / anything


                                                      • play / football


                                                        • go / a party

                                                        • Put the verb into the more suitable form, present continuous or present simple.
                                                          • I (go) to the theatre this evening.
                                                            (the film / begin) at 3.30 or 4.30?
                                                            We (have) a party next Saturday. Would you like to come?
                                                            The art exhibition (open) on 3 May and (finish) on 15 July.
                                                            I (not / go) out this evening. I (stay) at home.
                                                            (you / do) anything tomorrow morning?’ ~ ‘No, I’m free. Why?’
                                                            We (go) to a concert tonight. It (begin) at 7.30.
                                                            You are on the train to London and you ask another passenger: Excuse me. What time (this train / get) to London?
                                                            You are talking to Ann: Ann, I (go) to town. (you / come) with me?
                                                            Sue (come) to see us tomorrow. She (travel) by train and her train (arrive) at 10.15. I (meet) her at the station.
                                                            I (not / use) the car this evening, so you can have it.
                                                            You and a friend are watching television. You say: I’m bored with this programme. When (it / finish)?

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