Nov 10, 2016

UNIT 3 • Present continuous and present simple (1) (I am doing and I do)

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  • Are the underlined verbs ‘RIGHT’ or ‘WRONG’? Correct the verbs that are wrong.
    • Water boils at 100 degrees Celsius.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • The water boils. Can you turn it off?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • Look! That man tries to open the door of your car.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • Can you hear those people? What do they talk about?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • The moon goes round the earth.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I must go now. It gets late.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I usually go to work by car.
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • ‘Hurry up! It’s time to leave.’ ~ ‘OK, I come.’
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

    • I hear you’ve got a new job. How do you get on?
      • RIGHT or WRONG?

  • Put the verb in the correct form, present continuous or present simple.
    • Let’s go out. It (not / rain) now.
      Julia is very good at languages. She (speak) four languages very well.
      Hurry up! Everybody (wait) for you.
      (you / listen) to the radio?’ ~ ‘No, you can turn it off.’
      (you / listen) to the radio every day?’ ~ ‘No, just occasionally.’
      The River Nile (flow) into the Mediterranean.
      Look at the river. It (flow) very fast today—much faster than usual.
      We usually (grow) vegetables in our garden but this year (not / grow) any.
      ‘How is your English?’ ~ ‘Not bad. It (improve) slowly.’
      Ron is in London at the moment. He (stay) at the Park Hotel. He (always / stay) there when he’s in London.
      Can we stop walking soon? I (start) to feel tired.
      ‘Can you drive?’ ~ ‘I (learn). My father (teach) me.’
      Normally I (finish) work at 5.00, but this week I (work) until 6.00 to earn a bit more money.
      My parents (live) in Bristol. They were born there and have never lived anywhere else. Where (your parents / live)?
      Sonia (look) for a place to live. She (stay) with her sister until she finds somewhere.
      ‘What (your father / do)?’ ~ ‘He’s an architect but he (not / work) at the moment.’
      (at a party) Usually I (enjoy) parties but I (not / enjoy) this one very much.
      The train is never late. It (always / leave) on time.
      Jim is very untidy. He (always / leave) his things all over the place.

    • Finish B’s sentences. Use ‘always~ing’ (see Section B).
      • A:       I’m afraid I’ve lost my key again.
        B:       Not again!

        • A:       The car has broken down again.
          B:       That car is useless!

          • A:       Look! You’ve made the same mistake again.
            B:       Oh no, not again!

            • A:       Oh, I’ve left the lights on again.
              B:       Typical!

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