Nov 10, 2016

UNIT 7 • Present perfect (1) (I have done)

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  • You are writing a letter to a friend. In the letter you give news about yourself and other people. Use the words given to make sentences. Use the present perfect.

    Dear Chris,
    Lots of things have happened since I last wrote to you.

    • I / buy / a new car.


      • my father / start / a new job.


        • I / give up / smoking.


          • Charles and Sarah / go / to Brazil.


            • Suzanne / have / a baby.

            • Read the situations and write sentences. Choose one of the following:

              arrive       ○      break       ○      go up       ○      grow       ○      improve       ○      lose
              • Mike is looking for his key. He can’t find it.

                • Margaret can’t walk and her leg is in plaster.
                  She

                  • Maria’s English wasn’t very good. Now it is much better.
                    or

                    • Tim didn’t have a beard last month. Now he has a beard.

                      • This morning I was expecting a letter. Now I have it.
                        or

                        • Last week the bus fare was 80 pence. Now it is 90.
                          or

                        • Complete B’s sentences. Use the verb in brackets + ‘just’, ‘already’, ‘yet’ (as shown).
                          • A:       Would you like something to eat?
                            B:       No, thanks. I lunch. (just / have)

                            • A:       Do you know where Julia is?
                              B:       Yes, I her. (just / see)

                              • A:       What time is David leaving?
                                B:       He (already / leave)

                                • A:       What’s in the newspaper today?
                                  B:       I don’t know. I (not / read / yet)

                                  • A:       Is Ann coming to the cinema with us?
                                    B:       No, she the film. (already / see)

                                    • A:       Are your friends here yet?
                                      B:       Yes, they (just / arrive)

                                      • A:       What does Tim think about your plan?
                                        B:       I (not / tell / yet)

                                      • Read the situations and write sentences with ‘just’, ‘already’ or ‘yet’.
                                        • After lunch you go to see a friend at her house. She says ‘Would you like something to eat?’
                                          You say:
                                          No, thank you. (have lunch)

                                          • Joe goes out. Five minutes later, the phone rings and the caller says ‘Can I speak to Joe?’
                                            You say:
                                            I’m afraid (go out)

                                            • You are eating in a restaurant. The waiter thinks you have finished and starts to take your plate away.
                                              You say:
                                              Wait a minute! (not / finish)

                                              • You are going to a restaurant this evening. You phone to reserve a table. Later your friend says ‘Shall I phone to reserve a table?’
                                                You say:
                                                No, it. (do)

                                                • You know that a friend of yours is looking for a job. Perhaps she has been successful. Ask her.
                                                  You say:
                                                  (find)

                                                  • Ann went to the bank, but a few minutes ago she returned. Somebody asks ‘Is Ann still at the bank?’
                                                    You say:
                                                    (come back)

                                                  • Put in ‘been’ or ‘gone’.
                                                    • Jim is on holiday. He’s to Italy.
                                                      Hello! I’ve just to the shops. I’ve bought lots of things.
                                                      Alice isn’t here at the moment. She’s to the shop to get a newspaper.
                                                      Tom has out. He’ll be back in about an hour.
                                                      ‘Are you going to the bank?’ ~ ‘No, I’ve already to the bank.’

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