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Use the words in brackets to complete the questions.

Present simple (I do)

2.1 Complete the sentences using one of the following:

Cause(s) close(s) drink(s) live(s) open(s) speak(s) take(s) place

1. Ann speaks German very well.

2. I never --- coffee.

3. The swimming pool --- at 9 o'clock and --- at 18.30 every day.

4. Bad driving --- many accidents.

5. My parents --- in a very small flat.

6. The Olympic Games --- every four years.


Put the verb into the correct form.

1. Jane doesn't drink (not/drink) tea very often.

2. What time --- (the banks/close) in Britain?

3. 'Where --- (Martin/come) from?' 'He's Scottish.'

4. 'What --- (you/do)?' 'I'm an electrical engineer.'

5. It --- (take) me an hour to get to work. How long --- (it/take) you?

6. I --- (play) the piano but I --- (not/play) very well.

7. I don't understand this sentence. What --- (this word/mean)?


2.3 Use one of the following verbs to complete these sentences. Sometimes you need the negative:

Believe eat flow go grow make rise tell translate

1. The earth goes round the sun.

2. Rice doesn't grow in Britain.

3. The sun --- in the east.

4. Bees --- honey.

5. Vegetarians --- meat.

6. An atheist --- in God.

7. An interpreter --- from one language into another.

8. A liar is someone who --- the truth.

9. The River Amazon --- into the Atlantic Ocean.


Ask Liz questions about herself and her family.

1. You know that Liz plays tennis. You want to know how often. Ask her.

How often do you play tennis?

2. Perhaps Liz's sister plays tennis too. You want to know. Ask Liz.

--- your sister ---

3. You know that Liz reads a newspaper every day. You want to know which one. Ask her.


4. You know that Liz's brother works. You want to know what he does. Ask Liz.


5. You know that Liz goes to the cinema a lot. You want to know how often. Ask her.


6. You don't know where Liz's mother lives. Ask Liz.



Complete using one of the following.

I apologise I insist I promise I recommend I suggest

1. It's a nice day. I suggest we go out for a walk.

2. I won't tell anybody what you said. ---.

3. (in a restaurant) You must let me pay for the meal. ---.

4. --- for what I said about you. It wasn't true and I shouldn't have said it.

5. The new restaurant in Hill Street is very good --- it.



Present continuous (I am doing)

1.1 Complete the sentences with one of the following verbs in the correct form:

Come get happen look make start stay try work

1. 'You're working hard today.' 'Yes, I have a lot to do.'

2. I --- for Christine. Do you know where she is?

3. It --- dark. Shall I turn on the light?

4. They haven't got anywhere to live at the moment. They --- with friends until they find somewhere.

5. 'Are you ready, Ann?' 'Yes, I ---.'

6. Have you got an umbrella? It --- to rain.

7. You --- a lot of noise. Could you be quieter? I --- to concentrate.

8. Why are all these people here? What ---?


Use the words in brackets to complete the questions.

1. 'Is Colin working this week?' 'No, he's on holiday.' (Colin/work)

2. Why --- at me like that? What's the matter? (you/look)

3. 'Jenny is a student at university.' 'Is she? What --- ?' (she/study)

4. --- to the radio or can I turn it off? (anybody/listen)

5. How is your English? --- better? (it/get)


1.3 Put the verb into the correct form. Sometimes you need the negative (I'm not doing etc.).

1. I'm tired. I'm going (go) to bed now. Goodnight!

2. We can go out now. It isn't raining (rain) any more.

3. 'How is your new job?' 'Not so good at the moment. I --- (enjoy) it very much.'

4. Catherine phoned me last night. She's on holiday in France. She --- (have) a great time and doesn't want to come back.

5. I want to lose weight, so this week I --- (eat) lunch.

6. Angela has just started evening classes. She --- (learn) German.

7. I think Paul and Ann have had an argument. They --- (speak) to each other.


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