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Complete the sentences. Use the correct form of these verbs: visit / read /arrive /go / have / teach / smoke / do / speak / wash / like / go / study / know

Model:She is very clever. She … speaks … four languages.

1. Steve ………… ten cigarettes a day.

2. We usually ………… dinner at 7 o'clock.

3. I ………… films. I often ………… to the cinema.

4. Peter ………… his hair twice a week.

5. Marion ……… at work very early.

6. David …….. .his homework carefully.

7. My name is Anna. I often ……. books, and especially magazines, in English.

8. Robert is 18. He ……. to Frankfurt university, where he ……. Arabic.

9. Robert’s father is a teacher. He ……. English in Frankfurt.

10. Robert and his friends ……. Arabic quite well and they sometimes ……. the Middle East.

 

2.11.Complete the sentences. All of them are negative. Use don’t / doesn’t+ one of these verbs:

rain / drive / live / import / play / sell / smoke / wash

 

Model: “Have a cigarette.” “No, thank you. I … don’t smoke.” …

1. They ………… newspapers in that shop.

2. She has a car but she ……… very often.

3. He smells because he ……… very often.

4. He likes football but he ……… very often.

5. Kangaroos and koalas ………. in Siberia.

6. It …….. in winter in Western Siberia.

7. Australia ……. fruit and wool.

 

2.12. Change have / has to have got / has got.

Model: Do you have a cat?......Have you got a cat?.......

1. I have a big house. 5. They have three children.

2. Do you have a cigarette? 6. We don’t have time.

3. He doesn’t have any money. 7. They have a lot of money.

4. Do you have a car? 8. She doesn’t have a brother.

 

2.13.Rewrite in the negative.

1. Mr. Brown often listens to the radio. 6. The sun sets in the east.
2. I wash my hands in cold water. 7. She goes home for lunch.
3. Mr and Mrs West speak Italian. 8. We often go to the theatre.
4. Harry wants to go to the cinema. 9. Miss Green works on
5. Mrs White always wears white shoes. Saturday mornings.

 

2.14.Use the verbs in the list to make questions.

cost / do / go / have / like / do / play / rain / smoke / speak

 

1. (he) …Does he often play volleyball? Yes, he is a very good player.

2. (you) Excuse me, …….English? Yes, a little.

3. (you) What ……………………? I am a secretary.

4. (your sister) What …………….? She works in a shop.

5. (she) ……………………………? Yes, 20 cigarettes a day.

6. (it) How often ……..in summer? Not often. It's usually dry.

7. (you) ………………..…dancing? Yes, I love it.

8. (they) What time ...usually …..to bed? 10 o’clock.

9. (you) What ….usually ..... for breakfast? Toast and coffee.

10. (it) How much …..to stay at this hotel? £30 a night.

 

2.15.Choose the correct verb for each blank.

 

have / has, live / lives, open / opens, repair / repairs, sell / sells, start / starts

 

1. Mechanics usually …… work at eight o'clock.

2. In Spain, people …… dinner at ten o'clock in the evening.

3. My cousin Tom …… in Germany.

4. The village shop …… at nine o'clock in the morning.

5. Anita …… children's clothes and shoes.



6. I …… cereal and milk for breakfast.

7. Brian …… old clocks.

2.16. Write questions to which the words in bold in these sentences are the answers.

1. When water freezes it changes into ice.

2. We turn the lights on when it gets dark.

3. When it gets dark we turn the lights on.

4. No, they do not go out every evening.

5. Mr West works in an office.

6. Yes, Miss Green arrives at the office a few minutes before nine o’clock.

7. No, she does not always have lunch alone.

8. They speak Portuguese in Brazil.

9. Tom knows about one thousand Italian words.

10. She wants to listen to the news.

2.17.Put each verb into the correct form.

1. Where .......... ? (you, live)

2. How .......... to work? (Miriam and Stephen, travel)

3. My sister .......... in a large flat in London. (live)

4. .......... in Leeds? (she, work)

5. Everybody in my class .......... Japanese. (speak)

6. My brother .......... in Britain. (not live)

7. I .......... some Spanish, but I .......... much. (speak; not understand)

8. What sort of food .......... ? (they, like)

9. .......... near their parents? (Teresa and Patricio, live)

10. “.......... Shelagh Anderson?” “No, I don’t.” (you, know)

11. “.......... a newspaper on Sundays?” “Yes, .......... The Observer.” (you, read; I, read)

12. What time .......... to bed? (your children, go)

13. My sister and her husband haven’t got a car; .......... to work by bus. (they, go)

14. My sister and I ...... shopping, but my brother ....... it. (dislike; love)

15. “.......... tennis?” “No, but my friend .......... very well.” (your brother, play; play)

2.18.Write the-ingforms.

Model:speak – speaking

drive get go lie live make play run shop smoke

start stop think wear work do dance sing fry trap

 

2.19.What is happening at the moment? Write true sentences.

Model: I / wash / my hair – I’m not washing my hair.

1. it / snow 5. the sun / shine 9. I / smoke / a cigarette
2. I / sit / on a chair 6. I / eat 10. I / read / a newspaper
3. I / learn / English 7. it / rain 11. he / study / English
4. I / listen / to the radio 8. I / wear / shoes 12. we / write / a dictation

 

2.20.Write positive or negative answers (Yes, I am / No, it isn’tetc.).

Model:Are you watching TV? – No, I am not

1. Are you wearing shoes? 7. Are you feeling well?
2. Are you wearing a hat? 8. Is the sun shining?
3. Is it raining? 9. Is your mother watching you?
4. Is he reading a book? 10. Are they swimming?
5. Is the wind blowing? 11. Are you writing a letter?
6. Are you eating something? 12. Is your friend speaking?

 

2.21.Translate these sentences into Russian.

1. What’s happening? 2. What are you doing? 3. My mother is probably shopping just now. 4. The sun is shining. 5. We are having a good time.

6. Tomorrow we are going to London. 7. Are you doing anything this evening? 8. “I’m going to Great Britain in April.” “That’s nice. How long for?”

 

2.22.Ask the questions. Read the answers to the questions first.

1. (you / watch / TV?) .. Are you watching TV? .. No, you can turn it off.

2. (the children / play?) .................................... No, they are asleep.

3. (what / you / do?) ......................................... I am cooking my dinner.

4. (what / Rod / do?) ......................................... He is having a bath.

5. (it / rain?) ...................................................... No, not at the moment.

6. (that clock / work?) ....................................... No, it’s broken.

7. (you / write / a letter?) .................................. Yes, to my sister.

8. (why / you / run?) ......................................... Because I’m late.

9. (George / play with / cat?)…………………… No, he isn’t.

10. (Nickie and Jim / walk / in the city?)………… Yes, they are.

11. (what / Jenny / think about?)………………… About a trip.

 

Complete the sentences. Use one of these verbs in the Present Continuous Tense: build / come (2) / have (2) / play (2) / cook / stand / swim / lie / run / sing / read / win / cut / look / write / do

Model: Listen! Pat ...... is playing ......the piano.

1. They ............ a new hotel in the city centre at the moment.

2. Look! Somebody ............ in the river.

3. “You ............ on my foot.” “Oh, I am sorry.”

4. Hurry up! The bus .......... .

5. “Where are you , George?” “In the kitchen. I ............ a meal.”

6. (on the telephone) “Hello. Can I speak to Ann, please?” “She ............ a shower at the moment. Can you phone again later?”

7. Who ……. that old-fashioned song?

8. Why …… you ……. your meat with my knife?

9. John isn’t here. He ……. football.

10. I ……. a letter to my uncle.

11. Someone ……. on the grass drinking a lemonade. Who is it?

12. What ……. all those athletes ……. ? They ……. a marathon.

13. ……. you ……. a good time? Yes, thanks.

14. We’re leaving now. ……. John ……. with us?

15. Why ……. they ……. an English song?

16. No, I ……. this magazine, I ……. at the pictures.

17. At the moment Schumacher …. the race, but there’s a long way to go.

2.24. Choose the correct form of the verb.

A) 1. Alan: My father reads / is reading the newspaper every morning.

Joe: Then why doesn’t he read / isn’t he reading it now?

Alan: Because he has / is having his coffee and he never reads / is reading then.

2.Jenny: I read / am reading a very good book.

Sue: Really? Do you read / Are you reading a lot of books?

Jenny: Oh, yes. I read / am reading about one a week.

Sue: Wow! I read / am reading “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. Have you read it?

3. Ben: What do you do / are you doing, Dave?

Dave: I try / am trying to mend my car.

Ben: What’s wrong with it?

Dave: I don’t have / am not having any idea really, but I think / am thinking it’s the carburettor.

 

B) 1. Only his mother thinks / is thinking he’s intelligent.

2. Do you play / are you playing football today?

3. Richard is working / works in his study at the moment.

4. I prefer / am preferring to travel by train rather than car.

5. As yousee / are seeing, I am reading / read a magazine.

6. He and his wife are belonging / belong to a very good reading club.

7. She likes / is liking jazz music at the moment.

8. It is seeming / seems they go / are going to be late again.

9. Myriam is hating / hates this holiday.

10. “Can you help me for a minute?” “I’m sorry, I ……… (work / am working)”.

11. How many languages ……… (do you speak / are you speaking)?

12. “What ……… (do you do / are you doing)? “I am looking at the weather forecast”.

13. “What time ……… (do you get up / are you getting up)? “At seven o’clock, usually”.

14. Pete ……… (plays / is playing) football most weekends.

15. “What ……… (do you eat / are you eating)? “Chocolate”.

16. “Have you got a cigarette?” “Sorry, I ……… (don’t smoke / am not smoking)”.

17. I usually ……… (work / am working) on Saturdays.

18. “Is John here?” “No, he ……… (plays / is playing) tennis.

 

2.25. Make sentences, using either the Present Simple or the Present Continuous.

1. She / design clothes, but she / wear a terrible dress today.

2. The sun / shine and it’s very warm. Put on light clothes.

3. He usually / go by car, but today he /go by train.

4. She / paint a picture of her mother. She / like her mother.

5. They / build a toy space ship. Their son / enjoy reading about space travel.

6. She / want a new dress for the party, so she / make one.

7. Look! It / rain. We can’t go out now.

8. Because the sun / shine, they / swim in the river.

 


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