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Lesson 15 Your passport, please.

 

Customs officer: Are you Swedish?

Girls: No, we are not.

We are Danish.

 

Customs officer: Are your friends Danish, too?

Girls: No, they aren’t.

They are Norwegian.

Customs officer: Your passport, please.

Girls: Here they are.

Customs officer: Are these your cases?

Girls: No, they aren’t.

Our cases are brown.

Here they are.

Customs officer: Are you tourists?

Girls: Yes, we are.

 

Customs officer: Are your friends tourists too?

Girls: Yes, they are.

 

Customs officer: That’s fine.

Girls: Thank you very much.

 

New words

customs /kʌstəmz/ n. Norwegian /nɔːˈwiːdʒ(ə)n/ n. & adj.
officer/ˈɒfɪsə/ n. passport/ˈpɑːspɔːt/ n.
girl /gɜːl/ n. brown /braʊn/ adj
Danish /ˈdeɪnɪʃ/ n. & adj. tourist/ˈtʊərɪst/ n.
friend / frend / n.  

Notes on the text

 

1. be verb

I   am
he     is
she
it
n. (singular)  
we   are
you
they
n. +s (plural)

 

 

Lesson 16 Singular and plural forms of nouns

 

Singular Plural Example
noun (most of the nouns) noun + s /s/ book /bʊk/ à books /bʊks/ teacher /ˈtiːtʃə/ à teachers /ˈtiːtʃəs/
  noun - ch, sh, x, s, or s   noun + es /z/   watch/wɒtʃ/ à watches /wɒtʃz/ wish /wɪʃ/ à wishes /wɪʃz/ box /bɒks/ à boxes /bɒksz/ dress /drɛs/ à dresses /drɛsz/  
noun - f, fe f, fe ->v + es /s/   wolf /wʊlf/ à wolves /wʊlvs/ life /lʌɪf / àlives /lʌɪvs/  

 

 

Exercises

 

A. Write sentences using the given words.

 

Example:

 

book/French

This book is a French book.

French books are here.

 

1. student/good 4. torch/my 7. car/blue
2. shirt/red 5. fox/black 8. fax/fine
3. bus/white 6. horse/thin 9. shelf/big

 

 

B. complete the sentences using is, am, or are.

 

Example:

 

It ….. a skirt.

It is a skirt.

 

1. I … a English teacher.

2. This …. a French car.

3 These …. big dogs.

4. Arman and I … good friends.

5. My father …. very kind.

6. Horses …. white.

 

Lesson 17 How do you do?

Mr. Jackson: Come and meet our employees, Mr. Richards.

 

Mr. Richards: Thank you, Mr. Jackson.

 

Mr. Jackson: This is Nicola Grey, and this is Claire Taylor.

 

Mr. Richards: How do you do?

Those women are very hard-working.

What are their jobs?



 

Mr. Jackson: They’re keyboard operators.

This is Michael Baker, and this is Jeremy Short.

 

Mr. Richards: How do you do?

They aren’t very busy!

What are their jobs?



 

Mr. Jackson: They’re sales reps.

They are very lazy.

 

Mr. Richards: Who is this young man?

Mr. Jackson: This is Jim.

He’s our office assistant.

 

 

New words

 

employee /ɪmplɔɪˈi:/ n. our / aʊə/ possessive adj.
hard-working/ˌhaːdˈwɜːkɪŋ/ n. man /mæn/ n.
sale /seɪl/ n. office/ɒfɪs/ n.
sales reps/ seɪlzˈreps/ n. assistant/əˈsɪstənt/ n.
busy /bɪzi/ adj. those /ðəʊz/ pron.
lazy /leɪzi/ adj. that /θæt/ pron.
young/jʌŋ/ adj. come /kʌm/ v.

 

 

Notes on the text

 

1. How do you do? (used when you see someone for the first time)

2. sales reps à sales representatives

 

 

Lesson 18 What are their jobs?

 

Other plural forms of nouns

 

Singular Plural
man men
milkman milkmen
child children
policeman policewomen

 

Exercises

 

A. Complete these sentences using He, She, We or They.

 

Example:

 

Those men are lazy. …. are sales reps.

Those men are lazy. They are sales reps.

 

1. That man is tall. ….. is a policeman.

2. Those girls are busy. …. are keyboard operators.

3. Our names are Britt and Inge. ….. are Swedish.

4. Look at our office assistant. ….. is very hard-working.

5. Look at Nicola. ……. is very pretty.

6. Michael Baker and Jeremy short are employees. …… are sales reps.

 

B. Write questions and answers.

 

Example:

 

Mechanics /sales reps

What are their jobs?



Are they mechanics or sales reps?

They aren’t mechanics. They’re sales reps.

 

1. keyboard operators/air hostesses

2. postmen/policemen

3. policewomen/nurses

4. customs officers/hairdressers

5. hairdressers/teachers

6. engineers/taxi drivers

7. policewoman/keyboard operators

8. milkmen/engineers

9. policemen/milkmen

10. nurses/housewives

 


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