Present tense (2)
Listen to the track and fill in the missing words.
This is the Green's house. It has got a lovely garden with a shed and a hedge. But the Green's haven't got a garage. When you open the front door you enter the hall. There is a guest toilet on the right. Mr Green's study is next to the toilet. The living room, the dining room and the kitchen are on the left. Let's go upstairs now. Where are the bedrooms? Here they are. There are three bedrooms and one big bathroom. Have the Greens got an attic? Yes, they have. The children often play there.
|verneintes simple present||verneintes present progressive|
|he works||he doesn't work||he isn't working|
|we talk||we don't talk||we aren't talking|
|they listen||they don't listen||they aren't listening|
|you run||you don't run||you aren't running|
|she eats||she doesn't eat||she isn't eating|
Simple present or present progressive?
It is Monday morning. Sandra Summer usually goes to school on weekdays. But today she is staying at home because she has a bad headache. Mrs Summer usually works three days a week in a bookstore. This week, however, she is working five days because her boss is on holidays. She is just selling a book to a woman with a baby. On Wednesdays, Mr Summer often plays a football match with his colleagues from work. Today is Wednesday, and at the moment, his team is leading the match by three goals (Tore). Sandra's CD-player is broken. Mr Summer is repairing it now. Sandra cannot / can't help her dad.
Write out the numbers in words.
What a family!
Marion's family is English, but they are not in England at the moment. Marion's father is in Saudi Arabia with his brother. They are engineers (Ingenieure). Her aunt, Ann, is in Canada. She is a teacher and she is on a visit there with her class. Marion's mother is in Japan at the moment. She is with Marion's brother. He is a student and he is in Japan for a year. Is Marion alone at home? No, she isn't. She is in Bonn with her German grandparents. Marion is only 10 years old. It is great with her grandparents. Her grandfather is very good at tennis and her grandmother is good at playing dominoes. So Marion is not lonely. It's fun with her grandparents.
a. Correct the sentences.
Marion's brother is in Canada.
Her uncle is in Japan.
Her parents are in Saudi Arabia.
Her grandmother is good at tennis.
b. Answer the questions in a full sentence.
How long is Marion's brother in Japan?
Who is not in England at the moment?
Where is Marion's grandmother?
Why is Marion not alone?
a. Marion's brother is in Japan.
Her uncle is in Saudi Arabia.
Her father is in Saudi Arabia and her mother is in Japan.
Her grandmother is good at playing dominoes.
b. Marion's brother is in Japan for a year.
Marion's family is not in England at the moment.
Her grandmother is in Bonn in Germany.
She is with her grandparents.
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