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Present Simple or Present Continuous.



 

Exercise 14.Fill in  am, is, are, do, does, doesn’t.

1. Excuse me, ……… you speak English?

2.“Have you a cigarette?” “No, thank you. I ……… smoke.”

3. Why ……… you looking at me?

4.“What ………he do?” ‘She’s a manager”.

5. I ………want to go out. It ……….raining.

6.“Where ………you come from?” – “From Rostov”.

7. How much ………it cost to send a letter to Canada?

8. I can’t talk to you at the moment. I ……… working.

9. Nick is a good tennis player but he ……..play very often.

10. We … at the English lesson now.

 

Exercise 15.Use Present Simple or Present Continuous.

 

1. The students ……… (read) the text now.

2. They ………(not/watch) television very often.

3. Listen! Somebody ………(cry).

4. He’s tired. He ………(want) to relax.

5. How often ………(you/read) a newspaper?

6. “Excuse me, but you ………(sit) in my place. “Oh, I’m sorry.”

7. I’m sorry, I ……… (not/understand). Please speak more slowly.

8. “Where are you, Nick?” – “I’m in the library. I ………(read)”.

9. What time ………(the students/finish) lesson every day?

10. You can turn off the tape-recorder. I ………(not/listen) to it.

11. He ……….(not/often/ write) letters to his parents.

 

Exercise 16.Choose the correct Tense.

 

1. I read/am reading a book about the history of England.

2. I read/am reading lots of book every year.

3. We go/are going to a party on Saturday.

4. Doctors look/are looking after people in hospital.

5. Sergei comes/is coming from Rostov.

6. She comes/is coming for dinner this evening.

7. My grandfather speak/am speaking four languages.

8. Do you want/Are you wanting to go out tonight?

9. I am playing/play tennis now.

10. She usually is going/goes to work by car.

11. I am thinking/think you are right

 

Exercise 17.Use Present Simple or Present Continuous.




Dialogue.

A. What _________(you/do)?

B. _________(pack) my suitcase. I _________(leave) you and this house.

A. But I _________(not/understand). Where ______ (you/go)?

B. I. __________(not/know). The only thing I (know) is that Peter (meet) me at the airport at 6 o’clock.

 

Exercise 18. Translate the following sentences.

 

1. Что она делает? Она готовится к докладу. 2. Он работает? – Нет, он учится в институте. 3. Они уезжают из Москвы через несколько дней. 4. Ты часто ходишь в кино?. 4. Где она? Она сидит в соседней комнате. 5. Дождя нет, мы можем выйти. 6. Здесь часто идут дожди. 7. Я не понимаю, о чем вы говорите. 8. Где он живет? Он живет в Лондоне. 9. Она обычно ездит на работу на автобусе. 10. У нее нет семьи. 11. Где они сейчас? Сейчас у них занятия по английскому языку.

 

Unit 2.

My Biography.

 



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