Complete these sentences. Use an expression from the box and put the verb into the correct form
|have a party||have a swim||have difficulty|
|have a chat||have a look||have a good flight|
1.Max likes to keep fit, so he … every day. 2.We … on Saturday. It was great. We invited lots of people. 3.Excuse me, can I … at your newspaper, please? 4.I met Ann in the supermarket yesterday. We stopped and … . 5.Helen meets Tom in the airport. He has just arrived. Helen says: Hello, Tom. Did you …? 6.He will … with his exams if he doesn’t study hard.
– Come in. This is my room.
– You have a nice room and you have got a computer. Have you got any
– Yes, I have quite a lot.
– Do you have “Space Quest V”?
– Yes, here it is.
– Have you got any chess computer games?
– No, I’m afraid I haven’t.
– Please, come in.
– Thank you.
– Please, sit down. Would you like a cup of tea?
– Yes, please.
– Help yourself to scones.
– Thank you.
– How about some cream?
– No, thank you. Could you pass me the sugar, please?
– Yes, here you are.
– Can I have another cup of teа?
– Yes, sure.
Grammar: Basic forms of the verb
|I Infinitive||II Past Simple||III Past Participle||IV Present Participle|
Introducing People (formal, informal)
– Hello, John.
– Hi, Linda. Linda, this is Mary. She’s my friend from Saint-Petersburg.
– Hello, Mary. Nice to meet you.
– Hello, Linda. Nice to meet you too.
– Hello. Come in.
– Mom, this is Kate. She is my groupmate.
– How do you do, Mrs Mason?
– How do you do? Kate. Pleased to meet you.
– Pleased to meet you too.
1.17 Use the words from the word bank and talk about your free time.
Do you have free time? When? How do you like to spend it? Do you prefer spending your free time alone or with anybody else? Have you got any hobby? Is it collecting things, doing things, designing things, learning things? What is your favourite activity?
Word bank. Hobbies: have yoga classes, read books; activities: go rock climbing/for a walk/for a ride/clubbing/ skiing/dancing/skateboarding
/shopping; chat on the phone, watch a film, have a coffee, surf the Net, stay at home.
1.18 Chris and Rose have recently started going out together and are trying to decide what to do in the evening. Complete their conversation with the words in bold.
a) watching, b) play, c) listen, d) go out, e) clubbing, f) dance
CHRIS: So, what shall we do tonight?
ROSE: Let’s go ___ (1)! I feel like a dance.
CHRIS: Oh, no …I can’t stand all that noise. Can’t we just stay at home and ___ (2) chess?
ROSE: You must be joking!
CHRIS: Well, actually, yes, it is… But if you don’t like it, we can do something else.
ROSE: Like what?
CHRIS: How about___ (3) a good film on DVD?
ROSE: You really don’t want to ___ (4) at all, do you Chris? What are you, sixty years old or something?
CHRIS: We could ___ (5) to some music later… we could___ (6) on our own, just the two of us. What do you think of that, Rosie?
ROSE: Oh, OK, then. Maybe you can be romantic after all. But no chess, right?
Complete the dialogue with the phrases given.
a) No, thanks. b) Are you free tonight? c) Cool! d) That’s a great idea!
Tony: Hi David. ___ (1)?
David: I think so. Why?
Tony: Because there is a new thriller on at the Rex. Would you like to join
David:___ (2). I don’t like thrillers.
Tony: Oh … What about a comedy then? There is one starring Jim Carrey.
David: I don’t know … I don’t really like him.
Tony: Oh. I’ve got it! It’s Thursday today and your favourite sitcome is on
David: Yes, that’s true … Do you want to watch it with me?
Tony:___ (3) Let’s meet at your place at 7:30 then!
David: ___ (4) How about some pizza for dinner?
Tony: Count me in!
Grammar: Simple Tenses, Active Voice
|I We You play. They He She plays. It||We do not play. He does not play.||Do they play? Does she play?|
|Past||I played.||I did not play.||Did I play?|
|He wrote||He did not write.||Did he write?|
|Future||I will play.||I will not play.||Will you play?|
Notes: Present Simple is used with the words every day, usually, etc.
Past Simple is used with the words yesterday, last week (month / year), two days (months / years) ago, etc.
Future Simple is used with the words tomorrow, next week, in 5 days, etc.
Future time is also expressed by “going to” a)for planned future events, b)when the speaker feels sure about what will happen because of the situation now.
a) to express a future decision or intention made at the moment of speaking.
1) – It’s Jane’s birthday.
– Is it? I’ll buy her some flowers.
2) – Which do you want? The blue or the red?
– I’ll take the red. Thank you.
b) to express statements of a future fact: We’ll take exams in January.
c) in predictions after I think, perhaps, etc.: I think, it’ll rain.
1.19 Fill in what, which, who, when, where, whose or why.
1.“… is your name?” “John”. 2.“… shirt do you want?” “The blue one, please”. 3.“… is your favorite colour?” “Red”. 4.“… are you from?” “Poland”. 5.“… time do you usually go to bed?” “At ten”. 6.“… are those books over there?” “Paul’s”. 7.“… is your best friend?” “Mary”. 8.“… did you go on holiday last year?” “Mexico”. 9.“… are you leaving?” “Tomorrow”. 10.“… is that man over there?” “My brother”. 11.“… do you want to leave?” “Because I am bored”. 12.“… is Mr. Smith?” “Our science teacher”.
1.20 Read the verbs correctly:
Waited, lived, wanted, stayed, shipped, equipped, entered, functioned, defended, stopped, attended, trained, closed, sailed, hoped, answered
Complete the sentences with verbs from the list in the correct form (Present or Past Simple).