Key to the exercise:

a - mum, mummy.
b - caller, nothing.
c - viewers.
d - granddad, grandpa.
e - nothing.
f - ladies & gentlemen.
g - Sir.
h -Your Majesty.
i - nothing.
j - darling, love, dear.
k - listeners.
l - mate.
m - Sir.
n - Madam.
o - officer, nothing.
p - grandma, granny.
q - dear, love.
r - Sir.
s - dad, daddy.
t - nothing.

1. He usually watches TV on Sundays.
2. I never go out on Friday evening.
3. They usually have dinner at 7 o'clock.
4. We are rebuilding our house.
5. The waiter is bringing the dessert.
6. She is looking for a new house to live in.
7. He is studying Spanish this year.
8. She is not working very hard. She was better last year.
9. At present Lucy is working on her project.
10. Ann doesn`t often eat fishes.
11. Look! The children are drinking beer!
12. He comes to visit my mother every day.
13. How often do you cook lunch?
14. The shop opens at 8.
15. I do not listen to the radio very often.
16. He sometimes goes to the pub.
17. The lesson begins at 8 every morning.
18. Can you hear that? Somebody is singing.
19. I usually do my homework after dinner.
20. Hello! Where are you going?

1. We usually go skiing every year, but this year we are not going anywhere.
2. Ann is looking for a new job.
3. She told me her address, but I do not remember it.
4. I am learning Spanish. My friend is teaching me.
5. 'What do your parents do?' 'They are teachers.'
6. My brother usually goes to work by train.
7. My sister Sonia lives in London.
8. Can you cook? No but I am learning.
9. Can you hear those girls? What are they talking about?
10. Normally I get up at 8, but this week I am getting up at 7.
11. Do you need a ticket to see your mother play at the theatre?
12. Lucy is not in London at the moment. She is staying in Paris.
13. How is your father? Is he still ill? No, he is getting better.
14. Let's go jogging. It is not raining at the moment.
15. The earth goes round the sun.
16. Why are you looking at me like that?
17. She prefers coffee with milk.
18. Do not put the scissors away I am using them.
19. Paul does not like maths.
20. Are you thirsty? Do you want something to drink?

1. This is the first time I have eaten caviar.
2. Yesterday at 7.30 I was having breakfast.
3. He put the money into his briefcase and left.
4. He couldn't drive a car when he was five.
5. What happened last week at your parent's?
6. I think I have got the flu. I must go to bed.
7. Everyone was drinking beer at John's party last night.
8. Last Saturday when it started raining some children were playing in the park.
9. We have known each other for a long time.
10. What day was it yesterday?
11. I have had a proper dinner for weeks.
12. He is a good actor. Lucy has seen all his films. She is going to watch his latest film next week.
13. What was the flight like yesterday?
14. Jim is on a business trip. He has gone to France.
15. We didn't want to bother them, so we stopped asking them stupid questions.
16. After finishing his work he decided to go out.
17. Have you seen your brother recently?
18. Why didn't you go to the party last night?
19. Where's my wallet? It was on the table. Somebody has taken it.
20. Her shoes are very clean, she has cleaned them.

1. Please be quiet. I am trying to concentrate.
2. Look! It is snowing.
3. Why are you looking at me like that? Have I said something wrong?
4. You are making a lot of noise. Can you be a bit quieter?
5. Excuse me. I am looking for a phone box. Is there one near hear?
6. [in the cinema] It’s a good film, isn’t it?Are you enjoying it?
7. Listen! Can you hear those people next door? They are shouting at each other again.
8. I am not working this week. I’m on holiday.
9. I am reading an interesting book at the moment.
10. Tom is not playing football this season.

Brian and Steve meet in a restaurant:

Brian: Hello, Steve. I haven’t seen you for ages. What are you doing these days?

Steve: I am training to be a shop manager.

Brian: Really? Are you enjoying it?

Steve: Yes, it’s quite interesting. How about you?

Brian: Well, I am not working at the moment, but I’m very busy. I am building a house.

Steve: Really? Are you doing it alone?

Brian: No, some friends of mine are helping me.
Выберите глаголы в Present Simple.
Example: Water (boil) ...boils... at 100 degrees centigrade.

1. The swimming bath opens at 9.00 and closes at 18.30 every day.
2. What time does the bank close in Britain?
3. I have a car but I don’t use it very often.
4. How many cigarettes do you smoke a day?
5. "What do you do?" "I am an electrical engineer."
6. "Where does your father come from?"
7. "He comes from Scotland."
8. If you need money, why don’t you get a job?
9. I play the piano, but I don’t play very well.
10. I don’t understand the word "deceive". What does “deceive” mean?

Выберите вариант ответа, который считаете правильным:

1. I didn't know you were waiting for me.

2. I wasn't this happy in many years.

3. I have seen you at the mall last Sunday.

4. I have moved here five years ago.

5. Have you spoken to her? Yes, I did.

6. You spoke to her on Monday? What did she say?

7. What did you tell her? I have told her the truth.

8. I haven't been to his new apartment.

9. When did he call you? Last week.

10. That is the best song I've ever heard!
Keys for:

Составьте предложения используя следующие глаголы:
get, become, change, rise, improve, fall, increase
The population of the world ...is rising... very fast.

1. The number of people without job is increasing at the moment.
2. He is still ill but he is getting better slowly.
3. These days food is becoming more and more expensive.
4. The world is changing. Things never stay the same.
5. The cost of living are rising. Every year things are dearer.
6. George has gone to work to Spain. When he arrived, his Spanish wasn`t very good, but now it is improving.
7. The economic situation is already very bad and it is falling worse.

1. “Excuse me, do you speak English?
2. “Where's Andrew?” - “I don't know.”
3. What are you laughing at?
4. "Where do you come from?" - "Russia".
5. Anna is a good golf player but she doesn't play very often.
6. I am sorry but I don't understand. Can you speak louder?
7. Listen! Someone is singing.
8. You can turn the TV off. I am not watching it.
9. I usually leave my house at 8 p.m.
10. Misha is tired. He wants to go home now.
1. Most shops in Moscow close at 6 p.m.
2. Water freezes at 0 degree Celsius.
3. Olya always wears expensive clothes.
4. My job is interesting. I always meet interesting people.
5. We like sandwiches.
6. This pair of shoes is expensive. It costs a lot of money.
7. These shoes are cheap. They cost little money.
8. Misha and Sasha usually have dinner at 4 o'clock.
9. I never watch television.
10. Sometimes my younger brother reads in bed.

1. I _________ a CD for you at the shopping center.
       c. bought
2. I _________ return your 10 dollars next week.
       c. will
3. He _________ the first page of his book.
       b. tore
4. I'm late, but I _________ on time tomorrow.
       c. will come
5. Did you _________ your room?
       a. clean
6. I often _________ the floor.
       b. sweep
7. Please _________ me.
       c. call
8. Bob _________ his wallet in the classroom.
       a. left
9. I'd like to _________ a message.
       c. leave
10. I _________ dinner with my friend yesterday.
       a. ate

1. It was cold in the room and I closed the window.
2. When I was a child I wanted to be an actress.
3. The accident happened last week.
4. My father died of cancer last year.
5. My sister enjoyed the holidays.
6. The show started at 7 p.m. yesterday.
7. The weather is fine today but 2 days ago it snowed all day.
8. Yesterday I bought a very nice shirt.
9. I can still remember that night when I drank too much beer.
10. Alex knew he was wrong.
11. They played basketball all Sunday.
12. It was 1988 when I met him.

1. Tom lives somewhere near London.
2. Do you know anything about computers?
3. Attention, please! There's something I want to tell you.
4. Do you know anyone in New York?
5. Is there anything interesting on television tonight?.
6. Would you like something to eat?
7. "Can I ask you for a favour?" - "Certainly. You can ask me anything you want".
8. Where is Ann?! Well, she can be anywhere.