It is Sunday. It is nine o’clock in the morning. The Smiths are at home. Mr. Andrew Smith is a British diplomat. His wife Laura is a French teacher. Their son Michael is a student. Their daughter Alice is a schoolgirl.
The Smiths are sitting at the table. They are having breakfast. Mr. Smith and Michael are having bacon and eggs, toast, butter, jam and tea. Mrs. Smith and Alice are having orange juice, toast, jam and coffee. Mr. Smith is asking Michael and Alice about their studies. Alice and Michael are answering his questions.
After breakfast they are going to visit the Browns. Alice is going to show her new little dog to her friend Jill Brown. The Smiths and the Browns are going to have dinner.
It is evening. The Browns and the Smiths are sitting at the table. They are having dinner. They are discussing their plans on the week. After dinner they are having a rest. The adults are discussing different things. Michael is playing the piano. Alice and Jill are playing with alice’s little dog.
Diplomat — дипломат
schoolgirl — школярка
to have breakfast — снідати
bacon — бекон
study — навчання
to have dinner — вечеряти
to have a rest — відпочивати
adult — дорослий
What time is it?
Is Mr. Smith a British diplomat or a British businessman?
What is his wife?
What is their son Michael?
Is Alice a student or a schoolgirl?
Are the Smiths sitting at the table?
What they are doing?
What they are doing to do after breakfast?
What is Alice going to do?
What are the Browns and the Smiths discussing?
What is Michael doing?
What are and Jill Alice doing?
Його дружина Лора — вчитель французької. Сім’я Сміт сидить за столом. Містер Сміт розпитує Майкла і Алісу про їх навчанні. Сім’я Сміт і сім’я Браун збираються вечеряти. Вечір. Після вечері вони відпочивають. Майкл грає на піаніно.
Present Continuous (Progressive) Tense:
I am working
You are working
He, she, it is working
We are working
They are working
At the moment
In this moment
ActuallyФорми освіти Present ContinuousConstruction «To be going to + verb» — збиратися зробити що-небудь:
- Are you going to watch TV tonight?
- No, i’m not. I am going to write some letters to my friends.
- What are you going to do after that?
- Oh, i’m going to go to bed.
- Hello, Tim! What are you going to do this evening?
- And what is your sister going to do?
- Then what are you and your sister going to do on Sunday?
Alice and Michael are answering his questions.
Peter and Ben (to play chess now.
Nick is at home; he (to watch) TV.
Ben (to show) me his new picture now.
What is Alice (to do) now? She is (to write a letter to her friend Kate.
The students (to read) the new text now.
Where is Mr. Brown? He (to speak) with Mr. Smith at the moment.
Jane is busy. Actually she (to translate) a text.
Що ти робиш? Я пишу статтю для журналу (зараз). Що ти збираєшся робити сьогодні ввечері? Сьогодні ввечері я зайнятий; я збираюся відвідати свою бабусю. Що ви робите в даний момент? Ми переводимо новий текст. Діти дивляться мультфільм (зараз). Мої батьки вечеряють. Тато п’є чай з печивом, а мама п’є сік з бутербродом.
Alex Is reading a book? (to watch TV)
No, he isn’t. He is watching TV.
Is he opening the door? (to close the door)
Is Jane asking questions? (to answer questions)
Is she reading the text? (to translate the text)
Are Jim and Kate playing chess? (to watch TV)
Is Arthur showing his new books to Helen? (to explain the new books)
Are they reading the new text? (to translate the new text)