English Course Online 70
- Vocabulary related to Preference and leisure activity
- Grammar point: The present time can be divided up into various forms.
1/ Sentence Practice
The present time can be divided up into various forms.
Emphatic present simple
He does like watching his team win. ( to emphasize strong feeling )
Palace might not be the best team but they are the most unpredictable. ( to emphasize contrast)
There is never a dull moment when you are a Crystal Palace supporter.
Words and Phrases often used with the present simple.
always/usually/ generally/ often/ sometimes/ rarely/ never/ whenever/ seldom/these days/ nowadays/ from time to time/most/ much of the time/every now and then/It’s/ that’s the last time.
At this moment Peter is still watching the television. ( actions happening now)
Other games are finishing and Peter is wondering what the results are. (actions happening around now)
He isn’t seeing the results because of the publicity break. (tempory situations and series of actions)
More and more money is being invested in football and smaller clubs are finding it difficult to compete.(changing and developing situations)
Crystal Palace are always trying to avoid relegation. (Annoying or amusing habits usually linked with always)
A small man goes into a pub, there is a tall man standing inside with a dog. The small man asks the tall man if his dog bites. The tall man says, that no, his dog doesn’t bite. The small man strokes the dog and the dog bites him. The small man then says to the tall man that I thought he said that his dog didn’t bite. The tall man says that he did say that and that his dog doesn’t bite and that the dog that is standing next to him is not his.
( background information in jokes and informal stories and anecdotes)
Who are Palace playing next week? (the future for arrangements)
Peter will probably be a bit stressed when he is watching the game next week. ( the future in time clauses)
2/ Vocabulary Practice
- pass time
- taste urge
- PHRASAL VERBS
- to get into
- to grow on
- to warm to
- go off
- hang around
- to keep up with
- mess about
- centre on
- to go along
- take out
- to chill out
3/ Grammar Practice
4/ Practice Quiz
Complete the quizzes below.
- Today’s comprehension interactive video:
- Today’s sentences drag and drop:
- Today’s grammar fill in the right words: