Here comes one of the most common usages of the Present Continuous – to express what you are doing at the moment of speaking.
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After practising reading this easy text and asking and answering questions, you can do the following exercise by filling in the gaps:
Timothy’s son says:
I _1_ not at home right now. I _2_ in a big room with a lot of other children. They _3_ very loud. I _4_ often sad when I __5__ to go to this place. I actually hate it. I _6_ sometimes afraid, but most of the time I _7_ bored there. On the bright side, every day _8_ meet some good friends there!
Watch this video about Timothy. Try to understand as much as possible and repeat slowly after me.
When you feel more confident about the text, move onto the following video. Try to ask and answer questions while watching it. If it is too fast, click the “pause” button.
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Talking about jobs in English
- an easy dialogue with spelling mistakes -
Hi Sivlie! I’ve heard you’ve got a new job! What’s it like?
Hi there! Well, the salary is ok.
That’s great news. What about the boss ?
Well, the boss is very demanding!
Ok, I guess it’s ok. How about your colleagues ?
They are really marvellous! They are so kind and friendly!
I’m glad to hear that. Do you have a lot of responsibility ?
Yes, of course! And I like it!
That’s good. It means you can be promoted, right?
Yes, you are right! What about your new job? Are you happy with it?
Oh, don’t ask me! I don’t have it any more
Really? What happened ?
Are you sure you want to know?
Can you make a similar dialogue using the English phrases about your job ?
An easy dialogue in English with useful holiday phrases
- an easy English text with spelling mistakes to be detected -
I went to China for my holiday.
Oh, really ? I went to France for my holiday.
Oh, really ? How long did the trip to France take ?
Well, it took about five hours. We travelled by high speed train. What about you ?
Well, the flight to Beijing took 12 hours, but it was fine.
Where do you live ?
I live in England. Where do you live ?
I live in Germany. Where do you live in England ?
I live in London. Where do you live in Germany ?
I live in Berlin. Where do you live in London ?
I live in Finchley. Where do you live in Berlin ?
I live in Schoneberg.
I am so hungry!
I am so thirsty!
Let’s go to some place to eat and drink!
Yes, let’s go to that place over there!
— At the place “over there” —
I’d like to have a club sandwich, please.
Can I have a coffee, please.
I want to drink some juice, please.
I’ll have some club sandwiches, please.
I’m full. I can’t eat any more.
Me too. Let’s go for a stroll along the river now!
Yes, great! I know a wonderful sweet shop along the way!
Awesome ! I feel kind of hungry again