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11. Discuss the daily routines of:

1. a civil servant and a manager

2. a bachelor and a married man

Compare their lifestyles.

12. Describe the working day of a clerk. Use the following office timetable (in a humorous way):

9:00 Starting time

9:30 Arrive at work

9:45 Coffee break

11:00 Check e-mail

11:15 Prepare for lunch

12:00 Lunch

2:45 Browse the Internet

3:00 Tea break

4:00 Prepare to go home

4:30 Go home

5:00 Finishing time

13. Comment on the following:

1. Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

2. We are what we eat.


Present Simple (Indefinite) Tense

Alex is a bus driver. He drives a bus.

• The earth goes round the sun.

• Nurses look after patients in hospitals.

• In Britain most of the shops close at 5.30 p.m.


I work in a bank. Barry works in a shop.

• Excuse me, do you speak English?

• "Would you like a cigarette?" "No, thanks. I don`t smoke."

• What does this word mean?

• Rice doesn`t grow in Britain.

• I get up at 8 o`clock every morning.

• How often do you go to the dentist?

• Ann doesn`t often drink tea.

• In summer Tom usually plays tennis.

Present Simple form

I we you they


he she it


Question (вопрос)

Negative (отрицание)


I we you they


I We You They





Sue he she it


Sue He She It


• There is only one form of you in English, which is the same in singular

and plural.

• Note the endings with he, she, and it. If the verb ends in ss, sh, ch, or x,

add -es:

He finishes {finish ends in sh)

She watches (watch ends in ch)


• For something which is permanently true:

I come from France.

He doesn't speak Spanish.

We live in London.

• For repeated actions or habits:

1 get up at six o'clock every day.

What time do you leave work?

I don't see them very often.

1A. Rewrite each sentence as a positive or negative sentence, or a question, according to the instructions.

1 I visit my parents very often, (negative)

I don't visit my parents very often.

2 Does he go to school every day? (positive)

He goes to school every day.

3 She comes from Germany, (question)

Does she come from Germany?

4 She goes to work by car. (question)

5 We watch television every night. (negative)

6 He doesn't walk to work every day. (positive)

7 She plays football every Saturday, (question)

8 He washes his car every week, (question)

9 They live in Australia, (question)

10 They go to school by bus. (question)

11 Does she finish work at five o'clock? (positive)

12 He goes to the cinema on Fridays, (question)

13 I come from Africa, (negative)

14 Does he live in this street? (positive)

15 He works in a restaurant, (question)

16 She gets up at five o'clock, (question)

17 They eat a lot. (negative)

18 Does he work here? (positive)

B. Rewrite each sentence and open the brackets.

  1. 1..Water ...boils... (boil) at 100 degrees centigrade.

  2. George ......doesn`t go...... (not / go) to the cinema very often.

  3. .How many languages do you .....speak..... (you / speak)?

  4. . The swimming bath open) at 9.00 and (close) at 18.30 every day.

  5. What time (the bank / close) in Britain?

  6. I have a car but I (not / use) it very often.

  7. How many cigarettes (you / smoke) a day?

  8. "What (you / do) ?" "I am an electrical engineer."

  9. "Where (your father / come) from?"

  10. "He (come) from Scotland."

  11. I (play) the piano, but I (not / play) very well.

  12. I don`t understand the word "deceive". What("deceive" /mean)?

  1. Think of your working day. How do you spend it? When and how long do you do your homework? How do you study English? What helps you here?

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