 BEFORE DOING                                                                   THE EXERCISES REVISE                     ...
The Present Simple – ROLAND’S every day habits and routinesa. Where_ _ DOES ROLAND _ live?                   Roland lives ...
favourite season. In the winter, he puts onm. How far _ _ _ in the winter?                   his skis and travels for many...
HOW ABOUT YOU? . answer thefollowing questions about your habits androutines and put them into a text similar toprevious t...
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  1. 1.  BEFORE DOING THE EXERCISES REVISE THE PRESENT SIMPLE SENTENCE STRUCTURE How to form the present simple tense in English.Structure of present simplepositive negative questionI work in a bank. I dont (do not) work. Do I work in a bank?You work in a bank. You dont (do not) work. Do you work in a bank?We work in a bank. We dont (do not) work. Do we work in a bank?They work in a bank. They dont (do not) work. Do they work in a bank? He doesnt (does not) work.He works in a bank. Does he work? She doesnt (does not) work.She works in a bank. Does she work? It doesnt (does not) open atThe bank opens at 9 oclock. Does it open at 9 oclock? 9 oclock.Present simple - common mistakes –( errores frecuentes)Common mistakes Correct version Why? The gerund ing form is notI working in London. I work in London. used in the present simple. The third person he, she, itHe work in London. He works in London. adds the letter s. Does he work in Questions - third person:He work in London? London? does + subject + infinitive. All other persons: Does he work inWork he in London? do + subject + infinitive. London?He not work in London. Negatives - third person: He doesnt work in subject + doesnt + infinitive. London. All other persons: subject + dont + infinitive.  NOW PRACTISE WITH SOME EXERCISESComplete the questions about Rolan’s habits and routines
  2. 2. The Present Simple – ROLAND’S every day habits and routinesa. Where_ _ DOES ROLAND _ live? Roland lives in Fagersta in Central Sweden. He works for Avesta Sandvik Tube Ltd.b. What time _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ get up? He usually gets up at six oclock. He often goes jogging and sometimes goes for a swimc. What _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ before work? before work.d. When _ ___ usually _ _ _____________? He usually starts work at eight oclock, but on Tuesdays he starts at seven and finishes atE1 . What _ ____________ _ _ Tuesday? four. He has an English lesson every Tuesday atE2 How often___________________lesson? six o’clockF1. What _ _ _ _ _ _________________ job? Roland is a computer programmer. He worksF2 for forty hours a week in the companysg. How long _ _ _ _ ........week? computer department.h. Why _ _ _ _ _ _ job? He likes his job because he feels free. In his company, there is a system ofi. What _ _ _ _ _ _ mean? flexi-time. This means that he can choose when he wants to start and finish work.j. What _ _ _ interests? Roland also has many interests. In the spring, he goes cycling every Sunday. In the summer, he goes canooing on a lake justk. What _ _ _ _______the autumn? outside Fagersta. He doesnt like the autumn weather. In the autumn, he stays at home andl. Which _ _ _ _ season? reads and watches television. Winter is his
  3. 3. favourite season. In the winter, he puts onm. How far _ _ _ in the winter? his skis and travels for many Swedish miles along the tracks in the forests near his home.n. What sort OF PERSON _ _ _ _ _? Roland is a very active person. He works quite hard and spends a large part of his freeo. How hard _ _ _ _ _ _ ? time with his wife and their two children who enjoy any of the same interests. GOOD JOB, MY FRIEND. NOW, IF YOU WANT TO HAVE IT REVISED, SEND YOUR QUESTIONS TO THE TEACHER AND SHE WILL CORRECT THEMUpss! REMEMBER THAT YOU WANT TOBE THE BEST, SO DO THE NEXTEXERCISE. OK, OK... YOU CAN DO IT TOMORROW!OK, OK.... YOU CAN DO IT TOMORROW
  4. 4. HOW ABOUT YOU? . answer thefollowing questions about your habits androutines and put them into a text similar toprevious text about Roland’s habits androutines.a. Where do you live? j. What are your interests?b. When do you usually get up? k. What do you do in the autumn?c. What do you usually do before work? l. What is your favourite season?d. When do you usually start work? m. Do you like the winter?e. What do you usually do after work? ....What do you do then?f. What is your job or occupation? n. What sort of person are you?g. How long do you work each week? o. How hard do you work?h. Do you like your job? p. How do you spend most of your free time?i. Why do you like it? ...Who with?or Why dont you like it? AND DON’T FORGET TO E-MAIL YOUR WRITING TO THE TEACHER FOR CORRECTION

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