GE|Adults| Pre-Intermediate|3. Things you wear. Prepositions of place. Clothes
1.1 Look at the pictures and say what these people are wearing.
1.2 Answer the questions.
1. What clothes do you wear at home?
2. What clothes do you wear at school/university/work?
3. What clothes do you wear at a party?
1.1 Match the words and pictures.
1.2 Look at the people and write the clothes, footwear, jewellery and accessoires they wear.
! Pronunciation notes
[ə] – is the most common sound in English. It is a short sound, and always occurs in an unstressed syllable, e.g. doctor [‘dokte], address [a’dres].
Point out that unstressed ’er’ or ’or’ at the end of a word are always pronounced [ə] e.g. teacher, better, etc.
1.1 Listen to these words and sounds. Practise saying them.
|ə| worker, sweater, painter;
|ɜː| university, prefer, first, shirt;
1.2 What syllable is stressed? Choose and mark 1/2/3 next to the word.
1.1 Look at the picture below and answer these questions:
1. What are they wearing?
2. What can you say about their physical appearance (what do they look like?)
3. What are these children doing?
4. Where are they?
1.2 Choose and mark the correct form of the verb: Present Continuous or Present Simple.
2.1 Read the rules.
— Where are you going? I’m going to the cinema with my friends.
— My sister is speaking on the phone at the moment.
— I’m reading a fantasy book this month.
— In this picture they are looking at each other.
We should use Present Continuous when we speak about things, that are happening at this moment (now), around now and when we describe a picture.
We use Present Continuous to talk about temporary situations – this week, this month, this year (around now).
Ex.: I’m substituting your teacher this week. (It’s actual only for this week, it’s temporary).
We also can use Present Continuous for annoying habits.
Ex.: You’re always playing games, when I talk to you!
2.2 Complete the sentences using Present Continuous.
2.3 Complete the report with Present Continuous form of the verbs in brackets.
2.4 Complete the conversation. Use Present Continuous.
1.1 Listen to the audio file about Michelangelo.
1.2 Listen again and mark the sentences T (true) or F (false). Say why false sentences are false.
There are also some more prepositions that can express the exact whereness e.g. under, in front of, opposite, next to etc. You can find their equivalents in the dictionary to do the next exercise.
1.1 Complete the sentences with a word or phrase from the list.
! Interesting fact
When we describe a picture we normally use:
⦁ There is/there are to say what is in the picture.
Ex. There are a lot of children in the center.
⦁ Present Continuous to say what the people are doing.
Ex. The boy is playing.
1.1 Look at the picture and describe it.
2.1 Ask and answer the questions.
1. Do you have any pictures on the walls in your house?
2. Do you have a favorite picture? Can you describe it?
3. Can you paint or draw?
1.1 Complete the sentences with preposition.
1.2 Complete the sentences with prepositions from the list.
2.1 Read the text and write the verbs in Present Continuous.
3.1 Complete the sentences with the present simple or present continuous form of the verbs in the box.
am listening / am driving / wears / like / live / works / are sleeping / is raining / study / drinks
- 1. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|1. Where are you from?
- 2. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|2. Describing people
- 3. GE|Adults| Pre-Intermediate|3. Things you wear. Prepositions of place. Clothes
- 4. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|4. How did you spend your holidays?
- 5. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|5. Historical events
- 6. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|6. How to tell a good story?
- 7. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|7. What are you going to do?
- 8. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|8. Old friends
- 9. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|9. Can you explain it in English? Words-helpers
- 10. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|10. Annoying habits
- 11. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|11. Going shopping
- 12. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|12. Good weekend vs bad weekend. At the weekend
- 13. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|13. Life in metropolises
- 14. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|14. Describing a town (city)
- 15. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|15. Are you a healthy person?
- 16. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|16. Pessimist vs Optimist. Choose your side
- 17. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|17. Speak low, if you speak 'Love'
- 18. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|18. Every great dream begins with a dreamer
- 19. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|19. I told her: my house is your house. So she sold it
- 20. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|20. To do what you like is freedom...
- 21. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|21. You don't have to be great to start...
- 22. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 1: Check into the hotel
- 23. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 2: Going to a restaurant
- 24. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 3: In the shopping centre
- 25. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Practical English 4: At the pharmacy
- 26. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 1-4
- 27. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 5-8
- 28. GE|Adults|Pre-Intermediate|Revise and Check 9-13