Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Vocabulary-phrases with travel, get, and go on



Vocabulary-phrases with travel, get, and go on


on your own
into/out of a car
a trip
back from somewhere
a guided tour
independently
a journey
a cruise
first/economy class
light
a package holiday
a taxi home/to work
here/there by (10.30)
on/off a bus/plane
separately/together

  1. travel:
  2. get:
  3. go on:

Complete the sentences with the correct form of travel, get or go on.

  1. I.................on my own quite a lot last year.
  2. I usually...................to work/school/university by 9 a.m.
  3. I.............a guided tour of a famous city last year.
  4. I............never..............a cruise.
  5. I sometimes................a taxi home late at night.
  6. I like...................long journeys.
  7. I usually......................light.
 Tick the ones that are true for you.

Speaking part





 

  1. Do you usually take a guidebook when you go on holiday?
  2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a guidebook in a new country?

Put the verb in brackets in the Present Perfect Continuous or the Present Perfect Simple. Use the Present Perfect Continuous where possible. Then choose for or since where necessary.

  1. I.......................(work) here for/since two months.
  2. How long.........you............(travel) on your own?
  3. Scott............(write) books for/since he left university.
  4. He.............(write) three books so far.
  5. They..............(not play) tennis for/since very long.
  6. I ................(know) my best friend for/since we were kids.
  7. How long............your sister...........(be) an actress?
  8. We..............(not have) a holiday for/since three years.

 





Speaking part:


Draw a timeline of your life. Write then these things happened on the line.
  • you started living in your house/flat
  • you first met your oldest friend
  • you started learning English
  • you started the job/studies you're doing now
  • you first met your boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife
  • you got your favourite possession(s)
  • you bought your car/mobile phone/computer
  • your own ideas

                met Kathy             started living in a flat         started job                
_ _ _ _____________________________________________________
                           1997                     2003                               March                   now

Plan what you're going to say about your timeline. Use the Present Perfect Continuous or Present Perfect Simple with for and since. Example:



  •   I've been living in my flat since May 2003.


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