In this lesson we′ll check our answers to those exercises posted on a previous article, So let′s check it together!
Complete each pair of sentences using the same verb (in question form or negative if necessary) from the list. Use the present continuos; if this is not possible,use the present simple.
List of verbs: Attract, consist of, doubt, feel, fit,have, like, look, measure, sound
We need to use one of the above verbs just once!
a. I hear you′re having your house repainted. How does it look? (or How′s it look?)
b. I bought this new dress today. How does it look?
a. What are you doing with that ruler? I′m measuring the area of the kitchen
b. The garden measures 12 by 20 meters
a. I doubt whether I′ll get another chance to retake the exam.
b. I suppose she might be at home tonight, but I doubt it.
a. The new science museum currently attracts 10,000 visitors a month.
b. Flowers attract bees with their brightly-coloured petals.
a. Carlos won′t work at the top of the 20-storey building
b. A: How′s the new job? B: Well, at the moment
a. My car′s in the garage today. They ′re fitting new brakes
b. I bought this jumper for Anna, but it doesn′t fit her so I′ll have to take it back
a. What′s your shirt made from? It feels like silk
b. I won′t be coming to work todat. I′m not feeling very well
a. The roof of the house consists of only plastic sheets nailed down in a few places
b. Their school uniform consists of black trousers and dark green jumper
a. Simon′s new song sounds quite good, but he doesn′t think he′s ready yet to perform it in public.
b. A: What′s that noise? B: It sounds like a bird stuck in the chimney.
a. Poulson ′s having treatment for a knee injury, but should be fit to play on Saturday.
b. My sister has long blonde hair. You′re bound to recognise her.
Have you noticed how I used some contractions? Sometimes in written English is common to find them, so let′s use them!
I′ll see you back soon!