You are here to READ
maps and do a geography quiz, reports about countries, landforms and nationalities
and TALK about
countries and their culture, school subjects and every day activities
and LISTEN TO
pupils talking about school projects
reports about countries and people's everyday activities
how to use the Present Simple and the Present Continuous tense
A Geography quiz
KEY: 1 True, 2 False, 3 True, 4 True, 5 True, 6 False, 7 True
This year the 6th Class of our International School welcomes some new pupils from different countries. All the other pupils want to know them better. They are reading the newcomers' reports about their countries in the school newsletter. Read the reports below to find answers in the Geography quiz:
When I learn new words…
I listen carefully and try to imitate.
I repeat new words many times and try to
I write them down.
I may write them down with the translation in Greek.
I group the words by topic.
I write them down in an example sentence.
B. Work in pairs. Use the information in the reports to fill in the table below:
A. LOOK AT THE EXAMPLES:
a. It often rains heavily in winter. b. My uncle works in a coal mine.
Which example a or b refers to:
something that happens regularly?
something true in general?
B. STUDY THESE TABLES
Present Simple Tense
C. Look at the words sometimes, often, usually, always
People sometimes leave their hometown to find work.
The temperature usually drops in winter.
It often rains heavily in winter.
My brother is always early for school.
Now complete the rule:
We use an adverb of frequency to say how ______
Now write true sentences
I sometimes ________________
I usually ___________________
A. Alice, your pen-friend from Great Britain has sent you some pictures with her daily activities. Look at the pictures below and write what she does every day:
Now fill in the diagram about what pupils do in Greece and in Great Britain:
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