Complete the texts with the present simple form of
the verbs in brackets.
miguel's from tenerife. he uses (use) globish on the internet.
'80% of the world's internet pages are in english or globish;
he (1) (say). miguel ( (study) english at school, but he
(3) (think) it's very difficult. 'english has got about 650 000
words, but globish has only got 1500 words!
1.5 billion people in the world (
lidia's 12 years old and she (5) (live)
in krasnodar. she's got a myspace
page, and she (6) (listen) to music
online.'1 also (7) (write) to people
in the usa,' she says. 'butl (8) (not
meet) my american friends in person!
myspace has got
websites in over 20 countries.
we went to polly*s house it was near the sea! today we went to the watersports centre and the aquarium. after the aquarium we saw a woman in a cafe. it was the same woman. she went to the house and looked under the mat! she saw us and left the cafe. she left her glasses case on the table. we followed her but she got in her car and drove away. rick looked inside the case. it wasn*t sunglasses. it was a tiny computer with an e-mail on it!
1) i never minded adults 2) take part in various collective games 3) is never to blame for the fight 4) is not used to strangers 5) is not able to deceive the girl 6) remains generally from strenuous exercise 7) would like to participate in what some competitions 8) is interested in the technique 9) looking forward to next year
couldn't believe what had just happened / just happened. 6) after john had parked / had been parking the car, he went into the house. 7) this time yesterday, we lay / were lying on the beach sunbathing. 8) i didn't go out last night because i wasn't finishing / hadn't finished my homework. 9) jack had been working / was working at the company for ten years before he left. 10) he was driving / had been
driving for an hour when the car broke down.
they invented photography in the 1840s. the french government gave the statue of liberty to the american people. they have sent for the doctor. they show films at the cinema. she will deliver a lecture tomorrow. fleming discovered penicillin in 1928. the chinese invented paper.