Lesson 1 A Perfect Day?
A couch potato _______________ Brian Blakey from Birmingham _______________ on his sofa and telling me about _____
___________. When I ________ I don’t get up______________. I __________ the television an d watch the children’s programs and old movies _______ about half-past ten. Then I get up, __________ and __________ the TV in the living room. For lunch, I ________ ___ and a glass of milk, and I watch the news. In the afternoon, I often watch another old film – they’re showing some good ones ____________. ______________, I ofte n watch __________ or sport and the news again. I like the main news at six o’clock. At nine thirty, if there is a good play on BBC 2, I _________ and watch it. Then at nigh t, I watch more films and I usually_________________ at about two o’clock. I never watch TV at night. I watch TV _________________________. I also do some exercise every day. I __ ___ Tina, the dog, __________ every afternoon. I don’t ___________, of course. I wa lk to the wall outside my house. I always take my ____________TV and I sit on the st one wall ______ the dog walks round in a circle. Of course, I couldn’t____________________ without a good wife. She’s not here now because she________________, but she always _____________________. We haven’t got muchmoney, you know, but we__________. Sit down and watch TV. Here ’s______________________. You’ve got the world _______________. And in your hand. Great! A workaholic ________________Bob Black is sittting ______________ and working his way through _______________. I _________ wake up about five minutes before my alarm clock _________. ____ ________ I hear my alarm clock, I _________________ my bed. It ________ me less t han fifteen minutes to wash,_____________ , have breakfast, leave home and get on a bus. I am always the _______ person ________________. The mornings are always ve ry busy and the afternoons are ______________! Meetings and phone calls________ ____ a large part of the day. Every minute of the day ________________________. B y around eight o’clock, I usually find some time to ___________________ and _____ _____________________________. When I get home at about ten, I look at some _________________ that I bring ba ck from the office so that I can________________the next day’s work. I get to bed ar ound _________ when my wife and children are already _________. I ____________ have time___________and other activities with my family. My f amily ___________________ it. But I try to work hard ___________ I can _________ ________ for them. ___________, I _______________if there’s nothing to do. I like b eing busy_______.
Lesson 4 City and country
Debbie is _______________ in a large company in the centre of London. I need to be in my office by nine o’clock ______I usually get up at seven o’clock. I trave to work ___________. _____________ people call the underground in London. It ________ about fifty minutes. Usually, it’s so _______ that I can’t find anywhere to sit. I just stand. I____________ before I arrive at work. I don’t like the underground! I ______ all morning _____________. Lunch is always simple. I often get a sandwich in a _________ sandwich shop or I just have ________________ and a cup of coffee. Then in the afternoon, I __________________ in the office. _________________, I have dance classes, and on Wednesday nights, I ________ _____. I need to do that because I don’t get enough exercise _________. On Tuesday and Thursday nights, I have ______________. I _____________ a French company so I think studying French will help me in my job. I go to the cinema almost every weekend. Sometimes, if _____________ is good, my friends and I _____________________ for a weekend break. We like to visit nice, quiet places ____________ the city and go walking ____________there are no shops , __________ or the tube. That fresh air is so good for __________. I love it. Paul______ in a small village ____________________. I usually _______ at four o’clock every morning when it’s still _______. I live and work ___________ so I don’t need to travel. After a big breakfast in my house, I walk out of the front door and I’m already __________. There are many things _________ on the farm all day. We don’t have __________ work hours ________ office workers in the city have. We do jobs when they need to be done and that could be early in the morning or late at night. I have cows, sheep, pi gs and chickens on my farm. I have to ___________ they are ______________. I also grow wheat and vegetables so there are many things______________. In the evening, I like to ____________ my children. I have two children, a boy and a girl. They are ____________________. I also like to study. Right now I am studying Chinese _________________. I am very interested in China and it’s my dream to see the Great Wall one day. I love _________. My wife ____ me a “movie fan”. But there isn’t a cinema in my village so I don’t get the chance to go very often. I go about_________, usually when I go to London with my family. We ________________ there when I am not too busy on the farm. My wife loves looking in the clothes shops and I like ________________ and the noise. I also like to buy ___________________. ____________, my wife isn’t _____________________. My son and daughter love to ____________________ and they especially love to go ______________!