English Unlimited HAK/HUM 1, Schulbuch

We were talking about old times when my mother rang. Wenn zwei längere Handlungen in der Vergangenheit parallel stattfinden, sind beide in der Past Progressive. While verbindet oft die beiden Satzteile. Mum was working in the study while Dad was watching football. Form I, he, she it you, we, you, they was + ing form were + ing form He was lying in the grass all afternoon. He wasn’t lying in the grass all afternoon. Was he lying in the grass all afternoon? They were studying for three hours. They weren’t studying for three hours. Were they studying for three hours? Practice Fill in the correct form of the verbs in brackets. 1 I (sit) in a cafe, when suddenly a bird (land) on my table. 2 When you (arrive) at the party, they (eat) ice cream already. 3 Sam (watch) a horror movie, while his sister (listen) to her favourite music band. 4 Claire (lie) in bed when she (hear) a loud noise. 5 When the boss (enter) the office, everybody (work). 6 It was a beautiful day. The sun (shine) and the birds (sing). Unit 8 Present progressive for future arrangements Bedeutung Das Present Progressive wird auch verwendet, um über zukünftige Vereinbarungen zu sprechen – oft in Verbindung mit einer Zeitangabe. Es sind dies meist fixe Arrangements in der nahen Zukunft. I’m meeting Jon for coffee this evening. We’re flying to San Francisco tomorrow. Form 1 Siehe Present Progressive S. 170. Present simple for information in a timetable Für Informationen in offiziellen (Fahr-) Plänen wird das Present Simple verwendet und drückt eine Handlung in der Zukunft aus. My bus leaves at 3.00 p.m. tomorrow. Practice 1 Complete each sentence with the correct verb in the Present Progressive. 1 We to Ireland for a language week. 2 Dad’s train from platform 6. 3 Sorry, I can’t come. I late tonight. 4 I think he a taxi to the airport tomorrow. 5 I a film with some friends tonight. 6 Professor Hunt a lecture on Matisse this afternoon. 7 We Vienna to travel to Hamburg tomorrow. 8 We a meeting on Thursday afternoon, so don’t forget to come. 9 I to the hairdresser’s this Saturday. 10 They the 10.30 coach to Seattle. 11 I a party on Friday. Can you come? 2 a Put the words in order to make questions. 1 after / are / class / going / Where / you ? 2 are / getting up / tomorrow / What time / you ? 3 Are / friends / seeing / tonight / you ? 4 are / birthday / How / next / spending / you / your ? 5 are / at / doing / the weekend / What / you ? 6 Are / having / a holiday / in / six months / the next / you ? 7 you / next week / doing / are / What ? 8 soon / you / for food / Are / going / shopping ? 2 b Ask and answer the questions in 2a. go (2× ) see have (2× ) arrive give get (2× ) meet work leave (2× ) Where are you going after class? 171 G Grammar reference and practice Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv