Read the story and complete it with the words
in bold type:
be able been learning can could
do I want during for have learnt
I’d like to I like I want learning
me to speak more accurate most accurately read
reading since that I speak to be able
was went will work work
I started learning English when I
(1)… in Secondary School. I didn’t find it easy but my teacher advised me to
listen to songs and (2)… books in English at my spare time and that helped me a
lot in learning English.
I have (3)… English for four years
and I have been in England
now (4)… six weeks. Since I arrived I (5)… quite a lot of new words but I still
find the English grammar difficult.
While I am in England
(6)… improve my speaking and to be (7)…
My father, who works in a hotel,
wants (8)… and write English fluently so that I can help him in his business.
But if I (9)… in the hotel, I won’t be able to go to university to study law. When people ask me what (10)…
to do, I usually tell them that my dream is to be a lawyer.
Now I’m in England and I’m
enjoying the chance of meeting people from all over the world. I’ve made lots
of good friends and I hope I’ll (11)… to go and see them in their countries.
Sometimes I wish I (12)… speak more languages – but then I think of all the
grammar I would have to learn!
Сomplete the sentences with the correct form of
these words: march,
recall, reply, say, shout, speak, stagger, tell, trudge, whisper.
- Can your brother… Italian?
- The teacher asked the easy
question and the girl…
- She has never… me about that
- The woman… that the baby was
- He had a sore throat. He could
- They… it is important to know
the foreign languages.
- Don’t… at your cousin. She is
afraid of you.
- I didn’t manage to… home because
I was injured in the road accident.
- That man told me he had met you
before but he couldn’t… your name.
- The soldiers… to the main
square of the town.
- The girl… slowly through the