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Friday, 15 July 2011

Tenses and time expressions - grammar lesson 5

Tenses and time expressions – polar test

Level: Pre-intermediate / A2

Put the verb in brackets into the correct tense – Present simple, Present Continuous or future (going to or will). If there is no verb, use if, when, or as soon as.

British explorer Robin Drake says the first international polar expedition 1                          (start) next week. They 2                                    (try) to reach the North Pole on a 65-day, 480-mile journey. 3                                   Drake 4                                      (succeed), he 5                                     (be) the first man to walk to both the North and South poles.

Drake 6                                    (go) on the Icewalk Expedition with navigator Alan Winterson. 7                           they 8                                       (arrive) in Thule, in northern Greenland, walkers from Russia, the USA, Japan, Australia, Canada and Italy 9                          (join) them. 10                                     they 11                                      (get) to their base camp, Eueka, inside the Arctic Circle, they 12                                           (have to) build huts to protect them from temperatures as low as -55 Celsius.

‘We 13                                      (do) a lot of experiments to see how much pollution there is in the area,’ said Robin. ‘The results 14                                      (help) us to understand the effects of pollution on the planet, including the greenhouse effect.’ 15                          the weather 16                         (be) good enough, they 17                                          (make) a film of the expedition. Robin said,’ 18                                we 19                           (get) back home, we 20                            (show) it to people all over the world.’

Adapted from New Headway Pre-intermediate, OUP

Answers below!





ANSWERS!


British explorer Robin Drake says the first international polar expedition 1IS GOING TO START next week. They 2ARE GOING TO TRY to reach the North Pole on a 65-day, 480-mile journey. 3 IF Drake 4 SUCCEEDS, he 5 WILL BE the first man to walk to both the North and South poles.


Drake 6IS GOING on the Icewalk Expedition with navigator Alan Winterson. 7WHEN/AS SOON AS they 8ARRIVE in Thule, in northern Greenland, walkers from Russia, the USA, Japan, Australia, Canada and Italy 9WILL JOIN them. 10WHEN/AS SOON AS they 11GET to their base camp, Eueka, inside the Arctic Circle, they 12WILL HAVE TO BUILD huts to protect them from temperatures as low as -55 Celsius.

‘We 13ARE GOING TO DO a lot of experiments to see how much pollution there is in the area,’ said Robin. ‘The results 14WILL HELP us to understand the effects of pollution on the planet, including the greenhouse effect.’ 15IF the weather 16IS good enough, they 17WILL/ARE GOING TO MAKE a film of the expedition. Robin said,’ 18AS SOON AS       we 19GET back home, we 20WILL SHOW it to people all over the world.’


2 comments:

  1. kita juga punya nih jurnal mengenai 16 tenses
    , silahkan dikunjungi dan dibaca , berikut linknya http://repository.gunadarma.ac.id/bitstream/123456789/5142/1/JURNAL%20Sandy%20Nur%20Rahmat.pdf semoga bermanfaat yaa :)

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