GE|Adults|Beginner|17. What am I doing?

Warm-up

1.1 Look at the pictures and complete the phrases. Use the words from the line.

close / drive / call / check into / wait

Grammar

1.1 Match the places with the pictures.


1.2 Amanda is going to New York to work. Jeremy, her boyfriend, wants to talk to her. Listen to the phone conversations. Write where the conversations take place. What does Jeremy want to tell Amanda?

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Amanda and Jeremy

1.Amanda: Hello!
Jeremy: Hi! Amanda?
Amanda: Jeremy, I’m driving. I can’t talk. Call me in half an hour.
Jeremy: Oh, bye.
2. Jeremy: Hello? Amanda?
Amanda: I’m sorry, Jeremy. I’m on the plane. They’re closing the door. Call me later.
Jeremy: OK.
3. Amanda: Hello? Jeremy, I’m really sorry.
Jeremy: What’s now?
Amanda: I’m waiting at passport control now.
Jeremy: OK. Bye.
4. Jeremy: Amanda? Can you talk now?
Amanda: Hello. Sorry, Jeremy…
Jeremy: What are you doing?
Amanda: I’m checking in. I’m at the hotel. Call me in 10 minutes.
Jeremy: OK.


1.3 Listen to the conversation. What does Jeremy want to tell to Amanda?

Ten minutes later

Ten minutes later
Jeremy: Hello? Amanda?
Amanda: Hello, Jeremy.
Jeremy: Listen, Amanda. I… I want to say… Er…
Amanda: What?
Jeremy: I’m leaving you. I’m sorry…

2.1 Read the conversations. What do you think the words in bold type mean: a) the actions that happen every day; b) the actions that are going on?

1. Amanda: Hello!
Jeremy: Hi! Amanda?
Amanda: Jeremy, I’m driving. I can’t talk. Call me in half an hour.
Jeremy: Oh, bye.

2. Jeremy: Hello? Amanda?
Amanda: I’m sorry, Jeremy. I’m on the plane. They’re closing the door. Call me later.
Jeremy: OK.

3. Jeremy: What is now?
Amanda: I’m waiting at passport control now.
Jeremy: OK. Bye.

4. Jeremy: Amanda? Can you talk now?
Amanda: Hello. Sorry, Jeremy…
Jeremy: What are you doing?
Amanda: I’m checking in. I’m in the hotel. Call me in 10 minutes.
Jeremy: OK.


2.2 Read the rule. Listen and repeat the examples.

Present Continuous

When we talk about things that are happening now/ at the moment of speach, we use be+verb with the ending ing: I’m driving. I can’t talk.

Spelling

1) Most verbs : verb +-ing: eating, reading.
Example: I am eating pizza .
She is reading a book.
2) Verbs ending in e lose e: drive— driving, cycle-cycling
Example: She is driving a car.
He isn’t cycling now.
3) Verbs with one vowel+one consonant double consonant + ing: swim— swimming, shop -shopping.
Example: He is swimming now.
She is shopping.

Remember!

Don’t double x and w!
Example: box-boxing
snow — snowing

I’m doing housework now.

Examples:

(+) I’m doing housework now. (4sec pause)
(-) I’m not doing housework now.(4sec pause)
(+) You’re playing volleyball now. (4sec pause)
(-) You aren’t playing volleyball now. (4sec pause)
(+) He’s playing computer games with children.(4sec pause)
(-) He isn’t playing computer games with children.(4sec pause)
(+) She’s cooking dinner now. (4sec pause)
(-) She isn’t cooking dinner now.(4sec pause)
(+) It’s snowing.(4sec pause)
(-) It isn’t snowing.(4sec pause)
(+) We’re playing snowballs.(4sec pause)
(-) We aren’t playing snowballs.(4sec pause)
(+) They’re having breakfast now. (4sec pause)
(-) They aren’t having breakfast now.(4sec pause)
(?) Are you playing volleyball now?(4sec pause)
(?) Is it snowing?(4sec pause)
(?) Are they having breakfast now?(4sec pause)
— Yes, they are./No, they aren’t. (4sec pause)
(?) What are you doing now? (4sec pause)


Examples:

(+) I’m doing housework now. (-) I’m not doing housework now.
(+) You‘re playing volleyball now. (-) You aren’t playing volleyball now.
(+) He‘s playing computer games with children. (-) He isn’t playing computer games with children.
(+) She‘s cooking dinner now. (-) She isn’t cooking dinner now.
(+) It‘s snowing. (-) It isn’t snowing.
(+) We‘re playing snowballs. (-) We aren’t playing snowballs.
(+) They‘re having breakfast now. (-) They aren’t having breakfast now.
(?) Are you playing volleyball now?
(?) Is it snowing?
(?) Are they having breakfast now? — Yes, they are./ No, they aren’t.
(?) What are you doing now?

Word order

(+) Subject + be + Ving: He is watching TV now.
(-) Subject + be + not + Ving: He isn’t watching TV now.
(?) Be + subject + Ving: Is he watching TV now.
(?) Question- word + be+ subject + Ving: What is he doing?


3.1 Listen. What is Amanda doing?

Amanda is…

(Sounds effects)

1. Amanda is crying.
2. Amanda is calling her friend.
3. Amanda is drinking something.
4. Amanda is having a shower.
5. Amanda is listening to music.
6. Amanda is watching TV.
7. Amanda’s friend is visiting her.
8. They are getting a taxi.


3.2 Open the brackets in present continuous.

Example: She (have) a bath.
She is having a bath.


3.3 Open the brackets in present continuous. Use the contractions.

Pronunciation

1.1 Listen and repeat the dialogues.

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What are you doing?

A: What are you doing?
B: I’m making a cake.
A: Is your husband doing housework?
B: No, he isn’t. He’s reading a newspaper.
A: What are your children doing?
B: They are playing computer games.

1.2 Listen and repeat the dialogues.

Amanda and Jeremy

1.Amanda: Hello! (pause)
Jeremy: Hi! Amanda? (2sec pause)
Amanda: Jeremy, I’m driving. (2sec pause)
I can’t talk. (2sec pause)
Call me in half an hour. (3sec pause)
Jeremy: Oh, bye.(2sec pause)
2. Jeremy: Hello? Amanda? (2sec pause)
Amanda: I’m sorry, Jeremy. (2sec pause)
I’m on the plane. (2sec pause)
They’re closing the door. (2sec pause)
Call me later.(2sec pause)
Jeremy: OK.(2sec pause)
3. Amanda: Hello? Jeremy, I’m really sorry. (3sec pause)
Jeremy: What’s now? (2sec pause)
Amanda: I’m waiting at passport control now. (4sec pause)
Jeremy: OK. Bye.(2sec pause)
4. Jeremy: Amanda? Can you talk now? (3sec pause)
Amanda: Hello. Sorry, Jeremy..(2sec pause)
Jeremy: What are you doing? (3sec pause)
Amanda: I’m checking in. (3sec pause)
I’m at the hotel. (3sec pause)
Call me in 10 minutes.(3sec pause)
Jeremy: OK.(2sec pause)

1.3 Look at the photos. Ask and answer the questions in present continuous.

Example: What is he doing?
He is eating yoghurt.

Vocabulary

1.1 Listen and repeat the verbs and phrases.

Get a taxi

Get a taxi, pack a suitcase, book tickets, carry a suitcase, leave the house, wait for a flight, phone home, arrive at a hotel, stay in a hotel, rent a car, wear a coat, buy presents.

1.2 Look at the pictures. Complete the phrases.



1.3 Make up the sentences in present continuous.

Example: She/pack/a suitcase.
She is packing a suitcase.

Listening

1.1 Listen to the dialogues. What are these people doing?

Dialogues

1. Woman: Is it cold there? Do we need coats?
Man: It’s cold in the mountains. But we need swimsuits too. It’s hot there.
Woman: Do we need a camera?
Man: Yes, we do. Put it in your suitcase.
Woman: OK.
2. Man: Look! It’s a good coat for our Megan!
Woman: Yes, it is. But it’s too expensive.
Man: What about these black shoes?
Woman: Oh, it’s a good present for our granny…
Man: Maybe this Christmas sweater?
Woman: Oh, it’s really cosy and warm. I like it.
3. Woman: Hello, I’m Laura.
Man: Hi, I’m Dave. Where are you flying?
Woman: I’m flying to Miami. And you?
Man: Me too. Are you single?
Woman: No, I’m not. Sorry.
4. Woman: Hello. Can I book two tickets to Milan?
Man: Yes, of course. What date do you need?
Woman: 16th or 18th of September.
Man: Two seats for 18th of September.
Woman: OK. How much are they?
Man: 300$ for two tickets.
Woman: OK.

1.2 Listen to the audio again and choose the correct answer.

Reading

1.1 Amanda and her sister, Zoe, are going to buy presents for their parents. Read Amanda’s messages. Find Zoe’s answers in the chart.


1.2 Listen and check.

Amanda and Zoe

1. Amanda: Hi, I’m leaving the house. Where are you?
Zoe: Hi. I’m leaving the house, too.
2. Amanda: I’m getting on the train. Are you getting the train, too?
Zoe: No, I’m not. I’m getting on the bus. See you in 15 minutes?
3. Amanda: Yes, see you.
Zoe: Where are you?
4. Amanda: I’m near the mall, but I can’t see you. I’m waiting for you here.
Zoe: Sorry. There in 5 minutes.
5. Amanda: It’s cold. I’m going in.
Zoe: I’m arriving now. Where are you?
6. Amanda: I’m in the hall. I’m wearing a red coat. Can you see me?
Zoe: Yes. Can you see me?

1.3 Mark the sentences T(true) or F(false).

Speaking

1.1 Look at the pictures. What are the people doing?


1.2 Think about your family. What are they doing now?

Example: I think my mother’s having lunch at work.

Homework / Домашнее задание

1.1 Tick the verbs constructed according to the same rule. / Отметь глаголы, образованные по одинаковому правилу.


1.2 Open the brackets using present continuous. / Открой скобки, используя Present Continuous.

Example: They (swim) now.
They are swimming now.


2.1 Write the verbs and what the people are doing. / Напиши глаголы и что люди делают согласно фото.

Example:

1. d… a coffee — drink a coffee
She is drinking a coffee.



2.2 Learn these useful words and phrases. Use the dictionary. / Выучи эти полезные слова и фразы. Используй словарь.

airport

half an hour

See you in 10 minutes.

a lot of traffic

I’m really sorry.

call somebody (= phone)

bus stop

towards


3.1 Click on the icon below and learn new words with Quizlet app. / Кликни по иконке ниже и учи новые слова в мобильном приложении Quizlet.


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Урок Homework Курс
  • Warm-up
  • Grammar
  • Pronunciation
  • Vocabulary
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Homework
  1. 1. GE|Adults|Beginner|1. Nice to meet you!
  2. 2. GE|Adults|Beginner|2. Where are you from?
  3. 3. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 1: Can you spell it?
  4. 4. GE|Adults|Beginner|3. We're Americans
  5. 5. GE|Adults|Beginner|4. What's your phone number?
  6. 6. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 1-4
  7. 7. GE|Adults|Beginner|5. What's in your bag?
  8. 8. GE|Adults|Beginner|6. Souvenirs and prices
  9. 9. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 2: How much is it?
  10. 10. GE|Adults|Beginner|7. People and family
  11. 11. GE|Adults|Beginner|8. Common adjectives
  12. 12. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 5-8
  13. 13. GE|Adults|Beginner|9. What do you have for breakfast?
  14. 14. GE|Adults|Beginner|10. A long flight
  15. 15. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 3: What's the time?
  16. 16. GE|Adults|Beginner|11. What do you do?
  17. 17. GE|Adults|Beginner|12. My typical day
  18. 18. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 9-12
  19. 19. GE|Adults|Beginner|13. Free time in our life
  20. 20. GE|Adults|Beginner|14. Cinema
  21. 21. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 4: How can I get there?
  22. 22. GE|Adults|Beginner|15. I can do it!
  23. 23. GE|Adults|Beginner|16. Do you like cycling?
  24. 24. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 13-16
  25. 25. GE|Adults|Beginner|17. What am I doing?
  26. 26. GE|Adults|Beginner|18. The Secret Mission
  27. 27. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 5: Would you like a cup of coffee?
  28. 28. GE|Adults|Beginner|19. In a hotel
  29. 29. GE|Adults|Beginner|20. Famous people
  30. 30. GE|Adults|Beginner|English Practice 6: Where am I?
  31. 31. GE|Adults|Beginner|21. It was my dream
  32. 32. GE|Adults|Beginner|22. One day
  33. 33. GE|Adults|Beginner|23. I Rode A Camel!
  34. 34. GE|Adults|Beginner|24. I'm going to Vatican
  35. 35. GE|Adults|Beginner|Revise and Check 17-24