Teens|Grammar activating|El|14. My favourite photos

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Watch the video and do the task



Complete the expressions with the words from the box


Remember the difference

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Make sentences about yourself

✔️ I often go to the summer camp on my holidays.

What things do you

  • often do on your summer holidays?
  • sometimes do on holidays?
  • hardly ever do on your birthday?
  • enjoy doing at the New Year’s party?
  • never do on your friends’ birthdays?

Listen to the conversation between Rosy and Lily and choose the correct option

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Rosy: Do you want to see a photo of my cousin’s wedding?
Lily: Yes, please. Oh, wow! That’s a great picture, Rosy! Who are all these people?
Rosy: That’s Louise, my cousin.
Lily: She’s wearing a lovely dress!
Rosy: Yes, and she’s looking at her new husband, Henry.
Lily: Henry isn’t looking at her, though. He’s just looking at the camera.
Rosy: I know. He’s smiling like that in all the photos.
Lily: I see Max and Tim are playing «Scissors, Paper, Stone» as usual. Why do they like that game so much?
Rosy: I don’t know, they play it all the time! Look at Beth.
Lily: Yeah… What’s Beth doing?
Rosy: She’s throwing rice over Henry and Louise.
Lily: Oh, right. And who’s that? Is she crying?
Rosy: Yes, that’s my grandma. Her name is Alice.
Lily: What’s Edward doing?
Rosy: He’s filming it all. He’s got a new video camera and he’s filming everything at the moment, it’s crazy! At least, a wedding is interesting!
Lily: Hey, Rosy, look at you!
Rosy: Me?
Lily: Yeah, you’re holding Louise’s bouquet of flowers. You know what that means!


The girls are looking at the photo of a

a) birthday party.

b) family holiday in another country.

c) wedding.

d) New Year’s party.


c) wedding


Listen to the dialogue one more time and complete the sentences with the names

Rosy: Do you want to see a photo of my cousin’s wedding?
Lily: Yes, please. Oh, wow! That’s a great picture, Rosy! Who are all these people?
Rosy: That’s Louise, my cousin.
Lily: She’s wearing a lovely dress!
Rosy: Yes, and she’s looking at her new husband, Henry.
Lily: Henry isn’t looking at her, though. He’s just looking at the camera.
Rosy: I know. He’s smiling like that in all the photos.
Lily: I see Max and Tim are playing «Scissors, Paper, Stone» as usual. Why do they like that game so much?
Rosy: I don’t know, they play it all the time! Look at Beth.
Lily: Yeah… What’s Beth doing?
Rosy: She’s throwing rice over Henry and Louise.
Lily: Oh, right. And who’s that? Is she crying?
Rosy: Yes, that’s my grandma. Her name is Alice.
Lily: What’s Edward doing?
Rosy: He’s filming it all. He’s got a new video camera and he’s filming everything at the moment, it’s crazy! At least, a wedding is interesting!
Lily: Hey, Rosy, look at you!
Rosy: Me?
Lily: Yeah, you’re holding Louise’s bouquet of flowers. You know what that means!


Read the examples and the rule

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✔️ Lily and Rosy are looking at the wedding photo.

   Henry is smiling.

   Louise is looking at Henry.

   Tim and Max are playing «Scissors, Paper, Stone».


We use Present Continuous to talk about things happening now and around now, and to describe what we see in photos or pictures.

We form Present Continuous with the help of the verb to be + — ing form of the main verb.

Look how we make Present Continuous:

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Look at the picture and complete Isabel’s blog

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Look at the rules and examples and write the verbs in -ing forms

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Most verbs: add -ing Verbs ending in consonant + -e:
remove -e and add -ing
Verbs ending in -y:
add -ing
Verbs with one vowel + one consonant:
double consonant + -ing
look — looking

write-writing

play-playing

run-running


Read the messages and choose the correct option to complete them

Make true sentences about the photos. Use the expressions in boxes

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✔️— They are dancing.
No, they aren’t dancing, they’re singing.



Correct the sentences which are false about you


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✔️ We’re having a German lesson. — We aren’t having a German lesson, we’re having an English lesson.

  1. We’re having a German lesson.
  2. I’m wearing a hat.
  3. It’s raining outside.
  4. The teacher’s speaking Russian.
  5. The teacher’s wearing glasses.
  6. We’re watching a film.
  7. We’re practising grammar.
  8. My dad is sleeping.
  9. My mum is watching TV.

Listen to the audio and choose if the sentences are True or False

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Helen: Look at this photo.
Tom: What is he doing?
Helen: He is cleaning the table.
Tom: Of course! And what are you and Sue doing?
Helen: We’re playing football.
Tom: Is the dog playing football too?
Helen: No, it isn’t. It’s running after the cat.
Tom: I think mum is drinking coffee.
Helen: Yes, and she is reading the news.
Tom: Ah, OK. And what is grandpa doing?
Helen: He’s sleeping.



Listen to the dialogue again. Put the words in the right order to make questions

Questions and short answers

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Helen: Look at this photo.
Tom: What is he doing?
Helen: He is cleaning the table.
Tom: Of course! And what are you and Sue doing?
Helen: We’re playing football.
Tom: Is the dog playing football too?
Helen: No, it isn’t. It’s running after the cat.
Tom: I think mum is drinking coffee.
Helen: Yes, and she is reading the news.
Tom: Ah, OK. And what is grandpa doing?
Helen: He’s sleeping.


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Choose a card and describe the photo

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Describe the photo you like

Useful language

  • This is the photo of …
  • There are … in the photo.
  • The people are …
  • Some of us are …
  • There is also a …

✔️ This is the photo of a party at our school …

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The things you have learnt today


  • talk about what people around me and I are doing at the moment;
  • talk about holidays and special occasions;
  • describe photos using Present Continuous.

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Write the -ing forms of the verbs

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Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb to be

✔️ We are reading our books.

Listen to the recording and match the sentences with the situations

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1. The sound of a baby crying

2. — Have you got any apples, please?
— Yes, over there.
— Oh, yes. I’ll have a kilo, please.

3. The sound of people skiing.

4. The sound of a person running.

5. The cheers of people watching football.



Listen to the recording. Use the given verbs to write what is happening

  1. Some boys are playing tennis.
  2. Children are swimming in the swimming-pool.
  3. The woman is eating an apple.
  4. The alarm clock is ringing.
  5. The man is singing in the shower.


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Listen to the recording. Correct the sentences following the example

He’s eating a sandwich.

1. She’s drawing a friend.

2. They’re talking to a girl.

3. He’s writing a letter.

4. She’s reading a magazine.

5. They’re playing computer games.

6. It’s sleeping on a table.


Read the task. Prepare and record your answers

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  • Choose five people from the list.
  • Say what you think they are doing at the moment.


✔️ My mum is working now. She’s using her computer and working with the documents.


Allow your browser the access to the microphone, press the button «Click to record» and record the speech you have prepared

Look at the photos and answer the questions

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  1. Where are the people?
  2. What are they doing?
  3. Are they having a good time?
  4. What are they wearing?
  5. What is the weather like?

Describe the photos. Use the questions as a plan

Советы по написанию задания:

  1. Прочитайте внимательно задание и вопросы.
  2. Составьте план того, о чем хотите написать.
  3. Напишите текст по составленному плану.
  4. Перечитайте текст перед отправкой на проверку.
  5. Изучите правила и посмотрите пример здесь.
  6. Воспользуйтесь программой Grammarly, которая поможет избежать опечаток и исправит некоторые ошибки.

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Урок Homework Курс
  • A photoshoot
  • Good times
  • Do you want to see a photo
  • Things happening now
  • How we add -ing
  • They aren't dancing
  • What are you doing?
  • Holiday memories
  • The photo you like
  • What I can do
  • Going, running, jumping
  • What's happening?
  • In the summer camp
  • What are they doing?
  • Describe photos
  1. 1. Teens|Grammar activating|El|1. Welcome to school
  2. 2. Teens|Grammar activating|El|2. This is my world
  3. 3. Teens|Grammar activating|El|3. Lost and found
  4. 4. Teens|Grammar activating|El|4. Family portraits
  5. 5. Teens|Grammar activating|El|5. The place where you live
  6. 6. Teens|Grammar activating|El|6. My dream room
  7. 7. Teens|Grammar activating|El|7. It’s time for lunch!
  8. 8. Teens|Grammar activating|El|8. Shopping for food
  9. 9. Teens|Grammar activating|El|9. Let's cook
  10. 10. Teens|Grammar activating|El| Revise and check 1
  11. 11. Teens|Grammar activating|El|11. Different lives
  12. 12. Teens|Grammar Activating|El|12. All the things we like
  13. 13. Teens|Grammar activating|El|13. The chocolate factory
  14. 14. Teens|Grammar activating|El|14. My favourite photos
  15. 15. Teens|Grammar activating|El|15. A day without a mobile
  16. 16. Teens|Grammar activating|El|16. Going back in time
  17. 17. Teens|Grammar activating|El|17. Stars
  18. 18. Teens|Grammar activating|El|18. School is cool
  19. 19. Teens|Grammar activating|El|19. Ancient civilisations
  20. 20. Teens|Grammar activating|El|20. Revise and check 2
  21. 21. Teens|Grammar activating|El|21. Talent show
  22. 22. Teens|Grammar activating|El|22. Safe cities
  23. 23. Teens|Grammar activating|El|23. Life now and then
  24. 24. Teens|Grammar activating|El|24. How to escape from housework
  25. 25. Teens|Grammar activating|El|25. Similar or different?
  26. 26. Teens|Grammar activating|El|26. The best in class
  27. 27. Teens|Grammar activating|El|27. Around the world in 50 minutes
  28. 28. Teens|Grammar activating|El|28. Revise and check 3