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Tongue twister
Repetez cinq fois………..
Three free throws

1 Choisissez la bonne réponse

1. Where are you going?
A. in the morning
B in Leeds
C to the cinema

2. Thank you for the flowers Olivier
A you’re welcome
B I’m sorry
C 12 euros

3 Is John there please?
A I’m afraid he can’t
B I’m sorry, he’s not
C Really?

4 Are you ready to go bungee jumping?
A OK Let’s go
B Yes, we went
C Yes I have

5 Does this belong to you?
A yes, it is
B yes, it does
C yes it can

Language tip
He does/he is doing?
Employez I do/watch/work etc (present simple) pour parler des activités ou routines qui se passent régulièrement.
Eg I play tennis every Sunday
Employez I am doing/watching/working etc pour décrire se qui se passe MAINTENANT, ou ce qui est déjà prévu dans l’avenir
Eg we are sitting in the restaurant at the moment
I am singing for the queen next month
.)]

2 Remplissez le blanc avec un chiffre pour compléter ces phrases idiomatiques

1. —– wrongs don’t make a right.
2 He is — feet under
3 It’s — of one and half a dozen of the other
4 To be on cloud —-
5. As like as — peas in a pod
6 —– —– vision
7 To be dressed up to the ——s
8 to take —– winks

a deux erreurs ne font pas vérité
b Être au septième ciel
c Vision parfaite
d faire une sieste
e Être sur son trente-et-un
f Comme deux gouttes d’eau
g Il est mort et enterré
h C’est du pareil au même

While/during/for ?
While (pendant) + sujet
While I was sleeping, he stole my teddy bear .

During (pendant) + nom
I often get up for a wee during the night!< br>
(NB On ne peut pas utiliser during pour exprimer une période de temps- eg during 2 days)

For (pendant/depuis) + nom (qui indique depuis quand, ou combien de temps un évènement dure.)
They talked for 2 hours )]

3 Remplissez les blancs avec while, during or for

1. I lived in Leeds — 20 years
2. Traffic in Perpignan is bad —- rush hour.
3. They came round — we were eating.
4. He broke his leg —- he was playing rugby for the Dragons
5. I will be in hospital — three weeks.
6 We can meet — the holidays

4 Encore des expressions idiomatiques utiles. Trouvez la bonne traduction pour chaque phrase

1. Heads or tails?
2. When pigs fly!
3. he is talking rubbish
4. It’s a one horse town
5. I’m going bananas
6 No kidding!
7. That rings a bell
8. Bursting at the seams
9 Let sleeping dogs lie
10. Il cache bien son jeu

A N’éveillez pas le chat qui dort
B Je deviens dingue
C Ca me dit quelquechose
D Plein à craquer.
E. He keeps his cards close to his chest
F C’est un trou perdu
G Quand les poules auront des dents !
H Sans blague !
I Pile ou face?
J Il raconte n’importe quoi

5. Remplissez les blancs avec le bon verbe.

Why ____ we go out for dinner tonight?
A shall
B don’t
C are

2 I wouldn’t do that if I ____ you
A were
B will
C wasn’t

3 This time next week, we ______ be sitting on the beach.
A are going
B will
C are

4 What time —- your plane leave?
A was
B is
C does

5 Hurry up! It is time we — leaving
A were
B are
C did

 

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