Group lessons|Adults|El|U1|16. Ninety-year-old

Ask your teacher about regular activities


go to the hairdresser’s


eat chocolate


go to the theatre


be late for work / school


get a taxi


do housework


see your best friend


read the newspaper


go to the dentist’s


eat in a restaurant


go to the cinema


listen to the classical music

have a holiday



do sport or exercise


drink tea

Complete the You column in the chart. Then complete the sentences with a verb and an adverb of frequency. Who lives the Okinawa way?

  • always +++++
  • usually ++++
  • often +++
  • sometimes ++
  • hardly ever +
  • never —

Steffi — Robert — You

Example: Steffi sometimes eats fruit and vegetables.

Adverbs of frequency

Write the adverb of frequency in the correct place in the sentence


Example: Tom sometimes rides his motorbike to work. (sometimes)

Complete the sentences


Example: Chinese people eat a lot of rice.

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Time words and expressions


The time quiz

Example: How many minutes are there in an hour? sixty

Complete the sentences with one word


Nurses sometimes work all week and at weekends.
Nurses sometimes work every day.

Look at the pictures and the transcriptions, and write the words


The «h» is not pronounced in hour [‘aʊə].

Try to remember the words



1. island
2. kilometre
3. vegetable
4. fruit
5. usual
6. traditional
7. healthy
8. ill
9. until
10. long time

Match the words to complete the collocations


Complete the sentences with one of the highlighted words or phrases from the previous step

Read the interview. Mark the sentences True or False


Interview with Esther Armstrong, 94

I — Interviewer| E — Esther

I: How do you spend your day, Esther?
E: My day is very normal, really. I get up, I get dressed, I have breakfast. Then I go to work.
I: What do you do?
E: I’m an accountant.
I: Why do you still work, Esther?
E: To have an interest. Also, my job is quite exciting.
I: What time do you start work?
E: I start between 9 and 10 every day and I finish at 4 o’clock. It isn’t very stressful, really.
I: What do you usually do after work, Esther?
E: I go out for dinner with friends two or three times a week, and we go to the cinema or the theatre, or to the ballet.
I: Do you live alone?
E: Yes, I do. I have quite a big apartment and someone helps me with the housework for four hours a week. I do everything else myself.
I: Do you have children, Esther?
E: Yes, I do. Both of my daughters live here in New York. One daughter works very near, and she comes and has lunch with me. And I work with the other daughter, so we eat together two or three times a week, too. I’m very, very happy with my life.


an accountant = a person whose job is to make lists of all the money that people or businesses receive and pay 

Example: Esther thinks her day is normal. (True/False)

Listen to a radio programme about being healthy. Mark the sentences True or False



Example: Robbie doesn’t think he’s healthy. (True/ False)

Prepare your 1-minute speech on the topic «My Daily Life»


Give full answers to the questions:

1. How often do you use public transport?
2. Are you often late for work?
3. How often do you see your friends?
4. Do you often go abroad? Where?
5. How often do you do sport? What kind?

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

Listen attentively to the audio 


Now listen to each sentence separately and write them down in the boxes below. If you hear a contracted form (e.g. didn’t), then use it instead of the full one.

If you hear a full form, use this full form. If you hear a number, write it down in letters.

Listen and check

Can you answer these questions?


1. How often are you in a hurry?
2. How often do you do exercise?
3. How often do you have English classes?
4. How often do you eat meat?
5. How often do you go to the theatre?

Answer the questions in writing

Советы по написанию задания

1. Прочитайте внимательно задание и/или вопросы.
2. Составьте план того, о чем хотите написать.
3. Напишите текст по составленному плану.
4. Перечитайте написанный текст перед отправкой на проверку.
5. Здесь вы найдете правила написания и пример задания.
6. Воспользуйтесь программой Grammarly, которая поможет избежать опечаток и исправит некоторые грамматические ошибки.


1. always
2. often
3. sometimes
4. usually
5. hardly ever
6. never
7. every
8. regularly
9. seldom


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