Language focus - trang 77 - Unit 8 - Tiếng Anh 8


• Present progressive - to talk about the future - to show changes with get and become • Comparative and superlative adjectives

1. Read the dialogues.

a)     Mrs. Vui: Is the boat to Dong Hoi leaving at 10.25?

Clerk: Is that Lady of the Lake?

Mrs. Vui:    That’s right.

Clerk:          I’m very sorry, madam, but it’s been delayed.

Mrs. Vul:    Oh, no!

Clerk:          Now, it’s leaving at 10.40.

b)    Mr. Hung:   Is the boat from Hai Phone arriving at 10.30?

Clerk:          Are you talking about Bright Sky?

Mr. Hung:   Yes.

Clerk:          It’s arriving on time, sir.

    1. Em hãy đọc các hội thoại cho sẵn rồi làm các hội thoại tương tự, sử dụng bản thông tin về giờ tàu sau.

*  Hội thoại gợi ý:

1. You: Excuse me! Is the boat to Quy Nhon leavina at 11.30?

Clerk: Is that Good Fortuned

You: That’s right

Clerk: I’m sorry but it’s been delayed.

You: Oh. no!

Clerk: Now, it’s leaving at 13.55.

You: Thank you

2. Mrs Lien: Excuse me! Is the boat to Nha Trang leaving at 11.40?

Clerk: Are you talking about City of Hue?

Mrs Lien: Yes.

Clerk: It’s leaving on time, madam.

MrsLien: Thank you.

3. You:

Is the boat to Ho Chi Minh City leaving at 11.55?

Clerk:

Is that Golden Trail?

You:

That’s right.

Clerk:

I’m sorry, the boy, but it’s been delayed.

You:

Oh, no!

Clerk:

Now, it’s leaving at 16.20.

4. Mr. Lam:

Is the boat from Ho Chi Minh City arriving at 10.40?

Clerk:

Are you talking about Speed of Lights?

Mr. Lam:

Yes.

Clerk:

I’m sorry, sir, it’s been delayed.

Mr. Lam:

Oh, no!

Clerk:

It’s arriving at 12.30.

5. You:

Excuse me! Is the boat from Ca Mau arriving at 11.00?

Clerk:

Are you talking about Diamond Eyes'?

You:

Yes.

Clerk:

It’s arriving on time.

You:

Thank you.

6. You:

Excuse me! Is the boat from Phu Quoc arriving at 12.00?

Clerk:

Is that Stars Above?

You:

That’s right.

Clerk:

I'm very sorry it’s been delayed.

You:

Oh, no!

Clerk:

It’s arriving at 18.15.

 

2. Complete the diologues. Use the verbs in the present progressive tense.

a. Nam:

What are you doine tonight?

Bao:

I'm playing (0) table tennis.

b. Uncle Thach:

Would you and Lan like to go to the movies?

Hoa:

Sorry, we can't. We (1)_________ homework.

c. Mrs. Vui:

Are you watching the seven o’clock news?

Mr. Nhat:

No. I (2) ________ a program on rainforests.

d. Hoa:

I’m going to the beach on Saturday.

Lan:

Lucky you! I (3) _________ to my violin lesson.

e. Mrs. Thoa:

Are you free on Sunday afternoon?

Na:

No, Mom and I (4) ________ the house.

Nga:

Can you fix my computer on Friday afternoon?

Mr. Lam:

I’m afraid not. I (5)_________ a meeting that afternoon

 

2Em hãy hoàn thành các hội thoại sau, dùng động từ ở thì hiện tại

 

a. Nam:

What are you doing tonight?

Bao:

I (0) am playing table tennis.

b. Uncle Thach:

Would you and Lan like to go to the movies?

Hoa:

Sorry, we can’t. We (1) are doing home work.

c. Mrs. Vui:

Are you watching the seven o’clock news?

Mr. Nhat:

No, I (2) am watching a program on rainforests.

d. Hoa:

I’m going to the beach on Saturday.

Lan:

Lucky you! I (3) am going to my violin lesson.

e. Mrs. Thoa:

Are you free on Sunday afternoon?

Na:

No, Mom and I (4) are cleaning the house.

f. Nga:

Can you fix my computer on Friday afternoon?

Mr. Lara:

I’m afraid not. I (5) am having a meeting that afternoon.

3. Complete the sentences. Use the verbs and adjectives in the boxes.                                         better

                       cleaner

get               cold

become         dark

                    tall

                       weak

a)    The boys are getting taller.

b)   The old men_____ .

c)   We should go home. It_____ .

d)   The weather______

e)     The students_____ .

f)     The school yard_____ .

    3Hoàn thành các câu sau, sử dụng động từ và tính từ cho trong khung.

a. The boys are getting tall.

b. The old men are getting weak.

c. We should go home. It's getting dark.

d. The weather is becoming cold.

e. The students are becoming better.

f. The school yard is becoming cleaner.

4. Make comparisons between the city and the country about these things. The adjectives in the box will help you.

     4. Hãy so sánh giữa thành thị và nông thôn về những điều dưói đâyCác tính từ cho trong khung sẽ giúp em.

* Câu trả lời gợi ỷ:

The food in the city is more expensive than the food in the countryside. The food in the countryside is cheaper than the food in the city.

The traffic in the city is busier than the traffic in the countryside.

The transport in the city is easier than the transport in the countryside.

The air in the countryside is fresher than the air in the city. The air in the city is more polluted than the air in the countryside.

The entertainments in the city are better than the entertainments in the countryside. The entertainments in the countryside is poorer than the entertainments in the city.

The medical facilities in the city are more accessible than those (= the medical

facilities) in the countryside.

The schools in the city are better than the schools in the countryside.

The electricity in the city is better than the electricity in the countryside.

5. Look at the advertisements. Compare the house, the villa and the apartment. Use the adjectives in the box.

The house is more expensive than the apartment.

The apartment is smaller than the villa.

The villa is the oldest home.

         5. Hãy xem các quáng cáo sau. Em hãy so sánh nhà ở, biệt thự với các hộ chung cư, dùng tính từ cho trong khung.

1. The house is more expensive than the apartment.

The house is not as expensive as the villa.

The villa is the most expensive of all.

2. The apartment is older than the house.

The house is not as old as die villa.

The villa is the oldest of all.

3. The apartment is smaller than the villa.

The villa is smaller than the house.

The apartment is the smallest of all.

4. The villa is bigger than the apartment.

The villa is not as big as the house.

The house is the biggest of all.

5. The villa is more beautiful than the apartment.

The villa is not as beautiful as the house.

The house is the most beautiful of all.

6. The apartment is hotter than the villa.

The villa is hotter than the house.

The apartment is the hottest of all.


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