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|Essential Idiomatic expressions |

|Student’s name: ____________________________ Level: ________________ |

Instructions: Choose from the box the best idiom to complete the text below and write it down in the right tense. Note:Remember that some idioms are separable and non – separable.

|Little by little – as usual – get up – call up – all along – at last – sooner or later – take off – all right – turn off – pick up |
|– put on – look at – dress up – right away – get off – find out – at first – turn on – get on – get in. |

Hi! My name is Romeo Sanders, I’m 14 years old and I’m from New York.I’m going to tell you something about my daily activities.

___________ of the week on Mondays I __________ early about 6 o’ clock in the morning because my school is a little far away from home so I have to __________ the school bus at the corner of the street ______________ between 6:20 or 6:30.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays I wake up at 7 because school these days starts later for me, around 8o’ clock, so my mum goes to work near my middle school and she takes me there in her car. When I ________ the car the first thing I do is ________ the car stereo _____ and we listen to music, in that way the trip is not so boring.

Sometimes when we get to school I have to ____________ the car _____________ and run ‘cause it’s late due to the traffic in the city.

My grades now are ____________due to I tried my best _____________, so _______________ I’m being a better student and when I finish the middle school I will be able to say mission accomplished _______________. And after that I’ll begin high school and ________________ I ‘ll become the best Engineer of the NASA.

At 2 o’ clock my Dad ___________ me and my sister ________ and we go home, we wait for my mum and we eat around 3o’ clock.

In the afternoon I like to go to play soccer with my friends, in cold days I only __________ a sweatshirt but after a while I have to _________ it _________ ‘cause I sweat.

On weekends sometimes my friends ________me ______ and we go to walk around or we go to the planetarium, we can spend hours and hours ________________ the stars.

When I have time off I _______________ about themysteries of the universe, at night I usually __________ the lights of my room ________ and I imagine myself exploring the space with a big space ship and me commanding the mission.

Well but by now those are only dreams, I’ve got to study a lot to reach them and meanwhile I’ll enjoy every year of my school age ‘cause my Dad says that those time will never be back to my life again and I think hehas reason.

I would like to tell you more about my plans, my hobbies and all about my life goals but today is Saturday afternoon and I’m still here into my room but my parents want me to go with them to a wedding party and I need to ______________ which I don’t like but what can I do?

See you soon and thanks for reading all these words.

Romeo Sanders.

Answer Key

|EssentialIdiomatic expressions |

Instructions: Choose from the box the best idiom to complete the text below and write it down in the right tense. Note: Remember that some idioms are separable and non – separable.

|Little by little – as usual – get up – call up – all along – at last – sooner or later – take off– all right – turn off – pick up |
|– put on – look at – dress up – right away – get off – find out – at first – turn on – get on – get in. |

Hi! My name is Romeo Sanders, I’m 14 years old and I’m from New York. I’m going to tell you something about my daily activities.

At first of the week on Mondays I get up early about 6 o’ clock in the morning because my...
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