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My sister works downtown.
1 SNAPSHOT
Listen and practice.

The Top Eight Ways to Get to Work
1. drive 2. walk 3. take the bus 4. take the subway

5. take the train

6. ride a bike

7. ride a motorcycle

8. take a taxi/cab

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Check (✓) the kinds of transportation you use. What are some other kinds of transportation?

2 CONVERSATION Nice car!
Listen andpractice. Ashley: Nice car, Jason! Is it yours? Jason: No, it’s my sister’s. She has a new job, and she drives to work. Ashley: Is her job here in the suburbs? Jason: No, it’s downtown. Ashley: My parents work downtown, but they don’t drive to work. They use public transportation. Jason: The bus or the train? Ashley: The train doesn’t stop near our house, so they take the bus. It’s really slow.Jason: That’s too bad.

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3 WORD POWER Family
A
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Pair work Complete the sentences about the Carter family. Then listen and check your answers.
Anne is Paul’s . . . .wife. . . . . ..... Jason and Emily are their Paul is Anne’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason is Anne’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emily is Paul’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jason is Emily’s . . . .. . . . . . . . . Emily is Jason’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul and Anne are Jason’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul
............

Anne
husband wife

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father mother (parents) son daughter (children)

kids = children mom = mother dad = father

B Pair work

Tell your partner about your family. “My mother’s name is Angela. David and Daniel are my brothers.”
brother sister

JasonEmily

4 GRAMMAR FOCUS
Simple present statements
I You He She We They walk ride works takes live use to school. your bike to school. near here. the bus to work. with our parents. public transportation. I You He She We They don’t live don’t live doesn’t work doesn’t drive don’t live don’t need far from here. near here. downtown. to work. alone. a car. Contractions don’t = do not doesn’t =does not

A

Paul Carter is talking about his family. Complete the sentences with the correct verb forms. Then compare with a partner. 1. My family and I . . . live. . . . (live / lives) in the suburbs. My wife and I .... . . . . . . . . . . . (work / works) near here, so we . . . . . . . . . . . (walk / walks) to work. Our daughter Emily . . . . . . . . . . . (work / works) downtown, so she . .. . . . . . . . . (drive / drives) to work. Our son . . . . . . . . . . . (don’t / doesn’t) drive. He . . . . . . . . . . . (ride / rides) his bike to school.

2. My parents . . . . . . . . . . . (live / lives) in the city. My mother . . . . . . . . . . . (take / takes) a train to work. My father is retired, so he . . . . . . . . . . . (don’t / doesn’t) work now. He also . . . . . . . . . . .(use / uses) public transportation, so they . . . . . . . . . . . (don’t / doesn’t) need a car.

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Simple present statements with irregular verbs
I/you/we/they I have a bike. We do our homework every day. My parents go to work by bus. he/she/it My father has a car. My mother does a lot of work at home. The bus goes downtown.

B

Ashley is talking about herfamily and her friend Jason. Complete the sentences. Then compare with a partner. 1. My parents . . have. . (have / has) a house in the suburbs. My mom ....... and dad . . . . . . . . . . . (go / goes) downtown to work. My parents are very busy, so I . . . . . . . . . . . (do / does) a lot of work at home.

2. My brother doesn’t live with us. He . . . . . . . . . . . (have / has) an apartment inthe city. He . . . . . . . . . . . (go / goes) to school all day, and he . . . . . . . . . . . (do / does) office work at night. 3. I . . . . . . . . . . . (have / has) a new friend. His name is Jason. We . . . . . . . . . . . (go / goes) to the same school, and sometimes we . . . . . . . . . . . (do / does) our homework together.

C Pair work

Tell your partner about your family.

“I have...
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