martes, 5 de marzo de 2013

March 5th, 2013.

Hi there!

I hope you're fine at this time.
Let's work with this reading exercise.  
Read the following short paragraph about Mary and her hobbies and interests. Pay attention to how often and when she does her various hobbies. 

 Mary's Hobbies and Interests
Mary has a lot of hobbies and interests. She usually gets up early so she can run before work. She doesn't often have time to ski, but she occasionally goes on Saturdays during the winter. Mary often rides a horse at a stable near here home. She sometimes goes after work, but she usually goes horseback riding on Sundays. She loves music. She always goes to choir practice on Wednesday evenings and sings in church on Sundays. She doesn't have much extra money, so she rarely goes to concerts in the city. She seldom watches TV because she likes doing things outside. She usually goes to the gym if it's raining outside. She isn't often alone because she has a lot of friends. She occasionally does something alone, but she usually does her activities with one of her friends. She's a happy woman!

This reading focuses on adverbs of frequency with the present simple tense to describe habits and routines. You can learn more about adverbs of frequency and the present simple here.
 Answer the following questions: 
1.- What kind of sport activities does she do?
2.- When does she go to choir practice?
3.- Why does she rarely go to concerts in the city?
4.- Does she always watch TV in her free time?
5.- When does she go to the gym?
6.- Is she a friendly person? Why or why not?
7.- How often does she do something alone?
8.- Does she enjoy living her life?
9.- What about you? Are you a sports fanatic, a couch potato, or a fitness freak?
10.- How often do you work out at the gym or any other sport center? 

Don't forget to print this online material so you can do it easily.
Your teacher.  
See you soon! 

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