UNDERSTAND_____________, MEAN___________, REMEMBER___________, FORGET_________,BELIEVE_________, HOPE_________, DOUBT_________, SUPPOSE__________, IMAGINE__________, THINK (that)_________, RECALL__________, EXPECT__________, CALL_________, POSSESS________, OWN_________,FIT/ SUIT_________, BELONG TO___________, CONCERN______________.
Use of Present Simple and Continuous:
Present SimplePresent Continuous
1. for general truths/laws of PhysicsWater freezes at 0 degrees Centigrade.Earth revolves around the Sun.Romania lies in Eastern Europe.2. habitual actionsPam usually goes skiing in the winter.3. sports commentsHe passes the ball to player no.12 and he scores.4. newspaper headlinesPolice Finally Catch Robbery Suspect1. for actions happening at the momentThe wind is blowing hard (now) and I am notwearing a coat.2. temporary/limited action or behaviour I live in Brasov, but I’m living in Arad this year.3. immediate plans for the near futureWe are going to the seaside this summer.4. repeated action that annoys the speaker Ann is always doing her homework when I read!
Phrases with the verb
give their Romanian equivalents
have breakfast/ lunch/ dinner
We usually have breakfast at 7 am, and lunch at 1 pm.
have good/bad weather
We hope to have good weather when we go on vacation.
have a visitor
Do you have many visitors every weekend?
have someone as a guest
We have the manager of Microsoft as a guest at this hotel.
have a good/wonderful time
She hopes to have a good time in Tahiti.
have the house repainted/decorated
The Smiths have their house painted.
have a watch repaired
My watch is broken, I have to have it repaired.
have a chat
I haven’t seen you in a while, let’s have a chat over coffee!
– cu sensul de a se angaja/ implica într-o activitate)do business (They always do business with this company.do good Always do good, never hurt the others.do one’s best She’s going her best to win the competition.do a good job You are doing a good job, congratulations!do the shopping We do the shopping on Saturday.do a favour Please do me a favour and call her.do repairs We are doing major repairs on the house this month.do one’s duty The captain is doing his duty well.do someone a good turn If you want to do me a good turn, tell the lawyer.do an exercise She is doing an exercise now.do justice The police will do them justice.do research She is doing research for her final exam.do something for a living What do you do for a living? I am a writer.do odd jobs I have done odd jobs until I got this job.do overtime We are all doing overtime this month.
a face –
cu sensul de a crea)make a journey They are making a journey to Australia in Julymake a speech The President is making a speech now.make a mistake She never makes mistakes.make a complaint They want to make a complaint regarding the accommodation conditions and the prices.make arrangements We will make arrangements to be there on time.make an effort Please make an effort and finish this task.make progress She has made progress since she started studying.make profit They make big profit, they have experience in business.make a fortune He made a fortune selling cars.make an impression She made good impression at the job interview.make an accusation Stop making accusations until you have evidence.make an appointment To see the Mayor you have to make an appointment.make a proposal They made a proposal he couldn’t refuse.
1. Translate into English:
Noi bem ceai zilnic la ora 5. (daily) ___________________________________________ Mergem la mare în fiecare an. (to the seaside/every year). _________________________