The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
The Atkinsons like visiting Northern Ireland because in summer it has many festivals. These festivals have a lot of interesting events, such as
Proverbs All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today
How does Sally Atkinson talk about the events in the present? We have been here since 10 July. We have visited Northern Ireland. We usually visit horse fairs, watch balloon races and enjoy various shows in July. It is 11 oclock and I am writing this letter. Peter, Paul and Celia are watching the rose show and Oliver is playing the drum in a parade.
Present meaning Present Simple (обычные, регулярно повторяющиеся действия) Present Progressive (Действия происходящие в данный момент) Present Perfect (действия, совершившиеся в неистекший период времени) usuallyoftensometimesnowat the momentforsince V / Vs am is Ving are have Ved / V3 has I have known John for 5 years. I usually watch TV in the evenings. I am watching TV now.
In summer what do the Atkinsons usually do in Northern Ireland? V / Vs In June Sally Atkinson and her family usually visit the band festival. The Atkinsons take part in the fishing festival in July. In July the Atkinsons enjoy the harp playing festival. In August the Atkinsons go to the horse fair.
What are they doing in the picture? am / is / are Ving Sally, Peter and Oliver are watching a horse race.
What are they doing in the picture? am / is / are Ving Sally and Peter are watching a dog race.
What are they doing in the picture? am / is / are Ving Oliver is visiting a regatta.
What have the Atkinsons done since Sunday? How long have they watched the races? have / has Ved / V3 For 12 days, Sally, Peter and Oliver have watched all the horse races. They have visited all the races and all the festivals since Sunday. Oliver has played tennis a lot since Sunday.