Poziom B2 Lekcja 3 - Ćwiczenia

Exercise 1

Use the present perfect continuous forms to complete the sentences.

  1. Your cousin ... (follow) our discussion with great interest.
  2. She ... (work) here just for a couple of days.
  3. What ... (your daughter / do) all afternoon?
  4. He ... (drive) for five years now.
  5. Mary and Paul ... (play) tennis all morning.
  6. How long ... (you / wait) for me?
  7. It ... (snow) heavily all day.
  8. How long ... (he / live) next door to them?
  9. Martin ... (not / read) this book for two hours.
  10. We ... (try) to get permission to extend our house since last summer.

Exercise 2

Use the correct forms of the following phrases to complete the sentences: avoid stress, be addicted to, be allergic to, cut down on, do regular exercises, keep fit, struggle with cancer, suffer from, take up a sport, treat.

  1. I can't eat any dairy products. I ... milk.
  2. You are out of shape. I think you should ... like basketball or tennis.
  3. My grandpa swims, cycles and ... so he's in very good shape.
  4. His doctor is going to ... him with a new drug. I hope it will help.
  5. Nowadays many people all over the world ... diabetes.
  6. If you want to go on a diet, you will have to ... meat and sweets.
  7. He ... for almost five years. They are going to operate on him next week.
  8. If I were you, I would do regular exercises to ... .
  9. Proper breathing and outdoor activities is the best way to ... .
  10. Tom is a heavy smoker. He says he ... nicotine for almost ten years.

Exercise 3

Read the text about George and answer true (T) or false (F).

  1. George has been trying to quit smoking for almost three years.
  2. George doesn't want anybody to help him.
  3. Now he's cut down on cigarettes.
  4. George's father struggled with his addiction for seven years.
  5. George thinks about the harm he has been doing to the people around for all these years of smoking.

Exercise 4

Translate the following sentences into English.

  1. Mark pracuje nad tym projektem od czerwca.
  2. Czy pada deszcz od kiedy wróciłaś do domu?
  3. On jest nałogowym palaczem przez wiele lat.
  4. Mieszkam w domu pana Walkera od kiedy po raz pierwszy przyjechałem do Londynu.
  5. Przyniosłem małą butelkę wina.