Hola mis queridos amigos, hoy vamos a practicar algunos ejercicios gramaticales. Primero, un artículo para completar y después otro para elegir la mejor opción. ¿Estáis preparados? ¡Pues vamos!
1.- DECIDE WHICH OF THE CHOICES BELOW WOULD BE BEST TO COMPLETE THE ARTICLE IF INSERTED IN THE BLANKS. Circle the appropriate letters.
TOO MUCH FAST FOOD?
According to a recent survey, Hong Kong consumers (1)______ more money on convenience foods since the economic downturn. Because companies are trying to make do with fewer staff, employees (2)_____harder than ever before. More women (3)____ the workforce as well. They (4)____ less time to prepare nutritious home-cooked meals for their families. Instead, families (5) ____out or (6) ____ convenience foods, such as frozen pizzas and instant noodles.
These foods (7)____ more fat, salt and sugar than home-cooked meals. Experts say that eating too much of them (8)____ the risk of serious health problems, including diabetes and heart disease.
However, the trend towards convenience foods (9)____ some business sectors. Supermarkets (10)____ to the higher demand for quick, easy-to-serve meals by increasing their selection of convenience and pre-packaged foods. These products often (11)____ for higher prices than fresh food. Restaurants also (12)____ from the trend: most Hong Kong people now (13)____ out at least once a day.
Is convenience food just a fad or is home-cooked food (14)____ a thing of the past?
How is this trend (15)____ our health?
1 A are spending B will spend C spent D spends
2 A be working B are working C works D worked
3 A is joining B are joining C will join D joining
4 A have had B had C having D have
5 A be eating B eats C eat D eating
6 A bought B buying C buy D be buying
7 A containing B contains C contained D contain
8 A increased B increases C increasing D increase
9 A are bebefitting B benefitted C will be D is beneffiting
10 A responding B are responding C responds D will respond
11 A sells B sell C selling D sold
12 A be progiting B profit C were profiting D profits
13 A were eating B have eaten C eat D ate
14 A becoming B become C became D is becoming
15 A affect B affecting C affected D affects
2.- CHOOSE THE CORRECT FORM FOR EACH VERB
1 Marie-Claude isn't a Canadian. I _______ she comes from France.
A believe B am believing
2 Look! Junko _____ into the water.
A jumps B is jumping
3 I ____ you're crazy!
A think B am thinking
4 Don't give Jan any cheese. She _____it!
A hates B is hating
5 I _____ to Toronto next Thursday. Do you want to come?
A go B am going
6 Once a week, I____ to an art class at the college.
A go B am going
7 I_____ lunch in the cafeteria every day.
A have B am having
8 Peter is rich, he _____a Mercedes.
A drives B is driving
9 You won't find Jerry at home right now. He _____ in the library.
A sudies B is studying
10 It ____ quite hard. Perhaps we shouldn't go out tonight.
A snows B is snowing.
AND NOW THE SOLUTIONS
1 A 2 B 3 B 4 D 5 C 6 C 7 D 8 B 9 D 10 B 11 B 12 B 13 C
14 A 15 B
1 A 2 B 3 A 4 A 5 B 6 A 7 A 8 A 9 B 10 B
HAVE A NICE DAY!!!