jueves, 14 de noviembre de 2013

175. Reading and listening exercise about María

Reading and listening Exercise




It´s four thirty in the afternoon and today is Saturday. 
María is having a green herbal tea with soya.
María is from Granada but now she´s living in Madrid. 
She lives in a small apartment with two other girls.
She likes living in Madrid because there are a lot of museums, 
theaters and especiallly many different bars where she can go with her friends. 1.) Of course, one 
thing thing she doesn´t like about Madrid is that there are 2.) too many cars in the center of the city.

María is working at a computer company because she can program and design web pages.
She likes her job 3.) very much because it´s interesting and her 4.) workmates are very nice.
Now she´s in her small room. She likes her room because it has a terrace where she can open
the door and see a park with a 5.) tall pine tree where it is always 6.) full of birds singing.

It´s a little 7.) cloudy but it´s not cold. The streets are 8.) empty at the moment, but later there 
will be a lot of people going for a walk.

She will 9.) also go for a walk to the center of the city to go to the 10.) movies
She likes to go and see a movie 11.) by herself Saturday afternoon and later 12. meeting her 
friends in her favorite coffee shop.


Vocabulary
1. Of course = desde luego
2. too many  = demasiados
3. very much = muchísimo
4. workmates = compañeros de trabajo
5. tall = alto
6. full = lleno
7. cloudy = nublado
8. empty = vacio
9. also = también
10. movies = cine
11. by herself = sola
12. meeting = reunión

Ahora contestar estas preguntas sobre el texto:

1. What time is it?........................................................................................................................

2. What is María doing? ...............................................................................................................

3. Where is María from?................................................................................................................
 
4. Where is she living now? ..........................................................................................................

5. Who is she living with?..............................................................................................................

6. Why does she like living in Madrid? ...........................................................................................

7. What doesn´t she like about Madrid? ........................................................................................

8. What are her workmates like?...................................................................................................
    (Como son sus compañeros del trabajo?)

9. Why does she like her room?....................................................................................................

10. What´s the weather like? ........................................................................................................
     (Que tiempo hace?)

11. What is she going to do today? ...............................................................................................
     (Que va a hacer hoy?)

12. Who is she going to meet later? ..............................................................................................
  (Con quien va a reunirse más tarde?)
 





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