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    Question Everyday English!

    Hallo dear friends!
    I have some computerised questions about everyday English . They sound silly and easy , but to tell the truth , they confused me . Could you please help me in choosing the most accurate answer for each ?

    1-Excuse me! Can I get past ?
    A-Cheers!
    B-Of course .
    C-Pardon?
    D-Excuse me ?
    E-Sorry

    2-Have a good weekend .
    A-Not at all . Don't mention it .
    B-Cheers!
    C-That's very kind of you
    D-The same to you !
    E-Here you are.

    3-Is there a problem ?
    A-Yes , can you borrow me some money ?
    B-Yes , give me some money .
    C-Yes , can I borrow some money ?
    D-Yes , can I lend some money ?
    E-Yes , can I give some money ?

    4-Would you mind helping me with my project ?
    A-Yes, I would
    B-Yes, I do
    C-No , not at all
    D-No , not I don't
    E-No , I won't

    5-I wonder if you 'd mind lending me your car on Sunday
    A- Sure , I'd be glad to
    B-Yes , I'll tell her
    C-Sorry , I'm not free then
    D-I wonder too
    E-I'm happy

    6-I've found s summer job!
    A-That's wonderful! Anything interesting ?
    B-How do you do ?
    C-How do you work ?
    D-Never mind . It's becoming well .
    E-I'm fond of working too .

    7-So , what were you like as a kind ?
    A-I liked my father ?
    B-I was so naughty
    C-I like kids
    D-I am tall
    E-We were happy

    8-I've spent so much money this week .
    A-I don't know where it's all gone
    B-What do you buy everyday ?
    C-How many money do you spend ?
    D-I haven't too
    E-He's so generous

    9-How much are the flowers ?
    A-They're sixteen pound and forty
    B-They're sixteen pounds forty
    C-They're sixteen pounds and forty pennies
    D-They're sixteen pounds and forty pences
    E-They're sixteen pound and forty pence

    Thanks in advance!


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    Re: Everyday English!

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    It would have been better if you'd had a try first, Sir S. But, since 'the cat is out of the bag':



    You could omit 'pounds' in contexts where the reference is obvious: 'How much...?'/'Sixteen Forty'
    C is a bit excessive, but it's possible. In 1971, when the 'new penny' was first released, the official line was that the plural was 'pennies', with 'pence' reserved for the old coins (which were more than twice as big but had less than half the value!): 'One new penny = 2.4 old pence'. But this rule was immediately broken by the coin designers themselves: 'Two new pence'. So you can use either 'pence' or 'pennies'.

    b

    PS With these multiple choice questions, the student should be allowed to have a go first. As a language learner, I've always remembered things better if I've been uncertain of them at first, tried, and 'got them right'!
    I see! Thanks a lot
    Anyone would like to help me in choosing the most accurate answer for each

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    Re: Everyday English!

    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Shakespeare View Post
    Hallo dear friends!

    I have some computerised questions about everyday English . They sound silly and easy , but to tell the truth , they confused me . Could you please help me in choosing the most accurate answer for each ?

    1-Excuse me! Can I get past ?
    A-Cheers!
    B-Of course .
    C-Pardon?
    D-Excuse me ?
    E-Sorry

    2-Have a good weekend .









    A-Not at all . Don't mention it .
    B-Cheers!
    C-That's very kind of you
    D-The same to you !
    E-Here you are.

    3-Is there a problem ?
    A-Yes , can you borrow me some money ?
    B-Yes , give me some money .
    C-Yes , can I borrow some money ?
    D-Yes , can I lend some money ?
    E-Yes , can I give some money ?

    4-Would you mind helping me with my project ?
    A-Yes, I would
    B-Yes, I do
    C-No , not at all
    D-No , not I don't
    E-No , I won't

    5-I wonder if you 'd mind lending me your car on Sunday
    A- Sure , I'd be glad to
    B-Yes , I'll tell her
    C-Sorry , I'm not free then
    D-I wonder too
    E-I'm happy

    6-I've found s summer job!
    A-That's wonderful! Anything interesting ?
    B-How do you do ?
    C-How do you work ?
    D-Never mind . It's becoming well .
    E-I'm fond of working too .

    7-So , what were you like as a kind ?
    A-I liked my father ?
    B-I was so naughty
    C-I like kids
    D-I am tall
    E-We were happy

    8-I've spent so much money this week .
    A-I don't know where it's all gone
    B-What do you buy everyday ?
    C-How many money do you spend ?
    D-I haven't too
    E-He's so generous

    9-How much are the flowers ?
    A-They're sixteen pound and forty
    B-They're sixteen pounds forty
    C-They're sixteen pounds and forty pennies
    D-They're sixteen pounds and forty pences
    E-They're sixteen pound and forty pence

    Thanks in advance!


    ********** NOT a teacher **********

    Hello, Sir Shakespeare.

    (1) As I type, no one else has commented on 1 - 8. May I try?

    No. 1. [Oh,] sorry!

    No. 2. The same to you.

    No. 3. Yes, can I borrow some money?

    No. 4. No, not at all.

    No. 5. Sure, I'd be glad to.

    No. 6. That's wonderful. Anything interesting?

    No. 7. I was so naughty (as a kid -- child).

    No. 8. What do you buy every day? [two words: every day]

    Let's see what others think.

    THANK YOU

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    Re: Everyday English!

    -Not a teacher-

    Agree with Gillnetter and TheParser on the answers.

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