Read the text and type
-s or -es at the end of the verbs.

Dave i married, and when his new wife see the clothes in his cupboard one day, she say, 'Dave, you have only got one good shirt. The others are very old, and they've got holes in them. I'm going to buy you a new one this afternoon.'
Dave like his old shirts, but he love his wife too, so he say, 'All right, Beryl, but please don't throw any of the old ones away.'
Dave go to work, and when he come back in the evening, Beryl say to him, 'Look, Dave, I've bought you a nice shirt. Here it is. Put it on.'
Dave do not like the shirt but put it on, and then he say, 'Look at the sleeves, Beryl. They're too long.'
'That's all right,' Beryl answer. 'They'll get shorter when I wash the shirt.'
Then Dave say, 'But the neck's too small.'
'That's all right,' Beryl answer. 'It'll get bigger when you wear the shirt, Dave.'


Exercise 1

Split the story into syntagmas. The sign "|" means a short pause and the "||" - a long pause. Read the story according to the syntagmas and pauses.

, | | | , | , | ', | | | | . || , | . || | | .' ||
, | , | , | ', | , | | | .'
, | , | , | ', | . || . || .' ||
| , | | , | ', | . || .' ||
',' | . || ' | .' ||
, | '.' ||
',' | . || ' | , | .' ||




Exercise 2


Finish the questions to match the answers.

1. Beryl want to buy Dave a new shirt? - She doesn't like his old one.
2. Dave want his wife to throw any of his old shirts away? - He likes them.
3. Dave like the sleeves of his new shirt? - They are too long.
4. Beryl say about the sleeves? - They'll become shorter after being washed.
5. Dave like the collar of the shirt? - It is too small.
6. Beryl say about the collar? - It'll become bigger after being worn.



Exercise 3


Exercise 4