Talking to Neighbors
Simple Present/Present Continuous
Immigrant Success Stories
Simple Past/Used To
Help for Immigrants
100

When someone says "I'm originally from...", what do they mean?

a. I am living in...

b. I was born in...

c. In the future, I will live in...

b. I was born in...

100

We use simple present to:

a. talk about habits, routines, and facts.

b. talk about something that's happening right now.

c. talk about something that will happen.

a. talk about habits, routines, and facts.

100

Beatrice was born in Mexico, but grew up in Texas. What does "grew up" mean?

a. Went from a child to an adult

b. Was a baby

c. Was an older person

a. Went from a child to an adult

100

We use simple past to:

a. show actions that are happening

b. show actions that have happened in the past

c. show actions that will happen

b. show actions that have happened in the past

100

When someone volunteers, they are doing work...

a. For free

b. For pay

c. For rent

a. For free

200

How many hours is a part-time job?

a. Less than 40 hours a week

b. 40 hours a week

a. Less than 40 hours a week

200

We use present continuous to:

a. talk about things that will happen.

b. talk about habits, routines, and facts.

c. talk about things that are happening right now.

c. talk about things that are happening right now.

200

If Maria got a loan from the bank to buy a car, what did she do?

a. Was gifted money from the bank

b. Borrowed money that she has to pay back

c. Earned money

b. Borrowed money that she has to pay back

200

We use used to to:

a. Talk about things that were true in the past but are not true now

b. Talk about things that continue to be true now

c. Talk about activities we enjoyed when we were younger and still enjoy today

a. Talk about things that were true in the past but are not true now

200

What is a lease?

a. A loan

b. An agreement to buy property

c. An agreement to rent property

c. An agreement to rent property

300

Fill in the blank:

Alice: Hi, I'm your new neighbor.

Leila: Hi Alice. _________ to the neighborhood.

"Welcome"

300
The present continuous formula is:


be + verb + _______

"-ing"

300

What is a way a business can attract customers?

a. Have good customer service.

b. Have really expensive items

c. Not open the store on Saturdays

a. Have good customer service

300

Lucas _________ (move) from Brazil to the United States three years ago.

"moved"

300

If Annie received subsidized childcare, that means...

a. She is receiving childcare for free

b. She is receiving help from the government to pay for childcare

c. She is paying for childcare on her own

b. She is receiving help from the government to pay for childcare

400

Fill in the blank:

Sam: I'm an electrician. _____________?

Elena: I'm a cashier at a clothing store.

"What do you do?"

400

I _______ (study) English at the moment.

"am studying"

400

Which word is a compound noun?

a. Television

b. Businesswoman

c. Cold water

b. Businesswoman

400

Miquel _________ (work) at a doctor's office. Today he works in a hospital.

"used to work"

400

If you need to find when you have to move out of your apartment, you should look at your______

"lease"

500

Fill in the blank:

Susan: Hi Julia. We met yesterday.

Julia: Oh, yes. ________________.

"Nice to see you again."

500

My children __________ usually _________ (not go) to sleep early.

My children don't usually go to sleep early.

500

What is the correct spelling of the compound noun?

a. cash register

b. cashregister

c. cash-register 

a. cash register

500

____________ (you/take) the train to work?

Did you used to take the train to work?

500

I need to _____________. Can you give me a pen?

"fill out this form"

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