So last week I’ve been told that in the (MacMillan) StraightForward Upper Intermediate Workbook there was an exercise about present habits that we should do at home after studying and doing exercises about this subject. So let’s do it! :)
Workbook 2A Wildlife: Present habits
Ex. 3 One of the three options in italics is not correct. Find and delete the phrase which is not correct.
The salt-water crocodile is the world’s largest living reptile. Males (1) will often grow/often grow/
are often growingto over five metres, whilst females are usually smaller, measuring around three meters. They have a reputation of being man-eaters, and although they usually feed on fish and crustaceans, they (2) will also attack/have been known to attack/ are often attackinglarger animals, including people. They are a particular danger in Northern Australia where there are several attacks every year. The local authorities (3) will forever issue/are forever issuing/keep issuing warnings and safety guidelines, but people (4) will constantly ignore/are constantly ignoring/keep ignoring them, with dramatic consequences. Fishermen (5) will often feed/often feed/ are often feedingfish scraps to the crocodiles and this has made them even more dangerous, as the crocodiles (6) have come/are always coming/keep coming back for more.