A) Fill in the article a, an, the where necessary

ВВВВВВВВВВВ At... beginning of ... 19th century ... little boy was born in ... family of John Dickens, ... clerk at ... office in ... Portsmouth, and was named Charles. He had ... sister who was older than himself, and there were several other children in ... family. When Charles was seven, he was sent to ... school. He was not... strong child. He did not like to play ... crickВ­et or … football and spent all his free time reading. In 1821 ... family went to ... London and little Charles left behind him ... happiest years of his childhood. His father was in ... money difficulties, and ... family became poorer and poorer. ... boy had to give up his studies. Mr. Dickens was put into ... debtors' prison. Little Charles learned to know all, horrors and cruelty of ... large capitalist city. He had to go to work at... blacking factory. He worked there from ... morning till ... night. When his faВ­ther came out of prison, Charles was sent to ... school for some time. Soon he got work as ... clerk. Then he learned ... stenography and became ... reporter. In 1836 at... age of 24 Charles Dickens published his first book. It was ... collection of ... stories. ... title of ... book was "Sketches by Boz." There were followed by "Pickwick Papers" and "OlВ­iver Twist" and many other famous novels. Charles Dickens is one of ... greatest writers of ... 19th century. His novels are now translated into most languages of ... world.

Progress Portfolio

Tick the things you can do in English

I can introduce myself, and other people

I can say countries and nationalities

I can say and understand the numbers

I can ask for, give and understand personal information

Module 1 Unit 2ВВВВВВВВВ



Have/ has got

We can say have or have got, has or has got:

I have = I Have got (I've got)
we we (we've got)
you you (you've got)
they they (they've got)
he has = I Has got (he's got)
she she (she'sgot)
it it (it's got)

- I've got blue eyes. (or I have got blue eyes.)
- Tim has got two sisters. (or Tim has two sisters.)
- They like animals. They've got a horse, three dogs and six cats.
- This car has got four doors.
- I don't feel very well. I've got a headache.

I we you they Have not (haven't) got
he she it Has not (hasn't)


have I we you they got?
has he she it

short answers
Yes, No, I we you they have. haven't.
Yes, No, he she it has. hasn't.

- I've got a motor-bike but I haven't got a car.
- Mr and Mrs Harrison haven't got any children.
- It's a nice house but it hasn't got a garden.
- "Have you got a camera?" "Yes, I have"
- "What have you got in your bag?" "Nothing. It's empty."
- "Has Ann got a car?" "Yes, she has".
- What kind of car has she got?

In negatives and questions you can also use do/does + have:

- They don't have any children. (= They haven't got any children.)
- It's a nice house but it doesn't have a garden. (= it hasn't got a garden)
- Does Ann got a car? (= Has Ann got a car?)
- How much money do you have? (= How much money have you got?)


A) Complete the sentences with have got, has got, haven't got or hasn't got. About you

1. I …..________ long fair hair.

2. My mum …___big blue eyes.

3. My dad …____short dark hair.

4. I __…._______a little mouth.

5. My brother ……__ little ears.

6. My friend _……___a big nose.

7. My granny.._______a small face.

8. My teacher …._______ short hair.