Odd one out? C) What are you doing this summer? I’m travelling round Thailand. Why? ‘I’m travelling’ is the present continuous tense used to talk about a future plan/arrangement whereas the others are all referring to the present/something happening at the moment.
a) i. He grew up in the city and he can’t swim.
ii. Helen has lived in many countries. She can speak 5 languages fluently!
iii. We’re going for a picnic tomorrow. You can come if you like.
iv. They can write English very well, but they have problems with speaking.
b) i. He used to play the piano when he was a kid, but he doesn’t any more.
ii. We used to travel a lot when we lived in Asia.
iii. We are used to living in a hot climates now. We’ve lived in Dubai for 10 years.
iv. We used to spend a lot more time playing outside than kids do nowadays.
c) i. It’s been snowing all afternoon. When it stops, we’re going to build a snowman.
ii. Why are you standing here? I’m waiting for the bus. I’ve been waiting for it for 45 minutes!
iii. She’s been learning English since she was 5 years old.
iv. Where’s Harry? He’s still watching TV. He’s been watching it all afternoon.