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A Letter to a friend




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Read the letter and choose the right tense

 
Dear Lucille

I (1) very busy for the last few months, so forgive me not answering you sooner. I’ve had to prepare for my exams. Now they are over and I (2) to see the results. I worked very hard. I even (3) my tennis. That is a pity of course! I(4) a lot of achievements so far and I hope I’ll have the time to take up tennis some time soon.

You tell me you’d like to visit Portugal this summer for a holiday. I delighted to know you are going to have a few weeks in my country. I wish (6) be at home to welcome you, but I (7) summer here. I (8) by my cousin to spend this summer with her in Spain so I cannot miss this opportunity to visit her!

You must visit Lisbon. It’s a fascinating sight. Many old houses and churches (9) with white tiles. If you (10) good bathing there are several good beaches between Lisbon and Esterol. Have you ever seen bullfights? You can see them in Portugal. Our bullfights (11) quite different from those in Spain. The bulls (12) .

I have to go now. Take care!