Present Continuous

Czas teraźniejszy ciągły (present continuous) tworzy się poprzez dodanie do odmiennego czasownika posiłkowego be czasownika głównego w formie ciągłej (która nie podlega odmianie). Schemat, według którego tworzymy zdania w czasie present continuous, wygląda następująco: Zdania twierdzące Podmiot + czasownik posiłkowy be w odpowiedniej formie (am/ is/ are) + czasownik z końcówką -ing, np.: I am buying. (Kupuję.) Zdania przeczące Podmiot + czasownik posiłkowy „be” w odpowiedniej formie (am/ is/ are) + not + czasownik z końcówką

Are there any jobs that should be done only by men or only by women?

 Are there any jobs that should be done only by men or only by women? I find this issue really fascinating to discuss, as it reflects a lot of social changes regarding the roles of men and women, which have occurred in Europe and America for the last sixty years. Before the war, women were not generally supposed to go out to work. It was men who were primary breadwinners. Working


During your matura exam you are likely to deal with texts connected with technology. Examination tasks may, for example, involve: answering questions concerning a written text or recording dealing with the topic of science and/ or new technologies; stating your opinion concerning the influence of modern technologies on people’s lives; solving a test checking your lexical knowledge. Below you will find vocabulary connected with the topic and mistakes that Polish

THE MAN: ways of walking and looking and sounds

During your matura exam you can be required to produce a more detailed desription of people depicted in a picture, to complete or thoroughly understand a text concerning the way people look or behave. This lesson aims at revision of verbs connected with people’s posture, movement, ways of looking and human sounds. Remember! When describing a picture, you should use the present continuous. For example: A plump boy is peeping

Health and illness

During the matura exam you can be required to solve tasks connected with health, illnesses, visit to doctor’s or healthy and unhealthy lifestyle. Before discussing examples of examination tasks, let’s revise the vocabulary! Illnesses (choroby) affliction – przypadłość, choroba ailment – dolegliwość illness – choroba disease – choroba sickness – choroba ill – chory Przymiotnik ill łączy się często z następującymi przysłówkami: dangerously – poważnie, niebezpiecznie critically – krytycznie, ciężko extremely


During your matura exam you are likely to deal with texts connected with crime, offence and punishment. You can be required to: answer questions concerning a written text or recording dealing with the topic of crime; fill in the gaps in a test assessing your lexical and grammatical knowledge; relate a story concerning crime. Vocabulary connected with crime Crimes and Offences crime – zbrodnia; przestępstwo capital crime – przestępstwo zagrożone karą śmierci non-capital

The press and the media

Contemporary mass media may be a subject of discussion or essay during your matura exam. You may, for example, be asked to discuss an issue concerning the influence of modern media on our daily life or to write an essay discussing pros and cons of the development of television. Before we focus on examples of such examination tasks, let’s revise vocabulary and phrases concerning mass media. Uwaga! „Media” to rzeczownik o nieregularnej