2. come  -  go

2. come - go

katie and friends make decisions

Main Practice:     come - go
Revision:                Present Continuous for arranged future action  -  Present Perfect  -
                                   come round   -   that sounds + adjective  -  pretty + adjective

go + ing -      for leisure and sports, i.e.
  • Let's go skiing.
  • I'm going shopping this afternoon.

go + noun - to leave a place to do a specific activity, i.e.
  • She's going for a swim.
  • Shall we go for a drive later?

go -   for movements away from the speaker, i.e.
  • I'm going to Berlin next weekend.
  • Would you like to go to the theatre this evening?

come - for movement towards the speaker or where the speaker will be, i.e.
  • Come over to my place tonight.
  • Are you going to come to Sally's party?

go or come - for 'would you like to...' when inviting the listener to join the speaker, i.e.
  • Would you like to come / go to a party on Saturday?
    (The speaker is inviting the listener to join them.)

come round - (phrasal verb) to visit someone in their home, i.e.
.Why don't you come round for tea this afternoon?
.My parents are coming round this evening.
Katie and her friends are planning their afternoon and evening.

Complete the sentences.

Jack:      Hi, where's Amy?

Katie:    She's round in half an hour.

Jack:      Is Carlos ?

Katie:    No, he's skiing with his family.

Daniel: Hey, it's a lovely afternoon, let's for a walk.

Katie:    Sure, but what're we to do this evening?

Jack:      Well, my sister's boyfriend's having a party. I think I'll ,
                it sound like fun. Why don't you guys too, I'm sure it'll be okay?

Katie:    Well, I'm pretty tired, I really don't want to out tonight.

Daniel:  And I was at a party last night. You to the party, Jack.
                 Me, Amy and Katie can order pizza and watch a DVD.

Katie:    That sounds good.


Complete the sentences with forms of 'come' and 'go'. 

1.  (Speaking on the phone to a friend)
     Would you like to round and watch a DVD later?

2.  We're on holiday to France next week.

3.  I'm for a walk in a minute, would you like to ?

4.  - Where's Ann gone?
     - Skiing. She always skiing at this time of year.
5.  Do you want to to a concert on Saturday?

6.  - Where's Nat?
     - I don't know. He always late.

Grammar Question and Answer
Q:  Why goes in number 4?
A:  Present Simple for a habit.