How long does it take?

Unit 45. How long does it take?

Unit 45. How long does it take?

How long does it take by plane from London to Madrid?
It takes two hours.

I started reading the book two weeks ago. I finished it today.
It took me two weeks to read it.


 

 How long does it take 

 by plane 
 by train 
 by car 

 from ... to ... ? 

 

 It takes 

 two hours 
 ten minutes 
 a long time 

 by plane 
 by train 
 by car 

 from ... to ... ? 


- How long does it take by train from London to Manchester?
It takes two hours by train from London to Manchester.
- How long does it take by car from your house to the station?
It takes ten minutes by car from my house to the station.
 

 How long 

  did 
  does 
  will 

  it take 

 (you) 
 (Ann) 
 (them) 

  to (do something)? 

 

  It 

  took 
  takes 
  will take 

 (me) 
 (Ann) 
 (them) 

 a week 
 a long time 
 three hours 

  to (do something). 


- How long does it take to cross the Atlantic Ocean by ship?
- How long will it take me to learn to drive?
- ‘I came by train.’ ‘Did you? How long did it take?’
- Did it take you a long time to find a job?
- It takes a long time to learn a language.
- It takes me 20 minutes to get to work in the morning.
- It took Tom an hour to do his shopping.
- It will take me an hour to cook the dinner.
- It doesn`t take long to cook an omelette.