Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Present Perfect and Past Simple

PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE


affirmative - I’ve just finished reading my book.
negative - I haven’t finished my coffee yet.
question - Have you done your homework?
Yes, I have
No, I haven’t.
Where have you been today?


TIME EXPRESSIONS:

just, yet, so far, lately, recently, ever, already, for, since


EXAMPLES:

  1. I have just seen Erik.
  2. I haven’t seen this film yet.
  3. Have you been to Asia yet?
  4. I’ve already been to France.
  5. Have you ever seen an elephant?
  6. I have never riddden a camel.
  7. I have talked to Ana twice so far.
  8. Recently/Lately, I have been very tired.
  9. I have lived here for 10 years.
  10. I haven't seen Michael since Monday.


have been to (went and came back) I’ve been to Paris twice this year.
vs
have gone to (went and is still there) She’s gone to Peru recently.

HOMEWORK for Thursday 11th January







Tuesday, 9 January 2018

IRREGULAR VERBS 4

HI 1ºC. This is your homework for Tuesday,  16th January. Please, bring it on a separate piece of paper. 



       BASE FORM                             PAST SIMPLE           PAST PARTICIPLE            TRANSLATION

SINK
SIT
SLEEP
SMELL
SPEAK
SPELL
SPEND
SPIT
SPOIL
SPREAD
SPRING
STAND
STEAL
STING
SWEAR
SWIM
SWING
TAKE
TEACH
TEAR
TELL
THINK
THROW
UNDERSTAND
WAKE
WEAR
WIN
WRITE

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Irregular Verbs 3




    HI 1ºC. This is your homework for Monday, 4th December. Please, bring it on a separate piece of paper. 



           BASE FORM                             PAST SIMPLE           PAST PARTICIPLE            TRANSLATION

    MAKE
    MEAN 
    MEET
    PAY
    PROVE
    PUT
    READ
    RIDE
    RING
    RISE
    RUN
    SAY
    SEE
    SELL
    SEND
    SET
    SEW
    SHAKE
    SHINE
    SHOOT
    SHOW
    SHUT
    SING

    Wednesday, 15 November 2017

    IRREGULAR VERBS 2


    Hi 1C,

    Please find Past Simple, Past Participle forms and translate them. This is your HOMEWORK for Monday (20th November). Bring it on a separate piece of paper.


           BASE FORM                             PAST SIMPLE           PAST PARTICIPLE            TRANSLATION
    1. GET
    2. GIVE
    3. GO
    4. GROW 
    5. HANG
    6. HAVE
    7. HEAR
    8. HIDE
    9. HIT
    10. HOLD
    11. HURT
    12. KEEP
    13. KNOW
    14. LAY
    15. LEAD
    16. LEARN
    17. LEAVE
    18. LEND
    19. LET
    20. LIE
    21. LIE
    22. LIGHT
    23. LOSE


    English Final Exam 1B and 1A


    Monday, 13 November 2017

    Grammar Revision Activities Unit 2

    1.- Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets into the correct tense Past Simple or Past Continuous.
     1.- It _____________ (snow) when I _________ (leave) home this morning. 
    2.- It was a sunny afternoon and people __________ (sit) on the grass in the park. Then suddenly it __________ (start) to rain.
     3.- A: I tried to explain my problem to her. B: ____________________ (she/listen)?
     4.- My brother ______________ (talk) on the phone when I arrived, but when he ____________ (see) me, he ___________ (finish) the call. Perhaps he thought that I ____________ (listen) to his conversation. 
    5.- I nearly had an accident today. A car ____________ (come) towards me, but I moved quickly out of the way and fortunately nothing ____________ (happen). 
    6.- A: Which hotel ______________ (you/stay) in when you lost your passport? B: I don’t remember. I ____________ (visit) many places during my European tour and I ____________ (stay) in many different hotels. 
    7.- I ____________ (move) to Hastings in 1999. I ____________ (live) there when I met them.
     8.- ________________(many people / wait) for the 9:15 bus last night? 
    9.- I ______________ (dance) with my girlfriend when the disc jockey played our favourite song. 10.- I ____________ (study) grammar when I ___________ (fall) asleep. 
    11.- The scientists ___________ (work) in their laboratory when they___________ (discover) the new drug. 
    12.- We ___________ (climb) the wall when the gardener ___________ (see) us. 
    13.-Vicky ___________ (have) a beautiful dream when the alarm clock __________ (ring)
     14.- As he ____________ (run) for the bus he ___________ (collide) with a street lamp. 
    15.- When he __________ (carry) a suitcase, he __________ (drop) it on his foot. 
    16..- ___________ (you / do) your homework on the bus while you ____________ (come) to school? 17.- The students ____________ (read) the article when the last class ___________ (finish). 
    18.- When I ____________ (arrive) at the cinema, my friends __________ (wait) for me. 
    19.- ____________ (you / listen) to the teacher when she ___________ (explain) this exercise? 
    20.- Susan __________ (play) the piano while Mary ___________ (sing). 


    2. Choose the correct words to complete each sentence.
    200 years ago … 
    1 … people used to / didn’t use to make their own clothes.
     2 … people used to / didn’t use to have mobile phones. 
    3 … people used to / didn’t use to read books. 
    4 … people used to / didn’t use to watch TV. 
    5 … people used to / didn’t use to drive cars. 
    6 … people used to / didn’t use to walk everywhere.

     3. Choose the correct words to complete each sentence
    1 Why did people _______________ mend their clothes?
     a) used to b) use to c) didn’t use to 
    2 I _______________ like watching football, but now I do.
     a) used to b) use to c) didn’t use to 
    3 What did you _______________ like doing when you were young? 
    a) used to b) use to c) didn’t use to

    Wednesday, 8 November 2017

    Past Simple and Past Continuous

    PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO AND COPY THE THEORY TO YOUR NOTEBOOKS. 

    We use PAST SIMPLE to talk about: 


    1. Finished actions that happened at a specific time in the past . 
    We had a Maths test at school yesterday.
    2. Past routines /habits/situations.
    Dad lived in London when he was young.
    3. Several actions in the past that happened one after the other.  
    I got home, showered and climbed into bed. 
    4. Main events in a story.
    The man looked around, then walked quickly into the room. 





    We use PAST CONTINUOUS to talk about: 

    1. Action in progress at a certain time in the past. 
    She was sleeping at 11 last night.
    2. Two unfinished actions taking place at the same time.
    I was doing my homework while my brother was playing the guitar.
    3. Unfinished action interrupted by another action.
    Jack was walking to work when it started to rain. 
    4. Description or background information in a story. 
    We were all sitting around and watching TV. Suddenly, there was a loud noise.