The answers given below are only samples; the students will create different responses. While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the Fourth Edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning activities. Basic English Grammar is a developmental skills text for students of English as a second or foreign language. Still, making a sharp distinction between when and while can help students at this level learn the differences in meaning between the simple past and the past progressive. Using never with comparatives 186 25. Not as as and less than 179 16. Give an introductory overview of the two tenses.Next
Reported speech: changing verbs 294 26. The students understand that they are producing the full question in order to practice a grammar pattern here. In this interview, either question is appropriate and will elicit the desired information. Mosquitoes stay away from people who wearing mosquito repellent. Until I was seven years old, I lived on a farm. I make my own lunch and take it to work with me every morning.Next
Azar also supports research and professional development in the English language teaching field. In practical terms, the aim of the text is to support you, the teacher, by providing a wealth and variety of material for you to adapt to your individual teaching situation. Maybe I will have enough money. Talk about fortune-tellers in your experience, perhaps discussing the North American stereotype of a middle-aged or older woman wearing scarves, brightly colored clothes, and a lot of gold jewelry who reads palms or tea leaves or gazes into a crystal ball. Allow the students to read from their notes during the introductions. In North America, when children want something to come true, they cross their fingers and make a wish.
Peter didn't wear a clean shirt today, and a clean one tomorrow either. Charts 2-2 and 2-3 Directions: You took your driver's test yesterday. We be very happy when we see her smiling face at the airport and know that she was finally safe at home. A: Will they go far away for their honeymoon? In this kind of controlled cloze, the students need to read for meaning, then supply the appropriate word and form. If you think English speakers talk really fast, you're right. Chart 2-7 contains 100 common irregular verbs.Next
In the answers given below, the auxiliary verbs in parentheses are typically omitted. Elicit examples from the class, write them on the board, discuss differences in meaning, manipulate forms, and orally model the contractions. At this same time yesterday, I was sitting in this chair. Charts 1-4 and 1-5 The principal purpose of this exercise is to get students up, moving, and talking to each other while they are focusing on the correct use of the target structures. Passive forms of progressive verbs 202 18. Repeat the cue sentences as often and as slowly as necessary. Frequency adverbs in negative sentences.Next
Error-analysis exercises focus on the target structures of a chapter but may also contain miscellaneous errors that are common in student writing at this level, e. There may be more than one possible completion. A: When are you and Gisela going shopping at the new mall? Chapters 2 and 3 You could use this for quick practice with time clauses and verb forms, having the students write short paragraphs of less than 100 words in class. Denise enjoys painting, and Scott prefers woodworking. The purpose of the directions is to get them to think about various things they did.Next
Ask each student to draw out a fortune and read it aloud. To keep students alert and interested, occasionally ask one student what another student has said. To contrast with the present progressive, ask them if they are doing these things right now. Writing about the past and the future. In teachercentered activities, students may sometimes feel shy and inhibited or even experience stress. Though written chiefly for adults it is suitable also for senior forms in schools.
Use this discussion of fortunes to lead into an explanation of the assignment for Exercise 36. Since I was very young, I have liked animals. This exercise can also be written. Listen for them in the corrected sentences: Bye. You might mention that lots of times is informal spoken language. My brother and his wife to our apartment for dinner last night. Vocabulary that may be difficult: whistle, hum, bite, fingernails, rub, palms, kick, knock, shake, scratch.Next
The text uses when as a cue for the simple past in an adverb clause and while as a cue for the past progressive in an adverb clause. Encourage the students to go beyond what is suggested in the items to discuss their ideas of what the future will be like. If you have fewer than 24 students, some students will have two slips of paper that they will need to find matches to. Another possibility is to have the students write their sentences on the board. Small classes twelve or less can all work on the same story. Used to vs, be used to 214 36.Next