27th May 2020
Grammer: irregular verbs
Regular verbs add -ed or -d if the verb end in an -e
I walk to work // Yesterday, I walked to work
I arrive at 7.15 // I arrived at 8.00 (just add -d)
see // saw
eat // ate
leave // left
meet // met
We usually say ‘go to’ or ‘went to’ however:
home, shopping, fishing, out – do NOT say ‘to’
we went shopping and then we went home.
On Sunday, I went fishing and my friend went to out to eat.
Practice: write sentences in the past tense.
Example: I meet a friend for coffee = I met a friend for coffee.
I go fishing yesterday.
I see a good film.
My planes leaves at 9.00
I eat Mexican food.
chain store– company with many stores / branches. They look the same and sell the same things, for example Highlands, Wal-Mart, Vinmart, Burger King.
Type / kind
what type of dogs do you like ? I like terriers and beagles
What kind of dogs do you like ?
What type of music do you like ?
What kind of music do you like ?
As each other about: food / holidays / books / films / shops
Building longer, more complex sentences
I like tea. I like coffee
I like tea and I like coffee I like tea and coffee.
Adverbs – add information about verbs and adjectives
really / very / extremely much / quite (medium – so so)
I quite like tea but I like coffee very much.
I quite like Vietnamese tea but I really like Kenyan coffee.
Change ‘but’ for …
however / on the other hand / although
I like tea however I don’t like coffee.
Add a reason (why ? Because …)
I like tea however I don’t like coffee because I think it tastes bitter although it is very popular in Sai Gon.
What do you think this lady likes ?
Piece / once / because
Use a dictionary with pronunciation to help you with these words.
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