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Des 11 2009

I’m tired

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Idioma: Anglès
Nivell: A1 / A2 (nivell 1 i 2)
Destresa: parla

Communicative objectives:
With this activity, you will learn how to:

– Talk about an illness
– Talk about a physical or psychological state
– Give advice

Situation:
You met your dance partner a year ago. Your relationship has strengthened and you are good friends. When you have a problem you ring each other to explain it. Yesterday, your dance partner asked you whether you could meet, because s/he has been feeling a bit depressed lately. S/he has got some health problems.

Task:
Work in pairs. Play the roles of the friends when they meet. Ask your friend what is  what is wrong. S/he explains to you how s/he is feeling physically and psychologically. Swap roles.

Grammar:
Modal verbs (should, have to, must)
– Comparatives (e.g.: better than, worse than)
– Adjectives (e.g.: ill, sick, sleepy, annoyed, angry, etc.)
– Verbs that express states of mind or physical states: feel, have (a cold, the flu), have temperature, cough; my foot hurts, etc.
– Verbs: go out, smoke, drink, rest, relax, be good


Vocabulary:

Parts of the body

Tips:
If you need help, you can use Test your vocabulary 1 and 2 (ANG 33 N1/2 Wat- respectively). For grammar references, you can use Practice your modal verbs (ANG 50 N2 Wat) and Essential Grammar in Use (ANG 50 N1 Mur).


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Des 04 2009

Comparatives and superlatives

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Llengua: anglès
Nivell: A1
Destresa: gramàtica

Communicative Objectives:
To learn how to form and use comparative and superlative adjectives.

Task:
Read this explanation about comparatives and superlatives and try to fill in the gaps in the exercise

Grammar:
Comparatives and superlatives are special forms of adjectives which are used to compare two or more things.

• Comparatives: They are used to compare two things. We use than after comparative adjectives. With short adjectives you have to add –er whereas in long adjectives we have to add more + adjective.

E.g.: Mark is taller than Paul.
Helen is more intelligent than Mary.

• Superlatives: They are used to compare more than two things. It indicates that something has a greater degree than anything. Superlative sentences usually use THE, because there is only one superlative. Short adjectives are formed adding –est and long adjectives using the + most + adjective.

E.g.: George is the tallest in the class.
Mary is the most beautiful girl in the school.


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Oct 14 2009

Comparatives

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Idioma: anglès
Nivell: A1 / A2 / B1 (nivell 1,2 i 3)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objectives:
The objective of this activity is that you learn how to use the comparatives properly

Task:
Read the grammar reference below and then complete the exercise attached.

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