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7 May 09

Grammar /Estructures
Ver tenses / Adverb. /Text

Conjunctions

Words that connect two words. Phrase or sentences coordinating conjunctions connect two independent Clauses (Sentences thant can stand alone) together, while subordinating conjunctions combine a subordinate tu a principal element in the sentence. Examples of coordinating conjunctions include: and or but for.Examples of subordinating conjunctions include: After, Althought, as, as it, as much as, as thought, because, before, how, if, in order, that, provides, sinee, that, unless, until, when, while.

Preposition
Short words THAT SHOW THE relationship BETWEEN THE OBJECTS WHICH THE WORDS EXPRESS. NOUNS AND PRONOUNS MOSTO OFTEN FOLLOW PREPOSITION. EXAMPLE OF PREPOSITION INCLUDE, ABOUT, OBOVE, ACROSSAFTER, AGAINST, ALONG, AMOMNG, AROUND, AT, BEFORE, BEHIND. BELOW, BENEATH, BESIDE(S), BETWEEN, BEYOND, BUT, BY,CONCERING,DOWN, DURING,EXCEPT, FOR,FROM, IN(TO), LIKE,OF, OFF, ON ORER PASR,SINCE,THROUGNT(out), TOWARD, UNDER(NEATH), UNTIL, UNTO UP , WITH, WITHIN, WITHOUT.

Sentences

Sentences are made up of two parts subjects an predicates, simply put, the predicates, is the verb and everythingthat follow it, while the subject is whatever cornes before the verb independent dance a subject and predicate that can stand on its own, usually introduced by a subordinating conjunction.

Phrase: consists of two or more words expressing some relation of ideas, but does nor contain a subject and verb and most often found after.

Prepositions

Spelling rules

Rule 1: use I before e, exceptafter c or when pronounced as a, as in heighbor or weight

11 June 09

Tag question

A tag question id statement followed by a short question (a tag) at the end when the verbs is affirmative, the tag question is negative.

Verb to be
| |Affirmative statements |Negative statements |Expected answer |
|Present simple|You’re Jenny |Aren’t you? |Yes, I am |
|Past simple |He was sad |Wasn’t he? |Yes, he was |

When the verbs is negative the tag question is affirmative

|Affirmative statements |Negative statements |Expectedanswer |
|I It isn’t a very nice day |Is it? |No, it isn’t |

For negative question tag I’m … use aren’t

I’m late, aren’t I? But….I’m not late. Am I?

Individual work

A. fill in the blacks whit correct tag question

A. He is a famous surfer, isn’t it?
B.You are from san Francisco aren’t you?
C. They are Tina’s friends aren’t they?
D. We are having a great time aren’t we?
E. I am older than your aren’t she?
F. Sally is a good swimmer isn’t it?
G. It’s a beautiful place isn’t it?
H. Jhon’s the most popular boy our class isn’t he?
I. She was sad yesterday wasn’t she?J. They were in Sydney last week weren’t they?
K. That isn’t your sister’s car is it?

12 June 2009

Tag questions

Fill in the black whit the correct tag question and write the expected answer.

A. They weren’t at home last night were they?
B. It isn’t 12 o‘clock yet is it?
C. It wasn’t your birthday last week was it?
D. They weren’t at home last weekwere they?
E. We aren’t going to be late are we?
F. You weren’t at the club last night were you?

Complete these sentences with a tag question and write the expected answer.

A. They lived in Brazil weren’t they? Yes, they are
B. She lived in Paris wasn’t she? Yes, she is
C. We played tennis well weren’t we? Yes, we were
D. He didn’t send us a postcard...
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