NB-1 EDUCAPLAY – PRESENT SIMPLE OR PRESENT CONTINUOUS

PRESENT CONTCLICK ON THE IMAGE TO DO AN EXERCISE ON THE PRESENT SIMPLE AND PRESENT CONTINUOUS

LESLIE – THE CHATBOT

leslie

TRY CHATTING TO Leslie, the English chatbot

 

  • USER: Good morning Leslie
  • BOT: Hello and how are you this morning?
  • USER: I am fine. How are you?
  • BOT: Glad to hear it. What’s new? I am functioning within normal parameters.
  • USER:Have you been busy lately?
  • BOT: I am always busy chatting online.
  • USER: Is chatting online difficult?
  • BOT: Not really.
  • USER:I have a question
  • BOT: Ask me anything.
  • USER: What does the phrasal verb look after mean?
  • BOT: The verb “to look after” means to keep under careful scrutiny.
  • USER: Is that all?
  • BOT: That is all I can tell you now.
  • USER: Can you give me an example of look after?
  • BOT: A phrasal verb. It means to take care: “Their auntie LOOKED AFTER them while their mother was in hospital”
  • USER: OK, thank you
  • BOT: You are quite welcome my friend.
  • USER: You are very polite
  • BOT: Politeness is a virtue.
  • USER: Incroyable
  • BOT: Ça m’épate moi aussi.
  • USER: OK then, thank you for everything.
  • BOT: You are welcome.
  • USER: Bye bye
  • BOT: See you later my friend. Bye for now.

ADVANCED 1 – PASSIVE VOICE

Westlife – In This Life

For all I…………………….. with in this life
There was an emptiness in me
I ………………………… by the power of gold
With one honest touch you set me free
Let the world stop turning
Let the sun stop burning
Let them tell me love’s not worth going through
If it all falls apart
I will know deep in my heart
The only dream that mattered had come true
In this life, I …………………………… by you

For every mountain I have climbed
And ever raging river crossed
You were the treasure that I longed to find
Without you love I ………………………………….
Let the world stop turning
Let the sun stop burning
Let them tell me love’s not worth going through
If it all falls apart
I will know deep in my heart
The only dream that mattered had come true
In this life, I ……………………………………
In this life, I ……………………………………..

Advanced 2 – (Face to Face Unit 6B) POSITION OF ADVERBIALS

HAVING DIFFICULTY WITH ADVERBIALS?        I HOPE THIS HELPS.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES BASED ON ACTIVITY “GRAB A WORD” (Handout Unit 6B  –  Face to Face Advanced)

well – to work – very fast I drive well, but I’m always in a hurry to get to work so I tend to drive very fast.
probably – quickly – in the morning It’s probably easier to get dressed quickly in the morning if the heating is not on.
luckily – often – all day Luckily, I’m often able to stay at home all day.
here – badly – tomorrow When he gets here tomorrow, he’ll be limping badly because he has injured his foot.
later – to school – rarely I’m so unfit because, whereas I used to skate to school, later I rarely did any exercise.
almost certainly – at weekends – at the sports centre At weekends, you’ll almost certainly find him playing squash at the sports centre.
hard – tomorrow – never They have worked hard for many years, but tomorrow they will retire, never to work again.
definitely – here – at home I’ll definitely be here tomorrow, although I’d rather stay at home.
probably – once a year – late I probably wouldn’t get a pay rise once a year if I came to work late.
after work – sooner or later – usually She usually goes to the gym after work, but sooner or later she’ll have to give it up as she won’t have time.
infrequently – here – unfortunately Unfortunately, it rains infrequently here.
seldom – undoubtedly – almost always Although I almost always cook and my sister seldom does, she is undoubtedly the better of the two.
naturally – easily – late Naturally, I could easily warn your guests you are going to arrive late.
well – each morning – very hard He drinks hard, sleeps well and has a terrible hangover each morning.
shortly – fortunately – sometimes I sometimes don’t have time to study English but, fortunately, my workload will be reduced shortly.
a bit later – with difficulty – at home I’m doing this exercise with difficulty, so I’m afraid I’ll have to finish it at home and hand it in a bit later.
surprisingly – next year – slowly Surprisingly, his successful  business is growing slowly, but he’s hoping it’ll go better next year.
early – certainly – on time I certainly didn’t get up early, but I managed to arrive on time.
very fast – next month – almost never The water level in the reservoir, which is almost never at its minimum capacity, is expected to rise fast over the next month.
in the evenings – hardly ever – amazingly He’s a tv freak, although, amazingly, he hardly ever watches any in the evenings.
at home – obviously – occasionally We obviously prefer to eat at home, although we occasionally indulge in a meal out.
at night – incredibly – every Monday On Sundays they go out at night but, incredibly, they’re always on the ball every Monday.

Advanced 1 – Conditional exercises (We’ll see the answers in class)

FILL IN THE SPACES WITH THE CORRECT FORMS OF THE VERBS IN BRACKETS

Did you hear about that guy who won 18 million poundss in the lottery? If I…………… (win) that much money, I ……………(quit) my job the next day. I ……………(travel) around the world and ……………(stay) in the most luxurious hotels. If I ……………(want) anything, I ……………(buy) it. If I …………… (see) a beautiful Mercedes that I wanted, I ……………(buy) it. If I wanted to stay in a beautiful hotel and the hotel ……………(be) full, I ……………(buy) the hotel and make them give me a room. I…………… (can) do anything in the world if I had 180 million dollars. Oh, I am starting to sound a little materialistic. Well, I ……………(do) good things with the money as well. If anybody …………… (need) help, I ……………(give) them some money to help them out. I ……………(donate) money to charities. I ……………(give) money to help support the arts. If I ……………(win) that much money, I …………… (not/keep) it all for myself. I …………… (help) as many people as possible.

DO THE SAME WITH THE FOLLOWING CONVERSATION

Joe: Hey, Alex, what’s up?
Alex: Nothing… you know, I really like this girl, and I want to ask her out.
Joe: So, what’s the problem?
Alex: Well, what if I …………… her and she said no? (ask)
Joe: Why would she say no?
Alex: Well, maybe if I…………… in a band, she’d go out with me. Do you want to start a band? (be)
Joe: No. You don’t even play an instrument. That’s crazy.
Alex: Yeah. Well, I think her last boyfriend had a really cool car. Maybe if I a nicer car, she’d say yes. (have)
Joe: You’re lucky to have a car.
Alex: I don’t know. She’s really pretty. If I ……………better-looking, she might say yes. (be)
Joe: You look fine. You can’t worry about that.
Alex: Well, if I …………… more money, I could take her to a really nice restaurant. Hey, could I borrow some money? (have)
Joe: No way, then she’d expect you to take her to nice restaurants all the time.
Alex: Yeah, you’re right.

Joe: Look, maybe if you …………… so nervous about it, she …………… yes. Just be yourself and ask her out. If she …………… you, she’ll go out with you. (be, say, like)

Alex: Yeah, you’re right. I’ll call her and ask her out.
Joe: Great. I’ll see you later. Let me know what happens.
Alex: Okay… Wait Joe. Wait. What if she …………… yes, but she really doesn’t like me? Joe? Joe? (say)

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