28/02/2017

21/02/2017

EXPRESSING CONTRAST



EXPRESSING CONTRAST

ALTHOUGH, THOUGH, EVEN THOUGH
We use them to connect contrasting ideas, introducing a dependent clause.

ALTHOUGH

After although we use a sentence (subject+verb+complements). We can use 'although' at the beginning or in the middle of a sentence.
e.g. Although it rained a lot, we enjoyed our holiday.
                   I didn’t get the job although I had the necessary qualifications.

THOUGH

Sometimes we use though instead of although.
e.g. I didn’t get the job though I had the necessary qualifications.
In spoken English we often use though at the end of a sentence.
e.g. I see them every day. I’ve never spoken to them though (= but I’ve never spoken to them)

EVEN THOUGH

It’s a stonger form of although.
e.g. Even though I was really tired, I couldn’t sleep.

HOWEVER
We can use it to indicate that the second point we wish to make contrasts with the first point.
It introduces or completes a contrasting sentence. However always has punctuation before and after. It’s usually placed in initial position.
e.g. I got up late. However, I got to work on time.


 NOW PRACTISE THE USE OF ALTHOUGH, BUT AND HOWEVER DOING THE FOLLOWING EXERCISE:

 ALTHOUGH, BUT OR HOWEVER?
       

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09/02/2017

06/02/2017

FILE 3 KEYS




EXTRA PHOTOCOPY: DEPENDENT PREPOSITIONS

2.about    3.to    4.with   5.to   6.in   7.about   8.of   9.for   10.on   11.for   12.between                  13.about   14.to/for   15.in   16.to  17.with/about  18.to   19.for   20.of

GRAMMAR BANK 3A
a.
1.easier than   2. more powerful than   3. the most relaxing   4. more slowly than   5.the worst   6. the furthest/the farthest   7. older than   8. the hottest   9. the best
b.
1. as   2. the   3. than   4. ever   5. him   6. most   7. as   8. more   9. as   10. in

GRAMMAR BANK 3B
a.
1. a nurse. The hospital   2. a horrible day, the car   3. love stories, war films
 4. the theatre, once a month   5. dinner, next Friday   6. a chef, the best cook   7. the windows, home
 8. dogs, the dogs   9. school, last week   10. happiness, success
b.
1. the, a, -  2. the, a, the   3. a, the, -   4. the, the, the   5.-, -, the   6. -, -, the      7. a, a, -   8. a, the, -
9.the, the, -

02/02/2017

MAKING SUGGESTIONS IN ENGLISH


 WAYS OF MAKING SUGGESTIONS IN ENGLISH:

1) WHAT ABOUT/HOW ABOUT ... + Base form + -ING
What about going to the cinema tonight?
How about going to the cinema tonight?

2) WHY + Negative
Why don't we go to the swimming pool tomorrow?

3) IMPERATIVE: Let's + Base form

Let's go to the restaurant now!

4) COULD : 

We could visit Paris next week.

5) SHALL WE + Base form..?
Shall we meet tonight?
Where shall we meet?
What time shall we meet?

ORAL SKILLS








Expressions for Conversation and Personal Comment.

General Conversation Gambits.

ORAL PRACTICE







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To Practise Interaction.
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FILE 3 TEST






FILE 3 TEST.
FILE 3 TEST KEY.
EXERCISE 1.
EXERCISE 2.