Monday, 29 April 2013

A NEW HOUSE

1.- Read the story.

     Jimmy lived in the country, and he loved playing in a very shallow river near his house; but then his father got a job in a big city, and he moved there with his family.
     Their new house had a garden, but the garden was very small. Jimmy wasn't very happy.
     "Is there a river near here?" he asked his mother on the first morning.
His mother answered, "No, there isn't, but there's a beautiful park near here, Jimmy, and there's a pool in it. We'll go there this aftenoon." Then Jimmy was happy.
    After lunch, Jimmy and his mother went to the park. Jimmy wanted to walk near the pool, but there was a sign in front of it. His mother read it to him: "WARNING: This pool is dangerous. 367 people have fallen into it." Jimmy looked into the pool carefully. Then he said; "I can't see them."

2.- Answer these questions.
  • Where did Jimmy play in the country?
  • Why wasn't he happy in the city?
  • What did he ask his mother?
  • What did she answer?
  • What did the sign in front of the pool say?
  • What did Jimmy say when his mother read him the sign?

3.- Write the sentences. Put one set of words in each blank space.

it was / they were / there was / there were
  • _____ a park in Jimmy's city. _____ not far from his house.
  • _____ a pool in the park, but _____ dangerous, so _____ a sign in front of it.
  • _____ a lot of fish in the pool. _____ not very big, but _____ beautiful, so _____ always a lot of people there, looking at them.
  • _____ a very nice place for children.

4.- Clasify the regular verbs in the text.

/t/
/d/
/id/








Monday, 15 April 2013

I'M NOT A BEAR

1.- Listen to the story and complete the text with the words below.

after / bears (2) / hat / joke / letters / off (2) / out / paper (3) / people / piece (2) / saw / shooting / went (3) / were (2) / word / wrote / young

     Old Mr. Black loved (1)_____  (2)_____, but his eyes (3)_____ not good any more. Several times he nearly shot (4)_____ instead of (5)_____, so his friends (6)_____ always very careful when they (7)_____  (8)_____ shooting with him.

     One day a young friend of his wanted to have a (9)_____, so he got a big (10)_____ of white (11)_____ and (12)_____ on it in very big (13)_____ "I AM NOT A BEAR". Then he tied it to his back and (14)_____  (15)_____. His friends (16)_____ it and laughed a lot.
     But it did not save him. (17)_____ a few minutes Mr. Black shot at him and knocked his (18)_____  (19)_____.
     The (20)_____ man was frightened and angry. "Didn't you see this (21)_____ of (22)_____?" he shouted to Mr Black. "Yes, I did," said Mr Black. Then he (23)_____ nearer, looked carefully at the (24)_____ and said, "Oh, I am very sorry. I did not see the (25)_____ NOT."

2.- How are the highlighted verbs pronounced? Complete the table.

/t/
/d/
/id/








 3.- Answer these questions.
  • What did Mr Black love?
  • What happened several times?
  • What did his friends do when they went out shooting with him?
  • What did one of his friends want to do one day?
  • What did he write on the piece of paper?
  • Did the paper save the young man?
  • Why not?
  • Did Mr Black see the piece of paper?
  • Why did he shoot at him then?
 4.- Personal Pronouns.
 
 5.- Translate these sentences.
  • Esta chaqueta no es de él.
  • Él se lo dijo.
  • Ella se regaló esos zapatos.
  • Ese vestido es de ella.
  • ¿Es tuya esa falda?

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

TWINS

LISTEN TO THE STORY.


1.- Answer these questions
  • How old were they?
  • What did they like very much?
  • Did they always want different ones?
  • What was their mother going to buy them?
  • Where did their mother take them?
  • What did their mother ask them?
2.- Listen to the story again and underline the verbs which are said.
buy, heard, liked, left, said, sang, threw, took, wanted, were,
3.- Listen to the story and complete.
     Annie and Julie ____ ____ and ____ ____ ____ ____ ____. They ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ and they ____ ____ the ____ ____.
     Last ____ ____ ____ ____ "____ I'm going to ____ ____ some ____ ____" and the ____ ____ very ____. Their ____ ____ ____ to a ____ in ____ and ____ to ____ "____ ____ do you ____ ____ ____?"
4.- Regular verbs pronounce.


5.- Remember the past simple tense and complete these sentences.
  • I (begin) _______ a new project last week.
  • You (push) _______ the cart too hard and it crashed.
  • Jim and I (move) _______ the furniture in July.
  • Maggie (leave) _______ the party early.
  • Our teacher (send) _______ the box to Oregon a week ago.
  • The bad weather (surprise) _______ us in July.
  • The lion (spend) _______ the night hunting.
  • The girl (stand) _______ in the rain for five minutes.
  • Callie (act) _______ in the play last month.
  • Steven (give) _______ a donation five years ago.

READ THE SECOND PART OF THE STORY.
........
     "Blue!" both of them answered together, and then they all laughed.
     A woman brought them some pretty blue dresses, and the twins put them on.
     The shop assistant said to them, "There's a mirror on that wall. Look at yourselves in it."
     Their mother laughed again and said "They don't need a mirror. They always look at each other in their new clothes."

6.- Answer these questions?
  • What colour did they want their new dresses?
  • What did the shop assitant offer them a mirror for?
  • Why didn't they need a mirror?