PRACHCE 1, p. 1
1. is 19. is
2. name 20. do
3. is 21. play
4. am 22. do
5. am 23. do
6. meet 24. write
7. are 25. do
8. you 26. like
9. am 27. write
10. are 28. do
11. you 29. you
12. from 30. is
13. am 31. is
14. from 32. Is
15. are 33. is
The verbs listed below are called modal auxiliaries. They are helping verbs that express a wide range of y
meanings (ability, permission, possibility, necessity, etc.). Most of the medals have more than one meaning. E
Auxn iary + sesame mevb *~
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iii t buv
i % Cost
it i dream
i _ eat,
3: . f
me: The Simple Past
st is used to talk about activities or situations that began
st night, two days ago, in 2010).
2-1 Expressing Past Ti
(a) Mary walked downtown yesterday.
(b) I slept for eight hours last night.
The simple pa
3-1 Expressing Future Time: Be Going To and Will
Future (a) I am going to leave at nine Be going to and will are used to
tomorrow morning. express future time.
(b) I will leave at nine tomorrow Examples (a) an
Present Perfect and
4-1 Past Participle
Simple Simple Past The past participle is one of the principal parts of a
Form Past Participle verb. (See Chart 2-3. P- 9-)
The past participle is used in the PRESENT PERFECT
tense and the PAS
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$ Nonprogeessive (suave)
EXAMPLES. _ _ "
p l._EXPl-ANA';riioN7 '
(a) I know that you are unhappy right Nonprogressive verbs describe conditions
now. or states. They do not usually take pro
(b) NOT: I am knowing that you are
'I-'| Simple Present and Present Progressive
The SIMPLE PRESENT expresses daily
habits or usual activities, as in (a)
The simple present expresses general
statements of fact, as in (c).
In general, the simple present is used
for events or situati
Gerunds and Infinitives
Formation of Gerunds
Verb + -ing
They kept talking.
For negative gerunds:
NOT + Verb + -ing
He tried not smoking.
Gerund phrases Gerunds can occur as part of a
Not eating vegetables is unhealthy. (as subj
voun NAME + Marciela Perez
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CENTER THE TITLE $39k
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'iigm -> Hello! I would like 10 inlroduce myse 1o you. My name is
. \l We .
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SKIP A LINE AND THEN ~
CENTER THE mu; Introducmg Myself
INDENT THE FIRST . . -
SENTENCE FM; > Hello! I would like to in
Comparisons with ASAS
ASAS Used to indicate that two parts of a
comparison are equal or the same in some way
AS + Adjective + AS
This rope is as long as that rope (is).
= This rope is just as long as that rope (is).
AS + Adverb + AS
What are Modal Auxiliaries?
Modals are helping verbs that express a wide
range of meanings.
Many modals carry more than one meaning.
He can swim.
He can have a cookie.
Use of modals: Modal + Base Form of Verb
Present and Past;
Simple and Progressive
When do we use the Simple
Daily habits/Usual activities
General statements of fact
Verbs with stative meaning
When do we use the Present
Activity occurring right now/action in
progress at the
Affirmative Statements with
WILL and BE GOING TO
Subj. + will + base form of verb
I will study later.
Subj. + be + going to + base form of verb
I am going to study later.
Negative Statements with
WILL and BE GOING TO
Perfect and Perfect Progressive
Action/event that began in the past and
continue up to the moment of speaking
We have been here since 2008.
We have been here since I was a child.
We have been here for a week.
SINCE + spe
College of San Mateo (Fall 2015)
WRITING ASSIGNMENT #4: COMPARISON-CONTRAST PARAGRAPH
This writing assignment, which requires you to write a comparison-contrast paragraph, will help you:
understand and practice writing
(Sections 1 thru 5)
Active vs. Passive Sentences
Active The dog chased the boy.
Passive The boy was chased by the dog.
These sentences have the same meaning.
The dog Subj.; the boy Obj.
the dog O. of
Adjectives and Adjective Clauses modify nouns.
An adjective usually comes in front of a noun.
An adjective clause follows a noun.
I talked to an interesting man. I talked to a man who
I talked to a m
Part of a sentence, not a complete
sentence, dependent clause:
Because they didnt get enough
They were tired because they didnt
get enough sleep.
Two independent sentences joined by a comma:
I like hikin
Reading and Writing C2 (Fall 2009)
Prewriting and Drafting
Purpose: think about the topic and generate ideas
spend time focusing and planning
Brainstorming: a list of ideas related to the topic
a) Do not attempt
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A
DESCRIPTIVE PARAGRAPH OR
It describes something (object, person, place,
experience, emotion, situation) in a way that will
enable the reader to form a clear impression of what
is being described.
ESL 400 AB
May 6, 2016
Essay #3 Final Draft
Steve Jobs - The Hero That Will Never Fade
Whether Steve Jobs is a hero or not is a controversial topic to talk about. Regardless of
his demise, for most people, it is no wonder
What is an Essay?
Group of paragraphs that develop one
An essay consists of the following:
Introduction: introduces the topic and the
Developmental Paragraphs: each develops topic
and central idea
What is a Cause and Effect Essay?
Causal relationship between cause(s) and effect(s)
Cause(s) Effect: Something causes something else,
or many things cause something.
Effect(s) Cause: Someth
What is the Purpose of a
Process Paragraph or Essay?
describes how to do something step by
steps should be connected and easy
goal is to enable the reader to
duplicate the steps toward an end result.
What is a paragraph?
What is a Paragraph?
of sentences that develops one
main idea a topic
what is a topic?
What is a Topic?
topic is the subject of a paragraph.
answers the question:
What is this paragraph about?
Profits Greater Than Prices
Nowadays, it is common to see a company has branches all over the world,
establishing its own factories, becoming a so-called multinational corporation. Due
to the companys policy that ofte
Topic (What is the paragraph about?) my love for my
Topic Statement main idea of the paragraph I love my
family because they always support me in times of need.
Supporting sentence 1 My parents have always been
The Compare and
What is a Compare and Contrast
A paragraph which compares and contrasts
two things, items, or people how they are
similar and how they are different
This method of development helps us: