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Grammar in a nutshell #1
Personal Pronouns What are they again? ? ? Let’s check out this video: http: //youtu. be/mf. GEJJ 9 g 1 t. I
Personal Pronouns So it’s: I, You, He, She, It, We, You & They What do these words do exactly. . . Click on the link http: //youtu. be/PH 6 N 8 RHo. Wcg
Got it? Excellent! Now onto. . .
Possessives http: //youtu. be/_SBCVMw 1 gjo You heard Drew (the guy in the video) also say words like ‘mine’ and ‘yours’. These words are called: possessive pronouns You. DON’T need to know these now. . . !
You DO have to know these possessive adjectives See page 19 of your textbook.
Present Simple To talk about things that are happening now!
Present Simple 1. When something is generally true. For example: The sky isn’t green. Water boils at 100°C. 2. More or less permanent situations. For example: She works in a bank. They love coffee. 3. Habits or things we do often. For example: I play tennis every Tuesday. How often do you study English? 4. You also use the present simple to talk about the future. . . For example: Class starts at 9 o’ clock. Our train leaves at eleven.
Present Simple I like You like He likes She likes It likes Don’t forget the ‘shit’-rule! We like You like They like If you see a name, remember: is it a man? Woman? Thing? ? ? Then it’s a he, she or it… She He IT + s! So: Paul = he, Mary = she
‘to have’ ‘to be’ I have You have I am You are (I’m) (you’re) He has She has It has He is She is It is (he’s) (she’s) (it’s) We have You have They have We are You are They are (we’re) (you’re) (they’re) Check out pages 19 and 20 of your textbook!
Examples Some examples of the present simple in a video. http: //youtu. be/y. Wcc. Pqg 1 Db. I Exercise: http: //moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals. bl ogspot. nl/2008/09/assessing-simple-presentaffirmative. html
B. WRITE DOWN SENTENCES SAYING WHAT THEP ARRS DO EVERY DAY. Ex: 1. Bob kisses Helen every morning. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. C. WRITE DOWN 3 THINGST HE PARRS DON’T DO IN THE MORNING. Ex: 1. Jack doesn’t play soccer. 2. 3. 4.
Now let’s try some more! AM ARE HAS ARE HAVE HAS IS ARE HAVE
Negative I am You are not I’m You’ re not I’m not You aren’t He is She is It is not not He’s She’s It’s not not He isn’t She isn’t It isn’t We are You are They are not not We’re not You’re They’re not We aren’t You aren’t They aren’t http: //youtu. be/Jp 7 YVfiy 7 c. A Contractions (samenvoegingen) for the negative of ‘to be’. . .
Grammar in a nutshell #1