X nastavna nedelja Human Nature Human Nature Lesson

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X nastavna nedelja Human Nature

X nastavna nedelja Human Nature

Human Nature Lesson overview Grammar: Past Simple vs Past Continuous, Used to, Would Vocabulary:

Human Nature Lesson overview Grammar: Past Simple vs Past Continuous, Used to, Would Vocabulary: Compound and idioms Vocabulary for leisure, travel and tourism 2

Human Nature Grammar: Past Simple vs Past Continuous • The most common use of

Human Nature Grammar: Past Simple vs Past Continuous • The most common use of the past continuous tense is to talk about something that was happening around a particular time in the past: What were you doing at 8 o’clock last night? I was watching television. • We often use the past continuous and the past simple tense together. When this happens, the past continuous describes a longer, ‘background’ action or situation and the past simple describes the action or events: When I woke up this morning it was raining and my father was singing in the kitchen. 3

Human Nature Grammar: Past Simple vs Past Continuous • Often, the ‘action’ described by

Human Nature Grammar: Past Simple vs Past Continuous • Often, the ‘action’ described by the past simple tense interrupts the ‘situation’ described by the past continuous tense: I broke my leg when I was skiing. • Notice that the past continuous describes ‘situations’ that go on for some time – ‘skiing’ and ‘playing’ but the past simple describes ‘actions’ that happen quickly – ‘broke’ and ‘rang’. 4

Human Nature Grammar: Used to vs Would When we talk about things that happened

Human Nature Grammar: Used to vs Would When we talk about things that happened in the past but don’t happen anymore we can do it in different ways. • We can use ‘used to’ to talk about past states or actions: I used to go swimming every Thursday when I was at school or We used to live in New York when I was a kid. • We can use ‘would’ to talk about repeated past actions: Every Saturday I would go on a long bike ride. 5

Human Nature Grammar: Used to vs Would • Often either ‘would’ or ‘used to’

Human Nature Grammar: Used to vs Would • Often either ‘would’ or ‘used to’ is possible. Both of these sentences are possible: Every Saturday, I would go on a long bike ride or Every Saturday I used to go on a long bike ride. https: //learnenglish. britishcouncil. org 6

Human Nature Vocabulary: • Compound adjectives describing character traits • Idioms with parts of

Human Nature Vocabulary: • Compound adjectives describing character traits • Idioms with parts of the body 7

Vocabulary for leisure, travel and tourism What has gone wrong? • Keywords: broken, bumped,

Vocabulary for leisure, travel and tourism What has gone wrong? • Keywords: broken, bumped, burnt, cancelled, damaged, delayed, diverted, double-booked, killed, lost, misinformed, mugged, opened, overcharged, overcooked, poisoned, re-routed, robbed, run over/knocked down (by a car), short-changed, stolen, undercharged, undercooked 8