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HOW OFTEN?

HOW OFTEN? (A)

 

 

  1. do you watch Pasapalabra?
  2. do you have a bath?
  3. do you eat Chinese food?
  4. do you go to the country?
  5. do you speak English?
  6. do you read comics?
  7. do you play football?
  8. do you travel by plane?
  9. do you write compositions?
  10. do you use the internet?
  11. do you go to the library? (biblioteca)
  12. do you borrow books from a library?
  13. do you cook something for dinner or lunch?
  14. do you paint?
  15. do you listen to music?
  16. do you do the washing-up? (fregar los platos)
  17. do you read song lyrics? (letra de las canciones)
  18. do you take the bus?
  19. do you go to El Corte Inglés?

 

 

 

HOW OFTEN? (B)

 

 

  1. do you eat an apple?
  2. do you go to the doctor’s?
  3. do you wear jeans?
  4. do you go abroad?
  5. do you travel by train?
  6. do you eat spaghetti?
  7. do you read a novel?
  8. do you do your homework correctly?
  9. do you make your bed?
  10. do you smoke a cigarette?
  11. do you walk to school / to work?
  12. do you feel bored in class?
  13. do you go to a restaurant?
  14. do you do the ironing? (planchar)
  15. do you go to valle real?
  16. do you play the violin?
  17. do you speak on a mobile phone?
  18. do you argue with your family? (regañar, pelearse)
  19. do you speak on the Messenger?

 

ASK QUESTIONS

PERSONAL DETAILS

  • What’s your surname?
  • What’s your name?
  • How do you spell it?
  • What’s your address?
  • What do you do? / What’s your job?
  • What’s your email address?
  • What’s your mobile number?
  • What’s your phone number?

YOUR TYPICAL DAY

  • What time do you get up?
  • What do you have for breakfast?
  • Where do you have lunch?
  • How do you go to work or class?
  • When do you have dinner?
  • What do you do after dinner?
  • What time do you go to bed?

WHERE YOU LIVE

  • Do you live in a house or a flat?
  • Do you live near here?
  • What’s your postcode?
  • How many bedrooms are there?
  • Is there a bus stop near you?
  • Are there any shops near you?

SIMPLE PAST

  • What time did you get up this morning?
  • Did you go out last Friday night?
  • Where did you have dinner yesterday?
  • How did you come to class today?
  • What did you have for lunch yesterday?
  • Where did you go on holiday last summer?

FUTURE

  • What are you going to do after this class?
  • Are you going to bed early tonight?
  • What time are you going to get up tomorrow?
  • Where are you going to have lunch tomorrow?
  • What are you going to do next weekend?
  • Are you going to study English next year?

THINK OF SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY

  • What is his / her name?
  • What does he / she do?
  • Where does he / she live?
  • How old is he / she?
  • Is he / she married?
  • Does he / she have any children?

WHAT CAN YOU DO?

  • Say two things you can do in a park.
  • Say three things you can have in a coffee bar.
  • Say two things you can do with your mobile phone.
  • Say three things you can buy in a supermarket.
  • Say three things you can do in your town on a Saturday night.

PAST (BE)

  • Where were you at this time yesterday?
  • Were you in bed last Sunday at 9.30 in the morning?
  • Were you alone last night?
  • Were you at home yesterday afternoon at 5.30?
  • Who were you with last Saturday night?

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF…? (I like him / her. // I don’t like him / her.)

  • —– (an actor)
  • —– (a singer or a group)
  • —– (an actress)
  • —– (a TV personality)
  • —– (a TV programme)

TIME AND DATES

  • What time is it now?
  • What time does this class start?
  • What time do shops usually open in Spain / in your country?
  • What’s the date today?
  • When is your birthday?
  • When does this course finish?

ORAL PRACTICE

SPEAKING

UNIT 1

Student A

1 Ask your partner these questions.

  • What’s your first name?
  • How do you spell it?
  • What’s your surname?
  • How do you spell it?
  • Where are you from?

2 Now answer your partner’s questions.
3 Read the information about a famous person and answer your partner’s questions.

Justin Timberlake
American

4 Your partner has information about a different person. Ask your partner these questions.

  • What / her first name?
  • What / her surname?
  • How / spell it?
  • / she American / English / Spanish?
  • Where / she from?

Student B
1 Answer your partner’s questions about you.
2 Now ask your partner these questions.

  • What’s your first name?
  • How do you spell it?
  • What’s your surname?
  • How do you spell it?
  • Where are you from?

3 Your partner has information about a famous person. Ask your partner these questions.

  • What / his first name?
  • What / his surname?
  • How / spell it?
  • / he American / English / Spanish?
  • Where / he from?

4.

Amy Winehouse

English

UNIT 2

SPEAKING

Student A

1   Ask your partner these questions.

  • What’s your address?
  • What’s your postcode?
  • What’s your home phone number?
  • What’s your mobile number?
  • What’s your email address?

2   Now answer your partner’s questions.

3   Your partner has information about Sally’s family. Ask your partner questions and complete the family tree with the names in the box.

Patrick   Nicola   Ben   Tom   Sarah

1 _____    2 _____

3 _____      4 _____            Sally = 5 _____

Who / Nicola?   Who / Ben?   Who / Sally / sister?

Who / Sally / father?   Who / Patrick?

4   Read the information about Paul’s family and answer your partner’s questions.

Jerry = Kate

James              Anna             Paul = Jenny
Student B

1   Answer your partner’s questions about you.

2   Now ask your partner these questions.

  • 1   What’s your address?
  • 2   What’s your postcode?
  • 3   What’s your home phone number?
  • 4   What’s your mobile number?
  • 5   What’s your email address?

3   Read the information about Sally’s family and answer your partner’s questions.

Tom = Nicola

Sarah             Ben               Sally = Patrick

4          Your partner has information about Paul’s family. Ask your partner

UNIT 3


SPEAKING

Student A

1   Ask your partner these questions.

  • Where do you live?
  • What do you do?
  • What do you do in the evenings?
  • What do you do at the weekend?
  • What do you have for Sunday dinner?

2   Now answer your partner’s questions.

3   Your partner has a fact file about Amy. Ask questions and complete the fact file.

  • What / surname?
  • Where / live?
  • What / do?
  • What / like?
  • What / do at the weekend?

name: Amy ____

lives in: ____

job: ____

likes: ____

weekend activities: ____

4   Read the fact file about Simon and answer your partner’s questions.

name: Simon Bruce

lives in: Cambridge

job: teacher

likes: cats, music

weekend activities:   watch TV, read novels

 UNIT 4


SPEAKING

Student A

1   Ask your partner these questions.

  • What time do you get up in the morning?
  • What do you do before you go to work or college?
  • What do you usually do after lunch?
  • What do you usually do in the evening?
  • When do you go to bed?

2   Now answer your partner’s questions.

3   Your partner has information about Rosa’s typical day. Ask your partner these questions.

  • What time / get up?
  • How / go to work?
  • What time / go to bed?
  • What / have for breakfast?
  • What / do after work?

4   Read the information about Ron’s typical day and answer your partner’s questions.

My day!

Get up: 7.30

Make breakfast – coffee, orange juice, croissant

Go to work by bus – start at 9

After work – study Spanish and watch TV

Go to bed: 11.15

Student B

1   Answer your partner’s questions about you.

2. Now ask your partner these questions.

  • What time do you get up in the morning?
  • What do you do before you go to work or college?
  • What do you usually do after lunch?
  • What do you usually do in the evening?
  • When do you go to bed?

3          Read the information about Rosa’s typical day and answer your partner’s questions.

My day!

Get up: 8.15

Make breakfast – tea, cereal, fruit

Go to work by car – start at 10

After work – read the newspaper and listen to the radio

Go to bed: 11.30

4   Your partner has information about Ron’s typical day. Ask your partner these questions.

  • What time / get up?
  • How / go to work?
  • What time / go to bed?
  • What / have for breakfast?
  • What / do after work?
Student B
1. Answer your partner’s questions about you.
2. Now ask your partner these questions.
  • Where do you live?
  • What do you do?
  • What do you do in the evenings?
  • What do you do at the weekend?
  • What do you have for Sunday dinner?

3   Read the fact file about Amy and answer your partner’s questions.

name: Amy Sessions

lives in: Banbury

job: lawyer

likes: dogs, football

weekend activities: listen to the radio, study French

4   Your partner has a fact file about Simon. Ask questions and complete the fact file.

  • What / surname?
  • Where / live?
  • What / do?
  • What / like?
  • What / do at the weekend?
  • name: Simon ____
  • lives in: ____
  • job: ____
  • likes: ____
  • weekend activities: ____
UNIT 5

SPEAKING

Student A

1   Ask your partner these questions.

  • Where were you on New Year’s Eve (31st December) last year?
  • Who were you with?
  • What did you do?
  • What did you like about the day or the evening?

2      Now answer your partner’s questions.

3   Paul wants to work in travel. Read the information about his life in the form and answer your partner’s questions.

Name   Paul Jones

Application for position of   travel consultant

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Education   Sheffield University

Subject   French

From   13th September 2001  to  29th May 2004

First Job   Tour guide  (from 19th June 2006  to  30th October 2008)

Travel experience   Trip to South Africa (May 2007) and Thailand (December 2008)

4   Your partner has information about Sandra. Ask your partner questions and complete the form with the information.

  • Which college / Sandra study at?
  • What / she study?
  • When / Sandra / start college?
  • When / Sandra / finish college?
  • What / first job?
  • When / get / first job?
  • When / finish / first job?
  • Where / play rugby / July 2007?
  • When / meet Rafa Nadal?

Name   Sandra Spencer

Application for position of   Sports trainer

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Education   1 ________ College

Subject   2 ________  from  3 ________  to  4 ________

First Job   5 ________  from  6 ________  to  7 ________

Sports experience  Played at women’s rugby World Cup in 8 ________ (July 2007) and played in three tennis tournaments – and met Rafa Nadal! – in 9 ________.

Student B

1   Answer your partner’s questions about New Year’s Eve (31st December) last year.

2   Now ask your partner these questions.

  • Where were you on New Year’s Eve last year?
  • Who were you with?
  • What did you do?
  • What did you like about the day or the evening?

3   Your partner has information about Paul. Ask your partner questions and complete the form with the information.

  • Which university / Paul go to?
  • What / he study?
  • When / Paul / start university?
  • When / Paul / finish university?
  • What / first job?
  • When / get / first job?
  • When / finish / first job?
  • Where / go to / May 2007?
  • When / go to Thailand?

Name   Paul Jones

Application for position of   travel consultant

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Education   1 ________ University

Subject   2 ________

from  3 ________  to  4 ________

First job   5 ________  from  6 ________  to  7 ________

Travel experience   Trip to 8 ________ (May 2007) and Thailand (9 ________)

4   Sandra wants to work in sports. Read the information about her life in the form and answer your partner’s questions.

Name   Sandra Spencer

Application for position of   sports trainer

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Education   Norwood College

Subject   Sports Science

from  20th January 2006  to  7th April 2007

First job   Sports teacher (from  10th August 2007  to  28th March 2008)

UNIT 7

SPEAKING

Student A

1   Ask your partner these questions.

  • What do you like doing in your free time?
  • What sports do you enjoy watching?
  • What are you going to do at the weekend?
  • Where are you going to go for your holidays?
  • What are you going to do there?

2   Now answer your partner’s questions about you.

3   Your partner has information about Harry. Ask questions and complete the table.

What / going to do? Who with What time?
Saturday morning
Saturday afternoon
Saturday evening
Sunday morning
Sunday evening

4   Read the information about Penny’s activities in her diary for next weekend. Then answer your partner’s questions.

Saturday

Morning                   11 a.m.          meet Joe for a coffee

Afternoon                3 p.m.            play tennis with Emily

Evening                   9 p.m.            go to theatre with Sam

Sunday

Morning                   9 a.m.            go cycling with Emily

Evening                   8 p.m.            have dinner with Aunt Sally

Student B

1   Answer your partner’s questions about you.

2   Now ask your partner these questions.

  • What do you like doing in your free time?
  • What sports do you enjoy watching?
  • What are you going to do at the weekend?
  • Where are you going to go for your holidays?
  • What are you going to do there?

3   Read the information about Harry’s activities in his diary for next weekend. Then answer your partner’s questions.

Saturday

Morning                   10 a.m.          meet Dave for breakfast

Afternoon                3 p.m.            play golf with John

Evening                   8 p.m.            go to the cinema with Dave

Sunday

Morning                   11 a.m.          go swimming with Rachel

Evening                   7 p.m.            cook dinner for John and Maria

4   Your partner has information about Penny. Ask questions and complete the table.

What / going to do? Who with What time?
Saturday morning
Saturday afternoon
Saturday evening
Sunday morning
Sunday evening


QUESTIONS – JOHNNY DEPP

A

JOHNNY DEPP

Johnny Depp was born in ________________ (Where) on the 9th of June, 1963. The family then  went to _______________ (Where).

He left school at the age of 15, because he wanted to become _______________ (what).

He started his career as an actor when he went to California. Then he met ________________, who introduced him to the film industry.

He made his first film, ________________ (what / name), in 1984.

He got famous in ________________ (When), when he worked with Tim Burton in the film Edward Scissorhands.

_______________ (When) he made the first Pirates of the Caribbean. He got nominated for the Oscar the following year.

He now lives ________________ (Where) with his partner Vanessa Paradis. They have two children.

At present he is making ________________ (What film), where he is playing the role of a vampire.

TO INTRODUCE: Presentar.

AT PRESENT: ahora mismo, en la actualidad, actualmente.

ROLE: Papel.

B

JOHNNY DEPP

Johnny Depp was born in Kentucky  on ________________ (When) . The family then  went to Florida.

He left school at the age of ________________ (How old) , because he wanted to become an actor.

He started his career as an actor when ________________ (When) . Then he met Nicholas Cage, who introduced him to ________________ (what).

He made his first film, Nightmare on Elm street, in ________________ (when).

He got famous in 1990, when he worked with Tim Burton in the film ________________ (In what film).

In 2003 he made the first Pirates of the Caribbean. He got nominated for the Oscar________________ (when).

He now lives in France with his partner Vanessa Paradis. They have ________________ (How many) children.

At present he is making Dark Shadows, where he is playing the role of a ________________ (What role).

TO INTRODUCE: Presentar.

AT PRESENT: ahora mismo, en la actualidad, actualmente.

ROLE: papel.

PAST TENSE – SPEAKING ACTIVITY

SPEAKING ACTIVITY (A)

 

a.    Irregular verbs:

 

 

Go → went

Have → had

Get → got

Do → did

See → saw

 

b.    Regular verbs

Play

Watch

Travel

Relax

Start

Listen

 

 

ASK YOUR PARTNER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

 

 

1.    Did you go on holiday last summer? Where did you go?

2.    What did you do yesterday evening?

3.    Did you go to the restaurant during the Christmas holidays?

4.    Did you travel by plane last year?

5.    When did you start this course?

6.    What time did you get up this morning?

7.    Who did you see yesterday?

8.    Did you listen to the radio this morning?

9.    Did you do your homework last weekend?

10.  When did you get up extremely late?

 

 

 

SPEAKING ACTIVITY (B)

 

a.    Irregular verbs:

 

 

Go → went

Have → had

Get → got

Do → did

See → saw

Drink → drank

 

b.    Regular verbs

Play

Watch

Use

 

ASK YOUR PARTNER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

 

1.    When did you go to the cinema for the last time? What did you see?

2.    When did you drink champagne for the last time?

3.    When did you use a computer for the first time?

4.    Did you watch TV last Saturday? What did you watch?

5.    Did you play any sports at the weekend?

6.    Did you go away at Christmas?

7.    Who did you see last Saturday?

8.    What time did you get up on New Year’s Day?

9.    What did you have for lunch on Christmas Day?

10.  Where did you go last weekend?


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