Hi, I’ll be your teacher while Tris is out sick. I will post what we do in class and your homework here. – Deborah Brooks
The most recent day will be on TOP
MONDAY, MARCH 11
12 sentences (6 times x 2 people)
Always, never, sometimes, usually, often, seldom
- With I
- With a thing
- Always with I – I always kiss my husband when I come home.
- Always with a thing – My computer always breaks when I need it most.
- Never with I – I never smoke.
- Never with a thing – The tests are never easy.
Word order with frequency and comment words – book page 54-55, 137
Here’s a chart of explanation.
|Verb Tense||Subject||ONE Helping Verb/BE||Adverb||Main Verb||Everything Else|
|Simple Present -no helping verb||You||never||smoke.|
|Present Progressive||She||is||certainly||running late.||late|
|Simple Present – main verb BE||He||is||never||at home|
|Simple Present Negative||They||don’t||ever||swim||in the ocean|
|Simple past – no helping verb||My sister||often||works out||at the gym|
|Simple past – negative||My brother||doesn’t||usually||call||on Sundays|
|Simple Future||The book||will||often||have||the answers.|
|Simple Future negative||My uncle||won’t||really||buy||that house.|
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6TH
There is/there are (scroll down to Feb 27th, below, for those lessons/videos)
Quiz – Base form after DO! ING after BE! I don’t go. I’m not going. Do you work? Are you working? Does he live in Oakland? Is she living in Oakland now?
HOMEWORK: pages 37-38, ex 3-4, page 56, ex 24
MONDAY, MARCH 4TH
HOMEWORK: About Question form https://grammarbydeborah.wordpress.com/online-practice-lists/question-form-practice/
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH
Go over Homework: Read pages 136-137, DO exercise 2 on page 138.
Practice: Do you, Did you, Will you, Can you, Are you…questions.
|cook ?||Base form after do|
|drive?||Base form after do|
|travel?||Base form after will|
|swim?||Base form after can|
|happy?||Adjective after BE|
|working?||ING verb after BE|
Word order with frequency and comment words – book page 44-45, 137
*We’ll study that later, but the book exercises and quiz asked you to put these words in the right place, so here’s a chart of explanation.
HOMEWORK: THERE IS/THERE ARE – book pages 71-73
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH
We worked on the negatives:
- Simple present: I don’t drive. She doesn’t swim.
- Simple past: I didn’t drive. She didn’t swim.
- Simple future: I won’t drive. She won’t swim.
- Present Progressive: I’m not driving. She isn’t driving.
We worked on the 3rd person S-verbs in simple present
A. I brush my teeth every day. (*note that “every day” is two words)
B. You brush your teeth every day.
C. He brushes his teeth every day.
Homework: Read pages 136-137, DO exercise 2 on page 138.
Will is easy! Will has no forms
wills willed to will It’s just “will” by itself. Simple.
After “will” use a base form verb. Always. 100%. will do will cook will be
will goes will went will to come After “will” you can’t use the S form, past, ING, to, or anything. Only base form. Every time. The base form of will plus (+) the base form of a verb. Simple.
Answers to Unit 2 exercises pages 35-47 so you can check your work. Bring me questions.
**Quiz on simple present in positive, negative, and questions on Wednesday.