English II: Review 1st Partial

Hi again!:


Here are some exercises for you to practice for your exam. Good luck!!

Simple present

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pres.htm  http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pres1.htm
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/presnq.htm http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/presnq1.htm 
http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/presnq2.htm


Present progressive

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pcont.htm  http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/pcont1.htm
http://ww2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/partypcf.htm
 http://ww2.college-em.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/pcvspsqk.htm


Information questions

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/presnq3.htm  http://www.eflnet.com/grammar/whquestionspresent.php http://www.etweb.fju.edu.tw/yueh/toeic/practice/part_2/01_02.htm
(listen to the questions, and choose the best answer...) 

  Verb "To Be" all forms

http://www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1A.html  http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/be2.htm http://www.eclecticenglish.com/grammar/PresentSimpleToBe1C.html
http://madridteacher.com/Activities/Wh_to_be.htm (drag the boxes on the right to the questions on the left)

  Prepositions of place

http://www.1-language.com/englishcourse/unit6_grammar.htm  http://www.1-language.com/englishcourse/unit6_grammar_exs.htm


There is/ there are

http://a4esl.org/q/h/9807/km-thereisare.html  http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.there.i.htm (practice with questions: there is/ is there? or there are/ are there?)


Directions

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=1434

Subject and object pronouns

http://www.musicalenglishlessons.com/grammar-pronouns.htm  (only read the chart)
http://www.eflnet.com/grammar/pronouns.php
http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zy11mzs.htm
http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.pronoun.i.htm 


Possessive adjectives

http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz18mdf.htmhttp://a4esl.org/q/h/fb005-bp.html  




English VII: Reporting verbs game and more...

Check out this game... it's a fun way to practice with reporting verbs.... Just make sure you remember the structures you play with...

Enjoy!!

And if you're into studying for your exam, don't miss these other pages:

Reporting verbs
Clauses of contrast and purpose
Relative clauses

(Taken from www.oup.com/elt/englishfile/upper-intermediate)

See ya!!!

English VII: Answers to exercises 7B and 7C

Hi again:

Here are the answers to the exercises we did in class today...

Exercise 7B

a.
1 despite
2 even
3 to
4 as
5 order
6 spite
7 that
8 Although
9 for
10 Despite

b.
1 we wouldn't be late
2 she earns a fortune...
3 the terrible reviews/ the reviews being terrible/ the fact that the reviews were terrible
4 the fog was very thick
5 not to offend her
6 to explain the new policy

Exercise 7C

a.
1 correct
2 incorrect (it) that goes
3 incorrect (that) which was absolutely true
4 incorrect (that) who es very tall
5 incorrect to (who) whom
6 incorrect (that) what I cook
7 correct
8 incorrect (who) whose suitcase
9 incorrect what I just said
10 incorrect (what) that I bought last week

b.
1 His girlfriend, who is an architect, is very intelligent. (His girlfriend, who is very intelligent, is an architect).
2 They gave us a present, which was a complete surprise.
3 I didn't understand what he was saying.
4 The car which/ that crashed into mine was a Mini.
5 The police officer (who/ that) I spoke to was working on the reception desk/ The police officer to whom I spoke...
6 Our computer, which we bought two months ago, keeps on crashing.
7 The things (which/ that) I left on the table aren't there anymore.
8 It's too hot in my flat, which makes it impossible to sleep.

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English VII: Change of plans

Hi there:

There's been a confusion about the phrasal verbs and idioms for this partial, don't ask why, when or who... but here's the list of the new ones:

Idioms
AT THIS STAGE
A BIT MUCH
CARD UP YOUR SLEEVE
IF YOU ARE GIVEN LEMONS, MAKE LEMONADE
LEAD SOMEONE UP THE GARDEN PATH
NEW BLOOD

Phrasals
CHEW ON
DO WITHOUT
GOOF AROUND
HUNT DOWN
LOOK ON AS
PILE UP

Find the meaning of them, because tomorrow we'll work with them.... Tonight I'll post the answers to the exercises 7B and 7C...

Thanks!!

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English II: Exercises for tomorrow Thursday August 30

Hi!

Just in case the platform is a little bit slow and you can't access the exercises, here are the links to the exercises for tomorrow:

Simple Present VS Present Progressive 1

Simple Present VS Present Progressive 2

Remember you need to print  AND ANSWER THEM!!!

Bye!!

English VII: More on whatever, whoever, whichever, etc...

Hi:

I found these exercises, pretty useful to reinforce these concepts:

Read this first, and then answer this.

Then continue with this practice (at the bottom of the page).

See ya!

English VII: Reporting verbs and reported speech

Dear all:

Here's a very important piece of info about reporting verbs... Please take a few moments to read it and to practice with it.

I'm afraid you didn't do very well on your quizzes :(

See you later!

English VII: Topic of your oral and review exercises

Hi, there:

As I told you in class today, next week we have to work with relative clauses and finish with expressions of contrast and purpose.

In order to get ready for the new topics, please check out the following pages, and answer the exercises that go along with the explanations:

Relative clauses: defining and non- defining clauses

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Contrast and purpose clauses: Exercise 1

Exercise 2

And finally, the topic of the oral evaluation next Tuesday... In teams of three, prepare a situation in which you talk about people or other things, BUT USING REPORTED SPEECH AND RELATIVE CLAUSES. Max 5 mins. per team.

See you next Monday!!

English VII: Unit 5C

Uff...

I'm having serious problems with my super slow computer... I've been processing this document since earlier this evening, and it's almost nine and I'm sending it until now!!!

Well, finally here are the pages you need to print for tomorrow IN CASE YOU STILL DON'T HAVE THE BOOK... but seriously guys.... do you really want to print pages forever???

See you tomorrow!

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English II: Homework for Wednesday August 28th Prepositions

Hi, guys:

Here are the exercises you need to print and answer for tomorrow.

And here are the other ones you only need to use as practice:

http://www.1-language.com/englishcourse/unit6_grammar.htm
http://www.1-language.com/englishcourse/unit6_grammar_exs.htm

See you tomorrow!!





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English VII: Unit 5A

Hi there:

Sorry about the delay, but I had some problems with my computer... Here are the pages you need to print for tomorrow...

See ya!!!

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English VII: Reported speech

Hi, there:

Here's your homework for tomorrow:

Watch the following video (it's the full movie, but you need to watch the segment between 20:43' and 27:48', so fast forward it).

When you finish with this, answer the following worksheet, sections B and C.

See you!!

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