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MATERIAL DIDACICO: MI VIDA EN OTRA LENGUA

1.

- Si tuvieras que presentar un examen de colocación de inglés en el ingreso a la universidad, ¿Cuál crees que es tu desempeño en el

manejo de los tiempos en pasado y presente?

 

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bueno, porque tienes bastante vocabulario, conoces las estructuras y manejas los verbos en sus diferentes

conjugaciones.

 

2.

- If you want to remember the things that you experienced as a kid, which of the following phrases would correspond to that purpose?

1- I live in a house with a garden full of plants 2- On my first birthday I was afraid of clowns 3- When I see pictures from my childhood I feel nostalgic 4- I still see some of my schoolmates from elementary school 5- My best friends lives two houses down the block from me

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2,

3,

4

3.

- Match the comparative and superlative on the left with the sentences in the column on the right

1. - Si tuvieras que presentar un examen de colocación de inglés en el ingreso a

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[1- C, B]

[2- A, D]

4.

- Peter

TV in the evening

 

R=

watched

5.

- Choose a verb for the sentence:

 

The Gomez family members

dinner together every night”

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take

6.

- Read this sentence: Mary works. Change it to present progressive in the next forms:

 

1. Affirmative

 

2.

Negative

3.

Interrogative

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1- Mary is working 2- Mary is not working 3-is Mary working?

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  • 7. - Match the concepts in left column with their corresponding examples on the right column.

R= [1-C] [2-A, D] [3-B]
R=
[1-C]
[2-A, D]
[3-B]
  • 8. - Decide which answer matches each question.

R= [1-B] [2-A, C] [3-E]
R=
[1-B]
[2-A, C]
[3-E]
  • 9. - What’s the correct and logical question for this answer? “Beto is presenting his findings to Andres”.

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what is Beto doing?

  • 10. - Complete the conversation using the correct from of the verbs for past progressive. Use the verbs in parenthesis.

Lupe: I’ m afraid I’ve broken the pot for the mole.

Pedro: oh no! what¹

Lupe: I²

(do)?

_______ (take) it into the dining room

________

______ I bumped into Chayo. She³

(come) out just as

I4

_______

(go) in.

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1- Were you doing 2- Was talking 3- Was coming 4- Was going

11. - decide whether the following sentences are in present progressive or simple present tense. R=
11. - decide whether the following sentences are in present progressive or simple present tense.
R=
[1-B, E]
[2-A, C, D]

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  • 12. - Complete the following sentence:

The simple past with regular or irregular verbs indicates an action: _________

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Completed or finished in the past.

  • 13. - Choose a connector for the sentence

__________

I play soccer, everybody shouts.”

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When

  • 14. - Choose a logical verb with the correct form of the verb to be for the sentence in past progressive.

_________at

the party”

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was dancing

Based on the picture, answer the following question.

MATERIAL DIDACICO: MI VIDA EN OTRA LENGUA 12. - Complete the following sentence: The simple past

What are they doing?

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they are dancing

  • 15. - Which sentences are in simple present?

    • 1. My brother is playing the guitar at the moment.

    • 2. I often write poems to my wife

    • 3. Your parents are walking to the classroom now

    • 4. Jose is taking his grandparents to his house in this moment

    • 5. The sun barely shines with this weather

R=

2,

5

  • 16. Relate the tenses on the left to their corresponding question on the right.

Tenses

  • 1. Simple present

  • 2. Present continuous

Questions

a. What are you doing?

b. What do you do?

  • c. Where is Mexico playing?

  • d. Is your sister at school?

  • e. Is Rafael working in the office now?

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[1-B, D]

[2-A, C, E]

  • 17. - Choose a superlative adjective of the sentence.

“China’s population is

of all the countries.”

______

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the largest

  • 18. Is this sentence correct? Why?

“I does get amazed at Day of the death offerings on November 2 nd .”

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No, because the auxiliary is used only for negative and interrogative with no exception

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  • 19. Complete the next sentence using the correct tense and form of the verb:

When you rang me yesterday, I

_____ ____

a shower.”

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was taking

  • 20. – The expressions and word below aren’t in order.

Choose 5 of them and indicate the sequence they must follow to create and complete sentence in present progressive

  • 1. The radio

  • 2. Listen to

  • 3. When you are

  • 4. Hear his voice

  • 5. Listening to

  • 6. You can

  • 7. You

R= 3 5 1 6 4

21.

- Choose a correct verb conjugation for the sentence in past continuous.

“We

in a small town”

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were living

22.

Past progressive indicates:

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an action that began in the past and continues in the present.

23.

Analyze if the highlighted forms present or past progressive are adequately used in this context by choosing correct (C), or incorrect

( I ) if simple present or simple past should be used. Mark the sequence of the word in the text when you answer in the chart:

“Now I’m reading about how to be a lot more careful about the environment. I’m living in Mexico City and there’s a lot of pollution. There were trees and birds everywhere in the past, the sun was shining and people enjoyed the cit a lot more. Moreover, currently violence and crime are affecting us very hard, although everybody is fighting against them. Time’s running fast and we’re requiring some kind of solution.

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C I I C C C C

24.

- Decide which sentences are true.

  • 1. We use the present continuous to talk about what’s happening now.

  • 2. “Now”, “at the moment” are simple present time expressions.

  • 3. In the simple present tense we add “ing” to all the verbs.

  • 4. We use the auxiliary verb “to be” with the present progressive tense”

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2,

4

25.

- Order 6 of the following numbers to make a coherent sentence.

1.

Potato chips

 

2.

The saltiest

3.

Why

4.

Are

5.

Snack

6.

Does

7.

Is

8.

?

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3 6 2 1 7 5

26.- Choose the grammatically correct negative form of the following sentence:

“I’m taking care of Mary’s pet”

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“I’m not taking care of Mary’s pet”

27.- Choose the following sentence with the correct verb form “We planted an apple-tree in the backyard; unfortunately it ______

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Died

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28.

- We calm them regular verbs because the past tense of each is formed by adding “ed” to the end of the verb.

But some verbs have are known as irregular verbs:

 

Change to past tense the following verbs:

Choose, weep, like, beat, fly

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chose, wept, liked, beat, frove, flew

29.- What would you do if you’re waiting for someone at the airport and a foreigner approaches you and ask you this:

“Do you know what time the bank opens?”

 

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I’d try to answer using my knowledge in English

30.- ¿Qué dinámica sigues para asistir a la asesoría del modulo 3 “Mi vida en otra lengua” con respecto al uso de los verbos irregular?

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Las programas conforme a un plan de trabajo

31.

- if want to tell something that happened during the day and the person in front of me does not

Understand when I speak in English. What happens to me?

 

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I feel glad that even as I can’t speak well I lost the fear to express myself

32.

- “I

hot chips

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am going to eat

33.

- Complete the question "Will you please call me up when you

there?

R= arrive

 

34.

- You’re invited to a wedding and the invitation says: "After the ceremony, there's a reception with family and friends”.

 

You understand that:

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There will be a reception after the end of the ceremony

35.

- What do you consider is the best way to correct spelling on your writings?

 

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Looking up in books the words you aren't sure about

36.

- In the next sentence, identify the type of verb, not the tense.

 

The girl lives in México

 

R= Regular

37.

- What is the tense for each sentence?

 

The British Trevor Baylis invented in 1996 a wind-up radio. It doesn’t need electricity or batteries. You wind it up by hand. He got the idea for the radio while he was watching TV.

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Past, present, present, past, past progressive.

38.

- Why do we use the verb in past form only in affirmative sentences?

 

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In Negative and Interrogative we have the auxiliary “did”

39.

- it is possible to distinguish irregular and regular verbs in a sentence in present? Why?

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No, because the verb in present has no indication of its conjugation

40.

- It is possible to distinguish in the bird person if the verb is regular or irregular?

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it’s impossible to distinguish them, no matter what the form is

41.

- is it possible to distinguish irregular and regular verbs in a sentence in present? Why?

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No, because the verb in present has no indication of it conjugation

42.

- It is possible to distinguish in the third person if the verb is regular or irregular?

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It’s impossible to distinguish them, no matter what the form is

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  • 43. - The sentence “these days I'm sleeping a lot" express:

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A habit that you repeat everyday and at the same time

  • 44. - Choose the grammatically correct negative form of the following sentence:

"I’m taking care of Mary’s pet"

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“I’m not talking care of Mary’s pet”

  • 45. - Indicate if the following sentences are in simple present (S) or present progressive (P):

    • 1 He reads the newspaper at morning.

    • 2 I’m speaking English to you because you want to practice it.

    • 3 They speaking Italian and Chinese every day

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1-S,

2-P,

3-S

46.

- “They

football at school”

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were playing

 

47.

- “Every word on that page is working hard to highlight your talents and skills"

Now, chance it to the grammatically correct Interrogative form asking "Why?"

R= Why is every word on that page working hard to highlight your talents and skills?

48.

- Which questions are logical and grammatically correct?

  • 1 What do you do?

  • 2 What is Lorenzo playing?

  • 3 Why are Rebeca watching TV?

  • 4 Are Sergio a doctor?

  • 5 What are you doing?

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1,

2,

5

  • 49. - Change the sentence to simple past tense:

"Paty ¡s going to bake cookies for the guests"

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Paty baked cookies for the guest

  • 50. - Change the next sentence to past continuous

All of the reindeer are leaping around in the snow

All of the reindeer

around the snow

____ R= were leaping
____
R=
were leaping
  • 51. - Complete the conversation using the modal auxiliary would.

You are on a bus. You have a seat but an elderly man is standing. You offer him your seat.

You: _______________________________ Man: Oh, that's very kind of you, Thank you very much

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would you like to sit down?

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  • 52. - Choose a verb for the sentence.

“Susan and Peter _____

very early."

R=

Wake up

  • 53. - Choose a connector for the sentence

He sings along to the music on the radio

he takes a shower

______

R=

while

  • 54. - Read the next sentence

It's not polite to make a lot of noise because you know that others are sleeping.

Now complete the same idea in a question of cause and effect:

Is it polite to make a lot of noise

you know others are sleeping?

______
______

What is the purpose of the poster?

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the store sells jewels at a lower price this week