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  • Have you ever seen or heard a ghost or had any kind of supernatural experience? Have you ever locked yourself out of your house? Have you ever fallen asleep on the train or bus and missed your stop? SPEAKING: Work as a whole. Choose one of these questions and share your storie. Narrative tenses are the grammatical structures that you use when telling a story, or talking about situations and activities which happened at a defined past time. Have you ever done anything really embarrassing? Simple Past -All the things that happen and are interrupted. -Finished actions -Most common tense after 'When?' in questions. -Expressing past habits. - E.g. I woke up at 8am, had a shower and ate some breakfast. I left for work at 9am.
  • Put the verb in brackets into the correct form in the gap AFTER the verb. Where no verb is given, put the following linking words into the gaps: While / finally / and / although / however / as soon as / then / before / when The Unlucky Burglar One evening Paul (watch) ____________ the television ____________ (eat)____________ his supper ____________ the door suddenly (open) ____________ and a burglar (come) ____________ in. He (wear) ____________ a mask and (carry) ____________ a sack. ____________ doing anything else he (tie) ____________ Paul to the chair. ____________ he went upstairs to look for money. ____________ he (not find) ____________ any money he (find) ____________ a lot of jewellery, which he (put) ____________ into his sack. In his rush to get downstairs he (not see) ____________ the dog (lie) ____________ at the bottom of the stairs, and he (fall) ____________ over it, losing his glasses. ____________ the burglar (look for) ____________ them, Paul (try) ____________ to free himself. ____________ Paul (manage) ____________ to escape and he (phone) ____________ the police. ____________ the burglar (find) ____________ his glasses he (run) ____________ out of the house. ____________ unfortunately for him, the police (wait) ____________ for him at the end of the garden. Past Continuous - To describe the situation in which the events of the narrative occurred “surroundings”. -To express an activity in progress at a time in the past. -To express an activity; unfinished, repeated, temporary. - E.g. When I woke up at 8am the sun was shining and the birds were singing. I had a shower, ate some breakfast and left for work at 9am. Past Perfect - An action happened in the past and it’s finished. -CONJUNCTIONS as a reference; after, as soon as, before, by the time, once, till, when, unless, until. -Before a thing in the past. -E.g. When I arrived my mom had cooked lunch. Past Perfect Continuous -Something that had just happened. E.g. you had been being an ashole. -Past from past. -Action happened in the past but it doesn’t stop. -Sometimes you may have evidence. - Longer activities that were happening continuously up until a specified time in the past. - He looked very tired, he had been working very hard over the past three weeks.
  • Put the verb in brackets into the correct form. Where possible, use 'used to' and 'would'. Charles Dickens Charles Dickens ____________ (born) in 1812 in Portsmouth. The family ____________ (move) to London in 1823. When he was twelve he ____________ (work) in a blacking factory. He worked by a window facing the street and passersby ____________ (pause) and watch him at work. Every day he ____________ (trudge) through the London streets from Camden Town to Southwark. His family ____________ (be) very poor. His mother ____________ (hope) to open a small school. While she ____________ (try) to do this, her husband ____________ (send) to prison for being £40 in debt. When Charles ____________ (be) twenty- four, his first work, sketches by Boz, ____________ (publish). This ____________ (follow) by Pickwick Papers with which he ____________ (achieve) financial security and popularity. For the rest of his life, work simply ____________ (pour) from his pen. He ____________ (die) of a stroke in 1870. WRITING: Have you ever fallen asleep on the train or bus and missed your stop? Write about it. If you don’t write an anecdote from your childhood.
  • PRE Speaking: work as a whole. Choose one of these questions and share your story. WHILE -Explain uses of narrative tenses. - Put the verb in brackets into the correct form in the gap AFTER the verb. Where no verb is given, put the following linking words into the gaps: While / finally / and / although / however / as soon as / then / before / when - Put the verb in brackets into the correct form. Where possible, use 'used to' and 'would'. AFTER Correct answers: R1: 1. Was watching 2. And eating 3. When 4. Opened 5. Came 6. Was wearing 7. Carrying 8. Before 9. Tied 10. Then 11. Although 12. Found 13. Put 14. Didn’t see 15. Lying 16. Fell 17. While 18. Was looking for them 19. Tried 20. Finally 21. Managed 22. Phoned 23. As soon as 24. Had found 25. Ran 26. However 27. Were waiting R2: 1. Was born 2. Moved 3. Worked 4. Used to pause 5. Would trudge 6. Was 7. Hoped 8. Was trying 9. Was sent 10. Was 11. Was published 12. Was followed 13. Would achieve/achieved 14. Poured 15. Died AFTER Writing: Have you ever fallen asleep on the train or bus and missed your stop? Write about it. If you don’t write an anecdote from your childhood.