During this PowerPoint Presentation you will work on: * Vocabulary * Grammar * Listening * Reading * Exercises * VideosBy the end of this presentation, you will be able to * Wide your vocabulary about weather and seasons * Describe weather conditions * Use the forms “going to” and “will” in order to express future events. You will constantly read what you have to do. Enjoy it!
Click on the link below and pass the cursor over the images. You will read and listen to weather vocabulary http://www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/weather/
Exercise 1: Write the names of the weather images. (send it by e-mail) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
Exercise 2: Write the answer of the next question based on theimages. (send it by e-mail)What’s the weather like? Example: It’s stormy. 1. 3. 2. 4. 6. 5.
Exercise 3: Complete the sentences below and write theappropriate word to complete the sentence –Weathervocabulary. (send it by e-mail) Example: The sun is shining! Today is sunny. 1. When there is both sun and rain you can see the _________. 2. I can hear the sound of __________. 3. We can’t see anything. It’s __________. 4. It’s snowy! Let’s make a __________. 5. It’s rainy! Take an ___________. 6. It’s August. This is a __________ month. 7. Put warm clothes on! It’s very __________. 8. There are many gray __________ in the sky. 9. People like skiing when it’s ____________. 10. It’s so ___________ in here! Please turn the fan on.
Chicago, where I am from, is called the "Windy City." In the winter a cold wind blows off Lake Michigan and it snows a lot. The temperature gets very cold, sometimes below zero. In the spring the weather is great. Its warm and the snow melts. People plant gardens and start to play outdoor sports like baseball.In the summer its hot and sometimes humid. People swim and turn ontheir air conditioners to keep cool. Sometimes it rains or we getthunderstorms.In the fall its cool. People prepare for winter and buy warm clothes likecoats and hats. The leaves change colors and fall from the trees. Itsvery beautiful.
Exercise 4: Answer the following questions based on the previous text. (Send it by email).Example: When does the temperature get below zero? The temperature gets below zero in winter. 1. When do the leaves change colors in Chicago? 2. Why do people buy warm clothes in fall? 3. When do people plant gardens? 4. When does the snow dissolve? 5. What do people do to keep cool in summer? 6. Where do people practice sports?
Exercise 5: Click on the next five audio links and write what you hear (Send it by email).1.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado1.mp32.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado2.mp33.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado3.mp34.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado4.mp35.http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles_Basico_Leccion15/Dictado5.mp3
“Going to” Interrogative structure:Am/Is/Are + noun + going to + verb in infinitive + ? Is he going to travel to San Andres? “Going to” Affirmative structure:Noun + am/is/are + going to + verb in infinitive Yes, he is going to travel to San Andres. “Going to” Negative structure:Noun + am/is/are + not + going to + verb in infinitive No, he is not going to travel to San Andres.
“Will” Interrogative structure: Will + noun + verb in infinitive + ? Will you carry the box for me? “Will” Affirmative structure: Noun + will + verb in infinitive Yes, I will carry the box for you. “Will” Negative structure:Noun + will + not (won’t) + verb in infinitive No, I won’t carry the box for you.
Use “going to” for planned Use “will” for spontaneous decisions activities and intentions. and actions that can’t be influenced .I’m going to be a doctor one day. It’s dark in here. I’ll turn the lights on. I’m going to make cookies. The president will serve for four years.
We use “going to” to make a future prediction based on evidence in the present situation.Look at the sky! It’s going to rain. He’s going to jump.She’s going to sneeze. She’s going to have a baby.
Exercise 6: Mix and match sentences in column “A” with sentences in column “B” (Send it by email). Example: 1-f A B 1. Look at the blue sky. a. I’ll pick you up at seven. 2. Look at the time. b. I’m going to tell him. 3. He never arrives on time. c. They’ll never get that money. 4. Freddy doesn’t know. d. We’re going to be late. 5. I’m glad you’re coming. e. He’ll be late today too. 6. The price is too high. f. It’s going to be a beautiful day.Exercise 7: (Complete the sentences -“will or going to” (Send it by email).E.g. I would like a cup of coffee. -Good idea. I will make some.1. What is John studying? -Veterinary. He ______________ a veterinarian.2. Stefanie ____________________ have a baby in June.3. Don’t you know how to use it? I _________________ show you.4. The traffic is terrible. We __________________ to miss the flight.5. I think we _________________ be good friends.
Exercise 8: Click on the link below and listen to a coupletalking about the things they think will happen in thefuture. True / False (Send it by email). Example: Cars will fly. TRUE a) People will study via the Internet. b) We wont have computers. c) We wont have many diseases that we have today. d) Doctors will visit you in your home. e) We will have robots to cook and clean the house. http://www.inglesmundial.com/Ingles _Basico_Leccion16/B16_Dialog.mp3
If you have a question about theexercises, please e-mail me.