SNL Builders


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SNL Builders

  1. 1. SNL Builders’ ACE American English Farhan Naushad, Chairman Usama Latif, Patron Bird’s eye view
  2. 2. Activities We intend to “celebrate” certain activities
  3. 3. Activity 1 <ul><li>Delegates will be divided into THREE subgroups. </li></ul>MAIN GROUP SUBJECTS ACTIONS PLACES
  4. 4. GRAND COALITION (?) a few examples Rawal Lake/Dam Swimming (INDIVIDUALS or GROUP) Habib Bank Ltd. Anaylyzing Data Doctors Savor Foods Attending a conference Aishwairya At the general/medical store (D.Watson) Waiting for office van (cab) or Buying groceries Zeba Bakhtayar Muscle Mania Gym Travelling to work Obama (Near the) video store Walking his/her dog Bush (At the) Workplace (office) Eating (can be more specific) Musharraf PLACE Team ACTION Team SUBJECT Team
  5. 5. When combined they’ll make sentences. Or would they? <ul><li>Musharraf Attending a conference Savor Foods </li></ul><ul><li>Aishwairya Swimming Rawal Lake/Dam </li></ul><ul><li>Bush Waiting for office van (Near the) video store </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fix ‘em up <ul><li>Musharraf is Attending a conference at Savor Foods. </li></ul><ul><li>Aishwairya is Swimming in Rawal Lake/Dam. </li></ul><ul><li>Bush was Waiting for office van near the video store. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Yes/No Questions are Are is Is Mary tall and thin. Mary tall and thin? Yes, she is / No, she isn’t Yes, she is tall and thin. / No, she is not tall and thin Affirmative Statement: Yes / No question: Short Answers: Full /Complete Answers: John and Peter students. John and Peter students? Yes, they are / No, they aren’t Yes, they are students. / No they are not students. Affirmative Statement: Yes / No question: Short Answers: Full /Complete Answers:
  8. 8. “ WH” - QUESTIONS How are you? I am sad. How is Loja? It is small. State Form / manner How Where is he? In the house. Places Where Who is the director of the school? Carlos Samaniego. People Who What is this? It is a book. What is your name? Roberth. What do you do? I am a driver. What is he doing? He’s working Things Name Occupations Activities What Example Information about… Wh-word
  9. 9. PRESENT CONTINOUS They are not studying We are not walking It is not running She is not reading He is not sleeping You are not eating I am not dancing NEGATIVE Are they studying? They are studying Are we walking? We are walking Is it running? It is running Is she reading? She is reading Is he sleeping? He is sleeping Are you eating? You are eating Am I dancing? I am dancing YES/NO QUESTIONS AFFIRMATIVE
  10. 10. NEGATIVE AND QUESTIONS Can they walk ? Can we sing? Can it run? Can she swim? Can he play? Can you dance? Can I cook? YES/NO QUESTIONS Yes, they can / No, they can’t Yes, we can / No, we can’t Yes, it can / No, it can’t Yes, she can / No, she can’t Yes, he can / No, he can`t Yes I can / No I can’t Yes, you can / No,you can´t SHORT ANSWERS They can not walk We can not sing It can not run She can not swim He can not play You can not dance I can not cook NEGATIVE They can walk We can sing It can run She can swim He can play You can dance I can cook AFFIRMATIVE
  11. 11. 12 Traditional (VERB) Tenses Future Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Future Continuous Simple Future Past Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Past Continuous Simple Past Present Perfect Continuous Present Perfect Present Continuous Simple Present
  12. 12. Simple Present <ul><li>It is used to signal the following meanings: </li></ul><ul><li>Habitual actions in the present. </li></ul><ul><li>~ He walks to class every day. </li></ul><ul><li>General timeless truths. </li></ul><ul><li>~ Water freezes at 0 degrees centigrade. </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory or mental perception in the present. </li></ul><ul><li>~ I see a sign in the corner. </li></ul><ul><li>~ I know that Charlotte is a teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative present </li></ul><ul><li>~ Seema hits the ball and falls over . </li></ul>
  13. 13. Present Continuous <ul><li>Action in progress </li></ul><ul><li>~ She is eating her lunch now. </li></ul><ul><li>A temporary present occupation or activity </li></ul><ul><li>~She is studying at Keele University now. </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition in a series of similar ongoing actions </li></ul><ul><li>~Tommy is pushing the football around the garden. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Simple past <ul><li>A definite completed action in the past. </li></ul><ul><li>~He flew to Multan on Saturday. </li></ul><ul><li>Habitual action in the past. </li></ul><ul><li>~ Sana jogged to work every day last year . </li></ul><ul><li>A situation that applied in the past with the implication that it no longer applies in the present. </li></ul><ul><li>~ Professor Hari Prasad Singh lectured at Punjab University for 30 years. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Past Progressive <ul><li>An action in progress at a specific point of time in the past </li></ul><ul><li>~We were playing cricket at 1.00pm on Wednesday. </li></ul><ul><li>Past action – simultaneous with some other past event </li></ul><ul><li>~ Students were working in the language lab when I walked past the door. </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition of some on-going past action </li></ul><ul><li>~She was talking throughout the entire film. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Simple future <ul><li>An action to take place at some definite future time </li></ul><ul><li>~Rooprekha will walk to Saddar tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>A future habitual action or future state </li></ul><ul><li>~Sana will take the bus to Hanley next year. </li></ul><ul><li>A situation that may occur in the present and will occur in the future but with a definite end date. </li></ul><ul><li>~You will live in England until you finish your degree. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Future Continuous <ul><li>An action that will be in progress at a specific time in the near future </li></ul><ul><li>~He will be walking to school at 9.00am tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>Duration of some specific future action </li></ul><ul><li>~Begam Nawazish Ali will be working on her (?) thesis for the next ten years. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Present Perfect <ul><li>A situation that began in the past and that continues into the present. </li></ul><ul><li>~Professor Faran has taught English for 24 years. </li></ul><ul><li>A past experience with current relevance </li></ul><ul><li>~I have already seen that movie. </li></ul><ul><li>A very recently completed action </li></ul><ul><li>~Kareena has just finished her homework. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Present Perfect Progressive <ul><li>A situation or habit that began in the past and that continues up to the present </li></ul><ul><li>~I have been living in Bahawalpur for 19 years. </li></ul><ul><li>The incompleteness of an action in progress </li></ul><ul><li>~I have been reading a book. </li></ul><ul><li>{Compare – I have read a book.} </li></ul>
  20. 20. Past Perfect <ul><li>An action completed in the past prior to some other past event </li></ul><ul><li>~He had already walked to Polyclinic Chowk before I could offer him a ride. </li></ul><ul><li>Past conditional </li></ul><ul><li>~If she had studied harder, she would have passed the exam. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Past Perfect Progressive <ul><li>An action or habit taking place over a period of time in the past prior to some other past event </li></ul><ul><li>~He had been walking to work before his father bought him a bicycle. </li></ul><ul><li>A past action that is in progress gets interrupted by another past action </li></ul><ul><li>~We had been planning to holiday in Gilgit but changed our minds when we heard about the bad weather. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Future Perfect <ul><li>A future action that will be completed prior to a specific future time </li></ul><ul><li>~I will have finished this work by midnight. </li></ul><ul><li>A state or action that will be completed in the future prior to some other future time or event </li></ul><ul><li>~I will have finished my essay by the time you return from clubbing. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Future Perfect Progressive <ul><li>Habitual action that is taking place in the present and that will continue into the future up until or through a specific future time </li></ul><ul><li>~He will have been studying for 3 hours by the time I get home. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Activity 2 <ul><li>The Whispering Round-the-Table Conference </li></ul>
  25. 25. Activity 3 <ul><li>Listen to while having the text clearly visible to us. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch Indian-American Movie Clips, e.g., The Namesake, Bride & Prejudice and the like. </li></ul>