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Nov 23 Basic writing

  1. 1. Basic Writing Nov. 23, 2006
  2. 2. Activity 13, p. 94 <ul><li>Answer provided </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew was born in 1915, but Ian was born in 1920. </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew sang as a hobby, but Ian played baseball. </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew was married, but Ian was single. </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew lived in Washington, D.C., but Ian lived in Chicago, Illinois. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Activity 13, p94, con’t <ul><li>6. Andrew graduated from high school, but Ian graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Andrew was a firefighter, but Ian was a high school math teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>8. Andrew died on March 23, 1985, but Ian died on September 12, 1992. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Activity 15, p. 96 <ul><li>Ibn Batuta was famous M oroccan traveler. He live d in Morocco in the fourteenth century. When he was a young man , he made a religious trip to Mecca. However, Ibn Batuta love d to see new places so much that he continued to travel. This was not his original plan, but he continued on his journey. He had many adventures during his travels, and he met many interesting people. After he returned home, he did not forget about his journey. He wrote a book about his travels. T his book now gives us a lot of important information about life in the fourteenth century. It also gives us more information about this interesting and important man. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Unit 5, p. 99 <ul><li>Using the present progressive tense </li></ul><ul><li>(be +verb +ing) </li></ul><ul><li>Used to describe actions that are happening right now </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. </li></ul><ul><li>I am eating. </li></ul><ul><li>You/We/They are eating. </li></ul><ul><li>She/He is eating. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Using Progressive tense <ul><li>Stative or non-action verbs do not take the progressive tense </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. </li></ul><ul><li>Be, have, see, love, believe, own, want </li></ul>
  7. 7. Unit 5, Activity 1, p. 100 <ul><li>are visiting </li></ul><ul><li>are walking </li></ul><ul><li>are watching </li></ul><ul><li>are playing </li></ul><ul><li>are swinging </li></ul><ul><li>are having </li></ul><ul><li>is looking </li></ul><ul><li>is eating </li></ul><ul><li>is walking </li></ul><ul><li>are talking </li></ul><ul><li>is walking </li></ul><ul><li>is yawning </li></ul><ul><li>is talking </li></ul><ul><li>is telling </li></ul><ul><li>are listening </li></ul><ul><li>are asking </li></ul>
  8. 8. Activity 2, pp 100-101 <ul><li>is vacuuming </li></ul><ul><li>is taking </li></ul><ul><li>is picking up </li></ul><ul><li>is washing the window </li></ul>
  9. 9. Activity 3, pp. 102-103 <ul><li>…is going into the net </li></ul><ul><li>… is jumping for the ball </li></ul><ul><li>…is watching the ball </li></ul><ul><li>…is running toward the goal </li></ul><ul><li>…hopes the shot will be the goal </li></ul><ul><li>…are cheering for their team </li></ul><ul><li>…are waving flags and banners </li></ul>
  10. 10. Activity 5, p.105 <ul><li>. </li></ul><ul><li>…vitamin C, and milk has… </li></ul><ul><li>…South America, and Switzerland is… </li></ul><ul><li>…for you, and they are… </li></ul><ul><li>…seeds, and I hope they… </li></ul>
  11. 11. Activity 6, p. 106 <ul><li>Dharma lives in a dormitory. Greta is her roommate. </li></ul><ul><li>Dharma is going to graduate at the end of the year. Greta is going to graduate at the end of the year. </li></ul><ul><li>Dharma wants to get a good job in the private sector when she graduates. Greta wants to get a good job in the private sector when she graduates. </li></ul><ul><li>Dharma hopes to work for Motorola. Greta wants to get a job with Florida Power & Light Company. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Activity 7, pp. 107-108 <ul><li>A) R c) C It rained really hard, so we didn’t play tennis. </li></ul><ul><li>A) R b) C The cat was very sick, so we took it to the vet. </li></ul><ul><li>A) C b) R The audience loved the show, so they applauded wildly. </li></ul><ul><li>A) C b) R Jonathan didn’t feel well, so he didn’t go to the party. </li></ul><ul><li>A) R b) C The record was very expensive, so I didn’t buy it. </li></ul><ul><li>A) c b) R The plane didn’t leave on time, so we arrived at out destination late. </li></ul><ul><li>A) C b) R She forgot to set her alarm clock, so she woke up late. </li></ul>

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