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AS IF & AS THOUGH
Sentence Patterns   <ul><li>A) As if + Verb (Indicative) </li></ul><ul><li>We use  as if  /  as though  to say  how  someo...
Examples-A1 <ul><li>The house looks  as if / as though  nobody was living in it </li></ul><ul><li>Ann sounds  as if / as t...
Examples-A2 <ul><li>It smells  as if / as though  someone has been smoking in here. </li></ul><ul><li>Tom is very late. It...
Exercises Join the sentences on the right and the sentences on the left to build complex sentences <ul><li>as if I’m going...
Examples B <ul><li>He was crying  as if / as though  he were mad.  </li></ul><ul><li>I cannot put up with your behaviour. ...
Exercises   Join the sentences on the right and the sentences on the left to build complex sentences <ul><li>as if he were...
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AS IF & AS THOUGH

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A ppt suitable to teach that sentence structure which may turn out to be difficult for non-native speakers of English due to the "unreal past" involved.

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AS IF & AS THOUGH

  1. 1. AS IF & AS THOUGH
  2. 2. Sentence Patterns <ul><li>A) As if + Verb (Indicative) </li></ul><ul><li>We use as if / as though to say how someone or something looks, sounds, feels etc. Examples </li></ul><ul><li>We can also say It looks, smells as if /as though … Examples </li></ul><ul><li>We can also use as if /as though with other verbs to say how someone does something. </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>B) As if + Verb (Unreal / Subjunctive) </li></ul><ul><li>We use as if / as though and a Past Tense with present meaning to refer to things, events or situations that sound, look, behave etc in a certain way, but are not actually that way. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples-A1 <ul><li>The house looks as if / as though nobody was living in it </li></ul><ul><li>Ann sounds as if / as though she’s got a cold </li></ul><ul><li>You look as if / as though you haven’t slept well. </li></ul><ul><li>I feel a bit depressed. I don’t feel as if / as though I’ve had a holiday </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples-A2 <ul><li>It smells as if / as though someone has been smoking in here. </li></ul><ul><li>Tom is very late. It looks as if / as though he is not coming. </li></ul><ul><li>We took an umbrella because it looked as if / as though it is going to rain. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Exercises Join the sentences on the right and the sentences on the left to build complex sentences <ul><li>as if I’m going to be sick </li></ul><ul><li>as he was running for his life </li></ul><ul><li>as if nothing had happened </li></ul><ul><li>as if they hadn’t washed for ages </li></ul><ul><li>as if they are having an argument </li></ul><ul><li>as if nobody had lived there for ages </li></ul><ul><li>as if you are awfully tired </li></ul><ul><li>as if it is going to rain </li></ul><ul><li>What an awful smell ! They smell </li></ul><ul><li>They seem to be really angry. It sounds </li></ul><ul><li>That old house on the hill looked </li></ul><ul><li>Its getting darker. It looks </li></ul><ul><li>I have eaten too many chocolates. I feel </li></ul><ul><li>He ran extremely quickly. He ran </li></ul><ul><li>After the interrumption he carried on speaking </li></ul><ul><li>Haven’t you slept well? You sound </li></ul>
  6. 6. Examples B <ul><li>He was crying as if / as though he were mad. </li></ul><ul><li>I cannot put up with your behaviour. You order about </li></ul><ul><li>as if /as though you were the boss, which you are not. </li></ul><ul><li>George speaks as if / as though he knew everything. He is nothing but an upstart. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Exercises Join the sentences on the right and the sentences on the left to build complex sentences <ul><li>as if he were my father. </li></ul><ul><li>as if she passed all her exams. </li></ul><ul><li>as if this process were easy to understand. </li></ul><ul><li>as if we all loved him. </li></ul><ul><li>as if she were the best cook in the world </li></ul><ul><li>as if she wanted to run away with him </li></ul><ul><li>She speaks to the other pupils </li></ul><ul><li>He is so proud of himself that he behaves </li></ul><ul><li>She usually looks at him </li></ul><ul><li>She sends everybody her recipes </li></ul><ul><li>My teacher explains nothing at all </li></ul><ul><li>He told me to look up to him </li></ul>

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