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Still vs yet

  1. 1. TALK TO ME <br />
  2. 2. Who do youtalkto?<br />If …<br />Youhavejustbroken up withyourboyfriend/girlfriend?<br />
  3. 3. You are havingproblemswithyourEnglishclass?<br />
  4. 4. Youhavemoneyproblems?<br />
  5. 5. Whatimpressiondoesthewritergive of New York in theeveningrushhour?<br />Whattype of people stop and talkto Liz and Bill?<br />How do weknowthat New Yorkersliketalking?<br />Whyhave Liz and Bill encouragedpeopleto stop and talktothem?<br />Do youthinkthat Liz and Bill havegottenanybenefitsfromtheirproject?<br />
  6. 6. Reading skills<br />Readthetexton page 30. Youhavethree minutes…GO!<br />
  7. 7. “Have you finished your homework_____ ?” “I haven´t even started it _____!”<br />I can´t talk now. I´ve _____ finished cooking dinner and we´re about to eat.<br />“Any lucky with work?” “No. I _____ haven´t found a job.”<br />“I´ll feed the dog before we go out.” “It´s okay. I´ve _____ done it.”<br />“Have you seen Mary at all?” “Mary? Yes, she´s stayed with us a few times _____ .”<br />
  8. 8. Still vs Yet<br />
  9. 9. Still<br />Still refers to an action or situation that hasn’t finished, or that is ongoing, up to and including the present (or the time mentioned). Often this "not being finished" is surprising, going against expectations.Examples:I’mstill writing the report and the deadline is in five minutes!Six o’clock and you’restill in the office?I went back two years later and they stillhadn’t finished. Unbelievable!<br />Used only with negative sentences in the present perfect <br />
  10. 10. Yet<br />Yet is mainly used in questions and in negative sentences, and concerns something which we expect to happen.Not yetis used to say that something we expect to happen is still in the future.Examples:Have the documents arrived? - Not yet.The visitors from the States haven’t arrived yet.<br />Other examples: It isn´t yet the right moment to move to a different city. <br />
  11. 11. Payattention<br />We can also use "still" instead of "yet" in the above example by placing it before the be-verb "haven't":The visitors from the States stillhaven't arrived.In questions, we use yet to ask whether something expected has happened.Examples:Are the new designs ready yet?Have you finished your training yet?<br />
  12. 12. Let’sseeifyougetthe idea…<br /><br />
  13. 13. Just / already<br />Theygobetweenhaveand thepastparticiple.<br />Theactionhappened in theimmeditepast.<br />Theaction has happened, perhapsbeforetheexpected and doesn’tneedtoberepeated. <br />Just<br />already<br />
  14. 14. Recently<br />It can gobetweenhave and thepastparticipleor at theend of a sentence. <br />Actionsthathappenednotlongago<br />
  15. 15. Unit 3. lastpart<br />
  16. 16. Haveyouevercomplainedaboutanything? If so, what?<br />COMPLAIN: To express feelings of pain, dissatisfaction, or resentment.<br />
  17. 17. Haveyouhadanargumentwithanyonerecently? Whatwasitabout?<br />ARGUMENT: A discussion in which disagreement is expressed; a debate<br />
  18. 18. Haveyoushouted at anybodythisweek? If so, whatmadeyoushout?<br />SHOUT: A loud cry. To say with or utter a shout.<br />
  19. 19. Do youknowanyonewhoboasts a lot? Who are they and why do youthinktheyneedtoboast?<br />BOAST: To glorify oneself in speech; talk in a self-admiring way<br />
  20. 20. How do you persuade peopletoagreewithyou?<br />PERSUADE: To induce to undertake a course of action or embrace a point of view by means of argument, reasoning, etc.<br />
  21. 21. Do yo everdiscussproblemswithyourparents? If so, whatkind of things do youtalkabout? Ifnot, whydon’tyou?<br />DISCUSS: To speak with another or others about; talk over.<br />
  22. 22. Do youevergossip? If so, whowith and when?<br />GOSSIP: Rumor or talk of a personal, sensational, or intimate nature. A person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or facts<br />