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Turn Off The Lights Please!

  1. 1. Turn off the lights please! Two-part verbs, will for responding to requests By Profr. José M. Jaramillo S. October, 2008
  2. 2. Most common complaints parents have from their kids
  3. 3. Turn off the light Clean up the garden Hang up the towels Turn down the volume
  4. 4. Get off from the sofa Put on your shoes Put away your books Take out the garbage
  5. 5. Throw away the old tv Turn on the light Turn off the computer Put out your cigarrete
  6. 6. Let in the dog Let out the dog Put out the cat
  7. 7. Phrasal verbs are mainly used in spoken English and informal texts. consist of a verb plus a particle ( prepositionn , adverb ). The particle can change the meaning of the verb completely
  8. 8. With nouns <ul><li>Pick up the books from the floor </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off the stove </li></ul><ul><li>Hang up your jacket </li></ul><ul><li>Take out the trash </li></ul><ul><li>Get off the cat from the sofa </li></ul><ul><li>Turn down the radio </li></ul><ul><li>Turn on the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Throw away the dirty books </li></ul><ul><li>Clean up the mess </li></ul><ul><li>Put away the tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Clean up the suface </li></ul><ul><li>Take away the towels </li></ul><ul><li>Turn up the television </li></ul>With pronouns <ul><li>Pick them up from the floor </li></ul><ul><li>Turn it off </li></ul><ul><li>Hang it up </li></ul><ul><li>Take it out </li></ul><ul><li>Get it off from the sofa </li></ul><ul><li>Turn it down </li></ul><ul><li>Turn it on </li></ul><ul><li>Throw them away </li></ul><ul><li>Clean it up </li></ul><ul><li>Put them away </li></ul><ul><li>Clean it up </li></ul><ul><li>Take them away </li></ul><ul><li>Turn it up </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>You have to _________ your cigarette___________ when you enter the non-smoking area. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The firemen are trying to ______________ the cause of the fire. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The plane is going to _________________ in twenty minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>4. My brother uses my things and never _______________ them </li></ul><ul><li>____________________. </li></ul><ul><li>5. The music is too loud. __________ it ____________, please. </li></ul><ul><li>6. The police said: _____________ your hands and don’t move a muscle! </li></ul><ul><li>7. ________________ your coat and make yourself comfortable. </li></ul><ul><li>8. The burglar _________________ her flat. </li></ul><ul><li>9. Our parents had an argument last night but they ______________ today. </li></ul><ul><li>10. We ___________________ to New Yourk at six o’clock to avoid the traffic. </li></ul><ul><li>11. My mother opened the door and ________________ the old cat. </li></ul><ul><li>12. Please, be quiet… _______________ ! </li></ul>Complete the statements choosing the correct phrase verb from the box. <ul><li>made up </li></ul><ul><li>get in </li></ul><ul><li>fly away </li></ul><ul><li>put back </li></ul><ul><li>turn down </li></ul><ul><li>put up </li></ul><ul><li>put out </li></ul><ul><li>find out </li></ul><ul><li>let in </li></ul><ul><li>take off </li></ul><ul><li>shut up </li></ul><ul><li>broke into </li></ul>
  10. 10. Teacher: OK class. Time to start. Mary could you ___________ the lights? Thanks. OK everyone, ______________ your books , and make sure you_________________ your cell phones. Hey! No cell phones in class! _________ that__________ ! Actually, before we start I want to tell you a little story. Every night I go home, _____________ my suit and throw it on the bed. My wife always says &quot;You'd better _______________ your suit or it will get wrinkled. Of course I do what she says, but last night she was really angry. She said &quot;You're so messy. I always have to _______________ after you. I got all stressed out so I lit a cigarette. My wife said, “ _____________ that _______________! Are you crazy? You can't smoke in the house!&quot; Anyway, let's get back to class. Listen to this tape and answer the questions. Student: It's too loud. Can you ___________it_________please? Teacher: How's that? Student: I can't hear anything. Teacher: OK, I'll__________ it _____________ . How's that? Student: Better. Teacher: OK. Woops, I dropped my pen. Oh it rolled all the way over there. Could you__________ it _____________ please? Read this story about a teacher talking to his students. Write the correct two-part verb into each box. Choose from turn on - turn off - turn up - turn down - take off - take out - put out - put away - hang up - clean up - pick up . Turn on take out Turn off hang up Take off Pick up Pick up put out turn down turn down
  11. 11. Would you mind stopping bother me! Request with modals and Would you mind…? By Profr. José M. Jaramillo S. October, 2008
  12. 12. Some request Can you turn the lights off , please? Could you stop cooking too hot, please? Would you take the garbage out, please? Can you turn the blender off, please?
  13. 13. Can you clean the mess up? Would you stop looking at me, please? Could you turn saxophone up ? Can you stop playing the saxophone?
  14. 14. Would you mind not looking at me, please? Would you mind answering the phone, please? Would you mind cleaning the mess up please? Would you mind not playing the saxophone again, please? Would you mind stopping this please?
  15. 15. Request with Modal Verbs It is OK to say: “ Please turn the stereo off” to people we know well. We should use a more polite request, however, for neighbors and strangers. Can Could Would
  16. 16. Can you turn off the lights please? Could you clean up the table? Would you pick up the markers, please? Can you close the window, please? Would you take the cat out ? Could you take off your coat, please?
  17. 17. Request with Would you mind…? We can also use this structure to ask a request in a polite way. In this case, the verb mind must be followed by a gerund (verb+ing)
  18. 18. Would you mind not talking while I’m speaking? Would you mind cleaning up the table? Would you mind picking up the markers, please? Would you mind closing the window, please? Would you mind taking the cat out ? Would you mind taking off your coat, please?
  19. 19. Different ways to apologize give an excuse “ I’m sorry. I didn’t realize…” Admit a mistake “ I forgot I left it there” Make an offer “ I’ll take it out right now” Make a promise “ I promise I’ll … ” “ I’ll make sure to…”
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