PART IVARIETY USE OF ENGLISH Photos used from madeinchina and inhabitat
Real American Slang Jay Hey man, what’s up? Andrew Not much, I‟m just seeing what you‟re up to tonight. Jay I was kind of planning on just staying in and chilling at my place. You can swing by if you want. Andrew I was thinking of going somewhere for a drink. I‟ve been coped up in the office all week and I need to let loose a bit. Would you be up for that? Jay I don‟t know man, I‟m pretty beat. I‟ll let you know later if I get a second wind. Andrew Ok, cool. Later. Jay Later. Photo used from BloombergBusinessweekText used from English, Baby!
Non-Standard Use of English• I can do that quicklier than you• Then he jumped off of the wall• If he hadn‟t‟ve gone to the match he wouldn‟t of been late• I ain‟t never done nothin‟ like that• How much Easter eggs do you have?• That‟s the swing we swinged on• We‟re waitin‟ of it comin‟in, pet• You‟ze lot „ve got a lot to learn• Look mummy. My itch is gone and I got a wak out of it• [Mother] Don‟t argue [Hug aged 3] I don‟t argme!Text used from Language in use
Pop-Culture: Usher – Scream, Song LyricsUsher, babyYeah, we did it againAnd this time Imma make you screamUSHER! Yeah, man...[Usher]I see you over there, so hypnoticThinking bout what I do to that bodyI get you like ooh baby babyOoh baby baby, ah-ooh baby baby ooh baby babyGot no drink in my handBut Im wastedGetting drunk of the thought of you nakedI get you like ooh baby babyOoh baby baby, ah-ooh baby baby ooh baby babyAh-ooh baby baby ooh babyIf you wanna screamText used from directlyrics Photo used from YouTube
Pop Culture: Ghostbusters II, Movie DialogueWINSTON (trying his best) BOY How you doin, kids? No, he just says youre full of crap and thats why you went out of business. LITTLE BOY (nasty) He kicks Stantz in the leg. Stantz grabs him by the I though we were having He-Man. shirtfront. STANTZ STANTZ He-Man couldnt make it today. Thats why (low and menacing) were here. Im watching you. (to Winston) BOY Song. My dad says youre full of crap.STANTZ (stopped cold) Well, a lot of people have trouble believing Text and photo used from in the paranormal. Moviepage & foureyedcritics
Pidgin, Black English, Singlish, Cinglish, etc.Text used from Univ of Hawaii
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PART II PRESENT PROGRESSIVEPhoto used from One Stop English
Comparing Simple Present Tense and Present Progressive TenseSimple Present Tense Present Progressive TenseI go to school every day. I am going to school now.You watch TV every night. You are watching TV right now.He sings most of the time. He is singing today.She travels every month She is travelling this month.It barks when someone come It is barking now.closer to the gate.We lock the door when we leave. We are locking the door at this moment.They stand in front of you. They are standing in front of you.
Present Progressive: be + verb -ingSubject BeI amHe/She/It isSingular Subject is + verb - ingWe/You/They arePlural Subject are I am swimming. He is swimming. Susan is swimming. Her dog is swimming. We are swimming. They are swimming. John, Lucy, and George are swimming.
Spelling of the –ing FormRule Verbs -ing FormAdd –ing to most verbs eat eating go going study studyingFor a one syllable verb that ends stop stoppingin a consonant + vowel + plan planningconsonant, double the final sit sittingconsonant and add -ingDo not double a final w, x, or y view viewing play playing wax waxing Continue…
Spelling of the –ing Form … (2)Rule Verbs -ing FormFor a two syllable verb that ends occur occurringin consonant-vowel-consonant, begin beginningdouble the final consonant only if refer referringthe last syllable is stressed.When the last syllable of a two- listen listeningsyllable verb is not stressed, do open openingnot double the final consonant. offer offeringIf the verb ends in a consonant + make makinge, drop the e before adding –ing. drive driving bike biking
Try This ChallengeWrite the –ing form of these verbs! Promote Lurk Keep Wear Sleep Promise Think Board
Check Your AnswerWrite the –ing form of these verbs! Promoting Lurking Keeping Wearing Sleeping Promising Thinking Boarding
We use the present progressive tense for:• a descriptive state. • She is wearing red shoes. • He is sitting next to me.• an action that is in progress at this moment. • My teacher is explaining the lesson. • Don is eating his hamburger. • Mom and dad is working at their office.• a longer action that is in progress at this moment. • He is doing his master degree in the U.S. • Our professor is attending their professional meeting in Paris this month. • My students are trying hard to accomplish their learning module this semester.
Try This Challenge• Read and then edit the following writing! (Taken from Textbook, Clear Grammar 1, p. 238) • I‟m write about a famous painting named the “Mona Lisa.” • This painting by da Vinci one of my favorite paintings. • In this panting, a girl smiles a little. His smile is so interesting. • She is stand in front of some hills or some mountains. • She has beautiful eyes brown and long Photo used from wikipedia black hair.
Check Your Answer• Read and then edit the following writing! (Taken from Textbook, Clear Grammar 1, p. 238) • I‟m writing about a famous painting named the “Mona Lisa.” • This painting was made by da Vinci. This is one of my favorite paintings. • In this panting, a girl is smiling a little. His smile is so interesting. • She is standing in front of some hills or some mountains. Photo used from wikipedia • She has beautiful brown eyes and long black hair.
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