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Past Simple vs. Past Progressive

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Past Simple vs. Past Progressive

  1. 1. What an experience! Lesson 2 Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  2. 2. Can you think of any unforgettable moments in your lifes? Do you get excited about new experiences or do they frigthen you? Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  3. 3. What happened? Lesson 2a Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  4. 4. vocabulary  Hiking  Cycling  Rock-climbing  Scuba-diving  Sightseeing  Shopping Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  5. 5. adjectives  Adjectives ending in –ed  indicate or describe emotions  Adjectives ending in –ing  describe characteristics of someone or something Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  6. 6. adjectives We were tired from the journey. It was nice but it was a bit tiring Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  7. 7. Past Progressive Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  8. 8. When to use it? 1. For actions that were happening at a specific point of time in the past 2. To describe background scenes to a story 3. For actions that were happening at the same time in the past. In this case, we usually use while Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  9. 9. When to use it? 1. I was watchingTV at 7 o´clock yesterday evening. 2. Jill was walking in the forest and it was raining. 3. While I was watchingTV, my father was cooking Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  10. 10. How to form it? Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  11. 11. affirmative  + was//were + verb. –ING + comp. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  12. 12. negative  + was//were +NOT + v. -ing+ comp. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  13. 13. interrogative Was//Were +  +V- -ing + comp. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  14. 14. examples  I was playing yesterday at school  Tom wasn´t sleeping t in the classroom.  They were studying for the exam yeaterday morning.  Was Many drawing last Monday at class? Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  15. 15. Just taste it! Lesson 2b Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  16. 16. What´s your favourite dish? Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  17. 17. vocabulary  Pitaya  Grasshoppers  Snails  Seaweed  Scorpions  Horse Steak  Frog´s legs Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  18. 18. vocabulary  Merchant  a person that sells things  Handed  synonym of give  Raising  moving something upwards  Entire  synonym of whole  Reponse  synonym of answer Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  19. 19. Describing food Sweet Bitter Salty Spicy Fresh Sour Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  20. 20. PastSimple vs. Past Progressive Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  21. 21. I was painting my room all day yesterday. I painted it blue. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  22. 22. We use the Past Progressive and the Past Simple in the same sentence when one action interrupted another in the past. We use the Past Progressive for the longer action and the Past Simple for the shorter action. In this case we usually use while, when, as Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  23. 23. I was sleeping when the telephone rang. As/While I was driving, I saw a cat in the street. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  24. 24. important We use as soon as with the Past Simple "As soon as they left, we started cleaning up the house Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  25. 25. example While I was travelling on the underground, I saw a strange sign. One action was in progress when the other happened Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  26. 26. example I was looking at the merchant while he was cutting the fruit in half The two actions were happening at the same time Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  27. 27. example As soon as I finished eating the piece, the merchant offered me more The two actions happened one after another Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  28. 28. speaking Do you like trying unusual food?Why? Have you ever had a strange food experience?What happened? Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  29. 29. Believe it or not! Lesson 2C Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  30. 30. Vocabulary  SUDDENLY  all of a sudden  FINALLY  in the end  FORTUNATELY  luckily  AMAZINGLY  to my surprise  THEN  after that  UNFORTUNATELY  unluckily Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  31. 31. Writing Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  32. 32. Adventure Lesson 2D Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  33. 33. Present PerfectSimple Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  34. 34. When to use it?  For an action which happened in the past, but we don´t mention when exactly  To talk about a state which started in the past and continues up in the present  For an action which happened in the past and finished, but the results are obvious in the present Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  35. 35. examples I have travelled to the USA twice I have lived in Athens since 1990. I´m tired. I have just finished studying Look! Mike has broken his leg Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  36. 36. formation Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  37. 37. affirmative  + have/has +VPP + comp. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  38. 38. negative  + have/has + not +VPP + comp. Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  39. 39. Interrogative Have / Has +  +VPP + comp. + ? Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  40. 40. time expressions Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
  41. 41. Broaden your mind Lesson 2E Luis Roberto Ortiz Guerrero
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