Unidad 1: “A time to remember”
Where were you born? I was born in Yumbel
Were you born in Brazil? No, I wasn’t. I was in Yumbel
Where did you grow up? I grew up in Yumbel
When did you moved here? I moved here eight years ago, when I was in Yumbel
Did you learn Spanish in high school? No, I didn’t. I studied it in college
Did you go to college in California? Yes, I did. I went to college in los
Se refiere a cosas que hacías en el pasado y que nunca mas volviste a hacer
When I was kid, we used to stay (quedarse) at my uncle’ beach house.
Did you use to have a hobby? Yes, I used to collect shells
What games did you use to play? I used to play chess
Unidad 2 “Caught in the ruch” “atrapados en la carrera”
Adverbs of quantity (cantidad)
With countable nouns With uncountable nouns
There are too many cars there is too much traffic
There aren´t enough buses there isn´t enough parking
We need more subway lines we need more public transportation
There should be fewer cars there should be less pollution
Indirect questions from Wh-questions
Wh-questions with be Indirect questions
Where is the bank? Could you tell me where the bank is?
Where is the taxi stand? Do you know where the taxi stand is?
Wh-questions with do or did Indirect question
How often do the buses leave for city? Can you tell me how often buses leave
for the city?
When did flight 566 arrive? Do you know when flight 566 arrive?
What time does the duty-free shop open? Do you know what time the duty-free
Unidad 3 “Time for a change”
Evaluations and comparations
Evaluation with adjetives Evaluation with nouns
The kitchen isn’t big enough there aren´t enough bedrooms
The living room is too small there isn´t enough closet space
Comparasions with adjetives Comparations with nouns
It’s not as cheap as the last apartment It doesn´t have as many bedrooms as the
It’s almost as cheap as the last apart. It has just as many bedrooms as the
Ejercicios de evaluación:
There are only a few windows. (not enough)
There aren´t enough windows
It’s not bright enough. (too)
It is too dark
It has only one bathroom. (not enough)
It hasn’t enough bathrooms.
It’s not convenient enough. (too)
It is too expensive
It’s not spacious enough. (too)
It is too small
It’s too old. (not enough)
It isn’t new enough
It isn’t quiet enough. (too)
It is too noisy
There’s only one parking space. (not enough)
There aren’t enough parking space
Ejercicios de comparación
Apartment 1 isn´t as bright as apartment 2
Apartment 1 has as many bedrooms as apartment 2
Apartment 1 has as less bathrooms as apartment 2
Apartment 2 isn´t as big as apartment 1
Apartment 2 is as expensive as apartment 1
Apartment 2 isn´t as modern as apartment 1
El wish es utilizado por sentencias de la forma pasado pero referidas al
I don´t like my job I wish (that)I could find a better job
I wish I worked somewhere else
I live with my parents I wish I lived in my own apartment
I wish I didn´t live with my parents
Live is difficult I wish it were * easier
I wish it weren´t so difficult.
My class is boring.
I have to take the bus to work every day
Our apartment is too small
I have to much homework
I´m not in good shape
I don´t have enough money
I don´t have any free time
I wish my class were more interesting
I wish that I could take another class
Unidad 6 “Sure. No problem”
Two-part verbs; will for responding to requests.
With nouns with pronouns Requests and responses
Turn down the TV. Turn it down. Please turn down the music.
Turn the TV down. OK. I’ll turn it down.
Pick up your things. Pick them up Pick up your clothes, please.
Pick your things up. Sure. I’ll pick them up.
Requests with modals and Would you mind ....?
Modal + simple form of verb Would you mind...? + gerund
Can you turn the stereo down? Would you mind turning the stereo down?
Could you leave the door open, please? Would you mind not closing the door,
Would you please keep the noise down? Would you mind keeping the noise down?
Unidad 7 “What’s this for”
Infinitives and gerunds
Infinitives and gerunds can describe a use or a purpose
A modem is used to connect computers to phones.
Computers are often used to write letters.
I can use World Wide Web to find information.
It’s used for connecting computers to phones.
They’re often used for writing letters.
I can use it for finding information.
Don’t forget to turn it on.
Remember to press the “send” button.
Make sure to recharge the batteries.
Try not to drop it.
Be sure to pay the phone bill every month.