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Support material / Material de apoyo

Learning activity 1 / Actividad de aprendizaje 1


Presentation / Presentacin
A. Personal information / Informacin personal
To ask for and give personal information, you should take into account: / Para
preguntar y dar informacin personal, usted debe tener en cuenta:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.

Greetings. / Saludos.
The place of origin. / Lugar de origen.
Age. / Edad.
The use of verb be. / El uso del verbo ser estar.
Vocabulary related to the context. / Vocabulario acorde al contexto.

Remember the following questions and answers: / Recuerde las siguientes


preguntas y respuestas:
a. Whats your name? My name is Frank David Leal
b. How old are you? I am 30 years old.
c. Where are you from? I am from Yumbo Valle
B. There is there are
There is / there are is a grammatical structure used to express that someone or
something exists. / Esta estructura se utiliza para expresar la existencia de
alguien o algo.
There is indicates the existence of someone or something in singular form; it
refers to only one person or object. / There is indica la existencia de algo o
alguien en singular, es decir de un solo objeto o persona.
There are indicates the existence of someone or something in plural form. It
refers to two or more people or objects. / There are indica la existencia de
alguien o algo en plural, es decir dos o ms objetos o personas.

Practice / Prctica
Do the excercises and then compare them to the suggested answers sheet. /
Desarrolle los ejercicios y luego comprelos con la hoja de respuestas
sugerida.
A. Write the nationality for each country. / Escriba la nacionalidad para cada
pas.
Example / Ejemplo:
Canada - Canadian
1. Australia

Australian

2. Chile

Chilean

3. Colombia

Colombian

4. Costa Rica

Costa Rican

5. Cuba

Cuban

6. Egypt

Egyptian

7. England

English

8. France

French

9. Germany

German

10. Italy

Italian

11. Japan

Japanese

12. Mexico

Mexican

13. Nigeria

Nigerian

14. Peru

Peruvian

15. Spain

Spanish

16. Venezuela

Venezuelan

B. Write the numbers as words. / Escriba los nmeros en letras.


Example / Ejemplo:
35 Thirty-five
1. 5

five

2. 24

Twenty-four

3. 17

Seventeen

4. 75

Seventy-five

5. 20

Twenty

6. 9

Nine

7. 84

Eighty-four

8. 28

Twenty-eight

9. 66

Sixty-six

10. 92

Ninety-two

11. 19

Nineteen

12. 100

One Hundred

13. 88

Eighty-eight

14. 109

One Hundred nine

15. 52

Fifty-two

16. 6

Six

C. Verb to be / Verbo ser-estar


Complete the chart with am, is or are. / Complete la tabla con am, is o are.
Example / Ejemplo:
I

am

a student.

1. They

are

in the park.

2. We

are

doctors.

3. It

is

a beautiful house.

4. She

is

a model

5. Carlos

is

my husband.

6. He

is

in Medellin.

7. Lorena and I

are

in the cafeteria.

8. The cat

is

on the sofa.

9. Flowers

are

very expensive.

10. The computer

is

in the living room.

11. You

are

an excellent musician.

12. Martha

is

on the phone.

13. What

is

your name?

14. Where

are

you from?

15. Where

is

the eraser?

D. Look at the images and write there is or there are to complete the
sentences. / Mire las imgenes y escriba there is o there are para
completar las oraciones.

There are three apples on


the table.

there is a pencil on the floor.

There are two cars in the


garage.

There are five students in the


classroom.

There is a computer on the


desk.

There are a pencil case in my


bag.

There are two pictures on the


wall.

There is a clock on the wall.

There are many books in the


big library.

10

There is a magazine on the


table.

Fuente de imgenes: SENA

E. Match the question with the corresponding answer. / Relacione la pregunta


con la respuesta correcta.
Example: / Ejemplo:
Good morning. How are you doing?

I am doing fine, thank you.

1. Where is he from? D

a. You too!

2. Hi, how is it going? G

b. It is 200 years old. It is very old!

3. Who is he? H

c. Im fine, thank you.

4. How old are you? I

d. He is from Mexico.

5. How are you? C

e. My name is Charlie.

6. Where is Teresa? J

f. Rossana.

7. How old is it? B

g. Everything is going well!

8. Have a nice day! A

h. He is my husband.

9. What is your name? E

i.

10. What is her name? F

j. She is in the office today.

I am 26 years old.

F. Complete the days of the week. / Complete los das de la semana.


1. Monday
2. Tuesday
3. Wednesday
4. Thursday
5. Friday
6. Saturday
7. Sunday

Production / Produccin
A. Make a business card in which you provide personal information about
yourself. / Haga una tarjeta de presentacin en la cual usted comparta su
informacin personal.

Fuente: SENA

B. Cut and paste and image of a bedroom. Use there is or there are to name
of the objects that are found in the bedroom. / Corte y pegue una imagen
de una habitacin. Use there is o there are para nombrar los objetos
encontrados en la habitacin.

Fuente: SENA

Example / Ejemplo:
In the bedroom there is a bed.
In the bedroom there are flowers.

In the bedroom there is a picture


In the bedroom there is a sofa
In the bedroom there are lamps

Document control / Control del documento

Name

Author

Adaptation

Position

Dependence

Theme expert
Direccin de
Ricardo Aristizbal Asesor English Dot
formacin
Salinas
Works - Programa de
profesional.
bilingismo
Direccin General
Rachman
Bustillo Martnez

Copy editor Lnea


de produccin

Centro
Agroindustrial.
Regional Quindo

Date
July
2014

August
2014