You are on page 1of 12

Conversation

September 3, 2009
Pronouns
 Singular = 1
I, you, he, she it
 Plural = 2+

we, you they


Subject pronoun + verb (be)
I am, you are, he is, she is, it is
we are, you are, they are
 I = (me) person talking, you (other person)

he (boy), she (girl), it (thing)


we ( I + you), you ( you + you), they (not you, 2+others)
Verb tense
 Past = ____ed, or irregular verb
ex : I played soccer yesterday.
ex : I ate breakfast already.
 Present = (be) (verb)ing

ex : I am watching TV.
 Future = will + (verb)

ex : I will watch TV later.


What are you doing?
 Present continuous = now
 Subject pronoun + be verb + ____ing
ex : What are you doing?
I am listening.
ex : What is she doing?
She is talking.
 Short form
ex : I’m listening.
ex : She’s talking.
ex : We’re eating
Yes/No (be) Questions
 Are you studying?
ex : Yes, I am.
ex : No, I’m not. I’m sleeping.
 Are you busy ?

ex : Yes, I am. I’m working.


ex : No I’m not. I’m relaxing
Do Questions
 (do/does)+person/people+(like) to+verb?
ex : Do you like to study?
ex : Does he like to swim?
 Ye/No

ex : Yes I do./ No I don’t.


ex : Yes he does./ No he doesn’t.
Pronouns
Subject = I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they
Possessive = my, your, his, her, its, our, your, their
Object = me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them
Subject + verb
ex : I play soccer.
Possessive + noun / or adjective + noun
ex : That is my car.
ex : That’s my new car.
Verb + object
ex : Please, give me the pencil.
Time Expressions
 Every = 100%
ex : Every day I brush my teeth.
 Once a = 1x
 Twice a = 2x
 3 times a, 4 times a, etc. = 3x, 4x, etc.
 Day, week, month, year
Time Expressions
 Day = morning, afternoon, evening, night
 Week = Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday


 Month = 28(29),30,31 days (4-5 weeks)
 Year = January, February, March, April,
May, June, July, August,
September, October, November,
December
Question Words
 Who, What, When, Where, Why, How
 Who = Person
 What = Thing
 When = Time
 Why = Reason
 How = In what way
Question Words
 Who are you talking to?
I am talking to Jane.
Answer = subject + (be) + verb + person
 What is Jane wearing?

She is wearing a jacket.


Answer = subject + (be) + verb + thing
Homework
 Practice sentences Unit 1
 Memorize subject pronouns, possessive
adjectives, and object pronouns
 Write 3 dialogues pg 2
 Write 3 dialogues pg 3
 Write 3 dialogues pg 4
 Memorize time expressions