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GUIA PARA EL TALLER/LA SIMULACION/ EL JUEGO DE ROLES/

ESTUDIO DE CASO
Proceso: Gestin de la Formacin Profesional Integral
Procedimiento: Ejecucin de la Formacin Profesional Integral
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TALLER 1: PRESENT SIMPLE VERB TO BE ARTICLE A/AN PLURAL NOUNS

1. DATOS GENERALES
Nombre del Aprendiz en formacin: Albeiro Norea Ocampo
No. de ficha:
Centro de formacin: Centro de Servicios Empresariales y Tursticos
Regional: Santander
Nombre de la Instructora: Suzy Roxana Ferreira Avendao

2. INSTRUCCIONES PARA EL DILIGENCIAMIENTO


Estimado Aprendiz: Este taller ha sido realizado para recoger, verificar y valorar sus conocimientos acerca del tema
abordado en la gua de estudio.
Tenga presente algunas recomendaciones:
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Debe entregar esta evidencia para su socializacin.
3. CONTENIDO y/o SITUACIN DESCRIPTIVA:

The verb to be can be an auxiliary verb or a main verb in English. The


forms of the verb to be as a main verb are: Am, Is, Are.

Where Am I right now? Youre at SENA.

Why is he / she / it here? Because he / she is a student.


How are you / we / they in class? Im / Were / Theyre happy.

USES OF THE VERB BE The verb to be has different uses according to the information you want to request:

IDENTIFICATION She is Brenda, her last name is Larson.


ORIGIN I am from Boston. They are from Cali.
OCCUPATION He is a doctor. We are bakers.
WEATHER It is hot and sunny. It is raining.
FEELINGS We are not sad. They are happy.
AGE I am twenty years old. He is ten years old.
LOCATION They are in the classroom. I am in my house.
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WHEN TO SAY "A" OR "AN", PLURAL NOUNS


The indefinite article is a or an. But how do we know when to say a and when to say an?
The rule is really very simple. It depends on the sound at the start of the following word. (It does not depend on the
way we write the following word, it depends on the way we say it.)

A + consonant sound AN + vowel sound hen we


If the following word starts with a If the following word starts with a
consonant sound, then we vowel sound, t

a cat an apple
a soccer game an extremely easy homework
a peruvian an interesting film
a very tall woman an old man
a pencil an umbrella
a notebook an FBI agent
a human emotion an hour

Exercise 1 A) Read the next text talking about two immigrants living in the US. Write the correct form of the verb
to Be to complete the report.
Reading Comprehesion
Good Morning, I _am Susan Myers, I _am_ a reporter at Central News and today I _am making a report on immigrants, todays
guests _are_ two immigrants from China, they _are_ Jane lee, and Peter Lee, they _are_ Students at the community college,
she _is_ 19 years old and he _is_ 20. They _are_ students but they _are_ not workers. They live in an apartment downtown.
Susan: Where _are_ you from?
Peter: We _are_ from the Guanddong Province
Susan: _are_ you happy in America?
Dorothy: Yes, we _are_, we enjoy living here.
Susan: Dorothy, _is_ your real name Yang Lee?
Dorothy: No, it _is_ not, it is Dai-xia, and it means summer.
Susan: Thank you very much.
They _are_ two Chinese people living the American Dream, this _is_ Susan Myers reporting from the Community College, and
tomorrow we will have more guests in living in America, see you then!

Exercise 2 B) Write T for true or F for false according to the text above. Correct the false ones.
True or False
a) Susan Myers is a teacher at the Community College __F__ Susan Myers is a reporter at Central News
b) They are from Vietnam __F__ They are from China
c) Peter is a student at Harvard __F__ Peter is a student at the Community College
d) Dorothy is 25 years old __F__ Dorothy is 19 years old
e) Dai-xia means summer. __T__ They live in an apartment downtown
f) They live in the suburbs __F__ ____ _________________________________

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Exercise 3 Organize the conversations. Exercise 5 Listening activity: listen to the conversations and match
2 them to the photos.
3 Conversation 1 2 3 4
1 Photo D C A B

4
2
11) 2Correct the mistakes
1

3
Exercise 4 Cross the mistakes. Write the
sentences again correctly
1. She am my sister.
___ She is my sister _________
2. We is students.
____ We are students _________
3. They are a teachers.
__They are teachers.__________
4. It are hot today.
__It is hot today ___________
5. I are good dancers.
__they are good dancers. ___________
6. She arent a good singer.
__She isnt a good singer.________
8. My mother and my father isnt in Cali. My mother and my father arent in Cali

Exercise 6. Unscramble the words. Write them in the correct order. Answer the questions
a) happy / they / are _ _____they are happy_________
b) country / is / Costa Rica / a wonderful _Costa Rica is a wonderful Country
c) is / not / important / it It is not important
d) at work / Magaly / is _Magay is at work
e) isn't / a good leader/ Kelly Kelly isnt a good leader Yes, she is_____.
f) it / is / bag / your / ? __ __is it your bag? _______ No, _it isnt___.
g) you / today / happy / are / ? __are you happy today? ____ Yes, I am___.
h) is / Josephine / office / in / the / ? _Is Josephine in the office? __ No, she isnt
i) your / Charlie / is / in / class / ? _Is Charlie in your class? ________ Yes, _he is__.
j) is / sandwich / your / in / the / box? _Is your sandwich in your box? ________
k) Ann / at / not / is / today / home ____Ann is not at home today______
l) are / Mary and Peter / not / here ____Mary and Peter are not here_________

Exercise 7. Complete the conversation, read it and practice with a partner.


Charles: Hi! My name __is__ Charles, what __is__ your name ?
Sally: Hello Charles, my ___name is ____ Sally.
Charles: Nice to meet you, how _are___ you?
Sally: Nice to meet you too, I _am___ great, How about you?
Charles: I _am___ quite good, thank you, hey Sally! Where are you from?
Sally: I _am___ from Germany but my parents ___are from__ Italy.
Charles: Oh cool! I _am___ from Canada, How old _are___ you?
Sally: I _am__ 26 years old.
Charles: I _am__ 28 years _too__.

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Exercise 8. Answer the questions in English. Circle the correct form.


a) Is she nice? - Yes, she am. / Yes, she is. / Yes, she are.
b) Are they friends at school? - Yes, they arent. / Yes, they am. / Yes, they are.
c) Is the dog in the garden? - Yes, it isnt. / Yes, it is. / Yes, it am.
d) Are you 12 years old? - No, I arent. / No, I am not. / No, I isnt.
e) Are your parents from Italy? - No, they arent. / No, they isnt. / No, they am not.
Exercise 9. Ask your partner his/her personal information and complete the format. Write the questions on the lines.

_____________________________________
_____________________________________
Name: Suzy Ferreira
Age: 28
Nationality: Colombia
Married: Yes
Phone: 3173735757
Email: Sferreira@misena.edu.co
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
Exercise 10. Read and complete or answer the statements:
_____________________________________
_____________________________________
a) Roberto is in Sydney.
__________

b) Where is he from?
He is form Italy
c) Is Roberto a Computer Programmer?
Yes, he is .

d) Brigitte is from France .

e) Is Jean-Claude a doctor?
No, he isnt .

f) Are Jean-Claude and Brigitte married?


Yes, they are .
g) Is Yumi a photographer?
No, she isnt .
h) Yumi is a doctor .

i) Are Jean-Claude and Brigitte married?


Yes, they are.

j) Is Yumi a photographer?
No, she isnt.

k) Yumi is a doctor .

l) Tokyo is in Japan .
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Exercise 11. Put the correct indefinite article a or an, day.


and write the correct word according to the picture g) The (student ) __students_____ are doing the
exercise right now.
h) The (fish) ____fish____ I bought is in the fridge.
i) They are sending some (man) _men______ to fix
the roof.
j) Most (houswife) _housewives_____ work more
than ten hours a day at home.
k) Where did you put the (knife) __knives_______?
l) On the (shelf) _shelves_______.
m) (Goose) _geese___ like water.
n) (Piano) ___Pianos______ are expensive
o) Some (policeman) __Policemen_____ came to
arrest him.
p) Where is my (luggage) _luggage____? In the car!

Exercise 13. Video activity: watch the video and check


() the answers. Then compare with a partner.
____a cake__________________
1. Peters nickname is
a. Krum
____a sweet___________________ b. Pete

____a hamburger____________________ 2. Mollys friends call her


a. Molly
_____an apple___________________ b. Holly

3. Peter is Mollys
_____an orange____________________
a. Friend
b. Classmate
_____a chicken____________________
4. Molly and Peters class is at
___an ice cream______________________ a. 8:00 a.m.
b. 9:00 a.m.
__a banana_______________________
5. Mrs. Smith
__an elephant______________________ a. Is Molly and Peters teacher
b. Is not Molly and Peters teacher
__ a sandwich_______________________
6. Miss Taylors class is in room
a. 201
___a cat______________________ b. 203

Exercise 12 What is the correct plural of the word?


Write it down.

a) These (person) __people__________ are


protesting against the president.
b) The (woman) ___women_________ over there,
want to meet the manager.
c) My (child) __children________ hate eating pasta.
d) I am sick. My (foot) __feet_______ hurt.
e) Muslims kill (sheep) __sheep_______ in a
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f) I clean my (tooth) __teeth_______ three times a