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2 Unit 1

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Contents

1 Getting to know you 7 Fame!

2 The way we live 8 Dos and don’ts


3 What happened next? 9 Going places
4 The marketplace 10 Things that...
5 What do you want to do? 11 What if …?
6 Places and things 12 Trying your best
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1 Getting to know you

He uses a computer.
He is using a computer.

Present tenses

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1 Getting to know you
He used a computer this morning.
He started using a computer ten years ago.

Past tenses

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He’s going to use a computer all week.
He will use a computer for many things.

Future tenses

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She lives with her parents.

future
now
past

a habit or fact that is always true


or true for a long time
Present Simple

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She is living with a family in the U.S. for a week.

finish
start

now
one week

an event that is currently in progress

Present Continuous

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Where did she live before that?

future
now
past

a past action that is now finished

Past Simple

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Are you enjoying
your new book?

Present Continuous uses the auxiliary verb


to be in questions

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Are you enjoying
your new book?

Lisa is working at a bookstore.

Present Continuous uses the auxiliary verb


to be in questions, affirmative

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Are you enjoying
your new book?

Lisa is working at a bookstore.


She isn’t working at the library.

Present Continuous uses the auxiliary verb


to be in affirmative, questions, and
negatives.

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Do you
drive to
work?

Present Simple uses the auxiliary


verb do in questions

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Do you
No, I don’t. drive to
work?

Present Simple uses the auxiliary


verb do in questions and negatives

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Do you
No, I don’t. drive to
I walk. work?

I do walk.

Present Simple uses the auxiliary


verb do in questions and negatives
but not in the affirmative.

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Did you
work last
year?

Past Simple uses the auxiliary verb


do in questions

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Did you
work last No, I
year? didn’t.

Past Simple uses the auxiliary verb


do in questions and negatives

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I went to
school.

I did went
to school.

Past Simple uses the auxiliary verb


do in questions and negatives but
not in the affirmative.

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Correct or Incorrect?

1. He lives in Brazil last year. incorrect


He lived in Brazil last year. correct
2. Who you see yesterday? incorrect
Who did
you see yesterday? correct
3. You enjoying your job? incorrect
Are you enjoying your job? correct

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Yes/No questions no question word.

Are you going


to build
something?

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Questions can begin with a question word.

What are
you going
to build?

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What
Which
Whose
 can be followed by a noun

What color
do you
like?

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What
Which
Whose
 can be followed by a noun

Which soup do
you want, onion
or chicken?

limited
choice

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What
Which
Whose
 can be followed by a noun

Whose pants
are these?

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What
Which
Whose
 can be followed by a noun

What color do you like?


Which soup would you want, onion or chicken?
Whose pants are these?

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How adjective

How big shall we


make it?

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How adjective or adverb

How big shall we


make it? How
fast will it go?

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How much

How much do
you think they
cost?

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How much or many
How many of
How much do our friends
you think they would buy
cost? these pants?

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What things
Who people
Where places
When time
Why reasons
How many quantity
How much quantity
How method
Whose possession
Which
1
choice
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Select the correct sentence
A B

A. How many tomatoes did you grow this year?

B. How much tomatoes did you grow this year?

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Select the correct sentence
A B

A. Whose going to the movies with you?

B. Who’s going to the movies with you?

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Select the correct sentence
A B

A. Which time are you going?

B. What time are you going?

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My name’s Maria…
I’m studying medicine.
…she always spoke to…
…when I was very young…
I’m going to work for…

Simple Present
true for a long time
Present Continuous
true for now

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What Because I wanted to.
Who Last night.
Where $5.
When A sandwich.
Why By bus.
How many In New York.
How much Jack.
How The black one.
Whose It’s mine.
Which Four.
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Exchanging information
• Where does she live?
• What’s her husband’s name?
• When did they meet?
• What did her sons study?
• When did she start working as a radio show host? PAGE 137
• What kind fo problem do the people have?
• How does she feel?
• Why is she writing a book a about marriage?
• When is she going to retire?

• How many children does she have?
• What does her husband do?
• Which university did her sons go to?
• Who do they work for?
• How many shows does she do during the week? PAGE 141
• How long does the program last?
• What is she writing at the moment?
• How old was she when her parents divorced?
• What does she want to do?

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When they
kirsty
were both 12.

Sammy A long time


ago, in
preschool.

Dave and When they were


Adam in college.

Caleb They grew up


together.

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