1.- Listen, Repeat & Learn!
Here are some important verbs in English.
|Think (pensar)||Explain (explicar)||Laugh (reir)|
|Find (encontrar)||Clean (limpiar)||Read (leer)|
|Watch (ver)||Study (estudiar)|
2.- Duke is bored. He calls Ginger to see what she is doing
|Duke:||Hello, can I speak to Ginger please?|
|Ginger:||Ginger speaking! Is that Duke?|
|Duke:||Yes, it’s me Ginger. I’m really bored. What are you doing?|
|Ginger:||Oh, I’m cleaning my bedroom at the moment.|
|Ginger:||Yes. It’s really dirty! What are you doing?|
|Duke:||I’m studying and I’m really bored. Do you want to go to the park?|
|Ginger:||No, sorry, I can’t. I’ll see you tomorrow though.|
|Duke:||Ok Ginger. See you tomorrow!|
2.a. Fill in the summary of the conversation between Duke and Ginger with the following words.
Doesn’t want / Bored / Studying / Cleaning
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3.- Present Continuous
In the conversation between duke and Ginger, there are two examples of the present continuous tense. Can you find them?
If you can't, don't worry!
The two examples are
• I am cleaning
• I am studying
We are now going to look at how to form the present continuous:
Subject pronoun + the verb "To Be" + Verb + ing (gerund)
3.a. Do you remember the verb "to be"? Fill in the gaps.
3.b. Put the words into the correct order to make complete sentences.
3.c. We are now going to look at how to form the –ing form (gerund) with regular verbs.
The gerund is quite easy to form with regular verbs, you take the verb you want to use and + ing.
For example - play + ing = playing
Es bastante fácil formar el gerundio de los verbos regulares, coges el verbo que quieres usar y añades –ing.
Por ejemplo – play + ing = playing (jugando)
3.d. Put the following verbs into the gerund.
Answer the following question.
What are you doing ?