Wed, 23 October 2013
Episodio 003 - La notas del episodio
Gramática: past simple - Use 'did' for questions in the past simple.
Past simple questions:
Did you have a good week?
When did they arrive?
Where did you take them?
Did they spend some time on the beach?
Did they get the chance to practice some Spanish?
DID + the infinitive of the verb (sin "to")
Why DID your parents DECIDE to come to Spain?
to make a fool of yourself = hacer el tonto
You LIVED in London.
¡OJO! - No se pone el DID con el verbo "to be".
Where were you born? - I was born in London.
Were you a happy child? - I was a bad child.
El pasado del verbo modal CAN (poder) es COULD:
When you were young could you run fast?
When you lived in Belfast could you speak Spanish?
Pronunciación: la /h/ Hello - how are you - Harry Potter - Have a cup of tea! - have a beer! - have a beer! Hello -
Hello, I'm Henry - Hello, I'm Henry and I'm happy! I'm a hairdresser hairdresser - I'm a happy hairdresser -
I'm from Helsinki I'm a happy hairdresser from Helsinki - Hello, how are you? I'm Henry the happy hairdresser from Helsinki.
Phrasal verb TO GET ON
- to continue (continuar)
- to have a good relationship (llevar(se) bien) I get on with my sister. I get on well with my brother. I get on badly with my boss.
- to manage (manejar, llevar) How are you getting on with your class?
- (subir al autobus, tren, barco, bici etc. Pero GET IN a car and a taxi) To get in/out of -- To get on/off
Colocarse con Craig (Vocabulary Corner):
TAKE - take care of (cuidar) look after / proud (adj.) pride (noun) - take pride in (Our mothers TAKE PRIDE IN their houses) - to take the mickey (bularse de algn.) - to take a joke -
to be taken to hospital (llevar) take to school / take pity on someone (PITY = pena) / To take pleasure (in something) - Reza took great pleasure to ride in Craig's car. To take advice (from somebody)
Reza's Top Tip: Use a Thesaurus for a better grammar range (alcance de gramática)
Example: ILL (enfermo/a) - sick, infirm, off coour, queasy, unwell / BIG (grande) - huge, enormous, giant, vast, gigantic, titanic
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