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Lección 8

Introducción

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Diálogo

1/Sentence Practice

Good morning, today is Monday and we have a meeting.

We are here to listen to Peter. Susan from human resources is here. John from accounts is here as well.

Hello everybody. Hello, Hello, Good morning.

What time is it? It’s early, it’s not late.

 Peter hasn’t a jacket, the manager is at the table, he has a jacket.

The manager has a problem.

We have a problem, she hasn’t. The problem isn’t hers.

Has he any business? No, he hasn’t any business. She has some business

Have they any clients? Yes, they have some clients but they haven’t any new clients yet.

When is your appointment? My appointment is soon. When is yours?

My appointment is not today, it is on Monday.

It is in the morning, it’s not in the afternoon.

What day is it today? It is Friday.

Is it the afternoon yet? No, it is still the morning.

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Vocabulario

2/Vocabulary Practice

  • a meeting – meetings
  • a manager- managers
  • a colleague – colleagues
  • a pen – pens
  • to talk
  • to sit
  • to explain
  • a business – businesses
  • a client – clients
  • a window – windows
  • an office – offices
  • a desk – desks
  • a jacket – jackets
  • a shirt – shirts
  • a neighbour  -neighbours
  • a holiday – holidays
  • to listen
  • human resources 
  • Accounts 
  • a problem – problems
  • an appointment – appointments
  • in the morning 
  • in the afternoon
  • Good morning! 
  • today 
  • everybody
  • What time is it?
  • early
  • Late
  • some
  • any
  • new
  • soon
  • yet
  • still
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Gramática

Possessive pronouns:


A possessive pronoun replaces a possessive adjective + noun.Possessive pronouns enable us to avoid repeating information that is already given or clear.
i.e.
* This car is my car, not your car. > this sounds repetitive
* This car is mine, not yours. > this sound more natural

Please note that “its”, the possessive pronoun, is not commonly used.
Subject personal pronouns > Possessive determiners / Possessive adjectives > Possessive pronouns
I am > my > mine
You are > your > yours
He is > his > his
She is > her > hers
It is > its > x (“its” not used)
We are > our > ours
You are > your > yours
They are > their > theirs
i.e.
I am William. > My name is William > What is your name? – Mine is William.
You are his sister. > Your brother is William. > Where is your classroom? Yours is here.
He has a lesson. > His lesson is on Monday. > His is on Thursday.
She has three colleagues. > Her colleagues are Fred, Sandra, and Harry. > Hers are Ted and Fiona.
It has three classrooms. > Its classrooms are big. > Whose is this? This is its. (not commonly used)
We have a dog. > Our dog is called Max. > And you? Ours is called Otto.
You have two pets. > Your pets are nice. > Yours too!
They have holidays now. > Their holidays are now.> And the neighbours? Theirs are next week.

Possessive pronouns also answer the question: Whose?

i.e.

Whose car is this? –  It is mine.

Whose pets are these? – They are his.

Please note that “its”, the possessive pronoun, is not commonly used. 

Subject personal pronouns > Possessive determiners / possessive adjectives > Possessive pronouns

I am > my > mine

You are > your > yours

He is > his > his

She is > her > hers

It is > its > x (“its” not used)

We are > our > ours

You are > your > yours

They are > their > theirs

i.e.

I am William. > My name is William > What is your name? – Mine is William.

You are his sister. > Your brother is William. > Where is your classroom? Yours is here.

He has a lesson. > His lesson is on Monday. > His is on Thursday.

She has three colleagues.  > Her colleagues are Fred, Sandra, and Harry. > Hers are Ted and Fiona.

It has three classrooms. > Its classrooms are big. > Whose is this? This is its. (not commonly used)

We have a dog.  > Our dog is called Max. > And you? Ours is called Otto.

You have two pets. > Your pets are nice. > Yours too!

They have holidays now. > Their holidays are now. > And the neighbours? Theirs are next week.

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Preguntas y repuestas

Questions and Answers

What day is it today?

Today is Monday.

 

What do we have today?

Today, we have a meeting.

 

Who is at the meeting?

John and Frank are at the meeting.

 

Has Peter a jacket?

No, he has not a jacket.

 

Is it early?

No, it is late.

 

Is it the afternoon?

No, it is the evening.

 

Have you any clients yet?

No, I haven’t any clients yet.

 

When is your appointment?

My appointment is tomorrow morning.

 

Are you sure your appointment is in the morning?

No, I am not sure it is in the morning.

 

Who is at the table?

The manager is at the table.

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Pruebas

Abajo, tenéis 3 tipos de pruebas del curso de inglés online:

  1. -un video de comprensión interacivo en el que tienes que elegir la respuesta correcta con True or false (correcto o falso)
  2. – un ejercicio de práctica del vocabulario del texto escuchado en el que tienes que arrastrar y soltar la palabra que has elegido de la lista y pegarla en el buen sitio.
  3. – ejercicio de gramática en el que tienes que rellenar los cuadros vacíos con las respuestas correctas.

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