- to learn vocab. related to FASHION, CLOTHES and PERSONALITY
- to revise present simple and present progressive/continuous
- to revise present perfect simple and past simple
BOOKS USED: IF B1+
=> Activity 1: let’s learn new vocab. (clothes and accessories)!
Click here and complete all the activities.
=> Activity 2: let’s revise the present tenses
Watch the video (from 1’07” to 7’47”), print (or copy) the map uploaded on Spaggiari > Didattica. Complete the sections FORM and USES with the missing information.
N.B.: PRESENT SIMPLE and PRESENT CONTINUOUS are also used to speak about the future….When? Write down your ideas. We’ll discuss them together.
Activity 3 (action verbs vs stative verbs): Now watch from 11’55” to 14’07” and complete the part of the map called “STATIVE VERBS”.
Some verbs can be STATIVE AND DYNAMIC with DIFFERENT meanings:
|-present simple (ex. You are stupid, Sei stupido)|
-present continuous = ‘behaving’ or ‘acting’ (You are being stupid = ti stai comportando da stupido)
|-present simple = have an opinion|
(ex. I think that coffee is great, Penso che il caffè sia una gran cosa)
-present continuous = consider, have in my head
(ex. I’m thinking about my next holiday, Sto valutando (cosa fare) le mie prossime vacanze.
|-present simple = possess|
(ex. I have a car, Posseggo una macchina)
-present continuous = part of an expression
(ex. I’m having a party / a picnic / a bath / a good time / a break)
|-present simple= see with your eyes / understand|
(ex. I see what you mean, Capisco cosa intendi)
-present continuous = meet / have a relationship with
(ex. I’m seeing Robert tomorrow, Incontro Robert domani)
|-present simple = has a certain taste (avere un gusto…)|
This soup tastes great
-present continuous = the action of tasting (assaggiare)
The chef is tasting the soup
FINAL ACTIVITY: Some interactive exercises
- Exercise 1, Exercise 2, Exercise 3, Exercise 4, Exercise 5, Exercise 6 (*)
- Exercise 7, Exercise 8 (**)
- Exercise 9, Exercise 10, Exercise 11, Exercise 12 (***)
- Present tenses with future meaning ex.1