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VIDEO ENGUSH REGULAR COURSE

PREFACE

The Video English series is the result of years of work by a team of researchers and writers who have been studying and making use of the latest developments in teaching English as a foreign language. The series has been

carefully planned and organized so as to guide students to an active assimilation of natural, everyday American English. Students learn both spoken and written English and the appropriate language for different situations: the formal speech used with strangers and the informal speech used with friends. They become acquainted with American language and culture throuqh the study of newspaper articles, TV programs and commercials. The Video English series includes separate courses for children,

teenagers, and adults. Thomas English received University. Edward Hasek and H. Paige Graham served series. as full-tirne Mr. Hasek and Indiana

Language Master's

Consultants Degrees

for the Video English

from the University his Master's

of Missouri

Mr. Graham

received

Degree from the University

of South Florida.

PROGRAM 1

Proqrarn 1 -

Regular Course is the first book in the Video English series

for teenagers and is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of English. Students learn lhe grammar, structures and vocabulary of practical

American English through real-life situation dialogues. as the basis for subsequent

These dialogues serve

classroom work and present everyday situations,

such as going out with friends, organizing parties and outdoor activities. Program 1 contains 612 new words.

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CHARACTERS

Mrs. S. and Mr. S.: Gladys and Harry Strickland

Mr. R. and Mrs. R.: George and Martha Robinson

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LESSON Welcome Beginners Commands and Poli te Requests PAGE

Neighbors Personal Pronouns Articles THE, A/AN Pronouns (singular forms) and interrogative THIS, THAT forms) IAM, I, VOU, IT MY, YOUR Possessive Adjectives Demonstrative

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Verb TO BE (affirmative VOU ARE, IT IS

The New VCR Numbers (from O to 10) Personal Pronouns SHE IS Possessive Case ('s) Interrogative Pronouns WHO, WHAT HE, 8HE forms) HE 18, Verb TO BE (affirmative and interrogative

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A Picnic Prepositions IN FRONT OF, BEHIND HERE, THERE WHERE WE, VOU (pl.) OUR, YOUR (pl.) WE ARE, AM NOT Adverbs of Place Personal Pronouns Possessive Adjective -

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Verb TO BE (affirmative and interrogative forms) VOU ARE, THEY ARE; (negative form) -I

A Surprise Visit Possessive Adjective Numbers (from 11 to 19) Verb TO BE (negative form) IT IS NOT HE IS NOT, SHE IS NOT, HIS

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The Stricklands' Pool Possessive Adjectives Interrogative Adjective HER, ITS, THEIR WHOSE WE ARE NOT, VOU ARE

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Verb TO SE (negative form) NOT, THEV ARE NOT

At a Fast-Food Restaurant THERE IS (affirmative, interrogative and negative forms) Interrogative Expression of Ouantitv HOW MANV

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Breakfast at the Robinsons' THERE ARE (atnrmatve, interrogative and negative torrns) Determiners of Indefinite Quantity SOME, A~V

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At a Tey Store Numbers (from 20 to 100) Interrogative Expressions of Ouantity HOW MUCH,

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HOW MANV Demonstrative Pronouns (plural forms) THESE, THOSE

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Talking to the Malman The Present Continuous Tense (affirmative, interrogative and negative forms)

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Halloween The Present Continuous Tense (negative form)

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Situations Asking and Telling the Time (including the expressions HALF PAST, A QUARTER AFTER and A QUARTER TO Review of vocabulary and structures

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lJELCOflE BEGINNERS

Director: Good morning, Magic Eyes. How are you? Magic Eyes: Fine, thanks. And you? Director: Fine.

Magic Eyes: Excuse me. May come in? Teacher 1: Sure, come on in!

Teacher 1: Carlos, ask Magic; Eyes a questiono Carlos: OK! How do you say "sente-se" in English?

Teacher 1: Now Magic Eyes, please answer. Magic Eyes: Vou say, "sit down."

Carlos: Excuse me? Magic Eyes: Sit down.

Carlos: Magic Eyes, down. Magic Eyes: Oh! OK.

please st

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Students: Thank YOu!! Magic Eyes: You're welcome.

Teacher 2: Read.

Student 1: I don't understand. What's the meaning 01 "read"? Oh!!

Teacher 3: Listen.

Teacher 3: Write.

Magic Eyes: Speak English. Student 2: Good-bye. .

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A.: Oops' An apple!

D.: Hi, I'rn Daniel Robinson.

D.: And this is my dog Click.

D.: What's your name? A.: My name's Alice Franco.

D.: Where are you from, Alice? A.: l'm from Canada.

D.: Welcome to Elm Street.

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A.: Are you my neighbor?

D.: That's my house.

D.: Yes, Iam.

A.: Oh, Charlie, come over here.

A.: Charlie, this is Daniel Robinson. Danisl, this is Charlie.

C.: Hi, Daniel. D.: Hi, Charlie.

D.: Hey, guys! This is Charlie and this is Alice. G.: Hi!

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Ao: I'm from Canada.


I'm Canadian. Do: I'm from the United States. I'm American.

Do: And you? Where


from?

are you

So:

I'm from I'm

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READING TEXT

On Main Street

Susan:

Hi! I am Susan Smith. We.lcome to Main Street.

Michelle: Thank you, Susan. Are you my neighbor?

Susan:

Yes, Iam. That's my house. What's your name? .

Michelle:

My name is Michelle DuBois.

Susan:

Michelle DuBois?? Where are you trom?

Michelle:

I'm trom Canada.

Susan:

Oh, a Canadian ... Oops, a dog!

Michelle:

Oh,this

is my dog Zig.

Paul:

Come here, Zig!

Susan:

Is that guy Canadian?

. Michelle:

Yes. Paul's Canadian.

Susan:

And Zig? Is.Zig trom Canada?

Michelle:

No. Zig is trom the United States.

Susan:

Hey, guys! Come over here. This is Michelle and the dog is Zig. Michelle is Canadian and Zig's trom the United States.

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
I. PERSONAL PRONOUNS

S
.'

I N

G U
L

VOU

A R

... .

....

IT

"I am Daniel Robinson. I'm American."

Daniel: Where are vou trom? Are vou trem Canada? Alice: Ves, 1amo I'm Canadian.

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"That's my house. It's on Elm Street."

The pronoun it is

neuter

and refers to

objects or animais and babies (if we can't distinguish their sex).

11. POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES

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Alice: Is Click your doq? Daniel: Yes. Click's my dog.

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I. DEFINITE ARTICLE

The student is Canadian. The teacher is American.

THE is used to identify a


definite noun.

The teacher is in the classroom.

The students in the classroom are Peter and Mike.

TH E can be used with


singular and plural nouns.

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IV. INDEFINITE ARTICLES


This is a peno This is an eraser.

The indefinite article is used before singular countable nouns.

I am a student. You are a teacher.

This is an apple. This is an English book.

A is used before consonant sounds.

I
V. DEMONSTRATIVE

AN is used before vowel sounds.

PRONOUNS THAT

O'"

THIS

THIS and THAT are used only with singular nouns.

That is a house.

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VI. THEPRESENT

TENSE OF THE VERB TO BE

S
I N G U L A R

AFFIRMATIVE Iam Vou are I'm You're

INTERROGATIVE

Am I ... ? Are you ... ?


-

... .
.
,

0"0

...
....

;--.

..

...
It's

It is

Is it . , . ?

"I am Daniel Robinson. I'm American. I'm inmy house."

"You are a student. You're in the classroorn."

"Is ita book?" "Yes, it is."

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O.: What's

Charlie's number? . Do.: It's 456-7038.

phone

C.: Helio? O.: Hi, Charlie. Come on over new VCR.

This and

is Dan. see my

C.:

Thanks, Dan. Now?

O.: Let's watch this videotape.

O.: Yeah. Doug's here too.

C.:

Who's that boy?

O.: That's Mike Wilson.

C.: Is he a good soccer player? O.: Yes, he is. He's a great


player.

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Do.: Look! That's Leroy!

D.: Leroy is Doug's brother.

C.: Hey, who's that girl?


D.: That's Jean.

C.: Is she your friend?

D.: No, she's my sister.

C.: Boy! She's cute!

rm
Alice: Alice: Alice:

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READING TEXT I
A/ices New VeR Charlie, what is Daniel's telephone number?

Charlie: H'm, Daniel's phone number is 239-1560. Thanks, Charlie.

(On the Phone) Daniel: Helio? Helio, Dan. This is Alice.

Daniel: How are you, Alice? Alice: I'm fine, Dan. And you?

Daniel: Fine, thanks. Alice: Dan, Leroy is here too. Come on over and see my new VCR.

Daniel: Thanks, Alice. (At the Francos' House) Alice: Daniel: Boy! It's great! Leroy: Alice: Hey, Alice. Let's watch a videotape. OK. Leroy. Hey, Jean, Sally! Come on over.

Jean and Sally: Thanks. Leroy: Jean: Hey, look at that girl! She's a great basketball player. And who's that boy?

Charlie: That's my sster's friend Tom. He's a great soccer player. Daniel: Boy! Who's that cute volleyball player? Alice: Jean: Alice: Oh, that's Vicky. And who's that cute football player? He's Bob. Bob is Vicky's brother.

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NUMBERS
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o
1

OH, ZERO ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE

2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9

o (ZERO)

is pronounced

oh primarily for telephone and house numbers.

PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
I. PERSONAL PRONOUNS

S
I
N

I VOU

G
U L

A R

HE

SHE

IT

"She is Jean."

"He's Daniel."

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Differences between HE, SHE and IT:

HE is masculine and refers only to male people.

Alice: That's Charlie. He is my brother.

SHE is feminine and refers only to female people.

Charlie: That's Alice. She is my sister.


"'",

IT is neuter and refers to things and unknown animais.

Charlie:

Is this your new VCR?

Daniel: Ves, it is.

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HE and SHE can refer to animais.

"Is this your dog?' "No, it's not."

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"Click is my dog.

He's a great friend."

IT refers to babies when we don't know their sexo

"Is it a boy or a girl?" "I1's a boy.'

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11. THE PRESENT TENSE OF THE VERB TO BE

S I N G U L A R

AFFIRMATIVE Iam Vou are He is Sheis 1Iis I'm You're He's She's II's

INTER ROGATIVE Am I ... Are Vou ... Is he ... Is she ... Is it ... ? ? ?

?
?

o
o
O Charlie: Who's that boy? Oaniel: That's Mike Wilson. He is Sally's brother and he's a great soccer player.

o
O O

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Leroy: Who's that girl? Is she yourfriend? Oaniel: Yes, she is my friend. Leroy: Boy, she's cute!

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111.POSSESSIVE

CASE

Jean is Daniel's sister. Charlie is Alice's brother.

To form the possessive case we add s to a singular noun, indicating the possessor. Possessors are only people or animaIs.

Click is-Daniel's dog.

Doug is Leroy's brother.

To form the possessive

case of a plural noun

which ends in s, only the apostrophe (') is used.

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15OURHOUSE)

Daniel: That's my neighbors' house.

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IV. INTERROGATIVE

PRONOUNS

,
I

.>:

,
,

(?
\
"

.;'

:'~
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Who is he? .

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It's a house.

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O.: Leroy! Doug! Are you ready for lhe picnic?

L.: Yes, we are!

S.: Doug,
backpack?

where

is

your

Do.: II's here, fuI! of sandwiches.

S.: Helen, Ihat's dangerous!

H.: Look, Sally! I'm not afraid.

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A.: Wow! What a fantastic view!

A.: Dan, where's our house?

D.: It's over there, church.

behind

the

D.: Your school is in front of the stadium.

H.: Sally, where are Doug and David?

5.: Oh, there they are!

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READING TEXT I

Where are the boys? Where are the girls? Oh, there they are! Ready for a picnic!

In the picnic area:


There they are! Wow, this is a fantastic view! The school, the church ... That's Dan's house, in front of the stadium. Hey, Click! That's dangerous! Oh, Click is not afraid. He's a great dog. There's Doug's backpack. It's full of sandwiches! Where's Doug? Oh, there he is! Behind the sandwiches!

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PRACTICAL 'GRAMMAR
I. PREPOSITIONS:
Where are the boys?

IN FRONT OF; BEHIND

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Daniel is in front of the school.

Doug is behind the sandwiches.

Leroyand David are in front of the stadium.

Charlie and Mike are behind Click's doghouse.

li. ADVERi:JS OF PLACE: HERE; THERE

THE GIRLS AR"E HERE ANO THE BOYS ARE THERE.

111. INTERROGATIVE ADVERB: WHERE

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IV. PERSONAL PRONOUNS 8


I I

N G
U L A R

VOU
HE
SHE

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P
L U R A L

WE VOU THEV

V. POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES (Continued)

MY YOUR

OUR
18 CHARLlE

YOUR

VOUR
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VI. THE PRESENT TENSE OF THE VERB TO BE (Continued)

AFFIRMATIVE S

INTERROGA TIVE Am I ... ? Are Vou ... ? Is he ... ? Is she ... ? Is it ... ?
Are we ... Are vou ... Are they ...

NEGATIVE
Iam not

I
N

Iam Vou are He is She is It is

I'm You're He's She's lt's


We're Vou're They're

G
U L A R

....
....

....
? ? ?

p
L U R A L

Weare Vou are Theyare

.... .... ....

LEROY! DOUG! ARE VOU READY FOR SCHOOL?

THEy'RE READY FOR SCHOOL!

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Da.: Helen, quess who's here to see youo

H.: H'rn. o o Is it

girl?

Da.: No, it's a boy.

H.: Oh, a boy!! Is he tall?

Da.: No, he's not. He's short.

H.: Is he fat?

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Da.: No, he isn't. He's thin.

H.: How old is he? 11 or 12? Da.: He's 130

H.: Is he dark-haired?
Da.: No, he's blond,

H.: What color are his eyes? Da.: They're blue,

H.: Is he good-looking? Da.: No, he's very uqly.

O.: What?! Am I really ugly? H.: Daniel!! Da.: Uh-oh. ooSye, guyso

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Daniel: Jean:

READING TEXT I
Jean, guess who's behind H'm ... Is it a blond girl?
OUr

house.

Daniel: No, it isn't, Jean: Is it a cute brunette? , it's a ...

Daniel: No, Jean. It is not a girl! It's a ... Jean: A boy? It's a boy.

Daniel: Yes ...

And he's here to see Vou. Jean: Great! Is he tall?

Daniel: No, he isn't. He's short. Jean: Is he Iat?

Daniel: No, ne's not ta! and he's no! thin. Jean: How old is he? 11, 12 ar 13?

Daniel: He's 5. Jean: Five?!!1 Is he.blond ar dark-haired?

Daniel: He's blond and dark-haired! Jean: Oh, wha! an ugly boy!

Daniel: No, he isn't ugly. He's very good-Iooking. Jean: Daniel, who's lha! boy?

Daniel: Click, Click, come here, boy! Jean: Daniel!!!

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NUMBERS (Continued)

10 11
12

TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEN FOURTEEN

15

FIFTEEN SIXTEEN SEVENTEEN EIGHTEEN NINETEEN

16 17
18

13 14

19

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
THE PRESENT TENSE OF THE VERB TO BE (Continued)
AFFIRMATIVE INTERROGATIVE Aml ... Are Vou ... Is he ... Is she ... Is it ... Are we ... Are vou ... Are they ... NEGATIVE Iam not I'm not

S
I

Iam

l'm You're He's She's It's We're You're Theyre

? ?

'X ....
He isn't She isn't It isn't . ...

N Vou are G

... .
He is not

... .
He's not She's not It's not

U' L A R p L U R A L

He is She is It is We are Vou are Theyare

? ? ? ? ? ?

She is not It is not

...

....
....
'"

... . ... .

....
.

. ...

Doug's not blond and he isn't thin.

This is not David's house. It isn't David's house. '

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D.: lt's Mrs. Strickland's caro

A.: Boy! Her car is beautiful!

D.: And where's Mr. Strickland?

J.: He's over there, in his van.

C.: Look at their pool. It's great!

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D.: Hey, you quys. . . The S!ricklands are no! home.

D.: Let's swim!

Do.: Come on, girls. Jump in!

H.: No way! M.:Are you afraid of water?

H.: No, we aren't, Strickland's back.

but

Mrs.

D.: Let's get out of here!

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
I. POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES (Continued)

MY YOUR
HIS HER ITS

OUR YOUR
THEIR
~,
.
c , ....

..

This is lhe Bakers' dog .


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Its name is Rex.

~ .Q 'Oaniel is Jean's brother. Daniel is her brother.

This is the Stricklands' house. This is their house.

11.INTERROGATIVE

ADJECTIVE: WHOSE

"Whose dog is this?" "lt's Deniel's dog."

"Whose brother s he?" "He's Jeen's brother."

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"Whose house is this?"


"lt's the Robinsons' house."

111. THE PRESENT TENSE OF THE VERB TO BE (Continued)


AFFIRMATIVE INTERROGATIVE Am I ... Are Vou ... Is he ... Is she ... Is it ... Are we ... Are you ... Are they ... ? ? ? ? ? ? Iam not Vou are no! He isno1 . She is no! lt.is no! We are not Vou are not ? They are not NEGATIVE l'm no! You're no! He's no! She's not lt's not We're not Vou're not They're not

S
I N

Iam Vou are He is She is I! is

l'rn You're He's She's lt's We're You're They're

-Vou aren't He isn't She isn't


o

G
U L

A R

It isn't We aren't Vou aren't Theyaren't

p L U

We are Vou are Theyare

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C.: Boy! I'm hungry!

C.: Is there a fast-food restaurant around here? J.: Yes, there is.

J.: There's one in the shopping


mal!.

J.:

Do.: Let's gol I'm starving. And I'm thirsty.

J.: Look, that c1erk is available.

D.: One hamburger, one ham and cheese sandwich and two medium Cokes.

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C.: A cheeseburger,

an order of fries and a small Coke.

Do.: Five hot dogs, extra mustard and ketchup. . . ;I ~

Clerk: How many hot dogs?!?

Do.: Five, please, and three large Cokes and chocolate milk shakes.

yeah, three

Clerk:

Is there an army here?

Do.: No, there growing boy!

isn't.

Just

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
I. THERE IS

THERE IS (singular): used to say that something exists. THERE IS AFFIRMATIVE THERE'S INTERROGATIVE IS THERE ...

THERE IS NOT NEGATIVE THERE'S NOT THERE ISN'T

Tom: Mrs. Baker, 9\.1eSswhat's in my baekpaek. Mrs. Baker: Is there a book ano a peneil?

Tom: No, there isn't.


Mrs. Baker: Is there a notebook? Tom: Yes, there's a notebook, a pen and an apple for you.

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11.INTERROGATIVE

EXPRESSION OF QUANTITY: HOW MANY

Dennis: Ten hot dogs, please. I'm starving. Clerk: How many?! How many hot dogs? Dennis: Ten. Teh hot dogs, please.

HOW MANY is used with plural (countable) nouns.

Mrs. Miller: How man,}' sandwiches, Johnny? Johnny: Just one, please. I'm not very hungry.

After HOW MANY, use a word in the plural.

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D.: Good

morning, Mom. Is breakfast ready? Mrs. R.: Yeah, it's on the table.

Mrs. R.: There's milk, orange juice, and coffee for Dad ...

Mrs. R.: And there are eggs and sausages too.

J.:

Are there any doughnuts?

Mrs. R.: Yes, there are.

Mrs. R.: There are some in that yeliow box.

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Mr. R.: Me there any pancakes, cear?

Mrs. R.: No, there aren't.

Mrs. R.: There aren't any today, honey.

Mr. R.: Where's my newspaper? D.: lt's here, Dad.

Mr. R.: Watch cup of coffee!

out,

Daniel!

My

J.: Oh, my dress! D.: Don't worry, Sis! Now,. it's different!

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
I. THERE ARE

THERE ARE (plural): used to say that something exists.

AFFIRMATIVE INTERROGATIVE NEGATIVE

THERE ARE ARE THERE ...

THERE ARE NOT THERE AREN'T

"How many boys are there in the pool?" "There are three boys." "Are there girls in the pool too?" "No, there aren't."

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11. OETERMINERS

OF INOEFINITE

QUANTITY:

SOME ANO ANY

SOME

AFFIRMATIVE SENTENCES INTERROGATIVE SENTENCES

ANY NEGATIVE SENTENCES

DOUG~NUTS

Paul: Are there any doughnuts today? Martha: Yes, there are. There are some in that box. And, yeah, there are some pancakes too. Paul: Are there any sausages? Martha: No, there aren't any sausages today, honey.:"

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JEAN IN... "SOME DRESSES"

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J.: Today's Leroy's birthday!

J.: Let's buy Leroy a gift.

J.: Where's the salesperson?


Sp.: Excuse me. Can I help you?

Da.: Yes, please. How much is a baseball bat?

Sp.: Well, these are 20 dollars and 25 cents each ...

Sp.: ... and those over there are

$30.35.

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H.: Boy! This expensive!

toy

store

is

5.: How much is a video g~me?

5p.: These are $40.50 and those are $65.80.

5p.: Oh, these over here are cheap! They're on sale!

J.: Hey, Daniell Look at this beautiful robot!

D.: How much is it? Ro.: 90 dollars, 90 dollars, 90 dollars.

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NUMBERS

20 21 22 . .. 30 40

TWENTV TWENTV-ONE TWENTV-TWO

...
THIRTV FORTV

50 60 70 80 90 100

FIFTV SIXTV SEVENTV EIGHTV NINETV ONE HUNDRED

PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
I. INTERROGATIVE EXPRESSION OF QUANTITV: HOW MUCH

"How much milk is there?" "There isn't any."

HOW MUCH is used with uncountable nouns.

After HOW MUCH, use an uncountable noun. After HOW MANY, use a plural (countable) noun.

"Ho,,! many sendwicnes are Ihere in ths backpack?"

"There are three."

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"How much water is Ihere in lhe pool?"

"There isn't any waler in lhe pool."

$35.90

"It's $35.90."

"How much are Ihese baseball bals?" "They are $22.99."

The word MONEY is an uncounlable noun.

"How much money is Ihere in lhe box?"

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"There isn't any rnoney in lhe box."

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11. DEMONSTRATIVE

PRONOUNS -

PLURAL FORMS THOSE

THESE

These video games aregreat!

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Those baseball bats are cheap.

THIS SINGULAR FORMS TH.AT THESE PLURAL FORMS THOSE

This boy is John and these girls are his sisters,

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MI.: Good morning, Mrs. Strickland.

Mio: The kids are quiet this morning.

Mrs.5.: Yeah. Sally is riding her bike with Dave.

Mrs.5.: The girls are talking in the front yard.

Mrs. 5.: And Charlie is helping his


mother.

MI.: Hey, Doug! What are you doing now?

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Do.: I'm playing with my cars.

Mrs. S.: And brother?

what

about

your

Mrs. S.: What's he doing now?

Do.: He's studying with Mike.

Mrs. S.: Ves, everything's fine ... but wait a minute! Where's Daniel Robinson?

D.: Here, Mrs. Strickland. washing Click. Mrs. S.: Oh, no!

I'm

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READINGTEXT

HEY! COME WITH ME! LET'S SEE WHAT THE KIDS ARE DOING NOW!

Elm Street is really quiet today. Look, the mailman is talking to Mrs. Strickland. Sally isriding her bike with Dave. The girls are talking inthe front yard. Charlie is helping his mother. Doug's playing with his cars. Leroy is studying with Mike. Everything's fine today, but where's Daniel Robinson? Hey, wait a minute ... There he is! Behind Mrs. Strickland. Oh, no! He's washing his dog, Click, in Mrs. Strickland's front yard. Uh-oh, Daniel. ..

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE

Formation:

VERB TO BE CONJUGATED IN THE PRESENT

THE ING FORM OF THE PRINCIPAL VERB

Use: We use lhe PRESENT CONTINUOUS

TENSE 10 describe

an aclion Ihal is in progress ai lhe momenl one is speaking.

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Example:

Verb TO PLAY in the Present Continuous Tense.

AFFIRMATIVE 1am playing. Vou are playing. He is playing. She is playing. It is playing. We are playing. Vou are playing. They are playing. I'm playing. You're playing. He's playing. She's playing. It's playing. We're playing. You're playing. They're playing.

INTERROGATIVE Am 1playing? Are vou playing? Is he playing? Is she playing? Is it playing? Are we playing? Are Vou playing? Are they playing?

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D.: Charlie, the party?

are you ready for

C.: In a minute. Come in.

C.: l'rn putting on my shoes.

Mrs. F.: Alice, hurry up!

Mrs. F.: Daniel waiting for you.

and

Jean

are

A.: Hey, Mom! Is Charlie wearing


his new white pants and green T-shirt?

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Mrs. F.: No, he's wearing a black suit and a blue T-shirt.

A.: Is Jean wearing a skirt and a blouse?

Mrs. F.: No, purple dress.

she's

wearing

A.: Mom, is my red dress OK for the party?

Mrs. F.: Well, Halloween!

Alice,

today's

Mrs. F.: Look! They're ali wearing costumes. A.: Oh, no!

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READING TEXT

Hi, students. What are the kids doing? Hey, look! There's a Halloween party at Helen's.

he kidsare ready. Helen 'and Sally are wearing black dresses and Jean is wearing a purple skirt and a white blouse. Wow! The boys are not wearing pants and T-shirts today. They're wearing suits of ali colors: green, yellow, black, white ... But wait a minute! Where are Charlie an"dAlice? They're not ready. Charlie's putting on his shoes and Alice ... Oh,no! Alice is not wearing a costme! Hey, Alice! Your clothes are ~ not OK for the party. ~ Today's Halloween!

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PRACTICAL GRAMMAR
THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE (Continued)
The Presenl Conlinuous Tense of lhe verb TO PLAY

AFFIRMATIVE I am playing. Vou are playing. He is playing. She is playing. 1Iis playing. We are playing. Vou are playing. They are playing. l'rn playing. You're playing. He's playing. She's playing. It's playing. We're playing. You're playing. They;re playing.

INTERROGATIVE Am I playing? Are vou playing? Is he playing? Is she playing? Is il playing? Are we playing? Are vou playinq? Are Ihey playing?

NEGATIVE I am not playing. Vou are not playing. He is not playing. She is not playing. 1Iis not playing. We are not playing. Vou are not playing .. They are not playing. I'm not playing. You're not playing. He's not playing. She's not playing. II's not playing. We're not playing. You're not playing. They're not playing.

-----Vou aren't playing. He sn't playing. She isn't playing. 1Iisn't playing. We aren't playing. Vou aren't playing. They aren't playing.

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Sally isn't getting ready for the party. She's reading a book.

Charlie and Dave are not studying. They're playing soccer.

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Boy: How much are Ihese toy cars? Salesperson: These are $19.50 but Ihose
over Ihere are only $11.99.

TALKING TO A TICKET AGENT

Man: Two lickels for lhe seven o'clock bus 10 New York, please. Tickel Agen!: Sorry, there aren't any left, sir. But there are some for the seven-thirty bus.

Boy on ihe left: Boy! l'rn slarving! Whal


lime is il?

Boy on lhe right: It's one fifteen. Let's


gel a hot dog.

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Man on lhe lefl: Oh, no! lt's three


forty-five.

Man on lhe righl: Yeah, And those people


are still dancing,

Woman: Wake up, honey! It's half past


nine,

Man: No, dear, it's only'a quarter to six. A OOCTOR ANO A RECEPTIONIST

Doctor: It's a quarter after ten. Who's


next?

Receplionisl: Miss Smith s. Sut she's not here.