Presentation on theme: " I’m not afraid of giving speeches in front of the class. I enjoy going to parties where I don’t know everyone. I avoid expressing my feelings and."— Presentation transcript:
I’m not afraid of giving speeches in front of the class. I enjoy going to parties where I don’t know everyone. I avoid expressing my feelings and ideas in public. I insist on making my own decisions. I don’t mind giving up my time to help other people. I never worry about getting places on time. I always feel like going dancing! I can’t stand being in a messy, disorganized room. I prefer telling people how I feel, even if it’s embarrassing.
Friendly and outgoing Strong and independent Laid-back and relaxed Kind and generous Honest and sincere Shy and reserved Wild and crazy Calm and cool Neat and tidy 22 44 66 55 99 33 77 11 88
Some verbs are followed by gerunds, some by infinitives and some by either. InfinitiveGerundEither AgreeAvoidBegin HopeDislikeContinue IntendEnjoyLike LearnFinishCan’t stand PlanMentionLove PromiseNot mindHate Can’t helpPrefer Imagine Keep Miss Suggest
Verbs with a preposition are usually followed by a gerund (or noun) Worry about Be into Insist on Feel like Give up
Meet Your Classmates Create a Personality profile for a classmate What are you into? What can’t you stand? What do you enjoy? What do you love? What do you plan to do in the future?
Marcos Used to be Wild and crazy Has become Kind and generous Likely to… Stay home and watch TV Help a relative with a personal problem Heather Used to be Shy and reserved Has become Friendly and outgoing Likely to … Stay out late at a big party Invite a classmate to a funny movie
How have you changed over the last 5 years? What do you want to change now? How I’ve changedHow I’d like to change Habits Personality Likes / dislikes I used to…..but now I … I think I’ve become more… I’d like to be more… I’m interested in …
Two-income family Extended family Nuclear family
Andrea Andrea’s husband Andrea’s sister-in-law Paul’s sister Paul Paul’s mother doesn’t know her in-laws very well. has two daughters. has three brothers. is looking forward to seeing the family. will be cooking for 12 people. is a law student. Is your family similar to Paul’s or Andrea’s? How is it similar? How is it different?
A noun clause is a group of words that has a subject and a verb but functions as a noun. The best part of Miami is that the weather is usually sunny. The best part of Miami is the weather.
The A / An One Adjective (Best, Worst, Biggest, Hard, Nice) Thing, part, trouble, problem, difficulty, advantage, benefit, downside, secret, trick Preposition (about, with, of, to) Noun phrase or gerund phrase That (optional) Noun clause Is The best part about having a large family is that you always have someone to talk to.
Thing about Part Trouble with Problem Difficulty Advantage of Benefit Downside Secret to Trick
What’s the best thing about spending time with your family? What’s the worst? What’s one advantage of having a close family? What are some rules that people have to follow in your family? What’s a benefit of having strict parents? Are you most likely to confide in a parent, sibling, or friend? Do you believe mothers and fathers should do the same chores? What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a two- income family?
Your great aunt is Your granddaughter is Your sister-in-law is Your great-grandmother is Your father’s or mother’s grandmother Your mother’s or father’s aunt Your son’s or daughter’s daughter Your wife’s or husband’s sister, or your brother’s wife
Great aunt uncle nephew niece Grand Daughter Father Mother son Great-grand daughter father mother son -in-law Brother Daughter Father Mother Sister son
Listen to Victor tell a friend about his family reunion. Which family members were there? His grandfather His uncle’s cousin His brother His sister-in-law His niece His son His mother-in-law His cousin Friends of the family