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1 NorthStar Unit 2 Country life vs. City Life Presented by :Azza Khattab Omar
2 The main idea of the unit The unit compares life in the city to life in the country. Some people prefer living in the country. They think they can enjoy nature. They can also enjoy the quiet and peaceful life there. Others, like living in the city. They like enjoying all the facilities in the city.
3 Vocabulary Birth (n) Courage (n) – courageous (adj) Crops (n) Dependent (adj) X independentIncome (n)Nature (n)Proud of (adj)
4 More vocabulary Quit (v) : leave Raise (v) Responsibility (n) – responsible for ( adj)Sunrise (n) X sunsetWoods (n) : small forests
5 Focus on vocabulary Different structures with different meanings Use (v) : to use somethingI use a knife to cut bread.Used to + infinitive(v) : had a habit in the pastI used to be a student when I was young.Is / are / am / was / were / get / gets / got +used to + verb + ingI am used to living in big cities.( I don’t find it strange. )
6 Style The paragraph A paragraph should have : 1- A topic sentence ( which has the main idea )2- Supporting details or sentences.( they make the main idea clear andthey support it too)3- A concluding sentence(It repeats the main idea )
7 Rules for writing a paragraph 1- You should indent the first sentence fivespaces.2- Whenever you start a new sentence , you should start with a capital letter.You should follow the rules of punctuation.
8 Grammar The simple past tense We use the simple past tense when we refer to an action that started and finished in the past.He played football yesterday.Form:A regular verb is changed into the past simple when we add d / ed / ied to its end.
9 Spelling rules of the simple past We add d the the regular verb that ends with ( e)arrive ………….> arrivedWe change the ( y) into ( ied ) if it has a consonant before it.carry …………..> carriedWe add ) ed ) to the rest of the regular verbswalk ……………> walkedWe double the last letter of the regular verb if it has a vowel before it.stop ……………….> stopped
10 Irregular verbs Irregular verbs are three types: No change : put ……..> put cut ………> cutOne changebuy ………> bought spend ………> spentTwo changesgo …….> went ……> gonedo……..> did …….> done
11 More about the simple past Some words and phrases refer to the simple past.yesterday , last week , ago , in the past ,in 1420 / in 2003 …………..Negative form:We use ( did not before the base verb ) when we change the simple past into the negative case.He didn’t go to school last week.I didn’t watch TV yesterday evening.
12 Review exercises Choose the correct answer : 1- She usually …………….the scissors to cut her sister’s hair.a) uses b) is used to c) used to d) used2- They …………………..living in crowded areas. They don’t find it strange.a) uses b) are used to c) used to d) used3- I …………….get up early . But now , I don’t.4- In the past , people ……..travel by camels. Now , they travel by cars , planes…etc5- How ………………….such a mess? It’s really getting on my nerves.a) do you use b) are you used to c) did you use to d) are you using6- People ………….. get water from wells . Now they have taps in their houses.
13 More exercises 7- I …………..to live in London. Now I live in Paris. a) uses b) are used to c) used to d) used8- Three years ago , he ( work ) at a bakery . ( Correct )a) Three years ago , he worked at a bakery .b) Three years ago , he works at a bakery .c) Three years ago , he is working at a bakery.d) Three years ago , he working at a bakery.9- walked/ school /morning/ to/ he/ yesterday( Rearrange to form a correct sentence )a) He yesterday morning walked to school .b) Yesterday morning , he walked to school .c) He walked to school yesterday morning .d) Both b and c
14 More exercises10- I was at home yesterday evening . ( Form a yes/no question )a) Where were you yesterday evening ?b) Were you at home yesterday evening ?c) Did you at home yesterday evening ?d) Were they at home yesterday evening ?11- He drank a cup of tea last night . ( Change into negative )a) He doesn’t drink a cup of tea last night .b) He didn’t drank a cup of tea last night .c) He didn’t drink a cup of tea last night .d) He wasn’t drink a cup of tea last night .