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Unit 0 - Seasons, dates, days, months, years

What's the date today? 
Seasons, dates, days, months, years
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In deze les zitten 40 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

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What's the date today? 
Seasons, dates, days, months, years

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

What season is this?

Slide 2 - Open vraag

What season is this?

Slide 3 - Open vraag

What season is this?

Slide 4 - Open vraag

What season is this?

Slide 5 - Woordweb

Br English - Am English
Autumn
Fall

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Match the pictures to the correct seasons.
autumn / fall
spring
summer
winter

Slide 7 - Sleepvraag

What's your favourite season?
A
spring
B
summer
C
autumn
D
winter

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

January
February
March
April
May
June

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Months
Days
days & months have CAPITAL letters in English
July
August
September
October
November
December

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

1
2
3
4
5
6
January
February
March
April
May
June

Slide 10 - Sleepvraag

7
8
9
10
11
12
July
August
September
October
November
December

Slide 11 - Sleepvraag

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

Saying & writing the date
SAY

The grand opening is on the 13th of June.

Or:
The grand opening is on June the 13th.
WRITE

The grand opening is on 13th June

Or:
The grand opening is on June 13th.

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

When is your birthday?
date + month

Slide 15 - Open vraag

Which floor are we on?

Slide 16 - Woordweb

When's Christmas Day?
date + month

Slide 17 - Open vraag

What is today's date?

Slide 18 - Woordweb

Match the numbers correctly
st
nd
rd
th
11
30
31
22
42
5
1
3
103
71
13
2
83

Slide 19 - Sleepvraag

Write the date:
12-04-2020

Slide 20 - Open vraag

Write the date:
3-12-2008

Slide 21 - Open vraag

Write the date:
22-09-1987

Slide 22 - Open vraag

What is today's date?

Slide 23 - Woordweb

What day is it today?
not Sunday, but ...

Slide 24 - Woordweb

Slide 25 - Tekstslide

Difficult spellings
  • eight / eighth / eighty
  • fifth / fifty fifth / fiftieth
  • ninth / ninety ninth
  • twelfth / twelve
  • four /fourteenth / fortieth 
  • one hundred / one hundredth 

Slide 26 - Tekstslide

So there are two ways of saying dates 
in British English
How do you say May 17?
  • The seventeenth of May
  • May the seventeenth

Slide 27 - Tekstslide

Americans say dates in a different way
In American English the month, NOT the day is usually given first and the is omitted

Example: February third       April sixth                  July twelfth


8/21/12 - August twenty-first two thousand twelve

Slide 28 - Tekstslide

Years
  • We usually divide the numbers in years up to 1999 into two sets of two: 1980 - nineteen eighty  and 2020 is twenty twenty 
  • We use oh not zero in the dates 1906 - nineteen oh six
  • Years between 2001 - 2009 are read like ordinary numbers; 2009 - two thousand and nine
  • Years from 2010 onwards can be read as numbers; 2013 - two thousand and thirteen

Slide 29 - Tekstslide

9/11
USA: 9/11 = 11th September

EUROPE: 11/9 = 11th September 

Slide 30 - Tekstslide

What happened on
9/11/2001 in America?

Slide 31 - Open vraag

Ground Zero is a memorial site for 9/11.
Why do you think it is good to remember?

Slide 32 - Open vraag

Have you ever been
to New York City?
A
yes
B
no

Slide 33 - Quizvraag

New York City!
NYC, a city with more or less 
8,5 million inhabitants, 
is multicultural and vibrant. 

It is also known as 
'the city that never sleeps'...


Who is this lovely lady?

Slide 34 - Tekstslide


What was the official name
of the statue?
A
Statue of Liberty
B
Liberty Enlightening
C
Statue Enlightening

Slide 35 - Quizvraag

From which country was
the statue a gift?
A
France
B
Spain
C
England
D
Germany

Slide 36 - Quizvraag

Who designed the Statue of Liberty?
A
Édouard René de Laboulaye
B
Frédéric Bartholdi
C
Charles Barry
D
Richard Morris Hunt

Slide 37 - Quizvraag


The French loved the statue so much, they have a replica in Paris.
A
true
B
false

Slide 38 - Quizvraag

IT'S TRUE!

Slide 39 - Tekstslide

From NYC, to Paris, to London.
Next lesson: telling time

Slide 40 - Tekstslide