havo 4 unit 2

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Slide 1: Tekstslide
EngelsMiddelbare schoolhavoLeerjaar 4

In deze les zitten 24 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 4 videos.

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Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Slide 2 - Video

Computer games are anti-social and violent, and their users are mindless nerds.
I agree
I don't agree
I have no opinion

Slide 3 - Quizvraag

  • class discussion about gaming
  • discussing advantages and disadvantages of playing games online.

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

What are the five most important features of any computer game?

Slide 5 - Open vraag

FCE reading
skimming = reading a text very quickly ro get a general idea of what it is about

scanning = running your eyes over a text very quickly, just looking for particular words or information

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

exercise 4
a. What are you going to scan for?
b. Where do you find the information you need?
c. What kind of words are you looking for to find the least suitable game for adults?
d. What kind of words are related to soundtrack?

now do exercise 4

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

exercise 5
form groups of four.
Choose one review and find out:
  • What sort of game is it?
  • one good point
  • one bad point

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

collocations = words that commonly go together - nouns after certain verbs, adverbs, with adjectives etc.

Now let's do exercise 6

Slide 9 - Tekstslide


Slide 10 - Sleepvraag

adverbs without -ly
Some words have the same form for adjective and adverb
fast - hard - late 
good has an irregular adverb: well

mind: hardly and lately have a different meaning. They are not the adverbs of hard and late!
lately = de laatste tijd   Have you heard from him lately?
hardly = nauwelijks      I can hardly believe that he was arrested

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

-ly adverbs
easy - easily
endless - endlessly
graphic - graphically
remarkable - remarkably
true - truly
When you add -ly to an adjective to turn it into an adverb, the spelling sometimes changes!

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

corpus spot
correct the spelling mistakes in the adverbs.

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

 the present simple

I work - Do you work? - I don't work / he works - Does he work? - He doesn't work

When do you use the present simple?

permanent situations / facts

Example: Water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius.

Habitual situations / habits (sometimes, often, usually etc)

Example: I usually do my homework before supper.

In time clauses (once, until etc)

Example: You stay at school until you finish this assignment.

In zero conditionals (if/when + present simple, present simple: every time the first part happens, the second part happens too)  = in effect a fact

Example: If the temperature drops below zero, water turns into ice.

In schedules, timetables

Example: the train leaves at 18. 45 from platform 3b.

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

the present continuous

He is working - Is he working? - he isn't working

When do you use the present continuous?

Temporary situations (as opposed to permanent situations)

Example: This month I am working in our Hong Kong office.

Developing situations

Example:In autumn it is getting dark earlier and earlier.

Events happening now / something that is going on now

Example: Look! Those men are cleaning the windows of that skyscraper.

Events in the near future / fixed plan for the future

Example: We are flying to New York on Thursday


Example: That awful girl is always gossiping about her classmates!

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

explanation in Dutch

If you think it is very difficult to have the explanation of the tenses in English only, you can watch the videos below for an explanation in Dutch.

If you understand the tenses you do not need to watch the videos!

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

Slide 17 - Video

Slide 18 - Video

Slide 19 - Video

there are different parts of speech:
  • noun ( zelfstandig naamwoord)
  • verb ( werkwoord)
  • adjective ( bijvoeglijk naamwoord)
  • adverb ( bijwoord)
The information in the sentence ( before and after the gap) tells you which part of speech you have to use. For the test you need to learn all 4 parts of speech of the words. Now do exercises 6-8

Slide 20 - Tekstslide


After the/a/an/ some/any/many / his etc / you use a noun. Check if there is not a noun after the gap. If there is, use an adjective.

His ... to succeed impressed us very much. DETERMINE   answer: determination

If there is  a gap in front of a noun  or after  a form of to be you get an adjective.

It is ... to see how far he can jump. ASTONISH  answer: astonishing.

He  received a very ...... letter. BEAUTY   anser: beautiful

If there is a gap after a verb or before an adjective  you use an adverb.

They  spoke .... about the difficult situation. INTELLIGENCE  answer : intelligently

Nobody knew where the .... difficult test would take place. EXTREME  answer: extremely

sometimes you need to add a prefix as well.

After the divorce Fred felt very ... for quite a long time. HAPPINESS  answer unhappy

Slide 21 - Tekstslide

exercise 6
trick - tricky
mess - messy
mud - muddy
ice - icy

noun - adjective

Slide 22 - Tekstslide

exercise 7
access - accessible
trick - tricky
colour - colourful
favour - favourable
mind - mindless
help - unhelpful
hope - hopeless

an adjective can be formed by adding:
  • ible
  • ful
  • able
  • less

Slide 23 - Tekstslide

exercise 8
to be popular - popularity - popular - popularly 
to access - access - accessible - x
to apply - application - applicable - x
to be able - ability - able - x
to impress - impression - impressive - impressively
x - x - electronical - electronically
to trick - trick - tricky - x

Slide 24 - Tekstslide