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scared of the dark

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Boo! We recently discussed the things that freak us out, spook us, and make it difficult for us to sleep at night.

So what scares you? Jason told us about his fear of swimming and how he managed to beat it. On ya mate. Helen expanded her options and told us about both her childhood and adult fears. Wel, we were all scared of the dark at one point! Of course, the fear of losing someone close to us is something a lot of us suffer, so you’re not alone there. Finally, Yosuke, being a surfer, told us of his fear of shark attacks. Some close calls in there!

At the same time, perhaps it would have been better you not telling us – we had a trip to Manly just two days later 🙂

Last Summer it seemed like there was a shark sighting everyday, but I think that was more the newspapers looking for a story than anything else. Read the article, I think you’ll find you’re more likely to be struck by lightning that being bitten by a shark.

And what am I scared of? This happening again lol

ouch

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WORKSHEET A and WORKSHEET B

a) We use ‘like’ to talk about things we enjoy eg. “My brother likes Starcraft”

ALSO if we put another verb in after ‘like’ we add ‘-ing’ to it eg. “My brother likes playing Starcraft”

b) We use ‘would like’ to talk about things we want. ‘I would like’ is more polite than ‘I want’. eg. ‘I’d like a day off work’

ALSO if we put a verb after ‘would like’ we use the infinitive/simple form with ‘to’ eg. ‘I’d like to speak another language’

c) We often use ‘Would you like…’ for an offer eg. ‘Would you like a coffee?’

We picked this up well in class, but if you’d like further activities, try this:

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/257.html

WORKSHEET

On Friday we went discussed the use of ‘How’ in questions and the different ways we can use it.

We divided ‘how’ into four different groups:

a) to ask about the way to do something eg. ‘How do you say that?’

b) to ask about the size, amount, number, distance etc. of something eg. ‘ How far is Strathfield from here?’

c) phrases used when you meet someone eg. ‘How are you?/How do you do?’

d) to make a suggestion eg. ‘ How about we get a coffee?

We all did well in class, but if you want some more practice I recommend taking this quiz:

http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/283.html


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