education
education

 

Education is

– The action or process of teaching someone especially in a school, college, or university
– The knowledge, skill, and understanding that you get from attending a school, college, or university

Merriam Webster

Gateway 1 unit 2: Education

  • Vocabulary of the unit
School buildings School subjects School activities Teaching/learning materials
· Schoolyard

· Classroom· Dormitory

· Boarding school

· Laboratory

· Sports fields

· Auditorium

· Multimedia room

· Library

· Cafeteria

· Restrooms/toilets

· Maths

· Physics/chemistry

· Biology/geology

· Literature

· History/geography

· Islamic studies

· Physical education

· Foreign languages

· Arabic

· Civic education

· Philosophy

· Exams-tests· Scientific experiments· Homework -assignment

· Break time

· Oral presentations

· Extra activities

· Open days

· Holidays

· Field trips

· Exhibitions

· lessons

Blackboard-whiteboard

Desks and tables

Cd roms

Maps and posters

Overhead projectors

Video and dvd players

Audio cassette player

TV set

Bookshelves

Laptops and desktops

Internet connection

 

  • Functions/communication skills Giving and asking for advice

Asking for advice Giving advice
What do you advise me to?What do you suggest / recommend we do this evening?What should I do when I’m in Marrakech?

Could you recommend a good restaurant near here?

Could you suggest somewhere to go for a drink?

Do you have any advice on visiting the British Museum?

Could you advise me on the best way to get to Tangiers?

What’s your advice on playing hockey?

What would you do if you were me?

 

You should take some exercise.
You ought to eat more fruit and vegetables.
Why don’t you go jogging?
How about eating less sugary food?I suggest taking a holiday.
I suggest (that) you take a holiday.I recommend going to bed earlier.
I recommend (that) you go to bed earlier.If I was you , I would revise my lessons everyday

 

  • Grammar: past simple vs past continuous (progressive)

Affirmative : Was/ were + verb(ing)  They were studying English ,yesterday at 14h30
Negative : Was/ were not + verb(ing) I wasn’t playing tennis
interrogative Was/were+subject+ verb(ing) Was she helping her mother?

Use:

1-   Temporary action in progress in the past

Ex: It was raining all day

                                Was raining
2-      Action that was in progress when another action happened

Ex: when/while I was having dinner, the bell rang I was having dinner , when the bell rang

 

                               The bell rung

While I was having

3-      With a specific time in the past

Ex: They were studying English ,yesterday at 14h30

 

  • Used to : past habit

We use used to express:

  • An activity that we did regularly in the past (which we don’t do it any more in present)

Ex: I used to play football          (it means that I don’ play football any more now)

Affirmative  I  Used to Play sports
 
Negative I Did not Use to Play sports
 
interrogative Did You Use to Play sports?
Where Did you Use to Play sports?

 

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