– 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
Gateway 1 unit 2: Education
- Vocabulary of the unit
|School buildings||School subjects||School activities||Teaching/learning materials|
· Classroom· Dormitory
· Boarding school
· Sports fields
· Multimedia room
· Islamic studies
· Physical education
· Foreign languages
· Civic education
|· Exams-tests· Scientific experiments· Homework -assignment
· Break time
· Oral presentations
· Extra activities
· Open days
· Field trips
Desks and tables
Maps and posters
Video and dvd players
Audio cassette player
Laptops and desktops
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?|
|1- Temporary action in progress in the past
Ex: It was raining all day
|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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