SBU: 1 Eindprodukt: a. draft and finished text of an e-mail asking for advice on a personal matter b. answers to exercises on ‘verbs in the past’ and irregular verbs Nodig: woordenboek
Je hebt deze opdracht naar behoren uitgevoerd als je een redelijk correcte e-mail kunt opstellen waarin je om advies vraagt bij een persoonlijk probleem.
Situation You are struggling with a problem – and would like to get some anonymous advice. Write an e-mail of approx. 150 words to an English ‘Agony Aunt’ asking what you should do in this particular situation.
Assignment: Decide which problem you would like to get advice on. Remember, a classmate and your teacher are going to read this, too…. Sketch the background to the problem (so what happened?). Formulate your question(s). Write a draft (= a rough version) of your e-mail to the Agony aunt. If necessary, find more information about agony aunts on the internet. Write your e-mail. Ask another student to read it when finished. Revise, if necessary. Finally, hand in your draft and finished e-mail to your teacher for a final evaluation.
Assignment for 1 student no teamwork no roleplay Tip: practise with telling something that happened in the past: go to the next pages!
Writing about past events When you describe the background to your problem, you will have to use the past tense (When I first met this man, I thought he was really nice….etc.) Do the following exercise by clicking on the given link and use your OWN NAME as password: http://ares.unimet.edu.ve/idiomas/fgin01/ Past.htmhttp://ares.unimet.edu.ve/idiomas/fgin01/ Past.htm Use the hint button when necessary and check your answers.
Grammar exercise: irregular verbs Click to return to the beginning Do the following exercise(s) to brush up your knowledge of the irregular verbs in English. http://www.englishpage.com/irregularverbs/interac tiveirregularverbs2.htm Ouch, you don’t remember what a verb is? Use a dictionary, or dictionary link: http://dictionary.cambridge.com http://dictionary.cambridge.com Also useful to check out the word ‘irregular’…
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