NI-1 UNIT-3

ACTIVITY 1

POSSESSION:  POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES,  POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS,  POSSESSIVE NOUNS(SAXON GENITIVE)

FILL IN THE GAPS WITH THE CORRECT WORD

GENITIVE EXERCISES

KEY:

a. Billy’s    b. John’s     c. ladies’     d. doctor’s      e. women’s     f. friends’     g. Grandma’s

h. engineer’s     i. boys’      j. baby’s

KEY:

a. The women’s shirts     b. The horse’s tail      c. The doctors’ offices        d. The students’ books     e. The babies’ toys      f. Mrs. Sally’s hat (NOT “The Mrs. Sally’s hat”!!!)       g. My sister’s dress      h.   The chair leg OR The leg of the chair (NOT “The chair’s leg”!!!!)

a. the store window     b. pupils’       c. The book’s name (Here the genitive is acceptable) OR The name of the book      d. John’s jacket     e. The gate of the house

ACTIVITY 2

EXPRESSING LOCATION  

THERE WAS/WERE PREPOSITIONS OF POSITION

TALK ABOUT A PLACE YOU HAVE BEEN TO RECENTLY. TELL YOUR PARTNER WHAT THERE WAS/WERE. YOUR PARTNER SHOULD ASK YOU QUESTIONS ABOUT THE POSITION OF THESE THINGS.

Eg. A. I went to a cafe to have a coffee before I came to class. There were some bottles on the shelf.

B. Where was the shelf?

A. It was behind the bar, at the back of the cafe.

etc

ACTIVITY 3

FAMILY VOCABULARY.

DESCRIBE THE RELATIONSHIPS YOU CAN SEE IN THE SPANISH ROYALS’ FAMILY TREE:

LINKS

FAMILY VOCABULARY

ACTIVITY 4

PRONUNCIATION    [tʃ]

PRONUNCIATION [ʃ]

ACTIVITY 5

GOSSIP

HAVE A LITTLE GOSSIP WITH YOUR PARTNER FOR A FEW MINUTES.

WHAT ARE PEOPLE GOSSIPING ABOUT IN SPAIN AT THE MOMENT?

Use expressions to give feedback about what you here and to encourage your partner to continue:

Eg. Have you heard about….?

No, go on!

Tell me (more)!

Tell me about it!

Oh, really!

I don’t believe it!

That can’t be true!

Oh, no. Not her/him again!

What a pity/shame!

TAKE A LOOK AT THE FOLLOWING CARTOONS ABOUT GOSSIP. WHICH ONE DO YOU LIKE BEST? WHY?

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