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November 7th

Today, in class we worked on conditional/adverbial sentences using (as soon as, while, when, if, before, after). Besides, we practiced the questions with

What will you do if...?

Rosanna has always a solution for the IF!

Karen and Luis Fernando told us about their trip last week. Karen went to Ilha Grande and Luis Fernando to São Paulo. Karen met a lot of foreigners, even Super Man! And had an embarassing moment when she said a bad word without knowing it was a bad word. Luis Fernando told us about his fun shopping experience at Daslu outlet! A very sophisticated man. Now, he is broke!

Then we had the listening practice on page 68, n. 5.

PLEEEASE, DO THE HOMEWORK: reading pages 70 and 71 and comprehension exercises (page 70). Also, I asked everybody to research a bit on a very big city and bring some curiosities about it. Try to look for information about a city other than Sao Paulo because we know a lot about it.

Hope to see you next class.
We missed Emerson and Igor today in class!



October 31st

Dear students,

Last class, every laughed at the teacher. Did I look nice dressed in a very "sophisticated" fashion?!! Do you want to laugh even harder, take a look at the spooky clothes I was wearing last Tuesday.

Well, in between laughs we worked hard on Time Clauses or Adverbial Clauses using AS SOON AS, WHEN, WHILE, UNTIL. And the 1st Conditional (If...)

If I study hard, I'll get a good grade on the test.(possibility)
If she has money, she'll travel on vacation. (possibility)
When I get home, I'll eat something.
As soon as you get home, give me a call.
While you are away, I'll stay at my parents' house.

Remember that in the subordinate clauses (the ones in yellow) you CAN'T USE will! Only in the main clauses (the blue ones).

How would you finish this sentence?
IF Carla GOES on the street dressed like this...
WHEN Carla LEAVES Thomas dressed like this...
AS SOON AS Carla STEPS out of Thomas...

Post your answer in the COMMENTS area just below so that you can see each other's sentences and still have fun!!!

I'm really proud of the written production I got from you, Cláudio, Conceição, Karen and Emerson. You, guys, take a look at what they wrote and post a comment to them! Great job and I'm waiting for the others' contribution.

HOMEWORK for Monday: Page 68. Write down questions in n. 3 and fill in the blanks in n. 4 and 5.

See you then,