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I read

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I read a

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I read a book

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You

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You read

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You read a

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You read a book

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He

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He read

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He read a

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He read a book

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She

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She read

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She read a

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She read a book

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The robot

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The robot read

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The robot read a

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The robot read a book

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pj-qBUWOYfE

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The class

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The class read

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The class read a

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The class read a book

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My class and I

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My class and I read

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My class and I read a

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My class and I read a book

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Which tense are we looking at now?

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What is the form of the past simple? + Q

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What is different about the +, -, and Q forms of the past simple? + Q

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjWBhN6ZOSY&list=PLA818623CB25F6DA8

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When do we use the past simple?

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When do we use the past simple? To speak about something that is: in the past finished we understand the time and/or place

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions I didn’t borrow a book from the library

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions You didn’t read a Dickens book

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions My cousin didn’t study literature at school

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions The baby didn’t write a novel last month

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions Why didn’t anyone make a film about Shakespeare?

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions Didn’t JK Rowling win the Booker Prize last year?

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions Stephen King didn’t release a new horror last year

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions Keith didn’t check my essay!

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Don’t be so negative! Change these negative sentences/questions into positive sentences/questions The author didn’t eat tomato, cucumber, olives, cheese, bread, and egg for breakfast today

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He was reading his book when the door opened. He looked at the figure that was entering the darkly lit room. The woman was wearing a hood so he couldn’t see her face.

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He was reading his book when the door opened. He looked at the figure that was entering the darkly lit room. The woman was wearing a hood so he couldn’t see her face. He only saw her face as she was driving the axe into his side. She was smiling but her eyes weren’t looking back at him.

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He was reading his book when the door opened. He looked at the figure that was entering the darkly lit room. The woman was wearing a hood so he couldn’t see her face. He only saw her face as she was driving the axe into his side. She was smiling but her eyes weren’t looking back at him. His last thought, as he was dying on the cold floor was.....

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Why Little Red Riding Hood? Why? I am only a poor old wolf.

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But she wasn’t listening to the wolf, she was thinking about her next victim.....

.....as her Grandma was sleeping next door.

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What is the form of the past continuous? + Q

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What is different about the form of the past continuous for you, we, and they? + Q

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When do we use the past continuous? When we speak about something that:

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When do we use the past continuous? When we speak about something that: • at a particular time in the past • that started before that time • that was not finished at that time

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In pairs: A and B A: make the question in past continuous form B: answer the question

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In pairs: A and B A: make the question in past continuous form B: answer the question You + To Do + 09:00

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In pairs: A and B A: make the question in past continuous form B: answer the question You + To Think + plane arrived in Cyprus

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In pairs: A and B A: make the question in past continuous form B: answer the question The Sun + To Shine + Yesterday afternoon

CHANGE

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In pairs: A and B B: make the question in past continuous form A: answer the question You + To Do + September 11th 2001 (9/11)

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In pairs: A and B B: make the question in past continuous form A: answer the question How + Keith + To Feel + 10:00 on his birthday

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In pairs: A and B B: make the question in past continuous form A: answer the question Most people + To Do + 5 o’ clock this morning

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This lesson we are practicing past tenses but before this lesson started We had practiced present tenses

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Before you came here in July: • We hadn’t met • You hadn’t been to Cyprus • The new British Prince hadn’t been born • Keith hadn’t taught Ukrainian students • Keith had taught Uzbeki students • You hadn’t eaten tomato, cucumber, olives, bread, cheese, and egg for breakfast

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What is the form of the past perfect? + Q

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Is the form of the past perfect different for any particular subjects? + Q

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When do we use the past perfect?

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When do we use the past perfect? To speak about: Action in the past before another action in the past  Past in the past!

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In pairs: What other things had you done/not done before you came to Cyprus?

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According to his unofficial autobiography Michael Jackson had been taking prescription drugs for many years.

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At the time of his death people were confused at the spelling of his surname. This is because he had been spelling his name differently throughout his life.

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British author George Orwell had been writing highly politized works right up to his death. However, it wasn’t until 1984, the same year as the name of his most famous book, that people really started to notice his vision of the future.

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How do we form the past perfect continuous? + Q

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When do we use the past perfect continuous? We use it:

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When do we use the past perfect continuous? We use it: in a similar way to the past perfect but to show longer actions before another past (longer past in the past)

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In pairs: What things had/hadn’t you been doing before you came to Cyprus? e.g. I had been practicing English I hadn’t been going to the beach every week

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