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Written Assignment 1

Candidate Name: Adriana Jimnez


Guirola
Center Name: International House
Quertaro
Course: IH ITTC - TKT
Date: August 8th, 2016.

1. It suits you. It fits you. Elementary

CONTEXT

MEANING

Teacher talks about going to the mall with


some friends, she tells students that she tried
on different clothes and there was a dress
that she really liked, the only problem is that
it wasnt here size. Although the color
matched her eyes, it looked a little bit short.
Teacher will explain that even though she
really like the dress and the color really look
good in her, it suits her but she couldnt buy
it because the size was wrong, so it didnt fit
her.
It suits you = Something that looks good on
you.
It fits you = Something that is your size.

CCQS

Does it look good on me? (Yes)


Is it my size? (No)
It suits you.
Object + verb simple present+

HIGHLIGHTING FORM

PRONUNCIATION

It fits you.
Object + verb simple present+

It suits you. t suts ju.


It fits you. t fts ju.

2. I didnt mean to break it.

CONTEXT

Teacher will convey meaning of the structure


didnt mean to by telling students an
anecdote in which she explains how she brook
her sisters computer, she was running to the
study in order to print something and she
tripped over a cable and fell into the ground,
the computers screen brook and she was
feeling so scared; she told her sister that she
was really sorry and that it wasnt here
intention to break it.

MEANING

Teacher will explain students that there a


situations were someone does something by
accident and they want to explain to the other
person that it wasnt there intention to do
something. As the action happened in the past,
the sentence has go to in simple past, but the
apology is in the present, it is happening right
now. In this kind of situations we use mean to.

CCQS

HIGHLIGHTING FORM

PRONUNCIATION

Elementary

Was it on purpose? (No)


Was it my intention to break it? (No)
Was it an accident? (Yes)
I didnt mean to break it.
+auxiliary verb in simple past and negative+
verb simple present + complement.

I didnt mean to break it.


a ddnt min t brek t

3. You could have fed the cat.

CONTEXT

MEANING

Intermediate

Teacher tells an anecdote about her brother


visiting his parents house because they were
on vacation so he was supposed to water the
plants and feed the pets. He did everything
right except that my mom didnt explain him
that he was supposed to feed the cat.
Nevertheless, he saw the food and the cat but
he still didnt do it.

Teacher explains meaning by telling students


that sometimes you have obligations to do
and you are in the possibility of making them,
but by any circumstance you just dont make
them.
Could explains that you had the possibility of
making something. Could have refers to
something you were in the possibility of
making but you didnt do it.

CCQS

HIGHLIGHTING FORM

PRONUNCIATION

Did you feed the cat? (No)


Was it possible for you to feed the cat? (Yes)

You could have fed the cat.


+ modal verb + present perfect + verb in
simple past + object

You could have fed the cat.


j kd hv fd kt

4. She neednt have got up so early. Intermediate

CONTEXT

Teacher will tell students an anecdote were she


was going on a trip to the USA, her plane was
leaving at 12 o clock so she woke up at 4 am
and went to the airport at 5 am. Everybody she
talked to in the airport kept telling her that she
only needed to be 3 hours before her flight.
That night she couldnt sleep at all.

MEANING

Teacher will explain meaning by telling students


sometimes we do things that are not necessary
and we realize it once we did those things.

CCQS

HIGHLIGHTING FORM

PRONUNCIATION

Was it necessary for her to get up so early?


(No)
Did she wake up early? (Yes)
She neednt have got up so early.
+ modal verb in negative + present perfect
+ phrasal verb + complement

She neednt have got up so early.


i nidnt hv gt p so rli.

6. Do you mind if I close the window?

Late intermediate

CONTEXT

Teacher sets context by asking students what


would they do if it was a rainy school day and
the teacher opened the window. The students
will probably say that they would close the
window, so teacher will start eliciting polite
ways of asking the teacher to close the
window.

MEANING

Teacher explains ways of asking for things in


a polite manner and that in this situations we
use do you mind.

CCQS

Does it bother you if I close the window?


Is it a problem if I close a window?
Would you be upset if I close the window?

HIGHLIGHTING FORM

Do you mind if I close the window?


Auxiliary verb simple present + +

PRONUNCIATION

Dou you mind if I close the


(Intonation goes up)
d j mand f a klos wndo?

window?

7. I told her off.

CONTEXT

Teacher tells anecdote were her son went to


a party and he was supposed to arrive home
at 11 pm, and instead he arrived at 1 oclock
so she punished him.

MEANING

Teacher explains that when we do something


that we werent allowed someone may talk
to us angrily so we know that was a bad
thing for us to do.

CCQS

HIGHLIGHTING FORM

PRONUNCIATION

Late intermediate

Was he doing something wrong? (Yes)


Was I angry at him? (Yes)

I told her off.


+ phrasal verb in simple past + subject

I told her off.


a told hr f