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Lesson 8: What did you do?

1. Read the text and answer the questions.

Mark Goffeney

Mark Goffeney is a talented guitarist who was born

without arms. He learned to play the guitar with his
feet since he was 9 years old. During his childhood, he
played soccer with other kids. When he was 18 years
old, he got his drivers license and studied at
University. Mark loves music. For that reason, he
decided to be a musician. In 2010, he played the guitar
for Mana (a Mexican rock band) during a big concert
in Los Angeles, California.

Watch Mana ft. Mark Goffeney here:

A. Did Mark learn to play an instrument? ________________________

B. Did he play basketball with other kids? ________________________
C. Did he decide to be a musician? ________________________
D. Did he play for Mana during a concert in Mexico? ________________________

2. Simple past (Yes/No questions): Look at the chart and make all possible combinations. Give short
For example:
Did you work yesterday?


you work yesterday? Yes, I did
Did he study last night?
they watch TV?

3. Create Yes/No questions in simple past and ask them to 4 students.


4. Watch the video and circle the correct word. Video link:
For example: Where did Alan go? He went to the shopping center / hospital.

A. What did Alan ask the doctor? He asked about the effects / benefits of the medication.
B. How much did the doctor offer to him? The doctor offered him 100 / 1000 dollars a week.
C. Why did he accept? Because he needed a cure / the money.
D. Who did Alan talk to about the medication? He talked to Charlie / Jake.
E. What did Charlie recommend to Alan? He recommended him to stop / continue taking it.

5 Simple past (Wh-questions): Complete the chart using the questions in exercise 4.


6 Order the words to make questions. Then match the question to their answers.

1. Where / she / work / did / last / year

You danced on the street. You were totally drunk.
2. did / I / What / do / night / last
She worked for DHL.
3. much / How / they / casino / win / in / the / did
They won 1 million dollars!
4. You / Why / did / travel / US / to
He celebrated it last week. He made a party at home.
5. he / When / did / celebrate /birthday / his
Because my family lives there.

7 Pronunciation:

Read and practice

She was happy yesterday.

Its a greyhound dog.
He was my boss.
Can I help you?
How much did he win?
Hawaii is a beautiful place.

8 Listen and complete the spaces. (Song: Pumped up Kicks. Artist: Foster the People)
surprise day packed cigarette waited trigger
Daddy works a long _______ gun bullet
He be coming home late, he's coming home late
And he's bringing me a _____________ All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
'Cause dinner's in the kitchen and it's _________ in ice You'd better run, better run, out run my _______
I've ________ for a long time All the other kids with the pumped up kicks
Yeah the slight of my hand is now a quick pull ___________ You'd better run, better run, faster than my ______
I reason with my ___________
And say your hair's on, you must have lost your wits, yeah