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Workshop #1



NAME Tipo de

Personal pronouns:

I like your shoes.

You are tall.
He is my friend
She is sleeping
It is raining
We live in Neiva.
You are talking in class
They come from Bogotá.

Complete the sentences with the correct pronoun

 I am Juan and this is my brother, __he__ is Andrés.

 My uncle is visiting from Santa Martha, I hope ____he____ brings me a gift.
 My sister is in school, ___she_____studies Veterinary.
 Do ___you_____ want some coffee?
 I bought a dog last week, ____it____ is still a baby.
 ___I_____personally think she is fabulous.
 The group of students are from Rivera, ___you__ are very intelligent.
Verb to be

Complete the sentences using the Verb to be

 It __is____ cold today

 I ____am__ at work
 They __are____ Colombian
 My name ___is___ Pedro
 We ___are___ from Ecuador
 He ___is___ the English teacher
 She ___is___ Angelica
Organize the sentences following this example:
Pronoun+ verb to be + complement
1 I twenty-five years old. am
I am twenty-five years old.
2 are Venezuela. from We
we are from
3 student. a Anton name is I'm My and
_____my name is anton and im a student
4 is my book. This
this is my book
5 day a It's today. nice
it´s a nice day
6 is Her Paul. name brother's
__her brother´s name is
7 John an is engineer.
_john is_an__________________________________________________
8 My name Johansson. is husband's
9 There students in class. are twelve my
10 new of letter. address the is at My top the
__my new addres is at the top of the

Bingo time
Fill the bingo chart with only pronouns, whichever you want in any order.
Remember the pronouns are: “am, is, are”

Basic Greetings

A list of basic greetings

Hello, David _____ola________________

Hi, David ____quiuvo_________________
Good morning _____buenos
Good afternoon ___buenas
Good evening. _____buenas
Good night. ________buenas noches_____________
Good to see you again _____________________
I’m happy to see you. _____es feliz volver a verte________________
I’m pleased to see you. ____es un plaser volver a verte_________________

Greeting someone and answering them


How to
Greeting someone answer
them  How are And you?
 How are you? Fine, thanks. things? Not too bad,
 How have you And you?  How is your thanks.
been? Very well. girlfriend?
She’s fine.

Formal greetings and responses

Finish the dialogue with the

information provided in the examples

Laura: ________, Maria

María: ________, Laura. _____________ today Laura?
Laura: ________,________. And you Maria?
Maria: I am excellent. ________________ mother?
Laura: ________________, she is living in Neiva

Write the following


88. ___eighty-
35. __thirty-
95. _ninety-
41. __forty-
59. ____fifty-
74. ____seventy-
63. ___sixty-

Write the following


111. __one hundred and eleven____________

421. ___four hundred and twenty-one___________

806. Eight hundred and six______________

1254. _one thousand-two hundred_and fifty four___________

3595. Three thousand and ninety-five_____________

Match the numbers

55. Six

81. Forty-two

73. Seventy-three

42. Two hundred and seventy-five

145. One hundred and forty-five

6. Fifty-five

275. Eighty-one
Using the Calendar, circle the following dates

1. Sunday 4 th June 2017. 7. 23/06/17

2. Friday 15 th September 2017. 8. 22/11/17

3. Friday 21 st July 2017 9. 14/12/17

4. Sunday 26 th February 2017 10. 03/01/17

5. Friday 13 th October 2017

6. 18/09/17

Answer the questions using the calendar.

1. What day is the 2nd of March 2019? Saturday

2. What day is the 15th of June 2019? Saturday

3. What day is the 19th of November 2019? Tuesday

4. What day is the 17th of July 2019? Tuesday

5. What day is the 4th of September 2019? wednesday

6. What day is your birthday? July 26th

7. What date is the first Sunday in May 2019? fourth

8. What date is the second Thursday in July 2019?eleventh

9. What date is the last Saturday in November 2019? Thirtieth

10. What date is the third Wednesday in May 2019? fifteenth

11. How many Wednesdays are in June 2019? four

12. What day is New Year’s Day in 2019?tuesday

13. What day is Christmas day 2019?monday

Present simple

Why do we use present simple?

We use the Present Simple for things that are true in general, or for things which are
repeated every day, every week, every year, etc.

 The earth goes around the sun.

 I usually get up at 8 o’clock.
 During the week I have: swimming practice on Mondays, I do taekwondo on
Tuesdays and tennis on Thursdays.


 I play soccer with my friends.  He reads El Tiempo every

 We like watching movies morning.
every weekend.
 She likes studying foreign
 You work in an important
 They live in my street.  It rains a lot in winter.

I do NOT live in Mexico City. DO NOT = DON’T

We do NOT watch television I DON’T work in an office. My

brother works in a bank.
You do NOT do your homework.
They do NOT have a pet.
Sue doesn’t eat breakfast.
He DOES NOT work in Google.

She DOES NOT live in Canada.


es after -s/-sh/-ch

pass -> passes finish -> finishes watch -> watches

-y -> -ies study -> studies try -> tries

do -> does go -> goes

Question do/ does + subject + infinitive

➤ Do you see him on Wednesdays?

Yes, I do (see him on Wednesdays)/ No, I don’t (see him on Wednesdays).

➤ Does Jack like sports?{

Yes, he does (likes sports)/ No, he doesn’t (like sports).

Adverbs of frequency
We often use words in order to explain more about the time, for example sometimes,
often, usually, etc.

She ALWAYS eats cereal in the morning.

I USUALLY drive to work, but I SOMETIMES walk.
We OFTEN sleep late on weekends.
Form affirmative sentences Form negative sentences

1. I (like)________ lemonade very much. 6. My father makes breakfast.

2. The girls always (listen) ________ to 7. They are eleven. →
pop music. 8. She writes a letter. →
3. Janet never (wear) ________jeans. 9. I speak Italian. →
4. Mr Smith (teach) ________Spanish 10. Danny phones his father on
and French. Sundays.
5. You (play) ________ soccer after

Form questions

11. you / to speak / English _______________________________________

12. when / he / to go / home_______________________________________
13. they / to clean / the bathroom _______________________________________
14. where / she / to ride / her bike_______________________________________
15. Billy / to work / in the supermarket ___________________________________