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Agrupamento de Escolas de Cascais

English Is Fun!
English Summer Course

Year 7


English Classroom Language Introducing Yourself The Alphabet Numbers Days of the week Months of the Year Day and Night The Time Time expressions Prepositions Verb Tenses

English Classroom Language

I dont understand.
I dont know. Can you repeat that, please? What does _________ mean? How do you say __________ in English? How do you spell ________? Is this OK?

May I open / close the window? May I open / close the door? Excuse me. May I come in? Sorry Im late. May I switch the lights on / off?

Introducing yourself
Hello! How are you? Whats your name? Where were you born? When were you born? How old are you? What nationality are you? Where do you live? Whats your favourite subject?

Questions to ask

About yourself
My name is
I was born in (place). I was born on (date). Im years old. Im Portuguese, Brazilian, Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian, French, English, American I live in My favourite subject is Maths, Chemistry, IT, Physical Education, History, Geography

Exercise 1
Practice with a partner:
Hello! Hi! How are you? Where do you live? I live in And you? I live in Nice to meet you!

Im fine, thanks. And you?

Im fine too. Whats your name? My name is And yours?

Nice to meet you too!

Bye! Bye! See you soon!

Mine is.How old are you?

Im How old are you? Im What nationality are you? Im. And you?

The Alphabet

- How do you spell that, please? - Smith. S-M-I-T-H.

Exercise 2
Work with a partner and role play the dialogue.

Whats your name, please? My names _________. How do you spell that, please? _________. Thank you very much! Youre welcome!

Exercise 3
How do you spell...?

Excuse me Good morning Good bye See you later Summer School

Cardinal Numbers
1 one 2 two 3 three 4 four 5 five 6 six 7 seven 8 eight 9 nine 10 ten 11 eleven 12 twelve 13 thirteen 14 fourteen 15 fifteen 16 sixteen 17 seventeen 18 eighteen 19 nineteen 20 twenty 21 twenty-one 22 twenty-two 23 twenty-three 24 twenty-four 25 twenty-five 26 twenty-six 27 twenty-seven 28 twenty-eight 29 twenty-nine 30 thirty 40 forty 50 fifty 60 sixty 70 seventy 80 eighty 90 ninety 100 a / one hundred 1.000 a / one thousand 10.000 ten thousand 100.000 a / one hundred thousand 1.000.000 a / million

- How much is it? - Its 60 euros.

Exercise 4
Work with a partner. Choose one of the dialogues and role play it.

Dialogue A

Dialogue B
How much does the Tshirt cost? Its _________ euros.

How old are you? I am __________.

Ordinal Numbers
1st first 2nd second 3rd third 4th fourth 5th fifth 6th sixth 7th seventh 8th eighth 9th ninth 10th tenth 11th eleventh 12th twelfth 13th thirteenth 14th fourteenth 15th fifteenth 16th sixteenth 17th seventeenth 18th eighteenth 19th nineteenth 20th twentieth 21st twenty-first 22nd twenty-second 23rd twenty-third 24th twenty-fourth 25th twenty-fifth 26th twenty-sixth 27th twenty-seventh 28th twenty-eighth 29th twenty-ninth 30th thirtieth 40th fortieth 50th fiftieth 60th sixtieth 70th seventieth 80th eightieth 90th ninetieth 100th one hundredth 1.000 one thousandth 10.000 ten thousandth 100.000 one hundred thousandth 1.000.000 one millionth

Is this your 1st appointment? Your appointment is on the 7th May.

Exercise 5

Work with a partner. Role play the dialogue

Is this your first appointment? No, it isnt. It is my ____ visit.

Exercise 6
Read the following:

3 2nd 20th 124 2013 1857

28th April
1st January 1972 1,256 20,500


oh for telephone numbers zero for temperature naught in mathematics nill in football and other sports love in tennis

Exercise 7
Whats the telephone number?

Role play this dialogue with a partner:

Whats your telephone number? ____________.

21 443 05 67 22 604 78 89 91 234 77 83 96 413 74 87

Days of the week

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Days of the week = from Monday to Sunday

Weekdays = Monday to Friday Weekend = Saturday and Sunday

Months of the Year

January February March April May June

July August September October November December

Exercise 8
Work with a partner. Role play the dialogue.

When were you born please? I was born on _______.

Day and Night

There are 24 hours in a day. The day is divided into day (time) and night (time).
Daytime is from sunrise to sunset. Night-time is from sunset to sunrise. A.M. (Ante-Meridian = before noon) starts just after midnight. P.M. (Post-Meridian = after noon) starts just after noon. Every day starts precisely at midnight.

The Time
How to ask the time

Excuse me. What time is it, please? Excuse me. Do you have the time, please? Excuse me. Could you tell me the time, please?

How to say the time 12.00 Its twelve oclock. 12.15 Its a quarter past twelve. 12.30 Its half past twelve. 12.45 Its a quarter to one.

Exercise 9
What time is it? It's...

10:00 am 8:30 am 9:10 pm 2:25 pm 5:40 pm 6:45 am 12:00 am 7:15 am

Time Expressions
The day before yesterday 8 Monday Last week Last month Last year
Monday morning (before 12 p.m.)

Yesterday 9 Tuesday

Today 10 Wednesday

Tomorrow 11 Thursday

The day after tomorrow 12 Friday

Once a week/twice a week/three times a week

Next week
Next month Next year

Monday afternoon (between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.)

Monday evening (after 6 p.m.)


I get up at 7 oclock. I usually play tennis at weekends. I dont work at night. I always visit my parents at Christmas.


We usually watch TV in the evening. My birthday is in June. I was born in 1970. In the spring / in the summer / in the autumn / in the winter


I go shopping on Saturday morning. My birthday is on 10th June.


Verb Tenses
Present Simple:
Routines Permanent States Universal Truths Timetables

Present Continuous:
Something happeing at the moment of speaking Temporary situations

Verb Tenses
Past Simple:
An action started and finished in a definite time the Past

Past Continuous:
An action in progress at a specific time in the past Interrupted actions in progress int he past Actions in progress at the same time in the past

Verb Tenses
Will Future:
On the spot decisions Predictions based on what we think will happen Requests Promises

Be going to future:
Future plans and intentions Predictions based on what we see

Exercise 10
Read the sentences and say the verb tense.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

I love chocolate. I'm a student.

I'm writing a poem now.

I usually go to school at 8:15 am. Yesterday I watched a very good film.

Last week I bought a new dress.

Next month I'm going to visit my uncle. I will recyle to save the planet!

Exercise 11
Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verb given in brackets.
1. They ________ (go) to school every day.

2. I ________ (wait) for my friends.

3. We ________ (go) to the cinema yesterday. 4. I promise I _______ (phone) you tomorrow.

5. Mrs Wilson _________ (have) a party on Saturday.

6. My mum _______ (cook) while my dad ________ (read) the newspaper.

Viewing a film: The Simpsons

While watching the film answer these questions: 1. Who are playing in the beginning? 2. Whats the problem with the lake? 3. Why do the Simpsons move to Canada? 4. What does the Government decide to do? 5. Is Homer a hero? Why?

Enjoy your summer!