About Language: Tasks for Teachers of English (Cambridge by Scott Thornbury PDF

By Scott Thornbury

ISBN-10: 0521427207

ISBN-13: 9780521427203

Academics of English needn't basically to have a great effective command of the language; in addition they want to know an awful lot in regards to the means the language works. This e-book asks: 'What is it instructor must learn about English in an effort to train it effectively?' It leads lecturers to information of the language via quite a lot of initiatives which contain them in analysing English to find its underlying process. The e-book includes 28 devices, each one containing round ten initiatives, plus a diagnostic introductory unit. devices begin at phoneme point and growth via phrases, words and sentences directly to entire texts. Task-types comprise attractiveness, categorisation, matching, clarification, and alertness projects. through the e-book, the language is illustrated at any place attainable from actual resources, in order that the trainer should be definite that the English being studied represents present utilization.

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The only other thing we need to know is that pot- changes to pos- if the initial letter of the form of “to be” is an s. ”) 3 *** *** Infinitives of sum/possum Sum: esse (“to be”) Possum: posse (“to be able”) Complementary infinitives • Possum is a verb that allows its meaning to be “completed” by other verbs. Simply stating, “I can” or “I am able,” for example, does not always tell us enough. • 32 If we parse “I am able to read,” what verb in what part of speech completes the meaning of the main verb “I am able”?

To or for and, apparently, unto, thus, 46 indirect object, hence, dative: Caesarī; 7. the things “belong to Caesar,” thus, possession, hence, genitive: Caesaris. : soldier prōcēdō, prōcēdere, prōcessī, prōcessum: go forward, advance, prosper quid: what? , “soldier” (which may be found also in App. §17, A). 47 Agenda i. C  reate your own verb chart for each of the verbs below and conjugate in the present tense of the mood indicated. 1. reddō (indicative) 2. prōcēdō (subjunctive) 3. sum (indicative) 4.

1. possum (indicative) 36 2. sum (subjunctive) 3. legō (subjunctive) 4. possum (subjunctive) iv. Please translate the following into Latin. 1. She is able. 2. She may be able. 3. They are. 4. Let them be. 5. We are able to read. 6. We may be able to read. 7. The women can learn. 8. Can the soldiers conquer? 9. Are the male and female students able to learn the Latin language? 10. You are soldiers, but we are not soldiers. 11. Are you a soldier? 12. Let it be. v. Please translate the following into English.

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