Gramática: The passive – Is it the
same as the passive in Spanish?
When do we use it in English?
Craig tests Reza on the passive:
Every year Valencian people make fallas – Every year fallas are made (by Valencian people)
Present Continuous are making – Fallas are being made
Future (will) will make – Fallas will be made
Future (going to) – people are going to eat – A lot of churros and chocolate are going to be eaten.
Past Simple People sold lots of churros – Lots of churros were sold.
Past Continuous – People were selling petardos last year – Firecrackers were being sold in the street.
Future Perfect – People will have removed the Fallas from the streets – The fallas will have been removed.
Past Perfect – We had recorded this podcast before Fallas started – Craig’s pleased that the podcast had been recorded before Fallas started.
Vocabulary Corner: SPORT
DO or PRACTISE sport? – Do sport, but practise your serve and you backhand (tennis), practise taking penalties and heading the ball (football)
DO: judo, karate, taekwondo, athletics, the high jump, 100 metres, marathon
PLAY: football, rugby, squash, tennis,
play – a game / a team / golf
beat – a team /a record
win – a game / a competition / a medal / an event / a heat / a round
score – a goal
GO: swimming, trekking, running, jogging, windsurfing, sailing, snowboarding, diving
take part in an event
bat – cricket, baseball, table tennis / racket – tennis, squash
Name the sport:
COURT: basketball, volleyball, netball, squash, tennis
PITCH: football, rugby, hockey
RING: boxing, wrestling
RINK: ice skating, ice hockey
TRACK: 100 meters, motor racing, athletics
Phrasal verb: Look up / Get over
Literal meanings / idiomatic meanings (revise ‘take off’ and ‘pick up’)
PODCAST en inglés publicados en los cuadernos anteriores
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