Thursday, May 5, 2011

Simple Past Tense

What is simple past tense ?
Simple Past Tense is the tense that we used to describe something that is happening in the past. 
Form: [VERB+ed] or Irregular Verb.
Example: I cooked fried rice yesterday.
         Last Monday, I went to the mall. 
         She washed her car this morning.
         Ali saw her yesterday at the library. 
Exercise: List down any past tense that is used in the comic strip below.
    ____________    ____________
    ____________    ____________
Games: Now guys. try to identify the past tense for each of the words in the crossword puzzle below. Good Luck!!:)
work         eat
sing         read
write        pass
cook         jump

This video will help you to understand more on past tense. Have fun watching!!:)


What is preposition ?

Prepositions are short words (on, in, to) that usually stand in front of nouns. Prepositions are used to describe time, place and directions and purpose.
Examples of prepositions to describe place:
  • in the closet
  • at the table
  • on the car
  • under the chair
  • above the tree
  • across the road 
  • over the bridge
Now, you are required to find a hidden object. Answer questions below and identify the place for the hidden object. Good Luck!!

1. Where is the clock?
   It is _________ the ___________ .
2. Where is the vase of white flower?
   It is _________ the ___________ .
3. Where is the orange pillow?
   one is _________ the ___________ and the other is _________     
   the ____________ .
4. Where is the TV remote control?
   It is __________ the ___________ .
5. Where is the jug of water?
   It is __________ the ___________ . 

Have fun Looking!!:)

Giving and Asking Directions

You know how to ASK for directions, but what happens when an English speaker asks YOU for directions. This is not a time for small talk. Give only basic directions with short phrases. Do the best you can. Taken from!! :)

Several phrases that you might need to know when asking for directions:
  • Can you show me the way to Berjaya Times Square?
  • How do I get to the nearest Police Station?
  • Is this the right way to go to Dr. Gray Clinic?
  • Do you know how to get to Indah Mall?
Several phrases that you might need to know when giving directions:
  • Turn left or turn right
  • Go straight until you reach the T-junction
  • Take the first exit at the roundabout
  • You will see a Bank on your left
  • Take this road 
  • Go down there
Now, let us watch a video on asking and giving directions. Pay attention and take note on the phrases used. 

Now, it is your turn to ask and give directions. Complete the exercises based on the picture given. 
Weg zum Kino

Fill in the words below correctly. (Use the map for orientation.)
continue, end, excuse, get, left (2x), next, opposite, right, second, straight on, thank, turn, welcome
  1.  me, how do I  to the cinema?
  2. Go .
  3. Turn  at the corner.
  4. Then take the  road on your .
  5.  to the  of the road.
  6.  left there.
  7. The cinema is on your  the castle.
  8.  you very much.
  9. You're                                                               Click at this link: asking and giving direction