sábado, 3 de septiembre de 2016




                                         COUNTABLES UNCOUNTABLES NOUNS


READ AND PRACTICE
http://www.curso-ingles.com/aprender/cursos/nivel-basico/nouns/quantifiers

http://www.curso-ingles.com/practicar/ejercicios/quantifiers
CuantificadorContableIncontable
  many
muchos/as
X
  much
mucho/mucha
X
  some
algunos/as
XX
  any
alguno/a
XX
  no, none
no, ninguno/a
XX
  a lot of/ lots of
muchos/as
XX
  little/a little
poco/un poco
X
  few/a few
pocos/unos pocos
X






Learning quantity and how to order food in quantity
What will I be learning in this English lesson.
During this lesson you will be learning how to ask a person for food or refuse someone. Included are examples of conversations of people asking for food in an English cafe.
Expressions of quantity using: some / any

Affirmative
Question
Negative
I want a hot dog
Do you want hot dog?
I don't want a hot dog
I want some French fries         
Do you want any French fries?          
I don't want any French fries
I want some coco cola
Do you want any coco cola?
I don't want any coco cola
Please take note!
Use some when offering something.
Do you want some coffee? -  yes, please or no, thank you
How about some coco cola?
Count and non - count nouns

Count
Non-count
Count or non-count
hot dog
some bread
a salad or some salad
An apple
some coffee
a sausage or some sausage  
A piece of cake            
some chicken             
a soup or some soup
May I have a sandwich pleaseOrdering a small quantity of food
I would like 3 cups of coffee and 2 doughnuts, please.
I would like 6 ice-creams please with chocolate sauce on top.
May I have two slices of blackberry pie.
Is there any pizza left? There are 4 pieces of pizza left in the box.
Exercise use a / an or some
Use the 3 examples to help you.
  1. banana / bag = There's a banana in the bag.
  2. apples / box = There are some apples in the box.
  3. rice / pot = There's some rice in the pot.
  4. Salad / kitchen =
  5. Ice cream / refigerator =
  6. Eggs / box =
  7. French fries / bag =
  8. Chicken / oven =
  9. orange / bag =
  10. Soup / pot =
Practise, complete the conversation using some or any
Mr Bean: Do you have______ tomato juice?
Waiter: No, we don’t have ________.
Waiter: But we do have _____ orange juice.
Waiter: would you like_____ shrimp?
Mr Bean: Do you ______ coffee?
Waiter: No, thanks I prefer ________ milk.
Mr Bean: Can i help you?
Waiter: Yes, please, have you _____ fish today?
Waiter: But we do have _____ orange juice.
Waiter: Sorry we do not have _____ today?
Mr Bean: Jammer, eat ______ fruit it is good for you?
Waiter: No, I don't want _____ am not hungry.






Try our other English lessons about food.
 learning how to offer sandwich Accepting and refusing food politely with an example conversation
Accepting and refusing food politely English lesson 
During this English lesson you will learn how to accept food and refuse politely in a cafe or if you are just at a friend’s house. The last part of the lesson is a small conversation between 2 people and a waiter at a restaurant.
How to ask someone if they want something
When asking someone if they want something say "would you like"
It is more polite then saying "Do you want something"
  • Formal              would you like a sandwich
  • Informal            Do you want a sandwich
  • very informal      sandwich

  • Formal              yes please              no, thank you
  • Informal            yes I'd like some     no, thanks
  • very informal      I'd love one           no





How to accept a cup of coffee and how you would you like it
learning how to accept a cup of coffee
Would you like a cup of coffee
  • Formal                  would you like a coffee
  • Informal                do you want a coffee
  • very informal          coffee 
  • Formal                  yes please            ||      no, thank you
  • Informal                yes I'd like some   ||      no, thanks
  • very informal          I'd love one          ||      no
Saying how you would like your coffee 
  • Black with sugar, please.
  • White, no sugar, please.
  • White with sugar, please. 
  • Black, no sugar, please.
  • A little milk, but no sugar, please.
                  







English vocabulary you need to learn when ordering or asking for food
bottle, slice, pot, bowl, cup, glass, piece  
 May I have a bottle of water please.                    
Asking for a  bowl of soup in an English cafe I would like a bowl of soup please.                  
Asking for a  cup of English coffee cups of coffee please.
Asking for a glass of water in a English cafeCan I have a glass of water with my meal please. 
A slice of pizza A pot of English teaEnglish people like to drink tea made in a pot.
I would like a slice of pizza please.
A bottle of coca colaHow many bottles of coke would you like with your meal?
A piece of cake with my pot pf English tea Instead of a slice of cake / pizza, you can ask for a piece of cake most times you would ask for a slice. 

Practise this with a friend if possible, it is a great way to start learning conversation:

·         "At the Restaurant"
Dialogue
·          
MENU
Appetizers
shrimp cocktail
nachos
Entrees
steak
fish
chicken
spaghetti
pizza
hamburger
Side Orders        
corn
broccoli
french fries
salad
soup
Desserts
cake
ice cream
pie
Beverages
tea
coffee
soda
orange juice
Dialogue
Read the dialogue below.

A - May I take your order?
B - Yes.  I'd like the chicken and a side order of corn.
A - And what would you like to drink?
B - I'd like a cup of coffee, please.
A - And what would you like to order?    
C - I'll take the spaghetti and a salad.
A - What would you like to drink?
C - Just water, please.
(after the meal)
A - Would you like something for dessert?
B - Yes, I'll have the cake, please.  Would you like something?
C - No thanks.  I'm full.
(after dessert)
B - Could we have the check, please?
A - Yes, here it is.
B - Hmmm.  $23.55.  Here you are.
A - Thank you.  Come again.
B - Thank you. Goodbye.







Practice
Write the words in order to form sentences.  
Principio del formulario
1. take your order May I  ?

Final del formulario
Principio del formulario
2. coffee, cup like a  I'd of  please.

Final del formulario
Principio del formulario
3. would you  drink What to  like ?

Final del formulario
Principio del formulario
4. check, the have we Could  please  ?

Final del formulario
Principio del formulario
5. cake, I'll have  please the .

Final del formulario

A conversation that you may have with a waiter in an English restaurant. 
Mr Bean and Mr Jones had agreed to meet for a drink and some food. 

Waiter: Good afternoon, may I take your order?
Mr Jones: Yes, I'd would a glass of orange juice and a piece of cake, please.
Waiter (speaking to Mr Bean): And what would you like?
Mr Bean: I'll will have a cup of English tea please.
Waiter: Would you like  piece of cake as well
Mr Bean: No, thank you. 
Waiter: Thank you for your order, I will bring it to your table as soon as it is ready.

sábado, 27 de abril de 2013

PRESENT SIMPLE vs PRESENT CONTINUOUS




1. PRESENT SIMPLE 









GO TO THE NEXT LINKS :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W3AZ5Zw0n0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KeoFVNwqZdQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3icBxO6Wjz0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiXAWq852Ts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3GMiFc-gLs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbVOltiyX20

GO TO THE NEXT LINK:  
Listen and watch the story.http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/es/stories/spycat
Write the  sentences in order of events.









2. PRESENT   CONTINUOUS OR PROGRESSIVE 











GO TO THE NEXT LINK: 
 http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/es/short-stories/one-moment-around-the-world

Listen to this story and write the sentences in order. 




3. PRACTICE  

Find this and other   exercises in: 

                                                             A.  PRESENT SIMPLE 

http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=714

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/word-games/make-the-sentences/ryans-typical-day

                                         B.   PRESENT CONTINUOUS 

 http://www.really-learn-english.com/present-progressive-exercises.html#01 
  
  http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=2332