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Make a quick list of 8-10 things that you do on an average day
Number them & put them in order
Now reply to this email from your friend Rula:
How’s it going? I am doing a project for my health studies and I need someone (a friend like you, maybe!?) to help me. It’s really important! Can you help? Pleeeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
Here’s what I need you to do: can you write me an email and tell me about your day and everything you do. All the fun things and all the stressful things. When you’re being “assaulted by the clocks of modern urbanity” and when you’re more chilled out.
Oh, by the way, your teacher has asked if you can use linking words and write in paragraphs. Is that okay?
see you next week,
relative pronouns. The boys always go to school, their class is brilliant!
Discourse markers are words and phrases used in speaking and writing to ‘signpost’ discourse. Discourse markers do this by showing turns, joining ideas together, showing attitude, and generally controlling communication. Some people regard discourse markers as a feature of spoken language only.
adjective – English is important. Coming to class on time is important.
adverb – People shouldn’t stay on their phones for too long, more importantly young people shouldn’t even have phones. Ever!
more & most = comparative + superlative
I like ice cream, indeed it’s my favourite food.
British weather is not always amazing, in the case of the recent floods many people’s houses have been ruined.
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel
When was it painted?
Who was Icarus?
Which one is he in the picture?
Do you agree with Bruegel’s message on life? Is it good to be ambitious?
Is it true that ‘life goes on’?
Listen to a description of the painting by an art historian. What does she say about…?
the three men
direction and purpose
the central event
an interpretation of the picture.
discourse marker noun GRAMMAR plural noun: discourse markers a word or phrase whose function is to organize discourse into segments, for example well or I mean.
Definition : Conjunctive words – also called connectors – are words that link two similar elements in a sentence. The main categories of conjunctive words are coordinating conjunctions, such as and or or, and subordinating conjunctions such as if, so that, because or while.
A2[I or T]to ask someone if they would like to have something or if they would like you to do something:[+ two objects]I feel bad that I didn’t offer them any food/offer any foodto them.She was offered a job in Paris.Can I offer you (= would you like) a drink?