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  • Unit 2- New Headway- IntermediateHappiness

  • Unit 2- Happiness Test your grammar Look at the pairs of sentences. Which one is correct? Why?

    1. She speaks five languages Shes speaking five languages2. Look at that man! He wears such a funny hat. Look at that man! Hes wearing such a funny hat.3. Dont take that book back to the library. Im reading it. Dont take that book back to the library. I read it.4. They have two daughters and two sons. They are having two daughters and two sons.5. Do you understand Spanish? Are you understanding Spanish?6. Were thinking opera is boring We think opera is boring7. English speaks all over the world English is spoken all over the world

  • Unit 2 Test your grammar Look at the pairs of sentences. Which one is correct? Why?

    1. She speaks five languages Shes speaking five languages2. Look at that man! He wears such a funny hat. Look at that man! Hes wearing such a funny hat. 3. Dont take that book back to the library. Im reading it. Dont take that book back to the library. I read it.4. They have two daughters and two sons. They are having two daughters and two sons.5. Do you understand Spanish? Are you understanding Spanish?6. Were thinking opera is boring We think opera is boring 7. English speaks all over the world English is spoken all over the world

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)Present SimpleWhat do you think is the happiest time of a persons life: when you are a child or an adult?A market research organization did a survey to find out who are the happiest people in Britain! They interviewed over 5,000 people

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)Here are the results of the survey 2.1. At what time in their lives are British people happiest?Between the ages of 35 and 54. When theyre middle-aged2.2. At what time in their lives are British people least happy?Between 15 and 19, when they are teenagers but particularly when they are over the age of 65.

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)3. The text: The happiest person in Britain3.1. Grammar questionsa. What tense are all the verbs in italics? Why?The Present Simple tense. The verbs are all in this tense because the general lifestyle and daily habits of John smith are being described.b. Why do the verbs in the text end in s?They end in s because they are all in the third person singular, he and she. He lives, he owns, she runs.c. Which auxiliary verb is used to form questions and negatives in the Present Simple? The auxiliary verbs do and does, dont and doesnt are used to form questions and negatives

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)Practice - Speaking

    Ask and answer questions about John SmithWhere live?What do?How many children ?How relax after work?How much per week?What do at the weekend?How often holiday abroad?

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)Practice - Speaking

    Ask and answer questions about John Smitha. Where does he live? He lives in a detached house in the South of England

    b. What does he do? Hes an accountant

    c. How many children does he have? Two

    d. How does he relax after work? He watches TV or a video, and two evenings a week, sometimes he meets friends for a drink in the pub.

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)Practice - Speaking

    Ask and answer questions about John Smithe. How much does he per week? - 120 on average

    f. What does he do at the weekend? - He often eats in restaurants, goes to see shows or plays golf. Most weekends he potters in the garden

    g. How often does he go holiday abroad? - More than once a year

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (1)Practice - Speaking

    Ask and answer the same questions with a partnerAre you married?Where do you live?What do you do?How many children do you have?How do you relax after work?How much do you spend per week?What do you do at the weekend?How often do you go holiday abroad?

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)Present Simple and Present Continuous Active and passive

    1. Answer the questions about Roger Dromarda. Whats the best thing that ever happened to him?- He lost his jobb. What was his job before? What does he do now?- He worked with computers. Now hes a gardenerc. Where does he live?- He lives in a flat in Londond. Is he married?- No, hes not married, but he has a girlfriend called Fionae. What does Fiona do? Does Roger earn more than Fiona?- Fionas a graphic designer, and she earns more than Roger

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)Present Simple and Present Continuous Active and passive

    1. Answer the questions about Roger Dromardf. What is Rogers hobby? What is Fionas hobby?- Roger collects old radios, and Fiona collects old cookery booksg. Does Roger play any sports?- No, he doesnth. Are there any problems with his job?- Yes, theres one problem. His jobs seasonal, so he doesnt earn much in autumn and winteri. Does he often eat out in restaurant?- No, he doesntj. Is Rogers life like John Smiths? Is he happy?- No, he isnt. But hes also a very happy man

  • Unit 2- Happiness-Presentation (2)Present Simple and Present Continuous Active and passive 2. Complete the sentences with the exact words Roger usesIn summer I usually ------- home at about 5.30 in the morningI ------- a small van, and I ------- all my tools and equipment in thatIts autumn now so I ------- the gardens and ------- leavesI ------- lots of daffodils and tulipsAfter work I always ------- home and ------- in a hot bathI usually ------- our evening meal because she (Fiona) ------- home from work after meAt weekends we often ------- into the country and ------- to antique shops and antique salesWe ------- a television! Everybody ------- one these days but we ------- I ------- old radios and Fiona ------- old cookery booksIve just bought two 1930s radios and I ------- them and ------- themI never ------- any sportsI ------- much in autumn and winter so I ------- much at the moment

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)2. Complete the sentences with the exact words Roger usesIn summer I usually leave home at about 5.30 in the morningI have a small van, and I carry all my tools and equipment in thatIts autumn now so I m tidying the gardens and I m picking up leavesI m planting lots of daffodils and tulipsAfter work I always go home and relax in a hot bathI usually cook our evening meal because she (Fiona) gets home from work after me

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)2. Complete the sentences with the exact words Roger usesg. At weekends we often drive into the country and go to antique shops and antique salesh. We dont have a television! Everybody has one these days but we dont i. I collect old radios and Fiona collects old cookery booksj. Ive just bought two 1930s radios and I m cleaning them and mending themk. I never play any sportsl. I dont earn much in autumn and winter so I m not earning much at the moment

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)Grammar questions

    - What tense are the verbs in sentences and b? Why? Find some more examples of this tense+ In Present Simple leave in a because it is a present habit, carry in b because its always true, and have possession+ Other examples: I always go home and relax in a hot bathI usually cook our evening meal because she (Fiona) gets home from work after meAt weekends we often drive into the country and go to antique shops and antique salesWe dont have a television! Everybody has one these days but we dont I collect old radios and Fiona collects old cookery booksI never play any sports

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)Grammar questions

    - What tense are the verbs which completes sentence c? Why? Find some more examples + In Present Continuous because autumn is the period of time now, and Roger is describing what he is doing now tidying gardens and picking up leaves

    + Other examples: I m planting lots of daffodils and tulipsI m cleaning them and mending them

    What part of speech are the words in italics? Which tense do they (nearly always) go with?+ The words in italics are adverbs of frequency and they nearly always go with the Present Simple Tense

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresentation (2)Present Simple and Present Continuous Active and passive3. Look at the pictures. Describe whats happeningPicture a: Hes cutting the grass. Hes wearing a hat and shorts. Hes whistlingPicture b: Hes driving his van. Hes listening to the radio. The suns shiningPicture c: Hes cooking the dinner. Hes wearing an apron and drinking a glass of wine. Fionas arriving homePicture d: Roger and Fiona are driving in the countryside. Theyre wearing sunglasses. Fionas reading a map. The dog is sitting in the backPicture e: Hes mending a radio. Fionas reading a book. The dog is sleeping

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs1. Some verbs are used in both simple and continuous tenses.She usually drives to work but today she isnt driving, shes walkingThese are called action verbs2. Some verbs are not usually used in the continuous tenses. These are called state verbsI like black coffee.(NOT * Im liking black coffee.)Do you know the answer?(NOT *Are you knowing the answer?)

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs1. Ten of the verbs in the box are not usually used in the Present Continuous. Underline them

    go understand believe like agree enjoy cost want listen to think (= opinion) mean know play love tell

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs1. Ten of the verbs in the box are not usually used in the Present Continuous. Underline them

    go understand believe like agree enjoy cost want listen to think (= opinion) mean know play love tell

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs2. Put a tick () if the sentence is right and a cross () if the sentence is wrong. Correct the mistakes

    Example: - I dont understand English newspaper - What are you wanting to drink? What do you want to drink?

    Jim isnt wanting an ice-cream. He doesnt like itWere enjoying the course very much. Were learning a lot.Im understanding you but Im not agreeing with youDo you think that Vanessa plays golf well?Im sorry. Im not knowing the answer.Im not believing you. Youre telling liesThey know the car costs a lot of money but they want to buy itShe listens to a French song but she doesnt understand what it is meaning

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs2. Put a tick () if the sentence is right and a cross () if the sentence is wrong. Correct the mistakesa. Jim isnt wanting an ice-cream. He doesnt like it Jim doesnt want an ice-cream. He doesnt like itb. Were enjoying the course very much. Were learning a lot. c. Im understanding you but Im not agreeing with you I understand you but I dont agree with you d. Do you think that Vanessa plays golf well?

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs2. Put a tick () if the sentence is right and a cross () if the sentence is wrong. Correct the mistakese. Im sorry. Im not knowing the answer. Im sorry. I dont know the answer. f. Im not believing you. Youre telling lies I dont believe you. Youre telling lies g. They know the car costs a lot of money but they want to buy it h. She listens to a French song but she doesnt understand what it is meaning Shes listening to a French song but she doesnt understand what it means

  • Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs3. Complete the following pairs of sentences using the verbs in italics use the Present Simple for one and the Present Continuous for the other a. ComeAlec and Mary are Scottish. They come from GlasgowTheyll be here very soon. They re coming by carb. HaveLisa cant answer the phone. She s having a bathShe has two new pairs of jeansc. ThinkI think that all politicians tell liesI m thinking about my girlfriend. Shes in New York at the momentd. Not enjoyWe re not enjoying this party at all. The music is too loudWe dont enjoy going to big party

  • 3. Complete the following pairs of sentences using the verbs in italics use the Present Simple for one and the Present Continuous for the other e. WatchBe quiet! I m watching my favorite programI always watch it on Thursday eveningsf. SeeJohns not at home. He s seeing the doctor about his sore throatI see the problem but I cant help you. Sorry g. SmellMmmmm! Dinner smells good. What is it?Why are you smelling those roses? They are plastic!h. Use (careful!) This room is usually used for big meetings. But today it s being used for a party

    Unit 2- HappinessAction and state verbs

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresent Simple active or passive1. Which of the sentences are active and which are passive?I use this room as a study This room is used for meeting We feed our cats twice a day But the dogs are fed just once a day

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresent Simple active or passive1. Which of the sentences are active and which are passive?

    I use this room as a study (active)This room is used for meeting (passive)We feed our cats twice a day (active)But the dogs are fed just once a day (passive)

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresent Simple active or passive

    One hour is 60 minutes, which is 3,600 seconds. A lot can happen in that time!

    Look at what happen in just 60 minutes!

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresent Simple active or passive2. Look at what happens in just 60 minutes! Put the verb in brackets into either Present Simple or Present Simple passiveThe worlds population ----------- (grow) by 9,300.75 million ----------- ----------- (spend) on all kinds of weapons.Your heart ----------- ----------- (beat) 4,800 times.Your hair ----------- ----------- (grow) 0.18796 mm12,540,000 cans of Coca-Cola ----------- (drink)916,500 McDonalds hamburgers ----------- (eat)17,465 bottles of whisky ----------- (produce) in Scotland1,426,940 letters ----------- (send)The Pentagon in Washington ----------- ----------- (receive) 8,300 telephone calls558,000 worth of goods ----------- (sell) in Harrods department store12,000 passengers ----------- (pass) through Heathrow airport.166 Volkswagen cars ----------- (make) in Germany

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresent Simple active or passive2. Look at what happens in just 60 minutes! Put the verb in brackets into either Present Simple or Present Simple passive

    The worlds population grows by 9,300.75 million is spent on all kinds of weapons.Your heart beats 4,800 times.Your hair grows 0.18796 mm12,540,000 cans of Coca-Cola are drunk916,500 McDonalds hamburgers are eaten

  • Unit 2- HappinessPresent Simple active or passive2. Look at what happens in just 60 minutes! Put the verb in brackets into either Present Simple or Present Simple passive

    17,465 bottles of whisky are produced in Scotland1,426,940 letters are sentThe Pentagon in Washington receives 8,300 telephone calls558,000 worth of goods are sold in Harrods department store12,000 passengers pass through Heathrow airport. 166 Volkswagen cars are made in Germany

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingPre-reading task - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    1. What do you think the life of a nun is like? What do they always do, sometimes do, and never do?

    Nun always get up early, pray a lot, go to church a lot, work hard, wear a uniform called a habit

    They sometimes teach children, help the poor and sick, grow their own vegetables. Some live in silence and dont speak at all.

    They never get married, have their own children, or have a lot of money

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingPre-reading task - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    2. Which of the following do you think are important to nuns?

    Sport clothes prayer food and drinkchildrensolitudehotelstravelgardening reading televisionsingingmoney

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingReading - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    1. Look at the picture of Sister Wendy.What does she look like?+ She looks like a typical nunWhats she doing in the picture?+ Shes praying2. Read the text. Which of the things in the box above does she mention?

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingComprehension check - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    1. What do these numbers in the text refer to?

    16222095%501,200

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingComprehension check - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    1. What do these numbers in the text refer to?16 22 20 95% 50 1,200

    16 She became a nun when she was 1622 She often doesnt speak to anyone for 22 hours a day20 She has lived in solitude for over 20 years95% She is alone for 95% of the time50 She has been a nun for nearly 50 years1,200 She earned 1,200 for her first television series

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingComprehension check - Sister Wendy, TV Star!2. Are the following statements true () or false ()? Correct the false ones.Sister Wendy spends a lot of time alone.She travels to art capitals all over the world.Her television programs are popular because she meets famous art historians and interviews them.She believes that God wants her to lead this double life.She doesnt enjoy being alone in her caravan any more.

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingComprehension check - Sister Wendy, TV Star!2. Are the following statements true () or false ()? Correct the false ones.f. She only eats plain food and she doesnt drink alcohol.g. Some of her teeth are missing.h. She loves watching herself on television.i. The other nuns at the monastery always watch her programs on television.j. Sister Wendy is using the money she has earned to improve the monastery.

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingComprehension check - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    2. Are the following statements true () or false ()? Correct the false ones.

    a. Sister Wendy spends a lot of time alone. b. She travels to art capitals all over the world. (She only travels in Europe)c. Her television programs are popular because she meets famous art historians and interviews them. (Theyre popular because speaks clearly and plainly, and not only in the language of an art historian.)d. She believes that God wants her to lead this double life. e. She doesnt enjoy being alone in her caravan any more. (This is what she enjoys most of all )

  • Unit 2- HappinessReading and speakingComprehension check - Sister Wendy, TV Star!

    2. Are the following statements true () or false ()? Correct the false ones.

    f. She only eats plain food and she doesnt drink alcohol. (She loves good food and wine)g. Some of her teeth are missing. h. She loves watching herself on television. (She hates/ cant bear watching herself. She thinks she looks silly.)i. The other nuns at the monastery always watch her programs on television. (There is no television in the monastery, so they dont watch)j. Sister Wendy is using the money she has earned to improve the monastery.

  • Unit 2- HappinessLanguage workComplete the interview with Sister Wendy. I (a) . ?SWWhen I was sixteen. Goodness, thats nearly fifty years ago!I (b) . ?SWIn Norfolk. In a Carmelite monastery. Well, not actually in the monastery but in the grounds. I have a caravan.I (c) . ?SWNo, I dont. Just in Europe thats far enough! I (d) . ?SWI dont really know. Im not sure why theyre popular. I feel that I look so silly, but perhaps people find it funny to watch a silly odd nun!

  • Unit 2- Happiness Language workComplete the interview with Sister Wendy.

    I (e) . ?SWYes, I do. Of course I do. The tours are really interesting and everybody enjoys a life of luxury now and then. I love good food and drink, but you know, Im happiest on my own in my caravanI (f) . ?SWNo, I dont. I look ridiculous. I never watch if I can help it!I (g) . ?SWIm using it to help the monastery. Some new shower rooms are being built. Thats good, isnt it?

  • Unit 2- Happiness Language workComplete the interview with Sister Wendy. I (a) When did you become a nun, Sister Wendy?SWWhen I was sixteen. Goodness, thats nearly fifty years ago!I (b) And where do you live ?SWIn Norfolk. In a Carmelite monastery. Well, not actually in the monastery but in the grounds. I have a caravan.I (c) Do you travel all around the world?SWNo, I dont. Just in Europe thats far enough! I (d) Why do you think your art programs are so popular?SWI dont really know. Im not sure why theyre popular. I feel that I look so silly, but perhaps people find it funny to watch a silly odd nun!

  • Unit 2- Happiness Language workComplete the interview with Sister Wendy.

    I (e) Do you enjoy going on tour ?SWYes, I do. Of course I do. The tours are really interesting and everybody enjoys a life of luxury now and then. I love good food and drink, but you know, Im happiest on my own in my caravanI (f) Do you watch yourself on television ?SWNo, I dont. I look ridiculous. I never watch if I can help it!I (g) What are you doing with all the money youre earning ?SWIm using it to help the monastery. Some new shower rooms are being built. Thats good, isnt it?

  • Unit 2- HappinessWriting Describing peopleMy aunt EmilyOf all my relatives, I like my aunt Emily the best. Shes my mothers youngest sister. She has never married, and she lives alone in a small village near bath. Shes in her late fifties, but shes still quite young in spirit. She has a fair complexion, thick brown hair which she wears in bun, and dark brown eyes. She has a kind face, and when you meets her, the first think you notice is her lovely, warm smile. Her face is a little wrinkled now, but I think shes still rather attractive. Shes the sort of person you can always go to if you have a problem.She likes reading and gardening, and she goes for long walks over the hills with her dog, Buster. Shes a very active person. Either shes making something, or mending something, or doing something to help others. She does shopping for some of the old people in the village. Shes extremely generous, but not very tollerant with people who dont agree with her. I hope that I am as happy and contented as she is when I am her age.

  • Unit 2- Happiness Writing Describing peopleMy aunt EmilyOf all my relatives, I like my aunt Emily the best. Shes my mothers youngest sister. She has never married, and she lives alone in a small village near bath. Shes in her late fifties, but shes still quite young in spirit. She has a fair complexion, thick brown hair which she wears in bun, and dark brown eyes. She has a kind face, and when you meets her, the first think you notice is her lovely, warm smile. Her face is a little wrinkled now, but I think shes still rather attractive. Shes the sort of person you can always go to if you have a problem.

  • Unit 2- Happiness Writing Describing peopleMy aunt Emily

    She likes reading and gardening, and she goes for long walks over the hills with her dog, Buster. Shes a very active person. Either shes making something, or mending something, or doing something to help others. She does shopping for some of the old people in the village. Shes extremely generous, but not very tolerant with people who dont agree with her. I hope that I am as happy and contented as she is when I am her age.

  • Unit 2- Happiness Writing Describing peopleExercise 5

    Quite young (lines 3-4) = fairly young, more young than oldA little wrinkled (line 7) = a bit wrinkled, not a lotRather attractive (line 7) = quite attractive, more than just attractiveVery active (line 10) = often activeExtremely generous = very, very generous (line 13)

  • Unit 2- Happiness Writing Describing peopleExercise 6

    Rude

    Boring

    Mean

    Ugly

    not very polite

    not very interesting

    not very generous/kind

    not very pretty/handsome/beautiful/attractive/good-looking

  • Unit 2- Happiness Writing Describing peopleExercise 7

    Who is you in lines 6 (2) and 8 in the text?

    It is the general you meaning people in general.One is only used very formally in English.

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