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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The MOST BASIC PATTERN of ENGLISH SENTENCES

Image result for life begins at fortyWe can think in English using this basic pattern of 40 English sentences having "play" as the keyword.


I STATE
1. I am a Cricket player.
2. I was a Cricket player.
3. I will be a good Cricket player.
4. I have been a State level Cricket player for the last five years.
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II POSSESSION
1. I have good players in my team now.
2. I had good players in my team in the last match.
3. I will have good players in my team during finals.
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III REALITY
1. There is a playground nearby.
2. There was a playground here around ten years ago.
3. There will be a playground in this school next year.
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IV ACTION
PRESENT 
1.Habit - I play Cricket.
2.Attitude - I like playing Cricket.
3.Present Live Action - I am playing now.
4.Future Action in Present - I am playing tomorrow.
5.Past Action in Present - I have played well this month.
6.Present Live Action plus Time Taken - I have been playing since morning.
PAST
7.Past Action - I played a match yesterday.
8.Live Action in Past - I was playing just now.
FUTURE
9.Future Action - I will play in the next match. 
10.Live Action in Future - I will be playing in the evening.
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MODALS
1. Can I play?
2. May I play?
3. Shall I play?
4. Could you please play with me?
5. Should I play?
6. Would you like to play?
7. I might play today.
8. Do I have to play?
9. Do I need to play?
10.Do I ought to play?
11.Did you use to play Cricket?
12.Must I play?
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PASSIVE VOICE
1. Cricket is played here.
2. Playing Cricket is considered as a good hobby.
3. Cricket is being played now.
4. Cricket is being played here tomorrow.
5. Cricket has been played here many times.
6. Cricket was played here.
7. Cricket was being played here.
8. Cricket will be played here.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

SWOT-BASED ROLE PLAY


Image result for strengths and weaknesses in moviesAsked the students to form teams and then present role plays before the audience showing Strengths/Weaknesses of a character while they face an imaginary situation. The situation becomes an opportunity if the character uses it to test his/her strength and a threat if it reveals a weakness of the character.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017

KEYWORD CONVERSATIONS

Image result for conversationsAsked the students to write a list of keywords (around ten each) related to their Personal/Family/Education/Career aspects in an A4 sheet paper using tables and then give it to their partner who has to go through it, study it and then strike a conversation touching all the given keywords. Both the persons having the conversation will cover all the keywords and get an experience of the power of an in depth heart to heart conversation.

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Friday, September 1, 2017

"IMAGINE-ACTIONS OF A PROFESSIONAL" EXERCISE

Image result for CABIN CREW - WHAT WE REALLY DO - YouTube (360p)In this exercise the students are asked to imagine that are playing the role of a professional say an air hostess/cabin crew/journalist/nurse/IPS Officer etc. and they have to utter a sentence that reveals a specific action of that particular profession and also that sentence should be one of the ten types of action sentences. The teacher can prepare slips writing the names of different professions and also the type of action sentence that needs to be formed and spoken. The teacher can also show videos showing the daily lives of various professionals to improve the students' knowledge about occupations in real life.



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"WHAT'S THE BIG IDEA" EXERCISE

Image result for MIc'd Up _ Part 1_ A Conversation with Angela AhrendtsIn this exercise asked the students to watch a video and then come in teams to the front and talk to the audience about the BIG IDEA that they understood from the video.


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