English Unlimited HAK/HUM 1, Schulbuch

Note the word order in past simple questions and statements. What do you notice? Create your own quiz. Look at the article in 1 again (p. 50) and write questions and the correct answers about the texts. Then test your partner’s knowledge and ask your questions. Take turns asking and answering questions. Listen to Yoko. How does she feel about new technology? Listen again. Answer the questions with expressions from the boxes. There are two extra phrases you should not use. When did Yoko: 1 get her first mobile phone? 2 check a transport timetable on her phone? 3 use a laptop properly for the first time? 4 play a game online? 5 buy something online? 6 win an online competition? Tell each other when you did the things Yoko was talking about. Use in, last and ago. Accidental inventions. Work in pairs. Student A reads about an invention on this page, student B reads the text on p. 157. Tell your partner: 1 name of invention 2 function of invention 3 name of inventor 4 date / place of invention Media task. Go online and find out about a famous or useful invention for yourself. Only use English websites! Use the information to prepare a short presentation about the history of your invention. Use words like in, ago, and last and use the past simple. Make sure you use your own words. 4 Grammar Past simple a Questions Statements Where did Sir Tim work? He worked at CERN in Switzerland. Was the inventor of the Stereobelt an American? No, he was a German-Brazilian. Did the first mobile phone cost more than $3,000? Yes, it did. It cost $9,000. 1 Grammar reference and practice, p. 168 b 5 a Listening kx448t 17 b when she was 7 years old in 2002 in 2005 in 2007 last year about 14 or 15 years ago about 12 years ago by the end of kindergarten by the end of 2005 when she was 11 years old two months ago last summer c 6 Speaking Velcro Swiss engineer George de Mestral was on a hunting trip with his dog in the Swiss Alps when he noticed how seeds would stick to its fur. He published his invention in 1951 but it wasn’t until NASA came along that the technology was really popularized. In the 1960s, Apollo astronauts used it to stop pens and equipment flying away. 7 Speaking 52 Language skills Extras Explore 4 Changes Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv