【Self Study English ♡ Unit 4 】There are several things you need to do during your English hours / Vocabulary ” Go”

 

There are various ways to study English effectively and fast. Here is the approach that was practiced by me. It helped me to substantially improve my level of English from very basic (I couldn’t construct even basic sentences correctly) to a fairly high standard of academic English within just 6 month.

Anyway, you need to establish your goal. You need to learn the foreign language thinking about your goal.  The connection between learning English and the goal is very important for your motivation.

 

There are several things you need to do during your English hours (3〜4 hours a day, 5〜6 days a week).

 

 

For example,

Watching Movies

 

Pick up any movie you like that was originally filmed in English. It should be something you like a lot and has strong characters.

Watch the movie in your language a few times so that you understand each individual phrase very well and know when it’s said.

 

And watch the movie in English with subtitles. You will start to associate the phrases with meaning and the English phrases become familiar. Then you need to start pronouncing each word and phrase and they happen on the screen.

Try to mimic the actors’ voices. Become the character yourself! After one week of 3〜4 hours watching the movie you will learn it and will be able to pronounce the whole movie by heart.

 

The second movie will be faster. Repeat first movie once you complete second. After 10 movies you will be shocked!!!

 

 

OK then,

we shall learn “Go” today (^ ^)

 

 

 

 

 

Go / went / gone

“Go” means to move from one place to another.

 

 

 

◉  I go to work by bus.

 Shall we go to the swimming pool today?

 We went to Paris last summer.

 

You can go to a place on foot or in some kind of transport.

 

 Is this train going to Granada?

 

 

 

 

 

“Go” + prepositions

◉  Mike went in (to) his room  and shut the door.

 Julia was tired. She went up the stairs slowly.

 I’ll go (up) to town.

 Let me go!

 I’m going back home this evening.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Go”  + 〜ing  for activities

“Go” is often used with “〜ing” for different activities.

 

 I hate going shopping.

 I usually go swimming in the morning.

 Let’s go dancing.

 Do you like going sightseeing when you are on holiday?

 She goes skiing every winter.

 He is going fishing today.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Future plans ☆

  “be going to” is often used for plans for the future.

 

 On Saturday, he is going to visit his grandparents.

 On Sunday, we‘re going to stay at home.

 On Monday, I‘m going to meet Monica at the restaurant.

 

 

 

 

 

Exercises ☆

 

① Correct the mistakes in these sentences

1.  Please, go in I’m tired.

2.  We’re going sightsee today.

3.  Joe went down to the top of the hill.

4.  Let’s go to fish today.

5.  She went out off the shop.

 


 

《 Answer 》

1.  Please, go away I’m tired.

2.  We’re going sightseeing today.

3.  Joe went up to the top of the hill.

4.  Let’s go fishing today.

5.  She went out of the shop.

 


 

② Write or think about where trains, buses and roads go to from your town.

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Finally,

 

 

③ Just read the following sentences.

Today is the first day of school. Ken and Yuko are now second year students. They have studied English for one year already, and are beginning their second year. There are several new students in their class. There are also several new teachers. They greet the students with pleasant smiles.

One of the new teachers arrived in Japan only last week. He is an American and his name is Richard. He is going to teach them English. He has never been in Japan before so they have to speak English to him. They like the English class very much.

Richard comes into the classroom and smiles at all of them. He says, “Good morning, everybody!”

 


 

Good job (^ ^)/

 

 

 

 

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