SAM and BEN.
A series of 10 short Video English lessons for very small children. Aged 2 to 6.
The first two video lessons are on my channel.
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Help your child to learn and speak English the way they learnt their native language. At home.By listening. By repetition. By playing.
The lessons are short, fun and interactive.
The snakes, Sam and Ben, are easy to make and fun to play with.
Soon they will be talking to Sam and Ben in English!
Suitable for Adults and Students
Listen for the verb, ‘to go’.
Link to Listening Activity The verb ‘to go’.
Some less common verbs today like ‘peck’ and ‘reach’ .
A bird pecks at its food.
A kiss on the cheek is called ‘a peck’
You must reach for the moon if you want to succeed.
I can’t reach the box because it is too high.
Getting an A* in English is within your reach.
We / they reached
Please take this letter to the Post Office for me.
Take it to the cashier.
I am going to take the dog for a walk.
You must take your turn in the queue.
I am in the play at the theatre.
Will you play a game with me?
Stop playing with your food.
He is playing football tomorrow.
I’m going for a ride on my bike.
She is riding her bicycles.
He is at the Riding Stables.
I want to go on the swings.
She is swinging very high.
It was a really cool swinging party.
The swinging 60’s
We /They swung
Present: I am playing
You/she/he. Is playing
They/we Are playing.
My things, animals and people. They are MINE.
These are my books. They are MINE.
Your possessions. The things that belong to you are YOURS
These are your pens. They are YOURS
The things that belong to her are HERS
Those cats belong to her. They are HERS
The things that belong to him are HIS
He collects classic cars. They are HIS cars
The things that belong to ‘it’ are ITS
The flower has lots of petals. They are ITS petals.
The things that belong to us are OURS
We have four children . They are OURS.
Now the lesson:
LINK TO LESSON ON POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS
THIS and THESE
This is singular These is plural.
These and this are used to talk about things which are near in place or time.
“Is this your book?”
“Are these your shoes?”
“Do you like this music?”
Or when making a phone call:
“Hello, this is Judi.”
THAT and THOSE
That is singular. Those is plural
That and those are used to talk about things which are not near to us or happened I; the past.
“Is that your house over there?”
“Did you see that film last night?’
“Who told you that?”
Or when making a phone call you could say, “Is that Michael?”
“Are those your shoes under the chair?”
“I like those flowers in that garden.”
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