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March 20th, 2013 by admin

L2IS grammatical points for checking your work

Points from the last writing session

1.  IF FORMS – 3 possibilities

a.  IF + present → will + ø  + BV

b.  IF + preterit → would + ø  + BV

c.   IF+ pluperfect → would have + PP

2. Permettre

ENABLE SB TO DO STH

ALLOW SB TO DO STH

Recours possible à une forme passive

3. TELL + SB (complément obligatoire) / SAY + ø (pas de complément)

4. ALL & SOME + Plural (or uncountable) / EVERY & EACH + Singular

5.  Particularly / In particular

6.  I ø  agree / I ø disagree

7.  Stop smoking  vs Stop to smoke

 

Points from this session :

1. For vs. to

  • Thank you for coming (regard vers le passé – for + V-ing)
  • I would like you to come. (regard vers l’avenir – to + V)

2. Vouloir que

Vouloir que quelqu’un fasse quelque chose : (pas de that en anglais)

I want you to tell me a story / I would like you to stop that!

3. Go to / Be in

I went to Germany last week (go to) / Last week I was in Germany (be in)

4. Perception & Observation

  • I like to listen to music when I’m working. (écouter)
  • I heard that song on the radio. (entendre)
  • I watch TV every night
  • I saw that programme on TV

Ne jamais utiliser ‘look at’ pour la télévision ou le cinéma.

5. For, Since & During

Pendant

  • During + GN (during the summer holidays)
  • For + duration (for six weeks)

Choix du temps verbal selon le contexte

Depuis

  • Since + date/évènement/GN/GV au prétérit (since the second world war ended)
  • For + durée (for 3 months)

Choix du temps verbal : ‘present perfect’ (have+pp) ou plus-que-parfait (had+pp)

6 . Some common uncountable nouns (emploi au singulier)

  • Information
  • Advice
  • News
  • Progress
  • Knowledge