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Yesterday, today and tomorrow

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ENGLISH FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

Grade 4

SHOPPING AND SPENDING

Module 18

YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

Activity 1

To use the tenses to communicate in writing: simple present, simple past, future, etc. [LO 6.2.1, 6.2.4, 6.2.5]

YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

a) Rewrite each of the following sentences in the future tense (tomorrow):

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i) I am too busy to go to the shops.

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ii) She does not want to take me with her.

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iii) She says I waste too much time.

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iv) There are many other customers in the shop.

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b) Rewrite each of the following sentences in the present tense (today):

i) She was loading the groceries into the boot of the car.

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ii) She liked to go shopping.

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iii) I had finished my shopping at last.

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iv) He will unpack the car.

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c) Write each of the following sentences in the past tense (yesterday):

i) I shall go out to the café.

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ii) I will see you at the shops.

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iii) We will go to the till.

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iv) I like the sweets best.

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Activity 2

To read and solve puzzles [LO 3.5.3]

LET’S GO SHOPPING

a) Let's go to the following shops and see what they offer us to buy. Find the words in the puzzles and draw a line around each of them. Write your answers neatly in the space provided.

TOYSHOP GREEN GROCER

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THE TOY SHOP

Table 1
M O T O P Y
A E E T O O
R S D B A Y
B D D O G O
L O Y T O P
E L B E O L
S L E G Y D
E G A M E S
S G R R A E
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THE GREENGROCERY SHOP

Table 2
R B I M S T A P
O A C E T O C O
C P E C O P A T
C P D R S P R A
O L I P E A R T
L E S A I T O O
I N A N A A T P
B A E M N E A E
R A   P E S P A
O R A N G E E S

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Activity 3

To understand and use singular and plural forms of nouns [LO 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3]

MORE THAN ONE (PLURAL)

a) Before Mother goes to do shopping she makes a list of everything she needs to buy. Some of these items have plurals (e.g. shirt – shirts), some are already written as plurals (trousers) and others do not have plurals (e.g. sugar). Write down the plurals of only those items that have plurals in the column on the right.

Soap ........................ Carrot ........................

Tomato ..................... ... Toothpaste ........................

Milk ........................ Cloth ........................

Apple ..................... ... Scissors ........................

Toilet Paper ........................ Pencil ........................

Potato ......................... Eggs ........................

Assessment

LEARNING OUTCOME 3: READING AND VIEWING

The learner will be able to read and view for information and enjoyment, and to respond critically to the aesthetic, cultural and emotional values in texts.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

3.5 reads for pleasure and information;

3.5.3 reads and solves puzzles.

LEARNING OUTCOME 6: LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USE

The learner will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language and interpret texts.

Assessment Standard

We know this when the learner:

6.2 uses the tenses introduced in the Foundation Phase to communicate orally and in writing, e.g.:

6.2.1 simple present tense.

6.2.4 simple past tense;

6.2.5 simple future tense;

6.4 understands and uses singular and plural forms of nouns:

6.4.1 ordinary nouns.

6.4.2 nouns which do not have plurals;

6.4.3 nouns which only have plurals.

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Activity 1 Plurals

a) (i) I shallbe too busy to go to the shops.

(ii) She will not want to take me with her.

(iii) She says I shall waste too much time.

(iv) There will be many other customers in the shop.

b) (i) She is loading the groceries into the boot of the car.

(ii) She likes to go shopping.

(iii) I have finished my shopping at last.

(iv) He is unpacking the car.

c) (i) I went out to the café

(ii) I saw you at the shops.

(iii) We went to the till.

(iv) I liked the sweets best.

Activity 2

  • top; marbles; teddy bear; doll; games; yo-yo
  • apple; potato; peas; grapes; pear; orange

Activity 3

More than one

  • soap; tomatoes; milk; apples; toilet paper; potatoes; carrots; toothpaste; cloths; scissors; pencils; eggs

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