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25 The Teacher  1-2 (187) 2022 Methods              Answer key: ① ‘Be careful how you use that chisel. It’s very sharp and may slip.’ ‘I’ve been working with it for ages! Don’t teach your grandmother to suck eggs.’ ② You’ve absolutely ruined my new dress by spilling that soup over it.’ ‘It’s only a tiny stain, which can soon be got out. For heaven’s sake don’t make a mountain out of a molehill!’ ③ Jim works too much. He says he wants to make hay while the sun shines. He says he’ll slow down once he’s become rich. ④ Don’t be so rude to her. Would you like her to call you stupid? Then do as you would be done by! ⑤ Hey, please don’t wash your dirty linen in public—it makes me uncomfortable. I really don’t need to know so much about your private problems. ⑥ To invite all your relatives and friends to your wedding before you have arranged things with the vicar is to put the cart before the horse. ⑦ What’s done is done. Don’t cry over spilled milk. ⑧ Why are you begging to drive my car to school next Monday when you still need to take your license test in the morning? Don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched, son! ❯❯❯ ⑨ I know you love Harvard, but don’t put all your eggs in one basket—make sure to apply to several other schools too. ⑩ Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days. So do not wear out your welcome at your father’s friend’s cottage. Talk like Yoda Day, 21 May gives a golden opportunity to revise and consolidate sentence structure. Word order? ASI (Auxiliary Subject Infinitive) or QASI (Question word Auxiliary Subject Infinitive) questions? No longer a hard nut to crack. Rubric for you: In Yodish... Your students to arrange them in suitable order yourself, you can scatter words and ask. Alternatively, the task for you you can use the websites provided below to do. Rubric for your students: Fun to convert Yoda speak into proper English it is. The words into the correct order put. https://funtranslations.com/yoda http://www.yodaspeak.co.uk/ The day approaches the end of the school year and expected general revisions of coursebooks. After the funny introduction to the topic of the lesson, students put the words in correct order. The revision includes the structures taught throughout the running semester.

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