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Jean-Franรงois Brochet

English To Go A Visual Reference

Vocabulary Grammar Communication


I like to have kiwis and oranges.

What do you like to have for breakfast?


Alphabet and numbers Alphabet.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Numbers.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Ordinal numbers.. . . . . . 4

People Family.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Parts of the body.. . . . . . 6 Clothing.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Accessories.. . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Patterns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Footwear.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Hair colours. . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Hairstyles.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Food.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Mealtimes. . . . . . . . . . . . . Main dishes.. . . . . . . . . . . Condiments.. . . . . . . . . . . Fruit.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Vegetables.. . . . . . . . . . . . Meat and . alternatives. . . . . . . . . . Grain products. . . . . . . . .

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Milk and . alternatives. . . . . . . . . . 13 Desserts.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Drinks.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

Vocabulary

Communication

Vocabulary Animals

Pets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Farm animals. . . . . . . . . Chores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Wild animals.. . . . . . . . . . Daily actions.. . . . . . . . . . 15 Insects.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Animal actions. . . . . . . . Feelings and . sensations. . . . . . . . . . . 16 I Environment Health problems. . . . . . 17 Colours. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Celebrations.. . . . . . . . . . 18 Shapes.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . School.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Places in the city.. . . . . Classroom actions.. . . . . 19 Classroom objects.. . . . . 20 Home.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . People in school.. . . . . . . 21 Household objects. . . . School subjects. . . . . . . . 21 Countries. . . . . . . . . . . . . . School environment. . . . 22 Parts of the day. . . . . . . Sports.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Adverbs of time. . . . . . . Hobbies . Days of the week.. . . . . and pastimes. . . . . . . . 24 Months of the year.. . . Musical . instruments. . . . . . . . . 25 Seasons.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Electronic devices.. . . . 25 Parts of the year. . . . . . Occupations. . . . . . . . . . . 26 Weather.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Transportation.. . . . . . . . 27 Nature. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Vocabulary

Alphabet

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ay

ant

apple

biy

ball

bat

siy

car

carrot

diy

door

duck

iy

egg

elephant

ef

fish

flag

dgiy

gift

glass

aytch

hammer

hat

eye

ice cream

iguana

djay

jam

juice

kay

kangaroo

key

el

ladder

leaf

em

monkey

mouse

en

nail

nose

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Vocabulary

ow

octopus

orange

piy

paint

popcorn

kyou

queen

question

ar

radio

rake

es

saw

snake

ti

train

tree

you

umbrella

unicorn

viy

vacuum

violin

dabeul-you

whale

worm

eks

x-ray

xylophone

weye

yacht

yoyo

ziy

zebra

zipper

Functional language

How do you spell “turtle”?

t-u-r-t-l-e!

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Vocabulary

Parts of the body eye nose cheek tongue

hair ear

mouth neck

shoulder stomach arm

elbow

hand

thumb

leg

finger

foot (feet)

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knee

toe

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Vocabulary

Fruit

apples

bananas

blueberries

cherries

grapefruit

grapes

kiwis

lemons

oranges

peaches

pears

pineapples

raspberries

strawberries

watermelon

Vegetables

beets

broccoli

cabbage

carrots

cauliflower

corn

cucumbers

lettuce

mushrooms

onions

peppers

potatoes

radishes

spinach

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Vocabulary

Chores

clean the closet

clean the litter box

clean your bedroom

do the dishes

do the laundry

dust

feed the dog

fold the laundry

mop the floor

mow the lawn

rake the leaves

shovel the snow

sweep the floor

take out the garbage

vacuum

walk the dog

Functional language

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What chores do you do?

I clean the litter box and I dust.

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wake up

go to the bathroom

wash my face

make my bed

go to school

get dressed

brush my teeth

eat breakfast

go to class

eat lunch

go home

set the table

go to bed

take a shower

do homework

eat dinner

Functional language

What is the first thing you do in the morning?

I wake up!

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Vocabulary

Daily actions

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Vocabulary

Feelings and sensations

angry

bored

calm

cold

excited

happy

hot

hungry

in love

sad

scared

shy

sick

sleepy

thirsty

tired

Functional language

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How are you feeling today?

Today, I feel like I’m in love!

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Vocabulary

Health problems

bee sting

cold

cough

cut

fever

hay fever

headache

rash

sore throat

stomach ache

stuffy nose

toothache seventeen

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Vocabulary

Celebrations

birthday

Canada Day

Chinese New Year

Diwali

Earth Day

Easter

Eid al-Fitr

Halloween

New Year’s Day

Ramadan

Rosh Hashanah

Saint-JeanBaptiste Day

Saint Patrick’s Day

Thanksgiving

Valentine’s Day

Functional language When is your birthday?

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Christmas

My birthday is on March 15th.

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Articles and determiners.. . . . . . . . . . . . Pronouns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Words that describe location.. . . . . . . . Words that describe movement.. . . . . Adjectives.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using adjectives.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The verb to be. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The verb to do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The verb to have.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking in the present. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The simple present.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The present continuous.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The imperative. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Talking about the past. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking about the future.. . . . . . . . . . . . . Asking questions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Question words.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Describing scenery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using modals.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Using plural nouns.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Capitalization and punctuation.. . . . . . Useful verbs in the present . and in the past.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Grammar

Communication

Grammar

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Articles and determiners Articles Specific people or thingS

for thingS in general

Use the for singular and plural nouns. • I like the colour yellow.

Use a or an in the singular. • Use a before a consonant. It’s a car.

• Use an before a vowel. It’s an a pple.

Grammar

Do not use an article in the plural. They are oranges.

Demonstrative determiners

This sock smells.

These socks smell.

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Those socks smell.

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Personal pronouns 1st person

2nd person You are my best friend.

I am eleven years old.

3rd person He is my father. She is my sister. It is my ferret.

Grammar

Pronouns

Singular

They are my cousins.

We are a happy family.

Plural You are funny!

Possessive pronouns His name is Karl. Her name is Laura. Its name is Albert.

I’m doing my homework.

Your sister is an artist.

Their family name is Morin.

Our bus driver is the best.

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Grammar

Words that describe location

in

on

under

over

in front of

behind

next to

between

top middle bottom

left

centre

right

Words that describe movement into up

down

towards

out of

through

around

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Grammar

Adjectives easy

big clean

small

hard

fast empty

slow

full

funny

boring

light

heavy

high

low

short

far

long

light

old

dark new

near

tall strong

weak

short

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Grammar

Using adjectives Adjective position Adjectives go before a noun or after a verb. It’s a brown bear.            The bear is brown.

Adjective order 1. Quantity

2. Characteristic

3. Colour

Noun

new

red

sweatshirts

beautiful

blue

shoes

three

a pair of

He has three new red sweatshirts. I’m buying a pair of beautiful blue shoes.

Comparing adjectives short adjectives

The train is fast.

The airplane is faster than the train.

The train is not as fast as the airplane. long adjectives

The bicycle is expensive. The motorcycle is more expensive than the bicycle.

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$1

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The bicycle is less expensive than the motorcycle.

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Present

✓ Affirmative I am

(I’m)

You are

(You’re)

He is

(He’s)

She is

(She’s)

It is

(It’s)

We are

(We’re)

You are

(You’re)

I’m hungry. She is very funny! We’re friends.

They are (They’re)

Grammar

The verb to be ✗ Negative am is

+   not

are I’m not hungry. She is not very funny! We are not friends

I was You were I was at school.

Past

He was She was It was

He was sad. You were at home.

We were You were

was were

+   not

I was not at school. He wasn’t sad. You were not at home.

Future

They were

will   +   be

will not   +   be

I will be a doctor.

I will not be a doctor.

It will be snowy.

It will not be snowy.

We will be there.

We won’t be there.

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Grammar

Using plural nouns Regular plurals

1. Add s

snake > snakes ball > balls orange > oranges

2. Add es to: o ch s sh x

tomato > tomatoes watch > watches glass > glasses radish > radishes fox > foxes

3. Change y to ies (when y is preceded by a consonant )

strawberry > strawberries butterfly > butterflies

4. Change f and fe to ves

wolf > wolves life > lives

Irregular plurals

tooth > teeth person > people

foot > feet child > children

man > men mouse > mice

Capitalization and punctuation Use a capital letter

Punctuation marks include:

• at the beginning of a sentence

the period (.)

• with proper nouns, days, months, languages and the pronoun “I”

the comma (,) the apostrophe (’) the question mark (?) the exclamation mark (!)

Example:

The English exam is on Monday, June 5th. It will be difficult and I’m nervous! Are you?

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Grammar

Useful verbs in the present and in the past

break (broke)

buy (bought)

call (called)

catch (caught)

choose (chose)

cook (cooked)

count (counted)

cry (cried)

dance (danced)

draw (drew)

drink (drank)

eat (ate)

find (found)

fly (flew)

give (gave)

hit (hit)

jump (jumped)

laugh (laughed)

like (liked)

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look (looked)

lose (lost)

make (made)

play (played)

pull (pulled)

push (pushed)

read (read)

ride (rode)

run (ran)

sing (sang)

sleep (slept)

study (studied)

swim (swam)

take (took)

talk (talked)

think (thought)

walk (walked)

watch (watched)

win (won)

write (wrote)

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Communication

Communication

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Working together.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Sharing opinions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Giving warnings.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Locating places . and giving directions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Making requests. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Giving advice.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Giving instructions.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asking for a favour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Going shopping.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . At the restaurant.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking on the telephone. . . . . . . . . . . . . Strategies for learning.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Communication

Using expressions of courtesy. . . . . . . Meeting people.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking about family. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Describing people.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking about feelings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Giving reasons.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking about times and dates. . . . . . . Talking about events.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Talking about preferences.. . . . . . . . . . . Identifying and describing objects.. . . Asking for help or clarification.. . . . . . Offering help. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Asking for permission. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using expressions of courtesy Saying hello Hello! How are you today?

Saying goodbye

I’m fine, thanks, and you?

Goodbye! See you soon!

Bye! See you later.

Greetings

Communication

Good morning!

Good afternoon!

Thanking someone Thanks a lot! Thanks!

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Thank you! Thank you very much!

Good evening!

Good night!

Apologizing You’re welcome!

Oops, sorry! No problem!

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Introducing yourself My name is Joey! Nice to meet you!

Hi! My name is Lucy. What’s your name?

Communication

Meeting people Introducing someone else Dad, this is my friend Chloe.

Hello, Chloe.

Pleased to meet you!

Asking personal questions How old are you? How do you spell your name?

I am ten years old.

S-O-P-H-I-A.

Where do you live?

Where are you from?

I’m from Canada. I live in Chicoutimi. And you?

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Communication

Talking about family How many sisters and brothers do you have?

I have one sister and two brothers. What about you?

Who are your parents?

David is my father and Sarah is my mother.

What do they do?

My father is a teacher and my mother is an architect.

Can you describe your family?

There are five people in my family. Celine and Patrick are my mother and father. I have one brother called Frederick and one stepsister called Nancy. I also have a stepfather. His name is Jean-François.

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Communication

Describing people General descriptions What does she look like?

He is tall and strong.

She is short and thin.

Describing hair and eyes My hair is long, curly and brown.

Do you have green eyes?

No, I don’t. I have blue eyes.

Talking about clothing and accessories What are you wearing?

I’m wearing a plain white T-shirt and striped black and purple shorts.

Are you wearing a headband?

No, I’m not, but I am wearing a belt.

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Communication

Talking about events Past events What did you do yesterday?

I went snowboarding with my family.

How was your weekend?

It was great! I did arts and crafts and I played volleyball.

Present events What are you doing?

We’re going to the restaurant.

Where are we going?

I’m doing a puzzle. And you?

I’m watching television.

Future events I will be in Math class.

Let’s have lunch together. Where will you be at 11:30?

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What are you going to do tonight?

I’m going to do my homework and play my guitar.

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Communication

Talking about preferences Likes and dislikes Do you like strawberries?

Do you like cheese?

Yes, I like strawberries.

No, I don’t.

Favourites What’s your favourite drink?

What desserts do you like best?

I like sorbet best, and you?

I like cake best.

My favourite drink is lemonade.

Preferences How do you like your tacos?

I like my tacos with sour cream, tomatoes, lettuce and cheese.

With lettuce, salsa and cheese. And you?

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Communication

Going shopping Hi, can I help you?

No thanks, I’m just looking.

How much are these black boots?

They are $169.

They’re too expensive. I can’t buy them.

Sure, what size do you wear?

Can I try on that black coat?

How do you like it?

It’s too large. Can I have a smaller size, please?

Medium.

Your total is $145.69. How would you like to pay?

Thanks and have a nice day!

You too, bye!

I’ll pay by credit card.

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Communication

At the restaurant Passing something to someone May I have a glass of water?

Can you pass the salt, please?

Here you are.

Here it is.

Offering something Do you want something to drink?

What would you like to eat?

I would like some lasagna, please. I’ll have a glass of orange juice, thank you.

Asking for specific information What’s on your Special Pizza?

It’s all-dressed with bacon and onions.

Do you have cake?

Yes, we do!

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English To Go A Visual Reference

English To Go is a theme-based, visual reference book for

classroom use in Elementary Cycles Two and Three. Fun and easy to use, this material provides essential support for both oral interaction and written production.

As a visual reference, English To Go offers students a fun way to explore the English language on their own, while giving them the tools they need to begin interacting together autonomously.

English To Go includes: • vocabulary that covers a variety of useful themes • grammar charts that are relevant to oral interaction and writing needs • communication tools, or functional language, for everyday situations • colourful photos and illustrations, as well as humorous characters to motivate learning And, English To Go is easy to use in conjunction with any other ESL material used in class.

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