Unit 2 – Experiences

This course introduces experiences and secret dreams. You'll analyze clips, listen to audio recordings, and learn about asking and telling about experiences..

What You'll Learn

  • How to talk about experiences and secret dreams using the present perfect.
  • How to use the present perfect with regular and irregular verbs.
  • How to ask and answer questions beginning with Have you ever...?
  • How to use the simple past to give specific answers to questions in the present perfect.
  • How to talk about experiences you have or haven't had.
  • How to keep a conversation going
  • How to show interest with Do you?, Have you?, etc.

WORDS TO LISTEN FOR

Clip Time. This means you'll be watching the clips you downloaded. Have the clip bonus vocabulary list ready.

Pause. If I tell you to pause the video, it means you need to write something in your notebook then push play again.

Vocabulary list. Take out the vocabulary list for the unit and spend a few moments studying.

Worksheet. Time to work on the lesson worksheet you downloaded.

DON'T FORGET!

Forums

There will be blue boxes on many pages with forum tasks. To get the best experience, remember to do these tasks before moving to the next topic.

Exams

Every unit has an exam. Some have checkpoint exams to make sure you don't forget earlier units. If you don't pass after 2 times, contact me for help.

Help

If you ever get confused, you can email me or post a question to the unit forum.

Warm Up

 

Think of some special experience you hope to have in the future. Write at least 1 thing for each:

  1. something you'd like to do
  2. a place you'd like to go someday
  3. a person you'd like to meet
  4. something you'd like to see

Now that your English muscles are stretched out, let's learn!

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