Lesson 5: “At the Stadium”
Dialogue 5 :
Brian: The opponent plays well! Their fast offender is very dangerous. Heaims very precisely and shoots very hard.
Linda: Our team is not bad either. Our goalkeeper keeps the ball very safe.
Brian: Exactly, you know this game very well! Would you like to have adelicious hot dog?
Linda: Yes, together with a cold beer. That would be fantastic.
Brian: I will bring you a beer.
Linda: Hurry up, because our good sweeper hurt himself.
Brian: Here is your beer. It is actually warm.
Linda: And the hot dog is cold. Hahaha. It looks good though, and….hmmmm…. tastes very good too! A wonderful goal has been scored.Unfortunately for the opposing team.
Brian: Oh, I don’t know if we have a chance. The opponent plays very hardand fast. It is getting very difficult.
Linda: It does not seem to be easy, because our best defender seriously hurt himself.
Brian: But our team must win, otherwise they cannot play in the World Cup.We cannot give the opponent so many chances.
Linda: The coach should bring in a new player. Our midfield players cannotrun anymore.
Brian: You might be quite right. He is still allowed to exchange anotherplayer in. I
would bring in a younger player!
Linda: May I have another sip of beer?
Brian: Of course… Oh, no! That can’t be! 0:2! I think we should go!
Linda: Yes… me too. I should not stay out so late tonight. I have to watchout for my little sister!
Brian: But we can still go out on another date again, right?! Let us go to thecinema tomorrow!
Linda: That would be nice! I do not want to miss “Love me, if you can“! Bye!
Grammar 5 A: Adverbs :
|modify verbs (adverbs of manner),adjectives/past participle and other adverbs – usually by providing information how something is done or the degree of an adjective/pastparticiple (adverbs of degree) or adverb (adverbs of degree). Most adverbs are formed by adding –
ly or -ally to an adjective. There are also adverbs
of place and time (e. g. “there”, “yesterday”), adverbs of frequency (e. g. “sometimes”, “never”) and sentence adverbials (e. g. “actually”).
|Good-well, fast-fast, hard-hard,early-early, late-late, high–high, friendly – in a friendly way … “Hardly” means: “almost not”, “Nearly” means: „almost but not quite“…Some adjectives can follow certain verbs (verbs of
appearance and sense): e. g.
forms of “to be”, “get”, “grow”, “taste”, “smell”, “feel” …
Grammar 5 B: Modal Verbs :
|Modal Verbs||Alternative Forms:|
|can (expressing ability or possibility) –negative form: “cannot” or can´t”,||be able to (expressing ability), could(expressing general ability or permission)|
|may (asking for permission or expressing possibility) – negative form: “may not” or“must not” (expressing strong forbiddance),||be allowed to (expressing permission), might (expressing possibility and/or that asituation is not real)|
|Must (expressing necessity to dosomething) – negative form: “need not(needn´t)” or “do not (don´t) have to”,||have to (more impersonal than must)|
|Should (expressing advice and opinion or expectation) – negative form: “shouldnot (shouldn´t)”||ought to|
Exercise 5 A :
Fill in the correct form: “adverb” or “adjective”. Choose from this box: actuallybad best cold cold dangerous delicious difficult easy Exactly fantastic fastfast good good good hard hard precisely safe seriously Unfortunately warmwell well wonderful
Brian: The opponent plays ________! Their ________ offender is very ________. He aims very ________ and shoots very ________. Linda: Our team is not ________ either. Our goalkeeper keeps the ball very ________. Brian: ________, you know this game very ________! Would you like to have a ________ hot dog? Linda: Yes, together with a ________ beer. That would be ________. Brian: I will bring you a beer. Linda: Hurry up, because our ________ sweeper hurt himself. Brian: Here is your beer. It is ________ ________. Linda: And the hot dog is ________. Hahaha. It looks ________ though, and…. hmmmm…. tastes very ________ too! A ________ goal has been scored. ________ for the opposing team. Brian: Oh, I don’t know if we have a chance. The opponent plays very ________ and ________. It is getting very ________. Linda: It does not seem to be ________, because our ________ defender ________ hurt himself.
Exercise 5 B :
Fill in the correct modal verb / auxiliary verb. Choose from this box: allowedcan can cannot cannot cannot cannot have Let May might should shouldshould would would
Brian: But our team ________ win, otherwise they ________ play in the World Cup. We ________ give the opponent so many chances. Linda: The coach ________ bring in a new player. Our midfield players ________ run anymore. Brian: You ________ be quite right. He is still ________ to exchange another player in. I ________ bring in a younger player! Linda: ________ I have another sip of beer? Brian: Of course… Oh, no! That ________ be! 0:2! I think we ________ go! Linda: Yes… me too. I ________ not stay out so late tonight. I ________ to watch out for my little sister! Brian: But we ________ still go out on another date again, right?! ________ us go to the cinema tomorrow! Linda: That ________ be nice! I do not want to miss “Love me, if you ________”! Bye!