Lekcja 25

Ścieżka dźwiękowa do lekcji, wciśnij przycisk z prawej. Lesson 25

syllable - sylaba

There are tree syllables in the word expensive: ex - pen - sive,

and two syllables in the word husband: hus - band.

How many syllables are there in the word expensive? There are three syllables in the word expensive.

How many syllables are there in the word husband? There are two syllables in the word husband.

We say "cheaper than", but not "expensiver than", because the adjective "cheap" has only one syllable,

whilst the adjective "expensive" has three syllables: ex - pen - sive.

For adjectives of one syllable like cheap, long, short, etc. we say

cheap, cheaper than, the cheapest

long, longer than, the longest

.. etc.

whilst for adjectives of three syllables like "expensive", and "beautiful", etc., we say

expensive, more expensive than, the most expensive

beautiful, more beautiful than, the most beautiful

Why do we say "cheaper than", but not "expensiver than" ? We say "cheaper than", but not "expensiver than", because

the adjective "cheap" has only one syllable, whilst the adjective "expensive" has three syllables.

above powyżej below poniżej

Where's my nose? Your nose's above your mouth.

Where's my chin? Your chin's below your mouth.

Where's the ceiling? The ceiling's above our heads.

Are my feet above the table? No, your feet aren't above the able, but they're below the table.

January Styczeń February Luty March Marzec April Kwiecień

May Maj June Czerwiec July Lipiec August Sierpień

September Wrzesień October Październik November Listopad December Grudzień

Tell me the names of the months of the year, please!

The names of the months of the year are: January, February, March, ...etc.

last ostatni next następny

What's this month? This month's April.

What was last month? Last month was March.

What will next month be? Next month will be May.

What will the month after next be? The month after next will be June.

What was the month before last? The month before last was February.

a.m. przed południem p.m. po południu midday południe

sometimes czasami, niekiedy Latin łaciński

Sometimes after the time, we put the letters a.m. or p.m.

a.m. means ante meridiem, from the Latin

whilst

p.m. means post meridiem, from the Latin too

a.m. means before midday (12 o'clock ) przed 12

whilst

p.m. means after midday po 12

What do the letters a.m. mean after the time?

The letters a.m. mean ante meridiem after the time.

What do the letters p.m. mean after the time?

The letters p.m. mean post meridiem after the time.

What's the difference between a.m and p.m.?

The difference beetwen a.m. and p.m. is that we use a.m. for the time before midday (12 o'clock),

and p.m. for the time after midday.

a lot of dużo, wiele both ... and zarówno ... jaki instead zamiast

Instead of "much" and "many", we can use "a lot of" both for things we can count and for things we cannot count.

Instead of saying "many books", we can say "a lot of books".

Instead of saying "much water", we can say "a lot of water".

What can we use instead of much and many?

We an use a lot of instead of much and many.

Are there a lot of people in a small village?

No, there aren't a lot of people in a small village, but there are few people in a small village.

Do the English drink a lot of coffee?

No, the English don't drink a lot of coffee, but they drink little coffee, and a lot of tea.

Do you like to see a room with a lot of flowers in it?

Yes, I like to see a room with a lot of flowers in it.

or

No, I don't like to see a room with a lot of flowers in it.

Do you put a lot of butter on your bread?

Yes, I put a lot of butter on my bread.

or

No, I don't put a lot of butter on my bread.

Do we use our mouths for both eating and speaking? Yes, we use our mouths for both eating and speaking.

Can you speak both Chinese and Italian? No, I can't speak both Chinese and Italian, but I speak only Italian.

a lot dużo

Do you go to the cinema a lot? No, I go to the cinema a lot.

Do you read a lot? Yes, I read a lot.

Do you eat a lot? No, I don't eat a lot.

Does he eat a lot? No, he doesn't eat a lot.

if jeśli must musieć either ... or albo ... albo restaurant restauracja bar bar

Do you want anything to eat at the moment? No, I don't want anything to eat at the moment.

If she wants something to eat, where must she go? If she want something to eat she must go either home or to restaurant.

Do you want anything to drink at the moment? No, I don't want anything to drink at the moment.

If he wants something to drink, where must he go? If he wants something to drink, he must go either home or to a bar.

If you want to eat in a restaurant, about how much money must you have?

If I want to eat in a restaurant I must have about one hundred pounds.

If you want to hear people speaking Chinese, which country must you go to?

If I want to hear people speaking Chinese I must go to China.

DICTATION

The Present Simple / we use for an action / that we do generally. / For example, / I generally speak German. /

The word "do" / is an auxiliary verb / that means nothing / but which we use / in interrogative and negative sentences, /

but not in positive sentences. / For example, / Do you speak French? / Yes, I speak French. / Do you spaek Japanese? /

No, I do not speak Japanese. / She can speaks Chinese.

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