May 28, 2011

Labor Pains: Adverb Clauses

This wonderful activity was provided by Patricia Faustino, a teacher at the Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasilia, Brazil.


TIME

CONTRAST/OPPOSITION

REASON/PURPOSE

WHEN

WHENEVER

ALTHOUGH

EVEN THOUGH

THOUGH

BECAUSE

SINCE

SO THAT


A. I. Watch the clip of `Labor Pains’ part 1 and fill in the blanks with one of the words or expressions above.

1. Thea’s boss was irritated ______________ she got to work 5 minutes late.

2. _______ Thea arrived late, her workmate made a comment about her alarm clock.

3. Thea brought her boss some coffee, he didn’t drink it ___________ . Greg had already gotten him some.

4. ____________ Thea had checked the Oxford dictionary; she had spelled a name incorrectly.

5. Thea has to wash her boss’s dog _____________ he rolled in poop again.

6. Thea feels she needs to wash her boss’s dog as many times as he asks __________ he excuses her for her mistakes and she keeps her job.




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A. II. After watching the clip of `Labor Pains’ part 2, complete the sentences about the clip.

1.Thea only wants to take the dog to the veterinarian on Tuesday because _____________________________________

2. When her boss yells at her, Thea _________________________

3. Jerry, Thea’s boss, stands at the window in the bathroom so that ___________________________

4. Jerry opens the women’s bathroom door violently _________________

5. Thea says she is pregnant ___________________________________

6. Since Thea is pregnant, ___________________________

7. When Thea’s workmates hear that she is pregnant, _______________

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2 comments:

Cookies said...

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(Des)Enrolando a Língua said...

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