Table of Contents

 

Week 1 | English Grammar

Day 1| Auxiliary verbs

Day 2 |Am/is/are

Day 3 |Am/is/are Questions

Day 4 |I am doing (present continuous)

Day 5 |Are you doing? (present continuous questions)

Day 6 |I do/work/like (present simple)(present continuous questions)

Week 2 | English Grammar

Day 1 |I don't... (present simple negative)

Day 2 |Do you...? (present simple questions)

Day 3 |I am doing (present continuous) I do (present simple)

Day 4 |I have... and I've got...

Day 5 |Was/were

Day 6 |Worked/got/went etc (past simple)

Week 3 | English Grammar

Day 1 |I didn't... did you...? (past simple negative and questions)

Day 2 |I was doing (past continuous)

Day 3 |I was doing (past continuous) and I did (past simple)

Day 4 |I have done (present perfect 1)

Day 5 |I've just... I've already... I haven't...yet (present perfect 2)

Day 6 |Have you ever...? (present perfect 3)

Week 4| English Grammar

Day 1 |How long have you...? (present perfect 4)

Day 2 |For, since, ago

Day 3 |I have done (present perfect) and I did (past)

Day 4 |Is done, was done (passive 1)

Day 5 |Is being done, has been done (passive 2)

Day 6 |Be/have/do in present and past tenses

Week 5| English Grammar

Day 1 |Regular and irregular verbs

Day 2 |What are you doing tomorrow?

Day 3 |I'm going to...

Day 4 |Will/shall (1)

Day 5 |Will/shall (2)

Day 6 |Might

Week 6| English Grammar

Day 1 |Can and could

Day 2 |Must, mustn't, don't, need to

Day 3 |Should

Day 4 |I have to

Day 5 |Would you like...?

Day 6 |Do this! Don't do that! Let's do that

Week 7| English Grammar

Day 1 |I used to...

Day 2 |There is... There are...

Day 3 |There was/were... There has/have been... There will be...

Day 4 |It...

Day 5 |I am, I don't

Day 6 |Have you? Are you? Don't you? etc

Week 8| English Grammar

Day 1 |Too/either/so am I/neither do I etc

Day 2 |Isn't/haven't/don't etc (negatives)

Day 3 |Do they? Is it? Have you?

Day 4 |Forming questions (who/what/why/where/when/which)

Day 5 |What...? Which...? How...?

Day 6 |How long does it take...?

Week 9| English Grammar

Day 1 |Do you know where...? I don't know what... etc

Day 2 |He/she said that... He/she told me that...

Day 3 |Work/working Go/going Do/doing

Day 4 |I want you to... I told you to...

Day 5 |I went to the shop to...

Day 6 |Go to... Go on... Go for... Go -ing... Get…

Week 10| English Grammar

Day 1 |Get...

Day 2 |Do and make

Day 3 |Have...

Day 4 |I/me He/him They/them etc

Day 5 |My/his/their etc

Day 6 |Whose is this? It's mine/yours/hers etc

Week 11| English Grammar

Day 1 |Myself/yourself/themselves etc

Day 2 |A/an...

Day 3 |Singular & plural

Day 4 |The...

Day 5 |Go to...

Day 6 |This/that/these/those

Week 12| English Grammar

Day 1 |Some & any

Day 2 |All/most/some/any/no/none etc

Day 3 |Adjectives

Day 4 |Adverbs

Day 5 |Imperatives

Day 6 |And but or so because

Week 13| English Grammar

Day 1 |When...

Day 2 |If we go... if you see... etc

Day 3 |If I had... If we went... etc

Day 4 |A person who... A thing that/which (relative clauses 1)

Day 5 |How long have you…?(present perfect 4)

Day 6 |For since ago

And But Or So Because


  • These words are known as connectives or conjunctions.
  • We use these words to join sentences together.

Example:

Tom went to the shop. He bought some sweets. (2 short sentences)

Tom went to the shop and he bought some sweets. (2 short sentences added together by a conjunction to form 1 longer sentence)

 

And:

  • We brushed our teeth. We ate breakfast.
  • We brushed our teeth and ate breakfast. (don’t have to say ‘and we…’)
  • My brother is 19. He is studying at Manchester university.
  • My brother is 19 and is studying at Manchester university. (don’t have to say ‘and he…’)
  • Tom has forgotten his PE kit. Tom has forgotten his pencil case.
  • Tom has forgotten his PE kit and his pencil case.
  • Mum bought a new car. She loves it.
  • Mum bought a new car and she loves it.

In lists we don’t keep repeating ‘and’. We use commas (,). Before the last item of the list we use ‘and’.

 

Example:

  • I went to shop at I bought apples, bananas, bread, milk, juiceand
  • I am going on holiday with mum, dad, sister, brother and
  • Mum has gone to the supermarket, dad has gone to work and Emma has gone to her friend’s house.
  • For breakfast I ate eggs, toast, beans and hash browns.

 

But

  • Louisa wanted to play outside but it was raining.
  • Josh lives in Scotland but he doesn’t like it.
  • I bought a new dress but I don’t like it.
  • I like this housebut it only has 2 bedrooms.
  • We were going to go to Blackpool but it started raining.

 

Or

  • Do you want to stay at grandma’s house or Emma’s house this weekend?
  • Do you want to go bowling or to the cinema?
  • Do you want to go the supermarket or are you too tired?
  • Have a cup of tea or a coffee.
  • We’re going to order Chinese food or Italian food.
  • We want to go on holiday to Portugal or

 

So

When we use the conjunction ‘so’ we use it to show the result of something.

Example: It was raining so I closed the window. (As a result of it being rainy, I closed the window)

  • I was so thirsty so I drank a glass of cold water.
  • She was hungry so she ordered food.
  • The dishwasher was full so I turned it on.
  • I missed the bus so dad dropped me to school.
  • Kevin’s phone got stolen so he bought a new one.
  • He’s always going out so he doesn’t have a lot of money.

 

Because

When we use the conjunction ‘because’ we use it to show the reason for something.

Example: She was crying because mum shouted at her. (The reason for her crying was because of mum)

  • Kate was late to school because she missed the bus.
  • Phil’s knee was grazed because he fell down.
  • He got in trouble because he didn’t do his homework.
  • Mum didn’t cook dinner because she was busy working.
  • Saarah felt sick because she ate too much chocolate

 

Some sentences can have more than one conjunction.

  • It was late and I was hungry so I drove to the supermarket to buy ice cream.
  • I love London but I wouldn’t like to live there because of the travelling.
  • I want to go on holiday in Summer to Malaysia or Thailand because I’ve heard it’s very nice there.
  • She woke up late so she had no time to have breakfast and she was late to school.
  • Mum was bored and wanted to do something so she decided to cook pasta.
  • Sue made a cake and went to the shop to buy a gift because it was her brother’s birthday.

 

And But Or So Because Exercises


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1. Complete the following sentences

• I went to grandma’s house and

• Emma invited me to her house and

• I was going to go on holiday this year but

• Josh was suppose to come to my house but

• She was either going to go on holiday abroad or

• We’re going to watch a movie or

• We were all hungry so

• Tim was late to school so

• I cooked dinner because

• I didn’t want to go to the wedding because

 

 

2.Look at the sentences below. Then think of a way to join them together using the conjunction ‘and’

Example: I went to the shop. Mum told me to buy a loaf of bread.. = I went to the shop and I bought a loaf of bread.

• Tom woke up early. Dad made him a big breakfast.

• Emma baked a chocolate cake. Josh baked a carrot cake.

• I went shopping with Lola. I had to buy a dress for my sister’s wedding.

 

 

3. Fill in the missing gap with the appropriate conjunction (and, but, or, so, because)

• Do you want to go on holiday abroad do you just want to go somewhere local?

• My sister is married she lives in Spain her husband has a well paid job there.

• Susan has a very nice house she has no garden.

• Emma wants me to go with her shopping she needs my help picking a dress for the party.

• I want to live in London when I’m older there’s so many things to do there.

• Me my brother stay at my grandma’s house every weekend my parents can have some peace without us.

• We were tired we went to sleep early.

 

 

Challenge: Create 5 lists using commas. Remember to use ‘and’ before the last thing.

 

 

 

Week 12 | And but or so because

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