Unit 1: Future Tense: “be going to…” used for short term plans, EXAMPLE: I am going to walk through that park tomorrow. “Will” for strong direct statements, EXAMPLE: I will eat all the ice cream! And, for immediate decisions, EXAMPLE: Are you going to the store? I will go with you.”
Unit 2: Present Continuous Tense: Subject (to be)/am/is/are VERB+ing Used to talk about an action in the present. EXAMPLE: I am shopping at the store. Are you meeting me here or at home?
Unit 3: Simple Present Tense: We use this tense to ask about quantity or “How much…?” or “How many…?” EXAMPLE: Do you know how many pencils he has? There are 20 pencils. or He has 20 pencils. How much paper do you need? There is one notebook on the table. Doesn’t she need any sketchpads? No, she doesn’t need any sketchpads. She only needs markers. How many markers do you have? There are many markers on the table.
Unit 4: Past Tense: We use this tense to talk about an action or event that happened already. There are two types of verbs, regular and irregular verbs. And, the past form of do/does, which is “did”. EXAMPLE: Did you find your pet cat? No, I didn’t find my pet cat. or Yes, I looked everywhere, and I found my pet cat, and I found my lost backpack too. “look/looked” is a regular past tense verb, and “find/found” is an irregular past tense verb.
Unit 5: Can/Could, ..able to : We use the word “can” to say that we are able to do something. “Could” is the past tense of the word can. EXAMPLE: How many foreign languages can you speak? I can speak three different languages, but in the past, I could speak five languages. Or, I can’t speak more than one language. However, I am not able to do math well.”
Unit 6: Sequence Words: We use these words to express an order of events. “First, then, next, after that, finally. EXAMPLE: First, I wake up. Then, I wash my face. Next, I get dressed. After that, I eat breakfast. Finally, I go to school.