Download Gateway 1 Unit 2: Education


Gateway 1 Unit 2: Education Table of Content

Education is  The action or process of teaching someone, especially in a school, college, or university- The knowledge, skill, and understanding that you get from attending a school, college, or university


  • School Buildings
    • Schoolyard
    • Classroom· Dormitory
    • Boarding school
    • Laboratory
    • Sports fields
    • Auditorium
    • Multimedia room
    • Library
    • Cafeteria
    • Restrooms/toilets
  • School Subjects
    • Maths
    • Physics/Chemistry
    • Biology/Geology
    • Literature
    • History/Geography
    • Islamic studies
    • Physical education
    • Foreign languages
    • Arabic
    • Civic education
    • Philosophy
  • School Activities
    • Exams-tests· 
    • Scientific experiments
    • Homework -assignment
    • Break time
    • Oral presentations
    • Extra activities
    • Open days
    • Holidays
    • Field trips
    • Exhibitions
    • lessons
  • Teaching/Learning Materials
    • Blackboard-whiteboard
    • Desks and tables
    • Cd Roms
    • Maps and posters
    • Overhead projectors
    • Video and DVD players
    • Audio cassette player
    • TV set
    • Bookshelves
    • Laptops and desktops
    • Internet connection

Functions/Communication Skills: Giving and Asking for Advice

Asking for Advice

What do you advise me to do?
What do you suggest/recommend we do this evening?
What should I do when I’m in Marrakech?
Could you recommend a good restaurant near here?
Could you suggest somewhere to go for a drink?
Do you have any advice on visiting the British Museum?
Could you advise me on the best way to get to Tangiers?
What’s your advice on playing hockey?
What would you do if you were me?

Giving Advice

You should take some exercise.
You ought to eat more fruit and vegetables.
Why don’t you go jogging?
How about eating less sugary food? I suggest taking a holiday.
I suggest (that) you take a holiday. I recommend going to bed earlier.
I recommend (that) you go to bed earlier. If was you, I would revise my lessons every day

Grammar: Past Simple Vs Past Continuous (Progressive)

Past Continuous

  • Affirmative: Was/ were + verb(ing)

They were studying English, yesterday at 14h30

  • Negative: Was/ were not + verb(ing)

I wasn’t playing tennis

  • Interrogative: Was/were + subject+ verb(ing)

Was she helping her mother?

The Use:
1- Temporary action in progress in the past

Ex: It was raining all-day

2- Action that was in progress when another action happened
Ex: while I was having dinner, the bell rang 
I was having dinner when the bell rang

3- With a specific time in the past

Ex: They were studying English, yesterday at 14h30

Used to: Past Habit 

We use used to express:

  • An activity that we did regularly in the past (which we don’t do anymore in present)

Ex: I used to play football. (it means that I don’t play football anymore now)

  • Affirmative: I used to play sports.
  • Negative: I did not use to play sports.
  • Interrogative: Where did you use to play sports?

Did you use to play sports?