Watching movies is one of the best ways to improve your English skills!
Here's a fun activity with Despicable Me, a very popular cartoon.
I. Before watching the segment, complete the paragraph below with the simple past form of the given verbs.
GET OUT - RING - MAKE - PLAY - HELP - DO - GIVE - CLIMB - FETCH - TAKE - BRUSH -BE- SIT
Gru was anxious about his date on the following day. He ______ happy, very happy. The alarm clock _________ at 8:30 am. He ____________ of bed and ____________ a shower with his toy ducks. Then he _________ his teeth, ______________ pancakes for breakfast, and _____________ real ducks cross the street. He happily ______________ the mall escalator. In the park, he _____________(not) at a bench but he _________ a Frisbee and _____________ some tai-chi-chan. He also _____________ the drums with a few tin cans. Then he ___________ a flower to a young man for him to hand to a girl sitting next to him.
II. What happened at the date? Watch!
III. Now write about a date you went on and what you did. Do not write the person! Let us guess!!!
Now let's sing!
In memory of the great Mamma Mia musical we saw last week, let's sing
the nostalgic Our Last Summer by Abba