D-04.12 Actually Master Singular vs. Plural; Affirmative vs. Negative; Simple vs. Continuous; Imperative vs. Statement vs. Question & Answer Present Forms, Structures, & Meanings.
D. APPLY GRAMMAR
Chapter 10 (Mastery Tests & Activities: Present-Time Sentences: “A Party”) of the New Scenario: Beginning to Use English Grammar in Context, pages 131-140
Who It’s For: (Low to High) Intermediate (Self-) Teachers Inspired by Colorfully Expanded, Multi-Leveled, Sum-It-All-Up Presentations, Practice, & Assessment
Why It’s Useful: Want a new and better, cheerfully updated wrap-up of the Grammar of Present-Time Sentences, coordinated among compatible Language Patterns, Functions, Competencies, and Content? Here it is—in the context of “A Party” to celebrate at now.
What You’ll Do:
 Browse, look through, or scan the page 131 Chapter Opener, picking out the components of interest or use to you / yours. After noting that Chapter 10 is titled “A Party” and that its purpose is to offer “Mastery Tests & Activities,” take in the grammatical subtopics involved in “Present-Time Sentences”—Singular & Plural / Affirmative & Negative Directives / The Simple Present & Present Continuous with Action & Non-Action Verbs / Verbs with Objects / Adverbs / Yes/No, Choice, & Wh-Questions & Answers. Think what you already know about integrating these into the Language Functions” listed below: Give Instructions, Tell Repeated & Present Activity, Tell Present Time Stories. Pick out what you think you want to reinforce.
 Follow some or all of the suggested (grade-)leveled Instructions 1-5 below. These cover what to do regarding a multi-element visual representing grammar covered in Chapters 6-9; and Exercises 10-A to ***10A, designed to imbed all relevant points.
 In Activities *10-B through **10-B, show what you know and can do in Listening / Speaking / Reading / Writing.