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say, you say (English language classroom)

30 November 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

English language
Classroom board:

The teacher writes a word on the blackboard:

say

 

what is this word?
is it a noun, a verb, a pronoun?

 

__it´s a verb

 

it is a verb. Right!
now, let´s see…
can we call this verb form INFINITIVE?
just say anything! The first idea you have…

 

__yes, it´s the infinitive

So, the Spanish translation is decir?

 

__yes, that´s it

 

No, that´s not right.
The infinitive of a verb, generally speaking, must be signalled by the particle to.

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See the whole board here:

#PDF

https://tinyurl.com/vtzltyl

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E. Fouz.-30.11.19

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