Adora séries e quer melhorar o inglês? Se você ainda não conhece, fica a recomendação de “The Crown”, a mais nova série da Netflix. Os episódios contam a história da rainha da Inglaterra Elizabeth II , que herdou a coroa aos 25 anos de idade, bem como os eventos que marcaram seu reinado na segunda metade do século 20.
Já no episódio de estreia da série, é possível usar alguns diálogos entre os personagens para treinar estruturas e preposições do idioma inglês.
Quer tentar? Abaixo você terá que corrigir 10 erros e encaixar 5 preposições em frases. Cuidado: os dois exercícios contêm spoilers.
Find the mistakes below:
1. He will be know as Lieutenant Phillip Moutbatten, Royal Navy.
2. Do you think I can to change my mind after that?
3. It’s probably just the cold whether, sir.
4. The man who gaves away India.
5. For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in healthy.
6. If your marriage is as happy as mine has been, I don’t want that you miss a single thing.
7. To be elect for the second time as your Prime Minister.
8. Several years of strong, steady, experience administration.
9. Would it be terribly inconstitutional of me to tell you how happy I am?
10. That would have be very antiseptic.
Prepositions (Use: AT / AT/ WITH/ BY/FROM)
1. Are they keeping something …….me? (hiding)
2. Your first day …..work.
3. The country needs to be led … someone strong.
4. I’d want my husband ..… home ….. his children.
MISTAKES – Answers
1. He will be known as Lieutenant Phillip Moutbatten, Royal Navy. (future passive – ele será conhecido como)
2. Do you think I can change my mind after that? (modal verb: sem “to”: I can change/ he can work/ you can speak)
3. It’s probably just the cold weather, sir.
(weather – tempo meteorológico/ whether – used to introduce the first of two alternatives, or a single alternative, the other being implied : Whether we go or whether we stay, the result is the same. See whether or not she has come. I doubt whether we can do any better.)
4. The man who gave away India
(to give away = to provide someone with something that you no longer want or need – dar de presente) . Simple past: gave away (sem o “s)
5. For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health.
(health – saúde / healthy – saudável)
6. If your marriage is as happy as mine has been, I don’t want you to miss a single thing.
(use “to want” com esta estrutura: I want you to study/ I don’t want you to come / He wants me to stay)
7. To be elected for the second time as your Prime Minister
(passive voice: he was elected/ he will be elected)
8. Several years of strong, steady, experienced administration.
(experience: experiência, substantivo/ experienced: experiente, adjetivo)
9. Would it be terribly unconstitutional of me to tell you how happy I am? (constitutional/unconstitutional)
10. That would have been very antiseptic
(That would be: Isso seria/ That would have been: Isso teria sido)
PREPOSITIONS – Answers
1. Are they keeping something from me? (hiding)
2. Your first day at work
3. You’re doing it on purpose
4. The country needs to be led by someone strong.
5. I’d want my husband at home with his children.
Rosangela Souza é fundadora e sócia-diretora da Companhia de Idiomas e da ProfCerto.