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HIGH INTER 2 – WHAT A MESS!

Hello wonderful High Inter 2 students, here is your homework assignment as I have already told you last class. You are interested in renting your 2 staired house, follow the example bellow and create an ad. Use more abreviations than the ones mentioned in the ad. Your tenant rented your 2 staired house, but unfortunately, she/he had seen some problems. Pick up 7 of this problems and give him/her the solution following the example. Your deadline is September 5th.


Tenant: Hello. My name is Greg and rented you apt a couple of weeks ago, but there are a lot of problems!

Landlord: Hello Greg, can you please inform me what are they?

Tenant: Yes, sir. The window is broken!

Landlord: Ok. It needs to be fixed / It needs fixing. You’ll have it fixed tomorrow morning.

Tenant: Thank you, but the light bulb doesn’t work.

Landlord: Sure. It needs to be changed. You’ll have it changed today.

Tenant: Thanks a lot Sir.

Landlord: You’re welcome

HIGH INTER 2 – THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL REVISED

 

PABLO

1:40 – the girl was taken by police
3:22 – comfort was given by girl
4:21 – the girl was answered by a woman
4:57 – the match was sold by girl
5:02 – the candle was lit for the girl

5:42 – the girl was taken by the woman
6:03 – the story was directed by Roger Allers
6:06 – the story was produced by Don Hahn
6:36 – the story was distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

 

KAUÊ

0:35 sticks were taken from the ground
1:42 she was rejected by people
3:50 the fire was discovered by the girl
4:07 the girl was taken by two horses to a house
4:40 woman was embraced by the little girl
4:50 the Christmas tree was seen by the girl
5:50 the girl was really found by a woman
6:36 – the story was distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

 

CAROL

1:12- a happy family was seen by the girl
2:30- the girl was warmed up with the match
2:40- the girl was touched by the heat of a fireplace
3:15- an extensive table of food was seen by the girl
3:48- two horses were taken by the girl
4:35- the girl was embraced by the women
5:03- a Christmas tree was adorned by girl
5:38- the girl was taken by the women

 

GIULIA GIUSTI

0:36 socks were worn by the girl
0:44 the girl was ignored by the people
3:55 the horses were running
4:14 the girl was looking through the window
4:18 the door was knocked by the girl

 

RAQUEL COELHO
2:25 the match was taken by the girl
2:46 the girl imagined that was in front of the fireplace

5:36 the girl was found dead
6:03 the history was directed by Roger Allers

 

BRUNA KAYNARA

0:34 The match was overturned by the girl
0:54 People were ignoring the girl
1:23 A family was seen by the girl
2:49 The girl was dreaming with a fireplace
3:30 The girl was hungry
4:18 The girl knocked on the door
4:42 The girl was embraced by a lady
4:50 The Christmas tree was seen by the girl
5:00 Candles were lit by girl
5:42 The girl was taken by the woman

HIGH INTER 2 – PASSIVE VOICE

 

 

Hello fantastic High Inter 2 class, here is your assignment. You’ll watch below a video named: The Little Match Girl, from Pixar. There is no speech in the video – only images, you are supposed to watch and then create subtitles using passive voice sentences, as in the example below. You have to write at least 10 sentences.

 

00:33 – The girl was hit by a horse

00:48 – Matches were offered by her

HIGH INTER 2 – E-MAIL OF COMPLAINT – REVISED

Jessica bought a refrigerator from Extra 2 weeks ago, in the beginning it was working, but suddenly it stopped working. She tried to contact the company on the phone, but nobody answered it, so she decided to write down an e-mail.


BRUNA KAYNARA

Dear Sir,

I’m writing an e-mail to manifest my complaint, two weeks ago I bought a refrigerator in one of your stores, which suddenly stopped working, I tried contact you by telephone, but I got no response. The appliance was working normally; but in the morning of March 19th, the refrigerator defrosted leaving my kitchen flooded. I also lost all the food stored. I hope that the technical assistance will be able to solve the problem or that you can send me a new refrigerator, avoiding major problems.

Best regards,

Bruna


RAQUEL

Dear Sir,

I’m writing to express my concern. I’m tried to contact the company on the phone but nobody answer. I bought a refrigerator 2 weeks ago and it started to not work, it isn’t freezing and I need to preserve my foods and every night it started to make some noise. Answer me as soon as possible; I would like you to send me a new refrigerator, or a technician to come fix it.

Anxiously waiting,

Rachel


GIULIA DAINEZE

Dear Sir,

I am writing this letter to demonstrate my complaint. It was about two weeks ago I bought a refrigerator in Santos, I tried to contact you by phone to try to swap it over, but no one answered. The refrigerator was working normally, when it stopped freezing and thawing. Now it does not freeze, it seems to be burned. Since I could not speak with you by phone, I am sending this e-mail because I have food in it and it can spoil if the refrigerator does not work. I hope when you read this e-mail, you send me another refrigerator or solve the problem.

Thanks,

Jessica


BEATRIZ MANCINI

Dear Sir,

I am writing to complain about a refrigerator. I bought the refrigerator two weeks ago, in the beginning it was working, but suddenly it stopped working. I tried to contact the company by phone, but nobody answered it, so I decided to write down an e-mail. My food will spoil if it does not stay inside the refrigerator; I need to solve this quickly. You can send me an e-mail to answer.

Thanks,

Jessica


CAROLINA RIBEIRO

Dear Sir,

I am writing this e-mail to complain about one of your products that I bought two weeks ago. It is a refrigerator and at first it was working well, then one day it was no longer working. I tried contacting the company by phone but nobody answered me, so I decided to write this e-mail expressing my outrage. I hope you send me a new refrigerator or send one of your technicians to fix it.

Thanks,

Jessica


ALINE SANCHES

Dear Sir,

I am writing to complain about a refrigerator. I bought it two weeks ago, in the beginning it was working, but now it is not working right. I tried to contact the company, but nobody answered me, so I decided to write down an e-mail. Please, change the refrigerator or send someone to repaired the product.

Thanks for your attention,

Jessica


JOÃO VICTOR CONCER

I write this e-mail to make the claim that the product purchased in your company came with defects. The refrigerator worked well for 2 weeks, but later it gave problems, I tried to call you, but nobody has solved my problem. I want you to solve my problem. The refrigerator is leaking and it is annoying, the refrigerator is peeling and it is very ugly. I want Extra to repair the refrigerator and replace the refrigerator door, because it is terrible.

Thanks,

Jessica


Brendon ordered an iPad from Saraiva.com, he was really anxious about its arrival, but for his surprise when it arrived, he opened it and discovered that it was totaly broken.

PABLO

Dear Sir,

I am writing to complain about my new iPad. I recently bought it at your store, but when I opened the box it was totally broken! There is nothing I can do to solve this problem, only you can solve it. This is really disappointing because when I bought the iPad, hoping to use it right after its arrival, I didn’t imagine I would have to send this email to complain. I ask you to send me a new IPad that isn’t broken.

Yours,

Pablo

KAUÊ

Dear Sir,

I am writing to know what I do with my IPad. I bought it, 1 month ago from the site Saraiva.com, because all my friends are used to buy things there and it comes safely, but my IPad didn’t.
I’m waiting for my new gadget and when it came, it was completely broken! I couldn’t touch it because I could have hurt my finger and I couldn’t hit the applications normally! I hope that you read this e-mail and answer me quickly! How do I send it back and when you can make the switch.

Thanks,

Brendon

GIULIA GIUSTI

Dear Sir,

I’m writing this e-mail to complain about your website. I bought an IPad few weeks ago, but when I opened the box, it was totally broken. The IPad turns on but I can’t touch the screen because it is broken, so I can hurt my finger! And I also can barely see what is written. I can’t do anything about the problem, just you. I hope you read this and contact me back for solving it, I would like you give me my money back or give me a new IPad.

Best regards,

Brendon


HIGH INTER 2 – THE HOUSE OF MY DREAMS – REVISED

 

KAUÊ

If I could choose any house to buy, I would choose a big house, where I could throw a party when I wanted, with a swimming pool only for me, my parents, sisters and my friends. A house across from the beach, cause I love sun, surfing and summer or with a private beach. If I could, I would buy a McDonalds for me, and I put it inside my house. I would put a gym to work out and sports fields to practice exercises.


BIANCA

If I could choose any house, I would like a house that is not too big, where I could live alone with my dogs and away from my parents, where I had everything around, with Internet in all house, and a huge library.


PABLO

If I could buy any house in the world, I’d buy a big house with several rooms in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The house would have a big yard and all rooms would have balconies. So it would be my home.


RAQUEL

If I had the chance, I would buy a house because there is space and I would have a bedroom and bathroom for myself. If I had it, it would be perfect, a dream coming true. I also would some good space for my pets. I like living in my apartment, but in a house I would have more privacy and freedom.


GIULIA DAINEZE

If I had the chance to buy an apartment, I would buy a big house in a cool place with a good view and a large salon so I could give many parties. It would have a swimming pool, a barbecue area and large bedrooms. I wish it were across from the beach, because I love summer. In the house I would like to have a gym to practice my exercises.


BEATRIZ

If I could buy any house, I would buy a three storied house with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, one living room, one dining room, a swimming pool, a barbecue and a garden. The stairs and the walls would be green, the floor would be white and I’d have three cats and one dog. This is the house of my dreams.


GABRIELA

If I had a chance to buy whatever apartment I wanted, I would by a triplex with a good view, across from the beach of Asturias, in Guarujá. It would be in the 10th floor and it would have 3 bedrooms, one suit, 2 bathrooms (with a bathtub), 2 living-rooms, 1 kitchen and a barbecue. It would be perfect if it had a disco too in one of the rooms.


CAROLINA

If I could I would choose a big house, because there I would obviously have more privacy and more space. The house would be across from the beach, in a good location, with a swimming pool, a place for relaxation, where I could relax everyday and make parties, beautiful gardens and of course a very nice place for my dogs.


BRUNA KAYNARA

If I could buy the house of my dreams would have a beautiful garden with many flowers and trees, a three-car garage, a large yard that would contain a beautiful swimming pool. It would also have two floors, in the first it would be the living room, the dining room, the kitchen, the laundry room, a bathroom and a library, while in the second floor would have three bedrooms with bathrooms, two of them would have balconies.


JULIA

If I had the chance to buy a house of my dreams, it would be perfect. It would have a big and a beautiful garden with a lot of flowers and trees, the house would have a lot of bedrooms, a big kitchen, a living room for all my friends, a dining room and a big swimming pool. It would perfect.


GIULIA GIUSTI

If I could buy any house, I would buy I big one. It would have a place to my dogs and cats (like a garden), at least three bedrooms and two bathrooms because this way I would have more privacy, a swimming pool, two floors, a barbecue place and a very big library. And of course, people to take care of the house.

 

ALINE SANCHES

If I could, I would choose to buy a house, I wanted a house not so much big, but comfortable. The house would be near the mountain range, away from the noise of cars, people and stress. In the house I would like to have a library to keep all my books.

HIGH INTER 2 – E-MAIL OF COMPLAINT

Hello awesome  High Inter 2 students, you will find below 2 examples of people that bought some products that after a week were not working properly. Write down an e-mail to the company complaning about what happened. Remember to follow the steps we learnt in the class: OPENING PARAGRAPH (states the reason for the e-mail) + MIDDLE PARAGRAPH (gives a precise nature of the complaint / explains the implications of the matter) + CLOSING PARAGRAPH (describes what action is needed to put the matter right).

 

Jessica bought a refrigerator from Extra 2 weeks ago, in the beginning it was working, but suddenly it stopped working. She tried to contact the company on the phone, but nobody answered it, so she decided to write down an e-mail.


Brendon ordered an ipad from Saraiva.com, he was really anxious about its arrival, but for his surprise when it arrived, he opened it and discovered that it was totaly broken.

HIGH INTER 2 – THE HOUSE OF MY DREAMS

If you had the chance to buy whatever house or apartment you wanted, how would it be? Decribe it in at least 50 words. Your deadline is on March 2nd.