ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
The World: Changed Forever?
October 18, 2001
Many media commentators have said that the events of September 11
have changed the world forever. How have these events affected you?
Canadians have been trying to come to grips with the changes, as have
people all around the world. Tonight, we will learn useful sentence
structures to help us express our views.
Before September 11, I thought terrorism was (insert your opinion
here) , but now I think terrorism is (insert your opinion here).
After September 11, I have (insert a present perfect verb here such
as "started" or "begun") to (insert your opinion
here using an infinitive verb such as "think" or
"be"), although before I (insert your opinion here using a
past tense verb).
When I (state action verb such as "go" or
"walk") now I (insert your opinion here), whereas before I
(insert your opinion here using "would" plus a present tense
verb in the negative form such as "not think" or "never
Other, class examples?
The terrible events of September 11, 2001 have affected people
around the world. People say, "the world has changed
forever." How have things changed for you, personally? Use the
comparison structures above to help you state three things that have
changed in your life (or ways of thinking) since the attacks.
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