American house styles
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Instructions: Read the text and look carefully at the underlined words.
Does American house styles have only one shape? No, American house styles come in many shapes, some with architectural details borrowed from classical profiles, some unique to the New World.
Do they have a history? Yes, the story of these styles’ evolution parallels the timeline of American history – a colony dependent on the Mother Country turns into an industrial nation with a unique design language.
American house styles. Retrieved and adapted October, 2016 from https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/american-house-styles
Getting started: Federal house style
Instructions: Read the text and match the questions to the answers.
Based almost entirely on the English Adamesque style, the American Federal (or Adam) style took its cues from ancient Roman architecture. This was the first style of the newly formed United States, and it had a place in nearly every part of the country –particularly in bustling urban areas like Salem, and Massachusetts.
American house styles. Retrieved and adapted October, 2016 fromhttps://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/american-house-styles
Instructions: Match the halves of the sentences.
1. Does the Adamesque style have an ancient Greek architecture? .
2. Does Texas have Adamesque style houses? .
3. Do you have an Adamesque style house? .
Do / Does with have
Instructions: Look at the following information about the Interrogative form for have.
Remember: Have is one of the most common verbs in the English language. We use it to express possession.
We need an auxiliary to make question with have.
We use DO for I, we, you, they.
We use DOES for he, she, it.
Do you have a big house?
Does she have a van?
Do they have many friends?
Look at the word order in the negative form:
|Auxiliary||Subject||Verb (Simple form)||Complement?||Short Answers|
|Do||you||have||a new house?||Yes, I do. No, I don’t.|
|Does||he||have||a nice flat?||Yes, he does. No, he doesn’t.|
|Does||it||have||a beautiful color?||Yes, it does. No, it doesn’t.|
|Do||they||have||a lot of money?||Yes, they do. No, they don’t.|
Do or Does
Instructions: Fill in the gaps with the “Do” or “Does”.
- they have a bike?
- he have a motorcycle?
- Kevin have an English book?
- Andy have a laptop?
- people have many TVs?
- they have mobile phones?
- Robert have a flat?
- Dora and Nancy have a flight ticket?
- the children have many friends?
- Mr. and Mrs. Johnson have a house? doneCheck
Instructions: Make interrogative sentences with the following prompts.
Greek revival house
Instructions: Choose the right options in the following text.
Do / Does Americans have many buildings that looked like Greek temples?
Yes, American people, newly enamored with Greek democracy, have many civil buildings that looked like Greek temples.
Do / Does they have houses with columns? Yes, they have a lot of houses with columns and pediments seeped into residential architecture as far as the most rural farmland, popularized though pattern books.
Do / Does the US have only one house style? No, Greek is not the only style. American people also love Adamesque style, which have many cues from ancient Roman architecture.