Wednesday, 21 February 2018

NI2A (Working on your own, Feb 26th-March 2nd)

As you know, next week we won't have class. Some other students are taking the C1-level exam. But...you can work on your own! Here's some help:)

Reading: p. 55 exerc. a-e + p. 59 exerc. a,b,d + mock exam (handout I gave you in class).
Grammar: handout "ing-to-infinitive": read the grammar and do the exercises.
Writing: Read our handout and p.116 (book) and write an article for a school magazine. Choose one of the titles below:
How to change the world.
How to become eco-friendly.

Listening and reading:
Watch the following video "Change the world in five minutes" video and do the following activities https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/sites/kids/files/attachment/video-zone-change-the-world-in-five-minutes-worksheet-2017.pdf. To check your answers, read the script)

Breaking News related to the Environment:
Choose 2 breaking news (level 3), listen to them, answer the questions and write a mini-summary to tell your partner in class. https://breakingnewsenglish.com/environment.html

P. 52-53: Talking about "waste".
Have a look at the speaking section: prepare your monologue.

And remember, on Wednesday, 28th at 7 p.m. we'll have a talk in English (David Sánchez, Climate Reality Project will tell us about the world! and on Thursday, 1st, at 11.30 a.m. you can watch a film in English (Spanish subtitles). Please join us!!

NB1A: Working on your own (Feb 26th-March 2nd)

Next week we won't have class! But you can work on your own. Here is some help!

Grammar:
Present simple vs. Present continuous + Adverbs of frequency: units 4 and 5 (workbook).+ https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/simpre-prepro (read the grammar and do the exercises at the very end).

Reading: p. 40 "What to do in London when it's..."

Writing, p. 113. Social networking sites. Imagine you're on holiday in your country or abroad. Write four different posts of about 25 words saying what you're doing.

Listening and writing: Dictations  "February" https://www.learnenglish.de/dictation/edictationfebruary.html
and "The United Kingdom" https://www.learnenglish.de/dictation/edictationtheuk.html

What about our environment project?

Vocabulary, Grammar (there is/there are/this, that...) "Nature and the garden": https://www.linguahouse.com/es/esl-lesson-plans/general-english/nature-and-the-garden

Reading and writing:
Have a look at this site: Reduce, reuse and recycle and write:
- 5 sentences with "can" and "can't"
- 5 sentences using one of the following verbs: like, love, hate, don't mind, don't like (grammar p. 134)

And remember, on Wednesday, 28th at 7 p.m. we'll have a talk in English (David Sánchez, Climate Reality Project will tell us about the world! and on Thursday, 1st, at 9.30 a.m. you can watch a film in English (Spanish subtitles). Please join us!!

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

NB1A (Feb 5th-13th)

GRAMMAR:
Can/Can't
https://www.esolcourses.com/uk-english/beginners-course/unit-3/asking-for-things/beginners-grammar-using-can.html

Present simple
https://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/grammar/frage4.htm
http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/present-simple.html

Present continuous
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/es/gramatica/gramatica-britanica/present/present-continuous-i-am-working
http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/present-continuous-exercise-1.html
https://agendaweb.org/verbs/present_continuous-exercises.html

VOCABULARY
Times and dates: https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary/b_vocabulary/bank09/?cc=us&selLanguage=en
Verb phrases:https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary/b_vocabulary/bank04/?cc=us&selLanguage=en
https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary/b_vocabulary/bank10/?cc=us&selLanguage=en

DICTATION: LISTENING AND WRITING: Today is...St Valentine's day!!!
https://www.learnenglish.de/dictation/edictationvalentine.html

READING: your third book is due on March 6th.
Some reading and listening: https://www.rong-chang.com/nse/se/nse004.htm

NI2 (Feb, 5th-13th)

GRAMMAR & LISTENING:
On Conditionals: watch the video, read about the rules and do the activities.
http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/grammar-vocabulary/grammar-videos/conditionals

Pay attention to the second conditionals in this short film. Stop it after min 4.56 and think "What would I do?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrKnhOJ-R80 (Source: Film English).

WRITING:
For and against: https://www.thoughtco.com/persuasive-writing-for-and-against-1211711
You need to hand in yours (st's book p. 115) on Tuesday, 20th.

READING:
Your third book is due on March 6th.
Some reading comprehension for today! St Valentine's day...http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/reading-saint-valentine-day.php

LISTENING AND WRITING:
Dictations: choose 2 activities, listen and write and then have a look at the script and the glossary.
http://www.macmillandictionaries.com/resources/dictations/dictations-archive/



Monday, 5 February 2018

NB1A (Jan 29th-Feb 2nd)

GRAMMAR

LISTENING AND WRITING

https://www.englishclub.com/listening/dictations-s-telephone.htm


NI2 (Jan 29th- Feb 2nd)


  • Grammar: future perfect and future perfect continuous

https://elt.oup.com/student/solutions/int/grammar/grammar_05_022e?cc=global&selLanguage=en
https://elt.oup.com/student/solutions1stedition/ui_unit_page/unit3/grammar/exercise2?cc=us&selLanguage=en
some grammar and more practice

  • Listening and vocabulary: the weather british-weather : watch the video and listen to it twice (without and with script). There are 3 tasks you can do.  
  • Speaking and listening

I sent you your monologue by email. Please listen to it and read the feedback I gave you. Hope you find it useful:)


Monday, 29 January 2018

NB1A (Jan 22nd-29th)

Unit 4A, 4B
Daily routines http://www.kids-pages.com/folders/worksheets/Daily_Routines/page2.htm
My favourite day Reading quiz
The time and the date: timedate
Prepositions: time prepositionsquizzanother test
Revise possession:
https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary3/grammar/file04/grammar04_a02?cc=global&selLanguage=en
Dictation:
-"Mr Bean's morning":  pay attention to the use of "before/after and then". https://www.learnenglish.de/dictation/edictationmorning.html
- Habits: https://www.thoughtco.com/english-dictations-1211740 (at the very end)
- "February" https://www.learnenglish.de/dictation/edictationfebruary.html

Homework:
- hand in your writing "my favourite day" on Thursday (check the writing file at the end of the book)
- book crossing on Feb 1st: what is the story about? do you like this book?