Sunday, 31 May 2009

Fourth year - Photos

These are the pictures we took on Thursday. Nice, aren't they? I'll send them to you by email next week.




First year - Photos (1C2)

Girls, these are the photos we took on Wednesday. They are nice, aren't they?







First year - Photos (1C)

Here I leave the photos we took the day we had dinner. It was great fun!!!










Happy holidays

Saturday, 23 May 2009

Concert

Next Wednesday the group "Trilingual" will give a live concert at the school. Their repertoire includes songs in English, French and Portuguese. The concert will take place at 19.00 on Wednesday 27 June. Please feel welcome to join us in this end-of-the-year activity.


Friday, 22 May 2009

Important information

Para aquellos que hayan perdido opción a ser calificados por medio de la evaluación continúa, el examen final será el día 3 DE JUNIO a las 16.30 horas. Good luck.


For those who do not have the possibility to take part in "evaluación continúa", the exam will take place on JUNE 3 at 16.30.

Sunday, 17 May 2009

Listening - Do you like junk food?

Listen to six people talking about junk food and answer the questions:







Vocabulary:

- gummy bears








- sour patch kids







-starbursts










-skittles

Questions:
Anita: When does she eat junk food?
After a bad day
At a party

What does she say about junk food?
She tries to avoid it
She likes chocolate
Both of these

Mitchell: Does he eat a lot of junk food?
Yes
No

What junk food does he really love?
Ice cream
Kit kat bars
Gummy bears

Ruth: Does Ruth eat junk food?
Yes
No

When does she eat it?
She eats a little every day
She eats it in phases

Lucinda: What does Lucinda say about junk food?
She eats sweet chocolate
She eats fast food sometimes

What does she say about chocolate?
She hates it
It is actually healthy
She likes bitter chocolate


Alan: What does he say about junk food?
He hates it
He loves it

What does he enjoy eating?
Ice cream
Potato chips
Both of these


Mark: What does he say about junk food?
He eats way too much of it
He does not eat too much of it
Read the script here to check the answers

Irregular verbs - revision

Here you have a list with irregular verbs and their pronunciation. You do not need to learn all of them, just the ones you have learnt this year.

Os dejo una lista con los verbos irregulares y su pronunciación. No tenéis que aprender todos, solamente los que hemos aprendido este año.


Friday, 15 May 2009

First year - Thursday 14 May 2009


Summary of the class:


- Reading test: Different Worlds




- Page 77. Listening: Can Men Cook?


- Listening practice


- Page 80. Reading: Changing Holidays


- Pages 80, 134 and 135. Grammar: Be going to (plans and predictions


- Page 81. Listening: Changing holidays

Fourth year, Thursday 14 May 2009


Summary of the class:



- Listening practice: Psychics



- Grammar practice: Passive voice



- Speaking practice: definitions



- Listening practice: London

Thursday, 14 May 2009

First year - Wednesday 13 May 2009 (1C2)


Summary of the class:


- Reading test: Different Worlds





- Pages 134 - 135. Grammar: some and any


- Page 153. Vocabulary: food


- Page 77. Listening: Can men cook?


- Listening practice


- Page 135. Grammar: a lot of, lots of, much and many


- Revision: simple past

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

First year - Tuesday 12 May 2009 (1C)


Summary of the class:


- Page 73. Writing: correct tenses on the postcard


- Page 75. Listening: revision


- Pages 134 and 135. Some and any


- Page 153. Food


- Speaking practice: food



Homework:


- Write a postcard to somebody you know. Imagine you are on holiday. Use the questions from the book on page 73




Fourth year - Tuesday 12 May 2009


Summary of the class:

- Pages 98 and 99. Correct exercises.

- Page 139. Vocabulary: Business

- Page 108. Speaking practice: McDonalds and fast food

- Page 108 and 109. Reading text: The man who destroyed mealtimes

- Pages 109 and 110. Grammar: passive voice

Monday, 11 May 2009

First year - Monday 11 May 2009 (1C-2)


Summary of the class:

- Page 71. Reading: The London Eye

- Page 71. Speaking practice: Your town

- Page 72. Vocabulary: directions

- Page 72. Asking for directions

- Speaking practice: directions

- Page 73. Writing: a postcard


- Page 75. Revision: listening

- Revision: some and any

Homework:

- Page 73. Write a postcard to somebody.

- Pages 134 - 135. Read the grammar (7A) and do exercises

- Page 153. Vocabulary: food

Friday, 8 May 2009

First year - Thursday 7 May 2009(1C)


Summary of the class:


- Page 71. Reading: The London Eye


- Page 152. Vocabulary: Town and city





- Page 71. Speaking practice: Your town


- Page 72. Vocabulary: directions


- Page 72. Asking for directions


- Speaking practice: asking for directions


- Song: Waterloo Sunset



Homework:


- Page 73: Complete the postcard

Fourth year - 7 May 2009


Summary of the class:


- Correct exercises: reporting verbs (page 132)


- Page 97. Listening: Barbie's real creator


- Page 97. Grammar: clauses expressing contrast


- Page 98. Listening: The story behind the song


- Page 99. Grammar: clauses of purpose and reason


Homework:


- Page 98 and 99: Do the exercises

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

First year - Wednesday 6 May 2009 (1C-2)


Summary of the class:


- Page 133. Present continuous: correct exercises


- Page 68. Listening: present continuous


- Speaking practice: Guess the sentence


- Page 69. Pronunciation: verb + -ing


- Pages 110 and 113. Describe the party and find 8 differences


- Brainstorming: London


- Page 70. Listening: sightseeing in London


- Pages 132 and 133. Grammar: present simple and present continous


- Page 152. Vocabulary: Town and city


Homework:


- Page 71. The London Eye: Read the text and do the exercises

4th year - Barbie's 50th birthday

Yesterday we read a text about Barbie's history. Here is a video about her 50th birthday. Click here to see the report.



First year - Tuesday 5 May 2009 (1C)


Summary of the class:


- Page 133. Present continuous: correct exercises





- Page 68. Listening: What's happening?


- Speaking practice: Guess the sentence


- Page 69. Pronunciation: verb + -ing


- Pages 110 and 113. Speaking practice: They're having a party


- Brainstorming: London

- Page 70. Listening practice

Homework:

Page 133. Do exercises 6D

Fourth year - Tuesday 5 May 2009


Summary of the class:

- Page 92. Reported Speech: correct exercises

-Page 94. Reported speech: listening

- Page 95. Song "Private Investigation"

- Page 95. Pronunciation

- Brainstorming: toys

- Page 96. Speaking practice: toys and childhood

- Page 96. Reading: Barbie, her secret story

Homework:

- Page 132. Reporting verbs

Sunday, 3 May 2009

First year - Present Continuous

Here I leave you an entertaining video to practise and revise the present continuous. It is about the Road Runner (Correcaminos) and the Coyote. Watch the video, do the practice. Under the video you can find the meaning of some of the words.





Vocabulary:

- to chase: perseguir

- chains: cadenas

- through: por, a través de

- to go wrong: ir mal

- to come back down: volver a bajar

- sky diving: paracaídismo

- to spin: dar vueltas

- to fall: caer

- to give up: rendirse

- truck: camión

- to test: probar

- to burn: arder

- to fight: pelearse

- van: camioneta

Friday, 1 May 2009

Test dates - 4th year


Test dates:


- 19 May: Writing and reading


- 21 May: Listening and use of English


- 26 May: Speaking