Thursday, 29 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Wednesday 28 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Reading: The London Eye


- Vocabulary: city / town



- Speaking: your town


- Pronunciation: Towns and cities in Britain


- Reading test: Mr Bean


- Revision of present continuous: neighbours


- Vocabulary: giving directions


Note:

There is no class on Monday




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Fourth year - 4ºA - Wednesday 28 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Abbey: Country music


- Listening, writing and speaking: Complaints and letters of complaint.
Note:
For those of you who go to Edinburg, enjoy your trip!!!
There is no class on Monday.



Homework:
Write a letter of complaint about the topic suggested in the workbook or one of the topics on the copy

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Fourth year - 4ºD - Tuesday 26 April 2010




Summary of the class:

- Reading test

- Vocabulary: food and cooking


- Reading: bad waiters


- Speaking: experiences in restaurants




First year - 1ºC - Tuesday 27 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Present continuous: speaking practice.


- Pronunciation: towns and cities in the UK


- Giving directions. Listening and speaking.


- Writing: write a postcard




Homework: Write a postcard, following the instructions in the book

Tuesday, 27 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Monday 26 April 2010



Summary of the class:

- Song: Lemon Tree







- Pronunciation: -ing forms.

- Present continuous: it's a party

- Brainstorming: London

- Present continuous / Present Simple

Fourth year - 4ºA - Monday 26 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Vocabulary: food and cooking




- Reading: bad waiters


- Speaking: experiences in restaurants


- Reading test.


- Vocabulary: Food and entertaining.

Fourth year - 4ºD - Thursday 22 April 2010



Summary of the class:

- Writing: an article.

- Grammar: mistakes.


- Phrasal verbs: crosswords


Homework: Write an article about one of the topics suggested in the book

First year - 1ºC- Thursday 22 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Revision of present continuous.



- Brainstorming: London.



- Grammar: present continuous and present simple.


- Reading: The London Eye.


- Vocabulary: places in the city/town


- Speaking: your town.

Thursday, 22 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Wednesday 21 April 2010


Summary of the class:



- Mr Bean




- Reading: Neighbours


- Grammar: present continuous


- Speaking: present continuous


- Song: Lemon Tree





Important: The exam on Mr Bean will be next Wednesday.

Fourth year - 4ºA - Wednesday 21 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Writing: an article.




- Grammar: mistakes.


- Phrasal verbs: crosswords








Homework: Write an article about one of the topics suggested in the book

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Fouth year - 4ºD - Tuesday 20 April 2010



Summary of the class:


- Sebastian's presentation: Obama



- Verbs followed by infinitive or -ing


- Listening: coming-of-age rituals



- Things that annoy me: speaking and listening

First year - 1ºC - Tuesday 20 April 2010



Summary of the class:

- Speaking: present continuous. A party

- Speaking. There was / were and prepositions of place

- Pronunciation

- Song: lemon tree






- Speaking: neighbours

Tuesday, 20 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Monday 19 April 2010


Summary of the class:

-Prepositions of place: speaking practice




- Reading: Gosforth Hall Hotel


- Listening: a ghost


- Grammar: there was / there were


- Practice: there was / there were

- Silent letters

- Holidays: revision of past tense questions.

Fourth year - 4ºA - Monday 19 April 2010



Summary of the class:


- Verbs followed by infinitive or -ing

- Listening: coming-of-age rituals


- Things that annoy me: speaking and listening


- Speaking: traditions.

Sunday, 18 April 2010

First year - Furniture

Watch the video to practise the pronunciation of furniture items.







Click here to do an exercise on furniture.

Saturday, 17 April 2010

First year - Listening: House description

Listen to Nicola talking about her house in Australia and answer the questions below:




1) Where are there lots of paintings?
a) In the kitchen
b) In the living room
c) In the bedroom

2) What is in the kitchen?
a) Oven and utensils
b) Table and chairs
c) Microwave

3) Where is the bookshelf?
a) In the bedroom
b) In the living room
c) In the study

4) What is in the livingroom?
a) One couch
b) Two couches
c) Pool table

5) What is there in the bathroom?
a)A bath and a basin
b)A shower, a basin and a cupboard.
c)A basin and a cupboard


Click here to read the script.

First year - Revision of prepositions

Remember "in", "at" and "on"? If you want to review the use of these prepositions in time phrases, click here to do the exercise.


This week we have learnt some prepositions of place (in, on, in front of, under, behind, opposite, between, over). Click here to do an activity about these new prepositions.

Fourth year - how to plan your wedding

Watch the following video and answer the questions below.



1.Apart from weather, what things should a couple need to take into account if they want an outdoor wedding?



2.Where does Carly think it’s better to have a reception?


3.What is the average wedding size in America?



4.What is the average price tag?


5.Can a couple manoeuvre the price of their wedding?


6.What two conditions do brides need to consider if they want to make their own bouquet of flowers?


7.Is it easy to change the date of your wedding reception?


Click here to see the answers.

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Fouth year - 4ºD - Tuesday 13 April 2010


Summary of the class:

- Speaking: paranormal.

- Listening: telepathy. An experiment.


- Reading: A wedding in Las Vegas.

- Speaking. Weddings: traditions.

First year - 1ºC - Tuesday 13 April 2010




Summary of the class:

- Spot the differences. Speaking practice. Prepositions.


- Reading. Gosforth Hall Hotel.


- Listening practice: a night in room 11


- Grammar: there was / there were


- Pronunciation: silent letters

Tuesday, 13 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Monday 12 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Social English: Mark and Allie.




- Listening practice.


- Vocabulary: furniture and houses


- Speaking practice: What do you have in...?


- Listening: renting a house.

Fourth year - 4ºA - Monday 12 March 2010


Summary of the class:


- Speaking practice: paranormal.


- Listening practice: Julie goes through an experiment.


- Reading: A wedding in Las Vegas.


- Speaking: wedding traditions.

Sunday, 11 April 2010

First year. Listen: Ramon's abilities

Listen to the conversation between Todd and Ramon, and answer the questions below.





1) What can he make well?
a) Pasta
b) Bread
c) Salad
2) Where does he sing?
a) Karaoke
b) In the car
c) In the shower
3) What music does he like?
a) Reggae
b) Punk
c) Hip-hop
4) What can he play?
a) Guitar
b) Drums
c) Dijuridu
5) Where did he learn to play it?
a) Switzerland
b) Australia
c) India


Vocabulary:

dijuridu





Click here to check your answers.

Saturday, 10 April 2010

Fourth year - 4ºD - Thursday 8 April 2010


Summary of the class:

- Listening and vocabulary: My dad's car


- Vocabulary: go


- Grammar: present and past habits


- Speaking: When I was twelve...


- Grammar: usually, used to, be/get used to...


- Speaking. practice of grammar

First year - 1ºC - Thursday 8 April 2010


Summary of the class:


- Pronunciation -ch / - sh


- Speaking practice: Renting a flat


- Speaking practice: My flat and my house

- Listening. Louise and Larry... the end of their story.

- Prepositions of place: in, on, in front of, behind, under, over, between, opposite

- Speaking practice: Where is...?

- Speaking practice: Two pictures and their differences

Thursday, 8 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Wednesday 7 April 2010


Summary of the class:

- Pronunciation: -ed

- Speaking practice: past simple. Questions and answers

- Listening practice: past simple.

- Vocabulary: gift shop

- Listening: Allie buys a mug for Mark's birthday

Fourth year - 4ºA - Wednesday 7 April 2010


Summary of the class:

- Story telling and connectors

- Listening: My dad's car

- Vocabulary: go

- Grammar: Will and Would for habits

- Grammar: uses of "usually + present simple, "used to" and "get/be used to"

- Speaking: present, used to and get used to

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Fourth year - 4ºD - Tuesday 6 April 2010


Summary of the class:

- Speaking practice: What did you do on holiday?


- Workbook. Writing: an article. Give advice


- Reading and vocabulary: mind games


- Speaking: superstitions


- Speaking: stories and connectors


- Speaking: your rituals


Homework:

Write an article following the instructions in the workbook about the topic suggested in the activity or about another topic you can think of.

First year - 1ºC - Tuesday 6 April 2010



Summary of the class:


- Speaking practice: What did you do on holiday?



- Pronunciation of -ed. Click here to see the document.


- Speaking practice: past

- Listening: renting a house.

- Grammar: There is / There are / a / some / any




Tuesday, 6 April 2010

First year - 1ºB - Monday 5 April 2010


Summary of the class:

- Speaking: What did you do on holiday?

- Listening: Lottery winners.

- Vocabulary: wedding.

- Listening: A wedding

- Reading: Two stories. Click here to read the document.

- Pronunciation: -ed forms. Click here to see the activity