Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Fourth year - Monday 30 May 2011



Summary of the class:


- Review: wish. Correct exercises



- Speaking: wish




- Grammar: review of passive voice, reporting verbs, future, and narrative tenses




Important:



- Wednesday June 1: Reading and listening IN ROOM 2

Second year - 2ºA - Monday 30 May 2011




Summary of the class:



- Vocabulary: animals



- Speaking: your attitude to animals


- Listening: animals





- Vocabulary and speaking: adjectives followed by preposition



- Grammar: relative clauses




Important:



Wednesday 1 June: Listening and writing exams IN ROOM 2

Second year - 2ºB - Thursday 26 May 2011



Summary of the class:



- Speaking: your attitude about animals




- Listening: animals





- Vocabulary and speaking: adjectives forllowed by preposition




- Tests: reading and listening

Fourth year - Wednesday 25 May 2011



Summary of the class:




- Past modals




- Vocabulary: money




- Listening: mother and son



- Grammar: wish

Second year - 2ºA - Wednesday 25 May 2011




Summary of the class:




- Tests: reading and listening





- Oral practice: food



- Grammar and oral practice: mistakes and questions

Second year - 2ºB - Tuesday 24 May 2011





Summary of the class:







- Oral practice: used to





- Vocabulary: cars





- Vocabulary: animals

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Fourth year - Monday 23 May 2011

Summary of the class:


- Vocabulary: informal language


- Listening: a lost mobile phone


- Grammar: modals to express deduction and possibility


- Speaking/practice: deduction


- Pronunciation: weak forms

Second year - 2ºA - Monday 23 May 2011



Summary of the class:



- Listening / speaking: the fittest person you know


- Grammar/reading: used to. Click here to read the document we worked on yesterday.


- Speaking: used to





- Vocabulary: cars

Monday, 23 May 2011

Second year - 2ºB - Thursday 19 May 2011



Summary of the class:

- Listening: health spa

- Grammar: future time clauses

- Conditional sentences (1): Superstitions

- Used to. Click here to read the document we worked on in class.

- Speaking: used to.

- Idioms

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Fourth year - Modal verbs

Click on the links below to do some exercises on modal verbs:


- Modal verbs 1

- Modal verbs 2

- Modal verbs 3

- Modal verbs 4

Fourth year - Wednesday 18 May 2011


Summary of the class:



- Listening: Bruce goes to the Leeds office



- Grammar: modal verbs and expressions to express certainty and probability



- Speaking: English.... (certainty and probability)



- Speaking: life in five years' time



- Alex: Watching the English

Second year - 2ºA - Wednesday 18 May 2011

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Summary of the class:





- Writing: an informal email. Winning a million pounds




- Listening: a health spa


- Grammar: time and conditional sentences



- Speaking practice: superstitions (conditionals)



- Vocabulary: food


- Vocabulary: cooking verbs


- Oral practice: write a recipe



Homework:






- Write an email/letter on the topic: Imagine you've won a million euros.






- Write a recipe

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Vocabulary - Food

Watch the following videos to practise the words related to food. The pronunciation in the videos is American English, so words like 'tomato' or 'potato' are pronounced in a slightly different way in British English, and some items have a different name in American English like potato chips (BrE: crisps), eggplant (BrE: aubergine). There are two spelling mistakes in the last two videos(spaghetti and parsley), so be careful








Second year - 2ºB - Tuesday 17 May 2011



Summary of the class:


- Alex: Song (Money), vocabulary on cooking, recipe



- Reading: cooking



- Vocabulary on food




- Speaking and listening: the fittest person you know



Homework:



- Write a recipe


- Write a letter, following the instructions in the sheet I handed out

Second year - workshop

Conversation about:

- The future


- Travelling. Click here to read the questions.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Fourth year - Monday 16 May 2011

Summary of the class:


- Listening: Job interviewing


- Vocabulary: character adjectives


- Grammar: modal verbs. Practice

Second year - 2ºA - Monday 16 May 2011




Summary of the class:


- Correction of exercises.


- Vocabulary: idioms


- Grammar. verbs + ing/to infinitive


- Reading and listening: the Greens go green


- Reading: Okinawa



- Speaking practice


Homework:


Complete the exercise on page 87

Second year - 2ºB - Thursday 12 May





Summary of the class:


- Correction of exercises


- Speaking: for / since



- Listening: Kyle and Naomi




- Reading and speaking: Okinawa


- Vocabulary: food


Homework:


Write a letter/email, following the instructions of the book (p. 87)

Fourth year - Wednesday 11 May 2011



Summary of the class:



- Correction of exercises



- Reporting verbs



- Listening: the conclusion to Rob, Mike, and Daisy's story



- Vocabulary: personality adjectives



- Alex: reported speech practice


Exams (evaluacion continua):


June 1: Reading and listening


June 6: Writing and listening

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Second year - 2ºA - Wednesday 11 May 2011




Summary of the class:



- Listening: people in Thailand




- Grammar: for and since


- Grammar: present perfect continuous



- Speaking: present perfect



- Alex: song (Money), crossword, for/since



Homework:


- Page 143



- Write a letter following the instructions in the sheet I handed out



Exams (evaluación continua):



- 25 May: Mysteries of the Unexplained, Reading and Listening



- 1 June: Writing and listening


Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Second year - 2ºB - Tuesday 10 May 2011





Summary of the class:





- Grammar: present perfect continuous




- Pronunciation







- Speaking: present perfect




- Vocabulary: idioms




- Verbs followed by -ing/to (change of meaning)




- Reading: The Greens go green




Homework:




- Page 143, exercises 1, 2, 3, 4




-Pages 84 and 85




- Page 87, exercise 1




Important: Exam dates




- Evaluacion continua:




26 May: Mysteries of the Unexplained, Reading and Listening





2 June: Listening and writing




- Final exams:




14 June: Reading, listening and writing.

Second year - Workshop

Conversation about:



- Future predictions. Click here to see the document.

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

Fourth year - Reported speech

Watch the following videos to learn more about the reported speech:








Fourth year - Monday 9 May 2011







Summary of the class:



- Reported speech: grammar and exercises



- Listening: Rob, Mike and Daisy


- Speaking: A coffee shop





Homework: Page 99, exercises 5 and 6; Page 100, read the email and complete exercise 2c





Important note: Final exams: Tuesday 14 June

Second year - 2ºA - Monday 9 May 2011




Summary of the class:





- Reading: smile





- Vocabulary: personality






- Reading/ speaking: Thailand






- Listening: people in Thailand






Important note:








Final exams: Tuesday 14 June. (reading, listening and writing).

Monday, 9 May 2011

Second year - 2ºB - Thursday 5 May 2011





Summary of the class:


- Vocabulary: Personality adjectives



- Grammar: -ing/ to




- Reading and speaking: Thailand



- Listening: Thailand



- Grammar: for / since

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Fourth year - Reported speech

Watch the following videos to practise and learn more about reported speech:

Reference words --- pronouns




Verb tenses ---- when to change tenses



Tenses--- changes

Fourth year - Wednesay 4 May 2011



Summary of the class:



- Vocabulary: business collocations. Speaking.



- Listening: a project





- Reported speech




- Alex: A job interview

Second year - 2ºA - Wednesday 4 May 2011




Summary of the class:



- Write: an informal letter




- Vocabulary: adjectives and parts of the body





- Speaking: descriptions


- Alex: descriptions / present perfect / on the other hand






Homework: Write an informal letter, following the instructions in the workbook (page51)




Important: Reading test (Mysteries of the Unexplained).... Wednesday 25 May

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Second year - 2ºB - Tuesday 3 May 2011





Summary of the class:




- Alex: Descriptions / Present perfect / on the other hand




- Writing: an informal letter






- Vocabulary: personality






Homework: Write an informal letter, following the instructions in the workbook.




Important: Reading test (Mysteries of the Unexplained) ---- Thursday 26 May

Second year - Workshop

Conversation about:

- Future. Click here to see the questions

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Second year - Parts of the body

See the videos below to practise the vocabulary and pronunciation of body parts:






Second year - 2ºB - Thursday 27 April 2011



Summary of the class:




- Listening: psychoanalist








- Vocabulary: body parts



- Reading: smile



- Vocabulary: adjectives



- Speaking: Descriptions



- Reading: types of smiles