Monday, 30 April 2012

First year - Listening and vocabulary: at a restaurant

Watch the videos below to practise the dialogues to use at a restaurant:




Answer the questions: What does the man order? How much does he pay?

What does Rosie order? What does Amy order?

Fifth year - Reading

I found an article in "The Guardian" about the topic you discussed in class with Tim. It is quite interesting.  Here's the link:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/apr/26/everyone-connected-death-of-conversation?fb=native&CMP=FBCNETTXT9038


Fifth year - 5ºB - Thursday 26 April 2012


Summary of the class:

- Speaking: technology

- Speaking: Interaction

- Vocabulary: geography

- Speaking: test on geography

- Grammar: 'the'.


First year - 1ºD/E - Wednesday 25 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Predictions: going to (listening and reading)

- Grammar: exercises on going to

- Speaking: going to (cards)

- Speaking: going to (description of pictures)


- Speaking and listening: at a restaurant.

Wednesday, 25 April 2012

Fifth year - Listening: Some recipes

Watch the following videos to practise the vocabulary on cooking:


Fifth year - 5ºB/C - Tuesday 24 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Correct activities on food.

- Speaking and writing: recipes and cooking

- Writing: a report. Click here to read the worksheets.

- Speaking: expressions to use during interaction



Homework:


Write a report on one of the suggested topics in the worksheet we worked on.

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

First year - Listening: going to

Watch the video below and complete the sentences that follow:

Remember: Sometimes 'going to' is written and pronounced 'gonna', especially in speaking. For example, I'm gonna watch the following video.




What are the people going to do?

1. Alice and Fred. Alice is going to _______    ________   _______   ________  and Fred is going to _____   ____   _______

2. Second couple: They're going to ________   _____   _________. The woman is going to _______    ____   _______   _______  and the man is going to _______   _____   ________. Their children are going to _________   ___   _______

3. University student: He's going to ____   _______ and in the afternoon he's going to ______   ___________   _____________. In the evening he's going to ______   ___________ with ________    ___________, and then they're going _______ for a late ___________

4. Mr. and Mrs. Brown: They're going to ___________   __________ tomorrow __________. In the evening they're going to _________  _____________ near the _____________

5. Lance says he's going to _____________ his ___________ next __________

6. Edward is going to _____________  the plumber ___________   ________

7. Young man.
     Next Sunday he's going to _____________   __________   ___________ and _________ . His mother is going to ___________   _____________ and his father is going to _____________   __________ on the barbecue. They are going to _____________   ___________   about work, and he's going to _____________   _____________ about their friends. They're going to _____________   __________   ___________  nice ________________

    Next Monday he's going to ____________ to ________.  He's going to ____________ his _________ to the mechanic. He's going to ____________   ___________   ___________ to ___________. After work, he's going to ________________ ___________   _________ to the garage and _____________    his  ____________. The mechanic is going to ________________ him  ________   bill, and he's going to _________ upset because it's going to cost a lot of money.

Next Tuesday he's going to _____________ early to work because he's going to ___________   ______   ____________   ___________. He's going to ______________    ______________   _______________ for a raise. She's going to _______________   _____________. He's going to _____________ out and ___________    _____________

Next Wednesday he's going to _____________    to  ______________. He's going to ___________ to a meeting in the morning, _______________    ________________ with some ______________, and ______________ to another meeting in the afternoon. He's going to ________________    _________________ in the evening, and he's going to ______________ very ___________

Next Thursday he's going to _________________ a report about his meetings in Chicago. He's not going to lunch because lunch isn't going to _____________ very __________. He's going to _________ his repor on his __________, ____________ it on his printer, and ______________ it to his ____________

Next Friday,  he's going to ___________ to the dentist. The dentist is going to _______ at his ________; his assistant is going to ____________   _________

Next Saturday he's going to ________ and _________ fun. He's going to __________   ____________. Then he's going to __________   _______________, _____________   _________ at his favourite ____________. In the afternoon he's going to _____________ sailing, and ____________    ______________. In the evening he's going to ___________ to a __________with some __________. Then they're going to ___________    _____________

8. People at the New Year's party

   Next year the woman is going to ____________   ____   __________   _____________.
   In February the man is going to ________________   _______   ___________ _______.
   In March the man is going to ______________ to visit ________  ___________
   The woman is going to ____________ to visit   _________   _________ in April.
   The woman is going to ___________   _____   __________   _________ in May.
   The man is going to __________   ______   __________   _________ in June.
   The man is going to __________ in July.
    The woman is going to _________ in August.
   The man is going to acting __________ in September.
    The woman is going to acting __________ in October.
   The woman is going to ________    ________________ in November.


Click here to check your answers.

First year - Grammar: going to

Watch the following video to practise 'be going to' future tense:


First year - 1ºD/E - Monday 23 April 2012


Summary of the class:

- Listening and reading: changing holidays

- Speaking: changing holidays

- Speaking. Going to.

- Listening/ speaking: Liz and her plans. Click here to read the worksheet.

- Song: La Isla Bonita

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Saturday, 21 April 2012

Fifth year - Vocabulary: food idioms


Fifth year - Vocabulary: cooking

Watch the following videos about vocabulary on cooking:

Fifth year - Vocabulary: technology

Watch the following videos to practise some vocabulary related to new technologies and the Internet.

Fifth year - 5ºB/C - Thursday 19 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Speaking and vocabulary: technology

- Grammar: reported speech.


- Vocabulary: food. Powerpoint

- Food: activities. Click here to see the activities we worked on.

First year - Vocabulary: holidays

Watch the videos below to practise vocabulary and pronunciation.

First year - 1ºD/E - Wednesday 18 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: much - many - a lot (of) - lots (of) - how much - how many

- Speaking: how much / how many?

- Pronunciation: /b, w, v/

- Reading: water

- Brainstorming: on holiday

- Reading and listening: changing holidays

- Grammar: going to


- Speaking: What are you going to do ... tonight, next weekend, tomorrow, next summer?



Homework:


Exercises much, many, a lot of from the copy


Exercises on page 135, 7B

Friday, 20 April 2012

Fifth year - A Mistake

On my post last week I made a mistake. As you all know, the exam is on June 14th, and I wrote another date. So please forgive me for this slip.

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Fifth year - Grammar: reported speech

Click on the following links to practise reported speech:


Reported Speech Review 1 (Author-Bouabdellah), by Bouabdellah



Reported Speech Review 7 (Author-Bouabdellah), by Bouabdella



Reported Speech Review 2 (Author-Bouabdellah), by Bouabdellah


Reported Speech Review 3 (Author-Bouabdellah), by Bouabdellah


Reported Speech Review 4 (Author-Bouabdellah), by Bouabdellah

Fifth year - 5ºB/C - Tuesday 17 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: reported speech.

- Speaking: food. Click here to read the questions.

- Vocabulary: food


Homework: 

- Exercises: Page 98, grammar exercise 1; page 99, grammar, exercise 3; page 101, grammar, exercise 2.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

First year - Food in Britain

Watch the video about what British people eat.


First year - 1ºD/E - Monday 16 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Writing and vocabulary: recipes (ingredients)

- Listening: Miracle diets

- Speaking: your miracle diet

- Speaking and vocabulary: describing food

- Listening and speaking: fussy eaters

- Speaking and reading: Rice.



Click here to see the documents we worked on in class yesterday.

Monday, 16 April 2012

First year - Vocabulary: Food

Watch the following videos to practise the vocabulary of food and pronunciation:


FRUIT VEGETABLES

First year - 1ºD/E - Wednesday 11 April 2012

Summary of the class:

- Speaking: directions

- Writing: a postcard

- Listening: review file 6

- Vocabulary: food

- Speaking and grammar: food, some, any, a

- Speaking: your food diary

- Listening: Can Men Cook?

Homework: Write a postcard following the instruction in the student's book at the end of lesson 6.

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Exams in June - Exámenes de Certificacion (5th year)


Remember that the exams will be on June 14th at 4.oo in the afternoon. Click here to read the instructions from Junta de Andalucia.

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Fifth year - 5ºB/C - Tuesday 10 April 2012


Summary of the class:

- Revision of exams

- Mistakes

- Grammar/vocabulary: confusing sentences

- Speaking: Art

Tuesday, 10 April 2012

First year - 1ºD/E - Monday 9 April 2012


Summary of the class:

- Revision of exams

- Grammar/ vocabulary: mistakes

- Speaking practice