Wednesday, 27 February 2013

B2. Grammar: Future tenses

Click on the links below to practise the use of future in English:


-Future Perfect, Future Simple, Present Simple, Present Perfect Simple


  - futures


-  Future Perfect vs. Future Continuous

Fifth year - 5CAL - Tuesday 26 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Book presentation: Lighhousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson

This is the trailer for a play adaptation:




- Reading and listening: Revolting rhymes: Cinderella by Roald Dahl


- Listening: Future me

- Grammar: future perfect and future progressive

- Speaking: predictions


Homework:


- Complete the activities on future tenses on page 139

- Write a traditional fairy tale, changing the roles and attitudes of the characters.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Fifth year - 5ºA - Monday 25 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Book presentation: One Moment, One Morning by Sarah Rayner

Here's a video on which the author talks about her writing.


- Listening: Future me


- Grammar: future progressive and future perfect

- Speaking: predictions

- Listening: review


Homework:

Finish the activities on future on page 139

Friday, 22 February 2013

Fifth year - 5CAL - Thursday 21 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Oral presentation: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

This is the trailer of the film based on the book:
- Grammar: modal verbs

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

- Listening: review


- Speaking: generation gap


Homework:

Write a report on one of the topics from the worksheet.

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Fifth year - 5ºA - Wednesday 20 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: modal verbs

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


- Listening: review

- Speaking: generation gap

- Speaking: the future

Homework:

Write a report on one of the topics from the worksheet.

B2. Listening: Amelia Earhart

 Watch the following video and answer the questions below:



1. Where's Howland Island?

2. What did the US government conclude after searching for Earhart?

3. What evidence did the government have to reach that conclusion?

4.What gives the world hope of her survival?

5.Complete: Some believe that Earhart and Noonan .......... 300 miles off target on a deserted atoll and died as ..................

6.Complete: Many are convinced by .............. accounts that they strayed to Japanese-occupied territory and were ..............and held as spies.

7. Complete: Others believed Earhart had an .................... mission: to gather intelligence on Japanese military .................... in the Pacific.

8. What are experts trying to prove, using forensic photographic analysis?

Click here to see the answers.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Fifth year - 5CAL - Tuesday 19 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: modal verbs


- Grammar: activities on modal verbs

- Listening: review

Homework: 

Complete the activities on modal verbs on page 139

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Fifth year - 5ºA - Monday 18 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Modal verbs: permission, obligation, prohibition, ability


- Listening: review

- Word formation

- Speaking: questions


Homework:

- Complete the activities on modal verbs on page 139

Friday, 15 February 2013

Fifth year - 5CAL - Thursday 14 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Book presentation: The Citadel. This is the trailer of the film (1938) based on the book



- Vocabulary: activities on health

- Listening: sicko. Click here to read the question about the video below.


video

- Listening: review

- Reading: Age


Homework:

- Read the powerpoint on modal verbs I sent you.

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Fifth year - 5ºA - Wednesday 13 February 2013

Summary of the class.

- Vocabulary on health: activities

- Listening: sicko. Click here to see the questions for the video below

video
- Reading: age

- Grammar: modal verbs


Homework:

- Read the powerpoint presentation on modal verbs I sent you.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

B2. Listening: Health in Britain

Watch the following video about health care in Britain and answer the questions below:

 Health in Britain

 1. What is a GP?

2. Number of Gps in Britain: ___________Number of patients per GP: _________

 3. Groups of people that pay no prescription charges in Britain:

4. Differences between the NHS in 1948 and nowadays

5. What two diseases have the highest levels in Britain?

6. Number of people working for the NHS:___________ Cost of NHS:____________

7. Problems with NHS in Britain:

8. Life expectancy. Men …………….. Women ……………….


 Click here to check your answers.

B2. Vocabulary: health

Watch the following videos to learn more expressions about health and practise the pronunciation:

Fifth year - 5CAL - Tuesday 12 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Book presentation: The Silver Locket

- Vocabulary: health (powerpoint)


- Vocabulary: activities on health. Click here to see the worksheet.

- Speaking. Health. Click here to read the questions.


Homework:

Complete all the activities of the worksheet on health.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Fifth year - 5ºA - Monday 11 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Listening: review

- Vocabulary and speaking: age

- Vocabulary: health

- Powerpoint: health and medicine

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


Homework:

Do the vocabulary activities from the worksheet I gave you yesterday. Click here to see the handout.

Friday, 8 February 2013

Fifth year - 5CAL - Thursday 7 February 2013

Summary of the class:


- Listening: test ---- September

- Speaking: ages

- Vocabulary: expressions related to age

- Speaking: questions about age

- Vocabulary: health

Homework:

Finish the activities about health on page 153

Thursday, 7 February 2013

B2. Grammar: phrasal verbs

Click on the links below to practise phrasal verbs:

- Activity 1

- Activity 2

- Activity 3

- Activity 4

- Activity 5

- Activity 6






- Activity 7

Click here to learn a few phrasal verbs through cartoons

Fifth year - 5ºA - Wednesday 6 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: phrasal verbs

- Crosswords: common phrasal verbs

- Listening: September (prueba de certificacion)


- Speaking: age

Fifth year - 5CAL - Tuesday 5 February 2013

Summary of the class: - Listening: describing a scene (Fawlty Towers)


 - Speaking: describing a scene

 - Writing: book review. Click here to read the handout.


- Grammar: phrasal verbs

Homework: 

- Write a book or film review.

Tuesday, 5 February 2013

B2. Song: Nicest thing

This is a song which has lots of 'wish' structures. Just listen to it and read the lyrics for fun.


B2. Song: You and Me (Wish)

Watch the video below and complete the gaps:



You And Me (in My Pocket):
I wish you __________________a little funny
Not just funny really bad
We could ______________the streets forever
Just like cats but we'd never stray
I sometimes wish you were a _______________
I could ______________you in the tub at home
We could take a swim together
On weekly day trips to the bay

Oh you and me
It would be only you and me
Oh you and me
It would be only you and me

I wish you were a little bigger
Not just big but really fat
Doors you would no longer fit through
In my bed you would have to stay
I often wish that you had _______________
I'd keep you in a giant cage
All day long I'd sit and watch you
I'd sing for you and that would be okay

People say there are plenty of fish
In the sea, baby, all I do is wish

I wish you were a little slower
Not just slow but ___________________
Then I could plug you into a socket
So you could never run away
I really wish that you were smaller
Not just small but really really short
So I could put you in my __________________
And carry you around all day


Click here to check your answers

B2. Listening: wishes

Watch the commercial below and answer the questions:



1. The father: I wish...

2. Why is the father disappointed when his wish is granted?

3. The girl: I wish ...

4. The mother: I wish...

5. The girl: I wish ...

6. The boy: I wish ...

7. Why are they surrounded by witches in the end?

8. Why is the man jogging in the end?

Click here to check your answers.

B2. Grammar: regrets... wish

These are some activities to practise this grammar point. Click on the links:

- exercise 1

- exercise 2

- exercise 3

- exercise 4

Fifth year - 5ºA - Monday 4 February 2013

Summary of the class:

- Correct actitivies: regrets

- Correct activities: verbs of motion

- Vocabulary / speaking: reading


- Speaking / reading: lies and books

- Listening: book recommendation

- Writing a review. Click here to see the document we worked on.


Homework:

Write a review about a book you've read or a film you've seen.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Fifth year - 5CAL - Thursday 31 January 2013

Summary of the class:


- Correct activities --- regrets.

- Listening:  books (likes and dislikes)


- Functional language: likes and dislikes


- Reading: Tess of the D'Urbervilles



- DVD view: Tess of the D'Urbervilles



- Speaking: Tess of the D'Urbervilles