Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Third year - 3ºA/B - Tuesday 25 February 2014

Summary of the class:

- Speaking: problem solving

- Reading: Falling Leaves

- Speaking, vocabulary, reading: Emotions

- Speaking: adjectives in -ed and -ing

- Grammar: adjectives in -ed and -ing

- Listening



Friday, 21 February 2014

B1. Grammar: Question tags

Click on the links below to practise the use and formation of question tags in English:

- Exercise 1

- Exercise 2

- Exercise 3

Vocabulary: More problems

Watch the video below to learn more expressions related to problems:


Third year - 3ºA/B - Thursday 20 February 2014

Summary of the class:

- Vocabulary: technological problems

- Listening and speaking: making polite requests

- Speaking: requests

- Grammar: question tags

- Listening: Top Gear

Homework:



Complete the activities on the video podcast. Click here to access the worksheet.

Friday, 14 February 2014

Third year - Important information

There is no class on Tuesday 18 February. Complete the activities on pages 62 and 63, which we will correct on Thursday.

Have a nice weekend and see you next week


Third year - 3ºA/B - Thursday 13 Februrary 2014

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: comparatives and superlatives

- Listening: review

- Writing: advantages/disadvantages essay

- Speaking: a murder case


Homework:

- Write an essay on one of the topics suggested on page 58

- Complete the activities on page 62-63 (Vocabulary, Function, and Learn to)

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

B1. Grammar: comparatives and superlatives

Click on the links below to practise the use of comparatives and superlatives:

- Activity 1

- Activity 2

- Activity 3

- Activity 4

B1. Vocabulary: Means of transport

Watch the video below to practise the pronunciation of words related to transport.


Third year - 3ºA/B - Tuesday 11 February 2014

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: comparatives and superlatives

- Speaking: comparatives. Click here to see the questions


- Vocabulary and speaking: Means of transport.

- Listening: review

Homework:


Complete the activity on page 57 about comparatives (5A)

Monday, 10 February 2014

Third year - 3ºB - Thursday 6 February 2014

Summary of the class:

- Weird inventions

- Grammar: used to / would


- Writing: covering letters

- Vocabulary: technology

- Reading: James May's 20th century


Homework:

Write a covering letter for an advertisement in the worksheet about letters of application

Complete reading activities on page 57

Third year - 3ºA - Thursday 6 February 2014


Summary of the class:

- Writing: covering letters

- Vocabulary: technology

- Reading: James May's 20th Century

- Grammar: comparatives

- Speaking: weird inventions



Homework:

Write a covering letter for one of the advertisements in the worksheet about letters of application

Complete the activities on page 54

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Grammar: used to - would

Click on the following link to practise this grammar point:

- Used to - would

Watch the following video and complete the sentences below.




1. Elizabeth used to ______ ____ _________ and _________ ________ _______ ________

2. Pamela's dad is retired but he used to ______ _______ ____________ _____________ for a hardware company

3. Andrew doesn't cook a lot, bu the used to ________ a nice ___________ _____________

4. Courtney used to ________ __________, but now she is _____________

5. Ingrid used to _________ _________ __________

6. Richard used to ___________ ________ ____________, but he doesn't anymore

7. Mike used to _______ ____ _______________

8. Neil used to _________ _______ _________ __________ ____________, but he doesn't do that _______ __________ __________ he used to.

9. Sue used to __________ ____________ ____________, but she doesn't anymore.

10. Rebecca used to ____________ pot, but he doesn't do that anymore.

11. Miah used to ________ a tomboy and ____________ ________ _____________ ___________

12. Patricia used to _______________ ____________________ as ______ ________________ _______________ many years ago.

Watch the subtitled video below to check your answers.

Third year - 3ºB - Tuesday 4 February 2014


Summary of the class:


- Grammar: used to / would

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


- Letters of application. Click here to see the handout.

- Listening: Gavin and Stacey

Homework:

Complete activities on used to - would on page 135

Write an essay about the topic I suggested in the worksheet with used-to questions

Third year - 3ºA - Tuesday 4 February 2014

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: used to / would

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


- Letters of application. Click here to see the handout.

- Listening: Gavin and Stacey

Homework:

Write an essay about the topic I suggested in the worksheet with used-to questions