Friday, 29 January 2016

NA1 - Thursday 28 January 2016

Summary of the class:

- Reading: How to Eat an Elephant

- Speaking: In an Emergency

- Vocabulary: feelings

- Speaking: an adventure in the jungle

- Reading: Lost in the Jungle

- Listening: Lost in the Jungle

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

NA1. Writing: For and against essays

Click on the following links for further examples on this type of essay.

- Reality shows

- The Internet


Language snippets - Phrasal verbs: take


NA1. B2. Listening: 50 Things to do before you die

Watch the following videos and answer the questions:




Travelling on the Orient Express




NA1 - Tuesday 26 January 2016

Summary of the class:


- Vocabulary: expressions with 'take'


- Listening: 50 things to do before you die




- Writing: For and against essays. Click here to see the handout

- Listening: review (The British weather)

- Speaking: Quiz



Homework:

Write an essay on one of the topics in the handout

Read the text on page 45 and complete the activities

Do the review activities (pages 42 and 43)

Friday, 22 January 2016

Language snippets: Phrasal verbs for driving


Language snippets - stopping for gas/petrol


NA1. B2. Listening: Drive

Click on the links below to do some activies on listening:

- Driving a car

- Traffic

- A traffic ticket

- Driverless cars


NA1 - Thursday 21 January 2016

Summary of the class:

- Conditional sentences: practice

- Reading: Speedaholics

- Pronunciation: sentence rhythm

- Listening: the risks of driving


- Speaking: the risks of driving

- Speaking: once-in-a-lifetime activities

- Listening: 50 things to do before you die. Click here to see the worksheet


Homework: 


Complete the activities on vocabulary: expressions with take (page 41)

Read the handout "For and Against Essays". Click here to see the document

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

NA1. B2. Listening: Extreme sports

Click on the link below to watch a video on extreme sports and do the activities.


Extreme sports


Language snippets - Driving


Language Snippets - The weather


NA1 - Tuesday 19 January 2016

Summary of the class:


- Brainstorming: risky sports and activities

- Speaking: Are you a risk taker?


- Listening: Risk takers

- Grammar: conditional sentences (Type 0 and 1) and time clauses

- Speaking: Conditional sentences

- Listening: review





Homework:



Complete the activities on conditional sentences on page 139



Do the reading comprehension on page 40




Friday, 15 January 2016

NA1. Listening: British weather

Click on the following link. Watch the video on the British weather and complete the activities.






NA1. Thursday 14 January 2015

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: future continuous and future perfect

- Vocabulary: the weather


- Reading: The British and the weather

- Pronunciation: vowel sounds

- Listening: Extreme weather

- Speaking: Extreme weather anecdotes

- Speaking: ecological issues

Homework:

Write your anecdote about your experiences in extreme weather

Write a monologue about one of the questions about ecology you discussed in class.

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

NA1. B2. Future Tenses

Click on the links below to practise the use of future tense:

- Activity 1

- Activity 2


NA1. B2. Vocabulary: the weather

Watch the following videos to practise the vocabulary and pronunciation related to different kinds of weather.






NA1. B2. Listening : The weather

Watch the following video about the weather:


NA1 - Tuesday 12 January 2016

Summary of the class:

- Speaking: fighting pollution

- Grammar: future continuous and future perfect

- Speaking: predictions (in twenty years' time)

- Vocabulary: the weather

- Listening + vocabulary: weather forecast





Homework:

- Complete activities on page 138 (Future)

- Complete the vocabulary activities on page 156 (Weather)

Friday, 8 January 2016

B2. Listening: ecology

Click on the links below to practise listening on the topic we studied yesterday in class: ecology

- Climate change

- World Environment Day


B2. Vocabulary: ecology

Watch the following video to learn and practise vocabulary related to ecology:



Note: In class we have learnt the word 'sewage'. There is an alternative spelling, sewerage, which is the one used on the video.

NA1 - Thursday 7 January 2015

Summary of the class:

- Reading + listening: Lazy Susan

- Listening: Children's books

- Speaking: Children's books - ebooks - print books


- Writing: Book and film review. Click here to see the document

- Vocabulary: ecology and pollution

- Quiz: eco-guilt

- Listening practice. Click here to see the worksheet


Homework:

Write a book or film review.