Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Language snippets - Good manners


NA1- B2. Vocabulary: Crime and Punishment

The following link contains vocabulary on crime and punishment and you can also practise the pronunciation:

Vocabulary + pronunciation

Click on the following links to practise the vocabulary on crime and punishment:

Crimes

- Law and order

- Quiz


NA1 - B2 - British Festivals

Yesterday we learnt about some British festivals in the listening activity. Here are some videos about the festivals:




The Burning of the Clavie




NA1 - Tuesday 23 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: Causative

- Pronunciation: the letter 'u'

- Speaking: who is the murderer?

- Listening: practice

Friday, 19 February 2016

Grammar: Causative

Click on the links below to practise the causative:

- Activity 1

- Activity 2

- Activity 3


NA1 - Thursday 18 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Vocabulary: crime and punishment

- Listening: extra practice

- Speaking: crime and punishment

- Grammar: causative

- Grammar practice: The Money Pit

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

NA1 - Tuesday 16 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: I wish

- Brainstorming: Crime

- Vocabulary: Crime and Punishment

- Reading: How Not to Get Robbed in the Street

- Speaking: Not worthy of punishment. Click here to see the document


- Speaking: Questions (predicting answers)

- Listening: An ex-burglar

- Speaking: questions about crime


Homework:

Complete the activities on vocabulary on page 160

Make an oral exposition (monologue) about the following topics:

- Your opinion about capital punishment

- Your opinion about your country's criminal justice system

Friday, 12 February 2016

NA1. B2: Wishes and regrets

Click on the following links for extra activities on this grammar point:

- Worksheet 1

- Worksheet 2

- Worksheet 3


NA1. B2. Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing

Click on the following links for further practice:

- Activity 1

- Activity 2


NA1 - Thursday 11 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Speaking: I wish + would

- Vocabulary: -ing / -ed

- Speaking: situations and feelings

- Reading: Regrets, we've had a few

- Speaking: Top regrets


- Speaking: I wish

- Listening: Regrets


Homework:

Complete the activities on page 151 (wish)

Complete the activities on pages 52 and 53 (video). I will send the key to your email next week


Wednesday, 10 February 2016

NA1. B2. Listening: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Watch the following video, and answer the questions:





Language snippets: wishes and regrets


Language snippets: Thus


NA1. B2. Wishes and Regrets

Watch the following video and write down the six sentences starting with 'I wish' you hear:





NA1. B2. Wishes and Regrets

Watch the following video to review the rules and uses of 'wish' in English:


NA1 - Tuesday 9 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: Conditional sentences (activities)

- Writing: Articles. Click here to see the document.

- Listening: practice


- Grammar: wishes and regrets

- Speaking + reading: I wish + would


Homework:

Write an article, using one of the topics from the handout or the ones in the book on page 116

Monday, 8 February 2016

Language snippets - Functional language


Language snippets - Adding Extra Information


NA1 - Thursday 4 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: Mixed conditional sentences

- Speaking: chain of conditional sentences (III type)

- Speaking: Decisions in your life. What would have happened if you had done something different?

- Song: If I were a Sailboat (Katie Melua)




- Listening: practice

Homework:



Complete activities on conditional sentences (Page 140)


Read the handout on articles. Click here to see the document

Thursday, 4 February 2016

NA1. Conditional Sentences: Pronunciation

Click on the link below. You will see a video on which the characters use conditional sentences of various types. Listen and practice your conditional sentences. You can pause the video and repeat the conditional sentences to practice your pronunciation:




Language snippets - A dialogue about the weather


Language snippets - Conditional Sentences


NA1. B2. Listening: Emergency

Click on the links below for further listening practice.

- Emergency call

- 72-hour emergency kit

- Recognizing medical emergencies (audio + text)



Wednesday, 3 February 2016

NA1. B2. Listening: Britain's environmental issues

Click on the link below to watch a video about the environment in Britain and complete the tasks you find on the site:



Language snippets - Essays


NA1- B2. Listening: Conditional sentences II

Watch the video below and answer the question:



What would the following people do if they won $10,000,000?

- Deborah:  She'd _________________________ and _____________________
- Richard: He'd ___________________________ and ____________________ so that _____________
- Karen: She'd ____________________________ and _______________
- Sybil: She'd _________________________, ____________________, and ___________
- Sheri: She'd _____________________ and _________________
- Ada: She'd ______________________, ________________________ and _____________
- Cheryl: She'd ____________________ and __________________________
- Michael: He'd _________________________, ______________________, and ______________
- Preston: He'd ____________________
- Jed: He'd ________________________
- Danna: She'd ______________________ and ______________________
- Jim and Robin: They'd _______________________, _______________________, and _____________
- Elizabeth: She'd _________________________ and ____________________________


Click here to check your answers

NA1 - Tuesday 2 February 2016

Summary of the class:

- Grammar: Conditional sentences type II

- Speaking: Dilemmas (Conditional sentences)

- Grammar: Conditional sentences type III


- Pronunciation: Conditional sentences

- Speaking: Board game (Conditional sentences III)

- Listening: review