20/12/2016

LINKING WORDS


This is a summary of the most common linking words you can use when writing or speaking.They are used to connect words, phrases or sentences. Depending on the relationship between two sentences, or parts of a sentence, you need to use a specific connector.

LINKING WORDS.
MORE EXAMPLES.

13/12/2016

ANECDOTES




For those of you who didn't attend today's lesson: you have to prepare an anecdote to tell your partners in class next Thursday. You should work on it and write an outline. Have a look at these documents to help you with your task:




How to Write a Story or an Anecdote.
How to Tell an Anecdote.
Planning Sheet.
Useful Phrases.
Useful Phrases Answers.
Tell a story or Personal anecdote.
Anecdote Practice.


02/12/2016

READING KEY

FILE 5A:

4. READING:
b. 1F   2B    3E   4A  5C   6D
c. All of them.

29/11/2016

GIVING TUESDAY


After BLACK FRIDAY and CYBER MONDAY, today we have GIVING TUESDAY. Do you know what it is?

Click here to find out what Giving Tuesday is .

28/11/2016

SPORTS





VOCABULARY:
Have a look at the Olympic games webpage and learn the names of a lot of sports.
Sports Vocabulary with sound.
Sports with Sound Exercises.
 Sports.
 Useful Sports Vocabulary.
Play, Do or Go?

LISTENING ACTIVITIES:
Guess the sport described
What's your favourite sport?
Team or individual sports?

VIDEO ACTIVITIES:
Sportspeople's videos.



FILE 5

Hi everybody!

For those of you who didn't attend the lessons this week: we've jumped from File 2 to File 5, so now we're in File 5A, which is about SPORTS.

For homework, I'd like you to do the Vocabulary Bank, on page 157 and the Reading on page 45.

25/11/2016

REVISE AND CHECK FILES 1 & 2


 Click here to get the answers to Revise and Check Files 1 & 2.You should also watch the video for extra practice and the short film on the itutor.

24/11/2016

THANKSGIVING DAY



Today people in the USA have a very important celebration: THANKSGIVING DAY.
 Have a look at this Interactive Book.

Then watch these videos to learn the origins of this festivity and the way it's celebrated nowadays.





And some funny scenes from FRIENDS TV series:

FILE 2 LISTENING


 This is the listening activity we did in class on Tuesday for those of you who didn't attend the lesson.

NEWS BULLETIN.
AUDIO.

16/11/2016

HOMEWORK



This is your homework for next week: a photocopy to revise the differences between PRESENT PERFECT and PAST SIMPLE  and a READING PRACTICE. Please, print them, work on them and take them to class to check them.

PRESENT PERFECT AND PAST SIMPLE




































Present Perfect with Just, Yet and Already.

You can practise the differences between the PRESENT PERFECT and the PAST SIMPLE doing the following exercises.
Present perfect and Past Simple 1
Present Perfect and Past Simple 2
Present Perfect or Past Simple?

SONG:
What can I do? by The Corrs.

15/11/2016

LISTENING PRACTICE

This is the listening you did in class.
Listen to two couples arguing about things they bought but never used and complete the information in the following paper.

What a Waste! 
Audio.
Key.

08/11/2016

CONVERSATION FILLERS





Have a look at some of the most common Conversation Fillers you can use to sound fluent like a native speaker. CLICK HERE.

FILE 1 TEST






File 1 Test and Key.
Listening Exercise 1.
Listening Exercise 2.

05/11/2016

GUY FAWKES DAY OR BONFIRE NIGHT



GUY FAWKES DAY,  also known as BONFIRE NIGHT,  is celebrated in Great Britain today. Here you can get some information about it.

19/10/2016

PRESENT SIMPLE AND PRESENT CONTINUOUS



Present Simple vs Present Continuous Interactive Book.
Present Simple vs Present Continuous.
Present Simple and Present Continuous, action and non-action verbs.
Present Simple and Present Continuous, action and non-action verbs.

PRONUNCIATION:


HOW TO GIVE YOUR OPINION





LANGUAGE TO GIVE YOUR OPINION

(1) When you start saying something
contributing to a conversation
making a contribution
First of all, I would like to say/state that.............
To begin with, I...................
In the first line, I.............

(2) What you can say instead of "I think"
I would say/think
In my opinion
To my mind
I am of the opinion that
I hold the opinion that

(3) When you want to stress your "personal opinion":
Personally, I think…..
As far as I am concerned ….
As for me…..
As I take it…..
As far as I can see…..
What I mean.....

VIDEO ACTIVITY




CLICK HERE TO GET THE ACTIVITY AND THE KEY.

FOOD IN THE UK


LISTENING ACTIVITIES:
Food in England.

VIDEO ACTIVITIES:
How to make a full English breakfast.

Click here to watch a video about FOOD in ENGLAND.









SPEAKING: 
Talking about eating out.

11/10/2016

HOMEWORK




Please, download this worksheet and work on it.

Food, Cooking and Restaurants.

03/03/2016

HOMEWORK





For those of you who didn't attend the lesson today:

 we're moving to FILE 9B and I'd like you to do the READING on page 89.