Thursday, February 16, 2017
Here's a very interesting article by Kristina Birdsong Ten Facts About Your Wacky Brain.
Say which 4 facts are the most surprising in your view. Remember that, since your are being asked about your opinion, you can use expressions such as: In my view..., From my point of view..., I think that..., As far as I know...
You can find the article at the Scientific Learning Blog website.
Drop your comments before next March 13th, 2017.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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This man is taller than the Eiffel Tower, do the execrices to practise sentences like this one.
Go to the UNIT 5 at Macmillan Secondary Student's web site, introduce your password and do these exercises:
Money 1 and 2
GRAMMAR 1: Comparative and Superlative adjectives 1, 2 and 3
Too and not enough 1
Quantity: some, any, much, many, a lot of
I will check your work on Monday, March 13th, 2017.
Monday, November 21, 2016
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Go to the OXFORD ONLINE LEARNING ZONE.
It's time to do some exercises on PAST TENSES. Look for the section called PRACTISE YOUR ENGLISH and do the following exercises:
Past Simple - Past Continuous: 3-4
Past Simple - Past Perfect: 7-8
Present Perfect - Past Simple: 11-12
You must do the exercises before December 22nd, 2016.
Monday, November 7, 2016
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Go to the Macmilan Secondary Students Website and do these exercises.
VOCABULARY-1: Survival Skills
VOCABULARY-2: Feelings 1 and 2
GRAMMAR-2: Present Simple / Present Continuous 1 and 2
Do the exercises in short sessions and take your time, I will check your work next Friday, November 25th.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
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It's time to do some exercises on PRESENT TENSES, so visit the Oxford Online Learning Zone. Look for the section called PRACTISE YOUR ENGLISH and do the following exercises:
Present simple and present continuous 1 - 2
Present perfect simple 5 - 6
You must do the exercises before October 22nd, 2016.
Sunday, October 2, 2016
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Here's the PDF version of my linguistic card game for EFL learning. It is called YOU KNOW! and I have been using it for a long time in my classes. And what's more, my students have learned the expressions and use them regularly in my classes. You can use it in the same Creative Commons conditions I have in the blog.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
At the moment I am writing an article where I give instructions of how to use it. Forthcoming soon!
Monday, September 12, 2016
There we go again. The hot summer is heading to an end and we are heading back in to books again. Enjoy the new school year and get the best of it. Enjoy.
Friday, May 6, 2016
Here's the actor Javier Bardem answering some questions during an interview by Lynn Hirschberg for the T-magazine of the New York Times. When you watch it you'll realise that the questions are missing. Can you "re-construct" the journalist's part in (at least) four of the anwers? Once you have asked the four questions, report the answer.
Monday, April 11, 2016
Here's my presentation just in case you need to have a look at it. If you ever need a copy of the summary handout, you can download it here.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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Well, it seems it's do some exercises to practise conditional constructions in English; so visit the Oxford Online Leaning Zone.
In the PRACTISE YOUR ENGLISH section you will find some exercises on 1st, 2nd and 3rd conditionals (21-26). Do them as soon as possible or if you prefer a due date, before April 25th 2016.