Monday, February 3, 2020

1 BAT - SHORT TERM RESOLUTIONS

Cartoon by tom Gauld, taken from The Guardian's books section.

You may think that it is too late for making New Year's resolutions. However, it's never late for you to make short term resolutions. So here's a new assignment for you: make short term resolutions.

In order to justify them, you can follow this guideline:
- What is it that you want to change in your life?
- Why?
- How will you do it?

By the way, don't let your comment be too personal or private! Post it before next February 20 th, 2020.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

2nd ESO - COMPUTER ASSISTED TASK: Comparatives and Superlatives

Picture taken from funfive.net.

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:

VOCABULARY:
Money 1 and 2


GRAMMAR 1: Comparative and Superlative adjectives 1, 2 and 3
GRAMMAR 2:
Too and not enough 1
Quantity: some, any, much, many, a lot of

READING: Which WebCam is Best?




I will check your work next February 20th, 2020.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

PAPER MOON

Image taken from IMDB.
Watch the film Paper Moon, directed by Peter Bogdanovich in 1973. I hope you like it as much as I do. Then, prepare an interesting question about it and bring it to class.

Remember to pay attention to details like:
- Historical setting: the 1929 crash.
- How do characters interact?
- Important passage.
- Can you find a relation with a literary movement?
among others.

Remember as well that we will use these topics for an oral exam.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

RECOMMENDATION LIST - 1Bat

Image taken from Twenty20


During our conversation classes, we have the  chance to discuss a number of books, films, music as well as many other issues. Here is a list of such items that you should have the chance to visit some time in your life.
The document will be growin overtime and you will be always able to get an updated vesion HERE.

Enjoy.

Monday, October 21, 2019

2nd ESO - COMPUTER ASSISTED TASK: Present Tenses

Image taken from http://www.pecherskygallery.com


Go to the Macmillan 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
READING: Supertrips
VIDEO: Ships

Do the exercises in short sessions and take your time, I will check your work next Friday, November 30th. 

Saturday, October 12, 2019

1st BAT - A MOMENT OF SILENCE


Image taken from Visit London.

Some people say that a moment of silence is when you are walking in the country and the only thingyou can hear is your own footsteps crack on the autumn leaves, the wind blow, a nearby river rush, and the birds sing.

For me, a moment of silence takes place just ten seconds before the train arrives into the underground station: all conversations, readings, and thoughts stop and all the eyes concentrate on the tunnel's black mouth until the train appears with a thundering noise.

Now, tell me: What is your moment of silence? What describes it?

Please, post your comments before Nov 10th.

Monday, March 25, 2019

9 NATIONAL PARKS YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF




Watch this video about 9 National Parks You've Never Heard Of which I got at the LONELY PLANET WEBSITE and give it 2 minutes and a half to watch it.
Once you watch it, decide which 2 of these parks you would like to visit and drop a comment to this post.

You must justify the reasons for your election (there should be 2 or 3 each time).

Here's some language you might want to use:
I'd like to visit NAME...
The most interesting thing is ...
I also like ...
I like VERBing ...
In the first place ...

Please, send me your comment before April 15th.


Sunday, March 17, 2019

2nd ESO - COMPUTER ASSISTED TASK - 1st conditional

Image taken from User Experience.


Go to the Macmilan Secondary Students Website and do these exercises.

VOCABULARY: Verbs - MONEY 1 and 2.
GRAMMAR: Future tenses - CONDITIONALS 1, 2 and 3.
READING: Will We Ever Live on the Moon?

Do the exercises in short sessions and take your time to think your answers.
I will check your work next Tuesday, April 25th, so do your exercises before that date!

Friday, February 15, 2019

THINGS YOU SHOULD TAKE TO A DESERT ISLAND



Here is a list of things that everyone should take to a desert island. You can check it as many times as you want because it can grow up with new proposals.

CLICK HERE to see the document.

Monday, February 4, 2019

2nd ESO - COMPUTER ASSISTED TASK: Past Tenses

While I was seleeping, the telephone rang. 

Go to the Macmilan Secondary Students Website and do these exercises.

VOCABULARY: Natural disasters 1 and 2 (Find these exercises in unit 3).
GRAMMAR: Past continuous and past simple 1, 2, and 3 (Find these exercises in unit 4).
READING: The Hare and the Tortoise (Find this exercise in unit 4).

Do the exercises in short sessions and take your time, I will check your work next Tuesday, February 28th, 2019.