READING

Read the article below and look up in the dictionary the words you don't understand. After you have read it, write a composition of about 125 words on the topic. Use the following ideas:
- Are you worried about the Spanish economy?
- How may it affect you or your family now or in the near future?
- Do you think it is a problem which is easy to solve?
Hand it in to the teacher in class by Friday, 4th of February.
Spanish Government Reaches Deal to Raise Retirement Age                                                            

GRENADE by Bruno Mars

This is the video of the song we have been listening to in class.I hope you like it. Have a nice weekend!!


COMPUTER CLASSROOM

I have made up my mind and tomorow we are going to try to study English in a different way. Remember to bring headphones!!
Some of you suggested a song last week. Here is the video and below it you will find the lyrics. Get ready and enjoy the song!!!





Hold My Hand  Michael Jackson

(Akon):

Akon and MJ(oh yeah)

(Michael):

Yeah

This life don't last forever

(Hold my hand)
So tell me what we're waiting for
(Hold my hand)
We're better off being together
(Hold my hand)
Being miserable alone
(Hold my hand)

(Together):

Cause I been there before and you've been there before, But together we can be alright. (alright) (yeah)
Cause when it gets dark and when it gets cold we hold Each other till we see the sunlight.

So if you just hold my hand, baby, I promise that I'll do all I can

Things will get better if you just hold my hand
Nothing can come between us if you just hold, hold my, hold, hold my, hoold my hand, hold my hand.

Akon:

The nights are gettin' darker (darker)
(Hold my hand)
And there's no peace inside (inside)
(Hold my hand)
So why make our lives harder
(Hold my hand)
By fighting love tonight
(So hold...)

(Together):

Cause I been there before and you've been there before, But together we can be alright. (alright)
Cause when it gets dark and when it gets cold we hold Each other till we see the sunlight. (ooh yeah)

So if you just hold my hand, baby, I promise that I'll do all I can

Things will get better if you just hold my hand (yeah)
Nothing can come between us if you just hold, hold my, hold, hold my, hoold my hand, hold my hand.

Bridge:

I can tell that you're tired of being lonely (yeah)
Take my hand don't let go, baby, hold me (yeah)
Come to me and let me be your one and only (hold my hand)
Cause I can make it alright till the morning. (hold my hand)

I can tell that you're tired of being lonely (hold my hand)

Take my hand don't let go, baby, hold me (hold me)
Come to me and let me be your one and only (one and only)
Cause I can make it alright till the morning. (hold my hand)

Hold my hand, (yeah) baby, I promise that I'll do all I can (hold my hand)

Things will get better if you just hold my hand
Nothing can come between us if you just hold, hold my, hold, hold my, hoold my hand, hold my hand

Hold my hand, (yeah) baby, (yeah) I promise that I'll do all I can (hold my hand)

Things will get better if you just hold my hand
Nothing can come between us if you just hold, hold my, hold, hold my, hold my hand, hold my hand.

VOCABULARY GAMES


Let's revise vocabulary with the following links to games. Read the instructions carefully, if there are any, before starting to play.
Jobs vocabulary
Occupations

     








General vocabulary

SMOKING


Smoking is the topic for your essay this week. The following link (BBC News) traces the recent wave of smoking ban around the world. Worth reading it!! See you tomorrow!!

BBC News

FUTURE TENSES IN ENGLISH


As we have seen in class today,there are too many ways to talk about the future in English. Watch the following video and see if you understand things better.

The Birth of a Star

Do you remember the Milky Way? Try the following activity and read about Henry's story. He is an astronomer and ....... 
Right click on the name of the story and do the different tasks. You can check the answers of all the exercises and please listen to the story at the same time as you read it. You will see the audio sign above the activities.

Reported Speech

For those of you who still need some revising on Reported Speech, take a look at the following video and presentation. We hope this clarifies everything!!!



Exercises on Reported Speech.

And now it's time to do more practise online! Right click on the exercises and you'll be directed to another webpage. ( You can check the answers yourself ).Good luck!