HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014


 Have you already made any New Year's Resolutions? These could be some ideas.


2013 IN REVIEW

The year 2013 is about to finish and it's time to remember the most important issues of it. Click on the link below and listen to the rap.


Now, watch this other review by Google Zeitgeist.


CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES!

For the last lesson before the Christmas holidays, here are a few videos, games, quizzes, readings and listenings about Christmas. Right click on the photos or links.

              Christmas quiz                    Christmas reading

                   

                 









IRREGULAR VERB PRACTICE

Here are a few games to practise irregular verbs in English. Click on the photos and enjoy yourself while learning them.













RELATIVE CLAUSES

Watch this video about relative clauses.


CHRISTMAS WISHES FROM 1 BATXILLERAT

Here's a padlet made by the students in Practical English 1 Batxillerat wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a wonderful new year 2014!!!



ENJOY THE WEEKEND!!!

This week we will be posting a couple of newspaper articles we find quite interesting. In one of them, you can also watch a video and practice listening comprehension.


Here you are another typical Christmas advert, John Lewis is a famous department store in Great Britain and this year it has cost 7 million pounds.




And the song of the week .......

CHRISTMAS GAMES

In order to relieve some tension, here are some games to enjoy in class. Click on the pictures to open them.







ENJOY THEM!!!












COMPUTER ROOM

Today we will have a relaxing lesson with lots of games. I hope we are lucky and you can play with all of them. Read the instructions carefully to make sure you know what you have to do.Playing is also a good way to learn.





And many more Christmas games.

GOOD LUCK!!



MORE SHAKESPEARE

Click on the image and listen to Eucharia talking about Shakespeare. On the right-hand side there are some questions for you to answer after listening to the audio and you can also see the transcript, but please do it after trying to do the exercise. 


Try to guess Will's words with the following game.
Now, watch the movie and do, both the quiz and the activities.

Help Romeo to rescue Juliet with this game. Read the instructions before you start!!

And some more games.


Hope you have a great time learning a bit more about Shakespeare.

HARRY POTTER IN REAL LIFE!

Let's begin the week with a smile watching this video by Improv Everywhere.

SHAKESPEARE

Shakespeare is without doubt the most famous British poet and playwright and, although it may be a bit complex, it is well worth the effort. Let's introduce Shakespeare with this infographic.


William Shakespeare
by KaeLani.
Explore more infographics like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually.

Next,read the biography on Shakespeare below and complete the missing information. Visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/people/william_shakespeare to find the correct information and complete it.


Shakespeare was born in ________ ________ ________ in Warwickshire. His father was a ________merchant and ________ maker. It is believed he schooled locally at ________ _________ ________ Grammar School.

At 18 he celebrated his marriage to ________ ________. They married in ________ and in total had ________ children together. Firstly ________ and then ________ Hamnet and Judith. Sadly Hamnet died at the age of ________. 

As well as being a playwright Shakespeare was also an ________ and was one of the managing partners in Lord Chamberlain’s Theatre Company, later renamed the King’s Company. Shakespeare wrote his first poems ________ ________ ________ and The Rape of Lucrece between ________and ________.

As a playwright Shakespeare was ________ and from 1594 to 1611 he wrote about ________ plays per ________. Most of his early plays were ________ and ________. Due to his increased success, in ________ Shakespeare was able to move upmarket to Silver Street. It was here he wrote King Lear, Macbeth, Othello and his classic play ________. 

The final years of his life were spent in ________ ________ in Stratford. He died aged ________ on 23rd April 1616. He famously left his ________ ________ bed to his wife Anne Hathaway. The reason for this is unknown.

Click on the following link and find out more about Shakespeare, there are some fun facts, games, videos and other interesting links. Feel free to explore and practice some English.

FAMOUS PEOPLE: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Finally, you can read a review from The New York Times of Much Ado About Nothing , the film we will be watching in class. Click on the image.


This poster will also be very useful to understand Shakespeare's language. Make it bigger by clicking on it.




MIXBOOKS

Here are your mixbooks. Great job, all of you.

MARTA RODRIGUEZ

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

ALBA TORRES

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

VÍCTOR SÁNCHEZ

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

SUSANA CHEN

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

GEMMA ABAD

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

ÁLVARO PÉREZ

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

XIMO ZORRILLA

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

ROSA CARO

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards

JUAN ORTEGA

Mixbook - Create Beautiful Photo Books and Scrapbooks! | Start your own Photo Books | Create custom Christmas Cards