GERUND or INFINITIVE?

Let's revise the use of Gerunds or Infinitives ( with or without to ) in English.

First, watch this video:



Now, take a look at this image:


Finally, here are some exercises: 1, 2, 3. Click on the numbers.



ENJOY THE WEEKEND!!

Final exams are round the corner for our 2 Batx students. Work very hard and the best of luck!!

WHY CAN'T WE REMEMBER OUR FIRST FEW YEARS OF LIFE?



Don't forget to sing along with Bruno Mars .........





ENJOY THE LONG WEEKEND!!


Let's brush up our English!!




And now a bit of reading.




Transcript:Between our first breath and our last, our lives are shaped by how we move. By how hard we push, flip, fly, and hang. Our stories are written on our callouses and scars, through our battles and mistakes. But as our bodies change, so do we. We become braver, kinder, closer. We become more human.


MODAL VERBS



Let's begin by checking what you remember.



And now, revise the grammar.

Modal verbs de neusipatri

Ready for some practice? Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE DAY

Did you know that this day existed? It does .... Read and listen about it.


Try this quiz and ask me for the correct answers. (Thanks to Oxford University Press)

English Language Day Quiz

1.      What is your favourite word in English? Why?

2.      Find a word in English that has no translation into your language.

3.      “The definite article is a LION. It is the King of the sentence!” Find a metaphor for a piece of grammar.

4.      Say ‘seventy seven benevolent elephants’ 3 times quickly without making a mistake.

5.      Which English word do you least like? Why?

6.      Match the English word to the language it comes from:

pyjamas

Swedish
ballet

Japanese
tycoon

German
moped

Dutch
muesli

Italian
cookie

Hindi
paparazzi

French


7.       What’s easy about learning English?

8.      How many different ways can you pronounce the letters ‘-ough’?

9.      Name 5 words that have a double ‘o’ .

10.   Name 1 word that has a double ‘i’.

11.   What do the words month, orange, silver and purple have in common?

12.   If you could change one thing about the English langauge, what would you change?




EASTER HOLIDAYS!

Holidays at last!!
We know you all want to relax and disconnect .However, if you want to succeed in exams and keep learning English, do some planning and work hard.

MALALA NAMED YOUNGEST EVER UN AMBASSADOR OF PEACE

SWEDISH COMPANY IS PUTTING MICROCHIPS IN WORKERS




ENJOY THE WEEKEND!!

Nearly there! Holidays are round the corner. Some of you will love this newspaper article and will want to show it to your parents.......





ORAL PROJECTS

Here you are some help for your oral projects. First watch the video and get ideas to talk about yourself or somebody famous or important for you.


Next we are going to show you a free online design app which will allow you to create your video. 


Go to Adobe Spark  and create your video. Click here for some examples.

GOOD LUCK!!

ENJOY THE WEEKEND!!

Here we are again!! Find some time for a bit of English practice.



One day, every year the earth turns dark for just one hour. Earth hour 2017 will take place tomorrow (Saturday 25 March) at 8.30 pm local time.
The idea behind this event is that the choices people make and the actions they take can help reduce the impacts of climate change. You can also do something about it!!





And sing along ......

3rd TERM ORAL PRESENTATION

For this third term, you are going to record a video of two minutes about one of the two options below.
All videos must be sent to the teacher's e-mail before the 2nd of May. 

DESCRIBING PEOPLE



Adjectives describing appearance and personality de Ljubica Ruzinska

Check this old entry too and this very interesting entry in eslchestnut.

Now, let's watch the video and do some activities.


(Thanks to elt-resourceful for the lesson)


3RD TERM ORAL EXAM


In groups of TWO people prepare a presentation project about one of the topics suggested below.The presentation should have a duration of 8/10 minutes, at least five minutes each of you. You can use any online tool (e-mazeprezigoogle slidestackk ....), just make sure we will be able to watch it in class. Over the week, tell me the topic you have chosen and the members of the group. You have to send it to me for correction before the 2nd of May.

Topics to choose:
1- Choose a city from an English speaking country and find information about it: geography, landmarks, food, things you can do there .......

2- Choose a festival from and English speaking  country and explain when and where it is celebrated, origins, traditions .....
You will be assessed individually and as a group. 
Do not copy and paste from the Internet. Use your own words, be creative. do not fill your slides with too much text, just facts, pictures and key words. You can use index cards to remember what you want to explain.


3RD TERM ORAL EXAM



In groups of two or three people prepare a presentation project about one of the topics suggested below.The presentation should have a duration of 8/10 minutes, at least five minutes each of you. You can use any online tool (e-mazeprezigoogle slidestackk ....), just make sure we will be able to watch it in class. Over the week, tell me the topic you have chosen and the members of the group. You have to send it to me for correction before the 2nd of May.

Topics to choose:

  Tomorrow's world
  Relationships
  Design and technology
  Etiquette and manners
  Current issues and action
• Travelling 

You will be assessed individually and as a group. 

Do not copy and paste from the Internet. Use your own words, be creative. do not fill your slides with too much text, just facts, pictures and key words. You can use index cards to remember what you want to explain.

MODAL VERBS

3rd TERM ORAL PRESENTATION


UK AND ITS CULTURE
In groups of three people prepare a presentation project about one of the topics suggested below.The presentation should have a duration of 8/10 minutes, at least five minutes each of you. You can use any online tool (e-mazeprezi, google slides, tackk ....), just make sure we will be able to watch it in class. Over the week, tell me the topic you have chosen and the members of the group. You have to send it to me for correction before the 2nd of May.

Topics to choose:

  UK: countries, emblems and symbols
  Holidays
  Food and drink
  Music and films
  Royal family
  English pubs
  British pioneers, famous people and inventors
 British historical figures
 Landmarks and traditions

You will be assessed individually and as a group. 

Do not copy and paste from the Internet. Use your own words, be creative. do not fill your slides with too much text, just facts, pictures and key words. You can use index cards to remember what you want to explain.