Thursday, 23 December 2010

MERRY CHRISTMAS - JOYEUX NOËL - FROHE WEIHNACHTEN


MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR



JOYEUX NOËL ET BONNE ANNÉE



FROHE WEIHNACHTEN UND EIN GUTES NEUES JAHR

THE CANARY NEWS - CHRISTMAS ISSUE

This free newspaper deals with Christmas in its last issue, 17th Decembe 2010. Hope you enjoy reading it and catching up with the latest news on the Canary Islands.
The Canary News - Merry Christmas

CHAPTER 5 - A STAR IS BORN

A Star is Born
Nick gets a mysterious acting job. Annie is obsessed with advertisements and Hector starts to fall for her. He makes her a chocolate cake and Bridget is seriously disappointed. It turn out that Nick's new part is as a novelty weather presenter.
A Star is Born

Thursday, 9 December 2010

WHAT TIME IS IT? - BASIC 1

Watch the slides to learn how to tell the time (Mira las diapositivas para aprender cómo se dice la hora). Then, watch the second powerpoint and practise by telling the time (luego, ve la segunda presentación y practica diciendo la hora)
LEARN HOW TO TELL THE TIME




PRACTISE TO TELL THE TIME

WHAT DO THEY LOOK LIKE?

Watch this woman and this man and describe them. Use your microphone and make your description for me. Send the description by email. It is a good practice.

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

WHAT DO YOU LOOK LIKE? - BASIC 1

This is for pronunciation and grammar. Watch the videos and repeat the pronunciation
Describing people - grammar
Describing physical appearance
Describing people
And finally watch this video and have a good time:
Describe people, things and places

MOVIES


For those of you who are movie buffs or movie lovers, enjoy these trailers, which belong to movies coming out in this month. iTunes movie trailers

FRIENDS 2 - INTERMEDIATE 2

If you don't see the video, move on to this site: Rachel's club

FRIENDS - INTERMEDIATE 2

Friday, 3 December 2010

TOPIC REVIEW - INTERMEDIATE 2

Watch a unique 7-part series of documentary films about people learning English in different countries around the world. Made by independent UK filmmaker Daniel Emmerson, the series features students from across the world who have different methods and reasons for learning English. For your better understanding, these films can be watched with or without subtitles. Also, you could try the activities provided to check out how well you have understood them all.
Before starting off, you might need to revise this vocabulary
Vocabulary


Without subtitles



With subtitles


After watching it all, answer the following quiz
Reading comprehension quiz

HECTOR LOOKS FOR A JOB - CHAPTER 4


When Bridget invites her boss for dinner, the boys think she needs protection and decide to do the cooking and keep an eye on him. Hector gets the job as a waiter and together they show Bridget that her boss is up to no good.

Hector looks for a job

MODALS

MUST / NEED / HAVE TO / SHOULD - Which one to choose? Dare to complete these sentences. You'll see it isn't so difficult after all:

Filling the blanks
Multiple choice

HAD BETTER - WOULD RATHER

After seeing how to make up sentences using 'had better' and 'would rather', it is time for you to practise and give another step ahead by completing these exercises below:
Autorun.org
Baladre