Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

OFFICE VOCABULARY - BASIC LEVEL

These are links to revise office vocabulary and stationery vocabulary.

Office stationery

office furniture

Office equipment

Vocabulary for meetings and presentations

POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVES - BASIC 2

As I promised you, here is the segment of the film 'Sunshine Barry and the Worm'. It was taken from an excellent blog run by Claudio Azevedo, a Brazilian teacher.

CULTURE - BASIC LEVEL

Do you know anything about the UK and USA flags? Here is a link to learn new things about those flags:
The UK flag is called 'The Union Jack'
The nickname for the American flag is 'the Stars and Stripes'

Do you know anything about the British and American culture? If not, do the quizzes below:
British quiz
American quiz

Monday, 26 September 2011

EMAILS FOR HOMEWORK

For those of you who havent bought the coursebooks yet, here are the situations for the emails you have to write for next week:

Situation 1

Next week you start a new job as Project Manager for a publishing company. Your job is to start new book projects and organise teams to work on the projects. Write to your new colleagues. Introduce yourself.

Situation 2.

You are going to Sydney for the first time. Your brother's friend, Tom, lives there. You have never met Tom. You want him to show you around the city. Write to Tom. Introduce yourself, and say when you are coming and what you want to do.

RELATIONSHIP PHRASAL VERBS - INTERMEDIATE

These are some phrasals related to the topic we are dealing with in unit 1, relationships.











Saturday, 24 September 2011

FACE MATCH - BASIC LEVEL

Do you remember how to describe faces? This is a game to choose the right person. Read the instructions and then the description. If you know who the person is, click on the face. This is great fun.
British Council - Learn English Kids - Face Match

THE WEATHER - BASIC AND INTERMEDIATE

Can you spell the words for the weather? This is a hangman activity to revise the vocabulary related to the weather. It is a very entertaining game that can help you with vocabulary.
British Council -Learn English Kids - Weather

STORY MAKER - BASIC AND INTERMEDIATE

Do you like writing? You can create your own stories here. The story maker makes three different types of stories: fairy, horror and science-fiction stories. What's your favourite? It can be fun because a machine makes up the story. You only choose the characters. Try it out because it can be nice to discover what is up.

British Council - Learn English Kids

MINE - TAYLOR SWIFT - SONG

This is a song taken from a wonderful website, called 'Daily elessons'. It goes with activities thought for the students who study English as a second language.

FAMILY FEUD

Family Feud is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman. Two families compete against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey-type question posed to 100 people.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S BRAIN - INTERMEDIATE

Watch these two videos on men's and women's brain in order to work out how the brain works. I am sure you won't get bored with this theoretical approach, on the contrary, you will get surprised at the original way of introducing the facts to the audience.

Two brains - part 1
Two brains - part 2

Monday, 19 September 2011

ALPHABET GAME - BASIC LEVEL

This game is called Alphabet Antics and helps you with the alphabet. You only have to say what letter of the alphabet it is. Click on the right letter but watch out for the snake!

Sunday, 18 September 2011

GREAT WEBSITE TO IMPROVE PRONUNCIATION

A student at EOI Ingenio sent me this incredible website to help you with your pronunciation. It allows you to create your own talking character and for free. If you do not remember how to pronounce a word or expression, you only have to type the word(s) and the character will say it for you. Sitepal

Friday, 16 September 2011

INTERMEDIATE - GREETINGS

Hello there,
Welcome to a new school year in the EOI Ingenio. To start with you have this nice video about different ways of saying hello & goodbye, that is, greetings.

Thursday, 15 September 2011

LIVING ENGLISH - BASIC LEVEL

This is an Australian series to help you with your English at a basic level. This first episode is about greetings, introductions, simple sentences, personal pronouns, that and this and adjectives. It is very easy because the characters speak very slowly and clearly.
Living English - episode 1

Thursday, 8 September 2011