SCHOOL CLOSED ON 30th & 31st MARCH (ALL LEVELS)

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WESTMINSTER (1B2)

imgID103363560.jpg.galleryUNFORTUNATELY TODAY THE WORD “WESTMINSTER” IS ASSOCIATED TO THE TERRIBLE ATTACKS LAST WEEK…. WHAT HAPPENED? (TRY TO USE THE PASSIVE)

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WESTMINSTER ABBEY IS VERY CLOSE TO THAT AREA. WHY IS IT FAMOUS? WHAT IS IT USED FOR? HAVE YOU EVER BEEN INSIDE?

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WRITING BASIC FORMAL AND INFORMAL EMAILS (2A2, B1)

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LAST YEAR WE STUDIED THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WRITING FORMAL AND INFORMAL EMAILS.

  • HAVE A LOOK AT THIS USEFUL HANDOUT TO IMPROVE YOUR EMAILS. 
  • YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENT ON USEFUL PHRASES FOR INFORMAL EMAILS & LETTERS BEFORE DOING YOUR HOMEWORK (SCROLL DOWN)

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise

USEFUL PHRASES for FORMAL EMAILS and LETTERS

USEFUL PHRASES for INFORMAL EMAILS and LETTERS

THE PASSIVE II (1 B2)

BOOTS

IS THIS ACTIVE OR PASSIVE? HOW DO YOU KNOW?

YOU CAN also HAVE A LOOK IN YOUR BOOK ON PAGE 147

BUT BE CAREFUL!

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GIVING ADVICE (A2)(B1)

DO YOU KNOW THIS SONG?

WHEN DO YOU USE SHOULD? TO GIVE ADVICE.

Giving Advice

" If I were in your place…

This page lists useful phrases for the language function of giving advice and recommendations to other people.

Elementary

  1. (I think/I really think) you should …
  2. How about …?
  3. What about…?
  4. It is usually a good idea to …
  5. My suggestion/advice is (to) …
  6. Why don’t you …?
  7. You could (try) … .

Pre-Intermediate

  1. Have you tried …?
  2. I (would) (strongly) suggest/advise that …
  3. If I was/were you, I’d …
  4. In my experience, … works really well.
  5. It’s generally best/a good idea to…
  6. One idea is to …
  7. One thing you could/should/have to do is …
  8. The best/most important thing (to do) is to …

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DO I HAVE TO ? (1B1)

DO YOU KNOW WHO SINGS THIS POPULAR SONG?

YOU DON´T HAVE TO BE RICH TO BE MY GIRL

YOU DON´T NEED TO BE COOL TO RULE MY WORLD…

SO, LET´S TALK ABOUT OBLIGATION AND ABSENCE OF OBLIGATION ….

WHAT MODAL VERBS DO YOU USE FOR ADVICE?

A HISTORIC MOMENT IN TIME (1B2)

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President Obama Holds Election Night Event In Chicago

Donald Trump Hosts Nevada Caucus Night Watch Party In Las Vegas

OBAMA´S ELECTION WAS SEEN BY MANY AS  A HISTORIC MOMENT IN  TIME AS HE WAS THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT ELECTED IN HISTORY. HOWEVER, UNEXPECTED TRUMP´S VICTORY WAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPROBABLE POLITICAL VICTORIES IN MODERN HISTORY, PLUNGING THE USA AND THE REST OF THE WORLD INTO AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE….

WHICH OTHER HISTORIC EVENTS  IN YOUR LIFETIME DO YOU THINK WILL BE REMEMBERED BY FUTURE GENERATIONS?   WHY?

  • Where & when did that happen? What happened?
  • How old were you? Where were you?
  • What were you doing when you heard the news? Who were you with?
  • How were you affected by the news?  What did you do? How did you feel?
  • Why do you think this event will be remembered by future generations?

POST YOUR PODCASTS AND YOUR PHOTOS.

THIS IS ONE EXAMPLE:

 

 

THE PASSIVE (1B2)

THESE ARE SOME NEWS STORIES I COULD FIND IN NEWSPAPERS LAST YEAR… AS YOU CAN SEE THE PASSIVE IS USED IN A VARIETY OF TENSES…..3297

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TEN people were killed and 15 wounded in a suspected terrorist attack in the main tourist hub of Turkey’s largest city Istanbul.

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Carles Puigdemont was elected with 62 votes from Junts pel Sí and eight from the CUP in an unusually brief session.

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Princess Cristina will be tried   as accomplice in open court in January 2016 for tax fraud.

She could be jailed for up to 6.5 years.

THE PASSIVE IS VERY OFTEN USED IN THE NEWS

WHEN DO WE USE THE PASSIVE?

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GAME 2

GAME 3

REMEMBER TO READ THE GRAMMAR ON PAGE 147 AND DO THE PRACTICE EXERCISES ABOUT THE PASSIVE  FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY.

CAN YOU FIND ANY OTHER NEWS STORIES IN NEWSPAPERS WHERE THE PASSIVE IS USED?

AT A RESTAURANT (1B2)

HAVE YOU BEEN TO A RESTAURANT DURING YOUR FALLAS BREAK? LOOK AT THE PHOTO BELOW? CAN YOU DESCRIBE THE PEOPLE AND THE OBJECTS ON THE TABLE?

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REMEMBER TO DO THE VOCABULARY FOR MONDAY 2oth  MARCH ( page 161)

AT A RESTAURANT (VOCABULARY)

RESTAURANT REVIEW

NEW DISNEY RELEASE: THE BEAUTY & THE BEAST (ALL LEVELS)

This classical  adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love will be released in Spanish cinemas next week….on Friday March 17, during your “Fallas break”…

 

  • Why is this 2017 s blockbuster release making headlines already?
  • What´s all the controversy about?
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LEARN NEW WORDS, EXPRESSIONS, PHRASES...

Helendipity Weblog

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