Monthly Archives: March 2013

REPORTED SPEECH (B1)

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HAVE A LOOK AT THE GRAMMAR OF REPORTED SPEECH:

WATCH THESE VIDEOS CAREFULLY:

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GOING GREEN? (B1+)

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Have you ever heard of the carbon footprint?

What can we do to cut down on our carbon footprint??

THE ETHICAL MAN (B1+)

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW ABOUT  JUSTIN ROWLATT, A BBC JOURNALIST, AND HIS FAMILY, WHO WERE FORCED TO GO GREEN FOR A YEAR?

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WATCH THE VIDEO  BY CLICKING  HERE 

IF YOU FIND IT TOO DEMANDING, DO THE READING ON PAGE 116 AND SEE HOW THE EXPERIMENT FINISHED.

DO YOU THINK THE EXPERIMENT IS A GOOD IDEA ? WHY? WHY NOT?

THE PASSIVE and THE ACTIVE (B1)

WHY DO WE USE THE PASSIVE IN QUESTIONS SUCH US “WHEN WAS THE FILM MADE?”

BUILDING THE PASSIVE (B1)

“New Orleans  was hit by a huge hurricane”

THIS SENTENCE IS IN THE PASSIVE, BUT… HOW DO YOU KNOW?

THE THREE R´S (B1+)

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1. REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF WASTE YOU CREATE

2. REUSE EVERYDAY ITEMS

3. RECYCLE BY USING RECYCLING BANKS

CLICK ON THIS LINK IF YOU´RE INTERESTED IN GETTING SOME MORE INFORMATION

CLIMATE CHANGE (B1+)

THIS WEEK  WE´VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT SOME WORDS RELATED TO THE ENVIRONMENT SUCH AS “GLOBAL WARMING”.

WHAT DOES THIS PHOTO HAVE TO DO WITH CLIMATE CHANGE?

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PROMOTIONAL VIDEO ON EEOOIIs

WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS VIDEO SPECIFICALLY CREATED FOR THE VIII NATIONAL CONGRESS OF STATE SCHOOLS OF LANGUAGES IN SPAIN?

ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY (A1)

BUT THESE ADVERBS GO AFTER THE VERB “TO BE”:

“She´s always late”

GETTING OLD (B1+)

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PLEASE, HAVE A LOOK AT THIS FUNNY VIDEO JUST FOR A LAUGH… AND FEEL FREE TO MAKE COMMENTS ON IT.

HOW OLD IS OLD?

WHAT ILLNESSES AFFECT OLD PEOPLE?

LISTEN TO THIS SONG:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pn95Qj1Ay4

THIS IS THE LATEST VERSION OF THIS SONG BY THE POPULAR TEENAGE BAND CALLED ONE DIRECTION:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyTRLocKx-Q

WHICH VERSION DO YOU LIKE BEST?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE FOREVER?

Smart Up Your English

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Smart Up Your English

LEARN NEW WORDS, EXPRESSIONS, PHRASES...

Helendipity Weblog

learn English and share your experiences (SERENDIPITY= the accidental discovery of something pleasant and useful!)

Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site

Practical Discovery of English Pronunciation