Monthly Archives: January 2020
THESE PHOTOS ARE RELATED TO SOME OF THE SPORTS NEWS THIS WEEK. WHAT´S THE STORY BEHIND?
LET´S PLAY HANGMAN WITH THE SPORTS VOCABULARY ON PAGE 229
THE PAINFUL DATE HAS JUST ARRIVED……AND NOW WHAT?
THE GUARDIAN ANSWERS ITS READERS´QUESTIONS ABOUT BREXIT. READ MORE…
- HOW DO YOU SLEEP? DO YOU USUALLY FIND IT EASY TO GET TO SLEEP?
- DO YOU TOSS AND TURN AT NIGHT? OR DO YOU SLEEP LIKE A LOG?
- DO YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP?
- WHAT CAN PEOPLE DO TO MAKE SURE THEY GET A GOOD NIGHT´S SLEEP?
TODAY WE´VE READ A COLDPLAY CONCERT REVIEW WHRE THEY MENTIONED ONE OF THEIR HITS: “VIVA LA VIDA”.
IF YOU PAY ATTENTION TO THE LYRICS YOU CAN READ :
“I USED TO RULE THE WORLD
SEAS WOULD RISE….”
WHAT´S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE TWO FORMS WHEN WE ARE TALKING ABOUT PAST HABITS?
LISTEN TO THIS POPULAR SONG
IT´S CALLED “I PROMISED MYSELF” WHAT KIND OF WORD IS “MYSELF”?,
YEAH, YOU´RE RIGHT…. IT´S A REFLEXIVE PRONOUN
GET READY TO TALK ABOUT THE MOST MEMORABLE CONCERT THAT YOU´VE BEEN TO CONSIDERING:
- the venue & the date
- the reason for going
- the reactions of the crowd
- how many people were there
- the quality of the performance
- the atmosphere
- the songs played
- the highlights
- the negatives etc….
WHAT VERB PATTERN FOLLOWS “REMEMBER” AND “FORGET”?
SOME VERBS ARE FOLLOWED BY THE INFINITIVE (WITH or WITHOUT “TO”
SOME OTHERS ARE FOLLOWED BY THE GERUND OR “-ING” FORM
SOME OTHER VERBS LIKE “REMEMBER” AND “FORGET” CAN BE FOLLOWED BY A GERUND OR INFINITIVE WITH A CHANGE IN MEANING
WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRY THESE TRANSFORMATIONS?
WHAT ABOUT THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE?
Nine provinces are on red alert today, with areas such as the Valencia region and the Balearics struggling to cope with heavy snowfall, rain showers and record waves of more than eight meters. At least 120 towns in Valencia have suspended classes and closed schools because the adverse weather conditions. So many students couldn´t // weren´t able to attend classes today.
IS THERE ANY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COULDN´T & WEREN´T ABLE IN THIS CONTEXT?
REMEMBER THAT WEDNESDAY IS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN VALENCIA CAPITAL CITY AND I WON´T SEE YOU UNTIL NEXT MONDAY 27th. SO, DON´T FORGET TO DO YOUR HOMEWORK
LAST WEEK WE TALKED ABOUT REGRETS. REMEMBER? AND TODAY WE´RE GOING TO GO ON TALKING ABOUT THAT….
WATCH THIS VIDEO:
LISTEN TO THE SONG. I WISH / IF ONLY CAN BE USED TO EXPRESS REGRETS. WHAT DOES THE SINGER REGRET DOING? REFORMULATE SOME OF THE SENTENCES IN THE SONG USING I WISH or IF ONLY.
WHAT´S THE DIFFERENCE?
HAVE A LOOK AT THE VERB PATTERNS ON PAGE 142 or 164