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MUSIC AND SONGS

LET´S TALK ABOUT JOBS (B1.2)

LISTEN TO THIS SONG.

IT´S ABOUT A PIANO MAN, A PIANIST, A MUSICIAN. WHAT OTHER JOBS CAN YOU NAME IN ENGLISH?

TRY THIS LINK

YOU CAN START REVIEWING THE VOCABULARY ABOUT WORK  ON PAGE 235

ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL (B1.2)

WATCH THE VIDEO

LISTEN TO THE SONG & COMPLETE THE GAPS

WE DON´T NEED NO ______________________________________(1)

WE DON´T NEED NO THOUGHT ____________________________(2)

NO DARK SARCASM IN THE ________________________________(3)

____________(4), LEAVE THEM _______________(5) ALONE.

HEY, __________________(6) LEAVE THEM ___________(7) ALONE.

ALL IN ALL, IT´S  JUST ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL.

ALL IN ALL, YOU´RE JUST ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL….

WHAT ARE THE GRAMMAR MISTAKES IN THE SONG?

WHY ARE THEY THERE?

SPEAKING (MONOLOGUE): EDUCATION

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  • School memories & preferences : subjects, school, teachers, etc…
  • Studying abroad : a necessity?
  • Education nowadays
  • Learning foreign languages

SONG (OPTIONAL) “I GOT LIFE” (B1.2)

  • TO REVIEW VOCABULARY FROM THE LESSON  THIS WEEK STUDENTS LISTEN TO THE SONG AND FILL IN THE GAPS

WORKSHEET: nina-simone-i-aint-got-no-i-got-life-lyrics-cd

 

LISTEN TO THE SONG WITHOUT LYRICS

CHECK YOUR ANSWERS. KEY VIDEO  WITH LYRICS

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“AIN´T GOT”   HERE IS = I HAVEN´T GOT

“AIN´T GOT NO “  ISN´T GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT= DOUBLE NEGATIVE…. HOWEVER,….

AIN´T GOT NO CLASS

AIN´T GOT N O FREEDOM

AIN´T GOT NO CORONAVIRUS

GOT MY FAMILY….

GOT MY FRIENDS….

GOT MY STUDENTS……

I GOT “LIFE”

LET´S LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE TO START THE WEEKEND

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THIS IS A MODERN VERSION OF THIS SONG IN THE MUSICAL “HAIR”

 

SCHOOL & EDUCATION (B1.2)

LISTEN TO THIS SONG

WHAT SCHOOL SUBJECTS ARE MENTIONED?

DO THE VOCABULARY WORK ON EDUCATION (page233)

LET´S GET PHYSICAL (ALL LEVELS)

NOW THAT OUTDOOR EXERCISE IS BANNED AND GYMS CLOSED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN TO KEEP THE VIRUS FROM SPREADING, HOW ARE WE SUPPOSED TO  KEEP OUR BODIES  FROM ATROPHYING ? WORKING OUT AT HOME IS THE ANSWER…. ” people are preparing for a home-gym renaissance—as gyms around the country closed, dumbbells seemed to become the new toilet paper, and stores and have started selling out of the equipment”.

THIS 80´s style new videoclip by DUA LIPA may come in handy…LET´S GET PHYSICAL

SHE REPEATS SEVERAL TIMES “DON´T YOU AGREE?” THIS IS AN EXPRESSION TO ASK FOR SOMEBODY ELSE´S OPINION OR TO CHECK AGREEMENT. DO YOU KNOW ANY OTHERS?

 

THE BODY (B1.2)

LISTEN TO THIS OLD SONG. HOW MANY PARTS OF THE BODY APPEAR?

LET´S HAVE A LOOK AT THE VOCABULARY  FOR THE BODY:

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https://7esl.com/human-body-parts-names/

 

WHICH VERSION OF THE SONG DO YOU LIKE BEST?

PRESENT MODAL VERBS FOR DEDUCTION (B1.2)

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LOVE IN THE FIRST DEGREE (B2.2)

LISTEN TO THIS OLD SONG BY BANANARAMA

 

 

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REMEMBER TO DO THE VOCABULARY FOR CRIME AND YOU CAN ALSO RE-READ THE POST “CRIME IN THE NEWS” THAT I PUBLISHED SOME TIME AGO.

 

UNFORTUNATELY YOU CAN LEARN NEW VOCABULARY ABOUT CRIME IN THE NEWS EVERY SINGLE DAY.

 

USED TO & USUALLY (2B1)

IN TODAY´S CLASS WE´VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT MUSIC AND SONGS…. AND NEXT WEEK…….

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USED TO…. (2B1)

Used to do

We use used to do to talk about the past. It is not a tense but it is like a tense. It is a special expression. We use the expression used to do for the past only (“solía, solías, etc…)

Do not confuse used to do (past habits) with with  usually / normally do something (present habits) , OR… to use something (“utilizar”) . They have different meanings.

Structure of Used to do

The structure is:

subject auxiliary
did
not main verb
use
infinitive
+ I used to do.
I did not use to do.
? Did you use to do?
Used or use?
  • when there is did in the sentence, we say use to (without d)
  • when there is no did in the sentence, we say used to (with d)

Use of Used to do

We use the used to do expression to talk about:

  • an activity that we did regularly in the past (like a habit)
  • a situation that was true in the past
I used to smoke.
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past present future

Look at these examples.

the past the present
She used to work in a shop. Now she works in a bank.
He used to watch a lot of TV. Now he doesn’t watch much TV.
They used to be married. Now they are divorced.
There used to be a cinema here. Now there is a supermarket here.
I didn’t use to go swimming. Now I go swimming.
Did you use to smoke?

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Test yourself with these phrases:

1. Suelo ir a clase de inglés los miércoles. 1. I usually go to English class on Wednesday.
2. Esto antes era un cine. 2. This used to be a cinema. (movie theatre)
3. ¿Erais amigos antes? 3. Did you use to be friends?
4. ¿Dónde solíais dar clase? 4. Where did you use to teach?
5. Esa urbanización antes era un rancho. 5. That estate used to be a ranch
6. Solíamos hacer la compra en la tienda de barrio. 6. We used to do the shopping at the neighbourhood grocer.
7. Las reuniones solían celebrarse en la sala de descanso. 7. The meetings used to be held in the break room.
8. Yo solía tocar el violín. 8. I  used to play the violin.
9. ¿Donde vivían antes? 9. Where did they use to live?
10. El parking antes era gratis. 10. The car park used to be free.
11. El parque antes no era tan peligroso. 11. The park didn’t use to be so dangerous.
12. Antes más gente solía vivir en el centro. 12. More people used to live downtown.

WHAT DID YOU USE TO DO WHEN YOU WERE A CHILD?

REMEMBER TO DO THE EXERCISES ON PAGE 141

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