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CONVERSATION GAMBITS (Curso Formativo) 22th-24th APRIL

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  • VIRTUAL CONVERSATION GAMBITS CLASS on ZOOM

          ON WEDNESDAY  22nd APRIL at 9.00   ID NUMBER emailed to you
ON FRIDAY             24th  APRIL at 9.00   ID NUMBER emailed to you

 

  • WEDNESDAY: MOVING OUT FROM YOUR PARENTS (dialogue practice)

  • FRIDAY: BUYING & RENTING? (dialogue practice)

FREE OXFORD GRADED READERS (B1.2)

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TO SUPPORT TEACHERS, PARENTS  AND LEARNERS DURING CORONAVIRUS OXFORD HAS LAUNCHED A SPECIAL OFFER: FREE access to 148 Graded Readers until 30 Jun 2020

Reading in English is one of the most effective ways to improve language skills and if you’re currently studying at home, we’d like to offer you 148 Graded Readers e-books on the Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf for free, until 30 June 2020.

The books are for different levels, ages and interests. You can track the number of books you’ve read, how long you’ve been reading, the number of words you have read and the CEFR levels, all in the Reading Diary. You can also download and share your Reading Certificate.

You can read the books on the web, and download them onto your computer, iPad or Android device.

How to access the free offer

1. Sign in to www.oxfordlearnersbookshelf.com

2. You will see a popup with the offer of the free Readers

3. Click ‘Add to bookshelf’

Please note: if you choose ‘No thanks’ by mistake, go to www.oxfordlearnersbookshelf.com and sign in with your Oxford ID. You might need to clear your browser cache, and sign in again. You will see the message again.

I  hope you enjoy reading your way to better English!

ONLINE MEETINGS COMMUNICATION : THE LANGUAGE (B2.2)

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LISTENING & VOCABULARY

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN WE´VE BEEN HAVING VIRTUAL CLASSES OR ONLINE MEETINGS ON DIFFERENT PLATFORMS, SUCH AS 8X8 AND ZOOM.

AS YOU COULD SEE, MANY PROBLEMS MIGHT HAPPEN DURING THE SESSION BUT ARE YOU FAMILIAR WITH THIS FUNCTIONAL LANGUAGE?

WATCH THIS FUNNY VIDEO AND HAVE A LAUGH. IS THE SITUATION FAMILIAR?

LOOK AT THESE PHRASES AND SENTENCES.WHO DO YOU THINK IS MORE LIKELY TO USE THEM: THE HOST (TEACHER) OR THE PARTICIPANTS (STUDENTS)?

  1. Can you hear me?

  2. I have a sound issue.

  3. Did you get the nine-digit passcode?

  4. I¨m gonna assign you to a breakout room.

  5. What platform are you on?

  6. I´m gonna join in.

  7. I had a hard time connecting

  8. Adjust your output settings (mic and camera)

  9. There´s  a lot of interference. Can you mute your mics?

  10. It´s your mic, I´m afraid.

  11. Sounds like someone´s just joined.

  12. We lost you.

  13. Am I frozen?

  14. There seems to be a bit of a lag.

  15. I didn´t get that, I´m sorry.

  16. Are you with us?

  17. He´s cut out.

  18. Please, join the main meeting room.

 

WATCH THE VIDEO AGAIN. THERE ARE 5 EXPRESSIONS THAT DON´T APPEAR IN THE FUNNY SKETCH. WHICH ONES?

SPEAKING

DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS

  • WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT ONLINE MEETINGS? ARE THEY EFFECTIVE?
  • WHAT ASPECTS MIGHT BE ANNOYING ABOUT THEM? PROS AND CONS
  • “ZOOM” HAS BEEN IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK. DO YOU KNOW WHY?
  • WHAT WOULD YOU THINK IF WE HAD TO CHANGE TO A DIFFERENT PLATFORM LIKE “WEBEX”?

CONVERSATION GAMBITS (CURSO FORMATIVO) WEEK 6th APRIL

VIRTUAL CONVERSATION GAMBITS  CLASS on zoom

ON MONDAY 6th APRIL at 9.00   ID NUMBER 369-262-339

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https://us04web.zoom.us/j/369262339

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  • YOUR PARTNER AND YOU HAVE DECIDED TO TAKE UP ANOTHER LANGUAGE (CHINESE, GERMAN, ITALIAN….) TOGETHER. AND HAVE TO DECIDE WHETHER TO LEARN IT ONLINE OR GOING TO CLASS, FACE-TO-FACE.
  • CONSIDER (TIME, TIMETABLES, TRANSPORT, PRICE ETC…)
  • DISCUSS THE ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF EACH METHOD AND REACH A FINAL AGREEMENT, IF POSSIBLE

CONVERSATION GAMBITS (CURSO FORMATIVO)

THIS IS THE ACTIVITY I TOLD YOU ABOUT FOR WEDNESDAY 1st APRIL

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B1.2 WEEK 23rd-25th (WORKING ONLINE) (B1.2) UPDATE

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HI THERE

ALL THE PLANNING FOR THIS WEEK (23rd -25th MARCH) IS ON AULES. HOWEVER, I´VE BEEN TOLD IT WON´T BE WORKING ON MONDAY, THAT´S WHY I´VE JUST WRITTEN THIS POST FOR YOU TO BE ABLE TO START WORKING WITHOUT DELAYS.

ALL THE KEYS TO THE EXERCISES WILL BE THERE. AS SOON AS THE PLATFORM WORKS, ALL YOUR WORK WILL BE ON “AULES BUT I WILL ALSO USE MY BLOG TO PUBLISH COMPLEMENTARY MATERIAL IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS YOU CAN ALWAYS CONTACT ME ON MY EMAIL.

HOPE THAT YOU CAN MANAGE

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FALLAS HOMEWORK (FILM REVIEWS)

YOU CAN HAND IN YOUR WRITINGS ON CLASSROOMhttps://mcargobe.wordpress.com/2020/03/18/working-online-b1-2/

Miguel Angel has already done it. Maybe you can use WhatsApp to solve technical problems among classmates

THE BODY

LISTEN TO THE SONGS AS A WARM-UP TO REVIEW VOCABULARY ON “THE BODY”

VOCABULARY BANK: THE BODY

Vocabulary work  (page 232) (KEY BY LISTENING TO YOUR CD ROM)

PRONUNCIATION: DIPHTHONGS REVIEW

    REVIEW OF THE ENGLISH DIPHTHONGS ON PAGE 100

READING + LISTENING+ VIDEO LISTENING (pages 100-101) script at the back of your book

TASKS on pages 100-101

KEY READING d (page 100)

KEY reading d (PAGE 100)

KEY READING f( page 101)

KEY readinf f (page 101)

KEY listening G (page 101)

KEY LISTENING g (page 101)

KEY VIDEO LISTENING  c (page 101)

KEY video listening c (page 101)

KEY VIDEO LISTENING d (page 101)

KEY video LISTENING d (page 101)

MONOLOGUE: JUDGING BY APPEARANCES

TRY THE MONOLOGUE AT HOME. RECORD IT AND LISTEN TO YOURSELF. THEN,  EXCHANGE IT WITH YOUR PARTNERS TO GET FEEDBACK YOU CAN ALSO EMAIL THEM OR DO A FLIPGRID IF YOU WANT MY FEEDBACK ON YOUR PERFORMANCE.

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THE FLIPCODE ( IF YOU USE YOUR MOBILE PHONE) IS ef07fe70

 

REVIEW OF UNITS 5-6 (OPTIONAL) pages 103-103

KEY

1rev- 56

2rev- 563rev- 56

 

Made with Padlet

YOU JUST HAVE TO “SAY SOMETHING” + YOUR NAME AND CLICK ON THE PINK BUTTON “POST”

REVISION OF UNITS 5-6

STUDENTS REVIEW UNITS 5 & 6 (pages 102+ 103)

Check your answers with the key

 

VIDEOCONFERENCES

READ THIS POST TO GET READY FOR A VIDEOCONFERENCE NEXT WEEK .

I´ll MEET YOU ONLINE (8X8 vc) ON MONDAY 30th MARCH AT 11.00 AND/ OR AT 13.00

DEPENDING ON YOUR GROUP . THE NAME OF THE MEETING AS A GUEST WILL BE

B1CARMEN

https://mcargobe.wordpress.com/2020/03/20/videoconferences-speaking-online-all-levels/

B1.2 WEEK 30th MARCH – 1st APRIL (WORKING ONLINE) (B1.2)

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  • VIDEOCONFERENCE ONLINE 8×8.vc MONDAY 30th MARCH   11 OR at 13.00 JOIN MEETING CALLED: B1CARMEN 

  • VIRTUAL CLASS on zoom

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      ON WED. 1st APRIL at 10.15(ID Nº = 136-086-748)

Invitación e instrucciones ZOOM (CARMEN GÓMEZ) B1.2 10.15

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      at 12.30.    (ID NUMBER = 153-012-789)

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  • SCHOOL AND EDUCATION (WARM-UP)

    VOCABULARY WORK (on page 233)

    ANSWERS ON YOUR CD ROM

    PRONUNCIATION ( page 110)

    PRONUNCIATION OF THE LETTER “u”
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    REMEMBER YOU HAVE ALL THE AUDIO FILES ON YOUR CD ROM TO LISTEN TO THE WORDS

    SPEAKING: YOUR EDUCATION (CREATING YOUR OWN  MEETINGS IN PAIRS OR SMALL GROUPS TO DISCUSS THE QUESTIONS)

    IF RECORDED ON VIDEO YOU CAN SHARE THEM WITH ME TO GIVE YOU FEEDBACK

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    LISTENING (page 111)

    LISTEN & CHECK YOUR ANSWERS) WITH THE SCRIPT AT THE BACK OF YOUR BOOK

    GRAMMAR: FIRST CONDITIONAL AND FUTURE TIME CLAUSES

    STUDENTS DO THE EXERCISES AND CHECK THE ANSWERS

    KEY TO THE LISTENING(111) + GRAMMAR (on page 216)

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    KEY GRAMMAR (PAGE 216)
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    LISTENING (optional) /page 112 )

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    SCHOOLING or EDUCATION (MONOLOGUE)

    STUDENTS CAN TRY TO RECORD THEMSELVES DOING ONE OF THESE MONOLOGUES (PAST CERTIFICATE EXAMS) OR RECORD A FLIPGRID IF THEY WANT MY FEEDBACK

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    FORUM/CHAT

    STUDENTS WRITE BRIEF COMMENTS ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCE LEARNING ENGLISH ONLINE.,ASK QUESTIONS AND TRY TO HELP THEIR CLASSMATES

    AS AULES ISN´T WORKING I THOUGHT ABOUT THIS CHAT ON PADLET

    Made with Padlet

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)

PLAN “MULAN” & AULES (ACCESO)(ALL LEVELS)

HI THERE

ESPERO QUE ESTÉIS TODOS BIEN DE SALUD Y EL CONFINAMIENTO NO OS HAYA MATADO DE ABURRIMIENTO. HACE UNOS DÍAS OS HABLÉ DEL PLAN “MULAN” DE LA CONSELLERÍA DE EDUCACIÓN  Y , COMO SEGUIMOS CONFINADOS (A “TEMPORARY LOCKDOWN”), ESTOY TRABAJANDO EN ELLO CON LA INFORMACIÓN DE LA QUE DISPONGO. NO HAY QUE AGOBIARSE, YA QUE SON TIEMPOS DIFÍCILES Y TODOS VAMOS A TENER PACIENCIA Y HACER LO QUE PODAMOS….

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“AULES” ES UN SITIO WEB DESTINADO AL E-LEARNING DESARROLLADO POR Y PARA DOCENTES QUE ES ACCESIBLE DESDE CUALQUIER DISPOSITIVO. EL ACCESO SE REALIZA MEDIANTE LA DIRECCIÓN:  http://aules.edu.gva.es AULES  ESTÁ BASADO EN MOODLE, UNA PLATAFORMA DE GESTIÓN DEL APRENDIZAJE

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PERSONALMENTE, A TRAVÉS DEL BLOG TENDRÍA BASTANTE PARA SEGUIR TEMPORALMENTE CON LA DOCENCIA PERO NO SÉ SI TENDREMOS QUE UTILIZAR “AULES” POR OBLIGACIÓN. EN ESTE SENTIDO ESTOY  CREANDO MIS PRIMERAS CLASES VIRTUALES EN “AULES” PARA QUE PODÁIS IR TRABAJANDO DE MANERA AUTÓNOMA.

SIMULTÁNEAMENTE SEGUIRÉ UTILIZANDO EL BLOG ASÍ COMO OTRAS HERRAMIENTAS QUE NOS PERMITAN UN TRABAJO EFECTIVO A DISTANCIA: GOOGLE CLASSROOM (WRITINGS), 8X8 vc (VIDEOCONFERENCIAS  ALGÚN DÍA A LA HORA DE CLASE PARA EL “SPEAKING”) VOCAROO PARA ENVIAR AUDIOS CON CORRECCIONES, YOUTUBE PARA GRABAR ALGÚN VIDEO EXPLICATIVO, ETC…

SÉ QUE ES UN GRAN RETO PARA VOSOTROS PERO TAMBIÉN LO ES PARA MÍ…. ASÍ QUE PACIENCIA Y MANOS A LA OBRA. EN ESTOS MOMENTOS DE CRISIS ESTOY APRENDIENDO UNA BARBARIDAD A MARCHAS FORZADAS PERO ES LOABLE VER LA CANTIDAD DE BUENOS DOCENTES QUE HE ENCONTRADO EN TWITTER DISPUESTOS A ECHARME UNA MANO ANTE CUALQUIER DUDA QUE VA SURGIENDO EN EL CAMINO….

SI EL LUNES RECIBO INSTRUCCIONES , OS MANTENDRÉ INFORMADOS PERO DE MOMENTO YA HAY TRABAJO ALMACENADO PARA EL LUNES 23.

TAKE CARE

CARMEN

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