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FOR & SINCE (B1.1)

FOR-OR-SINCE

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For and Since for Time

TRY THE EXERCISES BELOW TO SEE IF YOU HAVE UNDERSTOOD THE USE.

FOR AND SINCE

FOR AND SINCE

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COMMON PHOBIAS? (B1.1)

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS FILM?

WHO IS IT BY?

HOW DOES IT MAKE YOU FEEL?

HAVE YOU HEARD OF NOMOPHOBIA?

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I  HAVE A PHOBIA           OF…

I´M        AFRAID                OF…

I´M        FRIGHTENED      OF…

I´M        SCARED               OF…

I´M       TERRIFIED            OF …

WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF?

HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD THIS PHOBIA?

http://www.fearof.net/top-10-phobias-of-all-time/

SECOND CONDITIONAL (B1.1)(B1.2)

LISTEN TO THIS BEAUTIFUL SONG BY ERIC CLAPTON

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HAVE A LOOK AT THIS BRIEF GRAMMAR PRESENTATION

NOW IT´S TIME TO FIND ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS

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DO I HAVE TO… ? (B1.1)

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?

BASIC MODAL VERBS OF OBLIGATION & NO OBLIGATION (B1.1)

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BUT WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT “MUST”?

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YOU MUST STOP RIGHT NOW.(OBLIGATION)

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YOU MUSTN´T TAKE PHOTOS INSIDE (PROHIBITION)

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YOU DON´T HAVE TO WORRY. (IT´S NOT NECESSARY = LACK OF OBLIGATION /NEED)

GRAMMAR EXPLANATION IN SPANISH

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GRAMMAR  IN ENGLISH + PRACTICE

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QUANTIFIERS (B1.1)

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LISTEN TO ONE OF MY FAVOURITE SONGS FROM THE SOUNDTRACK OF THE FILM ABOVE
“ENOUGH” IS A QUANTIFIER BECAUSE IT EXPRESSES QUANTITY, BUT YOU CAN FIND IT IN DIFFERENT POSITIONS; YOU SAY “ THIS MOUNTAIN IS NOT HIGH ENOUGH” BUT…. THERE AREN´T ENOUGH TEACHERS“. WHY?

GENERAL REVISION OF QUANTIFIERS

(GO TO PAGE 220  UNIT 5C AND STUDY QUANTIFIERS)

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VALENCIA , NEW YORK (B1.1)

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HOW CAN YOU COMPARE THESE TWO CITIES?

THINK ABOUT THE SCENERY, THE WEATHER, THE PEOPLE, THE COST OF LIVING, THE LIFESTYLE, THE CUSTOMS, POLLUTION, CARS AND TRAFFIC, TRANSPORT, SHOPPING, FESTIVALS, GENERAL ATMOSPHERE…..

USE WORDS SUCH AS….

BIG                                        MODERN               COSMOPOLITAN            FRIENDLY                           LIVELY                  HOT             

CROWDED                          SAFE                       COLD                              POPULAR                            NOISY                     UNFRIENDLY             

CALM                                   DIRTY                      STRESSFUL                      EXCITING                           FAMOUS                 DANGEROUS      POPULATED                      TRADITIONAL       CHEAP

EXCITING                          PEACEFUL             GOOD

WHICH OF THESE TWO SONGS ABOUT NEW YORK IS BETTER?

 

BUT HOW CAN YOU COMPARE THESE THREE CITIES?

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NEW YORK IS THE MOST POPULATED CITY IN THE USA.

LONDON IS THE OLDEST CITY IN THE GROUP

VALENCIA IS THE FRIENDLIEST CITY OF THE THREE

SOMEBODY, SOMEONE, NOBODY….(B1.1)

THIS WEEKEND AT HOME IT´S TIME TO LISTEN TO MUSIC TO GET READY FOR UNIT 4C….

LISTEN TO THIS VERY WELL-KNOWN SONG BY STING

WATCH ABOUT THIS ONE BY “ALICIA KEYS”?

AND THIS ONE?

WHICH ONE DO YOU LIKE BEST?

DO YOU KNOW HOW TO USE INDEFINITE PRONOUNS?

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We use indefinite pronouns to refer to people or things without saying exactly who or what they are. We use pronouns ending in -body or -one for  people, and pronouns ending in –thing for things:

Everybody enjoyed the concert.
I opened the door but there was no one at home.
It was a very clear day. We could see everything.

We use a singular verb after an indefinite pronoun:

Everybody loves Sally.
Everything was ready for the party.

When we refer back to an indefinite pronoun we normally use a plural pronoun:

Everybody enjoyed the concert. They stood up and clapped.
I will tell somebody that dinner is ready. They have been waiting a long time.

We can add -‘s to an indefinite pronoun to make a possessive.

They were staying in somebody’s house.
Is this anybody’s coat?

We use indefinite pronouns with no- as the subject in negative clauses (not pronouns with any.)

Anybody didn’t come >> Nobody came.

We do not use another negative in a clause with nobody, no one or nothing:

Nobody came.
Nothing happened.

https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/es/english-grammar/pronouns/indefinite-pronouns

BOOK PRESENTATIONS(B1.1)

AS YOU KNOW YOU HAD TO READ A BOOK BY DECEMBER…..
GRADED READERS   LEVEL 3 (1.000-1200 words)

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THE ORAL BOOK PRESENTATION WILL BE THE LAST WEEK IN JANUARY 2021, AFTER CHRISTMAS .

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  • WHAT ENGLISH WORDS OR PHRASES DO YOU NEED TO TALK ABOUT A BOOK?

Let´s make a list together !!!!

Have a look at BASIC BOOK PRESENTATION-2 and follow the guidelines

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CLICK ON THE PICTURE ABOVE TO LISTEN TO MY VOICE

DO YOU WANT TO FEEL LIKE A TV STAR? USE CUEPROMPTER TO REHEARSE YOUR PRESENTATION

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  • THERE IS A TIME LIMIT ( ABOUT 3 / 4 MINUTES) .YOU CAN TALK FOR 5 MINUTES BUT NOT FOR 10… IF YOU DO, I WILL HAVE TO STOP YOU. (NOT EVERYBODY WILL HAVE TIME AND I ALSO NEED A REST).
  • YOUR CLASSMATES ARE YOUR AUDIENCE, SO DON´T ABUSE OF NAMES OF CHARACTERS AND COMPLICATED RELATIONSHIPS. IT IS REALLY IMPORTANT THAT THEY CAN FOLLOW YOU.

          IF YOU USE DIFFICULT VOCABULARY, EXPLAIN  AT THE BEGINNING.

  • IT´S A SPEAKING ACTIVITY. YOU CAN USE SOME BRIEF NOTES BUT YOU CAN´T READ.

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PRESENT CONTINUOUS FOR FUTURE ARRANGEMENTS (B1.1)

CLICK ON ANY OF THESE PICTURES TO GO TO THE BBC WEBSITE AND REVIEW WHAT WE DID TODAY IN CLASS.

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AND YOU? WHAT ARE YOU DOING AT CHRISTMAS? LET US KNOW ABOUT YOUR PLANS OR ARRANGEMENTS

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