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ENROLMENT 2020-2021 (B1.2 & B2.2)

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Como habréis podido comprobar en la página web de la escuela, está a punto de abrirse el período de matrícula o de solicitud de vacante para el curso próximo 2020-2021. Todavía hay muchas lagunas sobre cómo van a funcionar las cosas ya que todos dependemos de la situación del COVID y de las autoridades sanitarias. Por favor, leed con detenimiento la resolución de la Consellería publicada en la página web de la escuela porque hay algunas novedades interesantes, especialmente para alguno de vosotros que me habéis expresado vuestras dudas e inquietudes…..

  • Los alumnos APTOS  que así lo soliciten pueden repetir voluntariamente  cualquier nivel, si así lo desean, optando por un curso de “Actualización de conocimientos”, manteniendo todos sus derechos de alumno oficial y pagando una tasa ordinaria ( no de repetidor, ya que como sería un curso aprobado, no sería evaluable). Es decir, cualquier alumno que haya obtenido este año una calificación de Apto en B1.2 o B2.2, podría optar a repetir  el mismo curso.

  • Los alumnos oficiales NO APTOS en la convocatoria ordinaria y extraordinaria de este curso han de solicitar plaza como repetidor ahora en julio, pero si aprobaran las PUC en septiembre  y hubieran vacantes podrían optan a promocionar al siguiente nivel. Por ejemplo, un alumno de B2.2 que ha sido no apto en mayo y en junio de este curso, ha de optar a repetir B2.2 ahora en julio. Pero si se presentara a las PUC en septiembre y aprobara y además si existieran vacantes en ese momento, podría optar a cambiar su matrícula a C1.  Lo mismo ocurriría con un alumno de B1.2… Si aprobara las PUC en septiembre podría optar a cambiar su matrícula a B2.1, no es obligatorio y siempre dependería de la existencia de vacantes.  No sé si os queda claro, he intentado simplificar la resolución al máximo.

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WARNING ABOUT YOUR MARKS (B1.2 B2.2)

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Hi there

Aunque yo he comunicado PERSONALMENTE  a cada uno de mis alumnos sus notas finales de MAYO o de la convocatoria extraordinaria de JUNIO, todos podréis VER vuestras notas a partir del día 26 de junio online. Sin embargo y para que nadie se sorprenda o asuste, me han comunicado que los alumnos que tendrían que aprobar con cuatro notas de 5 (según la resolución extraordinaria de la Consellería  del 4 de mayo respecto a la situación Covid 19)  aparecerán como NO APTOS en la nota global de las ACTAS; esto es así porque el sistema (Itaca) no está preparado para hacer esa promoción especial y solo identifica como apto el 6. Las notas por destrezas serán las finales pero la global NO estará actualizada hasta el día 7 de julio, ya que será la secretaría quien haga esa PROMOCIÓN  EXTRAORDINARIA uno a uno y manualmente desde el centro. Espero  haberme explicado. Se os informará  de esto en la web pero RECORDAD  que la nota global no está actualizada y por eso aparecen como no aptos pero que a partir del 7 de julio ya aparecerán como Aptos si han tenido al menos cuatro notas (destrezas)  con 5 .

ENJOY YOUR SUMMER

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B2.2 WEEK 19th-21st MAY (WORKING ONLINE) (B2.2)

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        ON TUES. 19th  MAY at 9.00 & at 11.00

          ID NUMBER + PASSWORD (the same as the week before)

LET´S TALK ABOUT TECHNOLOGY (LESSON PLAN) (BLOG POST)

 

  • TASK

YOU CAN GO ON WORKING ON ALL THE ACTIVITIES SUGGESTED FOR THE 

PREVIOUS WEEK

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WRITING A BLOG ENTRY (B2.2)

HELLO!!!HIYA!!!

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BECOME A BLOGGER  OR A VLOGGER FOR A DAY? WHAT´S THE DIFFERENCE?

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BLOG WRITING: STEPS

TASK: You are going to write a blog entry / blog post answering the following question:“HOW ARE YOU DEALING WITH TECHNOLOGY AND REMOTE LEARNING?

TITLE: Please think of an engaging title to attract readers!

PHOTOS / PICTURES: The blog post should be readable and visually appealing. You might include an  original picture in your blog post: either photos you take, or hand-drawings (those are very popular on  blogs!)

LANGUAGE: It´s advisable to address the readers at the beginning: “Hi readers” , “Hi there! (as this is an informal context)

OPENINGS: Opening your post with a rhetorical question is a good technique: (” Did you know that…..?),  statistics (“One out of 10 students…..) , a quote or proverb (“You can never teach an old dog new tricks”)  or a brief sentence that summarizes your opinion (“Every cloud has a silver lining” OR “Disasters never come alone”)

FINISHING OFF: Here are some effective phrases to end your blog post (addressing the reader, one again):

  • How about you? 
  • I bet you’ll have something to say!
  • Let us know your comments….OR…. Have your say
  • If you enjoyed this post, I’d be very grateful if you shared it on Twitter or Facebook. Thank you!
  • What am I missing here? Let me know in the comments and I’ll add it in!
  • Don´t miss any of my posts!

 

FORMAT: Type your blog post in a GOOGLE DOCS document, and copy & paste the pictures into the appropriate location in the text.

LENGTH: Your short blog post should be 100-120 words long (not including the title).

AUDIENCE: You are targeting other students or classmates and/ or  the teacher.

DEADLINEShare your Google Docs document with me before 19th MAY . I´ll try to share all the entries with you. You will read each others’ blog posts and vote on your favorite comments!

HOPE TO HEAR FROM YOU SOON !!!!

LET´S TALK ABOUT TECHNOLOGY (LESSON PLAN)(B2.2)

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  • IN  ORDER TO  MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR SPEAKING TIME / PRACTICE  YOU MIGHT PREPARE IT AT HOME IN ADVANCE WITH THE HELP OF THE  WORKSHEETS BELOW: LANGUAGE & FINALLY THE TASK (SPEAKING TASK) THAT WE´LL DO TOGETHER IN A VIDEO CALL
  • TAKE AS MUCH TIME AS YOU NEED TO READ CAREFULLY THROUGH  ALL THE SECTIONS UNDERSTANDING THE EXAMPLES AND LOOKING UP THE WORDS YOU DO NOT KNOW
  • YOU COULD REFLECT  ON HOW YOU COULD USE THE CONTENTS  PRESENTED IN A CONVERSATION WITH ONE OR MORE PEOPLE  ABOUT THE TOPIC

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IF YOU NEED TO DOWNLOAD THE PDF DOCUMENT TECHNOLOGY B2

TECHNOLOGY & THE GREAT LOCKDOWN (B2.2)

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Nobody can deny that we  are all using technology to keep things ‘normal’ during the Great Lockdown. “Technology is suddenly at the forefront of everyone’s lives”…But, in your opinion  what has been the biggest role of technology during this global crisis?

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B2.2 WEEK 12th-14th MAY WORKING ONLINE (B2.2)

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        ON TUES. 12th  MAY at 9.00 & at 11.00

          ID NUMBER + PASSWORD (the same as the week before)

         ORAL MEDIATION : “TRAVEL TRIPS” (Material online)

        ON THURS. 14th MAY at 9.00 & at 11.00

         TECHNOLOGY (SPEAKING QUESTIONS)TECHNOLOGY B2

 

  • TECHNOLOGY & THE GREAT LOCKDOWN (BLOG POST)

  • LET´S TALK ABOUT TECHNOLOGY (LESSON PLAN) (BLOG POST)

  • TECHNOLOGY VOCABULARY (VIDEO) (BLOG POST)

  • “FOMO” OR “JOMO”? (LISTENING COMPREHENSION) (BLOG POST)

  • WRITING: A SHORT BLOG ENTRY (100-120 words)

HOW ARE YOU DEALING WITH TECHNOLOGY AND REMOTE LEARNING?”

  • SPEAKING: FLIPGRID “HOOKED ON THE GADGET”

STUDENTS RECORD A 3-4 MINUTE MONOLOGUE ON FLIPGRID:

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TECHNOLOGY VOCABULARY (B2.2)

IT MIGHT BE A GOOD IDEA TO GO OVER SOME BASIC VOCABULARY TO TALK ABOUT TECHNOLOGY

 

 

FOMO or JOMO? (B2.2)

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IF YOU WANT TO FIND OUT, WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW & DO THE LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITIES created by ESLbrains.com http://bit.ly/EmbraceJOMO

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COMPLETE THE SENTENCES  WITH THE CORRECT FORM OF THE WORDS IN BRACKETS

• Nowadays, it’s sometimes difficult to decide what things in life give us a real ………. . [PLEASED]

• He might seem a bit rude, but he has very good ………. . [INTEND]

• What are my ………. to the community I am a part of? [OBLIGE]

• Some people say that life is ………. and you can do anything you want. [LIMIT]

• Julius Caesar was the most ………. man in ancient Rome. [POWER]

• A life without limits is ………. and we shouldn’t strive for it. [MEANING]

• Oscar Wilde said he could resist everything except ………. . [TEMPT]

KEY

WATCH THE VIDEO AGAIN AND FIND OUT WHAT “FOMO” &“JOMO”MEAN.

THEN TRY TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS BELOW

a) What are 2 factors that make us feel FOMO?

b) What should we do to experience JOMO?

c) What does ‘moderate life’ mean according to Aristotle?

d) What does it mean to be human according to the speaker?

e) How does the example of Nero show that limitless life is life of despair?

KEY

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE DOCUMENT: Do-you-feel-FOMO-SV

PHRASAL VERBS TO TRAVEL (B2.2)

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“SET OFF” IS AN INTRANSITIVE PHRASAL VERB ( They cannot have an object after them). However, “PICK UP” IS A TRANSITIVE PHRASAL VERB (it needs an object behind). and it´s SEPARABLE, not INSEPARABLE.

“TAKE OFF” can be TRANSITIVE or INTRANSITIVE depending on the meaning.

CLICK ON THE PICTURE BELOW TO VIEW THE DOCUMENT

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WOULD YOU LIKE TO LEARN SOME PHRASAL VERBS RELATED TO TRAVEL & HOLIDAYS?

 

TRY THIS QUIZ TO PRACTISE

YOU CAN ALSO REVIEW A POST I POSTED SOME WEEKS AGO TOGETHER WITH THE GAME DEVISED BY MY COLLEAGUE TERE COTS:

https://mcargobe.wordpress.com/2020/04/19/some-common-phrasal-verbs-b2-2/

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