Blog Archives

GOING VIRAL (B2.2)

HI, DEAR STUDENTS

I´M SURE YOU´VE ALREADY SEEN THIS SHORT VIDEO BECAUSE IT WENT VIRAL IN A MATTER OF MINUTES….

WHAT ABOUT HIS ONE? WOULD YOU BE ABLE TO DUB IT IN ENGLISH?

BUT WHY DO VIDEOS GO VIRAL?

HAVE YOU REACHED ANY CONCLUSION AFTER WATCHING THESE VIDEOS?ANY COMMENT TO MAKE?

I´LL BE WAITING FOR YOUR COMMENTS

WRITING REPORTS B2 (B2.2)

paper-3033204_1280

PICTURE  Mediamodifier In Pixabay

EXAMPLES: WHAT KIND OF REPORTS ARE THESE?

(FROM Successful Writing Intermediate by Virginia Evans)

EXAMPLE 1

EXAMPLE 2

 

 

THE PASSIVE: PERSONAL & IMPERSONAL I (B2.2)

WHO IS THIS MAN  (HARVEY WEINSTEIN) AND WHY WAS HE IN THE NEWS LAST YEAR?

Captura de pantalla 2020-02-20 a las 15.18.26

FROM #METOO  TO   TRIAL

Jury deliberations have begun in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial in New York. Weinstein, 67, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual act, two counts of rape and two counts of predatory sexual assault. The charges are based on Miriam Haley’s testimony that Weinstein forced oral sex on her in 2006 and Jessica Mann’s testimony that he raped her in 2013 during what she described as an abusive relationship.

POLICE BELIEVE WEINSTEIN RAPED SEVERAL WOMEN (A)

IT IS BELIEVED THAT WEINSTEIN RAPED SEVERAL WOMEN (P)

WEINSTEIN IS BELIEVED TO HAVE RAPED SEVERAL WOMEN (P)

Captura de pantalla 2020-02-20 a las 15.25.27

new-purple-animation

IF YOU NEED EXTRA PRACTICE ON PASSIVE FORMS

Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of sexual assault, capping a stunning downfall for the former Hollywood star and a victory for the #MeToo movement against harassment.

Weinstein, 67, was convicted in New York City of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act.

But he was cleared of the most serious count of predatory sexual assault. He faces up to 25 years in prison.

VERBS EASILY CONFUSED (B2.2)

THIS WEEK WE´VE BEEN DISCUSSING ABOUT HOW TO ARGUE, AND IT´S ADVISABLE NOT TO RAISE OUR VOICE WHEN WE ARGUE….BUT WHAT´S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE VERBS?

WHAT ABOUT STEAL AND ROB?

steal-vs-rob2

WHAT ABOUT PREVENT & AVOID?

IF YOU WANT TO FIND OUT, DO THE EXERCISES ON PAGE 230

PAST MODALS (B2.2)

LISTEN TO TWO DIFFERENT SAMPLES OF TWO  VERY POPULAR SONGS WITH A SIMILAR TITLE.

CAN YOU REMEMBER THEIR TITLE? WHO ARE THEY BY?

WHAT´S THE DIFFERENCE IN MEANING BETWEEN THE TWO TITLES?

Post your grammar explanation and we´ll  keep in touch!

Screenshot 2020-02-05 16.51.04

SO, TODAY WE´RE GOING TO CONCENTRATE ON PAST MODALS

WHAT  LOGICAL DEDUCTIONS CAN YOU MAKE ON THE PHOTOS BELOW?

el-rio-ter-se-ha-desbordado-a-su-paso-por-girona

HOW DO YOU SLEEP? DO YOU TALK IN YOUR SLEEP? (B2.2)

  • 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?

Made with Padlet

LISTENING

(LIVE) MUSIC TIME (B2.2)

the police valencia 06

20200123_153407

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….

Made with Padlet

REMEMBER or FORGET? (B2.2)

WHAT VERB PATTERN FOLLOWS “REMEMBER” AND “FORGET”?

verb patterns in English.cmap

SOME VERBS ARE FOLLOWED BY THE INFINITIVE (WITH or WITHOUT “TO”

Screenshot 2020-01-21 15.52.11

SOME OTHERS ARE FOLLOWED BY THE GERUND OR “-ING” FORM

Screenshot 2020-01-21 15.48.29

SOME  OTHER VERBS  LIKE “REMEMBER” AND “FORGET” CAN BE FOLLOWED BY A GERUND OR INFINITIVE WITH A CHANGE IN MEANING

Screenshot 2020-01-21 15.43.22

WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRY THESE TRANSFORMATIONS?

WHAT ABOUT THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE?

Screenshot 2020-01-21 16.26.28

 

 

 

PRUEBAS CERTIFICACIÓN 2021 (B2.2)

important

THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MY   B2.2  STUDENTS. WHO ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING THE EXAM. IF NOT, DON´T TAKE ANY NOTICE OF THIS POST. HOWEVER, IF YOU DO, READ IT ALL  BY CLICKING BELOW  (ON PUC 2021) WHERE YOU CAN READ ALL THE INFORMATION WE KNOW UP TO NOW… REMEMBER THAT YOU HAVE TO REGISTER ONLINE FOR THE EXAM  IF YOU REALLY WANT TO TAKE IT and THE DEADLINE IS 4th MARCH (ckeck on the school website ) DON´T WAIT UNTIL THE LAST MINUTE TO REGISTER

READPLEASE.gif

CALENDARIO DE PRUEBAS DE CERTIFICACIÓN
CONVOCATÒRIA ORDINARIA 2021

PRUEBAS DE CERTIFICACIÓN 2021: CONVOCATORIA ORDINARIA

WISH STRUCTURES (B2.2)

Captura de pantalla 2021-02-20 a las 13.13.04

  • I WISH THE PANDEMIC WAS OVER

  • IF ONLY THERE WERE ENOUGH VACCINES FOR EVERYBODY

  • I WISH PEOPLE WOULD FOLLOW THE RULES

  • IF ONLY POLITICIANS WOULDN’T LIE ABOUT THE PANDEMIC

  • I WISH I HAD BEEN ABLE TO FLY TO NEW YORK LAST SUMMER

  • IF ONLY I HAD BEEN MORE CAREFUL

LISTEN TO THESE SONGS & TO THE DIFFERENT PATTERNS OF “WISH”

I WISH YOU WOULD +INFINITIVE   (I wish you would…. )

I WISH + SIMPLE PAST                 (I wish I could fly / I wish you were here)

https://www.goconqr.com/es/flashcard/5227489/I-wish-I–

I WISH + PAST PERFECT            (I wish I’d known)

HAVE A LOOK on page 213

Screenshot 2020-01-15 18.21.07.png

WATCH THIS GREAT VIDEO SONG BY A GREAT BAND “EELS” AND THEIR Mistakes of My Youth IN BLOG DE CRISTINA

Teaching I Wish/If Only through Music and Visuals

Blog de Cristina

ADD YOUR OWN SPICE TO YOUR LEARNING

Sobre Educación: reflexiones y propuestas.

ADD YOUR OWN SPICE TO YOUR LEARNING

Rosa Liarte

ADD YOUR OWN SPICE TO YOUR LEARNING

natalialzam

English teacher

MCARGOBE´S BLOG-ROOM

ADD YOUR OWN SPICE TO YOUR LEARNING

Smart Up Your English

LEARN NEW WORDS, EXPRESSIONS, PHRASES...

Helendipity

learn English and share your experiences (SERENDIPITY= the accidental discovery of something pleasant and useful!)

Adrian Underhill's Pronunciation Site

Practical Discovery of English Pronunciation