Friday, 18 December 2015

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!


"Always do your best.
What you plant now 
you'll harvest later."
                                                                     Og Mandino

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Thursday, 12 November 2015

ANIMAL FARM, Chapter 7

These pictures show important events in the chapter.
 Describe these events.





Thursday, 5 November 2015

Black Mirror, The entire History of you


WATCH AND DISCUSS

Would you like to use a gadget like the one the main character has? Why/ Why not?
Do you think technology will make personal relationships harder? Why/ Why not?



ANIMALF FARM, Chapter 6

Look at the picture and retell the event.



Tuesday, 3 November 2015

TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAMMED OBSOLESCENCE
What is it?
Watch, listen and explain.


Monday, 14 September 2015

OBSESSION: Stan, by Eminem

Let's watch the videoclip you told me about. 
Which of the things he does as an obsessive person 
calls your attention?
Then let's listen again and read the lyrics in order to analyse them.





Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Monday, 6 July 2015

Friday, 29 May 2015

FRANKENSTEIN: THE MOVIE

 This is the movie version of our reader. 

Watch it and start spotting simmilarities and differences with the book version.


Monday, 18 May 2015

Unusual Abilitites

WATCH AND THINK ABOUT...
WHICH OF THE TOP TEN CALLS YOUR ATTENTION? WHY?
WHICH WOULD YOU LIKE TO PERFORM? WHY?


Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Gerunds and Infinitives

Clear examples for you to see the difference in meaning.

Gerunds and Infinitives

Hi! Here you have a simple and clear explanation of this grammar topic, full of examples too.
Have a look, hope it's useful!



Sunday, 3 May 2015

Films Dictionary Quiz

Let's perform this quiz in pairs! 1) Name three places where you see films. 2) What is the difference between a cartoon and an animated film? 3) What does "filmic" mean? 4) What is a "film noir"? 5) If something is filmy, is it thin or thick? 6) What is "a roll of film"? 7) What is the difference between "a director" and "a producer"? 8) Find two meanings of "film" that have nothing to do with cinema and Hollywood.

Thursday, 23 April 2015

The Importance of Pronunciation

Let's watch this video and discuss why you think good pronunciation is essential.


Tuesday, 21 April 2015

IDIOMS!

People!
The link below will take you to a dictionary to work with idioms.
Click on it.



Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Let's practise Speaking!

In the Speaking exam, you will be expected to talk on your own about two photographs for about two minutes.

 The interview will begin with the examiner saying something like:
 In this part of the test I'm going to give each of you two photographs. I'd like you to talk about your photographs on your own for about 1 minute and also to answer a short question about your partner's photographs.
 (Candidate A), here are your photographs. They show...................... I'd like you to compare and contrast these photographs and say.................
Notice there are TWO instructions here,
 a) 'Compare and contrast' the two photographs,
 b) 'say..........................' .

 In Part 2 candidates need to show they can compare but also give an opinion.
 So you will also need to,
 c) Speculate
 d) React.

 Have a look at the following presentation and work on your skills
 

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

IDENTICAL TWINS

WATCH, LISTEN  AND COMPLETE THE SENTENCES BELOW.


1. Identical twins start out as a __________ accident.
2. A single developing embryo splits to form two _________ people, so it´s not surprising, since they started out as one person, that they are so much __________.
3. Next to their older brother Taylor, you´d think they were three brothers of different ______.
4. It´s not fair, but one twin often gets the lion´s _______of nutrition.
5. Louisville University have been studying twins for over ______ years.
6. The basic bulding blocks are _________, personality and temperament.
7. The speaker´s single factor in determining intelligence is in our _______, but environmental influences such as food, education and most of all parents, can have important __________ ot stunting effects.
8. Intelligence is like ____________, without proper stimulation they´ll never reach full genetic potential, but equally if you are already there, you probably won´t go much higher.
9. Best prediction can be made on the ________of how far mother and father went to school.
10. You can´t make children __________ than they are programmed to be.