Sunday, December 30, 2007

Terry Pratchett

You all know about JRR Tolkien or JK Rowling, but have you heard of Terry Pratchett?

There's a TV series based on one of his novels in which the Hogfather, the Discworld equivalent to Father Christmas, has gone missing, and Death is forced to take his place, while his granddaughter Susan attempts to find out what happened. If you like fantasy, here is a video of Part 1:


Saturday, December 29, 2007

Friday, December 14, 2007

Last weekend

I saw a lot of interesting things:
















Past and Past Participle Practice

As promised , some tests on Irregular (and also some Regular) Verbs:
1st: A set of exercises with a useful explanation first
Some exercises:1 , 2, 3
Some crosswords if you prefer (click on the numbers to get clues):1, 2, 3

and a list of Irregular verbs to help you (click on the letter to find faster)

I hope these activities will help you!

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

2nd Language

Hi, again!
Today I'd like you to take notes on the Present Perfect
which will replace the "famous" photocopies.
So, first of all, let me introduce you to the ...
Present Perfect Simple!

And further practice.

And some vocabulary for a change. Let's revise and extend your knowledge of
Hotel and Restaurant Language.

If you finish soon, go back to last week's class or
practise the infinitive and gerunds we are learning in class.
Have a nice day!

Have you seen "As good as it gets"?

This is the film I mentioned in our 2nd Language class, and the actor who reminded me of the Englishman. It's a great film, which I'd highly recommend to you


video

Monday, December 10, 2007

1º ESO, let's go!

Hi!
First what we are seeing in Unit 3:
Present Simple Affirmative:1, 2, 3
Present Simple Negative: 1, 2, 3
Frequency Adverbs: 1,2
And now some revision:Personal Pronouns, To Be, Have got, Possessives
And then go to this entry in my blog for more activities to keep practising.

Have a nice day!!


Thursday, December 6, 2007

Failed Holdup

video



This scene from one of Woody Allen's early films "Take the Money and Run" should be easy to understand as they keep repeating the same things over and over again. Am I right?

Infinitive or Gerund?

Exercises: 1, 2, 3

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Friday, so Computer Room for "2nd Language"

Good Morning!

Are you ready to practise some English?
Today we'll begin by doing Unit 1 of this First Certificate Course

Afterwards, we can revise the Past Tenses:
1. Simple or Perfect? 1 , 2
2. Simple or Continuous? 1 , 2

And that's enough for today!

Monday, December 3, 2007

USED TO, BE/GET USED TO?



Got any doubts?
You'll find plenty of activities to practise here:
- Exercise 1
- Exercise 2
- Exercise 3
- Explanation and 4 easy exercises

Are you interested in anything else? Write and ask!
BYE now!!

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