Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Video Activities for the next few days


First, an easy (Low-Intermediate)  video to revise 
Personal Information Questions and Reported Speech

Next: "Hometown Glory" by Adele (Intermediate)

Finally, here's a lucky man! (High-Intermediate):

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

New, interesting Videos for all...

 1st) Fancy taking a course on Global Warming?
A free Course from UChicago explains Climate Change:
Visit breathtaking Yosemite National Park:
and, finally,  here's some 20th Century history for you:
 

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Debating

I've just come across the article
which could be a starting point for our Debate, 2ºBAC.
 Some useful vocabulary.
What do you think?
Do you know Philippa Faucett, the woman who bested men at math?

Further activities on Men's and Women's Roles here.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

is a US holiday marking his birthday on January, 15th.
learn about his life, death and accomplishments:

and answer these questions.
Here's an extract from his famous 'I have a dream' Speech:

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Unit 4, 2nd ESO

And here is the Lesson Plan.

As you can see, you have to:
- Find out about films
- Create a cartoon
- Speak & write about a book
- Practise The Simple Past (Aff. Neg. Interr.): 1, 2  
and again! 
-Revise House-Related Vocabulary (Rooms, Furniture, ...)

Finally, although it has little to do with Unit 4,
I want to share this scene from the interesting documentary  
 "Eye of the Leopard"
that I watched (half asleep!) on my TV this afternoon:
PS: Since it is one of your favourites, 
here's a link to a previous entry 
where you can read about the original Titanic

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Linking Words

Here's a brief Presentation on some Connectors:
 
More complete Theory and new Practice:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Fancy playing Trapped!?

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Did you hear the one about the Iranian-American?

A humorous approach to a delicate issue:

Watch with subitles here

Funny he mentions Dubai after we read about it in 1ºBAC.
Here's the tallest building in the world:
and for those of you interested in this kind of stuff:
more photos, videos and info: 1, 2
Compare:



Sunday, January 8, 2012

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