Monday, April 30, 2012

The Impossible Quiz 2

All the time "wasted" blogging (LOL!) when I just can't compete with 
The Impossible Quiz ...2!
(I love this one, "A-meri-can"! )
Want more?: Try The Impossible Quiz 1

Happy May, 1st!

Sunday, April 29, 2012

Last visit to the computer room, 2nd Bac...


Well, let's make the most of it for a final review.
Be autonomous:
You'll find lots of exercises on previous entries 
just by clicking on labels such as:

Here are a few new exercises:
IRREGULAR Verbs in style, have fun!: Pasts , Past participles

Conditionals (especially 3rd Type): 1, 2 , 3, 4, 5
I wish/If only (British Council Video):
 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 (Revision)
Some songs with this structure:

Relatives:
Defining: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7, 8
Non - Defining: 1, 2, 3
Defining and Non-Defining: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Who/ Whom/ ...: 1, 2 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
Reduced Relative clauses

Rephrasing: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Correct the errors: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Check common errors from Students'  Writings

Read and ...
Choose the correct option: Michael Jordan
Fill in the gaps: Conspicuous Consumption

Finally, visit beautiful Yellowstone while practising English: 1, 2, 3

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Keep comparing

After practising the Comparative and Superlative here,
brand new activities and exercises...:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Test your Comparisons and your Geography: 1, 2
Did you know....?:
 
Thanks to R. Maufroid for this great Presentation and activities

What about a basketball game?:
Finally, The Definitive Website to practise the Superlative:
The Guinness World Records
HOMEWORK or CLASSWORK:
Explore it, find the best, funniest, most interesting records
and send me a message with your favourite ones.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Let's watch...

Pocoyo: Space Mission 
Some fun: Do you know  The Roller Babies?
especially for 1ºBac students...:

and, finally:

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Thou hast... Shakespeare Resources and Fun 2012

April, 23rd ...
Time to grab a good book
and pay homage to Cervantes and The Bard .
Talking about  William Shakespeare, The Bard,
let's learn more about his life
with previous years' activities, games, quizzes ...: 1, 2
or exploring some websites: 1, 2, 3
 and his plays (don't miss the trailer!)
you can read:
Sonnets: nº 29 (includes a video activity), 71
The Complete Works: 1, 2 (with modern translations)
or ...would you rather watch them?:
 Animated Summaries
BBC Shakespeare animated channel

Ready to test your knowledge on Shakespeare's plays?
Try these quizzes: 1, 2, 3 (contains lots!), 4 (lots more!)
or visit The Playhouse:
Too hard?
It may be more fun to learn some Shakespearean words:
after you've watched this video:

Finally, here's a sketch:
William Shakespeare - Hugh Laurie- talks to
his editor - Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

If I were a... / Are you creative?

Two very different topics today:
1) "If I were a boy" (Your wishes are my commands),
Choose your activity:
And just for the fun of it...:
(If I were a girl lyrics)
Finally, here's the classic  "If I were a...richman"
from the film Fiddler in the roof

2) For 4ºESO, 1º and 2º Bac 
creative, cooperative and travel-loving students only...
Next Generation Video Contest:
And, by the way, 2nd Bac...
have you read this entry especially meant for you ?

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Antarctica

1ºBAC,
In Unit 7 we've been reading about Antarctica.
Let's learn some more about this fascinating continent by
Looking at these amazing pictures
or watching Bill Gates' trip.
Reading:
Antarctica: A scientific Laboratory like nowhere else in the world
The frozen Continent (Includes Jokes!)
 Tourist arrivals up in Antarctica
What makes a modern Hero (and Scott's & Shackleton's photos)
Exploring Antarctica -Great website where
you can do many interesting activities
like testing your knowledge with these Interactives:
By the way, who doesn't remember Happy Feet?

A bit cold after all this Antarctic exploration?
It may be time to travel to hotter climates...:

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Animals 2012

How many animals can you name in English?
I mean, apart from the easy ones!
Search for your favorite animal
Here are some Zoo websites for you to discover more
about your favorite ones: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Are you fond of dinosaurs? 1, 2
Practise and keep learning about animals:
 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Finally, read and listen to Kate at the zoo

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Comparing

On with Unit 7 and it's time for Comparison.
First:
Comparative Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 , 7
And Practice: 
Last year's Entry (for 3rd ESO students! Do you dare?)
New Comparative and Superlative exercises:
1, 2 (for tennis fans), 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (on Harry Potter)
Don't forget "as .. as"!
More Superlatives?
Here is a song that some of you like:

Finally, watch the video and do the activities:
By the way, thanks to the Accelerated Degree Team 
for the nomination to their most fascinating Blog awards!

Monday, April 9, 2012

Adjectives for 2nd ESO

Hi, welcome to Unit 7 and to the 3rd Term.
This is our plan for it.

Let's have a look at adjectives first:
How well do you know Emoticons?:
Come on! Send me messages saying how you're feeling!
I'm ;-) and [ ]!
Learn some vocabulary:
Ways of saying...:
Very good: 1, 2 , Strange, Crazy
Some more Lists of adjectives: 1, 2, 3, 4
Practice Time: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Finally,  watch the Pocoyo video and write down all the adjectives you hear.
How many have you got?
Let's find out who gets the right number...

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