Monday, November 25, 2013

It's Thanksgiving Day...again

Do you know when it takes place?
Why is it celebrated?
What are the typical traditions on this day?
Learn about all this on these previous entries
and watch:
Thanksgiving from a different point of view,
Long way to this other Thanksgiving...
5 tips for a better Thanksgiving...through Chemistry!
Would you like to sing along?:
and finally:

 What do you give thanks for?

End violence against women

Where's the best place to be a woman? 1, 2
What is "Teen Dating Violence"? 1,  2, 3, 4
Test your knowledge on Dating Abuse:

In short:
Cartoons for change

Some videos to make you think:
Jackson Katz' TED lecture:

F.A.Qs: 1, 2

Reading:  "Less doll, more awl"
“It’s O.K. to be a princess. 
 We just think girls can build their own castles too.”

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Fancy reading a comic?

...while practising English?
Then this is your website:
Find your favorite comics and read them everyday.
These are just some of today's cartoons:
Baby Blues:
Dennis the menace:
Which ones do you like?

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The world of sports

Regular exercise is really good for your mind and body. 
Find out what some of the benefits of exercise are
 in this activity:
Now test your knowledge
Read "The sporting spirit" and answer the questions.
Do you agree with the writer?
For Premier League Fans only:
"How much do you spend following your team?"

Tired of sports?
Try these crosswords on different topics:
Irregular Plurals
Ways to say Goodbye
and these quizzes:
Reading Test Time:
If you want to prepare it, 
this term you will be asked to read 
one of  these 16 Selectividad texts:
1 -4: 2010 - June and September
5- 8: 2011 - June and September
9 -12:2012 - June and September

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Students' hobbies

What is the 'S Possessive or "Saxon Genitive"?
Watch: 1, 2, 3,
Practise: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Previous entries Practice : Click on "Possessive 's" Label
Finally, how to talk about your hobbies:

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

I go to school at 8:15

Practise Unit 2 on:
1) Connect Arcade: Go to Level 2 - Unit 2:
2) Ventures Arcade: Level 1 - Unit 6:
Daily routines: 1, 2, 3
Time Games 
Time prepositions (at/in/on/0): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Hobbies: 1, 2, 3,
What do you think of these playgrounds?
Previous Daily Routines Revision
Previous AT/IN/ON/0 - Time prepositions

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Bonfire Night

Watch the video, learn about this British celebration and practise :
What do you know about Guy Fawkes?
More than this 4-year-old?
"Bonfire" Vocabulary: 1, 2
What have you learnt? Check it!:
Happy Bonfire night!

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Revision time, 1st. Bac.

Previous 1st. Term Revision: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Present Simple vs. Continuous (Progressive) Practice:
Past Tenses:

Regular or Irregular?: 1, 2
Irregular Pasts Games: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Vocabulary Practice:
Your crosswords:
  Describing people,
  Dangerous situations
English-Spanish people-related quizzes: 1, 2, 3, 4
The ING vs. ED Game
Personality Quizzes:
Do you handle rejection well?
How does Homer feel?:

Listen to "Danger Islands
and then do the Vocabulary and Comprehension quizzes on the right.

Read "Computers and girls" and do the activities: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Play and practise your Punctuation with games, such as:

or "Word Vine":
or "Titanic's Keys to the Past":

And your homework for next week:
Create a cartoon 
- Use Grammar and vocabulary from Units 1 and 2
- Capture the image
-Upload it to your blog
and... - Try to make it funny, please! ;)
Some websites ou can use:


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