Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Adjective order

More info and exercises:
1, 2, 3, 4, 56, 7
By the way, can you see a little difference?

Words used to describe places: 1, 2

Take a short sentence and make it longer:
Your Reading task for Term 2:
Prepare these 4 texts.
To take this Reading Test in the 2nd. Term,
 you must do at least 1/3 of your homework
You can also record a video this Term:  Topics

Monday, January 27, 2014

At a hotel: Book, check in and out,...


Revise some conversations (listening)
Hotel-related vocabulary: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Some examples of conversations/ useful phrases: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Complete: 1, 2, 3
Listen:
Checking in: 1, 2

Now it's your turn!:
Write conversations at a hotel (at least 8 phrases) and
next Monday we'll be having some oral practice.
Ready to check in here? ;):

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Australia Day

 Today, 26th January, is Australia Day.

After getting familiar with the Aussie lingo and
with The Simpsons' 'controversial' view of the country,
here are some more activities for you to get to know this amazing country:
- Revise your Aussie English and play:
- Some Listenings about Australia: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5


- The Great Barrier Reef - in pictures: 1, 2 and videos: 1, 2:

Australia Guide in The National Geographic


We can't forget the suffering caused by colonisation...
What happened to the native inhabitants, the Aborigines?
Here's a film based on the true story of  3 Aboriginal sisters,

(on Vimeo, in Spanish)
Learn more about Australian Aboriginal culture
Listen to a didgeridoo song 
Watch & explore Aboriginal stories:
Happy Australia Day, everyone!

Monday, January 20, 2014

Some Aussie lingo

The day to talk about "A foreigner in Australia" has come.
Now that you're familiar with this huge, fascinating country,
you can learn more about it and test your knowledge here 
Learn some Aussie slang:
Glossary and resources: 1, 2
Pictures: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 
Videos: 1, 2:

Some quizzes: 1, 2, 3 (video)

Thursday, January 16, 2014

What household chores do you do?

Household Chores:
More pictures: 1, 2, 3
Some activities: Previous + 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Listen: 1, 2, 3

The Present:
Present Continuous: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 67 (Listening)
Present Simple or Continuous?: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

WORD ORDER:
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
PLAY!:

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The House

Happy New Year!... 
and back to school with Unit 4 vocabulary.
Learn everything about The House:
Rooms in pictures:
Bedroom
Bathroom: 1, 2, 3
Kitchen: 1, 2, 3
Dining room
Rooms, Furniture and Home appliances:
  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
Some more Furniture:

and lots of practice:
Previous years entries (Labelled "House")
Furniture, Rooms and Appliances activities:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Complete these texts about bedrooms: 1, 2, 3
Read about Van Gogh's bedroom in Arles
Listen to "Shopping for a fridge"
Watch:
Visit the White House and answer the questions
Pirates in the bathroom
My Backyard
My room's a mess
Goodnight moon

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