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IN THE PAST

First... Regular Verbs:

 READ RAOUL AND EMMA’s TRUE STORY - HERE  (AND LISTEN TO IT HERE, TOO)

How did their story end? Where were they? LISTEN

LISTEN and repeat the verbs - How do you pronounce the -ed suffix?

arrived - changed - showed - tried - booked - checked - looked - walked - asked - wanted - landed - waited

-ed - /d/                        -ed - /t/                          -ed - /id/                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

LISTEN and repeat Emma and Saoul’s story:

- They wanted to go to Australia

- They booked two tickets on the Internet

- They arrived at Heathrow airport

- They checked in

- They landed at a big airport

- They changed planes

- They looked out of the window

- They walked to the information desk

- They showed the tickets to a woman

Use the pictures in the Reading Comprehension activity to re-tell the story from memory, trying to pronounce the regular past tenses correctly.

AND NOW......Let’s revise irregular past verb forms:

GAME 1 - HERE

GAME 2 - HERE

GAME 3 - HERE

and... clicknlearn.net (MENU-3ESO-difficult-irregular pasts)

THE FIRST TIME - Work in pairs and ask each other questions about your past.

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Photo / Picture description

What are the Simpson’s doing? Click HERE.

Describe the picture HERE (2nd page)

Description of two photos. Click HERE (Photos) Read first how two students taking an oral test have described them and then..... DO IT YOURSELF!!!!!!!!

Kevin’s description of the first photo:

Kelvin: So, in my picture there are three men. They’re holding water guns and shooting at each other. And they are laughing and I think they’re very excited about this. I think they could be celebrating some kind of festival because you know in Thailand they celebrate their New Year by splashing water on each other, so I think the two men in the photo are tourists. They have gone to Thailand to celebrate this festival. Yes.

Melissa’s description of the second photo:

Melissa: In the picture there is a man lying in the middle of the road and there is a car and a motorbike there. I believe there is a car accident and that guy is almost dying. And people are trying to save his life and in the bottom-right of the picture there’s a reporter holding a camera. And there is a policewoman or policeman and he’s trying to tell his partner to come, I think.

What is in the picture?

In the picture I can see ...
There
s / There are ...
There isn’t a ... / There aren’t any ...

Say what is happening with the present continuous

The man is ...ing
The people are ...ing
It’s raining.

Where in the picture?

At the top/bottom of the picture ...
In the middle of the picture ...
On the left/right of the picture ...
next to
in front of
behind
near
on top of
under

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Let's talk about...... MUSIC!!!!!!

Activities: Issuu above or HERE.

What a wonderful world HERE.

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Let's talk about..... PERSONALITY

GAME 1 HERE

GAME 2 HERE

GAME 3 HERE

All the activities: issuu above or HERE

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Likes - Dislikes

Click HERE. (Some activities)

HERE  and HERE (1 ESO Intermediate Myday) - (Vocabulary: subjects, school supplies)

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A day in my life (Daily Routines - Basic)

Activities - issuu above or HERE.

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Gattaca & Brave New World

Above, some activities about the film Gattaca  (In the not-too-distant future, a less-than-perfect man wants to travel to the stars. Society has categorized Vincent Freeman as less than suitable given his genetic make-up and he has become one of the underclass of humans that are only useful for menial jobs. To move ahead, he assumes the identity of Jerome Morrow, a perfect genetic specimen who is a paraplegic as a result of a car accident. With professional advice, Vincent learns to deceive DNA and urine sample testing. Just when he is finally scheduled for a space mission, his program director is killed and the police begin an investigation, jeopardizing his secret.)  and the novel Brave New World.

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INTRODUCTIONS (Basic)

Click HERE to do some more listening - reading - speaking exercises about "Introducing yourself and others"

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WORDS THAT RHYME

This year the ABAU will include an exercise about pronunciation. A possible question may be....FIND A WORD THAT RHYMES WITH....

So..... Let's practise!!!! Exercises on RHYMING WORDS:

HERE  -  HERE - HERE - HERE

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VOCTAVE - DISNEY PRINCESS MEDLEY

Listen to the fantastic capella group Voctave singing this amazing.....

Medley of Disney Princess songs!!

Someday My Prince Will Come (Snow White)

Once Upon A Dream (Aurora)

Part of Your World (Ariel)

Reflection (Mulan)

Colors of the Wind (Pocahontas)

Fill-in-the-gaps exercise HERE


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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST IN GALICIAN LANGUAGE

 

The next musical which is going to be performed by IES Taboada Chivite students is Beauty and the Beast (Click HERE and HERE), translated into Galician, during the course 2018-19, but this course 2017-18 we will start working on it (Click HERE).

In fact, we have already translated almost all the songs into Galician language - HERE

Songs in English:

Belle : Audio - Lyrics

Be our Guest: Audio+video - Lyrics

Gaston: Audio + video - Lyrics

Something There: Audio + video - Lyrics

Tale as Old as Time: Audio+ video - Lyrics

The Mob Song: Audio and video - Lyrics

Belle Reprise: Audio + Lyrics

Gaston Reprise: Audio + video - Lyrics

Watch the last video above and answer the questions / fill in the blanks HERE.

 

James Corden  ( click HERE, as well)is an English comedian who is the host of The Late, Late Show (broadcast by the CBS). One of the sections in the programme is Crosswalk the Musical. Scenes from famous musicals are performed on a pedestrian crossing while the traffic lights are red. This is their version of Beauty and the Beast, with the actors who play the Beast, Lefou and Gaston in the recent 2017 film.

HERE - Grease

HERE - The Lion King

HERE - Mary Poppins

HERE - The Phantom of the Opera

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PAU-ABAU EXAMS (ALL OF THE AUTOMOUS REGIONS)

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Here you have PAU/ ABAU exams that students from all of the Autonomous Regions in Spain have sat.

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CHANGES IN THE ABAU ENGLISH EXAM (Pronunciation - True/False)

The ABAU English test is going to change a little bit. Read the text above.

There will be a question about pronunciation and TRUE/FALSE questions about the text.

HERE , HERE , you have different exercises about pronunciation.

HERE , HERE , HERE - Homophones

HERE , HERE , HERE - Minimal Pairs - HERE Pronunciation Pairs (Book VVV)

HERE , HERE , HERE , HERE - /s/  /z/  /iz/

HERE (clicknlearn.net - 4 ESO Intermediate), HERE (Amigos ingleses), HEREHERE  - /d/ /t/ /id/

HERE Intermediate Reading Comprehension Texts with True/Flase questions.

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GREASE in Galician language

The musical that IES Taboada Chivite students prepared and performed this year (after Les Misérables, Moulin Rouge, Mamma Mia and Hoy no me puedo levantar) was Grease (translated into Galician language). On top you have the result (Auditorio Verín - 10th June 2017)

Click HERE and HERE

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Zach's letter to Taboada Chivite students and teachers

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Zach, our assistant teacher, who is now back in the USA, has written a letter to all of us, students and teachers at IES Taboada Chivite. Here it is:

"Hello Chivite students and teachers!

 I hope all is well and you guys studying and working hard! Summer is just around the corner so hold on for just a few more weeks! I just wanted to say hello and give you a little update on my life.

 I will start with semana santa, when I went first to Valencia for four days, then to Granada for three days. Although I loved the beach in Valencia, Granada was SO beautiful and probably my favorite city that I saw in Spain (except Verin, of course).

A quick and funny story about when I was in Valencia: it was my first day in Valencia, and I went straight to the beach. I walked down the coastline for about 30 minutes, then decided to find the closest cercanias or metro. So I found the closest station, which was about a 20minute walk away, and started heading that way. After being held up by not one but TWO parades (remember it was semana santa), some random lady said “come mierda,” to me! I believe her exact words were, “come mierda! estoy harta de esta puta gente!” We were the only people walking down the road so I know she was talking to me. So I hung my head and turned the corner….

 So I got back to the USA on April 15th, and started working on the 17th. For those of you who don’t remember, I work for a food bank called Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. Just so you understand how extensive Gleaners is, last year, we distributed over 40 million pounds (18,100,000 kg) of food to Southeastern Michigan. However, I have a different role in the organization. I run a community garden for Gleaners, and grow fresh/local produce for the community; last year, I grew about 4,000 pounds (1,800 kg). So I have been busy with that and my other responsibilities at Gleaners.

In other news, I bought a new car! So I have been spending lots of time taking back roads so I can be in my car for longer :)   Other than that, I have not been doing much. I am living with my parents for one last summer, and they live in the country so it is hard to go out with friends. I have been filling my free time working out, playing basketball, hanging out with my puppies and reading the Harry Potter books.

 En fin, I miss all of you and your beautiful country! Although I was only with you for about seven months, you all made me feel at home and amongst family, so thank you for that. I am sorry I did not get a chance to say goodbye to everyone, but it was a stressful and emotional week for me so I missed some people. My instagram and email are below, please add me or contact me with anything you need (I haven’t been using my spanish, so I need to practice). See you for carnaval next year ;)"

 Zach

 

Some photos HERE.

 Next Thursday Zach is going to send us more photos, which I’ll post on the blog.

If you want to contact him, ask me about his instagram and email.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH, ZACH. WE MISS YOU!!!! COME BACK SOON!!!!!!

THAT'S ENGLISH!

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What is That’s English!? Click HERE.

This is the general webpage: www.thatsenglish.com/es/

On facebook: facebook.com/thatsenglish

On tuenti: tuenti.com/thatsenglish

On twitter: twitter.com/thatsenglish

On youtube: youtube.com/cursothatsenglish

My That’s English!(blog EOI Zaragoza) HERE

That’s English! B1 (Mods 7 - 8 - 9) Practice HERE.

Videos TVE all modules HERE.

MODULE 1 HERE, MODULE 2 HERE, MODULE 3 HERE, MODULE 4 HERE  , MODULE 5 HERE, MODULE 6 HERE, MODULE 7 HERE, MODULE 8 HERE, MODULE 9 HERE, MODULE 10 HERE, MODULE 11 HERE

LISTENING SKILLS PRACTICE A1, A2, B1, B2 HERE. (More listening practice HERE)

READING SKILLS PRACTICE A1, A2, B1, B2 HERE. (More reading practice HERE)

SPEAKING SKILLS PRACTICE A1, A2, B1, B2 HERE. (More speaking topics / questions - HERE)

WRITING SKILLS PRACTICE A1, A2, B1, B2 HERE. (More about writing HERE and HERE)

HERE  and HERE Galician EEOOII "Pruebas certificativas" (Sample tests for all levels)

HERE  and HERE "Pruebas certificativas" from other Spanish EEOOII

TIPS / ADVICE ON EXAMS HERE.

SPEAKING EXAMS INTERMEDIATE LEVEL HERE

VOCABULARY FOR DIFFERENT SPEAKING TOPICS + SAMPLE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - HERE.

“Pausing” vocabulary to use when you need a little time to think and so make your answer more fluent, especially when it’s a tough question - HERE.

IELTS Exam Practice - HERE.

COMMON EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK OF LANGUAGES (CFER) LEVELS - HERE.

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Portugal's winning song with English subtitles

Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition’s history.

Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister.

He said on receiving the trophy: "We live in a world of fast food music. This is a victory for music... music isn’t fireworks, music is feeling." (Click HERE, too)

Read the translation into English in the video above.... Would you have chosen the same words to translate the song from Portuguese into English? (Another translation HERE)

 

And this is a "free" adaptation:

UNOFFICIAL LYRICS

If I lived a dream,
I’d ask you to dance,
with time standing still just for you.

And though I forget
it’s only a dream,
I picture your face all day through.

Dance, love.
Smile, and you are glistening.
Laugh as no one’s listening,
and never let me leave.

Make me
forget about our quarrels.
In dreams, there are no sorrows.
May I spend this dream with you?

Dance, love.
Smile, and you are glistening.
Laugh as no one’s listening,
and never let me leave.

Make me
forget about our quarrels.
In dreams, there are no sorrows.
And I’m once again with you.

In dreams, there are no sorrows.
May I spend this dream with you?

 

Other versions of the song HERE

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TABOO CARDS (From englishinlife.org)

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Playing Taboo game is a great tool to improve English speaking and thinking skills. Students have fun and try to find creative ways to tell the taboo words....

Taboo cards for A1-A2 levels. HERE (Thank you very much!!!)

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Let's translate!!!(English-Spanish/Spanish-English)

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Click HERE (123 Teach me) :

The Sentence Maker allows you to enter a word or phrase in the text box below and retrieve translated sentence pairs (English and Spanish) containing that word/phrase. This tool is great for seeing how words are used in a natural context.

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