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HAPPY SUMMER!!!

By Youssef, Ana and Soraya ( English REF - 1 ESO C)

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SIMPLE ENGLISH VIDEOS - PRONUNCIATION

CLICK HERE.

SIMPLE ENGLISH VIDEOS ( GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY, EVERYDAY ENGLISH, SONGS AND STORIES, SPEAKING PRACTICE, HANG OUT WITH US, BUSINESS ENGLISH, BRITISH AND AMERICAN, HOW TO LEARN FASTER) HERE.

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Formal letter/e-mail asking for information- Cover letter - Complaint letter

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Click HERE and HERE (KEY)

Click HERE (COVER LETTER - APPLYING FOR A JOB) and HERE (KEY)

Click HERE (COMPLAINT LETTER)

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Writing an informal e-mail

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LET'S GO GREEN

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This year, the topic chosen for our Cultural Week (IES Taboada Chivite) has been the protection of the environment....Let’s go green!!!!

1st year ESO (REF) students and 3rd year PMAR students recite poems about nature in the second video above.

2nd year ESO students sing "What a Wonderful World" in the third video above.

PHOTO ALBUM HERE

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CONDITIONALS AND INDIRECT SPEECH REVISION

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CONDITIONALS (WITH OTHER CONJUNCTIONS HERE)

INDIRECT SPEECH (WITH REPORTING VERBS - HERE)

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INVERSION

Click HERE and HERE, as well.

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INGLÉS PARA PEREZOSOS

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Very useful YouTube Channel to prepare B1, B2, C1. Click HERE.

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REVISION RELATIVES, PASSIVE VOICE, TO/ING

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RELATIVE CLAUSES - CLICK HERE

PASSIVE VOICE - CLICK HERE

IMPERSONAL PASSIVE - CLICK HERE 

CAUSATIVE HAVE - CLICK HERE 

TO/ING - CLICK HERE

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GALICIAN EEOOII SAMPLE TESTS

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Click HERE.

Click HERE (B1 EOI 20), HERE (Speaking cards 2020) and HERE (B2 2020 ), as well.

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SPEAKING (B11, B21, B23 THAT'S ENGLISH)

B11:

- SPEAK (2 TO 3 MIN) ABOUT: PROS AND CONS OF GLOBALIZATION

- SPEAK (2 TO 3 MIN) ABOUT: AN INVENTION THAT WE USE EVERY DAY

- SPEAK (2 TO 3 MIN) ABOUT: HOW DO YOU TAKE CARE OF THE ENVIRONMENT?

- SPEAK (2 TO 3 MIN) ABOUT: FOOD- COOKING - RESTAURANTS:

A) WHAT’S YOUR COUNTRY’S CUISINE LIKE? WHAT ARE SOME TYPICAL DISHES FROM YOUR COUNTRY? DESCRIBE THE LAST THING YOU ATE ( FLAVOUR, TEXTURE, DID YOU LIKE IT? WHY/WHY NOT?), DO YOU COOK MUCH?     

B) TWO RESTAURANTS, ONE IS TRADITIONAL, THE OTHER IS A RESTAURANT WHERE NOUVELLE CUISINE IS SERVED. WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO TAKE YOUR PARENTS? AND SOME FRIENDS? WHY? WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU ATE OUT? WHERE DID YOU GO? DID YOU LIKE IT? WHY / WHY NOT?

- SPEAK (2 TO 3 MIN) ABOUT: YOUR LAST VACATION. WHERE DID YOU GO? WHO WITH? HOW LONG DID YOU STAY? WHAT DID YOU DO? DESCRIBE THE PLACE

- SPEAK (2 TO 3 MIN): WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR FREE TIME?LEISURE - HOBBIES

B21:

- SPEAK (3  MIN) ABOUT: THE ENVIRONMENT - WHAT’S A CARBON FOOTPRINT? HOW BIG IS YOURS? HOW CAN IT BE REDUCED? SHOULD WE BE WORRIED? ARE YOU WORRIED?

- SPEAK ( 3 MIN) ABOUT: DOPING - WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON ATHLETES USING PERFORMANCE ENHANCNG DRUGS? DO YOU THINK ATLETES IN ALL SPORTS TAKE DRUGS? WHICH SPORTS SEEMS TO SUFFER MOST FROM PARTICIPANTS USING PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS? WHAT IS WRONG ABOUT PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS? IF THERE WAS A VOTE, DO YU THINK ATHLETES WOULD CHOOSE TO ALLOW  PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUGS IN SPORTS? 

- SPEAK (3 MIN) ABOUT: OLD AGE - WHAT COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU HEAR THE TERM "OLD AGE"? DO YOU WORRY ABOUT YOUR OLD AGE? WHAT DO YOU THINK OLD AGE IS LIKE? HOW WILL YOUR LIFE BE DIFFERENT WHEN YOU REACH YOUR OLD AGE? WHEN DOES OLD AGE START?

- SPEAK (3 MIN) ABOUT: YOUR FAMILY - YOUR RELATIVES, YOUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS, YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR FAMILY ( HOW OFTEN YOU MEET, THINGS YOU DO TOGETHER, DO YOU GET ON WELL?)

- SPEAK (3 MIN) ABOUT: FILMS  - WHAT KIND OF FILMS DO YOU LIKE/ARE YOU INTO? A FILM YOU LIKED (+ FEATURES) OR ONE YOU DIDN’T LIKE (-FEATURES): WHO WAS THE DIRECTOR? WHO WAS IN IT? WHERE IS IT SET? IS IT BASED ON A BOOK? DID IT GET GOOD REVIEWS?  DID IT WIN ANY AWARDS? WHY DID /DIDN’T YOU LIKE IT?

- SPEAK (3 MIN) ABOUT: CHARITIES - IF YOU HAD TO CHOOSE TWO CHARITIES TO DONATE MONEY, WHICH TWO CHARITIES WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY?

B23

- SPEAK (3 TO 4 MIN) ABOUT: TIME - WHAT COMES TO MIND WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD TIME? DO YOU EVER WASTE TIME? DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO DO THE THINGS YOU WANT TO DO? DOES TIME FLY WHEN YOU ARE HAVING FUN?

- SPEAK (3 TO 4 MIN) ABOUT: DESCRIBE A FRIEND IN ENGLISH PROVIDING AS MUCH INFORMATION AS POSSIBLE ( APPEARANCE AND PERSONALITY, HOW YOU MET, YOUR RELATIONSHIP ( DO YOU GET ON WELL?, DO YOU HAVE ARGUMENTS? WHAT ABOUT? HOW OFTEN DO YOU MEET...?)

SPEAK (3 TO 4 MIN) ABOUT: FOOD- COOKING - RESTAURANTS:

A) WHAT’S YOUR COUNTRY’S CUISINE LIKE? WHAT ARE SOME TYPICAL DISHES FROM YOUR COUNTRY? DESCRIBE THE LAST THING YOU ATE ( FLAVOUR, TEXTURE, DID YOU LIKE IT? WHY/WHY NOT?), DO YOU COOK MUCH?     

B) TWO RESTAURANTS, ONE IS TRADITIONAL, THE OTHER IS A RESTAURANT WHERE NOUVELLE CUISINE IS SERVED. WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE TO TAKE YOUR PARENTS? AND SOME FRIENDS? WHY? WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU ATE OUT? WHERE DID YOU GO? DID YOU LIKE IT? wHY / WHY NOT?

- SPEAK (3 TO 4 MIN) ABOUT: PLACES

A) LIVING IN THE COUNTRY OR LIVING IN THE CITY, ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES

B) TALK ABOUT YOUR HOMETOWN ( INTRODUCE YOUR HOMETOWN, ADDING BACKGROUND AND DETAILS, TALK ABOUT WHAT YOU LIKE AND DISLIKE ABOUT IT AND ABOUT HOW IT HAS CHANGED OVER TIME)

- SPEAK (3 TO 4 MIN) ABOUT: BODY LANGUAGE - IS BODY LANGUAGE IMPORTANT? WHY/WHY NOT? CAN BODY LANGUAGE CAUSE CONFLICT WHEN SPEAKING TO EOPLE FROM OTHER COUNTRIES? ARE THERE ANY GESTURES YOU FIND OFFENSIVE? WHICH ONES?

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More advanced linkers and words

Click here to learn more advanced linkers and words to use in your sriting/speaking.

Click HERE, as well ( linkers and examples)

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IMPERSONAL PASSIVE WHEEL

TRANSLATE THESE SENTENCES INTO ENGLISH. YOU CAN'T START WITH THE PRONOUN IT.

KEY: 

JOHN AND MARY ARE SAID NOT TO GET ON WELL

THE CRIMINAL IS BELIEVED TO HAVE ESCAPED IN A VAN

 

THE LEVEL OF THE TEST IS CONSIDERED TO BE SUITABLE

 

THE POLICE ARE SAID TO HAVE CAUGHT THE MURDERER

 

SHAKESPEARE IS THOUGHT NOT TO HAVE WRITTEN "TWELFTH NIGHT"

 

"TWELFTH NIGHT" IS THOUGHT NOT TO HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY SHAKESPEARE

 

THE BUILDING IS SAID TO BE ABOUT TO COLLAPSE

 

SOME ALIENS ARE SAID TO HAVE BUILT THE PYRAMIDS

 

THE PYRAMIDS ARE SAID TO HAVE BEEN BUILT BY SOME ALIENS

 

THE CAPITOL RAIDERS ARE BELIEVED TO BE ALREADY IN JAIL

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FOOD AND DRINK ACTIVITIES (FROM LINGUAHOUSE)

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CLICK HERE (FOOD AND DRINK)AND HERE ( TASTE AND TEXTURE)

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tophonetics.com

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Have you got an English text and want to see how to pronounce it? This online converter of English text to IPA phonetic transcription will "translate" your English words "into" IPA symbols so that you can know how to pronounce them.

Interactive Phonemic Chart HERE.

Click HERE to find out how to pronounce words in English.

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When I'm sixty-four - Cando teņa sesenta e catro anos

Some years ago, a few 2nd Bach students recorded the famous song When I'm Sixty-four, by The Beatles.

This course plenty of the activities organised by our EDLG have to do with the passage of time, with ageing/growing old, and the song is sung by a young man to his lover, and is about his plans of growing old together with her. That's why some 2nd Bach students have decided to translate the song which was recorded long ago into Galician language and to subtitle the video.

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The Mistery of Manor Hall (Graded Readers)

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Click HERE.

More graded readers HERE.

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Funny German COVID-19 ad likens couch potatoes to heroes

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Newspaper article: Click HERE

Video: Click HERE

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FUNNY OXYMORONS

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  • I am a deeply superficial person. 
  • I distinctly remember forgetting that.

ADD MORE IN COMMENTS

Simon Sinek on Millennials

What's your opinion on what Simon Sinek says in this video? 

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Vocabulary - Climate Change (Cristina Cabal's blog)

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Correct these ten mistakes (activity from Cristina Cabal's blog)

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Other activities on error correction by Cristina Cabal:

Quiz: Fixing Most Common Mistakes Seen in Intermediate Written Exams- HERE.

And HERE, mistakes in pronunciation.

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How to pronounce -ed (past simple regular verbs)

Click HERE and then..... Enter site >English > Menu > 4º ESO > Intermediate > The -ed suffix.

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What is the coronavirus? (Listening comprehension)

Watch the video and choose the correct answer.

1. What is the coronavirus?

a.) A new bacteria from China that no one had ever heard about before.
b.) An outbreak of disease that started in China that is caused by a new type of coronavirus.

2. What are the symptoms?
a.) Common flu symptoms like coughing, runny nose, and fever which can develop into pneumonia.
b.) A rash on your face, fever and trouble breathing.

3. Where have cases been confirmed so far?
a.) In animals and humans.
b.) The outbreak first started in Wuhan, China, but cases have been identified in a growing number of other international locations.

4. Should I be panicking about this outbreak?
a.) It's a serious public-health threat, like the flu, and we should be cautious, but not alarmed.
b.) The virus affects people of all ages equally. There is no cure and it is very difficult to fight off the virus.

5. How is this virus transmitted?
a.) It's transmitted from animals to people. The virus is spreading across China from animals to people.
b.) It's transmitted from person to person. An infected person can spread the virus to other people.

6. What treatment is available?
a.) Currently, there isn't any treatment.
b.) Antibiotics

7. How serious is this outbreak compared to others in the past?
a.) Compared to other outbreaks, not as serious.
b.) It's just as serious as outbreaks of Ebola and SARS.
TRANSCRIPT HEREFrom eslvideo.com - Click HERE.


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A few pronunciation activities

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Click HERE (/o/ /o:/ /Әu/)

Click HERE (/e/ /ei/)

Click HERE and HERE (-ed)

Click HERE (/ae/ /^/)

Click HERE  (Odd-one-out with vowel sounds)

Click HERE (Final -s)

More activities - HERE

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Best English Speeches - J. K. Rowling

Click HERE to listen to (and watch) other speeches. Best English Speeches youtube channel.

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Rephrasing Test for 2nd Bach

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Click HERE. (Click on "Jugar cuestionario". Don’t write dashes or full stops. Repeat the first word/words that you are given)

KEY - Click on "Fichas de estudio"

GROUP TOGETHER (PRONUNCIATION EXERCISE)

Group together the words with the same vowel sounds or the same diphthongs.

There are six groups: /ai/, /ei/ , /eə/, /i:/, /3:/, /u:/

And seven or six words in each group.

KEY HERE. Click HERE in order to listen to your teacher reading the words.

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2ND BACH - SAMPLE TEST - 3RD TERM

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CLICK

Key to the ABAU part of the test - HERE

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LIVEWORKSHEETS

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A very useful webpage to practise English in a fun way. Click HERE and you will find plenty of exercises to improve your English.

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MY FAVOURITE SONG LINES PADLET

Hecho con Padlet

COULD YOU ADD YOURS??? (AND THE VIDEO, IF POSSIBLE?) AND COULD YOU WRITE YOUR NAME, SURNAME AND GROUP UNDER THE LINE OR LINES YOU HAVE CHOSEN?

THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!!

Reading - Relative pronouns / Revision

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Fill in the gaps in the text above with that, who, which, where, when, whose. Listen to the KEY HERE.

Text HERE, as well.

Theory - revision HERE.

Another quiz HERE (Remember that WHOM is used to refer to people, often after prepositions but also when the relative pronoun refering to people is the object and not the subject of the sentence. For example: "the people who(object) I (subject) met at the party were really nice" is ok, and "the people whom(object) I (subject) met at the party were really nice" is also correct)

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LEAN ENGLISH WITH MOVIES - YOUTUBE CHANNEL

This channel is really useful, as it helps you to improve your English with fun lessons based on movies. You watch scenes from very famous films, such as Star Wars, Beauty and the Beast, Joker or Fight Club.

WATCH THE VIDEOS AND..... LEARN A LOT!!!!!!!!

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EngVid lesson about Covid-19 - Vocabulary and expressions

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Click HERE. Watch the video and do the quiz.

Another very interesting video with essential English vocabulary about the Covid-19 pandemic HERE.

Coronavirus Liveworksheets HERE.

Covid-19 Lesson 1 - HERE.

Covid-19 LESSON 2 - HERE.

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Rephrasing for 2nd Bach ( from M Luisa's English Blog)

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Click HERE.

Practise sentences 1-50 HERE, 51-100 HERE, 101-158 HERE, 159-end HERE.

REPHRASING - LINKERS : HERE (and KEY - HERE)

REPHRASING PASSIVE VOICE : HERE

MORE PRACTICE (REPHRASING) - HERE

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OVER THE RAINBOW

After We Shall Overcome, and Moonriver, our (Cecilia Castellano and her English teacher's) third duet is Over the Raibow (from The Wizard of Oz musical)

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PRONUNCIATION ACTIVITY (MATCH UP)

At the end of the activity you must have matched ALL THE SYMBOLS up with ALL THE WORDS  (One symbol - One word)

KEY (READ BY YOUR TEACHER) HERE - KEY (PHOTOS) HERE, HERE AND HERE

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Moonriver

After We Shall Overcome, Moonriver (our version of the famous song by Henry Mancini)a new duet by Cecilia Castellano (2 Bach B) and her English teacher.

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DO RE MI (THE SOUND OF MUSIC) - COVID 19 VERSION

VOCABULARY - HERE

And HERE "My favourite things - Covid-19 Version", also from "The Sound of Music"

THERE ARE PLENTY OF COVID 19 VERSIONS...

Another example: " In Quarantine" ( "Under The Sea", from " The Little Mermaid") - HERE

"Shop, shop, shop online", from "My Fair Lady" - HERE.

"Somewhere Over The Rainbow", from "The Wizard of Oz" - HERE

"Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" version("Mary Poppins") - HERE

The Beatles' Help by Phillip (from Amigos Ingleses)

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Click HERE to watch the video.

FILL IN THE GAPS

I never needed (1) _____  ____ in any way

But now these days are gone, I’m not so (2) ____  ______ (but now these days are gone)

(And now I find) Now I find (3) I’ve _____  ___  _____ and opened up the doors.

Help me if you can, I’m (4) _____  _____

And I do appreciate you being (5) _____

Help me get my (6) ____ back on the ground

(7) ____ you please, please help me?

And now my life has changed in oh so many ways (and now my life has changed)

My independence seems to (8) _____ in the (9) ____

But (10) ____  ___  ___  ___I feel so insecure (I know that I)

I know that I just need you like I’ve never done before.

 

Check your answers!

 

I never needed (1) anybody’s help in any way

But now these days are gone, I’m not so (2) self assured (but now these days are gone)

(And now I find) Now I find (3) I’ve changed my mind and opened up the doors.

Help me if you can, I’m (4) feeling down

And I do appreciate you being (5) ’round

Help me get my (6) feet back on the ground

(7) Won’t you please, please help me?

And now my life has changed in oh so many ways (and now my life has changed)

My independence seems to (8) vanish in the (9) haze

But (10) every now and then I feel so insecure (I know that I)

I know that I just need you like I’ve never done before

 

 Revision time!

 

I never needed anybody’s help nunca necesité la ayuda de nadie


self-assured seguro de sí mismo. Alguien ‘self-assured’ tiene el autoestima alto, ‘they have high self-esteem’.

She’s a self-assured and confident negotiator.


to change your mind cambiar de idea

Your dad is so stubborn, nothing will make him change his mind.


to feel down sentirse triste, decaído

When I’m feeling a bit down, that song always cheers me up.


to vanish, esfumarse, desaparecer

 Have you seen Tom anywhere? He just vanished like a ghost!


haze neblina, cortina de humo

We drove across the desert, through the shimmering heat haze

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every now and then de vez en cuando, de tanto en tanto

I’ve lost touch with most of my school friends, but I still see Julia every now and then.


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Conditionals - Rewrite Quiz

If your answer is wrong, the message "uppss" will appear on the screen.

If it is right, no message will appear and you should move forward to the next screen.

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Reported Speech Quiz

How to report utterances: HERE

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We Shall Overcome (soloist Cecilia)

In the midst of this terrible pandemic, Cecilia Castellano (2º Bach IES Taboada Chivite de Verín) and her English teacher remind us that we shall overcome some day.

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Learn English with Harry Potter

Click HERE, HERE, HERE , HERE, HERE for more videos to learn English with Harry Potter.

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Learn English with QUEEN

Enjoy the music of this awesome band and.... LEARN ENGLISH!

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WE SHALL OVERCOME

We shall overcome, we’ll defeat the coronavirus!!!!! Come on!!!!!!

VENCEREMOS NÓS - GALICIAN/ENGLISH/SPANISH VIDEO- Click HERE

WE SHALL OVERCOME

We shall overcome, we shall overcome.

We shall overcome some day .

Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe

we shall overcome some day .

We’ll walk hand in hand, we’ll walk hand in hand.

We’ll walk hand in hand some day .

Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe

we shall overcome some day .

The truth will make us free, the truth will make us free .

The truth will make us free some day.

Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe

 we shall overcome some day .

We are not afraid, we are not afraid.

We are not afraid today.

Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe

we shall overcome some day.

We shall overcome, we shall overcome .

We shall overcome some day .

Oh, deep in my heart, I do believe

we shall overcome some day.

 Choose the best answer for each question.

1. Why does the writer repeat the words in each part of the song?

a. to rhyme the sentences

b. to make the idea important

c. to match the music

d. to help people sing

2. Why does the writer keep saying some day?

a. to tell when it will happen

b. to rhyme all the lines

c. to show it is about the future

d. to show it is about today

3. What does “deep in my heart” mean in the song?

a. what I really feel

b. how I think

c. what I like

d. how people share 

4. What does “walk hand in hand” mean in the song?

a. walking down the street

b. a parade

c. people cooperating

d. making a trip 

 Write your own answer to this question. What is your favorite part of the song? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

 What does it mean to you? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________

READING

This song, with its promise “We shall overcome some day,” probably dates back to antebellum days, when slaves sang phrases such as “I’ll be all right someday” as they worked in the fields. Much of their music had roots in African songs brought over during the brutal Middle Passage to the New World. The patterns of call-and-response and repetition provided a sense of community and participation in a hostile and forbidding world, as well as an outlet for ideas about freedom that could not otherwise be voiced.

I’m Not Moving

 On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks got on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama.  It was 6 P.M., and she was going home from work.  She took a seat in the back of the bus, behind a sign that said “colored.”1  Mrs. Parks sat in that section because it was the law:  In the southern part of the United States, white people sat in the front of the bus, and black people sat in the back.  Mrs. Parks was African American, so she had to sit in the back of the bus.  That evening, she sat in the first row of the “colored” section.

At each bus stop, more people got on the bus, and the “white” section filled up.  There were no more seats there, so a white man was standing.  The bus driver got up and moved the “colored” sign back one row.  He was making the “white” section bigger.

“You have to move so this man can sit down,” he told Mrs. Parks.

“I’m not moving,” Mrs. Parks said.

“If you don’t move, I’ll call the police,” the bus driver said.

“I’m not moving,” Mrs. Parks said again.

The police came and arrested Mrs. Parks.  When African Americans heard about Mrs. Parks’ arrest, they were angry.  They decided not to ride the buses in Montgomery.  There were 40,000 African American commuters in the city, and for more than a year, they did not ride the buses.  Some people had to walk miles to go to work.  During that year, the buses ran, but they had very few passengers.  The city lost a lot of money.

Sometimes African Americans ”marched” peacefully in the streets–they walked together in big groups.  They marched in Montgomery and in other cities in the South.

In 1956, the United States Supreme Court said that separate sections for blacks and whites on buses were illegal.  African Americans began to ride the buses again, but they didn’t stop marching.  They continued to march because they wanted more changes.  They didn’t want separate restaurants, hotels, hospitals, and schools.  They didn’t want separate restrooms and drinking fountains.  When they marched (and whites often marched with them), they sang.  “We shall overcome,” they sang:  We will succeed.  And they did succeed.

During the next ten years, blacks and whites began using the same buildings, restrooms, and drinking fountains.  All of these changes began when Rosa Parks said, “I’m not moving.”

1 Today we do not use the word “colored.” We use the word “black” or “African American.”

Answers:. Item 1 2 3 4 Answer b c a c


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Interactive phonemic chart

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Click HERE and HERE.

Phonetics Focus Zone HERE. Phonemic flip video HERE.

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Elementary Level That's English! - Revision 1

- Greetings and Goodbyes - HERE

- Numbers 1-20 - HERE and HERE

- Numbers 10 to 100 - HERE ,HERE.

- Days of the week - HERE

- Countries and nationalities - HEREHERE, HERE (1 ESO easy my country)

- The alphabet - HERE (1 ESO - The alphabet)

- Possessive adjectives - HERE, HERE, HERE.

Verb TO BE (+ nationalities) - HERE (make the sentences negative)

Where is he/she from?//Is X HIS HER real name? What is HIS/HER real name? Click HERE

WHAT’S YOUR /HIS / HER NAME? MY NAME IS…...HER NAME IS….. HIS NAME IS…. 

WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I’M FROM….. 

WHERE IS HE/SHE FROM? SHE IS FROM……. HE IS FROM…... 

WHAT’S YOUR PHONE NUMBER? MY PHONE NUMBER IS ...

 WHAT DAY OF THE WEEK IS ………………… IN SPANISH?

ENGLISH FILE ELEMENTARY - CLICK HERE 

NEW ENGLISH FILE ELEMENTARY UNIT 1 C - HERE

ENGLISH FILE ELEMENTARY THIRD EDITION UNIT 2A - HERE

Singular and plural nouns exercises HERE  and  HERE.

A/an exercise HERE and HERE.

This/That/ These / Those exercises HERE , HERE and  HERE.

What’s on the table? Click HERE. (Object revision  - HERE and HERE)

Be and Have got - HERE and HERE.

Adjectives HERE, HERE, HERE.


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Vocabulary for EOI B2 monologues

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Click HERE

Image above from HERE.

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Pronunciation of R

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Click HERE. (Amigos Ingleses)

Linking R - Click HERE.

Intrusive R - Click HERE.

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Mistakes Spanish speakers make in English

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Click HERE.(By Patrickshwa)

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Cultural Week 2020: Taking care of the environment

This year we have chosen the topic" Taking Care of the Environment" for our Cultural Week at IES Taboada Chivite. (Click HERE and HERE for information about some of the previous Cultural Weeks, about Celtic Nations and The Beatles).

3 ESO PMAR students are going to recite the song "What a Wonderful World" while holding photos of our wonderful world. (OUTLINE HERE)

Very soon, a video on this blog.

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EEOOII MEDIATION

B1- B2 - C1 Mediation activities. Click HERE.

MEDIATION in Cristina Cabal’s blog. Click HERE.

Also from Cristina Cabal’s webpage: The environment (Activities including mediation ones - HERE)

Mediation activities Guadalajara EOI - HERE.

B1 Mediation activities - Raimundo de Toledo EOI - HERE.

Mediation Samples from several EEOOII - HERE.

The Way Experience - Speaking & Mediation materials for ESL teachers.

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Listening Comprehension :"Memento" Trailer

QUESTIONS:

1. ____________________ is a state when someone can’t remember things.
  Anorexia

  Memory

  Amnesia

(Does he suffer from amnesia?)

2. The man says that he hasn’t been able to "make new memories" since:
  last year

  his injury

  his accident

3. What’s the last thing he remembers?:
  His wife dying

  His wife taking to him

  Someone smashing a glass

4. The man wants to:
  get revenge on his wife

  remember his wife

  avenge his wife

5. Why isn't it safe for him to hang around there any more?

because there is a murderer looking for him

because there are cops looking for him

because the man who killed his wife is looking for him

6. The woman tells him: Trust....... Trust your own.........You can .........everything. You can never know anything for...........

(From learnenglishfeelgood)

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Amigos Ingleses: "Don't make these mistakes in the B2 test"

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Click HERE.

Sentences in the photo above: key HERE.

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Online Christmas Vocabulary Games + Let It Snow

Click HERE.

Click HERE.

Click HERE.

Click HERE.

Let it snow exercise HERE.

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NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS

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Click HERE (from Cristina Cabal’s webpage)

Fill in the gaps activity for the song "New Year’s Resolutions" HERE.

Video about new year’s resolutions HERE.

The Random New Year’s Resolution Generator HERE.

2020 Resolution Generator HERE.

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Choirboy using helium (from classicfm.com)

How do you get over the problem of your boy sopranos’ voices breaking? A massive helium balloon, of course. Here’s how it sounds in Allegri’s Miserere...

Choirboys have a pretty tough life. 

For years, they’ve been praised and admired for their beautifully angelic high Cs – but then puberty  comes and...no more high Cs

Luckily, The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge has found a solution for this inconvenience. 

Instead of hiring a soprano to hit the top notes, they’ve discovered that a nice big balloon of helium does the job just as well.

In this stunning performance of Allegri’s ‘Miserere’, a male university student is able to hit a C6 (a soprano C, to you and me) simply by inhaling a gulp of helium from a giant balloon.

Allegri’s ‘Miserere’ was famously transcribed and brought into the public domain by Mozart in 1770. 

The young composer, then aged just 14, supposedly once heard the piece at a concert, returned home and wrote down the whole thing note for note.

In all seriousness, this video was actually filmed as an April Fool’s prank in 2014.

 

COMPLETE:


"High …......…….  ……......... have been part of the choir sound for …….......   ….......…..   …….......…   ………………”. "...…….. a lengthy consultation process, during …....…….we  …....……. that the surgical solution was surprisingly …......….. with the choral scholars, someone in the …......…….   ….......……..  came up with a …....…….    …….......….  ....................-- and now all we …….….. is a very large  ……....….    ……...….    ……......….”

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Floods and Fires (by Linguahouse)

Video FIRES IN AUSTRALIA HERE.

ActivitiesHERE. (By linguahouse)

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Suggesting ideas (By linguahouse)

Click HERE. (Activities by Linguahouse) - Video HERE.

Short exercise about SUGGEST and RECOMMEND HERE.

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Upper Intermediate Grammar Tests (Multiple Choice)

Test 1 HERE.

Test 2 HERE.

Test 3 HERE.

Test 4 HERE.

Test 5 HERE.

Test 6 HERE.

Test 7 HERE.

Test 8 HERE.

Test 9 HERE.

Test 10 above.

Test 11 HERE.

Test 12 HERE.

Test 13 HERE.

Test 14 HERE.

YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE.

 

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SIX TIPS TO PASS THE B2/C1 WRITING/SPEAKING (from friendsmilesaway.com)

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Click HERE (from friendsmilesaway.com)

Translate this short text.

Another short text to translate into English.

Third short text to translate into English.

Fourth short text to translate into English.

Fifth short text to translate into English.

Sixth short text to translate into English.

Seventh short text to translate into English.

Eighth short text to translate into English.

Click HERE (Vocabulary for different topics)

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DRIVE MY CAR (The Beatles)

Click HERE to do some activities.

Thank you very much for your suggestion, Inés!

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ALCOHOL, DRINKS AND DRINKING

Click HERE.

Monologue:

In the UK, the drinking age is 18, and in the USA it is 21. What is the drinking age in your country?

Why do we need a drinking age?

Do you think there should be different drinking ages for different types of alcohol?

What advice for staying safe would you give to a young person who is just about to reach the drinking age in their country?

(From linguahouse)

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English Culture: Manners and how to be polite

Quiz about the video HERE (from engVid.com)

Body Language activities HERE.

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Phonetics Exercises (Transcription)

Click HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE, HERE.

INTERACTIVE PHONEMIC CHART HERE.

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POLLUTION

Click HERE.

Transcript HERE.

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Vocabulary relationships - Two texts to translate

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Click HERE.

Vocabulary (RELATIONSHIPS) – Translate into English:

 

-Nos llevamos muy bien debido a que tenemos mucho en común. Además disfrutamos mucho el uno de la compañía del otro  y estamos de acuerdo (see eye....) en la mayoría de las cosas, así que raras veces nos peleamos.

 

 

 

 

-Aunque no fue amor a primera vista, (al principio éramos sólo buenos amigos que estábamos a menudo en contacto el uno con el otro, y nuestra relación tuvo sus altibajos) poco a poco  nos enamoramos. Hace unos pocos días me pidió que me casara (no usar marry ) con él. Vamos a  casarnos (no usar marry) en una iglesia cerca de la casa que acabamos de comprarnos, donde nos vamos a asentar.

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English Pronunciation Masterclass (Amigos Ingleses)

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Click HERE.

More about pronunciation in Amigos Ingleses HERE.

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School strike for climate (video - listening comprehension)

Exercises HERE.

Answers HERE.

Transcript HERE.

From LearnEnglish Teens British Council.

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Very, very beginner lesson - Verb TO BE

Lesson 2 - Contracted Forms.

Lesson 3 - Negative.

Lesson 4 - Yes/No questions.

Lesson 5 - Information questions.

Video with verb to be (questions and answers)+ countries and nationalities - HERE. (Vocabulary about countries and nationalities HERE or HERE  - 1 ESO /easy/ My country).

More practice.

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IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

Writing activities, tips, exercises.... in Cristina Cabal's webpage. Click HERE.

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Book Review Language

Click HERE (By Susana Gómez Randulfe)

Click HERE (By Cristina Cabal) (More about writing in Cristinal Cabal's amazing webpage - HERE)

A FILM REVIEW - HERE.

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Type 3 Conditional Sentences and Impersonal Passive (B2)

Click HERE. (Type 3 Conditionals)

Click HERE. (Impersonal Passive)

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"English Explained" YouTube Channel

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A series of videos to help you prepare the EOI "pruebas certificativas". Click HERE.

Their Facebook HERE.

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PRESENT SIMPLE (Elementary)

Click HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE. (Positive sentences)

Click HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE. (Negative sentences)

Click HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE. (Questions)

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Be and Have Got (Present) - Exercises

BE: Click HERE, HERE, HERE ,HEREHERE and HERE.

HAVE (GOT): Click HERE, HERE, HERE and HERE

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Friday I'm in Love (The Cure)

Watch the video and do the activities HERE.

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FAMILY - FOOD VOCABULARY

FAMILY

Click HERE, HERE, HERE.

FOOD

Click HERE, HERE, HERE.

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PLACES - ANIMALS - WEATHER VOCABULARY

PLACES

Click HERE, HERE and HERE

ANIMALS

Click HERE, HERE and HERE

WEATHER

Click HERE, HERE and HERE

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Sports - Parts of the body - Clothes VOCABULARY

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SPORTS

Click HERE, HERE, HERE.

PARTS OF THE BODY

Click HERE, HERE, HERE.

CLOTHES

Click HERE, HERE, HERE.

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Personal data (Beginners)

Click HERE.

Click HERE. (All about me)

Click HERE. (Filling in a form)

Click HERE. (Personal File)

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IT Activities

Click HERE and HERE. (Vocabulary activities)

Click HERE. (Monologue about technology)

Click HERE. (Let’s talk about the internet!)

Click HERE. (Video - Examples of technology in the classroom)

Click HERE. (16 question strips about computers and the internet)

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Present simple and progressive practice

Click HERE. (Snakes and Ladders Game)

Click HERE. (Another game)

Click HERE. (Question time)

Click HERE. (Questions for the second video above)

Present simple and continuous photoset (What is he doing?/What does do?)HERE.

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Describing Personality in English - What are you like?

Click HERE. (Vocabulary and Definitions)

Click HERE. (Personality "book")

Click HERE .(Character traits)

Click HERE. (More character traits)

Click HERE. (Listening)

Click HERE. (Speaking -pair work)

Click HERE. (Zodiac Signs)

Click HERE. (Chinese Zodiac Zone)

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Speaking about free time activities

Quetionnaire with GO, PLAY and DO + Free time activities HERE.

Miss Jenning’s Class (Personality + hobbies) HERE.

A game HERE.

Captain Hook Needs a Hobby (Fill in the blanks)

Both: Our captain needs a hobby
Sharky: A pirate .............. just for him
Bones: That he wouldn't be so cranky
Sharky: Let's try a few and see what sticks
Sharky: Why not try .....................   ........................
Bones: Or learn some pirate .................   ......................
Sharky: Tying .......................
Bones: ..................    .................
Sharky: Or maybe yodel-aing
Captain Hook: (talking normal) Yodel-a-i-oo!
Both: Captain needs a hobby
Sharky:.............   ..........    ................... inside a bottle
Bones: Maybe or a fashion model
Both: Captain needs a hobby
Bones: .................., .................., ..........................
Sharky: Why not ............    .............. like a Viking.
Bones: He could ................... cannonballs
Sharky: In a barrel over never falls
Bones: There'll be a piraty hobby
Both: Just for you

 

KEY

Both: Our captain needs a hobby
Sharky: A pirate pastime just for him
Bones: That he wouldn't be so cranky
Sharky: Let's try a few and see what sticks
Sharky: Why not try collecting stamps
Bones: Or learn some pirate polka dance
Sharky: Tying knots
Bones: Climbing rocks
Sharky: Or maybe yodel-aing
Captain Hook: (talking normal) Yodel-a-i-oo!
Both: Captain needs a hobby
Sharky: Build a ship inside a bottle
Bones: Maybe or a fashion model
Both: Captain needs a hobby
Bones: Jogging, hiking, mountain-biking
Sharky: Why not dress up like a Viking.
Bones: He could juggle cannonballs
Sharky: In a barrel over never falls
Bones: There'll be a piraty hobby
Both: Just for you

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Bye Bye 1 ESO A!!!!!!!!

Or click HERE.

AULD LANG SYNE:

Should old acquaintance be forgot, 

and never brought to mind? 

Should old acquaintance be forgot, 

and days of auld lang syne? 

(Repeat)

For days of auld lang syne, my dear,

for days of auld lang syne... 

We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, 

for days of auld lang syne.

(Repeat)

 

SO LONG, FAREWELL:

So long, farewell,
auf wiedersehen, goodnight.
I hate to go and leave this pretty sight.

So long, farewell,
auf Wiedersehen, adieu.
Adieu, adieu
to you and you and you.

So long, farewell,
auf weidersehen, goodbye.
I leave and heave
a sigh and say goodbye.
Goodbye!!!!

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Bye bye Songs:

This course is about to finish and in 1st ESO A we’re going to say goobye to the academic year 2018-19 by singing part of two "farewell songs": the traditional folk song Auld Lang Syne and So long, Farewell, from the film The Sound of Music.

AULD LANG SYNE:

Should old acquaintance be forgot, 

 and never brought to mind? 

Should old acquaintance be forgot, 

and days of auld lang syne? 

 (Repeat)

For days of auld lang syne, my dear,

for days of auld lang syne... 

We’ll take a cup of kindness yet, 

for days of auld lang syne.

(Repeat)

 

SO LONG, FAREWELL:

So long, farewell,
auf wiedersehen, goodnight.
I hate to go and leave this pretty sight.

So long, farewell,
auf Wiedersehen, adieu.
Adieu, adieu
to you and you and you.

So long, farewell,
au revoir, auf weidersehen.
I’d like to stay
and taste my first champagne.

So long, farewell,
auf weidersehen, goodbye.
I leave and heave
a sigh and say goodbye.
Goodbye!!!!

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Amigos Ingleses: Improve your writing using more advanced vocabulary

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Click HERE.

Linking words in Amigos Ingleses HERE.

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Speaking Test 1 ESO: Describe what they are wearing - Where is the X?Places in town

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What is he/she wearing? Click HERE  and HERE

Where is the X? Places in town. Click HERE  and HERE.

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Spanish-English Linking Words

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Click HERE. (From onetoonespanisk.co.uk)

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A B2 Monologue(Controversial Issues)+ Dialogue(A short Break at Fallas)From MCARGOBE'S BLOGROOM

Click HERE.

One of these controversial issues is "unemployment", that’s why I’ve posted two videos about the topic "Jobs and Work" or "The World of Work".

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Bringing up children - B2 Monologue

BRINGING UP CHILDREN - Click HERE

Topical vocabulary

Parents’ functions:to raise / bring up children; child rearing; to develop socially vital values; to develop a sense of responsibility; to form positive character traits and moral characteristics; to teach children to cope with difficulties, problems

Parents: loving; caring; consistent; fair; wise; sensitive to children’s feelings; patient; indulgent; strict; moralizing; permissive

Children: to show initiative and independence; to be mature; to reproduce patterns of behaviour; to learn by imitation; to assert one’s independence; to build love towards...; to progress in one’s development; mental development; physical growth

Family atmosphere: an environment of love and security; to grow in the atmosphere of care, affection, respect, patience, reassurance / fear, tension, neglect; happy home backgrounds; friendly atmosphere

Parent-child relations: to encourage children to get along with others; to concentrate on a child’s strength and not his weakness; to gain independence from parents; authoritarian approach; to use a child as a scapegoat; to have a negative effect on a child; unsatisfactory relationship between...; to blame / physically abuse a child; to make emphasis on obedience to authority; to maintain parents’ approval; to be praised; to exaggerate praise; to be constantly criticized; to impose smth on a child; to interfere in children’s affairs; to be attached to...; to experience love and acceptance from parents; to moralize; to be on the child’s side; to approve of...; to show concern for...; to be aggressive / rude / tough with smb; physical punishment; to scream and yell at...; to lock children up; to tell smb off; to answer back; to teach manners; to ignore a child; to lack contact with parents; lack of adult guidance; to keep anger under control; to cause great damage; to avoid labelling children (stupid, silly, foolish); to insult / hurt one’s feelings, self-respect; to prevent crises; to lose one’s temper / create tension; to live up to smb’s expectations; to feel part of the family; to be pushed into making up lies

Problem children: to grow depressed / repressed / frustrated / self-centered / unsociable / lonely / neglected / fearful / irritable / naughty / wilful / unruly / resentful / arrogant / rough; to become a nuisance; to develop anti-social habits; overdisciplined / emotionally disturbed children; to show resistant and aggressive behaviour; youth violence, crime

 

HERE - Family Lesson Plan

HERE - Article " Three ways parents today are overprotective"

Watch questions 1 -2- 4 video above

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Learning irregular verbs with a song...

"Learn, learn, learn my irregular verbs"

All the verbs from the song HERE.

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What are you wearing?

Click HERE or HERE (eslgamesplus)

Click HERE (LearnEnglish Kids British Council)

Click HERE (Vocabulary + audio)

Click HERE (Dress the woman)

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More exercises on linking words

Click HERE, HERE

Click HERE, too.

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Coldplay's "Viva la vida" by 2 ESO A

Maite Gonzalez's students have learned the song "Viva la vida" by the band Coldplay (they have also learned about this band). Activity for our cultural week "Rock and learn". Click HERE.

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DESCRIBING MY HOUSE (A2 SPEAKING)

Click HERE (Types of houses in England)

Click HERE (Inside an English house)

CLICKNLEARN.NET (1 ESO - INTERMEDIATE - MY HOUSE)

Click HERE.

HERE (Picture of a house)

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PAST SIMPLE TO BE

Click HERE (Learn English Kids British Council)

Click HERE (ESL Games)

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Places in town ( 1 ESO)

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Click HERE (Vocabulary)

Listening comprehension for the map above HERE.

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Let's learn about... THE USA!

Click HERE (American icons and landmarks), HERE (USA Quiz), HERE (USA Cloze Test)

Fast Facts about USA geography, people and culture, nature, governnent, economy and history HERE.

US history in 47 episodes HERE.

What’s the education system like in the USA? Click HERE.

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EOI B2 Tests

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Click HERE.

 - Speaking photo above:

Reading: Working poor, the new class after the 2008 crisis- HERE.

Financial Crisis Vocabulary HERE.

Post about the credit crunch HERE.

- Speaking 3 EOI B2 (Success):

Reading - Click HERE.

FilmEnglish.com - Success HERE.

- Speaking B2 "Are exams a waste of time?"

Click HERE (Cristina Cabal’s web)

HERE BBC News TALKING POINT.

HERE Reading Comprehension.

Vocabulary exercise:

Are Exams a Waste of Time?

(EnglishClub.com copyright Liz Regan 2003Activity)

1- Use the correct form of the following words to fill the gaps below.

retake  take   fail  cheat   pass   revise   results  scrape through              do (very) well/badly              pass with flying colours 

1. I hate ............................................... I find it very boring trying to memorise things. 

2. Unfortunately, I .................... my driving test the first time so I had to ................ it.

3. I know someone who.............................. in the last English test. S/he got 98%!

4. I only ever ...................................................... maths exams with 51 or 52%.

5. In every English test I ................................... because I’m really good at English. 

6. I know someone who .................................. in all his/her exams. S/he copies the answers from the person sitting next to him/her.

7. I ...................................... every exam I ...................................... since I was a child.

8. I can’t stand waiting for the .................................. after taking exams.

- Speaking B2 - How are Spanish people and Spanish culture perceived abroad?

Click HERE.

Video HERE.

Reading Comprehension HERE.

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THE BEATLES

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Great didactic unit about the British band created by Carmen Maldonado. Click HERE.

More about The Beatles HERE.

1 ESO A students at IES Taboada Chivite are going to find out about The Beatles (For our "Cultural Week" - Rock and Learn) and then they are going to learn and sing the song "Yellow Submarine" (They will be recorded while singing it. Soon on this blog)

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+ SPEAKING TEST EOI...

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Click HERE (EOI Estepa) and HERE (Expressions to use in a speaking test). More speaking phrases HERE.

Sample English speaking test-dialogue (A holiday in Scotland) HERE.

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Podcastsinenglish.com

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Very good listening comprehension practice with activities and transcript. Click HERE

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Get ready!!!! Cook!!!! (Listening activity - Food)

Food Vocabulary HERE

Listening Comprehension Activity:

Audio 1 - HERE

QUESTIONS:

a) Who are the contestants? 

b) How often do JacK and Liz cook? 

c) What does Liz really like?

d)How many ingredients are there in the bag?      

e)How many dishes do they have to cook? 

f) What basic ingredients can they also use? 

g) Which are today’s ingredients? 

Audio 2 - HERE

QUESTIONS:

h) What did Jack make? Starter: ; Main course: ; Dessert: 

i) What did Liz make? Starter: ; Main course: ; Dessert: 

Audio 3 - HERE

j) Maybe next time Jack could add ................. to the soup

k) How many onions did Liz use?

l) What does the pasta need? 

m) Who is the winner?

ANOTHER LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY (EATING OUT) HERE

 

 

KEY LISTENING 1

a) Who are the contestants? Jack and Liz

b) How often do JacK and Liz cook? Jack cooks every evening and Liz cooks every day

c) What does Liz really like? Cooking for friends at the weekend

d)How many ingredients are there in the bag? Six     

e)How many dishes do they have to cook? Three (Starter - Main course - Dessert)

f) What basic ingredients can they also use? Pasta, rice, eggs, sugar, salt, pepper

g) Which are today’s ingredients? A chicken, some carrots, some onions, three oranges, some cream cheese and some dark chocolate

h) What did Jack make? Starter:Carrot and orange soup; Main course: Chicken breasts filled with cream cheese; Dessert: pancakes with chocolate sauce

i) What did Liz make? Starter: Carrot and onion salad with orange dressing; Main course: pasta with creamy chicken sauce; Dessert: chocolate and orange mousse

j) Maybe next time Jack could add ..CREAM.... to the soup

k) How many onions did Liz use? Three

l) What does the pasta need? More salt and pepper

m) Who is the winner? Jack

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SO AND SUCH

Click HERE , HERE,  HERE , HERE and HERE for more practice.

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Louisiana and Oklahoma

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Taylor, our assistant teacher, is from New Orleans, in the state of Louisiana, but she did her degree in Oklahoma. Let’s learn about these two states in the USA.

HERE a video about Louisiana. Exercise HERE.

HERE a video about Oklahoma. Exercise HERE.

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Conditionals

Click HERE.

HERE or HERE conditionals in amigosingleses.com

Click HERE, as well.

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More practice on relative clauses

Click HERE.

Click HERE.

Click HERE (Transformations).

Click HERE (More transformations).

Click HERE (More transformations).

Click HERE, as well.

HERE relative clauses in "Amigos ingleses".

Impersonal Passive Exercises

Exercise 1 HERE.

Exercise 2 HERE.

Exercise 3 HERE.

Click HERE.

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Present Simple Verbs - Games

Click HERE.

Click HERE (Susan's Daily Routine).

Click HERE (Present Simple Tense Hangman).

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MONOLOGUE: AN IMPORTANT DECISION IN MY LIFE

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO A MONOLOGUE.

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MORE ABOUT PHONETICS

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Click here (VOWELS), here (DIPHTHONGS), here ( CONSONANTS 1) and here (CONSONANTS 2)

A few exercises ( Vowel sound 1-2-3; consonant sounds - more consonant sounds; exercises with words 1-2) - HERE.

Click HERE or HERE, as well. 

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40 questions - Speaking test 1 ESO

Click HERE if you want to download them.

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MORE ABOUT TO INFINITIVE OR -ING

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FIRST ACTIVITY - HERE.

SECOND ACTIVITY - HERE.

CLICK HERE, TOO.

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B22 MONOLOGUE - BEING THE BREADWINNER

Click HERE (Vocabulary to speak about the topic "family")

Click HERE  to listen to and read a text about families in Great Britain.

HERE another reading + vocabulary activity

Mailonline article.

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B22 MONOLOGUE- PUBLIC VS PRIVATE HEALTH CARE

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Click HERE (Audio)

Click HERE (Transcript)

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LIFE IS NOT LINEAR...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFWr7E2Ql8U

Click on the link above to watch a video and answer THESE QUESTIONS.

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Present Simple Negative in songs // What a Wonderful World

In order to practise the present simple - negative, 1 ESO A students are going to learn and sing this version of Sam Cook’s "What a Wonderful World":

I don’t know much about History.

I don’t know much Biology.

I don’t know much about a Science book.

I don’t know much about the French I took.

But I do know that I love you

and I know that if you love me too,

what a wonderful world this could be!

He doesn’t know about Geography.

He doesn’t know Trigonometry.

He doesn’t know about Algebra.

He doesn’t know what a rule is for.

But I know one and one is two

and if this one could be with you,

what a wonderful world this could be.

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B22 MONOLOGUES ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE AND NATURAL DISASTERS

Watch the video on weather and natural disasters on engvid.com, and do the quiz. Click HERE.

HERE, a text about early warning systems for floods and forest fires in the EU.

Another text:

The world is hot, on fire, and flooding.

Climate change is here.

“Greece is going through an unspeakable tragedy,” said Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, in a televised address to declare three days of national mourning.

This is already Greece’s hottest year on record. Although the last few weeks have been mild and wet, it’s nearly certain that warm weather has played a role in drying out forests throughout Europe, where the number of fires this year is 43 percent above normal. Longer summers, more intense drought, and higher temperatures are all linked to greater fire risk.

Ample evidence links worsening fires with human activity. Greece and much of the Mediterranean region is projected to turn into desert over the next several decades, and there are signs that this shift has already begun. The region’s native trees die off and urban areas expand into neglected forests. Regardless of ignition source — arson or lightning or human carelessness — massive wildfires will become more common as droughts intensify and heat waves get more common. Extreme winds, like those blamed for fanning the flames this week in Greece and during megafires in Portugal last year, can make an already dire situation uncontrollable. Unusual wildfires are sprouting up all over the map. Sweden has called for emergency assistance from the rest of the European Union to help battle massive wildfires burning north of the Arctic Circle. Across the western United States, 50 major wildfires are burning in parts of 14 states, fueled by severe drought.

And then there are the rains. In Laos, after days of downpours, a hydropower dam that was under construction collapsed on Tuesday. Hundreds of people have been reported missing. Higher global temperatures increase the evaporation rate, putting more water vapor in the atmosphere and making extreme downpours more common.

All over the world, heatwaves are getting longer and more intense, the most well-documented and deadliest consequence of our failure to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

 

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Monologue B22 - Neighbourhoods

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Click HERE (Audio)

Click HERE (Transcript)

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Monologue B22 - Shopping online?

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Click HERE (Audio)

Click HERE (Transcript)

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B2.2 Speaking EEOOII Galicia - Technology

Isabel Cota de Slidely by Slidely Slideshow

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Click HERE (Mobiles, from cristinacabal.com), HERE (Mobiles and the internet, from cristinacabal.com), and HERE (Technology + Vocabulary, from cristinacabal.com). 

Click HERE (Monologue - Isabel) (Transcript HERE)

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Wheel of fortune present simple

PRESENT SIMPLE SONG LYRICS HERE

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Possessive Adjectives Song (from Rockin' English lessons)

Click HERE.

Very soon on this blog 1 ESO A singing "Possessive Adjectives Song"

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WHEEL OF FORTUNE - LINK WORDS

Click HERE.

Two more exercises on linking words HERE.

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