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American English vs British English

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VERB TO BE PRACTICE

VERB TO BE GAMES

AMIGOS INGLESES - PRONUNCIATION TEST

AMIGOS INGLESES - PRONUNCIATION TEST

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DIVERSIFICACIÓN ESO EXERCISES

DIVERSIFICACIÓN ESO EXERCISES

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GROCERY STORE WARS

GROCERY STORE WARS

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PRONUNCIATION GAMES

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We wish you a Merry Christmas!!!

We wish you a Merry Christmas!!!

María, Iván and Zidane (1st ESO B - Ref) wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Click HERE.

/t/ /d/ or /id/?

Click HERE (Emma’s explanation)

Top ten mispronounced words (BrE) and words with silent letters

That's January speaking (B11 - B21 - B23 - C11) 23-24

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Ing or to???

Let's learn about the USA!!!! (Ohio) + Questions for Alex, our assistant teacher from the USA (padlet)

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.

Alex, our assistant teacher, is from Ohio. Watch the video above and answer these questions:

- Ohio is in a region of the USA called........

- One nickname which is commonly used for the state of Ohio is the  Buckeye  state because of the buckeye ........

- Who was William Harrison?

- Ohio has another nickname. Which one?

- Who were the Wright brothers?

- What is the Ohio Burgee?

- The Ohio state flag is not...........

- Where is the city of Columbus?

- Where do cardinals live?

 

Questions American people living in Spain are often asked  HERE and HERE

2nd Bach 23-24

2nd Bach 23-24

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PROBAS CERTIFICATIVAS - GALICIA + LINKS

PROBAS CERTIFICATIVAS - GALICIA + LINKS

CLICK HERE (2020) and HERE (C1) MORE C1 EXAMS GALICIA HERE - MORE B2 GALICIA HERE and HERE, MORE B2 AND C1 HERE

HERE, AS WELL (GUIDES)

HERE EEOOII scoring guides (rúbricas).

AND......USEFUL POSTS:

 

GM Foods and Performance Enhancing Drugs (B21 That's)

islcollective video-listening "Are GMOs Good or Bad?"

islcollective reading comprehension - GM Foods

Genetically modified cows audio HERE - Exercise HERE.

Lance Armstrong Gives Up Doping Fight - Listening comprehension HERE

Olympics Doping Scandal - Reading Comprehension - HERE

WORKSHEETS FOR MY "ACI" STUDENTS

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B2 Speaking task EOI proba certificativa

B2 Speaking task EOI proba certificativa

Click HERE (video - Environment, vocabulary and ideas)

Click HERE ( A plastic ocean)

Click HERE (BBC - six minute English - How can I help the environment?)

Click HERE (Cloze test - Plastics and the environment)

PRESENT PERFECT OR PAST SIMPLE?

PRESENT PERFECT OR PAST SIMPLE?

CLICK HERE (test-english.com)

List - irregular verbs - Click HERE and HERE- HERE, too.

CLEFT SENTENCES

CLICK  HERE (TEST ENGLISH)

CLICK HERE (BRITISH COUNCIL)

READING COMPREHENSION TEXTS (AI)

Transcript -  video above HERE

READING - ROBOTS, FRIEND OR FOE - HERE

OPINION ESSAY: Do you see robots as friends or foes?

TEXT 1 - CLICK HERE

After reading the text, choose the correct answer:

Question 1: What is the primary concern of the authors suing OpenAI in the text?

A) Unauthorized use of their works by AI programs.

B) Mass-scale theft of their intellectual property.

C) The impact of AI on creative industries.

D) The misuse of copyright claims.

 

Question 2: Which organization organized the lawsuit against OpenAI?

A) The Authors Guild.

B) Amazon.com.

C) The federal court in New York.

D) The CEO of OpenAI.

 

Question 3: What is the lawsuit’s main argument regarding ChatGPT and AI-generated content?

A) It claims that ChatGPT is a non-profit program.

B) It argues that AI-generated content is not protected by copyright.

C) It alleges that ChatGPT relies on mass-scale theft of copyrighted works.

D) It states that ChatGPT does not generate detailed outlines.

 

Question 4: How has Amazon.com responded to concerns about AI-generated content in e-books?

A) By limiting the number of books authors can self-publish.

B) By banning the use of AI-generated material.

C) By allowing unlimited self-publishing of AI-generated books.

D) By providing free AI tools to authors.

 

Question 5: Which author’s work was mentioned as having an AI-generated prequel outline in the text?

A) John Grisham.

B) Jodi Picoult.

C) George RR Martin.

D) David Baldacci.

 

TEXT 2 - CLICK HERE

After reading the text, choose the correct answer:

Question 1: According to the research mentioned in the text, what percentage of UK firms reported that technology adoption had led to the creation of new job roles?

A) 47% B) 69% C) 78% D) 83%

 

Question 2: What is the main concern raised in the text regarding the rapid spread of automation in the labor market?

A) Job losses due to technology adoption.

B) Exacerbation of regional inequalities.

C) Decline in the quality of new jobs.

D) Lack of readiness for technology infrastructure.

 

Question 3: What does the report suggest about the impact of technology on job quality?

A) Most businesses reported a significant decline in job quality.

B) Nearly all businesses reported a substantial improvement in job quality.

C) The majority of businesses reported some improvement in job quality.

D) The report doesn’t mention anything about job quality.

 

Question 4: According to the text, what factor plays a significant role in determining whether the adoption of technology has a positive or negative impact on workers?

A) The size of the company.

B) The willingness to invest in automation.

C) Regional innovation readiness and worker education levels.

D) The level of government subsidies for technology adoption.

 

Question 5: What does the report recommend for firms and policymakers to mitigate the negative outcomes of technology adoption?

A) Replacing workers with automation.

B) Focusing on human resource practices that invest in workers.

C) Reducing investment in technology infrastructure.

D) Eliminating all manual tasks.

 

TEXT 3 - CLICK HERE

After reading the text, choose the correct answer:

Question 1: What was the main goal of the open letter organized by Max Tegmark and the Future of Life Institute?

A) To secure a six-month pause in developing all AI systems.

B) To urge tech companies to compete vigorously in developing AI.

C) To emphasize the importance of creating AI systems more powerful than GPT-4.

D) To call for a temporary halt in developing the most ambitious AI systems.

 

Question 2: Why does Max Tegmark believe tech companies did not halt their work on AI despite supporting the open letter’s idea of a pause?

A) They are not interested in developing powerful AI systems.

B) They were concerned about competition and felt they couldn’t pause alone.

C) They believed AI development should continue at an accelerated pace.

D) They were not aware of the open letter.

 

Question 3: What did the open letter warn about regarding the development of AI systems?

A) The need for faster development to stay competitive.

B) The potential loss of control over AI.

C) The risks posed by pandemics and nuclear war.

D) The importance of prioritizing open-source AI models.

 

Question 4: According to the text, what has been the impact of the open letter on discussions about AI?

A) It led to a decline in discussions about AI safety.

B) It made expressing concerns about AI more socially acceptable.

C) It discouraged politicians from asking questions about AI.

D) It resulted in immediate government intervention.

 

Question 5: What does Max Tegmark believe should happen before the development of more powerful AI models resumes?

A) The development of open-source AI models.

B) The release of Llama 2 by Meta.

C) A unified global response to AI risks.

D) Agreed-upon safety standards must be met.

 


KEY FIRST TEXT:

1- A) Unauthorized use of their works by AI programs.

2- A) The Authors Guild.

3- C) It alleges that ChatGPT relies on mass-scale theft of copyrighted works.

4- A) By limiting the number of books authors can self-publish.

5- C) George RR Martin.

 

KEY SECOND TEXT:

1- C) 78%

2- B) Exacerbation of regional inequalities.

3- C) The majority of businesses reported some improvement in job quality.

4- C) Regional innovation readiness and worker education levels.

5- B) Focusing on human resource practices that invest in workers.

 

KEY THIRD TEXT:

1- D) To call for a temporary halt in developing the most ambitious AI systems.

2- B) They were concerned about competition and felt they couldn’t pause alone.

3- B) The potential loss of control over AI.

4- B) It made expressing concerns about AI more socially acceptable.

5- D) Agreed-upon safety standards must be met.

 

LISTENING COMPREHENSION ACTIVITY ABOUT  THE DANGERS OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - HERE

CLOZE TEST ABOUT AI HERE