Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Horoscope



Do you know yourself enough accoding to your horoscope? Click on the image, learn and test your knowledge.

Thanks to Cristina Mato and her Groove to English

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Human Rights


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Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Hello

Adjectives with preposition



There is no pattern to learn those adjectives with preposition, you only have to learn them as long as they appear but this list could help you

nice / kind / good / stupid / silly / intelligent / clever / sensible (1) / (im)polite rude (2) /unreasonable (3) OF someone (to do something)
Thank you it was very nice / kind of you to help me. It's stupid of her to go out without a coat.

nice / kind / good / (im)polite / rude / (un)pleasant (4) / (un)friendly / cruel TO someone
She has always been very nice / kind to me. Why are you so rude / unfriendly to Ann?

angry / furious (5) ABOUT something / WITH someone / FOR something
Why are you so angry about it? They were furious with me for not inviting them to my party.

pleased (6) / disappointed (7) / satisfied (8) WITH something
I was pleased with the present you gave me. Were you disappointed with your examination results?

bored / fed up (9) WITH something
You get bored / fed up with doing the same thing every day.

surprised (10) / shocked / amazed (11) / astonished (12) AT / BY something
Everyone was surprised by /at the news.

excited / worried / upset (13) ABOUT something
Are you excited about going on holiday next week?

afraid / scared (14) / frightened / terrified OF someone / something
Are you afraid of dogs?

proud / ashamed (15) OF someone / something
I'm not ashamed of what I did.

good / bad / excellent / brilliant / hopeless (16) AT (doing) something
I'm not very good at repairing things.

married TO someone (Linda is married to an American.)
sorry ABOUT something (I'm sorry about the noise last night.)
sorry FOR doing something (I'm sorry for shouting at you yesterday.)
be / feel sorry FOR someone (I feel sorry for George.)
famous FOR something (Florence is famous for its art treasures.)
responsible (17) FOR something (Who was responsible for this noise last night?)
interested IN something (Are you interested in art?)
fond (18) OF something / someone (Mary is fond of animals.)
full OF something (The letter was full of mistakes.)
short OF (19) something (I'm a bit short of money.)
keen ON (20) something (We stayed at home because Mary wasn't very keen on going out in the rain.)
similar TO (21) something (Your writing is similar to mine.)
crowded WITH (22) (people,...) (The city was crowded with tourists.)

Exercise one             Exercise  two         Exercise three

Monday, 16 November 2015

Describing Places



As you know the writing task in this unit is about how to describe a place using those adjectives you have learnt and paragraphs to divide the information from general to specific. From geografical features, climate or information of the place, city, country, then about special info about what we can see on the photo, and finally our personal info: how long we stayed there, what we can do, enjoy or visit in the place, or even our sensations there...

You can have a look on the writing guide at the end of the book and these photos to talk about.

Enjoy your description!

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Monday, 2 November 2015

Supersize me


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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

ING or ED Adjectives?

Adjectives ending in ED and ING in English

Quiz 1     Quiz 2     Quiz 3     Quiz 4      Quiz 5

Telling a Story. Using Past Tenses


When you have to describe an event or tell something curious which happened in the past, you should use past tenses. The most common of these is the past simple. Two other tenses, past continuous and the past perfect can help us to say what we want more efficiently. However, it should be remembered that almost any story can be told using the past simple.
Bond opened the door very slowly, looked carefully around the room and walked in. The window was open and the curtains were blowing in the wind. Clearly someone had left in a hurry.
A: I saw a UFO once. Well, I think it was one.
B: Oh yeah?A: Yeah, really. I was in the country - in Yorkshire - on the moors...B: What were you doing up there?A: Oh, I was visiting some friends. They'd rented a cottage and we'd gone up to stay with them.
Now try these exercises:


Monday, 19 October 2015

So or Such??




Sumo Wrestling


After trying this video, let me know about your results;
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Monday, 12 October 2015

Games: Koala Paddleboards



Koala Paddleboards is a multiplayer spelling game that allows students from anywhere in the world to race against each other while practicing spelling!

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Typical Brits Abroad

How long could you survive on a desert island after a plane crash?

What do you think the Brits are more likely to bring back from a trip abroad: an appreciation of that country's language and culture, or badly sunburnt shoulders and 200 cigarettes from the airport’s duty-free? That’s your warm up question out of the way - now it’s time to really find out if you know how a typical Brit is aboard… Take the quiz!

Friday, 2 October 2015

Flags of the World and their Stories


Many people could tell you what the stars and stripes represent on the flag of the USA, or why the Canadian flag is emblazoned with a maple leaf. But most of these people could not be as confident in clarifying the reasons for the unusual shape of the Nepalese flag and would struggle to explain the reasons behind the curious presence of an AK-47 on the flag of Mozambique.
There is huge variety in the colours and designs of national flags, but there is much more to consider than first meets the eye. A flag is not simply designed to look good flying in the wind, but often symbolises the culture, history and ideals of a nation. Just The Flight has explored the stories behind some of the world’s most interesting and recognisable national flags in this fascinating infographic.

A Good Idea...



Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Do you Dare to Try this Version of Bungee Jumping?


After watching the video, answer the questions and see how you did.
Next step is to let me know about it, so complete the two boxes,
 one with your name and group and the other with my teacher code:
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Monday, 28 September 2015

Games: Word Invasion



This game called "Word Invasion" allows students to choose any part of speech, including adjectives and adjectives to work with. Once the game is played, and time is up the game gives an accuracy rate and shows the words missed. An absolutely terrific game for centers!

Friday, 25 September 2015

The Word Penguin



Have you ever wondered where the penguins got their name? Watch our video to find out more.
More information about the origin of penguin.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Gomez Noya Fith World Titles in Triathlon

(The winner words at 4 mins 21 secs)
Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) became the most successful man in ITU World Championship history when he completed a drive for five world titles as the overall winner of the World Triathlon Series with a second-place finish at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago.
“I think it is great. I can’t understand it yet, I sometimes can’t comprehend doing something like that in the last few years. It is just amazing,” Gomez said on collecting his fifth title. “Today I felt good, I had a great race. I felt really good on the race, I just couldn’t beat Mario—he was just too strong. But I am really pleased on getting the title and on the podium.”
Read the complete article.

His profile in Triathlon.org

His website.


Sunday, 20 September 2015

27,372 Witness Imperial Spain Reclaim Throne

Spain Claim Gold In Front Of Record Audience

Spain delivered on Sunday their best defensive display of EuroBasket 2015 in front of an all-time record crowd of 27,372 spectators at Lille's Pierre Mauroy stadium to roll past Lithuania 80-63 and lift their third European trophy in the last four championships.
They Said: "We have done it again and we have to be proud because this is the tournament where we suffered the most, this time we did not arrive as favourites. It has a special taste because in the quarter-finals we beat a great team like Greece that was undefeated, in the semis we beat France which was also unbeaten, in their home, and in the final we beat a basketball nation like Lithuania" - Sergio Llull.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Monday, 3 August 2015

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

This is London



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Wednesday, 15 July 2015

United States of America (Major Cities)


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Monday, 13 July 2015

Lost Dog: Superbowl Budweiser Commercial 2015


Enjoy this commercial but if you want to try the test, don't forget to 
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Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Brooklyn pizza can fly NY Times


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Monday, 6 July 2015

The Afghan Girl



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Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Frozen


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