Wednesday, 29 October 2014

BBC pronunciation, prepositions

BBC Learning English Pronunciation

Easy exercise on prepositions

Lots of exercises and some games on prepositions too

Listening 1. Listen and choose the best option. After you finish, you can read the text and listen to it at the same time.
On the right of this page there are links to other listening exercises and also to reading, grammar and vocabulary. Some may be a bit difficult.
In this listening there is some spelling, can you get the name? Don't cheat, Don't read the script. (Debajo de la barra de audio pinchad donde pone Audio script (+/-) para no ver el texto. Los ejercicios están a la derecha, donde pone

Vocabulary Quiz
Comprehension Quiz

And in this post there is a presentation and a song to revise vocabulary.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Básico 2- Describing pictures

Useful structures and vocabulary to describe pictures in English. Click here. Section 4 is not for Básico 2, you don't need to learn that.

Simple listening exercise. Read the questions. Watch the video and answer them. The key is below. Don't cheat.

  1. What are Mark and Betty doing?
  2. When is cousin George coming?
  3. What does George love?
  4. Why is Mark wearing a tie?
  5. Why is Mark cooking vegetables?
  6. How long is George staying?
  7. How long is George finally staying?

  1. They are working on some experiments
  2. He is coming today for a short visit
  3. He loves milk and music.
  4. Because it is a present from George
  5. Because George is a vegetarian
  6. He is staying for dinner
  7. He is staying for a week

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Physical descriptions. Your perfect partner.

Use these slides to practise the vocabulary you learned above.

You can do the song in this worksheet (we won't do it in class). The official  videoclip is at the bottom of this post. I hope you like it.

My favourite holiday destination.

Friday, 10 October 2014

Básico 2- Numbers

I hope you find it useful. The last slide is just for fun.

Your homework is Section 1A- exercise b in the grammar bank (el de la esquina superior derecha).
Remember to bring a photo of a place you like or think is special.
You can do the exercises in your workbook too. Correct them and if you have problems, tell me in class next day.

Monday, 6 October 2014

English File 3rd Edition for Ipad and Android

Para aquellos a los que les guste la tecnología y lleveis vuestros dispositivos a todas partes, puede que os resulte más práctica la versión digital del libro que la tradicional en papel. Podéis ver como funciona en este vídeo (lo siento, está en inglés).

Podéis ver la información de Oxford University Press en este enlace. Hay también demos.
Gracias Daniel por la información.