Thursday, 22 January 2015

Básico 1- oral practice

These are examples of questions for your oral exam. You have to complete them. Then think of an answer. The first question is always the same:

What / your name? ->  What's your name?
  1. Where / live?
  2. Where / your parents from?
  3. / like coffee? How much coffee / drink?
  4. What / your favourite month? Why / like it?
  5. When / do sport?
  6. / have any brothers or sisters?
  7. / married or single?
  8. What time / get up?
  9. When / do your English homework?
  10. What music / like?
  11. What / your favourite day of the week? Why / like it?
  12. / English a difficult language?
  13. / like pasta?
  14. Where / from?
  15. What / your address?
  16. / live in a big house?
  17. / have a lot of cousins?
  18. What / your favourite sport? 
  19. What time / wake up?
  20. When / have holidays?
  21. Where / listen to music?
  22. / your parents live in Torrelavega?
  23. What / your grandfather’s name?
  24. How / spell the teacher’s name?
  25. How old / your friend?
  26. What / usually do in the morning?
  27. / like doing homework?
  28. What kind of books / like?
  29. What / have for breakfast?

Básico 1- Key to Oral practice

These are examples of questions for your oral exam.

What / your name? ->  What's your name?
  1. Where do you live? I live in ...
  2. Where are  your parents from? They are from...
  3. Do you  like coffee?  Yes, I do. / No, I don't How much coffee do you drink? I drink ... cups.
  4. What is your favourite month? It's ... Why do you  like it? Because ...
  5. When do you  do sport? I do sport in...(the morning, June) / at ...(5 o'clock)
  6. Do you  have any brothers or sisters? Yes, I do. / No, I don't
  7. Are you  married or single? I'm ...
  8. What time do you  get up? I get up at ...
  9. When do you  do your English homework? I do my English homework ...
  10. What music do you  like? I like .... music.
  11. What is  your favourite day of the week? It's .... Why do you  like it? Because...
  12. Is English a difficult language? Yes, it is. / No, it isn't.
  13. Do you  like pasta? Yes, I do. / No, I don't
  14. Where are you  from? I'm from ...(country) / I'm ... (nationality)
  15. What is  your address? It's
  16. Do you  live in a big house? Yes, I do. / No, I don't
  17. Do you  have a lot of cousins? Yes, I do. / No, I don't
  18. What is  your favourite sport? It's
  19. What time do you  wake up? I wake up at ...
  20. When do you  have holidays? I have holidays in ...
  21. Where do you  listen to music? I listen to music in...
  22. Do you  your parents live in Torrelavega? Yes, they do. / No, they don't
  23. What is  your grandfather’s name? His name is ...
  24. How do you  spell the teacher’s name?
  25. How old is your friend? He / she is ....(years old)
  26. What do you  usually do in the morning? 
  27. Do you  like doing homework? Yes, I do. / No, I don't
  28. What kind of books do you  like? I like romantic, adventure... books
  29. What do you  have for breakfast? I have ... for breakfast

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The human body

Some of you seemed to be very interested in knowing how to call the parts of the body in English.
If you download it and click on the words you'll hear their pronunciation.
There is a problem with the phonetic transcriptions. If you see numbers and letters, download this file and paste it in the folder called "Fonts" or "Fuentes". (descargad el archivo y ponedlo en la carpeta de fuentes, suele estar en configuración / panel de control).

Monday, 19 January 2015

Básico 2. Present perfect

I hope these presentations help you.

2 activities to practise the present perfect

Game to revise verb tenses

Básico 1- Family

You can download this presentation to practise vocabulary about the family.
Podéis descargar esta presentación para practicar el vocabulario de la familia.

If you prefer you can do it with the Simpsons. Watch the video and write down the answers. Use "his / her / their" and a family word as in the example.
Si preferís, podéis hacerlo con los Simpson. Ved el vídeo y anotad las respuestas. Usad "his/her/their" y un parentesco como en el ejemplo.


  1. Marge and her daughter
  2. Bart and his uncle
  3. Jacqueline and her granddaughter
  4. Selma and her nephew
  5. Marge and her husband
  6. Patty, Selma and their niece
  7. Homer and his wife
  8. Mona and her grandson
  9. Bart and his aunt
  10. Bart, Liza and their cousin

Básico 2. Relative clauses

If you need extra practice, try these links:
Choose the relative pronoun
Match sentences (emparejar)
Combine sentences
Find the extra word

Remember to write the composition (page 113 in the student's book)