Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Revising in 2nd. Bac

Here are some links to activities for you to revise:
Verb Tenses- Lots of previous practice:
Labels: "Verb Tenses" , "Present Tenses", "Past Tenses", "Future Tenses"
Gerund vs. Infinitive
Suffixes (and prefixes): Label "Affixation"
Rewriting: Label "Rephrasing"
New Practice:
Suffixes: 1, 2
Verb Tenses Revision (Form)
Mixed Verb Tenses: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Gerund / Infinitive: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Rewrite: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
(Thanks to Busy Teacher for this exercise)

If you have time, here are some videos for you on Transformations 
(also called Rephrasing or Rewriting) -
Remember, you'll have these type of Questions
in most English exams (FCE, CAE; etc)
1) How to do them
2) Practise (3 parts)
3) Examples:

Monday, October 13, 2014

Are you boring or bored?

Learn more and practise in this previous entry
Watch:

Ful vs. less:
Practise -ful /-less and other adjective suffixes: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Remember this game? Choose the suffixes and make words:
http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/demo/suffix.htm
If you want to become experts, keep practising on the label "affixation"
Do you find all this tiring? Are you tired?
Then try this quiz:
Which successful person will you be in 5 years?

Friday, October 10, 2014

Congrats, Malala Yousafzai

Congratulations on your well deserved Nobel Peace Prize.
Here are some bits and pieces about this extraordinary young woman:
"Why is my daughter so strong?” Yousafzai asks.
 “Because I didn’t clip her wings." 

Thanks for making this world a better place 
by fighting for equality and the power of education

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Let's (not) get serious!

Some links for you today:
Practise Suffixes (and Prefixes too)
by clicking the label "Affixation"
Some videos:
Do you remember the famous (or notorious?) "Demolition Man"?
More serious stuff...
Sesame Street meets popular TV series and this is what happens:

Too naive for you? What about this one?
What do you think of this class?:

By the way,...:

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A trip to the USA

Watch the videos from The British Council
about Regular and Irregular Verbs
and do the activities:
http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/grammar-vocabulary/grammar-videos/past-simple-irregular-verbs
Do you need more practice on the Simple past?
Go here or click on the "Past Tense" label
Revise Irregular verbs:
 1, 2, 3 (hangman), 4, 5, 6
 How many Past Tenses can you understand in this song?:
Check here 
And a word or two about your SPEAKING task:
You can take a Speaking test or prepare a video
Speaking 1: Circle of friends

Monday, October 6, 2014

Has she got her school bag?

(Board game to practise "Have got")
 but first:
 Revise The Present Tense of BE
Previous practice here
HAVE GOT - Form:

(Thanks to Marta Ojero for these excellent PPTs)

Previous Practice: 1, 2
 Learn and more practice:
http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/grammar-vocabulary/grammar-videos/have-got
and remember..."You've got a friend"

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The countries of the world

After the fast video
let's watch the slow one:

Learn countries and nationalities: 
Videos: 1, 2
Presentations: 1, 2, 3, 4
Practise:
 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (Countries hangman)
How well do you know the world?
Take the quiz 
The top 10 greatest landmarks in the world?


Thursday, October 2, 2014

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