Thursday, April 28, 2016

Gerunds and Infinitives


Revise on the Gerund-Infinitive Label
Easy Practice: 1, 2, 3, 4
Ask and answer in pairs:
Let's go mountaineering:
Have you heard of ..:

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Subject vs Object Questions

Practise: 1, 2, 3

Revise QUESTION WORDS with these games:
Reading Time... with DOGO NEWS
Learn about the Anmal Kingdom on:
BBC Earth: 12, 3 (You Tube Channel)
National Geographic Kids

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016

400 years without William Shakespeare


This is a very special anniversary, 400 years!
Websites celebrating it: 1, 2, 3, 4
So, let's find out more about the Shakespearean world and have some fun
(I'm sure he would have loved it!)
Loads of Previous years' Resources and Activities
Some brand-new ones!:
Learn about Shakespeare's significance on BrainPOP
Shakespeare is elementary!
Shakespeare's Life Handout
Who was William Shakespeare - videos?: 1, 2, 3
Shakespeare Lives 2016 - Anniversary Trailer
A Star-War approach to The Bard - as he is often called:
Words and phrases we owe to Shakespeare (videos): 12, 3,  
Insults we owe to Shakespeare (Yes!)
Some of his plays on Learn English Teens
Some silly Summaries by Shmoop:
Hamlet
Macbeth
Romeo & Juliet
The merchant of Venice
Full Playlist if you want more

More videos and stuff about Shakespeare on Webenglish.se

Read his plays online on NO FEAR SHAKESPEARE
or on The Folger Shakespeare Library

April 23rd is World Book Day
Let's bring out the bookworm in you...
Here are some Questions to get you talking about Books: 12, 3, 4
and this week:
on your Twitter account, recommend your favourite books,
Use #WorldBookDay and the usual  #OteroEnglish Hashtags
Well, I hope you'll be encouraged to enjoy his plays
and, if you get the chance, go, watch one!
At least, I hope you won't say...:
and... Remember Miguel de Cervantes as well!

Monday, March 7, 2016

International Women's Day 2016

Learn about this Date and Women's Rights on previous entries
Read about March, 8th: 1, 2, 3
Resources on Women's History month 

In groups of 3 - 4 students, discuss:
1st. set of Questions: Equality
 Then share your views with the class
Some figures on Gender Equality in Spain (2012)

2nd. set: Women's place in History/ Art/ Science/ Sport/...
Discuss in groups and with the class
Your turn!:
This week you can find Women who have made History 
and tweet about them: Use the Hashtags: 
#OteroEnglish #WomenInHistory (etc)

3rd. set: Stereotypes

4th. set: What can each of us do to promote Equality?
(apart from taking the Pledge and committing to it, of course)

What do you know about the fight for Women's Rights?
Here's an enlightening film on how hard it is to advance on Human Rights:

Sunday, January 24, 2016

A Job Interview


So you have applied for a job...
here are some tips for you:
Before a Job Interview - Watch:
During the Interview:
In pairs, ask and answer some of these Questions
More Questions you are likely to hear at a Job Interview: 1, 2, 3, 4
How to ace your next Job Interview
Good luck in your future jobs!

Friday, January 15, 2016

Celebrating MLK

Monday, January 18th, 2016 is Martin Luther King's Day
What do you know about this man?
Learn about him on these entries
Activities for all levels by ESOL Courses
Some quizzes on his life: 1, 2, 3, 4
Quotes by MLK

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