Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Monday, April 21, 2014

23rd April


It's Saint George's Day -England's national day,
but on April, 23rd. we should also remember
Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare:
Lots of previous years' resources on the W. Shakespeare Label
Surely you know the tragic story of Romeo and Juliet:
But...how well? Try these quizzes
Everything about Romeo & Juliet
 Which other plays of his do you know?
Here are some useful links to help you:
Video Sparks notes
To be or not To Be - Hamlet's soliloquy
Shakespeare on shmoop!
Sonnets
Have you read any of them? Why not start today?
You can find all his plays here:
The Complete works of William Shakespeare
Today and everyday...:


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Best student’s April Fools prank on professor ever?

A group of college students banded together to pull off possibly
 the greatest April Fools’ Day prank ever.
Dr. Stephen Barrows is an associate professor of economics
in his second semester at Aquinas College.
 The prank was inspired by Barrows’ seemingly harsh cell phone policy.
The video starts with a message:
“Our professor has a policy that if your phone rings in class,
you must answer it on speakerphone.”
So the students started brainstorming a way to prank the professor...
and this is what happened:

More here

Monday, April 7, 2014

Where were you an hour ago?

Unit 7 practice for 1st. ESO:
On Clicknlearn Go to:
1ºESO -> Intermediate -> My Town & Where is
and 2º ESO -> Easy -> Shops, In the park, Sports, The street
And more practice:
Previous years' entries on (There) was/were: 1, 2
And here's one of my favourite bands singing
"And she was" :) (released in 1985!)


Saturday, April 5, 2014

Suffixes

After Adjective suffixes, it's time for Noun Suffixes:

Revise some Suffixes for the different Parts of Speech
and practise them: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Prefixes and Suffixes games: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
A song with some suffixes. Can you find them?:
Summary of what you've learnt ;) 


Friday, April 4, 2014

Places in town

 
Revise vocabulary on the "Around town" Label and Place Prepositions
More about Places in town:
Pictures: 1, 2, 3
Exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ,6 ,7, 8, 9, 10New York city places, 11
Listen: 1, 2, 3, 4
Prepositions:
Pictures: 1, 2, 3
Practise prepositions of place and direction: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,  8, 9
What places can you see in this video of Edinburgh?:


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

If I get a scholarship, ...

These are the grants for Galician students this year:
All the info on the Portal Edu Xunta 
And 1º Bac. , we are going to do some work today:
1st) Write your piece of news here,
 then download or capture the image and publish it on your blog
2nd) Practise 
on these previous entries

Monday, March 31, 2014

April Fool's Day

Here we are again on April,1st or
"April Fool's Day"
1st.  task today:
Write a cartoon or an anecdote
with pranks that you played or were played on you...or invent one!
Then, you can see this previous entry and
Watch some pranks:
How do people react when they realize they've been fooled?
Watch this playlist:
Whatever you do...remember to find a reason to smile :)

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Connectors

We've seen a lot of connectors this year.
Here they are on this previous entry and, of course,
a lot more activities, etc on the "Connectors" Label
More pictures for self-learning: 1, 2, 3
Rewrite with different connectors: 1, 2, 3, 4
Two Result connectors:
 So vs. such (a) ... that
So/Such exercises: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Learn from songs:
(It's such a) Perfect Day - Lou Reed:

What other songs using Connectors can you think of?
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