lunes, 18 de noviembre de 2013

Here you can find some information and exercises about the functions we are studying this year.


  • This is a short poem by the Scottish poet Norman Mac Caig (1910- 1996)

My only country
is six feet high
and whether I love it or not
I'll die
for its independence

  • Now it's your turn to write a poem with this frame
My only + noun
is + number/ dimension/ measurement/ age
and whether ................... or not
Subject + will ('ll)
For .........................

lunes, 11 de noviembre de 2013


Here you are a short document on how to use some time expressions in your narrations


This is a presentation of the be going to form. Remember that we can translate it in Spanish as "ir a + verbo". For example "She's going to play football" means "va a jugar al futbol"

martes, 5 de noviembre de 2013


This is a song called "She's not just a pretty face" sung by the American country pop artist Sania Twain. This song is included in the album UP! (2002). The lyrics contain lots of jobs and professions. Can you identify them all? Watch the video and do the exercise
You can check the lyrics here


  • Travis is a Scottish band  that included the song "Sing" in their third album called "The Invisible Band" released in 2001. Watch the video of the song without sound

  • What is happening in the video? Make sentences using the following prompts
    • a clock strike
    • ride a bike
    • wear smart clothes
    • throw darts
    • watch TV
    • sit at a table
    • serve food and drinks
    • come into the dining room
    • cut the lobster
    • throw food
    • have a food fight
    • catch an olive with his mouth
    • an octopus fly
    • change channels
  • Make a list of the food that appears on the video
  • Now you can listen to the song and sing along. Check the lyrics here

lunes, 4 de noviembre de 2013


  • You are going to watch an award winning stop motion film by Tobias Gundorff Boesen. It was filmed in a forest in Denmark. 

  • Now you are going to have a dictation, but it's a different dictation. It's a disagreement dictation. Some of the information you will hear isn't correct . You have to change the wrong information to make it right according to the video.

  • Now do the following activities
    • tell the end of the story
    • In your opinion, what's the message of the animation?
    • Do you like it? Why (not)?