martes, 1 de diciembre de 2015

INDEFINITE PRONOUNS

Do you know the indefinite pronouns in English? Do you know how to use them? Go through the following links to find out




VERBS WITH PREPOSITIONS

In English many verbs take prepositions, for example "look at" or "wait for". There are no rules, so you need to practise them.

miércoles, 25 de noviembre de 2015

THANKSGIVING DAY

Thanksgiving Day is a very important day for the American families. Today we are going to learn about its origin and how it is celebrated


  • Here you can find an article, some videos and pictures
  • And in this page you will find many activities about Thanksgiving. Some of them are fun, for example crosswords, so try them



domingo, 15 de noviembre de 2015

PENDIENTES ESO


  • Aquí podéis encontrar ejemplos de exámenes de inglés de pendientes
    • 1º ESO


    • 2º ESO





    • 3º ESO




    • 3º DIVERSIFICACION









martes, 10 de noviembre de 2015

RELATIVE CLAUSES


  • this is a presentation to learn about relative pronouns and relative clauses
  • Here you are some words to define by means of relative clauses
  • An exercise to practise relative clauses
Resultado de imagen de relative clauses

4 ESO EXAMS


jueves, 5 de noviembre de 2015

GUY FAWKES NIGHT

Did you know that the English have a special celebration on November 5th? It is called Guy Fawkes Night and it is related to a historical event. Follow the links below to discover more

  • Click here for a short lesson on Guy Fawkes night
  • On this page you will find brief explanations about the historical event
  • This is the nursery rhyme (poem) that most English children learn
  • A page where you can find lots of materials like texts, videos, games, etc.
  • If you think you know everything about Guy Fawkes Night, try this game. It's a lot of fun, but it isn't easy


  • miércoles, 28 de octubre de 2015

    miércoles, 14 de octubre de 2015

    YOUR BODY


    How much do you know about your body? 

    • Click HERE to learn something about muscles
    • Click HERE to learn something about bones


    • How many parts of the body do you know? 


     


    • Which is the ODD ONE OUT? Why?






    miércoles, 23 de septiembre de 2015

    THE SOLAR SYSTEM

    How much do you know about the Solar System?.















    • Click here to find some exercises about the Solar System
    • And here you are two videos containing songs about the Solar System




    lunes, 21 de septiembre de 2015

    HER LIFE




    • This is a picture called "Automat" and painted by an American artist, whose name was Edward Hopper
      • Imagine what her life is like and write about it.


      lunes, 25 de mayo de 2015

      SIMPLE PAST: VERB "TO BE"


      • Have a look at this presentation of the past simple of the verb "to be"


      • And here you are some exercises


      Was were from ihsan

    • Do you like pirates? Practise WAS,WERE with them


      • lunes, 27 de abril de 2015

        martes, 7 de abril de 2015

        ENGLISH IN THE LONDON UNDERGROUND





        THIS ACTIVITY IS DIVIDED IN FOUR STEPS:

        1. Watch the video and write down all the signs and instructions that appear in it

        2. Using modal verbs like "have to/ must/ mustn't", say how you use the London underground

        3. Write a commentary about how to use the London underground. Do it as a sequence of events, for example: "When you get into the underground, you... Then you.... Next...."

        4. VOICE-OVER COMMENTARY: As the video runs, read your commentary

        A DAY IN LONDON

        This is your first contact with the capital of the UK, London. Follow the instructions to find the requested information


        1-Go to:  www.visitlondon.com

        a)     Follow these steps:
        Travel ►Airports
        1.    Name the five airports

        2.    Choose one of the airports and explain how you can get to the centre of London.
        Travel ►Travel with Oyster
        3.    What is an “Oyster card” ?  How much is it for zones 1and2?

        Go to the Home Page. Look for “Sightseeing pass”
        4.    What is a “London pass” ?  How much is it for 1 and 2 days?

        2- Go  to:  www.londonnet.co.uk

        a)     Follow these steps:
        City info ► general info ►getting around London

             b)  Read these questions and answer them:
                  - How many people live in London?

                  - What did they use to be proud of?

        - What time do the tubes stop?
          
        3- Go to    www.explore-london.co.uk    Choose five places and complete this table. -Locate them in the underground map http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/1106.aspx

        PLACE

        WHERE IS IT?

        Address and nearest underground station

        WHAT IS IT?




        PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE




        martes, 17 de marzo de 2015

        ST. PATRICK'S DAY

        • MARCH 17TH IS A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH. YOU ARE GOING TO FIND OUT WHY, BUT FIRST WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO AND LEARN THE WORDS.


        • NOW WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ST. PATRICK'S DAY AND COMPLETE THE QUIZ


        • Limerick is a city in Ireland, but it is also a humorous poem. These poems have got five lines rhyming A A B B A. They start introducing a person and a place. Here you are two examples and then watch the video to listen to the rhythm. You can also have a look at this page
        There was an old man from Peru
        who dreamed he was eating his shoe
        he awoke in the fright
         in the dark of the night
        to find it was perfectly true

        There was a young lady of Spain 
        who got very sick on a train
        not once but again
        and again and again
        and again and again and again


        RELATIVE CLAUSES


        martes, 10 de febrero de 2015

        BE MY VALENTINE

        We're going to celebrate St. Valentine's Day. Be ready for love

        • Watch the following video and do the matching exercise. Make sure you know all characters before going ahead.




        • Watch the video again and answer the questions
          • Before the Valentine dance (12:40- 15:45)
          1. What is Charlie doing by the mail box?
          2. How many Valentine cards does he get?
          3. Who is Charlie in  love with?
          4. What does Linus suggest?
          5. Why does Charlie dial the information number?
          6. Who does Charlie phone in the end?
          • At the Valentine dance (15:45- 17:15)
            1.  Is Charlie dating the girl he likes? Why (not)?
            2. How does Snoopy manage to get into the dance?
            3. How does Charlie feel when he decides to ask the girl to dance?
            4. Why doesn't he dance with the little red-haired girl?
            5. Who dances with the little red-haired girl?
            6. How do Marcy and Peppermint Patty feel after the dance?
          • After the dance (17:15-19:00)
            1. Describe the relationship between the boy at the piano and the dark-haired girl
            2. Describe the relationship between Charlie's sister and Linus
            3. Does Charlie finally get a Valentine card?
        • Complete this crossword about feelings. Match the adjectives to the characters
        • Writing a Valentine card in haikus. A haiku is a Japanese poem with 17 syllables. Here is an example for you. Can you make up one?
        
        Be my Valentine
        not just February 14th
        but for all my life
        • Did you know that there are more than 100 ways to say "I love you" in English. Here is the evidence. Of course you can use them to write your haiku

        lunes, 9 de febrero de 2015

        KEY TO EXAMS 4 DIVERSIFICACION


        domingo, 8 de febrero de 2015

        REPORTED SPEECH

        Here you are two presentations about reported speech


        ReportedSpeech from Elena Valle



        • REPORTED SPEECH

        1. Don´t smoke in my office, please”, the boss said.
        2. Our teacher said, “Try and read this text”.
        3. You shouldn´t eat in the living room”, the mother told her son.
        4. Don´t stop your car there”, the man said.
        5. I have to do my homework, Penny”
        6. We can save a lot of trees by recycling paper”, the ecologist said.
        7. Get out of my way”, he said.
        8. Be sure everything is in order”, I said to the children.
        9. Johnson used to be a member of parliament”, Errol said.
        10. Is he a scientist or a novel writer?”, the woman said.
        11. We are painting our house tomorrow”, Linda said.
        12. I had a bad cold last week”, she said.
        13. What else did you do on Saturday night?”, he said.
        14. Why is your home so full of antiques?”, he said.
        15. The electricity bill must also be paid this week”, he added.
        16. I would like to visit my parents”, Linda said to David.
        17. Put your gun on the table”, the policeman said.
        18. What was she wearing when you saw her last?”, the policeman said.
        19. Search the house”, the police sergeant said.
        20. Write to me as soon as you get to the hotel”, his wife said.
        21. Take me to the 33rd floor”, he said to the liftman.
        22. The government would have to make new laws”, the policeman argued.
        23. Don´t argue with your parents”, I said.
        24. How long have you been here, jenny?”, her mother said.
        25. The Christmas holidays will start on December 23rd “, my father remarked.
        26. When did you first travel by plane?, she said.
        27. We will see you tomorrow if the weather improves”, she said.
        28. Have you done this sort of work before?, the secretary said.
        29. The palace will open to the public tomorrow”, he said.
        30. The shops weren´t open yesterday afternoon”, the woman said.

        THE TIME

        To ask about the time in English we use these questions

        • WHAT TIME IS IT?
        • WHAT'S THE TIME?


        And here you are a presentation about the time in English


        • Now it's your turn: What time is it?






        jueves, 5 de febrero de 2015

        DO AND MAKE

        "Do" and "make" are two verbs that may have the same meaning in Spanish, but in English you can't use them freely whenever you like. You have to learn some expressions or collocations. Here you are some examples










        jueves, 8 de enero de 2015

        PASSIVE VOICE


        • And here you are the explanation and exercises on the CAUSATIVE (have/ get something done)
         

        • And of course, some review