martes, 6 de diciembre de 2011

Phonemic chart

Just to help you revise the pronunciation of the English sounds everytime you want.Click on the phoneme and listen to the sound:

domingo, 4 de diciembre de 2011

Mock Exam for 1st term

      Next Monday 5th we have no lessons as I told you before. We are having a mock exam on the 7th to practise the reading, writing and listening skills.
For a reading comprehension practise click here. Then
     A bit of grammar. Let's revise the use of future forms by clicking on this link.
     And now a link for listening comprehension: a rainy day .

    lunes, 28 de noviembre de 2011

    Thansgiving Day

    Click on the history cartoon

              One of the greatest celebrations in the USA is Thanksgiving day. Last Thursday 24th November we were not in class so here we have a link to learn about the festival and revise the use of tenses in the past.

              We can also practise the use of prepositions with this exercise about the Wampanoag people.

    Pointing to the FUTURE from the PAST

                Just before starting with the future, let's revise some irregular verbs with these exercises:

                In unit 3 we are going to express future time. In English we use "will, going to and present continuous" to refer to it . We may learn about the different uses in these links by Isabel Pérez, an experienced teacher and expert in Technology and Communication with English resources :

    domingo, 13 de noviembre de 2011

    domingo, 6 de noviembre de 2011

    What's the weather like? 2

    Watch and listen to these people talking about the weather conditions in real situations.

    miércoles, 2 de noviembre de 2011

    What's the weather like? Holidays

              In Unit 2 we are working on the topic holidays, leisure time.When we plan to go out, abroad and travel it is important to know about the weather conditions.

    As for grammar, let's practise simple past tense with these exercises:

    miércoles, 26 de octubre de 2011

    Halloween 2011

    Next Monday 31st October Halloween is celebrated all around the world. Let's read here about the origins and history of this tradition.
    Now let's learn some vocabulary.
    Here is a video for those of you who enjoy the scary scenes of these celebrations.

    martes, 4 de octubre de 2011

    Unit 1 B: family and adjectives

    • Let's pay this game to revise some of the vocabulary of family members.
    • With this hangman game we can practise some basic adjectives for people.
    • And now a quiz : describing people and personality.

      • Speaking and Listening practice: Listen to the conversation and speak up the dialogue. We'll practise the conversation in class but you can also repeat it at home as many times as you want. 
      And now just a song by Coldplay to enjoy. It is also a good chance to learn vocabulary .

      Full confidence in yourselves

      Sé que algunas de vosotras no sentís la suficiente confianza en vuestro esfuerzo y capacidades. Hago este inciso en español que espero os sea de ayuda a todo/as en cualquier tarea que emprendais. Estos mensajes plasmados en video por Verónica d'Andrés me ayudaron cuando lo necesitaba y , de vez en cuando, está bien recordarlos.Deseo que os sirva para reflexionar al menos.Enjoy the video and the messages.

      lunes, 26 de septiembre de 2011

      Getting in touch!!

      Now it's time to start practising our second language again. Do you remember the way we introuduce ourselves in English? Listen to these podcasts to review basic conversations:

      We will practise the consonant sounds step by step.Let's start with "th" voiced sound in contrast to the "th" voiceless sound.

      domingo, 4 de septiembre de 2011

      Welcome back !!

      Hello students. We are back to school as teachers and also as students. I hope you've had great holidays and you are  full of energy to start lessons again. Click here to know the instructions to get enrolled at EOI again.

      miércoles, 15 de junio de 2011

      End of the school year

      We are at the end of the school year and you deserve happy holidays. Enjoy your days and remember to practise as much English as possible in this period.

      Aquí os subo un enlace con las actas de junio.

      martes, 7 de junio de 2011

      A song for you: The Reason by Hoobstank

      Thanks a lot for your attention. You are a good reason to feel fine to be a teacher.

      After the exams...relax...

      We are at the end of the school year. I am satisfied with your effort and I hope you are satisfied with your results . We will have the chance to check your progress and skills acquired during the year.

      Anyway, you can work on your own at home if you want with the Reading Comprehension exercises below:

      viernes, 27 de mayo de 2011

      Oral exams

      Next Monday we are having the oral exams. . Here you have a link to practise just in case you want.Take it easy!!. Get relaxed and feel comfortable at the session.
      See you next week.

      lunes, 23 de mayo de 2011

      sábado, 14 de mayo de 2011

      Final Examinations

      I inform you about the dates for the final exams in 1º CAL as the EOI Sevilla has set for this school year:

      • Oral exam: Monday 30th May.
      • Written exam: Wednesday 25th May.
      The dates for the revision of these exams will be set in June.
      Next week you can ask as many questions as you have previous to the exam. I hope you are studying hard and I will solve the doubts you have for your teacher.

      martes, 10 de mayo de 2011

      Revision: Prepositions of place, Irregular verbs

      In Unit 6B you have practised the prepositions of place we learnt some time ago. Click on the items below to revise its usage:

      Now, let's revise the irregular verbs you are studying:

      miércoles, 4 de mayo de 2011

      Back to classes on Monday 9th May

      I hope you have enjoyed the holidays. Next Monday we will start working again in class. I know you have been studying at home on these days!!
      Last week I had the chance to meet the Queen of Scotland, Mary and she gave me regards for the whole group.
      In the meantime, practice your listening skills with the audios below: (open the audios in a new window to follow the scripts)

      miércoles, 13 de abril de 2011

      Just for fun!!

      Some of you will read Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. If you like,watch the video below and follow the lyrics of the song Mad World .

      Lyrics | Gary Jules lyrics - Mad World lyrics

      Listen and write

      Click on the entries below to revise some vocabulary while listening:
      Now listen to the song below and try to fill the gaps  in the song by Michael Jackson : Don't walk away.

      lunes, 11 de abril de 2011

      Houses and furniture

      To listen and  learn new vocabulary about houses and furniture click  here and now again. Then click on the entries below to practise:
      Now you can learn more vocabulary about home appliances.

      sábado, 26 de marzo de 2011

      domingo, 13 de marzo de 2011

      Saint Patrick's: history and celebration

      Click on the photo  and learn something about the origins and story of this celebration.People get dressed in green with a green hat to resemble the leprechaun.An Irish symbol of good luck that is thy symbol of Ireland is the shamrock.Later let's enjoy the song that most Irish people around the world sing to celebrate: The wild rover.

      jueves, 10 de marzo de 2011

      A celebration: St Patrick's day is coming

      Next week the Irish living in their country and those living around the world celebrate the national day of Ireland.
      Next Wednesday we will work in groups to solve the questions in this treasure hunt.
      As an introduction to the topic, enjoy these videos of the "Emerald Isle".

      jueves, 3 de marzo de 2011

      Describing people

      • Listen and write: Click on the link to listen and write a dictation.
      •  Practise with this worksheet the descriptions of people and clothing.
      • Watch the video follow the story and notice the new verbs in the past.

      lunes, 28 de febrero de 2011

      Unit 4D: Clothes

      jueves, 10 de febrero de 2011

      Revising for the exam

      Practise the Simple Present tense here.
      Now you can revise the vocabulary about the family : exercise 1(relatives) and exercise 2.
      A multiple choice test to revise pronouns.
      More vocabulary revision:

      martes, 1 de febrero de 2011

      To the cinema

      Next Wednesday we are going to the cinema to watch a notorious film in the original languague with subtitles: The king's speech directed by Tom Hooper.
      It's a good opportunity to enjoy a good film and know more about the British history and listen to its accent. Let's meet in Avenida 5 cines at 16:00! Watch the trailer here.Click on the choose language button: English to read the subtitles.

      To learn more about the film click here.

      sábado, 29 de enero de 2011

      Unit 4: Shopping

      Let's go shopping! Watch the video and learn useful phrases to buy clothes.

      Unit 4 A-B Routines and shopping

      Listen to the audios below and complete the texts. You could write the words missing in your notebook as a dictation practice.
      To study some new words about shopping, click on the photo.

      Here you can practice the use of good/well that you easily confuse in your compositions.

      martes, 25 de enero de 2011

      Reader: Mary Queen of Scots

      Some of you have been very disciplined and read the book. Just relax! I'll guide your reading in class. By now, learn something about this queen by clicking on the picture!

      lunes, 24 de enero de 2011

      About the exam

      These are the dates for the exams in the second term:
      • on 16th February Written exam including Reading (45'); Listening (15 or 20') and Writing (about 60').
      • on 21st February Oral exam including a monologue and a dialogue with a partner (about 15').

      Don't get stressed!!   

      lunes, 17 de enero de 2011

      Unit 3 C-D: Daily routines

      A).- Listen and complete the text. Click on the picture to listen to a speaker talking about his daily routine.
      B).- Then, watch the video below. 

      Prepositions IN, ON, AT

      Here you can revise the general rules about the use of the prepositions of time we learnt last day in class. Then, practise with the exercises below.Take your time before answering.
      1. Exercise 1
      2. Exercise 2
      3. Exercise 3
      4. Exercise 4
      Also you can practise with the same prepositions to locate things:
      1. Exercise 1
      2. Exercise 2

      sábado, 8 de enero de 2011

      HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011!!

      Welcome back to class after holiday time. I hope you've had great time and good presents but it is time to meet you again and study hard. Here Santa is a bit angry but if you click on the picture you can enjoy and practise with this listening activity about gifts:Whose are they?. It is an excellent practise for children and why not? for adults too.