Thursday, 11 February 2016

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Wed 10th Class

We´ll be doing some revision for the reading / listening / writing parts of next week tests:

  • your reviews
  • short listening comprehension activity 
  • and two reading comprehension activities.

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Verbs followed by infinitive / gerund

Have a look!
It's always helpful to have a reference in case of doubt.

Friday, 29 January 2016

"Real Vocabulary" Quiz

Do this quiz and see how many right answers you can get! (at the bottom of the page).

To see explanations given by Scott Thornbury click here.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Some words from Will...

From Teaching Shakespeare to Young Learners by Dr Christina Lima University of Leicester, 14th January 2016

Shakespeare Lives

Join the British Council special Shakespeare Lives to commemorate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary of his death.

Monday, 25 January 2016

Writing Task: REVIEW

Remember to review (examine again) the review (report to give opinion) samples posted so far. Check this Restaurant Review and Useful Vocabulary before getting down to writing.

Write a 350-word review on a film / play / concert / CD / restaurant / book / TV programme...

Deadline: Feb. 1st

Review the activity done in class: Holiday Destinations (PowerPoint presentation from Tim's Free English Lesson Plans. It's fun... and do use the given expressions, please. Thanks for sharing, Tim!

! Murcia Today - Murcian And Spanish Weekly News Round-up, W/e 24th January 2016

! Murcia Today - Murcian And Spanish Weekly News Round-up, W/e 24th January 2016

Linking Words

You may use this linking words page to improve your article writing or perhaps an extended version of linking words (Both by Viv Quarry)
This is a useful address to practise linking words.

Some extra interesting vocabulary to write reviews...

Have a look at these adjectives to describe films. Some vocabulary to mean Exciting and Interesting & collocations with Interesting.

Remember: it is strictly forbidden to use the word "interesting" in reviews alone, as a predicative adjective (afer verb be).:-D

Extra Vocabulary for Reviews

You can use the following Usage Notes to improve your collocations when you talk or write about Music, Restaurants, Cinema & the Movies and Literature (from Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary 8th Edition).
A Beautiful Mind review sample (from Tomeu Aloy's English Advanced 2 Blog)

Speaking Lesson 12 (Tue. 26th)

Be ready to talk about these current affairs.

Review Writing

Let's start with an activity from Oxford Learner's Thesaurus Study Pages: A Film Review. Then have a look at another sample of Film Review; study the structure, phrases and some useful vocabulary.
In this presentation (by Javi) you can see some more extra useful vocabulary for Book Reviews (remember to check How to Write a Book Review)

Cast your eye over this

Friday, 22 January 2016

Cartagena EOI Students' Favourite Songs...

... in all languages. Check here. Do you agree with them?

We were laughing in class the other day...I Love to Laugh

Yes, laugh and laugh as much as you can: LOL, laugh your head off, make people laugh...

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Mind Work Experience Competition

Have a look at this page on Macmillan Employability Skills website and see whether you fell like taking part in it.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Join the Lipdub Recording for the Anniversay

Recording of the lipdub video by EOI students who will move thier lips, gestures and movements to the song Uptown Funk amd others along the school premises. If you have any special talent, do talk to Isabel, head of the English Department. Come and have a good time!

Aula de Cultura de la Fundación Caja Mediterráneo

Jueves 21 de enero, 20.30 h.: Filmoteca Regional
   Lilting (Hong Khaom, 2014) Reino Unido. 91'. Digital VOSE.    Entrada gratuita.

Jueves 28 de enero, 20.30 h.: Filmoteca Regional
   Hamlet (Laurence Olivier, 1948) Reino Unido. 147'. Digital VOSE.   Entrada gratuita.

Viernes 29 de enero, 21.30 h.: Teatro del Desván.
   Recuerdos del pasado con Carles Castillo.   Entrada: 8€.

  Reservas: y en teléfono / whatsapp: 619 620548


Just a reminder ... 
You have to do / give / make a presentation before the end of the (academic) year. It will help your oral skills dramatically / enormously / immeasurably / significantly / tremendously.
Tips to start working on it.