Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Extra Practice

A bit of extra practice (Voc & Gram) from units 1 to 3.
Key next week

Monday, 23 November 2015

A bit about football news...

On The Guardian

Daily Mail

The Washington Post

! Murcia Today - Murcian And Spanish News Weekly Round Up 22nd November

! Murcia Today - Murcian And Spanish News Weekly Round Up 22nd November

Writing Task: Essay

Write a 350-word essay on a free topic.
If you cannot find a topic, you can use one of the following:
  • Is a lottery a good idea?
  • Are cell phones dangerous?
  • Should students be allowed to grade their teachers
More topics here. Deadline 2nd Dec.

The essay writing process

Read about the essay writing process.

(Another) Paragraph Writing Example

Speaking Lesson Friday 27th

Have a look at the task and be prepared to talk...

NB: Remember, NO lesson on Tuesday; whole group on Friday

Paragraph Writing

See paragraph structure as well and write at least three paragraphs (one for each among the 6 options) using the given sample.

Friday, 20 November 2015

The Global Goals

The Global Goals.

'We The People' for The Global Goals

Council of Europe Website

Browse the Council of Europe website. You'll find some interesting topic to read, hear or watch.

Latest Human Rights News COUNCIL OF EUROPE

In today’s edition:
In the wake of terrorist violence, how best to defend freedom?
A new initiative to help children protect themselves against Sexual Abuse

Anti-torture Committee reports on Ireland and Gibraltar

Friday, 13 November 2015

Speaking lesson (Tue 17th & Fri. 20th)

Have a look at the speaking sheet and be ready to talk about it.

Speaking lesson with Raman Monday 16th 9:15 - 10:15

ACTIVITY ONE: You will be one of the people in the Green Room, who is going to be interviewed and later you will be the interviewer. Prepare in each case your role reading the prompts here.

ACTIVITY TWO: Make a case for why a 200-year-old disused church should be knocked down in your city centre in order to build a new office block. Explain the importance and attractiveness of the church for the town, and suggest uses that it could be put to.

ACTIVITY THREE: What's your favourite sports building or stadium? Why do you like it?

Places in Towns

I know this is already known and a bit dated, buy I wanted to share it anyway, especially the last page (for those who don't know Cartagena). [Thanks May] You can see more city buildings here.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Writing Task

Describe what your ideal home would be like and what rooms and features it would contain. Use as much vocabulary as possible from the unit. (Around 150 words) Deadline 18th Nov.

Unit 3 Vocabulary (pp. 33-35)

Monday, 9 November 2015

Adverb / Adjective Collocations

First have a look at the difficult list: Collocations with intensifying adverbs.
And then at the easy one: just absolutely and completely. More from BBC here.
Check gradable adjectives (if you didn't read the previous post) as well... and finally some online practice here... and a test if you feel like it.

Gradable Adjectives

Review Gradable Adjectives.