Thursday 27 December 2018

Name That Thing

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Tuesday 25 December 2018

Thursday 20 December 2018

Food Phrasal Verbs

Learn cooking, eating, and food related phrasal verbs in this English lesson with your English teacher Lucy.
Get ready for Christmas!!!

Wednesday 19 December 2018

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Instead of SAID...

Here are dialogue words you can use instead of ‘said’, categorised by the kind of emotion or scenario they convey:

Anger: Shouted, bellowed, yelled, snapped, cautioned, rebuked.

Affection: Consoled, comforted, reassured, admired, soothed.

Excitement: Shouted, yelled, babbled, gushed, exclaimed.

Fear: Whispered, stuttered, stammered, gasped, urged, hissed, babbled, blurted.

Determination: Declared, insisted, maintained, commanded.

Happiness: Sighed, murmured, gushed, laughed.

Sadness: Cried, mumbled, sobbed, sighed, lamented.

Conflict: Jabbed, sneered, rebuked, hissed, scolded, demanded, threatened, insinuated, spat, glowered.

Making up: Apologised, relented, agreed, reassured, placated, assented.

Amusement Teased, joked, laughed, chuckled, chortled, sniggered, tittered, guffawed, giggled, roared.

Storytelling: Related, recounted, continued, emphasized, remembered, recalled, resumed, concluded

Tuesday 18 December 2018

Thursday 13 December 2018

Reading Comprehension Activity

Do this Reading Comprehension Activity created by Pablo to review.
Answers in class on Monday

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Wednesday 12 December 2018

Monday 10 December 2018

Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 7th December 2018

What's On Weekly Bulletin News

Murcia and Spanish news round-up week ending 7th December 2018

Facial Expressions in English Language

Check the activity done in class here.

Mistakes in Article Writing

Check writing article typical mistakes here.

If you don't know where you make your mistakes, that's your worst mistake: not knowing where your mistakes are at. 
Meek Mill

Friday 7 December 2018

Adverbial Phrases

We often use a comma to separate multiword adverbial phrases or clauses from the rest of the sentence when the phrase or clause comes first. In these next examples you’ll recognize a dependent clause, a prepositional phrase, a participial phrase, and an infinitive phrase.
  • When the clock strikes twelve, my dog howls. 
  • Over the course of a very long night, the surgeon operated on three children. 
  • Wanting to earn a place on the podium, the runner accepted the steroids. 
  • To make her decision, Mary studied each option for hours. 
The use of commas after prepositional phrases isn’t always straightforward. We use a comma after some prepositional phrases at the beginning of a sentence but not after others. So when do you use a comma and when don’t you?

1. Use a comma after prepositional phrases of five or more words:
On the counter sat a bundle of old letters. (fewer than five words)
From the elevator’s control panel, red paint dripped like blood. (five or more words)

2. Use a comma to eliminate confusion:
In the contest entries were arranged alphabetically. (confusing)
In the contest, entries were arranged alphabetically. (Without a comma after contest, readers might assume that contest entries was a unit, with contest modifying entries.)

3. Use a comma when a series of prepositional phrases starts the sentence:
During drought and famine, in good times and bad, I’ll be there for you. (A series of two prepositional phrases.)

(from The Editor's Blog A Tale of Adverbs and the Comma)

Thursday 6 December 2018

Wednesday 5 December 2018

KEY to Cloze 3rd Dec.

Check your answers here  and see some collocations and vocab from the text at the end.

Tuesday 4 December 2018

Inversion Review

If you feel like reviewing all type of inversions, click here.