Friday 29 May 2020

The clothes shop | Onestopenglish

The aim of this activity is to rehearse the mini-play in twos or threes, focusing on the intonation patterns along the text. You could look for a pair and record it as if you were radio actors. One of you will be Maggie, one John and one the Assistant. Notice weak and strong forms, sentence stress and intonation. 
The clothes shop | Onestopenglish: This mini-play is set in a clothes shop in Manchester, where two friends are chatting to each other as they shop.

Thursday 28 May 2020

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) | Onestopenglish

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) | Onestopenglish: Materials to help students prepare for the Cambridge English: Proficiency (formerly CPE - Certificate of Proficiency in English)

Wednesday 27 May 2020

Writing Task: REVIEW

Remember to review (examine again) the review (report to give opinion) vocabulary and activities in our textbook on pp. 140 to 143. Check the key to these activities before getting down to writing.
Write a 350-word review on a film / play / concert / CD / blog / website / restaurant / book / TV programme: contest, series, film...

End of Year Video EOI CT

How do you feel today?

Friday 22 May 2020

Written Mediation Task

Smart Words and Meanings

Visit this blog: Smart Words and Meanings.
You won't regret it! /
You will think, why hadn't I visited it before?

Thursday 21 May 2020

Footshakes and elbow bumps: new coronavirus greetings

Next Monday we'll start the lesson commenting on the new habits Coronavirus is bringing... Will they catch on with everybody?
Think of other social habits we should start acquiring.

What's next for Irish Pubs LISTENING ACTIVITY (By Natalia)

Whats next for Irish pubs?

Discussion on Blended Learning

Read this FORBES ARTICLE and be ready to discuss about it. Write down the ideas put forward in the article and your own ones. See which precisely match yours, which markedly differ from yours and which you could broadly (not 100%) agree with.
We'll talk about this next Monday.

Wednesday 20 May 2020

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Listen to Coronavirus News: The latest by The Telegraph

Be ready to summarize the news for tomorrow morning. Take notes and write down guidelines for you to explain. 

Close-up p 52. The Virtual Revolution. Extra Listening

Virtual Revolution

Would you include these new words in the dictionary?

New Words 18 May 2020
Think about it it, give your reasons and we'll be talking about it tomorrow.

Saturday 16 May 2020

Energy animations | Onestopenglish

Energy animations | Onestopenglish: Bring science and geography to life through these animations which teach students about the energy that powers everything from their computer to the bus that transports them to school.

Wednesday 13 May 2020

Monday 11 May 2020

Happy Earth Day from the Planet of the Humans (feat. Jeff Gibbs & Ozzie Zehner)

Earth Day anniversary is not today; it was last Apr. 22nd, but as the saying goes, "Better late than never"

Rumble with Michael Moore  Ep. 72:  22nd Apr.   79 min.

On the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Michael is joined again by Jeff Gibbs and Ozzie Zehner, the team behind the new film, "Planet of the Humans." They discuss what Earth Day means to them, the explosive first day of the film's release, and where we go from here.

Friday 8 May 2020

Bridge Over Troubled Water | Simon and Garfunkel | VoicePlay A Cappella Cover

A classic I wanted to share. A song everybody should listen to at least once in their lives, either in a cover or original version.
Think of one song everybody should listen to, the reason(s) why and be ready to convince your classmates next Monday (2 minutes to do it).

Proverbs in English (3) Cambridge Dictionary Blog + Many more

No Smoke without Fire

English Proverbs A-Z from MyPresentations Services
Next Friday 2500 more...

Tuesday 5 May 2020

Conspiracy theories, panic buying and scapegoats: What Coronavirus tells us about human behaviour

How to Look after your Mental Health during Lockdown?

Europe Day (9th May)

Europe Day is coming closer and we would like to invite our students to take an active part on this day by joining in an interesting activity.

You can download a sample of the activity. Fill it in and email it (or a photo of it) to stating your name, language and level before 9th May at 8 pm. You will be able to see the results on the Erasmus + Blog.

Thank you for collaborating!!! 

Isabel & Sira

Monday 4 May 2020

Mediation activity

Two of you will have to do the activity to Sandra next Wednesday.

27 Figures of Speech explained and translated into Spanish

Speaking Mediation

You have to explain Canada's Food Guide to a group of 8-year-old kids in 3 mins.
The important thing is your intonation (that is the aim of the activity and the reason why your audience is so young); they'll focus more on your attitude, way of presenting information than on the words themselves

Friday 1 May 2020

Tips to be the perfect autonomous learner

Wonderful viedo Elena!!! Thanks!

Is modern life stealing our sleep?

It's estimated that, on average, we spend around 36 percent of our lives asleep - and with good reason. Our sleep plays a crucial role in how well our brains and bodies function when we're awake. But the modern world has plenty of ways to keep us from the rest we need, from electronic devices to the hours we work.
How modern life affects our sleep BBC Listening

Professor Vybarr Cregan-Reid, describes how the great move indoors to a more comfortable but sedentary experience was changing our feet, our faces and our backs. In this second series he considers how modern life has impacted on the whole body experience, specifically on our sleep, our height and our longevity.

More on the topic to read by The Guardian here.