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Monday, December 26, 2011

CHRISTMAS PARTY PICS

COCONUT AND CARROT TRUFFLES


SALMOREJO CORDOBÉS


CHOCOLATE BONBONS


LEEK PUFF PASTRY


OMELETTE STUFFED ITALIAN PEPPERS


CHEESE AND PEAR MUFFINS


WHITE CHOCOLATE AND CHAMPAGNE TRUFFLES. THE WINNER!!!


CHEESE BREAD


BLACKBERRY BREAD


MARINATED SALMON CAKE


WILD RICE


SWEET POTATO AND CARROT CASSEROLE


3 CHOCOLATE CAKE


CHOCOLATE NOUGAT


CHEESE BALLS


SEAFOOD STUFFED PINEAPPLE

A CAMEL, A REINDEER AND A CRAZY TURKEY



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Saturday, December 17, 2011

CHRISTMAS VOCABULARY

Christmas is an interactive book by Mrs Haquet that shows us everything we need to know about Christmas:

  • Christmas vocabulary
  • Christmas traditions in several countries
  • Christmas-related listening activities
  • Christmas-related reading activities
  • A carol


If you want to find out about Christmas, drop by Mrs Haquet's interactive book and you won't be disappointed.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

TIMES AND DAILY ROUTINE

Hello guys, please click on the video to review your times and action words. It´s also good to practice question making and answering. 



Friday, December 9, 2011

MONOLOGUE SAMPLE

Hello guys,
please click HERE to listen to Emma talking about herself, her age, family, hobbies, etc. This is a good example of monologue task for your oral exam. Pay attention to her pronunciation and intonation. You can do the same to practice at home!

PRICES

Click HERE  and listen to these three conversations and write the prices of the different items.


a) The dictionary: …………………………………
b) The blue pen: …………………………………
c) The black pen: …………………………………
d) The cassettes: …………………………………
e) The batteries: …………………………………


Listen again and complete the gaps with the words you hear.

Conversation 1 

A. Good morning.
B. Good morning. Can I help you?
A. Yes, I ………………………………… a dictionary.
B. An ………………………………… dictionary?
A. A ………………………………… -English dictionary.
B. This one is …………………………………
A. OK. I´ll ………………………………… it.

Conversation 2

A. Yes, can I ………………………………… you?
B. Yes, ………………………………… a pen.
A. Blue ………………………………… black?
B. How much ………………………………… the blue pen?
A. ………………………………… dollar.
B. And the black one?
A. …………………………………
B. ………………………………… the blue one.

Conversation 3 

A. Good afternoon.
B. Good …………………………………
A. How much ………………………………… the cassettes?
B. Three for …………………………………
A. ………………………………… six, then.
B. That´s $10.00.







TAPESCRIPT 

Conversation 1

A. Good morning.
B. Good morning. Can I help you?
A. Yes, I want a dictionary.
B. An English dictionary?
A. A French -English dictionary.
B. This one is £8.45.
A. OK. I´ll take it.

Conversation 2 

A. Yes, can I help you?
B. Yes, I want a pen.
A. Blue or black?
B. How much is the blue pen?
A. One dollar.
B. And the black one?
A. 85 cents.
B. I´ll take the blue one.

Conversation 3

A. Good afternoon.
B. Good afternoon.
A. How much are the cassettes?
B. Three for five dollars.
A. I´ll take six, then.
B. That´s $10.00.
(pause)
A. Anything else?
B. Do you have batteries?
A. Yes.
B. How much are they?
A. $2.25 for a pack of four.
B. OK. A pack of four, please.
A. That´s $12.25 altogether.




KEY 

a) The dictionary: £8.45
b) The blue pen: $1.00
c) The black pen: 85 cents
d) The cassettes: 3 for $5.00
e) The batteries: 4 for $2.25.

From Highlight Beginner, Scott Thurnbury, Heinemann, p. 16. 

BE: THE PRESENT SIMPLE

Fill in the gaps with the right form of the verb BE. Answers at the bottom of the page (don't look at them before you do this exercise!)


e.g.  I am a student from England. 

 My parents are not (not) rich.



1. I´m Paolo and this is Federico.  We ………………… from Italy. 
2. My father  ……………….. a teacher. 
3. How ………………….. you?  Fine,  thanks. 
4. My little brother ………………… two. 
5. New York ………………… (not) in England.   It ……………. in America.
6. I ……………… Janet and this ……………….. my friend Bill. 
7. They  ……………………. students. 
8. My mother  …………………. (not) Spanish. 
9. It   …………………….. very hot in Brazil. 
10. She ………………………… from America. 
11. They ……………….. (not) at home.  They …………… at the theatre. 
12. It ………………………. six o´clock.   We …………….. late. 
13. …………………. you a footballer?  Yes, I …………………. .
14. ………………….. he French or German?   He ……………….. (not) French, he ……….. German.

From Grammar Spectrum 1, by Ken Paterson, O.U.P







KEY 

1. I´m Paolo and this is Federico.  We are from Italy.
2. My father is a teacher.
3. How are you?  Fine,  thanks.
4. My little brother is two.
5. New York is not in England.   It is in America
6. I am Janet and this is my friend Bill.
7. They are students.
8. My mother  is not Spanish.
9. It is very hot in Brazil.
10. She is from America.
11. They are not at home.  They are at the theatre.
12. It is six o´clock.   We are late.
13. Are you a footballer?  Yes, I am
14. Is he French or German?   He is not French, he is German.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

XMAS CAROLS

HELLO GUYS!

YOU CAN PRACTICE OUR CHRISTMAS CAROLS FOR THE PARTY WITH THESE TWO VIDEOS. DON'T WORRY, WE WILL ALSO SING THEM DURING OUR CLASS.
HAPPY SINGING!



Tuesday, November 22, 2011

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Hello class!
Please watch this video to learn about the traditional and modern day Thanksgiving celebrations. 


We will talk about it in class this coming Wednesday. See you then!

Monday, November 21, 2011

Sunday, November 13, 2011

THIS, THESE, THAT OR THOSE?

Hello guys!
Please watch this video and do the exercises about the demonstratives. Have fun!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Sunday, November 6, 2011

DAYS OF THE WEEK AND MONTHS OF THE YEAR

Hello guys!

Please take some time to view these very short videos. Good practice to review your days of the week and the months of the year. Listen to the pronunciation! Enjoy!





PUMPKIN WINNER

Hello to you all!
Please let´s congratulate Noemí for her wonderful decorations in her pumpkin. Well-done!
Also, thank you to all of you who participated in this contest. Great job everyone!






Thursday, November 3, 2011

AND THE WINNER IS...

THIS IS THE WINNER OF THE POSTER CONTEST, A STUDENT FROM LAS NAVAS DEL MARQUÉS. CONGRATULATIONS!

Monday, October 17, 2011

Welcome to the 2011-2012 school year

Hello to you all!!

Welcome to the new school year. It's going to be exciting and fun to learn so many new things. I can't wait to share the next few months with you. Thank you for all your hard work!
Peace,
R.