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Friday, 29 November 2013

Real English

Remember I told you about long and short vowels? Well, let's have a look at the difference between /i:/ and /I/ If I had to name the verb "to get", I would call it the...This word has loads of meaning, it's impossible to know them all! What about phrasal verbs with ·get"? Forget it!!! Let's see the next clip which will help you with the different meanings of this "selfish" get. Phrasal verbs...nice...

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Ordinary Love

I just wanted to show you this amazing clip from the Irish group U2.

 I love the different settings, landscapes, handwriting, originality, Bono's voice and ,of course,the lyrics.

 This song has been written to honour Nelson Mandela and will appear in the upcoming biopic called "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom".

 I wish we could watch the film in class...obviously, in English Enjoy!!

 

Sunday, 10 November 2013

Past simple songs

Let's practice some verbs in the past, shall we??

 Oh, I will survive...classic!! I hope I can have the lyrics printed for Thursday. The message is crystal clear and beautiful, so why don't we translate the song in pairs?

 
 
Meaning: pray, crowd, flush, keep on,

   

to lie, awful,

 Well, you said you liked The Beatles, so...
  believe in, long for, troubles, suddenly, as though,

 Fall in love with, hold tight,


 

lonely, wedding, no one, darn, buried, grave, nobody,

 

change my mind, every now and then, feel down, if,

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Let's talk about something...

Dreams: What do you dream about??



 Move into : mudarse
 quite: bastante
 redundancy: despido
 chance: opportunity
 date someone: tener una cita con alguien
 sort of: en cierto modo
 madly: locamente
Jealousy : Have you ever been jealous?


realise/notice: darse cuenta
 Naked: desnudo weird/ bizarre/ rare/ strange/ unusual/ odd: raro
 be scared of something : tener miedo a algo

  Freedom: when do you feel most free?



 make decisions: tomar decisiones
 own: poseer, aquí significa "propio".
 point of view: punto de vista
 be allowed to : poder ( tener permitido)
 freedom of speech: libertad de expresión
 whatever: lo que sea
 nag: atosigar, dar la lata
 'cause/ cos/ because
 else: más...(example: nothing else: nada más)
  If you had three wishes, what would they be?



 world peace: paz en el mundo
 That's it: eso es todo
 so hard: tan duro
 Health: salud

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Saturday, 9 March 2013

Video comprehension


 1)Name the subjects you can pick in that school.
 2)What happened in the lab?
 3)When he went to the drawing class, what things were there to draw about?
 4)When he got dressed after the judo lesson, what was the problem with his trousers?
 5)Once in the toilet, how did he know the trousers the other man was wearing were his?
 6)When the military man appear, what did he start doing?
 7)What happened to his car while he was eating the chocolate cake?


 

1) Why did he have to take the bus?
 2) Do you think he knows how to resuscitate the poor man who lying on the pavement?
 3)When he realised he has run out of battery, what did he do?
 4)What did he use to stick the stamp on the envelope?
 5)When is Mr. Bean when the postman leaves?
 6)When he is trying to catch someone's attention, what did he use?
 7)When he goes on holiday, what did he take with him? was the suitcase big enough?
 8)How did he try to turn over the pages?
 9)Name the different means of transport we have seen.
 10)What is the feeling you get if there are turbulences?

Friday, 22 February 2013

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Monday, 18 February 2013

Translations ( unit 4)


   1.   Me gustan estos vaqueros pero son demasiado caros
   2.   Luis no puede jugar al baloncesto porque no es lo suficientemente alto
   3.   ¿Quién es el peor futbolista del mundo?
   4.   Liverpool es más grande que Chester pero no tan grande como Londres
   5.   ¿Te compraste un chándal nuevo?
   6.   ¿Cuánto cuestan esos pantalones cortos?
   7.   ¿Cuánto costó ese abrigo morado?
   8.   Ese bikini es más pequeño que el bañador
   9.   Las gafas de Raúl son más modernas que las de laura.
   10.           En días fríos, las mangas largas son mejores que las cortas
   11.           Es importante reciclar papel, cristal y plástico
   12.           Las chanclas son demasiado informales para una boda.
   13.           El vestido de Elena no es tan corto como el de Lucia, pero el de Lorena es el más corto.
   14.           Empezó a llover cuando estaban jugando al tenis
   15.           Volamos a Londres el verano pasado
   16.           ¿Tienes algo de azúcar?
   17.           Estoy demasiado cansada para jugar a otro juego