Friday, October 31, 2014

October, 25th

This week we have been practising the present perfect, learning how to make polite enquiries on the phone , doing some revision exercises and watching a video from the BBC series Off the Hook.

We have finished unit 1, so please complete the exercises in the workbook.

Lookback (page 18)
Have a spooky weekend!

Composition. Deadline, November 7th

Write about an embarrassing situation that happened to you or someone you know (150-180 words) It doesn't have to be true, you can invent it if you want!

Use the key phrases on page 17 of your book.

Deadline is November 20th.

Off The Hook

Hooked on Off the Hook? Here´s some more. Watch the first part and then see "related videos" for the following parts. Have fun!
If you want more information about this series, click here.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Telephoning in English

Learn some techniques to make phonecalls in English. Check out this link.

Try this BBC interactive game to see if you know some useful expressions for telephoning.

Been to or gone to?

No one here

Been to the beach, have you?

Having trouble with the difference between been to and gone to?

BBC to the rescue. Check out this link.

Friday, October 24, 2014

October 24th

This week we've been discussing things we've been learning the difference between the present perfect and the past simple and discussing which time expressions we can use with them.

Homework for next week:
Finish the exercises on the handout (present perfect/simple past)
Speakout: page 13, exercise 9A and page 129, section 1.2, exercise A.

Have a lovely weekend!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Time expressions with the present perfect

If you need more practice with time expressions with the present perfect, click here for an explanation and exercises.

Or try some exercises with for and since here

Or try these:

exercise 1
exercise 2
exercise 3
exercise 4