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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Present Perfect vs. Simple Past

Listen to a teacher explaining the difference between the present perfect and the simple past:



Now try some exercises:


Present perfect exercises here and here

Present perfect vs. simple past herehere and here

Friday, October 17, 2014

October 17th

This week we´ve been talking about doing things for the first time using adjectives.
Don't forget I´ve assigned a composition. Deadline is October 28th.
Homework for next week: listen to this song and do the exercise.
Have a very nice smashing weekend!

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Extreme adjectives

We've been learning how to express feelings using certain adjectives.
Download the handout with exercises here

Practise more ed/ing adjectives here and here.

Practise strong adjectives here




It's not dirty- it's FILTHY!

Alanis Morissette - Hand In My Pocket

Listen to Alanis Morissette singing Hand in my Pocket :


Do the gap-filling exercise on your handout.




Composition. Deadline: October, 28th

If only...
Write an email describing your current living situation. Include information about:
1. the place.
2. who you live with.
3. how you found it.
4. how you feel about it.

Remember:
- Organise your text  clearly in paragraphs and include only one idea per paragraph.
- Revise and edit your text carefully before handing it in. Try to include some of the new language you´ve learned.

You´ll find guidelines and a model text on page 10 of your book.

Please, hand it in within the deadline. If you can´t come to class, you can email it to me.

Happy writing!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Video Podcast Unit 1

Watch the video about annoying habits again:



Do you have any annoying habits? What habits would you find most annoying in other people?

If you have some time to spare, listen to this programme about annoying habits in the office.

More on indirect questions.


Are you still in trouble with indirect questions? Check out this video:



You´ll find more exercises here.