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Friday, April 4, 2014

April 4th

This week we have been learning to suggest ideas and to react to them. We have also started to discuss age issues.
Homework: Vocabulary bank, page 153, Health and ageing.
Enjoy the weekend!

Age

Watch the video about kidults again.


video

 What are kidults? Two of the statements below are false. Which ones?

  1. The generation gap between young and old people is getting bigger.
  2. Increasingly, old people are afraid of young people and young people appreciate old people less.
  3. Only older people can afford the lifestyle of young people.
  4. The toy market for children is larger than the toy market for adults.
  5. Youth culture dominates society.
  6. In the 50´s, there was no transition between childhood and adulthood.
Learn vocabulary related to age here and here.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Conditional sentences

If you need or want to practise conditional sentences, you'll find plenty of exercises here and here. I'm sure that's more than enough!

Friday, March 21, 2014

March 21st

This week we have been discussing advertising and starting to revise and learn conditional sentences.
Homework: handout conditional sentences (sorry, I can't upload it)
Have a nice weekend!

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Adverts

Watch the ads and answer the questions:



What else!  Which of the items below do they mention?

Mistakes
Education
Coffee
Wine
Cigarettes
Death
Sin
Eating
Sleeping
Bathrooms
Producers
Movies
Managers
Saints
Angels
Poverty
Religion
Clothes
Colours
Children




Sharing happiness. Match the sentence halves. Then watch the ad and check your answers.

1.For every tank built
a.131,000 stuffed animals are made.
2.For every stock market crash
b.200,000 “Welcome” mats are put down.
3.For every corrupt person
c.1 million mums are baking chocolate cakes.
4.For every wall that is put up
d.than bad news in the world.
5. While one scientist is creating a new weapon
e.than fear.
6. Worldwide, more Monopoly money is printed
f.100,000 couples are trying to have a baby.
7.There are more funny videos on the internet
g. there are 10 versions of “What a wonderful world”
8.Love has more results
h.20,000 people share a Coke
9. For every person that says things are going to get worse
i.8,000 people are donating blood.
10.For every weapon sold in the world
j. than dollars.




Just do it! Watch the Nike ad “Voices” and fill in the gaps in the sentences:

  1. When I was growing up, girls just didn’t …………………………………
  2. No one in my all boys team would ………………………….
  3. Dad told me I couldn’t be a ……………………..……….
  4. There was a guy who tried to spit on me and then ……….. me out of his way.
  5. There comes a point when you have to be ……………………………
  6. People aren’t used to women being so …………………….. It scares them.
  7. I’m a ………………………… who can dunk.
  8. I’m a girl. That doesn’t mean I have to wear a …………………… Doesn’t mean I can’t get all fired up.
  9. They used to say “That girl is …………………….. But then I just kept………………
  10.  There’s something telling me to do it …………………………………..