Thursday, November 26, 2015

Present perfect simple and continuous

Try more exercises about the present perfect continuous. Click on the links below:

Exercise 1.

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Explanation and exercises

I've been cutting my fingers!
I've cut my finger!

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

MasterChef at No10 Red Nose Day BBC Comic Relief

Watch the video and answer the questions:

True or false? Correct the wrong sentences.

  1. Claudia wanted to see the décor in 10 Downing Street.
  2. Ruby is obsessed by Masterchef.
  3. They’re going to cook lunch for four people.
  4. There’s no kitchen roll.
  5. John and Michel are the Prime Minister’s bodyguards.
  6. Ruby needs to go to the loo.
  7. Claudia makes a phone call.
  8. Claudia will put chocolate in her chilli con carne.
  9. Miranda is cooking a dessert.
  10. Miranda has never had an egg in her hand before.

Complete the sentences with the words you hear:

  1. It has served as the nerve centre for British government ________________________
  2. Claudia Winkleman, Ruby Wax and Miranda Hart are the three________________________
  3. This is not an exaggeration or a lie. I would say ________________________
  4. You are going to feed the ________________________of judges.
  5. The contestants have 1 h 45 min to cook their own course for________________________
  6. Judge: “You’ve never cleaned a crab before?” Ruby: “I’ve never ________________________
  7. The crabs are out, now they’re just there, and they________________________
  8. Ruby: “Do I need a bowl?” Judge: “No, but I need a ________________________
  9. Oh, no, Claudia, ________________________on the floor?
  10. Miranda: “This is the time I choose to cook. ________________________
Now watch the second part:

Thursday, November 19, 2015

November 20th

This week we have started unit 2 of our book. We watched a video about a young Nobel Prize winner and we have been talking about social issues. We have also read a text about Comic Relief  and Red Nose Day.
Homework for next week: page 18, exercises 2A, 3A, 4A and 5A.

Have a nice weekend!

Social issues

Click here to learn and practise vocabulary related to issues.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Malala Yousafzai

Watch again the video about Malala Yousafzai. The extract we saw in class starts at minute 5:00.

Click here to download the exercises.

Click here for more videos

Thursday, November 12, 2015

November 13th

This week we have talked about embarrassing situations and we have practised making polite enquiries.

Homework for next week: do the revision exercises on your photocopy.

Have a nice weekend!

Making polite enquiries on the phone

Click here or here see how to make polite enquiries using some structures.

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.

And click here to remember some of the things we said today in class.