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Mai 17 2011

Personalities

Posted in Anglès, B1 (nivell 3), Parla |

Idioma: anglès

Nivell:  B1 (nivell 3)

Destresa: parla

Communicative Objective: the purpose of this activity is to learn how to talk about people’s personality.

Situation: One of my friends, Mary, is kind, sympathetic, beautiful, and smart. She is also very calm, easy to please, and considerate. My other friend, Robin,  is aggressive, argumentative, stubborn, inflexible, and selfish. The thing is that Mary is so dull and boring, whereas Robin is the exciting and interesting one.

We know that we like to have a variety of friends with different personalities, but does this also apply for other significant people in our lives?

Task: Work in pairs . Describe to your partner what characteristics you like about people present in your life (such as friends, family, significant others.)


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Gen 27 2011

City and rural life

Idioma: anglès
Nivell: A2 / B1 (nivell 2 i 3)
Destresa:  parla, vocabulari

Communicative objectives:

1.  Getting acquainted with vocabulary related to city and rural life.

2. Expressing preference.

Task:

Work in pairs. Complete this chart using the vocabulary given and discuss the solutions with your partner. You may want to add a few things more in each slot. Then, explain your partner if you prefer the city or the rural life. Try to use the expressions you will find in this sheet.


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Gen 28 2010

How can we solve the crisis

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Idioma: Anglès
Nivell: 3, 4
Destresa: Parla

Communicative Objectives:
This activity will help you to learn:
– To use future verb forms

– New vocabulary related to finance and business
Situation:
Work in groups. You have been selected to help your country to device a plan to solve the economic crisis.
Task:
You should first talk about the problems and then try to give solutions in order to solve the crisis. You can also think of different policies to be implemented.

Vocabulary:
Vocabulary related to crisis
Future
Going to


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Gen 27 2010

Talking about fashion

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Idioma: Anglès
Nivell: A2 / B1 (nivell 2 i nivell 3)
Destresa: parla

Communicative Objectives:
This conversation will help you to learn:
– How to talk about your habits when buying clothes (USED TO)
– New vocabulary

Situation:
A friend has invited you to go with her/him to a fashion show.There you see a great change in style.

Task:
Discuss about fashion: how was the fashion of last years and how is it now.

Vocabulary:
• Clothing Vocabulary
Used to


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Gen 27 2010

Motivation

Idioma : Anglès

Nivell : B1 / B2.1 (nivell 3 i 4)

Destresa : parla

Objectives :
With this activity you will learn how to use the third conditional.

Situation :
You work for a multinational company and the big boss has complained about your branch since the results of the first trimester are not as good as he expected. He has ordered you to reach 20% increase on sales or else your branch will be closed. In order to achieve it, you need to motivate your employees making them think about their mistakes and the possible solutions.

Task :

  • If you are the boss: Ask your employees about issues to be improved.
  • If you are the employee: Using the 3rd. conditional try to say what can be imrpoved, both on the company and your own side, and how.

Vocabulary:

Use vocabulary to express your beliefs and opinions.

Grammar:

e.g. “I think that we would have worked harder if you had given us a pay rise” or “If I had been more aggressive, I would have sold more products”


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Gen 27 2010

When you are lost

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Idioma: Anglès
Nivell: A2 / B1 / B2.1 (nivell 2,3 i 4)
Destresa: parla


Communicative Objectives:

This conversation will help you to learn:
– How to describe your location yourself in a place
– How to ask for directions when you are lost

– How to give directions

Situation:
You are visiting a city and after some hours walking you realise that you are lost. You have a map but you cannot situate yourself.

Task:
Work in pairs/groups and see the Map. One of you ask the other(s) where exactly are you and the others should answer. Moreover, you should ask how to arrive to the different places you would like to visit.

Vocabulary:
• Basic vocabulary
• Questions and answers


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Gen 21 2010

Mission: survive!

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Idioma : Anglès

Nivell : B1 / B2.1 (nivell 3 i 4)

Destresa : parla

Communicative Objectives:

The objective of this activity is that you learn:

  • How to argument your ideas
  • How to persuade other people

Situation:

A group of Astronauts has landed on the moon, but has become separated from the main party at the base station.  The group has 200 miles to cover in order to reach it, and limited supplies.

Task:

Work in groups. Each one of you look at this list of items.  It is your job to get to an agreement in ranking the items in order of importance for your survival.  If you have a different order of numbers than your neighbour, justify your reasoning to convince your partners.


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Des 22 2009

At work

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Idioma: anglès

Nivell: A2 / B1 (nivell 2 i 3)

Destresa: parla, vocabulari

Communicative objectives:

With these activities you’ll learn how to:

  • Talk about your job/studies and ask information about your partners’ job/studies
  • Explain your reasons for choosing one element and not the other.

Situation:
Together with your partner you are getting to know each other’s job/studies.

Tasks:

You and your partner can do the following exercises to know each other’s job/studies. Here you have some tips to help you.


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Des 16 2009

Election of the students’ council President

Idioma : Anglès

Nivell : B1 / B2.1 (nivell 3 i 4)

Destresa : parla

Objectives:
With this activity students will learn how to criticize or support other people’s ideas as well as supporting theirs.

Situation:
Students are worried about some issues that concern them like the dates of the exams, having time enough to study, etc. In order to make things better, the election of the president of the students’ council is going to take place.

Task:
Take notes for a speech to explain the reasons why you should be elected as president. A wide range of ideas should be prepared in order to persuade the rest of the students.

If you are in a group, other students can ask questions about your programme.

Grammar:

If you elect me, I will change the exams schedule.

  • Revise the use of “will/won’t” in order to express future

I will change as many things as you ask me.

Vocabulary:
You may use vocabulary concerning character description as well as some vocabulary related to university life and certain expressions to express dis/agreement.


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Des 16 2009

Being a seller for a day

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Idioma : Anglès

Nivell : B1 / B2.1 (nivell 3 i 4)

Destresa : parla

Communicative objectives:

With this activity the student will learn how to:

–         Use the basic tips to initiate a conversation

–         Introduce yourself to a stranger

Situation:

Imagine you are a seller and you have to go house-by-house trying to sell an encyclopaedia. You need to reach a minimum amount of sells in order to get an extra pay and this month you just need to sell one more to get it.

Task:

Work in pairs/groups. One of you will have to assume the role of the seller while the other/s will be the customer. You have to be nice to the customer if you want him/her to buy your product, some things you could do are:

– talk to the client about your day or asking the client about his/hers.
– offering a discount.

– giving a present for the purchase.

Grammar:

Present continuous:      What are you doing? I’m cooking the dinner

Future Forms:              You will learn about everything you need to know

I’m going to show you the best encyclopaedia

Vocabulary:

Expressing apologies and thanks: (e.g. I’m sorry, I apologise for… Thank you very much, I really appreciate it…)

Greetings and farewells: (e.g. Hi/Hello, see you later…)


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