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Nov 15 2012

Adjectives describing personality

 

Idioma: anglès
Nivell:A1  (nivell 1)
Destresa: Vocabulari

Objectives: The main goal is to learn adjectives to describe people’s personality.

Task: Observe the following examples and complete the exercise.

 

Vocabulary:

Look at these images in order to understand the meaning of these adjectives:

 


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Nov 15 2012

Singular and plural nouns

Idioma: anglès
Nivell:A1  (nivell 1)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objectives: The main goal is to know how to make a singular noun plural.

Task: Read the explanation about how to make plural nouns and complete the exercise.

Grammar:

  • To make a singular noun plural, add –s:

Pencil –> Pencils

Door –> Doors

Tiger –>Tigers

 

*Notes:

a)     If the word ends in -ch, -sh, -x or -s, add –es:

Watch –> Watches

Dish –> Dishes

Box –> Boxes

Adress –> Adresses

 

b)    If the word ends in y, change to –ies:

Baby –> Babies

Study–> Studies

Lady –> Ladies

 

c)     Irregular plurals. Here are some examples:

Foot –> Feet

Tooth –> Teeth

Woman –> Women

Man –> Men

Child –> Children

Mouse –> Mice

Person –> People

Deer –> Deer

Sheep –> Sheep

Fish –> Fish (-es)


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Nov 15 2012

Reading a Letter: My family

Posted in A1 (nivell 1), Anglès, Lectura |

Idioma: Angles
Nivell:   A1 (Nivell 1)
Destresa: Comprensió lectora

Communicative Objective: This activity will improve your reading comprehension and learn how to write about a specific topic.

Task: Albert Breathnack is a boy who writes you a letter. He wants to talk about his family. Read the text and answer the questions attached.

 

 


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Nov 15 2012

Subject and object pronouns

Idioma: anglès
Nivell:A1  (nivell 1)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objectives: The main goal is to learn the difference between subject and object pronouns and how to use them.

Task: Read the explanation about subject and object pronouns and complete the following Exercise.

Grammar:

*(Open this image)

 

  • The subject is the person (or thing) doing the action:

I go to the cinema once a week.

She listens to music every day.

They watch TV on Mondays.

 

  • The object is the person or thing receiving the action:

You saw her at school.

He telephoned me.

We went to the supermarket with him.

 


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Nov 10 2012

Countable and uncountable nouns

Idioma: anglès
Nivell:A1  (nivell 1)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objectives: The main goal is to learn the difference between countable and uncountable nouns.

Task: Read the explanation about countable and uncountable nouns and complete the exercise.

 

Grammar:

 

  • Countable nouns are things that can be counted:

a table, two computers, three folders

  • Uncountable nouns cannot be counted as one, two, three, etc:

Water, milk, information,

 

In order to count these things, the expressions as a litre of, a kilo of and a cup of are used.


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Mai 26 2011

Slang and shortened terms

Idioma: Angles
Nivell:   B2.2 / C1.1 (nivell 5 i 6)
Destresa: Parla, comprensió oral

Communicative Objective: this activity will help you to recognize common speech sounds in English and their meanings.

Task: look at the attached page. Read through it, say the terms aloud, and try to construct sentences using the terms listed.

Tip:you might like to write some of the words on Google Translate and use the audio button to hear the terms aloud.


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Mai 23 2011

WILL vs. WON’T

Idioma: Anglès

Nivell:  B1

Desrtesa: Vocabulary

Objective: Getting acquainted with modal verbs.

Task: Fill the gaps of this exercise with the most suitable option (Will there be…? / Won’t there be / There’ll be… / There won’t be…)

TIP: You can find the key in this document


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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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Mai 16 2011

What’s your favorite…?

Posted in A1 (nivell 1), Anglès, Parla |

Idioma: anglès
Nivell: A1 (nivell 1)
Destresa: parla

Communicative objective: How to talk about likes and dislikes.  Learn how to use typical questions and sentences in a first conversation.

Situation: You meet a friend in a park and you two start a conversation.

Task: Work in pairs. Tell your friend about your favorite things: colours, countries, sports, food, cars, movies, etc).  Now try to guess your partner’s favorite things. If you are wrong, ask him/her to know it and say why you thought another thing.

Tip: here you have an example of a conversation with these questions:

I think your favorite music is country.

No. I like pop music. Why did you think I like country?
Because…

And what kind of food do you like?
Pasta.

And what type of pasta do you prefer?
Spaghetti.


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Mai 16 2011

Relative Pronouns: cloze texts

Idioma: anglès
Nivell: B2.1 (nivell 4)
Destresa: gramàtica

Objective: learn how to use relative pronouns in a written text.

Task: complete the text with the correct relative pronouns (who, whom, whose, which, that, where, when, what). You can find the texts here: cloze text1 , cloze text 2

Tips: Read about RELATIVE PRONOUNS in the following document


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