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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?

And what kind of food do you like?

And what type of pasta do you prefer?

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Des 14 2010

20 Questions

Idioma: anglès
Nivell: B2.1 / B2.2 / C1.1 (nivell 4,5 i 6)
Destresa: parla

Communitative Objective: by the end of the activity you will learn how to appropriately ask questions in the proper tense and form.

Task: work in pairs or in groups. One person thinks of a word while the other person can ask up to twenty questions to try and figure out what the word is.  The secret word can be anything.  As one person asks the questions, the other has to try to respond using one word answers to discover the answer. After 20 questions and no right answer then the player loses.

You might like to check the sentences attached as an example for the game.

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Des 11 2009

Wh- Questions


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

To learn the different kinds of wh- questions and when they are used.

Read this explanation about wh- questions and try to fill in the gaps in the exercise.

They are open questions and they are used to ask about general information. They are placed in front of the question.

• What: When you are asking for information about something.
E.g.: What is your name? My name is Helen.
• Which: When you are asking for information about one of a limited number of things.
E.g.: Which shirt do you like? I like the red one.
• Who: To ask about someone’s identity.
E.g.: Who are Steven and Jack? They are Mary’s brothers.
• When: To ask about the time that something happened or will happen.
E.g.: When is the party? The party is on Tuesday.
• Where: To ask questions about place or position.
E.g.: Where are you from? I’m from England.
• Why: It is used to ask about reasons. The answer usually begins with because.
E.g.: Why are the children on holiday? Because today is their birthday.
• How: To ask about the way in which something is done.
E.g.: How are you? I’m fine, thanks.

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Nov 27 2009

Visiting London

Posted in A2 (nivell 2), Anglès, Parla |


Idioma: anglès
Nivell: A2 (nivell 2)
Destresa: parla

Communicative objectives:

The objective of this activity is that you learn how to:
– Ask for and give directions
– Use the right prepositions
– Learn vocabulary related to the city

You went to visit London but now you are lost in the city centre. You had to meet a friend of yours but he can’t come. You find a tourist guide in Trafalgar Square and you ask him how to get to the main attractions of London.

Work in pairs: one is the tourist and the other one is the tourist guide. Look at the map for a couple of minutes, you are in Trafalgar Square now. One student asks the other one how to reach the following places, and the other tells the best way to get there.
– Westminster Cathedral (learn more)
– Marble Arch (learn more)
– Tower of London (learn more)
– Imperial War Museum (learn more)
– British Museum (learn more)
– Royal Albert Hall (learn more)

Modal verbs: (e.g. you should…, you ought to…, etc.)
Prepositions: (e.g. in front of, between, behind, along, etc.)
Questions: (e.g. Where is…, How can I get to…, etc.)

City (e.g. church, cathedral, park, garden, street, roundabout, etc.)
Directions: (e.g. left, right, go straight on, etc.)
Connectors of time: (e.g. then, after, first of all, later)

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Nov 27 2009

Excuses for a trip


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

Communicative objectives:

The objective of this activity is that you learn how to:

– Use the correct future forms correctly.
– Use time expressions with the right prepositions.
– Ask questions.

You meet someone, a really annoying person who is interested in travelling next summer. He/She  is trying to convince you about going on holidays with him but you don’t want to go with him/her.

Take one minute to think about this “trip” you have already planned. One person tells the planned trip and the other asks questions about the trip and tries to fix all the problems and finding excuses to avoid traveling with him/her.

Future Forms: (e.g. I will, I’m going to visit, etc.)
Prepositions: (e.g. On Monday, at night, at 7 o’clock)
Wh- Questions: (e.g. What will you do, When are you going to, etc.)

Tourism Vocabulary
– Excuses

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