Thursday, September 11

Tuesday Sep . 16 - Song

Hello there:

Watch the video and listen to the song f-i-r-s-t , meaning ... no peep on the activity below. The lyric is provided for the activities need it.




After watching or watching it over and over ...

Am I wrong for 1:thinking out the box from where I stay?
Am I wrong  2: for saying that I'll choose another way?
 3: I ain't  trying to do what
everybody else doing
Just cause everybody doing what they all do
If one thing I know, how far would I grow?
I'm walking down this road of mine, this road that I call
home

So am I wrong 4: for thinking
that we could be something for real?
Now am I wrong 5: for trying
to reach the things that I can't see
That's just how I feel, that's just how I feel …
That's just how I feel …  trying to reach the things that I can't see

Am I tripping for having ambition?
My prediction; 6: I'mma be on the top of the world
Hope you, hope you don't look back, always do what you decide
Don't let them control your life, that's just how I feel
Fight for yours and don't let go, don't let them compare you, no
Don't worry, you're not alone, that's just how we feel

Am I wrong for thinking that we could be something for real?
Now am I wrong for trying to reach the things that I can't see?
That's just how I feel, that's just how I feel
That's just how I feel … trying to reach the things that I can't see

If you tell me I'm wrong, wrong 
I don't 7:wanna be right, right
If you tell me I'm wrong, wrong
I don't wanna be right …

[ … ]

Activity:

a: What is "to think out / outside (of) the box"? (1)

b: I the song, there is some slang that you should find out
the meaning. Number references in the song: 3 – 6 and 7

c: Numbers 2 – 4 and 5 show the same pattern or model. Do a little Grammar research to know why it is not ‘for’ think instead of ‘for’ thinking …  Google them. 

d:  Write the opposites of:
- mine: ___________
- control: _________
- real: ____________
- something: _____________

See you in class,

Teacher Silvy

Presentations

Hello everybody:
Videos of recent presentations are ready. They are uploaded on YouTube due to their size but do not
'panic' ... They are not public 


The idea is that past and future presenters watch the body language and listen to your speech (be nice
to yourself).


Write your answers neatly on a separate piece of paper to hand it to your teacher , me ...


1) What things you would like to improve in your next presentation?
2) Do you like your body movements?
3) Do you like the volume of your voice?
4) Is there anything special you noticed regarding your pronunciation?
5) Did you like your poster? Was it useful?
6) Do you think your classmates understood what you said?

All my best,

Teacher S.

Presentation 1 by Allen - August 2014

Presentation 2 by Lina - September 2014

Presentation 3 - (Part 1) by Laura - September 2014




Friday, August 29

Intermediate Student's work

Here are two pieces of work from a student of mine, Karen. She designed a mind map about vacations and a paper doll biography of Maria Montessori.

*Click on the graphs to see them properly.



Wednesday Sep. 3



Listen to the song and fill in the gaps. Some words are:

blase (please look up the meaning) - sparkle - bored -  ignore - careless - yawn - realize 

You've changed
That 1)……………….. in your eye is 2) .....................
Your smile is just a careless 3) .....................
You’re breaking my 4) ......................
You've changed ...
Your kisses  are now so 5)…………………..
You're 6)…………………….with me in every way
I can’t 7) ..............................
You've changed

You've 8) .......................... the words I love you
Each memory   that we  9)…………………...
You 10)………………………
every star above you
I can't realize that you ever cared
You've changed
You're not the 11)……………….. I once 12) .......................
No need to tell me that we're  through
It's all over now
You've changed
You ignore every star above you
I can't  13)………………. you've ever cared
You've changed
It's all over now
You’ve changed

See you,

Teacher S.

Thursday, July 24

Monday July 27

Hello everyone:
    Here you have different topics using Mind-Maps. Please, take a look at them and write your notes whether you found the information on them is useful, enough or what you would add-change.
    Remember that "mapping" information is personal and unique. You know there is an structure on how to design mind maps but the rest is your creativity.
We will discuss the following in class.

Teacher Silvia



Thursday, July 17

Monday July 21st. Video link activity.

Follow this link to ANIMAL PLANET, watch the video and answer the questions.



QUESTIONS:

1: Why do zebras' stripes "work"?

2: What is one big advantage for the zebras when it comes to lions?

3: What is a group of zebras called?


All my best,

teacher Silvia.

Tuesday July 22nd: "No more football for you".

In the movie-comedy "Bend it like Beckham", there is a clash between two different cultures but one "dilemma". Jess (the girl main character) has a secret football life until her parents discovered it.

Watch the clip as many times as you need since they speak British English with Indian accent :) and answer the questions below.



1: What ethnic group does Jess belong to?

2: Where does Jessica want to play?

3: Why does her mother think Jessica is not saying the truth?

4: Jess ' mother doesn't want her daughter "to run around ______________"

5: What is "Punjabi" food? (find out country/ethnic group/kind of food)

6: Can Jess' father help her? Justify

7: Why does Jess' mother criticize her niece, Jess' cousin?

See you in class,

Teacher S.

Wednesday July 23rd. Movie Clip

Watch it and pay attention to the details to complete some questions in class.

See you,

Teacher Silvia



Thursday, July 10

MONDAYJuly 14th - Movie Clip

On Monday, I am going to give you questions for you to write about this movie clip which has subtitles ... So please write them down and check the setting (place) where the action takes place.

See you in class,

Teacher Silvia




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