WRITINGS: On these links there are a lot of model essays on different topics. Read them and practise trying to write your own one.
LIVING ENGLISH 1
UNIT 1: BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER.
Listen and watch this video about family roots. Then check your answers.
UNIT 1: DESCRIPTIONS – PRESENT SIMPLE / PRESENT CONTINUOUS
1. VOCABULARY AND ACTIVITIES: Here you will find vocabulary about physical appearance and personality. There are also suggested activities for you to practise.
Physical description template. This is a template (plantilla) to guide you in your description. Describe someone you know (family, friends, enemies or someone else).
Physical description activities2 More vocabulary and practice of descriptions.
Appearances: How to describe someone in English. Follow this link to do another activity about descriptions.
Adjectives for describing appearances. Gap-fill exercises and more …
THE HANGMAN GAME. Words to describe people. And now have fun with a game.
2. PRESENT SIMPLE / PRESENT CONTINUOUS. If you need to practise the difference between these two present tenses, here you can do it. Choose the level and the type of exercise you want. There is also a very interesting and clear link to understand and look up stative verbs.
Stative verbs. This is a link with a list of stative verbs. There is also a very clear explanation of them. Look them up whenever you need and listen to it all. It will be very helpful.
UNIT 2: NARRATIVES / PAST SIMPLE / PAST CONTINUOUS / PAST PERFECT.
UNIT 3: SPORT AND ACHIEVEMENT / PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND PAST SIMPLE.
- WANT TO / WANT OBJECT TO
This structure is a common mistake when writing.
Watch this video about how to use this structure.
Then read these examples and practise by doing the translation exercise.
Other verbs that follow the same structure. (MORE ADVANCED)
- BRITISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH.
British and American people share the same language but they use different words to refer to the same thing. Do the following tasks and you’ll learn the differences.
They also use a different spelling. In this link, you can learn the differences.
More activities about British and American English.
GRAMMAR: FUTURE TENSES (will-future, going to future, present continuous, future continuous and future perfect).
LANDMARKS: ORAL PRACTICE. Look at the images on these sites and choose one of the following oral activities:
1. You are a tour guide and are telling some tourists about one or more landmarks on these sites.
2. Dialogue. You and a friend want to travel together. Each of you wants to go to a different place. Choose some of these places and discuss about the different possibilities. Finally try to reach an agreement.
Famous landmarks 1: most_famous_landmarks.htm
Famous landmarks 2: most_famous_landmarks2.htm
Famous landmarks 3: most_famous_landmarks3.htm
Famous landmarks 4: most_famous_landmarks4.htm
UNIT 4 SB LISTENING SCRIPT: TOURIST GUIDE TO PREPARE THE ORAL PRESENTATION TO THE CLASS.
VOCABULARY: Idioms with animals. Idioms are expressions in which the meaning of the whole expression is different from the meaning of each individual word. Its meaning is figurative, not literal. There are thousands of idioms in English. Some of them are very funny. Here you can practise them by topics. You will also be able to learn their origin.
GRAMMAR: RELATIVE CLAUSES.
Here you are some exercises to practise the relative clauses and their answer key.
DESPITE, IN SPITE OF, ALTHOUGH (EXPLANATION)
UNIT 6: EXTREME WEATHER
See what weird things happen!
READING CHALLENGE. Read this text and do the following activities. See how interesting it is.
DO YOU KNOW WHAT A “GUSTNADO” IS? Do you think this phenomenon only happens far away? Perhaphs it doesn’t. This one took place in LA POBLA DE VALLBONA in August 2003. Yes … See what happened!
Do you remember that day? How old were you? Do you remember what happened or what you did that day? Write a short text. Send it to my mail or hand it in.
UNIT 7: TRAVEL
CONDITIONAL SENTENCES. If you want to understand the conditional clauses, have a look at this power point.
UNIT 8: HONESTY.
PASSIVE VOICE EXERCISES 1 (different tenses) WITH KEY.
PASSIVE VOICE EXERCISES 2 (different tenses) WITH KEY.
PASSIVE VOICE EXERCISES 3 (different tenses) WITH KEY.
PASSIVE VOICE EXERCISES 4 (different tenses) WITH KEY.
UNIT 9: THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!
Rewrite as many sentences as you can using a different connector of cause and result. CONNECTORS OF CAUSE AND RESULT 1
MORE GRAMMAR EXERCISES FOR BACHILLER. Click HERE