Monday, 21 December 2009

Christmas Carol: Happy Xmas (by Celine Dion)

Luz, an old NB2 student from the EOI Cartagena wants to share this beautiful Christmas carol with all of you. It includes the lyrics for your convenience.

Hope you like it.

Merry Christmas!

Friday, 18 December 2009

File 3D. Grammar: Prepositions of time


Here's an exercise to practise the prepositions of time. Click on the link below and choose the right answer.

Prepositions of time

Thursday, 17 December 2009

Culture: Christmas in England

Courtesy of Isabel M. Bastida

Monday, 14 December 2009

Micro-challenge: the word 'Christmas'

1. What is the origin of the word 'Christmas'?

2. Find information about the following festivities:
a. Christmas Day
b. Boxing Day
c. New Year's Eve
d. New Year's Day

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Recursos: es una página web educativa que recopila videos musicales subtitulados (y a veces traducidos) con los que podréis escuchar vuestra música favorita a la vez que aprendéis inglés. Merece la pena echarle un vistazo de vez en cuando

Además, navegando por sus foros he encontrado numerosos enlaces que seguro que os interesarán:
Ya os he hablado en clase de esta página. Aquí encontraréis de todo relacionado con el inglés.
Los recursos están muy bien organizados, y hay de todo (mirad todo lo que ponga 'Elementary')

Y muchos más en el siguiente enlace del mismo foro.

Espero que os sirva

Thursday, 3 December 2009

File 3A. Grammar: Adjectives (extra)


Here's a link to an excellent website to review and expand all you learnt in class about adjectives. Move your mouse over the words and phrases and you will listen to their pronunciation.

Visit for more exercises. It is highly recommended!

Tuesday, 1 December 2009

File 3B. Vocabulary & Pronunciation: Daily routine

'During the week I am busy because I work a lot. I go to bed late so I am always very tired in the morning.'

Watch these videos for children. Practise your pronunciation.

Learn these daily routine expressions vocabulary

Finally, answer these questions

What do you do in the morning?
What do you do in the evening?
What do you do in the afternoon?

Courtesy of Isabel M. Bastida

File 3B. Grammar: The Time


Here are some clocks from an international airport. Can you tell the time in English? Click on the Comments section to check your answers.

Now read the information, do the exercises and play the games. Enjoy them!

Telling the time
The time I
The time II
Game I
Game II

Finally, here's a video about the time in English:


Courtesy of Isabel M. Bastida

File 3. Song: Oh pretty woman (Extended version)