Category Archives: Lesson 1

Questions??????

How  do we make questions in English? If this is still causing you problems read this very complete grammar summary here For more information and practice about indirect questions look at this very interesting page from BBC learning English. Click … Continue reading

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FEELINGS

    VOCABULARY:     TRY TO THINK OF A TIME OR SITUATION WHEN YOU FEEL/FELT THIS WAY: Exhausted  Confused   Ecstatic   Guilty   Suspicious Angry    Hysterical    Frustrated   Sad    Confident Embarrassed    Happy    Mischievous    Disgusted frightened    Enraged   Ashamed    Cautious    Smug  Depressed   Overwhelmed   Hopeful   Lonely   … Continue reading

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“Mind your language”: stereotypes in the English classroom

Mind Your Language is a British comedy television series from the late 70s. The series focuses on the adult students of an English foreign language class in a London college. The classes take place in the evening, and are taught by … Continue reading

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Stereotypes

Stereotypes are generalizations, or assumptions, that people make about the characteristics of all members of different groups or nationalities, based on an image (often wrong) about what people in that group are like. Watch the following video where people in … Continue reading

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PLEASE, MR. POSTMAN!!- Letter writing

Writing letters and e-mails could be a hard task, but DON’T WORRY!, here is a web page where you’ll find many samples of formal and informal letters, as well as some very good advice. Take advantage of the World Wide Web!!!! … Continue reading

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Feelings

                                                       How do you feel today? Positive or negative? Here is a list of adjectives  to describe your feelings. To test your ability to read people’s faces do this facial expressions test. If it’s idioms you want to use then here you have … Continue reading

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The joy of whining

Don’t you just love complaining? It’s so easy to do, and the more you do it, the better you get at it. And, if you really want to get even better, make sure you associate with other complainers. It seems … Continue reading

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