lunes, 19 de marzo de 2012

PRAGUE






  • WRITE A SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

ST. PATRICK'S DAY

  • MARCH 17TH IS A GREAT DAY FOR THE IRISH. YOU ARE GOING TO FIND OUT WHY, BUT FIRST WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO AND LEARN THE WORDS.

video

  • NOW WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ST. PATRICK'S DAY AND COMPLETE THE QUIZ


  • Limerick is a city in Ireland, but it is also a humorous poem. These poems have got five lines rhyming A A B B A. They start introducing a person and a place. Listen to two examples





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There was an old man from Peru
who dreamed he was eating his shoe.
He awoke in the night
with a terrible fright,
and found out that it was quite true.




There was a young lady of Spain
Who was terribly sick in a train,
Not once, but again
And again and again,
And again and again and again

  •  Now it's your turn to create your own limericks

JAMES BOND


  • Listen to the song "Diamonds are Forever" sung by Shirley Bassey and fill in the gaps


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  • This is a dialogue between James Bond and his boss Q
Q: Look Bond, I've got a new gadget for you
007: Yes, Q, it's a radio, what of it?
Q: Ah yes, Bond, but it's no ordinary radio
  • Go on with the dialogue 


  • Now draw the radio and label it

  • Write a paragraph related to the dialogue between Q and Bond. Here is a possible beginning for your paragraph, but you can choose your own.

    • Yesterday very early in the morning, even before dawn, James Bond and Q held a secret meeting in Q's office. Q wanted to show Bond the new gadget he had for the secret agent. It looked like an ordinary radio, but...

THIS IS JUST TO SAY


  • William Carlos Williams was an American poet. Read his biography and answer the questions
    1. Where and when was he born?
    2. What university did he go to?
    3. What did he study?
    4. What literary movement did he belong to?
    5. Name two other poets that appear in the text
    6. Where and when did he die?

  • This is a very famous poem written by the American poet William Carlos Williams. Listen to him reading his poem
 
 
This is just to say
by William Carlos Williams

I have eaten
the plums
that were in 
the icebox
and which
you were probably
saving
for breakfast
Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet and 
so cold


  • Now it's your turn to create a poem with the same structure

 

viernes, 9 de marzo de 2012

ENGLISH ON THE LONDON UNDERGROUND

 



THIS ACTIVITY IS DIVIDED IN FOUR STEPS:

1. Watch the video and write down all the signs and instructions that appear in it

2. Using modal verbs like "have to/ must/ mustn't", say how you use the London underground

3. Write a commentary about how to use the London underground. Do it as a sequence of events, for example: "When you get into the underground, you... Then you.... Next...."

4. VOICE-OVER COMMENTARY: As the video runs, read your commentary