LEARNING TO WRITE


Let's write a review. But, what is a review?
In order to know how to write a critical review Movie, go to the link and read the document. Do not forget to take some notes about, you maybe need them later.

Here some questions to answer:

1- From the following quote, say if you agree or not. Support your answer. "A strong review weighs different aspects of the movie, and draws a fair conclusion about its merits and flaws."2- What does it imply being specific?3- What does it means being objective? give couple of examples.4- Why is it important a "research"? 

Finally, mention some tips to conclude a critical movie review.

http://moviesatfonsegar.wikispaces.com/



OBSERVING MY NEIGHBORHOOD
MAIN OBJECTIVE:
At the end of these activities students will be able to write a two-paragraph composition about their own neighborhood using verbs of senses with a descriptive focus.
ACTIVITY 1
Watch the video "around our neighborhood Part 1" to identify:
  1. main purpose of the presenter
  2. main character of the video
  3. main structure of the video. the presenter describes, then he interviews someone, then he gives his feelings about the place.
ACTIVITY 2
  1. Use "MY NEIGHBORHOOD" to express your opinion about the video. 

ACTIVITY 3
A) When describing particular details of a place, it is important to use your senses (sights, sound, smell, taste, touch). e.g. I live in a cottage, You can still smell the wood from which it was built. A combination of static and moving features is also used in descriptions. e.g. The cottage is at the top of the hill. Moving features (dynamic verbs): The stream flows down the hill. Check the video one more time. based on the examples given, identify some of those features (stative and dynamic verbs) in the video and post them inside the "
MY NEIGHBORHOOD".

LET´S PRACTICE VOCABULARY


B) If you need help with stative and dymanic verbs click on 

Stative and Dynamic Verbs, there you can find useful exercises, and feedback on this topic. Or click on

C) If you need help with punctuation, click on Using Colons and Semi-Colons

 

ACTIVITY 4

Outlining a description of your neighbourhood. Follow the steps below to outline the description to be used in your composition. Bring it to the Face-to-Face session. You will receive feedback on it.
  1. Name and geographical situation of the place.
  2. Reasons for choosing the place.
  3. Particular details of the place (sights to see- how to spend your free tiem there etc)
  4. Feelings and final thoughts about the place.
ACTIVITY 5
Coooperative task:
A) Use the wall to write some sentecnes in which you describe your neighborhood, pick up one of your classmates, and comment on it, providing ideas or suggestions on their sentences. Click on the link, once you are there, double click to start your comment.

MY NEIGBORHOOD AND TOWN



B) USE THE FOLLOWING SHOUTBOX TO GIVE IDEAS ABOUT DESCRIPTIONS. E.G. PLACES, ASMOSPHERES, ACTIVITIES DONE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD, ETC.
REFERENCES
Evans V. and Dooley J. (2000) Mission coursebook. mission 2. FCE. Express Publishing. New York.
Youtube videos.



USING PIMPAMPUM TO CREATE A STORY

  1. Check Pets by luizfonseka story. Check it, and comment it with a classmate. Say what you like it or you don't like it. Be sure to give at least one reason.
  2. In a whole activity, share your opinion.
  3. Choose a classmate you want to work with, then create your own. 
  4. Remember you have 45 minutes to create the story and send to your tutor's mail.
  5. corporacioneducativafonsegar@gmail.com 

Pets by luizfonseka



Have you ever participated in an outdoor activity?
What did you like the most? why?
Share you opinion by writing it on a piece of paper, then bring it to the class.

Now check this link to have an idea how to create your own story about outdoor activities


CAMPING IN COLOMBIA by LUIZFONSEKA


Do you like this book. How about creating your own book? Go to the link below and create a book in which you show what you enjoy doing.


You can also use the links below to check some vocabulary (adjectives) to enrich your composition.

  1. vocabulary: dwelling
  2. Words used to describe attractive places or views
  3. adjectives that describe a place
  4. adjectives for a description focus
  5. PREDICTION: WILL
  6. WILL FOR PREDICTIONS
  7. weather in the news
  8. WEATHER VOCABULARY
  9. WEATHER VOCABULARY 2
  10. WEATHER VOCABULARY ADVANCED
  11. WEATHER GLOSSARY AND TERMINOLOGY
If you need some help with your writing process or some techniques for improving it, go to:





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What's your job?



Exercises

1.Match the descriptions with the correct job.

2.Where do they work?

3.Crossword


When we want to find a job, we usually compare the different advantages or disadvantages a job offers to us. In order to learn the appropriate way to do a comparative description, we need to review how to "build-up" certain words. Here you have a link in which the rules are explained.

  1. RULES FOR LEARNING COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES
  2. RULES: COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES
  3. In this link, you have an exercise to mechanize the structure 
  4. DRILLING: COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES
  5. READING AND WRITING ABOUT PEOPLE: USE OF COMPARATIVE ADJECTIVES
  6. MEMORY WORK: ADJECTIVES

Job Categories


4. After watch the video read about job decriptions, choose three jobs and write a  short paragraph about  them.  Job descriptions

5. Listening exercise Audio


Dream Job 




6. Read the wed page and write about your dream job.What's your dream job?






                                                           







Grammar



Exercises

1.How many things belong to how many people?
2.Do you add 's or '?
3.Write the correct form of the possessives
4.Write apostrophe 's or the of-phrase into the gaps.











PHYSICAL FEATURES IN THE WORLD
PHYSICAL FEATURE VOCABULARY
10 of the most extreme physical features

American Countries

Work at home.

1. Watch the video and then make a box like in the example with each country (look for a used name in the country)
2. Bring to the class and show it to your partners. 
Name
Country
Nationality
Juan
Colombia
Colombian
Paola
Brazil
Brazilian
1. My name's Juan. I'm from Colombia. I'm colombian.
2. My name's Paola. I'm from Brazil. I´m brazilian.

Exercise

1.Choose three countries you did not know 
2. Look for information and make a short exposition  about them
3.Your exposition should have information about : capital, language, typical food and tourist attractions .







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Countries of Europe





Work at home.

1. Watch the video and then make a box  like in  the example with each country (look for a used name in the country)
2. Bring to the class and show it to your partners. 
Name
Country
Nationality
William
England
English
Edith
France
French
1. My name's William. I'm from England. I'm English.
2. My name's Edith. I'm from France. I´m French.



Exercise

1.Choose three countries you did not know 
2. Look for information and make a short exposition  about them

3.Your exposition should have information about : capital, language, typical food and tourist attractions .









  Sports - Play, do or go?


1. Read about grammar. Sports verbs

2. Practice 



3. Watch the video and do the exercises



 


Countries of Africa 




Work at home.

a. Watch the video and then make a box like in the example with each country (look for a used name in the country)
b. Bring to the class and show it to your partners. 
Name
Country
Nationality
William
Algeria
Algerian
Edith
Congo
Congolese
1. My name's William. I'm from Algeria. I'm Algerian.
2. My name's Edith. I'm from Congo. I´m Congolese.


Exercise :African Countries and Nationalities

Exercise

1.Choose three countries you did not know 
2. Look for information and make a short exposition  about them
3.Your exposition should have information about : capital, language, typical food and tourist attractions .









Telling The Time

1. Vocabulary : 


  Practice 

1. Watch the video and do the exercises: Prepositions
2. Read and do the exercises. Other kinds of prepositions.









Adverbs Of Frequency 






1. Watch the video and answer the questions ► Video Quiz: DAILY ROUTINES

2. Do the exercises ►Activities

3. Read and practice ►Daily Routine Verbs

4. Listening activities ►a. Listen to the conversation
                                        b. Listen and answer the questions







 




Countries of Asia









Common questions and responses about Weather

Work at home.

a. Watch the videos and then make a box like in the example with each country
b. Bring to the class and show it to your partners. 

Country
Nationality

Japan
Japanese

Russia 
Russian
























1. Watch the video  ►Prepositions of Time: At / On / In

2. Exercise ►preposition of time

3. Practice ►in, on, at, -






Watch the video ►


Homework ►
Cut and paste images about the vocabulary :
 and Dwellings Vocabulary











Watch the video and do a list with the words that you didn't know ►



Exercises







Kitchen 



                                          








               


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Exercises


  1. 1. Vocabulary - Kitchen
  2. Things in the kitchen
  3.  Kitchen Tools
  4. vocabulary exercises with pictures
  5. FOOD PACKAGES VOCABULARY
  6. FOOD EXPRESSIONS "A...OF..."
  7. FOOD CROSSWORD








                                                 







 The Dining Table, 1897 - Henri Matisse




                       Learn Dining Room Vocabulary

                                        
  


Dining Room Vocabulary :




Exercises:








                                      




                     



What's in your garage or tool shed? 

                                                                                   

Litening exercise  ►Garage Sales !!!

Look at the images and repeat ►Vocabulary for a garden and yard




Vocabulary - Tools & hardware




Exercises:
1.  Look at the pictures, repetead and practice ►Garden Objects


2.  Writen exercises ►In the Garden


3.  Watch the video and do the exercise ►In the garden



How to Grow a lot of Food in a Small Garden

                                                                            




World's Most Beautiful Backyard Ponds













Read and practice ►The Weather English Vocabulary

Words we use to talk about the weather ►Common questions and responses about Weather







                           

Adjectives to describe places





Read and practice ►order of adjectives

Read and do the exercise ► Adjectives - Word Order, Types of Adjectives.



Using 'ed' and 'ing' adjectives correctly 



Read and do the exercises► Adjectives ending in ED and ING














ADJECTIVES:  Describe nouns and are the same in singular and plural. They can be FACTURAL (small, round, yellow, etc) or OPIONION (awful, ugly, etc).Note that after ►appear, be, become, get, feel, look, seem, smell, sound, stay, taste. we use adjectives, not adverbs. It It tastes awful. ( not : awfully)

Most common adjectives (long, late, etc) do not have a particular ending . However, there are certain common endings for adjectives which are formed from nouns and verbs. There are:
-able  fashionable                                 
-al      magical
-ant    hesitant
-ar      spectacular
-ary    disciplinary
-ate    considerate
-ial     artificial
-ent    persistent
-esque picturesque
-ful     successful
-ian    Iraian
-ible   terrible
-ic      melodic
-ical   mechanical
-ious  rebellious
-ish    stylish
-ist     racist
-ive    selective
-less  faultless
-like   woman-like
-ly      deathly
-ory    sensory
-ous   humorous
-some bothersome
-y       sandy

The most common prefixes used with adjectives are:

a-        asexual
ab-      abnormal
anti-    antisocial
dis-     disinterested
hyper- hyperactive
il-        illegible
im-      immoral
in-       inactive
ir-        irresposible
mal-    maladjusted
non-    non-existent
over-   overweight
pre-     prearranged
pro-     pro-war
sub-    sub-zero
super- superhuman
un-      unavailable
under- understaffed

Compound adjectives are formed with

1. Present Participles ► a long-playing record, a free-paying student
2. Past Participles ► cut-off jeans, undercooked meat, a rolled-up carpet
3. Cardinal Numbers + Nouns ►  a three-year contract, a ten - minute journey
                                                         a two-week  course.
4. Prefixes and Sufixes ► a modern-day costume, an open-ended discussion
5. Well, Baby. ill, Poorly + Past Participle ► a poorly- kept garden, a well -time joke, 
                                                                       a badly - furnished room.


Present and Past Participles can be used as adjectives ► The lecture was boring. 
                                                                                              We were exhausted

Explanation What is an adjective?


Adjective Suffixes►Adjective Suffixes


Adjectives  Prefixes ►Negative prefixes before adjectives
















 Grammar ►Present Continuous

Verbs that are not usually used in the continuous form ►state verbs


Practice the Present Continuous with scenes from TV shows





PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE through Movies



Exercises ►Present Continuous Use

Activities ►Check your grammar


Present Continuous. Speaking English









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