Saturday, May 19, 2012

Blog evaluation.



In order to evaluate our blog, click on the link below and answer this questionnaire. And remember, be honest!

Blog evaluation

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Renata's favourite city

Listen and answer:




    1. Podcast Renata







  1. Where is Renata from?
  2. What is her favourite city in the United States?
  3. Who lives there?
  4. Where is it?
  5. What is the climate like?
  6. What kind of clothes can you wear there?
  7. What are people in this city like?
  8. What does she like about the city too?
  9. What are the different things we can see in that city?
  10. What is Leslie’s piece of advice?

San Francisco Top 10 Travel Attractions

  • What is your favourite city? Why?
  • What is the most important thing in a city for you?
  • In 20 years, where would you like to live?







1. Watch the video and complete a chart with San Francisco’s top 10 travel attractions. Try to give some details about every tourist attraction.


2. After watching the video, which attraction would you like to visit first? Why?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Describing pictures

Describing pictures is one of the most usual activities in English class and exams. Watch the video and pay attention to any useful vocabulary:





Some more vocabulary to help you describe pictures:



Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Webquest: The United Kingdom



What do you know about the United Kingdom?


Check the websites given in order to find the information about the UK and complete your worksheet.



- What is the name of the flag of the United Kingdom ? __________________________
- It is made up of 3 crosses: - St Andrew's for ____________________________________
                                       - St George's for  ____________________________________
                                       - St Patrick's for____________________________________
- What creature can you see on the Welsh flag ? __________________________________
- What is the title of the National Anthem ? ____________________________________

FAMOUS BRITISH POLITICIANS

- What is the name of the man on the photo? ____________________________________

- What is extraordinary about Margaret Thatcher ? ________________________________
Give the dates: from ________________ to ________________

- Who was the Prime Minister from 1990 to 1997? _________________________________

- Who is David Cameron? ________________ Since when? ________________________

- What is the address of the Government in London? _______________________________

THE MONARCHY

- What was Henry VIII, Mary I and Elizabeth I 's family name ? _______________________

- Where does the coronation of a king or a queen take place? __________________________
- Who conducts the service? ________________________________________________
- In what year did Queen Elizabeth's coronation take place? __________________________

- What is Trooping the Colour ? _____________________________________________
- What does it celebrate? __________________________________________________
- When does it take place? _________________________________________________

- What is the name of the official London residence of the Queen? ________________

- Windsor Castle , another official residence, is ___ ______ and ___ _______ occupied castle in the world!

THE CROWN JEWELS

- Where can you see them? _______________________________________________

- Circle the jewels you can see:

 earrings - a sceptre - a necklace - a sword - a crown - bracelets – an orb –

THE ROYAL FAMILY: QUEEN ELIZABETH

- Is she Elizabeth I, II or III? _______________________________________________

- When was she born? ____________________________________________________

- How old is she today? ___________________________________________________

- What is her husband's name? ______________________________________________

- How many children have they got? __________________________________________

- Write their names and their age : ___________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________


- Who was she? ________________________________________________________

- How old was she when she died on 30th March 2002? _____________________________


- What is his first name?  __________________________________________________

- Who did he marry and where? _____________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________

- When, where and how did she die?  __________________________________________

- How many children did they have? __________________________________________

- Write their names and their ages: __________________________________________

- What about PRINCE WILLIAM? - Is he first in line to the British Throne? ___________________________________________________________________
- What are his favourite sports ? _________________________________________

- What is the name of Prince William's BROTHER? _________________________

- What are his hobbies? ______________________________________________


1/ ___________________  2/  ___________________ 3/ ____________________
4/ ___________________  5/___________________  6/ ___________________
7/ ___________________  8/___________________  9/ ___________________

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Murphy's law II



  • If you're running late, the bus will be late too.
  • If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.





Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Murphy's law


Murphy’s Law is one of the governing principle of the universe. It states that ‘’If anything can go wrong, it will go wrong.” And "If anything simply cannot go wrong, it will anyway."

Although it is a little bit pessimistic, we are going to try to write our own Murphy's laws. Complete the following sentences:





  1. If you forget your book at school, ...................................................
  2. If there is a party this weekend, ....................................................
  3. If it is sunny this weekend, ...........................................................
  4. It it rains a lot..................................................