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Plans for the last lessons together

3ºC – we’ll continue as usual with time for Speaking Test practice Y5’s: About the textbook, my plan is to do the Self-Help Books listening activity, and then practice Speaking Tests. Then we could do a listening activity I’ll design … Continue reading

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Y3: About unit 7

We need to finish it in April, but if we take a lesson in May, it’s not too bad. Anyway, it all depends on your work. What do you want to check in class? AND Do you want me to … Continue reading

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Updates

I have updated your Diaries, dear students, but I have not included links to all the stuff I’ve been posting, so make sure you watch the videos by students at least! Check the blog out, come on! Tercero: you should’ve … Continue reading

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Y3: today and for the spring break

Today we talked about people’s mistakes in the job-application letter, and reviewed Exam Strategies for writing applications, plus their structure. People will improve their work and bring a final version for after the holiday. I gave out a Pack on … Continue reading

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Today and next week

Y5A, this is what we’ll do next day: What we did in the other Fifths today: We checked your homework (first two pages in 3B) and left the Grammar (also third page) and Grammar Banks 3A and 3B for next … Continue reading

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Y3. Intensive listening!

In Tercero, we have used February to train in Exam Format exercise, except for the last lesson in the month. In January, I had suggested students work on unit 5 throughout February at home, because Exam Practice Month gave you lots … Continue reading

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Y3. Mon., March 3

Deadline for Writing. Checking your homework (unit 5A): we talked about sports, while developing awareness about the use of modals and tenses as we speak and to make our range richer and our dialogues more interactives. Then checked page 45 … Continue reading

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Y5. Presenting May – Your work with textbook

Today and tomorrow our lesson plan… (I’ll update this post after tomorrow’s lesson, supposing something comes up in Y5CAL and Y5B) Your work in unit 2 at home. Any oral work to share, or questions, or requests for us to … Continue reading

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Y3. Lesson Plans, Your Work at Home (unit 5 & Revising 1-4)

Here is a reminder of how we are scheduling our work: Textbook: Unit 5 was scheduled for February, but because we had Exam Practice — I presented techniques, we have practiced with two different exams — and because the last … Continue reading

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About the January textbook unit

Avanzado: As you know, this year we’re just doing half of the C1 textbook because you need to become fluent and accurate in your productive skills, and not so much reach an academic C1 level. Here is the Y5 Course … Continue reading

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About the February Page here & Your Work at Home

The February Page: As some of you know, I added a link to TAGS: Exam Practice Month, so that you can find all the individual posts I have been posting and will post hereafter for extra Exam Practice. (In case … Continue reading

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Reminder Winter Hols & Draft Lesson Plans for January

Over your winter hols you should be listening to English every day (podcasts, videos, textbook audios, last year’s textbook audios – these are especially important to automatize fluent and accurate production). If you find time for more, remember consolidate: practice … Continue reading

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Y3. Homework for the winter holidays

Next Wednesday is our last lesson together this year! How time flies! But here is your homework, in case you want to do part of it this week. (For people who missed the December lessons, we have done three writings, … Continue reading

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Y5 Updating Lesson Plans

By the end of this week, we should’ve dealt with 1A and 1B. Small Groups should’ve checked: Grammar Bank 1A Vocabulary Bank: Work [Optional if you did it at home: Reading aloud and discussing People We Admire, pages 4, 5] … Continue reading

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Y5’s: starting the C1 textbook

Draft LESSON PLANS for Unit 1 You should try to have done at home all the Reading + Vocabulary + Grammar activities whose answers Teams can check later in class. In class, we’ll do the Listening (you should never do … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Upper-Intermediate Textbook

Dear Quintos, I have worked out how we’re going to sequence our REVIEW of last year’s textbook. This is the plan. I’ll explain in class next week — or you can! You are welcome to do so! Just remember to … Continue reading

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