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Goodbyes

Well, today I said my goodbyes to Y5CAL and Y5B and tomorrow it’ll be Y5A and Y3C. Thanks for a wonderful year. I’m hopeful about your results, but, as you know, I don’t really care because I know (for the … Continue reading

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Phew! At last!

I found how to fix a few thing on the new site for the CAL Project. Have a look now! https://sites.google.com/site/audiowebeoifuengirola/english/y5cal_2013_14 Here’s a nightmare poem on English pronunciation. Thanks to Rachel for reminding me of it nightmarish existence!! (Demented laughter) http://www.learnenglish.de/pronunciation/pronunciationpoem.htmlContinue reading

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Last Exam Tips: relax & focus on/enjoy the tasks…

Pay attention to the teacher when she/he speaks. Remember you’ve got all the exam info on the English Department Announcement Boards (2nd floor, in the corridor leading to the classrooms). Bring your ID card, water/juice, tissue paper, A WATCH, two/four … Continue reading

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Y5CAL-Uploaded part of the project and 4 audios

Check it out! Couldn’t manage the site better. If anyone knows how to manage google sites, I need to talk to this person. Got tons of questions! https://sites.google.com/site/audiowebeoifuengirola/english/y5cal_2013_14

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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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For CAL students! Zokorro! :D

Dear students, I’ve been gathering the General Useful Classroom Language everybody sent in, but my eyes are sore after 10 pages and I’m not sure it’s ready for publication and recording, so here’s what. If you find some time, can … Continue reading

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The verb “Suggest” in structures (Avanzado – writing, speaking)

Here is the explanation I’ve been giving lately in my Fifths. I couldn’t find it on talking people.net and then remembered I might’ve posted it on the blog I had last year for my Intermedio 2’s and Avanzado 2’s in … Continue reading

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Fifths: Three projects underway

5A is working on a 10-point Manifesto — peeps, I need someone to send me the text once you finish. 5CAL is working on the audio project of Useful Classroom Language — I’ll try to upload the checked sentences asap, … Continue reading

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Hilma af Klint, a pioneer of abstract art, by Teresa (Y5CAL)

Go to our youtube channel to read the info on this video, if you like! ❤

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For CAL students! Our project on Useful Classroom Language!

Dear CAL students! I have just published a Page where I have included the Useful Classroom Language I have collected from you all so far (black navbar above, first line) *CAL – The Useful Language Project! (Page here) Please, check … Continue reading

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Barely over a month to go! Your priorities…

Dear all, just a reminder: You should be listening to English every day (textbook audios, now instead of TV series, focus on radio programs/programmes – podcasts) and preparing weekly monologues, or having conversations with your invisible friend! Collecting Useful Language … Continue reading

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What we did on the first lesson after the break

In Quintos, we reviewed a few Speaking Strategies and language points. This is just a reminder for the people who came. Conversations about the holidays Ice-breaking questions vs Follow-up questions Did you have A good holiday? / How were your … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 – Story of the Internet, by CAL students!

At the end you will find the cards that explain what the Audiobook Project is and why it’s so good for students’ English! Enjoy! Thanks, Mar, for sending your graphic notes! ❤

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New video: Audiobook Project by 5CAL!

Chapter 8, enjoy!

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Help! Looking for Mar, Quinto CAL

I need Mar to send me a picture of the diagram she created to remember her page and a half of the audiobook! I’ve finished editing the video of chapter 4 except for this pic. If anyone can tell her, I’d be … Continue reading

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Y5CAL: Have a lovely holiday!

Make it English, too! Listen intensively! You can revise the grammar by visualizing it as you listen! And you can also kind of forget about the grammar, and just enjoy trying to understand spoken English. Remember our first lesson back … Continue reading

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Two more!

Changing Roles, by Alicia HG (Y5A, 2013-14) Sports & Health in Teenagers, by Sergio S (Y5CAL, 2013-14) http://www.talkingpeople.net/tp/yourstuff/texts/articles/articles.htm

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New contributions!! – Writing by Avanzado students (B2)

Four new pieces. Their authors need to have a look, because I made changes they might not agree with. (Sergio, I rearranged the order of the paragraphs to match the outline of points to tackle in letters and then had an … Continue reading

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Y5’s: First Lesson after the Spring Holidays

Today we’ve arranged in Y5A that we’ll hold a complete plenary lesson to talk about the novel and the movie. People have to prepare a three-minute presentation of whatever they want to say about each. After we listen to everybody, … 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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Gender Issues and Education in Spain

If you want to learn to speak about this issue, under the Francoist dictatorship and how it evolved till today, read these 12 pages by two Spanish teachers who wrote their paper in English. It focuses on PE, but you … Continue reading

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Another childhood memory!!

Listen to this. It’s wonderful! At the end I mention the 3 mistakes Sergio makes, and also assess his performance. Enjoy!

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Msg to students! Please read (edited)

Dear students, I’m still working on Writings to publish and on audios to turn into videos with your pics. This last mission is really time-consuming but it is certainly worth it! Soon-ish I’ll be publishing these videos: A trip, another Book … Continue reading

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List of Mistakes (LoM) 1 – Proposals

In your Writing Test, one of the most important things is that you AVOID MAKING MISTAKES. Your Writing Test without mistakes can give you different marks depending on how well you complied with the communicative and textual requirements, and how … 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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