martes, 21 de febrero de 2017

TWO EXAMPLES OF HOW TO KEEP IN TRIM

Lack of time is not an excuse to avoid doing exercise. Watch this video from BBC2 and find out why. It's about one hour long so take it easy.

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FIXING DAD. Watch this documentary about how two sons helped their father to fight diabetes.

viernes, 17 de febrero de 2017

BODY IDIOMS

Revise the body idioms we studied in class with this exercise. Have a look at the pictures and the definitions below and think of an idiom with the part of the body shown in the pictures, click on the arrows below the picture and the definition to see if you guessed correctly.

Conjunto de Fichas creado con GoConqr por María José Díaz

jueves, 2 de febrero de 2017

NOT TO BE MISSED!

If you think our politicians are tough at Prime Minister's Questions, listen to the British leader of the opposition (Jeremy Corbyn) and the Prime Minister (Theresa May) in Parliament yesterday, you might change your mind.


jueves, 26 de enero de 2017

TWO SPEECHES

From time to time I use authentic material in my lessons and this is the case of the video listening activity below.
First do the activity, which is related to one of the topics in C1: politics and society. Then drop a line with your opinion about their message and/or what it involves.

video

Hecho con Padlet

martes, 24 de enero de 2017

ON COMPENSATION CULTURE

After listening to the case of Stella Liebeck some of you thought that America's compensation culture is out of control, some claims seem to be exaggerated; let's look at the case of this 79-year-old woman who burnt herself with scalding coffee she had bought at a McDonald's restaurant.
Here you have some more information, you can see the real Stella and her daughter as well as her burnts and skin grafts, which are not nice to see.

http://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000002507537/scalded-by-coffee-then-news-media.html

MONEY SONGS 3

And this is the last song in the 'money series'. There are a lot more like Donna Summer's she works hard for the money or Shanya Twain's Ka-Ching. I hope you enjoy them all.


www.eoiaviles.org/repositorio/mjose/SONGS/cabaret/cabaret.htm