jueves, 19 de diciembre de 2013

Our Christmas tree

Here you are your work of these days in the classroom. The messages on your Christmas cards can hardly be read here but...you did great job. Congratulations to María Caro, María Fernández and Alba Barroso for their collaboration with the tree.

Have a nice time at Christmas!! 

jueves, 5 de diciembre de 2013

Just for fun at this long weekend: A popular song by Mika

Listen to the song, follow the lyrics and sing along!   Enjoy the video.

domingo, 24 de noviembre de 2013

Thanksgiving day 28th november 2013

Thanksgiving Day is a communal celebration meaning gratitude people feel for all the good things in life and mainly a harvest related festivalThis is done by offering prayers, gifting your near and dear ones.It is celebrated every year on the fourth Thursday in the month of November and is America's preeminent day. The tradition of Thanksgiving continues till date in the form of family reunion and feasting, tradition of turkey, parades... But did you know that turkey was not the food the first colonists ate on that day? Watch the video and learn more about traditional recipes of the time.

miércoles, 20 de noviembre de 2013

More about animals

Click on the picture to work on this topic. Choose one from these nocturnal animals and learn more about their life, family, food...

Now, listen and watch this video about animals in the wild and then do tasks 1, 2 and 3 to check your understanding. You can learn a bit about illnesses and health.

Unit 3 Vocabulary Animals

You have studied the names of a lot of animals in English. Click on the links below to learn more and practise:

 Do you know the names of these animals? Play the matching game from the British Council Learning Teens website.

lunes, 28 de octubre de 2013

Halloween song

Here you are a classic Halloween song by Wade Denning and Kay Lande remastered and turned into video.
Enjoy the song!

domingo, 27 de octubre de 2013

Halloween's coming

When is Halloween celebrated? Do people wear special costumes? What kind of clothes? Do you know what's the origin of this celebration?  Click on the picture to learn about the history. Then, answer the questions.
 Now click on the links to play while learning:
You can play more games at home to enjoy. Now let's listen to the skeleton song and practise parts of the body.

domingo, 13 de octubre de 2013

Phonemic maze: vowels and consonants.

Click on the following link to practise phonetics .These are the phonemes corresponding to the sounds. With the help of the Cambridge English online pronunciation you can learn and practise through exercises. Yesterday you enjoyed some of the games as Phonemic maze.Learn on your own at home and have fun!

martes, 8 de octubre de 2013

Listening skill: Spelling

Now you can check by clicking here how good you are at listening and spelling words.

domingo, 6 de octubre de 2013

Taller inglés: Columbus day / Día de la hispanidad

Next 12th of October we celebrate el "día de la Hispanidad" in Spain. Columbus day is a public holiday in many parts of the United states where people are invited to celebrate the anniversary of the discovery of their country with church services, parades... Most celebrations are concentrated around the Italian-American community. The celebrations in New York and San Francisco are particularly great. 

Not all parts of the United States celebrate Columbus Day. Moreover, Native Americans’ Day is celebrated in South Dakota, while Indigenous People’s Day is celebrated in Berkeley, California. 

Watch the videos and learn more about it.

lunes, 30 de septiembre de 2013

Pronunciation and rhymes

Hello again. We are revising Spelling (deletreo de palabras) and Pronunciation of vowels and consonants.
Watch the video and notice how the words rhyme. Then you can practise by making pairs of words rhyming this way.

miércoles, 25 de septiembre de 2013

Vocabulary revision: days, numbers and school items

Click on the picture to revise school items vocabulary.

Now, let's revise the days of the week, ordinal numbers by playing this game

lunes, 23 de septiembre de 2013

Welcome to school!

Hello guys. I am M Carmen Castro, your English teacher this year and want to welcome you at your High School.
I hope you learn a lot and practise English as much as possible.
This blog is for you just to revise our lessons, enjoy videos and games and  work together.

Let's start by practising the Alphabet following the rhythm of the song.