2º Nivel Intermedio

Tips

Valentine’s Day (it is over now…)

So, now that you know what love is, and you have learnt how to kiss someone passionately, you are undoubtedly ready to go after love! (unless you are a lucky one and have already found it).

Anyway, if you are just not in the mood and feel like staying alone, here’s The Single Person’s Guide to Not Feeling Sad on Valentine’s Day.

In any case, try and be happy! Lots of love.

Once upon a time…

Last Friday we practised our writing skills, which, by the way, were quite good! You have loads of imagination and it will surely help you in the exam.

Let me just post here the couple of videos I showed you in class for you to watch them whenever you like.

How To Start Writing

How To Start Writing

How To Improve Your Creativity

How To Improve Your Creativity

Have a magnificent day!

Happiness

Last Friday we dealt with some of the following materials regarding the topic of happiness:

BBC Express English – Happiness

– BBC 6 Minute English – Happiness

Have a look at these interesting speeches in TED website:

Why we want happiness

The habits of happiness

Happy planet

Remember that subtitles can be displayed in different languages, you’d better use them in English!

And, last but not least, don’t forget to Always look on the bright side of life!

Christmas Homework

– Listening

Listen and Watch – British Council online audio and video resources.

Podcasts in English

National Public Radio

– Speaking

Meet Rosette – Rosette is a robot! But you can still practise your English by chatting to her. Have a try!

– Reading

Twenty Great American Short Stories

Classic Short Stories

Exam Practice Tests from Basque EOIs

First Certificate in English Practice Tests

– Writing

Writing Tips

Write a composition on one (or all!) of the following topics – between 150 and 180 words –

· How do movies or television influence people’s behavior? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.
· Some people think that they can learn better by themselves than with a teacher. Others think that it is always better to have a teacher. Which do you prefer? Use specific reasons to develop your essay.
· Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Television, newspapers, magazines, and other media pay too much attention to the personal lives of famous people such as public figures and celebrities. Use specific reasons and details to explain your opinion.
· The expression “Never, never give up” means to keep trying and never stop working for your goals. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

Friday 11/11/11

Why do we sleep?

Do you speak English?

Idioms

Green & Bees

León

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