THE … THE – DOUBLE COMPARATIVES

20 Feb

Here you have some links to read a little more about double comparatives and to get some extra practice

THEORY 1                  THEORY 2 (+ PRACTICE)               THEORY 3 (VIDEO)

PRACTICE 1                       PRACTICE 2                       PRACTICE 3

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Telling a story – key

11 Dec

Hi everyone!

Here is the answer key to the handout about narratives

TELLING A STORY key

NI1 CLOZE

27 May

Hi everyone, you can find in the following link the document with the cloze tests and the missing keys.  Cloze number 9 has been edited, as I had not taken the words out.

CLOZE NI1 16-17

For the first group, here’s the key for the activities handed out in class.

Feeding creativity

1.  raise, 2 themselves,  3 helps, 4  every , 5  sure , 6 up,  7  on, 8 across, 9  everyone, 10  time

allaboutbooks  1 F , 2 B, 3 D and 4 C

 

CLOZE TEST FOR NI1

14 May

Hi,

I include some of the cloze tests you’ve brought to class. Since you can already find them online, there’s no need to print them. Don’t you think??

cloze-tests-intermediate

REPORTED SPEECH KEY AND PRACTICE

28 Apr

Hi, here you have the key to the activities for the reported speech.

RS KEY

Here are some basic changes you need to remember.

cambios reported tenses reported

I also include some links that might be useful.

REPORTED SPEECH THEORY 1ECH THEORY 2

 

REPORTED SPEECH PRACTICE 1

REPORTED SPEECH PRACTICE 2

REPORTED SPEECH PRACTICE 3

REPORTED SPEECH PRACTICE 4

REPORTED SPEECH PRACTICE 5

REPORTED SPEECH PRACTICE 6

REPORTED SPEECH

31 Mar

Here is the worksheet to work with reported speech.

REPORTED SPEECH

FOR AND AGAINST ESSAY KEY

7 Jan

Paragraphs

P1 – Present topic

P2 – Arguments for

P3 – Arguments against

P4 – Conclusion and opinion

 

Arguments and justifications

FOR

1. More comfortable than other forms of transport   – you can go for a walk, eat in a restaurant, go walking

2. Cheaper – costs less than a plane ticket

3. Safe alternative – less accidents at sea than in the air or a road

AGAINST

1. More tiring – takes much longer

2. Uncomfortable, frightening  – because of bad weather

 

The writer is in favour of travelling by boat. 

CONNECTORS

Activity 1

  • list/add points: to begin with, furthermore, for example, finally, in addition
  • introduce reasons/results: as a result, 
  • show contrast: however, 
  • introduce conclusion: all things considered

Activity 2

1. besides   2. argue that   3. in favour of   4. even though    5. for instance