Archive | November, 2010

PREPOSITONS REVIEW

22 Nov

As you requested, here are some links where you can practice the use of prepositions

Summary and Exercises

All kinds of prepositons (also some idioms and phrasals)
Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4

Some quizzes…
Quiz 1
Quiz 2

Crossword activities
C1
C2
C3

Typical Mistakes

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INT2 UNIT 1 REVISE AND CHECK

22 Nov

This is the key for the review activities from Unit 1

GRAMMAR

Exercise A
1. about
2. did
3. does
4. Have
5. been

Exercise B
1. a
2. b
3. c
4. a
5. b

VOCABULARY

Exercise A
1. wise – the others describe negative characteristics
2. insincere – the others describe positive characteristics
3. blister – it’s a symptom but the others are illnesses
4. A & E – it’s part of a hospital but the others are people

Exercise B
1. to
2. at
3. in
4. to
5. for

Exercise C
1. forgetful
2. ambitious
3. reliable
4. moody
5. sensitive

Exercise D
1. bleed
2. swollen
3. bandage
4. bad-tempered
5. bossy
6. arrogant

LEARNING WITH SONGS

21 Nov

This is an interesting link with which you can improve your vocabulary as well as your listening skills. It’s worth the try!

Lyrics Training

A1 UNIT 1 REVISE AND CHECK

21 Nov

GRAMMAR
Exercise A

  1. though
  2. their
  3. got
  4. there
  5. one
  6. as
  7. herself
  8. so
  9. have / get
  10. because

Exercise B

  1. to have them mended
  2. If one learns a few phrases.
  3. despite the heavy traffic/ despite the traffic being heavy / despite the fact the traffic was heavy
  4. was cancelled due to the fog
  5. see each other
  6. by themselves
  7. haven’t seen him since
  8. so as not to be recognized
  9. we won’t have to do the washing up
  10. hasn’t got any pictures yet

VOCABULARY

Exercise A

  1. teeth
  2. mind
  3. run
  4. trousers
  5. guns
  6. terms

Exersice B

  1. career
  2. part-time
  3. alike
  4. half-sisters
  5. take after
  6. synomym

Exercise C

  1. of
  2. off, up
  3. up
  4. off
  5. in
  6. with, on

Exercise D

  1. challenging
  2. competitive
  3. unsuccessful
  4. rebellious
  5. enjoyable
  6. repetitive

Monty Phyton – Silly Job Interview

9 Nov

Since we are dealing with work in A1, have a look at this video just for fun…

http://www.youtube.com/get_player

HALLOWEN PICS

7 Nov

Here are some of the pictures we took at the party.
We had some fun, didn’t we?














PUNCTUATION PRACTICE

7 Nov

Here are some rules and practice for the punctuation in English.

Punctuation Rules 1
Punctuation Rules 2

Practice 1
Practice 2
Practice 3
Practice 4