Archive | November, 2011

PRESENT PERFECT VS SIMPLE PAST

20 Nov

Everything you need to know about present perfect simple past you can find it in this link. There’s a little bit of theory and if you scroll down to the bottom of the page, you’ll find some useful exercises.

Present Perfect – All you need to know

If you need to practice the adverbial expressions connected to the present perfect, have a look at the following links

JUST, YET, ALREADY, STILL

YET, ALREADY, FOR, SINCE

I hope they help!

 

MORE ABOUT IRREGULAR VERBS

16 Nov

Hi everybody! Having trouble with the irregular verbs??

Here you have a couple of links from youtube where you listen to the pronunciation of verbs. 

PART 1

PART 2

If you’re interested in the mp3 files, send me an email and I will forward them to you since they cannot be uploaded to the blog.

WHERE TO FIND A LANGUAGE EXCHANGE

13 Nov

We need to practice our English outside class in a more realistic way. Some of you have shown some interest, so I’ve decided to include some ideas. There are many ways to find a language exchange in Madrid to practice your English, have fun and meet new friends. I include a document with the list of places to go and the web to find them online.

If you are shy and prefer to work online, you can join My Language Exchange and get to know people in a different way.

My language exchange

LANGUAGE EXCHANGE ALTERNATIVE 

PRONUNCIATION ‘-ED’ ENDINGS

13 Nov

Here are some links with which you can practice the pronunciation of ‘-ed’ endings for past tenses or participial adjectives

Theory

Practice 1

Practice 2

WANT TO LEARN ABOUT HALLOWEEN?

2 Nov

If you want to learn about Halloween, follow the link below. It’s an interesting listening activity

THE HISTORY OF HALLOWEEN

And if you find it easy, you can also try the following

HALLOWEEN IN THE USA

ADJECTIVES

2 Nov

Here you have  the copy of the adjectives you had for homework

ADJECTIVES AND OPPOSITES

ED and ING