Category Archives: Skills practice

DESCRIBE THE VIDEO (place, time, characters, what they are doing)- 1

  1. Vamos a visionar el vídeo del siguiente enlace.

http://educapeques.com/en_swf/cuento_disfraces.html

2. Abrimos Vocaroo. Lo grabamos y, cuando estemos satisfechos, guardamos nuestra grabación en mp3.

3. Podemos editarla para mejorar el sonido, o cortarla si es muy larga (Audacity).

4. La subiremos al foro de voz de la clase, para que la supervise nuestra profesora. No usaremos nuestro nombre, sólo el número de clase.

5. Finalmente haremos una entrada en nuestro blog (portafolio) y subiremos la grabación con el enlace al vídeo.

 

ADVANCED LEVEL: Writing stories/Video

Watch the following video and do the writing task at the bottom of the post. After the video, read the information about narative tenses, connectors and adverbials.

 

 

Narative tenses:

http://web.educastur.princast.es/eoi/eoimiere/myweb/grammar/NarrativeTenses.pdf

Connectors:

http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/dl/free/0073385719/682159/SampleCh22.pdf

http://writingeoi.blogspot.com.es/p/blog-page.html

Adverbial expressions in naration:

 

Writing task for my EOI students: Avanzado 1 EOI Santander

Watch the video and write the story in 175 words.

Tips:

  • Organise your ideas properly, use a mind map or a time line.
  • Make use of narrative connectors.
  • Make good use of narative tenses.
  • Enlighten your narration with proper adverbs, and adverbial expressions.

500 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

See on Scoop.itEnglish Listening Practice

Download 500 free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Includes great works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

See on www.openculture.com

Education World: Multiple Intelligences: A Theory for Everyone

Education World: Multiple Intelligences: A Theory for Everyone.

EFL WEB EXPLORER: Christmas songs-lyrics and podcasts

Christmas songs and lyrics in the Argentinian site OM Personal

EFL Web Explorer: Language Games

Traditional hangman games to practice vocabulary. Good site to be used on line with an interactive board:

http://www.languagegames.org/hangman/english/body

EFL WEB EXPLORER: Primary and kindergarten

Interactive learning for children
http://www.abcmouse.com/