11 December 2018

HAVE/GET SOMETHING DONE

A video explaining this structure:
TO REFURBISH means to renovate and redecorate a building.

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4 December 2018

INTELLIGENCE


  1. A gifted person is someone who _________________.
  2. Being gifted can ge a double-edged sword because __________
  3. Joao Paulo gets angry when_____________
  4. He was identified as gifted when _______________________
  5. The key to avoiding problems with gifted children is ______________
  6. Helena Serra thinks gifted children need to develop ________ and _____________ towards children with different learning rhythms.
  7. Mike Brackett thinks there are different types of giftedness: _____________, ___________, and _____________.
  8. IQ is not __________________.
  9. Isolating gifted children may ______________.
  10. Parents shouldn't make their children feel ___________________.
  11. At school 1119 they start the day cleaning to _________________.
  12. The selection process for the school involves ________________, ______________ and _____________.
  13. Teaching concentrates on _____________________________.
  14. The teacher's task is to _______________________.


30 November 2018

BREXIT (Luke's English Podcast)

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559. The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Chaos (November 2018)

Talking to my dad, Rick Thompson about recent developments in the story of Brexit – Britain’s exit from the European Union. Recorded on 18 November 2018. [DOWNLOAD] Totally confused about Brexit? Want to know answers to some basic questions, like What does Brexit mean? What is the Brexit deal? What is the backstop in Brexit? When […]

29 November 2018

PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS


USED TO/BE-GET USED TO/WOULD

Is there another way of talking about past habits without using 'used to'? This is the question that Tim tackles in this video. In it he has to reveal some of the dark secrets of his past as well as some of his present habits, which can't all be recommended.

27 November 2018

WRITING A STORY

Write a story (200 words approx.) following the guidelines on page 35 of your student's book,. Choose one of the following titles. Write your story in the comments section below.

  • The luckiest day of my life
  • A day when everything went wrong
  • The most frightening day of my life
  • A day I'll never forget