Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Vocabulary Review Unit 8

Revise your vocabulary from this unit: Use dictionaries (preferably monolingual ones) or the textbook to find the hidden words. Keys after Easter.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Article on David Crystal's "A Little Book of Language"

"A Little Book of Language" Language is forever changing – and forms such as tweets and text messages are no less valid than any textbook version, says the linguist David Crystal, whose latest book encourages children to engage with the possibilities of their lingua franca
By Joy Lo Dico from The Independent.

Read it here.

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Speaking / Listening Activity from SPLENDID SPEAKING

The World of Work is a Splendid Speaking Activity we'll be doing in class next Wed. You can listen to Eun-Kyung from South Korea using a Star Story and check her words with the tapescript.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Job Description

Did / Will you apply for this job?

Monday, 15 March 2010

Reporting Verbs

Have another look at reporting verbs: followed by To + V or V-ing or Preposition... Check them here, remember the examples and make your own sentences.

Friday, 5 March 2010

Self-Study Idiom Quizzes

To review, check, learn idioms / comparisons / phrasal verbs / slang... visit this helpful website.

Mobile Phones


Engrossing advanced reading comprehension activity on Mobile Phones by TheGuardianWeekly-OneStopEnglish. Keys at the end of the activity.