ENDANGERED SPECIES

This is the story of a Siberian tiger, whose family was killed by poachers. Why don´t human beings respect endangered animals´lives? This is something that should make us think and reflect. Let´s watch this clip by Isidro, Juan Antonio and Roberto, and reach our own conclusions.

DEATH

Mario, José Pablo and Miguel dare to speak about DEATH in this video clip. Does it sound interesting enough?? Let´s watch it together!!

IS IT WORTH LIVING IN A DIFFERENT WORLD??

In this video clip, Paula, Marta and Rosalía give us their personal overview on how different life conditions and human rights are depending on your place of birth. What a wonderful world we would have if our students reflections were taken into account!!

The Hidden Power of Smiling

Did you know that your smile is a superpower? In this funny and dynamic TED talk, Ron Gutman shows results of some research about smiling and how it affects our lives.

This video-based lesson is prepared for less proficient students (B1+). Apart from standard vocabulary tasks, there is also some grammar – comparison of make sb vs let sb. There is also plenty of opportunities to use that grammar point in practice.

ACTIVITIES (Worksheet PDF)

1.- GRAMMAR: do exercise 1 on grammar.

2.- DISCUSSION: answer the 4 questions about smiling.

3.- VOCABULARY: do exercises 3 and 4 on vocabulary.

4.- VIDEO: watch the video and do exerises 5 (True or False) and 6 (answer the questions)

 

LABELS

Have you ever been or felt labeled by others? Let´s have a look at Nerea and Angela personal perspective of what labelling means to them.

Stop Bullying

In this video clip, Marcos, Mario, Raúl y Marcos B give us their personal overview on this controversial topic. Of course, BULLYING  is not a kids´thing!!

Unit 3: Equations – Solutions

Unit 3 : Solutions (in Spanish)

Decimal numbers and fractions exercises

Solutions of the exercises about decimal numbers and fractions:

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The SmartPhone Problem

Let’s face it. We’re all addicted to our smartphones and other tech gadgets that supposedly make our lives easier. In this lesson, students can discuss their own experience with smartphones, the consequences of their usage, and use various structures for expressing preference.

ACTIVITIES (Worksheet PDF)

VOCABULARY AND VIDEO

To help students express their ideas connected with addiction, there is a word-building task at the beginning of the worksheet. Firstly, students need to come up with the correct forms from such words as addict, obsess, harm and bore. Next, they should watch the video and answer some questions connected with the smartphone addiction. After that, there is a discussion on activities which they do using their phones.

GRAMMAR: EXPRESSING PREFERENCE

This lesson plan includes a grammar point on expressing preference. Students have to study a few sentences containing such phrases as “would rather”, “would prefer and “prefer”. Then, they need to complete the grammar structure forms.

The next task is a writing activity. Students work on writing what they would choose in some situations and give reasons. During that task, they should use expressing preference structures from exercise 5.

Learn Useful Expressions in English

Check out this extensive list of commonly used and useful English expressions available to beginners up to advanced users.

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