Friday, 31 January 2014

Tiny Texts- A great website for short listening activities.

If you can do one of these every day or every other day then I think it will really help you out.

Get stuck in!

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Fish and Chips answers 31st Jan

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Fish and Chips Listening 31st Jan

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Complete the following phrases
0:17 It´s not r____ sc_______

0:44 We don´t do large, we don´t do small we just do a r_____ _______ ______ fish

1:19 We ____ it _____ as a going concern (going concern= succesful business)

1:47 I´ve been fishing out of Scarborough for 63 year/ 63 years....which one does the man use?

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Monday, 27 January 2014

Listening for 27th Jan

Follow this link to for some extra listening practice.
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Friday, 24 January 2014

More speaking practice for the weekend.

These places are all in Aranda.

Where are they? Can you give reasons for your answer...

Feel free to comment or tell me in class next week.

Speaking Practice for the weekend


 Have a look at these photos I took on a holiday.

Where do you think they were taken?
What are the reasons for your answer?
Feel free to leave comments or to tell me in class on Monday.

Listening 24th Jan

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Remember you can change the subtitles and transcript languages!

Relax and enjoy this talk about trying new things.

Which of the challenges he mentions do you think would be best for you? Why?

Do you agree or disagree with the main idea of his talk? Why?/Why not?

What other challenges would you like to do?

Post a comment or tell me in class.

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Answers 23rd Jan

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Listening 23rd Jan

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You only need to listen to the first minute and a half of the video.

It is about a group of monkeys on a small, desert island who pinch(steal) drinks off holidaymakers.

See if you can predict what the missing words in these phrases will be.

Then listen and check your answers.

sleepy i______

rum i________y

local b____s

picking the right m_______t  is everything

do anything for an alcoholic c______l

just as some people are teetotal (don´t drink) so a___ s_____ m________

Answers to follow

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Answers 22nd Jan

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Listening 22nd Jan

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1 Nigel Farage got an ___________ shock.                      0:06

2 after _______ hit ____ the head by a placard.               0:13

3 to a______ s________ at a seaside hotel                       0:21

4 said officers were i_____________                               0:47

answers to follow

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Listen and write...another great listening site.

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This really is worth a listen!

Extra Listening 21st January

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Watch once in English with no subtitles

Watch again with the subtitles of your choice
Watch again and follow the transcript
or do both!

Monday, 20 January 2014

Answers Listening 20th Jan

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Monday 20th Jan Listening

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Please complete the following phrases.

1Teatime sh____ be sq________
2 You want n_____ but a r____ b_____
3 We o_____ to make a rec_______
4 We´ve a______ got a t__- se_____ disc.

Answers to Follow

Friday, 17 January 2014

Friday 17th January Listening

Put your feet up.

Put the subtitles on. (Use the button in the bottom of the browser)

Listen and enjoy.

No questions today, this one is for fun!
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Thursday, 16 January 2014

Answers Jan 16th

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Listening 16th Jan 2014 Tech and Cars

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Complete the following phrases from the video

1 which general motors hope will f______ the n_____ generation   0:06 in the video

2 aim to take in-car infotainment t__ the n____ l_____                    0:15

3 built d_____y into the car i______f                                               0:21

4 from a c______  p________ it j___ works                                     0:32

5 but Audi has already begun i_________g 4G into its v_______s  1:04

answers to follow

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Answers Listening 15th Jan

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Click here for some useful language and a short practice exercise

Extra Listening 15th Jan

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What three threats do will they have to face?

How long are their paddleboards?

How many people have done the voyage on paddleboards before?

What has their attempt been nicknamed?   The d____ of the s______

Answers to follow.

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Answers Listening Jan 14th

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After looking at the answers see if you can remember what these phrases are.

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Check your answers with the first link.

Extra Listening 14th Jan One Minute World News

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What are they voting for in Egypt?
What went off in Cairo?
Why did the ferry capsize in the southern Sudan?
What is the French President going to hold a news conference about?
What sentence has been given to the doctor in China?

Monday, 13 January 2014

Answers Listening Jan 13th

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Listening 13th Jan 2014

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Where was the plane coming from?
How may people were on board?
Where was the plane registered?
Where does the cocaine moved along this route usually go to?

Answers to follow

Friday, 10 January 2014

Phrasal Verb, Collocation, Word Formation. One new exercise every day......

This is really useful for your Use of English skills...get stuck into it!!!!

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Links to Cambridge Graded Readers

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There are sample chapters to read and some audio clips to listen to.

Full FCE Practice Test Including Listening

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The answers are included

Lyrics Training is great as well

This can also really help you with your listening. It also resembles Use of English part two.....

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Brilliant listening resource

You really need to have a look at this! If you can use it regularly I think it can really improve your listening.

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Answers Listening 10th January

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Extra Listening Jan 10th 2014 New York Superheroes

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When do they change their clothes?
What is the name of the first superhero?
What job does the second superheroe do?
When do they step in to help people?
What two things does the third superhero give out?
The New York Police Department don´t have an offical position on the superheroes but what do Police Officers think?

I will put the answers on a separate post.

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Answers Listening 09th Jan

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Extra Listening Practice 9th Jan 2014

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Listen to the news article and complete the following phrases. They are in order.
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A country that still has high d___, high _________

EU leaders are s__________

People were pr____________ Greece would _____ the EU.

Is clear ________ that those ______ were __________

But Greek _________ has come at a _____   _______

Many people have _______ jobs or huge ______ of their _____ and _________

Gains for the rad____ left and the f_______ right

BBC Asia Man lost at sea link

I recommend you look at this again.

Click here Iphone Screen Repair Homework 8th Jan 2014

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You have to be able to explain how to repair an Iphone screen to me on Tuesday....good luck!