Monday, 29 April 2019

PREGUNTAS DIRECTAS PARA EL WRITING Y EL SPEAKING

DESCRIBE YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY.
  1. What’s your name?
-My name is Albert.
  1. Where are you from?
-I’m from Tenerife, from the north, from Icod de los Vinos.
  1. Where do you live?
-I live in Buenavista, in the north of the island.
  1. Can you speak English?
-Yes, I can speak a little English, I’m learning at the moment.
  1. Can you play a musical instrument?
-No, I can’t. But I would like to play the guitar. / Yes, I can play the piano very well.
  1. Do you have any brothers or sisters?
-Yes, I do, I have two brothers and one sister.
  1. Are they older than you?
-Well, my brothers are older than me, but my sister is younger than me.
  1. What are your parents’ names?
-My parents’ names are David and Silvia.
  1. Is your dad older than your mum?
-Yes, he is. He is / was five years older than my mum.
  1. Do you love your family?
-It depends, I love my parents, I adore them, but I don’t like my brother in law.
-Yes I do, I love them. But we sometimes argue.
  1. Can you describe a person in your family?
-Sure, of course. I’m going to speak about my sister Blanca. She is …


WHAT DO YOU DO? DESCRIBE YOUR DAILY ROUTINE.
  1. Are you an architect?
-No, I’m not, I’m a … teacher/housewife/celebrity/singer/
  1. What time do you get up in the morning?
-Well, it depends, I usually get up at quarter past seven. However, on Sundays I get up a bit later, at ten o’clock.
  1. What do you usually do after breakfast?
-After breakfast, I usually have a shower/go to class/go for a walk/brush my teeth/go shopping.
  1. What time do you have lunch?
-I have lunch at around two o’clock/ at quarter to three…
  1. What food do you prefer, sweet or savoury?
-I prefer sweet food because it is delicious! But I also like savoury food. / It depends, because I like sweet food, for example, biscuits and chocolate but I like fish and chips, too.
  1. How often do you eat fast food?
-I never eat fast food. / I eat fast food twice /three times a week/
  1. How often do you cook at home?
-I always cook at home / I sometimes cook at home. / I cook at home every day.
  1. How often are you late?
-I am never late. / I am always late. / I am sometimes late.
  1. How often do you play sports?
-I sometimes play football. / I play football twice a week / I go swimming
-I never play sports.
  1. How often do you go to the cinema?
-I go to the cinema once a month because it’s very expensive. However, it’s cheaper on Wednesdays. / I sometimes go to the cinema. / I don’t go to the cinema very often, because it’s…


EXTRA QUESTIONS
  1. What date is it today?
-Today is Thursday, the tenth of May two thousand and nineteen.
  1. The north of the island is better than the south, do you think so?
-Yes, I think so. I think the north is better than the south. However, the south has better beaches. / No, I don’t think so… (sáuz)
  1. What’s the weather like in the north of Tenerife? And in the south?
-In the north the weather is cool, cloudy and rainy. However, the weather in the south is dry, hot and sunny. The north is colder than the south. The south is hotter than the north.
  1. El Puma is younger than Enrique Iglesias, is that right?
No, it isn’t right. Enrique is a lot younger than El Puma. El Puma is a lot older than Enrique.
  1. The ‘Drago Milenario’ is the oldest tree in Tenerife, do you agree?
-Yes, I do, I agree. It is the oldest tree in Tenerife.
  1. What is the highest (ha-yest) mountain in Spain?
-The highest mountain in Spain is mount Teide.
  1. Is mount Everest higher or shorter than mount Teide?
-Mount Everest is higher (ha-ya) than mount Teide. Mount Teide is shorter (shoo-ta)
  1. How many bedrooms are there in your house?
-In my house there are three bedrooms.
  1. How many bathrooms are there in your house?
-There are two/three/four bathrooms / There is only one bathroom.
  1. Is there a television in your living room?
-Yes, there is a TV in my living room.
  1. Is there a swimming pool in your garden?
-No, there isn’t a “swimming pool” in my garden.
  1. Can you afford a very big house with a swimming pool?
-No, I can’t afford a very big house with a swimming pool because it’s very expensive and I can’t swim.
  1. How much is an espresso in Icod? Is it cheaper or more expensive than in London?
-An espresso in Icod costs/is 80 cents/one euro (yúrou). It is cheaper than in London. London is a lot more expensive than Icod.
  1. How much sugar do you like in your coffee? A lot of sugar or a little sugar?
-I like a little sugar in my coffee. I don’t like any sugar in my coffe. I prefer coffee without any sugar.
  1. How many cups of coffee do you drink a day?
-I usually drink between three and four cups of coffee a day.
  1. Have you visites La Gomera?
Yes, I have. I visited La Gomera last summer.
  1. Did you enjoy it?
-Yes, I did. I enjoyed it a lot.
  1. How many islands have you visited?
-I have visited three of them.
  1. How much English have you learnt?
-I have learnt a log of English/a little English.
  1. Have you enjoyed the course?
-Yes, I have. I love my classmates!

Monday, 15 April 2019

FECHAS DE EXÁMENES FINALES DE MAYO

⚠📑🇬🇧*El examen final escrito será el martes día 14 de mayo* , y el *speaking entre el jueves día 16 y el martes día 21* . El examen escrito consta de writing, listening y reading. El speaking es en parejas y sólo hay que venir uno de esos dos días, dependiendo del turno que tengan. *Entrega de notas el jueves 23*⚠📑🇬🇧

PROPUESTA DE CONTENIDOS PARA LOS EXÁMENES FINALES DE MAYO


A2.1 FINAL EXAMS
WRITING AND SPEAKING
1- RESPONDER A PREGUNTAS DIRECTAS
2- DESCRIBIR:
     DESCRIBE TU RUTINA DIARIA
     DESCRIBE A TU FAMILIA
     DESCRIBE LO QUE ESTÁ HACIENDO CADA PERSONA EN LA CASA
3- DIALOGOS:
OBLIGATORIO:
     DIÁLOGO PARA IR AL CINE
Y, A ELEGIR, UNO DE ESTOS TRES:
     DIÁLOGO EN LA TIENDA
     DIÁLOGO EN EL RESTAURANTE
     DIÁLOGO EN EL MÉDICO

ACLARACIÓN IMPORTANTE: En cuanto redacte las preguntas directas, las subiré al blog con sus respuestas correspondientes, para que las puedan preparar. Igualmente, los diálogos los pasaré en cuanto me sea posible por WhatsApp, leídos por mi. Por último, lo que está haciendo cada persona en la casa será un dibujo en el que, por ejemplo, el padre está cocinando en la cocina, la madre leyendo en el salón etc, por lo que hay que describir acciones y lugares:  ''The father is cooking in the kitchen, the mother is reading in the living room" etc.

En clase aclararemos y comentaremos. And remember: Yes, you can!

Sunday, 14 April 2019

DIALOGUES AT THE DOCTOR'S


What's the matter?
My head hurts.
You should take an aspirin.

What's the matter?
My stomach hurts.
You should eat less chocolate.

What's the matter?
My back hurts.
You should go to the gym.

What's the matter
My arm hurts.

You shouldn't play tennis.


What's the matter?
It hurts if I touch here and here and here.
Oh my god! Your finger is broken!

EXTENDED DIALOGUE

-Next patient, please!
-Good morning, doctor.
-Good morning, what's the matter?
-My leg hurts.
-How much does it hurt?
-It hurts a lot!
-I see. You should take these pills.
-How many pills, doctor?
-You should take two pills.
-How often, doctor?
-Every eight hours.
-For how long, doctor?
-For a week.
-Can I play football, doctor?
-No way! Of course you can't!
-Can I watch the football match?
-Off you go! Next patient, please!

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Dialogues to practise quantity and prices

A-Excuse me. What is the price of the apples?
B-The apples cost one euro per kilo.
A-How much are the avocados?
B-The avocados cost 50 cents a piece. How many apples and how many avocados would you like?
A-I would like 1 kilo of apples and two avocados, please.
B-Here you are.
A-How much is it?
B-It's 1,50 in total, please. Thank you!
A-Thank you!
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A-Are you ready to order?
B-Yes, I would like a salad and a glass of wine, please.
A-To eat here or to take away?
B-To eat here. How much is it?
A-It's £8,50
B-Can I pay with credit card?
B-Of course!
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