Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Merry Christmas

Just wanted to wish you a Jolly Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year. Hope you have a great time this season and may all your wishes come true!

Holiday assignments

There is a long holiday ahead and I hope everybody can have a bit of everything they want: fun, relax, time for themselves, ... in any case, I hope you all can find some time to keep working on your English.

Students of Intermedio 1 have to finish reading Slumdog Millionaire, and then they have to write a review following this structure:
  • Paragraph 1: Introduction (title, name of author, any other background information about the story)

  • Paragraph 2: Summary of the story (don't include the end, don't spoil the reading to future readers)

  • Paragraph 3: Your personal opinion and recommendation.
Students of Avanzado 1 have to finish reading The curious incident... and they'll have to answer some questions on the book after the holidays. I would also like you to write a story or narration, real or fictional, about any topic, but why not tell a story set at Christmas time. Read a story and get some inspiration.

Monday, 13 December 2010

I1- Jobs

Watch this video where people talk about their jobs and write down the names of new occupations you learn. The second part comes with subtitles, in case you have some trouble understanding the first time you watch it.

How many different ways can you use to ask somebody "en qué trabajas"?

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Theatre in Madrid

The company Face to Face is performing A Midsummer Night's Dream in Teatro Alcázar this December. The show is entirely in English, and this is a good chance to see this classic at an affordable price. This version is set in India and it is suitable for all ages.
Pick up a date and enjoy the show!

School trip

The school is organizing a trip to Edinburgh for next March. You can find all the details on Ray's blog and if you are interested there's a meeting in the school next Friday. Have a look and join us in this exciting cultural journey to the land of the shining rivers.