Saturday, September 2, 2017

Exámenes orales septiembre 2017

Información para los alumnos de Nivel Intermedio 2 
que tengan pendiente la prueba de expresión oral:

Todos los alumnos de NI2 que tengan pendiente la prueba de Expresión Oral quedan convocados para la realización de la misma el lunes 4 de septiembre a partir de las 19.00 horas, en el aula 2.

HORARIOS APROXIMADOS DE LA PRUEBA ORAL:

19.00 a 19.15 - Marien Inglés & Sandra Martínez
19.15 a 19.30 - Encarna León y Dolores Ortega
19.30 a 19.45 - Ginesa Navarro & Beatriz Sevilla
19.45 a 20.00 - Mª Angeles Garre & Raquel Garre





Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Unit 11. Answers to "Unit 11. EXTRA PHOTOCOPIES"

ACTIVITY 3. 
a.
1. What are the 'greenhouse effect' and 'global warming'?
2. What is causing global warming?
3. Is global warming already happening?
4. Is there anything we can do about global warming?

b. 
1. colder
2. temperature
3. carbon dioxide
4. will stop/slow down

c.
1. glacier
2. insulate
3. fourish
4. spells
5. likely
6. layer
7. deforestation
8. store houses

ACTIVITY 4. 

b. 
- subject
- passive
- who does the action
ACTIVE
Human activities cause global warming

ACTIVITY 5
1 is hit
2. will be hit
3. spend
4. was hit
5. lost
6. happened
7. was taken

c. 
2. will be flooded
3. has already been collected
4. are now being repaired
5. be found
6. be saved
7. is not done
8. will be lost

ACTIVITY 6
GROUP A
1. take
2. do
3. are taught
4. be made
5. will happen

GROUP B
1. was taken
2. be done
3. have been damaged/are damaged
4. do
5. be solved


ACTIVITY 7. 
a bottle of tomato ketchup; a bottle of olive oil; a bottle of lemonade; a bag of sweets; a bag of potatoes; a tin of tuna; a tin of cat food; a tin of beans; a box of chocolates; a carton of orange juice; a jar of honey; a jar of jam; a packet of biscuits; a packet of soup; a packet of crisps


 ACTIVITY 10.
- Not many + Hardly any + a few + a bit of
- Not much + A bit of + a little + hardly any
- A lot of/lots of + loads of + plenty of
- A lot of/lots of + loads of + plenty of
- too many
- too much
- not enough
- not enough
- enough

We usually some in positive sentences
We usually use any in negative sentences and questions
We don't usually use much or many in positive sentences

ACTIVITY 11. 
1. no
2. too much
3. hardly any
4. a few
5. a bit of
6. plenty of
7. enough
8. some
9. too many

ACTIVITY 13 = it's exactly the same as in the other VOCABULARY photocopies (Natural world)

FINAL TASK.

Watch the video "How to make Al Gore proud' from the FINAL TASK activity:




Complete the gaps and check your answers: 

STEP 1: solar panels; STEP 2: emissions; STEP 3: appliances; STEP 4: impact; STEP 5: energy;
STEP 6: containers; recycled; STEP 7: green; STEP 8: crisis; STEP 9: global warming

Unit 11. Video: How to make Al Gore proud

Unit 11. The environment: Powerpoint: the weather (revision)



* There is a spelling mistake in the presentation. The correct spelling is lightning, and not lightening:



"Lightning is a bright flash of electricity produced by a thunderstorm. All thunderstorms produce lightning and are very dangerous. If you hear the sound of thunder, then you are in danger from lightning. Lightning kills and injures more people each year than hurricanes or tornadoes; between 75 to 100 people."

Unit 11. Vocabulary revision: Environment quiz

 Write the answers to questions 1-10.

1. The gradual warming up of the Earth is called ....... warming.
2. Acid ........ destroys trees and kills fish in lakes.
3. The hole in the ......... layer may cause an increase in skin cancer.
4. Electricity is produced in .......... stations.
5. The waste from ........... stations remains dangerous for hundreds of years.
6. Many factories dump dangerous ....... straight into the sea.
7. Burning things releases ......... dioxide into the atmosphere.
8. The exhaust fumes from cars and lorries cause serious ......... in many cities around the world.
9. A good example of the problem of desertification is the ......... Desert.
10. Huge areas of tropical rain ........... are disappearing every year.
11. Some gases trap the heat from the Sun in the Earth's atmosphere, making the Earth warmer. This is called the '............ effect'.

SEE ANSWERS

Unit 11. Video: An Inconvenient Truth (Trailer)

HOY NO HAY PROE CON STEVE

Hola,

Os informo que hoy miércoles 24 no habrá PROE de Intermedio 2. Steve estará esta tarde de 18.00 a 19.00 con alumnos de NB2.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Unit 11. Extra grammar: -ing clauses and passives

EXTRA GRAMMAR PRACTICE FOR UNIT 11. -ING CLAUSES & PASSIVES

Unit 11. Extra photocopies for the class: The Environment



THE LAST TOPIC OF THE YEAR WILL BE "THE ENVIRONMENT".
PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT
PRINT IT OUT, AND BRING IT TO CLASS ON WEDNESDAY.

WE WON'T BE USING THE BOOK FOR THIS UNIT, JUST PHOTOCOPIES.

Unit 11. VOCABULARY: The natural world



My dear students,

We will be starting "UNIT 11. THE NATURAL WORLD" today. Here's a link to some extra vocabulary that will be necessary in order to expand the contents of the unit.


As usual, please, print out the document and do the exercises as we progress with the unit.