Lesson & Homework

Friday: Breiner 17:30 - 19:00; 19:15 - 20:45; Saturday: 15:45 - 17:15

Updated 28th February 2020

Books: Keynote (Proficient); English Vocabulary in Use (Advanced) (CUP); also highly recommended: Advanced Grammar in Use (CUP). The last two are avalable as if you prefer.




Extra Material used in the Lesson

Homework

28th February

Practical Design

Listening parts 3 & 4

22nd February

No class today.

14th, 15th & 21st February

I was ill these days.

13th February

Film review

Examples of film reviews



14th February

Magical houses, made of bamboo

Film review

Examples of film reviews

7th February

Economic Resources

Practical Design

25th January

The value of education.

24th January

Energy-Hungry World & Land for All

Activities on pages 56-9 of the course book.

Work book activities

18th January

Learning and Memory

17th January

Expectations

The Magic Washing-Machine p54-5



Listening track:


Writing: Article

10th January

Human Interaction



Complete exercises from Keynote not done in lesson.

Economic resources

4th January

19th December

13th December

Body Language

Human Interaction

6th December

Report Writing

Human Interaction

8th November

Writing: letter

Perception

26th October

A: Completely lost without it

Keynote p100-1.

Prof David Crystal on the effect of the Internet on English.

B: Reading & Use of English, parts 1 & 2

As advertised for the lesson, and nº2 of cloze tests from my site, and parts 1 & 2 from the Cambridge

25th October

A: Optimist or pessimist

pp22-3 Keynote book.

Grammar practice: future predictions.

Look at these pictures


Watch this video about the future
Here are two views of what the world economy will be in 2050:

Think about the future and then write in your predictions

B: Reading & Use of English, parts 1 & 2

to kill time = matar o tempo

19th October

Speaking part 1

Speaking questions and example video.

Writing: an account of an incident

p26-7 Keynote.
Send in final draft of article.

18th October

A: It's not really my thing - writing

p16-17
Write the full report if you like, and post it to this link:

Look up "Marc Hauser dives into the jet stream" to find out about his attempt.

If you wish to work more on nominalisation, look at exs 10a & 10b on p17, & the extras on p141.

B: Why I live in mortal dread of public speaking

p20-21

Listening: The Lonely Cyborg

11th October

A

B Exam Practice

Speaking

4th October

A

Unit 1.3

B

Unit 1.4

Extra material



If you would like more listening practice, this is another ABC programme:

27th September

A

to copy in gapped dialogues.

B: Exam work

Essay writing, looking at examples and assessing them against the exam criteria.

Write the essay from the Cambridge 2 past paper book.

This is a collection of material not directly connected with the course, but which you may find interesting. Please let me know if you find further material that I might add.



This is a collection of material not directly connected with the course, but which you may find interesting. Please let me know if you find further material that I might add.



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