Class Summary Friday 26th May
Today we started with the listening exam.
Then we did a lesson ‘Boys Night Out’ Practical English. We used practical English for making suggestions and watched Rob, Jenny and Paul.
To finish we looked a little bit at reported speech.
Writing assessment. Please email it to me on OHConnect as I will not be…[Read more]
Class Summary Thursday 25th May
Today we started by watching ‘The Emancipation of Prince’ with no sound and then you wrote the transcript of what he would say. Then we watched it with sound and learnt new vocab e.g. loathe, contempt etc. Then you did the animal idioms, the pronunciation of auxiliaries and to.
Do the reading…[Read more]
Class Summary Wednesday 24th May
Today we started with Vocab page 163 word building.
Then we did ‘The morning after the night before…’ practical English.
Then you planned the end of term party!
To finish we did a memory game with directed and reported speech.
PAGE 146 Grammar Bank 8A
Reading: Page 76 The King of C…[Read more]
Class Summary Tuesday 23rd May
Today we started with an A-Z animal challenge, then we talked about being ‘animal lovers’ or not. You then read the article on page 84 about the man who didn’t like animals.
You had a discussion about animals and your experiences with pets etc.
To finish we did the reading assessment.
Look at the…[Read more]
Class Summary Monday 22nd May
Today we did a class about nights out. You talked about university, nights out now and where you like to go out. You read a text about Newcastle and then you did Practical English ‘Boys Night Out’.
We looked at making suggestions. Next class we will watch ‘the morning after the night before’.
Think about…[Read more]
Class Summary Friday 19th May
Today we started by reviewing the grammar homework 7B, the crossword for houses and the vocab on page 162.
Then we talked about: How important it is to own your own home, (rather than renting)?
Do you spend a lot of money and effort making it look nice?
If cash were no problem what kind of home would you live in?…[Read more]
Class Summary Friday 12th May
Today we started the topic ‘Ideal Home’. We talked about types of places people may live, types of housing in the UK and then we did a dictation of our homes.
Then we looked at the phrase ‘flying the nest’ and 2nd conditional ‘waking up on the wrong side of the bed’.
Write about your ideal home.
Class Summary Thursday 18th May
Today we did the Come DIne With Me roleplay. You each had a role and described your dinner parties. It was excellent use of food/cooking language and you really got into the roles given! Well done!
Writing Page 124 Writing a Complaint
Next week (Tuesday and Thursday) we will do the reading and…[Read more]
Class Summary Wednesday 18th May
Today we started with house and home idioms. Then we listened to 4 architects describing their ideal homes and focused on the use of ‘would’ in an imaginary situation. Then we looked at two unusual houses; a lighthouse and a narrow boat. We discussed the type of person that would live there.
To finish we did the…[Read more]
Class Summary Tuesday 16th May
Today we repeated the class from Thursday for Marina and Nadia.
Plan a themed dinner party.
Choose a country, plan a 3 course meal inspired by the country and finally choose entertainment for your guests based on the country.
Describe the food including ingredients and method.
Use page 171 to help…[Read more]
Class Summary Thursday 11th May
Today we started by looking at the menu on page 88 and deciding what we would have. Then you completed the chart.
Next we looked at the film Eat, Pray, Love with Julia Roberts and we did a lesson called Move, Eat, Learn. You looked at 11 countries, the food they eat there and what they are famous for.
Class Summary Monday 15th May
Today we started by describing our ideal home, then we practiced using 2nd conditional. Then we did house vocab and page 162 in the book. We talked about ‘if you had to choose’.
To finish we watched a clip from Grand Designs and answered these questions: How does the presenter describe the landscape?
How did the…[Read more]
Class Summary Wednesday 10th May
Today only Marc came so we repeated the first conditionals lesson that he missed.
Writing on page 118. We will prepare this on Monday but if you want to do it early you can.
Class Summary Tuesday 9th May
Today the starter task was looking at homophones – Spelt differently, with different meanings but pronounced exactly the same! e.g. The weather was good…..he was asking me whether the flight had been cancelled…
Then you wrote a descriptive composition of an around the world trip and presented it to each oth…[Read more]
Class Summary Monday 8th May
Today we started the topic of homes. We described our homes to each other and drew the ‘birds eye view’ plan of our homes. Then we read an article from the book and practiced second conditional.
1. Write a 2-3 sentence description of your ideal home
2. 2nd Conditional Grammar Bank 7B
Class Summary Friday 5th May
Today we started by looking at how we feel before an exam or job interview. Then we did some listening about exams and to finish we did some work with first conditionals.
Then we played Word…[Read more]
Class Summary Thursday 4th May
Today we started with phrasal verbs for travelling.
Then we did Grammar: future plans and arrangements. We talked about upcoming trips that we have planned.
Listening: we listened to Clive describe his worst journey and then told each other ours.
To finish we played ‘on the bus’ with advanced catergories:…[Read more]
Class Summary Tuesday 2nd May
Today we talked about the difference between being a traveller or a tourist. Then we did a holiday maze and some reading on page 78.
Section D on page 79
Class Summary Wednesday 3rd May
Today we looked at first conditionals and talked about exams and job interviews. To finish we played a board game to practice making first conditionals with future time clauses.
Finish the sentences of the first conditionals.
Say the difference between the education domino cards.
Class Summary Thursday 27th April
Today we started with medical charades. Then we talked about alternative medicine and did some listening to work with this language.
Then we looked at 4 infographics and listened to the advice, did some work with similes and to finish you created your own medical advice poster.
Grammar Page 76 Section…[Read more]
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