sábado, 13 de diciembre de 2014

LISTENING ACTIVITY, PRACTISE YOUR LISTENING SKILLS: MEGHAN TRAINOR

MEGHAN TRAINOR IS AN AMERICAN SINGER WHO HAS BECOME WORLD FAMOUS THANKS TO HER HIT: ALL ABOUT THE BASS. IMPROVE YOUR LISTENING SKILLS BY PRACTISING WITH MEGHAN TRAINOR'S SINGLE, CLICK HERE

IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE MEGHAN TRAINOR, CLICK HERE

miércoles, 10 de diciembre de 2014

THE CONDITIONAL CLAUSES

ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT THINGS IN ENGLISH IS TO LEARN THE CONDITIONAL CLAUSES. THEY CAUSE MUCH CONFUSION, BELOW ARE SOME RESOURCES THAT MAY BE HELPFUL TO YOU:
RESOURCES1
RESOURCES2
RESOURCES3
RESOURCES4
RESOURCES5
RESOURCES6
RESOURCES7 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCES8
RESOURCES9
RESOURCES10

EXERCISES1
EXERCISES2
EXERCISES3
EXERCISES4
EXERCISE5
EXERCISES6
EXERCISES7
EXERCISES8
EXERCISES9
EXERCISES10

VIDEOS:



ARIANA GRANDE: BREAK FREE

ARIANA GRANDE IS ALL THE RAGE AND IN FASHION. BREAK FREE IS A WORLD HIT. PRACTISE YOUR ENGLISH WITH  THIS SONG (CLICK TO GO STRAIGHT TO THE EXERCISE):
CLICK HERE TO DO THE EXERCISE
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ARIANA GRANDE, CLICK HERE

DAVID GUETTA: DANGEROUS

DAVID GUETTA IS ONE OF THE LEADING DJS IN THE INTERNATIONAL SCENE, PRACTISE YOUR LISTENING WITH ONE OF HIS SONGS. CLICK HERE.
IF YOU WANT TO FIND OUT MOR,  CLICK HERE.


TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD

TECHNOLOGY BRINGS US A LOT OF NOVELTIES AND IT IS ALWAYS GOOD TO CATCH UP WITH NOVELTIES, HERE ARE SOME VIDEOS TO FIND OUT MORE

MODAL VERBS REVISION

WE HAVE ALREADY SPOKEN ABOUT MODAL VERBS IN PREVIOUS POSTS, ANYWAY IT IS GOOD TO CHECK THIS AGAIN:

IF YOU WANT TO CHECK PREVIOUS POST REGARDING THIS SUBJECT, CLICK BELOW
POST1
POST2
POST3

HERE ARE NEW RESOURCES REVOLVING THE SAME ISSUE IN A GENERAL WAY:
RESOURCE1
RESOURCE2
RESOURCE3
RESOURCE4 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE5
RESOURCE6
RESOURCE7
RESOURCE8
RESOURCE9
RESOURCES10

EXERCISES:
EXERCISES
EXERCISES (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
EXERCISES
EXERCISES
EXERCISES (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
EXERCISES
EXERCISES

HERE IS A COMPILATION OF VIDEOS EXPLAINING MODAL VERBS

CAN/COULD/BE ABLE TO/MAY/MIGHT


SHOULD/OUGHT TO/ MUST/HAVE TO/ NEEDN'T
NEEDN'T

RELATIVE CLAUSES AGAIN

RELATIVE CLAUSES ARE ONE OF THE HARDEST POINTS IN ENGLISH LEARNING

LONG TIME AGO WE DEVOTED A POST TO THIS SAME THING, IF YOU WANT TO CHECK IT AGAIN, CLICK HERE

 HERE ARE YOU A SERIES OF RESOURCES THAT MAY BE HELPFUL TO YOU
RESOURCE1
RESOURCE2 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE3(FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE4
RESOURCE5 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE6


EXERCISES:
EXERCISE1
EXERCISE2
EXERCISE3
EXERCISE4
EXERCISE5
EXERCISE6


HERE ARE SOME VIDEOS:



miércoles, 15 de octubre de 2014

ED SHEERAN

ED SHEERAN IS A BRITISH POP SINGER, IF YOU WANT TO KNOW MORE, CLICK HERE
IF YOU WANT TO KNOW THE LYRICS, CLICK HERE

IF YOU WANNA PRACTISE MORE WITH ED SHEERAN'S SONGS, CLICK HERE

miércoles, 8 de octubre de 2014

lunes, 15 de septiembre de 2014

THE PAST TENSES


THIS POST IS DEVOTED TO THE PAST TENSES AND WE POST DIFFERENT RESOURCES TO DEAL WITH THIS ISSUE.

PAST SIMPLE

RESOURCE2  (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE3 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)

PAST PERFECT


PAST CONTINUOUS


PAST TENSE EXERCISES

EXERCISES4

GOTYE SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW

GOTYE
IS AN ARTIST FROM BELGIUM WHO BECAME FAMOUS WITH HIS SINGLE ''SOMEBODY I USED TO KNOW''


LISTEN TO HIS SONG HERE, AND ENJOY THE ACTIVITY.


USED TO

USED TO IS A MODAL STRUCTURE WHO AIM IS TO TALK ABOUT PAST HABITS THAT ARE NO LONGER DONE AT PRESENT

HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES THAT MAY HELP YOU

RESOURCE1
RESOURCE2
RESOURCE3 (DIFFERENCE AMONG USED TO/GET USED TO/BE USED TO)

EXERCISES1
EXERCISES2
EXERCISES3
EXERCISES4

THE GET EXPRESSIONS

HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES WITH GET EXPRESSIONS

DEFINITION OF GET AND USES

RESOURCE 1
RESOURCE 2
RESOURCE 3 (PHRASAL VERBS)

EXERCISE1
EXERCISE2
EXERCISE3
EXERCISES4



DIFFERENT GENERATIONS

EACH GENERATION IS DIFFERENT FROM THE PRECEDING AND THE FOLLOWING. THIS REPORT ANALYZES THIS. WATCH THE VIDEO.

NOW ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
  • WHAT KIND OF GENERATION GAP DOES THIS REPORT TALK ABOUT EXACTLY?
  • WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD AND THE YOUNG PEOPLE WHEN THEY COME CLOSE TO THE NEW INFORMATION AND RELATIONSHIP TECHNOLOGIES?
  • WHAT COULD THE SOCIETY DO TO HELP THE OLD APPROACH THE NEW TECHNOLOGIES?
  • WHAT DOES THIS REPORT SAY IN RELATION TO THIS?

THE IRREGULAR VERBS


HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES RELATED TO THE IRREGULAR VERBS

RESOURCE3 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE 4 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)

EXERCISES:



VERBS + ING

THIS IS A TRICKY QUESTION, HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES THAT MAY BE HELPFUL:

VERBS +ING 
VERBS+ TO INFINITIVE





EXPRESSIONS WITH BE AND HAVE

''HAVE'' AND ''BE'' ARE TWO IMPORTANT VERBS AND STAR UMPTEEN EXPRESSIONS USED IN DAILY LIFE. HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES THAT WILL GIVE YOU A BETTER IDEA OF IT.

EXPRESSIONS WITH HAVE:
RESOURCE 1
RESOURCE 2 (IDIOMS)
RESOURCE 3 (REALLY GOOD)
RESOURCE 4 (DOWNLOADABLE DOC BY CATHERINE SCHNELL)
AUDIO RESOURCE 1

EXERCISES WITH HAVE EXPRESSIONS:
EXERCISES1 (EASY)
EXERCISES 2
EXERCISES 3

EXPRESSIONS WITH BE
RESOURCE1
RESOURCE 2





lunes, 18 de agosto de 2014

THE EDINBURGH FRINGE

THE EDINBURGH FRINGE IS THE WORLD LARGEST FESTIVAL OF ARTS, IN FACT ARTISTS AND PERFORMERS OF DIFFERENT ARTISTIC DISCIPLINES COME TO EDINBURGH.
FIND OUT FURTHER INFORMATION HERE
THE FRINGE I
THE FRINGE II

JOURNALISTIC ENGLISH

READING A NEWSPAPER IS A GOOD WAY TO LEARN BUT WRITING A PIECE OF NEWS IS A HARD TASK BUT VERY HELPFUL TO LEAR TOO. ON THIS POST, SOME HINTS AND ADVICE TO WRITE NEWS ARE GIVEN, THE RESOURCES ARE INTENDED FOR PROFESSIONALS BUT THEY CAN BE USED BY ANY STUDENT WHO WANT TO LEARN MORE. LEARNING JOURNALISTIC ENGLISH IS ALSO A GOOD WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH. SOME USEFUL VIDEOS COME NEXT:


HERE ARE SOME USEFUL WEBSITES, CLICK ON THEM TO GO STRAIGHT TO THEIR CONTENTS.

RESOURCES I
RESOURCES II
RESOURCES III
RESOURCES IV
RESOURCES V
RESOURCES VI

lunes, 4 de agosto de 2014

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DIALECTS

ANYONE WHO HAS SPOKEN TO SOMEONE FROM AN ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRY MUST HAVE SURELY NOTICED THAT EACH PERSON SPEAKS DIFFERENTLY, WITH A DIFFERENT ACCENT, DIFFERENT WORDS AND SO ON.

THIS IS BEACAUSE OF THE DIVERSITY OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE DIALECTS AND LINGUISTIC VARIETIES. MANY GENERALLY SKIP THIS ISSUE, HOWEVER IT IS QUITE INTERESTING FOR THE ESL LEARNERS.  KNOWING OR BEING FAMILIAR WITH THE DIFFERENT ACCENTS AND DIALECT CAN ENABLE YOU TO UNDERSTAND THOSE SPEAKERS BETTER AND AVOID HAVING COMPREHENSION PROBLEMS WITH THOSE SPEAKERS.

HERE ARE SOME VIDEOS THAT MAY HELP YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT IT AND DISTINGUISH THEM. THERE ARE ALSO SOME OTHER VIDEOS THAT ARE MORE ENTERTAINING AND HILARIOUS CONCERNING THIS ISSUE AT THE END OF THE LIST.
IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE  ACCENTS AND THE  DIALECTS OF ENGLISH, VISIT THE LINKS BELOW:
LINK1
LINK2

HOLIDAYS

SUMMER IS A PERFECT TIME TO GO ON LEARNING BECAUSE OF THE LARGE AMOUNT OF FREE TIME MANY WE HAVE IN THIS SEASON. MANY PEOPLE GO TO THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES TO STUDY ENGLISH, WHEREAS OTHERS PREFER TO SPEND THEIR HOLIDAY TIME IN THE BEACH AND OTHERS GO TO FARAWAY DESTINATIONS. NO DOUBT THAT THE SUMMERTIME IS THE PERFECT ONE TO PRACTICE ENGLISH AND LEARN MORE.
HERE ARE SOME USEFUL VIDEOS THAT COULD HELP YOU IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY AND TEACH YOU HOW TO TALK ABOUT HOLIDAYS ON YOUR RETURN HOME.






IF YOU WANT TO IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY, GO TO THESE ENGLISH VOCABULARY WEBSITES BELOW:

SITE 1 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
SITE 2
SITE 3
SITE 4
SITE 5
SITE 6 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)

GO LEARNING DURING THIS SUMMERTIME AND ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAYS

miércoles, 21 de mayo de 2014

HOW TO WRITE A DESCRIPTION IN ENGLISH

WRITING A DESCRIPTION IS ALWAYS A TRICKY THING, BECAUSE YOU MUST USE YOUR IMAGINATION AS WELL AS A LOT OF WORDS AND COMPLEX GRAMMAR STRUCTURES. HERE ARE SOME TIPS AND RESOURCES TO LEARN TO WRITE DESCRIPTIONS IN ENGLISH:

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RESOURCE 2
RESOURCE 3
RESOURCE 4
RESOURCE 5
 VOCABULARY RESOURCES FOR DESCRIPTIONS
RESOURCE 6  (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE 7 
RESOURCE 8 
ORDER OF THE ADJECTIVES
RESOURCES 9 (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCES 10 (SPANISH SPEAKERS)
RESOURCE 11 
RESOURCE 12
HERE ARE SOME VIDEOS, ENJOY YOURSELF¡¡¡