miércoles, 30 de abril de 2014

THE BRITISH TRADITIONS: TEATIME

 BRITAINS IS A COUNTRY WITH VARIOUS TRADITIONS OF DIFFERENT SORTS, IN FACT SOME OF THEM CAN LOOK GARISH AT FIRST SIGTH FOR EXAMPLE THESE BELOW

ONE OF THE MOST PRACTISED HAS TO DO WITH FOOD, NAMELY THE HERBAL DRINKS LIKE TEA.  ON THE FOLLOWING VIDEO, IT IS SPOKEN ABOUT THIS POINT.

LET'S SEE A LITTLE ABOUT THE HISTORY OF TEA:
NOW LET'S SEE A LITTLE ABOUT HOW TEA SACHETS ARE MADE:

martes, 29 de abril de 2014

AUDIO EXERCISE BIRDY

JASMINE VON DEN BOGAERDE OR RATHER BETTER KNOWN AS BIRDY IS A NEW EMERGING BRITISH SINGER, WHO IS BEING KNOWN FOR HER NEW SINGLE: WINGS, CLICK BELOW TO DO THE AUDIO EXERCISE:

AUDIO EXERCISE

AUDIO ACTIVITY: HAPPY PHARELL WILLIAMS

PHARRELL WILLIAMS IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR ARTISTS THESE DAYS, CLICK BELOW TO DO AN AUDIO EXERCISE WITH HIS SONG HAPPY

HAPPY

MAKE VERSUS DO



MAKE AND DO ARE TWO VERBS THAT ARE CONFUSING FOR ESL SPEAKERS, BELOW ARE SOME VIDEOS WITH A GOOD EXPLANATION TO MAKE CLEARER
HERE ARE SOME WEBSITES WITH GOOD EXPLANATIONS ABOUT THEIR DIFFERENT USES AND DIFFERENCES
EXPLANATION I
EXPLANATION II
EXPLANATION III
EXPLANATION IV (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)

SOME EXERCISES TO PRACTISE:

EXERCISES I
EXERCISES II

domingo, 27 de abril de 2014

HOW TO WRITE RECIPES

ARE YOU HUNGRY? ONE OF THE SIMPLEST AND MOST PLEASANT THINGS IN ENGLISH IS WRITE ABOUT FOOD. LEARNING TO WRITE A RECIPE ALLOWS YOU TO PUT YOUR WRITING SKILLS INTO PRACTICE AND LEARN NEW VOCABULARY, BUT WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT IT ALLOWS YOU TO PUT YOUR COOKING SKILLS INTO PRACTICE IN THE REAL LIFE, DISCOVER MORE ABOUT CUISINE, COOK TASTY DISHES AND TASTE DELICIOUS FOOD MADE BY YOURSELF. LET'S GO INTO IT.

FIRST OF ALL LEARN SOME OF VOCABULARY, HERE ARE SOME RESOURCES RELATED TO IT:
VOCABULARY LIST I (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
VOCABULARY LIST II
VOCABULARY LIST III
VOCABULARY IV (FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS)
VOCABULARY V 

HERE ARE SOME VERY EXERCISES TO PRACTISE  THE BASICS OF THE COOKING VOCABULARY:
MEAT
KITCHEN TOOLS
MEALS
VEGETABLES
FRUIT
DRINK
RESTAURANT

CLICK HERE SOME ADVICE ABOUT HOW TO WRITE A RECIPE IN ENGLISH OR YOU CAN ALSO VISIT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE
RESOURCE I
RESOURCE II


IF YOU WANT TO SEE EXAMPLES OF RECIPES WRITTEN IN ENGLISH, CLICK HERE OR VISIT THIS WEBSITE

IF YOU WANT TO PRACTISE, THEY QUITE EASY TO DO,  CLICK BELOW:
EXERCISES I
EXERCISES II

THE TEACHERS FROM ENGVID WILL EXPLAIN TO YOU WITH A VERY GOOD EXAMPLE HOW YOU CAN CREATE A RECIPE IN ENGLISH




ANOTHER VISUAL EXAMPLE, CLICK HERE, PERFECT TO SEE HOW A RECIPE IS MADE AND EXPLAINED¡¡

LET'S GO TO MORE VISUAL RESOURCES, WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO


WELL, LET'S SEE HOW GREAT CHEFS COOKS, THIS IS REALLY INSPIRING


DO YOU WANT TO LEARN TO COOK?
VISIT THIS WEBISTE TO LEARN TO COOK

OK ONCE AFTER YOU HAVE LEARNED ABOUT HOW TO WRITE A RECIPE AND A LOT OF ABOUT COOKERY, DARE COOK¡¡

sábado, 26 de abril de 2014

miércoles, 23 de abril de 2014

jueves, 3 de abril de 2014

LET YOUR IMAGINATION FLY: CREATIVE WRITING


SOME ADVICE ABOUT CREATIVE WRITING IS USEFUL, MOST OF ALL FOR ALL THOSE WHO WANT TO MAKE THEIR WRITING SKILLS BETTER. WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW 

THE PHRASAL VERBS

THE PHRASAL VERBS ARE ONE OF THE MOST FEARED HINDRANCES EFL STUDENTS OFTEN BUMP INTO. THE PROBLEM LIES IN THE FACT THAT THIS LINGUISTIC STRUCTURE JUST EXISTS IN ENGLISH WHEREAS THERE IS NOTHING SIMILAR TO IT IN OTHER LANGUAGES, WHICH CAUSES THE EFL TO HAVE TROUBLE STUDYING THEM. WE ARE GOING TO TRY TO GIVE GOOD TIPS TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND THEM BETTER IN CASE YOU SHOULD HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THEM.