UPDATED LOCKDOWN INFO CUARENTENA ACTUALIZADO
Classes continue cancelled due to the State of Alarm introduced because of the Covid-19 outbreak. The grammar exams of all my groups have been changed to new dates you can check HERE. Detailed info about all the changes on the school's webpage.
This is what you should work on during the lockdown for these exams:
Agrup 2ºESO A-B & C-D: Units 1 to 4.
4ºESO B & D: Units 1 to 5.
1ºBAC B & C: Units 1 to 6.
Apart from your textbook and workbooks,
ESO students can also use OXFORD ONLINE LEARNING ZONE
BAC students can use PERFORMANCE-1 ONLINE WORKBOOK if you're registered.
I've set up groups on Google Classroom to keep in touch with you and assign activities. You can contact me at the email below for any question or doubts.
The 2nd term has already been assessed with the exams and work done up to 12th March when the lockdown started. The missing grammar exam will count for the 3rd term.
Keep calm down during the lockdown. There's a lot of time to do lots of things.
As clases continúan canceladas debido ao Estado de Alarma imposto pola crise do Covid-19. Os exames de gramática de todos os meus grupos foron cambiados a unhas novas datas que podedes comprobar AQUÍ. Información detallada sobre todos os cambios na páxina web do instituto.
Isto é no que podedes traballar durante o confinamento para estes exames:
Repasar todo o vocabulario, gramática e exercicios das unidades que entran no exame. (Unidades en azul arriba según os cursos). + Novas actividades para seguir aprendendo
Ademáis dos vosos libros de texto e workbooks,
alumnado de ESO pode tamén usar OXFORD ONLINE LEARNING ZONE
alumnado de BAC pode usar PERFORMANCE-1 ONLINE WORKBOOK se estades rexistrados.
Montei grupos en Google Classroom para manter contacto con vos a asignar actividades. Podedes contactar conmigo no correo electrónico que aparece mais abaixo para calquer pregunta ou dúbida.
A 2ª avaliación xa foi avalíada cos exames e traballo realizado ata o 12 de marzo cando comezou o peche escolar. O exame de gramática que falta contará para a 3ª avaliación.
Mantede a calma durante o confinamento. Hai un montón de tempo para facer moitas cousas.
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Get is one of the commonest words in English. It is used in many different ways. Note that get is sometimes avoided in very formal writing, but it is correct in most kinds of speech and writing.
Get + noun/pronoun
When get is followed by a direct object, it usually means ‘receive’, ‘fetch’, ‘obtain’, ‘catch’ or similar ideas.
He has got a prize.
I get a headache whenever I watch TV.
Get can be followed by two objects.
Can you get me a drink?
Get + adjective
Before an adjective, get usually means ‘become’.
My hands and feet were getting cold.
Get can also be followed by object + adjective.
Can you get the kids ready for school?
Get + adverb particle or preposition
When get is followed by an adverb particle or preposition.
I get up at 6 o’clock.
When I went to see him, he told me to get out.
Get + past participle
Get can be followed by a past participle. This structure is often used to talk about things that we do to ourselves.
I only take two minutes to get dressed.
Get + past participle is also used in passive structures.
My watch got broken while was playing.
Get + object + past participle
This structure can be used to talk about things that happen to us.
I got my car stolen last week.
We got our roof blown off in the storm.
Note that in American English, the past participle of get is gotten.
See some examples:
Collocations with GET:
- Uses of GET.
- Phrasal verbs with GET.
- Phrasal verbs with GET (+Spanish translation).
- Exercises meanings of GET.
- Exercises GET (2).
Exercises / Ejercicios (gracias a basic grammar in use)
Monday, 28 January 2013
More information about the author JANE AUSTEN @ Wikipedia.
Monday, 21 January 2013
Thursday, 17 January 2013
Link to complete info PERFECT GRAMMAR.
- WHAT'S A RELATIVE CLAUSE?
We use a Relative Clause to join two sentences in English or to give extra information about something.
I bought a new car. It is very fast. - I bought a new car that is very fast
She lives in New York. She likes living in New York. - She lives in New York, which she likes.
- DEFINING RELATIVE CLAUSES.
Give us the necessary information to know what we're talking about.
I like the woman who lives next door. (If we don't say "who lives next door", we don't know which woman it is).
The people who / that live on the island are very friendly.
Link: EXERCISE OF RELATIVE PRONOUN AS SUBJECT.
- NON DEFINING RELATIVE CLAUSES.
I live in London, which has some fantastic parks. (Everybody knows where London is, "which has fantastic parks" is extra information).
→ The woman whose car is a BMW is coming tonight.
→ I live in the city where I study.
→ I live in the city that / which I study in.
→ I live in the city in which I study.
→ My brother met a woman (who / that) I used to work with.
Video Relative Clauses explanation:
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
- Photos must be a standard digital size between 11'4x15'2 & 15'2x20'2
- The description must be in English. You must explain where it is, its name, what it is and the reason you chose it. You must check that your description is correct. You can count on your teacher's help.
- PHOTOS MUST BE HANDED IN BEFORE MARCH 1stHere are some examples:As Fragas do Eume is a natural park situated in north-west Spain. Fraga is a Galician word for "natural woodland" and the park is an example of a temperate rainforest. The protected area extends along the valley of the river Eume within the Ferrolterra municipalities of Pontedeume, Cabanas, A Capela, Monfero, Pontedeume, and As Pontes. Some 500 people reside within the park.The area was declared a natural park (a level of protection lower than national park) in 1997. It is one of six natural parks in Galicia. It's near where my parents come from and its a peaceful place to visit and a natural heritage that we should preserve.
- Monastery of Caaveiro The Monastery of Saint John of Caaveiro (Galician Mosteiro de San Xoán de Caaveiro) is a Spanish monastery founded in the tenth century by Saint Rudesind. It is situated in Pontedeume, Ferrolterra, Galicia, within the Fragas do Eume Natural park. You have to climb up the hill to reach it. It's a wonder how they could build it there so long time ago.
Friday, 11 January 2013
NetSafe Episode 1: What is the Internet? (Grades K-3) from Planet Nutshell on Vimeo.
NetSafe Episode 2: What is Personal Information? (Grades K-3) from Planet Nutshell on Vimeo.