1. VOCABULARY: How to use interjections
Interjections! Yay! Hmm? What are they?
• This is a great web-page to practice your listening and spelling.
• Your teacher will tell you what song to choose. There will be no Celine Dion. If you work fast and finish early you can choose your own favourite song lyrics.
Choose from the advanced level to test yourself. Then why not choose Christmas songs:
3. Interjections & body language practice
4. how to score points for listening in the exam – practice:
a) How was your weekend?
b) How did you feel when you first came to England?
c) Are you becoming more British? How?
d) If Mark, or another British tourist, like Tallulah, went to YOUR COUNTRY, what culture shock would we experience?
e) What shocked you most? (Don’t talk about the weather!)
5. Adapting to a new culture: http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/uk-now/video-uk/settling-uk-student-life
Work in teams to produce ideas for the speaking exam
Use a writing template to write draft presentations to share with the class
no student presentation today, so instead we’ll watch Janine Shepherd’s presentation and answer some questions
Bola’s presentation about Nigerian food
In the exam you will be giving a formal presentation, consequently you will need to:
Use Level 2 vocabulary and formal language
Have ideas, quotes, statistics and anecdotes about your topic
Structure your presentation in a logical way and be able to see different points of view
Use transitional phrases to link your ideas from introduction through to your balanced conclusion
B2 used to remark that something is surprising but true:Strangely enough, when it came to the test I actually felt pretty relaxed.
see previous days work on transitional phrases 🙂