Revise past simple & past continuous use
Review types of text and their purpose
Understand who the audience of a text is
Learn more about the tone of a text
a black hole in space:
a Parker pen:
a handkerchief to blow your nose:
a punctured football:
Create sentences using correct adjective order
Test your knowledge with a Kahoot! quiz
Collaborative writing exercise – ‘Life in Level 2’
TED Talk & discussion
Level 2 Grammar test
Individual Learning Plan
About Adjective order:
easier – https://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/139.html
An extraordinary, tiny, oval, modern, turquoise, Italian, Georgio Armani, crocodile skin handbag.
A beautiful, large, rectangular, brand-new, gold, Chinese, Lenovo, aluminium smartphone.
An amazing, small, flat, new, cerise, Japanese, Toyota copper car.
a person or thing that is well known by the public.
“he’d never become a household name, unlike his famous younger brother”
“Van Gogh should be a household name,” said Muluken.
How baby names have changed over the past decade and why: https://familyshare.com/24457/parenting/how-baby-names-have-changed-over-the-last-decade
How people traditionally got their surnames in Great Britain (and other countries):
for example – Margaret Thatcher’s family were most likely previously employed as thatchers – making dried grass roofs for cottages:
She has the reputation of being a good doctor.
spotted or polka dots:
a pink colour – cerise:
the colour and a precious stone – turquoise:
simple and easy to understand:
the top of the tree
(British & Australian)
if someone is at the top of the tree, they are at the highest position in their job or in an organization Who would have guessed that she would get to the top of the tree before her clever and talented brother?
Level 2 Group 3 – Reasons:
- To speak to the GP and others without an interpreter
- To go to higher education – to have a better future, to get a better job
- talk and chat with neighbours, people who live in the UK – including other students
- to help solve day-to-day problems
- to feel confident
- to teach your children to speak English
- to understand written communication
- to discover and enjoy British culture
- to help you travel – English is an international language
- to improve your writing – to be understood and to express your feelings and ideas.
the top 10 ways to learn English
- Attend an English class
- watch movies & TV.
- read books, newspapers and websites.
- use social media – i h8 u. lol. 🙂
- grammar exercises, pronunciation exercises
- Use Canvas – the college’s Virtual Learning Environment
- speak to native speakers and other students in English
- find an English speaking romantic partner
- be confident – be prepared to make mistakes
- teach and learn other languages
How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TEDxLingnanUniversity
after the video we will be having a discussion
read a transcript of the talk here
as you watch – write down 10 words/short phrases from this video
- these can be words or phrases you don’t understand
- or things that: you found interesting; disagreed with; surprised you; made you think; thought were idiotic!
- or things that you’d like talk more about with your group
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