American vs British English warmer
Vocabulary review from before half term
National news: the child refugees in Calais
The history of Venice
Francesco’s Venice video & listening
Listening to a woman talk about a family heirloom
Writing about an object of significance for you
1. American English quizzes (just for fun):
2. Vocabulary review – take a test here – it’s very difficult!!!
here is the test: http://dictionary.cambridge.org/mydictionary/wordlist/1250156/test
3. You need to start reading and understanding more about International and National news. Read about the child refugees in Calais and try to understand the different points of view. Think about opinions and facts:
here in the Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3850840/Third-batch-child-migrants-begin-journey-Calais-Jungle-UK-Home-Office-admit-two-thirds-past-children-lied-age-officials.html
here in the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/28/fears-for-calais-refugee-camp-children-who-were-bound-for-the-uk
here on the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-37654552
4. The history of Venice:
more information here:http://tours-italy.com/venice-tours/venice-travel-guide/history/
5. Francesco’s Venice:
6. A gramophone:
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/mydictionary/wordlist/1762906 – including bequeath & ancestor.
Understand ILP targets.
Discuss grammar schools
Use ‘used to’ to talk about past habits and experiences
What makes a good teacher?
- Prepare and give a 4 minute presentation
- Take part in a role play to demonstrate negotiation skills
- Listen and ask and answer questions about a complex process
- Take part in a 3-way discussion on a topic of global or national interest
Why does Theresa May want to bring back grammar schools?
Your sister’s a real chatterbox!
abstain verb [ I ] (NOT VOTE)
formal relating to a third levelor stage
In the UK, a PhD stands for ‘Doctor of Philosophy’, sometimes referred to as a ‘doctorate’. It is the highest level of degree that a student can achieve. At some institutions, including Oxford University, a Doctor of Philosophy is known as a DPhil.
A graduate wearing a mortarboard (on his head):
(in England) a school set up by an organization or a group of individuals, funded by the government but not controlled by the local authority.
Academy schools are state-funded schoolsin England which are directly funded by the Department for Education and independent of local authority control. The terms of the arrangements are set out in individualAcademy Funding Agreements. Most academies are secondary schools.
£240,000 for a princely education at Eton. Arguably the most famous of private schools in the UK – both the Princes attended – is Eton. Eton’s schooling costs a whopping £34,434 per year – nearly three times as much as the minimum wage in the UK.
Prepositions of time review – matching game.
Past tense questions – online team game.
Cat flap instructions sequencing
Persuasive writing – describing a house for sale
Canvas online VLE & BKSB review
Prepositions of time link: http://www.englishlearnsite.com/vocabulary/prepositions-of-time/