Media, arts, literature & entertainment · video

B2 Speaking practice Going out

I’m so excited! I’m trying out a new programme that will come in handy to create all types of activities for… whatever I will end up doing this year 🙁 Anyway, I won’t allow the worst side of myself to spoil the fun of posting this short speaking activity video that I have just set…… Continue reading B2 Speaking practice Going out

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B2 Flipping cards quiz with styles of music

I posted this quiz a couple of years ago, but very frequently, one notices that the activity flops and needs some type of upgrading. That’s just what happened the other day when I used it as a lead-in to talk about entertainment and going out. I could see my little group of students giggling and…… Continue reading B2 Flipping cards quiz with styles of music

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B2 Flipping cards for shows and entertainment

As we’re covering the topic of entertainment, as usual I’ve created a wordcloud and a flipping card activity. I know I may seem a bit boring as I’m always posting some flipping card or something similar. But the thing is that I can’t help it because these cards are so versatile offering me such a…… Continue reading B2 Flipping cards for shows and entertainment

C 2 · Media, arts, literature & entertainment · Open cloze

Funny or not so funny?

We all saw it on the news this morning. Just when we had high hopes of receiving an award for Spanish cinema, there goes Will Smith who gives Chris Rock a slap in the face and drops an F-bomb opening the debate on whether certain issues should be overlooked in the name of humour and…… Continue reading Funny or not so funny?

C 2 · Media, arts, literature & entertainment

Flipping cards Vocabulary for The Press & Media

Image from the Daily Mail Before flipping the cards, you may want to take a peep at the wordcloud that you’ll find linked to the button. Thanks Cristina, I love it!!!! WORDCLOUD HERE! Guess the word and turn over the cards to see if you got it right.

C 2 · Media, arts, literature & entertainment

B2-C2 Vocabulary for Fictional characters

What’s the name for the bad guy that moves within a plot? And what type of character is the opposite to He-who-must-not-be-named? Here’s a flipping card vocabulary activity that deals with these terms. Look at each card and hover the mouse over it to see the other side. .

B1 · B2 · Media, arts, literature & entertainment

Styles of music quiz

Image by Rajesh Kavasseri on Unsplash What’s your favourite style of music? Do you listen to different styles according to your mood? Do you find any particular music uplifting or disturbing? Can you play an instrument? What’s your favourite group or who’s your favourite musician? Have you heard anything good recently? Do you spend a…… Continue reading Styles of music quiz

C 2 · Media, arts, literature & entertainment · Natural world & environment

Don McLean – Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)

Starry Night Over the Röne Vincent Van Gogh This beautiful tribute to Vincent Van Gogh provides us with the opportunity to learn and practise vocabulary related to the art world and nature. Level C1