My B2.1 classes need to practise for open cloze and multiple choice cloze and word formation and …. an endless list :S. I’m not really keen on using classroom time for the CTE activities (except for reading), so I’ve been looking around for some texts that I could use from some old coursebook. I’ve also…… Continue reading B2.1 Multiple choice cloze The environment and polar bears
My former presentation on this topic was a bit outdated, and as I’ve just upgraded to a new version of Affinity software, I couldn’t resist giving it a try. I honestly thought it would only take me about four hours, but as usual, I got carried away and ended up spending the whole day. (Oops!…… Continue reading B2 Speaking practice The Natural World
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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
Photo by Aleksandar Pasaric on Pexels.com We all know the one about ‘raining cats and dogs’ but what about ‘to rain on somebody’s parade’ or ‘to give something a rain check’? In the link below you’re bound to learn at least one more of the many British idioms. Go on! Give it a try!
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A bolt from the blue Serena Here are some activities to help you practise vocabulary and structures for speaking about the weather. >
In 2016 Huffpost launched a campaign calling for action against the astronomical amount of food that was being dumped into the bins by supermarkets in the USA. Although the article is already over three years old, I’ve adapted it as a reading activity that you can do after listening to the video that briefly explains…… Continue reading Food waste and what we can do about it.
Image by Gary Chan (Unsplash) According to the latest data recorded in 2018, Spain reached a peak in food waste, squandering a total of 1,339 million kg/l of food and beverages. This number represents an increase of 8.9% over the previous year and seems to be mainly due to economic recovery that was experienced during…… Continue reading Open cloze: How can we reduce food waste at home?