B1 · speaking

Intermediate 2 Speaking practice ‘The Natural World’

Hello! Here is a little presentation to help brush up on the topic of the Natural World. The presentation was created by using Genially and wil help you remember the most important things we talked about when dealing with this topic. I hope to find some time to create some more presentations (uff! 😦 ), but anyway, I hope you enjoy it.

 

A2 · B1 · B2 · Vocabulary

Confusing words: appointment – date

Appointment/date

In Spanish and Catalan we usually use ‘cita’ for when we have arranged to meet somebody for professional advice and for when we when we have arranged to meet somebody for leisure.  However, these  two words are very different in English.

Appointment is the word we should use for professional advice like when we go to the doctor for health reasons.

Date is the word we should use for reasons related to meeting somebody for fun or leisure (even if it ends in an argument 😉   )

Look at these examples and after do the quiz.

A – How do you feel today? 

B- Very happy because I have a date with Mick and he’s the so gorgeous!

 

A- How  do you feel today?

B- Quite bad. I have a very bad backache and I have to get an appointment with my doctor.