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Tuesday, 30th January

- Vocabulary: idioms from page 55

- Speaking: the weather where you live

- Vocabulary: weather (page 62)

- Listening: 2 people sharing experiences about bad weather

- Grammar: narrative tenses

Homework: writing a story about a turning point in your life

Thursday, 1st February

- Discussion about plant life

- Listening: five conversations about plants

- Video watching: Dear future generations, Sorry, by Prince Ea

Homework: finish filling in the blanks in the photocopy about the video and listen to second set of listenings ‘News Headlines’ and ‘Pollan talks about food’

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Tuesday, 23rd January

- Vocabulary:  where you stayed

- Listening: 2 conversations about places people have stayed in.

- Speaking: places you’ve stayed in

- Grammar: modifiers

Homework: writing an email, page 151, ex 9

Thursday, 25th January

- role play (2 students conversation about e-readers and paper books)

- Developing conversations: Negative questions when speaking

- Speaking: common problems people have staying at a hotel, sharing a flat, renting a house

- Listening: four conversations about accommodation

- Grammar: get/have something done

Homework: photocopy of ‘get/have something done’

Friday, 26th January

- Speaking about the readers ‘Dolphin music’ and ‘Solo saxophone’

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Tuesday, 16th January

- Speaking: free time activities

- Listening: a health and fitness fanatic

- Grammar: present perfect simple and continuous (by means of photocopy and page 172 in students’ book)

- Speak: complete the sentences using ‘because’ and ‘but’

Homework: photocopy about illnesses and injuries

Thursday, 18th January

- Vocabulary: illnesses and injuries

- Speaking:  a time you got injured or sick

- Speaking: advantages and disadvantages of staying in an ice hotel

Homework: choose one of the 4 dialogues selected from Certificate exams

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Tuesday, 9th February

- Exam correction and analysis (Speaking and Writing)

Thursday, 11th February

- Exam correctio and analysis (Listening and Reading)

Homework: listen to first file of listenings ‘Museu Local and Charities’

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AFTER READING THE NOVELS ‘SOLO SAXOPHONE’ OR ‘DOLPHIN MUSIC’, THE STUDENTS WILL HAVE A CONVERSATION IN PAIRS IN WHICH THEY WILL INTERVIEW  EACH OTHER ABOUT THE BOOK THEY HAVE READ.

INTERVIEW YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE BOOK HE/SHE READ AND ANSWER HIS/HER QUESTIONS, TOO.

ASK HER/HIM THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS AND OTHERS YOU MAY COME ACROSS:

1. WHAT IS THE LAST BOOK YOU READ IN ENGLISH?

2. WHAT GENRE DOES IT BELONG TO?

3. WHERE AND WHEN DOES THIS STORY TAKE PLACE?

4.CAN YOU SUMMARIZE THE PLOT?

5. HOW DOES THE STORY END?

6. WOULD YOU HAVE CHOSEN A DIFFERENT ENDING?

7. WHAT CHARACTER DID YOU LIKE MOST ? WHY?

8. DO YOU THINK THIS BOOK WOULD MAKE A GOOD MOVIE?

9. IF YOU COULD GIVE THE MAIN CHARACTER OF THE STORY A PRESENT THAT HE/SHE WOULD REALLY APPRECIATE, WHAT WOULD YOU GIVE HIM/HER? WHY?

10. WHAT IS YOUR OPINION OF THE BOOK?

11. (HERE YOU CAN INCLUDE ANOTHER QUESTION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE BOOK)

12. (HERE YOU CAN INCLUDE ANOTHER QUESTION THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE BOOK)

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