21.12.11

Responding to compliments



Listen to the whole programme about compliments here


Don't forget to check the script and do the exercises.

So and such

Try some exercises about SO and SUCH here and here


If what you want are clauses of purpose, reason and result (some of them using so and such), click here

Love and relationships: idioms and vocabulary


Click here to download the presentation with love expressions.


Would you like to learn more relationships vocabulary?


Try a quiz here




Learn more expressions about dating and romance here

Love idioms

Click here to download the presentation with love idioms.

16.12.11

Love and relationships: expressions and multi-word verbs


Download the exercises with love and relationships vocabulary here.


Try the listening exercise again. Click here for the audio and here for the exercises.

13.12.11

Lonely Hearts

"Stunning, youthful female seeks gorgeous, ambitious male for long-term relationship"


Create your own lonely hearts advert! Take this interactive test and learn more about yourself!


Post your ad in a comment if you want to share it.

Speed Dating FAQ

Are you by any chance planning to attend a speed dating event?
Here are some frequently asked questions:

What is speed dating exactly?
What will happen when I arrive?
How long do dates last?
How many dates will I get in one event?
What sort of people attend these events?
Can I bring a friend as moral support?
Is there a specific dress code? What should I wear?
What sort of questions should I ask?
What should I do when the event is over?
What are the probabilities of getting a match?



Watch the video and try to answer them:

9.12.11

Dolly Parton 9 to 5 NOW WITH ANSWERS

Noelia and Daniel have kindly published the answers. Thanks a lot!! Check out comments.



Listen to Dolly Parton singing a song about work and try to fill in the gaps. Post the answers in a comment when you're done.



Tumble outta bed and I stumble to the kitchen
Pour myself a cup of ambition
And yawn and stretch and try to come to life
Jump in the shower and the b______ starts pumpin'
Out on the street the traffic starts jumpin'
The folks like me on the j______ from nine to five.
 
Workin' nine to five, what a way to make a l________
Barely g________ b___ it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
Nine to five, for service and devotion
You would think that I would deserve a fair p________
Want to move ahead but the b________ won't seem to let me
I swear sometimes that man is out to get me.
 
They let you dream just to watch 'em shatter
You're just a step on the boss-man's ladder
But you got dreams he'll never take away
You're in the same boat with a lotta your friends
Waitin' for the day your ship'll come in
Then the tide's gonna t_______ and it's all gonna roll your way.
 
Workin' nine to five, what a way to make a l________
Barely g________ b___ it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and you never get the credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
Nine to five, yeah, they got you where they want you
There's a better life and you think about it, d_________  y___?
It's a rich man's game no matter what they call it
And you spend your life puttin' money in his wallet.
 
Nine to five, what a way to make a l________
Barely g________ b___ it's all takin' and no givin'
They just use your mind and they never give you credit
It's enough to drive you crazy if you let it
 
Nine to five, yeah, they got you where they want you
There's a better life and you dream about it, don’t you?
It's a rich man's game no matter what they call it...

1.12.11

The happiness formula

I'm sorry, I can't upload the video we watched today in class, but you can watch a similar one by clicking here.
You can download the exercises and the reading text here.

Are you happy and contented with your life?Take this test and find out.

Advent calendar


Christmas is coming up soon and Advent starts today! Have a go at this advent calendar. By clicking on the different days, you can learn how Christmas is celebrated around the world.

Click here.