Sunday, May 26, 2013



Saturday´s class / May 25/ 2013

 

Talking about past actions

link
video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3cR8rZgZfo&feature=share

 

BEFORE

 

Think about activities that happened in the past for example going out, study, dance, travel etc. (I went to Barranquilla last week, I went to a restaurant two weeks ago, I played soccer with my friends yesterday)

 

AFTER

 

Watch the video carefully several times then do the same you can start answering these questions.

Answer these questions

 

What did you do last night?

 

What did you do yesterday?

 

What did you do last week?

 

NOTE

Try to details and answer these questions orally in your house or with someone who speaks English.



Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Talking about ongoing actions




You can use present progressive with actions that are happening at the moment.


 
Look at the pictures and identify ongoing actions.
 
 
 
What is Yira doing right now? (Information questions)
             She is walking.

           
           Is Yira walking? (Yes/ no questions)
             Yes, she is.
             No, she´s not.

           is Alberto running?
           yes, he is.
            no, he´s not.


There are sports and exercises we can use in present progressive also you can use time expressions.


Play + sports (vocabulary (soccer/ baseball etc.)

What sports are you playing this weekend/ week/ month/ season/ semester/ year/morning?

 She is playing baseball this week.

 He´s playing tennis.


Do +Activities

What activities are you doing THESE days / right now?

 I am doing aerobics/ yoga/ weight training/ karate.








Go + outdoor activities /activities ending in ING (rock climbing, bicycling, hiking, hunting etc.)

 

What outdoor activities are you doing these days?

I go (climbing/ hiking)


   
                                                      go hiking



                                                 go riding


                                                            
                                                            Go rock climbing





Sunday, May 5, 2013

FREE TIME

 


May 5, 2013

 

Slang of the day:

I take my hat off to you (we use this slang to talk about someone you admire, respect)

In today’s class we were studying some information questions. What do you do in your free time?

Look at the pictures

Where do you go in your free time?

 
 
 
 


How often do you go to Juan Valdez Café?
 
Who do you go out with?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Where do you go with your girlfriend/ boyfriend?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
When do you go to the walls with your boyfriend/ girlfriend?



 
 
 
 
 
 




How do you get there?
 
 





 









You can visit this web site to practice exercises about WH questions.

http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/present-simple-exercise-6.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49bKfTBy9Tc


 
 
 
 
 
 

Monday, April 15, 2013


As far as English is concerned, in today´ s world people face stiff competition. This language is necessary at work, at the university, at school. In this blog I would like to post articles, videos and different activities that can help people improve English.