Thursday, 28 April 2011

Year 4: Intellectual property

Intellectual Property (including patents, trademarks and copyrights) was celebrated internationally on April 26th. This is very much a subject of debate these days. If you want to find out more about this topic, you can read the text below:

Intellectual Property_Text

During the last few sessions we have talked about advertising. I think it's an interesting topic, especially our relationship with advertising as cosumers. The following video gives us another perspective on the subject.

What is your opinion? Leave a comment below.

Year 1: There is / There are

Some more exercises on There is - There are:
Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3
Exercise 4 (Some / any)

Parts of the house:
Vocabulary game: In the house

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Year 4: In Troubled Spain

Read the following article:
In Troubled Spain

What do you think? You can leave your comments below.

Year 1: Listening Past Simple / Easter

Two listening exercises: listen to this recording and do the exercises.

If you want to know more about Easter traditions and the origins of Easter, read this text.
Easter is the Time of Springtime Festivals

Tuesday, 5 April 2011

Year 4: Animals

Have you ever visited a zoo? Can you describe the main things you remember about the experience? What do you think about zoos in general? Can you come up with a list of pros and cons? Leave a comment.

In the text below you can read three differing opinions on the subject of zoos.


If you want to learn more words related to the animal kingdom, visit the following websites:
National Geographic-Animals

The dog in the picture is Hong Dong, a red Tibetan mastiff, which was recently bought for almost a million pounds. What is the reason for such a huge price tag? Read more.

Extra vocabulary exercise designed by my colleague Miguel Olivares.