Tuesday, December 12, 2017

B1.2 University employees (12.12.17)

Today we had a lot of practice in reported speech. We started by checking homework (WB p. 79) and continued with ex. 3.1 on p. 80 in WB and ex. 4 on p. 95 in SB. We then looked through GRAMMAR SPOT on the same page in SB and clarified reporting questions. In order to practise, we did ex. 5 and 6 on p. 95 in SB. Finally, to relax a bit after a lesson full of grammar, we completed a Movie Quiz, which is available here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.2 (12.12.17).pdf HW: WB p. 80 ex. 3.2; p. 81 ex. 5 and 6.

Friday, December 8, 2017

B2.2 University employees (8.12.17)

Today we started by checking home assignments (WB p. 74-75) and then discussed what we moan and groan about. Moreover, we did ex. 1 on the same topic from SB p. 101. The rest of class was dedicated to exam practice (oral discussion on sleeping disorders, reading task on Sleepwalking + a multiple choice listening task). The tasks are available here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.2 (8.12.17).pdf We also started with Unit 12, by doing TEST YOUR GRAMMAR on p. 102 in SB. HW: WB p. 77 ex. 1.1 and 1.2. + sentence rewording task (see the link).

Thursday, December 7, 2017

B1.2 University employees (7.12.17)

Today we started the lesson with a discussion on topic of fathers and sons and children picking the same professional paths as their parents. We then had some exam practice the tasks of which you can find here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.2 (7.12.17).pdf We also started with Unit 12 in SB concentrating on Reported Speech. We completed STARTER and ex. 1, 2 and 3 on pages 94-95 in SB. We also looked through the theory of reported speech (see the link above) leaving out the reported questions for the time being. HW: WB p. 79 ex. 1 and 2. And as promised, Dame Judy Dench singing "Send in the Clowns": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvZex3Qf7QQ

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

B1.2 University employees (6.12.17)

Today we revised the vocabulary of Unit 11 by completing 2 tasks, which are available here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.2 (6.12.17).pdf We then checked the homework exercises (WB p. 78 ex. 10; SB p. 92 ex. 3 and 4) and completed EVERYDAY ENGLISH tasks on p. 93 in SB. Moreover, we talked about your favourite fictional characters and had a reading text about making films at univerities (see the link above). The lesson ended with a listening task about TV programmes.

Friday, December 1, 2017

B2.2 University employees (1.12.17) / NO LESSON ON DEC. 6 !!!

Today we started by practising the use of negative prefixes to form antonyms. The task (as other extra tasks) iS available here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.2 (1.12.17).pdf Then we discussed the things we haD wondered about in life and the world and checked the home assignments. The latter was followed by talking about our strange dreams. We completed ex. 2, 3 (see the link for interpretations) and 4 (listening) on p. 100 in SB. Moreover, we had a multiple choice task on Dreams (see the link above). HW: wb P. 74-75 (EX. 7.1, 7.2, 8, 9).

Thursday, November 30, 2017

B1.2 University employees (30.11.17)

Today we revised orally the vocabulary of Unit 11 and discussed famous detectives and criminals. We then had a listening task about Jack the Ripper, followed by checking the home tasks (WB p. 76-77). Moreover, we had an extra multiple choice task on memory loss. It's available here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.2 (30.11.17).pdf We also practised word formation by doing ex. 9.1 and 9.2 on p. 77 in WB, and phrasal verbs - ex. 1 and 2 on p. 92 in SB. HW: WB p. 78 ex. 10, SB p. 92 ex. 3 and 4. Write half a page of text on the topic "My Favourite Fictional Character"

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

B2.2 University employees (29.11.17)

Today we discussed our sporting habits and revealed our athletic success stories in various outdoor and indoor events. We then had a language structure task about stress and athletic success as well as a listening task about becoming a top athlete. You can find the first task here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.2 (29.11.17).pdf Moreover, we checked the home assignments on conditionals (WB p. 73) and got acquainted to word pairs (e.g. ups and downs; shock and horror etc.) on p. 97 in SB (ex. 1, 2 and 3). HW: Read the texts on p. 98-99 in SB and do the tasks which are available in the link above!