Friday, April 28, 2017

B2.1 University employees (28.04.17)

Today we had extra tasks on celebrities and autoghraph hunters as well as problems with going to cinema. We also did an extra task on the compounds woth JOB and WORK. You can find the tasks here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (28.04.17).pdf We also looked at the results of a survey conducted among 18-24 year-olds (SB p. 48 ex. 2) HW: Read the texts on p. 48 and 50 in SB and do the two tasks which can be found in the link above.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

B1.1 University employees (27.04.17)

Today we first checked the homework tasks (WB p. 35) and then practised more by doing ex. 3 in SB p. 39 and ex. 6 and 7 on p. 40. After that we got to know Steve Bennett, the Rocket Man (SB p. 41) and listened to an interview with him. We also had an extra task on the same topic, which can be found here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.1 (27.04.17).pdf HW: Ex. 1.3 (see the link) and WB p. 36 ex. 10.1 and 10.2.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

B2.1 University employees (26.04.17)

Today after checking home assignments (WB p. 31 ex. 1, 2, p. 32 ex. 3) we practised the usage of future constructions by completing ex. 4 on p. 32 in WB and ex. 3 on p. 47 in SB. Moreover, we had a listening task on working in an ancient castle and then discussed the requirements for ERASMUS exchange students and had an extra word formation task on another option of studying abroad. The class ended with a key-word transformation task. Both of the last tasks can be found here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (26.04.17).pdf HW: WB p. 33 ex. 5, p. 34 ex. 6 and 7.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

B1.1 University employees (25.04.17)

We had a lovely and heated discussion on whether The Mother of the Year should be married or not and what is the purpose of marriage at the beginning of today's class. Thank you for sharing your opinions! We then checked the home tasks (WB p. 32, 33) and practiced the use of future forms (WB p. 34 ex. 5 and 6). Moreover, we had a listening task about weather forecasts of different countries (SB p. 40 ex.3) and an extra task on The Driest Place on Earth: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.1 (25.04.17).pdf HW: WB p. 35 ex.7, 8, 9.

Monday, April 24, 2017

B2.1 University employees (24.04.17)

Today we revised the new vocabulary of Unit 4 texts on conspiracy theories. The task can be found here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (24.04.17).pdf We also started with Unit 5, which concentrates on expressing future. We completed TEST YOUR GRAMMAR on p. 44 in SB, listened to the future plans for the people in the pictures on pages 44-45, discussed LANGUAGE FOCUS on p. 45 and practiced the use of future forms in PRACTICE ex. 1 and 2 on p. 46 in SB. HW: WB p. 31 ex. 1, 2, p. 32 ex. 3.

Friday, April 21, 2017

B2.1 University employees (21.04.17)

Today we discussed what are the clues that indicate that a person is not telling the truth. We then had a reading text on the same topic: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (21.04.17).pdf Moreover, our focus was on antonyms today. We completed ex. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on p. 42 in SB and EVERYDAY ENGLISH (Being polite) ex. 1 on p. 43 in SB. HW: WB p. 29 ex. 10.1, 10.2, 11.1, 11.2, p. 30 ex. 12. NB! Please note that next week we have an extra class on Monday (24/04) at 8.30 in M-135!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

B1.1 University employees (20.04.17)

Today we finished Unit 4 by checking the phrasal verb homework tasks and revising the new vocabulary of Unit 4, both orally and in a written form: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.1 (20.04.17).pdf We then started Unit 5 and our lead-in discussion was about the things and phenomena that out grandchildren would most probably never see or experience. We listened (T 5.1) to a conversation between Hannah and Dan (SB p. 38). The grammar focus of Unit 5 is on future forms, hence, we studied GRAMMAR SPOT on p. 39 in SB and did PRACTICE ex. 1 on the same page. HW: WB p. 32 ex. 1; p. 33 ex. 2, 3 and 4.