Thursday, February 22, 2018

B2.1 University employees (22.02.18)

Today we started by checking the sentence transformation task that was the home assignment and then proceeded with an extra reading task on Moon missions(http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (22.02.18).pdf) Moreover, we had a listening task about Australian Adventure Holidays. We continued by checking the questions formed at home (SB p. 17 PRACTICE ex.2). Furthermore, we practised using tenses (SB p. 18 ex. 3 and 4; WB p. 11 ex. 1.1) HW: WB p. 12-13 ex. 3.1 and 3.2.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

B1.1 University employees (21.02.18)

We started the lesson today by talking about our families (marriage and common law marriage, husbands and life partners, children and grandchildren etc). We then listened to a man talking about his life in a foreign country. Then we checked the homework tasks (WB p. 6 and 7 ex. 6, 7 and 8) and discussed the vocabulary of the reading text from SB about the Kamaus family. Moreover, we read and discussed the new words/expressions of the Qus family (SB p. 11). HW: Write at least 10 sentences about your family; WB p. 8 ex. 11, 12 and 13.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

B2.1 University employees (20.02.18)

Today we revised the new vocabulary of Unit 1. We checked homework tasks (WB p. 9; SB p. 13 ex. 5) and did EVERYDAY ENGLISH section on p. 15 ex. 1 in SB. Moreover, we had a bit of exam practice. The tasks are available here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (20.02.18).pdf We also started with Unit 2 in SB. We did TEST YOUR GRAMMAR ex. 1 and 2 on p. 16, read the beginnings and endings of texts about Marco Polo and Tommy Willis on p. 16-17 and completed ex. 2 on p. 16. HW: Do the Reading and Use of English task in the link above + read the text about Marco Polo and Tommi Willis (see the link) and complete ex. 2 in PRACTICE on p. 17 in SB (firming questions).

Friday, February 16, 2018

B1.1 University employees (16.02.18)

We started by checking homework tasks (SB p. 9 ex. 1 and 6) and continued with forming questions (WB p. 6 ex. 5). Since the last task introduced us to numbers, we did another task on masssive numbers. We also had time to start reading the text about a Kenyan family on p. 10 in SB. HW: WB p. 6 ex. 6, 7; p. 7. ex. 8 and finish reading the text on page 10 in SB.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

B2.1 university employees (15.02.18)

Today we dicussed the impressions and feel that we have experienced in Tallinn, Paris, Vienna, Venice, Amsterdam, Haapsalu, Viljandi and Rakvere etc. Then we had a number of exam practice tasks on similar topic. The tasks are here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (15.02.18).pdf Moreover, we had a listening task on what people would miss the most from home if abroad. HW: SB p. 13 ex. 5 (compound words); WB p. 9 ex. 10.1 and 10.2 (phrasal verbs)

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

B2.1 University employees (13.02.18)

Today we discussed the content of the homework texts (SB p. 10-12) and the two tasks (T/F/NI and vocabulary). We also found out which countries we would live if we had to leave Estonia. Moreover, we had a language structure task on the topic of moving house ( http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (13.02.18).pdf ). We also did task 5.1 on p. 6 in WB. The task gave an overview of Loftcubes - a potential solution to overcrowded cities. The end of the lesson was dedicated to compound words with HOME and HOUSE. We did ex. 1 and 3 on p. 13 in SB. HW: WB p. 7 ex. 6; p. 8 ex. 8, 9.1 and 9.2.

Friday, February 9, 2018

B1.1 University empoyees (9.02.18)

Today we started with answering questions, e.g, Where do you come from? When were you born? Where were you born? Do you live in a house or a flat? Why are you studying English? Which foreign countries have you been to? What did you do yesterday evening? What are you going to do after this lesson? We then checked homework (WB p. 4 ex.1) and did The One World Quiz on p. 5 in SB. We also had a listening task of the quiz answers. The end of the lesson was dedicated to practising grammar (SB p. 5 ex. 1 and 2). HW: WB p. 5 ex. 2, 3 and 4.