Friday, March 24, 2017

B2.1 University employees (24.03.17)

We started the lesson with home assignment check and then practiced the use of narrative (past) tenses. We completed the tasks in LANGUAGE FOCUS section on p. 27 in SB, as well as PRACTICE ex. 1 on the same page. We then rearranged the sentences into one in ex. 2 on p 28 in SB (pairwork). The last section of the lesson was devoted to listening to two news stories (ex. 3 and 4 on p. 28 in SB). HW: WB p. 20 ex. 4.1, 4.2 and 5 + extra reading tasks "Drink, Blink and Rest" (the text can be found here: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/HW (24.03.17).pdf

Thursday, March 23, 2017

B1.1 University employees (23.03.17)

Today after checking the homework exercises we read the three news stories in WB p. 19 ex. 5 and answered the questions. We then talked about the things we did last night and listened to four people talking on the same topic (SB p. 24 ex.1). Moreover, we discussed the differences between the use of tenses (SB p. 24 ex. 3) and in small groups did ex. 4 on p. 24 in SB (Smash!). HW: WB p. 20 ex. 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

B2.1 University employees (22.03.17)

Today we revised orally the vocabulary of Unit 2. We then did ex. 5 and 6 on p. 23 in SB, checked home assignments and completed ex. 8 on p. 16 in WB. Moreover, we had an extra word formation task about a bus journey: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (22.03.17).pdf Furthermore, we started with Unit 3 in SB. We did TEST YOUR GRAMMAR on p. 26 and made predictions based on the headlines of 3 news stories on p. 26-27. We finished the lesson by listening to the real stories (T 3.1 on p. 26). HW: WB p. 18 ex. 1, 2; p. 19 ex. 3.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

B1.1 University employees (21.03.17)

Today we revised the new vocabulary of Unit 2 and then started with Unit 3. We gave examples from life what could be considered "good times" and what "bad times". Moreover, we read the short text about Vincent van Gogh on p. 22 in SB and formed the questions from the prompts beside the text on the same page. We then continued with a more informative text about this artist on page 23 in SB. We also discussed the GRAMMAR SPOT questions. The end of class was dedicated to an extra language structure task about cave paintings. Please see the link: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B1.1 (21.03.17).pdf And last but not least, who is interested in the new theory concerning van Gogh's death, please see the BBC link: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-15328583 HW: WB p. 18 ex. 1, p. 19 ex. 2, 3 and 4.

Friday, March 17, 2017

B2.1 University employees (17.03.17)

Today we talked about our recollections with tree houses as well as the things and activities we wish to experience in life. We completed the tasks on p. 22 in SB and had a few extra language structure exercises on the same topics: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (17.03.17).pdf Moreover, we practiced hot verbs "make" and "do" (SB p. 23 ex. 1, 2, 3 and 4). HW: WB p. 15 ex. 6.1, 6.2; p. 16 ex. 7.1 and 7.2.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

B1.1 University employees (16.03.2017)

After checking homework tasks (Review 9) we revised the vocabulary of the text about Prince Charles. We also discussed what we think about the pleasures and burdens of being the future king and what kind of childhood he must have had. We then concentrated on leisure time activities and completed the tasks on p. 20 in SB. HW: Write about 10-15 sentences about your hobbies (for me to be collected) + do the vocabulary task in the link http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/HW (16.03.17).pdf I also handed out Unit 2 TESTS. And as promised, a video where Prince Charles talks about his grandmother: http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=prince+charles+talking+about&&view=detail&mid=A8F3DC1FEC3576460DFDA8F3DC1FEC3576460DFD&rvsmid=DA29F0E9D3F3DF5D2FFEDA29F0E9D3F3DF5D2FFE&fsscr=-1650&FORM=VDFSRV

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

B2.1 University employees (15.03.17)

Today we talked about camping and getting ready for a camping trip. We had extra tasks concerning the same topic: http://www.tlu.ee/~kivihall/B2.1 (15.03.17).pdf We then discussed the homework tasks (multiple choice reading task + vocabulary task). Moreover, we practised grammar (SB p. 18 ex. 3 and 4) and the use of language structures (see the extra task in the link above). HW: read the text "Holidays in a Tree House" and do the reading task + complete the key-word transformation task (see the link above).