miércoles, 29 de abril de 2015

Vocational Training BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION My own business



ORAL PRESENTATION. Third term.
Vocational Training
BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION

My own business


1.       What is the name of your company?
2.       Who is the founder?
3.       Who is the current director?
4.       Can you broadly describe your company? COMPANY DESCRIPTION (modern or old? How old is your company? How many workers/employees in total?
5.       Where is the main office? Are there any branch offices? Where are they?
6.       Is the head office small?
7.       What is the main office address? How do you get to the main office? DIRECTIONS TO GET TO THE MAIN OFFICE: explain.
8.       What does the company do? EXPLAIN.
9.       Are the company’s services slow or fast?
10.   What is the website address of the company? What is the company’s email address?
11.   Name the employees and their tasks in the company.
For example, Juan, the secretary, has to answer the phone.  USE THE VOCABULARY FROM THE UNIT

Activities
Employees and departments, examples:
Answering  the phone, planning business trips, interviewing applicants, organising meetings, writing reports, receiving visitors, calling suppliers, doing tax returns, filling in spread sheets, processing expenses, repairing computers, installing software, etc.

Manager
secretary
Sales and marketing department
Human resources
Finance and accounts
IT
Orders and despatch
Administration
Customer service

lunes, 27 de abril de 2015

THE PAST OF THE VERB TO BE

WAS y WERE:
affirmative sentence 
negative sentence 
question
was in Rome.
He was in Rome.
She was in Rome.
It was in Rome.
was not in Rome.
Was I in Rome?
We were in Rome.
You were in Rome.
They were in Rome.
We were not in Rome.
Were we in Rome?

PRACTICE


AFIRMATIVA               NEGATIVA                 NEGATIVA 2 
NEGATIVA Y AFIRMATIVA              AFIRMATIVA Y PREGUNTA    


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http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=3392

viernes, 17 de abril de 2015

World Oceans


You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

Question forms & subject/object questions

Question forms & subject/object questions



Question forms & subject/object questions

Review of question forms

Yes/No questions
  • Is he a teacher? Yes he is.
  • Can you swim? No, I can’t.
  • Have they got a car? Yes they have.
To form yes/no questions where there is an auxiliary verb or a modal verb, we invert the word order of a positive sentence. (He is a teacher > Is he a teacher?)
  • Do you eat fish? No I don’t.
  • Does she know you. Yes she does.
When there is no auxiliary verb we use ‘do’ to form the question.

With question words

The same rules apply when there is a question word (‘what’, ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘why’, ‘who’, ‘which’, ‘how’, ‘how much’, ‘how many’)
  • Where is the hotel?
  • What can you smell?
  • Who has just arrived?
Where there is an auxiliary or modal verb, that verb is used to form the question.
  • How did you get here?
  • When do your parents get back?
  • How much does it cost?
Where there is no auxiliary verb, we use do.

Subject/Object questions

Sometimes you might see questions like this.
  • Who broke the window?
  • What happened next?
  • Who told you that?
There is no auxiliary verb and the word order is not inverted.

These are called subject questions – because the question word is the subject of the sentence.

Look at these two questions.
  • Who does Romeo love? Romeo loves Juliet.
  • Who loves Romeo? Juliet loves Romeo.
In the first question, Romeo is the subject of the verb.
In the second question ‘who’ is the subject and Romeo is the object.

miércoles, 15 de abril de 2015

The Story of Stuff (Part 1 OF 3)

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

WHAT IS OUT THERE. BBC

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

ENVIRONMENT: plastic bottles

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

Growing plants in the desert

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

ENVIRONMENT. CARS. Kenguru White

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

do you want to change the world?

Can Orangutans talk?

What lies beneath tags


martes, 14 de abril de 2015

First Conditional

First Conditional

Write sentences in the first conditional.
1 you / walk to school – you / be late
if you walk to school, you will be late.


2 we / play the match – we / win
3 they / go on holiday – they have a great time
4 she / work hard – she pass her exams
5 I / go to university – I study History.



Complete the sentences (First conditional). Use your own ideas.
1 If I pass my exams, ________________
________________________________ .
2 If it rains tomorrow, ________________
________________________________ .
3 If we go on holiday next year, _________
________________________________ .
4 If I meet my friend tomorrow, _________
________________________________ .


Match the two parts of each sentence.

1 ___ 2 ___ 3 ___ 4 ___ 5 ___


1 If you don’t pass the exam,
2 If you wear fancy dress,
3 If we work all afternoon,
4 If you take some aspirin,
5 If we don’t train hard,


a) we’ll finish our work.
b) we won’t win the football competition.
c) people won’t recognise you.
d) your mother and father will be annoyed.
e) your headache will feel better.





CAN YOU TELL ME THE WAY?

SOURCE

CAN YOU TELL ME THE WAY?

Prepare for the video Lost in England (Giving Directions):
Learn this vocabulary first. Read, and click on the play button to listen. Prepare for the video and record!

CONVERSATIONPICTURE AND AUDIOLISTEN, THEN RECORD YOURSELF. LISTEN TO YOURSELF, AND THE TEACHER. RECORD AGAIN.
1 -
Can you tell me the way to Main Street?
Main Street? Just go up there and turn left.
Directions to Main St.Prepare your microphone. Click on thered button. Speak into your microphone. Click on stop. Then click on play. Listen!

Record: 
2 -
Can you tell me the way to the fast food restaurant?

Yes. Go straight and turn right after these buildings.
Can you tell me the way to MacSnack's?Record: 
3 -
Can you tell me the way to Tower Bridge, please?
Tower Bridge? It's straight up the road.
the way to Tower BridgeRecord: 
4 -Excuse me. Could you tell me the way to Westover Road please?
I'm sorry. I can't speak English.
the way to Westover roadRecord: 
5 -
Can you tell me the way to the Russian church, please?
Go up to the lights and turn right, the turn left at the stop sign. It's the church on your right. 
the way to the Russian churchRecord: 
6 -
Can you tell me the way to Myra's Flower Shop?
Yes
. Go to the traffic lights and turn right, then turn right again at the first street. 
the way to myra's flower shopRecord: 
7 -Can you tell me the way to Myra's Music shop?Yes. Go to the lights and turn left. Then turn right at the first street. Her shop is on the right.
the way to Myr's music shop?Record: 
8 -
Can you tell me the way to the Protestant church, please?
No problem. Turn left at the traffic lights, then turn right at the stop sign, it's the church on your left.
Can you tell me the way to the Protestant church?Record: 

GIVING DIRECTIONS






LESSON 19

Giving Directions

Level: Pre-Intermediate
Lessons

Lesson contents:
Can you tell me the
   way to...?
- Go to x, and turn right at y
- It's straight up the road.
- A tpical reply: Go up to
   the lights and turn right,
   then turn left at the
   stop sign.
   It's the church
   on your right
.

Always watch the video without subtitles first in order to train your ears! It's a good idea to watch several times until you feel the "music", before watching the version with subtitles. Your pronunciation will be much better if you follow this rule.

Exercises for this lesson:

How to do the lessons:
  1. Watch the video without subtitles.
  2. Do all the Exercises.
  3. Come back to this page.
  4. Watch the video with English Subtitles. Use the Pause button. People speak fast!

Problems? See general supportrecording support or ask your question here.
Giving Directions
Watch this video, then click on Exercise 1

Same video with Precise Subtitles
Do the exercises before watching this video with subtitles.