Thursday, 7 January 2021

CONTENIDOS PARA LOS EXÁMENES DE ENERO

ENGLISH VERSION

VERSIÓN ESPAÑOLA (pero lean también la inglesa ;)

Dear students, 2021 has finally arrived, with hopes, dreams... and the contents for the January exams. Hooray! ;)

Queridas y queridos estudiantes, por fin ha llegado el 2021, con esperanzas, sueños... y los contenidos para los exámenes de enero. ¡Hurra! ;)

The writing will be of two short texts of approximately 70 words, based on one of these possibilities "description of things on a desk in an office", the "description of a famous person" or "description of an itinerary in a city". DATE: on Thursday the 21st of January.

La prueba de expresión escrita será de dos textos cortos de unas 70 palabras, basados en una de estas posibilidades: "describir las cosas que hay en la mesa de un despacho", "describir a una persona famosa" o "describir un itinerario en una ciudad". FECHA: el jueves 21 de enero.

The reading and listening will be as usual, two texts and two audios with questions about the content. DATE: on Thursday the 21st of January.

El reading y el listening serán los habituales, dos textos y dos audios con preguntas sobre el contenido. FECHA: el jueves 21 de enero.

For the spoken dialogue"description of an itinerary" formulation of the dialogue of Student A and Student B about the itinerary we practised in class. There will a photo of the itinerary. Preparation time 2 minutes, presentation time 4 minutes. In pairs. DATE: on Tuesday the 26th of January.

Para la prueba oral de diálogo"describir un itinerario en una ciudad", en la que el estudiante A y el estudiante B realizan el diálogo que practicamos en clase. FECHA: el martes 26 de enero, en parejas, con la pareja que elijan. Preparación 2 minutos, presentación 4 minutos.

For the spoken monologue and mediation, the same contents, "description of things on a desk in an office", the "description of a famous person". There will be a photo or some visual help. Preparation 2 minutes, presentation 2 minutes. Individually. DATE: on Tuesday the 26th of January.

Para la prueba oral de monólogo y mediación, los mismos contenidos, "describir las cosas que hay en la mesa de un despacho", "describir a una persona famosa". FECHA: el martes 26 de enero. Lo harán de forma individual. Preparación 2 minutos, presentación 2 minutos.

Don't worry, be prepared and remember:
No se agobien, prepárense y recuerden:






Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Tarea 2 Writing & Speaking: itinerario

Continuamos con los contenidos para el control de enero, esta vez de la segunda tarea tanto para el writing como para el speaking: indicaciones para llegar a un lugar Es muy importante saber decir cómo llegar a un lugar. Este itinerario está claramente indicado en el mapa, tal y como lo trabajamos en clase, con pelos y señales. Es justo el núcleo que usaremos para el examen, así que, ¡a animarse!

We are here, at Saint Paul’s Cathedral. 
First, go straight ahead on Oxford Street until you get to Trafalgar Square. 
Then, turn right and cross Hyde Park. 
When you get to King’s Street, turn left. 
Later, go straight ahead on King’s Street for ten minutes/for one kilometre. 
Then, go past Big Ben. 
When you get to Tower Bridge, cross the river. Finally, turn left and you can see the London Eye in front of you. It’s very easy, you can't miss it!

Tarea 1 del Writing & Speaking: description of people

Se acercan los controles de enero y hay dos tareas, las mismas para el writing que para el speaking. Describirse y describir a otra persona es fundamental. Pincha aquí para ver la primera tarea del writing y del speaking.  Hay dos ejemplos de respuesta más abajo. ¡Ánimo!


‘El Puma’ was born on the fourteenth of January, (in) nineteen forty three.
His real name is Jose Luis Rodríguez
He is a singer.
He is famous in Europe and in America.
He is from Caracas, from Venezuela
He has three children. He has three daughters.
He is quite tall
He is quite thin.
He lives in Los Angeles.
He doesn't work in an office.
He doesn't have special qualifications.


Elsa Pataki was born on the eighteenth of July nineteen seventy six.
Her real name is Elsa Lafuente Medianu.
She is an actress.
She is from Madrid, Spain.
She is Spanish, from Madrid.
She has three children. 
She is quite short.
She is quite slim.
Her husband is Chris Hemsworth. / Her husband’s name is Chris Hemsworth
She has green eyes. / Her eyes are green.
She speaks Spanish and English
She doesn't work in an office.
She doesn't have special qualifications.

She lives in Australia /ostréilia/

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

DESCRIPTION OF ADELE


Her name is Adele.
She is a famous singer.
She is from London.
She is British.
She speaks English.
She is not from the Canary Islands.
She is married. /márrid/
She isn’t divorced. /divórsd/
She is quite young.
Adele is thirty-one years old.
Her birthday is on the fifth of May.

She is in her prime. /práim/ estar en lo mejor de la vida
                 “to be in your prime”
                               
She is tall. She is quite tall.
  She is 1,75 metres tall.
  She is not very slim.
  She isn’t very fat.
  She is plump. She is quite fat.
  She is chubby.
  She is very beautiful.
  She is a pretty woman.
She has blonde hair.
  She has wavy hair.
  She has long hair.
  She has long blond wavy hair.
  She has highlights.
  She does not have a fringe.
  She has fair /féar/ skin.
  She has pale /péil/ skin.
Her nails are long and blue.
Her hair is long and wavy.

DESCRIPTION OF PEOPLE