2º Bachillerato

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STARTER UNIT

Tense review   More tenses

Word grammar (verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns & connectives)

Sentence grammar (punctuation, sentence structure, varieties of English)

Irregular verbs

General revision: "The Grammar Aquarium

They / them / their / theirs?

Plural of nouns

Spelling revision   BBC Skillswise: Spelling

Word order

Wh-elements

Questions (1) Questions (2)  Questions (3)  Questions (Subject & Object)

Make questions for the underlined elements 1 (+ answers)

Make questions for the underlined elements 2 (+ answers)

Make questions for the underlined elements 3 (+ answers)

English Quizzes for advanced students

BASIC SKILLS: Win a million points!

INTERESTING LINKS: 

                     Oprah Winfrey asks Lance Armstrong a few YES / NO questions

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UNIT 1

Tense review   More tenses

Using nouns as adjectives

INTERESTING LINKS: The Great Typo Hunt

                                  Cockney Rhyming Slang   

                                  Cockney Slang 1 (Youtube)   Cockney Slang 2 (Youtube)

                                   Dictionary of Slang

                                   My Heart Will Go On

                                   Halloween   The story of Jack o'Lantern (Youtube)

                                   Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night

                                   The Story of Guy Fawkes (Youtube)

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UNIT 2

Reported speech     One hundred REPORTED SPEECH evercises   

Reported statements     Choose the right tense       With expressions of time

Reported questions      More reported questions      More reported questions

Reported commands (positive)        Reported commands (negative)

From Reported to Direct Speech

Reported speech Selectividad (1) (with answers)

Reported speech Selectividad (2) (with answers)

Say / Tell 1    Say / Tell 2    Say / Tell 3   

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS:   Reported speech (statements)

                                                      Reported speech (questions)

                                                      Reported speech (commands and requests)

INTERESTING LINKS:  Wolkswagen commercial: The Force

                                   Pepsi commercial 1     Pepsi commercial 2

                                   Brilliant ads

 


                            
                                   British Airways commercial (1994)

                                   Dolce and Gabbana controversial ad

                                

  

 Bandwagon technique

                                   T-Mobile Dance ("Life's for sharing")     
                         

                                   John Lewis Christmas advert 2012    2011    2010

                                   Always a woman

                                   Security cameras catch something totally different
                                                                                    ("Give a little bit")
                                   Remembrance Day

                                   
Auld Lang Syne

                                    London New Year's Eve Fireworks

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EXAM PRACTICE pp. 83-88 AK

LISTENING PRACTICE pp. 90-95 TRACKS: Burlington Books website

LISTENING PRACTICE pp. 90-95 AK      

BURLINGTON SPEECH TRAINER: Burlington Books website

PRACTICE EXAMS: Burlington Books website

EXTRA GRAMMAR PRACTICE: Burlington Book website

                        

UNIT 3

Common PHRASAL VERBS

Passive Voice (present & past tenses)

Passive Voice (mixed tenses)

Passive Voice (start with a personal subject)

Passive Voice (mixed)     Passive Voice (Agenda web 119 exercises)

Make passives

PASSIVE VOICE EXERCISES & ANSWERS


POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONSPassive voice 

                                                    The Causative

INTERESTING LINKS: Enola Gay (OMD 1980)

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PREPOSITIONS_ANSWERS


 UNIT 4

Conditionals     Conditionals (type 1)     Conditionals (type 2) 

Conditionals (type 3)      Conditionals (mixed)

Wish Clauses

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONConditionals 

INTERESTING LINKS: 

      • Incredible way of future transportation:                                         Straddling Bus (3D bus)

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UNIT 5

Relative clauses      Relative pronouns

Relative clauses exercises

Relatives      Definitions     Defining / non-defining

Omission (1)    (2)     (3)    Contact clauses

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONRelatives

INTERESTING LINKS: Job Interview Guide                                               

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UNIT 6

Modals1     Modals2     Modals and their substitutes

Modals3

Modal Perfects

INTERESTING LINKS: British English / American English


            It Must Have Been Love (Roxette)

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AND MORE ...

Articles: USE / OMISSION   Exercises 1  2  3

EXERCISE 1  (Omission of “the” before a noun used in general sense) 

REVIEW: GRAMMAR CHALLENGE

EXERCISE 1  EXERCISE 2  EXERCISE 3  EXERCISE 4

The or nothing?       The + adjectives


Arrive at / Arrive in

Another, other...

Ask about English

BBC skillswise: Grammar

PPT PRESENTATIONS: London Eye

                                    Central Park NY


Convert any written text such as MS Word, Webpage, PDF files, and Emails into spoken words. NaturalReader can also convert any written text into audio files such as MP3 or WAV for your CD player or iPod:  Vozme   Natural readers 

VOCABULARY

Basic vocabulary: INTERLEX

BASIC VOCABULARY: ALL TOPICS

Tricky words

 

A Caribbean holiday (-ing/-ed adjectives)    -ING or -ED?

Dead/die/death      Look/see/watch    Job/work    Travel / trip / journey / voyage

BBC skillswise spelling: rootwords, suffixes, prefixes and more

Word formation    Suffixes     Prefixes     Compound words    Compound modifiers

False friends     False friends list Answers    Choose the word (false friends)

A False Friend: Diversion

British English / American English    Learn American English

Idioms   Idioms of Comparison  Idioms of comparison (list)

Funky phrasals    Superstitions

Phrasal verbs1    Phrasal verbs2

Confusing words

SYNONYMS:   verbs 1   adjectives 1

OPPOSITES:    nouns 1    nouns 2

                        verbs 1    verbs 2    verbs 3    verbs 4    verbs 5   verbs 6

                        adjectives 1    adjectives 2    adjectives 3    adjectives 4   adjectives 5

SIMILAR OR OPPOSITE?   exercise 1    exercise 2                                          

VOCABULARY TEST (2,500 words) Part 1 Part 2

Vocabulary list (2500 words) (the words you should know at the end of Bachillerato)  


 
 

LISTENING

 
The English We Speak: Catch up on the very latest English words and phrases. Amaze your friends, impress your teachers and delight your parents with these fantasic words and phrases.(Updated page)


6-Minute English  BBC World Service. Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations.

Everyday English in conversation

Cyber listening lab  

Language Guide    Listen to the most common English words and expressions.

BBC skillswise: Listening (listening for specific information, types of listening)

Interviews BBC4

BBC Radio


Heart (London Music)
 
  
 
 

SPEAKING

 


 

Telephone language and phrases in English

Survival English

BBC Skillswise: Speaking and listening

English conversations (1)       English conversations (2)

SITUATIONS, talking about: The time    The time (You Tube, British English)

                                                            The time (You Tube, American English)

                                           Health (1)     Health (2)    Health (3)

                                           Catch it. Bin it. Kill it. (NHS information on swine flu)

                                           Asking the way

 

WRITING

 


Order of adjectives   Exercises (1)   (2)   (3)   (4)   (5)  

Clangers & blunders (1)    Avoiding common mistakes    

Common errors1    Common errors2    Common errors3

Correct or incorrect?    Another/other/others/the other    Another

As/like/how 1     As/like/how 2    Do/make

 

BBC skillswise: Writing (paragraphs, planning your writing, proofreading, etc)

MINI-SAGAS: Write your own mini-saga  

British National Corpus Search. The British National Corpus is 100 million word collection of samples of written and spoken language from a wide range of sources. You can type a word or phrase and see up to 50 random hits from the corpus.

Writing your CV (Curriculum Vitae)    The Europass Curriculum Vitae 

SELECTIVIDAD