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BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS

HERE ARE SOME QUOTATIONS ABOUT READING. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THEM? “Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.” Bell Hooks “Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and you give me an … Continue reading

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STORYTELLING (and narrative tenses…)

Are you ready to practise NARRATIVE TENSES? Read some stories and fill the gaps with the correct verbal tense. Story 1 Story 2 Story 3 Story 4 Now listen to this native American folk tale and ENJOY!!

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PRACTISE COMPLAINT LETTERS

Practise complaint letters. Use the following web pages. They’re extremely useful! –COMPLAINT LETTERS 1: here you’ll find many samples of the most common complaint letters. Then go down on the page and you’ll see tens of FILL-IN-THE-GAP exercises. Try them!! … Continue reading

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PERMISSION, OBLIGATION, NECESSITY

  PERMISSION, OBLIGATION AND NECESSITY: PRACTISE: exercise1 exercise2 exercise3 exercise4(needn’t have to/didn’t need to) NOW WATCH THESE SONGS AND SING ALONG. CAN YOU FIND ANY OF THE MODAL VERBS YOU’VE LEARNT?  

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VERB PATTERNS- exercises and exercises

                I dare you TO do all the exercises in this post!!!! TRY!!! EXERCISE 1 EXERCISE 2 EXERCISE 3 EXERCISE 4 DO YOU LIKE ROMANTIC FILMS? EVEN IF YOU DON’T, JUST FOR A … Continue reading

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AND THE OSCAR GOES TO… – watch and listen

Haven’t you heard about the Oscar Awards results? HAVEN’T YOU? Watch and catch up with the latest cinema news!!! I know you want more! Why don’t you search for other news about the Oscars online? There are many web pages … Continue reading

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WISHES AND REGRETS…

  LISTEN TO THIS BEAUTIFUL SONG, “I WISH I HAD A RIVER” AND THINK OF OTHER SONGS YOU KNOW WHICH CONTAIN THE PHRASE “I WISH…”. There are hundreds!!!. Here’s a list of some of them!! If you love music and … Continue reading

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