02 febrero, 2018

Grammar Bank 5A past tenses: simple, continuous, perfect

a
1 had trained              6 was playing
2 was cycling             7 had stopped
3 cleaned                    8 hadn’t lost
4 started                     9 was raining
5 hadn’t scored
b
1 happened, were driving
2 cheered, blew
3 didn’t recognize, had changed
4 stopped, wasn’t wearing
5 weren’t listening, was talking
6 couldn’t, hadn’t snowed
7 weren’t able to, hadn’t booked
8 got, had taken off / took off

24 enero, 2018

3&4 Revise and Check

GRAMMAR
1 c       6 a      11 a
2 a       7 b      12 a
3 c       8 b      13 c
4 b       9 c      14 b
5 a     10 b      15 b

VOCABULARY
a 1 in  2 for  3 on  4 at  5 of
b 1 limit  2 belt   3 lanes   4 rush  5 rank
c 1 stuck   2 van   3 platform  4 set   5 take
d 1 boring  2 frightening  3 excited  4 disappointed  5 depressing
e 1 leave  2 engaged  3 hung  4 screensaver   5 ringtones.

PRONUNCIATION
a 1 want       3 machine     5 argue
   2 the end   4 gossip
b 1 motorway       3 pedestrian     5 embarrassing
   2 disappointed   4 vibrate
CAN YOU UNDERSTAND THIS TEXT?
a It was a classical concert. Someone’s mobile phone rang.
b 1 It rang during the fourth movement. It was a marimba riff.
   2 No.
   3 a) The audience members were horrified. A lot of people stood up. They wanted the man with the    phone to leave.
      b) They applauded him.
  4 No.
  5 No, he started a bit before the place where he had stopped the performance.
  6 Yes

20 enero, 2018

4B must, have to, should KEY

a 2 mustn’t 3 don’t have to 4 both possible 5 should  6 doesn’t have to 7 mustn’t 8 mustn’t 9 should

b 2 mustn’t 3 don’t have to 4 must / have to  5 don’t have to 6 must / have to 7 mustn’t  8 must / have to

CONSEJOS PARA SER EL ALUMNO 10


13 enero, 2018

4A can, could, be able to key

a 2 both possible 3 be able to 4 both possible 5 not being able to 6 be able to 7 both possible 8 be able to 9 both possible 10 both possible 11 being able to 12 both possible.

b 2 couldn’t 3 be able to 4 can 5 been able to 6 couldn’t 7 being able to 8 can’t 9 Being able to 10 be able to 11 be able to 12 can’t

10 enero, 2018

FESTIVAL DE CINE CANADIENSE

For those who are interested in cinema, follow this link. They are films in original version, English and French, with subtitles. 
Place: Matadero de Madrid.

15 diciembre, 2017

3B articles: a / an, the, no article key

3 the 4 – 5 – 6 the 7 – 8 The 9 – 10 an 11 – 12 an 13 – 14 – / – 15 the / – 16 a / –
17 – / – 18 an / the 19 a / a / The / the 20 – / –

07 diciembre, 2017

3A comparatives and superlatives: adjectives and adverbs

3 less 4 more comfortable than 5 younger than
6 ✓ 7 ✓ 8 more modern than 9 much better
10 ✓ 11 the most beautiful beach I’ve ever been
12 the worst actor 13 ✓ 14 the best in the world
15 nicer 16 ✓ 17 hotter 18 the same school as
19 as much food as 20 ✓