HOMEWORK (2017-2018)

FIRST TERM


UNIT 1

TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-P.D. JAMES


TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-STELLA PRIME-MOUNTAINEER


TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: STELLA PRIME-MOUNTAINEER

TASK 3-Watch and listen to the video MOTIVATION IS GARBAGE, and do the following exercise


TASK 4-UNIT 1A-After having read the text on page 8, do Exs.4a-b-c/ 5/ 6a on page 9-(*These are to be corrected in class on Wednesday 27th)


TASK 5-Write your RESOLUTIONS for this academic year (*To be handed in to me in class on Wednesday 27th)


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 2ND OCTOBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-The Importance of Foreign Languages




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Time Out



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Time Out

TASK 3-Do the following grammar exercises (2 Tasks)

TASK 4-Do the vocabulary exercise related to EDUCATION
and read the Topic-Based vocabulary and questions

TASK 5-Do a short writing (100 words) titled: Do you think it's ever possible to speak a language like a native? (To be handed in in class on Wednesday 4th)

TASK 6-UNIT 1A-After having read the text and done Exs.4a-b-c/ 5/ 6a on page 9, send them to me as we didn't have time to correct them in class

TASK 7-I just sued the school system by Prince Ea-If you want to watch the video again, click on I just sued the school system


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 9TH OCTOBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Learning how to learn



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-People Talking about Work

TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: People Talking about Work



TASK 3-Auxiliary Verb Exercises-You can revise the different uses clicking on USES OF AUXILIARIES



TASK 4- Read the two ppts related to GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES and do exercises 1b-2a-3a-b-c. from Unit 1C-Student's Book on pages 12&13 (everything to be emailed to me).



TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 16TH OCTOBER


TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Secretaries



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Three Extracts


TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Three Extracts



TASK 3-Revise GERUNDS & INFINITIVES and do the following exercises: (3 exercises)


TASK 4-WRITING TASK-(You can hand in the letter on Wednesday 18th in class.
Write a transactional letter requesting information (150 words) once you have read the Useful Expressions based on the document I gave you.
Click here to revise The layout of transactional letters and to know which one it is (it's slide 5 on the pptx and it's the Pampered pets copy).

UNIT 2


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 23rd OCTOBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Chickpea Soup




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-The Omelette


TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: The Omelette

TASK 3-Revise the ppt about Present and Past Habits (it's at the bottom of the page on the wiki) and do the following exercises: Ex.6a on page 17-Student's Book/ (3 tasks)

TASK 4-Read the layout of The Letter of Complaint and do from Ex.1 to Ex.8 (8 exercises)


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 30th OCTOBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-How to stay fit, happy and healthy




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Health News


TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE:Health News

TASK 3-Revise PRESENT and PAST HABITS, BE/GET USED TO and do the following Exs.
and Ex.6a-Unit 2B-Student's Book on page 19 and the rest of the Workbook Exs.3-4-5-6 as we did 1 and 2 in class
TASK 4-FEELINGS and EMOTIONS-Do the following Exs.

TASK 5-LETTER OF COMPLAINT-After revising all the Exs, the ppt and CONTRAST CLAUSES, write the set LETTER OF COMPLAINT , taking into account the suitable layout in about 150-180 words-(To be handed in on Wednesday 1st November).



TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 6th NOVEMBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Strengthening your loving relationships




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Happiness




TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Happiness


TASK 3-UNIT 2C-Student's Book-Do the following exercises: 3 (on page 20), 5a-b, and 6a-b (on page 21).

Have a look at the following Topic-based vocabulary: MAKING DECISIONS and FIRST IMPRESSIONS
(you don't need to print it as I will give it to you in class next Wednesday)




TASK 4-UNIT 2D-Student's Book-Do the following exercises: 3a (on page 22), and 4a (on page 23).
Have a look at the following expressions: EXPRESSING YOUR OPINION (this photocopy will be very important for your ORAL MONOLOGUES and DIALOGUES, I will also give it to you in class next Wednesday)

TASK 5-Do the following exercises about BASE and STRONG ADJECTIVES


UNIT 3

TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 13th NOVEMBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Ritual




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Today's News



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Today's News

TASK 3-Do the following exercises related to CRIME AND PUNISHMENT:


TASK 4-Do the following exercises related to Unit 3A-Against the law (Student's Book): They will be corrected in class on Wednesday 15th November (You don't have to send them to me).

TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 20th NOVEMBER



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Inspector Crumb investigates



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Cyber Crime





TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Cyber Crime


TASK 3-Do the following vocabulary exercises:



TASK 4-Unit 3A-Do Ex.5a on page 25-Student's Book and UNIT 3B-Exs. 1a & 8a on pages 26-27.


TASK 5-First revise the ppt related to CONDITIONAL SENTENCES and then do the following exercises: (pay attention to the second file as you will have to decide what type of conditional you will need to rephrase).



TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 27th NOVEMBER




TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Women in Morocco are losing ground to tradition, prejudice and male greed





TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Elimination of Violence against Women-25th November




TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Elimination of Violence against Women


TASK 3-Unit 3C-The cost of crime (Student's Book)-Do the following exercises: 4/ 5a/ 6a and 7a

TASK 4-Conditionals

TASK 5-WRITING-After revising the ppts about Discursive essays-PROVIDING SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS, do the following exercises: 5, 6 and 7 .
TASK 6-Once you have done the exercises, write the composition taking into account its layout whose rubric is: An educational magazine has asked its readers to submit articles discussing what can be done to reduce the amount of crime in our society (250 words).
REMEMBER TO EMAIL IT TO ME ON MONDAY 27TH NOVEMBER BECAUSE I WILL HAVE TO GIVE IT BACK TO YOU ON WEDNESDAY 29TH BEFORE THE EXAMS.


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 4th DECEMBER



-Bringing Women to the Forefront



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Life after Murder




TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Life after Murder


TASK 3-Adjectives with prepositions-Do the following exercise

TASK 4-Verbs and prepositions-Do the following exercises

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SECOND TERM

UNIT 4


TO BE HANDED IN ON WEDNESDAY 10TH JANUARY



TASK 1-Unit 4- Urban Legends-Do exercises 1a/ 2a-b/ 4a-b-c-d/ 6 and 7 on pages 32 and 33-Student's Book (Don't send them to me, we will correct them in class).


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 15TH JANUARY




TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Why read books?




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-How coffee influenced the course of history




TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: How coffee influenced the course of history


TASK 3- Revise the ppt on Narrative Tenses (past simple/ continuous; past perfect simple/continuous) and do the following exercises:
(Exercise 3, we did 4 in class) (4 copies)


TASK 4-Read the text on pages 34-35-Unit 4B-Student's Book and do Exs.2a-b and 3a-b-c-d-e (these are to be corrected in class on Wednesday)


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 22ND JANUARY



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-A giraffe has been killed




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Cider


TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Cider

TASK 3-Unit 4B-Workbook-Do these exercises to revise Books and Reading Vocabulary and Defining and Non-defining Relative Clause AND do Ex.5a on page 35-Student's Book. (*Exercise 4-WB -Unit 4A-Narrative Tenses will be corrected in class on Wednesday).

TASK 4-Unit 4C-Student's Book- Read the text on page 36 and do Ex.2b and 3a-b and 4a on page 37 (just email me Exs. 3a-b and 4a, the text will be corrected in class on Wednesday).

TASK 5-Unit 4C-Workbook-Do these exercises about REASON and CONTRAST CLAUSES


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 29TH JANUARY



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Egypt Travel Guide



-Gold Standard in Customer Service


TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Gold Standard in Customer Service

TASK 3- Revise the ppt about REDUCED RELATIVE CLAUSES before doing the following exercises

TASK 4-WRITING A NARRATION-Revise how to write a narration before doing the following exercises
(Narrative Stories-Part 1-We have done Ex.21, Exs.5 and 6a, finish doing 6B and do Ex.7, simply writing a plot line similar to the one in Ex.6 for a-b-c to be corrected on Wednesday)



TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 5TH FEBRUARY


TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Universal Wet Weekend



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Making Mosaics




TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Making Mosaics

TASK 3-Linking Words and Connectors-Revise the ppts and Unit 4C, and do the following exercises (*to be given to me on Wednesday in class, I will correct it for you)

TASK 4-WRITING A NARRATION-Write a narration titled A DISASTROUS NIGHT in about 225-250 words. Before doing it, revise the guidelines to write it, use connectors and a great variety of "exotic vocabulary" (*to be handed in on Wednesday in class).

TASK 5-Unit 5A-Ways of Comparing-Read the text on page 40-Unit 5A, and do Exs.2b, and 3, 5, 6 on page 41 (email it to me, as usual)


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 12TH FEBRUARY



-Holidays in South Carolina



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Skydiving



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Skydiving

TASK 3:Revise WAYS OF COMPARING and do the following exercises


TASK 4:Revise THE FUTURE and do the following exercises



TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Origins of Valentine's Day




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-The Film Industry




TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: The Film Industry

TASK 3: Do the following exercises about THE ENVIRONMENT (the second file is not compulsory, but if you want to do it, hand it to me in class on Wednesday)

TASK 4: After revising the ppt of STATIVE VERBS, do the following exercises

TASK 5-Unit 7A-Do exercise 6-Simple vs continuous forms


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY


TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Holidays



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Gardening Experts



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Gardening Experts

TASK 3: STATIVE VERBS VOCABULARY-UNIT 7A-new-09.gif

TASK 4: Vocabulary-TRAVEL AND HOLIDAY-Do the following Exs.



TASK 5: WRITING-ASSESSMENT REPORT-Reread the layout of this writing and do Exs. 6-7-The Passive Voice

(THESE ARE THE EXERCISES WE DID IN CLASS LAST WEDNESDAY, THEY ARE ALREADY CORRECTED)







TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 5TH MARCH




TASK 1:Vocabulary-TECHNOLOGY-Do the following Exs. (from the last file, do only page number 1)


TASK 2:PREFIXES AND SUFFIXES-new-09.gif


TASK 3:WRITING AN ASSESSMENT REPORT-CHOOSE ONE OF THREE OPTIONS ON SLIDES (diapositivas) 7-8-9, WRITE A DRAFT AND THEN YOUR REPORT ON GOOD AND BAD POINTS IN ABOUT 120-180 WORDS (ON THE FIRST PPT YOU HAVE THE RUBRIC AND ON THE SECOND A SUGGESTION FOR YOUR PARAGRAPH PLAN) new-09.gif-REMEMBER TO SEND IT TO ME BY E-MAIL IN A WORD FILE SO THAT I CAN GIVE IT BACK TO YOU ON 7TH MARCH AS THE 2ND TERM EXAMS ARE ON 12TH MARCH (WRITING)/ 14TH MARCH (READING AND LISTENING), AND ON EITHER 16 OR 19TH MARCH, YOUR SPEAKING.

THIRD TERM


UNIT 7


TO BE HANDED IN FROM MONDAY 26TH TO SATURDAY 31ST MARCH


TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-International Women's Day (Do it if you haven't done it)




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-We're equals (Do it if you haven't done it)



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: We're equals
TASK 3-UNIT 7D-You're breaking up-Do the following vocabulary photocopy and Exercises 3a-b on page 63.


UNIT 8



TASK 4-MONEY Vocabulary-Do the following exercises




TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 2ND APRIL



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Surprising facts about vultures


TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Pink-Footed Geese



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Pink-Footed Geese


TASK 3-Do Exercises 1a on page 64 and 1a on page 66


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 9TH APRIL



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-A new theory of distraction



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-The language of fear



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: The language of fear

TASK 3-Revise the I WISH/IF ONLY structures and do the following exercises: Read the text on pages 66-67 and do Exs. 3a-4-5a-b-c
and do this worksheet (Don't worry if you have doubts, I will explain it again in class)


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 16TH APRIL




TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Can video games fend off mental decline?




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-London News

TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: London News

TASK 3-Do the following exercise after revising the I'd rather/ I'd sooner/ I'd prefer-I prefer structures:

TASK 4-WRITING-APPLYING FOR A JOB-APPLYING FOR A COURSE--Do the following exercises: on page 1-2&4; on page 2-5; and on page 3-5 (These exercises will be corrected in class next Wednesday).


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 23RD APRIL



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Hotel Review



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Business Strategies



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Business Strategies

TASK 3-VOCABULARY-THE CINEMA-Do the following exercises:

TASK 4-Unit 9A-Student's Book-THE PASSIVE VOICE-Read the text on page 73 and do Exs.4a-b-c, 5 & 6 on pages 72-73.


TASK 5-WRITING-APPLYING FOR A JOB--Revise the layout of this type of writing and read Slides 2-3-4-5-6 (slides 4 and 6 are the paragraph plan), there are two options, choose one option and write a letter applying for a job adapting your qualities, qualification, training/work experience to the specific requirements (write it in about 125-150). THIS LETTER IS TO BE HANDED IN ON WEDNESDAY IN CLASS.

TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 30TH APRIL


TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Chewing Gum Culture



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-5 People Talking about Weekend Activities



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: 5 People Talking about Weekend Activities

TASK 3- IMPERSONAL PASSIVE SENTENCES- After revising them, do the following Exs. (2 copies, don't do the Ex. we did in class).

TASK 4-Unit 9B-Do Exs.3a-b/ 4a and 5a/ and this copy (both exercises)

TASK 5-HOW TO WRITE AN ARTICLE- After reading the theory on page 1, do the following Exs.3 and 5 on page 2 (if they are too difficult, don't worry, we'll do them in class)/ Titles A (on page 2) / Titles B and ex.7 on page 3.


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 7TH MAY




TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-An Awfully Big Adventure



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Audio Books



TO LISTEN TO IT, CLICK HERE: Audio Books


TASK 3-SO/ SUCH/ AS/ LIKE/ SUCH AS-Revise the ppt and do the following Exs.


TASK 4-UNIT 9C-Is it art? Read the text on page 77 and do Exs. 5a-b/ 6a/ 7.

TASK 5-ARTICLE WRITING-Read everything and do the exercises you haven't done 3-4-5 (I have sent you the key, anyway, but you send the Exs. to me), we'll do Ex.12 in class and I will explain to you how to write an article and which article to write.

TASK 6-VOCABULARY-HOUSEHOLD CHORES



TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 14TH MAY



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Plugging in the home



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-The Importance of Eating Breakfast





TASK 3-Have-Get sth done/ Get sb to do sth/ do sth yourself-Revise the ppt and the following Exercises- (Theory)- and do Ex. in Unit 10A-7a on page 81.

TASK 4-WRITE YOUR COMPOSITION-ARTICLE-WRITING (I have sent you the guidelines to your personal e-mails)-To be handed in next Wednesday in class.

TASK 5-QUANTIFIERS-Do the following Exs. (to be sent to me) and these two ones to be corrected in class


new_011.gifTO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 21ST MAY


TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Organising Local Events


TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Starting a Business




TASK 3-Revise the ppt about REPORTED SPEECH and do the following Exs.





( If you have any doubts, we will solve them in class)




TASK 4-WRITING A REVIEW-DO Exs. 2-3-4-5 AND 6- ( We will exactly explain how to write a film review on a






blog next week)

TASK 5-Do the following vocabulary exercise-RELATIONSHIPS


TASK 6-DO Ex.1a on page 88 and 1 on page 90-Units 11A-11B


TO BE HANDED IN BY MONDAY 28TH MAY



TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Is Your Office Working OK?



TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-CD1-Test 2-Part 1-Paper 4-3 Extracts



TASK 3-REPORTED SPEECH-Revise the ppt and then do Unit 11B- Ex. 6a on page 91, and Exs. 3a-b and 4 on page 92-Unit 11C and

TASK 4-Revise the Writing-Asking for and Giving Advice, and do the Exs. if you have time! (It's not compulsory).

TASK 5-These are the two writing layouts we are going to revise next week together with a revision of all the PUCs from 2012 to 2017

(JUST IN CASE YOU WANT TO HAVE A LOOK AT IT)

new_011.gifTO BE HANDED IN BEFORE MONDAY 1ST JUNE




TASK 1-Reading Comprehension-Decision Making




TASK 2-Listening Comprehension-Three Extracts-Test 3-Paper 4-Part 1