Oct 30, 2015

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel: Expressing Opinions



I. Watch the scene and write down every symbol or procedure of the wedding that you  don't know the meaning or what they represent. 



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Ex: I don't know why the bride wears red.

II. Form small groups. As your friends if they know the answers to your questions. They have to express their opinions, using the expressions below:


I believe ...
I guess ...
I think ...
It could be ...
To my mind...
I would say that...
I presume...
I have the feeling that...

III. Surf the net and find the answers to your questions. Suggested sites:



Oct 15, 2015

Shaun the Sheep: Simple Present

This movie is marvelous. You must see it. Nothing is said in this scene, so it is very easy even for beginners. I used it to practice the simple present tense.









I. Watch the movie segment with attention. Write the activities next to the character (s) below.


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SHEEP:
Ex: Wake up early

SPIDER
Ex; Wake up early

FARMER

DOG

ROOSTER


WAKE UP EARLY

READ THE NEWSPAPER

COMB THE HAIR

PUT ON DEODORANT

PLAY WITH THE BABY

HELP THE SHEEP CROSS THE BRIDGE

SHAVE

CROW*

COUNT THE SHEEP


II. Write four sentences saying what the characters do every day.

Ex: The spider wakes up early every day.

III. Write four sentences saying what the characters DON'T DO every day.

Ex; The spider doesn't shave in the morning.


ANSWER KEY:

WAKE UP EARLY - ALL
READ THE NEWSPAPER - DOG
COMB THE HAIR - SHEEP
SPRAY DEODORANT - FARMER
PLAY WITH THE BABY - SHEEP
HELP THE SHEEP CROSS THE BRIDGE - FARMER, DOG
SHAVE - SHEEP, FARMER
CROW *(to make the loud, high sound that a rooster makes) - ROOSTER



MOVIE SEGMENT DOWNLOAD - SHAUN THE SHEEP