Tuesday, 22 November 2016

2n batxillerat Formal letters

Read the following statements, then decide if they are true or false:
  1. When the letter starts Dear sir we end it with Yours sincerely,
  2. You can end a letter to someone you know with Best wishes,
  3. The first paragraph of the letter should explain your reason for writing.
  4. You should start a new paragraph for each sentence.
  5. You should leave a space between each paragraph.
  6. Ms is the title used for a married woman.
  7. Master is the title used for a man.
  8. If you are writing a formal letter, it is not a good idea to use contractions. (I’m is the contraction of I amcan’t is the contraction of cannot)
  9. When you are writing an application for a job, it is a good idea to say what a wonderful person you are. For example,I am intelligent, honest and I work very hard.
  10. When you apply for a job, it is a good idea to use a recycled envelope.

Applying for a job:

Cover letters

Check the following webpages for specific formal letters:  
      Letter of complaint sample
      Letter of apology sample
      Letter of information request sample

 A summary (no exercises)

 Lots of explanations and exercises on letter writing (5 (mix)

Read the text carefully


Bad manners   (Homework November 2016)

Friday, 4 November 2016

1R ESO: Food & quantifiers

Do the following online exercises :

1. Dictation

2. (Billionaire food partitives vocabulary game)

3. GAME : " The trolley dash"

4. Easy dictation    and 2nd part dictation

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

2nd BAT work

TED talk  (homework november)

Revision of basic concepts video lesson

Another good revision Video 1  vocabulary (Good summary, slight Amer. accent)

Video 2  vocabulary (basic but interesting vocabulary)

Everything (Lots of activities in a single website)

Overeducated and unemployed  video

Watch this video about job interview tips.

Read about self-employment  - interesting language in context  + Video (enterpreneur)

Conditional and some work vocabulary video (Real English)

Interviews (advice)

Hierarchy in a (big) company

Departments in a (big) company

Exercise (letter + connectors)

Listening exercise

PAU preparation

Tips on informal letter writing

Model of formal letter of complaint

Narrative exercises (printable)

Opinion essay simple tips

Letter to the editor Sample

A review   (exercise)
A report (exercise)
An article (exercise)

Rephrasing exercises 
More exercises