2BAC


JUNE SELEK
CHECK THE PAPERS TO KNOW WHERE YOUR EXAM WILL TAKE PLACE

WE WILL BE WAITING FOR YOU OUTSIDE THE MAIN ENTRANCE AT 8.30



BEST OF LUCK !!!!!

REMEMBER:

Reading comprehension:
A- answer the questions
  • read the text al least three times
  • read the questions carefully
  • underline the text
  • DON´T COPY LITERALLY. rewrite the answers
  • reread your answers
B- true/false
  • use full sentences: This statement is true/false because the text/ writer/article says/points out/mentions...
  • quote: "..." Don´t copy all the sentence, only what´s relevant.
C-Writing
  • Write the title
  • think!!! brainstorming is effective.
  • organise your ideas BEFORE you begin (make sure you have ideas)
  • use the information below to help you.
  • use the grammar you have learned: include relative sentences, passives, conditionals, modals...
  • read what you have written. Check spelling, grammar, word order.
  • DON´T make these MISTAKES

THERE ARE MANY LINKERS YOU CAN USE IN YOUR ESSAYS:

In the folowing document you´ll find plenty of them and suggestions to start your essays:

Try to use as many as possible: LINKERS

Two webpages you can look at too:

http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/gramatica/markers.html
http://writingeoi.blogspot.com.es/p/blog-page.html

Remember: use this page for revision and practice:
MATERIAL



Just one more piece of advice before you finish:

I know you are clever people but sometimes it is easy to get the wrong information. Use the Internet; it´s a wonderful tool, but: always check whether the information is true. I´ll show you a couple of examples that happened to us recently.

Have a look at the information in this document:

AU PAIR SCAM

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WRITING A CV OR RESUME AND A
COVER LETTER OR LETTER OF INTRODUCTION



This document contains information on what to do and not to do when you apply for a job, course, etc, how to write a CV or resume and a cover letter or letter of introduction:

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Optional: write a cv

Deadline: May 7th





Check this link

EASTER (optional)



Would you like to know something about APRIL FOOLS´ DAY?external image april-fools-day-graphic.jpg


Have a lok at these articles:

BBC1



BBC2

Find out


The most succesful joke

Origins of the tradition (who celebrated it)

A couple of good jokes

What do you think of this tradition? Do you like playing jokes?

If you want to read more about it: QUESTIONS AND LINKS: APRIL FOOL

If you decide to read about it and answer the your h questions(you decide how: a short paragraph, answers to each of them, comments...), please share a google document with me before April 12nd.


Enjoy your holidays!



3rd TERM

DEADLINE : LONDON AND BOYCOTT
17th APRIL

When you finish LONDON, look at this:


Where does the word BOYCOTT come from?
Use relative pronouns to exlain who , where, when...
Here is another page where you can find information: FAMOUS PEOPLE OF IRELAND

As we didn´t go to computers on Wednesday and we´ve had an exam too:
EXTENDED DEADLINE: APRIL24TH



MARCH



LET´S VISIT THE CAPITAL OF ENGLAND: external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT7FGkrOub3cGXpXGNs9q2sxweiYrJhJ8B0elSloDf5FJveqgIREQ

LONDON Open a new document and answer the questions.

Information on boat trips on the River Thames
Some information on Camden Town
In this other page, you can find a map and __more information__

And here another interesting page with __information__

Project Britain has lots of interesting stuff about LONDON

THE LONDON TUBE

Have a look at this video :The London tube and use this other video too London tube 2
This is an interesting GUIDE TO LONDON where you can find information about transport, prices, tickets and lots of useful information. Have a look at it.
Now let´s practise travelling from and to your hotel to and from different places in London:


Here is a __map of the London underground__

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Choose your own hotel or:
find the Lily Hotel (this is another link to the hotel) in the map and choose some places you would like to visit . Choose them using any of the links above. Find out how to get there and how to get back to your hotel.

eg: “ Find the ...................station. Take the (colour) line to........... Get off at ............. Change to line.............(colour)and get off at ................ Take the...............exit/way out.

Remember, some stations are closed at weekends, so find an alternative station.

OPTIONAL: only for those who did not do it in E. Culture


Do a short project on London markets. Include pictures, how to get ther, what to do, buy, eat,,,


FEBRUARY


On Thursday 28th we are going to attend a lecture by a researcher professor from Ikerbasque.


Her name is ELENA PÉREZ MIÑANA . Click on the link to find out more about her and her career, what she studied, where... Try to think of a couple of questions you could ask her after her lecture.

DECEMBER

FIND ONE OR MORE BLOGS, WEBPAGES, WIKIS...you find interesting

Tell us:

  • WHY you like it/ them.

  • WHAT it's/they're useful for.

  • HOW it/they work.

You will have to present it/them to your class briefly. Choose whatever presentation you like

NAME OF THE PROJECT: OUR WEBPAGES.

Remember to include the link/s.

Share a document with me with the information before December 20th.


VOCABULARY:

MONEY, FINANCE AND ECONOMY

money
money

Finance and economy have a high influence on our public life.Banks and the stock market control the economy more and more.

Increase your knowledge of this important word field. If you want, start with the basics and continue with the sub-categories.

Do this short quizz to check your vocabulary:

http://www.world-english.org/bank_vocabulary.htm




OCTOBER

HOW TO WRITE A GOOD ESSAY.
We will begin writing short paragraphs:


First look for information in your computers:

You will be given series of words which are connected to each other in some way. You will have to find the connection and write a short paragraph which includes all the words given.

Remember:

  • when you give a definition, use relative pronouns (who, which, when...) ie
Suffragettes were women WHO …
  • open a google document and write your name/s at the top-
  • DON´T COPY AND PASTE
  • include answers to WHEN, WHERE, WHY, HOW...
  • include ALL the words given .
  • when you finish, share your document with me: zurinealzibar@uribarribhi.com

Let´s look at the Olympic Games.


1- Larisa Latynina, 18, 4, pregnant

2- Designer, Olympics, Great Britain, singer.

3- Director opening ceremony Olympics, Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspottting.

4- Coe, Phelps, Spitz


Now some general knowledge:



5- Commonwealth, how many countries, the Queen.

6- Dickens, 200, children, social critic.

7- 1914, 1945, 1789, 1989

.

8- Flappers, 1920s, booze, gangsters.



9- shaken, not strirred, 50


Let's look at the news: BBC NEWS

10- Yunus, Nobel, microcredits, women.





DEADLINES:
PARAGRAPHS 1-4 : SEPTEMBER 28th

PARAGRAPHS 5-8: OCTOBER 28 (extenden due to holidays)