Thursday, March 06, 2008


Your homework about reported speech was reviewed andI wanted to focus on reporting verbs such as threaten,warn,advise,explainbeg,boast.. because it´s the heart of the matter this year.You were given a handout with more rephrasing and introductory verbs to be done next week along with some oral activities for practice.
Then a word building activity in your books on page 73 titled A Journey from Hell. In fact, it is made up of three exercises. Apart from these word building activities I am interested in your doing exercises 3,4 and 5 on page 44 in your workbook about the same topic.
My subconscious must have betrayed me because the following activity was about holidays, as days before; but this time we dealt with ecotourism in three exotic places. A first chart to fill after having listened to one of the descriptions. The filling of the remaining places was done in pair work by means of reading one student the description of a resort and and the other filling the gaps. Then you listened to four people speak about their personal preferences about the three resorts.
Homework for Thursday: Grammar ,page 111 number 18, page 112.
numbers 21,22 and 23.

Can you make out anything on this rock? What does "that thing" look like? Well, it is a Papilloculiceps longiceps or crocodilefish. Living on he bottom on the rocks and sand , they are predators very well camouflaged to ambush their preys when they least expect it.They can reach a length of 70 cm and are carnivorous.Don´t dare to touch them!