Archivo de la categoría: 4º EPO

A Halloween Cultural Moment

Hi everyone-  This week our English blog is all about a cultural moment.  Learn some new English expressions while seeing  some ways that people celebrate Halloween!  As you can see, some people really go all out to enjoy this holiday.

(*all out: using all your ability or resources to do something)

A Halloween Light show:

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Halloween Treats to make if you have the stomach for it. They are over the top!

(*over the top: excessive, extreme, beyond normal,  acceptable limits)

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And there is something very satisfying about watching these Halloween makeup transformations!  Take a picture and share with us (via classroom) if you decide to try some yourself!

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Happy Halloween!  Don’t let the monsters get you! Stay safe and see you in November!

Lindley and Manolo

Short Answers

Hello Year 4-

Here is a bit of revision about questions with do/does and short answers!

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We hope this helps!

(Now you say, «YES, IT DOES!»)

More DEEP Revision

Hello kids-

Here is a blog entry to sum up our revision work in class …

We’d like you to review the videos and try the exercises as our review work is nearly done!

Have fun!

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Now, click on the picture below to practice!

And now, for some food review! Watch and have fun with this video quiz!

 

And now for a simple review of this / that / these / those…

Click the picture to practice!

And finally, let’s revise how to tell time in English…

Enjoy your reviews!

 

Enjoy!

Manolo and Lindley

A Revision: Introductions and Dialogues

Dear Year 4!

We congratulate you on your excellent dialogues this week!  You all did a great job of remembering basic conversations!

Here is some material to keep English «humming» in your brains all weekend long.  We hope you have fun with an activity and a song.

And, a reminder to continue your work on LIVEWORKSHEETS!

You have been speaking in formal-ish English, now it is time to practice colloquial English (o inglés informal).  Try the video quiz below to practice other, common greetings in English!

And now for an «EARWORM.»  This unforgettable song will have you singing in English all weekend!

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Goodbye for this week! See you Monday!

Manolo and Lindley

A Busy Week in English!

Phew!  What an intense first, complete five day week we have had!

Let’s recap…

We made sure everyone can use live worksheets!

And in fact, it appears that nearly every student has logged on already and we congratulate you on your work! Keep it up.  Let us know if you are having trouble or need a new worksheet!  (In fact you can log in now as there are new worksheets!) (Si todovía te cuesta hacer el «login», podéis ver la entrada anterior de este blog.)

We have also reviewed English vocabulary relevant to COVID, and discussed how we can fight, and indeed even CONQUER CORONA by showing gratitude, staying hopeful and positive, and by being sure to show our best «smize!»

As part of our efforts at self care, we have spent the better part of two weeks discussing everything we need to know about preventive hygiene (in English) and talking about how a good attitude helps us overcome frustrations of this era–like wearing masks in class and even outside to play, and how the classroom can be noisier than usual with windows and doors open to ensure good ventilation.

Once again, we congratulate you for your great work in this challenging area.  If you want to share some things you learned with you families, or simply revisit our class work, here are some video resources we used in class!

GRATITUDE- Learning to appreciate all that we have and to give…

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HOPE- Let’s be optimistic!

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SMIZE! – Show emotion behind a mask!

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And lest we forget, we also included our annual celebration of

EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES!!!!

Though we could not celebrate with such a wide scope as last year, we certainly could not let SEPTEMBER 26TH go by unnoticed either. 

This year our celebration involved an English revision of the countries that make up Europe and the languages they speak there.  It is always a challenge to remember the English names of the countries and languages!

A perennial favorite: The Countries of the World (Europe)

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Then we all got on an imaginary airplane to visit central Europe as we landed in Berlin to learn some German greetings.  You can practice again here:

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These words were relatively easy to learn.  Then from Germany, we flew north to Helsinki to learn some Finnish greetings!

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And now off to Warsaw to try our hand at Polish.  This was a real challenge!

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And now here is a challenge for you!  Try to remember these words and greet us on Monday using a German, Finnish or Polish greeting!

Enjoy a wonderful European Language Day tomorrow and have a great weekend!

Lindley and Manolo

P.S. Here are some games to play to help you celebrate European Language Day on your own!

GAMES FOR EUROPEAN DAY OF LANGUAGES

https://edl.ecml.at/Fun/tabid/3174/language/en-GB/Default.aspx