games to practice your vocabulary!

I Have No Words & I Must DesignHi guys!

Have a look at these fantastic games! They are good to practice vocabulary!

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/fast-hands/

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/speed-balls/

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/spelling-bee/

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/big-describer/

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/concentration/

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/hangman/

http://gamestolearnenglish.com/slow-click/

I hope you like them!

1. Present simple

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Play the frog game! and try the monkey game!  or the catapult game!

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Here you can practice affirmative form:

exercise 1    exercise 2    exercise 3  exercise 4   exercise 5

Here you can practice negative form:

exercise 1    exercise 3   exercise 3   exercise 4  exercise 5

Here you can practice interrogative form:

exercise1   exercise2   exercise3   exercise4   exercise5

 

Watch this video and then play the game!

3. Questionnaire (the USA)

Hi! Please read p. 16-28-29 (High Spirits-extra book) and answer the following questions

THE HISTORY OF THE USA (p.28-29 High Spirits Extra book)

  1. When did Columbus arrive in America?

  2. Why did he call the native people “Indians”?

  3. When did the English arrive in America?

  4. What was the name of their first colony? Why did it have that name?Why were the Americans angry with England?

  5. What products did England buy from the colonies?

  6. Who were the “Sons of Liberty”?

  7. When was the Boston Tea party? What happened?

  8. When did the War of Independence start?

  9. Who won the war?

  10. When was the Declaration of Independence?

  11. Who was the first President of the USA?

INDEPENDENCE DAY (p.16 High Spirits Extra book)

  1. When do people in the USA celabrate Independence Day?

  2. Why is the American flag called “The Stars and Stripes”?

  3. How do Americans spend July 4th?

  4. What tradition can you see if you visit Coney Island on that day?

January competition: and the winner is…

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Congratulations Beatrice M.! Thank you to the other students took part to the contest ( Thomas, Samanda and Raisa, Michel, Noemi, Nicol. A bonus for you too!)

and here the answers:

Martin Luther King Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia
Martin was ordained a minister in 1947.
He graduated from Morehouse College.
Martin married Coretta Scott in 1953.
Martin’s first church was in Montgomery, Alabama.
He led a boycott of the buses in Montgomery from 1955 to 1956.
On August 28, 1963 Martin gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
He spoke on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Martin was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in1964
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968.
We honor Dr. King on the third Monday in January.

Wait for next competition! It is coming soon!

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day  is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. This year is on  Monday,20th

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Competition/Contest for January 2014

Hi! This month you have to find out some information about a great man, Martin Luther King, who fought for Civil Rights. There is a special day dedicated to him in January.  You can visit some websites and find out some information about him. When you have the answers, please mail them to my address: [email protected] The competition ends on January 20th at 8 pm

A nice game is waiting for you!

Here you can listen to his famous speech

 

And now…to the contest !

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Quiz 

  1. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in ……………………………., Georgia
  2. Martin was ordained a minister in ……………………..
  3. He graduated from …………………. College.
  4. Martin married …………………………. in 1953.
  5. Martin’s first church was in ………………………., Alabama.
  6. He led a boycott of the ………………… in Montgomery from 1955 to 1956.
  7. On August 28, 1963 Martin gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech . He spoke on the steps of the ……………………….. Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  8. Martin was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace in ………………………
  9. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in ………………………….
  10. In the USA they honor Dr. King on the third …………………… in January.

GOOD LUCK!

3. Ireland

 

Irish Country Road

The island of Ireland is divided into two countries; the southern and northwestern regions constitute the Republic of Ireland, an independent, democratic country. The northeast is Northern Ireland and presently is a part of the United Kingdom. Historically, Ireland is divided into four ancient provinces, LEINSTER, MUNSTER, CONNACHT and ULSTER. There are thirty-two counties within those provinces. For tourism the country is divided into regions which may cross over provinces. The following information will give you a short description of the regions and the cities within those regions. Heritage towns are noted under the cities.

Throughout the entire island of Ireland are thousands of lakes and rivers that are natural wonders. In addition, Ireland’s ancient past makes it an archeological paradise, with many sites dating back thousands of years. There is so much to explore and experience, that no matter where you travel in Ireland, it will be a fantastic exploration, Irish Lakewith unsurpassed hospitality. The scenery is ever changing, simply spectacular, and literally unfolds before your eyes. All over Ireland you can enjoy the outdoors from fishing to golf, horse riding to water sports. Local eateries offer a wide range of food from simple to fine dining. However, whether plain or fancy, the fare is usually fresh, often home grown, and absolutely fantastic. A wide variety of accommodations await you and there are many modes of transportation throughout, including rental cars, chauffeur drive, motor coach, boats, trains, and even planes from one part of the country to another.

The universal language of music is performed in local pubs, large concert halls, on the street with buskers, or in the parlor with your hosts. Anywhere and everywhere there is music, from traditional to contemporary, and rock. Listen to the songs of Ireland and you can learn much of her history!

(from visitireland.com)

Look at some photos!

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Traditional Irish dancing

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The famous Guinness

 

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The shamrock

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The Irish flag

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One of the beautiful landscapes

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A typical cottage

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