Tuesday, 20 May 2014

The Phonemic Chart

We have been learning some sounds in class today and how they are represented

Watch the video to learn about the phonemic chart

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Look up from your phone

Look up from your phone and make eye contact . Don´t miss the chances real life offers you ...

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Europe Day

Europe Day is an annual celebration of peace and unity. To celebrate this day, let´s watch this brief history of the European Union.

Tuesday, 6 May 2014

The weather : idioms

weather idioms

1. raining cats and dogs - pouring, raining very heavily
- They didn’t go to the theme park because it was raining cats and dogs almost all day.
2. face like thunder - being clearly very angry or upset
- She didn’t say anything but her face was like thunder; she slammed the door as she left, and we haven’t seen her ever since.
3. storm in a teacup - exaggerating a problem, anger or worry about something unimportant
- Their debate was only a storm in a teacup – actually neither of them took the problem too serious.
4. chase rainbows - waste time trying to achieve something impossible
- Can’t you see you’re only chasing rainbows? There’s no way to get this girl marry you.
5. lightning fast - extremely fast
- The robbery lasted only a minute, and then the robbers disappeared in a lightning fast car.
6. head in the clouds- having unrealistic or impractical ideas, daydreaming
- Is your sister in love? I see her walking around all day with her head in the clouds.
7. snowed under - having too much to do
- I’d love to help you, but I’m completely snowed under at the moment.
8. under the weather - ill, sick, feeling unwell, sad or lacking energy
- Do you mind if I stay out of work today? I’m feeling under the weather, I may have the flu.