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jueves, 15 de noviembre de 2007

November Activities





Mexico City

Homework???

Yes. Remember Wednesday 21rst.
  • A story. text and audio in your blog
  • A song . text and audio in your blog
  • Videoclip or pictures and audio " All Saints Day" or "Dead's day"
  • Questionnaire Thanksgiving
  • Your cards with your sentences. (10 cards per unit)

jueves, 8 de noviembre de 2007

Thanksgiving



Learn about this important celebration in the USA.
Read and listen to the information in the following web site.
The First Thanksgiving
Next November 22nd there will be a special event in the English language floor (building D)

Thanksgiving Questionnaire.
  • Copy and print the following questions.
  • Answer them
  • Take your questionnaire to class next Wednesday 21rst.
Voyage on the Mayflower
1. The trip form England to North America took place in this year ______
2. The voyage took this many days ______

Tour the ship
3.Mayflower was the name of a ship built in the s____ century
4.It was not for battle. It was used to transport __________
5.The Mayflower did not have motors, it used 6 ____________
6.The master use the position of the s______ to direct the ship.
7.The cook prepared food for example _______ and _______________
8.What time of the year was it when the Pilgrims arrived to North America ?
_____________

9. Who helped them to survive? _________________
10.The Indian tribesmen and the Pilgrim celebrated for a week . This celebration is called ______________

domingo, 4 de noviembre de 2007

"Día de Muertos" project


Dear students,
I hope you had a chance to take lots of wonderful pictures and videoclips for the "Día de muertos"project.

We will use Springdoo for the videoclip and evoca for the audio.
If you have pictures you can use Bubbleshare

Please have them ready for next November 12th an 13th as we will meet in the LACE room to upload the files.


martes, 23 de octubre de 2007

Practise reading stories




Before we have our next big project, we need to concentrate a litlle more in our speaking skills.
Part A
1. Select 5 stories from level 3 .Use the following link.
Kiz club Level 3
2. Listen to the stories many times until you can read them out loud correctly.
3. Print them. (You can use the printable option at the bottom of each book)
4. Take your printed version to class.

Part B
1. Print the lyrics for the 3 songs you selected from SMS tunes.
2. Make sure you know how to read them corroectly. Use the videoclips and the audio to help yourself with the pronunciation.

You will be evaluated on your pronunciation the first week of November.(5th and 6th)

domingo, 7 de octubre de 2007

Listen to your text




Dear students
This week we will work on describing a place in Mexico using images , audio and an online tool called Voice Thread.
Before you record your audio please practise and make sure you know how to pronounce your text.

You can use the following TEXT TO SPEECH software .

All you need to do is write your text ( or copy and paste it ) in the text box and click the button SPEAK to listen to the correct pronunciation.

jueves, 4 de octubre de 2007

Just for Fun



Dear students,
I have 2 surprises here for you.

One is a place with lots of songs and music to sing karaoke. SMS tunes karaoke


The next is a place designed by an English Language teacher from France. The games and activities are wonderful. ACTIVITIES and GAMES

Please check them and post me a comment in this blog.
See you on Monday at the computer lab.

martes, 2 de octubre de 2007

A multimedia Library

Dear students
After the voice thread project we will read, listen and learn about some curricular toipics. Check the following library to have an idea of the type of videos you can find here.
I hope yu like them,


sábado, 29 de septiembre de 2007

lunes, 3 de septiembre de 2007

Getting to know me

Our first project

Dear students
Things have been going well with the classroom activities. But now is time to start the real excitement.
On September 10th and 11th we will be in the computer lab. Your first task is to create a blog and post your descritpions .
So, make sure you have several pictures available.
Look at the example above.

miércoles, 22 de agosto de 2007

Colors


In this first unit we are also going to review Colors


To help you practice them explore the following links
Remember to Copy and Paste the links on a new web page


Listen to the names of colors
http://www.languageguide.org/im/colors/eng/

Listen to people talk about their favorite color.
http://www. ello.org/PagesMixer/54-MX-Clothes.htm

Color the rainbow
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/colorstory.asp

The colors in everyday objects.
http://www.kizclub.com/colorstory/brown.html

What color is it?
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/activities/coloractivity.asp?themeid=3

Color me
http://www.smallcampus.net/htmlcontent.php?channel=eng_game&show_date=2001-07-17

Listen and answer
http://www.elllo.org/pages/nrmcolor.htm

Give the objects a different color and listen.
http://www.hello-world.com/English/learn/color.php

Color test
http://www.marshalladulteducation.org/hot_potatoes/02_hp/colors/colors.htm

lunes, 20 de agosto de 2007

Welcome







We are ready to begin a fun trip to learning. This is our virtual class where you will find tips and activities to help you learn more.

Our first topic is "describing yourself"
You can begin with a physical description of you.
Do you remember the parts of the body?

Copy and paste the following links in a new page:

http://www.uk.knowledgebox.com/index.phtml?d=17175

http://study.kids.empas.com/flash.html?t=english&s=living_english&n=1228

http://study.kids.empas.com/flash.html?t=english&s=living_english&n=1220

http://www.e-bobo.net/php/esong_swf.php?ID=165

Datos personales

Mi foto

I am an English language teacher in k-12 in Mexico.
I believe in the power of technology to better education.
I love playing tennis and outdoor activities.