Tuesday, 27 February 2018

He wants to climb Mountains!

Kyle Maynard is an amazing person. As a young man he wants to go out with girls and be with friends and 

he has always enjoyed doing sports. 

He also loves climbing! The first time he tried climbing, it was very hard. His arms and legs started bleeding 
but he decided not to give up. 

He loved seeing the view from the top so much that he promised himself to climb Mt Kilimantzaro! 
He started practising and he has never stopped trying. In the end, with his friends, he managed 
to make his dream come true! 

They liked the experience so much that Kyle suggested climbing a higher mountain next. 
His team agreed to support him and helped him to make his dream come true!

So, why is Kyle's story unusual?
Watch the video to find out!

So, do you want to climb Mt Kilimanzaro or do you enjoy sitting in the sun and drinkng coffee with your friends?

Study  Gerunds and Infinitives here

Practice here

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Have you lived abroad?

1- Where is Amira living now?
2- Does she like it?
Now read and find out:

Hi! My name is Amira. I am from Venezuela, but I live in Dallas. I have lived in Dallas for five years. I like it here very much because I can improve my English. I have always loved the English language. I have learned English since I was in high school. Living in the States has been very interesting! I have met so many nice people. They are from all over the world. It has been a great experience so far.

Irregular Verbs



Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it!

Are there any typical gestures people do where you come from?

This is a little story about four people named EverybodySomebodyAnybody, and Nobody.
There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebodywould do it.
Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.
Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody's job.
Everybody thought that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it.
It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

At your home...
what does everybody do?
what does nobody do?
Is there anybody who does something that nobody wants to do?

Let's play a GAME to remember things!

Monday, 29 January 2018


What wishes can you use in each occasion?

What  adjectives to describe personality do you know?

Was your childhood buddy sweet?
Do you remember your childhood best fiend sweetly?
Adjective or Adverb?

Game for next time
Match Maker
Can a match made in heaven happen in an ESL class?

  • Each person in class will play matchmaker for an unattached friend or family member. 
  • Watch the video about adjectives of personality
  • Make a list of adjectives which describe your single friend. The adjectives should describe appearance and personality (both good and bad). Remember to list likes and dislikes for their friend. 
  • Next time, you will go around the room asking questions about your classmates’ single friends. The matchmaker’s goal is to find someone who is similar to his/her friend and who he /she thinks would be a good match. 
  • When you think you have found one tell the class why!

Monday, 22 January 2018

What will life be like in 20 years' time?

What will your home look like in 20 year's time, do you think? What funky new inventions are you going to buy?

Monday, 15 January 2018

How can we protect ourselves?

Watch this video...

How can we protect ourselves?
Have you ever been a victim?

Now find out more about cyber crime.

Write your story of a crime leaving the end open for the others to guess....

Agony aunt

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

I know what you did last summer!

Despicable Me 

Watching movies is one of the best ways to improve your English skills!
Here's a fun activity with Despicable Me, a very popular cartoon.

I. Before watching the segment, complete the paragraph below with the simple past form of the given verbs.
Gru was anxious about his date on the following day. He ______ happy, very happy. The alarm clock _________ at 8:30 am. He ____________ of bed and ____________ a shower with his toy ducks. Then he _________ his teeth, ______________ pancakes for breakfast, and _____________ real ducks cross the street. He happily ______________ the mall escalator. In the park, he _____________(not) at a bench but he _________ a Frisbee and _____________ some tai-chi-chan. He also _____________ the drums with a few tin cans. Then he ___________ a flower to a young man for him to hand to a girl sitting next to him.

II. What happened at the date? Watch!

III. Now write about a date you went on and what you did. Do not write the person! Let us guess!!!

Now let's sing!
In memory of the great Mamma Mia musical we saw last week, let's sing 
the nostalgic Our Last Summer by Abba