The Virgin Queen

12 11 2020

1. Was Elizabeth I destined to become queen? Watch the video and take the QUIZ.

2. Elizabeth is proclaimed Queen of England. Study a literary text about her childhood HERE.




The British Royal Family

1 11 2020

1. Listen carefully and take notes. How many questions could you answer? Make up your own Royal Quiz and act out a similar scene with a class mate. Study a ‘royal’ text HERE.

2. And they lived royally ever after … Check your understanding of the video HERE.

3. Why does Britain still have a Royal Family? Answer these QUESTIONS.

4. Click on the cartoon to do some grammar and vocabulary exercises.

 




Halloween: why some people like to be frightened

13 10 2020

1. Test your knowledge of Halloween. Do this LISTENING GAP FILL

2. Learn more about Halloween history? Watch the video and do these EXERCISES

3. Listen to psychologist Frank Farley explaining why some people like to be frightened and write out a short account.

Halloween

4. Will trick-or-treating still be possible in California this year?

 




Not a little girl anymore!

4 10 2020

YOUR TASK: choose one option (A or B, HERE) and make an oral presentation using any visual or digital media you think necessary!

1. Describe the characters and sum up the story. Find it in writing HEREWhat are the main steps of a fairy tale?

2. What’s different in this version (0:56 – 1:56)? Read it in print HERE.

3. Listen to Roald Dahl’s retelling of the story. Find the text HERE

4. Click below to work on your grammar.