miércoles, 21 de diciembre de 2016

lunes, 31 de octubre de 2016

Work plan to succeed in Trinity ISE


If you really want to suceed in Trinity ISE you have to follow a plan every week. Here is a plan for each level. Follow these steps:
  1. Save a copy of the document in your Drive.
  2. Name the document with your name and surnames
  3. Share it with your teachers (carmen.mellado@iesae.es, carlos.herrera@iesae.es)
  4. Once you complete each activity, change the colour of the text to see which tasks have already been completed. 
  5. Complete all the written tasks after the plan.
  6. Once your teacher has corrected all your tasks, follow the instructions and make a list with the mistakes that are repeated.
Click here to have access to the ISE I Work Plan. Don't forget to make a copy for you giving it your name and surname!



Click here to have access to the ISE II Work Plan. Don't forget to make a copy for you!


Click here to have access to the ISE III Work Plan. Don't forget to make a copy for you!




lunes, 24 de octubre de 2016

ISE III CONVERSATION: INDEPENDENCE

INDEPENDENCE

On this post you will find resources to work on the last topic of conversation for ISE III.


DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. Do you live with your parents?
  2. Do you live with any of your grandparents? If so, why do they live with you?
  3. Do you have to clean your own room?
  4. Does your mother make you clean your room?
  5. Do you prefer living on your own or with your parents? Why?
  6. Is money a crucial factor for you to decide whether to move out or not?
  7. Why in some cultures do young people tend to live with their parents before they get married and others not? To what extent is this affected by traditional family values?
  8. Are you more independent from your parents now than you were in compulsory secondary education?
  9. Name some things you can do now that you weren't allowed to do in secondary education.
  10. Are you as independent now as you would like to be?
  11. When do you think you will become financially independent? 
  12. Do you think this age is the same in all countries?
  13. Who will pay for your university studies in the future? 
  14. Do your parents let you stay out late?
  15. What time do you have to be home?
  16. Do most teenagers equate wealth with happiness? What’s your opinion?
  17. Are young people today less resilient and independent than they should be?
  18. Have you ever worked part-time? What did you spend your money on?
  19. Have you ever had a summer job? 
  20. If you got a job, would you give some money to your parents?

PODCASTS

Listen to this podcast and answer the questions on this worksheet

VIDEOS

Watch the two first videos about independence: rules and boundaries

lunes, 4 de abril de 2016

ISE I CONVERSATION 6: LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

On this post you will find resources to work on the last topic of conversation for ISE I.

LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE


USEFUL VOCABULARY

  • Practice 
  • Learn 
  • Improve 
  • Watch 
  • Listen 
  • Subtitles 
  • Motivation 
  • Inspiration 
  • Role model 
  • Culture 
  • Experience 
  • Skills 
  • To be good at 
  • Fluent / fluency 
  • Accurate / Accuracy

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS


  1. How many foreign languages do you know?
  2. Do you think that learning a foreign language is difficult?
  3. What methods do you use to learn a foreign language?
  4. Do you watch television in English to help you improve?
  5. Do you read books and magazines in English?
  6. If you could learn another language, what would it be?
  7. Do you think that visiting the country helps you to learn the language?
  8. What motivates you/inspires you to learn other languages?

VIDEOS






sábado, 12 de marzo de 2016

ISE II CONVERSATION 5: PUBLIC FIGURES PAST AND PRESENT

This is the last conversation topic for ISE II. Here you will find resources to practise it.

PUBLIC FIGURES


VOCABULARY

  • Legend
  • Hero
  • Genius
  • Privacy
  • Tabloids
  • To admire
  • To achieve
  • To be successful
  • To contribute

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

  1. Which public figure do you admire most and why? (Can be dead or alive)
  2. Does your country have any famous historical figures? What did they do?
  3. Who is the most important public figure in your country at the moment?
  4. Do you think that celebrities earn too much money these days?
  5. Should celebrities have the right to a private life?
  6. What do you imagine are the main advantages and disadvantages of being famous?
  7. Do you think that all politicians are corrupt?

VIDEOS


Watch this video and answer this question: would you rather be a famous singer, actor, athlete or a politician?


PODCASTS

Listen to these people talking aobut what they would like to be in the future. Six people share what they would rather be: an athlete, politician, actor, or musician. Click here to listen to the podcast. What would you like to be? 
Complete the activities on-line. 



miércoles, 9 de marzo de 2016

ISE I CONVERSATION 5: HEALTH AND FITNESS

On this post you will practise resources related to health and fitness.

HEALTH AND FITNESS



VOCABULARY

  • Fit//unfit
  • Healthy//unhealthy
  • To lead a healthy lifestyle = to have a healthy lifestyle
  • Balanced diet
  • Junk food (eg. Crisps, sweets, chocolate)
  • Fast food (eg. Macdonalds)
  • Exercise
  • Sport
  • Physical activity
  • Obesity
  • Anorexia

VIDEOS ABOUT HEALTH


DISCUSSION QUESTIONS 

Answer the following questions about health and fitness:
  1. What do you do to keep fit and healthy?
  2. Do you lead a healthy lifestyle?
  3. Do you eat a balanced diet?
  4. Which foods are good for your health? And which are bad for it?
  5. How often do you exercise?
  6. What is your favourite type of exercise?
  7. Do you think that obesity is a problem in Spain?
  8. Do you think that anorexia is a problem in Spain?