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· DESCRIBING A PICTURE:


09. Careers and Studying

09 be sacked at work.jpg
09 to be a control freak pic.JPG
09 to be manial pic.JPG
09 to be stretching oneself pic.JPG
09 to find something emotionally draining pic.JPG
09 to get on-the-job training pic.JPG
1. Say what you see. Be sure to include the vocabulary you have seen in class (make a definition if it is possible):
be sacked at work
to be a control freak
a manial job
to be stretching oneself
to find something emotionally draining
to get on the job training
2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.
Review this in: http://avanzado2eoi.wikispaces.com/Connectors

3. Once you have said something relevant about the pictures you are looking at, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the pictures are "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.)
- to get a promotion, to find something rewarding, to get a raise, to get promoted, to struggle to cope, ...
- other jobs and their peculiarities (for example, a paperboy)
- the importance of education

4. You may connect the topic with your personal experience. (The previous step was more general, and this one is more personal.)
I remember once when I got my first job ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).


11. Transport and Travel

11 Hatchback Car.jpg
11 right-hand drive car.jpg
11 car dent.jpg
11 sports car.jpg
baby seat.jpg
11 gps.jpg

1. Say what you see. Be sure to include the vocabulary you have seen in class (make a definition if it is possible):
hatchback
(a type of car that has an extra door on the back)
right-hand drive
(it is designed to be driven by someone sitting on the right)
dent
(a hollow or dip in a surface, as one made by pressure or a blow)
sports car
(a small fast car, often with a roof that you can take off)
baby seat
(child safety seat, for children under 2)
PGS
(it's a global positioning system)

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.
Review this in: http://avanzado2eoi.wikispaces.com/Connectors

3. Once you have said something relevant about the pictures you are looking at, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the pictures are "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.)
- how to rent a car (possible things to have in mind).
- what things you can add to a car
- what an insurance should include
- what types of car accidents are most common
- causes of car accidents
- how to diagnose problems with your car
- how to report a car accident


4. You may connect the topic with your personal experience. (The previous step was more general, and this one is more personal.)
I remember once when I rented a car to go to ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).



12. Health and Medicine


12 cough.jpg
12 faint.jpeg
12 swell up.jpeg
12 broken leg.jpg
12 fever.jpg
12 blood pressure.jpg
1. Say what you see. Be sure to include the vocabulary you have seen in class (make a definition if it is possible):
to cough
(to expel air abruptly and explosively through the partially closed vocal chords)
to pass out
(to collapse, faint)
to swell up
(to grow or cause to grow in size, esp. as a result of internal pressure)
a broken leg
(a fractured leg)
to get a fever / to have a fever
(an abnormally high body temperature, accompanied by a fast pulse rate, dry skin, etc.)
high blood pressure / low blood pressure
(the pressure exerted by the blood on the inner walls of the arteries, being relative to the elasticity and diameter of the vessels and the force of the heartbeat)

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.

3. Once you have said something relevant about the pictures you are looking at, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the pictures are "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.)
- body parts and diseases
- health and humour
- medical tourism
- going to the doctor / taking a patient's history

4. You may connect the topic with your personal experience. (The previous step was more general, and this one is more personal.)
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).


14. Banks and Money


apply-for-car-loan-01.jpg
ATM 01.jpg
be in debt.jpg
interest.jpg
mortage.jpg
transaction.jpg

1. Say what you see. Be sure to include the vocabulary you have seen in class (make a definition if it is possible):
apply for a loan
an ATM
· be in debt
· be in the red
· run out of money
· interest
· interest rate
mortage
· currency exchange
· transaction
· undeclared money
· withdrawal

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.

3. Once you have said something relevant about the pictures you are looking at, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the pictures are "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.)
- cash flow problems
- money laundering
- how to open a bank account
- how to ask for a loan
- currency exchange
- negative effects of lottery / on gambling

4. You may connect the topic with your personal experience. (The previous step was more general, and this one is more personal.)
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).


15. Food


15 salad.jpg
15 pasta carbonara.jpg
15 chicken breast.jpg
15 genetically-modified-food 02.jpg
15 genetically-modified-food 01.jpg
15 genetically-modified-food 03.jpg
1. Say what you see. Be sure to include the vocabulary you have seen in class (make a definition if it is possible):
say how to make a salad
say how to make pasta
how to make chicken breast with potatoes and carrots
GMFood
GMOrganisms
GM crops
2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.

3. Once you have said something relevant about the pictures you are looking at, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the pictures are "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.)
- different methods of cooking
- temperature for the meat
- kitchen utensils
- GMF (for and against)

4. You may connect the topic with your personal experience. (The previous step was more general, and this one is more personal.)
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).





· DOING A ROLE-PLAY:


09. Careers and Studying

A
You are not happy with your job. Tell your bestfriend about your present situation and ask for advice.
B
Your friend is not happy with his/her job. He/She will tell about his/her present situation. Give him/her some advice.

1. Start talking about what the role-play says.

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.
Review this in: http://avanzado2eoi.wikispaces.com/Connectors

3. Once you have talked about what the cards say, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the role-play is "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.) Make sure you include the most relevant vocabulary related with the topic.
- to get a promotion, to find something rewarding, to get a raise, to get promoted, to struggle to cope, ...
- other jobs and their peculiarities (for example, a paperboy)
- the importance of education

4. You may use examples from your personal experience to make it sounds more realistic.
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).



11. Transport and Travel


A.
You have just come back from England and you want to tell your friend your driving experience there with a right-hand drive car.
B.
Your friend has just come back from England and he wants to tell you his driving experience there with a right-hand drive car.

1. Start talking about what the role-play says.

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.
Review this in: http://avanzado2eoi.wikispaces.com/Connectors

3. Once you have talked about what the cards say, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the role-play is "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.) Make sure you include the most relevant vocabulary related with the topic.
- how to rent a car (possible things to have in mind).
- what things you can add to a car
- what an insurance should include
- what types of car accidents are most common
- causes of car accidents
- how to diagnose problems with your car
- how to report a car accident

4. You may use examples from your personal experience to make it sounds more realistic.
I remember once when I rented a car to go to ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).


12. Health and Medicine


A
You want to get cosmetic surgery. You have heard that Mexico could be a good place for that since it’s cheaper and you can join it with some holidays. Talk about it to your best friend and ask for advice.
B
Your best friend wants to get cosmetic surgery. He/She has heard that Mexico could be a good place for that since it’s cheaper and he/she can join it with some holidays. Talk about it and give your friend some advice.

1. Start talking about what the role-play says.

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.

3. Once you have talked about what the cards say, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the role-play is "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.) Make sure you include the most relevant vocabulary related with the topic.
- medical tourism
- going to the doctor / taking a patient's history
- body parts and diseases
- health and humour

4. You may use examples from your personal experience to make it sounds more realistic.
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).



14. Banks and Money


A
You are English and you have just arrived to Spain a week ago. You want to open a bank account, exchange some money and also ask for a loan, but you don't know anything about how it works in Spain. Ask a best friend you have in Spain for advice.
B
You have an English friend who has just arrived to Spain a week ago. He/She wants to open a bank account, exchange some money and also ask for a loan, but he/she doesn't know anything about how it works in Spain. Give some advice to your friend.

1. Start talking about what the role-play says.

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.

3. Once you have talked about what the cards say, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the role-play is "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.) Make sure you include the most relevant vocabulary related with the topic.
- cash flow problems
- money laundering
- how to open a bank account
- how to ask for a loan
- currency exchange
(- negative effects of lottery / on gambling)

4. You may use examples from your personal experience to make it sounds more realistic.
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).


15. Food

A
You and your flatmate are having some friends at home today to have a coffee. Plan what you are going to prepate with the coffee. Take into account that one of the guests don't drink milk and prefers to eat something very healthy which is free of sugar. Decide with your flatmate what you will prepare.
B
You and your flatmate are having some friends at home today to have a coffee. Plan what you are going to prepate with the coffee. Take into account that one of the guests don't drink milk and prefers to eat something very healthy which is free of sugar. Decide with your flatmate what you will prepare.

1. Start talking about what the role-play says.

2. Make sure you use connectors and linking words or phrases: although, in spite of, therefore, consequently, including, on the contrary, etc.

3. Once you have talked about what the cards say, connect them with the topic you have learnt in class.
(Remember that the role-play is "an excuse" to make you talk about the topic, the specific vocabulary and what we have seen in class.) Make sure you include the most relevant vocabulary related with the topic.
- to get a promotion, to find something rewarding, to get a raise, to get promoted, to struggle to cope, to apply for, to be a control freak, to be menial, to be stretching oneself, to hand in your notice, ...
- other jobs and their peculiarities (for example, a paperboy)
- the importance of education

4. You may use examples from your personal experience to make it sounds more realistic.
I remember once when I ...

5. Try to use grammar structures appropriate to your level (for example, use some conditionals, passives, etc.).



María Ángeles A.

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