Wednesday, 15 November 2017


Hi 1C,

Please find Past Simple, Past Participle forms and translate them. This is your HOMEWORK for Monday (20th November). Bring it on a separate piece of paper.

       BASE FORM                             PAST SIMPLE           PAST PARTICIPLE            TRANSLATION
  1. GET
  2. GIVE
  3. GO
  4. GROW 
  5. HANG
  6. HAVE
  7. HEAR
  8. HIDE
  9. HIT
  10. HOLD
  11. HURT
  12. KEEP
  13. KNOW
  14. LAY
  15. LEAD
  16. LEARN
  17. LEAVE
  18. LEND
  19. LET
  20. LIE
  21. LIE
  22. LIGHT
  23. LOSE

English Final Exam 1B and 1A

Monday, 13 November 2017

Grammar Revision Activities Unit 2

1.- Complete the sentences with the verbs in brackets into the correct tense Past Simple or Past Continuous.
 1.- It _____________ (snow) when I _________ (leave) home this morning. 
2.- It was a sunny afternoon and people __________ (sit) on the grass in the park. Then suddenly it __________ (start) to rain.
 3.- A: I tried to explain my problem to her. B: ____________________ (she/listen)?
 4.- My brother ______________ (talk) on the phone when I arrived, but when he ____________ (see) me, he ___________ (finish) the call. Perhaps he thought that I ____________ (listen) to his conversation. 
5.- I nearly had an accident today. A car ____________ (come) towards me, but I moved quickly out of the way and fortunately nothing ____________ (happen). 
6.- A: Which hotel ______________ (you/stay) in when you lost your passport? B: I don’t remember. I ____________ (visit) many places during my European tour and I ____________ (stay) in many different hotels. 
7.- I ____________ (move) to Hastings in 1999. I ____________ (live) there when I met them.
 8.- ________________(many people / wait) for the 9:15 bus last night? 
9.- I ______________ (dance) with my girlfriend when the disc jockey played our favourite song. 10.- I ____________ (study) grammar when I ___________ (fall) asleep. 
11.- The scientists ___________ (work) in their laboratory when they___________ (discover) the new drug. 
12.- We ___________ (climb) the wall when the gardener ___________ (see) us. 
13.-Vicky ___________ (have) a beautiful dream when the alarm clock __________ (ring)
 14.- As he ____________ (run) for the bus he ___________ (collide) with a street lamp. 
15.- When he __________ (carry) a suitcase, he __________ (drop) it on his foot. 
16..- ___________ (you / do) your homework on the bus while you ____________ (come) to school? 17.- The students ____________ (read) the article when the last class ___________ (finish). 
18.- When I ____________ (arrive) at the cinema, my friends __________ (wait) for me. 
19.- ____________ (you / listen) to the teacher when she ___________ (explain) this exercise? 
20.- Susan __________ (play) the piano while Mary ___________ (sing). 

2. Choose the correct words to complete each sentence.
200 years ago … 
1 … people used to / didn’t use to make their own clothes.
 2 … people used to / didn’t use to have mobile phones. 
3 … people used to / didn’t use to read books. 
4 … people used to / didn’t use to watch TV. 
5 … people used to / didn’t use to drive cars. 
6 … people used to / didn’t use to walk everywhere.

 3. Choose the correct words to complete each sentence
1 Why did people _______________ mend their clothes?
 a) used to b) use to c) didn’t use to 
2 I _______________ like watching football, but now I do.
 a) used to b) use to c) didn’t use to 
3 What did you _______________ like doing when you were young? 
a) used to b) use to c) didn’t use to

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Past Simple and Past Continuous


We use PAST SIMPLE to talk about: 

1. Finished actions that happened at a specific time in the past . 
We had a Maths test at school yesterday.
2. Past routines /habits/situations.
Dad lived in London when he was young.
3. Several actions in the past that happened one after the other.  
I got home, showered and climbed into bed. 
4. Main events in a story.
The man looked around, then walked quickly into the room. 

We use PAST CONTINUOUS to talk about: 

1. Action in progress at a certain time in the past. 
She was sleeping at 11 last night.
2. Two unfinished actions taking place at the same time.
I was doing my homework while my brother was playing the guitar.
3. Unfinished action interrupted by another action.
Jack was walking to work when it started to rain. 
4. Description or background information in a story. 
We were all sitting around and watching TV. Suddenly, there was a loud noise. 

Optional Writing Task Unit 2

Read the task below. Write your story in 140-170 words.
You have seen this announcement in an English magazine for students.

Write your article.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Irregular Verbs 1C

Hi 1C,

Please find Past Simple, Past Participle forms and translate them. This is your HOMEWORK for Monday. Bring it on a separate piece of paper.

   BASE FORM                             PAST SIMPLE           PAST PARTICIPLE            TRANSLATION

  1. CATCH
  3. COME
  4. COST
  5. CUT
  6. DEAL
  7. DIG
  8. DO
  9. DRAW
  10. DREAM
  11. DRINK
  12. DRIVE
  13. EAT
  14. FALL
  15. FEED
  16. FEEL
  17. FIGHT
  18. FIND
  19. FLY
  20. FORBID
  21. FORGET
  23. FREEZE

Monday, 30 October 2017

Fashion Throughout the 20th Century

Hello Year 1,

This is going to be your Project for Unit 2 and it's all about fashion. We are going to learn how people dressed in different decades (from 50s to 90s). Here you can find links to websites and videos that will help you find information about your decade. 

PORTFOLIO (one per person)

  • typical look (male and female) - print it, label it and explain all the pieces of clothes they wear. Find a videoclip of the groups/singers that represents the typical look of your decade.
  • typical hairstyle - explain (add photo)
  • accessories/make-up (sunglasses, handbags, jewelry, scarves, make-up styles etc) - chose two/three, print it, label it and explain
  • history of a piece of clothes - Chose one piece of clothes that is typical for your decade and find the following information:
  • When was it used for the first time? Who invented it? Why was it invented? Who wore it originally?


50s - Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe 

60s - The Beatles, Aretha Franklin
70s - ABBABee Gees

80s - Madonna, The Cure

90s - Spice GirlsBackstreet Boys