Saturday, November 7, 2015

Lessons 1-2

The following activities will give you further practice of the things you studied in your lessons. 



Lesson One : October 10th


Section One :  Listening Practice - Describing your Job



Click on the activity titles and answer the questions in the activities. 

  • Activity 1 : Complete the activity while you listen to the recording of a woman describing her job, You can find the recording at 
         http://esl.about.com/library/listening/bllis_joblikes2.htm 


            Don't listen to the instructions at the beginning. Start listening when you hear "Job                     Number Two" and the woman starts talking. Answer the questions. Then when you                     see the answers, listen again and try and hear anything that was difficult at first.


    • Activity 2 : Complete the activity while you listen again. Then when you see the answers, listen again and try and hear anything that was difficult at first.


      • Activity 3 : Complete the activity while you listen again. Then when you see the answers, listen again and try and hear anything that was difficult at first.





      Section Two : Grammar - Temporary and Permanent Situations


      • Activity 1  - Check your knowledge of the vocabulary in the later activities
      • Before you continue, look again at the Grammar Explanations on p. 9  in Improve your English
      • Before you continue, look again at the Grammar Explanations on p. 12  in Improve your English



      Section Three : Grammar - Asking Questions  / Meeting People


      Part One : Asking questions
      • Before you start today's activities, look again at the Grammar Explanation on p. 4  in Improve your English about forming questions :  


        Part Two :   Meeting peopleIntroducing yourself and continuing the conversation

        • Before you do the activities look at the Language Focus section on p. 7 in Improve your English.
        • Activity 4 : Now  listen to the radio programme here. You can read the transcript of the programme here.  Listen first to a small part, then replay the recording and follow the transcript. Then listen to the next part, listen again and follow the transcript - and so on until you finish.

        Lesson Two : November 6th


        Section One  : English for the pharmaceutical industry


        1. Look again at English for the Pharmaceutical Industry pages 5 and 6. Check that you understand all the vocabulary.

        2. Do this activity 

        3. Look at English for the Pharmaceutical Industry page 7. Do Exercise 3 and bring it with you to the next less