miércoles, 19 de septiembre de 2018

CLASSROOM LANGUAGE

Follow this LINK to see a presentation prepared by our teacher Iria Barcia and learn useful language for the classroom.

domingo, 16 de septiembre de 2018

12 TYPICAL MISTAKES SPANISH SPEAKERS MAKE

If Spanish is your mother tongue, you might make these mistakes. So watch out!!! Do you know the correct form?


1.-Estoy de acuerdo contigo.

Wrong: I am agree with you.
Right: __________________

2.-¿Cómo es tu mejor amigo?

Wrong: How is your best friend?
Right: a.- ________________________
           b.-________________________

¿Cómo se llama esto en Inglés?
Wrong: How do you call this in English?
Right: ___________________________

3.-¡Vamos a tomar un café!

Wrong: Let's take a coffee!
Right: ___________________________

4.-Estoy haciendo un pastel.

Wrong: I'm doing a cake.
Right: _________________________

Estoy haciendo deporte.

Wrong: I'm making sport.
Right: ________________________

5.-Estoy aquí desde hace una hora. 

Wrong: I am here since an hour ago.
Right: _________________________________

Estudio Inglés desde hace cinco años.

Wrong: I study English since five years ago.
Right: ________________________________

6.-¿Puede explicarme este problema?

Wrong: Can you explain me this problem?
Right: ______________________________

7.-Leí una noticia?

Wrong: I read a news.
Right: _____________________________

Tengo una noticia

Wrong: I have a new.
Right: ___________________________

Dame un consejo.

Wrong: Give me an advice.
Right: ___________________________


8.-Tengo 17 años.

Wrong: I have 17 years.
Right:____________________________

9.-Cuéntame una historia.

Wrong: Tell me a history.
Right: ____________________________

10.-Ver películas de terror es divertido.

Wrong: Watching horror films is funny.
Right: __________________________________

El partido de fútbol fue muy divertido.

Wrong: The football match was so funny.

Fue tan gracioso cuando te caíste.

Wrong: It was so fun when you fell over.
Right: ________________________________________

11.-No fui a la fiesta.

Wrong: I didn't went to the party.
Right: _____________________________________

Ella no hace sus deberes.

Wrong: She doesn't does her homeworks.  (2 mistakes here!)
Right: ______________________________________________

12. Estoy aburrido.

Wrong: I am boring.
Right: _____________________________________________


https://www.europelanguagejobs.com/blog/common-English-mistakes-by-Spanish-speakers



To correct more typical mistakes, watch this video:





lunes, 10 de septiembre de 2018

BACK TO SCHOOL WITH HUMOUR

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL AND TO BILINGUAL NORBA BLOG!



ACTIVITY 1.

WATCH  MR BEAN TAKING AN EXAM. WHAT PROBLEMS IS HE HAVING? TALK TO YOUR PARTNER AND TRY TO DESCRIBE WHAT'S GOING ON.



SPEAKING: WHAT'S THE WORST EXAM EXPERIENCE YOU HAVE HAD?

HOMEWORK: GO TO THE COMMENTS AND WRITE ABOUT YOUR WORST EXAM EXPERIENCE.



ACTIVITY 2.

MATCH SENTENCES AND FORM 8 JOKES RELATED TO SCHOOL:














What did you learn in school today?
Class: Fred!
The first day of school wouldn't be so bad if…
Son: It was all right except for some man called "Teacher" who kept spoiling all our fun!
Teacher: Fred, go to the map and find North America. 
Fred: Here it is!
Teacher: Correct. Now, class, who discovered America?
Because there was no history to study!
Mother: What was the first thing you learned in class?
it weren't followed by the second day of school, and the third day of school, and then the fourth day of school . . .
Mother: How was your first day at school?
 Student: In jail!
Math teacher: A man from Los Angeles drove toward New York at 250 miles per hour and a man from New York drove toward Los Angeles at 150 m.p.h. Where did they meet?
Student: I’m glad it’s Friday!

Teacher:  I’ve had to send you to the principal every day this week. What do you have to say for yourself?
Not enough; I have to go back tomorrow!

Why was school easier for cave people?
Daughter: How to talk without moving my lips!



HOMEWORK: PREPARE A COMIC STRIP OR A CARTOON ON THE TOPIC "BACK TO SCHOOL WITH HUMOUR". IF YOU DON'T LIKE DRAWING YOU CAN PRINT PICTURES.