Monday, June 26, 2006


More Remedial Work

Here are some links to revise grammar points we have seen so far:

From - Copy the exercise onto a Word Document and do it. Then check your answers with the key.
Present Simple and Present Continuous
Simple Past and Past Perfect
Present Perfect or Simple Past
Will and Going to

Thursday, June 15, 2006


Football, Football, Football

World Cup Worldwide. Lots of activities, article and games in the British Council site.



From the British Council site.
The World Cup kicked off in Germany on 09 June and runs for a whole month. Practise your English while you learn about football. See the articles, games, stories and poems, song, cartoons, trivia, links and listening activities.

Sunday, May 28, 2006



Click on the link below and read about Punctuation Rules. We will discuss this in class on Tuesday 30th May.

Punctuation (from Online English Grammar)

Sunday, May 21, 2006


Remedial work

The activity in the link below is for those of you who need to do extra work on tenses.

Revision of Tenses.

Monday, May 01, 2006


Whose Face Do You See?

Click below to read the story. Remember you can use the online dictionary if you come across words you don't know.

Whose Face Do You See?

Cambridge Online Dictionary

Sunday, April 23, 2006


Present Perfect vs. Simple Past

For those of you who want extra practice on how to use these tenses, you will find information and exercises in the links below.

Click on the link below, read and then go to the bottom of the page and click on First Exercise.
From UVic English Language Centre


From Better

From British Council, Grammar
Includes Grammar explanation plus a Grammar Game- also more links at the bottom of the page.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006


Whose Face Do You See?

Next week we are going to read a story called Whose Face Do You See? by Melvin Burgess.
  1. Before reading the story, work in pairs to discuss what you think the story will be about. Post your ideas in your blog.
  2. Once you have done that, open a Word Document and give it a name, for example, a combination of the story and your initials. If you are doing this activity in the computer lab at school, save the document in the 9th grade English 2006 folder.
  3. Now click on the following link Whose Face Do You See? Pre- Reading, Characterization.
  4. Working with your partner, read the four activities in this worksheet and answer them in your Word document.
  5. If there are any words you don't understand, remember you can use the Cambridge Online Dictionary to look up these words.
  6. Check spelling, grammar and punctuation. Save the document.
  7. You can email the document from your own account to your home address so that you can later work on the same document at home if necessary.
  8. When you finish the task, copy it and post it in your blog.
  9. In a week's time you will have to read your classmates posts and comment on their ideas. Say whether you agree or disagree with their answers to the questions in the worksheet and help with spelling, grammar or punctuation if you find any mistakes.
  10. Get ready to read the story ...

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