Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Speaking about plans for the near future

Here you have some exercises you can do so that you
can express and speak about plans in the near future.

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Enjoy the simple present tense

Now, listen to this famous song and fill in the gaps.

Practising tenses: Present simple and Present Continous

Now you can ask someone about his/her routines and what s/he is doing now, test your knowledge by doing the following exercises:

1. Present simple:
2. (a bit more challenging)

2. Present Continuous:
2. (a dialogue. most of it in Present Continuous)

3. Present Simple and Continous:

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Applying for a job 2014

Have you ever heard of the Curriculum Vitae Europass?

It is a EU initiative to increase transparency of qualification and mobility of citizens in Europe. It aims to be a Life Long Learning Portfolio of documents containing the descriptions of all learning achievements, official qualifications, work results, skills and competences, acquired over time, along with the related documentation. The aim is to make a person's skills and qualifications clearly understood throughout Europe.

Once you know how it works you can either fill in yor CV now here or download  the template, instructions and examples here.

The following document can also be very useful as it is a description of all the learning outcomes in all the subjects.

Monday, 17 February 2014

Dialogue: In the restaurant

Below you have a template you can use when receiving guests at a restaurant: greeting, taking the order, payment, etc.

In the Restaurant by dgmmm

Dialogue: Taking the order in the bar & dealing with complaints

Here you have a template in order to practise a dialogue that takes place in the bar so that you can see how to deal with complaints.

Inthebar Complaints by dgmmm

Dialogue: Making reservations on the phone

Here you have a template you can use to practise dialogues regarding making reservations on the phone and giving information.

Information & Booking by dgmmm