Τρίτη, 10 Ιουλίου 2018

A trip in time and space!

If you had a time machine where in the past would you wish to travel?
Museums are just that, time machines that transport us to the past....but also help us discover the present and sometimes get a glimpse of the future of our world...

DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that you can visit museums hundreds of kilometeres away from home?
Today we'll visit one of the most famous museums in the world.



RESEARCH
What does NMNH stand for?
Where is it?
What kinds of exhibits can you expect to see there?


Language Review
In 5 weeks we have revised all the important points of English Grammar. 
We have refined our skills and learned how to express ourselves much more fluently!
Isn't it amazing? 

Now it's time for a revision
Today we practice:
1. Contrast sentences (handout p. 106/ex1)
2. Reading (handout)
3. Conditionals, Tenses, Causative, Comparatives/Superlatives, 
Quantifiers, Articles, Despite/Although, Relative Pronouns, Gerund or Infinitive
Tommorrow's another day...
Enjoy!!!

Δευτέρα, 9 Ιουλίου 2018

EARTH the cradle of life!

We are so lucky to live on one of the most beautiful spots in Universe.
This film is a wonderful testimony to this fact!


So what do we do with our Home?
How much do we look after it?




...and how about our co-habitants on this jewel of the universe?


How willing are YOU to act and reduce your ecological footprint?
First, let's found out how significant it is by doing this quiz 
What's your role in this? What do you, your family, your school and your country already do to save our planet? What commitments are you willing to make?
1. Write an essay for your school's magazine about conservation. 
Is it everyone's responibility or only the state's ? What actions can citizens take?

REVISION TIME
2. First day of revision today in view of our final test. 
a. Revise  TENSES here (ex. 16, 17, 18, 19)
b. Passive Voice   and here and here (1st eexercise written in notebook)

PRACTICE. ...
You will learn it once and for all when you do ALL the activities.

3. Remember we're into helping children of the world learn Greek and Greek children who live all over earth keep in touch with their traditions by translating books to Greek. .
So, here's the site we find books at http://www.uniteforliteracy.com/
Let's help as much as possible by choosing at least 3 books and translating them for Monday 

4. SELF-EVALUATION TIME:
We're already more than halfway in our course. What have you learnt so far?
What more would you like to learn/discuss/ revise?
Take this short survey to take control of your learning!!!

Πέμπτη, 5 Ιουλίου 2018

Food for Thought PART 2

...and watch the incredible video how does your belly control your life!







Food for thought!
Can you guess a reason behind the difference in these two reports?
2. Read this article 
3Explore the food pyramid and take  this interactive quiz!


Language Point
1. Find 10 expressions with food (any word related to food) and post them here 
2. Read the article above and create a multiple choice test of 5 questions for your classmates
3. Take the quiz
4. Write an email to your English penfriend telling him how our food intake affects our school performance and making suggestions on how we can look after ourselves in a better way as far as eating habits are concerned.

Κυριακή, 1 Ιουλίου 2018

You are what you eat... PART 1




What do these two young people have in common?
What, in your opinion causes eating disorders?

Let's take a look at a very interesting article to get an expert opinion

Language Point
So, it's time we learnt how to eat in a more healthy way.
1. Here's a tutorial to help you learn to use wishes and unreal past.

2. ..and here's some practice 

4. Find 10 idioms/ expressions for time and share along with their meaning here 

Πέμπτη, 28 Ιουνίου 2018

It's about time we moved on...


What makes a city worth living in?


Read this article and work in pairs. 
1. So which city made it to the top of your list? Create a presentation for the class giving reasons on the five livability factors we saw in the video above.


2. Write an article for your school magazine describing your ideal city, one you would enjoy living in. You can chose a real city from the ones in the article or an imaginary one. Discuss different aspects of life as we have seen in the article.  

3. Create a test of ten questions for your classmates from all the vocabulary we've done so far.



Τρίτη, 26 Ιουνίου 2018

The Future is Now!

What do you think these people do to earn a living?
sewer flasher, pet psychologist, bed warmer, beefeater, chief listening officer

What do you think is the yearly income of a bed warmer ?
Let's check from this infographic about strange jobs.


What does the future hold for young people who are now students and preparing for the world of work? Watch this video with amazing facts about the future and comment on what you find to be the most impressive information.


1. What do YOU think will be a job that doesn't exist now and you'd like to do in the future? Write a comment about it to share with your group.

It is said that the jobs of the future will be quite unusual for current standards. Young people are said to need to learn how to be flexible and constantly adapt to new roles. What do you think?

2. How can you make Passive sentences with Reporting Verbs? Find out here.
...and then practice here
You will learn it once and for all when you do ALL the activities.