Monday, 17 January 2022

7 NA C1 2 Topic 6 House, Home & Environment

The best time to buy a home is always five years ago. (Ray Brown)

Grammar

Active & passive voice

Language Function

Interpreting information

Listening

 Wonders of the world  + audio

Reading 

 High ideals    

Speaking

 The perfect city     

Vocabulary

 Dwellings  

Writing

 Renting a property     

Sunday, 16 January 2022

6 NA C1 1 Topic 6 House, Home & Environment

Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.  (Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.)

Grammar

 Active & passive voice    

Language Function

 Interpreting information   

Listening

  Favourite buildings + audio 

Reading 

 Architecture & feelings     

Speaking

 Renting or buying property     

Vocabulary

Living with words   

Writing

Living in a commuter town    

Saturday, 15 January 2022

5 NI B2 2 Topic 6 Dwelling & Residing

Home is where one starts from. (T.S. Eliot). 

Grammar

Pets    

Language Function

Asking for confirmation    

Listening

  Home improvements + audio 

Reading  

Neighbours    

Speaking

Dialogue    

Vocabulary 

Tools  

Writing

An appropriate apartment  

Friday, 14 January 2022

4 NI B2 1 Topic 6 House & Home

 A man's house is his castle. (James Otis)

Grammar 

Adjectives   

Language Function

Describing things   

Listening

Renting audio 

Reading

Plans    

Speaking

Accommodation 

Vocabulary

Places to live 

Writing 

Living in a village 

Thursday, 13 January 2022

3 NI B1 Topic 6 Home

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. (Jane Austen)

Grammar

Compounds some, any, every, no 

Language Function

Criticising  

Listening

Dream house + audio 

Reading

Living alone    

Speaking  

Your town/city   

Vocabulary

Soft furnishings     

Writing

Apartment to rent     

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

2 NB 2 Topic 6 A Life

Every man dies. Not every man really lives. (William Wallace)

Grammar

The past 

Language Function

Interpreting information 

Listening

Life changes audio

Reading

Nelson Mandela  

Speaking

Life story   

Vocabulary    

A footballer's life   

Writing

A biography  

Tuesday, 7 December 2021

7 NA C1 2 Topic 5 Free Time I

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. (Melody Beattie)

Grammar

Prepositions    

Language Function

Agreeing & contradicting    

Listening

Jean-Michel Basquiat + audio  

Reading 

Vinyl revival     

Speaking

Streaming leisure    

Vocabulary

Music 

Writing

Free time    

Monday, 6 December 2021

6 NA C1 1 Topic 5 Free Time I

T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. (Clement Clarke Moore)

Grammar

Prepositions   

Language Function

Agreeing & contradicting  

Listening

Digital camera basics + audio  

Reading 

Golden years    

Speaking

Entertainment    

Vocabulary

The arts & entertainment  

Writing

TV programmes   

Sunday, 5 December 2021

5 NI B2 2 Topic 5 Free Time & Christmas

I once wanted to become an atheist, but I gave up - they have no holidays. (Henry Youngman). 

Grammar

Leisure & pleasure   

Language Function

Drawing conclusions  

Listening

Christmas traditions + audio  

Reading  

Eating & partying  

Speaking

Cultural activities    

Vocabulary 

Crossword 

Writing

Leisure time