MAKING A MAP TO LEARN GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

This is a map my first year students developed for an activity that included research on the fifty states of the U.S. regarding the geography, the history, the economy, population density and square miles/kilometers of each. Each student had two states appointed and for each they researched on the above topics. The data they collected was then put … Continue reading MAKING A MAP TO LEARN GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY

MODAL VERBS: WILL/WOULD – SHALL/SHOULD

These are the last two couples of Modal or Anamalous Verbs, the previous can be found here and here. WILL/WOULD are always followed by the infinitive of the main verb without the "To" like so: I will go home now                                                   I would like to go home now They express the idea of WANTING something with emphasis, a … Continue reading MODAL VERBS: WILL/WOULD – SHALL/SHOULD

THE PAST – SUMMARY CHART (Part 2)

PRESENT PERFECT The present perfect is often associated with the Italian "Passato Prossimo" and that is mainly because it is formed in a similar way, however its uses are somewhat different than its Italian correspondent. How is it formed? With the present simple of the verb "To Have" and the past participle of the main … Continue reading THE PAST – SUMMARY CHART (Part 2)

PAST TENSES – SUMMARY CHART (Part 1)

The Past There are four different main past tenses in English (the past simple, the past continuous, the present perfect and the past perfect that you may find at the following link), however, both the present and the past perfect tenses each have a simple one and a continuous one. Let's see how they are … Continue reading PAST TENSES – SUMMARY CHART (Part 1)

THE PRESENT TENSE – SUMMARY CHART

PRESENT TENSES Remember there are two ways of expressing present actions in English, here is a quick reminder of how to form them and how to use them properly. PRESENT SIMPLE it is used to express: Permanent Situations Mr and Mrs Trent live in Oxford Belongings This house belongs to my grandmother Scientific Facts The … Continue reading THE PRESENT TENSE – SUMMARY CHART

THE FUTURE – Summary Chart

A quick review chart to help you remember how to form and how to use the four different verb tenses and which is best for every different possible situations. Long Term Life Plans I'm going to study biology at University Be going to Intentions  We're going to spend our holidays in Tuscany Something About to … Continue reading THE FUTURE – Summary Chart

IDENTITA’ DI GENERE: RETAGGIO CULTURALE MILLENARIO, LESSICO, COSTUMI SOCIALI E DISCRIMINAZIONI TRASVERSALI NEL TERZO MILLENNIO

  Il video proposto in questo post è il prodotto finale di un'unità di apprendimento svolta nella 5^B del Liceo Linguistico dell'I.S.I.S.S. "F. Da Collo" di Conegliano (TV). Il titolo del lavoro mi sembra esemplificativo dei contenuti che vogliono essere anche un contributo alla sensibilizzazione e alla riflessione di un fenomeno che sempre più oggi detiene … Continue reading IDENTITA’ DI GENERE: RETAGGIO CULTURALE MILLENARIO, LESSICO, COSTUMI SOCIALI E DISCRIMINAZIONI TRASVERSALI NEL TERZO MILLENNIO

NOVEL PROJECT – 2nd year CLASS

    There are 25 students in the class that will be divided in 5 groups with 5 students in each one. The 5 groups will choose a novel each. The novels chosen do not have to be necessarily English novels, but they all must be classics, therefore from the 18th, 19th or 20th centuries. Each student … Continue reading NOVEL PROJECT – 2nd year CLASS

MODAL VERBS: Must-Ought To

  Must is another modal verb and will behave as such, meaning that all the peculiarities regarding modal verbs will apply to this one as well. MUST-OUGHT TO have three type of meanings and specific usage accordingly: (a) indicating obligation, an order given by the speaker, as for instance: You must do your homework before … Continue reading MODAL VERBS: Must-Ought To