Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Three Musketeers

You have read the summary of The Three Musketeers in your English book. Now, it's your turn to answer some questions. Read the text from the following link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Three_Musketeers - and look for some information:
  • What's the original title in French?

  • What's the protagonist's name?

  • Who are the musketeers mentioned in the title?

  • What famous motto did they use?

  • Who is the author of The Three Musketeers?

  • Did the author write a continuation? If so, what are the names?

  • Where does the action take place?

  • When does the story take place?

  • Name as many characters as you can.

  • Who is Cardinal Richelieu?

Au revoir, musketeers!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sunday, November 7, 2010

It's Halloween

Image by Panopticum

True or False?

1. Halloween is traditionally celebrated on the night of 31stOctober, the night before All Saint’s Day.

2. In England Halloween was called ‘All Hallow’s Eve’.

3. On Halloween night all evil spirits stayed at home.

4. Halloween is based on an ancient Celtic holiday and the name‘Halloween’ means ‘Winter’s End’.

5. In past times people put lamps or lanterns outside their housesto keep away evil spirits.

6. People believed that witches, ghosts and goblins went aroundat night looking for a living body!

7. On Halloween people dressed up as ghosts and witches sothat the spirits would not steal their body!

8. Nowadays people put pumpkins with faces in their houses.

9. The pumpkin is sometimes called the ‘Jack-o-lantern’.

10. ‘Trick or treat’ is a game children play at Halloween to playjokes (trick) or get sweets (treat).

Friday, October 8, 2010

Interviewer: Hello, how are you?

Jesús: I'm very well, thanks, and you?

I: I'm fine too, thanks! Jesús, what is your full name?

J: My full name is Jesús Navas González.

I: And how old are you?

J: I'm 22 years old.

I: Where are you from?

J: I'm from Los Palacios, a small town in Sevilla.

I: Are you married or single?

J: I'm single.

I: What are your hobbies?

My hobbies are sports in general. I love playing golf. I like music too.

I: Who is your favourite singer?

J: My favourite singer is "El Barrio".

I: What are you good at?

J: I'm good at football.

I: And what aren't you good at?

J: I'm very bad at driving.

I: That's all, Jesús, thank you very much!

Welcome! see you!

I: Bye!


Welcome to you all, 2º ESO D students!

I hope you'll enjoy English this year.

Let's begin!