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ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT

Course 2010-11

 

 

PROFESOR/A

Teacher:

 

GROUPS-LEVEL

PARENTS´/STUDENTS ATTENTION

PERSONAL LINKS

J. MARÍA AGUADO

(Head of English Language Department)

(COORDINATOR OF

ENGLISH EXCHANGE)

2º BACHILLERATO MONDAY 3rd SESSION

LUNES 10,40H.

 
1º BACHILLARATO  
4 ESO  
   
COORDINADOR NTERCAMBIO DE LONDRES LONDON BURNTWOOD SCHOOL

PAZ CLEMENTE

1 ºESO FRIDAY 3rdSESSION

VIERNES 10,35H.

 
2º ESO  
3º ESO+DIVERSIFICACIÓN  

CRISTINA IRURITA

1º Y 2º BACHILLERATO MONDAY 54thSESSION

LUNES 11,30H.

 
 4º ESO+DIV  
 1º ESO  
   

 

MERCEDES RUBIO

 

1º ESO TUESDAY 5TH SESSION

MARTES 13,30H.

 
3º ESO  
2º BACHILLERATO  

JAVIER MARTÍNEZ

(E-Read Comenius Project)

(Deputy Head of Studies)

1º ESO

THURSDAY 5TH SESSION

 

JUEVES 12,40H.

www.jjavieringles.blogspot.com English Speaking Countries

4º ESO

Javier´s Project work Site
COORDINATION OF COMENIUS PROJECT: FROM EUROBLOG TO EUROBOOK  Blog Project      E-Read website:

MARIA J. VILLEGAS

 

  MONDAY 2ND SESSION

LUNES 09,20 H.

 
2º ESO  
   

Jacqui Macolmson

(Language Assistant)

 

TIMETABLE CONVERSATION ENGLISH WORKSHOP TUES 16,15H.  
     
     

    

 

USEFUL WEBSITES FOR LEARNING ENGLISH

Online Resources: Audio, Video & Multimedia

WEBSITES FOR PRONUNCIATION AND LISTENING ACTIVITIES:

 

 

  

- http://www.tolearnenglish.com/english-videos.php.Many activities online. Most require brad-band and realplayer to be watched or heard.  Leisure with video and audio with texts and material with interesting information also printable. Suitable for autonomous,advanced students. Attractive!!

- bbc.co.uk/schools/: A huge, well known selection of activities and games classified by ages and subjects where you can find thousands of materials and specific information on almost any topic. Quite simple to use and a searching engine leads you to the best options. Cool stuff!!!

- http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/index.shtml: Woderful material to watch and listen with topics updated daily, with pronounciation, music, entertainment, interesting articles, quizzes and a superb archive with multimedia resources.

- http://www.vaughanradio.com/index.asp A nice way of using the net to listen on-line radio and learn at the same time. It has a commercial layout but quite interesting for brushing up you ears. Also many links with nice activities. Worth visiting for a while and you can tell.

- http://www.eslpod.com/website/index.php. Podcast with audios for English as a second Language.

http://www.goear.com/ and http://www.radioblogclub.com/search/ All kind of music to work with. Insert code in your own site

 

- http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/

 

- http://accent.gmu.edu/

 

- http://www.fonetiks.org/

 

- http://iteslj.org/links/TESL/Articles/Pronunciation/

 

- http://www.manythings.org/

 

- http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/

 

- http://www.vaughanradio.com/

 

- http://www.btinternet.com/~eptotd/vm/soundmachines.htm

 

- http://www.enchantedlearning.com/phonetic/

 

Online Resources: Ready-made printouts & Dictionaries

PRINTOUTS & ONLINE DICTIONARIES

 
 
     

- Insideout: A coursebook with hundreds of printable materials, many current  affairs topics, e-lessons, ready-made (Both for teachers and students)and resource packs, from intermediate to advance. Also a warehouse to search. Simple presentation and quite accessible and monthly subscriptions by email.

- One Stop English Magazine: Huge collection of lively-updated materials with skills practice, lesson share, culture file, business, young learners, free stuff. Attractive layout (magazine format, recently renewed) and very easy to surf,with clear links to what you want.

- The English language Press and Mass.media: Some useful sites to find press and text in English. Also Radio and TV. Real material brought live to the classroom. http://www.wrx.zen.co.uk/britnews.htm & http://newslink.org/

- The Grammar Aquarium: http://autoenglish.en.wanadoo.es/freeexercises.htm. Grammar exercises and help line, classified according levels, all kind of procedures, explanations and handouts for EFL (also available on-line). Cute layout and useful and comprehensive.

- www.wordreference.com Easy ans simple to use with translations to may languages

- Dictionary.com An on-line English dictionary that allows searches for American and British spelling.

- Dict.org A free searchable dictionary database.

- Thesaurus An on-line thesaurus for when you are stuck for words

- Wordsmyth A super dictionary. Gives definitions, synonyms, pronunciation and forms of many (but not all) words with a word of the day. Uses American English spelling.

Exercises and software for language practice

WEBSITES FOR EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES IN ENGLISH:

 

 

 

- Interactive English:http://clicknlearn.net/ An active site to practise multiple exercises by levels according to courses and levels. Very active and attractive presentation. Playful access to contents and clear browsing with adsl (best required). Very funny for students.

- Activities for English Language Students: Exercises and quizzes on-line, grammar, vocabulary, crosswords. Varied exercises, very clear, practical and useful for the classroom. Quick feedback for correction. Very clear and easy to use.

- Englishclub.com: An American quite comprehensive site to obtain loads of material classified in skills, content with explanations and correction of exercises which can also be printed (grammar and vocabulary) and many other hot links. Lots of ads for books.

- Inglesmundial.com: Interactive lessons classified according to level and content, vocabulary, grammar, listenings and readings. esay to surf, quite intuitive, Supports some ads. Listening requires "realplayer". Online, inmediate feedback. Quickly finds what you´re looking for.

- Ready-made Audio listenings: Lots of materials to find songs, literature(Short stories), grammar exercises and audio to practise on-line with filling gaps. Activities can be selected according to level or aim desired. Also printable resources for the classroom.

- Tolearnenglish.com/. Many lessons and exercises with different levels and topics to be worked online or print. Educational games,tests, Leisure with video and audio with texts and material with interesting information about culture of English speaking countries (USA & UK). Attractive!!

- Non-Stop English: Nonstopenglish is a free English as a Second language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) activity website. You can practise english language with their online interactive exercises. With lots of English grammar tests. Their English vocabulary tests can help you to build your vocabulary and improve your understanding of the English language.

- Writing & Speaking: http://www.writefix.com/: Practise of skills on-line with samples. Pictures with attractive pop-ups to describe places, figures, writing tips, text cohesion and contents on organization of topics. Useful to learn to write.

- http://www.20q.net/: An interesting way to use questions to guess items. Useful for individual quiz and entertaining site for everyone. Your Pc will prepare step by step questions which are meant to find out a pre-selected thing by players. Many languages available.

- http://www.vanbasco.com/midisearch.html: A useful tool to learn and practise lyrics while singing along in a simple Karaoke. Easy to search and quick download software run with almost all the midis you can find from here. Fun for everyone and interesting practice.

 

 - http://www.didacticportal.com/

 

Online Resources: Webs to learn English

WEBSITES TO PRACTISE ENGLISH:

   

-Jjaviering Webquests: Projects, resources & exercises adapted for my students as extra homework to practise English while surfing the net searching for information.

- Isabel Pérez: Many contents, huge amount of useful links for language learning, activities, songs, webquest, festivals. Easy access, well organised and simple and nice design. Very attractive for teachers and lots of resources. A must for everyone.

- E-pals. Friends all over the world by email. Easy to get in touch with young people. Motivating teenage language. Free access but registration is required for contacts. Clear design and simple for kids.

- Woodlands School: Thousands of stuff to get information about UK. Printable workshets, webquests, interesting facts and culture classified on topics and levels. Suitable for bilingual schools (all the subjects and on-line activities. Superb display and simple to handle. Worth have a go.

- Recommended Web Sites. Lots of links to many useful materials for the teacher and students:Books, history,grammar, music, films, literature mass-media, games. Quite comprehensive. Needs selecting what you´re looking for.

- http://www.englishpage.com/index.html Grammar and vocabulary sections and skills devoted lounges to practise on-line and print resources with many of the contents used within class. Also some links to other commercial sites.

- http://dewey.uab.es/pmarques/pdigital/webs/bach2ingles.htm Grammar approach on many topics used within the classroom.Selection of links on many aspects and skills, vocabulary, culture, etc...

- http://valenciaenglish.netfirms.com/gramatica.htm. Interesting collection of grammatical explanations and exercises. Might work printed.

- http://bogglesworldesl.com/ Lots of Worksheets with interesting activities. http://bogglesworldesl.com/holidays.htm

- http://www.english-area.com/

 

- http://www.mansioningles.com/

 

http://www.onestopenglish.com/

 

- http://www.longman.com/map/

 

- http://www.richmondelt.com/spain/english/

 

- http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/

 

- http://www.isabelperez.com/

 

- http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html

 

- http://www.englishclub.com/

 

- http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/

 

- http://portal1.lacaixa.es/Docs/Chan/85/1-85-10-00000000.html

 

- http://www.e-cambridgeschool.com/anglesonline

 

- http://www.clicknlearn.net/

 

The Press in English-Speaking Countries

MASS MEDIA IN ENGLISH:

 

USA - NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES

UNITED KINGDOM - NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES

IRELAND - NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES

 

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