Thursday, 21 February 2013

BON JOVI. Bed of Roses

Here is a worksheet to work with the song. Can you answer the questions? What about completing the lyrics?

( You'll find the answer key on page two).


Watch, listen and enjoy.


You can download the worksheet here.



Monday, 18 February 2013

PRESIDENTS' DAY (advanced)


Presidents' day is celebrated in the United States every third Monday of February in honour of George Washington, the first president of the country, who was born this month.

How many American presidents can you name?

Watch this video and see them all.





Saturday, 16 February 2013

ANGRY (intermediate)

Watch these videos and think, why are these young people so angry?
Do you think they are right?


Here is the second one:




  • Are there reasons to feel offended?
  • Do you believe politicians?
  • What should be changed?
  • Would you be willing to change your lifestyle to save the planet?
  • Is change possible?
  • Are strikes and demonstrations a way to change?
  • How much time do we have?




Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Sunday, 10 February 2013

EXPRESSIONS OF LOVE (advanced)

Valentine's day is just around the corner! Are you sure you are ready? See if you know all these different ways of showing strong affection or attraction. You'll also find some exercises on page two.

This is an image of the worksheet. If you like it, click below to download it:



(You need to have an account in www.4shared.com)


Tuesday, 5 February 2013

ROOTED. A story of love.

Watch the video and use your imagination to make up a story:


Give your answers to the following questions:
  1. What time of day is it at the beginning of the story?
  2. Describe the colours and the landscape.
  3. What does the truck bring?
  4. Can you give the two trees a name?
  5. What are their feelings?
  6. What animals can you see?
  7. Can you see people? What are they doing?
  8. How do seasons change?
  9. And the music?
  10. What is the meaning of the red marks on the two trees? Why are they alarmed?
  11. What do they do then?
  12. Is the ending happy? Why / why not?
  13. Imagine another ending for the story. What else is possible?

Sunday, 3 February 2013

KAFKA'S LOVES (advanced worksheet)

Read about Kafka's love life, the women who shared his life and occasionally managed to make his burden lighter.

This is an image of the worsheet. Click here if you wish to download it.