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I am a secondary teacher of English in Southern Spain. I studied MFL in Jaén and I got a DPSI certificate in Law in England. I started my teaching career in Newcastle back in 2000, where I lived for 3 years. Once I returned home, I taught in a public school and got ready to sit the "oposiciones" exam, which I passed!!! Currently, I am teaching in Jaén, which has become my definite residence in Spain since 2004.

sábado, 29 de abril de 2017

Modal Verbs for A2 Levels: The flipped Classroom ;)

Hello class!

The first video you will have to watch is the presentation of MODAL VERBS: What are they and how they are used in sentences. Pay special attention;
As you have already seen in the video and just like you studied last year, modal verbs can express different meanings. Even the same modal verb can mean differen things! I will post now a very short video lessons to illustrate that:
Modal Verbs can be used in their PERFECT FORM, which includes the following structure: 
S + MODAL + HAVE + V3 (past participle) + COMPLEMENTS. This funny guy will explain much better than me :D

Finally, to help you aout with a different point of view, I will post a presentation where modals are grouped by their meaning. Right after, you will find links to practice all the grammar you have been studying.




Click here to practice modal verbs in different groups + tutorial.
Click here to learn about modal verbs + exercises in Spanish.
Click here to practise all modal verbs mixed up in sentences
MODAL VERBS TEST1 for further practice (English Grammar Course)
MODAL VERBS TEST2 to check your progress :)

jueves, 20 de abril de 2017

Relative Pronouns Info and Exercises

Relative clauses are extremely useful in our everyday English. You must learn, first of all, the different relative pronouns. Once you master them, use them in relative clauses.

Video lesson about Relative Pronouns



Defining (specifying) vs Non-defining (non-specifying) sentences.


Video lesson for Advanced Learners



Some practice will be more than necessary. Here you are some and graded in difficulty :D
PERFECT ENGLISH caters for ordinary sentence construction practice.
OM EXERCISE includes definitions with relatives and sentence formation.
EGO4U includes explanation in English and activities.
AGENDAWEB offers assorted pratice including tests.
Explicación básica en español.