Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Christmas Time!

Hello everyone,

     It’s that time of year when friends and family think about the Christmases of the past and plan for the coming holiday with their loved ones in mind.
     It is a time for remembering, a time to share the goodness of your heart with others, and for expressing with words and gifts what someone means to you.
     It is a chance to make wishes come true and to give something from your heart. 

I gave you some homework to do these days-and I really hope you find the time to do it and enjoy it too.

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Merry Christmas to you all  
May this new year bring you peace, love and contentment.


Thursday, 10 December 2015

A PLACE OF MY OWN Answers to activities

Hello everyone!
Here you are! Showing you the answers to the last activity of this unit.
See you around!

House description plan.

I live in a bungalow on the outskirts of Oxford. ...

See photo below

1C 2F 3D 4B 5A 6E

1 share 2 furnished 3 deposit 4 advance 5 tenants 6 landlord

1C 2A 3G 4D 5F 6B 7E


  1. I don’t fancy going out tonight. I’m going to stay at _HOME watch TV.
  2. When I’m 20 I’m going to leave HOME get my own flat.
  3. Is your HOUSE a long way from the town centre?
  4. What’s your HOME address?
  5. Now that we are expecting another baby, we’ll probably have to move HOUSE
  6. It’s getting late.  Let’s go HOME  . I’ll call a taxi.
  7. We are busy decorating our HOUSE at the moment.
  8. Don’t make any dinner for me tonight: I won’t be HOME until late.
  9. Does your HOME  town have an opera HOUSE ?
  10. My grandmother is in a really nice old people’s HOME.

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Let's Speak and Talk

  • Agreement (consigna)
  • Organization and coherence
  • Correct gramar
  • New vocabulary
  • Pronunciation
  • Fluency
  • Register

Friday, 30 October 2015


Hi there!


Next Tuesday,  November 10th , EOI Arucas is celebrating the Indian Festival of Lights, DIWALI. 

We'll enjoy  music, dance and typical delicious Indian sweets.

Please join us. It's an afternoon- evening event that you cannot miss!

See you there!

Diwali celebrations
Indoor Diya decoration onNaraka Chaturdasi night
Diya necklace Dipavali Diwali November 2013.jpg
Outdoor Diya decoration on Diwali night
Aakash Kandils Diwali lighting Pune India 2013.jpg
Diwali lanterns beforeDhanteras in Maharashtra
Glowing Swayambhu (3005358416).jpg
Nepalese temple lighted up for Diwali(Tihar)
Diwali fireworks and lighting celebrations India 2012.jpg
Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas celebrations in Amritsar
Fireworks Diwali Chennai India November 2013 b.jpg
Diwali night fireworks over a city(Chennai)
Ganga At Nibi Gaharwar.jpg
Rural celebrations – floatingDiya over river Ganges
Sweets Mithai for Diwali and other Festivals of India.jpg
Diwali Mithai (sweets)

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Past Tenses

Do you need some PRACTICE on the past tenses in English?
 If so, GO HERE!

The following is for the morning group only.

KEY to the exercises on page 4 of the photocopies about PAST TENSES:

1 Rewrite the sentences using the words given in brackets

  1. He came into the house when she was having a nap
  2. First, Mary got up (and) then she called Mark
  3. Dave was excited because he had never travelled before
  4. I didn’t know (that)you had already arrived
  5. I was watching the news while Tom was making dinner

2 Complete the sentences for situations in the past. Use (past simple, past continuous or past perfect)
a.      A plumber CAME to our house yesterday.
b.      He WANTED  to repair our washing machine that HAD BROKEN a few days before.
c.       Before he RANG at my door, he HAD LOOKED for a parking space for about ten minutes.
d.      While the plumber WAS REPAIRING  the washing machine, I WATCHED/WAS WATCHING the news.
e.      Suddenly, I REALIZED that they WERE SHOWING our street on TV.
f.        The reporter SAID that a car HAD CRASHED into a stop sign just before reaching the crossroads.
g.      While I WAS LISTENING carefully to what HAD HAPPENED  someone KNOCKED at my door.
h.      I OPENED the door and SAW a police officer standing there.
i.        He ASKED for the plumber.
j.        As it TURNED out, it WAS our plumber’s car that WAS ROLLING down the street.
k.    In his haste, the plumber HAD FORGOTTEN to put the handbrake on.

3 Complete the sentences. Decide if you need to use the simple past or the past perfect.
a)      Yesterday, Mandy WENT to a café after work.
b)      She SAT down at a table outside the café and LOOKED  at the menu.
c)       When the waiter CAME  to take her order, she WAS surprised.
d)      It WAS James, an old friend from school.
e)      They HADN’T SEEN each other for at least five years.
f)       So they TOLD each other what HAD HAPPENED in the past five years.