APRIL/MAY 2010

Orders

Listening activities taken from your Business English Book:

1 p. 178

2-3 p. 178

4 a-b p. 179

Now download and read the transcript of the above listening exercises.



MARCH 2010

GET READY FOR THIS MONTH'S TEST (29 March)! Take these exercises:

1. GRAMMAR

Present perfect simple/Present perfect progressive
Present perfect with for and since
Future
First conditional
If or unless?


2. TELEPHONE CONVERSATIONS

Videos:
1. How to answer the phone 1
2. How to answer the phone 2

Dictation:
1. Telephoning
2. Numbers and letters
3.TELEPHONING Listen and write phone messages. First click Play to listen all audio at once, then click Play to start dictation or select the track, then select the following tracks. The text (dictation) is divided into 22 parts.


VERB TENSE REVISION

Regular and irregular past simple
Present Perfect Quiz
Simple past or Present Perfect (1)
Simple Past or Present Perfect (2)
Simple Past or Present Perfect (3)
Present Perfect Simple or Progressive?
since or for?



Listening activities taken from your Business English Book:

1 p. 152.

2 p. 152.

Download and print this file about the following listening activities. Listen and do the exercises.

3 p. 153.

4 p. 153.

5 p. 153.


DECEMBER 2009

Business English Vocabulary test

Click on this test. If it doesn't start, write 'attilio' in the Username field and 'michele' in the Password field. Then click on TESTS, click on SHOW ALL TESTS, on BUSINESS ENGLISH VOCAB 1, click on TRY THIS TEST NOW and finally on START THIS TEST NOW.

Videos:
1. How to answer the phone 1
2. How to answer the phone 2

Dictation:
1. Telephoning
2. Numbers and letters

Listening activities taken from your Business English book:


LISTEN TO AND WATCH THIS SONG. TAKE THE TEST


Now read and listen about Christmas in an English family's home.

3. BUSINESS ENGLISH EXERCISES


Email-practice, grammar, interactive tests, Decision games, 4:55 games

LISTENING ACTIVITIES

Improve your listening skill here: http://esl.about.com/od/listeningquizzes/English_Listening_Comprehension_Quizzes_for_ESL_EFL.htm

**Apologies: late for work**
**Apologies: working late tonight**
**Holiday food in the US**
**At a Party: arriving**
**Is this seat taken?**
**Getting Around: Bus Stop**
Introductions: Meet the Boss

TELEPHONING

Listen and write phone messages. First click Play to listen all audio at once, then click Play to start dictation or select the track, then select the following tracks. The text (dictation) is divided into 22 parts.

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2009

1. LISTENING ACTIVITIES
Listen to "The Flatmates", a BBC online language course. Have fun!
Download the script of the first episodes here. external image msword.png THE FLATMATES.dot

2. VERB TENSE REVISION
Irregular verbs 1
Irregular verbs 2
Regular and irregular past simple
PAST SIMPLE WITH VIDEO
Past continuous 1
Simple past or Present Perfect?
http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/verb-tenses_present-perfect_quiz.htm
http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs5.htm
http://www.eslcafe.com/quiz/past2.html
Mixed Tenses 1
Mixed Tenses 2




TAKE THIS QUIZ ABOUT THE LAYOUT OF A BUSINESS LETTER



If this test doesn't start, click hereIf username and password are required, write atti59 (UN) and michele (PW).


SEPTEMBER 2009

1. Welcome to this new school year! Have you ever watched a Double Interview? Let's try this one... It's a nice ice-breaking activity (hopefully!).
Download the file, print it and bring it to school next time.
external image msword.png

2. Entry test! Take this, then write the result in your copybook.

TEST D'INGRESSO - 1^ PARTE: fai click sul link seguente: http://www.mediafire.com/?7mmh212znhp Attendi alcuni secondi. Poi fai click su 'Click here to start download' (nella parte sinistra della pagina). Nella finestra 'Download File', alla domanda 'Salvare o aprire il file' fai click sul pulsante 'Apri'. Esegui a computer l'esercizio. Riporta il PRIMO punteggio conseguito. Puoi rifare l'esercizio nelle parti sbagliate.

TEST D'INGRESSO 2^ PARTE: fai click sul link seguente ed esegui le operazioni precedenti:
http://www.mediafire.com/?aexuhma9nyd

3. Now test your language level here:
1. http://www.time4english.com (Username: Time4english Password: free. Click on Login. On the right, click on PLACEMENT TEST. Then click on 'Take the Test NOW')
2. http://www.examenglish.com/leveltest/index.php
3. http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/test_level.asp

To try different language levels, take these tests:
- beginner: http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/test_beginners.asp
- elementary: http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/test_elementary.asp
- pre-intermediate: http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/test_pre-intermediate.asp
- intermediate: http://www.englishjet.com/english_courses_files/test_intermediate.asp

...and your listening level here:
1. http://www.time4english.com (Username: Time4english Password: free. Click on Login. On the right, click on LISTENING TEST. Then click on 'Take the Test NOW')
2.. http://www.examenglish.com/leveltest/index.php
3. http://www.go4english.com/test/test.php?l=3