Sunday, May 23, 2010

Level 2. Unit 8

On this unit we learn about Holidays and Celebrations

A. What's the date today?..  the calendar 

A: What's the date today?
B: It's January 1. It's New Year. Happy New Year!!!

Ordinal numbers... a little pronunciation...

B. We also talk about birthdays...and Holiday traditions

A: When is Marty's birthday?
B: I don't know. I think it's on the fourth of July.
A: When is your birthday?
B: My birthday is on November 14th.
A: When were you born?
B: I was born on November 14, 1964

C. Prepositions of time: in and on

A: when were you born?
B: I was born in January.
                     in 1986
                     in the winter.
                     on January first.
Now, watch the following video... It's an excellent practice...

D. We also study .. the use of How long with prepositions of time.

When is the meeting?
It's at 7:00
It's from 7:00 to 9:00

How long is the meeting?
It's from 7:00 to 9:00
It last for two hours.

How long does the meeting last?
It lasts for two hours.
It's two hours long.


A. For this unit.. write a composition about your birthday. Use this (click on the image to se a larger picture):

B: Describe a local and an international celebration. Use this (click on the image to se a larger picture):

* Post your work in your blog. Include images, audio, videos.. and have fun.

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