Τετάρτη, 18 Απριλίου 2018

Τετάρτη, 28 Μαρτίου 2018

What prank would you pull if you could?




Here are some ideas for pranks
Have you played any of these pranks?
Which one would you never pull and why?
If you could do any prank, which one would you do and to whom?

Practice the second Conditional  here 

Are you superstitious?
What superstitions do you know?
If you break a mirror, you will have 7 years of bad luck!
If you see a penny on the ground and pick it up,
If you walk under a ladder,
If you find a four-leaf clover,

Practice the First Conditional  here
Let's hone our Listening and Reading skills



Τετάρτη, 21 Μαρτίου 2018

The world of work

What do you think these people do to earn a living?
sewer flasher, pet psychologist, bed warmer, beefeater, chief listening officer

What do you think is the yearly income of a bed warmer ?
Let's check from this infographic about strange jobs.



How about you?
Discuss these questions

How do you think gender equality applies at work?

How do we connect our ideas?
Practice here



Lyrics

Τετάρτη, 14 Μαρτίου 2018

What have you been told about S. Hawking?



TIME TO EXPLORE
Please  share with the group anything you know on
-The Big Bang theory
-Hawking radiation
-ALS

What did you know about Professor Stephen Hawking until yesterday? :-)
Here's his story 

How about watching a short video about S. Hawking

How exciting to learn about how to speak on an abstarct level!
How much will be discovered soon!
Practice here

Now that Stephen is departing, write a recommendation letter for him for St Peter!

Δευτέρα, 5 Μαρτίου 2018

What you should know before you move country!

What do you think are the most important factors of life quality?
Which countries in the world do you think are closest to "paradise"?


Now, let's see what people around the world think.
Choose a country and asswer your partner's questions about it
If you are a citizen of this country
...you can/ cannot...
...you should/shouldn't...
...you may/maynot....
...must/mustn't....
...you need/needn't....

Are there any typical gestures people do where you come from?



Study and Practice MODAL VERBS here 

Τετάρτη, 28 Φεβρουαρίου 2018

He wants to climb Mountains!

Kyle Maynard is an amazing person. As a young man he wants to go out with girls 
and be with friends and he has always enjoyed doing sports. 


He also loves climbing! The first time he tried going uphill it was very hard.
His arms and legs started bleeding but he decided not to give up. 

He loved seeing the view from the top so much that he promised himself
to climb Mt Kilimantzaro! He started practising and he has never stopped trying.
Ιn the end, with his friends, he managed  to make his dream come true! 

They liked the experience so much that Kyle suggested 
climbing a higher mountain next. His team agreed to support him 
and helped him to make his dream come true!

So, why is Kyle's story unusual?
Watch the video to find out!


Who is a really inspiring person you've met?
Write about him/her and share with the group.

So, do you want to climb Mt Kilimanzaro or do you enjoy sitting in the sun and drinkng coffee with your friends?
What do you notice about Kyle's story and the form of the underlined verbs?

Study  Gerunds and Infinitives here
Practice here

Τετάρτη, 14 Φεβρουαρίου 2018

Are you a good Time Manager?

Jokes for the Day!


Is it easy to manage time? How well do you control your time? Why? Why not?
Watch this video and choose the advice you think is best.



So, how good are you at time-management?  Do you plan time well?
Read the article and find out.
1. What things stop you completing your tasks on time?
2. Are you a perfectionist? If so, what problems does this cause?
3. Do you have your own personal time management tips?
4. Did you ever do things that you wish you hadn't done because they stole from your time?


Study adjectives and adverbs here.

Practice here

Then write a report to suggest ways for your company to introduce Time Saving measures for employees.

Τετάρτη, 7 Φεβρουαρίου 2018

How on Earth has he guessed?

Have you ever had your mind read by a diviner?



Do you think it is realistic for an individual to protect themselves and their data?

Have you or your company ever been affected by a cyber-attack? What did you do about it?

Have you heard about the world's largest cyber-attack so far? Read this article from The Guardian to find out.

1. Who do you think is more to blame for this cyber-attack? Microsoft, governments or us? Why?
2. Do you think that all hackers want is money when they spread a virus? Why/why not?
3. What do you think that we can do to protect ourselves from future cyber-attacks?

Language Time
So, have you ever studied Present Perfect tense? You will be amazed when you realise how much you already know!

Song
Time for a powerful dream!

Τετάρτη, 31 Ιανουαρίου 2018

Back to the Future



Dell's founder, Michael Dell, has interesting information to share about how a company can grow.  Let's watch his interview and discuss the questions here


Michael's future and future tenses here!

Discover IT Vocabulary here

Now, imagine you are Dell's Training officer and you are planning a seminar. Look at this example of an email to the participants and find ways to improve it.

Time to sing!

Τετάρτη, 24 Ιανουαρίου 2018

Net Neutrality Act- How does it affect YOU?

Say one thing you use the internet most for.



How will your use of the internet be affected if Net Neutrality law passes?

What is the situation with Net Neutrality now? Read the text to find out.

Practice Past Tenses here

Business English Vocabulary here.

Writing a complaint letter here

Τετάρτη, 17 Ιανουαρίου 2018

What does Mel Gibson do?


 So what does Mel Gibson do?

 Do the viewers like the ad?
What time does he go to work, do you think?
Practice here



Watch a clip from the film. What is he doing now?



What is he telling himself while he's trying on female cosmetics?
What is he doing tomorrow, you think?