Saturday English Language Programme Homework

Apr 21, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

due April 28

What we covered in class:

-we checked all homework
-interview practice/brainstorming
-photocopied handout (Use of English) 5

Homework for April 28:

-student's book p. 106-107, 108 (no listening), 109 right column
-Practice Tests p. 160, topic 4

Apr 1, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due April 21

what we covered in class on May 30:
- we checked all homework
- passive voice handout: we started it
- Listening: Louis Amrstrong and Ella Fitzgerald A Fine Romance
-
Interview Practice

homework for April 21:
- there will be a test on units 14 and 15
- handout on passive: finish all of it - Nick, you can download and print the handout from here
- Practice Tests: p. 136-139
- Practice Tests: p. 141, choose 2 writing assignments
 

Mar 24, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

March 24

Homework for March 31:

- workbook, p. 46-48
- Practice tests, p. 131-135
- Practice tests p. 65, topic 2 (proposal)

Mar 10, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Mar. 10

-We wrote a unit test (units 11, 12)
-we checked all homework
-Listening: Dinah Washington, Mad anout the Boy
-Use of English handout (test 1 and 2): did it in-class + error analysis
-interview practice: picture conversation

Homework for Mar 17:
-Practice Tests p. 109-119 (study the vocabulary from the Reading passages: glossary at the back of the book)
-Practice tests p. 121, writing

Mar 3, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due March 10

-there will be a test on units 11 and 12

-Practice tests p. 98-101

-Practice Tests p. 103 topic 3 (you can refer to pages 200-201 for guidance)

Feb 24, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due March 3

What we covered in class:

-we checked all homework
-we covered passive voice and causatives
-Listening: Jefferson Airplane's White Rabbit
-Student's book p. 91
-Workbook p. 40, 41, 42

Homework for March 3:

WB p. 43, 44
SB p. 94-95: passage, vocab, ex. 1-5
PT p. 90-97

Feb 10, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Feb 24

There will be no class on February 17 (Shrove Monday holiday)

There will be additional information posted regarding applications for the CAE - stay tuned...

If you wish to sign up for the CAE examination (May 2018), you need to print out and fill in the application form and bring it to ISA (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) along with the required fee by February 16.

Click here for the application form

What we covered in class:
-we checked all homework
-we completed a handout on reported speech
                                   (Nick and Stathis, you can download and print this handout here)
-Listening: song, Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash

Homework for Feb 24:

student's book

p. 86-87, 88-89, 90 ex. 2
p. 81, writing 4
p. 93, writing

Feb 3, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Feb. 10

Student's book

p. 77: Vocab, Reading
p. 78: 1,2
p. 79: 1,2

Workbook:

p. 37, 38 Left side, 39

Jan 28, 2018 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Feb. 3

Student's Book:
  p. 70: 4
  p. 70-71: Reading, vocabulary, blanks
  p. 71: 5
  p. 74-75

Workbook:
  p. 35-36

Dec 23, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Jan 13

Hello everybody, and Season's Greetings!

 

On Jan 13, there will be a test on unit 16, including inversion (a lot of inversion)

On Jan 20, there will be a mock exam, 3+ hours long: full reading, full use of English, full listening and half writing (one topic only)

For those absent, I will upload the answers to the inversion handout, so that you can check your work. Here is the KEY to the handout (uploaded Dec. 27, 11:40 am)

During the holidays: General Revision for the mock exam!!!

 

Dec 16, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Dec. 23

What we covered in class:
- we wrote a test on units 7 and 8
- we checked all homework
- we covered inversion, as discussed in the student's book unit 16 (including the grammar reference at the back of the book)
- Christmas listening: 'Zat You, Santa Claus?
- interview practice and in-class discussion: cloning (animals and humans), time travel

Homework for December 23:
-study and solve the following handout, which you can download from here

Dec 9, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Dec. 16

there will be a test on units 7 and 8

Student's book: p. 100, p. 100 ex 2, p. 101, p. 104-105

Workbook:  p. 50, p. 51:1

Practice Tests: p. 45, topic 1

Dec 2, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Dec. 9

What we covered on Dec 2:

-we checked all homework

-Listening: song

-interview practice

-student's book: p. 54, 55, 56-57

Homework for Dec 9:

Workbook: p. 25, p. 26-27 Reading 1 and 2

Practice Tests: p. 65, topic 4

Nov 27, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Dec. 2

Practice Tests:

  • p. 65, topic 3

  • p. 52-63

Nov 20, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Nov. 25

  • Student's book

    • p. 46, blanks
    • p. 47
  • Workbook

    • p. 22
    • p. 23, including writing. You can refer to Practice Tests p. 200 for guidance
    • p. 24

Nov 14, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Corrected pages, Student's and Workbook, Nov. 11

http://isa.edu.gr/files/266/ISA_Saturdays__corrected_from_student's_and_wokbook__Nov_11.pdf

Nov 11, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Nov. 18

  • What we covered on Nov. 11:

    • we checked all homework

    • we revised on the writing assignments

    • we had a listening test
    • in-class discussion: work experience through internships
    • in-class writing (20 minutes, 15 lines): at 18, do you stay in education, or do you go straight to work?
  • For November 18:

  • there will be test on units 4 and 5. Please be prepared.

  • Also, homework for Nov. 18: workbook page 23, writing.

  • those absent today (Nov. 11) should check the homework site later this weekend. By then, I will have scanned and posted the pages with the answered and corrected homework

Nov 4, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Nov. 11

Student's book: pages 37, 38

Workbook: p. 16 | p. 17 ex. 2 | p. 17: Writing | p. 18: questions and vocab

 

Oct 21, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Nov. 4: Remember, there is no class on Oct. 28

What we covered today:

-we checked all homework

-we had a unit test on units 1-3

-presentation of modals

-presentation of formal letters: requirements, format, exam considerations

Student’s book: p. 30-33

 

Homework for Nov. 4:

Student’s book

- page 29: passage and exercises

- page 33: writing

- page 34: 4, Reading

- page 35: passage and vocab, not the writing

Workbook

- pages 13, 14 (right column), 15

Oct 14, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Oct. 21

What we covered on Oct 14:

-we checked all homework

-in-class discussion: in the public eye

grammar: wishes, would rather, prefer

-listening:  song

-word-building handout: up to F196

Homework for Oct. 21

-there willbe a test on units 1-3

-student's book: p. 26, 27

-workbook: p. 10, 11 (including the writing), 12

Oct 7, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Oct. 14

What we covered:

  • ​​​​​​​we checked all homework
  • Student's book p. 16, 18 (dependent prepositions)
  • Students book p. 23: intro, pre-reading
  • In-class interview practice and discussion
  • Listening

Homework for Oct. 14

  • Student's book
    • page 17: 4 (writing)
    • p. 18: Reading, vocab.
    • p. 21: left column
    • p. 22: ex. 3
    • p. 23: Reading, Vocab 
  • Workbook
    • pages 7, 9

 

Sep 30, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Oct. 7

To download the Wordlist for this year's Student's Book (PDF file, 433 Kb, 59 pages) click HERE

Student’s Book

  • p. 12, reading and vocab
  • p. 13, vocab spot
  • p. 14-15

 

Workbook

  • p. 5, vocabulary
  • p. 6, conditionals 1, 2, 3
  • p. 6, writing

Sep 25, 2017 | Teacher: Costas Philippakis <cphilippakis@isa.edu.gr>

Due Sep. 30

  • Photocopied handout: from page 8 and on, questions F80-F129
  • Write a story ending in: "And then I fainted."