Saturday English Language Programme Homework

Mar 18, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 1/4/ 2023

Homework for 1/4 (No classes on Saturday, March 25)

Test 6: Grammar/ vocabulary/ reading/ extra practice p. 168-181

Test 3: Writing/ p. 72

Test 5: Writing/ p. 128

Mastering: unit 26: Science: Study the words on p. 226-228 and complete p.157-159 (except for the FCE practice)

Work covered on 18/3

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Test 2 vocabulary quiz

Test 4: writing

Test 5: grammar/ vocabulary/ reading

 

Mar 11, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 18/3/2023

Homework for 18/3

Two extra classes will be held during the Easter break, on Wednesday 19th and Friday 21st April from 10:oo to 15:00. Thursday 20th is an alternative to one of the days suggested. Please inform me ASAP if you are not going to attend any of these extra classes.

Test 2: Writing/ p. 44 (email or essay)

Test 4: Grammar/ Vocabulary/ Reading/ extra grammar and vocabulary practice p. 112-125

Test 2 vocabulary: study the words and be ready for a quiz (click here for the words)

 

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Test 2: extra vocabulary practice

Test 3: reading (sections 3+4) p. 90-93 and extra grammar+vocabulary practice p. 94-97

Test 2:  Listening

 

Mar 4, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 11/3/2023

Homework for 11/3

Test 1: Writing / p. 16 (choose 1 topic)

Test 2: Finish the reading section (texts 3+4) /p. 61-65 and do the extra grammar practice p. 66-67

Test 3: Grammar/ vocabulary / reading (texts 1+2) p. 84-89

Study Test 1 words and be ready for a Quiz (click here and here)

Extra writing reference (click here)

 

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Test 1 extra vocabulary practice

Test 2 grammar/ vocabulary/ reading text 1+2/ speaking

Kidzbooks Book Exhibition

 

Feb 27, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 4/3/2023

Homework for 4/3 (Happy March!!)

ECCE Practice Examinations Book 2: Test 1 (p. 28-39)

Mastering: p. 190-191 (finish the exercises)

 

Work covered on 25/2

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Mastering unit 31: p. 187-189 and p. 190-191 (easily confused structures)

ECCE Examinations Book 2: Test 1 (Speaking)

Feb 18, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 25/02/2023

Homework for 25/2

Skills Builder: p. 82-83 (grammar) and p. 84-85 (reading)

Student's Book: 116-117 (exam practice) and p. 121 (writing: email)

Companion: p. 58-60 (up to 11a61) Study unit 11 vocabulary (click here) and be ready for a Quiz

Optional: It's party time! Sing and dance "Calm down" and ..... be ready to dance with each other!! Watch any of the following videos and have fun!

https://youtube.com/shorts/z-Ajdh04hGM?feature=share

https://youtu.be/B2RH1hpMAJ4

https://youtu.be/shNGEI3r2no

https://youtube.com/shorts/IUMBDRqCr1E?feature=share

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Quiz on conditionals and wishes

Student's book: p. 112-113 (inversion/ other emphatic structures) and p. 120-121 (discussed the writing task)

Skills Builder: p. 73 (listening)

Feb 12, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 18/2/2023

REMINDER - In order to register for ECCE exams students should bring:

                       1. ID Copy

                        2. Exam fees € 178 (cash only)

                        3. Any learning difficulty certification

Homework for 18/2

Skills Builder: p. 78-79 (grammar) and p. 74-75 (writing: essay)

Student's Book: p. 104 (reading) 

Mastering: p.91+94 and  Study p. 92-93 (be ready for a Quiz)

 

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Quiz (articles, possessives, questions and clauses)

Student's book: p. 106-107 (conditionals, wishes, the unreal past)

Skills Builder: p. 74-75 (discussed the new writing task: plan/ ideas)

Feb 5, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 11/2/2023

REMINDER - In order to register for ECCE exams students should bring:

                       1. ID Copy

                        2. Exam fees € 178 (cash only)

                        3. Any learning difficulty certification

Homework for 11/2

Student's Book: p. 90-91 (reading and vocabulary), p. 96-97 (exam practice), p. 101 (essay writing)

Companion: p.50-51 (Study the words) See attachment here

Skills Builder: p.68-69 (grammar) Study the grammar reference for extra help (GR 24-28: Unit 10) See attachment here

 

Work covered on 4/2

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Vocabulary Quiz 

Student's Book: p.92-93 (clauses) and p. 98-101 (Writing: Problem solution essay)

 

 

Jan 29, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 4/2/2023

REMINDER - In order to register for ECCE exams students should bring:

                       1. ID Copy

                        2. Exam fees € 178 (cash only)

                        3. Any learning difficulty certification

Homework for 4/2

Student's Book: p. 84 (reading) and p. 85 (finish ex. 1-5)

Companion: p. 47-50 (up to 9a.82) Study the words and be ready for a Quiz

Mastering: unit 19/ p. 118-119

Skills Builder: p. 64-65

Work covered on 28/1

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Quiz on the reported speech

Student's book: p. 84 (speaking), p. 85 (working on the voc. exercises) and p. 86-87 (grammar)

Jan 21, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 28/1/2023

Parent-Teacher Meetings from 2:30-3:30

Parent-teacher meetings will take place IN SCHOOL in the usual (pre-covid) manner. Parents, you will be sent your child's reports during the coming week and will be advised to come and meet with your child's teacher from 2.30 - 3.30 on Saturday January 28th if you wish. If it suits you, you may also arrange to see me in the morning (between 9.30- 10.00); however, if you would be so kind as to let me know in advance via email.

Homework for 28/1

Mastering: unit 23/p. 142-143 (study p.140-141)

Skills Builder: p. 52-55 (Vocabulary plus and grammar), p. 56-57 (reading) and p. 61/ ex. 3 (writing)

Unit 7-8 grammar Quiz (nouns and reported speech)

Student's Book: p. 76-77 (exam practice)

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Quiz

Student's Book: grammar p. 72-73 (reported speech) and mastering unit 23/ p. 140-141 

Jan 14, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 21/1/2023

Homework for 21/1

Student's Book: p. 81 (writing: opinion essay)

Student's book: p. 70-71 (reading)

Companion: p. 40-41 (8a1-8a37)

Skills Builder: p. 50-51 (nouns) and p. 48-49 (Voc. plus: use the Study companion:p. 45-51)

Vocabulary Quiz: study units 7+8 (companion)

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Student's book: p.68-69 (listening), p. 64-65 (video watching and speaking), p. 70-71 (speaking and vocabulary) and p. 78-81 (writing)

Jan 7, 2023 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 14/01/2023

Homework for 14/01

Companion: Study the words on p. 37-40 (up to 7a.72) Be ready for a Quiz

Student's book: p. 64 (reading) and p. 67 / ex. 8, 9, 10 (grammar)

Mastering: unit 17 (nouns, articles, quantifiers) study p. 104-105 and do p.106-107

Work covered on 7/1

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Unit 5-6 test

Student's book: p. 65, 66 and 67 (up to ex. 7)

Mastering: Unit 17/ p. 103

 

Dec 17, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Happy New Year!!

Homework for 7/1/2023

Unit 5+6 Test

Skills Builder: p. 38-40 (all), p. 41/ ex. 2 and p. 47 (writing: email)

Student's Book: p. 56-57

Mastering: Unit 16/ p. 97-99 (Study the words on p. 214-216 first)

 

Work covered on 17/12

ECCE Mock Exam (Writing, Listening and GVR)

Writing: Email (discussion)

Christmas around the world and Christmas memories: presentations

 

Dec 12, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 17/12/2022 (Last class of the year!)

Homework for 17/12

Mastering: unit 29 (Study p. 176-177 and complete p.179-179 and p. 175)

Student's Book: p. 50-51 (Reading and vocabulary)

Companion: p. 29-31 (study the words)

ECCE MOCK EXAM (PLEASE Make sure you don't miss it!)

Finish your presentations and send them back to me by Friday (1.Christmas around the world: choose a country and write about how they celebrate Christmas, their customs and traditions, foods, special decoration, etc.or, 2. Christmas memories: Write about unforgettable Christmas moments that you would like to share with your classmates).

Work covered on 10/12

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Mastering Unit 29 (The causative form and special structures)

IT lab (working on their Christmas presentations)

 

Dec 3, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 10/12/2022

Homework for 10/12

Mastering: study the passive voice and finish p.70-71 (be ready for a Quiz)

Skills Builder: p.34-35 (study and do) and p. 42-43 (do the reading)

Study companion(Black/white): Unit 5 (module 5- safe travels) study the words on p. 31-37

Student's Book: p. 61 (opinion email) See Writing appendix 3 for expressions

Reminder: Please return any quizzes or tests signed if your scores are below 60%.

 

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Unit 4 Quiz

Mastering unit 11 (The passive voice) p.67-69 and half of each exercise on p. 70-71

Student's Book: Writing III Expressing Opinion p. 58-61

Skills Builder: finished listening p. 31

 

 

 

Nov 26, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 3/12/2022

Homework for 3/12

Mastering : p. 58-59 (Study the modals and be ready for a Quiz)

Skills Builder: p. 36

Student's book: p. 61 (Task B essay: Advantages and disadvantages) and p. 44 (reading)

Companion: unit 5/ p. 27-29 (study the words and be ready for a Quiz)

Work covered on 26/11

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Unit 3-4 test

Mastering unit 9(Modals: p. 55-57)

Companion unit 5 words: p. 27-29

Student's book: 45 (vocabulary exercises)

Skills Builder: p. 31 (listening)

Nov 19, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 26/11/2022

Homework for 26/11

Unit 3+4 test (vocabulary and grammar: Gerunds and infinitives, adjectives, adverbs, comparative and superlative forms)

Companion: Study p. 20-21 (unit 4) and review p. 16-19 (unit 3) 

Student's Book: p. 32-33 (finish the exercises), review the rules in the grammar reference (SB:GR9+10/ appendix) and p. 36-37 (Exam Practice)

Skills Builder: p. 33 (writing), p. 31 (reading part 1), p. 24-27 (vocabulary and grammar exercises: use the study companion)

 

Work covered on 19/11

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Student's Book:p. 30-31 (reading and voc. ex.) and p. 32-33 (grammar ex.)

Skills Builder: p. 33 (discussed the writing topic)

IT Lab: worked on Thanksgiving activities

 

Nov 12, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 19/11/2022

Homework for 19/11

Skills Builder:p. 20-23 (all) and p. 28-29 (reading part 2)

Study Companion (Black/White): p.17-23 Study the words (Module 2- Unit 3)

Student's Book: p. 41 Essay (Exercise indoors advantages and disadvantages) See Writing Appendix II for useful expressions and linking words (p. xii-xiii)

Please, return tests signed if ..<60%

Thanksgiving activity: Remember to have your notes ready to type (Thank-you note or reasons why it is important to practice gratitude) See attachment Click here

Work covered on 12/11

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Unit 3 Quiz

Study companion: Discuss the unknown words

Student's book: Writing II (p. 38 -41) Formal Essay: Advantages and Disadvantages

 

Nov 5, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 12/11/2022

Homework for 12/11

Student's book: p. 24 (reading), p. 25 (study the  vocabulary), p. 26-27 (Do  the exercises), p. 41 (write an email)

Companion: p. 16-20 (study the words: 3a1-3a.92)

Mastering: Unit 25 (Study the rules on p. 152-153 and Do ex.A, B, C, D, E on p. 154-155)

Return tests signed by a parent if the score is below 60%

Quiz Unit 3 (vocabulary unit 3 student's book and gerunds/ infinitives)

 

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Review on tenses

Module 1 Test ( Units 1+2)

Companion: p. 16-20 (unit 3 vocabulary)

Student's Book: p. 25 (voc. exercises)

Mastering: unit 25 (gerunds and infinitives) p. 151-153

 

Oct 22, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 5/11/2022

Homework for 5/11 (No classes on 29/10)

Unit 1+2 Test review all tenses and vocabulary 1+2 (Student's book Compoanion p. 5-9 and Skills builder companion p.4-15) Focus on their meaning mainly

Student's book: p. 18-19

Skills Builder: p. 14-15 (reading) and p. 8, 9, 13 (grammar reviews)

Mastering: Unit 21 (ex. B, C, D, E/ p. 130-131)

Writing: Write an email How can students be helped to develop better study habits and get better grades? Write an email to the editor of The School Scoop making recommendations. Give examples to support your recommendations. Begin your email. "Dear Editor".

 

Work covered on 22/10

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Unit 2 Quiz

Skills Builder Listening I: p. 16-17

Mastering Unit 21 (adjectives, adverbs, comparative, superlative) p. 127-130

Writing and speaking: email offering recommendations on how to motivate students and reduce stress and anxiety. (click here)

Enjoy the long weekend and Happy Halloween!

 

 

 

Oct 16, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 22/10/2022

Homework for 22/10

Student's book: p. 12-13 (reading) and p. 14-15/ ex. 1-4 and 6-7

Companion: Unit 2 vocabulary p.7-9 (words 2a.1-2a.32)

Skills Builder: p.10, 11, 12 (vocabulary and grammar practice) and p.19/ writing I (Essay making suggestions)

Unit 2 Quiz (vocabulary and future tenses)

Mastering: unit 5 (Study the rules on p. 32-33 carefully!! and do p. 34-35/ex. B+C/half each exercise)

 

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Quiz (mastering units 3+14)

Student's Book unit 2 speaking and vocabulary exercises

Skills builder:Writing I (essay making suggestions- discussion and analysis)

Mastering: unit 5/ p. 31-35 (future tenses)

Oct 8, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 15/10/2022

Homework for 15/10

Student's Book: p.9 (grammar exercises)

Mastering: Unit 3 (Review the past tenses on p. 20-21 and finish page 23)

Mastering: Unit 14 (Entertainment and the Arts) Study the words on p. 212-214 and complete the exerscises on p.85+86 (all) and p. 87/ ex. D

Be ready for a Quiz on the past tenses and Vocabulary on Entertainment (Mastering units 3+14)

 

Work covered in class on 8/10

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Unit 1 Quiz

Unit 1 (listening activities)

Mastering Unit 3: Past tenses (pages 19-22)

 

 

Oct 1, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 8/10/2022

Homework for 8/10

Mastering: Unit 3 Preview the past tenses (pages 20+21)

Student's Book: Unit 1/ p. 7 (study the vocabulary exercises), review p. 20 (plan), p. 21 (all), p. 22 (conclusion) and do p. 21/ ex. 5 and p. 23/ ex. 7 (Task A: letter/ email). You are advised to use expressions and linkers from Writing Appendix I (p. xi- xii)

Companion (the light blue one): Study the words (p. 5-7 words 1a1 - 1a59) and be ready for a Quiz

Skills Builder: p. 6-7 (Use the black/white companion for extra help)

Missing Assignment: See last week's homework and do the writing task if you haven't already done it

 

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Quiz (present tenses and vocabulary on sports and other free time activities)

Student's Book: Unit 1/ p. 7 (vocabulary exercises, speaking and writing) 

Writing I: Focused on email making suggestions (student's book p.20-23)

 

Sep 25, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Homework for 1/10/2022

Homework for 1/10

Mastering Use of English: Unit 1 (study the rules and review the exercises. Focus on your mistakes!) For extra practice you can complete page 12 (optional)

Mastering Use of English: Unit 12 (study the words on p.210-212 and complete p.74)

Student's Book: unit 1a (p. 6-7 Only the reading and questions 1-6), 1b (p. 8/ ex. 1,2,3,4)

Be ready for a Quiz on the present tenses and vocabulary on sports and other free time activities (Review Mastering units 1 and 12)

Writing: The local high school is considering adding more team sports and requiring all students to join one team. The school wants to hear how the students feel about this idea. 

- Write an email to the school's principal explaining your opinion. Give reasons to support your opinion.

- Start your email, "Dear Principal"

Click here for useful phrases 

 

Work covered in class on 24/9

Introduction to the course

Speaking (introducing ourselves)

Mastering unit 1 (present tenses) and unit 12 (vocabulary on sports and other free time activities)

 

 

Sep 20, 2022 | Teacher: Elena Agaitsi <eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr>

Welcome to ECCE

Teacher: Elena Agaitsi    

Email: eagaitsi@isa.edu.gr

Room: 203

ECCE Class: Books and materials

 

Books:

- REVISED Mastering Use Of English for FCE Student's Book Burlington Books 9789963478897

- New Stars and Stripes for the Michigan Ecce, Revised 2021 exam, Jumbo pack (student 's book, skills builder, companion, digibook) Express Publishing 9781471596797

- REVISED Burlington practice tests for Ecce, book 4 Burlington Books 9789925305902

 

Materials: 1 Notebook,1 folder, plastic sleeves, lined paper, pens/pencils, eraser/ blanco/ sharpener, highlighters

 

Please, make sure you bring your books and materials with you every week!

See you on Saturday!!