Saturday English Language Programme Homework

Jan 24, 2021 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 7 HISTORY AND CULTURE

Building an Identity when Growing up with Different Cultures | LYCÉE  MAGAZINE

23/01/2021

ONLINE CLASS:

Correction of homework

Perspectives Unit 7: Introduction, Reading, Vocabulary (pg. 77-81)

Discussion: the value of antiquities, ways of bringing history to life & making it more interesting for students and if history is an intrinsic part of one’s identity.

Writing: Essay expressing your opinion (pg. 86-88)

Oral presentations: social influencers and their impact

 

HOMEWORK FOR 30/01/2021

Study Unit 7 Vocabulary for a Quiz (Companion, S/B, W/B)

Do Unit 7 Vocabulary worksheet: https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/PERSPECTIVES_UNIT_7_VOCABULARY_WORKSHEET.pdf

Perspectives S/B: do the writing task (5+9, pg. 87+88). Write your essay in 220-260 words (type in Word)

Perspectives S/B: do the vocabulary review exercises on pg. 132

Workbook: do exercise 1 vocabulary (pg. 50), exercise 3 (pg. 51) and exercises 1+2A-B (pg. 52)

Perspectives S/B: study the grammar on pg. 163-165 and do all the Grammar exercises on pg. 82-83

Summary essay worksheet: send me your answers

ENJOY THE WEEKEND!!!

Jan 16, 2021 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

Mock test

16/01/2021

ONLINE CLASS:

Mock test:

Reading & Use of English

Writing

Listening

TEDx video: 'How influencers have transformed modern marketing'

Discussion

 

HOMEWORK for 23/01/2021

Study Unit 7 vocabulary:

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0001.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0002.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0003.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0004.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0005.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0006.pdf

Student's book, pg. 80-81: do the vocabulary exercises

Workbook, pg. 46-47: do all the exercises

Oral presentation:

SOCIAL INFLUENCERS

*definition

*different types of influencers (name at least 3)

*their impact on society

*influencer marketing

*your opinion

 

ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!!!

Snoopy ~ Winter Wonderland by SugarSplash101 on DeviantArt

 

 

Jan 9, 2021 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

Welcome back

Happy New Year Animation | 101 Computing

09/01/2021

ONLINE CLASS:

Workbook & Mastermind: h/w correction

Quiz on Unit 6

Grammar presentation: Conditionals/Wishes

Perspectives: Summary essay, pg. 74-76

Discussion about happiness & success

HOMEWORK for 16/01/2021

Perspectives Student's book: do the review exercises on pg. 131, 142-144

Write a summary essay, task 5, pg. 75. First, study pg. 74-76 & the linking devices: 

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WRITING_PART_1_LINKING_DEVICES.pdf

Study the summary essay worksheet & do the exercises: 

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/CPE_WRITING_PART_1_SUMMARY_ESSAY.pdf

Do the Grammar worksheet: https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/UNIT_6_GRAMMAR_WORKSHEET.pdf

Perspectives: Unit 7, pg. 78-79, do Reading tasks 1 & 2

5 Rules for Success – The Impact

Dec 24, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 6 HUMAN NATURE

19/12/2020

ONLINE CLASS:

Vocabulary worksheet correction

Workbook pg. 39-40

Presentation: 'Money can't buy happiness'

Perspectives:

Unit 6, Grammar: temporals/Conditionals/Wish/If only (pg. 70-71 + 160-163)

Listening: the Halo Effect + Useful language (pg. 72)

Speaking: factors that people take into account when making decisions (pg. 73)

 

HOMEWORK FOR 09/01/2021

Study Unit 6 (Perspectives) for a Quiz

Workbook pg. 41-45 do all the exercises

Mastermind: Unit 13 Conditionals (pg. 106-107) study and do the exercises on pg. 108-110

Mastermind: Unit 15 Wishes, Unreal Past (pg. 120-121) study and do the exercises on pg.121-123

Happy Holidays

Dec 12, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 6 Human nature

12/12/2020

ONLINE CLASS:

Homework Correction

Quiz on Unit 5

Perspectives S/B: Unit 6

Introduction, pg. 65. We discussed the different factors that dictate happiness and quality of life. Also, students worked in pairs and talked about what is important in the pursuit of happiness, material possessions or experiential purchases?

Reading, pg. 66-67. What makes us happy? How do we think? Multiple-choice exercises

We talked about: the spotlight effect, negativity bias & the fight-flight-freeze response.

Vocabulary exercises, pg. 68-69

Listening and speaking about taking a gap year and different activities that would appeal to young gappers , pg. 72

HOMEWORK FOR 19/12/2020

Study Unit 6 vocabulary: 

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0001.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0002.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0003.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0004.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0005.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0006.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0007.pdf

Unit 6 vocabulary practice worksheet, do the exercises: https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/PERSPECTIVES_UNIT_6_VOCABULARY.pdf

Workbook, do all the exercises on pg. 39-40

Online presentation: do you agree with the saying Money can't buy happiness? Why?/Why not? Explain (don't forget to use connectors and nice vocabulary)

Essay: summarize and evaluate the key points of the two texts on pg. 66-67. You should focus on the main ideas showcased in the two texts as well as say what you think, if you agree or disagree and why. You should plan your essay in 4 paragraphs and write 240-280 words. (submit as a Word document).

You may connect your ideas choosing from these linking devices: 

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WRITING_PART_1_LINKING_DEVICES.pdf 

ENJOY YOUR WEEKEND!

Dec 5, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 5 EDUCATION

Saturday 5th December 2020

Online class:

H/W correction

Causative form: ppt presentation & worksheet

Mastermind: pg. 72, 75-77, exercises to consolidate Causative form & Passive voice

Perspectives Student's book:

Listening about technology & learning (pg. 60),

Speaking: (pg. 61) comparing pictures about different methods of teaching (talking about similarities & differences and speculating), 

Grammar: Gerunds & Infinitives (pg. 158-160, theory + exercises pg. 58-59)

Student's oral presentations about gaming & learning

We talked about the Finnish education system

 

HOMEWORK FOR 12/12/2020

Revise Unit 5 vocabulary and grammar for a Quiz next time

Workbook: pg. 34-38, do all the exercises, not the writing

Student's book: pg. 130, vocabulary review

Mastermind: Unit 7, Gerunds & Infinitives, study pg. 57-58 and do the exercises on pg. 56, 59-62

Enjoy your weekend!!!

Education – anything but a game? | Sylvia's Blog

Nov 28, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 5 EDUCATION

Education Is The Most Powerful Weapon - Global School Networks

28/11/2020

ONLINE CLASS:

Homework correction

Quiz on Unit 4 

Perspectives student book:

Introduction: pg. 53, alternative methods of teaching

Video: 'The school where learning is a game'. We watched about the 'Quest to learn' school in New York and we discussed about the inclusion of gaming in the school curriculum

Reading, pg. 54-55, gapped-text task and speaking about the arguments for and against using games in the classroom.

Documentary video: 'School Days'. We discussed about the different education systems in countries such as the UK, China and Finland. Students talked about what changes thy would make in the Greek education system.

Vocabulary exercises, pg. 56-57

Oral presentation: 'Is technology wrecking our lives?'

 

HOMEWORK FOR 05/12/2020

Study Unit 5 vocabulary:

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WORDS/Scan0001.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WORDS/Scan0002.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WORDS/Scan0003.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WORDS/Scan0004.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WORDS/Scan0005.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/WORDS/Scan0006.pdf

Workbook: do all the exercises on pg. 32-33

Student's book: exercise 6, pg. 58, Putting it all together, pg. 59

Oral presentation: How would you feel if gaming was introduced in schools in your country? How would students benefit from such an addition?

Research: Finnish education system. Find some information about the alternative ways of teaching and learning applied in Finland. 

Quiz Unit 4: You may check the correct answers https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/QUIZ_UNIT_4_ANSWER_KEY.pdf

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

Nov 21, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 4 ENTERTAINMENT

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our  humanity. - Albert Einstein | Quotation.io

Saturday 21st November 2020

Online class

Feedback on essays & Quiz

Homework correction                                                 

Perspectives Student's book:

Listening, pg. 48 (Task One & Two)

Speaking (in pairs) and making a decision, pg. 49. Students had to discuss the question of how different amenities can make our lives in cities easier and then decide which two they would choose as more important. We also checked various ways of agreeing and disagreeing politely.

Writing a film review, pg. 50-52: plan, evaluation (how to praise and criticize), useful vocabulary

'The Social Dilemma": we watched the Netflix docudrama (up to 25'). Students discussed the negative impact of social media and how technology companies try to manipulate human psychology by monitoring us constantly and tapping into our personality with various 'magic' tricks. We also talked about their common practice of monetisation.

 

HOMEWORK FOR 28/11/2020

Revise extensively Unit 4 for a Quiz next time. You should study the Vocabulary and Grammar through the student's book, workbook and the companion (see uploaded files, 17/11/2020)

Student's book: write a film review (280-320 words), task 5, pg. 51 & 9. Plan & Useful language, pg. 52. Using vocabulary taught in this unit is a requirement!!!

Student's book: pg. 129, 139-141, do all review exercises

Prepare an oral presentation answering the following question: 'Is technology wrecking our lives?' Support your views with examples. (4 minutes)

Technology Addiction in Kids Cartoon - Nature vs. Civilization

10+ Satire ideas | satire, mend, ap language                        

 

Nov 14, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 4 ENTERTAINMENT

14/11/2020

ONLINE CLASS:

QUIZ ON UNIT 3

Perspectives S/B, Unit 4:

Introduction to the unit: pg. 41, exercises 1-3

Students wrote their own reviews of their favorite film/book and presented them online

Reading text about Sherlock Holmes and multiple-choice exercise, pg. 42-43

Documentary video about Sherlock Holmes-discussion

Vocabulary exercisespg. 44-45

We talked about different genres and watched the trailer of the 'The fault in our stars' and of the docudrama 'Social Dilemma'

Grammar: Passive and Causative forms, pg. 46-47

 

HOMEWORK FOR 21/11/2020

Study Unit 4 vocabulary: 

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0001.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0002.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0003.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0004.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0005.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0006.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0007.pdf

Workbook, pg. 25-31, do all the exercises (not the writing)

Mastermind: Review 3, pg. 53-55 and Unit 9: study the Passive and Causative forms (pg. 73-74) and do all the exercises on pg. 72, 75-77

#Please send me your essays

Enjoy your weekend!

Entertainment, Entertainment, Entertainment! – Atrangi Baatein

Nov 7, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 3 BRIDGING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES-ALTRUISM-VOLUNTEERING

Please remember that you will need to join THE SAME MEETING for the remainder of the month.

07/11/2020

ONLINE CLASS

Homework correction 

Perspectives Unit 3: pg. 36-40

Listening, Speaking (students had to prepare a short presentation about how money can be raised for a good cause)  & Writing: Opinion Essay

Documentary video: 'Green volunteering'

Unit 3: Vocabulary review exercises, pg. 128

 

HOMEWORK FOR 14/11/2020

Revise Unit 3 for a QUIZ (both Grammar & Vocabulary)

Student's book: Task 6 pg. 39-40, write an opinion essay (send me as a Word document via email)

Student's book, pg. 42-43, Reading

Mastermind Unit 6, pg. 47-52

 

 

 

Oct 31, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 3 BRIDGING GAPS

Saturday 31st October 2020

IN CLASS:

Correction of H/W

Test on Units 1-4, Mastermind, Use of English

Perspectives Student's book: Unit 3: reading, vocabulary & grammar, pg. 30-35

Mastermind: Unit 5, Modals, pg. 40-43

 

HOMEWORK FOR 07/11/2020

Perspectives: study Unit 3 vocabulary

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0002.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0003.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0004.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0005.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0006.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0007.pdf

Workbook: do all the exercises pg. 18-24

Mastermind: Unit 5: study Modals and do all the exercises on pg. 44-46

 

Happy Halloween! - Housing and Homeless Supports

Oct 24, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 3 BRIDGING GAPS

24/10/2020

IN CLASS:

Correction of h/w

Quiz Unit 2

Perspectives Student's book: Unit 2 Writing an opinion essay, pg. 26-28

Unit 3: Introduction & Reading pg. 29-31

Mastermind: pg. 34-36, vocabulary

 

HOMEWORK FOR 31/10/2020

Mastermind: study Units 1-4 for a Test next time, and do pg. 37-39

Perspectives Student's book: Task 6, pg. 27 (follow the plan in 10, pg. 28)

Perspectives Student's book, pg. 30-31: choose from the paragraphs A-G the one which best fits each gap (1-6)

Have a lovely weekend!!!

Bridging the gap

 

Oct 17, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 2 ADVERTISING

17/10/2020

IN CLASS:

Quiz on Unit 1, Perspectives

h/w correction

Perspectives S/b: Grammar, Past tenses, pg.22-23

Mastermind: Unit 2: Business & Employment, pg. 16, Unit 3: Past tenses, pg. 23-29

TEDx Talks video: 'What if there was no advertising?' 

 

HOMEWORK FOR 24/10/2020 

Study Unit 2 (Perspectives S/b & W/b) for a Quiz next time

Workbook: all the exercises, pg.13-17 up to Words from the Skills

Mastermind: do Review 1, pg. 20-22, study Unit 3: Past tenses and do Unit 4, pg. 30-33

Have a great weekend!

Oct 10, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 2 ADVERTISING

10/10/2020

ONLINE CLASS:

Correction of homework

Unit 1, revision through  Vocabulary Worksheet https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Perspectives_CPE_Unit_1.pdf

Perspectives Student's book:

Unit 2, intoduction (speaking about different forms of advertising & ways advertisers draw consumers' attention), Reading 5 short texts entitled 'Targeting Teens',  multiple-matching exercise & new Vocabulary through the texts. We also did the listening tasks on pg. 24 as well as Speaking (in pairs: picture discussion and evaluating different ways of marketing products to teens)

HOMEWORK FOR 17/10/2020

Study words 2.1-2.156 (follow the links below)

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0001.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0002.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0003.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0004.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0005.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0006.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0007.pdf

Student's book: pg. 20+21, all exercises

Workbook: do all exercises on pg. 11+12

# Those students who haven't sent me their writing, please do so asap!!!

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ENJOY THE WEEKEND!!!

Oct 3, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

UNIT 1 ENCOUNTERS

SATURDAY 03/10/2020

IN CLASS: 

Homework correction

S/B: Unit 1, pg 12-16, Listening, Speaking: interview questions, Writing a letter to a magazine editor

Mastermind: Unit 2, Business & Employment, pg 14-16

HOMEWORK FOR 10/10/2020

Revise Unit 1, Perspectives for a QUIZ next time. You should study both the vocabulary and the Grammar (present & future tenses) of the unit.

S/B: PG. 15, Task 5: write a letter to the editor. You should follow the plan in 5. and use the expressions from 5. and the model letter.

S/B: pg. 126, do exercises 1-3.

Mastermind: study the vocabulary of Unit 2 (mini companion) and do all the exercises on pg. 17-19.

 

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Sep 26, 2020 | Teacher: Nancy Bourtsouklis <nbourtsouklis@isa.edu.gr>

INTRODUCTIONS

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. - Benjamin Franklin  | Quotation.io

WELCOME TO ADVANCED CLASS!

Saturday 26th September 2020                                                                                                                                

 In class:

1. Perspectives on Proficiency, S/B: Unit 1, Encounters (pg. 5-9) Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary & Grammar

2. Mastermind Use of English: Unit 1, Present & Future tenses (pg. 8-10) theory and practice

3. Ted Talks, video: 'Inside the mind of a master procrastinator', discussion

 

 Homework for 03/10/2020

1. Study words 1.1-1.157:

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0005.pdf , https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0006.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0007.pdf

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0008.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0009.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0010.pdf,

https://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0011.pdfhttps://isa.edu.gr/files/263/Scan0012.pdf

2. Perspective Student's book, pg. 10-11, do all exercises

3. Perspectives Workbook, pg 4-9, do all exercises

4. Mastermind, pg. 8-9: study the theory & do all the exercises on pg. 7, 11, 12, & 13

 

See you next Saturday!!!

 

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