In the fourth annual Oscar Special, Jon reviews all nine 2013 best picture nominees, picks his favorites to win, and makes predictions for the top four categories.
Here is another video of the best moments of the ceremony.
Finally, go to the Oscars official website to know the results.
Here is the short of this week.
This is the worksheet. Click here: SHORT OF THE WEEK- BRUCE LEE PLAYED BADMINTON TOO
At our school we will celebrate our special Oscar ceremony the week after the 2nd March,
Each student will receive an Oscar for a film and a category. For this special ocassion you will:
- Choose a film and a category that is related to the classmate you have been given. Explain why.
- Create an Oscar statuette.
- Prepare a thank-you speech for this special event. Here you can find some useful resources:
This Thursday Aarón and Sergio Garrido will present some short films.
Click on the SHORTS OF THE WEEK to answer the discussion questions.
Hambuster: You may like having a good lunch in a quiet place as a park… But what if your lunch doesn’t? In the street everyone can hear you scream, but honestly who cares?
Ormie: Ormie is a Pig, in every sense of the word. Pig see cookie. Pig want cookie. But they are out of reach…or are they? See Ormie’s attempts to gain the warm sweet taste that is his obsession. Watch the short film that has film festival audiences laughing and cheering. Ormie has garnered 8 Festival Awards including Best Short Film (Savannah FF 2010, Palm Springs Int’l Shorts Fest 2010, Sprockets 2010, Seattle Int’l FF 2010) and the Audience Award (New York Int’l Children’s FF 2011).
The Happiest Monster:
To celebrate Saint Valentine’s Day we will create a love declaration using quotes of famous love stories, films or literature quotes. Insert your love letter on this padlet wall.
RESOURCES: These links that can help you.
Love songs: You can use the lyrics of love songs for your declaration. Visit this website with a hundred love songs to get some inspiration.
Cinema’s love quotes:
Literature love quotes:
Happy Saint Valentine’s Day!
This super Thursday we have some interesting videos about the amazing evolution of four top females singers known worldwide.
Click in the following link TOP FEMALE SINGERS to complete the activity worksheet.
From now on we will watch a short film in class every week. Here are the two first ones:
A young man, heartbroken when his girlfriend dumps him, hires a prostitute to recreate the mundane intimacies he used to take for granted.
Activity 1: Click in All’s fair to answer the questions about this short.
A On a cold winter’s night, Lynn’s quest for a one night stand is complicated when the guy she goes home with lives two hours away via public transit.
Click in Long Branch
to answer the questions about this short film.
Send a comment! Write your opinion about these shorts.
Group project: Every Wednesday or Thursday you will present another short in groups. You can choose a short from the website www.shortoftheweek.com. Include an introduction, explain why you chose the short and include some discussion questions for the class. Don’t forget to send me the worksheet at least the day before the presentation.
With this new activity you will post a review about your favourite TV series in English.
Write your own opinion, not information taken from the Internet. Why would you recommend watching this series?
Add a video of your favourite episode or a promo video of your series.
Click here to post your review.
HEre you have more activities to practise the comparative and superlative.
Activity 1: Here is the first task.
Activity 2: Here is a game to catch the comparative and superlative.
Activity 3: This is another easy activity.
With these interactive activities you will practise and mater the future tenses in English.
Activity 1: First, complete these activity with WILL or GOING TO: Activity 2: Secondly, complete this activity with the present simple, future WILL
Activity 3: Now complete these activity with future continuous (at) or future perfect (by).
Activity 4: Finally, do you want to know if you have a balanced lifestyle? Complete the following quiz.
Be a Runner Bean, not a couch Potato! A ‘couch potato’ is not something you can eat, it’s a funny name for someone who sits inside all day without doing any exercise! Even if we eat lots of healthy food, it is bad not to get enough exercise.
Send a comment! Write a comment with the result and include five tips to stay fit and healthy.