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THE AFTER EXAM PAGE (Business English 1) 6.12.19

6 December 2019

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Business English 1

1/ Get your textbook or a dictionary, check the correct spelling of the days of the week and copy them at least twice (at menos) (twice.dos veces)

2/ To learn vocabulary, download the wordlist papers from Aula Virtual (@moodle) and print them. After that, mark the words and expressions you can write or say without any doubt (doubt.duda)

3/ Attend classes. If you miss the teacher´s talks, you will be lost (to attend.asistir)

4/ Always have a look at your mistakes the day of correction. If possible, take some notes to avoid making the same mistake (to avoid.evitar)

5/ Thuesday is a word that doesn´t exist. Tuesday (martes) or Thursday (jueves) do exist!
Thrusday doesn´t exist either (either.tampoco)

6/ I don´t not like this girl is WRONG. I do not like this girl (no me gusta esta chica) is RIGHT
(WRONG.incorrecto) (RIGHT.correcto)


E. Fouz.-6.12.19





Q. A – oral assessment (VI)

12 November 2019

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free time concept clock isolated on white background

Q. A


-oral assessment-

What do you do in your free time?
I don’t have any free time / I go running a lot
I do volunteer work
I like reading and relaxing at home

What are your hobbies?
My hobbies consist of golfing, reading books, and watching TV
I like playing computer games in my free time
I like to cook



Q.A 1.1.7


Q.A 1.1.8


TAEP (The After Exam Page) for Business English 1 (1.7)

24 May 2019

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Business English 1


3rd term


1.The months of the year are twelve: January, February, March, April (…)

2.Cardinal numbers in Spanish language: 1-13: uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho (…)

3.Ordinal numbers in Spanish language: 1-13: primero, segundo, tercero, cuarto (…)

4.Personal pronouns of subject are: I, you, he /she/ it, we, you, they (yo, tú, él /ella / ello, nosotros, vosotros, ellos). I speak: yo hablo / she speaks: ella habla  / we do not speak: nosotros no hablamos

5.Possessive adjectives always need a noun after themselves, e.g: my book (my: mi) (book: libro) my keys / your girlfriend / his notebook / her brother (…)

6.Skeleton of verbs (enunciado de verbos).- TO TYPE (escribir a máquina)

To type typed typed [to type: escribir INFINITIVE FORM] [typed: escribí PAST FORM] [typed: escrito PAST PARTICIPLE FORM]


7.Conjugation of LEXICAL VERBS works like this:

To WRITE (escribir)

Present Simple (+)

I write / you write / she writes (ella escribe)

We write / you write / they write (ellas escriben)

To CHECK (comprobar)

Present Simple (-)

I do not check / you do not check / she does not check (ella no comprueba)

We do not check / (…)

To SPELL (deletrear) (?)

Do I spell? (¿deletreo yo?) / do you spell? / does he spell?



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TAEP.-THE AFTER EXAM PAGE 1.6 (Business English 1)

9 December 2018

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Business English 1


First term

1.First of all write your name and surname in all papers of the exam. Write the date as well

2.Check that your exam paper is complete, that is, see if you have all the exercises there

3.You will receive an extra A4 paper to write some of the answers. It is not obligatory to use this paper. Anyway you must give all the papers to the teacher

4.If you need space to write an answer put a mark like an asterisk  (*) or a number between brackets (1), (2) and the message SEE NEXT PAGE or SEE PAGE 2

5.Read every exercise slowly. Do not write the answer before reading the question twice. Understand the questions

6.The time. The English tell the time in two different ways. They say: 2:30 p.m (it´s half past two).-analogical way

However, they also say 2:30 p.m (it´s two thirty).-digital way

Remember we use mainly the analogical way. You should learn this way to tell the time


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Revision exercises for Business English 1 (first term)

9 November 2018

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Business English 1


1st term

1/*Conjugate the present perfect tense (Pretérito Perfecto Compuesto in Spanish) of the verb “amar” (to love)

2/*Conjugate the future simple tense (Futuro Simple in Spanish) of the verb “comprar” (to love)

3/*Revise the table of Spanish verb conjugation

4/She is our teacher. This is my schoolbag.-*Write four more sentences using classroom stuff and possessive adjectives

5/*Make a short dialogue: two people speaking about country and nationality, e.g: I´m from France. My father is French

6/*Write cardinal numbers from 1 to 20 (write the Spanish version in words, too) 1:uno / 15: quince



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-compruebe la conjugación española aquí-


Hojas de trabajo de Inglés 1 (worksheets, Business English 1)

3 March 2018

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Worksheet Business English 1. I was short of money (EXTRACT)

Business English 1. Worksheet. Second term

Complete the sentences. Use CAN, CAN´T, COULD, COULDN´T

  1. I was short of money last week. I … …buy that disk
  2. I am afraid I … …come to your party
  3. When my father was a schoolboy, he was a good runner. He … …run very fast
  4. My great grandmother was very clever. She … …speak three foreign languages
  5. Daniel … …swim quite well now. But last summer he … …swim at all
  6. His uncle … …ride a horse when he was seven
  7. My grandfather loved music very much. He … …play the piano and the guitar very well
  8. Something was wrong with my alarm clock. I … ….wake up in time
  9. Max is in a hurry. He … …wait for us
  10. They talked quite loudly. I … …hear everything they said


   Write the plural to these nouns


tooth.te……..……………….. tomato.tom……..…….       wife.wi……..……     pencil.pen….

teacher.te…….. woman.wo……

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Business English 1, Worksheet . Write all months of the year in order (EXTRACT)

  1. BASICS: write all months of the year in order.
  2. Conjugate the present simple tense in the affirmative form of the verb TO FINISH.terminar (translate one form into Spanish) + conjugate the present simple tense in the negative form of TO SPEAK.hablar (translate one form into Spanish)
  3. Put the following expressions in letters [for example: 44€:forty-four euros]

33 pp, 105 books, 200 friends, it´s 2:55 pm, 658 pp, year 1896, year 2000

  1. Fill in the missing letters. AV MOODLE. Wordlist

     traducción.tra……… / lector.rea…… / conjugación.conj…….  /……

    hoja asistencia.att……. p…  /…………. / Brasil.Br……. /

    China.Ch…… /diseñar(v).de……     /repartir(v).del…….. /quejarse(v).com…..

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Parallel Papers, Business English 1.-ef 17

2 July 2017

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Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon

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Serie de hojas de teoría y práctica para Inglés 1º (listado de verbos incluido). Tres trimestres. Modelo: Parallel Papers, BE 1.-ef 17

vía @SlideShare (@LinkedIn)

1º trimestre

2º trimestre

3º trimestre


Revised wordlist for Business English 1 [starter ef17]

10 June 2017

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Revised list of words, verbs, linkers, idioms and many more issues for Business English 1. There are notes taken from the Assimil Method, a handbook of vocabulary shortlisted by Jorge Induráin (Larousse publishers), the NATO code (to spell names on the phone, for example) and many more semantic fields found out in the Basic English Grammar by Juan Guillermo Moya.

Check the pack linked through 33 pages at 



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The After Exam Page 1.5.-Business English 1

7 June 2017

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Business English 1


Third term- [control 20]

  1. When we conjugate a verb in the present simple tense we NEVER write the verb TO BE before (neither after) the lexical verb

This conjugation is wrong: I´m finish / you are finish / she is finish

This conjugation is RIGHT: I finish / you finish / she finishes

  1. Visit Aula Virtual (@moodle), go to the section of vocabulary, download the PDFs, print them and learn them. Study the words in detail (written form and meaning). Do not learn difícil like this: dificult but difficult. Do not learn café like this: cofee but coffee. Note that actualmente is not actually but currently
  2. The verb TO BE (ser) in the past tense has only two different forms: was / were. Do not write “I were happy” but “I was happy”. Do not write “ It were cold” instead of “It was cold
  3. Telling the time. To say 8:40 use this formula: it is twenty to nine; to say 3:15 use this formula: it is quarter past three
  4. Cardinal numbers are these: 1, 2, 3 (one, two, three)
  5. Ordinal numbers are these: 1st, 2nd, 3rd (first, second, third)
  6. To say 12th we say twelfth, to say 9th we say ninth. We cannot say “La doceava copa del Real Madrid, junio de 2017 (Cardiff)” but “La duodécima copa del Real Madrid, junio de 2017 (Cardiff)
  7. Personal pronouns of subject are: I, you, he / she / it, we, you, they. We use these pronouns in conjugations of verbs, e.g, I like those running shoes, he loves me, we learn a lot of things with our teacher
  8. Demonstratives: there are only four:

this (este, esta, esto) / these (estos, estas) / that (esa, eso, ese, aquel, aquella, aquello) / those (esos, esas, aquellos, aquellas)

  1. Learn the NATO alphabet by heart! A for Alpha, B for Bravo, C for Charlie, etcetera. You might be asked to spell your surname using these words. See the example. Spell this word following the NATO CODE: W-I-N-D-O-W-S. If you write W for Whiskey I for India N for November D for Delta O for Oswald (instead of O for Oscar) W for Whiskey S for Sierra, you will be punished with a low mark.


conjugate.conjugar / / after.después / before.antes

wrong.incorrecto / right.correcto

learn(v).aprender / print(v).imprimir / use(v).utilizar

instead.en lugar de

say(v).decir / spell(v).deletrear

like esta manera / by memoria

Be good & good luck!



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Business English 1: recordatorio (contenidos mínimos y material imprescindible)

26 January 2016

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Lenguas Extranjeras INGLÉS

Business English 1.- Contenidos mínimos y material imprescindible

El listado que se ofrece a continuación es una guía aproximativa de contenidos mínimos. No podemos asegurar que están todos los que son pero sí que son todos los que están.


Contenidos mínimos

Verb to be / to have in the present

*Personal pronouns (subject) (I, you, he)

Frequency adverbs (always, usually, often)

*Demonstratives (this.este/these.estos)

*Cardinal numbers (one, three, fifteen)

Parts of the body /*Colours (black, white, blue)

Adverbs of degree (too, extremely)

*The time (it´s half past 3: son las tres y media)

*Days of the week (Tuesday, Thursday)

Plural of nouns (special cases: teeth, fish, women)

*Articles (the, a, an)

Much, many, a lot / Enough and too

Present simple vs. present continuous


Verb to be / to have in the past

Past simple in lexical verbs

*Ordinal numbers (first 1st; twenty-first 21st)

Possessive adjectives (my book, your book)

*Functional language (can you repeat, please? / shall we copy that?)

Modal auxiliaries (should, must)

*Prepositions of time and place (in, at, on)

Have to /don´t have to


*Conjugation of verbs (Spanish meaning: I will not read: yo no leeré)

*Personal pronouns (object) (me, you, him)


*Months of the year (May, June)

*Numbers (100 a hundred; 2,244 two thousand two hundred and forty-four)

Modal auxiliaries (will, might)

Comparison of adjectives and adverbs (smaller than, the most beautiful girl in class)

The present continuous with future value (I´m meeting the doctor on Wednesday)

The future going to

Verbs taking the –ing form (like, hate, prefer)

Modal auxiliaries (can, could, be able to)

Of genitive and saxon genitive

Practice of translation (from Spanish language to English language)

*Seasons (spring, summer)

*List of words (cf. Parallel Papers)

*List of regular and irregular verbs


Material imprescindible:

Textbook: International English (Oxford) : repase ejercicios del libro. Si ha hecho bien su trabajo en clase, habrá marcado con un lápiz alguno de los más importantes.

Céntrese en la lista de verbos irregulares y copie las 3 formas del enunciado y su significado. Repita las formas en voz alta.

En cada lección se encuentran apartados como skills (habilidades) y focus (enfoque) en los cuales aparecen habilidades para la comunicación de interés (cómo responder a un email, pedir una comida, etcétera) y gramática (el pasado del verbo to be, los usos de much, many).

Los audios o listening activities constituyen el núcleo de cada tema, por eso es vital que asista a clase y trate de entender estas audiciones. El libro facilita los textos o scripts de las audiciones en las páginas finales.

Recomendable: usar lápiz para hacer anotaciones en el textbook.

Pocket Book: en este libro de bolsillo se recogen expresiones de lenguaje útil para comunicarse en clase o fuera de clase (Where do you live? How are you? What does she do? Did you finish that task?). Tenga en cuenta que aquí encontrará vocabulario y estructuras gramaticales. Es un recurso válido para realizar dictados en clase.

Diccionario / Smartphone: un diccionario de bolsillo es imprescindible para aprender un idioma. Elija entre un Collins, Larousse, Oxford en papel (ca. 20 €) o un smartphone (ca. 120 €) [ca: circa del latín; cerca de]

Parallel Papers: paquete de fotocopias trimestrales. Contienen nociones de gramática, listados de vocabulario, curiosidades, lenguaje funcional y consejos didácticos.

Handouts / copias sueltas: ejercicios, aclaraciones sobre tareas, textos variados

Notebook / bloc: cuaderno de clase. Puntuable. Recuerde las condiciones que debe seguir para obtener la calificación máxima. La limpieza, la numeración continua, el orden y la realización correcta de las tareas suman puntos positivos.

Si ha trabajado bien, encontrará material de traducción: oraciones (SMS o short messages), vocabulario, básicos (números cardinales, la hora, ejercicios, adjetivos posesivos, conectores, tiempos verbales, conjugaciones )

Reproductor MP3: importante tener y usar un reproductor de audio MP3 para escuchar programas de radio podcasts en inglés de la BBC, por ejemplo.

Aula virtual / @moodle: el aula virtual complementa la asignatura por medio de vídeos, audios y hojas de ejercicios. También hay enlaces a páginas de inglés, trabajos e imágenes. Impensable no acceder a este espacio virtual si quiere aprender algo y si le gusta la asignatura. Aquí verá extractos de vídeos, GIFs, fotografías, explicaciones en inglés o castellano de cómo hacer cosas en inglés, enlaces a podcasts, proverbios, etcétera. Podrá contactar desde cualquier lugar con la asignatura y con el profesor mediante el correo interno.

Utilice libros de texto o manuales de gramática, vaya a la Biblioteca Regional y tome algún reader en préstamo. Vea series de TV con el audio en inglés y subtítulos en castellano. En la misma Biblioteca Regional puede llevarse en préstamo DVDs de películas y series en las que puede configurar audios y subtítulos. Escuche música en inglés, viaje a Inglaterra si tiene ocasión, escriba a algún amigo en inglés.

E.F.- 26012016


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