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Revision of grammar, listening to podcasts, learning vocabulary, etcetera (English language method)

24 May 2019

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Pascal in NYC tube

[Pedro Pascal, actor]



Revise notions on the present simple tense:

conjugate verbs

fill in the missing words

pass to the negative form

complete the blanks with extra information

learn packs of new words, verbs, abbreviations, idioms, etc

read sentences in English language (translate them)

use functional language in the classroom,

namely “pass me your pencil, please!“, “can you spell that word?




 ask students to read short texts 

ask students to listen to podcasts






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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Conjugate verbs in the present simple tense (LEXICALS)

1 November 2017

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Conjugation of English verbs


Lexical verbs

Affirmative, negative and interrogative forms

affirmative form

to forget (olvidar)

I forget.yo olvido

You forget

She forgets

We/ you / they forget

negative form

to sleep (dormir)

I / you do not sleep

She does not sleep.ella no duerme

We / you / they do not sleep

interrogative form

to cheat (copiar / hacer trampa)

Do I cheat?

Do you cheat?.¿copias tú?

Does she cheat?

Do we / you / they cheat?


Skeleton of verbs (enunciado o presentación de verbos)

To speak spoke spoken (hablar)

To speak: INFINITIVE form (hablar)

spoke: PAST form (hablé, hablaba)

spoken: PAST PARTICIPLE form (hablado)


Lexical verbs :

A/ regular verbs, e.g:

to play played played; to look looked looked; to walk walked walked

[past form + past participle form end in –ed]

B/ irregular verbs, e.g:

to see saw seen; to read read read; to quit quit quit

[past form + past participle form do not end in -ed]


e.g.exempli gratia (for example)

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Conjugate verbs in the present simple tense (AUXILIARIES)

1 November 2017

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Conjugation of English verbs


Auxiliary verbs

Affirmative, negative and interrogative forms

affirmative form

to be (ser o estar)

I am.yo soy

You are

She is

We/ you / they are

negative form

can (poder)

I cannot

You cannot.tú no puedes

She cannot

We/ you / they cannot

interrogative form

can (poder)

Can I?

Can you?

Can she?.¿puede ella?

Can we / you / they?




Skeleton of verbs (enunciado o presentación de verbos)

can could – (poder)

must “had to” (deber)

to be was / were been (ser o estar)

to have had had (tener o haber)

to do did done(aux* o hacer)


Auxiliary verbs:

A/ primary auxiliaries:

to be; to have; to do

B/ modal auxiliaries:

can, could, may, might, must, will, would, shall, should


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Practice on conjugation of verbs (three verb tenses)

14 February 2016

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Present Simple tense (AFF)

I wash, you wash, she washes (ella lava), we wash, you wash, they wash

Present Simple tense (NEG)

I do not understand, you do not understand, she does not understand, we do not understand (nosotros no entendemos), you do not understand, they do not understand

Past Simple tense (AFF)

I saw, you saw, she saw, we saw, you saw, they saw (ellas vieron / ellas veían)

Past Simple tense (INT)

Did I phone?, did you phone, did he phone? (¿telefoneó él?), did we phone? did you phone? did they phone?

Future Simple tense (AFF)

I will learn, you will learn (tú aprenderás), he will learn, we will learn, you will learn, they will learn

Future Simple tense (NEG)

I will not learn / I won ́t learn, you will not learn, she will not learn, we will not learn, you will not learn, they will not learn




TO BE WAS/WERE BEEN: ser, estar CAN COULD: poder
MUST “HAD TO”: deber

Present Simple tense (AFF)

I am, you are, she is, we are, you are (vosotras sóis), they are

Past Simple tense (AFF)

I was, you were, she was, we were, they were (ellas eran)

Future Simple tense (INT)

Will I be?, will you be?, will she be? (¿será ella?), will we be, will you be? will they be?


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Draft of a schedule for English language (1st term)

17 October 2015

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irina jogg

Schedule / Planning

1st term

Subject:esl 2

*upload answers to certain exercises on moodle

October 19-23: lesson 3, audios 2, practice file 3, words, notebook, reader, verbs, conjugation, how to download a podcast**, no cell phones**, orals 1-2, exercises, translation, sms, test 10m

October 26-30: lesson 4, audios 3, orals, words, notebook, PPa, reader, flash-cards, verbs, numbers, role-playing: telephoning**, essay, basics, dictation

November 2-6: lesson 5, audios 4, words, notebook, verbs, practice file 3, practice file 4, role-playing:interviewing**, translation, sms, control 20m

November 9-14: lesson 6, audios 5, words, notebook, verbs, reader, role-playing:saying numbers**, PPa, orals, essay, basics, flash-cards, dictation, collect notebooks 5m

November 16-20: lesson 7, audios 6, words, notebook, role-playing:small talk**, numbers, orals, basics, translation, flash-cards

November 23-27: audios 7, words, sms, basics, essay, reader, dictation, PPa, translation, role-playing:spelling names or company names**, control 20m

December 1-4: exam 30m

Cómo conjugar un verbo léxico en lengua inglesa

4 October 2015

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Conjugate verbs in English

1/ Class of verb: lexical verb (dance, hate, sleep) / auxiliary verb (do, have, be, must, can)

2/ Verbal tense: present simple /past simple / future simple /present continuous , etcetera

3/ Form: affirmative /negative / interrogative

Formula for lexical verbs:

Subject   V (s/es)   C

Subject Do (es) NOT V   C

Do (es)   Subject   Verb   Complement?


To speak-hablar (infinitivo)

a) Conjugate the present simple tense in the affirmative form of the verb TO SPEAK (this verb is LEXICAL)

I speak

You speak

She speaks

We speak

You speak- vosotros /as habláis

They speak

b) Conjugate the present simple tense in the negative form of the verb TO DRINK (this verb is LEXICAL)

I drink-yo bebo

You drink

She drinks

We drink

You drink

They drink

Conjugation of verbs in English language

2 March 2014

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Conjugation of a verb in English language (some verbal tenses)  


I hug, you hug, he/she/it hugs

we hug, you hug, they hug


I hugged, you hugged, he/she/it hugged

we hugged, you hugged, they hugged

Infinitive :to hug

Imperative: hug, let’s hug, hug

Participle.-Present: hugging // Past: hugged

In English, the conjugated forms are the same for the following persons: you, we and they.

Present continuous

I am hugging, you are hugging, he/she/it is hugging

we are hugging, you are hugging, they are hugging

Present perfect

I have hugged, you have hugged, he/she/it has hugged

we have hugged, you have hugged, they have hugged


I will hug, you will hug, he/she/it will hug

we will hug, you will hug, they will hug

Future perfect

I will have hugged, you will have hugged, he/she/it will have hugged

we will have hugged, you will have hugged, they will have hugged

Past continuous

I was hugging, you were hugging, he/she/it was hugging

we were hugging, you were hugging, they were hugging

Past perfect

I had hugged, you had hugged, he/she/it had hugged

we had hugged, you had hugged, they had hugged

Future continuous

I will be hugging, you will be hugging, he/she/it will be hugging

we will be hugging, you will be hugging, they will be hugging

Present perfect continuous

I have been hugging, you have been hugging, he/she/it has been hugging

we have been hugging, you have been hugging, they have been hugging

Past perfect continuous

I had been hugging, you had been hugging, he/she/it had been hugging

we had been hugging, you had been hugging, they had been hugging

Future perfect continuous

I will have been hugging. you will have been hugging, he/she/it will have been hugging

we will have been hugging, you will have been hugging, they will have been hugging

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