Category Archives: NEF. Unit 1

Making Questions

Did you enjoy the games we played earlier? You can keep playing from home, just click on the icons to go to the websites and HAVE FUN! GRAMMAR CHECKUP: The basic rule for asking questions in English is very easy. … Continue reading

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A Song about Families

Listen to this funny song about a strange family and it will help you remember who is who in a family tree… or maybe it won’t. Now many many years ago when I was twenty-three I was married to a … Continue reading

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From Family Matters…

Do you remember that TV series? It was a funny American sitcom about a middle-class African-American family living in Chicago. The Winslows! wife Harriette, son Eddie, intelligent daughter Laura, sister-in-law Rachel and her son Richie. Carl’s mother, usually known as “Mother … Continue reading

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…to Modern Family

Today’s families come in all shapes and sizes. Have you heard about Modern Family? It’s the newest sitcom on Antena 3. It includes divorces, second marriages, gay couples, common law marriages (couples who just signed a legal document but are … Continue reading

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Personality

What are you like? What describes you best? Studying Zodiac signs and the personality traits that are associated with these signs is a great way to quickly improve your vocabulary related to personality. Adjectives are paired up in synonyms and … Continue reading

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Adverbs of frequency

Adverbs of frequency answer the question how often? we do things and are commonly used with present simple. Remember negative adverbs (never, hardly ever, seldom, rarely) have a negative meaning and  are never used in a sentence with the word … Continue reading

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Mr Bean’s routine (present simple vs present continuous)

Watch this video about Mr Bean and his morning routine. Learn new vocabulary and have fun! If you want more activities to learn the difference between present simple (routines) and present continuous (things you’re doing now or at the moment) … Continue reading

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Are you a healthy eater?

Do you think you have a balanced diet? Have a look at the picture, the food groups and the amount of each type you need to eat to have a balanced diet. Decide whether you should eat more fruit and … Continue reading

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Future Plans and Intentions

Have a look at the following summary to understand the different tenses that refer to a future time: PRESENT SIMPLE 1. In sentences that concern events that are on a definite schedule or timetable. These sentences usually contain future words. … Continue reading

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Describing People

There are many ways to describe a person. One common way to describe somebody is based on appearance. Among other things, you can describe their build, height, hairstyle, and health. Have a look at the interactive book below to check … Continue reading

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Murder Mysteries: whodunnit?

A whodunit or whodunnit (for “Who’s done it?”) is a  type of detective story in which the puzzle is the main interest. The reader is provided with clues from which the identity of the perpetrator of the crime may be … Continue reading

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Present simple vs present continuous

PRESENT CONTINUOUS FORM [am/is/are + present participle] Examples: · You are watching TV. · Are you watching TV? · You are not watching TV. USE 1 Actions in progress at the moment of speaking Use Present Continuous to express the … Continue reading

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