1.Watch these videos and learn how to talk about your house.
Learn VOCABULARY – AROUND THE HOUSE
2. Let’s learn adjectives to describe places (a house or a room):
AIRY BADLY LIT
LARGE (grande, vasto) COLOURFUL
TINY (minúsculo) PLEASANT (agradável)
NARROW (estreito) UNPLEASANT
COMFORTABLE QUIET/PEACEFUL (sossegado/
UNCOMFORTABLE NOISY (barulhento)
COLD / WARM BUSY (com muito movimento)
DARK BORING (aborrecido)
3. You have to look up the words in green in the online dictionary WORD HIPPO.
a. For each word write down in your notebook:
1 synonym (What’s the other word for …)
1 opposite (What’s the opposite of …)
Portuguese translation (Translate)
b. Learn how to pronounce the word (PRONOUNCE WORDS).
c. Answer this QUIZ.
4. Now write about your HOUSE (at least 80 WORDS) :
a. Give general information (ex. I live in a flat/detached house in a quiet/busy neighbourhood …)
b. Refer to what you enjoy/ don’t enjoy doing when you’re at home and what you do with your family.
c. Write about your favourite room ( general description, furniture, why you like it, what you do there)
d. Mention the HOUSE CHORES you usually do.
Before you start writing have a look at the texts on pages 70 and 72 in iTeen 7. Think before you start writing, write on paper first, correct your text and then post it on the blog. Organize your text and be careful with GRAMMAR AND SPELLING! TRY TO USE THE WORDS YOU HAVE LEARNED!!!!!
5. NOW read all the texts carefully and CHOOSE the BEST one.
RITA IS THE WINNER OF OUR WRITING CONTEST!!! SHE HAD 15 VOTES (19 students voted)!!!
CONGRATULATIONS RITA!!! WELL DONE!!!