7th grade Drtinova

 

Teachers:

Don Gore

phone:  +420 608 508 812
email:  dgorejr@yahoo.com

WELCOME TO THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR 2019-2020!



On this website, you can read about what children were doing in English lessons, what they could practice at home, what to study for the lessons they would take during the lessons, as well as other important teaching information. Therefore, we ask that you check this site regularly. If you have any further questions, you can call or email us at any time.

 

 

JANUARY

27.1

This week students learnedseveral vocabulary words assocated with travel, and discussed travel preferences. Also, students revised Modals, such as should, shouldn't, must, have to and need not. Lastly student read an article about how to travel alone. Homework for next week is page 70, Exercise 3, 4 and 5.

20.1

This week students learned about the variety ways of getting an education such as boarding schools, universitities and qualifications. Additionally, students revised the Past Perfect Tense. Homework for next week is page 64 Exercise 3

13.1

This week the students learned about the environmental concerns regarding the endangerment of animals around the world. Students added vocabulary relating to endangered animals. Grammatically, students reviewed zero, first, and second conditionals. Homework for next week is page 115 Exercises 1 and 2.

7.1

This week, students discussed technology discoveries such as self driving cars using new vocabulary words. The such words included display, plug-in, satellite, invention and experiments. In addition, students discussed the differences in the uses of  will, going to and present continuous to talk about the future. Lastly, students learned and practiced the use of the future continuous. For homework, students are to do exercise 7 and 8 on page 57,

December

16.12

Due to the up coming holiday, students discussed the differenced between American and Czech Christmas food and  traditions. Additionally, new Christmas vocabulary was introduced such as tinsel, Christmas carols, and watched Shreck the Halls. Lastly, students listened and did a gap fill and sang All I want for Christmas is you. No homework was given for next class. 

9.12

This week students discussed their preferences of various celebrity homes, using architectural adjectives introduced in the lesson. Also, we reviewed superlative and comparative adjectives briefly in various exercises. Lastly, students designed their own home from recycled materials, and presented it to their peers utilizing both newly learned vocabulary and reviewed grammar points. Homework page 48 Exercise 3.  

2.12

Students discussed different aspects of the music industry and were introduced to new vocabulary related to music such as lyrics, sound technician, gigs, and music festivals. Additionally, we reviewed the differences between the present perfect and past simple tenses. Lastly, student practiced using future using “going to” in a speaking activity. No homework is given for next week.

NOVEMBER

25.11

Students discussed their experiences about being sick and new health vocabulary was introduced. In addition, we talked about giving advice using modals of obligation such as should, ought, and must. Lastly students conducted communication activities to improve fluency. Homework is Exercise 3 on page 38 and exercise 7 on page 35.

18.11

Today, the students were introduced to verbs for making things such as create, design, customize. Additionally, we revised past and past simple tenses and practices using both tenses in a speaking activity. Lastly, we discussed the elements of a gooe story, such as a plot, characters, and where the story took place. Homework is Exercise 7 on page 35 to write their own story.

11.11

Today in class, we have reviewed, past simple, present continuous and reviewed vocabulary from Units 1-4. Furthermore, we did some speaking practice. Students took a practice test.

04.11

Students talking about extreme weather such as earthquakes, flood, lightning, snowstorm, tornados. In addition, we are discussing Australian bush fires, and the devastation of forest fires can bring. Lastly, we revised past tense and phrasal verbs associated with extreme weather events. Homework: Exercise 5.

OCTOBER

21.10.

Today, we discuss climate, weather, and global climate change. We did some speaking practice with pictures and brainstormed ideas and vocabulary about climate change. Greta Thunberg, a teenage Swedish activist. We have a group competition to test our comprehension.

After listening to her speech to the UN and discussing our thoughts and opinions, we did a group project and presentation on ways we can help to reduce our impact on the environment.
Suggested homework: write one thing you learned about global climate change or Greta

14.10.

Students talking about sports, learning different vocabulary used in sports. Additionally, students read about Paralympic runner Ntando Mahlangu. Present simple and present continuous tenses were reviewed. Homework Due for October 21st is Exercise 3 on page 22. 

7.10.

Students discussed friendships using newly learned personality adjectives, as well as practice using continuous tense. Homework Due for October 14 th is Exercise 4 on page 16.

 

SEPTEMBER

30.9

Today in class we discussed bullying and empathy. We did some speaking practice about our own experiences. We did some listening comprehension exercises with the movie "Wonder." After checking our comprehension, we read about different bullying scenarios and discussed in small groups what we would do, should do, and shouldn't do in the situations.

Suggested homework: Write one paragraph about how you felt about what happened to Auggie.

23.9.

Students will be able to talk about shopping trends as they relate to themselves. This is done through revising vocabulary and reading about teen shopping trends. Furthermore, the use of countable and uncountable nouns was revised. No homework is due next week.

 

 

16.9.

Today the students got a chance to get to know each other and their new teacher through a series of icebreakers. Also students discussed the value of class rules in the classroom as well as anti-bullying techniques. Textbooks were given to the students.

 

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