Thursday, 27 February 2014


Here you have an interview by Jimmy Fallon, a famous American presenter to David Beckham. They don't talk much about football, though. Whether you like Beckham or not, take a few minutes to listen to the interview and these questions in a VoiceMail.
Enjoy your weekend! And don't study too hard!!!

1.- Why is David Beckham on Jimmy Fallon's Show? 

2.- Where is David's family at the moment?

3.- How old is David's daughter?

4.- What happened when David went to see his son's soccer game? 

5.- Why was Romeo crying at the end? 

6.-What does Jimmy say about David's underwear? 

7.- What is special about David's commercial at the Super Bowl?

8.- Are all the 12 eggs the same? 

9.- What does each contestant have to do? 

10.- Who wins the competition and why? 

Deadline: Friday 7th March

Wednesday, 26 February 2014


Take this virtual job interview and explore this site about careers

You will make up your own interview questions and then interview each other. Click here to dowload the questionnaire. Have a look at more sample questions here. You can read about some suggested answer to those questions here, too.

TASK 2: 

Step 1: Now, individually, you are going to download a job application and fill it in, you can get it by clicking here
Step 2: You will hand in your application form to your teacher; and later you will have a fake interview.

Saturday, 22 February 2014


A front-page article in the New York Times about Spain’s potential time zone change has led to a raging debate in the US on whether Spaniards are right or wrong to do everything later. 

The article, titled “Spain, land of 10pm dinners, asks if it’s time to reset the clock”, has been the New York Times’ most emailed story in recent days.

A different view on the matter

Read the first article and go through some of the comments on the second and send me a voicemail with the main arguments exposed in the first piece, which comment you agree or disagree most with in the second article and your views on the issue. Use your own words, please.

Deadline: Tuesday 25th February

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Wednesday, 12 February 2014


Continuing with the same topic, you're going to work in groups to provide some useful information to your classmates about jobs and job interviews.

Surf the Internet and present the information you've found to your partners in class through a 5-10 minute talk. Try to make them take part in your presentation by asking them questions or giving them a task.

1.- Best jobs in the world.  
        Don't miss the following sites: Site 1 and Site 2

2.- Most asked interview questions.


 4. No stupid questions

Wednesday, 5 February 2014


Listen to the song in its two different versions to fill in the gaps provided.

In groups try to come up with the man's background and story and the reason why he did what he did.


Sunday, 2 February 2014


In this lesson, we'll be preparing for a successful job interview that you may have in the future. Being prepared promotes confidence, remember! And most interviewers make their decision within the first three minutes, so make a terrific first impression.

You have already gone through the topic of jobs in your books, so you should have the necessary vocabulary to practice in this lesson.

But before we do so, let's listen to another imaginative way of finding a job and fill in the gaps.

Now watch the following video giving you some advice about what it is expected from you at a job interview:

Now compare what you've just seen with the following interview.