This week we are keeping things conversation-based after two weeks of exams.

In class one we have looked at speaking part 2 of the exam. We began by revising the exam format, what you have to do to get good marks and some techniques to do this part of the exam effectively. We watched speaking part 2 of the following video and assessed how these two students did:

Next we put into practice some new vocabulary and exam technique, using phrases from page 61 to answer a question about two photographs, showing speculation and comparison.

HW: Please complete page 148 of the book.

Class two:

Today we continued to focus our efforts on the speaking exam, moving on to part 3 of the exam. We revised format and what students have to do, before watching part 3 of the exam (found in the video above). We then discussed the good, the bad and the ugly, and how students can avoid their mistakes. Next we looked at expressions useful for this part of the exam on page 66, and debated a number of topics as a class.

HW: Please complete the film review (Q2) on page 157