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THAT’S ENGLISH! – MODULE 7 – UNIT 1 A) GRAMMAR:

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Use of the with geographical features:

English uses the definite article the in front of some geographical names but not in front of others. If in doubt, your best bet is to look it up in a dictionary or online. Here’s a general list of guidelines: Do not use the before the name of: •

most countries or territories (e.g. Canada, China, New Zealand)

towns, cities or states (e.g. Ottawa, Paris, California)

streets (e.g. Front Street, Lakeview Avenue, Dogwood Crescent)

lakes (e.g. Lake Ontario, Lake Placid, Bear Lake)

bays, where the term bay comes after the name (e.g. Fundy Bay)

mountains (e.g. Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro)

continents (e.g. North America, Africa)

islands (e.g. Fiji Islands, Prince Edward Island) Do use the before the name of:

rivers, oceans, seas (e.g. the Mississippi River, the Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean)

bays, where the term bay comes first (e.g. the Bay of Fundy, the Bay of Bengal)

gulfs and peninsulas (e.g. the Persian Gulf, the Arabian Peninsula)

mountain ranges (e.g. the Rockies, the Dolomites)

points on the globe (e.g. the Equator, the North Pole)

geographical areas (e.g. the Middle East, the South)

deserts and forests (e.g. the Gobi Desert, the Black Forest)

http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/article4b.html#practice1

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Adjectives and adverbs: Comparative and superlative.


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Double comparative. (Text book page 15)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebtw0n-QBZY

B) VOCABULARY: http://www.onestopenglish.com/clil/secondary/geography/pdf-content/geographyvocabulary-worksheet-and-answer-key/500763.article http://www.shertonenglish.com/resources/es/vocabulary/geography.php

C) READING COMPREHENSION -

Causes of Floods

http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/490/reading/floods1-synonyms.htm http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/490/reading/floods2-reading.htm http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/490/reading/floods3-cloze.htm

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Pacific Islands Sinking

http://www.eslmania.com/teacher/clssroom_materials/ESL_worksheets/pacific_islan ds.pdf

D) LISTENING COMPREHENSION

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Climate Change

file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Profesores/Mis %20documentos/Downloads/Listening+-+global+warming%20(1).pdf -

UK – Climate and Geography

http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/uk-culture/climate-and-geography

E) WRITING


Write an email to a friend who is going to visit you and your country or region. Remember to write about the landscape, the climate and specific geographical features. (Book page 18)

F) SPEAKING http://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/lets_talk_about_cl imate_change/environment-conversation-discussion/710

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