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  • 1. English Works Level 1 Activity 3: Guiding people around places Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013.
  • 2. Welcome Dear apprentices, During this learning activity, you are going to learn how to talk about houses, workplaces, neighborhoods and cities in order to guide people through them. You are going to do some exercises about vocabulary and how to follow instructions. In the same way, you are going to create presentations about your environment and to talk about it. I hope you have fun. The time to complete the activity is 48 hours. Enjoy yourselves! Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 2 /21
  • 3. Look inside Material source A change of life Read and listen to the following text about a very talented systems engineer who is in a new city to take a job position in a very important company. Then, do the exercises about the text. Dear Samuel, I’m Linda, Linda Robinson, your cousin. Do you remember me? I’m from San Andres Island and I’m a systems engineer. I am in New York because I’m going to take a job position in the company I work for. Now, I am in a hotel but I need to rent an apartment and to buy some furniture for my place and my workplace because I’m going to live in this city for 5 years. I got your e-mail address from my aunt Christine and I wonder if you can help me out to settle in this big city. I’d appreciate it if you can help me out with this. Looking forward to hearing from you, Linda Robinson Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 3 /21
  • 4. Task 1: Moving to a new place Linda is with her cousin, Samuel. They need a new place for rent. Explore the material presented below about their story. Then, based on that material, fill out a form for renting a place for you taking into account all the characteristics the different types of houses have. Click on the link below to download the form, fill it out and send it to your tutor. You can also download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. Video: Homes in Britain Moving to a new place Moving to a new place Housing rental application checklist Vocabulary: Houses: 1 | 2 Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 4 /21
  • 5. Task 2: Let’s go shopping! Linda needs to buy the furniture for her house. She goes to a furniture store to buy what she needs. Click on the link below to explore the material about this. Then, imagine you are in a furniture store and you have $ 5.000.000 Colombian pesos to buy the furniture for your house. You have 5 minutes to buy all the stuff you need and just two opportunities. Click on the link below to do the activity. Good luck! Furniture and Appliances Let’s go shopping race! Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 5 /21
  • 6. Task 3: Let’s decorate! Linda is decorating her place. Samuel is helping her in this titanic task. Click on the link below to explore the material about this situation. Then, imagine you decorate your own house. Listen to the instructions and correctly place the furniture along the house. You have 2 minutes to decorate your house and just 2 opportunities. Click on the link below to do the activity. Good luck! Prepositions of place: Let’s decorate! Video Games: 1 | 2 Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 6 /21
  • 7. Task 4: This is my place! Linda is very happy because her house and workplace are finally organized. She is in a video conference with her parents to show them her new place, workplace and everything she has. Click on the link below to explore the material related to this situation. Then, based on the material “This is my place”, and using pictures, create a presentation of your house describing the different parts of your place and workplace. Do not forget to include furniture and appliances. Click on the link below to download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. There is/There are: 1 | 2 This is my place presentation checklist Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 7 /21
  • 8. Task 5: My place report Now, you know how to describe in detail the style, organization and furniture of your house and your workplace. Based on the material “This is my place” and the presentation you created about it, write a text describing the different parts of your place. Do not forget to include furniture and appliances. Click on the link below to download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. This is my place text checklist Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 8 /21
  • 9. Task 6: My place interview Now, based on your knowledge, schedule an interview with your tutor to talk about your presentation and your text about your place. The interaction tool for the interview is established by the tutor. Click on the link below to download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. This is my place interview checklist Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 9 /21
  • 10. Dear apprentices, You are halfway through this learning activity. Up to this point, you can: Provide information about houses and workplaces in relation to style, organization and furniture details Convey information about the style, organization and furniture of different houses and work places so it is possible to follow instructions and/or find specific locations Ask and answer questions about one’s house or workplace taking into account style, organization and furniture details Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 10 /21
  • 11. Look outside Material source My first day at work Listen to the following telephone conversation. It’s about Linda, who doesn’t know how to get to her office and needs some help to go to work on her first day. Hi Alex. Hi Linda, How can I help you? Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 11 /21
  • 12. Alex, I’m on my way to the office, but I can’t find the way there. I’m lost. Don’t panic! Tell me where you are. I’m at 55 east 52nd street. I’m in front of a post office. Thank you, Alex. Linda, you’re near the office. You’re five blocks away. Don’t worry! I can help you out. Listen carefully. You’re between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue. Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 12 /21
  • 13. O.K.! Go straight to.... 3rd avenue. O.K.! Then what? 53rd street left... left again? You have to go straight on 52nd street until 3rd avenue. On 3rd avenue, you turn left until 53rd street. There, you turn left. Yes, Linda. It’s the only way to get here. Then, you go straight three blocks until you get to a Starbucks. There, you can park. The office is between Starbucks and Casa Lever. O.K.? Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 13 /21
  • 14. Thank you very much Alex. Don’t mention it! see you! Bye. Bye. Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 14 /21
  • 15. Task 1: Party time Linda wants to throw a party to celebrate her first six months in New York. Some of her guests don’t know the neighborhood where she lives. Read and listen to know how Linda guides her friends to get to her place. Click on the link below to read and listen to the material. Then, imagine you are lost and need to get to some specific places. Follow the instructions to find those places. Click on the link below to have access to the exercise. Prepositions Giving and asking for directions: 1 | 2 | 3 Party time quest Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 15 /21
  • 16. Task 2: A day off! Linda has a day off and Samuel invites her to go sightseeing around New York. Click on the link below to watch a video about landmarks in New York. Based on that video (“A day off!”) make your own video about interesting places in your city. You must be very creative. After that, upload your video to YouTube or another similar site and send the link to your tutor. Click on the link below to download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. Video: welcome to New York New York city attractions My city video checklist Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 16 /21
  • 17. Task 3: Video forum Based on the video you made about interesting places in your city, go to the forum and write a summary of it. Provide the link and invite your classmates to watch it and to make comments about your video. After that, read your classmates’ video description and select one to make comments. Check your video comments and improve it. Click on the link below to download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. My city forum checklist Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 17 /21
  • 18. Task 4: My city interview Now, based on your knowledge and improved video, schedule an interview with your tutor to talk about it. The interaction tool for having the interview is established by your instructor. Click on the link below to download the checklist with the assessment criteria for your task. My city interview checklist Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 18 /21
  • 19. Dear apprentices, This is the end of the learning activity. Up to this point you can: Provide information about cities and neighborhoods in relation to interest places, landmarks and directions. Convey information about interest places, landmarks and directions of different cities and neighborhoods so it is possible to follow instructions and/or find specific locations Ask and answer questions about cities and neighborhoods taking into account interest places, landmarks and directions. Provide information about houses and workplaces in relation to style, organization and furniture details Convey information about the style, organization and furniture of different houses and work places so it is possible to follow instructions and/or find specific locations Ask and answer questions about one’s house or workplace taking into account style, organization and furniture details Don’t forget to contact your teacher to find out if you have to study any review material. Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 19 /21
  • 20. Further Material Check the following links to study more vocabulary about the following items: General Vocabulary http://photographicdictionary.com/living-room Housing http://www.esl-lab.com/vocab/v-housing.htm http://englishwilleasy.com/english-through-pictures/place-english-throughpictures/types-of-housing-and-communities/ Furniture http://englishwilleasy.com/english-through-pictures/place-english-throughpictures/living-room/ Places around the city http://englishwilleasy.com/english-through-pictures/place-english-throughpictures/place-around-town-city/ Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 20 /21
  • 21. Prepositions http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepositions-at-in-on-place.htm Check the following links to study more grammar about the following topics: There is / there are http:/v/www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5272 http://www.ihbristol.com/free-english-exercises/test/esol-smc-there-is-thereare/submitted Imperatives for giving directions http://www.speakenglish.co.uk/phrases/asking_and_giving_directions http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=1434 pictures/place-around-town-city/ Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 21 /21