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  1. 1. English.Works A1 First level Learning Activity 2 Reporting your daily life activities Direct instruction time: 16 hours Independent time: 32 hours Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013.
  2. 2. Welcome back! The objective of this new activity is to learn and put into practice expressions to talk about our daily routines and leisure time activities in regards to when and where they take place, and taking into account personal preferences. Let’s explore this new adventure with enthusiasm! Routines A blind date Explore the following material until you have a basic understanding of the situation. Then, answer the three parts of the comprehension questions: Yes, and… are Hi, are you Tiffany? you Jim? Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 2 /14
  3. 3. < Routines Jim: Yes, I am. Nice to meet you. Tiffany: Nice to meet you, too. Let´s sit down, please. Jim: Thanks. I am glad to finally meet you in person. You look great. Tiffany: Well, thank you. You look great, too. Jim: Do you drink coffee? They serve excellent coffee here. Tiffany: No, thanks. I don’t usually drink coffee in the evening. Jim: Why is that? Tiffany: I never sleep well if I have caffeine after 5:00 pm. I prefer some water instead. Jim: Good. So, tell me a little bit about yourself. Tiffany: Well, I work as an office assistant at an insurance company. And you? Jim: I am a computer programmer for a software company. Tiffany: What do you do? Jim: Usually, I design and test mobile apps. Tiffany: Wow, that’s awesome! Do you mean, apps for smartphones? Jim: Yes, your phone probably has one of our apps on it. Tiffany: I don’t think so. I never use any of the features of my phone. I only use it to make and receive calls. Jim: Don’t you use it to send text messages? Tiffany: I seldom do. I prefer to make phone calls or send emails from my computer. Jim: What do you do when you are not working? Tiffany: I often try to go to the gym but I rarely have time to do it. Do you exercise, Jim? Jim: I occasionally run on weekends, but I don’t do it regularly. Tiffany: Why? Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 3 /14
  4. 4. < Routines Jim: Well, I frequently go to have a drink with my friends and I get home late at night. It’s hard to exercise when you don’t sleep well the night before. Tiffany: Let’s see…you have an interesting job, you don’t exercise often. Tell me, do you smoke? Jim: Actually, sometimes I smoke, when I am out with my friends or when I am under stress. Tiffany: Oh, I think I have to leave. I am late for another appointment Task 1: Let’s prepare for an interview Your first task is to prepare an interview about our daily routines in relation to family, school life, and occupations taking into account time and place references. To begin with, explore the material presented below. Then, prepare a set of common questions and answers about your daily routine. Suppose it’s a script for an interview and include true information about yourself. Once your script is ready, send it following your tutor’s instructions. Remember to download the checklist with the criteria to assess your writing abilities. What’s your daily routine like? How often do you…? It’s time to… I am who I am Life is exciting in the evenings Material de formación: I’m good at math! Material de formación: Let´s go on a diet Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 4 /14
  5. 5. < Routines Checklist: Let’s prepare for an interview Task 2: Let’s get to know each other Based on the script you prepared for the previous task, your second task is to carry out and answer an interview about your daily routine. Before that, explore the material presented below. Then, get together with a classmate to hold and record an interview about your daily routines. Take turns and ask and answer the questions. Do not forget to send the audio file to your teacher by the means he/she established. Take into account the link below to download the checklist with the instructions and the criteria to assess your speaking abilities. Say it correctly! Checklist: Let’s get to know each other Task 3: Writing a post about my classmate’s daily routine Based on the previous interview, go to the social forum and write a post about your classmate’s daily routine in relation to family, school life, and occupations taking into account time and place references. Before that, explore the material presented below. You can download the checklist with the criteria to assess your writing abilities: Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 5 /14
  6. 6. A typical day Checklist: My classmate’s daily routine Task 4: Talk about your family’s daily routines. It is time to make an oral presentation to your teacher about your family’s daily routines. Do not forget to mention schedules, means of transportation, usual meals, professions and occupations. Take into account the checklist with the criteria to assess your performance. Checklist: Tell your teacher about your family daily routine Task 5: Let´s challenge our grammatical and lexical knowledge Now, take the following test to review some basic grammatical and lexical knowledge and at the same time you will improve your English language abilities: Knowledge Test 1.2.1 Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 6 /14
  7. 7. Dear apprentices, We are halfway through this learning activity. Up to this point, you can: • Prepare and carry out an interview about your daily routines • Write a post about a classmate’s daily routine • Make an oral presentation about your family’s daily routine Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 7 /14
  8. 8. < Leasure time Leisure Time How much free time do you have? Parents and older relatives often say young people spend too much time in free time activities that do not allow them to concentrate on their duties. Is this true for you? Listen and read the following conversation between a mother and her son and, then, answer the questions about it. Rose: Jeff, are you there? Jeff: Yes, mom. Come in! Rose: (abre la puerta y entra a la habitación) Listen dear, do you want to join us in the living room for a movie? It’s an action one. Jeff: No, mom. I want to finish my game. I still have ten levels to go. Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 8 /14
  9. 9. < Leasure time Rose: All right. But try to go to bed early. Remember that we have a lunch in grandma’s house tomorrow morning and it´s a long way by car. Jeff: Don’t worry mom. I love to see my grandma, especially for her tasty desserts! Rose: I hope you don’t eat much. Remember too much sugar can spoil your exercise plan. Jeff: Yes, I know. But today is Friday and I have my running session on Mondays. I can burn those calories very fast. Task 1: Christine’s hometown is fun Christine is a very charming girl who loves her hometown. Explore the materials presented below and watch the video of Christine talking about the free time activities to do in her hometown. Then, download the document with the questions about the video. Remember to send the answers to your teacher through the means he/she established (email, platform space, etc). You can also download the checklist with the assessment criteria related to this listening comprehension task. In my free time Material de formación: I love it! Material de formación (video): Christine’s hometown is fun! Video questions Checklist: Christine’s hometown is fun! Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 9 /14
  10. 10. < Leasure time Task 2: Things to do in my hometown Taking Christine’s video as an example, record a presentation about leisure activities to do in your hometown. Before you continue, take a look at the materials presented below. Download the checklist with the the assessment criteria for this speaking task. Can you ride a horse? Let’s go sightseeing Instrumento de evaluación: Checklist: things to do in my hometown Task 3: Everybody is busy at Billy’s hometown Billy is a very busy boy who lives in a very productive town. People are very active at Billy’s hometown, and they’re always doing something. Before you begin a new task, explore the materials presented below. Then, carefully look at the two pictures of Billy’s hometown and identify the differences. After that, carry out an online presentation with your tutor about the main differences between the two pictures. Be ready to answer your teacher’s questions. Don’t forget to download the checklist with the criteria to assess your performance. What are you doing at the moment? Material de formación: My city has the best landscapes Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 10 /14
  11. 11. < Leasure time Everybody is busy at Billy’s hometown Checklist: Everybody is busy at Billy’s hometown Task 4: Explaining how to follow a recipe Do you cook in your free time? How good are you at cooking? Can you explain how to prepare a recipe? This task consists in writing a set of instructions to explain how to follow a recipe. Before you continue, explore the materials presented below. Don’t forget to download the checklist with the criteria to assess your writing abilities. The kitchen of my dreams My grandma’s recipe Waiter, there is a fly in my soup! Two cups of coffee and a little bit of sugar Checklist: Explaining how to cook a recipe Task 5: Let´s challenge our grammatical and lexical knowledge Now, complete a second test to review some grammatical and lexical items at the same time you improve your reading and listening skills: Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 11 /14
  12. 12. < Leasure time Knowledge Test 1.2.2 Dear apprentices: We are about to finish this learning activity. Up to this second part, you can: • Understand oral presentations about free time activities • Make a presentation about leisure activities to do in your hometown • Explain how to follow a recipe • Prepare and carry out an interview about your daily routines • Write a post about a classmate’s daily routine • Make an oral presentation about your family’s daily routine Don’t forget to contact your teacher to find out if you have any review material. Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 12 /14
  13. 13. < Further material Further material We invite you to explore the following online materials to improve your English abilities and have better comprehension of the contents of this activity: Los invitamos a explorar los siguientes materiales en línea para mejorar sus habilidades en inglés y comprender mejor los contenidos de esta actividad: Listening: In the following link, you can find a set of podcasts and activities from the British Council to improve your elementary listening skills: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/ en/elementary-podcasts Grammar: In the following link, you can find a quick grammar reference from the British Council, with brief explanations on common topics and interactive activities: http:// learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/quick-grammar Vocabulary: • In the following link, you can find an elementary vocabulary exam from Cambridge University: http://www.cambridge.org/other_files/Flash_ apps/inuse/EVUElementaryTest/EVUElementaryIndex.htm Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 13 /14
  14. 14. < Further material • In the following link, you can find elementary vocabulary exercises from Oxford University Press: http://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary/b_vo cabulary/?cc=global&selLanguage=en Pronunciation: In the following link, you can find elementary pronunciation exercises from Oxford University Press: http://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/elementary/c_pronunciation/?cc=glob al&selLanguage=en Let's call it a day, my dear apprentice! See you next time! Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje - SENA. Reservados todos los derechos 2013. 14 /14

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