PACO POYATOS RODRÍGUEZ
Think of five problems that you have in your daily life and need their
inventions. Explain the reasons and number them in importance.
•For visiting my grandparents I
need a car
• For breakfast we need some cold milk so we use a fridge.
•For writing I need a pencil or a pen
•For sitting we need a chair.
•For waking up we need an alarm clock.
Crossword puzzles 1913
Hair dryers 1920
Electric washing machine 1925
Electric guitar 1935
Frozen food 1939
Video tape recorder 1950
Credit cards 1956
Personal computer 1975
THE COOLEST INVENTIONS
• Which of the previous inventions is your favourite?
My favourite invention is bright eyes, because the eyes is one of the most
important thing for the people. And is better than the others.
Match the following names with the pictures
1º Ruler belt
2º Finger glass
3º Cookie cup
4º Stair drawer
•Translate into Spanish and make new sentences using them
“Keep rowing”: Sigue remando
“It goes without saying: Ni que decir tiene que
Small mind: Molestar poco
Thanks to: Gracias a
To improve our world: Mejorar nuestro mundo
Regardless: En cualquier caso
On the spot: En el mismo momento
Keep rowing, don’t stop.
It goes without saying that you can't leave your like unlocked in the city.
He small mind.
Thanks to my best friend Ellen, I got to the airport on time.
He wants to improve our world.
Regardless I won’t win.
On the spot I was in my house.
Use there is/there are.
1)There are many different theories.
2)There is a hamburguer in the fridge.
3)There are three Coca Colas on the table.
Put the verb in bracket into Simple past.
1)Coca Cola ads starts (start) to appear everywhere.
2)They mix (mix) carbonated water with the new syrup.
3)We learn (learn) ideas from others and adapt (adapt) them.
Write the following sentences into the PassiveVoice.
1)People ignored things/Things are ignored from people
2)A battery powers the bike/The bike powers battery
3)The Germans took the hamburguer to the USA/The hamburguer took to the USA
Use How much or How many
1)How many people drink Coca Cola?
2)How much is a chewing gum?
3)How many hamburguers can you eat?
Use the right comparative.
1)The following inventions are some of the coolest(cool)
2)Coca Cola is more popular than (popular)Pepsi.
3)A chewing gum is sweeter than (sweet) a hamburguer.
Watching a film “The time machine”
Which book is this film based on?
The film is based in the novel “The time machine”
Who is the author?
Number the following facts in the right order
1ºThe Mongol cavalry used ground meat because they had to travel long
distances without stopping for days. They carried meat.
2ºWhen the Mongols invaded Moscow They brought with them this.
3ºIn 1666, ships from Hamburgo–Germany- visited the Russian Port. So they
took the dish back to Germany.
4ºThen Immigrants from Germany to the USA also brought along the
hamburguer with them.
5ºThere are many different theories as to how and where the first hamburguer
invention took place.
6ºAs we can see the hamburguers invention process was a long and gradual
process, with people using ideas they learnt from others and adapting them to
their own particular
1.What did Thomas do before he made Chewing gum?
He invented the bubble gum
2.What happened in 1869?
He ate a piece of surplus stock and liked the taste.
3.When did they invent Bubble gum?
4.What is it like?
It is usually pink in colour and has a particular flavour.
5.How many sticks of gum do the Americans chew a year?
300 sticks of gum each year.
6.How can you remove gum from hair?
Often telling patients it would cause their intestines to stick together.
7.When do usually people buy most gum?
$2 billion of gum in the Unites States each year.
8.Do you like chewing gum?
Yes, I do
9.How much do you eat a week?
I eat three times a week
10.Is it cheap or expensive? Are there different classes? Speak about
It is cheap. Yes, there are of strawberry, mint, melon and peach.
WHAT ABOUT SMILE
1. Why did the blonde put lipstick on her forehead?
2.Why did the blonde stare at the frozen orange juice?
3.Why can't blondes make ice cubes?
4.How do you make a blonde laugh on Saturday?
5.Why do blondes always smile during lightning storms?
I HAVE LEARNT : VERY WELL OK NOT MUCH
To use the grammatical
rules explained in this unit accurately
To read, understand and write texts related to the topic of the unit. *
Collaborate with other students in pair/group work activities to
improve their learning process.
To use the phonetic components accurately. *
To listen to specific and general information in a text. *
To use the vocabulary learnt through the unit. *
How was your individual work? *
How was your pair work? *
How was your group Work? *