martes, 9 de febrero de 2010

Love day: 14th February

The Fairy Queen Titania and Nick Bottom
Saint Valentine's is celebrated on 14th February. Traditionally, this is a day for LOVE. These letters could stand for L- light; O- openness; V- virtue and E- emotion but you could try other possibilities. Also, you could write a poem to your lover, mate, friend or dear person.

Shakespeare was one of the best poets of all times and here you are a pair of quotations from his works. The first one is taken from the drama that you will be reading soon.

"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind".

A Midsummer Night's Dream

I would not wish any companion in the world but you
The Tempest

Present Perfect / Simple Past

Past tenses
Have you learnt a good deal of irregular verbs yet? You learnt those verbs last year and the year before. Now it is time to revise them and practise to use properly either Present Perfect tense or Simple Past.
With these quizzes you can practise the list of irregular verbs:

Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4

FILMS: Moulin Rouge...

Now we are learning new vocabulary related to the world of cinema. You are writing compositions on your favourite film and you have mentioned Moulin Rouge. In my view it is one of the best films in the last years. Watch this video with a medley of love songs. Enjoy!

Click here to know more about the singers and songs that build up this medley.

Here it goes a love quotation from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night:

"If music be the food of love, play on "