Let's keep on revising present perfect tense versus past simple with Michael Bublé's song: "Haven't met you yet", with lyrics on screen. By the way, as a fun fact, the blonde girl on the video is Bublé's actual wife, Luisana Lopilato.
Weekly essay: "Would you like to be famous? Give reasons."
Bear in mind that this is an opinion essay, not an argumentative one. So, there are no pros or cons, nor advantages and disadvantages.
Opinion essay Point of view: Because the writer is predominantly concerned with stating his opinion, first-person (i.e., I) is always used. Attitude: Opinion has a single-minded goal—Tell the reader what you think. Perspectives presented: Opinion pieces rely solely on opinion and feelings.
Argumentative essay Point of view: formal writing addresses the multiple sides of an issue using the more objective third-person point of view. Attitude: writers maintain a tone of fairness and reasonableness. Their attitude is respectful, tactful, and formal. Perspectives presented: Argumentative writing acknowledges opposing views within a pro/con piece. This demonstrates the writer as a fair-minded person and gives him the opportunity to counter these perspectives with more logic, reasoning, and proof. (source)
Here is a presentation (in argumentative style, watch out!) to give you some ideas.
Elvis Presley recorded his version of "Always on My Mind" on March 29, 1972, and it is very useful for you to both enjoy a great artist with a great voice and practise the use of adverbs of frequency with the song subtitled in English and Spanish.
Future with be going to ("gonna" is the contraction of "going to" when you speak): Three Little Birds (Every Little Thing is gonna be all right)a song by Bob Marley and the Wailers. It is the fourth track on side two of their 1977 album Exodus and was released as a single in 1980.
"How Long" is a 1974 song by the British group Ace from their album Five-A-Side. Lead singer Paul Carrack composed the song upon discovering that bassist Terry Comer had been secretly working with other bands.
Weekly essay: "Which are your favourite TV programmes? Describe them and explain why you like them."
It is a descriptive essay so in your introduction, you might be permitted to make general, abstract statements (tell about) your subject or supply background information, as long as you demonstrate these points concretely later in the body of your essay.
Use vivid nouns, verbs, and adjectives, and appropriate metaphors, similes, comparisons, and contrasts. Avoid clichés.
Like the introduction, the conclusion is another place you can get away with reflecting about your subject, summing up your feelings about it.
In these video interviews around Britain, some British young people talk about their favourite TV shows.
This week we are revising the modal verb "can", so this song by Blue -"I can"- is an obvious choice. This song This song was the United Kingdom's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 and scored 100 points.
The Eagles were one of the most successful bands of the 1970s, with multiple hit singles, including Hotel California in 1976.
One of my students was wearing a T-shirt with the cover of the album but they didn't know who this band was. Let me introduce them to you.
May be this song sounds familiar to you, here are the actual authors: Creedence Clearwater Revival: "Have You Ever Seen The Rain" with English and Spanish subtitles so that you can revise the present perfect tense and "ever".
Weekly essay: "Should teenagers decide about their own future alone or guided by their parents? Explain."
All children think about their future. To know what it is that they think about, a social experiment was conducted asking children to send a message to their future selves. And while they spoke to their future selves, their parents watched.