Present Simple

Today lesson is about the form and the use of Simple Present.

Don’t be afraid! It’s not difficult!

Let’s start watching this video from songsandgamesesl.blogspot and then, try to answer some questions about this verb tense.



  • Do we use Present Simple for talking about routines?
  • Can you give me an example of a daily routine?
  • Which sentence is correct? Every day my sister write emails/ Every day, my sister writes emails. Why ?
  • Can I say: I not take photos every day? Why / Why not?
  • Can you complete this question: …………. he listen to an MP3 player every day?

Take a look at the video that will help us reinforce how to form the Simple Present. It’s easy to understand. Play as many times as necessary.



Try these lineworksheets. They are awesome!!!



Tablets, laptops, mobile phones, MP3 players,….. Technology is all around us making things we have to do easier. But, overuse can make us lazier. People are slowy forgetting how to do things. People no longer needs to think. Children are becoming more and more focused on things like the internet and video games that they are spending much less time outside and being active. Technology needs new rules and new laws to avoid us becoming technology-dependent.

Portátiles, móviles, tablets,…..A tecnoloxía está por todas partes facendo que a nosa vida sexa moito máis doada pero, o seu uso excesivo, nos pode facer máis lacazáns. A xente está olvidando pouco a pouco como facer as cousas por un mesmo pois xa non necesitamos pensar como facelas. Os rapaces están cada vez máis centrados nos video xogos e internet que en pasar o seu tempo con actividades ao aire libre que lles permitan relacionarse cos demais e aprender do seu entorno e das experiencias que este lles ofrece. A tecnoloxía necesita novas reglas e leis para evitar que nos convirtamos en dependentes tecnolóxicos.



Halloween chefs

This year, students in level 5  celebrated Halloween in a different way: they became Halloween chefs!!!!

Este ano, os alumnos de 5º  celebraron Hallowwen dun modo diferente: convertíronse en Chefs!!!

So, they  were organized in groups of 3 or 4 based on the skill level of the students in order to make a Halloween pizza. First, they searched for images of Halloween pizzas on the internet and they chose the one they liked most for their recipes.Then, they decided what ingredients they are going to need and they wrote the recipes. Finally, they made the pizzas and the staff of  our school canteen baked them into the oven following their instructions. They were spook-tacular!!!!

Organizouse a clase en grupos de tres ou catro alumnos con distintos niveis de destreza  para facer unha pizza de Halloween. Primeiro buscaron na internet imaxes de pizzas de Halloween e escolleron entre todos cal era a que máis lle gustaba. Logo, decidiron que ingredientes ían necesitar (un bó momento para interactuar con eles sobre os seus gustos) e escribiron as receitas. Finalmente, as prepararon e o persoal de cociña quentóunolas. Estaban de morte!!!!!

Working in small-groups learning in a collaborative enviroment has many benefits:

Traballar en pequenos grupos de aprendizaxe colaborativo ten moitos beneficios:

-Cooperative learning is fun, so students enjoy it and are more motivated.

                       A aprendizaxe cooperativa é divertida, de xeito que os rapaces gozan aprendendo e se sinte máis motivados.

-Cooperative learning is interactive, so students are engaged, active participants in the learninng.

Os alumnos convírtense en axentes activos do seu aprendizaxe.

-Cooperative learning allows discussion and critical thinking, so students learn more and remember what they’ve learned for a longer period of time.

Permite o debate e o pensamento crítico, de xeito que os alumnos aprenden máis e recordan o que aprenderon durante máis tempo.

-Cooperative learning requires students to learn to work together, which is an important skill for their future.

A aprendizaxe cooperativa require que os alumnos aprendan a traballar xuntos, a respetar as opinións dos demáis, a apreciar o traballo dos compañeiros , a aprender dos demáis, a respetar a diversidade, ..o que é unha habiliadade fundamental para o seu futuro.


 I´m sure, we’ll work in this way soon.




Recycling our English

Board games may be old school but they are great for kids for different reasons. They’re still a super-fun way to teach kids about following rules, taking turns, counting spaces, and accepting rewards and consequences.

In addition, board games offer interactive English language practice in a learner-centered, low-stress environment.

I have designed two easy board games for Level 5 and Level 6 that require the students to produce certain types of expressions, so they practice a variety of vocabulary, grammatical patterns, and functional meanings.

Here you have a ppt about the rules of these board games.


I am sure students will enjoy reviewing and recycling their knowledge of English with these board games.