Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Travel broadens the mind

Everyone in this class has chosen to learn English for a different reason.
Has it ever crossed your mind that you'd use your English to create a website?
Well, that's exactly what we've been asked to do.
Becoming part of the Global Virtual Classroom is the best way possible to develop our English!
We can collaborate with two other schools from around the world to create a webside!!!
See the website we created last year here.

Do you like travelling? Where would you like to go to?

Do you like travelling? Well, who doesn't?
So, which kind of holidays do you prefer?
Look at our site on Pinterest to find out!
Now, find your favourite kind of holiday and write a comment about it using all the vocabulary we've learnt!

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

First Awesome facts!

Each one of us is UNIQUE and we learn in completely different ways...
School practice should reflect and cover our needs....

It's essential to LEARN HOW TO LEARN so that we are the learners BEST we can!
Visual learners are those who learn through seeing things. Look over the characteristics below to see if they sound familiar. A visual learner:

  • Is good at spelling but forgets names.
  • Needs quiet study time.
  • Has to think awhile before understanding lecture.
  • Is good at spelling.
  • Likes colors & fashion.
  • Dreams in color.
  • Understands/likes charts.
  • Is good with sign language.
Auditory learners are those who learn best through hearing things. Look over these traits to see if they sound familiar to you. You may be an auditory learner if you are someone who:
  • Likes to read to self out loud.
  • Is not afraid to speak in class.
  • Likes oral reports.
  • Is good at explaining.
  • Remembers names.
  • Notices sound effects in movies.
  • Enjoys music.
  • Is good at grammar and foreign language.
  • Reads slowly.
  • Follows spoken directions well.
  • Can't keep quiet for long periods.
  • Enjoys acting, being on stage.
  • Is good in study groups.

Kinesthetic learners are those who learn through experiencing/doing things. Look over these traits to see if they sound familiar to you. You may be a kinesthetic learner if you are someone who:

  • Is good at sports.
  • Can't sit still for long.
  • Is not great at spelling.
  • Does not have great handwriting.
  • Likes science lab.
  • Studies with loud music on.
  • Likes adventure books, movies.
  • Likes role playing.
  • Takes breaks when studying.
  • Builds models.
  • Is involved in martial arts, dance.
  • Is fidgety during lectures.

So, let's find out how WE learn and BOOST our learning techniques!!!
Take the quiz here to find out!

Then decide which of the STUDY TIPS in this article YOU are going to use to improve your learning!
Write your ideas as a comment.

Optimism and.... Chocolate Cakes 
What HOPE is there for our world? What's your opinion?
Being OPTIMISTIC about the FUTURE is your most important TECHNIQUE to be SUCCESSFUL!
Let's see why we should keep GRINNING!