jueves, 31 de enero de 2008

The Koala

The Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is an arboreal marsupial herbivore native to Australia. The Koala is found in coastal regions of eastern and southern Australia.
The Koalas of South Australia were exterminated during the early part of the 20th century.
The Koala lives on eucalyptus leaves. They eat eucalyptus leaves.
They can live seventeen years but most of them die before.
The population of Koalas nowadays is fewer than 100,000 koalas.

exterminated: exterminats
fewer than: menys que

miércoles, 30 de enero de 2008

Saint Valentine's day ***

Valentine's Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14. It is the traditional day on which lovers express their love for each other; sending Valentine's cards, or gifting candy. It is very common to present flowers on Valentine's Day.

The Valentine's song

The 14th of February is a very special time.
I'm going to send a card to my Valentine.
With hearts and roses and a big red bow.
Who's my Valentine? Do you know?
The 14th of February is a very special time.
Do you want to be my Valentine?

sábado, 26 de enero de 2008


Let's travel in the space and learn more about London!!
London is the capital of England and one of the most popular and largest cities in the world. London has an official population of 7,512,400. There are a lot of different cultures and languages 'living' in London and we can say that is a multicultural city.
In this pictures you will see the most important places in London:

Grammar Revision

Present Simple

We use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual. The action can be a habit, a hobby, a daily event or something that often happens. For example: I go to school.
Remember to put a 's' in the third person: he plays, she plays...

Here you've got an exercise to practise the Present Simple:

1.Does she play tennis?
A.Yes, she do.
B.Yes, she does.

2.Is he a lawyer?
A.No, he isn't.
B.No, he don't.

3.Are you a teacher?
A.Yes, I do.
B.Yes, I am.

4.Does he go to school?
A.No, he does not.
B.No, he don't.

5.Is Marvin a doctor?
A.Yes, he does.
B.Yes, he is.

6.Are you a student?
A.Yes, you are.
B.Yes, I am.

7.Does she speak English?
A.Yes, she does.
B.Yes, she do.

8.Do you work?
A.Yes, I am.
B.No, I don't.

9.Does she play golf?
A.No, she is not.
B.Yes, she does.

If you want to do more exercises, you can visit this website:


Typical English food

Fish and chips is a typical English dish specially in the big cities. You can find fish and chips in a lot of restaurants and it's a type of fast food that consists of fried fish and potatoes.
In the United Kingdom and in Australia fish-and-chips shops usually are independent from the restaurant.