B2 Christmas calendar

I’m sure you can find some time in between meals to practise your English. Time cannot be an excuse because, unfortunately, we’d better not travel or meet friends and family, so you’ll certainly find a moment to sit down and turn on your computer. Activities are not an excuse, either, you can find them below: one for each day. Warning: don’t do them all on the same day, learning a language is not a sprint but a marathon.

Durian fruit

Every now and then we hear about this or that new food and I what I bring here is one nobody in my class has ever heard about (neither have I): durian fruit.

Watch the video by clicking on the picture and find out about it.

 

Let’s start with some music.

Welcome back!

Let’s start with some music, just for the fun of it. Well, there’s a challenge, and this is to try and read HIS words as he sings them.

Good luck!

2 Unlimited – Jump for joy

I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I want everyone to know!
I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I gotta let the whole world know!

Jump for joy
Jump for joy
Jump for joy
Jump for joy

Everybody jump jump
Jump for joy
Everybody jump jump
Everybody jump jump

Jump for joy!

I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I want everyone to know!
I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I gotta let the whole world know!

I wanna jump for joy, J-O-Y
‘Cause Cupid shot your arrow in the sky
You know the feeling, jumping and screaming
Here come the angels marked by demons
You must be dreaming, your heart is steaming
Forget the pain and start believing
Peace and love surrounding Earth
Respect to my mum who gave me birth
Butterflies are moving fast
Is this the last love look of last
Heavier as ever, rhymes quite clever
Respect to the world, it’s time for whatever
Stimilate the feeling you got inside
Hold me down so we can take a ride
Hoaw my month for you to enjoy
Wave your hands in the air and jump for joy

I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I want everyone to know!
I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I gotta let the whole world know!

Jump for joy, Jump for joy
Jump for joy, Jump for joy
Jump For Joy!
I wanna jump for joy, jump for joy
Everybody jump jump
Everybody jump jump
Jump for joy

Everybody jump jump
Jump for joy

I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I want everyone to know!
I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I gotta let the whole world know!

I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I want everyone to know!
I wanna scream
I wanna jump for joy, and I gotta let the whole world know!

Jump for joy
Jump for joy
Jump for joy
Jump for joy

Crimes and offences

Watch the video to learn some vocabulary about crime and criminals.

Do the exercise below: read the description, think about the name of the crime and turn the card round to see whether you were right in your guesses.

Festivals and celebrations

Do the quizz below based on the article about the Taar Bal. Then, do the exercises on pages 62 and 63 in the student’s book . Finally, write a review of a festival or celebration you enjoy or you are familiar with, follow the instructions in exercise 7b on page 63 in the student’s book. Deadline: Monday 22nd/Tuesday 23rd March.

Click on the picture to have access to the quiz.