Sunday, 14 January 2018

A REAL STORY: TILLY SMITH



This is Tilly Smith. She's from the UK. In 2004, she was 10 years old and she was on holiday in Thailand with her parents and sister.

She saved her family and about a hundred tourists from the tsunami caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake.Tilly learned about tsunamis in a geography lesson at school two weeks before the tsunami from her teacher Andrew Kearney
On Sunday, 26th December 2004 Tilly and her family were at Maikhao Beach (Thailand)She recognised the symptoms of a tsunami and alerted her parents and people on the beach. Everyone ran to the hotel and the beach was evacuated.  

The tsunami affected different countries: Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand, Maldives, Somalia ... and killed over 230,000 people. There were waves up to 30 metres high.



On 9th September 2005 Smith received the Thomas Gray Special Award of The Marine Society & Sea Cadets. In November 2005, Tilly Smith appeared at the United Nations and met President Bill Clinton. 

In December 2005, Tilly was named "Child of the Year" by the French magazine "Mon Quotidien". 

She is a HEROINE!

Saturday, 13 January 2018

STORY: BATHTIME FOR FIFI ( BS 4 UNIT 2)

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Fifi is Miss Simpson’s dog.
Miss Simpson: Fifi! Fifi! Come here.
Fifi: Oh, no. It’s bathtime.

But Fifi doesn’t like baths.
Miss Simpson: Fifi, Fifi. I’ve got some shampoo.

Fifi jumps out of the window.
Miss Simpson: Fifi! Fifi! Come here!
Fifi: Hooray! No more baths!

Miss Simpson sees a postman.
Miss Simpson: Excuse me. Is my dog Fifi here?
Postman: Has she got straight hair?
Miss Simpson: No, she’s got curly hair.
Postman: Sorry, she’s not here.

Miss Simpson sees a policeman.
Miss Simpson: Excuse me. Is my dog Fifi here?
Policeman: Has she got green eyes?
Miss Simpson: No, she’s got brown eyes.
Policeman: Sorry, she’s not here.

Miss Simpson sees a florist.
Miss Simpson: Excuse me. Is my dog Fifi here?
Florist: Has she got small ears?
Miss Simpson: No, she’s got big ears.
Florist: Sorry, she’s not here.

Fifi: Woof! Woof!
Miss Simpson: What’s that noise? It’s Fifi! Fifi!

Miss Simpson sees Fifi.
Miss Simpson: Oh Fifi! You’ve got dirty ears and dirty hair!
Fifi: Oh, no! It’s bathtime!

Write a comment and answer the questions. You'll get extra points.

1 Who’s dog is Fifi?
   It's Miss Samuel’s.
   It's Miss Smith’s.
   It's Miss Simpson’s.
2 Where does Fifi go?
   She goes out of the window.
   She goesin through the window.
   She goes over the window.
3 What colour eyes has Fifi got?
   She's got blue eyes.
   She's got brown eyes.
   She's got green eyes.
4 What has Fifi got?
   She's got big ears.
   She's got small ears.
   She's got long legs.
5 What time is it?
   It's bedtime.
   It's bathtime.
   It's lunchtime.


Friday, 12 January 2018

STORY: TILLY AND THE TSUNAMI ( BS5 UNIT 5)

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              Write a comment and correct the FALSE sentences.

1. Tilly is from Thailand.
2. In 2004, Tilly was twelve years old.
3. She was in Year 6 at school. 
4. Mr Kearney was her English teacher.
5. In December 2004 she was on holiday with her parents
    and friends.
6. There were lots of people in the river.
7. A tsunami is a normal wave.
8. Thanks to Tilly, the people could run to the hotel. 
9. In July 2005, Tilly was in Thailand at an award ceremony     for bravery. 
10. Tilly is really proud of the teacher.




SONG: MY HOLIDAY ( BS5 U5)

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Where do you go on summer / Easter/ Christmas holiday? 
What can you do there?
Write a comment and tell me. 
You can win 1 extra point per correct sentence. 


Thursday, 11 January 2018

STORY: CHICKEN SOUP ( BS5 UNIT 2)


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The share in this blog has no commercial, but educational purposes.


The fox is at the shops. He sees the chicken.
Mr Fox: Hmm! Chicken soup.
Miss Chicken: Oh no! It's Mr Fox!

The chicken has got lots of vegetables.
Mr Fox: Hello, Miss Chicken. Ooh! Vegetables. I like vegetables and I love vegetable soup. Delicious chicken and vegetable soup!

Mr Fox: Can I come for dinner, Miss Chicken?
Miss Chicken: Er … Well, OK, Mr Fox, but you can make the soup. I hate cooking.

That evening, the fox goes to the chicken's house.
Miss Chicken: Good evening, Mr Fox. Please come in.
Mr Fox: Good evening, Miss Chicken. Let's start the soup.

Miss Chicken: OK, wash the potatoes and I can put them in the pot.
Mr Fox: OK, Miss Chicken. Now what?

Miss Chicken: Cut the carrots and I can put them in the pot.
Mr Fox: OK, Miss Chicken. Now what?

Miss Chicken: Peel the onions and I can put them in the pot.
Mr Fox: OK, Miss Chicken. Right, the vegetable soup is ready. Great! Let’s eat.

Miss Chicken: Wait a minute! Please have a bath, Mr Fox.
Mr Fox: I don't like baths.
Miss Chicken: I'm sorry, in my house we have a bath before dinner.
Mr Fox: Er … Well, OK, Miss Chicken.

Mr Fox: Ooh! It's nice and hot. A nice hot bath before nice hot chicken soup.
It’s getting very hot. What's this? A carrot! Potatoes!
Oh no! Fox soup! I'm off!

Mr Fox: HELP!

Miss Chicken: He likes chicken soup, but he doesn't like fox soup! See you later, Mr Fox.


Write a comment, answer the questions, write long sentences and win extra points.

1. Where are Miss Chicken and Mr Fox at the beginning of the story ? 
     They are at the library.
     They are at the shops.
     They are at Miss Chicken's house.

2. What does Mr Fox do first?
     Peel the onions.
     Cut the carrots.
     Wash the potatoes.

3. What does Mr Fox do next?
     Peel the onions.
     Cut the carrots.
     Wash the potatoes.

4. What does Mr Fox do last?
     Peel the onions.
     Cut the carrots.
     Wash the potatoes.

5. What does Mr Fox do before dinner?
     He washes his hands.
     He has a bath.
     He has a shower.




SONG. 5 A DAY (BS5 UNIT 2)

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Do you like fruits and vegetables? 
How many do you eat a day? What are your favourites?
Do you eat fruits or vegetables for your breakfast / snack / lunch  tea or dinner?
Write a comment and tell me. 

You can win 1 extra point per correct sentence. 

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