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Learning Guide: Urban tribes

Author: Fanery Patricia Hidalgo Benavides, Marisol Vallejo Narváez, Silvana Yamile López Muñoz – Description: This self-study guide helps you practise describing Urban Tribes in written and spoken form. All the activities are related to the English, please! Fast Track – Student’s Book 10, Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 2, Pages 14, 15 and 17. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you will read the texts and work on some comprehension questions. After that, you will discover how to use the gerund as a verb. Finally, you will write a description about your favorite urban tribe and the same information will be shared through a 1-minute audio in the English group via WhatsApp.

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Learning Guide: Daily routines

Author: Karol Gómez-Andrés Huertas – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to recognize those verbs and vocabulary that are useful to describe
our daily routines and habits, that’s why all activities take you to be able to express your ideas about it.
You can find information related to this topic in Way to Go, Students’ Book 6, Module 1, Unit 2, page 21.

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Learning Guide: Sports and hobbies

Author: Liliana del Rosario Calpa Burbano, Jhoana Rocío Paz Guerrero, Gloria Adriana Bolaños Escobar – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise vocabulary related to sports, hobbies and leisure activities in the development of different exercises. All the activities are related to the topic of sports and hobbies presented in the English, Please! Student’s Book 2 Module 1 Unit 1 Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer some comprehension questions related to a text and end up writing about your favorite sports, hobbies and leisure activities and those of your best friend.

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Learning Guide: My family

Author: Edith Lisbeth Fernandez – Description: This English self- study guide will help you to practice the vocabulary about member of the family
presented in Way to Go! workbook Unit 3 Lesson 1. It starts with vocabulary about this topic
(members of the family) then, the language awareness which helps you understand and use
possessive adjectives. The vocabulary about physical appearance helps you do the reading
activity and your family description which is the last activity. Finally, you have to evaluate your
progress.

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Learning Guide: Gender Equality

Author: Vianey Yanira Insuasti, William Erney Villota, Marcial Adriano Muñoz – Description: These activities are related to the book English Please! Fast track 11, pages 90 to 97. It presents vocabulary and structures to talk about obligation and responsibilities. First, you will discover some words about it, then you will practice with some examples, and finally, you will describe your roles and responsibilities with an infographic. Last but not least, you will also self-assess your work. Are you ready? Let’s go!

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Learning Guide: Life Project

Author: Lilia López Unigarro, Yuli Rojas Betancourt, María Cristina Rosas – Description: This interesting self-study guide will help you; you just must follow the instructions. These activities are related to the topic, life project, presented in “English please”, Module 1, Lesson 1, pages 11, 12. This activity starts with a reading; then, you are going to find some questions about future tense (grammar), vocabulary about dream, and adjectives. After, you should write a short paragraph about your future plans.

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Learning Guide: How do you dress for the weather?

Author: Gaby Doris Caicedo Parra
Mercedes Andrea Dejoy Armero
Zoila Rosa Melo Guerrero – Description: Dear student, this English self-study guide will help you to practice vocabulary about the weather and clothes. All activities are related to the English, Please! Fast track student’s book 9. First of all, you will review some vocabulary related to clothes and the weather. Then, you will read some descriptions about the weather in other countries, and answer some reading comprehension questions. Later, you will discover the uses of adverbs of frequency and the present simple tense, and finally you will design a flyer to illustrate the weather in your town/city and the clothes you use accordingly. I hope you have fun developing the activities!

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Learning Guide: Discovering amazing natural places

Author: Diego Fernando de la Portilla Guerrero – Description: Dear students: In this guide you will learn about landforms and the use of a graphic organiser to write simple, complete paragraphs in English. Sometimes writing appears to be difficult for us, but using this technique will help you to understand the organisation of a paragraph in English. You will also have to use your abilities to complete a crossword and identify a place in our country you will have to write some lines about. You will spend about one hour completing this task that will help you to learn new vocabulary and practice your writing skills.

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Learning Guide: What do people around me look like?

Author: Mercedes Andrea Dejoy Armero, Gaby Doris Caicedo Parra, Zoila Rosa Melo Guerrero – Description: This guide will help you describe your family and people around you in written form through grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension and writing activities. First, you will label some images to practice adjectives, then you will check some short readings and answer questions; and finally you will write about your family and best friend. The topic is related to the contents appearing in the English, Please! Student’s book 9, Module 1 Unit 3 Lesson 8.

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Learning Guide: Helping the environment

Author: Yudith Camila López Cuasquer, Nubia del Socorro Cuaspa Miramá, Oscar Hernán Ayala Chávez – Description: This English self-study guide will help you to practice how to give advice and suggestions using the modal verb Should. The vocabulary is related to actions in order to save the environment with activities from the English Please Student’s Book 9 Module 3, unit 2 lesson 5. The main emphasis of this lesson is on giving recommendations to care for the environment using should and shouldn’t.

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Learning Guide: Activities to keep fit

Author: Kevin Alexis Ordoñez Ortega – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise reading, listening and writing skills. All the
activities are related to the topic of dances around the globe presented in English Please Student’s Book 1 Module 2 Unit 2 Lesson 4. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer some literal and inferential questions. After that, you have to listen to an audio in order to answer some questions and finally, you should write some steps to dance a rhythm that you like, you need to use the sequential linking words.

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Learning Guide: Family members

Author: Héctor Jesús Lombana Córdoba – Description: Dear student, through this guide you will practice vocabulary related to members of the family and you will be provided with some activities that you will develop based on the English book English, please 1, module 1, unit 2, lesson 4. It starts with some review activities about family members. Then, you have to read 4 short texts and answer some questions about them, related to Genitive case (’s) and end up writing some simple sentences comparing family members.

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Learning Guide: Healthy

Author: Aleida Isabel Calderón, Ayda Maria Barreto, Miriam Rosa Herazo – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise asking and giving information about eating habits, nutritional value and health benefits of food. Some activities are related to the topic of health presented in Way to Go 8 Student Book Module 2 Unit 2 lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary activities, then you have to complete sentences, read a text,and to finish writing a short paragraph about a healthy lunch dish about your region.

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Learning Guide: Celebrations

Author: Fanery Patricia Hidalgo Benavides, Marisol Vallejo Nárvaez, Silvana Yamile López Muñoz – Description: This English self-study guide helps you make descriptions taking into account traditional activities and dates. All the activities are related to the topic of celebrations presented in English, Please Student Book 9 Module 2 unit 3 lesson 7. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to identify some celebrations and their activities. After that, you are going to practise inferential reading using 4 pictures. Finally, you have to make a poster about your favorite celebration.

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Learning Guide: Body and mind connection

Author: Roger Ricardo Guerra, Angelica Maria Argel, Delys González – Description: Welcome to this English self-study guide our dear students, it will help you practise vocabulary
related to feelings and emotions and all the activities are related to this interesting topic
presented in the book Way to Go 3, pages 70 and 72. The first activity is based on vocabulary
and then on reading comprehension with some questions about the text Leonardo`s letter and
ends up creating a mini cartoon.
We invite you to develop all the activity with enthusiasm and a very positive attitude!

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Learning Guide: Discovering amazing natural places

Author: Diego Fernando de la Portilla Guerrero – Description: Dear students: In this guide you will learn about landforms and the use of a graphic organiser to write simple, complete paragraphs in English. Sometimes writing appears to be difficult for us, but using this technique will help you to understand the organisation of a paragraph in English. You will also have to use your abilities to complete a crossword and identify a place in our country you will have to write some lines about. You will spend about one hour completing this task that will help you to learn new vocabulary and practice your writing skills.

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Learning Guide: From Day to Day

Author: Janeth Lago Romo, Ana Cecilia Moreno, Campo Hugo Barrera – Description: This self-study guide will help you to practice vocabulary about time, actions, frequency adverbs, and other expressions. Also, you will describe and write about activities you do every day and enjoy doing a role play and a report about partner’s routine. Besides, you will check the progress with the App Be (the)1:Challenge. Finally, you will assess all your job.

These activities are related to the Book “English Please” 9, Fast track 1, Module 3. Now! Enjoy it learning English!

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Learning Guide: Healthy and Unhealthy Food

Author: Eliecer Díaz, Julio Dario Vega, Yasmin del Carmen Arteaga – Description: This English self-study guide helps you talk about food preferences and how to find out about each other’s eating habits, you will be able to talk about healthy and unhealthy diets presented in English, Please! 1. Students’ book Module 3 Unit 1 Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary. Then, you have to answer some questions about language used to describe what food or drink you like and dislike and what is healthy or unhealthy and end up writing short paragraphs you usually eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Learning Guide: Music

Author: Ingrid Lizeth Campos, Constanza Barco Suarez, Yurani Paola Osorio – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice giving comments about your likes and dislikes in written form. All the activities are related to the topic ‘Music’ presented in “English Please 9°” student book, Module 2, unit 6, lesson 6. It starts with some vocabulary about musical genres. Then, you must read a text about likes and dislikes and answer some questions. Finally, you must write a short text about your likes and dislikes in relation to music.

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Learning Guide: Traditional Masks from Putumayo

Author: Orlando Peña Camelo, Omayra Criollo Escobar, Carolina Carvajal Niño – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about how to make a Jean and Putumayo handcraft like masks. All the activities are connected to the reading in English, please! Student Book 10th grade, Module 2, Unit 2, lesson 6 (page 68). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have to read a text and work on some activities about it, then you will discover how to express abilities. Finally, you will design a brochure about Putumayo Masks, that brochure will be shared with the teacher and classmates in an oral presentation.

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Learning Guide: How do you spend your free time?

Author: Yasmín del Rocío Armero Cabrera,
Johanny Katherine Quiroz Rosero,
Rocío Chalapud Velasco,
Román Rodrigo Bolaños Carlosama – Description: Welcome dear student! This English guide helps you to practice how to talk about free time activities using the simple present and the auxiliary verb do and does. You will find some activities to review vocabulary, a short reading and some comprehension questions about it. Also, you will answer some simple questions to discover the uses of the simple present and finally, you will make a short interview to a family member and report his/her answers in a short paragraph following the model given.

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