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Learning Guide: Celebrations and festivals

Author: Andrés Bermúdez Duque, Astrid Elena Lopera Lopera, Elmer Antonio Córdoba Mosquera – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise describing traditional Colombian celebrations. All the activities are related to the topic of celebrations and festivals presented in English Please Student’s Book Fast Track 9th grade, Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 7. It begins with a vocabulary task, a matching exercise, and writing about celebrations. Then, it asks you to complete some sentences about celebrations and customs. Next, do a multiple choice exercise about wh- question words. Finally, do a reading exercise and comprehension activity. At the end, there is a class project to do during the term to be presented at the end of it.

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Learning Guide: Natural Eco Parks in Colombia

Author: Luz Adriana Herrera – Description: This English self- study guide helps you learn vocabulary about natural Eco parks in Colombia, all the
activities are connected to the learning goals and the reading in English Please! Module 1 unit 1 lesson 1
pages (124 and 125). It starts with some vocabulary activities, the you should read the text and answer
some comprehension questions related with it, then you will discover how to write comparative sentences
and finally, you will design a poster about two important natural or touristic places in Tolima.

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Learning Guide: Food groups

Author: Ofelia Vargas, Cielo Barreto – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise expressing information about food groups. All the
activities are related to the topic “Food groups” presented in English Please! Student Book
1, Module 3, Unit 1, Lesson 2. It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have
to read some information about healthy diet and answer some questions, and end up writing a
description of the meals you eat.

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Learning Guide: Saving water

Author: Maritza Cardozo, Diana Rodriguez – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about saving water. All the activities are connected
to the reading in English please fast track Student Book 9, unit 1 Module 4 lesson 2 (page
128,129,130,131). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have to read a text and work on
some activities about it, and then you will discover how to give advice to save water. Finally, you will
design a poster about giving advice to your friends and relatives to save water; that poster will be shared
with your teacher and classmates.

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Learning Guide: Feelings and emotions

Author: Emerita Useche- Carlos Alvarez – Description: This self-study guide helps you to learn vocabulary about feelings and emotions and ask and answer
question with (Why) and (because). All activities are related to the book Way to Go 7 Unit 2 module 1,
Pages 49 – 52. It starts with the vocabulary activity, then a text and its reading comprehension exercises;
the language awareness section will help you discover the grammar and it ends up with a writing exercise.
Finally, the assessment task will help you check your progress.

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Learning Guide: Holidays

Author: Diana Gómez – Description: This self-study guide in English helps you practice listening and speaking. The exercises of the 2 activities
are related to the topic holiday activities in the book English Please 1 Fast Track, pages 76-77. It starts
with some vocabulary, then you will listen to an audio about holiday and answer some questions about it.
Then, you will analyze some questions related to using wh questions and it ends up with a speaking
activity in which you will interview a partner.

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Learning Guide: My family

Author: Alejandro Cárdenas – Description: This self-study guide helps you review vocabulary related to professions and the present simple
form of the verb to be. All the activities are related to the topic My family presented in English
Please 1, module 1, unit 2, lesson 6. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then you
have to answer some multiple choice questions about the text in exercise 5. After that you have
to write an email to a friend carrying out the steps given in the exercise. Finally, you have to
answer some questions in order to evaluate the guide.

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Learning Guide: Types of music

Author: Jhon James Arroyave Guazarabe, Diego Fernando Cardona Valencia, Fernando Monsalve López, Luz Adiela Arias Valencia – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to express likes, describe famous people, and use some adjectives by using the present simple tense in third person. All activities are taken and adapted from English Please! 1, Module 2 Unit 2 Lesson 6. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you continue to read a text related to musical likes, and end up writing about a famous singer’s personal information.

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Learning Guide: Daily routines

Author: Sulay Robledo Córdoba, Hugo Omar Bernal Garcia, Javir Riascos Hurtado – Description: In this self-study guide you will practice different skills like reading, writing and listening with three sections including some vocabulary, grammar, a reading and a task to write. Everything is related to daily routines activities; this topic is taken from book English Please 9th, unit 1, module 2, lesson 3, pages 56, 57.

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Learning Guide: My Family

Author: Nury Guzman Vargas, Natalia Rincón Gaviria, Paula Andrea Acevedo – Description: This English self-study guide helps you describe your family in written form. All the activities are related to the topic of “Family Members” presented in English please 1 – Module 1, unit 2,
Lesson 4, pages 22-24. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer some questions about the language used to describe your family (possessive adjectives) and end up writing a paragraph about a family member.

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Learning Guide: Typical Food

Author: Jhonny Lemos, Alfredo Mejía Valencia, Jorge Sánchez Marín – Description: This self-study guide will take you through a series of activities which aim to improve your vocabulary in terms of a healthy lifestyle. It starts with a vocabulary review, then you have to match the names of some fruits and their definitions, then you will work on grammar by using quantifiers to complete the activities. After that, you will read a text about some Colombian dishes and you will complete some charts with the information from the texts. Finally, you will create a new chart to describe a Colombian dish and foreign dish. The information can be found on Módulo 3, unidad 1, lección 1 en página 86-88 from the English please Student’s Book 9h grade.

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Learning Guide: My ecological footprint

Author: Luz Miryam Montilla Montaña – Description: This English self-study guide helps you create an action plan to take care of the environment. All the activities are related to the topic “My ecological footprint” presented in Way to Go Student Book, Module 1 Unit 2. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer some questions about the language used to describe plans (gerunds), do some tasks related to an article and end up writing an action plan to save the planet.

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Learning Guide: Healthy lifestyles

Author: Diego Fernando Cardona Valencia, Luz Adiela Arias Valencia, Fernando Monsalve López, Jhon James Arroyave Guazarabe – Description: This self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary related with healthy lifestyles such as healthy food, quantities, countable and uncountable food, and to ask for quantities of food by using how much/ how many. All the activities are taken and adapted from Module 3, Unit 1, lesson 2, from the textbook English Please! Fast track 1, pages 87, 91 and 92. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. After that, you have to complete some reading exercises with multiple choice option, similar to the ones in Pruebas Saber. Finally, you will design a short survey related to eating habits at the school restaurant.

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Learning Guide: Amazing Countries

Author: Noralba Correa Suárez – Description: This English self-study guide helps you identify typical characteristics of different countries, compare them and talk about them. You can also practise writing comparisons by writing sentences of places and using the adjectives in the right form.

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Learning Guide: Keeping healthy

Author: Edgar Fernando Riascos Vallejo, Teresita Hurtado Osorio – Description: This English self-study guide will help you talk and write on how to stay healthy. All the activities are related to the topic of taking care of your body and mind presented in the book Way to go Student’s book 7 Module 1 Unit 2 lesson 1. It starts exploring the vocabulary the students already know, then they get familiar with some words. Afterwards, they listen to an expert talking about actions to stay healthy, right after, they notice and deduce a grammar aspect and end up writing an action plan to stay healthy, using the grammar and vocabulary learnt.

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Learning Guide: Traditional Games

Author: Noralba Correa Suarez, Maria Alma Lenny Sierra Echeverry, Jorge Augusto Cardona Osorio – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to write about traditional games, describe them and talk about the rules, objects that you need and the places where you can play. All the activities are related to the topic of “enjoy your free time!” presented in Way to Go Students and Workbook 7, Modulo 1 unit 1 lesson 3. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to complete some sentences taking into account that you have to be careful on how to write the main verb (simple present tense) and end up answering questions about some traditional games.

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Learning Guide: Solving Problems with others.

Author: Paunny Andrea Portacio Cortes
Karen Margarita Mendoza Gonzalez – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise giving advice to people when it is needed. All the activities are related to the topic of solving problems with others presented in Way to Go Student Book 8 Module 3 Unit 1 Lesson 1. It starts with a new vocabulary activity. Then you have to do a reading activity, answer some questions before reading and then do a matching activity. Once you finish with that, you have to do a writing activity where you have to think about some other pieces of advice in order to help those people.

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Learning Guide: Human Actions and the environment

Author: Andrés Felipe Muñoz Cortés, Margarita María Montes Montoya – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to describe the human actions that affect the environment and express what you would do to promote the care of it. All the activities are related to the topic of human actions and the environment presented in Way to Go Student Book 8, Module 1, Unit 1, Lesson 1. Besides, you will be able to write about the environmental problems that affect your school or community.

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Learning Guide: Human Actions and the Environment

Author: Andrés Bermúdez Duque, Astrid Elena Lopera Lopera, Elmer Antonio Córdoba Mosquera – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary related to human’s actions and the environment. All the activities are connected to the reading in “Way to Go Student Book 8, Module 1 – Unit 1 (Pages 9, 10, 11, 12) and the “Workbook” (3, 4, 5, 6). 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 actions in the present simple. Finally, you will design a campaign inviting your friends to have good environmental habits; that campaign will be shared with your teacher and classmates.

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Learning Guide: Environmental Concerns

Author: Ana Maria Quintero Ortega – Description: This guide helps you improve vocabulary and grammar about the environment. The activities are related to environmental concerns in Way to Go Student Book 8 (Module 1 Unit 1 Lesson 1) and work book 8 (Module 1 Unit 1 Lesson 1). First you are going to a practice listening and vocabulary through a song, then you are going to match the picture with environmental problems (Way to Go Student Book 8, page 10 Exercise 1). Discuss with your partner about the things you would like to do and the things you would not like to do (Way to Go Student Book 8, page 12 Exercise 5). Make full sentences with would like to or wouldn’t like to about each idea (Way to Go WorkBook 8, page 3 Exercise 3).

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Learning Guide: Healthy food choices

Author: Nataly Pezzotti – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about food, nutrients and eating habits. All the
activities are connected to the reading in Way to Go Student Book 8 Module 2 Unit 2 (page 61). It starts
with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have to listen to an audio and answer some questions about
it, then you will discover how to give orders, commands, warnings or instructions. Finally, you will make
a presentation about your eating habits explaining the benefits for your health.

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