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Learning Guide: Meeting the challenges of the modern world

Author: Liced Yamile Rodriguez Martinez – Description: This self-study guide will help you with your English skills, through the topic related to
community or voluntary work. This guide presents different activities to provide input and help
you by writing a text about a person who has worked or created a voluntary organization. You
can also have feedback from your partners. This self-study guide was done based on the book
English, Please! Fast track 11th grade and it presents activities such as: vocabulary tasks, where
you can recognize words related to voluntary work; reading comprehension which refer to short
posts about voluntary activities; use of language in which you can find the contrast between
past simple and present perfect; listening activities also related to voluntary work and finally,
it presents the writing task with examples and tips to elaborate a good text, by drafting and
correcting until the last version of it. In this self-study guide self-assessment is also relevant,
which allows you to evaluate yourself.

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Learning Guide: Use of free time

Author: Sandra Milena Roman Tabares – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about free time activities and the benefits of doing it. All the activities are connected to the reading in Way to Go Student Book 7 Module 1 Unit 1 (pages 10 and 11). 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 uses. Finally, you will design an infographic about your use of free time; that infographic will be shared with your teacher and classmates.

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Learning Guide: Health

Author: Javier Enrique Velez, Oriana del Carmen Jimenez, Saray Lucia Argel – Description: This self study guide will help you know about healthy habits around the world. All the activities are related to the English Please student book 11 Module 3 unit 1. This guide starts with some interesting activities about vocabulary revision. Then, you have to answer some literal and inferential statements from a reading about two important celebrations in the world. Finally, you have to write a ten line paragraph description about one of the festivals celebrated in our country.

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Learning Guide: Feelings, emotions and values.

Author: Clyde Jensen, Edgar Augusto Loaiza, Juan David Jiménez – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise describing feelings, emotions and values in written form. All the activities are related to the topic of feelings and emotions presented in Way to Go Student Book 7, Module 2, Unit 1, Lessons 1, 2, 3. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to complete some sentences about feelings and emotions and end up writing the description of a sportsperson.

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Learning Guide: The future is in your hands

Author: Marcela Martínez Granada – Description: This English self – study guide helps you to recognise your abilities and to what extent they may influence your future decisions. You can also learn some insights from an entrepreneur and influencer. You will use some useful resources presented in Student’s book English Please 3 Module 1 unit 1. It starts with a vocabulary exercise in which you find the word that does not match with the others.
Then, watch a video and answer some questions about it. You will also get some pieces of
advice about your future decisions from an expert. Finally, you will write a short paragraph that will help you to clear your mind about your strengths, skills, abilities and guide your next steps. It is necessary to spread the word. That is why, share your insights in your self-assessment will help you to listen to reinforce your plans.

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Learning Guide: Let’s see the world

Author: Anyi Mosquera – Description: This self-study guide helps you to practice writing and communication, all the activities are related to the topics about “Let’s see the world” as presented in Way to Go 7, Module 4, Unit 1 Lesson 2. The first part that is about speaking, where you have to answer some questions about the weather, countries and places that you may know. The second part is about writing, based on the grammatical structure.

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Learning Guide: The future is in your hands

Author: Marcela Martínez Granada – Description: This English self – study guide helps you to plan your future decisions and our next after high school, you will also understand and express possible and imaginary situations using vocabulary related to your near future. How can you plan, set goals and take action. You will use some useful resources presented in Student’s book English Please 3 Module 1 unit 1.
It starts with a vocabulary exercise in which you choose the correct word for each sentence. Then, answer some questions about the language used. You will also improve your listening skills and will get some pieces of advice about your future decisions from an expert. Finally, you will design an unconventional mind map that will help you to clear your mind about your next steps. It is necessary to spread the word. That is why, share your insights in your self-assessment will help you to listen to reinforce your plans.

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Learning Guide: Team work

Author: Wilson Moreno Bustos, Viviana Andrea Sanabria – Description: This self-study guide in English will help you practice using “indirect speech” when someone
says or tells us something.
First, you will know some basic rules that are necessary for the correct use of this subject and
then with practical exercises you will put what you have learned into practice. Are you ready?
Let’s go!

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Learning Guide: The influence of images in the world

Author: Tatiana Paula Lozano, Daisy Viviana Montilla Gonzalez – Description: This self-study guide will help you to follow instructions in a written form. Some activities are
related to the English Please 3 Student ́s Book Module 2, Unit 2 that will help you to reinforce
the vocabulary related to advertisements, modal verbs: can, should, could and to show your
creativity and ability to convince others.

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Learning Guide: Wealth and poverty, charitable giving

Author: Claudia Baranza, Haixa Martínez – Description: This English self-study guide is focused on the critical thinking development. The activities are
related to the topic Wealth and poverty, charitable giving presented in English Please 3 Module
2 Unit 3 Lesson 7. It starts with a thinking routine to explore your previous ideas about the
topic. The activities proposed let you strength the four abilities: listening, speaking, reading
and writing.

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Learning Guide: Documentaries and films

Author: Bibiana Patiño Roa – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice your listening and reading skills about the
documentary maker and their work. All the activities are related to the English Please 3,
Module 2, Unit 3, Lesson 8, pages 76 and 78. It starts with some vocabulary about tools and
devices to do a documentary film. Then, you have to listen an audio and answer some
questions in written form about it. Finally, you have to read a text “Documenting the issues of
our time” and answer some questions in written form.

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Learning Guide: Celebrations around the world

Author: Martin Alonso Gonzales – Description: This self-study guide will help you know about celebrations and festivals around the world. All the activities are related to the English Please student book 10 Module 3 unit 1. This guide starts with some interesting activities about vocabulary revision. Then, you have to answer some literal and inferential statements from a reading about two important celebrations in the world. Finally, you have to write a ten-line paragraph description about one of the festivals celebrated in our country.

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Learning Guide: Spending time well

Author: John Jorge Ortega, Liceth Karine Oyola, Martha Milena Rodelo – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice to describe how to spend time well in written form. All the activities are related to the topic of spending time well presented in English Please 2 Student Book Module 1 Lesson 7. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to make some reading activity to comprehend some knowledge about Scouting. After that, you have to do some listening activities and answer some questions about the language used to talk about real possibilities. You will end up making a brochure to show that you can talk about real possibilities in a camping trip.

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Learning Guide: Different Lifestyles

Author: Yorlay Andrea Ocampo, Adriana Restrepo, María del Pilar Ríos Vallejo – Description: This self-study guide provides you some clues to get better with the grammar structure of present simple and vocabulary related to different celebrations in other cultures. This guide is based on the book English Please 10° unit 1, module 3, lessons 1 and 2, Where you can increase your reading and writing skills and vocabulary.

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Learning Guide: You can make a difference

Author: Luz Adriana Garcia, Julian Andrés Yaya, Angela Carolina Villa – Description: This self-study guide helps you to strengthen and provide new vocabulary about social troubles
using the second conditional as a tool to express some wishes and hopes that they would want
to happen in a better world. In this self-study guide we use English Please 3 module 3, unit 1 lesson 2.

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Learning Guide: Nature, environment and planet care

Author: Blanca Liliana Morales Giraldo, Gloria Nelsy Betancourt Salazar, María Carmenza Giraldo Ocampo – Description: This English self- study guide provides you communicative resources to give advice and recommendations related to nature, environment and planet care. The activities of this guide are based on English Please 10 book, module 4, unit 2 page 144. First, it begins with some vocabulary related to the environment , nature and planet care. Second, you will find some recommended tools and practices. Finally, you will propose your own recommendations to love and protect nature , environment and planet with the participation of all your family members.

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Learning Guide: Around the world (special days)

Author: Heimy Ceballos Muñoz, Yair Berruecos García – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise giving your opinion in writing form. All the activities are related to the topic Special days, presented in English Please 9. Student Book 1, Module. 2 Unit 3 Lesson 8. It builds on the vocabulary, language analysis and writing tasks done in the. previous worksheet. It asks you to create a poster showing two of the most
popular celebrations in Colombia, you can share it with your classmates.

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Learning Guide: Colombia: A natural and cultural paradise

Author: Rocio del Pilar Velasco Beltrán, Judith Cardona Gallego – Description: This English self-study guide will help you to reinforce and improve your English skills to talk
about your experiences with nature, culture and tourism. The chosen activities are related to
practicing the present perfect tense in the book English Please No. 2 Module 8. The first
activity is related to the vocabulary about tourism and nature. Then in activities 2,3 and 4 you
can improve your reading and listening skills, and finally through the fifth activity you will
share a real experience you have had with nature. The main objective of this self guide is
review and practice the present perfect tense.

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Learning Guide: Eco Friendly world

Author: Gloria Catalina Ortiz Ortiz, Natali Ortiz,Gloria Eugenia González – Description: This self-study guide helps you review vocabulary about flora and fauna and learn to use comparative and superlative adjectives. All the activities are related to English, Please! 9 Student Book, module 4 unit 1 (pages 124-126). Activities 1 and 2 are about vocabulary. The next activity is a reading and then developing a true/false exercise. In the language awareness you will notice the grammar rules for comparatives and superlatives and the useful language box to reinforce the information. Finally is your production time, create a collage about two ecoparks, write a description using adjectives and share your job through WhatsApp with your classmates and teacher.

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Learning Guide: Consumer Power

Author: Emilce Barón – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to give practice in talking about what you will normally
do in real-life situations. All the activities are related to the topic of describing how to be an
ethical consumer in English, Please! 2 Module 2 Unit 3 Lesson 8, pages 77,78, 80. It starts with
some vocabulary revision activity. Then, you have to read the article and match the headlines
to the paragraphs. After that you have to study the grammar rule about first conditional form
and complete the sentences, then, write sentences about how to be an ethical consumer. Later,
you listen to an audio about a conversation between friends that helps you to recognize what
they are saying about their shopping habits. It ends up recording a video or audio about the
sentences you wrote in activity # 4. If you don’t have access to internet you will make an
advertising brochure for a product.

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Learning Guide: Daily Routines

Author: Nadia Milena Hoyos Cortina – Description: This self-study guide helps you to learn new vocabulary related to free time activities and daily routine activities. Also you will learn the positive and interrogative structures in Present Simple tense to create sentences expressing a daily routine. All the activities are from the book English Please, pages: 48, 49, 50. It starts with a reading activity, then with a vocabulary activity where you must match pictures with some words and finally you have to create your own sentences according to your daily activities.

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