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Learning Guide: Let’s celebrate!

Author: Avendaño Gracia Ana
Yamile, Hurtado Abril Marisel,Escobar Alvarez Judith
Esperanza,Medellín Herrera Andrea
Consuelo – Description: This English self-study guide lets you learn vocabulary about traditions, celebrations and
customs in Colombia and other countries.
All the activities are related to “Way to Go 1” student’s book, Module 4, Unit 3, lessons 1 and
3 pages 150, 152, 158 and 167. At the beginning you are going to find vocabulary about
celebrations, traditions and custom where you practise with some exercises, after that, you
continue with listening exercises, there are two tracks for reinforcing listening skill.Then you
do a reading for understanding the grammar structure like simple present, in addition, you can
practise some exercises about “Pruebas Saber 11”. Finally, you will do your own diagram.
Don’t forget to develop your self assessment because it can identify your learning process and
the advantages in a foreign language.

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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: 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: Helping the environment

Author: 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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Teaching Guide: My People

Author: Juver Antonio Lloreda – Description: This plan is for students to learn how to ask for and provide information related to their families. They can also sustain short conversations with others in regards to family information.

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Teaching Guide: Environment

Author: Maria Fernanda Trujillo Rojas – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to make self-conscious about the importance of taking care of the environment through identifying the main actions that people can do for it. Also, the students could share their ideas in a communicative way.

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Teaching Guide: Greetings around the world

Author: Emilio Criado Rocha – Description: Through this activity plan you can see how each one of the stages lead your students to practice writing and speaking in different moments throughout the lesson. Besides, in this plan, students can learn by themselves, because they ́ will be the main actors in the class and you will only be a guide waiting to give feedback when necessary. And finally, with this activity plan you can forget the traditional English grammar classes and produce more dynamic and participative classes, which motivate students to be interested in learning of conversational English and work real themes that are more appropriate for discussions.

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Learning Guide: Weather conditions

Author: Claudia Ximena García Duarte, Carlos Cesar Casas – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise vocabulary about types of weather. These
activities are concerned with What’s the Weather like today? You can find in Way to go Student Book 6 Module 4 // Unit 2 // Lesson 1. First, you begin with some vocabulary matching activities in which you associate images and descriptions. After that, you look at the images and complete information required. Finally, you look at some images and write a paragraph about activities you like doing in a day with a kind of weather.

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Learning Guide: Human body

Author: Juan Fernando Vargas Rivera, Patricia Vanegas Londoño – Description: This English self-study guide will help you recognize the main parts of your body and their features. The activities proposed are related to the topic of healthy habits presented in the Way to Go Student Book 6, Module 2 Unit 1 Lesson 1. This guide starts with vocabulary revision activities regarding some parts of your body. Then, you have to read some information and write short sentences about the things that other people are able to do with their bodies. Finally, you are going to write about your own body, its characteristics and what you are capable of doing with it.

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Learning Guide: Another day

Author: Didnory Aguirre – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice understanding about daily routine in a written
form. All the activities are related to the topic of another day presented in Way to Go Student
Book 6 Module 1 Unit 2 Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you
have to answer some questions about the way sentences in English are constructed and end
up reading a paragraph of a person who tells you his/her personal daily routine and there are
some multiple choice questions you have to answer base on the text.

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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: 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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Learning Guide: Enjoy your free time

Author: Diana del Pilar Barreto Moreno, Carmen Julia Buitrago Escobar, Leidy Milena Camargo Sandoval – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise vocabulary related to free time activities and express what activities you can do or not during the quarantine. These activities are related to Module 1 // Unit 2// Lesson 2: “Be Smart: Do Exercise!”. You can find it in Way to Go Student Book 7. Firstly, you begin matching some vocabulary with images and slogans. After that, you listen to a friends’ conversation talking about their abilities. You could recognize the modal verb CAN. Then, you will complete a chart with the information of the audio. Finally, you have the opportunity to interview some your family members about what activities they can do or can’t do and what they want to learn how to do in time of covid.

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Teaching Guide: A typical day at my job

Author: Eddy Seley Parra – Description: This plan is intended to be used at the end of a series of lessons on daily routines and jobs. It is a fluency practice lesson so in order for students to be able to perform, they should have already learned some of this language.

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Learning Guide: My daily routine

Author: Margoth Johana Ruales Tabla – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise the vocabulary to describe your daily routine in written form. All the activities are related to the reading presented in the Way to Go Student’s Book 6 Module 1 Unit 2 Lesson 1 pages 20 and 21. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you will read a short text and answer some comprehension questions; later, you will analyze the uses of the present simple tense, and finally, you will produce a short written text to describe your routine.

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Teaching Guide: Describing what you see

Author: Johny Barrera Tafur – Description: This plan is framed within the scope of the suggested English curriculum for Module 4: Globalization, in which students can discover different cultural aspects of various countries in terms of body language communication. Students have the chance to work individually and in groups in order to achieve the expected goals in this lesson.

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Learning Guide: Taking care of myself and of others.

Author: Diana del Pilar Barreto Moreno, Carmen Julia Buitrago Escobar, Leidy Milena Camargo Sandoval – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise vocabulary related to Feelings and Emotions in time of Covid. These activities are related to Module 1 // Unit 3//: “Taking Care of Myself and of Others”. You can find it in Way to Go Student Book 7 and Way to Go Work Book. Firstly, you begin searching emotions on a cross puzzle. After that, you read the reasons why the people feel stressed (a-f). Here you can recognize the Simple Present Tense in affirmative form. Then, you will answer some questions about feeling stressed when you have bad relationships by using a vocabulary box. Moreover, you need to read the story of a student who is stressed because of pressure in school and underline the way the carácter reacts to stress, write True or False and correct the False ones.
In the writing tasks, you write 6 sentences about how the stress can affect you. Using the following vocabulary, Read a paragraph and make an outline with your own ideas about how you deal with a stressful situation and at the end, you write an email to your teacher expressing how you deal with stressful situations using the word bank.
Finally, the student must self evaluate his/her performance during the development of this self Study Guide.

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