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Learning Guide: Family life

Author: David Antonio Cordero, Yolima Esther Narvaez, Laura Mejia – Description: This English self-study guide is designed to help you learn vocabulary about the members of your family. The exercises are adapted from the Way to Go Student Book 6 page 30 and 31. The first part is about vocabulary activities and then you need to read a text and work on some activities about it, then you will discover how to use the demonstratives appropriately. Finally, you will design a graphic organizer of your family and share it with your teacher and classmates.

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Learning Guide: Saying No! to bullying

Author: Natalia Cardozo Durán/ Natalia Méndez Lugo – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary related to bullying and types of bullying. Additionally, this guide helps you give suggestions to people experiencing bullying. The activities in this guide are connected to the reading in Way to Go Student Book 7 Module 2 Unit 3 (page 76). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you must read a text and do some activities about it; then, you will discover how to give suggestions. Finally, you will make an informative flyer giving some suggestions to those experiencing bullying. That flyer will be shared with your teacher and classmates.

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Learning Guide: Take care of my body.

Author: Olga Lucía Mateus Castro
Carlos Ferney Sanchez Gomez
Wilmer Javier Ortiz Meneses – Description: This learning guide for the English area was prepared to help you learn vocabulary and giving instructions
to take care of your body. All the activities are related with how to be a healthy teen presented in Way to
Go Book 7 Module 1 Unit 2 Lesson 1.
In the vocabulary section you will learn about healthy food and objects for your care and some verbs used
to carry out these activities. Then, you will work on a reading task to learn more about the topic and finally
you will create a video tutorial to inform people about what to do to take care of their bodies. This guide
is designed to be developed in one hour.
Enjoy the activities and let’s continue learning together!

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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 free time.

Author: Andrés Leonardo Silva Cruz – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to build your vocabulary about possible activities in your free time, this to help you to ask and report personal information about them. All the activities are related to the topic my free time in Way to go! Seventh grade, student ́s book, module 1 unit 1, page 10. It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you read some information and work on some activities about it. Later, you are going to find some concept questions and finally you have to describe some hobbies or activities that you like to do in your free time.

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Teaching Guide: personality

Author: Sonia del Socorro Jácome Estrada – Description: This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to develop speaking and listening skills and practice describing people’s personality by using the verb To Be in the present and past. And for the teacher it provides a valuable opportunity to assess the level of understanding of their students.

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Teaching Guide: Healthy daily habits

Author: Mary Rusell Melo – Description: This activity plan helps to consolidate the topic of routines, interests and hobbies. It gives students the opportunity to be aware of writing coherent sentence expressing their present lives.

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Teaching Guide: Green Community

Author: Consuelo Doria Torres – Description: This plan can be used when people want to talk about where they live and how the environment in that area is affected and should be protected by good citizens.

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Teaching Guide: This is me and my community

Author: Diana Rocío Muñoz Hernández – Description: This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to foster cultural knowledge of the world throughout the creation of videos. Besides, it gives teachers a chance to integrate English grammar topics to the students’ real life throughout meaningful projects. All in all, this lesson plan is a simple and fun way to have the students engaged with the learning process while interacting and knowing their own community.

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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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Teaching Guide: Healthy/unhealthy

Author: Beatriz Adriana Alvarado Figueredo – Description: This plan gives teachers a chance to energize the class. The students have a great opportunity to enjoy the English class and learn the topic in a different way by including the four skills.

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Teaching Guide: Our beautiful natural world

Author: Sandra Patricia Salgado Pertuz – Description: This task plan gives the students the opportunity to learn about the natural beauties of their country and also allows the teacher to assess the students’ communication skills through different activities.

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Learning Guide: Taking care of my body

Author: Luz Adriana Uran, Dora Cecilia Uribe – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice giving instructions in written form. All the activities are related to the topic taking care of my body presented in Way to Go workbook 7; Module 1, Unit 2, Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to sort out these foods in the pyramid of food. After that, answer some questions about a reading activity for having healthy habits.

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Learning Guide: Environment

Author: Anna Eduvina Álvarez Morales – Description: This self-study guide will help you to practice vocabulary related to deforestation and the simple past tense. All the activities are connected to the short reading found in the Way to Go student’s book 8 page 16. You will develop some vocabulary activities, which will present vocabulary that you will find in the text; then, you will answer some reading comprehension questions and concept questions to discover grammar related to the past simple tense. Finally, you will design and share a poster to talk about experiences related to the environment. Let’s have some fun!

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Learning Guide: My body is an amazing machine

Author: Jorge Reyes – Description: This self-study guide helps you to practice the vocabulary about “the body” in written and oral form. All
the activities are related to the topic “My body is an Amazing Machine”, presented in Way to Go 6
Module 1 Unit 1 lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to answer
some questions based on a reading and the language awareness and it ends up with speaking and
writing activities.

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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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