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Learning Guide: Routine activities

Author: Oscar Mauricio QUintero – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn vocabulary about routine activities. All the activities
are connected to the book English Please! 9 module 2 unit 1. (page 51). It starts with some
vocabulary activities, then you must read two routines and work on some activities. Finally, you
will record a video presenting your routine and asking about your father/mother routine
activities.

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Learning Guide: Natural disasters

Author: MARYI LORENA MONJE ARAUJO, MARIA ALESKSANDRA MUÑOZ LOZANO – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to practice natural disasters vocabulary. In addition, you can reinforce reading, listening, writing and speaking skills and pragmatic competence. These activities are taken from “English Please.St.9th , unit 2 lesson 5”. It starts with two revision vocabulary activities about the most common natural disasters vocabulary. In the first activity, you will look for natural disaster’s vocabulary in the crossword, then write the vocabulary above the picture.
In the Reading task, you read the text and answer the four multiple choice questions and choose the correct option. (Icfes test). Then, you must read the text again and answer True or False in the sentences given.
For the language task, you must write a short description about what is happening in the five pictures given. Use your notebook and write down your answers.
In the Listening task, you will listen to a conversation and match the words above the pictures according to the audio given. Then, you must listen to a conversation and complete the sentences with missing words given.
In the writing task, you should describe what happens during an earthquake. And, what can you do in case of an earthquake?
Finally, you should make a recording or video describing what to do in case of an earthquake. Record your video using an application-WhatsApp or cellphones. When you finish the activity, send me the pictures of the activities and the audio or video. If you have questions, please text me or call me.

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Learning Guide: Natural landscapes

Author: Faiver Polanía Perdomo, María Alejandra Caviedes Cuellar, Mauro Suarez – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn about some rules to construct written texts and understand reading using comparative and superlative adjectives. All the activities are related to the topic of natural landscapes presented in English Please Student Book 9 Module 4 Unit 1 lesson 1, and others taken from other sources. It starts with some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to match some words with the corresponding picture, complete words related to the topic, answer some questions about touristic places in Colombia, Write sentences using comparative and superlative adjectives, and write a letter a friend showing the main features of two cities in Colombia.

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Learning Guide: The weather in the world.

Author: Leidy Johanna Medina – Description: Hi! In this guide you will learn about the weather and different regions of Colombia. You will practice vocabulary to describe clothing and different customs according to the different types of weather. You will also read and then practice describing some cities in Colombia.

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Learning Guide: Favorite dishes

Author: Juanita Ponce de León, Morlin Córdoba – Description: This self-study guide allows you to practice talking about the different ways in which you can know how we live. The activities you will find here are based on the book English Please! 9th Grade, Module 3, Unit 1, pages 86 – 90. The guide starts with some images where you must fill in spaces with the correct word, then continues with countable and uncountable nouns to complete the sentences with a/an/some/any. After this, there is a reading exercise about different traditional food in our country. And then you will prepare your favorite food with the ingredients you have in your refrigerator and, finally, you will complete some sentences and prepare a video with your favorite food at home.

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Learning Guide: Physical Descriptions

Author: Laura Rosso, Tania Maria Camargo, Doris Helena Bravo – Description: This self-study guide teaches you about adjectives for describing people and reinforcing verb to
be. All the activities are connected with module 1 unit 2 lesson 7 (page 33)of the English please
book. It starts with vocabulary activities. Then, you will practice verb tobe with a grammar task
related to a famous singer and some concept questions to verify what you have learnt. Also, you
will find a reading activity and a writing activity in which you will talk about your favorite singer,
actress or actor.

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Learning Guide: When we eat!

Author: Martin Alonso Gonzales – Description: This Self-study Guide was designed to help you know about vocabulary related to food and drinks, things you like or dislike, countable and uncountable nouns. All the activities are aligned with the English Please student book 9 Module 3 unit 1. This guide starts with some interesting activities about vocabulary revision. Then, you have to revise some grammar tips. Consequently, you need to read, and then answer true or false statements from a reading about special dishes in Colombia. Finally, you are required to write a paragraph about a typical Colombian dish.

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Learning Guide: Protecting the Earth

Author: Eliecer Díaz, Julio Dario Vega – Description: This English self-study guide helps you learn expressions related to the environment and how to take good care of it. All the activities are connected to the reading in English, Please 1 Module 4 Unit 1 Lesson 2 (pages 128, 129 & 130). It starts with some vocabulary activities. Then, you have to read a text and work on some activities about it. After that, you will discover how to tell people what to do and NOT to do. Finally, you will design a poster where you tell people what to do and NOT to do to save water; that poster will be presented to your teacher through a video.

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Learning Guide: Eating habits

Author: Aleida Isabel Calderón, Ayda Maria Barreto, Miriam Rosa Herazo – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to talk about food preferences and describe a healthy menu presented in English, Please! Book 9 Module 3 Unit 1 Lesson 1. It starts with some vocabulary activities, then you have to match the words with the pictures, listen to an audio, read a text, and to finish describe a healthy menu.

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Learning Guide: My classroom

Author: Wendy Johanna Salcedo, Virginia Patricia Buelvas, Arnulfo del Toro Alarcón – Description: This English self-study guide can help you practice vocabulary related to your classroom and the objects inside it. The activities are based on the topic Classroom Description presented in English Please 2 Student Book. The first part has some vocabulary revision activities. Then, you have to read some texts to comprehend some knowledge about the terms to refer to the description of objects and the distance from you. After that, you will end up making a poster about your classroom describing the different objects and you will have to send a picture of the poster to your teacher.

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Learning Guide: Food and fruits

Author: Laura Rosso, Tania Maria Camargo, Doris Helena Bravo – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to practice giving clear instructions in a written form all the activities are related to the topic food, fruits, countable and uncountable nouns found in English please book 9, page 87 exercise 6, page 98 exercise and on the website https://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/reading/elementary-a2-reading/restaurant-menu. In this guide you will have to look for words into a word search and related vocabulary with pictures, classify food and fruits taking countable and uncountable nouns, change from uncountable and uncountable nouns taking into account the recipient in which food is packed. Besides, read a discontinued text and answer questions from it. Finally, write in English what is your daily menu during breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Learning Guide: What is a Model Citizen?

Author: Betsaida Hernández Rojas – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to learn vocabulary about the good deeds citizens perform. Also, it helps you to know how to talk about your experiences as a good citizen. These activities are in the Way to go student´s book in module 3, unit 2 lesson 1 on page 102. To start, you have two activities related to the useful vocabulary for this self-study guide. Then you are going to do a listening for specific information exercise. Then there are some examples and activities that will help you to learn about present perfect tense use and form. To finish you must do a presentation talking about your experiences as a good Colombian citizen, elaborate a poster to illustrate your presentation and record it through a video to send it to your teacher.

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