Monday, 18 December 2017

B2 is rumored to understand Passive Voice!

Study Passive with Reporting Verbs here

4. Passive reporting structures - putting it all together

Exercise 4Make passive sentences starting with the words in italics. Don't use contractions and don't add any punctuation.
1.It is felt that the project is too expensive.
2.It was said that the tax changes helped poorer people.
3.It is alleged that a fight between rival fans broke out after the match.
4.It has been reported that more bad weather is on the way.
5.It was believed that the company were about to announce redundancies.
6.It was later considered that his behaviour had been unacceptable.
7.It is expected that new supplies will arrive soon.
8.It had been claimed that the drug was perfectly safe.
9.It is presumed that everybody escaped unharmed from the wreckage.
10.It is now thought that the number of injured is lower than was feared.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Never have I had so much fun in my life

Here's the good news: You alredy know inversion well and you use it quite often when you speak!
You say: Can a parent forget his child?

In the same way, the verb takes the form of a question when the sentence starts with a negative verb.

There are different occasions you use Inversion with.

You can learn and practice here

If I were you, I'd... what would you do if... you saw an alien?

Now, you may want to improve your Conitional skills!
To do that, visit this page.
There are the rules for you, visual learners
and practice for everyone!
Do activities 1-8 BEFORE only if you want to be successful at your B2 exams!

If I were you, I'd love to be a MILLIONAIRE!

Kleanthis is taking us singing today...

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Rule no 3

Now, A song to practise the future tense
Here is a song by the Black Eyed Peas to practise the future tense and your pronunciation.
First, listen to the song and pay attention to the lyrics

Activity 1: Now go to the lyricstraining website to fill in the blanks in the song lyrics:
Activity 2: Finally, go to the Black Eyed Peas official website. Find the latest news about them and write about them in a comment to this post. You can also include your opinion about this band, your favourite songs, etc.

1. Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
2. What word in the English language is always spelled incorrectly?
6. Billie was born on December 28th, yet her birthday always falls in the summer. How is this possible?

Practice herehere here and here

Monday, 9 October 2017

Trip to the PAST!

Present tenses Progress test
Stative verbs with two meanings

Our flipped class has taken off!
Practice how responsible you are for your learning here

Today we're going to review how to talk about the past...
1. Watch the tutorial

2. Practise here

3. Write a short story about the funniest thing that has ever happened to you (no names pls) using ALL the past tenses

Monday, 2 October 2017

Flipped Classroom

Sc   Life Rule No 1


Present Tenses

So here comes our first aim: REVISION of PRESENT TENSES!
Watch these tutorials and THEN do the activities in the handouts given to you in class.
Note down anything that is a challenge to you so that we can discuss it in class.

Now practice here

Accent Fun

We want to have fun while learning, so we are also going to listen to the songs you chose.
If you want your songs to be heard, write a list of your favourite ones as a conment to this post.

Your Song

Here's the first one of a band I like a lot. (but remember...this is YOUR class, what are YOUR choices?) Let's sing it together!

Monday, 25 September 2017

How much fun to perfect my English!

Me, myself and I- WHO?

Flipped Classroom 

1. Practice

3. I can't stop looking for new exciting ideas for our class!
So, here's our flipped class for today...
What do you know about Halloween?
How about watching this video to learn more
and brush up on your infnitive-gerund knowledge.

You can also study the tutorial here,
paying special attention to Part 2 and 3.
Practice with a choice of activities:
One out of 11-13
One of 14 or 15
One out of 17-10
PART 3 (Remember to pay special attention to this part's theory!)
Activities 22, 26

Here's the choice of a song from last year's class. What are YOUR favourite songs?
Share them in the class Viber Group and you''ll listen to them in class.
 IT"S A PROMISE and you can take it to the bank!!!

Find the lyrics here
and play around at home ...

Monday, 18 September 2017

Never say I can't!

So, YOU are in the epicentre this year! So let's talk about... you!
 What do you want the team to know about you?
What are your hobbies, favourite bands, songs, holiday places, cartoon heroes, or anything else you want to share.
YOU chose how to present yourself in a FUN way! Here are a few ideas and of course you are free to use any other way you want!
  1. Create a Pinterest board with 10 pins that summarize them.
  2. Create a 30 second podcast that introduces themselves. Then you can present them or play them on separate devices in class as an audio gallery.
  3. Write a blog post in the classroom blog  introducing yourself to the rest of the classroom.
  4. Create a quick comic strip to describe yourself or to recreate a recent funny moment in your life.
  5. Create a word cloud to describe yourself and share with the rest of the class.
  6. Create your own Voki avatar that introduces yourself to the class. It's going to be even funnier when you are creative with the backgrounds, characters and details of the avatar to reflect your own personality and preferences.
  7. Create a graffiti online  that speaks to your interests and personality and share with the class.
  8. Create mashup videos of yourself with Weavly to introduce their interests to the class.
  9. Create a Google map of 5 places you have visited and share with the class
  10. Research your birth date in history and share interesting events with the class.

Sentence Magic!
Connect the two sentences:
Ancient Egyptians made their dead into mummies. 
They lived in the Nile area.

Video Fan 

Study the   Mummies videos

and Relative Clauses here and do all the activities with 2or more yellow circles next to them.

See you soon!!!

Monday, 20 March 2017

What are Tedx events?
Who is Sir Ken Robinson?
What do you think about the subject of his talk?

Together we can change the world!
List 3 suggestions we can do that.

Write a letter to the Greek Democracy President suggesting your ideas.

Monday, 13 March 2017



What endangered animals would you save and why?
Make your own presentation!

If I could live anywhere in the world, I'd line in...

What do you think are the most important factors of life quality?
Which countries in the world do you think are closest to "paradise"?

Now, let's see what people around the world think.

Monday, 23 January 2017

Collaborative skills development with NMS School in USA

What unusual, exciting way to use tech to learh how to collavorate with people from abroad...and a great skill for the 21stcetury too!
So this is Writing Collaboration Month!

It's simple! Go to the link and log into your number as shown below:
Martha   Group 26     Group 36, 37
George  Group 27      Group 38, 39
Jim         Group 28     Group 40, 41
Anna    Group 29       Grop 42, 43
Jacob     Group 30     Group 44, 45
John      Group 31      Group 46, 47
Bill       Group 32       Group 48, 49
Vagelis     Group 33    Group 50, 51
Write the following letter
"A friend has written asking how you think your country has changed in the last ten years. Write to him/her and explain your opinion. You can discuss the people, cities, fashion, attitudes, technology, etc"

Remember to use informal register with as many informal expressions and idioms as you can. 

When you finish, EDIT and just leave the site. Your work is saved automatically!

Happy writing!

Here are the writing tasks NMS 8-B.4 class did for the project

Monday, 9 January 2017

New Year's Resolutions

  • Have you ever wondered...
  • Why do people make New Year's resolutions?
  • What types of New Year's resolutions do people make?

  • How did the tradition of New Year's resolutions get started?
  • Have you made resolutions that you kept? What made it work/ not work? Share with a friend.
  • Chose one resolution for this year. Think of these areas:
  • Relationships
  • Reputation
  • Contributions
  • Spirituality
  • Ethics
  • Education 
  • Family
  • Build Skills 
  • Ideas 
  • Health
  • Travel
  • Socialize/Networking
  • Exercise
  • Plan Future 
  • Look Better
  • Get More Organized 
  • Face Problems
  • Reduce Stress
  • Here are a few tips to help you succeed