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1st Batx Self Study materials

Here you will find several reading, writing and listening tasks that together with some grammar exercises will help you improve your English. Those of you who have difficulties in English  need to do some extra work catch up. In order to do so, you must plan ahead and set sensible goals. During Christmas you should devote some extra time to self study. Keep track of the work you do and show  it to your teacher after vacation.

Easy readings from Learn English Teens, a British Council Site.Captura de pantalla 2014-12-15 a la(s) 7.01.56 PM

Read the texts, take note of the key words and write a summary. Every story ends up with a question you are expected to answer. Write a paragraph  with your answer. Number the stories you read  and keep them together with your answers.

  1. An alternative to team sports
  2. What is space tourism?
  3. Life without Wi-Fi
  4. The Selfie experience
  5. Giving to charity
  6. Mountain climbing. Is it as hard as it seems?
  7. Zoos: Cruel or caring?
  8. Applying to university
  9. The History of Graffiti
  10. Are celebrities bad for you?

Readings with audio, reading comprehension and vocabulary exercises. 


  1. Thanks to the Web, We’re Alone Together and Loving it
  2. Superfoods: Protect Your Body by Eating Right
  3. Working Dogs: Becoming Eyes, Ears, Arms and Legs
  4. The Iditarod Sled Dog Race

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In this page of  the British council you will find good readings with audio and plenty of activities. You can  choose to do the activities on line or to download  the pdf format, print them.Captura de pantalla 2014-12-15 a la(s) 6.32.59 PM

  1. Coming back up
  2. A Serious Case
  3. Tobacco
  4. Aeroplanes and global warming
  5. Mobile phones

Regarding grammar, we recommend  Perfect English Grammar In this site you will find grammar tutorials and pdf downloadable exercises. This  website is also listed in the useful resources section of this blog.

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