Englisch am Vormittag

Englisch für leicht Fortgeschrittene am Vormittag (Niveau A2.1)


16 April 2018: The Workplace Chat, book page 21, ex. 3, 4, 5; I’ve worked here for…; page 26: How’s your food? Supermarkets or small shops? ex. 1, 2, 3, 4a) 5a); homework: book page 27, ex.2: In defence of supermarkets – read the text, prepare the words;

09 April 2018: Phrasal verbs – Unit 7: work out / point out / make out / think over / come up with / make up + exercises; page 20: The Work Quiz; ex.2: The Workplace > chat; page 21, homwork: page 21, ex. 3, 4, 5;

19 March 2018: What does Luis do? And Pierre and Margaret? What do they do?; page 18, ex. 6 a); page 19, ex. 7 a); Grammar: page 19: I’ve done…, ex. 1,2,3; homework: Phrasal verbs Unit 7

12 March 2018: exercises 6 phrasal verbs; page 17, ex.3 a) b) make a sentence with each expression (I’d like to/I want/I need to); page 18: Lifelong learning – ex.1, ex.2; page 18: ex.3 – listening comprehension: 1. Teil Luis; homework: page 18, ex. 4 a) What does Luis do? What are his plans for the future?

05 March 2018: repetition words; Devil in Disguise (E. Presley); repetition: What’s wrong with Cameron (book, page 16); homework: read e-mails/write answer; page 17, ex. 2: Question patterns; practice – ask your neighbour a question; repetition: phrasal verbs (look up to/cheer up/put off/ look down on), new phrasal verbs: look forward to (sich freuen auf)/put up with (tolerieren, sich abfinden mit); exercise phrasal verbs (no.1); Rest der Seite als Hausübung;

26 February 2018: Carnival in Austria – Vokabeln; phrasal verbs (Übungsblätter); page 16 – Cameron is ill, ex. 1, 2a) b), 3 a) b), 4 a), page 17, ex.1 a) ; homework: page 16, ex. 5 – 1./2.;

12 February 2018: book page 15, ex. 2,3,4; Carnival in Austria; homework: read the text to the end and write out interesting phrases and words;

5 February 2018: repetition words; Satzstellung im Englischen, exercises; book page 14, ex. 4: combine the sentences; ex. 5: talk about an interest that you have, refer to the group; page 15, Keyword “so” daher, deshalb; ex. 1; homework: book page 15 ex.2,3,4;

29 January 2018: Repetition words; repetition: Satzstellung im Englischen (position of adverbs), exercise 3 on sheet; text of the soccer hymn: We are the champions (Queen); book, page 14: goals; ex. 1 – What are you interested in; ex. 2: Listen to Li’s hobby; ex. 3: answer questions 1-4; homework: Position of adverbs – ex. 4, 5 on exercise sheet;

22 January 2018: Questions 7-14; fewer/less; H.’s trip to Sri Lanka; repetition: do yoga/go skiing/play tennis; book page 13, ex.3, Questions 1,2,3; what sports do you do/did you do when you were young?; the importance of winning in sports: Queen – We are the champions; homework: Text von “We are the Champions” durcharbeiten;

15 January 2018: Cruise trip of W. and M.; New Year’s Eve in Karlovy Vary; repetition questions subject/object (exercise sheet); cartoons on the sheet; did you make any New Year’s resolutions?; joke about billionaire; book page 13: Why is Ruben Gonzales qualified to be a motivational trainer?; physical activities, ex. 1a) b), ex. 2; homework: questions 7 – 14 on exercise sheet.


Kursbeginn: Frühlingssemester: 15. Januar

11 December 2017: repetition words, worksheet 4: past tense; Christmas carol: O the holly… My Xmas list (letter to Santa); have a great Christmas holiday all of you! All my best wishes for a Happy New Year!;

4 December 2017: repetition words, interview with Ruben Gonzales, page 12, ex. 2,3,4; Grammar: ex.5,6,7; Exercise 8: Ask questions about the people in the pictures – What do they do? Where do they come from? How old are they? Where are the working at the moment? What are their plans for the future? Homework: Worksheet 4: past tense (Vorderseite als HÜ durcharbeiten);

27 November 2017: repetition words; Thanksgiving traditions; book page 11, ex.1: what would you like to see/hear?; Kuban-Kosaken; Bandura; page 11, ex.2: What are Cameron and John interested in hearing?; page 11, ex. 3a), ex.4; page 12: An interview with Ruben Gonzales; homework: read the interview on page 13; answer questions 1-4 (page 12, ex.2);

20 November 2017: repetition words; page 10, ex.5,6; Thanksgiving (Sheet); page 11: reading text: Music around the world; homework: book page 11, ex.1: Which group do you find most interesting and why?

13 November 2017: repetition words; present tense – test yourself; book, page 10: What role does music play in your life? Do you play a musical instrument? ex. 2: Listen to Natalie and answer the questions; homework: book, page 10, es. 5, 6;

6 November 2017: Talk about your neighbour in the English course; page 8, ex. 1, ex. 2 a) b) Why do these 3 people learn a foreign language?; Why do you learn a foreign language? (sentences with because and so), page 9, ex.5, 6a); page 8, ex. 7: questions in the present tense; homework: Present tense – test yourself (download sheet)

30 October 2017: Our new member D. talks about herself; questions from the group; new words; new words from last time; future with “going to” (Absicht) and “am/is/are + -ing” (fixe Pläne, Terminkalender); altes Buch Übung 2: Now write six more sentences…; neues Buch Seite 7: Me and my life – Guess what Kate Mori’s life is like; listen and check (ex.2); ex. 3: Complete; ex. 4: Add more words; ex. 5: Talk to your partner; homework: Write down what you know about your partner;

23 October 2015: Vokabeln vom letzten Mal; present progressive für fixe Pläne: Partnerübung – einen Termin vereinbaren, an dem beide Zeit haben; page 10, ex. 2: An online course: Jane Goodman’s experiences with online teaching; Sätze mit Adverbien auf -ly; Unterschied hard/hardly; what is Jane going to do, what is she doing in the next weeks? Homework: 6 Sätze mit Absichten von Jane (going to) und fixen Plänen (am/is/are + -ing);

16 October 2015: Smalltalk: your week/weekend; repetition: Story about the bank robbers; your stories – good luck/bad luck day; Superstitious girl (Des’ree); book page 100, starter: The Internet – in what way do you use it?; ex. 2 – dailogue: An online course (beim nächsten Mal hören wir den Text noch einmal und arbeiten damit); homework: present -ing für fixe Pläne/Termine: schreibe 5 Sätze, welche fixen Termine/Vereinbarungen du für diese Woche hast (möchtest du dazu eine leichte Übung machen? Hier der Download zu einem Übungsblatt für Kids 🙂 );

09 October 2015: repetition words; text Friday 13th fertiglesen; Fragen zum Text stellen; Wiederholung Fragen in Present/Past Tense; Satzklammer bei der Frage; homework: Answer the questions about the text Friday 13th (sheet); read the text of the song: Life by Des’ree; (Sorry, there was no time today to talk about YOUR lucky/unlucky day! Next time! 🙂 )

02 October 2017: more stories from your holidays, questions for our new group member N.; repetition – words; are you superstitious?; book page 105: Friday the 13th, homework: read the story to the end, think of a particularly lucky/unlucky day in your life!

25 September 2017: how did you spend the summer holiday, Wiederholung: Fragen in der Past Tense stellen, Fragen in der Present Perfect Tense stellen, in Zweiergruppen: Fragen zum letzten Urlaub stellen, Fragen stellen, ob der Partner “jemals” einen Flug verpasst hat, etc.; homework: Quiz: are you a superstitious person?


24 April 2017: How did you spend your Easter holiday? page 94/95, ex. 2,3,4; page 93, ex. 4b) – When can we meet to study English together? Einen Termin vereinbaren; page 105: Friday the 13th… Homework: Read the story to the end – Do they succeed in robbing the bank? 🙂 have a good read during the summer! Thanks for everything!

3 April 2017: words and phrases; Verb + Präposition + Gerund; Repetition: differences between Britain and US – Sting: An Englishman in New York; page 93, ex. 3a); 4a) Donna’s diary; homework: book page 94/95, ex. 2, 3, 4; Have a great Easter Holiday! Looking forward to seeing you for our last lesson on 24 April!

27 March 2017: words and phrases; page 99: step 1 and 2; repeat the dialogue between Mike and Donna, page 92, ex. 2a) 2b); page 94, step 2: Die Verlaufsform der Gegenwart in zukünftiger Bedeutung; page 93, ex.3: A radio newsflash; homework: Übungsblatt Gerund, Übungen 1 und 2

20 March 2017: phrases: sich freuen auf/Lust haben zu..; Steigerung von Eigenschaftswörtern/Steigerung von Umstandswörtern (Adverbien); page 89, ex.5: contradicting; page 91: Before you go on (Future in English); page 92: starter; ex. 2: Donna is going back to the US for Thanksgiving; homework: page 99, step 1 and 2;

13 March 2017: repetition words; repetition: Paparazzi (interview between Donna and a photographer); text: Princess Diana’s death; comparison of adjectives (Steigerung Eigenschaftswörter); homework: exercise comparison of adjectives, page 91, ex.5;

6 March 2017: Carnival season, what is important for you?; repetition words; page 89, ex. 4a); page 89, ex.5: Paparazzi; homework: read the text about Princess Diana and the paparazzi;

27 February 2017: repetition words; page 90: Adverbs; page 90: ex.1, 2, 3, 4; page 89, ex.3: Vocabulary; homework: How is the Carnival season celebrated in your country? What is important for you? Do you celebrate?

13 February 2017: repetition words; page 87: introduction – what jobs do Donna and Mike have? What about your attitude to press/media? Where do you get the news from? page 88: read and continue; listen to the endings on the CD; Adverbien (Grundformen und Steigerungen) aus den Texten in eine Tabelle schreiben; homework: page 90: fill in, page 91, ex. 3,4; DON’T FORGET: our next lesson is on Feb. 27th! Have a great “holiday” 🙂

6 February 2017: repetition words; Pros & cons of working from home; page 86, ex.4: make a dialogue; homework: read the newspaper articles on page 88 – choose one article and write an short ending;

30 January 2017: repetition words; What do we know about Tim? page 86: Working from home, ex.1,2; homework: What are the pros & cons of working from home? What is your opinion?

23 January 2017: repetition vocabulary; good luck charms in Germany and Austria; book page 82: do you remember who is Donna’s boss? What does he look like?, page 84, ex.1,2,3; homework: Remember Tim’s chat with Donna? What does Tim tell her? What do we learn about him? Lerner-CD 2, Track 23!

16 January 2017: how did you spend New Year’s Eve?  New Year’s traditions and customs in German speaking countries; homework: read about good luck charms in Germany and Austria (sheet)


12 December 2016: repetition words, page 82, ex.4 – What’s your boss like?; The selfish Giant; Mary did you know; Have a merry Christmas everyone!! Looking forward to seeing you again!

05 December 2016: repetition words; page 83: School for Butlers; page 82, ex.2,3; homework: Read “The Selfish Giant”

28 November 2016: book page 85, step 2: Jobs – same chances for men and women? page 79, ex. 5: conversation strategies; listen again to the interview with the boxer; page 79, ex. 5a) read the two texts on pp. 116 and 119, talk in groups of 4 using the phrases from ex.5; homework: book page 83: James Coburn’s school for butlers – read the text, prepare the words;

21 November 2016: Was ist ein Hashtag?; page 78, ex. 3a) page 80/81, ex.2,3; page 80/81, ex.2,3,4,5; before you go on; page 79, ex.4: A woman’s job? Homework: page 85, Step 2: Starter: read the text; Do you think that men and women have equal opportunities in Austria?

14 November 2016: Zustands- oder Tätigkeitsverb?, page 78, ex.1,2,2a) 2b), 3; political cartoon about US elections; homework: page 78, ex.3a), page 80/81, ex.2,3;

7 November 2016: an object you have had for a long time; page 75: ex. 4a), ex.5, 5a); page 77, ex.4; ex. 5; ex. 6: Elly’s job; before you go on; Wiederholung statische/dynamische Verben; Zuordnung in der Tabelle; homework: exercise: present simple/present continuous 

24 October 2016: Repetition: Blowing in the wind; page 76, es.2,3; page 75: repetition: Wie lange hat Elly ihr Auto schon? Wie lange kennt Elly Tim schon? etc. Translate the questions/Answer the questions; page 75, ex.3b) Wie lange schon?, ex. 4: Social expressions; page 85, ex.4: Cheers; homework: book page 81, ex.4, Write a short text about an object that you have had for a long time! Where and how did you get it? Who gave it to you? etc. NÄCHSTER KURS AM 7.NOVEMBER!!!

17 October 2016: page 74: Driving to London (lesen, durchbesprechen, anhören); Übung: how long have you had your…; page 74, ex. 2a) Comprehension; page 85 Step 1: Nurses in Britain, British and American English; page 75, ex.3: present perfect with since and for: 3a) since and for; Bob Dylan: Blowing in the Wind; homework: page 76/77, ex.2,3;

10 October 2016: page 72, ex.2,3; ex.4: Clean Cuts; repetition: if-sentence Typ II, lassen in English (leave / let / have…done); page 73: working lives – who should earn the most? Why?; page 73: starter – which jobs do people around you have? Donna and Elli are driving to London (nächstes Mal lesen wir den Dialog); homework: page 85, Step 1: Nurses in Britain (read the text);

03 October 2016: page 70 – Britain and United States; page 71: Mini Phrase Book – asking about hotel facilities; Learners’ Letters: informal letters; Turkey tradition in Britain and the US; page 72: test yourself: ex.1: Which is right?; homework: page 72, ex. 2, ex.3;

26 September 2016: The Oktoberfest in Munich; informal letter to W.; book page 69: Writing messages and letters; ex.1,2,3: writing the answer to Donna’s letter; homework: page 70: British and American places/events/ideas – die angegebenen Begriffe und Bilder in die richtige Spalte eintragen

19 September 2016: Listen and raise your hand, if you agree! (Hörverständnis, present/past); What did you do in the summer holiday?; repetition passive voice (book page 68, ex. 3: St. Patrick’s Day); homework: write a few sentences about the Oktoberfest, using passive and active sentences (Find some ideas on the sheet!)


25 April 2016: Parades/festivals (vocabulary); page 68, ex.2: British and American traditions; ex.3: St. Patrick’s Day in New York; ex.4: Role-play about public events; Have a great holiday!!! Looking forward to seeing you again in autumn!

18 April 2016: page 66, ex. 1,2,3; page 64, ex.4: Living in Britain; page 67: Ethinic groups in Britain; difference between stranger and foreigner; Strangers in the Night (Frank Sinatra); page 68, ex.1: Starter – Festivals and parades; homework: prepare the texts on the sheet about parades;


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