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English conversation B1 - Friday 2:20pm

We'll meet in person on Fridays at 2:20pm. Lessons follow the schedule of Zurich schools meaning that we don't meet up during school holidays.


There are just two spaces available in this class so if you want to join, get in touch now.


Preparation

Check the date below to find out what you should do before each lesson.


24 May - Please do unit 16 in the book. Can you also listen to How the Language of Menus Matters (6-minute English).


17 May - Please do unit 15 and the review of units 13 - 15 before the lesson. Can you also listen to the episode of 6-minute English entitled 'Dancing for the Brain'. Enjoy the holidays!


There are no lessons on 26 April, 3 May and 10 May. See you again on 17 May.


19 April - Please do unit 14 in Destination before the lesson. Can you also listen to the episode of 6-minute English entitled 'Nudges - the secrets of persuasion'.


12 April - Please do unit 13 in Destination before the lesson. Can you also listen to the episode of 6-minute English entitled 'Why Everyone Loves the Underdog'.


5 April - Please do review 4 in Destination before the lesson. Can you also listen to the episode of 6-minute English entitled 'Sounds that make you want to scream'


29 March - no lesson


22 March - We'll focus on Destination next week


15 March Please listen to the 6-minute English episode entitled 'Feed your brain'. Can you also do unit 12 before the lesson.





8 March - Please watch this short film about how much free time we have nowadays. If you have time, you might want to watch another of BBC Reels. Can you also do unit 11 - passive 2 before the lesson. Don't worry if you can't do it all.


1 March - Please listen to the 6-minute English episode entitled 'Fighting Loneliness with Soup'. Can you also finish unit 10 the passive before the lesson.


No lesson 16 and 23 February


9 February - it's time for 6-minute English again. This time I'd like you to listen to the episode entitled 'Our love of pets'. Please also do review 3 in Destination (pages 40 - 41)


2 February - this week I'd like you to read this short article in The Guardian about a mouse. Can you also do unit 9 in Destination.


26 January - listen to the 6-minute English episode entitled Female Farmers Fighting back. Do unit 8 in Destination.


19 January - listen to the 6-minute English episode on sugar. Do unit 7 in Destination.


12 January - listen to the 6-minute English episode on the medicinal properties of mushrooms.



If you want to do some extra work, here are some suggestions.


  • Read a book in English - get some ideas here

  • Listen to more podcasts - try these ones

  • Read some of my grammar posts here

  • Talk to your neighbours and colleagues in English





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