miércoles, 6 de junio de 2018

Tarea resuelta de INGLÉS 4 Abril 2018- Agosto 2018

1. Learning activity:
Practice listening for details to identify specific information from a trailer for a
documentary about an environmental problem.
2. Topic
An exercise to listen for details from the trailer for the documentary “A Plastic
3. Competency which the activity utilizes.
Ability to apply listening and reading comprehension skills.
4. Procedure:
Get familiar with the vocabulary to be used in this documentary trailer by
doing the preparation activity (Exercise A) given below.
Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zrn4-FfbXw
Watch and listen to it as many times as necessary in order to get familiar
with the language. If necessary, turn on the subtitles by clicking on the
“gear” icon on the bottom right side of the video.
Read the questionnaire given below (Exercise B). Underline key words.
Watch and listen to the video again. If necessary, take notes in order to
refer to the relevant information related to Exercise B.
Complete Exercise B and then watch the video one more time in order to
double check your answers.
Check the deadline for sending this task together with the other activities.

5. Upload the task into the EVA
a. Preparation exercise
Match the vocabulary (1 - 10) with the definition (A-J).
1. a crisis
a. an area where waste is buried under the
2. to degrade b. a small part of something
3. a landfill site
c. a difficult or dangerous situation that
needs urgent attention
4. to dump
d. a diver who holds their breath under
5. to endure e. in perfect condition
6. a free diver
f. to get rid of something quickly without
worrying about it
7. a fraction of something g. to suffer
8. pristine h. to break down into smaller substances
9. 90-day-old chick i. return
10. pay back j. a domestic fowl being 90-days old
b. Comprehension exercise:
Select the correct answer.
When did the first narrator start following blue whales?
When he was a teenager
b) When he was a child
c) When he was an adult
How many tons of plastic are dumped into the oceans every
a) 8 million b) 5 million c) 9 million
3 What does the narrator do for a living?
a) He’s a TV presenter.
b) He’s a diver.
c) He’s a journalist.

How does the free diver feel about her work helping to clean the
a) That more people should do it
That it’s her way to pay back the ocean for all the pleasure it has given
c) That it’s an impossible job
5 Why is the plastic in the ocean never going to degrade?
a) Because it has nowhere to go
b) Because there is too much of it
c) Because more and more is being dumped daily.
6 How many pieces of plastic were found in a ninety-day-old chick?
a) 256 b) 266 c) 276
7 What has been built on the landfill sites?
a) Beaches - including resorts for tourists
b) Factories - including plastic bottle factories
c) Communities - including their food production
8 What does the main narrator believe is possible?
a) He believes change is possible and it starts with us.
b) He believes change is possible if we stop buying plastic bottles.
He believes change is possible if we stop throwing bottles in the
Evaluation criteria:
Exercise A. This will be worth 0.10 point ( 1.00)
Exercise B. Each correct answer will be worth 0.25 point (2.0)
Total: 3 points
Learning activity:
Complete the grammar-based questionnaire by applying the vocabulary, verb
forms and grammar rules studied in Units 6 to 10.

2. Topic:
Use of the verb forms and grammar rules in Clauses of contrast with
although and because, Adjective clauses with who and that, contrasting
present perfect and present perfect continuous, adjectives ending in –ed
and –ing, present unreal conditionals, and present real conditional.
-Use of vocabulary related to the topics: time and technology, buying and
returning merchandise, success at work, living green, and celebrations.
3. Competencies which the activity utilizes:
Ability to connect phrases in order to form coherent paragraphs to describe
present and past events of real life situations.
4. Procedure:
Review the contents of the Sections B and C: Grammar of Units 6 to 10.
Review the files related to grammar revision sent by your tutor through
the EVA.
Watch the information sent by the REAs for each one of the grammar
Review the questionnaire given below.
Carefully select the correct options.
Check your answers before going to the system.
5. Upload the task into the system
1 Select the option that best completes the sentence.
______________ our office has central air-conditioning, our boss prefers to
use a fan when it’s hot.
a) Even though
b) Because
c) Until
2 Select the option that best completes the sentence.
She didn’t go on the trip ________ .
a) although it was cheap
b) because it was cheap

c) until it was cheap.
3 Select the option that best completes the sentence.
The apple looked _____ delicious that I couldn’t help but to give it a bite.
so b) such
Select the option that best completes the sentence.
“It’s _______ a lovely day! We should go outside, don’t you think?”
a) so b) such
Select the option showing the dependent clause of the following
The candidate who performs best will get the job.
a) who performs best
b) The candidate who performs
c) will get the job
6 Choose the sentence showing an adjective clause.
a) The mechanic seems to have a lot of experience.
b) The mechanic has a lot of experience.
c) The mechanic that I go to has a lot of experience.
7 Choose the relative pronoun to introduce the adjective clause.
I wrote a review of the book ____ impressed me so much.
a) who
b) which
c) whom
8 Choose the relative pronoun to introduce the adjective clause.
The student _____ got the highest grades was asked to make a speech.
a) whose
b) which
c) who

Select the option with the question that corresponds to the statement.
Ben looks surprised. _____
a) Does he read the news?
b) Has he read the news?
c) Had he read the news?
10 Select the correct answer for the following question,
A: Have you been dating Monica´s brother?
B: Yes, _____________________ .
a) I’ve been seeing him once a week.
b) I saw him once a week.
c) I was seeing him once a week.
The singer’s fans were very ______________ about the tour
a) exciting b) excited c) excite
Select the option with the best statement to complete the conversation
in a
polite way. (Grammar connections.)
(At the reception desk in an office)
A: Would you let Mr. Johansson know that the manager is here please?
B: _______ . Just one moment.
A: Thank you.
a) I’d appreciate it
b) I’d be glad to.
13 Select the verb form(s) that complete(s) the sentence correctly.
We would learn a lot from dolphins if they ________.
a) would talk
b) talked
c) talk
We don’t mind camping, but if we ________ enough money we ________
in a hotel.
a) had / would stay
b) have / would stay

c) had / stayed
Select the option that shows the connector that correctly combines the
following sentences.
Air pollution is trapping the sun’s heat. The atmosphere is warming up.
_________ air pollution is trapping the sun’s heat, the atmosphere is warming
a) Since
b) As a result
c) Consequently
16 Select the option showing a connector of effect.
a) We arrived early today because we have a meeting at 7:00 AM.
b) I lost my car keys, so I took a taxi.
c) The polar caps are melting since the warm is getting warmer.
17 Select the correct verb forms
If I ____ to my friend’s house for dinner tonight I ______ a bottle of wine or
some flowers.
a) go / will take
b) go / take
c) will go / take
18 We _________ anything if we __________ our daily assignments.
a) can learn / don’t do
b) can’t learn / do
c) can’t learn / don’t do
19 Select the option showing a situation that is not possible.
a) I wish it didn’t rain so often.
b) I wish it doesn’t rain so often.
c) I wish it rains so often.
Select the option where the speaker is talking about a possible
a) The Patels hope they will have a good wedding celebration.
b) The Patels wish they could have a good wedding celebration.
c) The Patels need to have a good wedding celebration.

6. Evaluation criteria:
Each one of the correct answers will be scored 0.10 pt.
Total: 2 points.
1. Learning activity:
Answer the following questions by scanning the article about conflict resolution
2. Topic:
Exercise in reading comprehension by the reading the article Resolving Conflict
and scanning for specific information.
3. Competency to which the activity supports:
Ability to apply reading comprehension skills.
4. Procedure:
1. Read the True / False statements beneath the Resolving Conflict article.
Underline the key words in each statement.
2. Refer to an English language dictionary or a bilingual dictionary to define
any new words from the True / False statements
3. Read the article and scan for the relevant information related to each
4. Select True or False for each statement.
5. Re-read the article to double check your answers.
In workplaces, school settings, and homes, conflict resolution techniques
have been helping people to solve conflicts, or arguments, in better ways. In
the workplace, co-workers may encourage teamwork and discussion, and in

how people communicate with words, they look at the words people choose
to speak or write to others. For body language, they look at how people
“say” things with their body`s gestures, voice tone, and eye contact. From
doing this, they understand how people communicate best. Not being able
to communicate clearly, or miscommunication, is one of the main reasons
conflicts happen. So mediators often learn how to prevent miscommunication
with good communication techniques. They do this by learning how to speak
clearly and how to give feedback. They also learn how to listen carefully to
understand another person`s message. Once they`ve learned the best ways to
communicate, they share them with their co-workers or classmates.
Conflict resolution techniques are not just used in offices and classrooms. They
are used to solve arguments between parents and children and husbands and
wives. They are also used for conflicts between companies, organizations, and
countries. If conflict resolution techniques are used well, they can help change
the outcome of many arguments and conflicts.
1 Conflicts occur in offices, schools and homes.
True /
2 Conflict resolution techniques are not usually successful.
True /
3 Mediators help to resolve conflicts.
True /
4 Children are too young to use conflict resolution techniques.
True /
People who resolve conflicts learn about other people`s
intrapersonal skills.
True /
Gestures, eye contact and voice tone are examples of body
True /
7 Miscommunication is a common reason conflicts occur.
True /
People who help with conflicts don’t know how to communicate
True /
Conflict resolution techniques are not helpful between husbands
and wives.
True /
Conflict resolution techniques are also used for conflicts between
True /
5. Evaluation criteria: Each correct answer is worth 0.10 pt.

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