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Links

  1. Gijs Palsrok. Kijk in de lijst rechts voor grammatica-onderdelen.
  2. Gerund or to-infinitive?
  3. Exercise October 10th.
  4. Exercise November 11th.
  5. Exercise November 28th.
  6. Listening December 5th.
  7. Genitive 1.
  8. Genitive 2.
  9. Apostrophes.
  10. Diagnostic test: some/any.
  11. Present perfect uitleg.
  12. Present perfect.
  13. Reported speech.
  14. Charlie Sheen interview.
  15. Exercise future.
1. Enquête.

Deze enquête is bedoeld om informatie te krijgen over hoe leerlingen denken over de lessen Engels van Thomas Vermeulen. De resultaten zullen gebruikt worden om de lessen te verbeteren. Vul de enquête serieus en eerlijk in. De enquête is anoniem. Het beantwoorden van de vragen zal maximaal 10 minuten kosten.

Lesson 26

1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Describe Owen's condition.
  2. What is the negative consequence of Owen's condition?
  3. How did Haatchi lose his leg?
  4. Where did Owen's family 'meet' Haatchi?
  5. Name 3 signs that show Haatchi and Owen's family belong together (2m13-4m06).
  6. What 2 positive consequences has Haatchi's presence brought (4m55)?
  7. What activity does Owen's mum describe at 6m05?
2. Watching.


Do the exercise below while watching the clip. Write answers down and bring to next class. LET OP: Je kunt niet alle cellen invullen. Vul zoveel mogelijk in.

Dier In welke 'extreme' omstandigheden leeft dit dier? Wat doet het dier om te overleven?
10 Het kan overleven bij 40 graden Celsius.
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3. Mini-webquest.
  1. The skin the heaviest boneless animal is slightly yellow. What gives it this colour?
4. Cloze.

Do the exercises below to get a sense of what you've learnt this year.

  1. Lesson 2: Prepositions.
  2. Lesson 6: Gerunds and infinitives.
  3. Lesson 12: Passive.
  4. Lesson 21: Reported speech.
  5. Lesson 23: Present perfect and past simple.
  6. If-sentences.
  7. Futures tenses.

Lesson 25

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. How did she become addicted?
  2. Why does she continue eating?
2. Cloze.
Naam Bijzin Hoofdzin Wanneer? Kans
Type-0 simple present simple present algemeen feit in alle situaties 100%
If you study hard, you get good grades.
Type-1 simple present will + inf. waarschijnlijke mogelijkheid, beloftes, waarschuwingen ~75%
If I find the time, I will write you another letter.
Type-2 past simple would + inf. onwaarschijnlijke, denkbeeldige situatie ~5%
If I had unlimited money, I would buy a Lamborghini.
Type-3 past perfect would have + volt.dw. denkbeeldige situatie in het verleden 0%
If I had known you were ill, I would have visited!
Tips
Geen if en will/would in hetzelfde zinsdeel.
If betekent misschien; when gebruik je voor situaties waarvan je zeker bent dat ze zullen gaan gebeuren.
In het if-zinsdeel, gebruik je vaak 'were' in plaats van 'was'. If I were you, I wouldn't do that.
  1. Have a look at the rules of conditionals in the table above.
  2. Practice conditionals (=if-zinnen).
  3. Identify the situation and choose Type-1, Type-2, or Type-3 conditionals in this exercise.
3. Reading.
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  1. Use this article to look up the answers to the question below. Do not read the entire article and do not translate the article. Write answers down and bring to next class.
  2. Stairwells, wenteltrappen, van kastelen werden op een speciale manier gebouwd. Welke twee architectonische foefjes hielpen de kasteeleigenaren om veroveraars buiten te houden?
4. Reading.
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Read the comic above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next class.

  1. Zoek de vertalingen bij de woorden in de strip die je niet kent.
  2. Who is the Abimor?
  3. Hoe kiest de Abimor zijn slachtoffers?
  4. What, do you think, happens after the very last sentence of the comic?
5. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 6 and do the exercises called I-clipse Grammar 1.
  2. Then, do I-clipse Grammar 2.
6. Done?
  1. Make pairs. Battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
  2. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Future tense

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Put the words in brackets in their correct forms. Use the present simple, present continuous, will-future, or going-to-future! You might need to shuffle about some words in some sentences.

  • Who're arranging the next Sensation Black? I heard that ID&T _____1_____ (do) it.
  • What time _____2_____ (finish) work by the way? I’m tired of Snapchatting; let’s meet up in real life.
  • Although teenage pregnancies are rife in the US and UK, I don’t think we _____3_____ (be) affected.
  • The orchestra _____4_____ (perform) John Williams’ Duel of the Fates at next week’s concert.
  • Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana can make anything feel epic. I’m patiently waiting until a bearded lumberjack _____5_____ (record) himself playing with My Little Pony figurines. I’m not sure, but it _____6_____ (be) probably still be the manliest thing ever.
  • After United _____7_____ (win) the league, the remainder of the season will probably be irrelevant.
  • Did you know that Kanye and Kim _____8_____ (get) married? I can’t believe I’m not invited!
  • Remind me, what time the film _____9_____ (begin) again?
  • In three hours, the cinema _____10_____ (be) empty. By then, even the cleaners _____11_____ (go) home.

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Lesson 24

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Why do you die in cold environments?
  2. What do you need to do to survive longer than two or three minutes on the summit of Mount Everest?
  3. What would be the cause of death if you were transported to the bottom of the Mariana Trench?
  4. What causes the explosion when thrown into lava?
  5. What are the death counts of the two bacteria mentioned (influenza and the Bubonic Plague)?
  6. What does the word 'oxymoronic' mean? What is oxymoronic about Chernobyl?
2. Cloze.
Naam Bijzin Hoofdzin Wanneer? Kans
Type-0 simple present simple present algemeen feit in alle situaties 100%
If you study hard, you get good grades.
Type-1 simple present will + inf. waarschijnlijke mogelijkheid, beloftes, waarschuwingen ~75%
If I find the time, I will write you another letter.
Type-2 past simple would + inf. onwaarschijnlijke, denkbeeldige situatie ~5%
If I had unlimited money, I would buy a Lamborghini.
Type-3 past perfect would have + volt.dw. denkbeeldige situatie in het verleden 0%
If I had known you were ill, I would have visited!
Tips
Geen if en will/would in hetzelfde zinsdeel.
If betekent misschien; when gebruik je voor situaties waarvan je zeker bent dat ze zullen gaan gebeuren.
In het if-zinsdeel, gebruik je vaak 'were' in plaats van 'was'. If I were you, I wouldn't do that.
  1. Have a look at the rules of conditionals in the table above.
  2. Practice conditionals (=if-zinnen).
  3. Identify the situation and choose Type-1, Type-2, or Type-3 conditionals in this exercise.
  4. This exercise is the most difficult of the lot.
3. Done?
  1. You'll need these for the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. Battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
  2. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Lesson 23

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. What examples illustrate AJ's commitment to trying to watch the Alabama games?
  2. What situation was AJ in when McCarron met him?
  3. What action did McCarron take once he had said goodbye to AJ?
  4. McCarron says AJ has given him more than vice versa. What do you imagine AJ has given McCarron?
  5. Finish the sentence using reported speech. Use the information at 0:38. When McCarron saw him, he asked AJ…
2. Cloze.

Choose one.

  1. Past perfect or simple?
  2. Reported speech: mind the adverbs of time.
  3. Reported speech: reported questions.
  4. Present perfect or past simple? Exercise one and two.
3. Proefwerk practice.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 5 and do the exercises from Test Yourself.
4. Listening.


The above CITO luistertoets can be used to practice for tomorrow's SO. The answers are 1b 2b 3c 4a 5b 6a 7a 8a 9b 10b 11b.

5. Done?
  1. You'll need these for the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. Battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
  2. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Lesson 22

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Find three of Charlie's quotes and rephrase them as sentences with reported speech.
2. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. What are 3-year-olds incapable of?
  2. True or false: Alison Gopnik says the test subject knowingly lies about what they initially thought were the contents of the box.
  3. How do 5-year-olds respond to the researcher's question?
  4. Gopnik says passing the test gives children a different vision of how people work. What specifically is she referring to?
  5. What does passing the false-belief test enable a person to do? Finish the sentence: If a child passes the false-belief test, they appreciate (='erkennen') the fact that…
3. Cloze.
  1. Reported speech with time adverbials and pronouns.
4. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 5 and do the exercises called Countries & Cultures.
  2. Then, do I-clipse Grammar 2.
5. Pronunciation.
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  1. Listen to the words and do the quiz here. Use the chart above. Also, use this chart for help.
6. Done?
  1. You'll need these for the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. Battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
  2. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Lesson 21

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Maak de zin af: Summer's zus heeft haar teddybeer…
  2. Wat zegt Olivia over edamame (='type voedsel')?
  3. Wanneer mag Tommy chocolade eten?
  4. Welk Engels woord gebruikt Tommy om zijn zussen te beschrijven?
  5. Maak de zin af: Olivia (2) komt vaak nooit aan spelen toe, omdat…
  6. Nathaniel wordt altijd gepest door zijn broer. Zijn broer pest hem door…
  7. Wat doet Nathaniel als hij gepest wordt?
  8. Wat zegt Alice over softballs?
2. Cloze.
  1. Reported speech. Make sure you change time and place references, as well as pronouns.
  2. Reported speech. These are all requests.
  3. Past perfect.
3. Pronunciation.
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  1. Listen to the words and do the quiz here. Use the chart above. Also, use this chart for help.
4. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 5 and do the exercises called Game - Ballon knallen.
5. Done?
  1. You'll need these for the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. Battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
  2. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Lesson 20

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. How does Charles Ramsey let the interviewer know he thought his neighbour was a normal guy?
  2. When did he realise something was wrong?
2. Cloze.
  1. Combine past perfect with past simple.
  2. Choose between present perfect and past simple. Do 10 or so sentences from this exercise.
3. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 5 and do the exercises from I-clipse Grammar 1.
4. Grammar: Reported speech.
tense in gegeven zin tense in nieuwe zin
present (simple/continuous) > past (simple/continuous)
past continuous > had been ww-ing
all other tenses > had + pp (='vd')

Have a look at the table above. Below are 3 sentences. Je moet de persoonsvormen in de drie zinnen omzetten. Kijk in de tabel naar welke nieuwe tijd je de persoonsvorm moet omzetten. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Never had I seen such a commanding performance.
  2. The killer was obviously carrying a weapon under his clothes.
  3. The English will never surrender!

Translate the sentences below.

  1. Hij heeft tijdens de wedstrijd een doelpunt gemaakt.
  2. Een echte moordenaar zou nooit gepakt zijn.
  3. Op school zie ik altijd mijn vrienden.
  4. Finn is vrijdag naar Frankrijk vertrokken.
5. Pronunciation.
  1. Listen to the words and do the quiz here.
6. Done?
  1. You'll need these for the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. Battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
  2. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Lesson 19

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Wat is de functie van de geluiden die een olifant maakt?
  2. Wat is de functie van de geluiden die een howler monkey (='brulaap') maakt?
  3. Hoe lang zingt de kakapo?
  4. Waar verblijven cicadas 17 jaar lang voordat ze tevoorschijn komen?
  5. Welke twee functies heeft het geluid van coqui kikker?
  6. Waarom maken vleermuizen geluid?
  7. Wat gebeurt zodat vleermuizen niet doof worden van hun eigen geluid?
2. Cloze.
  1. Form a present perfect.
  2. Use the past simple.
  3. Fill in past simple questions.
3. Reading.
  1. Have a look at the questions first, then read the text. Go!
4. Grammar.
tense in gegeven zin tense in nieuwe zin
present (simple/continuous) > past (simple/continuous)
past continuous > had been ww-ing
all other tenses > had + pp (='vd')

Have a look at the table above. Below are 8 sentences. Je moet de persoonsvormen in de acht zinnen omzetten. Kijk in de tabel naar welke nieuwe tijd je de persoonsvorm moet omzetten. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. I want to visit my friends this weekend.
  2. I'm studying English a lot at the moment.
  3. We've lived here for a long time.
  4. I get up every morning at seven o'clock.
  5. I can come tonight.
  6. Ian really wishes he had bought that new car.
  7. He must be guilty!
  8. Perry was swimming underwater.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 5 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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Lesson 18

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1. Watching.

  1. Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
  2. Where does Michael live? Why does he thinks it's posh?
  3. What does Michael say about his girlfriend?
  4. If Michael wins, what are the rewards? Name two.
2. Test (not for a mark).
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  1. Do the diagnostic test on the passive and tenses.
3. Pronunciation.
  1. Listen to the words and do the quiz here.
4. Irregular verbs.
  1. You'll need these for the passive grammar. Make pairs. You will battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game. You can also practice alone, if you wish.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 4 into WRTS and practice. Stones translations can be found here.

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February 6th

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There will not be an SO for Theme 4. Instead, you will have a diagnostic test on the passive and a proefwerk in week 8. Below is your work for this lesson.

  1. Finish all exercises from Lesson 17.
  2. Log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 4 and do the exercises from F Reading.
  3. Study the vocab and Stones for Theme 4 by doing exercise Game - Drakenberg on the ELO.
  4. Study the irregular verbs. Here, for instance.
  5. Visit previous lessons to remain familiar with the grammar.

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Lesson 17

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Why does Michael use the Pacman anecdote?
  2. Name 2 benefits and 1 disadvantage of kiss-feeding.
  3. Why do we kiss?
  4. True or false: eyes are predominantly white, so we see where someone is looking.
  5. What example does Michael use to establish that we pay attention to people that look at us?
  6. Why is Scopophobia probably not a real thing?
  7. What did Harlow and Eckhard Hess's experiments show?
  8. Why, do you think, does the Polarity Principle exist?
2. Cloze.
  1. Are the apostrophes used correctly? Type C for 'correct', I for 'incorrect', then check your answers. Try your luck.
  2. Fill in your first and last name before doing this exercise. Use appropiate punctuation! Otherwise, your answers will be marked as wrong.
3. Proefwerk practice.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 4 and do the exercises from Test Yourself.
4. Irregular verbs battle.
  1. You'll need these for the passive grammar. Make pairs. You will battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 4 into WRTS and practice. Stones can be found here.

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Lesson 16

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1. Cloze exercises.
  1. Some or any?
  2. Make passive. You must decide on which tense to use.
2. Irregular verbs battle.
  1. You'll need these for the passive grammar. Make pairs. You will battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game.
3. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 4 and do the exercises F Reading.
4. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 4 into WRTS and practice. Stones can be found here.

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Lesson 15

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1a. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Does Joelle have a lot of enemies at school?
  2. What does the interviewer say about teasing (='pesten')?
  3. Wat heeft Jayden gedaan en hoe reageerde Joelle?
  4. What word does Joelle use to describe (='beschrijven') Griffin?
  5. What does Joelle ask the truth fairy?
1b. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. In your own words (Dutch or English), explain how a hotter surface causes a droplet to evaporate slower.
2. Cloze exercises.
  1. Make sentences using a passive.
  2. Fill in the correct form.
  3. This one you could also try.
3. Irregular verbs.
  1. You'll need these for both the past simple grammar and the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. You will battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game.
  2. Want to practice alone? Use this link.
4. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 4 and do the exercises Grammar 1.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 3 into WRTS and practice. Stones can be found here.

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Lesson 14

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0. Enquête.

Deze enquête is bedoeld om informatie te krijgen over hoe leerlingen denken over de lessen Engels van Thomas Vermeulen. De resultaten zullen gebruikt worden om de lessen te verbeteren. Vul de enquête serieus en eerlijk in. De enquête is anoniem. Het beantwoorden van de vragen zal maximaal 10 minuten kosten.

1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Wat heeft Marlin op school gedaan?
  2. Waarom werd hij niet betrapt?
  3. Wat doet zijn vader veel?
  4. Wat vinden zijn ouders van Marlin's vriendin?
  5. Wat heeft Marlin gisteren meegemaakt?
2. Cloze exercises.
  1. Before you begin, have a look at the grid at the bottom of this page. It might make things a little clearer.
  2. Try this quite challenging exercise on the passive.
  3. Fill in can or could.
3. Irregular verbs.
  1. You'll need these for both the past simple grammar and the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. You will battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game.
  2. Want to practice alone? Use this link.
4. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 3 and do the exercises called Test Yourself. You will test your profiency on the material you from Theme 3. Test is on January 9th.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 3 into WRTS and practice. Stones can be found here.

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Lesson 13

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. What is eugenics?
  2. How, according to the documentary, was eugenics misused prior to World War 2?
  3. Which five groups of people did Hitler try to eliminate?
  4. What did the Universal Declaration of Human Rights accomplish?
  5. Why are black sprinters so successful, according to the theory put forward in the documentary?
2. Cloze exercises.
  1. Choose between can and could. Fill in. This should cause you no problems.
  2. Make these tenses passive.
3. Reading.

Read this article and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. How is the solar ship likely to be used in the future?
4. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 3 and do the exercises called Grammar 1.
  2. Then, do Grammar 2.
  3. Then, have a look at Speaking & Writing G and do the exercise that accompanies the text on page 57 of your textbook.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 3 into WRTS and practice. Stones can be found here. The test is on December 16th.

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Lesson 12

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Name a similarity between human and chimp behaviour.
  2. Name a difference between the two.
2. Cloze exercises for the passive.
Step Activity
1 Zoek zelfstandig naamwoord(en) voor een nieuw onderwerp. Begin je passieve zin hiermee.
2 Zet de persoonsvorm/tense van het originele hoofdww om naar een vorm van to be. Schrijf op.
3 Schrijf het voltooid deelwoord van het originele hoofdww.
4 Bekijk of er nog onderdelen uit de originele zin overgeschreven moeten worden.

Bij onderstaande opdrachten oefen je alleen stappen 2 en 3.

  1. Use passive constructions in these sentences.
  2. Rephrase as passive.
3. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 3 and do the exercises called D Speaking & Writing.
  2. Then, do the exercises for Countries & Cultures.
4. Reading.

Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. What were the dolphins at base 99727 first trained for?
    • A - to help destroy opponents’ ships
    • B - to help save human lives
    • C - to help search for missing ships
    • D - to help transport deep-sea divers
  2. Dolphins are very suitable for helping children with psychological problems. What is the reason for this?
    • A - Their sounds and movements have a healing effect.
    • B - They are quite playful and this appeals to the children.
    • C - They are very obedient and keep the children safe when swimming.
  3. ‘The courses could not have come at a better time for base 99727.’ (voorlaatste alinea)
    • Welk probleem is er voor basis 99727 met deze cursussen opgelost?
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5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 3 into WRTS and practice.

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Lesson 11

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. How are aphids used for the benefit of the colony?
  2. At 22.48, what should fill the gap in …has taken up ____ ____.
  3. When does the horned lizard leave?
  4. At 24.08, what should fill the gap in …returning ____ ____ them out.
  5. List the (6) different tasks ants in the colony carry out?
2. Cloze exercises.
  1. Remember the rules for the passive voice? Apply them here.
  2. Fill in your first and last name before doing this exercise. Write capital letters where necessary and use appropiate punctuation.
3. Mini-webquest.
  1. Use Google to answer the question:

The first U.S. president that was American learned English as a second language. What was his first language? Tips: Think about how you will find out if a president was born in America. If a country doesn't exist, a person cannot be born in it.

4. Reading.
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Read the text above. Answer the questions below. Write down the answers and bring to next lesson. Look up words if necessary.

  1. Did Chris realise he looked like Cartman, the South Park character?
  2. Did Chris want to become Internet famous? What sentence from the article supports your answer? Note the first two words.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 3 into WRTS and practice.

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Lesson 10

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. The bleep sound at 01:06 should be replaced with:
    • A 'more extreme'
    • B 'less predictable'
    • C 'quite unpleasant'
    • D 'rather wet''
  2. Er worden voorbeelden genoemd van seasonal change. Die voorbeelden vallen onder vier categorieën. Welke?
  3. Why, according to Tim Sparks, are we obsessed with seasonal change?
  4. Why is the timing of seasons important?
2. Passive.
  1. Complete the table below. Een werkwoordstijd is gegeven. Jij moet twee werkwoorden in die werkwoordstijd zetten. Soms moet het andersom: dan is een vervoeging gegeven en moet jij de werkwoordstijd benoemen. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
# Tense to … to be
1 present simple he has he is
2 present perfect (to have)
3 past perfect (to forget)
4 Tyler smelled
5 (to collect) Ellie was being
6 present perfect (to steal)
7 (to bleed) I am being
8 (to discuss) they were
9 Steve Jobs had bought
10 Popo has made
3. Mini-webquest.
  1. Use Google to answer the question:

All national flags have a shared characteristic, except for one country. What country's flag looks different from the others and therefore has a one-of-a-kind flag? Tips: Think of features flags can have. Google using a different word for one-of-a-kind.

4. Irregular verbs.
  1. You'll need these for both the past simple grammar and the reported speech grammar. Make pairs. You will battle against each other. Type your names and see who wins. Start the game.
  2. Want to practice alone? Use this link.
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab. You could enter the words for Theme 3 into WRTS and practice.

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Lesson 9

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. List the kind of materials the cars are made of.
  2. What is the grand prize?
  3. What is the secret to winning?
  4. What is the appeal of competing?
2. Cloze exercises.
Naam Bijzin Hoofdzin Wanneer? Kans
Type-0 simple present simple present algemeen feit in alle situaties 100%
If you study hard, you get good grades.
Type-1 simple present will + inf. waarschijnlijke mogelijkheid, beloftes, waarschuwingen ~75%
If I find the time, I will write you another letter.
Type-2 past simple would + inf. onwaarschijnlijke, denkbeeldige situatie ~5%
If I had unlimited money, I would buy a Lamborghini.
Tips
Geen if en will/would in hetzelfde zinsdeel.
If betekent misschien; when gebruik je voor situaties waarvan je zeker bent dat ze zullen gaan gebeuren.
In het if-zinsdeel, gebruik je vaak 'were' in plaats van 'was'. If I were you, I wouldn't do that.
  1. Decide if you need a type-1 or type-2. You could look at the above table, under the column Wanneer?. Also, you could look at the tense used in the sentence and then derive from that (='daaruit afleiden') what your answer should be. Try it.
  2. Some of the sentences in this exercise must be put into the correct conditional Type. See the table above. Use Type 1 or Type 2 here.
3. ELO.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises called Test Yourself.
  2. Then, do Grammar 1-3.
  3. If you are so inclined, you may revisit Grammar 1, Grammar 2, Grammar 3 as well.
4. Grammar.

Complete the following grid. Indicate which situations correspond with which conditional Types. Then, write a conditional sentence using the situation described in combination with the Type you chose. Use the table under Lesson 9.3. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

# Situation Type
1 Water boiling at 100oC. 0 If water is heated to 100oC, it boils.
2 You winning the lottery. If…
3 You finding a wallet in the street. If…
4 There being a Champions League final tomorrow. If…
5 You not doing your English homework. Unless…
6 Two people from vw3f getting married in later life. If…
7 Me and my grandma switching bodies. If…
8 You opening a window in this room. When…
5. Done?
  1. Practice your vocab for Theme 2 or otherwise spend your time wisely. You could do so on WRTS. The test for Theme 2 is next Monday.

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Lesson 8

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1. Watching.

  1. In your own words (in Dutch or English), describe why manufacturing a comfortable F1 car seat is such a problematic procedure. Listen carefully; this one isn't easy by any stretch of the imagination. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
2. Grammar.
  1. Choose between infinitive with or without to, or pick the gerund.
  2. This one is slightly more difficult.
  3. In this exercise, link will to present simple forms and would to past simple. And remember, no if and will/would in the same clause.
3. Vocabulary.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises called Game - Zwarte Gaten.
4. Finish up.

Finish the tasks given to you last Monday. They are:

  1. Finish listening exercise 23, for which you received a handout. You can find the audio fragments on the ELO.
  2. Finish the exercises here. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
  3. Finish the exercises for Reading Matters. Log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises for Reading Matters.
5. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 2 into WRTS and practice. The vocab and Stones SO is next Monday.

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Lesson 7

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1. Watching.

  1. In your own words (in Dutch or English), describe how angler fish mate. Write answers down and bring to the first lesson of next week.
2. Grammar.
Naam Bijzin Hoofdzin Wanneer? Kans
Type-0 simple present simple present algemeen feit in alle situaties 100%
If you study hard, you get good grades.
Type-1 simple present will + inf. waarschijnlijke mogelijkheid, beloftes, waarschuwingen ~75%
If I find the time, I will write you another letter.
Type-2 past simple would + inf. onwaarschijnlijke, denkbeeldige situatie ~5%
If I had unlimited money, I would buy a Lamborghini.
Tips
Geen if en will/would in hetzelfde zinsdeel.
If betekent misschien; when gebruik je voor situaties waarvan je zeker bent dat ze zullen gaan gebeuren.
In het if-zinsdeel, gebruik je vaak 'were' in plaats van 'was'. If I were you, I wouldn't do that.
  1. Have a look at the rules of conditionals in the table above.
  2. The zero-conditional is the easiest of the conditionals. Just write two forms of the present. Practice here.
  3. The type-1-conditional isn't any trickier. Supplement a simple present with will + inf.. Do so here.
  4. This exercise will test whether you can supplement a given conditional (='if-zin'). You don't have to know the difference between type 1 and 2; you only have to know how they're made. Supplement the conditionals.
3. Reading.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises for D Speaking & Writing: Exercise 12.
4. Listening.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises for E Listening: Exercise 20.
5. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 2 into WRTS and practice.

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Lesson 6

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1. Watching.

  1. Answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
  2. What are their bathroom breaks like?
  3. Why are they so dirty?
2. Writing.
  1. Consult the table of gerunds and infinitive verbs. These are verbs that are followed by either a gerund or an infinitive. Make pairs, or a group of three, and write a story featuring five verbs followed by gerunds, and five verbs followed by infinitives. First, your group will need to think of a protagonist (='hoofdpersoon'); then, describe a somewhat logical series of events that includes the ten verbs. Your story will have to exceed 250 words. Write your story down and bring to next lesson.
3. Grammar.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises for Grammar 1.
  2. Check your understanding of gerund/infinitive here.
4. Reading.
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  1. Read the text above and answer the questions here.
5. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 2 into WRTS and practice.

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Lesson 5

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1. Watching.

  1. Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
  2. What are eyes good at?
  3. Name the situations in which cameras are better than eyes; also, note why.
2. Grammar.

  1. View the presentation above in order to recap the material. The Links section on the right includes a list with verbs that take gerunds and to-infinitives. Use these to do the following exercises.
  2. Do exercise 1 from the website.
  3. Try this exercise on for size.
3. Translation.
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  1. Translate the above caption into Dutch. Bring your translation to the next lesson. It's your homework!
4. Reading.
  1. To do the next exercise, log into Magister. Once logged in, click on ELO, then Digitaal Lesmateriaal, then Engels, Stepping Stones VWO3. Then choose Theme 2 and do the exercises for C Reading.
5. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 2 into WRTS and practice. Alternatively, you could finish your book for which the SO is next Thursday.

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Lesson 4

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1. Watching.
  1. Watch this clip and answer the questions below.
  2. In your own words, why is Shaun upset with the two men?
2. Translation.
  1. Translate the caption below. Bring your translation to your next lesson. It's your homework!
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3. Grammar.
  1. Go to the Digitaal Materiaal via Magister.
  2. Do I-clipse Grammar 1, 2, and 3.
4. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 1 into WRTS and practice. Test is on September 19th.

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Lesson 3

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1. Watching.
  1. Watch this clip on ⊙ Jurassic Park's sounds. Then, answer the questions below. Bring the answers to your next lesson. It's your homework!
  2. How did the sound engineers make the sounds for the dinosaurs?
  3. What animal noises were used to make the dinosaur sounds? Write down as many as you can.
2. Translation.
  1. Translate the caption below. Bring your translation to your next lesson. It's your homework!
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3. Grammar.
  1. Pitfalls. Choose the correct alternative in the exercise below. Bring the answers to your next lesson. It's your homework!
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  1. Choose the correct preposition for these fixed expressions.
  2. Listen to a description of a scene, then click the picture that goes with it. You'll need earphones.
  3. Different expressions of time have different prepositions. Check if you understand here.
  4. Let's have another look at present perfect and past simple here.
4. Listening.
  1. Go to the Digitaal Materiaal, and start up the listening exercise named 'A Film to Remember (1)'.
5. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 1 into WRTS and practice. Test is on September 12th.

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Lesson 2

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1. Watching.
  1. Watch this clip. Answer the question: "What features make it special?" [[span style="color:red"]]Write answers down and bring to next class.
2. Grammar.
  1. Here, we are going to recap (='herhalen') some of the grammar that will feature (='voorkomen') in the test.
  2. First, have another try at the past simple vs. present perfect. Read the instructions on that website to get a better idea when to use which tense.
  3. Another exercise on these two tenses. Click the button in the top-right corner to advance to the next question.
  4. Now, onto prepositions (='voorzetsels'). First, prepositions of time.
  5. Finally, prepositions of direction. If these prove difficult for you, consult page 23 of the textbook.
3. Translation.
  1. Translate the comic below. [[span style="color:red"]]Write your translation down and bring to next class.
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4. I-Clipse.
  1. Go to Magister and go to the Digitaal Lesmateriaal for English. Finish C Reading and I-clipse Grammar 1.
5. Done?
  1. Enter the words for Theme 1 into WRTS and practice. Test is on September 12th.

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Lesson 1

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1. Prepositions.
  1. Partner up. You can form a group of a maximum of four members.
  2. Assign one person to be the instructor. He or she will instruct the other(s) in English. The others will grab a piece of paper and a pencil.
  3. Once the roles have been assigned the instructor may open one of the pictures below and describe it to the others. Use phrases like "There is a starshape in the upper right-hand corner". [[span color="red"]]The instructor could select the correct prepositions from textbook pages 23 and 24.
  4. Once the instructor has given all instructions, compare the drawing with the original. Who has most accurately drawn the picture? Repeat until you have done all four.
2. Tenses.
  1. Enter your first name before doing this exercise. [[span color="red"]]You must separate your answers by commas (,) or slashes (/).
  2. If you feel you are smarter than other people, try this exercise and complete the sentences with past perfect, past simple, and present perfect forms. [[span color="red"]]You must separate your answers by commas (,) or slashes (/).
3. Reading.
  1. Open deze link met de tekst. Beantwoord de vragen. Breng de antwoorden mee naar de volgende les.
  2. Hoe werd de grot ontdekt?
  3. Waren de opgravers Matt en Lisa meteen enthousiast toen ze hoorden dat er een grot ontdekt was?
  4. Hoe oud is de grot?
  5. Is de vondst wel of niet belangrijk? Noem een voorbeeld uit de tekst om je antwoord te onderbouwen.
  6. Van welke dieren zijn in de grot sporen gevonden? Zoek eventueel plaatjes van de dieren en schrijf de Nederlandse namen op.
  7. Deze grot is de eerste met een internetverbinding. Waarvoor wordt die gebruikt?
  8. Welke wetenschappelijke methodes zijn gebruikt om de leeftijd van de grot te bepalen?
  9. Er worden plannen uitgevoerd om de grot te verbouwen. Wat zal er worden gebouwd?
  10. Kun je de grot op dit moment bezoeken?
4. WRTS.
  1. Enter the words for Chapter 1 into WRTS.

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