New school year, new stationery!
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New school year, new stationery!

Hi everyone! Spanish and Umbrellas is very happy to be back! Hope you had a great holiday if you have gone back to school today or that you are having a wonderful break, if you are still off. I am sure you have disconnected and you are ready to start the new school year! The...

Getting stationery ready for next September!
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Getting stationery ready for next September!

Hi guys! Are you, like me, getting your stationery ready for next September? This is the best bit, isn’t it? I just wanted to show you some of the last items I have bought… First of all, I wanted to get my notes a bit more organised so I got this Moleskine 2019-2020 weekly notebook...

Y10 Speaking Lesson on Technology
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Y10 Speaking Lesson on Technology

Hi there! These last few weeks I have been preparing my Y10 students for their speaking test which is coming up… I have been revising all the different topics and hopefully they now feel more confident. Are you also doing this with your classes? This lesson is an example of what I have been doing....

Y11 Writing Revision 2
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Y11 Writing Revision 2

Happy HT everyone! I have just created another writing lesson on all topics which I am planning to use with my Y11 students the first Monday back after the holidays… The lesson consists of: 1.  Vocabulary test. 2.  Vocabulary gap-fill. 3. Correct the mistakes. 4. Choose the correct photo based on the description. 5.  Match...

Y11 Writing Revision Lesson
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Y11 Writing Revision Lesson

Now that we are coming to an end with listening and reading practice, we all need  to focus on the writing element of the exam… I have just put this lesson together for my Y11 students who I will see again on Thursday this week. The lesson consists of: 1.  Vocabulary test. 2. Describing a...

Y11 Revision Lesson on Holidays
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Y11 Revision Lesson on Holidays

¡Hola a todos! Would you like more resources on the topic of holidays? This is the last lesson I have planned… I am teaching it tomorrow 🙂 The listening and reading tasks have been taking from Exampro as usual. The different activities go as follows: 1. Vocabulary test. 2. Find the odd one out. 3....

Y11 Revision Lesson on Social Issues
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Y11 Revision Lesson on Social Issues

¡Hola a todos! Are you finding hard to find resources on the topic of social issues like I am? I planned this lesson yesterday and I have taught it today. I can confirm now that it works well. I takes a bit more than an hour but you can skip some activities depending on what...