Ready to get started?

Hello everybody!
How are you? Very happy to get back to work after an enjoyable and restful holiday. What about you? Did you have a nice summer? Well, I hope so, because it's time to start working!. We've got many activities to do, graded readers to read and projects to work on!.
Do you remember our project on the 18th century? this year we'll focus on the 19th century, from 1800 to 1832 and we'll see some romantic writers such as Keats, Shelley, Lord Byron, Mary Shelly, Jane Austen, Allan Poe etc..
Would you like to see what we are going to do? Have a look at our wiki. I think it's going to be quite interesting , we'll have good fun and I'm sure you'll like it. By the way, here you are the new blog we've already set up for the Romantic age, cool, isn't it?.
So, are you ready to get started?

Let's begin with this reading comprehension. Don't forget to click on the picture in order to make it bigger and be able to do the exercise.

Are these statements true or false?

1. This is an e-mail that Nina is writing to Alison.
a)True b) False.

2. She has been to Rome recently and has just come back from Portugal.
a)True b) False.

3. She is quite disappointed about having spent all her savings on this trip to Portugal.
a)True b) False.

4. The beaches remain unspoilt by the tourism.
a)True b) False.

5. She thinks that Portuguese people are lovely but she doesn’t like their food very much.
a)True b) False.

6. She was in a hotel just five minutes’ walk from the beach and very close to the town.
a)True b) False.

7. She hardly ever went to the town in the evenings.
a)True b) False.

8. She is a bit worried about her friend since there’s no way to be in touch with her.
a)True b) False.

What about you? Where did you go in summer? What did you do? Did you have a good time? Come on, go ahead and leave your comments here!

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15 Responses to Ready to get started?

  1. It's great to hear from you again, I'm waiting eagerly to see you all make wonders...! Greetings!

  2. Nice to hear from you too, Juan Ignacio. Well, to tell you the truth, we are willing to start with our project and of course, we'll try to do our best!
    Maybe, we can do something together, if you and your students feel like...
    Thanks for your visit, we'll be in touch!

  3. Anonymous says:

    This summer was boring, i did´t go to any place, I stayed here,in Málaga, with my friends and I tried to find a job. The weather was sunny and hot. My life changed in summer, it was a great and marvellous change... I met my girlfriend and now I think that life is wonderful...

  4. antonio says:

    I stayed in Malaga because I began to work as a lifeguard and I worked hard.At nights I went to parties and in the morning I went to the beach with my friends. Yes,I had a good time.

  5. Ari says:

    I was all summer in the pool and beach with my boyfriend and my friends. I went to a weekend camping in Marbella, I had a great time!
    I went out this summer holiday especially on Saturdays. a Monday night I went to see my favorite dj in a nightclub in marbella.también I bought lots of clothes and wedding. a wonderful summer!

  6. Sonia says:

    The last summer I was working in a restaurant to get money because later I was loving to travel.
    I was going to the beach in the morning from Monday to Friday because on weekend I was working all day so hard. So the last summer I was all time with my friends and also I was going out sometimes to parties.
    It has been very quick!

  7. Silvia says:

    Hello!
    Mi name is Silvia and I study to become Travel Agent in Málaga.I am 21 years old.
    This summer I didn't go to anywhere because I didn't have money.
    I stayed here, in Málaga, and I went to the beach...it was a good time here.
    Have a nice day!

  8. Dani says:

    This summer was one of the best summer that I remember. A lot of summer time I worked whit my uncle, it wasn´t hard because, Jorge is my favourite uncle, He is very very funny. When I wasn´t in a work, I was spending my time whit my friends, in a pub, in beach. I really love my Friends.
    I had a lot of money because I was working, for this reason I did all the things that I wanted. I have something that always I listen it i will remember this summer.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKj5MWHTInY&ob=av3e

  9. carmelo says:

    the last summer was a good summer, because I was always in the beach, playing football, in the estreet with my friends and with free time for to do things. In august I went to portugal; I was in Lisboa and Algarve.My holidays finished when started the classes.

  10. I last summer was of vacations for one week in Barcelona with my parents, my brother and my grandparents
    I estube visiting the city of Barcelona with his monuments mas important, the field of the Espanyol and Barcelona. Also visit to my family of barcelona.
    Yes,I had a very good time

  11. diego says:

    This summer I was in Conil, a little village of Cadiz. It was very funny because Conil its one of the most famous parties in Spain. We went with my friend during one week in a chalet.In july and August I was in some parties in Fuengirola,Ronda and Cadiz on the famous " Trofeo Carranza ". I think that this summer its the best summer I can remember.

  12. Gloria says:

    Hello, my name is Gloria. I'm 25 years old and I live in Antequera. This summer I went a week end in an apartment in Fuengirola. The apartment was located beach foot. The wiews of the beach was beautiful and we were in the Centre of Fuengirola. My boyfriend and me went to the beach, restaurants,coffee shops and walked by the maritime walk. Made very good time, not to cold or excessive hot.
    We spend it very well.

  13. KriSty says:

    Hello!
    My name is Cristina. I live in Campillos but I stay in Málaga now.I am 18 years old. In summer i went to Benalmadena with my family. I went to beach and i went to parties with my friends. The time was perfec.

  14. Yuliya says:

    Hello!
    During all summer time I stayed in Spain.In the begining of the summer I spent all the time with my friends on the beach and parties.But in end of July I started to work in one restaurant and was working till the begining of September.It was nice summer :)

  15. sergio says:

    Hello! my name is Sergio, I am 19 years old and I study to become a travel agent in my city.
    This summer I travelled to Galicia whith my father, it was the best trip.
    I visited a lot of monuments and a lot of cities...

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