Activities Sixth grade

Dear parents

Learning together is an important part of your child’s development. When you learn together you can strengthen boundaries as well as encourage your kids towards learning. That is why we would like to suggest some useful links and apps to practice English at home, so you can also take advantage of them and help your child to get a better understanding of English as a foreign language.

Apps focused on use of language, grammar and spelling – Writing

ENGLISH MONSTRUO

  

 

Link: http://englishmonstruo.cambridge.es/

 Description of the activity: Students will have to unlock a series of levels by correcting some misspelled words in a limit of time. There are two monsters, one bad and a good one who sometimes make you fail or win.

 

 PHRASAL VERBS MACHINE

Link: http://thephrasalverbsmachine.cambridge.es/

 

Description of the activity: Students will have to match a phrasal verb to an animated scene of the circus. Phrasal verbs are actions and this app helps to understand them by showing cartoons doing the action of the phrasal verb.

 

PHRASAL STEIN

Link: http://phrasalstein.cambridge.es/

 Description of the activity: it is an app quite similar to the phrasal verb machine but within a different setting. Students will have to match a phrasal verb to an animated scene of a crazy lab. Phrasal verbs are actions and this app helps to understand them by showing cartoons doing the action of the phrasal verb.

 

CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH FC

Link: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/learning-english/games-social/cambridge-english-fc/

Description of the activity: this app I especially designed for soccer lovers. Students will practice vocabulary and grammar within the sport’s setting.

 

 SQUIZUP

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=fermento.squizup

Descriptoon of the activity: students will test their knowledge by completing the challenges given on each level as well as completing some mini games while  taking the quizes.

 

 Apps focused on vocabulary – Reading

 

FUNLAND

 

Link: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/learning-english/games-social/funland/

 Description of the activity: students will practice vocabulary by following different interactive activities on groups of words.

 

WORDPIC

Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordpic/id545914917?mt=8

 Description of the activity: students will practice vocabulary by following ´picking on the picture of the word given and completing the challenges proposed.

 

 CAMBRIDGE DISCOVERY READERS

Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.cambridge.cdeir&rdid=org.cambridge.cdeir

 Description of the activity: This app allows students to practice reading comprehension from a variety of reading texts. Students will be able to choose a reading from their English level.

 

Website focused on Listening – Listening

LEARNING ENGLISH TEENS – BRITISH COUNCIL

Link:

http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/listening-skills-practice

 Description of the activity: On this website students can select, not only their level, but also any reading with the topic of their choosing. By the time they finish listening the audio, they can have different activities about it.

 

Website focused on Speaking – Speaking

LEARNING ENGLISH TEENS – BRITISH COUNCIL

Link:

https://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/skills/speaking-skills-practice

Description of the activity: In speaking skill terms, students can use this webpage to select their level and topic. Afterwards, they will watch a video and based on it, students will have to answer some discussion questions.