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Intermediate II

You will need these materials to follow the course:

efl intermediate

  • English for life. Intermediate. Student’s book with multiROM Pack.  ISBN: 978-0-19-430760-4.This pack includes:
      • Student’s Book
      • Student’s MultiROM
  • English for life. Intermediate. Workbook with key.ISBN: 978-0-19-430764-2






If you’ve never read a short story, you’re going to have a difficult time writing one.

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have time to write.” Stephen King



  • Vocabulary
  • Now you can search headlines that deal with reports of crimes. You have several links at the top. Here you have another one.

An example:

A British man wanted for homicide and domestic violence has been detained in Calvià

Posted in: Mallorca Oct 5, 2015 – 8:09:41 PM
The detained is implicated in an episode of domestic violence against a British woman which happened last August 11 in Calvià.

A whodunit (for “Who [has] done it?” or “Who did it?”) is a variety of the detective story in which the audience is given the opportunity to engage in the same process of deduction as the protagonist throughout the investigation of a crime. The investigation is usually conducted by an eccentric or amateur detective.


It is time to start reading. The recommended book for this term is:

 “Flight to terror” by Cristine Barclay, Burlington books.

If you want to work with the audio material click on here.


Separable and inseparable phrasal verbs

Let’s practice

phrasal verb_off


Grammar reference

How to use the passive

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Some more information

What is this?

 “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day”

– A saying: It means that important work takes time. It is the usual English translation of a medieval French phrase.

– A SONG by Morcheeba. video

This is a very famous Celine Dion’s song. Could you find any examples of passsive voice?

How pearls are made. 

If you need more information clic on here


Last exercise on the passive


Some activities
Click on the following links to improve your vocabulary:

Here you can find interesting websites to practice different activities:

(Be careful: there is a mistake with narrow-minded)

  • Adjectives through the Zodiac




Morning suit v lounge suit

A bearded bride                      

Sham marriages


  •  Use and Order
  • Activities: Click  on  this interactive poster on line: GLOGSTER
  • World Gift Giving Customs: watch this Power point and then, test your knowledge.






 We use “do” as a main verb, rather than as an auxiliary verb, for activities that produce no physical object, for general ideas.

The verb “make” is only used as a main verb and never as an auxiliarly verb. It is used when we create something that we can touch.
  • More activities:

Act. 1, Act. 2, Act. 3, Act. 4, Act. 5, Act. 6


Modal verbs: can and must

  • CAN

Present, past, future

What else can you do?


A  Bollywood song

Talking about films


Some students have asked me some advice to perfom a short play. Here you have some ideas:

  • The three wishes. BBC English. English graded readers. Alhambra. Grade 2

 Click on the Play (3 parts)

LISTENING: Three wishes. Every week BBC asks a different question. This week, you can have three wishes. What will you wish for? BBC English

  •   Joe and the wicked witch. BBC English. English graded readers.       Alhambra. Grade 2


UNIT 62 Verb+noun+- ing


UNIT 63 PROVERBS Proverbs. Activities


HOMEWORK. Advising a Friend

An English-speaking friend wants to spend a two-week holiday in your city and has written asking for information and advice. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter,

      • offer to find somewhere to stay
      • give advice about what to do and when to come
      • give information about what things to bring

      Write at least 120 words.You do NOT need to write any address.



  • Oxford bookworms. Stages 3 or 4

  • Dominoes. Oxford. Stage 3

    The Scarlet Letter.

    Nathaniel Hawthorne. Oxford bookworms. Stage 4

    Hester is being led to the scaffold, where she is going to be publicly shamed for having committed adultery. Hester is forced to wear the letter A on her gown at all times.

    Book Trailer

     The picture of Dorian Gray  

    Oscar Wilde, Oxford Bookworms, stage 3 + CD

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