Unit 1: Meeting Famous People Around the World,11th G. ES

Learn about famous people and grammar contents
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 34 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2016 English

Course Description

This course is from the educational program of El Salvador for Eleventh grade of high school, it has seven contents and we have chosen five contents that we considered relevants to this Unit. In this course students will learn about famous people and grammar contents, because is funfamental to improve the grammar part to communcate in an understand way to others. Especially this unit will help  in the communicate part, explaining in a clear way how to talk in present perfect, simple past and past progressive using time clauses and used to and the uses of would

The reason why we create this course is to help students in the learning of a second language, especially using the technology to improve the methodologies and in that way the students will be more active in the learning process.

We present in the section meeting famous people some biographies of famous people as part of the content, because is something that program requires and it helps to students to have listening comprehension.

In section 2 we present the uses of “used to”  in simple past and past progressive, at the same time we shared some links where the students can practice and also study to have a better understanding

In section 3 we talked about present perfect, explaining some importance uses for this tense emphasying in the uses of never, yet, already, for, since and always.

In setcion 4 we present the uses of time clauses for simple past and past progressive, we also shares some online exercises to practice more and more information about it.

In section 5 we present the uses of would also sharing more information about it.

In some sections we add some games to practice the grammar parte, in that way students will have more fun and will learn at the same time.

What are the requirements?

  • computer at home
  • email account
  • headphones
  • internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Produce spoken and written discourse related to personality traits of famous people, life accomplishments, dreams and wishes
  • Understand oral and written vocabulary related to personality traits of famous people, life accomplishments, dreams and wishes

Who is the target audience?

  • Students who have studied tenth grade of high school should take this course
  • Students who have not studied tenth grade of high school should not take this course

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Section 1: Meeting famous people and present perfect

In this lecture the student will be able to identify what is the couse about?,the purpose of the course, the contents and the objectives of the course. 


In this lesson the student will learn about the life of Leona Lewis and her career as a singer: When and where she born, when she start her career, how many albums she has made, and how many prices she has won. 


In this lesson the studend wil be able to identify the personality traits about the president of United State Barack Obama, what means each of the traits and what he do in his work as a politician to have that personality traits. 


In this lesson the student will learn about Adel´s life as a singer. When and where she born, when she start her career, how many albums she has made and the prices she has won in all her caeer.

Section 2: Used to

In this lesson the student will learn the perfect use of "Used to": the form (used to+verb) to use it in a sentence, how to use it for habit in the Past, past facts and generalizations.

Then there is a series of exercise to practice about the lesson. 

Used to
5 questions
Section 3: Present Perfect

In this video you are going to find what present perfect is, differents uses a little explanation to a better understanding, basically we want to improve your english using present perfect in the right way. We hope you understand very well !


In this video you will find the use of present perfect, When we use already, yet, never, for, and always also you will find examples, the form or structure about and what contexts we should use it.

Present Perfect
5 questions
Section 4: Time Clauses in the past

Here you can find a great definition of time clauses, examples etc. The time clauses which you are going to watch in this video are While, After, Before, When and As. Also explain in what tense you can use these time clauses and examples about, besides you will find the use of past time clauses.


Here you will find the structure of time clauses, for example how the clauses can be devided in two clauses where one is dependent while another one is independent the orden can change it means dependent and independent clauses can be at the end or at the beginning. Also you will find information how determined which clause is in simple past and which is in past progresive 

Time Clauses in the past
5 questions
Section 5: would for wishes

As you can see the video is about ¨use o would´ so, here you can find a good explanation how can use ¨would¨ there are a lot of ways to use it that's why we wan't confuse you then we try to be carefully and explain step to step. We hope you understand!

Use of "would"
5 questions

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Instructor Biography

My name is Gilma Elizabeth Vigil, I am 21 years old, I was born on November 2nd, 1995 in San Miguel and actually I live in Guatajiagua, Morazán, El Salvador. I study Bachelor Degree in English in Gerardo Barrios University.

Instructor Biography

My name is Harold Ruby Orella Rivera,I am 25 years old, I was born in March 26th in 1991. in San Miguel, El Salvador,I have an older brother and I live with my mom, and my brother lives with his wife and daugther, I have taught English to people that are over 20 years old, teaching them basic English.

Instructor Biography

My name is Leydi Coca, I am 21 year old I was born on November 16th, I am Salvadorian. My parents are: Yanira Martinez and Oscar Coca I have two sister and one brother I study at Gerardo Barrios University Degree English language.I am motiving to study to prepare for the future and have a good knowledge for transmission.

Instructor Biography

I am Yessica Maria Bonilla Vanegas, I was born in 1995 in Poloros La Union El Salvador, I stared the school when I was 4 years old I had to repeat the same grade two times because my age was not enough to go another level.

I was in the same school all the time until I stared the high school I went another school and knew new people at the beginning was difficult but my time there was one of the best of my life I made a lot of good friends, good experiences that I never will forget. I participated in two contests one of  math and another of language and literature.

Two years later I stared the university was time thinking what I wanted for my future at the biginning  I have decided to be a vet because I really love animals, but at the end I decided for english because I like english too.

At the moment I live at the same place with my parents, my little sister who study veterinarian because at the same me she loves animal, I  have to say I have a great family they are the best of my life.

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