ENGLISH V: Review of complicated topics for final exam

Hi there!

According to your opinion, these are the most complicated topics for the final exam. Here are some exercises for you to practice for the review sessions next week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday:


Conditionals (http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/secondconditional/exercise3.swf)

ZERO CONDITIONAL1 (http://elt.oup.com/student/solutions1stedition/preint_unit_page/unit6/grammar/exercise2?cc=us&selLanguage=en)

ZERO CONDITIONAL3 (http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/type0/exercise3.swf)

ZERO CONDITIONAL4 (http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/type0/exercise1.swf)

ZERO CONDITIONAL5 (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/0cond1.htm)

FIRST CONDITIONAL1 (http://www.impact-english.com/members/Grammar_Practice/Always/test-grammar/gr_prac_form-Cond1.htm)

FIRST CONDITIONAL2 (http://www.learn4good.com/languages/evrd_grammar/1stconditional.htm)

FIRST CONDITIONAL3 (http://www.learn4good.com/languages/evrd_grammar/1stconditional.htm)

FIRST CONDITIONAL4 (http://www.better-english.com/grammar/firstconditional1.htm)

Second Conditional (http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/second-conditional-exercise-1.html)

SECOND CONDITIONAL2 (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/2cond1.htm)

SECOND CONDITIONAL3 (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/2cond2.htm)

SECOND CONDITIONAL4 (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/conditional-sentences/type-2/exercises?02)

Third conditional (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/3cond.htm)

THIRD CONDITIONAL3 (http://www.better-english.com/grammar/con31.htm)

THIRD CONDITIONAL4 (http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=3233)

Third Conditional Exercise (http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/thirdconditional/exercise1.swf)

Third Conditional Exercise II (http://perso.wanadoo.es/autoenglish/gr.con3.i.htm)

Wish/ if only

I wish and If only Exercise (https://www.examenglish.com/grammar/wish_if_only.htm)

WISH Practice 1 (https://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-5529.php)

WISH Practice 2 (http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5841)

WISHES-3 (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/es/quick-grammar/wish-and-if-only)

WISHES-4 (https://elt.oup.com/student/solutions/preint/grammar/grammar_08_022e?cc=mx&selLanguage=en)

Would rather/ prefer

PREFER/ RATHER VIDEO (http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-43957.php)

Prefer/ Would rather ( http://www.eoilangreo.net/herminio/online/0809-32.htm)

WOULD RATHER/ PREFER3 (http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=5494

Would rather OR Would prefer to? (http://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-49279.php)

Passive voice
Passive Voice: Simple Present (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive/exercises)

Passive Voice: Simple Past (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive/exercises?02)

Passive Voice: Future with Will (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive/exercises?04)

Passive different tenses (http://www.english-4u.de/passive_ex6.htm)

Passive Voice in Context 1 (http://www.english-grammar-lessons.com/passive/exercise7.swf)

Passive in Context 2 (http://www.bnv-bamberg.de/home/ulrich.koch/flg/englischinteraktiv/passive1.htm)

PASSIVE 1 (http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/active_passive/sentences_gaps.htm)

PASSIVE COMPLETE PHRASES- 4 (http://www.english-grammar-lessons.com/passive/exercise6.swf)

PASSIVE OR ACTIVE- 5 (http://www.parapal-online.co.uk/exercises/passives.html)


EXPLANATION: Correlative conjunctions (https://blog.udemy.com/correlative-conjunction/)

CONJUNCTIONS1 (http://www.softschools.com/quizzes/grammar/correlative_conjunctions/quiz3199.html)

CONJUNCTIONS2 (https://www.ixl.com/ela/grade-5/use-the-correct-pair-of-correlative-conjunctionshttps://www.ixl.com/ela/grade-5/use-the-correct-pair-of-correlative-conjunctions

CONJUNCTIONS3 (https://reviewgamezone.com/mc/candidate/test/?test_id=26721&title=Correlative%20Conjunctions)

neither... nor/ both...and,etc. (https://www.spring.edu/webroom/practice_g6_corr_2.html)

Future forms

Future forms (mixedmultiple choice)

LEVEL V: Rubric for presentations

Hi, there!

This is the rubric I'll be using in your presentations this week!


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Level V: Passive Voice homework

Hi guys!

This is the homework for tomorrow!

Passive Voice

Level V: Conditionals

Hi there!

This is the homework for TOMORROW WEDNESDAY. It's a combination of First, Second and Third Conditionals:


Level V: Oral and writing evaluations

Hi there!

As I said in class today, here you can find your oral and writing evaluations.



LEVEL V: Homework on Participial Adjectives

Hi there:

Here's an exercise about participial adjectives, so please, print it out and answer it, and then bring it tomorrow.  


Business Intelligence: Data analysis and Data mining

Hi there!

Please read the following article:

Data analysis and Data mining

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Level V: Zero and First Conditionals Exercises

Hi, there!

Here's the homework for tomorrow:

Copy and answer the following sentences, depending on the type of conditional that corresponds in each case:

         1 If I see him, I  (give) him a lift.
         2 The table will break if you  (sit) on it.
         3 If he  (eat) all that, he will be ill.
         4 If I find your passport, I  (telephone) you.
         5 The police  (arrest) him, if they catch him.
         6 If he  (read) in bad light, he will ruin his eyes.
         7 Someone  (steal) your car if you leave it unlocked.
         8 What will happen if my parachute  (not open)? 
         9 If he  (wash) my car, I'll give him $10.
         10 If she  (need) a radio, she can borrow mine.
         11  If you  (not go) away, I'll call the police.
         12 I'll be very angry if he  (make) any more mistakes.
         13 If he  (be) late, we'll go without him.
         14 She will be absolutely furious if she  (hear) about this.
         15 If you put on the kettle, I  (make) some tea.

Business Intelligence: Implementation of an Erp system

Hi again!

Here's an interesting article about the implementation of an Erp system.

10 steps to successful ERP implementation

Level V: Relative Clauses


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Business Intelligence: Implementation of a CRM system

Hi there!

Here you have two examples of implementation of a CRM system. Please read them and analyze them in teams:

4 examples of how businesses are using CRM

10 steps to a successful CRM implementation

Level V: Homework on Relative Clauses

Hi there!

Here's the homework for tomorrow:

Relative Clauses

Business Intelligence: Overview of BI tools (videos)

Hi there!:

Here are the videos we watched in class last week. They're an overview of some BI tools we have available, such as the OLAP, OLTP, ETL, cubes, etc.

BI Tools Overview (OLTP, ETL, OLAP, MDX, BI Report)

Business Intelligence: CRM systems

What makes for CRM system success — Or failure?

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Level V: More homework on Future forms

Hi, there!

Here's the homework for tomorrow:

Future Perfect and Continuous

Future Perfect Continuous

Business Intelligence: What is BI?

Please read this article:

Business Intelligence

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Level V: Future Perfect VS Future Perfect Continuous

Hi people!

Here's the homework for tomorrow:

Future Forms

Business Intelligence: Antitrust

Hi again:

Do you know what "Antitrust" is?

Take a look at this:

Antitrust laws

History of antitrust

Business Intelligence: Index of Economic Freedom

Dear students:

Take a look at this page. It categorizes most of the world's countries in terms of economic freedom.

Very enlightening...


Business Intelligence: First Partial Exam

SEPTEMBER 12th Groups 302 and 303;
SEPTEMBER 14th Group 301,
at the library, so please
bring your laptop and make
sure you have Internet

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Business Intelligence: Rubrics and last presentation

September 3:
Dear students, here's the presentation about economy we studied this week:

September 7:
As I told you in class, PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING FORMATS for next Monday. You have to evaluate all the teams except yours, so please consider the number of copies you'll need. (If there are 10 teams, just print 9 formats, for example).

LEVEL V: Spelling rules - ing

Here are the spelling rules for the verbs  ending in -ing. It can be use with both Present or Past Continuous:

ALL LEVELS: Verbs in Simple Past

Hi again:

Here you can find some examples of irregular verbs we saw in class (with similar forms in past), and a list of verbs that can be both regular and irregular (both forms are correct). CLICK ON THE IMAGES FOR BETTER QUALITY.

LEVEL V: Review for the First Partial Exam

Hi there :

Here you can find some exercises to practice with for the First Partial Exam. Also, study the vocabulary of units 1, 2 and 4 (medical problems, sports, personal qualities):

Would rather/ prefer


Adjective order 1


EXPLANATION: Correlative conjunctions (http://flang1.kendall.mdc.edu/4/440/
Correlative Conjunctions: Practice with verbs (http://flang1.kendall.mdc.edu/acts/4/440/L440act3/L440act3lec3.htm

Simple Past and Past Progressive for narrative 





LIST OF IRREGULAR VERBS: https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/irregular-verbs





English V: -ed pronunciation homework

Hi, people!:

Answer the following exercises FOR TOMORROW TUESDAY:

Simple Past Ending -ed

Pronunciation "ed" Endings

Business Intelligence: Case for Friday

Hi there!
This will be the case for this week. Can politics and businesses be mixed?
Read this story, and decide if the company should  stop making campaign contributions.
  • Super PAC: Political action committees (PACs) are formed to privately raise money to donate to a political campaign in hopes of influencing the election. Super PACs can raise unlimited amounts of money to influence an election, but they are not permitted to donate directly to a campaign.
  • Lobbying: the activity of trying to persuade someone in authority, usually anelected member of a government, to support laws or rules that giveyour organization or industry an advantage.
  • GMO- labeling: labeling indicating whether foods have or not have been derived from genetically engineered plants (genetically modified organisms).
  • S&P companies: Standard and Poor's: iconic financial indexes and indicators.

Do Business and Politics Mix?

If needed:
username: lasalle
password: bajio

Business Intelligence: Culture PPT

As I promised many, many times during the week, here's the presentation about culture we studied these last days.

Business Intelligence: International Business, Environments and Operations

Hi, there!

As I promised, here you can find the book in English for you to have it. It's kind of a heavy file, so if you want it, save it TO YOUR COMPUTER. It's more than 800 pages. 

Business Intelligence: The myth of globalisation

Hi there!

Here's the video about the "myth of globalisation" according to Peter Alfandary on Ted Talks.

The myth of globalisation

Business Intelligence: Case for Friday

Hi, there!
Here's the case you need to analyze for this next Friday August 24:
In a one-or-two page document, answer the following questions:
1. What do you think was the main reason for Wal-Mart to fail in the German market?
2. Was Wal-Mart’s basic strategy for capturing the German market by replicating the model that had proven to be successful in the American domestic market a good idea?
3. What were some mistakes Wal-Mart had in their management.
4. Do you think cultural differences may have caused some of these failures?

username: lasalle
password: bajio

Business Intelligence: Business ideas for your project

Hi, people:
Here you can find many ideas for your project this partial.
I want you to analyze your company. Use the SWOT and PESTLE schemes to examine the environment of your business.
Remember you have to make a PowerPoint presentation with all this. 
The sharks in the tank will be evaluating your proposals.

Business Intelligence: Globalization PPT

Hi there!

I had some technical problems, so I couldn't upload the presentation earlier toda.

Anyway, here it is, so you can read it and analyze it for the partial exam.

See ya!


Level V: Correlative conjunctions homework

Hi there!

Please copy the following sentences in your notebook and then answer them for tomorrow:

1. We will go to the movies _____________ tonight __________tomorrow night.
2. Yasmin invited ______________Carl _______________ Jane to the party.
3.  _______________Ivan ______________ Albert like hip hop.
4. I will be on time  ________________  I get a ride to school ________ walk.
5. ____________ Mom _______________ Dad insist that I practice an hour a day.
6. _____________ India ____________Africa were studied in geography this year.
7. I want to go ________________ to Disneyland _______________ to Sea World.
8. I will be your friend ______________ you stay here ____________ move away.

Level V: Adjective order homework

Hi there!

Here are the exercises you need to print/ copy AND THEN ANSWER for tomorrow:

Adjective order:

Business Intelligence: International Business PPT

Hi again:

Finally, here's the presentation we had this week. Please, take a look at it and keep it for further reference:

International Business

Level V: Planet Earth video

Hi, people:

This is the video about planet Earth that you have to watch for tomorrow:

Planet Earth

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Business Intelligence: Coca- Cola and globalization

Here's the video we watched in class about Coca- Cola and the impact of globalization:


Business Intelligence: Business terms glossary

Hi again:

Here you can find the most common business terms and their translation to Spanish.

I'm also including formulas to analyze and calculate Cash Flowb

Business terms glossary

Cash flow analysis

Business Intelligence: Case study

Hi, there!

Here you can find the case study you have to read for next class:

AstraZeneca: a case of globalization in China

(click on the link to your left: PDF Full Text)

If you need a username and password, use these:

Username: lasalle
Password: bajio

LEVEL V: Wish/ If Only Homework

Hi there!

This is what you need to PRINT AND ANSWER for the review:

I wish and if only Exercise

There are three distinct types of  I wish / if only  sentences:-

1 - REGRETS with the PAST PERFECT (the third conditional) e.g. I wish I hadn't got so angry.

2 - WANTING CHANGE FOR THE PRESENT OR FUTURE with the PAST SIMPLE e.g. I wish I had enough money to go to Mozambique this summer.

3 - COMPLAINTS with WOULD + INFINITIVE e.g. I wish you wouldn't arrive so late all the time.


1. I wish I ___________________ drunk and kissed Samantha. (get NEGATIVE)

2. I wish it ___________________  so much. The garden's turned to mud. (rain NEGATIVE)

3. If only I ___________________  there, I wouldn't have got a fine. (park NEGATIVE)

Wanting change

4. If only I ___________________ more time for my hobbies. (have)

5. I wish it ___________________ more often in Valencia. (rain)

6. I wish I ___________________  to go to your nephew's wedding. (have NEGATIVE)


7. I wish you ___________________ so much. You're a complete idiot when you're drunk. (drink NEGATIVE)

8. If only it ___________________ . The garden's as dry as a bone. (rain)

9. I wish Samantha ___________________ her hair more often. It looks so greasy all the time. (wash)


10. I wish you ___________________ so horrible to your brother. He's a really nice bloke. (be NEGATIVE)

11. I wish the council ___________________  that beautiful old house. It was part of the town's heritage. (demolish NEGATIVE)

12. If only I ___________________ the money to go to Jon's wedding in The States. (have)

13. I wish I ___________________  her she'd put on weight. She hates me now. (tell NEGATIVE)

14. I wish you ___________________  to your mother like that. (speak NEGATIVE)

15. If only we ___________________  a Hewlett Packard printer. The cartridges are so expensive. (buy NEGATIVE)

16. I wish Jorge ___________________  so fast. It's only a matter of time before he kills someone. (drive NEGATIVE)

LEVEL VI: Reporting Verbs Homework

Hi there!

This is the exercise you have to PRINT AND ANSWER FOR TOMORROW FRIDAY:

Reporting Verbs

Level VI: Final Review

Hi again!

These are the exercises I told you about in class today. They're a final review of almost all the topics of the semester.

Please, print them out and bring them the last week of classes, starting on Monday June 4.

Final Review

Level VI: Reported Speech homework

Hi, people:

I want you to practice with this exercise online. On Wednesday we'll keep working with more exercises like this one:

Reported Speech practice

LEVEL V: Final Review

Hi, there!

These are the exercises I told you about in class today. They're a final review of almost all the topics of the semester.

Please, print them out and bring them the last week of classes, on Thursday June 7.

Final Review

LEVEL VI: Passive Voice homework

Hi, people:

PRINT AND BRING this exercise for tomorrow. We'll answer it in class:


LEVEL V: Future forms homework

Hi, guys!

This is the exercise you need to PRINT for tomorrow:

Future perfect Vs future progressive

LEVEL VI: Passive Voice homework for tomorrow Wednesday 11th

Hi there, people:

Here's the homework for you on Passive Voice for tomorrow. First, read the grammar section, and then answer the exercise:

Passive Voice Explanation

Rewrite the sentences in passive voice.
  1. John collects money. - 
  2. Anna opened the window. - 
  3. We have done our homework. - 
  4. I will ask a question. - 
  5. He can cut out the picture. - 
  6. The sheep ate a lot. - 
  7. We do not clean our rooms. - 
  8. William will not repair the car. - 
  9. Did Sue draw this circle? - 
  10. Could you feed the dog? - 

LEVEL VI: Second Partial Review

Hi there!

Hope you're ready after the break. In a few weeks we'll be having our Second Partial Exam, so here you'll find some exercises to practice with.









Active Voice


Mixed https://www.learnenglishfeelgood.com/causative-form-esl3.html



Pasive Voice






Passive Voice: Simple Present (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive/exercises)

Passive Voice: Simple Past (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive/exercises?02)

Passive Voice: Future with Will (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive/exercises?04)

Passive different tenses (http://www.english-4u.de/passive_ex6.htm)

Passive Voice in Context 1 (http://www.english-grammar-lessons.com/passive/exercise7.swf)

Passive in Context 2 (http://www.bnv-bamberg.de/home/ulrich.koch/flg/englischinteraktiv/passive1.htm)

PASSIVE 1 (http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/active_passive/sentences_gaps.htm)

PASSIVE COMPLETE PHRASES- 4 (http://www.english-grammar-lessons.com/passive/exercise6.swf)

PASSIVE OR ACTIVE- 5 (http://www.parapal-online.co.uk/exercises/passives.html)



ZERO CONDITIONAL 1 (http://elt.oup.com/student/solutions1stedition/preint_unit_page/unit6/grammar/exercise2?cc=us&selLanguage=en)

ZERO CONDITIONAL 2 (https://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/type0/exercise1.html)

ZERO CONDITIONAL 3 (https://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/type0/exercise2.html)

ZERO CONDITIONAL 4 (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/0cond1.htm)

FIRST CONDITIONAL 1 (http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/first-conditional-exercise-1.html)

FIRST CONDITIONAL 2 (http://www.learn4good.com/languages/evrd_grammar/1stconditional.htm)

FIRST CONDITIONAL 3 (http://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=3226)

FIRST CONDITIONAL 4 (http://www.better-english.com/grammar/firstconditional1.htm) 

SECOND CONDITIONAL 1 (http://www.perfect-english-grammar.com/second-conditional-exercise-1.html)

SECOND CONDITIONAL 2 (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/2cond1.htm)

SECOND CONDITIONAL 3 (http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/410/grammar/2cond2.htm)

SECOND CONDITIONAL 4 (http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/conditional-sentences/type-2/exercises?02

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