LEAVING CERT GRINDS COURSE, 2017, CLASS 1

Class 1, 18/09

This week we began by concentrating on Technology. Some useful vocab….

La red – the web
Los teléfonos móviles – mobiles
Los teléfonos fijos – landlines
Bajar – to download
Subir – to upload
Las redes sociales – social media
El buzón de voz – voicemail
Un dispositivo/ un aparato – a device
Wi-fi – pronounced “wee-fee”
La contraseña – the password
La llamada perdida – missed call
Una aplicación – an app
Mandar un mensaje – to send a text

Other vocab that came up
Cualquier – any

We then read the first two paragraphs of the text on p.4 and answered some questions on p.5
First pages of course here.
Vocab:
Llegar – to arrive at
Comprobar – to check
Pulsando botones – pressing buttons

We then talked about synonyms, on p.7/8. These are important to answer three or four sections on the LC paper that require you to find expressions in the text that mean the same as a given expression…
Mandar = enviar – to send
El paro = el desempleo – unemployment
Aumentar = incrementar – to increase
Reducir = disminuir – to decrease

Homework is to complete the tableo on p.7 until “la esposa”

Also to complete the first part of the questions on p.5

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