Death by Power Point


If you are using the textbook: English for Communications,  use this video as an extension tasks  in units:

Unit 2. Corporate Communication and Information Processes

Unit 3. Oral Communication

Unit 10.  Communications Skills for  Quality Customer Services 

To carry out this activity you need the following materials:

1. Video: Death by Power Point . Video length 4: 25.s (see below)

2. Dynamic Presentations _Life after Death by PowerPoint_ Script and instructions

3. Dynamic Presentations_Life after Death by PowerPoint_ Students Handout

4. Dynamic Presentations_Life after Death by PowerPoint_ Photocopiable answer sheet for question B _key

Materials by Beatriz Papaseit Fernández and María Zabala Peña

Video Information:

Original video source: http://www.davidairey.com/how-not-to-use-powerpoint/

You can also download the video from the following site: Maria and Bea’s site


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Social Networks: Nettiquette


If you are using the textbook English for Communications  you can use his video in unit 7:  Social Networks

Original video source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHaeL2mQSWw

Video author: Debora W. Carlson

Materials by Beatriz Papaseit Fernández and María Zabala Peña

To carry out this activity you need the following materials:

1. Video:Video: Effective E-mail: Lesson 2: Email Etiquette

Student’s Handout

2. Netiquette_Effective Business e-mail. Students Handout

3. Netiquette_Effective Business e-mail. Script and Teacher’s Instructions

You can download the video and other materials from the following site:

https://sites.google.com/site/englishforofficeapplications/netiquette-effective-business-emails

Materials by María Zabala Peña and Beatriz Papaseit Fernández

Writing Skills: How to Avoid 10 Common Grammar Mistakes


If you are using the textbookEnglish for Communications,  use this video in units 5 and 6 : Written Business Communications and Written Business  Documents

To carry out this activity you need the following materials:

1. Video:How to Avoid 10 Common Grammar Mistakes (see underneath)

2.How to Avoid 10 Common Grammar Mistakes: Students Handout

3. How to Avoid 10 Common Grammar Mistakes: Teacher Handout Key

Materials by  María Zabala Peña and Beatriz Papaseit Fernández

Video Information:

Video author: unknown

Original video source: HowCast

http://www.howcast.com/videos/346237-How-To-Avoid-10-Common-Grammar-Mistakes

You can also download the video from the following site: Maria and Bea’s Site

As video was too heavy, it has been divided in two parts.

This video is also available on Youtube.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCkRW5_ZlNI&feature=youtu.be