Thursday, May 29, 2014


This is a description of a house with a twist: the link below will give you access to virtual tours of a series of houses. Select your favorite, take the virtual tour and write a description. Imagine the estate agents have employed you have asked you to write the accompanying text. This activity will provide practice with the present tenses, prepositions of place, adjective clauses and connectors as well as enabling you to enjoy yourself while writing.

Procedure; First Alternative:
1. Go to the site and view the virtual tour of a the house of your choice
2. As you do so, make notes on the adjectives you can use to describe the house as well as your feelings and impressions.
3. When the tour is completed, use the notes you made to write

Procedure; Second alternative:
1. Follow the procedure above but repeat it for a second house as well.
2. Then select the one most suited to your family and justify your choice. To do so, you will need to use comparison contrast, argumentative and cause and effect structures

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