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Learning activity 1

Rafael Otero
Evidence: The time is now

This evidence is divided into two parts: A composition and an audio file. Read the
instructions below and make sure you complete both tasks.

Fuente: SENA

A. Answer the questions below. Use the examples as models of the grammar and
vocabulary you have to use.

1. Why didn’t you study English before? (List at least 5 reasons in a



One of the reasons why I didn’t study English before it is because I thought it
was too difficult. I didn’t understand my English teacher at school and that
was frustrating.
- The main reason why I had not studied English before, was because I saw it as

I did not understand and I did not pay much attention to that class, I saw it as
something impossible to learn

- I felt frustrated at not being able to easily learn the things that left us as jobs

- We did not have enough tools to see the matter, in addition to the first

- My parents did not have enough money to send me to a school where they taught
that language

2. How different would things be if you had learned English before? (Name and
explain at least 5 things.)


If I had learned English some years ago I would have accepted a job a
multinational company offered me five years ago. One of the requirements
was to speak English and my level back then was very low.

- - First of all, if I had learned English before, I would not feel that way when I
have the need to speak or understand English and I am successful in doing it.

- - I would not have missed the opportunities and to know many more English
speaking places

- - It would have helped many more foreign people

- - If I had taken English before, it would not be so difficult to do these virtual


- - It would have served me too much in my studies.

B. Record an audio file of yourself answering the following questions. Use the
examples as models of the grammar and vocabulary you have to use.
1. Why are you studying English? (List and explain at least 4 reasons.)


I’m studying English because I finally decided that if I want to improve my

professional profile becoming bilingual is essential.


- I study English to graduate

- I study English to open doors in the labor field

- I'm studying English because I like the language

- I'm studying English because I want to visit the United States

2. In what ways are you going to benefit from this learning?


Being competent in English is going to increase the opportunities of landing a more

satisfying and better-paid job. We live in an international open market and English
is the most important language.


In this era, is necessary learn English because is a language universal, the biggest
enterprises require the knowledge from this, in my personal life i enjoy learn new

When you finish your work, send the files to your instructor through the platform as

1. Click the title of this evidence.

2. Click Examinar mi equipo and look for the files in your computer. Make sure the
files are attached.
3. Leave a comment for the instructor (optional).
4. Click Enviar.

Note: This evidence is an individual activity. Remember to check the learning

guide in order to know if you have done all the assigned activities, know how to
develop them and deliver them correctly.

Criterios de evaluación
 Formula consecuencias hipotéticas a cursos de acción distintos en el
pasado en el contexto requerido.
 Comunica ideas sobre iniciativa y aprendizaje autodirigido usando el
vocabulario requerido.