Week 7 (Feb 6)

We finished unit 10 and prepared for the exam on the 13th.

Bring your listening lab notebooks and show me before the exam. The speech contest in in the auditorium at 1 pm on the 13th.

week 6 (Jan 30)

We did the final listening quiz today and a reading quiz. We covered up to page 129 in the text. We practiced writing process paragraphs with titles, introductory and summary sentences, and transition words for each step.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your weekly listening lab practice in the library.

For 3rd period students, your exam is next week (Feb 6). Give me your listening lab notebooks at that time.

week 5 (Jan 23)

We peer-edited our essays, did Listening Quiz #4 (mosquitoes) and covered pages 114-124 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing the Listening Lab TOEIC practice in the library;

Prepare for Listening Quiz #5 (animal communication);

Hand in the homework from page 124;

Prepare for a reading quiz: read pages 100-101, 114-115, 128-129.

week 4 (Jan 16)

We did listening quiz #3 and finished the presentations. We covered p113, 118-121 in the text. Essay topics and references were handed in.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing the listening lab in the library;

Give me your engineering essays.

Do the vocabulary pages (first period only);

Prepare for listening quiz #4 (mosquito).

week 3 (Jan 9)

We did listening quiz #2 and presentations today.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT CLASS

Keep doing the Listening Lab TOEIC practice in the library;

Prepare for listening quiz #3 CATS;

Give me your essay topic and 4 references next week. The essay is due on Jan 23.

week 2 (Dec 19)

We did listening quiz #1 and pages 104-108 in the text. We did a fluency exercise and timed writing around the theme of New Years.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT CLASS ON JANUARY 9TH

Keep doing the Listening Lab TOEIC practice in the library;

Prepare for listening quiz #2 BILINGUAL COMMUNICATION;

Prepare for your presentation on January 9th.

Have a good holiday.

4TH QUARTER week 1 (Dec 12)

Welcome to the 4th quarter.

You can find your 3rd quarter grades on the GRADES page above. Instructions for your essay and presentation can also be found on their pages above. Today we covered pages 99-103 in the text and did a timed writing exercise about injuries.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Listening lab in the library;

Start thinking about your essay topic and collecting references;

Prepare for listening quiz #1 CLIMATE CHANGE which you can find on the listening page.


week 7 (Nov 14)

We covered pages 96-98 in the text and did an independent writing exercise comparing 2 restaurants using comparative adjectives. We did a reading quiz based on passages from the text. The next class is the exam on Dec 5th.

NEXT CLASS: DEC 5TH EXAM

Don’t forget to bring your Listening Lab notebooks. You should have answered 15 questions per week for 7 weeks (105 questions) from the TOEIC practice book in the library. Show me your notebook and you get 10 points.

week 6 (Nov 7)

We wrote stories about a raccoon and a cat. We took up the homework in the text; pages 89-93, and covered pages 94-5. We did an in-class survey.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing the Listening Lab in the library;

Do quiz #4 (on the listening page) about concrete.

week 5 (Oct 31)

We did listening quiz #3 and finished your independent writing assignment “How do animals help us?”

We did pages 88 – 94 in the text and talked about comparison-type essays.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your Listening Lab in the library:

Do listening quiz #4 at home: