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:

week 4 (Oct 24)

We did listening quiz #2 and covered textbook pages 83-87. We talked about structuring test question answers with the example question: How do animals help humans?

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your Listening Lab practice in the library.

Answer the question: How do animals help humans? Structure the answer using 4 categories and 12 example animals.

Prepare for Listening Quiz #3.

week 3 (Oct 17)

We did group presentations today, checked the homework (pages 75-79), and did pages 80-82 in the textbook.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your listening lab practice in the library.

Prepare for listening quiz #2 (REFUGEE FOOD EVENT).

week 2 (Oct 10)

See the INFO page above for halloween party information.

We did fluency exercises about a scary experience. We did listening quiz #1. We covered pages 74-79 in the textbook.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing the Listening Lab in the library.

Your presentations are next week.

There is an optional assignment that will give you bonus points. Check the HOMEWORK page above. The deadline is November 7.

week 1 (Oct 3)

We talked about the course requirements and did pages 71-74 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK:

Listening quiz #1 Learning and Changing 1 and 2 you can find on the Listening page.

Listening Lab: every week you are required to answer 15 questions from the TOEIC practice book in the library. Keep track in a notebook and give it to me before the exam.

Prepare for your presentation My Career Dreams which you will do on Oct 17th.

week 15 (July 25)

We completed up to page 70 in the text.

NEXT WEEK:  EXAM

The exam focuses on the writing skills and vocabulary covered in units 4-5.

Don’t forget to bring your Language Lab notebooks.

Good luck!