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!

week 14 (July 18)

We did pages 60-66 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your Listening Lab TOEIC practice in the library.

week 13 (July 11)

We did listening quiz #1. We peer-edited our writing assignments and handed them in. If you forgot to bring it, email it to me. We talked about our strange dreams and did pages 57-60 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Keep doing your weekly listening lab TOEIC practice in the library.

week 12 (July 4)

TOEIC classes are available for those who are interested:

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This week we finished the presentations and looked at pages 53-56 in the text.

HOMEWORK FOR NEXT WEEK

Choose a topic from page 54, Independent Writing and write a letter to the editor of a newspaper on that topic. Include 3 reasons and support. Write a good topic sentence and concluding sentence. Use the letters on pages 44 and 45 as examples.