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August 20, 2019

  1. Listening. Listen to the dictation and write on a piece of paper. Give to Janet.
  2. Grammar – Verbs Read the explanation below about verbs. Complete the exercises at the bottom of the page. Give to Janet when you are finished.
  3. What is a Verb?  Verbs Express Actions. Verbs are doing words. A verb can express:
  • A physical action (e.g., to swimto writeto climb).
  • A mental action (e.g., to thinkto guessto consider).
  • A state of being (e.g., to beto existto appear).

Present Tense. Verbs which express present actions are said to be in the present tense:

  • I am happy today.
  • I drive to school.

Past Tense. Verbs which express actions in the past are said to be in the past tense.

  • I was happy yesterday.
  • I drove to school.

Practice Verbs:

Regular Verbs
Irregular Verbs (1)
Irregular Verbs (2)

August 13, 2019

  1. Reading. Answers these questions about Lesson 7.
  2. Listening. Listen to the dictation and write on a piece of paper. Give to Janet.
  3. Finish the exercises below, print and give to Janet. Pronouns are short words which can be confusing; they are very similar, but  they are used differently.  There are three kinds of pronouns:  subject pronouns, object pronouns and possessive pronouns.
  4. Object Pronouns (1) (me, you, him, her, it, us, you, them)
    Object Pronouns (2)
  5. You choose:
    1. Quizzes and games
    2. Idioms – Idioms are phrases that do not translate literally.  They can be very confusing and fun.
    3. Grammar – lots of grammar practice
    4. Dictation  – practice listening and writing

July 30, 2019

  1. Reading. Answers these questions about Lesson 5.
  2. Listening. Listen to the dictation and write on a piece of paper. Give to Janet.
  3. Grammar – Subject Pronouns. What is a pronoun?  Watch this.
  4. Pronouns are short words which can be confusing; they are very similar, but they are used differently.  A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun.
  5. Pronouns refer to something that was already mentioned in the text. They are very useful words because when you use them, you do not need to repeat nouns all the time. Read Subject Pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, we, they)
  6. Subject Pronouns (1)
  7. Practice Subject Pronouns (2)

July 30, 2019

  1. Reading. Answers these questions about Lesson 5.
  2. Listening. Listen to the dictation and write on a piece of paper. Give to Janet.
  3. Grammar – Subject Pronouns. What is a pronoun?  Watch this.
  4. Pronouns are short words which can be confusing; they are very similar, but they are used differently.  A pronoun is a word used in place of a noun.
  5. Pronouns refer to something that was already mentioned in the text. They are very useful words because when you use them, you do not need to repeat nouns all the time. Read Subject Pronouns (I, you, he, she, it, we, they)
  6. Subject Pronouns (1)
  7. Practice Subject Pronouns (2)

July 23, 2019

  1. Reading. Answers these questions about Lesson 4.
  2. Listening. Listen to the dictation and write on a piece of paper. Give to Janet.
  3. USA Learns a great program to learn English.  You can even use it at home or download an app for your phone or tablet.  You must register to use this program. Only register one time. Click on this link) to register. Next time, just go to this link to sign in.  Follow instructions on this
  4. You choose. If you have time, please explore the links on the Home Page.  For more ESL practice, look at Favorite ESL LinksGrammar Practice has lots of grammar practice!

July 16, 2019

  1. Listening. Listen to the dictation and write on a piece of paper. Give to Janet.
  2. READ THIS FIRST!!!  What is a noun?  Read his handout .  You can print a copy for yourself. Do the exercises below.  Print and give Janet a copy.
  3. Plural Forms and Irregular Nouns
  4. Irregular Plurals
  5. Then take a little quiz. Plurals Quiz,
  6. Learn American English Online. Start with the Blue level.

July 9, 2019

  1. Click on the media file.  You will hear the dictation.   On a piece of paper, write what you hear.  Do the best you can.  If you don’t know a word, type what sounds you hear. Hand in.
  2. Grammar – Question Words (who, what, where, how, when, how much, how many). Click on the links below to practice question words.  Print the worksheet, put your name on it and give to Janet.
    Question Words (1)
    Question Words (2)
  3. Go to Learn American English Online. Complete at least two lesson in the blue category.
  4. Learn to type the “fast” way.  Practice for at least 20 minutes.  Start with Lesson One.  You can register if you want the program to track your progress.  Open this Finger Chart if needed.  Then pick a typing game) to practice.

July 2, 2019

  • Answer the Reading Questions (get handout from Janet). Please answer with complete sentences.  You can type the answers on the computer and then print.  Or you can write your answers on the paper.
  • All About America. (Get handout from Janet.) Answer #1 by looking at this website.  Answer #2 by looking at this website.  Give completed paper to Janet.
  • Read about Prepositions of Place, then do the exercises.
  • Grammar – Prepositions of Place
  • Grammar –Prepositions of Place (2)
  • You choose:
    1. Quizzes and games
    2. Idioms – Idioms are phrases that do not translate literally.  They can be very confusing and fun.
    3. Reading and Listening – pick a story, listen and answer questions.
    4. Grammar – lots of grammar practice
    5. Dictation – practice listening and writing
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