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Class 15 June, 2015

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Today there were 2 of us in class.  One student, S, was taking the placement exam.  Y and I  reviewed last week’s work with possessive pronouns and determiners.  Wen went through several verbal exercises together. See last week’s post. I created online exercises for this as well. Post link here.   FORGOT PLURAL POSSESSIVE – s’ […]

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Class 8june, 2015

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Today was bright, sunny, and a bit hot.  It was not bad for June in Texas.  We talked for a moment about the weather.  I asked them to describe it and say whether or not they liked it. Grammar  Pronouns take the place of nouns in different ways. Pronouns are used instead of some nouns […]

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Class 1 June, 2015

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Finally!  A bright sunny day in Texas.

Grammar


Verbs:

To have 

  • means to possess
  • this is used with nouns.  
  • to have something.  There must be a thing.
  • Examples:  I have 3 children.  I don’t have children. He has a new car.  


To have to

  • means must do, obligated   
  • this is used with verbs.  
  • to do something.  There must be another verb.
  • Examples: I have to work.  I don’t have to work.  They have to go.


To like

  • means something that you think is good, it makes you happy.
  • must be used with a noun.
  • to like something
  • Examples: I like ice cream.  I don’t like ice cream.


To like to

  • means something you like to do
  • must be used with another verb
  • to like to do something
  • Examples: I like to read.  I don’t like to read.

Computer Lab

“Very Hot Weather in India”

  • Read and listen to the news story
  • Take the quiz

http://toni-esl.com/quiz/very-hot-weather-in-india-level-2/

Story and video from News in Levels

Notes

Fix quiz
  • One answer is incorrect
  • Need Retake button

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Very Hot Weather in India | level 2

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1-06-2015 07:00  Level 1Level 2Level 3 Temperatures in India soared to 47°C in some parts of the country. The heat claimed 1,700 lives in just one week. It was so hot that even the roads melted. The electricity grid was overused, and tens of thousands of people were left without power supply. Hospitals struggled to […]