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Child Abuse - Child Molesting

1. Video 1- Discussion

2. Video 2- Trial Statement

3. Video 3- Investigation

Holiday Reading- Listening

ESL Movies

ESL Interactive Games

ESL Listening

MODAL VERBS

Conditional

Gerund vs. Infinitive

Direct vs. Indirect Speech

Review

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Exercise 5 - links to other

Exercise 6- Reading and Answering Questions

Video- Listening and Speaking activity

 

NOUNS

Grammar Exercises- NOUNS

Exercise #1 - Count vs. Non Count Nouns

Exercise #2 - Count vs. Non Count Nouns

Exercise #3  - Regular vs. Irregular Plural Nouns

Exercise #4 - Plural vs. Singular Nouns

Grammar Exercises- ARTICLES

Exercise #1 -

Exercise #2 -

Exercise #3 -  Definite Article "THE" or zero article

Exercise #4 -

Exercise #5 - Definite Article "THE" or zero article

Exercise #6 - Definite Article "THE" or zero article

Exercise #7- Articles with Geographical names

Exercise #8 Articles with uncount nouns

Exercise #9 - Definite Article "THE" or zero article with geographical names

Grammar Review

ESL 6

Adjective Clauses

Explanation

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Exercise 5

Exercise 6

Exercise 7

Exercise 8

Exercise 9

Exercise 10

Test #1

Test #2

Test #3

Test #4

Conjunctive Adverbs

Explanation

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Conjuctions

Coordination conjuction 1

Coordination Conjuction 2

Coordination Conjuction 3 - easy

Coordination Conjuction 4

Subordination Conjuction 1-  easy

Subordination Conjuction 2

Subordination Conjuction 3

Subordination Conjuction 4

Correlative Conjuction 1

Correlative Conjuction 2

Comprehensive 1

Phrasal Verbs

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3 ***

Exercise 4 ***

Exercise 5 ***

Exercise 6 ***

Exercise 7 ***

Exercise 8

Exercise 9

Exercise 10

Exercise 11

Exercise 12

Exercise 13

Exercise 14

Exercise 15

Review

  

Articles

Exercise 1-10

Articles- Beginning to Advance

Sentence vs. Runs-On

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4 - comma splices

Exercise 5 - comma splices

Exercise 6

 

Sentence vs. Fragment

Exercise 1

Excercise 1B

Exercise 1C

Exercise 1D

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

 

Quotation Mark Exercises

Explanation

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Exercise 5

Exercise 6 - Advance

Exercise 7 - Quotation with Titles 1

Exercise 8 - Quotation with Titles 2

 

Conditional Exercises

Conditional Explanation

Exercise 1

Exercise 2

Exercise 3

Exercise 4

Exercise 5

Exercise 6

Exercise 7 If vs. When

Final Test

 

Exercise 8

 

 

 Past Perfect vs. Past Perfect Progressive

Explanation for Past Perfect

Explanation for Past Perfect Progressive

Past Perfect Exercise 1

Past Perfect vs. Past Perfect Progressive 1

Past Participle

1. The Past Participle Practice

2. The Past Participle Practice #2

Present Pefect vs. Simple Past

3. Present Perfect vs. Simple Past #1

4. Present Perfect vs. Simple Past #2 : Do the exercises at the bottom of the page

5. Present Perfect vs. Simple Past #3

6. Present Perfect vs. Simple Past #4

Pesent Perfect vs. Present Perfect Progressive

1. Exercise #1 *-*

2. Exercise #2

3. Exercise #3

4. Exercise #4

5. Exercise #5

Passive Voice

Parallelism

Subject Verb Agreement

Computer Lab 09.03.2015

ESL

Welcome to Room 405

To all my dear students,

"Practice makes perfect," , and hopefully you'll have plenty of practices on this site. Take it with you wherever you go, and just an exercise a day that could make a different in your language acquisition :)

Love,

Thao Nguyen

2015-2016

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Warm Up Warm Up Warm Up Warm Up Warm Up
Grammar Review

Article by students/

Listening activity

Chrome/ Reading Focus

Article by students/

Review Grammar Points

Chrome/ Reading Focus
Short Story / Novel Reading and Discussion Discussion of article/ social issues

Chrome/ Great Writing 

 

Discussion of article/ social issues

Chrome/ Great Writing 

Fundraising Preparation Newsletter Preparation Short Listening Newsletter Preparation Volunteering/ Working

 

The Breadwinner Chapter 1

Chapter 1                                                                                                        The Breadwinner

 

Comprehension

1. Why does Parvana accompany her father to his job? What is his job? Why is she allowed to go with him?

2. What are Dari and Pashtu? Which one is more popular in Afghanistan? How do you know?

3. What are some supporting facts that show that Parvana’s parents were well-educated?

4. What changes did Parvana, Nooria, Maryam, and Parvana’s mother, and Parvana’s father undergo after the Taliban came to power?

5. Why does Parvana’s father sell his artificial leg? Do you agree or disagree with the explanation given by others? Explain your viewpoint.

6. “Afghans cover the earth like stars cover the sky.” What does this quote on page 9 imply about conditions in Afghanistan? Why are people scattered?

7. War can affect a person’s style of living. How did warfare change Parvana's family?

8. The dangerous trip up Parvana’s stairwell into her apartment reflects the dangerous existence that her family encounters each day. Try to explain this imagery.

 

 

Vocabulary

Define the following words or phrases and provide the sentence in which the word was written

 

Chador

Kabul

Taliban

Dari

Pashtu

Burquas

Holding her tongue

 

 

Challenge Exercises

 

Find the words in chapter 1 that carry these meanings

 

  1. To drop suddenly or to fall suddenly into a drooping posture (2 words) (page 1)
  2. To be discontinued (page 1)
  3. A person who goes from place to place to sell or buy small things (page 2)
  4. To hunt for things or to look for things (page 2)
  5. A curve like road (page 2)
  6.  A facial expression for dislike (page 2)
  7. To give in or to give up, to surrender (page 3)
  8. officially order by the government (page 3)
  9. bad tempered, not happy, being annoyed all the time (page 4)
  10. to move quickly up (2 words) (page 4)

 

The Power of Language

Write down all of the negative words Ellis uses to show Parvana’s feelings of fear and anxiety as she accompanies her father in the market place. The first one has been done for you

 

 

Slump down

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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