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EL Civics 2. Want Ad Live Practice and Job Titles

This is the second part to the Beginning EL Civics Training Module. For part one, click here . First, let’s get acquainted with examples of different job title. A job title is the name of the position that a job has. Occupations Vocabulary What do they do? Occupations Matching Exercise Now that you know theContinue reading “EL Civics 2. Want Ad Live Practice and Job Titles”

College Counseling Activity #2: Comparing Colleges/Mystery Colleges

Follow this five-part series of activities for students interested in applying to college. This is part 2! Catch up on part 1 here. This is a comparing colleges activity with a mystery college twist. Use the following mystery colleges about the factors you should watch out for when applying to college. 1. State the nameContinue reading “College Counseling Activity #2: Comparing Colleges/Mystery Colleges”

EL Civics 1. Want Ad Abbreviations

For this year’s EL Civics assessment, students will complete two tasks related to employment and job training. The main objective is: Identify and access employment and training resources needed to obtain and keep a job. Here, we will focus on the first Task. Task 1: Interpret Job Openings Given resources such as “help wanted” adsContinue reading “EL Civics 1. Want Ad Abbreviations”

English in Action: Welcome Unit/”Be” Part 2

Homework update: Use the English in Action Audio Course to complete the workbook exercises. It is important to be able to ask questions about yourself and other people with Be. Check out this handy chart for reference, courtesy of English in Action 2. (If you do not have the textbook for English in Action 2,Continue reading “English in Action: Welcome Unit/”Be” Part 2″

Week 2. Internet and Web Browser Basics

In this lesson, you will learn how to identify and categorize common uses of the Internet, as well as use a web browser and search engine. First, if you haven’t done so already, take the Tech Check Survey. Week 1 Kahoot Review Practice the content from Week 1 in this Kahoot! game. Next, show whatContinue reading “Week 2. Internet and Web Browser Basics”

Welcome to SMMUSD ESL Beginning High

Note: This post is geared towards my 2020-2021 Santa Monica Adult School students. If you are an adult resident of LA County interested in registering, click here. As an adult ESL student, I imagine you have big goals attached to learning English. I am here to help you with your goals. Together we will goContinue reading “Welcome to SMMUSD ESL Beginning High”

Week 1. Basic Technology and Computer Components

Welcome! Today starts your journey towards becoming tech-savvy! In this series, you will learn about how technology can help you meet your English learning goals. You will also be able to identify the parts of a computer, use Google Forms and access digital learning resources. To keep up with updates to the SMMUSD ESL ConversationContinue reading “Week 1. Basic Technology and Computer Components”

Los Angeles’ Top Community Resources for English Learners

For English learners in Los Angeles, there is a rich amount of community resources to go to further their studies in an enjoyable way. Los Angeles is a huge city, and so I am sure I have missed some great places. Over time, this list will be more expansive and cover more needs. The followingContinue reading “Los Angeles’ Top Community Resources for English Learners”