Going to the Doctor: English Conversation

Going to the Doctor: English Conversation

It is important to go to the doctor to keep a healthy body and treat illness. In this activity, you will practice a conversation between doctor and patient. First, learn the terms for various illnesses: Now, complete the following dialogue with a partner. In between rounds, substitute the illnesses and the amount of times. For [...]

EL Civics 1. Want Ad Abbreviations

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” ads [...]

Los Angeles’ Top Community Resources for English Learners

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 following [...]

Advanced Work with Adjectives

Take the time to familiarize yourself with the following 16 useful adjectives: Advanced Adjectives Study Link Here is the list of the adjectives for reference: Affluent CeruleanDecrepitEffeminateEndemicFeminineHerculeanLuminousMasculineNefariousObesePrecariousStingyTorturousUnpalatableUtopian Conversational Dialogue Read the following dialogue, which uses some of the words we have learned, and answer the following questions: An Everyday Chat between Two Women on the [...]

Proper Adjectives/Using Adjectives to make your writing more concise

What do Trumpian tweets, French poodles, and Buddhist monks have in common? They are all described using proper adjectives! Proper adjectives are based on names and need to be capitalized. They tend to be based in either a certain place or person. Take a look at some examples: Practice Use adjectives, both proper and common, [...]

Using transitional words effectively

The following are resources for learning transitional words and phrases. Start here for an explanation and short quiz: https://bestgedclasses.org/using-transitional-words-and-phrases/ Take a transitional words quiz: https://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=transitional-words_3 Exercise: Add missing transition words to the following paragraph: Below is a useful reference of popular transition words:

Top 25 Things You Need to Know to Pass the GED Reading and Language Arts Test

The following is adapted from the book Language Arts Workbook for the GED Test. I highly recommend it for study, as it has plenty of realistic practice question with explanations. Main Idea: Identify the main idea of a paragraph or passage. Structural Relationships: Distinguish between cause-and-effect, compare-and-contrast, and parallel relationships. Follow the sequence of events [...]