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Lesson: Harrison Bergeron

After reading the nonfiction book,The Road to Serfdom write what you have learned about what some thinkers believe will happen in a world of central planning. Now you will analyze the potential consequences of central planning in a fictional setting. The story of Harrison Bergeron involves a world where, in the United States everyone is equal.Continue reading “Lesson: Harrison Bergeron”

Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.

Whenever you write an essay the meat of info is in the body paragraph. A trick I like to do is write the body paragraph before even writing the introduction. This is what you are going to do as you revise your essay on Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1). Below is a linkContinue reading “Deep Dive: Body Paragraphs.”

Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)

Here are some examples to help get started: To communicate better with others. To get paid more. To succeed at the PSAT. To get a better jobs. (actors, teachers, lawyers) To sound professional. To be taken seriously. To express yourself better. To have a better understanding.(books, movies, music) With the ideas given above write downContinue reading “Why become proficient at English? (Essay #1)”

Self Introduction Activity

In order to be successful for job interview you have to be able to successfully answer the Self Introduction question “Tell me about yourself?”. The following is an activity you could use for your self introduction if you have no job experience or are only a teenager. Self Introduction Name. Grade/ Name of School. SomethingContinue reading “Self Introduction Activity”

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. ForContinue reading “Going to the Doctor: English Conversation”

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″

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”

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 Cerulean Decrepit Effeminate Endemic Feminine Herculean Luminous Masculine Nefarious Obese Precarious Stingy Torturous Unpalatable Utopian Conversational Dialogue Read the following dialogue, which uses some of the words we haveContinue reading “Advanced Work with Adjectives”