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  • Today Monday June 19th we played two different review games to remember what we’ve studied this year. We played a KAHOOT verb tenses review game and then a 5×5 grid game that was a bit like “Four in a Row”. Wednesday June 21st is our very last class. We will meet in our classroom so that we can each have a quick meeting to talk about next year and…[Read more]

  • Today Thursday June 15th we focused on pronunciation, mainly sentence stress of auxiliary verbs and the word “to”. We used pg. 86 section #4 (Pronunciation) and also used pgs. 109 and 111. We also had the final Speaking Assessment.

    Next Tuesday is our last class! Remember we’ll meet in our classroom so that everyone can get their reports and have…[Read more]

  • Today Thursday June 15th we focused on pronunciation, mainly sentence stress of auxiliary verbs and the word “to”. We used pg. 86 section #4 (Pronunciation) and also used pgs. 109 and 111. We also had the final Speaking Assessment.

    Next Tuesday is our last class! Remember we’ll meet in our classroom so that everyone can get their reports and have…[Read more]

  • Today Wednesday June 14th we focused on the correct pronunciation of the letter “i” in words with different spellings. We used pg. 55 (Pronunciation) and then finished the class with a speaking exercise (Section 2 Exercise b).

    HOMEWORK:
    Choose 4 phrases from exercise “b” in Section 2 (Vocabulary and Speaking) and write a short paragraph (a few…[Read more]

  • Today Tuesday June 13th we took the time to finish up what’s pending for Term 3, like practicing for the final Speaking assessment and getting feedback on how to improve as well as doing the actual Reading assessment. Remember that for the speaking assessment you won’t be able to read from the handout, you’ll only be able to use short notes (e.g.…[Read more]

  • Today Tuesday June 13th we took the time to finish up what’s pending for Term 3, like practicing for the final Speaking assessment and getting feedback on how to improve as well as doing the actual Reading assessment. Remember that for the speaking assessment you won’t be able to read from the handout, you’ll only be able to use short notes (e.g.…[Read more]

  • Today Monday June 12th Joan had a private class. We went over the difference between the past simple and the present perfect to help him really understand the concept. We looked at the grammar handout you completed for lesson 7B and then had lots of speaking practice. He got personal feedback on what to improve.

    HOMEWORK:
    Final version of the…[Read more]

  • Today Thursday June 8th we practiced the use of ellipsis. We looked at pg. 86 and 156. We also worked on a handout (see attached) to help us notice how it’s much more natural to use ellipsis than not to. The last part of the handout will be the final speaking assessment. We’ll practice next Tuesday and we’ll have the final speaking assessment on…[Read more]

  • Today Thursday June 8th we practiced the use of ellipsis. We looked at pg. 86 and 156. We also worked on a handout (see attached) to help us notice how it’s much more natural to use ellipsis than not to. The last part of the handout will be the final speaking assessment. We’ll practice next Tuesday and we’ll have the final speaking assessment on…[Read more]

  • @gemma44
    Hi Gemma! I forgot to give you your writing assessment draft with notes on how to improve it (see attached). Anything underlined is a grammar mistake. A circle with a “v” is a vocabulary mistake. I think the rest you’ll be able to understand.
    Regina Cardenas uploaded new file(s): gemmas-writing-term-3-draft.pdf to Regina’s C1.1 8am…[Read more]

  • Today June 7th was the last day of class!!! Whoohoo!!! We played a game to review the content of different units in the book. Emma was the winner! We then worked on Reading and Use of English Part 2. We did pretty well, but there’s things we can still improve. We quickly reviewed the use of “in/on/at” with time.

    Remember to keep using and…[Read more]

  • Today Wednesday June 7th we looked at our writing exercises and talked about what we need to do to improve them. We helped each other to fix our mistakes. We then learned the difference between “meet / get to know / know”. We also reviewed the present perfect and a bit of the past simple.

    HOMEWORK:
    1. Write the final version of your writing text…[Read more]

  • Today Tuesday June 6th we reviewed the vocabulary on pg. 170 and did a speaking exercise to practice both fluency and accuracy. We then focused on improving our writing exercises (essay). We used pg. 85.

    HOMEWORK:
    1. Start working on the final draft of your writing (due next Tuesday June 13th)
    2. Finish pg. 86 exercise “a” (Grammar) and then do…[Read more]

  • Today Tuesday June 6th we reviewed the vocabulary on pg. 170 and did a speaking exercise to practice both fluency and accuracy. We then focused on improving our writing exercises (essay). We used pg. 85.

    HOMEWORK:
    1. Start working on the final draft of your writing (due next Tuesday June 13th)
    2. Finish pg. 86 exercise “a” (Grammar) and then do…[Read more]

  • Today Thursday June 1st we worked on all the vocabulary on pg. 170 (except the “animal issues” section). We made sure we were clear on what each word meant and that we knew how to pronounce them. We looked for interesting/funny/scary animal videos, described them using the new vocabulary, and then showed it to the rest of the class.

    HOMEWORK:
    1.…[Read more]

  • Today Thursday June 1st we worked on all the vocabulary on pg. 170 (except the “animal issues” section). We made sure we were clear on what each word meant and that we knew how to pronounce them. We looked for interesting/funny/scary animal videos, described them using the new vocabulary, and then showed it to the rest of the class.

    HOMEWORK:
    1.…[Read more]

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  • Today Wednesday May 31st we got the mock exam reports and the full exam back. We practiced using language for speculation (using modals) to help us improve our marks in Reading and Use of English, Writing, and Speaking. We mainly look at Speaking Part 2 of the exam so that we can avoid saying “I/we can see” and practiced using higher level…[Read more]

  • Today Wednesday May 31st we reviewed the different uses of gerunds and infinitives. We checked the answers to the homework on pg. 139 and then listened to songs that have language like this in them. We did the Term 3 listening assessment and then finished the lesson with a quick speaking exercise. We used pgs. 55, 158 and 139.

    HOMEWORK:
    Do the…[Read more]

  • Today Tuesday May 30th we started a new lesson focused on the topic of animals, especially cats and dogs. We read an article about someone who talked about both positive and negative attitudes towards animals. We talked about how we feel about animals ourselves. We used book pg. 84. We also had Term 3’s LISTENING ASSESSMENT. If you didn’t come to…[Read more]

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