New Blog Address

29 Oct

Hello loyal followers! Are there still any out there? 🙂

I have moved my blog to eslwithjen.blogspot.ca

Latin American Festival – Carnaval de Sol

29 Jun

Click here to read about “Carnaval de sol”.

Saturday, June 30

10 am to 10 pm

Granville Street

Carnaval in Managua, Nicaragua 2007

Canada Day

29 Jun

Watch this video about Canada Day at Canada Place.

Click here to read about the top 10 Canada Day Events.

 

**Don’t forget that the college will be closed on Monday.**

Love You Forever

28 Jun

 

Click here to find other books by Robert Munsch.

So few students . . .

27 Jun

There are so few students in class today that I feel very sad and disappointed.

I have such a small class today that I feel like crying.

A school waiting for its students.

What is Canada?

27 Jun

Click here to watch a CBC special program about Canada. In this clip, CBC asks Canadians the difficult question, “What is Canada?” After you watch the video, try to write and say sentences about Canada using “not only . . . but also”.

Maz Jobrani

27 Jun

 


Watch this funny video about Maz Jobrani, an Iranian-American’s experience growing up as an Iranian immigrant in America.

Click here to watch a funny presentation on TED.com. Maz Jobrani is a Iranian-American who tries to break stereotypes by making jokes. This is a great website because you can read the transcript in English as well as many languages.

 

June 27 News

27 Jun

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Click here to read about how a minor hockey coach tripped a player.

You are invited to a potluck party . . . Updated

26 Jun

Click here to read about our party that we will have on Thursday.

Click here to look at the chart of what everyone is bringing to the party. We have many people bringing juice, so if a couple of students could bring something else, I would really appreciate it.

Computer Lab

26 Jun

Russell Peters is a Canadian stand-up comedian.  He often makes jokes and tells funny stories about different Canadians.  In this video, he is talking about how his dad wants to become more Canadian. You can practice your pronunciation by imitating him or you can practice  listening an liswriting by using it as a dictation.

Click here to watch a CBC special program about Canada. In this clip, CBC asks Canadians the difficult question, “What is Canada?” After you watch the video, try to write and say sentences about Canada using “not only . . . but also”.

CANADA DAY QUIZZES

1. How much do you know about Canada? Take these 3 quizzes.

2. How much do you know about Canada? Take this quiz from CBC.

3. How much do you know about Canadian geography? Take this quiz.

4. How much do you know about Canada? Take this quiz.

LISTENING

1. Listen to someone talk about Canada.

2. Listen to someone talk about Canadian cities.

3. Click here to watch a short video about the Haida story, “Raven’s Call”.  This story was written by Bill Reid, a famous Canadian artist.

GRAMMAR

1. Grammar Practice: So/Such . . . that

2. Grammar Practice: So/Such . . . that