Archive | November, 2011

Audio Lab Nov. 30

30 Nov

Listen to the ESL News about volunteering again.

Vodpod videos no longer available.


Could you do me a favour?

29 Nov

These four friends can’t find their car, so they need to ask someone to drive them around the parking garage.

Watch the clip and practice asking someone for a favour. 

The Grey Cup

28 Nov

Listen and practice reading the story about how the B.C. Lions won the Grey Cup.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Extra Practice

24 Nov


1. Simple Past and Past continuous – Explanation
2. Simple Past & Past Continuous – Examples
3. Simple Past & Past Continuous – Explanation and Picture

4. When/While – Simple Past & Past Continuous Test 1
5. Simple Past & Past Continuous – Test 2
6. Simple Past & Past Continuous – Test 3
7. Simple Past & Past Continuous – Test 4
8. Simple Past & Past Continuous – Test 5


1. Tour of a Courtroom with listening and reading


1. Reading Test 1
2. Reading Test 2
3. Reading – Officers May Be Required to Work out
4. Reading – Stop Carjacking
5. Reading – Guess the meaning of the word


1. Listening – 911 Emergency
2. Listening – Security System
3. Listening – Crime Dictation
4. Listening – Gangs


1. Practice speaking/pronunciation by echoing and speaker

Irregular Past Tense Verbs

24 Nov

Practice recognizing irregular past tense verbs so that you can say them automatically.  

Irregular Past Tense Verbs 1

Irregular Past Tense Verbs 2

Crime Listening

23 Nov

Listen to the Crime Listening Practice we did today again.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Crime Listening, posted with vodpod

Gregor Robertson and the Grey Cup

23 Nov

Here are the two news stories we read and shared in class. Listen and practice reading fluency and pronunciation.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Watch the B.C. Lions