Archive | November, 2011

The Good Samaritan Law

22 Nov

Watch this clip from the TV show, Seinfeld.  See if you can hear crime words during the clip.  Try to copy the actors’ words and practice your pronunciation.  Write a summary of the clip to practice writing and grammar.


Law Courts in Vancouver

22 Nov

If you are interested in visiting the law courts, you can find the addresses below:


              Vancouver Court Services (Provincial Criminal Court)

222 Main Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6A 2S8

Tel: 604 660-4200



Vancouver ‘Robson Square’ (provincial small claims, family, youth courts & traffic)

800 Hornby Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2C5

              Tel: 604 660-8989


Robber Helps Police

21 Nov

Listen to the story we read in class. You can practice listening or practice pronunciation. Try to practice speaking or writing by answering the questions again.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Extra Practice

10 Nov


1. The Sounds of English with Video

2. Different English Sounds – Pronunciation Practice


1. Present Perfect vs. Simple Past Explanation

2. Present Perfect – Quiz

3. Present Perfect (Easy)- Quiz

4. Present Perfect (Medium)- Quiz

5. Present Perfect vs. Simple Past Quiz

6. Present Perfect – Meanings (Explanation)

7. Difference between Present Perfect and Simple Past (Explanation)



1. Haven’t we Met Before? (Listening Exercise)

2. Remembrance Day

3. Smiling During Introductions

4. High school Memories

5. A Story to Remember


1. Read about how a dog helps students become better readers

2. Reading for Understanding (Practice with Tests)

3. Guess the maning of the vocabulary

Practicing Grammar with Movies

10 Nov

Watch this clip from the movie, The Rebound.  The man and the woman broke up with each other.  What have they done since they broke up?  Imagine that you are the man or the woman and you saw your ex-boyfriend/ex-girlfriend again.  What can you say about what you have done since you broke up?

Use the present perfect tense to describe the man’s and the woman’s experiences since they broke up.

Do you think that the man and woman should get back together?  Why or why not?  Have you watched this movie? 

Could you recommend another movie that your classmates might enjoy?  Please comment! 

Please write your sentences by clicking the comment button.  Don’t worry about repeating the same thing.  There are many ways to interpet the experiences.

Please comment and practice your writing. 

Audio Lab Nov. 9

9 Nov

This is what we did in the audio lab today. Please listen again.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

Remembrance Day

9 Nov

Watch this video and then do the quiz to learn about Remembrance Day.

Remembrance Day Video with Quiz