1. Review vocabulary
2. Review noun suffixes.
3. Review the news stories and make a comment on the blog.
1. Review vocabulary for this week.
2. Review “used to” and “be used to doing”
3. Write me an email about your field trip to Trout Lake Community Centre. Please send me your email before Tuesday’s class.
1. Review 2nd conditional sentences.
2. Review vocabulary – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/
1. Review conditional sentences.
2. Listen to the ESL news: http://wp.me/p1FtG0-s0
3. Listen to conversations and write them down.
1. Review vocabulary – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/
2. Finish writing your letter to Minister Jason Kenney about advice on how to help new immigrants feel a sense of belonging.
3. Write about your field trip or another past community event.
4. Talk about your field trip or another past community event.
4. Review cause and effect sentences. There will be a quiz on Monday.
1. Review vocabulary.
2. Finish the grammar worksheet on cause and effect sentences.
3. Finish the news journal. Click here to download the news journal worksheet.
(If you were absent, you may choose any news story that has causes and effects.)
1. Review vocabulary.
2. Review indirect questions.
3. Call a business, a library, a community centre etc. for information. Use indirect questions.
4. Do extra reading practice.
5. Try to leave comments on the blog.
6. Have a good weekend! 🙂
1. Review crime vocabulary.
2. Prepare questions for Constable Abundo.
3. Write an apology email to your friend. You forgot to celebrate her birthday.
4. Finish the grammar worksheet using “wish” and “if”.
March 15 Homework
1. Review the vocabulary from this week: https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/
2. Find news stories or videos related to the provincial or federal government. Share them with us. For more information, click on the link: https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/provincial-and-federal-politics/
3. Try to do as many of these questions as you can for extra practice:
March 8 Homework
1. Study for the vocabulary quiz: https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary
Choose 5 words and write a sentence for each word. Each sentence should show the meaning of the word. You should also try to write sentences that are connected to your own life/experiences.
2. Review tag questions.
3. Read the story I gave you in class and write a summary about the story.
4. Watch the CTV news clip again and fill in the cloze. I will provide answers later on the weekend.
March 6 Homework
1. Tag questions – grammar worksheet
2. Vocabulary Review – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary
3. Write a comment about today’s class.
Dec. 15 Homework
1. Study the vocabulary from this week – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/
2. Review how to ask yes/no polite questions and how to answer questions if you don’t know the answer.
3. Write a paragraph about our field trip: Field Trip Writing Homework
Dec. 8 Homework
1. Study polite questions and reported speech for orders or requests for a mini grammar quiz.
2. Study the vocabulary from this week – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/
3. Do Extra Practice -https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/2011/12/08/extra-practice-6/
4. Go out and attend one of the events on the weekend: http://esldivlabs.vcc.ca/ELSA/freeevents.pdf
Dec. 1 Homework
2. https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/ – Review Vocabulary
Nov. 24 Homework
1. https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/ – Review Vocabulary
Nov. 10, 2011
1. Click on the link below to practice writing present perfect sentences.
2. Click on the link below for extra practice:
3. Reread your writing and make the necessary corrections. Then rewrite the paragraph.
4. Review the vocabulary from this week by clicking on the link below:
Oct. 31st, 2011
1. Please make a comment on the blog. It is important to practice writing so that you get comfortable with it. You can practice writing fluency by commenting on our blog.
2. Review the vocabulary – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/vocabulary/
3. Listen to the dictations – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/dictation/
4. Do the extra practice exercises – https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/2011/11/03/extra-practice-3/
September 29, 2011
September 22, 2011
Extra Practice – Go to this link for more practice on the weekend.
1. Practice your Terry Fox presentations. We will be doing the presentations tomorrow!
1. Open this link: Writing Homework. Read the example and then write about our field trip to the YMCA. If you didn’t come to class, you will have to write about another community centre.
2. Go to this link: https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/2011/09/15/terry-fox-homework/. Do this for homework.
3. Go to this link: https://eslwithjen.wordpress.com/2011/09/15/extra-practice/ for extra practice.
4. Review vocabulary words.
1. Review vocabulary words and idioms.
2. Go to Reading, Listening, Vocabulary Practice and do the exercises.
3. Go toPolite (Embedded) Quetsions. to practice grammar.
1. Review vocabulary words.
2. Watch the 2 videos about the Vancouver Lookout and answer the questions. Check your answers by reading the script.
3. Meet me in the classroom at 6:40 on Wednesday or meet us at the Vancouver Lookout (Harbour Centre) at 7:20.
4. After the field trip, write an email describing the Vancouver Lookout and why it would be a good place for your friend to visit.
1. Use your notes about the story you heard from ELSA 4A students to write a summary.
2. Review the vocabulary words from previous weeks.
3. Do the grammar worksheet.
4. Use the blog to practice reading, listening and grammar.
5. Go out to a free event and practice “real” English.
Aug. 18, 2011
1. Review the vocabulary words and the idioms about learning/education.
2. Do your listening homework – Listening Homework and answer the questions.
3. Write a paragraph about a learning experience.
Click here to read the instructions (if you were absent).
4. Find words that have the suffix (-ance). For example, “insurance” ends in -ance.
5. Find words that have the suffix (-ant). For example, “significant” ends in -ant.
6. Find words that have the prefix (-en). For example, “encourage” begins with -en.
7. Find words that have the prefix (-dis). For example, “discourage” begins with -dis.
Aug. 11, 2011
1. Review the vocabulary words.
2. Review sentences with direct contrast.
3. Scan the free events listing for information. (Try to actually go out to the free events 🙂 )
4. Read the news article and summarize it.
Aug. 9, 2011
1. Review the vocabulary words.
2. Write sentences using direct contrast.
3. Read the news article about parenting and contrast “Asian parenting” vs. “Western parenting”.
1. Finish answering the questions about the article, “Harper Seven”.
2. Review the vocabulary from class.
1. Review the vocabulary from class. Click on the Vocabulary Page: Vocabulary.
3. Write a paragraph about your name.
If you were absent, click on the link to see an example: My Name – Jennifer.
Click on the link to complete the assignment: My Name – Writing Assignment