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No homework for this lesson! But please download and print the handout below for our next (last) class. See you on Thursday!
Monday 7/18 - HOLIDAY!
Thursday 7/21 - Test day (paper quiz + speaking test)
The paper quiz will be on textbook units 5,6 + a review of our two previous quizzes. Here are the questions that may be asked in the speaking test:
In class on Monday we practiced using this grammar:
Homework 1: Online, please describe how your life has changed since high school. Try to use the grammar we practices in class.
Homework 2: In your workbook at the end of your textbook, please do exercise 3 on page 35
Watch the movie Mamma Mia (マンマ ミーア)
Power Words (e-learning) quiz is on July 14th!
Final test is on July 21st!
In this lesson we practiced using since/for with this grammar:
Fraser has lived in Kodaira since 2006.
Fraser has lived in Kodaira for ten years.
For homework, please go to this website, do the online grammar quiz (38 questions). When you are finished, click the "Grade Me" link at the bottom. Print out your result and bring it to class!
Homework: Answer four of these questions online:
• Have you ever split up with a boyfriend?
• Have you ever fallen out with a friend?
• How do you keep in touch with your friends from high school?
• Do you get along with everyone in your family?
• Who is a friend or classmate you have lost touch with?
• How often do you catch up with your childhood friends?
For homework, in your workbook (at the back of your textbook), please do exercises 1-5 on pages 30-31. That's all! See you Thursday!
Oh... and download and print out the handout below. We will need it for our next lesson.
For homework, please answer this question online:
How do you think you did on the test? Did you do better or worse than the first test? Why do you think so?
On Thursday we will have our second test of the semester. This will be both a paper test and a speaking test.
For the paper portion of the test, you should study the vocabulary and grammar on pages 30 - 48 of your textbook.
For the speaking portion, be prepared to answer any of these questions:
• Who is the oldest relative you have?
• What is the worst thing you have ever eaten?
• What’s the most impressive building you have ever seen?
• What’s the most difficult thing about learning English?
• What’s the tastiest food you have ever eaten?
• What’s the most dangerous thing you have ever done?
• Who’s the most popular celebrity in Japan now?
• Where’s the prettiest place you have seen?
• What do you think is the most important invention ever?
• Who’s the strangest person you know?
• What’s the proudest moment of your life so far?
1) Transcribe (type) two of your conversations from Monday's lesson. Print out these conversations.
2) Use a red pen to improve the English. Can you fix grammar mistakes? Can you make the conversation more interesting?
3) Bring the conversations to class on Thursday.