Spring 2012 – High Intermediate Conversation


Recent Homework and Assignments
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Our Word Wall (to help you learn vocabulary)


May 15, 2012 @ 10:46am
Our Word Wall (to help you learn vocabulary)

I have created a word wall which can help you review all the vocabulary and idioms we have discussed this semester.

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All Things Zombie


May 4, 2012 @ 6:51pm
All Things Zombie

Below you will find a number of resources and links related to zombies! If you have seen any of these, or others, let me know in the comments. If you login, you can even download a special book!

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Homework: Idiom Review


Apr 30, 2012 @ 11:39pm
Homework: Idiom Review

Idiom self-test. How many idioms do you remember?
You can also find the answer sheet here.

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Annoying Orange


Apr 29, 2012 @ 12:32am
Annoying Orange

“Annoying Orange” is an internet-based comedy show. Most of the humor is based around puns, which aren’t actually that funny.  Below is the episode we watched in class, “The Dating Game” (see the original dating game here: 1, 2, 3). Watch it again and see if you can find and understand these puns: Sweetheart, Sweet, […]

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Homework: Talking About Love


Apr 22, 2012 @ 11:22pm
Homework: Talking About Love

Please visit this Idiom Connection page to see many, MANY idioms related to love. Please choose three or four idioms and write a short dialogue in the comments! Please read other student’s dialogues as well. They will help you learn!

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Anthony’s Influential Movies


Apr 17, 2012 @ 8:57pm
Anthony’s Influential Movies

Here are 10 movies that have been extremely influential in my life. Let me know if you have seen any of these (in the comments). 1. Fight Club 2. Office Space 3. Braveheart 4. Instinct 5. Enter the Dragon 6. The Protector 7. American History X 8. The Truman Show 9. Good Will Hunting 10. […]

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Homework: Clothing Vocabulary


Apr 4, 2012 @ 10:08pm
Homework: Clothing Vocabulary

Please study the vocabulary on the following websites and be ready for our next class. Men’s Clothes Women’s Clothes Warm Weather Clothes In addition, please check these clothing types… Overalls Hoodies Turtleneck …and clothing patterns: Striped Polka Dot Plaid

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Ad Analysis


Apr 4, 2012 @ 9:17pm
Ad Analysis

For extra participation points. please find a recent Korean advertisement, post the link below (in the comments) and discuss it. View this post for more information.

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Media Awareness Videos


Apr 4, 2012 @ 7:57pm
Media Awareness Videos

For extra participation points, please watch at least one video and tell me your reaction in the comments below.
Extra points are useful if you were absent, late, or did not actively participate in class.

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Homework: The Money Pit – Causitive Verbs


Mar 28, 2012 @ 6:06pm
Homework: The Money Pit – Causitive Verbs

Homework (1pt): Please watch the video below and complete the handout given in class.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5rUqBd1GgA

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Grammar Helper: Past Tense Review


Mar 11, 2012 @ 8:07pm
Grammar Helper: Past Tense Review

Unit 2 of New English Connections 5 focuses on the past tense, especially for story telling. There are many different forms of the past tense. The following resources should be useful to review and learn about them! Past Simple Example: I ate. Simple past grammar and exercises. (easy) Simple past grammar, detailed explanations, and practice […]

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Grammar Helper: Gerunds


Mar 5, 2012 @ 11:32am
Grammar Helper: Gerunds

A gerund is a noun made from a verb by adding “-ing.” The gerund form of the verb “read” is “reading.” You can use a gerund as the subject, the complement, or the object of a sentence. Examples: Reading helps you learn English. subject of sentence Her favorite hobby is reading. complement of sentence I […]

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Show &Tell – Communication Presentation One


Mar 4, 2012 @ 2:29pm
Show &Tell – Communication Presentation One

For your first communication presentation, you will be doing Show & Tell. Two or three students will present every week. Here are the guidelines: Bring an object to class that is meaningful, important, special, or interesting AND relates to the presentation topic. This item should be central to your presentation. Think about Anthony’s Show & […]

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Student Survey – Please Complete


Feb 17, 2012 @ 11:38am
Student Survey – Please Complete

Homework: Please complete this short survey.

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Welcome to Our Class


Feb 16, 2012 @ 11:39am
Welcome to Our Class

Welcome to my English conversation class! I think we are going to have a great time this semester. And I know you will improve your English skills. I try to make my classes as interesting and interactive as possible, so you should really enjoy this class. <—There are many tools on the left. You can […]

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