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N125_48_section_4_2017_Jan-March

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Welcome to Vance's Group 48 N125 Class for January to March 2017

You have reached the landing page for SECTION 4

 

Until you get your books, here is the first Unit, for weeks 1 and 2 of the course

and here is the lessons plan, which you will soon be able to see in Bb Mobile / Learn

 

  1. Week 10
    1. Thu March 9, 2017
      1. Per 5 - Listen In Unit 14
      2. Per 6 - air crash investigation video
    2. Mon March 6, 2017
      1. Per 1 Listen In Unit 5 Your Turn (to write)
    3. Sun March 5, 2017
      1. Periods 3 and 5 - Listen In Unit 5
  2. Week 9
    1. Wednesday March 1
      1. Per 1 - Vocabulary and Grammar quiz #3
      2. Per 2 - Aviation movie
    2. Tuesday, Feb 28 
      1. Per 6 Mock quiz and Crossword for Unit 4
    3. Monday Feb 27 
      1. Period  1 - VocabTest Crossword for Unit 3 vocabulary
    4. Sunday Feb 26
    1. Week 8
      1. Thursday Feb 23
      2. Wednesday Feb 22
      1. Monday Feb 20
      2. Sunday Feb 19 present perfect in Unit 4.1
    2. Week 7
      1. Thursday Feb 16
      2. Wed Feb 15
      3. Tues Feb 14
        1. Per 6 articles and relative clauses in Workbook
      4. Mon Feb 13
      5. Sun Feb 12
    3. Week 6
      1. Thu Feb 9
      2. Wed Feb 8
      3. Tuesday, Feb 7
        1. Language leader 3.2 Reading and Writing - World News 
      4. Monday Feb 6
      5. Sunday Feb 5
    4. Week 5
      1. Wednesday Feb 1
        1. Periods 1 and 2 mid-semester N125 Exam
      2. Tuesday Jan 31
        1. Period 6 Reading T / F / NG and writing follow-up
      1. Monday Jan 30
        1. Period 1 - Reading practice on hamburgers - grammar tense review
      2. Sunday Jan 29
        1. Per 2 Reading and Writing 
    5. Week 4
      1. Thursday Jan 26
        1. Period 1 Quiz 2 
        2. Period 6 Reading practice
      2. Wednesday Jan 25 Per 3
      3. Tuesday Jan 24
      4. Monday Jan 20 Per 2 Past tense p.15 complete
        1. Language Leader 2.1 p.15 
      5. Sunday Jan 19 Per 5 Past tense vs present simple / continuous
        1. Language Leader 2.1 p.15
    6. Week 3
      1. Thursday Jan 19, Period 3 
      1. Wednesday Jan 18
        1. Per 3 Language Leader 2.1 Inspiration, listening
      2. Tuesday Jan 17 
        1. Per 6 Language Leader 2.1 Inspiration, reading
      3. Monday Jan 16
        1. Per 1 Biweekly quiz - weather vocabulary and grammar, present simple vs continuous 
      1. Sun Jan 15 Per 2
    7. Week 2
      1. Thursday Jan 12
        1. Period 6
      2. Wednesday Jan 11
        1. Listen IN - Millionaire Challenge
        2. Workbook 1.3 p.9 
      3. Tuesday Jan 10
        1. Period 6
          1. Workbook p.5 Reading 
          2. Workbook 1.3 p.8 Vocabulary
      4. Monday Jan 9
        1. Period 1 - Scenario 1.3 Listening
      5. Sunday Jan 8
        1. Period 2 - present continuous spelling rules
          1. Spelling in present continuous
    8. Week 1
      1. Thursday Jan 5
        1. Period 6 - last chance to work on EdPuzzle
      2. Wednesday Jan 4
        1. Period 3 Workbook p.4
          1. Workbook for 1.1 Extremes, p.4
      3. Tuesday Jan 3
        1. Period 2
          1. 1.2 The big chill
        2. Period 6 Edpuzzle

     

    When your GAEN N125 course is available in Bb Mobile / Learn

    you can put a BLACK SPOT on your iPad - here's how

     

    Find EMAIL YOUR TEACHER and find

     


     

    1. Open this link in Safari. 
    2. Tap on    on the iPad screen
    3. Select ADD TO HOME SCREEN
    4. Select ADD
    5. Show the Vance's Class icon on your home screen to your teacher 

     

    If you can't log in to Bb Mobile you need to let your teacher know so we can fix the problem

     

    Week 10

     

    Thu March 9, 2017

     

    Per 5 - Listen In Unit 14

     

    Videos of

     

    Jackson Pollock paintings

    https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&rlz=1C1VFKB_enAE681AE681&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=jackson+pollock+paintings&* 

     

    Ronaldo goals in 2002 world cup, https://youtu.be/uED_3a38DPg 5:03

    David Beckham goal that shook the world, https://youtu.be/wGuccP0SlnE 4:52

     

     

    Per 6 - air crash investigation video

     

    Air Crash Investigation Under Pressure (S11E09) HD 45:00

     

    Air crews are under pressure to cut corners and fail to pressurize tires properly as a plane moves from one airport to another.

    Under pressure is a double entendre in this video where faulty maintenance and falsified records result in tragic consequences.

     

    Wed March 8, 2017

    Students are with John

     

    Tue March 7, 2017

    Students are with John

     

    Mon March 6, 2017

     

    Per 1 Listen In Unit 5 Your Turn (to write)

     

    Page 31 in your textbook, ENGL N125 English Communications

    Listen to and read Asking and Talking about a Trip

    Then Try This: Listen In Unit 5 Your Turn to write.docx

     

    Write about an exciting trip that you took last weekend, 
    last summer, or when you were a child

     

    Describe where you went and what each place was like.

     

    Use as much vocabulary from Listen In Unit 5 pages 29-31 as possible.

    • Where possible, try to combine simple sentences to make complex sentences using relative pronouns (that, which, who) – Band 5 level writing. 

     

     

    Link main points with

    • simple connectors "and", "but", "because" – Band 3 level writing
    • sequential linking words "first", "then", "before/after" – Band 3.5 level writing
    • a wider range of cohesive devices, such as "in fact", "on the other hand", "due to" – Band 5 level writing

     

    Try to organize in paragraphs – Band 4 level writing

     

    Not one student responded to this exercise

     

    Sun March 5, 2017

     

    Periods 3 and 5 - Listen In Unit 5

     

    Pages 29-30 in your textbook, ENGL N125 English Communications

    Listen to audio tracks 40-44 and answer questions in the book

     

    Do to frequent disturbance from some students, this work took 2 periods to complete

     

     

     

    Week 9

     

    Thursday March 2, Salary day military holiday

     

    Wednesday March 1

     

    Per 1 - Vocabulary and Grammar quiz #3

     

    Per 2 - Aviation movie

     

    I downloaded videos for the cadets to choose from after the test in 1st period today

    They chose: 

    • Fighter Jets of Future next generation fighters already under development 
    • UAE Air Force Red Flag documentary 

     

    Tuesday, Feb 28 

     

    Per 6 Mock quiz and Crossword for Unit 4

     

     

    Unit 4 vocabulary sheets distributed:

    Units 3 and 4 English Arabic vocabulary.pdf

    Unit 4 Vocab test crossword puzzles handed out to students

    Generated from Language Leader Unit 4

    https://www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_word_test.php?tid=345619

     

     

    Monday Feb 27 

     

    Period  1 - VocabTest Crossword for Unit 3 vocabulary

     

    Unit 3 vocabulary sheets distributed from

    Units 3 and 4 English Arabic vocabulary.pdf

    Unit 3 Vocab test crossword puzzles handed out to students

    Generated from Language Leader Unit 3

    https://www.vocabtest.com/vocabulary_word_test.php?tid=345617

      

     

    Sunday Feb 26

     

    Return worksheets not completed from previous assignments, including 

    Unit 4.1 Doctors without Borders p. 23 in the Workbook, Reading on Health Care in Saudi Arabia

     

    Students completed the back side

    p. 22 Doctors without borders Vocabulary and Grammar (present perfect)

     

     

     

     

    Week 8

     

    Thursday Feb 23

     

    These students enjoyed the first part of the video Red Tails, 5th period

     

    Wednesday Feb 22

     

    Tuesday, these students were at IDEX

     

    I gave grades out to the students showing the majority failed the writing portion.

    I tried to show the students how they could improve that by using what they have learned about relative pronouns to include at least one complex sentence in their compositions.

     

    I did not give out the worksheet

     

    I showed them public websites and newspaper reports of the show they had visited.

     

    I showed them some of these documents

    • HCT Writing Band Descriptors 2 to 5
    • Exercises students had been given in for Unit 3 to practice relative pronouns
    • An altered assignment, learning recollections.docx including sample paragraphs, one produced by a student

     

    Later I produced a video to explain in 10 min what I was trying to do

    relativepronouns_iPad_part1.mp4

    relativepronouns_iPad_part2.mp4

     

    I had to upload the video in two parts before the upload would work

     

     

    Monday Feb 20

     

    Unit 4.1 Doctors without Borders p. 23 in the Workbook

    Reading on Health Care in Saudi Arabia

     

    We did not complete this

    p. 22 Doctors without borders Vocabulary and Grammar (present perfect)

     

    Sunday Feb 19 present perfect in Unit 4.1

     

    Unit 4.1 Doctors without borders p. 32in workbook on International Medi-Aid

    Unit 4-1 Doctors without Borders pp 32-33 page1.docx

     

    later

    Show them vocabulary on p.130 and have them do Extra Practice, p. 131

     

    Week 7

     

    Thursday Feb 16

     

     

    Wed Feb 15

     

    Unit 4, HEALTH p. 32 

     

    Examine the uses of past perfect in these podcast descriptions

     

    1 - Field diary: New life begins

    A day in the life of one of our nurses. Beverly Timpleton, in Sri Lanka. She has worked in many different countries, but this is her most difficult position so far.

     

    2 - Healthy teeth for the young

    During their first week of action in rural areas, two new mobile clinics have treated more than 600 children.

     

    3 - Working in the Congo

    Miles Gallant, a surgeon from London, talks about his current work with us in the Congo. He hasn' t worked in a foreign country before.

     

    4 - Hospital building continues

    To date, our team in Sri Lanka has built four hospitals, providing treatment to almost half a million people.

     

    5 - Treating malnutrition in Kenya

    During this year, we have trained 500 local people to treat malnutrition in their villages.

     

    6 - Forced closure of mobile clinics in Ethiopia

    We have closed our healthcare programme in Ethiopia because of a lack of funding.

     

    Complete this worksheet and hand it in to the teacher

    Unit 4 present perfect worksheet.docx

     

     

    Tues Feb 14

     

    Per 6 articles and relative clauses in Workbook

     

    We do 3.1 ex 6 Keep your child safe on the Internet, p.17

    and 3.2 World News grammar and vocbulary on p. 19

    in Language leader Pre Intermediate Work Book Unit 03

     

     

    Mon Feb 13

     

    Return Choose the News  relative clause sentence combining on the back side

    and make sure the students have the model text with the relative pronouns highlighted

    Unit 3 world news reading_writing worksheet v2.docx

     

    Then, go over articles, 3.1, p.23 exercises 4, 5a, and 5b

    Do the articles exercise from the Callum Robertson material

    Unit 3 the media articles worksheet.docx

     

     

    Sun Feb 12

     

    Return Choose the News where students found categorized channel names

    and have them do relative clause sentence combining on the back side

    Unit 3 world news reading_writing worksheet v2.docx

     

     

    Week 6

     

    Thu Feb 9

     

    Aviation movie

     

     

    Wed Feb 8

     

    Continue with revised worksheet from yesterday.

    Unit 3 world news reading_writing worksheet v2.docx

    with reading broken down for them

     

    Tuesday, Feb 7

     

    Language leader 3.2 Reading and Writing - World News 

    Complete this worksheet: Unit 3 world news reading_writing worksheet.pdf

     

    Read the flight magazine article and

    • chose a title (ex. 2b, p.24)
    • Complete the sentences, 3a
    • FInd the text references, 3b

     

    Group words into persons and professions 5b

     

    Write a 5 sentence paragraph to answer one of the questions in ex 4 

     

     

    Monday Feb 6

     

    Unit 3 The Media, pages 22-23 in the textbook

     

    Listen to track 17 and say whether the sentences are true or false

     

    Write 5 COMPLETE (subject and verb) sentences to agree or disagree with the statements in 1b

    In your sentences, use 10 vocabulary words and circle them.

     

    Write your sentences on this worksheet

    Unit 3 the media reading worksheet.docx 

     

     

    Sunday Feb 5

     

    Unit 3 The Media, pages 22-23 in the textbook

    Unit 3 the media reading worksheet.docx

     

    Week 5

     

    Wednesday Feb 1

     

    Periods 1 and 2 mid-semester N125 Exam

     

    Tuesday Jan 31

     

    Period 6 Reading T / F / NG and writing follow-up

     

    Writing returned with feedback

     

    Reading T / F / NG

     

    I was planning to do Essential English Grammar tense review, but did not do it with any class due to high text marks

    http://ilsclasses.com/Essential%20Grammar%20in%20Use.pdf 

     

    Monday Jan 30

     

    Period 1 - Reading practice on hamburgers - grammar tense review

     

     

    Hamburgers.pdf

     

    Hamburger Tense Review.docx  

     

    Sunday Jan 29

     

    Per 2 Reading and Writing 

     

    Do Language Leader Workbook reading on IELTS preparation, p. 15

    Write about what you did last weekend to this prompt

    midterm_writing_practice1.docx  

     

     

    Week 4

     

    Thursday Jan 26

     

    Period 1 Quiz 2 

     

    Period 6 Reading practice

     

    Workbook Unit 2.1 page 11 on What makes a modern manager

     

    Read this: what makes a modern manager.pdf

    Complete this worksheet: what makes a modern manager.docx

     

     

     

    Wednesday Jan 25 Per 3

     

    Extra practice review of simple past / past continuous from page 129 in the book

     

    Tuesday Jan 24

     

    Complete letter to Mary (choose past / present simple / continuous

    Present Simple Continuous Past Simple Letter Gap Fill.docx 

     

     

    Monday Jan 20 Per 2 Past tense p.15 complete

     

    Language Leader 2.1 p.15 

     

    Complete this worksheet with past tense forms in interview between Chimokel and journalist

    Present Simple Continuous Past Simple Letter Gap Fill.docx 

     

     

    Sunday Jan 19 Per 5 Past tense vs present simple / continuous

     

    Language Leader 2.1 p.15

     

    Complete this worksheet

    language leader p15 past tense.docx 

     

     

    Extra resources

     

    50 most common irregular verbs

    http://www.esl-lounge.com/reference/grammar-reference-most-common-irregular-verb-list.php

     

    Simple Past / Past Continuous

    http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/verbs3.htm

     

    Present Simple/Continuous, Past Simple: Letter Gap Fill

    http://www.esl-lounge.com/student/grammar/1g31-present-simple-continuous-past-letter-gap-fill.php 

     

    Week 3

     

    Thursday Jan 19, Period 3 

     

    S4 - Air Crash Investigation S06E03 Science Of Disaster Who's Flying The Plane

    https://youtu.be/mzR8NXVdkvM

    This special looked at accidents and incidents where problems with the interface between crew members and on-board avionics were a factor and the causes of those problems.  

     

     

    Wednesday Jan 18

     

    Per 3 Language Leader 2.1 Inspiration, listening

     

    Listen to this track (6) 06 - Track 6.mp3

    Answer in complete sentences the second set of questions here

    Chimokel - Answer these questions in complete sentences.docx

     

     

    Tuesday Jan 17 

     

    Per 6 Language Leader 2.1 Inspiration, reading

     

    Write complete sentences about Chimokel Chilapong at the top of the page here

    Chimokel - Answer these questions in complete sentences.docx 

     

    Monday Jan 16

     

    Per 1 Biweekly quiz - weather vocabulary and grammar, present simple vs continuous 

     

    Sun Jan 15 Per 2

     

    Quiz preparation, present simple vs continuous

     

    Week 2

     

    Thursday Jan 12

     

    Period 6

     

    Complete the worksheet for present tense grammar and vocabulary review

    Weeks1-2presentPractice.pdf

     

    Wednesday Jan 11

     

    Listen IN - Millionaire Challenge

     

    Take the quiz on p.28 in your textbook

    Then listen to Track 39 and check your answers.

    Fill in the answers to exercise 2 on Page 29

     

    Workbook 1.3 p.9 

     

    Vocabulary - words with multiple meanings

     

    Conjunctions in writing about Norway

     

     

     

    Tuesday Jan 10

     

    Period 6

     

    Workbook p.5 Reading 

     

    Please complete this handout by answering the True / False questions 

    workbook_p5.pdf

     

    Workbook 1.3 p.8 Vocabulary

     

    Scenario: Latin American adventure

     

    activities and grammar (do, don't, neither, so)

     

    Monday Jan 9

     

    Period 1 - Scenario 1.3 Listening

     

    Listen to Simon and Diana agree and disagree on Belize or Ushuaia as adventure holiday destinations

     

    Sunday Jan 8

     

    Period 2 - present continuous spelling rules

     

    Your teacher will return your work from before

     

    Spelling in present continuous

     

    Please complete this handout  and hand it in to your teacher

    Write in the missing verbs spelling.pdf

     

     

    Week 1

     

    Thursday Jan 5

     

    Period 6 - last chance to work on EdPuzzle

     

    It looks like we'll be in the new building next week. We may not have Internet there, so let's finish EdPuzzle today

     

    Go to http://edpuzzle.com

    and join the classroom by adding this class

    zoddupu

     

    Then watch this 8 min video and answer the multiple choice questions on

    Convair B-58 Hustler Emergency Landing - 1961 United States Air Force Educational Documentary

     

     

    Wednesday Jan 4

     

    Period 3 Workbook p.4

     

    Workbook for 1.1 Extremes, p.4

    Please complete p.4 in the workbook for 1.1 Extremes, put your name on it, and hand it in to your teacher

    workbook_p4.pdf

     

    Tuesday Jan 3

     

    Period 2

     

    1.2 The big chill

     

    Please complete the paper the teacher gives you front and back and return it to your teacher

     

    Period 6 Edpuzzle

     

    There are two things to do on your iPads today.

     

    1. Put the BLACK SPOT on your iPad desktop
      Show your teacher
    2. Watch a video in EdPuzzle and get a mark

     

    Go to http://edpuzzle.com

    and join the classroom by adding this class

    zoddupu
    Then watch this 8 min video and answer the multiple choice questions on
    Convair B-58 Hustler Emergency Landing - 1961 United States Air Force Educational Documentary
     

     

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