Note:  This site will change frequently.  New assignments will be added after they are announced in class each week. 

  
Fall 2014
Monday & Wednesday Evening 5:35-7:00 PM and Tuesday & Thursday Day 9:35-11:00 AM

  Click Here for Textbook Video Explanations & Extra Online Practice

Click here for downloads of the videos & audio files for a media player or smartphone
A good online dictionary: 
www.thefreedictionary.com

 

Looking for the graded assignments?  Here they are again:
1.  Computer Quiz on Chapter 6 & parts of speech - http://www.quia.com/quiz/4937327.html 20 points (20/400)

2.  Paper assignment - 4 Sentences with 7 parts of speech (noun, pronoun, adjective, verb, adverb, conjunction, preposition) AND subject & objects (of preposition and of verb) labeled in each.  20 points (40/400)
Paper assignment 15 sentences using simple past tense forms.  Tell me what you did or didn't do this past weekend!  Write 6 simple past (regular or irregular verbs affirmative sentences , 6 simple past negative sentences (didn't + verb), and 3 simple past interrogative sentences (questions - did/were). 20 points   (60/400)

4.  Computer Quiz on Simple Past vs. Past Progressive - http://www.quia.com/quiz/4981116.html 25 points ( (85/400)

5.  Paper assignment -  20 sentences (10 pairs Present Perfect & Simple PastSee directions on handout).  30 points   (115/400)

6.  Computer Quiz on Perfect Tenses Chapter 4 - http://www.quia.com/quiz/5021054.html 25 points   (140/400)

7.  Paper Assignment - Write 4 questions in each of these 9 tenses: 
Simple Present, Simple Past, Simple Future, Present Perfect,Past Perfect, Present Progressive, Past Progressive, Present Perfect Progressive, Future with Be Going To for a total of 36 questions. 
40 points   (180/400)
8.  Computer Quiz Chapter 5 Questions - http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031468.html   25 points (205/400)

9.  Computer quiz on Participial Adjectives - http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031489.html 25 points (230/400)

10. Paper assignment - Write 30 sentences with vocabulary from Chart 10-6 p. 271,Chart 13-1 p. 342, & Chart 13-5 p. 352  50 points (280/400)

11. Computer quiz Chapter 13 Be+Past Participle+Preposition & Verb+Gerund http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031491.html 25 points (305/400)

12. New 12/8 Computer quiz Chapter 13 Gerund or Infinitive -http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031490.html 20 points (325/400)

13. New 12/8 Paper assignment - Verb Tense Review 25 points (350/400)

14. New 12/10 Computer Quiz Final Exam Review  - http://www.quia.com/quiz/5067468.html 50 points (400/400)

 

Week 14 

 

Evening

Mon. 12/8 

&

Wed. 12/10

 

Day

Tues. 12/09

&

Thurs. 12/11

 

In class:

1.  Continue Chapter 13 - Gerunds & Infinitives
2.  Final Exam Review:  By popular demand, click here for the final review game that we played on the last class day. 

For homework due Monday 12/15 & Tuesday 12/16:
 

1.  Do your very last homework assignment (HW#14) of the semester - the Final Exam Review computer quiz:

http://www.quia.com/quiz/5067468.html

 

2.  Keep reviewing for the final exam! 

Pay special attention to the vocabulary and information on pages 271, 342, 344, 346, 347, and 352.


Click here for the final exam study guide.

 

 For the evening class, the exam will be on Monday, December 15 from 5:00-6:50PM

 

 For the day class, the exam will be on Tuesday, December 16 from 9:00AM-10:50AM
Please remember to return your mp4 players!  Bring them to the last class this week.

 

 

For homework due Wednesday 12/10 & Thursday 12/11:
 

1.   Workbook:  Practice  24 on page 234.

 

2.  Computer Quizzes:

     Chapter 13 Be+Past Participle+Preposition & Verb+Gerund http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031491.html (graded homework #11)

       Chapter 13 Gerund or Infinitive -http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031490.html  (graded homework #12)


3.
 Paper assignment: 
     On a separate piece of paper write (or type) 1 affirmative, negative, and interrogative (question) sentence in each of the verb tenses listed below.   Underline the verbs in your sentences and


A.  Simple Present   

For example:  I enjoy doing homework.  My brother doesn't enjoy doing homework.  Do my classmates enjoy doing homework?

 

B.  Simple Past

 

C.  Present Progressive

 

D.  Past Progressive

 

E.  Present Perfect

 

F.  Present Perfect Progressive 

For example: I have been considering taking a vacation in Hawaii.  My sister hasn't been considering going on vacation.  Have you been considering going anywhere during the winter break?

 

G.  Past Perfect 

For example:  My brother had decided to buy a new car, but he changed his mind and bought a motorcycle instead.  I hadn't decided which smartphone to get, but then my friend told me that Samsung was better and cheaper than Apple.  Had you decided to study English before moving to the United States?

 

H.  Future with Will

 

I.   Future with Be Going To
 

 

4.  Start reviewing for the final exam!  Click here for the final exam study guide.

 

 For the evening class, the exam will be on Monday, December 15 from 5:00-6:50PM

 

 For the day class, the exam will be on Tuesday, December 16 from 9:00AM-10:50AM
Please remember to return your mp4 players!  Bring them to the last class this week.

 

 

 

Week 13 

Evening

Mon. 12/1 

&

Wed. 12/3

 

Day

Tues. 12/2

&

Thurs. 12/4

 


The cat is frightened.  The dog is frightening.


The disgusted woman doesn't want to eat the disgusting spider.


The annoyed hiker is running away from the annoying mosquitoes.

 

In class:

1. Practice participial adjective + preposition phrases on pages 271-274.
 

2.  You'll get a study card with the phrases from page 271.

 

3.  Start Chapter 13 - Gerunds & Infinitives

 

For homework due Monday, 12/8 & Tuesday, 12/9:

1.  Videos: 
Page 346 Chart 13-3 Verb + Infinitive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEGNBFH3G2w
Page 347 Chart 13-4 Verb + Gerund or Infinitive
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OaUV_LULKc
Page 352 Chart 13-5 Preposition + Gerund
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YC_H_3_wcQ

 

2.  Workbook Practice  3-12 on pages 223-228.

 

3.  For Graded Homework #10, write 30 sentences using the vocabulary from Chart 10-6 p. 271, Chart 13-1 p. 342, & Chart 13-5 p. 352 on a separate piece of paper.  50 point assignment!
 

4.   On the computer, do another HW11 - a graded quiz to practice common expressions with Be + Past Participle + Preposition from page 271 in Chapter 10 AND  Verb + Gerund from pages 342 & 344 in Chapter 13:  http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031491.html

 

 

Extra information on gerunds & infinitiveshttp://www.englishpage.com/gerunds/index.htm

 

 

For homework due Wednesday, 12/3 & Thursday, 12/4:
 

1.  Videos: 

Page 271 Chart 10-6 Past Participles as Adjectives http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxSt1DIT54E
Page 276 Chart 10-7 Participial Adjectives:  -ed vs. -ing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FikQ-LXMhow


Page 342 Chart 13-1 Verb + Gerund  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QOuFszol50
Page 344 Chart 13-2 Go + -ing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMK1WmZEq74

 

2.  Workbook Practice 22-27 on pages 183-186 and Practice 1-3 on pages 221-223.

 

3.  Graded Homework #9 - Computer quiz on participial adjectives from Chapter 10:  http://www.quia.com/quiz/5031489.html

 

Week 12

Evening

Mon. 11/24 

&

Wed. 11/26

 

Day

Tues. 11/18

&

No class Thursday - College closed for Thanksgiving holiday


The turkey is frightened.  The hunter is frightening.

In class:

1.  Test on Chapter 5 on
Monday evening (for evening students)
and

Tuesday morning (for day students)

 

 

2.  Discuss Participial Adjectives Chapter 10 pages 275-277

Click here for a list of more.
 

Examples:
Interested vs. Interesting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyESLRkCiaU&NR=1

Scared vs. Scary or Terrified vs. Terrifying  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnJo7d-xBjY&feature=fvwrel

Bored vs. Boring  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhiCFdWeQfA

 

Homework for Evening Students for Wed. 11/26

 

1.  Videos:  
Page 271 Chart 10-6 Past Participles as Adjectives
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxSt1DIT54E
Page 276 Chart 10-7 Participial Adjectives:  -ed vs. -ing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FikQ-LXMhow

 

2.  Study Card - Adjective or Verb + Preposition combinations

Homework for Day Students for Tues. 12/2

1.  Videos:  
Page 271 Chart 10-6 Past Participles as Adjectives
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxSt1DIT54E
Page 276 Chart 10-7 Participial Adjectives:  -ed vs. -ing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FikQ-LXMhow

2.  Study Card - Adjective or Verb + Preposition combinations

 

 

Week 11

 

Evening

Mon. 11/17 

&

Wed. 11/19

 

Day

Tues. 11/18

&

Thurs. 11/20

In class:
1.  Continue Chapter 5 Question Forms

Who vs. Whom

2.  Receive a study paper with Verb Tense Formulas - Thursday, 11/18 -  Click here for the Revised Version with the corrected Present Perfect Progressive
 

3.  Practice question forms in different tenses.  Click here for the Powerpoint Pair Activity.

 

Homework for Mon. 11/24 & Tues. 11/25:

 

1.  Workbook: Practice 21-22 on pages 81-82 and Practice 31-32 on pages 90-91.

 

2.  Study for the test on Chapter 5 Click here for the study guide if you were absent and didn't get it in class.

 

The Test for Chapter 5 will be next week on Monday, 11/24 & Tuesday, 11/25.

 

 

Homework for Wed. 11/19 & Thurs. 11/20:

1.  More videos for Chapter 5:
Page 125 Chart 5-7 Whose http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJwI1YpmkhY
Page 127 Chart 5-8 How
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6XPvQOyKTms
Page 129 Chart 5-9 How Often
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMb9YkPobaA
Page 131 Chart 5-10 How Far
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwJFcRh2vXA
Page 140 Chart 5-15 Tag Questions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e161apCXAJg

2.  Workbook: Practice 17-18 on pages 81-82 and Practice 27 on page 87.

3. Textbook: use the CD to do Listening Exercise 34 on page 128 and Ex. 37 page 130.

The Test for Chapter 5 will be next week on Monday, 11/24 & Tuesday, 11/25.

 

 

Week 10

Evening

Mon. 11/10

&

Wed. 11/12

 

Day


No Class Tuesday 11/10 due to Veteran's Day

 

&

Thurs.11/6

 

In class:

1.  Continue Chapter 5 - Question forms

2.  12 Verb Tenses handout

Homework for Evening Students for Mon. 11/17

 

1.  Workbook Practice 13-16 on pages 79-81. 


2.  Videos for Chapter 5:

Page 123 Chart 5-6 Which and What Kind Of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AJ5qZOpuho and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwvVTtiRjdQ

 

 

 

Homework for Evening Students for Wed. 11/10

 

1Workbook Practice 10-12 on pages 78-79. 


2.  Videos for Chapter 5:

Page 119 Chart 5-4 Questions with Who, Who(m), & What http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZEZFE9y5xE

Page 121 Chart 5-5  What + a Form of Do http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W46I05QkyFo

 

3.  Don't forget what you learned in Chapter 4!  Graded quiz for 25 points:  http://www.quia.com/quiz/5021054.html

 

Homework for Day Students for Tues. 11/18

 

1.  Workbook Practice 10-16 on pages 78-81. 

 


2.  Videos for Chapter 5:

Page 119 Chart 5-4 Questions with Who, Who(m), & What http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZEZFE9y5xE

Page 121 Chart 5-5  What + a Form of Do http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W46I05QkyFo

Page 123 Chart 5-6 Which and What Kind Of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AJ5qZOpuho and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwvVTtiRjdQ

 

 

3.  Don't forget what you learned in Chapter 4!  Graded quiz (graded homework #6) for 25 points:  http://www.quia.com/quiz/5021054.html

 

 

 

Week 9

Evening

Mon. 11/3

&

Wed. 11/5

 

Day
Tues. 11/4

&

Thurs.11/6

 

In class:

1.  Discuss Present Perfect Progressive p. 98-105 and Past Perfect p. 108-110 Verb Tenses

2.  Practice the past perfect on this worksheet

3.  Start Chapter 5 - Question forms

Homework for Evening Students Mon. 11/10

& Day Students Thurs. 11/13:

1.  Watch some videos for Chapter 5:
Page 111 Chart 5-1 Yes/No Questions & Short Answers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVmaMSJxRXo
Page 114 Chart 5-2 Yes/No & Information Questions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IybpIghsWkc
Page 117 Chart 5-3 Where, Why, When, What Time, How Come, What...For http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFsESgdpqSs


2.  In the workbook, do Practice 1-9 on pages 71-77.  Practice 2 and 8 are especially important!!!


3.   In the textbook, use the CD to do Listening Exercises 4 & 6 on pages 113-114,  and Exercise 9 on page 116.

 

Homework for Wed. 11/5 & Thurs. 11/6:

1.  Watch the last video for Chapter 4:
Page 108 Chart 4-8 Past Perfect
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m79RI4pZOB0

2.  WorkbookPractice 19-25  on pages 65-69.

3. Textbookuse the CD to do Listening Exercise 34 on page 103, Exercises 36 & 37 on page 104, and Exercises 43 & 44 on page 110.

 

 

Week 8

Evening

Mon. 10/27

&

Wed. 10/29

 

Day
Tues. 10/28

&

Thurs.10/30


Have you ever fallen and broken a bone?

In class:

1.  Continue Chapter 4

2.  Time expressions with simple past and present perfect

Evening & Day Students -

Homework for Wed. 10/28 & Thurs. 10/30:


1 Study the ninth (group 9 sell sold sold) of your irregular verb phonetic group cards!  Remember to watch & listen to the video and repeat the verbs several times while you enjoy the licorice to help your brain make those connections!   Here is the video link:  http://vimeo.com/60419838 


2. 

TEST on Chapter 4 for evening students on Wednesday, 10/28 and for day students on Thursday, 10/30!
The test will include questions on the present perfect, use of for and since with time expressions, simple past, time expressions already & yet, and choosing between simple past and present perfect

Chapter 4 also has some material on present perfect progressive and past perfect, but these topics will not be on the test. 
 Click here  for the study guide if you were absent on Monday/Tuesday and didn't get it in class.

 

3.  Extra practice on spelling - To Double or Not to Double?

First read information at http://a4esl.org/q/h/9807/km-doubles.html

Then, take a few practice quizzes:

Take me to practice page #1...
Take me to practice page #2...
Take me to practice page #3...

 

 

 

Week 7

 

Evening

Mon. 10/20

&

Wed. 10/21

 

Day
Tues. 10/22

&

Thurs.10/24


Have you ever ridden
a roller coaster?

In class:

1.  Review in with months and on with dates

2.  Continue Chapter 4 Present & Past Perfect

3.  Click here for a Powerpoint Activity to use with a partner to check answers for Exercise 13 page 88.

Evening & Day Students -

Homework for Mon. 10/27 & Tues. 10/29:

1.  Videos

Page 98 Chart 4-6 Present Perfect Progressive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W16oW3tql8Q
Page101 Chart 4-7 Pres. Perf. Progressive vs. Simple http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a00lmLTYimU

2.  Workbook: Practice 16-19 on pages 64-65 .

3.  Study Group 10 Bet Bet Bet of your irregular verb phonetic group cards!  Remember to watch & listen to the video and repeat the verbs several times while you enjoy the watermelon treats to help your brain make those connections.  Here is the video link: http://vimeo.com/60973851  

4.  GRADED HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT #5 -  See directions on handout

5.  Practice Computer Quiz (not graded) on the doubling rule for regular present participle (-ing) and past participle (-ed) verb forms: 

 

Homework for Wed. 10/20 & Thurs. 10/22:

1.  Handouts:  In, At, On Time Prepositions

2.   Video:  Using Already, Yet, Still & Anymore http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7_4a0xWoKc

3.   Workbook: Practice 13-15 on pages 62-63 .

4 Do Exercise 18 on page 92 in the textbook and then use the textbook CD and do Exercises 17, 19, 20 on pages 91-93.   Check your answers in the back of the textbook on page 431.

5.  Study Group 8 blow blew blown of your irregular verb phonetic group cards!  Remember to watch & listen to the video and repeat the verbs several times while you enjoy the peppermint to help your brain make those connections.   Here is the video link:  http://vimeo.com/59963020

 

Week 6

 

Evening

Mon.10/13 

&

Wed. 10/15

 

Day
Tues. 10/14

&

Thurs.10/16


Have you ever eaten frog legs?

In class:

1.  Test 1 Review & Progress Report Check

hurry, enjoy, study, worry, play, say, deny, obey, apply, cry, try, delay, buy, convey, rely, marry, employ

2.  Chapter 4 Present & Past Perfect

3.  Write several sentences in the simple present tense about yourself.  For example:

I am married.  I speak English.  I live in Arizona. 

I have cats.  I play the piano.  I work at EMCC.

We'll turn these simple present tense statements into present perfect statements in class.

4.  Receive the vanilla Break Broke Broken http://vimeo.com/58854092 & cinammon Bite Bit Bitten http://vimeo.com/58840458 study cards.

5.  Receive the Present Perfect study card (froggy!) 
6. 
Grammar Chants Have you ever been to Boston?  I've never been to Peru, have you?
words

7.  Receive the strawberry Bleed Bled Bled https://vimeo.com/59463913 and grape Lead Led Led https://vimeo.com/59813257 study cards.

8.  Here are some more pronunciation examples of the 3 principal verb parts: http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/stonebrink/verbs/azar22.htm

9.  Click here for a Powerpoint Activity to use with a partner to check answers for Exercise 13 page 88.

Evening & Day Students -

Homework for Mon. 10/20 & Tues. 10/22:

1.  Handouts:  Past Progressive vs. Simple Past Practice

2.  Graded Computer Quiz on the Simple Past vs. Past Progressive:  http://www.quia.com/quiz/4981116.html

3.  Videos:
Page 90 Chart 4-4 Present Perfect with Unspecified Time
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmZcaZx2AR8
Page 94 Chart 4-5 Simple Past vs. Present Perfect
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MdS6J0nSnM  

4.  Workbook: Practice 8-12 on pages 57-62.

5.  Textbook:  Finish Exercise 9 p. 86 and 11 p. 87-88.

 

Homework for Wed. 10/15 & Thurs. 10/16:
1.  Computer:  Practice Quizzes on Simple Past vs. Past Progressive verb tenses:
http://www.eflnet.com/grammar/pastprog.php#.VDwdXhY0_fI
http://www.english-4u.de/past_prog_ex6.htm

http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/simple_past_progressive.htm
http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/simple_past_progressive2.htm

2.  Videos:  Page 81 Chart 4-1 Past Participle  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lB63T7wgBOA
Page 83 Chart 4-2 Present Perfect with Since & For http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjKl4Ncn3hQ
Page 87 Chart 4-3 Negative, Question, & Short-Answer Forms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1HvFD2wSjU

3.  Workbook: Practice 1-7 on pages 55-59.

 

 

Week 5

 

Evening

Mon.10/6 

&

Wed. 10/8

 

Day
Tues. 10/7

&

Thurs.10/9

In class:
1.  Practice simple past & past progressive in Chapter 2

2.  Receive the Past Progressive and the chocolate Teach Taught Taught  http://vimeo.com/58645070  study cards.

Monday/Wednesday Evening Students

Homework for Wed. 10/8:

1.  Do a practice computer quiz to help you review simple past and past progressive to prepare for the test in the next class:
http://www.quia.com/quiz/4962886.html

 

3.  Textbook Ex. 27 page 44.  Check answers in back of book.
 

2.  Study for the test on Wednesday, 10/8.  Click here for the study guide.

Tuesday/Thursday Morning Students
Homework for Tues. 10/9
 

1.  Do a practice computer quiz to help you review simple past and past progressive to prepare for the test in the next class:
http://www.quia.com/quiz/4962886.html
 

2.  Study for the test on Thursday, 10/9.  Click here for the study guide.

 

Week 4

 

Evening

Mon. 9/29 

&

Wed. 10/1

 

Day
Tues. 9/30

&

Thurs.10/2

In class:
1.  Continue with Chapter 2 Past Time

2.  Click here to do a Powerpoint pair activity for Chapter 2 Past Time (page 34 Ex. 12)

3.  Receive the Simple Past Be Study Card, Simple Past Study Card, and the orange Begin Began Begun http://vimeo.com/58268233 card.

4.  Receive the lemon Dig Dug Dug http://vimeo.com/58330490 - card too.  

Monday/Wednesday Evening Students

Homework for Mon. 10/6:
1.  Videos:
Chart 2-6 page 42 Simple Past & Past Progressive - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKmKniwpwUU  AND http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riavStasykY

Chart 2-7 page 48 Using Time Clauses - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwCESV8RqCc
Chart 2-8 page 52 Expressing Past Habit with Used To - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XenXvs4I0I
2.  Workbook: 
Practice 13-20 pages 23-28.

3.  Textbook:  Exercise 14 pages 35-36

4.  Optional:  Try some computer practice quizzes & games to practice past tense:  http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/stonebrink/3grammar.htm#Chapter%202%20Past

 

Homework for Wed. 10/1
1.  Videos:   Chart 2-4 page 32 Common Irregular Verbs - http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=oGOPCJqUqEA
Chart 2-5 page 39 Regular Verbs Pronunciation of -ed - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3VyZW-uWvA

2.  Textbook: Use the CD for Exercise 8 page 30, Exercises 16 and 17 page 37, and Exercises 20-24 pages 39-40.   Check your answers in the back of the textbook.

3.  Study the 1st irregular verb phonetic group card - group 1 i-a-u as in begin began begun).  Watch the video and repeat for pronunciation:  http://vimeo.com/58268233
 

4.  Workbook:  Practice 1-11 pages 16-22.

Tuesday/Thursday Morning Students
Homework for Tues. 10/7

1.  Videos:
Chart 2-6 page 42 Simple Past & Past Progressive - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKmKniwpwUU  AND http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riavStasykY

Chart 2-7 page 48 Using Time Clauses - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwCESV8RqCc
Chart 2-8 page 52 Expressing Past Habit with Used To - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XenXvs4I0I
2.  Workbook: 
Practice 13-20 pages 23-28.

3.  Textbook:  Exercise 14 pages 35-36

4.  Optional:  Try some computer practice quizzes & games to practice past tense:  http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/stonebrink/3grammar.htm#Chapter%202%20Past


Homework for Thurs. 10/2

1.  Videos:   Chart 2-4 page 32 Common Irregular Verbs - http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=oGOPCJqUqEA
Chart 2-5 page 39 Regular Verbs Pronunciation of -ed - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3VyZW-uWvA

2.  Textbook: Use the CD for Exercise 8 page 30, Exercises 16 and 17 page 37, and Exercises 20-24 pages 39-40.   Check your answers in the back of the textbook.

3.  Study the 1st irregular verb phonetic group card - group 1 i-a-u as in begin began begun).  Watch the video and repeat for pronunciation:  http://vimeo.com/58268233
 

4.  Workbook:  Practice 1-11 pages 16-22

 

 

Week 3

 

Evening

Mon. 9/22 

&

Wed. 9/24

 

Day
Tues. 9/23

&

Thurs.9/25

In class:
1.  Review Word Order for Place & Time

2.  Discuss Chapter 6 Subject-Verb Agreement

3.  Discuss Chapter 6 Pronouns as Subjects and Objects

4.  Practice for the graded paper assignment on writing sentences with 7 different Parts of Speech  AND Subject & Objects labeled:

 

subject  

   

 obj. of verb 

 

subject   

       

 obj. of verb 

   

obj. of prep.

Because

the student

wanted

to learn

English

well,

she

carefully

wrote

five

fabulous

sentences

on

her

paper.

conjunction

noun

verb

verb  

noun

adverb 

pronoun 

adverb

verb      

 

adjective  

noun

prep   

 

noun

 

5.  Begin Chapter 2 - Past Time
 

6.  Practice irregular past tense affirmative, negative, & interrogative forms:  Click here for partner practice.

Monday/Wednesday Evening Students

Homework for Mon. 9/29
1.  Graded Computer Quiz http://www.quia.com/quiz/4937327.html due next Wednesday, October 1 - 25 points towards grade

2.  Graded Paper/Sentence Writing Assignment -

(due next Monday, Sept. 29). - 20 points towards grade

3.  Videos:  
Chart 2-1
page 26 Expressing Past Time Simple Past
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kiIiXTEcWM
and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep-oYex-ePI and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z99etzFHFcU
Chart 2-2 page 29
Spelling of -ing & -ed Forms -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY4Xu6DwyDo
Chart 2-3 page 31 Principal Parts of a Verb http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zghKYy8IwSM

4.  Workbook:  Practice 7-12 pages 19-23

 

Homework for Wed. 9/24

1.  Videos:   Page 164 Chart 6-10 Personal Pronouns:  Subjects & Objects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10EckC1bYqA

2.  Workbook:  Practice 16-27 pages 101-107 and Practice 35 & 36 pages 110-111

Tuesday/Thursday Morning Students
Homework for
Tues. 9/30

1.  Graded Computer Quiz http://www.quia.com/quiz/4937327.html (due next Tuesday, Sept. 30). - 25 points towards grade

2.  Graded Paper/Sentence Writing Assignment -

(due next Tuesday, Sept. 30). - 20 points towards grade

3.  Videos:  
Chart 2-1
page 26 Expressing Past Time Simple Past
- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kiIiXTEcWM
and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ep-oYex-ePI and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z99etzFHFcU
Chart 2-2 page 29
Spelling of -ing & -ed Forms -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nY4Xu6DwyDo
Chart 2-3 page 31 Principal Parts of a Verb http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zghKYy8IwSM

4.  Workbook:  Practice 7-12 pages 19-23

 

 

Homework for Thurs. 9/25

1.  Workbook:  Practice 35 & 36 pages 110-111.

2.  Textbook:  Exercise 28 (use the cd that came with your textbook) pages 159-160; Exercise 39 and 40 page 165.
 

 

Week 2

 

Evening

class

Mon. 9/15 

&

Wed. 9/17

 

Day

class
Tues. 9/16

&

Thurs.9/18

In class:
1.  Review Types of Nouns (proper vs. common)

2.  Textbook Chapter 6 p. 151 Subjects Verbs Objects

3.  Textbook Chapter 6 Prepositional Objects and Word Order for Place & TIme

Monday/Wednesday Evening Students

 

Homework for Mon. 9/22

1.  Videos:   Page 157 Chart 6-6 Word Order:  Place & Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK9oTWJHGCQ

Page 164 Chart 6-10 Personal Pronouns:  Subjects & Objects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10EckC1bYqA

2.  Workbook: Practice 8-15 on pages 97-101. 

3.  Handout (double-sided) Adverbs and Prepositions

4.  TextbookExercise 21 page 156 and Ex. 24 p. 157-8.


Homework for
Wed. 9/17:
1.  Textbook: do listening Exercise 6-10 on pages 149-150 (use the cd that came with the textbook). 
    Check your answers by looking at the listening script on pages 413-414. 
2.  Videos: textbook Page 151 Chart 6-3 Subjects, Verbs, & Objects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAWHI3KWICQ

and Page 153 Chart 6-4 Objects of Prepositions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w44yMUX9FnU
3.  Workbook: Practice 5-7 pages 96-97.  Check the answers in the back of the workbook.

4.  Handout (double-sided):  Parts of Speech - Verbs and Pronouns (1 page, double-sided)

Tuesday/Thursday Morning Students

 

Homework for Tues. 9/23
1.  Video: Page 164 Chart 6-10 Personal Pronouns:  Subjects & Objects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10EckC1bYqA

2.  Workbook: Practice 16-27 on pages 101-107. 

3.  TextbookExercise 21 page 156 and Ex. 24 p. 157-8
 


 

 

Homework for Thurs. 9/18

1.   Videos:
Page 153 Chart 6-4 Objects of Prepositions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w44yMUX9FnU
Page 156 Chart 6-5 Prepositions of Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIyiWAX5xpY
Page 157 Chart 6-6 Word Order:  Place & Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK9oTWJHGCQ

2.  Workbook: Practice 8-15 on pages 97-101. 

3.  Handout (double-sided) Adverbs and Prepositions

 

 

 

Week 1

 

Evening

section
#19958

Mon. 9/8 

&

Wed. 9/10

 

Day

section

#19957
Tues. 9/9

&

Thurs.9/11

In class:
1.  Discuss information on the course syllabus and log into the class website.

2.  Take a diagnostic/pre-test on parts of speech

3.  Watch a few Schoolhouse Rock Videos:
  Nouns - http://youtu.be/8-JAdVkRPhQ
  Pronouns - http://youtu.be/koZFca8AkT0
  Adjectives - http://youtu.be/HpPEQZl6_d4

4.  Discuss the parts of speech / parts of speech visual
5.  Start Chapter 6 in the textbook
6.  Parts of speech in a sentence example

7.  Receive a pink Parts of Speech & Pronoun Chart bookmark

Homework for Thurs. 9/11 & Mon. 9/15:
1.  Buy the textbook and workbook "Fundamentals of English Grammar"
2.  Carefully read the course syllabus.   Day students received this in class on Tuesday (yellow papers) and evening students on Wednesday (purple papers).  You will receive a Student Responsibility form about the syllabus to complete and return to Diane in the next class.

3.  Watch 2 videos:
Textbook Page 147 Chart 6-1 Plural Forms of Nouns http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ncDZBYm80w
Textbook Page 148 Chart 6-2 Pronunciation of Final -s/-es   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOsYN-b6oYY

4.  WorkbookPractice
1- 4 pages 94-95. 

5.  Handouts:  Nouns - Proper & Common and Parts of Speech Adjectives

Want more?  For extra practice if you have time, study and practice parts of speech at the links on http://www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/stonebrink/partsofspeech.htm
 

Homework for Tues. 9/16 & Wed. 9/17:
1.  In the textbook, do listening Exercise 6-10 on pages 149-150 (use the cd that came with the textbook). 
    Check your answers by looking at the listening script on pages 413-414. 
2.  Watch a video: Textbook Page 151 Chart 6-3 Subjects, Verbs, & Objects http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAWHI3KWICQ
3.  In the workbook, do Practice 5-7 pages 96-97.  Check the answers in the back of the workbook.
4.   Handouts:  Parts of Speech - Verbs and Pronouns (1 page, double-sided)
Do you need some review or extra practice with those spelling rules from page 147?  Try these:
Plural nouns ending in -f http://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/356.html
Irregular nouns - http://www.grammar-quizzes.com/agree1b.html
Irregular plurals of nouns - http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/irrplu.htm
Plural Forms & Irregular Nouns - http://a4esl.org/q/h/vf004-bp.html

 

Course Textbook & Workbook - Fundamentals of English Grammar, Fourth Edition, by Betty S. Azar

Click here to download Course Syllabus for the Monday & Wednesday 5:35 - 7:00PM Evening class
 

Click here to download Course Syllabus for the Tuesday&Thursday 9:35 - 11:00 AM Day class

 

Your Instructor:  Diane Stonebrink
Office Location: Ocotillo Hall, office OCT144

Telephone: 623-935-8584
Email: diane.stonebrink@estrellamountain.edu

 

Week 12

 

Tues. 4/7 

&

Thurs. 4/9

In class:
1. Practice questions with how

2.  Practice tag questions in Chapters 5 & 7
3.  Review question forms in different tenses.  Click here for the Powerpoint Pair Activity.

Homework for Thursday, 4/9:

 

1.  Video: 
Page 140 Chart 5-15 Tag Questions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e161apCXAJg

 

2.  Workbook: Practice 21 on pages 126-127

 

3.  Study for the test on Chapter 5 Click here for the study guide if you were absent and didn't get it in class.

 

The Test for Chapter 5 will be this Thursday, 4/9.