Well, that's a wrap! This week was our last week of class, so summer vacation has officially begun! I wanted to thank you for making fun and enjoyable. I hope you'll choose to continue your work with English next year!
Go off and enjoy the break, I'll see you again in September!
Reading: Learners can try killing two birds with one stone. Read about cities in English speaking countries and learn about life in that city at the same time! Or try an activity form the British Council: my city
For something in original version, you chould check out an interesting article about emotions by Lydia Davis.
Writing Choose one of the emotions that we talked about in class from the emotion wheel we used. Describe a situation in which you felt that emotion strongly, try to use evocative adjectives! Best, Kelly
This week we extended last week's map class by using Google Earth and Google Earth Explore to explore some amazing places around the world. For some more ispiration check out these 50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth.
For original version, try the TED Talk about how Tiny Satellites show our changing planet. Reading: Learners should try an article about the UNESCO heritage site Angkor Wat or a reading activity about Adventure Travel.
For something in original version, read the article from Vanity Fair At Home at the End of Google Earth. How about some creative writing this week? Choose one of the places we explored and class and write a short story that takes place there. Best, Kelly
May Week Four: This week's work was focused on maps and giving directions.
Listening: For learners, first check out some simple travel and sightseeing directions listening activities: 1 and 2. Or an activity from the British Council about giving directions. Or you may want to learn about how to protect your privacy on Google Maps.
Writing: This week, please write a short story about a map of your world! In my personal case, my map would include Logroño, Trevijano, New Hampshire and Oregon, and I could include a description of the physical and geographical aspects of those places. What about your personal map? Best, Kelly