Thursday, August 30, 2012

Labor Day Holiday is Monday Sept. 3, 2012

Thanks to all who took the CASAS test on Wednesday. I know it wasn't easy, but it helps our school. 
Monday, September 3, is the Labor Day holiday. Read about it here
Watch a labor day video on youtube (above).

We'll be back to school on Tuesday Sept. 4. See you then.

Sunday, August 26, 2012


Here is an explanation of comparisons in English.

Practice this comparisons quiz:
Comparison Practice

We have the CASAS pretest on Wednesday, August 29. Remember to bring a pencil and your student ID number. You only take this test one time on Wednesday. We will start class promptly at 10:30 so you have time to finish the test. 
Relax and enjoy it!?

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Useful Vocabulary Website

We're going to learn punctuation vocabulary at this website:

First, choose your native language at the top of the screen. 
Second, choose ENGLISH as the language to study. 
Then, click on Writing

                               A video about punctuation
We will practice punctuation vocabulary today.
You can learn a lot of vocabulary at this website. 
Look around and find what you're interested in learning.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Take a 'Trip' To Our New Library

Chinatown Campus has a new library on the 2nd floor. 
On Wednesday September 5 we will visit the library at the beginning of class. The librarian will give us a tour.
I'll give you more details after the Labor Day holiday.

More Character Traits Vocabulary

If you want to add more character traits to your vocabulary , here's a website to use:
Character Traits

Here's a video explaining many uses of the gerund:

Monday, August 20, 2012