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Learning how to give and understand instructions is key to being able to follow directions and understand manuals. Watch the video and listen for the common ways manuals and directions are written and meant to be understood.


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Discussing controversial, or topics that bring up strong opinions that can differ from person to person, can be intimidating because of the potential for uncomfortable conversations and potential for disagreement. One of the most important things to do in life is to converse with people who hold different views, so watch this video to learn ideas on how to have successful and effective discussions on controversial topics.


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The best way to speak English fluently is to think in English!  Stop translating and start thinking in English with some of these good tips from Accent's Way



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Talking about past habits with "used to" Watch the video and write 5 sentences with "used to" about things you did in the past that you don't do now.


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Wh- questions Use WH- questions (who, what, when, where, why) to be an active participant in a conversation. Watch the video and then practice with a friend!


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Fourth of July in the United States - American Independence Day

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Listen to the song, America the Beautiful by the Quad and follow along with the lyrics below.  After listening, discuss with a partner what values you heard expressed that are important to Americans.



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Directions:

Go to the CNN YouTube Channel and watch three videos.  Write a 10-line summary, or a short report, describing what you saw.  

Questions to consider when writing:

  • Who were the subjects of the stories? (Men? Women? Children? Animals? Companies?)
  • What was/were the main idea(s) being talked about in the video? 
  • When were the stories taking place?  What day(s), month(s), or year(s)?
  • Where did the stories happen?  What country/countries?  What cities/towns/villages?
  • Why are these stories important?  Why are the ideas valuable for other people to know?
  • How do you feel after listening to the stories?
  • Are there any similarities between your life and the details described in the stories?  Are there any differences?
  • Now that you know this information, what do you think you can do with this new knowledge?


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Lesson created In 7-9 by Makaela Anderson Guru (7.6k)  

Directions:

Go to the BBC homepage and browse (look around) the site's main page.  Look at the headlines and choose one article to read.  After reading, write a 10-line summary. 

When writing the summary, consider the following:

  • Who is the subject of the story? (Men? Women? Children? Animals? Companies?)
  • What is/are the main ideas discussed in the article?
  • When did the events in the article take place?  Is this the same time as when the article was written?
  • Where did the events in the article happen?  What country/countries?  What cities/towns/villages?
  • Why is this story important? Why are the ideas valuable for other people to know?
  • How do you feel after reading this article?
  • Now that you know this information, what do you think you can do with this new knowledge?


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