Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Survey for CCSF Students

Would you please take a survey about using technology?  Please click

The password is ccsf.

Thanks a lot for helping our school out.


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Proverbs & Podcasts

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Proverbs are universal and a lot of fun.  Click here for a link to 50 common English proverbs.

Click here to practice the vocabulary from class.  Remember, if you can't get all the activities, 

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Password:  750eddy

Learning a language is about more than the grammar and vocabulary.  You also have to learn to listen in your new language.  Listening to the radio, watching movies and TV, and listening to songs are all great ways to improve your listening skills.  There are also many podcasts that can help you.  Here's one with challenging vocabulary, but they speak quite slowly:

If you don't like that one, there are plenty of others.  Just Google "podcasts for ESL learners."

Enjoy, and remember there's no time like the present to practice your English.

Monday, September 19, 2016

You, yes YOU!!

This is a very interesting short video about the word "You" in English and other languages.  it is in native-speaker English so it is fast, but I think you will be able to understand it.  You can also sign in to the website to answer comprehension questions, if you want to.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Preppies, Cowboys and other Vocabulary

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This is a preppy guy.

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This is a preppy gal.

This is John Wayne in a cowboy movie!

And here is our vocabulary from this week:

Friday, September 2, 2016

Happy Labor Day!

Click here for several good short videos about Labor Day and U.S. labor history -- especially the first one.  These videos are from the History Channel so they use fast American English with loads of idioms and difficult vocabulary.  But give it a try and you can always email me with any vocabulary questions at or bring the new words to class and share with your classmates.

See you Tuesday!