Tulips, The Spring Fair and More English

Next week we will have spring break. There will be no classes at Bates from April 1st-5th. We will meet again on Monday, April 8th.

You might like to see the incredible tulips north of Seattle during our week off. Here is a link to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

You may also want to see the Puyallup Spring Fair beginning April 18th. If you buy tickets now, they are cheaper!

Here are the spelling vocabulary words about personal descriptions for this week:

https://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling-list.html?listId=12428246

Here are spelling words from our readings this week:

https://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling-list.html?listId=12428169

Here is the grammar for simple present and present continuous:

http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/simpre-prepro

Here is the practice from our new textbook. We will start with book 2, unit 1:

http://www.cambridge.org/us/esl/venturesadulted/venturesarcade/index.html

Some students requested more practice with word endings and use:

http://www.ecenglish.com/learnenglish/lessons/learn-english-noun-and-adjective-endings

We are still working on irregular verbs this quarter – here is some practice we did last quarter:

Irregular Past Tense: http://www.eslgamesplus.com/irregular-past-tense-esl-grammar-jeopardy-quiz-game/

Writing Practice:

Sentences:

http://elt.heinle.com/cgi-telt/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&discipline_number=301&subject_code=WRG01&product_isbn_issn=0618444165&chapter_number=1&resource_id=15&altname=Exercises

Paragraphs:

http://elt.heinle.com/cgi-telt/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&discipline_number=301&subject_code=&product_isbn_issn=0618271929&chapter_number=2&resource_id=3&altname=Tutorial+Quiz

Listening Practice:

http://www.esl-lab.com/intro2/intro2.htm

http://www.esl-lab.com/drive/driverd1.htm

Keyboarding Link

https://karriezesl.wordpress.com/other-excellent-websites/

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