Thursday, September 29, 2016

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Abend HTL - Homework for Tuesday, October 4

1) do you remember the homework where you wrote down the words you use for your job in English?

2) for Tuesday, October 4, write 10 sentences about your job using this vocabulary.  What is your daily routine?   Try to use lots of different nouns, verbs*, frequency adverbs, place words, time words (like we did in class on September 27).  Write these sentences in your HÜ Heft.

3) Do your English Activity Journal (you'll get them back on Thursday, September 29 (I hope!!)

*most of your had nouns in your vocabulary list.  Look up verbs to see what you can "do" with these things!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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How It's Made is a community channel with short films about how things are made. Here's one about Automated Machines with good talking points for Matura (Themenbereich Labour):
 You can find more at the channel's home page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjHsPBHX1NNbIqTy4eXVTig.  Perhaps you'll find something to write about for your English Activity Journal!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

3C - In Class, Tuesday, September 27

Each student should talk about their Sport Week for two minutes (or more!).

Here's your outline:
1.  The trip there (Hinreise)
2.  Accommodations (Unterkunft)
3.  Food
4.  Activities - Sports
5.  Free time
6.  The trip home
7.  What was your favorite part & why?

Pluspunkte if you use these words (correctly) in your talk!
  • unfortunately
  • luckily
  • great
  • awful
  • excitement
  • including  - you can use "including" like "for example" (We went to many museums for example including the Natural History Museum and the Modern Art Museum)
  • except for

1C - Group B, HW for Tuesday, October 4

1) review numbers in English (p. 133 in Focus on Modern Technology 1)

2) review/learn countries and languages on page 13 in FMT 1

3) do the quiy "Do you Remember 1" on pages 14-15.  Check your answers on p. 142

7C - Ideas for English Activity Journal

1) rewrite the text on page 97 (Taking the Fun Out of Games) in Hannah Foster's words (as if she were giving an interview):  "I played at Wimbledon when I was 16..."  Try to include all details that are in the text (100-120 words)

2) Do exercise 3 on page 99.  Write a final paragraph about what you think happened to Nate after his accident... you can use one of the suggestions on page 99 or come up with your own CREATIVE idea!

1C . AOC Check

http://aoc.cebs.at/student/student.php

1C - Group A, HW for Thursday, September 29

For Thursday, September 29


1)  Learn the vocabulary for school subjects (page 13 of your textbook)

2)  Page 10, ex. 3, complete the timetable with your own lessons in English.  Hint:  Fertigungstechnik is "Manufacturing"

3) Do the exercises on pages 14-15 (Do you Remember?)

4) Bring headphones (Kopfhörer) to the lesson.

Monday, September 26, 2016

2C - Group B, Homework for Wednesday, September 28

1) do exercise 2 on page 104
2) do exercise 3 on page 104 - write these new adjectives/adverbs in your HÜ Heft

2C - Group A, Homework for Monday, October 3

DON'T FORGET YOUR ENGLISH ACTIVITY JOURNAL

1) do ex. 3 on page 104 - write these new adjectives/adverbs in your HÜ Heft
2) On page 107-108, read the article about the Simpsons
3)  Do exercise 2 on page 108.
4) Learn vocabulary for this chapter (film and TV genres, adjectives and adverbs to describe film and TV)
5)  Read Grammatikübersicht on page 112
6) Review the verbs on pages 169-170

7C - Homework for Monday, October 3

DON'T FORGET YOUR ENGLISH ACTIVITY JOURNAL

1) Read the article on page 97 (Ex. 7).
2) Do exercise 8 on page 97 (Maturaaufgabenstellung).
3)  Write the answers to exercise 9 in your HÜ Heft.
4)  Read the article on page 98.
5) Fill out the spider chart (p. 99)
6)  Do exercise 2 (write a 150 word summary of the story using the spider chart on p. 99) in your HÜ Heft

5C - Homework for Wednesday, September 28

For Wednesday, September 28

1) Dig out your Focus on Modern Technology 4/5 book (or find it online here)
2) Do the exercises on page 51-52 (write the answers to exercise 2 on page 51 in your HÜ Heft)
3) Research the term "ecotourism" on the Internet
4) Don't forget your  English Activity Journal, you need 2 100 word entries by October 3!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

How cool is this?!

Perhaps you would like to write about this video in your English Activity Journal?

More information at this link.


9C - Homework for Monday, September 26

1)  Don't forget your English Activity Journal - you need two entries by Monday, October 3.

2)  Print off the Tourism Talking Points from the Lehrer für Schüler Tausch.

3)  Read over these pages and be able to talk about the positive and negative effects of tourism.

4) Write down the vocabulary words you don't know in your SÜ notebook.

7C - Group A and B, Homework for Monday, September 26

Chapter 8, Focus on Modern Technology 2:

We have been talking about sports, athletes' salaries, athletes as role models, product endorsement and sponsorship, advertising during the Super Bow1, and a little about performance enhancing drugs (more to come!)

For Monday, you should be able to talk about Austrian sports with your friend Brendan in England (p. 95).  He wanted you to write him an email, but you saw him on Skype and so you decide to answer his questions personally.  Be ready to do this in the lesson on Monday!

P.S.  Don't forget your English Activity Journal!  You need at least two entries by Monday, October 3.

Abend HTL - Homework for Tuesday, September 27

1) Activity Journal (see here)
2) If you get your books, read pp. 87-88 (Workbook) and do the exercises on pages 57, 58, 59 (Workbook: all about word order=Wortstellung)
3) IF YOU DON'T GET YOUR BOOKS, read about word order and do exercises  on ego4u https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/word-order 
4) Write any vocabulary you don't know in your SÜ book (especially adverbs of time, place, and frequency)

2C - Homework for Monday, September 26

For Monday, September 26

1) What's your favorite film (or TV series)?  Take your favorite scene (or episode=Folge) and watch it in English (with or without English subtitles).  This is a good exercise because 1) you already know the plot=Handlung and 2) you already know the dialogue in German,

2) Then write about it in your English Activity Journal.  TIPS:  You may write a summary (don't copy it from the internet - use your own words!). Or write about the language (what new vocabulary or phrases did you learn in English?).  Or write about the characters (which is your favorite and why? who is the villain? how would you describe each character (what are their personal characteristics=Eigenschaften? use a dictionary to find creative adjectives)

Make sure you do this!  Our English lessons this week depend on it!

ALSO;  Look in your FMT 1 book on pages 64, 65, and 71-73.  Did you do the exercises?  If not, do them1


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

1C, Group B - Homework for Tuesday, September 27

For Tuesday, September 27

1) Do exercise  1 on page 8 of your textbook.  Answer the questions in English.  Make notes in your book.

2)  Learn the vocabulary for school subjects (page 13 of your textbook)

3)  Page 10, ex. 3, complete the timetable with your own lessons in English.  Hint:  Fertigungstechnik is "Manufacturing"

4) Do the exercises on pages 14-15 (Do you Remember?)

5) Bring headphones (Kopfhörer) to the lesson.

Monday, September 19, 2016

2C - In class, Monday, September 19

When you are in the Computer Room, do the following:
1) click on this link: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english/for-schools/
2) Take the test (25 questions)
3) Record your score (on the worksheet)
4) Record which course is recommended for your score (on the worksheet)
5) Now go to this website:  http://www.flo-joe.com/preliminaryenglish/index.htm
6) Do at least one vocabulary exercise, one grammar exercise (HINT:  I recommend this one! http://www.flo-joe.com/preliminaryenglish/comparatives-and-superlatives.htm), and either Reading or Writing.  Record which exercises you do (on the worksheet).
7)  Finally, fill out the self-assessment (on the worksheet)

Sunday, September 18, 2016

2C - Homework for Monday, September 19

For Monday, September 19, you should:

1) bring your textbook (Focus on Modern Technology 1)
2) bring notebooks (3x A4 Hefte, liniert, mit Korrekturrand):
     one for notes and exercises in class (Schulübungsheft)
     one for homework (Hausübungsheft)
     one for rewrites, revisions, second drafts (Verbesserungsheft)
     + one Schulquart (liniert, mit Korrekturrand) for your English Activity Journal
3) bring your Student Information Sheet (Mr. Bachler, Mr. Berger, Mr. Haberl. Mr. Schwarzenbrunner, Mr. Wölger)
4) Bring something from home that has special meaning for you (if it is something big like a JetSki or a goat, bring a picture instead)

5C - Homework for Monday, September 19

For Monday, September 19

1) Bring your FMT 4/5 book
2) Fill out your Student Information Sheet and bring it to class
3) Review tenses


English Activity Journal - All Forms

English is the only subject that you can learn without studying
(Englisch ist das einzige Fach, das man "lernen ohne Lernen" kann) - Frau Prof. Sandrock

ENGLISH ACTIVITY JOURNAL

WHO:    You!
WHAT:  You will record in your journal the ways you use English outside of English class.
WHERE: Outside of English class!
WHEN: Whenever you can work it in to your schedule! (at least 30 minutes a week)
WHY:     Because 50 minutes twice a week isn’t sufficient to learn enough English for Matura.
HOW:    At least once a week[1], set aside time to do some of the following:
               
                WATCH!                part of a movie in English (with or without English subtitles)
                                               an episode of a series in English (with or without English subtitles)
                                               videos in English
                                               the news in English
                                               sports or sports highlights in English
                LISTEN!                 to music in English
                                               to the news in English
                READ!                    a book in English (you don’t have to read 250 pages at one sitting!)
                                               poems in English
                                               the news in English
                                               memes in English
                                               articles about your favorite band, sports team, actor/actress, etc
                SPEAK!                  English with a classmate
                                               English in an online gaming community
                                               English with a native speaker or a tourist
                WRITE!                 texts in your journal in English
                                               in English on social media
                                               in English in online gaming communities             
                                               forum entries on the blog (question of the day)
                TRANSLATE!         articles, music texts, poems, memes
                SET!                       Your electronics (iPhone, iPad, computer, etc) to English
                                               Your social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc) to English
                EXTRAS!                Make a recipe following the English directions
                                               Make your own memes in English
                                               Make a video in English
                                               Write your own English texts (stories, poems, ideas)
                                               Notice English in the world around you (especially in shops and advertisements)

DOs
DON’Ts
USE A SCHULQUART (FX53) HEFT!
Don’t wait until the last minute!
Do activities in English
Don’t copy from your classmate
Write your journal entries in English.
Don’t copy from the Internet
Use complete sentences. 
Don’t use Google Translate
Include lots of specific details (date, length of time, activity, skills used, titles of films, books, URLs of                                websites, videos, links)

Write at least 50 words (1C), 80 words (2C/3C), 100 words 4C/5C) per entry


MINIMUM: One entry per week
FIRST COLLECTION – First week of October  (minimum 2 entries)

See blog (ennsvalleyenglish.blogspot.com) for ideas and inspiration!





[1] Students who do more than one English activity a week and/or write more than one journal entry are likely to learn more English and get better grades.  Make it so!

Abend HTL - English Activity Journal (Fernstudium)

English is the only subject that you can learn without studying
(Englisch ist das einzige Fach, das man "lernen ohne Lernen" kann) - Frau Prof. Sandrock

ENGLISH ACTIVITY JOURNAL

WHO:    You!
WHAT:  You will record in your journal the ways you use English outside of English class.
WHERE: Outside of English class!
WHEN: Whenever you can work it in to your schedule! (at least one hour a week)
WHY:     Because 90 minutes a week isn’t enough to learn English for Matura.
HOW:    At least once a week[1], set aside time to do some of the following:
               
                WATCH!                part of a movie in English (with or without English subtitles)
                                               an episode of a series in English (with or without English subtitles)
                                               videos in English
                                               the news in English
                                               sports or sports highlights in English
                LISTEN!                 to music in English
                                               to the news in English
                READ!                    a book in English (you don’t have to read 250 pages at one sitting!)
                                               poems in English
                                               the news in English
                                               memes in English
                                               articles about your favorite band, sports team, actor/actress, etc
                SPEAK!                  English with a classmate
                                               English in an online gaming community
                                               English with a native speaker or a tourist
                WRITE!                 texts in your journal in English
                                               in English on social media
                                               in English in online gaming communities             
                                               forum entries on the blog (question of the day)
                TRANSLATE!         articles, music texts, poems, memes
                SET!                       Your electronics (iPhone, iPad, computer, etc) to English
                                               Your social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc) to English
                EXTRAS!                Make a recipe following the English directions
                                               Make your own memes in English
                                               Make a video in English
                                               Write your own English texts (stories, poems, ideas)
                                               Notice English in the world around you (especially in shops and advertisements)

DOs
DON’Ts
USE A SCHULQUART (FX53) HEFT!
Don’t wait until the last minute!
Do activities in English
Don’t copy from your classmate
Write your journal entries in English.
Don’t copy from the Internet
Use complete sentences. 
Don’t use Google Translate
Include lots of specific details (date, length of time, activity, skills used, titles of films, books, URLs of                                websites, videos, links)

Write at least 100 words per entry.


MINIMUM: One entry per week
FIRST COLLECTION – Tuesday, September 27  (minimum 1 entry)

See blog (ennsvalleyenglish.blogspot.com) for ideas and inspiration!





[1] Students who do more than one English activity a week and/or write more than one journal entry are likely to learn more English and get better grades.  Make it so!


Abend HTL - Homework for Tuesday, September 20

For Tuesday, September 20 (17:35 - 19:05)

Fernstudium bzw. Homework:

1)  Fill out the Student Information Sheet and bring it to class on Tuesday.  Write at least 120-140 words.  (did you lose yours? need another one? send an email to frauprofessorsandrock@gmail.com)

2)  Look up vocabulary for your job.  Write the words in your homework bookBe able to describe your job in English. Approximately 1 minute.

ALSO
1,  Bring earphones (Kopfhörer)
2.  Bring your text books if you have them.
3.  Bring notebooks (Hefte)
You will need a system to:
  take notes in class – Suggest A4
  do homework – Suggest A4, liniert, mit  Korrekturrand
  do Fernstudium – FX53, liniert, mit Korrekturrand



1C - What you need for English lessons

A4 Hefte x 3 (liniert, Korrekturrand)
     1) für Schulübungen und Notizen im Unterricht
     2) für Hausübungen
     3) für Textverbesserungen
Schulquart Heft (liniert, Korrekturrand)
     für English Activity Journal

Friday, September 16, 2016

7C - Homework for week of September 19

1) Review grammar on pages 90-91 and do exercises (indirect statements)
2) Review grammar on pages 102-103, and do exercises (indirect questions, orders)
3) Pages 106-107 and check your answers on page 109
4) learn vocabulary on page 104
5) Be able to skype with Brendan. page 95

Thursday, September 15, 2016

3C - Homework for the week after Sportwoche

For our first meeting the week of September 26
* Bring your textbook Focus on Modern Technology 2
* Be prepared to talk about sports week in English!

7C - Homework for Friday, September 16

For Friday, September 16
* Bring your textbooks (Focus on Modern Technology 2 & 3) so we can begin working on the business of sport!

2C - Homework for Friday, September 16

For Friday, September 16
* bring your textbook (Focus on Modern Technology 1)
* bring your Student Information Sheet
* bring something from home that has special meaning for you (if you want to bring something big, you can bring a picture of it!)

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

9C - Homework for Thursday, September 15

1)  Be prepared to talk about "What has changed in your life over the summer"
3)  Bring your Focus on Modern Technology 4/5 book to class
4) Purchase 3 A4 Hefte (liniert mit Korrekturrand) and 1 Schulquart (liniert mit Korrekturrand)

7C - Homework for Thursday, September 15

For Thursday, September 15 you should:

1) Draw a picture of your summer vacation (aka summer holidays) and bring it to class
2)  Be prepared to talk about your summer vacation (aka summer holidays)
3)  Bring your Focus on Modern Technology 2 and 3 books to class
4) Purchase 3 A4 Hefte (liniert mit Korrekturrand) and 1 Schulquart (liniert mit Korrekturrand)

3C - Homework for Thursday, September 15

For Thursday, September 15 you should:

1) Draw a picture of your summer vacation (aka summer holidays).
2) Be prepared to talk about your summer vacation (aka summer holidays)
3) Bring your Focus on Modern Technology 2 book
4) Purchase 3 A4 Hefte (liniert mit Korrekturrand) and 1 Schulquart (liniert mit Korrekturrand)

3C - Homework for Thursday, September 15

For Thursday, September 15 you should:

1) Draw a picture of your summer vacation (aka summer holidays) and bring it to class
2) Be prepared to talk about your summer vacation (aka summer holidays)
3) Bring your Focus on Modern Technology 2 book to class
4) Purchase 3 A4 Hefte (liniert mit Korrekturrand) and 1 Schulquart (liniert mit Korrekturrand)

2C - Homework for Thursday, September 15

For Thursday, September 15 you should:

1) Be prepared to talk about your summer vacation (aka summer holidays)
2) Bring your Focus on Modern Technology 1 book
3) Purchase 3 A4 Hefte (liniert mit Korrekturrand) and 1 Schulquart (liniert mit Korrekturrand)