Wednesday, January 4, 2017

2C - Lehrstoff for Schularbeit, Monday, January 16

FORMAT:
- Reading comprehension
- Grammar
- Writing
(we’ll do a separate listening later in the month)

HOW CAN YOU STUDY?
1) Go through your English Activity Journal and make a list of all the mistakes you make regularly.  Then BANISH these mistakes from your writing!
2) Go over the texts we’ve read. Summarize each of them in your own words (summary is Kurzfassung, emphasis on “kurz!”  It should cover the main message of the article and answer the questions Who? What? Where? When? Why? and How?
3) Practice grammar on ego4u at this link https://www.ego4u.de/de/cram-up/tests
4) You can also practice the grammar sections in your Essentials of English Grammar book (answers in the back!)

UNITS COVERED
(includes vocabulary, idioms, grammar, Aufgabenstellungen and talking points)

Focus on Modern Technology  1
UNIT  7 . movies, Avatar, Simpsons, how to create an episode, history of film, modal verbs, passive verbs
UNIT  8, energy conversion, after the crash, directions, prepositions, listening strategies, adjectives/adverbs
Do you remember?  (modals, some/any, much/many, a little/a few)

Focus on Modern Technology 2
UNIT 1, Adventure travel, parts of a car, Outback, car troubles, directions, travel idioms, If-sentences
UNIT 2, school, describing pictures, comparisons, pushy parents, school stress, irregular plurals

GRAMMAR
passive voice
adjectives/adverbs (including irregulars, ex. good/well), esp. –ing and –ed adjectives
prepositions
if sentences (types 1, 2, and 3)
contractions
All tenses, active, passive, positive, negative, question,
irregular plurals

TEXT TYPES:
letter/email
review of a movie/series
journal entry
summary

EXTRAS:

Class rules, English activity journal, THINK before your speak, Rube Goldberg, Thanksgiving, Wien Woche

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