Session_16: IELTS Speaking Practice Test & Reflections

Summary: We practiced an IELTS Speaking test, and then reflected on your English progress and success. I hope you have a wonderful spring break and make good use of the time, and have fun too!

Session_15: IELTS Practice Writing Test

Summary: You tried the IELTS practice writing test in Write & Improve, and we went over the answers. We also have Session_16 in next in class to learn more about your final scores. IELTS Practice Speaking Test times on ZOOM: Thursday (02/02/2023): 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM

Session_14: IELTS Reading Practice Test

Summary: You tried the IELTS practice reading test, and we went over the answers. We also did an extra speaking test next in class to learn more about your score. Homework Please chose and complete one new Write & Improve essay and improve it by several submissions as part of the five essays for the quarter. They are due on 02/06/2023, but please do not write more than one new essay per week. ELTS Practice Speaking Test times on ZOOM: Tuesday     (01/31/2023): 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM Wednesday (02/01/2023): 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM,… Read More

Session_13: IELTS Listening Practice Test

Summary: You tried the IELTS practice listening test, and we went over the answers. We also booked a session outside of the class to do an extra speaking test next week. I hope that schedule is better. Homework Please chose and complete one new Write & Improve essay and improve it by several submissions as part of the five essays for the quarter by 02/06/2023 with improvements in your scores. IELTS Practice Speaking Test times on ZOOM: Thursday (01/26/2023): 1:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM Tuesday     (01/31/2023): 1:00… Read More

Session_12: IELTS Preparation Workshop 2

Summary: We focused on the schedule of how to complete the writing and speaking strategies and homework to come up with a comfortable schedule. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.” ~Vernon Law Note: Available IELTS Speaking Practice Test Times by appointment with Stacey Vye. Please let her know your preferred times in the Zoom Class in the chat with our AEW1a link and passcode. The first person to type the time you like gets that time. As students make an appointment, she will update… Read More

Session_11: IELTS Final Draft & Preparation Workshop 1

Summary: We worked on your third draft in preparation for the final MLA draft and focused on the IELTS Listening and Reading part of the test. The final MLA paper will be rather short, so I am also giving IELTS homework too below. Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your final MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments, download “Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW1,”… Read More

Session_09: MLA Formatting -The 2nd Draft

Summary: I showed a good example of a paper and its sources. There was a focus on MLA in-text citations, strong topic sentences, and exploring writing more descriptive sentences. Alex Essay Writing Tool Step 10 – Revising Homework due via email before class on 01/16/2023 if I am on time and you are too (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your final MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against… Read More

Session_10: MLA Formatting -The 3rd Draft

MLA Style Center Summary: We had another writing workshop day where we reviewed writing strategies to finish writing your third draft. There was a focus on MLA in-text citations, citing your sources, vocabulary, brevity, and exploring writing more descriptive sentences. Please wait for me to give your homework feedback on your paper first. If you do not get your paper soon, please do a Write & Improve essay. Alex Essay Writing Tool Step 10 – Revising Homework due via email before class on 01/18/2023 by 4 PM (Sending earlier than the deadline is… Read More

Session_07: MLA Formatting -The 1st Draft and Introduction

MLA Style Center Summary: We worked on specific academic writing issues for the MLA introduction of two paragraphs, and the entire paper. You worked on research questions and combined synthesized notes, which is your finalized structure map. Alex Essay Writing Tool Step 09 – Write, repeat Alex Essay Writing Tool Step 10 – Revising  Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your first MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V… Read More

Session_06: MLA Formatting -The First Draft Introduction

MLA Style Center Summary: We worked on specific academic writing issues for the MLA introduction of two paragraphs, the entire paper, and you spoke about your synthesized research in pairs.  Homework due via email (Sending earlier than the deadline is great for quick feedback to you!): Do WAVE for your essay before emailing your first MLA draft! W = Put your paper through MLA Essay Write & Improve A = MLA Style -Owl Purdue V = Veritus Certify! Check against Plagiarism -Leander HughesE = Check all Explanations attachments, download “Instructions-for-MLA-Writing_AEW1,” and type your paper directly in the document. Once finished your draft, please email… Read More