We began the listening exercises from NorthStar Listening and Speaking 4, Unit 1 and went through pages 382 – 386 of Grammar in Context 2 on Superlatives and Comparatives. Our grammar studies were supplemented with a handout from the Summit 1 Workbook on repeated comparatives and double comparatives as well as comparison resources from the Mobile ESL website. During their time in the Lab students completed listening activities from elllo.org, including this one about “Chicago”.
This week we spent a lot of time on the first news article below and used the second mainly for vocabulary words for our News Hour quiz:
A | Students worked individually to complete the Barron’s Speaking and Writing #3 Simulations
B | We reviewed the vocabulary words that will be on the next quiz and identified what quizzes certain students are missing and need to make-up
C | Students practiced their TOEFL Speaking Skills as we drilled independent speaking prompts
D | We reviewed Lesson 4 of the Complete Guide to the TOEFL Test, iBT Edition and did some more exercises from that lesson
E | Students were given time to develop the handouts they will use later this week when they lead their own TOEFL Reading Skills Review Lessons
=== 13 May / Lesson 10 ===
A | Students individually worked on Cambridge TOEFL Reading Simulation #7
B | COC TOEFL Vocab Quiz 9.2
C | Reviewed Complete Guide to the TOEFL Test Lesson 4 and went through Lesson 5
D | Developed TOEFL Speaking section skills through prompt, drill and discussion
E | Students worked individually on their survey project and TOEFL Reading Skills lesson handout
=== 14 May / Lesson 11 ===
A | Students took COC TOEFL Vocabulary Quiz 9.4 and then composed example vocab sentences for the words on Quiz 10.1
B | Students worked individually to finish Cambrige TOEFL Listening Simulation #7.
C | Instructor led students as we went through Lesson 6 “Refernce Questions” of The Complete Guide to the TOEFL Test, iBT Edition (CGT).
D | Student led a reviews of CGT Lesson 2 “Vocabulary Questions”.
E | Developed students TOEFL Speaking Section skills with independent speaking question prompts where students individually answered them to the class and then afterwards they discussed eachother’s answers.
=== 15 May / Lesson 12 ===
A | Students took COC TOEFL Vocabulary Quiz 10.1; composed example vocab sentences for the words on Quiz 10.2 and we then reviewed some of the recent quizzes.
B | Students worked in two teams competing for the better score on a TOEFL Reading Simulation.
C | Instructor led students as we quickly reviewed Lesson 6 “Reference Questions” and then went through Lesson 7 of The Complete Guide to the TOEFL Test, iBT Edition (CGT).
D | Students led reviews of CGT Lesson 3 “Inference Questions” and Lesson 4 “Purpose, Method and Opinion Questions”.
I have amazing students at The College of Chicago where I teach. See what they have been up to in our April school newsletter!
The College of Chicago News and Activities us3.campaign-archive1.com May 17th : Cubs Game Chicago Cubs VS Milwaukee Brewers 1:20 PM Saturday @Wrigley Field *talk to your teacher if you are interested to come!Enjoy the special Chicago baseball game experience with your classmates and teachers! …