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   September 2014:  The Blue Level

Basic English

Here's your lesson for the day

 * Sun, Sept 14: Lesson 14 - poss. adjectives

 * Mon, Sept 15: Lesson 15 - poss. pronouns

 * Tue, Sept 16: Lesson 16 - be, past tense

 * Wed, Sept 17: Lesson 17 - time, day, date

 * Thu, Sept 18: Lesson 18 - months

 * Fri, Sept 19:  Lesson 19 - nouns

 * Sat, Sept 20: Lesson 20 - days of the week

Print: The Blue Level Checklist

NEW: Word of the Day Quiz #28 - Sept. 2014

NEW: Words that rhyme with "do"  new

NEW: Words that rhyme with "slow" new

Students who have finished the Yellow Level scroll down the page for Green Level Lessons.  arrow down

   September 2014:  The Blue Level:

Basic English

Here are your lessons for next week

 * Sun, Sept 21: Lesson 21 - numbers

 * Mon, Sept 22: Lesson 22 - add and subtract

 * Tue, Sept 23: Lesson 23 - modal verb: can

 * Wed, Sept 24: Lesson 24 - have to

 * Thu, Sept 25: Lesson 25 - want

 * Fri, Sept 26:  Lesson 26 - want (past tense)

 * Sat, Sept 27: Lesson 27 - would like

Print: The Blue Level Checklist

It takes seven months to finish all seven levels if you complete one lesson every day.

 September 2014:  The Green Level is for intermediate and advanced students who want to learn how to use the passive voice.

Here's your lesson for the day

 * Sun, Sept 14: L14 - infinitives passive

 * Mon, Sept 15: L15 - gerunds passive

 * Tue, Sept 16: L16 - get and have

 * Wed, Sept 17: L17 - make

 * Thu, Sept 18: L18 - passive practice

 * Fri, Sept 19:  L19 - review continuous forms

 * Sat, Sept 20: L20 - review verb tenses

Print: The Green Level Checklist


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What do you hear?  

Short answers to questions that use the verbs "be" and "do" in the present tense and the past tense.

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Today's expression:

(a) whole new ball game: an entirely new situation.

With more competition from other, newer restaurants in the neighborhood, it's a whole new ball game for Vinnie's Pizzeria.




what's up: hello; how are you; what's happening in your life?

A: Hey, what's up?

B: Not much. What's up with you?

(Some young people say, "What up?" without the "s," which reflects a more African-American vernacular.)


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