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Work Samples from English at Work 1

Students in this class brainstormed ideas for  everyday practice of the language skills they gain in class.  Here are some practical answers to the following question:

What are you doing to learn English?

Sometimes I watch cartoons with my niece.
I’m reading storybooks with my son.
When I walk down the street, I try to read the signs or sing in English.
I see TV in English.
I listen to music and watch cartoons.
I read the English Bible in my church.
If I see or listen to any unknown word, I search for the significance in the dictionary.
I speak English in the store with my friends.
I hear and see the news.
I try to learn.
I can improve the quality of my life.
Sometimes I speak English with my sons.
I talked to my daughters.
I speak English at home with my family.
I try to listen to music in English.
I speak English with my friends about food recipes.
When I’m playing Xbox I speak English with friends who are playing Xbox with me.
I try to write in English.
I write messages to Widline, my friend.
When I was in Florida, I only spoke English the whole week with different parents who came to see the baseball players. They told me, “You speak English very well.”
In my church, I speak clearer English when I have to talk.
I am reading a new book with my son and I found a few new words. I am looking in the dictionary to learn their meaning.
I read “Rumbo” in English and Spanish. It is better for learning.
I speak English when I shop at a grocery store.
I’m speaking English to my children and listening to music in English every day. 

Writing Samples

Sr. Kathleen's class reading the RUMBO NEWS together!

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See The Rumbo News,  page 10 for an article about the Thanksgiving Collection project at NDEC-L.

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