Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Can't live with'em, can't live without'em

What are some of the advantages of living with the opposite sex? What are some of the disadvantages? Why? Use some of this week's vocabulary, as well as the phrasal verbs and expressions from Module 7 in the Phrase Builder.

ps We're are meeting in the computer lab at 8:45 on Wednesday, Dec. 17

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

It takes courage to...

Describe a situation that required courage. It can be a personal situation (something that has happened to you or someone you know), or a general situation (something you've imagined or read in the news. Use some of the vocabulary from this week (check your phrase builder).

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Rock On!

Write a review of a concert or a CD from an English-sing artist. Use p.24-25 from your textbook as a model. Use some vocabulary from p.24 and your phrase book (module 2).

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

How does Vancouver compare to your home city?

What are the similarities between your home city and Vancouver? The differences? Do you think that globalization is making every city the "same"? Why/why not? Use some of the vocabulary you have learnt this week and some of the phrasal verbs from p.4 in your phrase builder.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Tough Times In Vancouver

Write about a challenge you've faced here in Vancouver. How did you handle it? Did you learn anything from it? Make sure to check your verb tenses!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Find a comfortable spot in a public place (cafe, restaurant, bus, skytrain), hide behind a newspaper and listen to the conversations around you :) Take notes! Report what you heard using reported speech. You don't have to tell us word-for-word, just summarize.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

It's a question of taste.

Look in your textbook at p.77, Question 4. Look at the Would you...? list. Find at least one thing that you would never do, and one thing you would (secretly) like to do and why. Now explain at least one thing you've already done and give us all the juicy details.