Summer Activities - Beginning - Advanced

There are 2 pages of activities - Beginning/High Beginning and Intermediate/Advanced: 

Summer activities – Beginning/High Beginning levels

Log on:  missionlanguagelab.blogspot.com
Choose one or two of these to work on each day:

1. Scroll down blog to:  PRACTICE WITH YOUR CLASS BOOK or WORKBOOK

Click: ·  Touchstone Arcade online open When open, click on to the level of the book you want. 
Book 1 = Level 1 & 2, Book 2 = level 3 & 4, Book 3 = Level 5 & 6 Book 4 = Level 7 & 8.
Click ·  Ventures Arcade online open When open, click on the page and then go to the book you want:
Ventures basic = L 1, Ventures 1 = L 2,  V 3 = Levels 3 &4  V 4 = Levels 5 - 8
2. Scroll down to – VIDEO LESSONS
Click on ‘Jennifer’s ESL’  Scroll down to ‘lessons for beginners’ or ‘verb tenses’ and check out videos
Click on ‘Real English’ click on beginner lessons and pre-intermediate lessons
Use the other Video lessons and video grammar and vocabulary lessons in this section
Sign up for  USA Learns Course for L 2 - 4  click ‘START NOW’ to register AND sign in after you register

3. Scroll to: Vocabulary and Idioms, conversations - all levels

Click on Randall’s ESL and try Easy lessons
4. Scroll to: Writing, Dictation and Resume lesson and practice
·         Dictations:  Beginning dictations.   Do each one at a slow speed
5. USE: RECORD/LISTEN TO YOURSELF  Vocaroo | Online voice recorder  (top right of blog)
Use the recorder on the blog to listen to PRACTICE CONVERSATION AND RECORD and listen to your voice and compare with the speakers  - on the right side of blog, look for:




6.  Pronunciation Practice – go through some of the youtube videos AND you can practice and record your voice with the voice recorder and use the Vowels and Consonants in ‘Pronunciation’ section on right side

7. Go to: Listening and Reading Activities – Best for L 3 and above

Click :Stories, History w/questions & Web Listening Activities

Try : History, Biographies, Stories with Comprehension Questions


Summer activities – Intermediate & Advanced levels
Log on:  missionlanguagelab.blogspot.com

Choose one or two of these to work on each day:
1. Scroll down blog.  Go to:  Listening Activities all levels
2. Listen and Read: Read and Listen many topics
Intermediate  
·         American History by date
Read/listen slow and fast speeds (last on the top list) or Type in email address:  esl-bits.net

3. go to: Writing, Dictation and Resume lesson and practice
·         Dictations:  Advanced dictations.   Do each one at a fast speed
·         WRITING LESSONS AND QUIZZES – Work through some of these

4. RECORD/LISTEN TO YOURSELF  Vocaroo | Online voice recorder  (top right of blog)
Use the recorder on the blog to listen to PRACTICE CONVERSATION AND RECORD and listen to your voice and compare with the speakers  - on the right side of blog, look for:




5. Go to – VIDEO LESSONS
Use ELLO, Jennifer ESL, Randal’s ESL

6. Go to Vocabulary and Idioms  - Go through the lessons that are more challenging and use new words in conversation and writing EACH time you learn them

7.  Pronunciation practice on right side of blog – last item:  Pronunciation Practice – go through harder pronunciation clusters on the ‘Listen and Repeat’ area on the right side of that blog. Also Consonants
 Record yourself

 

Video Lessons PRACTICE GRAMMAR, LISTENING, READING, VOCABULARY all levels - open online access

Vocabulary and Idioms, conversations - all levels

Writing, Dictation and Resume lesson and practice

Citizenship Practice and Video Lessons

TYPING/KEYBOARDING (also ask for booklet practice) ALL LEVELS

Computer and other courses - Also ask for Word and Excel booklet