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Song: “I’m So Tired” – Inglés Esencial 7

Read the vocabulary, listen to the lyrics, and fill in the blanks. The Beatles: I’m So Tired — I’m so tired, I haven’t slept a wink I’m so tired, my mind is on the blink I wonder should I get … Continue reading

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Christmas at Mom’s House – Inglés Esencial 6

Usually at Christmas, we go to my mom’s house in Truckee, California. Her house is in the mountains where there is a lot of snow. It’s very pretty. She and my stepfather put colored lights around the outside of the … Continue reading

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Inglés Esencial 3.5 – Practica

Inglés Esencial 3 Practica My (mai) = mi Mother’s = de mi madre Sister’s = de mi hermana Father’s = de mi padre Is = es / está — My mother’s sister is my aunt. La hermana de mi madre … Continue reading

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Inglés Esencial 3

  Inglés básico para mi familia chilena y otros hispanohablantes. Inglés Esencial 3 Nice to meet you… Conversación 1: Good morning. (Gud morning) [Buenos días] 2: Good morning. (Gud morning) [Buenos días] 1: How are you? (Hauw ar yu?) [¿Cómo … Continue reading

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College Humanities Writing Tips IV – Verbs

4. Verbs Well chosen verbs clarify and strengthen your claims. As you read any piece of writing, make a list of strong, active verbs that might be useful for critical analysis of the arguments a text and/or its author are … Continue reading

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College Humanities Writing Tips III – Integrating Quotations

3. Integrating and Contextualizing Evidence In your papers, your quotes should be relevant to your claims. You need to introduce your quotes and contextualize them to show how they develop your argument. A well integrated and contextualized quote will support your … Continue reading

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College Humanities Writing Tips I – Getting Started

Preparing for a new semester? Here’s the first installment of a few quick tips I’ve put together for college humanities students writing about literature and history. General Advice Be specific and remember: ANALYSIS, not summary. Persuade your reader. Make a … Continue reading

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