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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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Video: “Movin’ Out” – Inglés Esencial 5

Watch the video, listen to the lyrics, read the vocabulary, and fill in the blanks. Billy Joel: Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song) — Anthony works in the g_____________________ store Saving his pennies for someday Mama Leone left a note on the … 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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Grandes Esperanzas

So now I seem to be starting over as a student here in Chile where my thoughts mostly stay trapped in my head because I don’t have the words to communicate them to those around me — or because I’m … 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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