Informal Email writing feedback
Using & understanding correction code
memory, meaning & spelling test – how much do you remember about the last 3 weeks of class?
Collaborative writing game – help each other write a story
Polite English example
Last night I was out until the early hours dancing with friends.
My friend always keeps herself to herself, for example she always sits alone at lunch time in the cafe.
I’m really a people person, I find it easy to be sociable with people.
My auntie is a geek because she is always speaking about politics.
I really get into music, I like to listen to music for 4 hours a day.
Generally I like those people who are fun and who are a good laugh.
My friend is down-to-earth because he likes to be realistic and enjoys ordinary things.
My friend is a tight-fisted man he never spends money on me.
All countries should pull their weight to protect the environment.
Informal Email writing feedback – it’s my turn to be like Simon Cowell – DIRECT
Writing in the Level 2 class
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today’s new words
UK /həʊst/ US /hoʊst/
host noun (PERSON WITH GUESTS)
host noun (ON TELEVISION)
C2 [C] (female also hostess) a person who introduces guests and performers, especially on television or radio:Our host for tonight’s show is Jimmy Fallon.
host noun (FOR AN EVENT)
› [C] a place or organization that provides the space and other necessary things for a special event:Japan is playing host to the next international conference.the host nation for the next World Cup
UK US /ˈtrɪv.i.əl/
B2 having little value or importance:I don’t know why he gets so upset about something so trivial.Sexual harassment in the workplace is not a trivial matter.› A trivial problem is easy to solve:Getting computers to understand human language is not a trivial problem.
UK US /mʌnˈdeɪn/
C1 very ordinary and therefore not interesting:Mundane matters such as paying bills and shopping for food do not interest her.
persuade verb [T]
UK /pəˈsweɪd/ US /pɚ-/
B1 to make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it:If she doesn’t want to go, nothing you can say will persuade her.[+ (that)] It’s no use trying to persuade him (that) you’re innocent.[+ to infinitive] He is trying to persuade local and foreignbusinesses to invest in the project.Using a bunch of bananas, the zoo-keeper persuaded the monkeyback into its cage.
practice noun (ACTION)
B2 [U] action rather than thought or ideas:How do you intend to put these proposals into practice, Mohamed?
colleague noun [C]
UK /ˈkɒl.iːɡ/ US /ˈkɑː.liːɡ/
A2 one of a group of people who work together:We’re entertaining some colleagues of Carol’s tonight.
UK US /ˈdiː.sənt/
B2 socially acceptable or good:Everyone should be entitled to a decent wage/standard of living.I thought he was a decent person.It was very decent (= kind) of you to help.It made quite a decent-sized (= large) hole.After the recent scandal, the priest is expected to do the decentthing and resign from his position.› informal dressed or wearing clothes:Are you decent yet?You can come in now, I’m decent.
gig noun [C]
UK US /ɡɪɡ/
gig noun [C] (PERFORMANCE)
› informal a single performance by a musician or group of musicians, especially playing modern or pop music:The band is going to Atlanta to play a gig at the Fox Theatre.
biology noun [U]
UK /baɪˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ US /-ˈɑː.lə-/
A2 the scientific study of the natural processes of living things:human biologymarine biologymolecular biology
geology noun [U]
UK /dʒiˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ US /-ˈɑː.lə-/
C1 the study of the rocks and similar substances that make up the earth’s surface:a geology professor/student/class/departmentthe geology of somewhere› the particular rocks and similar substances that form an areaof the earth, and their arrangement
UK US /ˈsiː.krət/