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SEAEU Day 10

A marketplace of ideas One of the most exciting things about university is the diversity of thought and opinions. As an international student, this will be especially true as you will be exposed to groups of people whose background, experience, and way of viewing the world is completely different to your own.  The Delsman rule …

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SEAEU Day 9

Fluency work Today is going to be a skills lesson, which essentially means you will have the opportunity to practice what you know, what you have learned and talk about a topic that is as divisive as it is current. It may turn out that some of you have diametrically opposed viewpoints, which is absolutely …

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SEAEU Day 8

The future Talking about the future is complicated in English, and we will be looking at all of the common ways that English uses to talk about the future. Afterwards we will take a look at the First Conditional and comparing it to the Second Conditional to round out our investigation of “if” clauses. Below …

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SEAEU Day 7

Affirmative action Traditionally, higher education has been viewed as necessary for upward mobility. To ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to attend a university, the United States has developed a policy known as Affirmative Action.  What do you know about Affirmative Action?What do you think you know about Affirmative Action?What do you want to …

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SEAEU Day 4

Extras Day 4 contains links to additional materials that may be interesting or useful to you.  Take a look and learn from CNBC’s Morning Joe. (module takes about 45 minutes) Morning Joe Or take a look at some of the quizzes we have put together to help you deal with some specific problem areas in …

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SEAEU Day 5

Fluency practice Talk about/Ask about Work in groups. The youngest player starts. Reveal a card. If the card says “talk about,” then you have one to two minutes to talk about the topic on the card. If the card says “Ask,” then follow the instructions on the card and ask one or more players the …

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SEAEU Day 3

The English verb system Today we will be starting our look at the English verb system. This is a review and assumes that you are familiar with the relevant tenses and their forms. Our review begins with an overview of the different types of verbs and a closer look at how “aspect” shapes the English …

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SEAEU DAY 6

The English verb system Today we will be continuing our overview of the English verb system by taking a closer look at the four different ways English can talk about the present. Namely, we will be examining; The Present Simple, The Present Continuous, The Present Perfect Simple, The Present Perfect Continuous. Once again, it is …

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SEAEU Day 2

Warm-up You will be broken down into three groups, and each group will be given a worksheet dealing with reporting verbs. Work together as a team to complete the worksheet. You will be given 10 minutes. Good luck! Group 1 – Melissa, Sabina, Max Worksheet 20.1 Group 2 – Samira, IsabelWorksheet 20.2 Group 3 – Franziska, …

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SEAEU Day 1

Asking questions Call up and print out the worksheet on the right. Parts one and two will be done as roundtable work, which means that we will be working together. Part three will be done as pair work. Your teacher will break you up into groups of two. Part four will be done as roundtable …

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SEAEU Prelim

Assignment 1 Masters English · SEAEU Assignment 1

EaCH Roleplays

Customized roleplays Customization is one of the most important aspects of this class. Each of you works in a different area of city administration and each of you has different responsibilities.  This part of the class allows you the opportunity to design and practice your own roleplays based on your personal professional experiences. Take a …

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Reading comprehension

This section contains a number of articles that have been posted on the BAMF website over the years. In many cases I have provided translations for some of the more difficult terms. At the end of each article, there will either be a short quiz or you will be able to upload an assignment for …

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Vocabulary

This section of the course contains infomration and quizzes on vocabulary we have encountered in class. You can take the quiz as often as you want to help you learn and new vocabulary will be added constantly. Sept. 25, 2020 Class Notes Sept. 25, 2020 Masters English · Class Notes 20200925 Sept. 18, 2020 Class …

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Asking questions

The Interview Game This assignment is a good way to get to know someone in your new course. It is designed to help you review the basics of asking questions and to stimulate conversation between you and a partner. At the end of this unit on questions there will be a little quiz to see …

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Homeless at Walmart

In 2014 a team of documentary filmmakers looked into the unique form of poverty in the United States. It looks at homeless people who sleep in their cars in Walmart parking lots. Walmart is a chain of stores run by one of the world’s richest families, the Walton family. What I found remarkable about this …

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