February 1, 2015

English Practice Day 27: A house at the end of the road

Background

Dessert (n.) – is something sweet we eat after a meal.

Desert (n.) – is a place that doesn’t get much rain.

Desert (v.) – to leave some place.

Desert (adj.) – a place without people. example – No one was living there. It was a deserted island.

English spelling is difficult, isn’t it!

Writing Prompt

Finish this story:
“As I approached the deserted house at the end of the road, I saw…”

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January 31, 2015

English Practice Day 26: What’s in your bag?

Background

We grow up, make homes of our own, have children, and no matter how hard we try, we still have more stuff than we need.

This is your chance. You only have one suitcase. What goes in it, and what doesn’t?

Writing Prompt

The only things in my bag are…
Tell us what you would put in one suitcase.
You can take anything, but it would have to fit in the suitcase.

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January 30, 2015

English Practice Day 25: What do you want to learn?

Background

Even if you finish school, you should never stop learning.

Especially now that there is so much information, and so many wonderful courses.

What do you really want to learn?

Writing Prompt

I really want to learn…
What do you want to learn most now?
If you can learn it well, how will it change your life?

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January 29, 2015

English Practice Day 24: Do like the animals do

Background

Have you ever watched an animal for a long time?

When we go to zoos, it’s easy to imagine what an animal’s life is like there. What would it be like to be that animal?

Writing Prompt

If I was an animal at the zoo…
What animal do you want to be at the zoo? Why?
What you do all day? What do you wish for? Do you have any friends?

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January 28, 2015

English Practice Day 23: What is your best childhood memory?

Background

The older we get, the harder it is to remember a lot of details about our childhood.

But no matter how old people get, they always have some very strong memories of childhood. It’s a magical time for us all!

Writing Prompt

When I was a child…
Think back to what it felt like to be a child. What did you like doing? How did you spend long summer days?
Now, tell us about one of the memories you have that always makes you smile.

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