VIP Class Notes (Joe) [R]

Today we focused on:

We talked about museums and historical artifacts like statues, focusing on the pronunciation of certain words.

Homework

Use some of the vocabulary from today in some writing. Write something like a story and try to use the words.

Practice using the new words we talked about in today’s class. You must make at least 1 sentence with the words ‘statue’, ‘ancient’ and ‘world’.

Next Class Focus

Practice more words that have the /a/ sound like in ‘apple’ and ‘statue’.

Pronunciation

World (remember the /l/ sound)

Statues – sta chooz (the first syllable has the same /a/ sound as ‘apple’)

Ancient – ayn shint

Artifacts – ar ti faks

Scrolls – skroulz

Favorite – faiv rit

Pillar – pi lir

Vocabulary

renowned – very famous
The leaning tower of Pisa is world renowned

Grammar

I worked for this company for 8 years
I have worked for this company for 8 years

This tower is very famous in the world
This tower is very famous throughout the world
This tower is world renowned

I talk with my teacher this building is my wish list
I talked with my teacher about this building. It is on my wish list

Reading

The girl wanted to visit her favorite world renowned statue. It was in a room full of pillars. Outside the room were many ancient scrolls and other historical artifacts.