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ESOL  –  Level 1               English  with  Les

Fall 2021
PCC  Rock Creek, Building 2, Room 120

Les Rivera
ESOL Instructor —  Rock Creek

360-619-8130  —  Call or Text
les.rivera@pcc.edu  —  Email

September 27 – December 13, 2021 will be in the Classroom.

Before the first class, Teacher will contact students with
email and/or text and/or phone.

Portland Community College (PCC) Rock Creek, Building 2, Room 120

ESOL  Level 1             (ESOL 20)  (CRN # 40562)          Fall 2021

Schedule:

Dates:   Monday, September 27, 2021  –   Monday, December 13, 2021

Days:     Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Time:     6:00 – 8:50 p.m.     In Classroom (PCC Rock Creek, Building 2, Room 120)

Fee:  $115.70  (or request waiver: if you have Food Stamps or Oregon Health card)

Teacher:    Les Rivera                         Phone: (360) 619-8130

E-mail:      les.rivera@pcc.edu                    Office Hours: After class                                                                                                                                                           Wednesday (time to be arranged)  As needed (please ask!)

Important Dates:

Monday, September 27:                      First Day of Class

Thursday, November 11:   NO CLASS! (Veteran’s Day Holiday)

Thursday, November 25:  NO  CLASS!  (Thanksgiving Day Holiday)

Monday, December 13:                 Last Day of Class

Class Rules:

Please call, text, or email, if you can’t participate in class.  Ask your teacher for help if you need it.

 Use English only             Respect everyone      Ask / Answer questions    Ask for help

 Work online: use computer + internet           Have binder, notebook, dictionary

 

ESOL  Level 1 – Fall 2021 Calendar    (Les Rivera)

 

Week

Dates

Mon.

Wed.

Thurs.

 
1 Sept. 27 – 30  First day of class!
2 Oct. 4 – 7    
3 Oct. 11 – 14  
4 Oct. 18 – 21
5 Oct. 25 – 28
6 Nov. 1 – 4
7 Nov. 8 – 11 NO CLASS = Thurs., Nov.11

Veteran’s Day Holiday

8 Nov. 15 – 18
9 Nov. 22 – 25

 

    NO CLASS = Thurs., Nov. 25

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

10 Nov. 29 – Dec. 2  
11-12 Dec. 6 – 9

Dec. 13

December 13 = Last Day of Class    

 

Work for the class will come from:

FUTURE  INTRODUCTION Text and FUTURE  INTRODUCTION WORKBOOK
I-DEA Handouts
Workbook for Beginning ESOL
ESL Library

 

Future Intro Flipbook

https://esl4me.com/

https://www.typing.com/student/lessons

Sense-lang typing

Verb Quiz

Spelling practice — Look in the middle of the page where it says “Elementary Spelling.”  There you can see many different word lists.  Click on a list.  Study the words in the box.  Then begin the quiz.

www.starfall.com

Video

Colors, singular & plural with clothing

Side by Side (Book 1) videos:

– Present Continuous (-ing)

This  / That / These / Those with clothing

Voice of America “Let’s Learn English” — multiple levels of conversation, pronunciation and vocabulary practice

Vocabulary

Online picture dictionary “learningchocolate.com” 

Passport to English – vocabulary, listening and more

Pronunciation –

University of Iowa Sounds of American English (animated) — Scroll down and click on English under Website version.

Pronunciation of -s endings (listening and recording)   + handout with word list (PDF [pdf])

**For vowel practice, click on the Pronunciation Exercises link top right (on a laptop) or at the bottom of this page (on your phone.)**

Level 1

AUDIO for StandOut Basic student book

Alphabet game

Alphabet video with sounds (youtube)

ABC song (youtube)

ABC order

Capital and small letters

Money #1

Money #2

Money #3

Spelling game – numbers 1-10

Spelling game – numbers 1-20

Spelling game – days of the week

Spelling game – months

Word grid – numbers 1-20

Word grid – months

Word grid – days of the week

Vocabulary : Family — Concentration game

Vocabulary : Family — Spelling game

Can/can’t exercise 

Short answer practice

More can or can’t practice

Many Can / Can’t exercises 

 

Food and shopping exercises:

Vocabulary  #1,  #2

Food packaging  #1,  #2

“Hangman” vocabulary game – Fruit,  Vegetables

Word search  game – Food,   Fruit

Clothing vocabulary exercises

Clothing 1

Clothing 2

MOUSE PRACTICE   

Mouse exercises #1

Mouse exercises #2

Another mouse tutorial

Grammar and listening – Mixed Levels

Adele’s ESL Corner

English-4u.de

Manythings.org

Agenda Web

a4esl.org

More grammar & vocabulary practice