Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Week 2 : West Sunshine Class

Hello Friends,

today was a great class and I enjoyed hearing your postings on VOXOPOP.


I know you also enjoyed the poems for pronunciation practice and reading aloud. Find more at home by clicking this link: TRADITIONAL POEMS, RHYMES AND STORIES

Oh! and here's a 'karaoke' clip from The Sound of Music ... :-) You can sing along to this version ...

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Week Two : Term Two : Access One : As I was going to St Ives ...

Hello Access One Students

A) Listen to the old English riddle called, As I was going to St. Ives.

B) In pairs can you answer the question: HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE GOING TO ST.IVES?

Can you also answer the following questions:

1) How many men were there?

2) How many wives were there?

3) How many sacks were there?

4) How many adult cats were there?

5) How many kittens were there?

Do you like my cat, Sita? She's a darling, isn't she?

Do you like cats? Or do you like dogs? Maybe you don't like either? Post a comment and tell me what you think.

C) Would you like to practice reading for pronunciation at our Talkgroup on VOXOPOP?

Read the other poems and rhymes I gave you class about cats (Hey Diddle Diddle, Ding, Dong Bell, Pussy-Cat, Pussy-Cat)

There is a new Talkgroup there called READING POEMS.

Bye for now

Your teacher,


Tuesday, April 21, 2009

ACCESS 3 : Graffiti - Art or Crime

Hello Access 3 students,

here are two videos about graffiti from YouTube. The first is the one we watched in class about the problem of graffiti on trains in the German city of Hamburg. The second video shows some of the graffiti 'art' in Melbourne's laneways. Maybe we need to go on an excursion to see those laneways for ourselves? What do you think about graffiti? Leave a message here and also leave an audio message for the class at our talkgroup at VOXOPOP (click the link below):



Hello Students

Voxopop talk groups start this week! If you would like to leave an opinion about discussions we are having in class just click the link below:

See you (and hear you!) there

Your teacher


Thursday, April 16, 2009

Week One : Access 2 & 3 :
These are a few of my favourite things ...

All of us have things which are special to us. Here are some of my favourite things. Watch and listen to the 'slidestory' above. What do you think? Tell the class about your favourite things. Click the little pencil below to add a comment. Also do the related quiz below.