Tips to master the english language

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Tips to master the english language

  1. 1. Tips to Master the English Language<br />Vocabulary, Writing, Grammar, and Language Arts!<br />
  2. 2. Vocabulary in the English language<br /><ul><li>When learning vocabulary, imagine the word doing the action that it states.
  3. 3. Create strategies to help learn the definition of the vocabulary
  4. 4. Also, creating resources including context clues, mental pictures and questioning</li></li></ul><li>Important Vocabulary Words to Remember!<br />Ability Absorb Act <br />Elegant Enable Examine <br />Fan Fatal Fierce <br />Habit Harsh Imitate <br />Journey Launch Limit <br />*Copy these down!*<br />
  5. 5. IMPROTANT!<br />Be able to define all of the vocabulary words from the previous slide!<br />
  6. 6. Vocabulary words used in sentences!<br />Here are some examples of the previous vocabulary words used in sentences.<br />Energy is the ability to do work. <br />She was wearing an elegant dress. <br />There was a fatal car accident.<br />
  7. 7. Writing Process in the English Language<br />Draft out the ideas before writing out the given assignment. <br />Examples for drafting out ideas can be as follows: <br />Ven-diagarm<br />Bullet Points<br />or even just a list of idea’s that come to mind.<br />Rennett Stowe. October 30, 2008<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsaint/2987926396/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />
  8. 8. The Writing Process (cont.)<br />Correct punctuation for strong sentences <br />Examples of correct punctuation are as follows: <br />(,) – The comma <br />(;) – The semi-colon <br />(.) – The period <br />(?) – The question mark<br />(!) – The exclamation point <br />(:) – The colon<br />Karin DalzielSeptember 30, 2008<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/nirak/2854421030/<br />
  9. 9. Writing Process 101<br />Use correct grammar, ALWAYS! <br />Spelling counts, and must ALWAYS be correct! <br />Usage of mechanics such as GRAMMAR, PUNCTUATION, and SENTENCE STRUCTURE!<br />
  10. 10. Grammar and Usage<br />Sentences begin with capital letters.<br />End every sentence punctuation (.) (,) (;) (:) (!) (?) etc… <br />Capitalize the pronoun “I” <br />
  11. 11. Grammar Joke <br />“Call me a cab” – man #1 <br />“Okay, you’re a cab!” – man # 2 <br />Because there was no punctuation, man #2 misunderstood man #1!<br />
  12. 12. Language Arts!<br />
  13. 13. When Reading…<br />Connect your own knowledge and experiences <br />When reading, TAKE NOTES! <br />When reading aloud, ask questions!<br />
  14. 14. When Reading Narrative Text…<br />Write out and explain how characters interact. <br />Write out how characters express feeling <br />Write down interesting facts<br />Write anything that seems important<br />
  15. 15. When Reading Informative Text…<br />Identify Patterns the author is using<br />Is the author using compare/contrast?<br />JayelAreham. April 7,2007. In Rawa, Al Anbar<br />
  16. 16. Overview!<br />ALWAYS use correct grammar<br />Spelling and punctuation count! <br />Write out notes when reading <br />Create strategies to learn definitions <br />HAVE FUN WITH ENGLISH!! YOU CAN DO IT!<br />Beverly & Peck. July 2, 2009<br />

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