BEING REALISTIC<br /><ul><li>What would you do if someone came up from behind you and tried to steal your purse?
How would react? Would you react positively or negatively?</li></li></ul><li>MEET THE AUTHOR<br />LANGSTON HUGHES<br /><ul><li>He was born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1st, 1902</li></ul> City of Joplin, Missouri<br />Motto: "Proud of Our Past...Shaping Our Future'“<br /><ul><li>His great-great-grandfather was the first Black American to be elected to public office.
He really wanted to live with his parents, but he could not.
The Negro Speaks of Rivers was one of his most famous appearing in Brownie's Book.
He received a scholarship to Lincoln University, in Pennsylvania, where he received his B.A. degree in 1929.
Langston Hughes died of cancer on May 22, 1967.</li></li></ul><li>VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT<br />Match the colloquial English with standard English.<br />ain’t .... a haven’t /hasn’t got/am not/aren’t<br />coz / ‘cos.... b going to<br />dunno .... c I don’t know<br />‘em .... d let me<br />Gimme .... e you, your<br />gonna .... f want to<br />gotta .... g have got to<br />lemme .... h them<br />lotta .... i what are/do you<br />wanna .... j lot of<br />whatcha .... k because<br />ya .... l give me<br />