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 Instructor: Lizz Caplan-Carbin, Ph.D.
Second Language Acquisition
Curriculum and Instructional Technology
Germanic Language and Literature (A.B.D.) Ph.D.
English native speaker (American)

Seoul, Korea San Jose, CA
2:30pm Wednesday   = 9:30pm Tuesday
6:30am Saturday  = 2:30pm Friday

teacher@englishinteractive.net
Skype: LizzCap

About this page

Section 1

Grammar:

  1. English Grammar in Use, Raymond Murphy
    ISBN 0-521-53762-2
    - Units 1-3
  2. The Plural Girls
    http://www.funbrain.com/plurals/index.html
Listening:
  1. Farm Animals
    http://www.magickeys.com/books/farm/page1.html
  2. Bremer City Musicians
    http://www.brementownmusicians.com/en/interstitial

Activities:

  1. Sports Match activity
    http://www.storyplace.org/eel/activities/littleredhightopsprintout.asp
  2. Sports - Word Detective activity
    http://www.teachchildrenesl.com/filez8932/worksheets/word_detective_sports_1.pdf

Reading:

  1. Old Mother West Wind
    http://www.oldmotherwestwind.com/interstitial
  2. Bowser the Hound
    http://www.bowserthehound.com/
Section 2
Grammar:
  1. Possessive Adjectives
    http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz18mdf.htm
  2. Asking Questions
    http://ww2.collegeem.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/questionsbe.html
  3. What do we do?
    http://ww2.collegeem.qc.ca/prof/epritchard/questionsbe.html
Listening:
  1. Barely There
    http://www.bookpop.com/barelythereflashindex.html
  2. Numbers: I, for One, Use These Expressions a Lot
    http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/archive/2006-06/2006-06-14-voa2.cfm
  3. Tweenies Tales
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/tweenies/storytime/stories/tweeniestales/

Cartoon ESL Lessons

  1. Cat and Fish Cartoon
    http://www.eslreadingsmart.com/teens/cartoons/catandfish/catandfish.asp
  2. Kitten Kaboodle
    http://www.eslreadingsmart.com/teens/cartoons/catandfish02/catandfish02.asp
  3. Cat and Fish in Space
    http://www.eslreadingsmart.com/Flash/Students/Cartoons/CatAndFish03/catandfish03.asp
Reading:
  1. The World Turned Violet
    http://www.magickeys.com/books/happen/index.html
  2. McFeeglebee's Pond
    http://www.magickeys.com/books/mcfee/mpp1.html
Section 3

Grammar:

  1. Grammar Gorilla
    http://www.funbrain.com/grammar/index.html
  2. Word Confusion
    http://www.funbrain.com/whichword/index.html

Activities:

  1. Clifford the Puppy
    http://pbskids.org/clifford/games/puppydreams-game.html
  2. The Princess and the Pea
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/tweenies/storytime/stories/princessandthepea/
  3. Nick Jr. Stories
    http://www.nickjr.com/playtime/cats/stories/index.jhtml
More Reading:
  1. Bobby the Racoon
    http://www.bobbyraccoon.com/main
  2. Buster Bear
    http://www.busterbear.ca/interstitial
  3. Poor Mrs. Quack
    http://www.poormrsquack.com/interstitial
  4. Who did Patrick's Homework?
    http://www.magickeys.com/books/patrick/index.html
  5. Three Top Theme Parks in Korea

Other subjects

  1. Penguin Waiter (calculating percentage)
    http://www.funbrain.com/penguin/index.html
  2. Measure It (inches and centemeter)
    http://www.funbrain.com/measure/index.html
  3. Rooting Out Words (etymology = word histories)
    http://www.funbrain.com/roots/index.html
  4. Weather Dog http://www.funbrain.com/weather/index.html
Section 4

Reading:

  1. The Little Engine that Could
    http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/Little_Engine_that_Could/index.htm
  2. Trees, a poem by Joyce Kilmer http://www.childrensbooksonline.org/happy_hour_stories/pages/hhs17.htm
  3. High and Lifted up
    http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/HighLift.shtml

Listening

  1. Dog Talk: Most Dogs in the U.S. Seem to Have an Easy Life
    http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/archive/2006-05/2006-05-31-voa3.cfm
  2. Thanksgiving
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/thanksgiving/
  1. Tall Tales http://pbskids.org/cgi-registry/lions/tales.pl/art
  2. Sound and Letter Dominoes
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/soundandlettertime/game.htm
  3. Election Game
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/games_quizzes/electiongame/game.asp

More Activities:

  1. Search for sentences (dog) http://www.manythings.org/voa/sentences.htm
  2. The Wizard's Lab http://www.scholastic.com/ispy/play/wizardslab/index.asp

Section 5
  1. Halloween
    http://esl.about.com/library/weekly/aa101600b.htm
  2. The Walrus and the Carpenter
    http://www.jabberwocky.com/carroll/walrus.html

Listening

  1. It's my Life - videos
    http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/video/index.html
  2. Jaker's Stories
    http://pbskids.org/jakers/stories/
  3. Folktales for your ears
    http://www.activated-storytellers.com/folktale.html

Activities:

  1. Be Your Own Boss
    http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/games/boss/
  2. Share What You're Reading
    http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/swyar/
  3. Here's the response - what's the question?
    http://esl.about.com/library/lessons/nblask1.htm

Vocabulary

  1. Pictures of Professionals
    http://esl.about.com/od/engilshvocabulary/ig/Visual-Dictionary---Work/index.htm
  2. Story Strips
    http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/games/story_strips_flash.html

Section 6

Vocabulary

  1. Odd one out   http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz92mmo.htm
  2. Similar or Opposite? A B C
  3. Which is closest?   http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz89mmo.htm
  4. Opposites http://a4esl.org/q/h/0101/na-opposities.html
  5. Analogies 1 http://a4esl.org/q/f/z/zz67fck.htm
  6. Analogies 2 http://a4esl.org/q/h/vm/analogies01.htm

Music

  1. How much is that doggie in the window
    http://www.duchessathome.com/childrensongs/doggieinthewindow.html
  2. Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star
    http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poem/2113.html

Activities

  1. Adjective opposites
  2. Family
  3. Idioms with "give"
  4. English space

Riddles: http://www.englishclub.com/young-learners/puzzles-whatami01.htm

Songs: http://www.theteachersguide.com/ChildrensSongs.htm

Zodiac signs: http://www.astrology-online.com/persn.htm

Section 7

Vocabulary

  1. Spelling activities
    http://www.syvum.com/english/kids/level1.html
  2. Pronunciation Poems
    http://www.learnenglish.de/EZine/pronunciation3.htm
  3. Vocabulary Test for Sixth Graders
    http://www.vocabtest.com/ms/6th_grade.htm
  4. Professions
    http://esl.about.com/od/engilshvocabulary/ig/Visual-Dictionary---Work/index.htm

Reading

  1. Absulum, the Reindeer Elf
    http://www.magickeys.com/books/absulum/index.html
  2. Mr. Coyote Meets Mr. Snail
    http://www.magickeys.com/books/coyote/index.html
  3. The Tale of Peter Rabbit
    http://bygosh.com/peterrabbit/index.htm
  4. Boys and Girls
    http://www.miguelmllop.com/practice/intermediate/readingcomprehension/
    boysandgirls.pdf

Activities

  1. That's Funny Word Search
  2. Space Clowns Spot the difference
  3. What's Wrong here
  4. Rodeo Rudolf

Music

  1. Sing a Song of Sixpence
    http://bygosh.com/sixpence/index.htm
  2. I've Been Workin' On The Railroad
    http://www.mamalisa.com/?p=95&t=es&c=23
Section 8

Vocabulary

  1. Color Idioms
    http://esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blcolor.htm
  2. Human Sounds
    http://esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blhsounds.htm
  3. Music Vocabulary
    http://esl.about.com/library/vocabulary/blmusic.htm
  4. Sesame Street Story Corner
    http://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/?scrollerId=stories

Reading

  1. Monty Visits the Sugarbush
    http://bright-ideas-software.com/Sugarbush/Stories/storiesmonty.html
  2. The Hedgehog and the Scaremouse
    http://bright-ideas-software.com/Sugarbush/Friends/jackie1.html
  3. Three Little Pigs
    http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/jacobs/english/3littlepigs.html
  4. Adventures of Otis and Binny
    http://bananaboo.com/stories/otistitl.htm

Activities

  1. Grammar Essentials
    http://esl.about.com/od/beginningenglish/ig/Basic-English/index.htm
  2. Grammar Quiz - Intermediate
    http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/bl_lowreview.htm
  3. Find the correct order
    http://english.specialist.hu/a3/xfun/jmx/a1b2.htm
  4. Crayola Games
    http://www.crayola.com/gamesfun/index.cfm?n_id=2&mt=games
  5. Sesame Street Games
    http://www.sesameworkshop.org/sesamestreet/?scrollerId=games
  6. Conversations with Sarah
    http://www.geocities.com/thedailyenglishshow/conversationswithsarahlistapril.html

Music

  1. Row, Row, Row your Boat
    http://www.mamalisa.com/?p=642&t=es&c=23
  2. She’ll Be Coming Round the Mountain
    http://www.mamalisa.com/?p=124&t=es&c=23
  3. Rock-a-bye-Baby
    http://www.mamalisa.com/?p=131&t=es&c=23
  4. There Was An Old Woman
    http://www.poppyfields.net/poppy/songs/oldwoman.html
  5. Pop Goes the Weasel
    http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/childrens-songs/Pop_Goes_the_Weasel.htm
  6. Kukaburra
    http://www.traditionalmusic.co.uk/childrens-songs/Kookaburra.htm
Section 9

Vocabulary

  1. Nursery Rhymes 1
    http://abceda.com/rhymea.html
  2. Nursery Rhymes 2
    http://abceda.com/rhymeb.html
  3. Verbs of Motion
    http://abceda.com/moverb.html
  4. Rebus Rhymes
    http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Rhymes.html

Reading

  1. Charlie Chaplin
    http://www.pumpkinandcompany.com/PAC/kids-activ-reading_Chaplin1A.htm
  2. Topics
    http://www.topics-mag.com/index.html
  3. Poetry for Kids
    http://abceda.com/kidspoem.html
  4. News Round
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/default.stm
  5. Gingerbread Man
    http://www.englishbox.de/gingerb.html
  6. Page two

Music

  1. Copy Cat
  2. Take Me Out to the Ballgame
  3. Oh, My Darling, Clementine

Activities

  1. Rocket Car
    http://www.2flashgames.com/f/f-Rocket-Car-4107.htm
  2. Safe Surfing Cartoon
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/help/safesurfing/cartoon.shtml
  3. Color Factory
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/art/activities/games/factory.html
  4. Make-overs
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/backstage/game/make_em_up.shtml

Section 10

Reading

  1. Fox in Socks (text only)
    http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/dreeves/Fox-In-Socks.txt
  2. Healthy Teeth
    http://www.healthyteeth.org/
  3. The Fox and the Crow
    http://pbskids.org/lions/fox/
  4. 3 Little Animal Stories http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/story/sbi.shtml

Music

  1. Oh, Susanna http://www.theteachersguide.com/Songs/oh_susannai_come_from_alabamawit.htm
    http://www.theteachersguide.com/midis/3suzanna.mid
  2. Polly Wolly Doodle All Day
    http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/polly.htm
  3. Rock a bye baby
    http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/rockaby.htm
  4. Little Brown Jug
    http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/lyrics/jug.htm
  5. Homophones
    http://pbskids.org/lions/songs/homophones_rp.html
  6. When Two Vowels Go Walking
    http://pbskids.org/lions/songs/two_vowels_rp.html
  7. Say Goodbye to the Gingerbread man
    http://pbskids.org/lions/songs/gingerbread_rp.html

Video

  1. Acorn Woodpecker
    http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Videos/

Activities

  1. Fox in Socks matching game
    http://www.seussville.com/games/lb_fox_in_socks_matching.html
  2. Seussville.com
    http://www.seussville.com
  3. What in the World Stripes | Row Call | Light Show
    http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/Games/PuzzlesQuizzes/
  4. Wordplay http://pbskids.org/lions/fox/
  5. Talking Gizmo http://pbskids.org/lions/games/gizmo2.html
  6. ABCow http://pbskids.org/lions/games/abcow2.html
  7. Look out below http://pbskids.org/lions/games/lookout2.html

Section 11

Reading

  1. Cat in the Hat (text only) http://www.totse.com/en/ego/cult_of_the_dead_cow/cdc019.html
  2. Green Eggs and Ham (text)
    http://members.aol.com/smargolin/ryan/green.htm

Music

  1. Michael Row the Boat Ashore
    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/10525/10525-m/10525-m-001.mp3
    TEXT: http://www.zelo.com/FAMILY/NURSERY/row.asp
  2. Alexander's Ragtime Band
    http://www.gutenberg.org/files/10305/10305-m/10305-m-001.mp3
  3. Jimmy Crack Corn
    http://www.timmyabell.com/music/lyrics/fm/jimmy.htm
  4. I Know an Old Lady
    http://www.timmyabell.com/music/lyrics/ol/oldlady.htm
  5. If I Were http://www.timmyabell.com/music/lyrics/fm/ifiwere.htm
  6. The Lion Sleeps Tonight Lyrics
    http://www.lionking.org/lyrics/ROTPL/LionSleeps.html

Video

    1. The Lion Sleeps Tonight
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkC8HowDvys
    2. I'm the kind of person, who .....
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZjrOYt1v6s

Section 12

Grammar

  1. Word Central
    http://www.wordcentral.com/
  2. Because or So
    http://english-zone.com/teach/so-bc.html
  3. Present-Future conditionals
    http://english-zone.com/teach/if-then1.html
  4. Reflexive Verbs
    http://www.hello-world.com/English/learn/myself.php

Music

  1. Diffendoofer Singalong Song
    http://www.seussville.com/games/lb_diffendoofer_singalong.html
  2. Baby Bumblebee
    http://www.esl-kids.com/songs/babybumblebee.html

Games

  1. Time for Kids Games
    http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids/games
  2. The Mouse and the Cheese
    http://www.hello-world.com/English/learn/mouse_maze.php

Reading

  1. Elephant
    http://www.english-zone.com/reading/elefants.html
  2. Dolphins
    http://www.english-zone.com/reading/dolphins1.html
  3. City Map
    http://english-zone.com/reading/citymap01.html
  4. The Snowy Day
    http://www.onemorestory.com/promo/TheSnowyDayLite.html

Listening

  1. Diffendoofer Teachers' Rooms
    http://www.seussville.com/games/lb_diffendoofer_teachers.html
  2. Pronunciation Maze (schwa sound)
    http://english-zone.com/teach/pdf-files/but.html
  3. Without You (Maria Carey song)
    http://www.englishdaily626.com/songs.php

Section 13

Vocabulary

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