The Weekly Blog Round-Up

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Week of 6/25/12 – 7/01/12

Adult Education Center (AEC)
Power Point Lessons
Art in the Village
ESL Vocabulary: Family
No Classes Wednesday 7/4 & Thursday 7/5
Fourth of July lessons

AEC Annex (AECX)
Lab Link: Independence Day!
Hot weather advice from the Lab

Athens Drive (ADHS)
Fourth of July
Outdoor Summer Movies on Hillsborough Street
NO CLASS July 4th & 5th
Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
Independence Day in the Triangle
Summer Concert Guide
Great Lakes for Boating in Wake County
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
How to Pronounce AH vs UH: American English
North Carolina Festivals

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
Summer Schedule at GUMC
Stay cool this weekend!
What are your goals, Level 4?
Comparison/contrast Essay by Viridiana
Phrase Verb Practice Online

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Important Reminder!
Free Tae Kwon Do Class for Children!
Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
What we do with Money
Independence Day! The 4th of July is America’s Birthday
Be Careful – Heat Waves Can Be Deadly
Reminder – No classes on Wed / Thurs.

Millbrook High School (MLBK)
No classes on July 4 and 5 for Independence Day!
July 4 is Independence Day!
Congratulations to Millbrook’s newest citizens, Alma and Monica!
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Officer visits Millbrook Citizenship students!
Northern Wake Campus (401N)
Beach Fun in Raleigh For the Family
No Classes – July 3 & 4
Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Independence Day Fun–The Muppets!
Pronouncing Letter R
Independence Day Events in Cary

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church & St. Philip Lutheran Church (SAPC)
4th of July HOLIDAY – no class Wednesday & Thursday
Household Chores = Housework
4th of July Celebration in downtown Raleigh – FREE

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
No Classes July 2-6
Present Perfect Simple vs. Present Perfect Progressive
Free Concerts This Weekend

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Week of 6/18/12 – 6/24/12

Adult Education Center (AEC)
Summer Solstice – June 20th
Improve your reading skills (great practice for ERV!)
Money – video lessons and a game website
AEC Annex (AECX)
PM Semester Ends
Morning Lab Link: in/at/on
Safety during hot weather and first aid emergencies
Uniting NC: the Welcome Movement

Athens Drive (ADHS)
Carolina Railhawks vs FC Edmonton – SOCCER
North Carolina is home!
Past Perfect
Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
North Carolina is our home
Learn About Health With Level 4 Students

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
North Carolina is Home!
/I/ Pronunciation
Blood Pressure Clinic
Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
Uniting NC: the Welcoming Movement
Essays by Viridiana and Yurizan (ERV)
Essays by Viridiana and Yurizan (ERV)-2
Characterization in Amy’s Class

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Have vs. Has
$10/Hour Job Opportunity for High Level English Speakers and Readers!
Health Clinics for the Uninsured
English Lesson: Food
Part-Time Job Opportunity (Penzeys Spices)
Job Opportunity and/or Online Job Application Practice (Harris Teeter)

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
Count and non Count food
Diversity is part of North Carolina
Song selection for this week – Summertime – Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
Millbrook High School (MLBK)
Learn “Baseball idioms”
Summertime is here!
North Carolina is home!
Northern Wake Campus (401N)
4th of July – Independence Day
4th of July Celebration – Raleigh – FREE
People in North Carolina
GET… and its different meanings
Health: Illnesses (Aches and Pains)
Rooms in a House

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Peak City Pig Fest
Run, Bike, Walk, & Hike on Cary Greenways!
Biography.com–Franklin Chang-Diaz
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church & St. Philip Lutheran Church (SAPC)
4th of July – Independence Day
Occupation – Jobs
Phonics – low level
North Carolina – home to many
Asking Questions
Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Another, (The) Other(s), Each Other, Every Other
Important Information
North Carolina is Home!

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Week of 6/11/12 – 6/17/12
Adult Education Center (AEC)
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17th
Congratulations to our new U.S. Citizen!
Phrases with “MAKE”
AEC Annex (AECX)
ESL Lab Registration 6/18/12
Water, water, everywhere…
Lab Link: Don’t, Doesn’t, Didn’t
Athens Drive (ADHS)
The Mail Box
The Saturday Market

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
Great Lakes for Walking in Wake County
Negatives (Part 3): Commands and “do” as the main verb
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
Dictionaries Online
Kids Bowl Free…EVERY DAY this summer!
Grocery vocabulary practice for Angela’s class
Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Part-Time Job Opportunity
Health Clinics for the Uninsured
Important Announcement!
English Lesson: Food
Job Opportunity and/or Online Job Application Practice

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)

The Power of “Will”
Father’s Day
Congratulations to our newest America Citizen
Dance with my Father Song
Millbrook High School (MLBK)
Flag Day is June 14
New U.S. citizen shares USCIS interview experience
Father’s Day is June 17. Practice phrases with “make”
Final summer registration is Monday, June 18
Northern Wake Campus (401N)
Father’s Day
COINS – Learning and Counting
YES or NO Questions
No More Registrations For The Summer
Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Questions with the verb “to have”
Summer Sertoma Series “Summer Pops”
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church & St. Philip Lutheran Church (SAPC)
USCRI NC Open House – June 20
Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Registration is Tomorrow
Little, A Little, Few, A Few, Many, Much, A lot of, Lots of
GED

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Week of 5/30/12 – 6/06/12

Adult Education Center (AEC)

Easy Articles in English!
Explore North Carolina!
Kids’ Program about Milk Making!
Adverbs of Frequency

AEC Annex (AECX)

Lab Link: Present Perfect
Make some “small talk” on First Friday in Raleigh!
911 or 919? Dial carefully!

Athens Drive (ADHS)

Friday Family Flicks!
Tell Your Own Story

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
Sunday in the Park Concert Series
Negatives (Part 2): How to use “do not” and “does not”

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)

Fuquay Flea Market
“Kitchen” – English Vocabulary

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)

FINAL Summer Semester Registration 6/4/12
Continuous Tenses: Past, Present and Future
Learn Something New Online at gcflearnfree.org

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Come Celebrate World Refugee Day!
Free Concerts in Cary!

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)

It’s hot – Let’s go Swimming
A new Link full of Links!
This Week’s Song is “Stronger”

Millbrook High School (MLBK)
ESL Citizenship Summer Class 2012!
Visit the North Carolina Executive Mansion in June!

Northern Wake Campus (401N)

What County Do You Live In?
Using “They’re – There – Their” Correctly

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)

Preparing for the Citizenship Test
Registration Reminder June 4th
Cary Compost Bin Sale

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church & St. Philip Lutheran Church (SAPC)

World Refugee Day – Saturday, June 16

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Tongue Twisters
Art Classes for Children in Cary

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Week of 3/05/12-3/12/12

Adult Education Center (AEC)

AEC Annex (AECX)

Athens Drive (ADHS)

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
No Class?? What should I do?

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
Present Progressive
Going to the Doctor Song for L1

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
Daylight Savings Time – Spring forward
Raleigh’s Farmers Market
My House is a Very, Very Fine House

Millbrook HS (MLBK)
Spring Forward! Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday, March 11
Congratulations, Amalia, for passing the Citizenship interview

Northern Wake Campus (401N)
For All You Song Lovers at 401N
Students on the Blog

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Kite Festival at Bond Park
Jordan Lake EagleCam
Town of Cary Events: 3rd Annual Compost Giveaway and Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Homework for Sylvia’s Class D
RCMS Survey: Restaurants in Cary

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SAPC)

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Passive Voice
Writing Assignment for Advanced Students
Sign up to Have a Word a Day E-Mailed to you for FREE!
Kite Festival
If You Don’t Have Health Insurance

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2/12/12-3/04/12

Adult Education Center (AEC)
Friday, March 2nd: Read Across America
February 29th? It’s Leap Day!
Money!
Animal Vocabulary
February is Black History Month
Mardi Gras!
“In Five Years” – photos added
No Classes Monday, Feb. 20th: Presidents’ Day
Happy Valentine’s Day!

AEC Annex (AECX)

International Women’s Day next Thursday 3/8/12
Tax advice + should/must practice!
Bon Voyage, Crystal!
New Unit in Carlos’s Class!
Numbers in Words (also for the lab!)
Presidential Facts and Video (for the lab!)
Weather delay on 2/20: AECX open at 10:00
President’s? Presidents? (Plural vs. Possessive “s”)
Wake Tech OPEN on Presidents’ Day, Monday 2/20/12
Marbles Museum $2 Tuesday on 2/21
Health Unit: Centers in Carlos’s Class

Athens Drive (ADHS)
Major League Soccer – Carolina Railhawks vs Vancouver Whitecaps
Talking About Our Friends
Native American Indian Art Show
Mardi Gras
Carolina Rollergirls
Common English Errors: I or me? She or her? They or them?

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
Spring is in the air
Mr. Boss and Gold ~A story by Kiwoong
Low-cost Doctor
Free Tax Preparation Help
Valentine’s Day

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
ESL Video Quiz: The Mystery of Pelicans
Are you married?
Free Tax Return Prep
Fuquay-Varina Museums Complex
Have or Has?
No Classes on Monday, 2/20 Due to Weather Conditions
L 5/6 and Presentations
Everyday Life Exercises
Dictations!
Writing Practice for Crossroads Cafe Students
Instructions: How to Leave a Comment

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
“Get Well Soon” from Janet’s Students
Practice Writing Numbers in Words
Library Cards: How to Sign Up
Making Exact Change
Best wishes, Julia! (and hello from Emily!)
“Check” it out, Level 2/3!
Classes Canceled for 2/20/12
Will You Be My Valentine? Song
HRD Presentation
Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Annual Health Fair
Asking for a Job Application
Reminder For Students
Type the Months of the Year
No Class Tomorrow!!!
Contest Winners
Answer to Student Question about GED Classes
Level 1B Assignment
Information about Continuing Education
Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
Do – a great helper
We all learn about babies!
N.C. Saves campaign
Free Tax Help in Spanish
Reminder – No classes this Monday and Tuesday
Mardi Gras – February 21
Presidents’ Day – February 20

Millbrook HS (MLBK)
No classes this Thursday, March 1!
Level 6 students make a pre-Civil War video!
President’s Day is February 20, 2012!
February 14
February is Black History Month!

Northern Wake Campus (401N)
REMINDER: No Classes – MONDAY – March 5
Final Registration This Semester – Thursday – March 1st
Levels 1 & 2 – Reading
VENTURES practice
Fat Tuesday – Mardi Gras – IHOP
FOR LEVEL 5/6 – Active or Passive – what is the difference?
Can You Guess This Idiom?
Happy Valentine’s Day

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Kite Festival, Bond Park
Booksale and Festival
Student work: Threats to Coral Reefs in the World’s Oceans
Comparatives and Superlatives
Reminder–No class 2/29 and 3/1
Craigslist
Purchasing Ventures
New Vocabulary
Free Event at NC Museum of Art
Class is OPEN
TOEFL Class
Articles: a, an, the
Happy Valentine’s Day

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SAPC)
Commenting On The Blog
VENTURES – Practice and Comment
CREATE A STORY AND READ
President’s Day
Class Delay
Read A Play – Cookies
Reading – Valentine
Registration of New Students – Monday, March 5th

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)
Wake Tech Offers a Lot of Classes
Programs and Classes Offered in Cary
Foreign Diploma Evaluations
L 3/4 Listening Exercises
Listening: Personalities
Lena and Susana’s Level 3/4 Class and Their Poems
English (and French) Verbs in any Form of Conjugation
Modal Verbs May (Permission) and Can (Ability)
National Public Radio Podcast: Black Bears
Monday Classes Update
Advanced Conversation/Grammar Class Presentation
Yes, We Have Classes Next Monday and Tuesday
Another, The Other, The Others, Others
Prefer and Would Rather
Daily Pronunciation Practice
How to Leave a Comment on this Blog
Past Perfect

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Week of 12/05/11-12/31/11

Adult Education Center (AEC)
Wrapping” things up…. Blog on vacation until January
International Day Photo Album
Level 1 makes Gingerbread Houses
Adapting to Life in the U.S. (ERV Class Writing)
Congratulations, Level 4 Night – Race to First Place Winners!
Fruits and Vegetables: You Tube videos and LearningChocolate.com vocab activities

AEC Annex (AECX)

Athens Drive (ADHS)

Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)

Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
The Blog is on Break till January!
Say or Tell????
L 2/3 and Computers

Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)

Hispanic Family Center (HFC)
A /An Tiny words that make a big difference- this entry explains use of articles
Christmas Traditions
Pullen Park Holiday Express

Millbrook HS (MLBK)

Northern Wake Campus (401N)

Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Pictures, please!
Blog is on Break

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SAPC)

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)

Lucille’s former blog (for EL/Civics Facilitators)

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Week of 11/28/11-12/04/11

Adult Education Center (AEC)
International Day: Tuesday, December 6th
Holiday Collection Drive for women’s shelter
Internet Safety
AEC Annex (AECX)
Thanksgiving at the Annex
The White House
Athens Drive (ADHS)
Raleigh Winterfest Ice Rink
The U.S. National Anthem
Calendars
Brooks Ave Church of Christ (CHOC)
It’s Been Nice Knowing You…
All About Driving
Grammar Lesson “the” – Part 2
Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church (FVUMC)
For ERV Students
House! Furniture! Appliances: Vocabulary and Exercises
The Worst Passwords
Our Students Wrote a Book!
Writing Practice: Your House
Garner United Methodist Church (GUMC)
Registration dates for Spring Semester
Information on Link to College Program
Book Reviews by Transition students
Khan’s Citizenship

Highlands United Methodist Church (HUMC)
Conversation Starter of the Week: November 27-December 4
Looking for Holiday Work?
Hispanic Family Center (HFC)

Millbrook HS (MLBK)
Raleigh’s Winterfest and tree lighting on Dec. 3
Joel Lane House Colonial Christmas open house Dec. 3-4
Northern Wake Campus (401N)
Christmas Parade – Rolesville
Cooperative Teacher + Student Teacher = Great Team
Level 3 – Thanksgiving Feast
Reedy Creek Middle School (RCMS)
Special Holiday Event–NC State University Arboretum
Learning English thorugh song: Winter Wonderland (video)
Winter Festival in Cary
St. Andrews Presbyterian Church (SAPC)
Winterfest…downtown Raleigh
Visiting The Doctor’s Office

Western Wake Campus (Millpond)

Lucille’s former blog (for EL/Civics Facilitators)

Happy — happier : Comparison of adjectives

Adjectives
“Share the Season” – Would you like to donate toys?