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Certificate Test: English 3B Practice Test
A full paper version of a 3B test, including reading, grammar, and writing. November 28
English 10: Getting Ready for the Certificate Tests
Links to quizzes and other relevant information to help you get ready for this term's certificate tests. November 27
Student Writing: Examples for Writing Essays
Student writer, Ada, has done a great job with two exercises assigned to English 10 students to help them write better essays. November 27
New Quizzes: Level 4 Vocabulary Review Quizzes
Two vocabulary matching quizzes for Louise's classes on a variety of literary terms. Good also for Level 5 and English 10. November 26
New Quiz: English 10 Certificate Test Practice
Ten question multiple choice for English 10 student practice. November 26
Weekly Writing Tip: Finding Information on the Paragraph
Students from Level 3A through 4B will find advice, samples, and resources to help them write a great certificate test paragraph. November 25
Weekly Feature: Preparing for Level 1-3 Certificate Tests
This week, Patricia has prepared three quizzes, and two practice certificate tests for Level 2A students. November 25
Featured Web Site: The Human Genome Project
Link to the FAQ on this extraordinary scientific project.  November 24
New Quiz: Level 4 Literature and Composition
A comprehensive cloze quiz to help review Sections 9 to 12. November 24
Teacher Page: Brad's Bicycle Ride to Halifax
View an image of a May 28, 1975 article in New Westminster's newspaper (now gone), The Columbian. November 22
New Quiz: Level 5 Certificate: Grammar Practice Questions
Ten multiple choice questions for Level 5 Certificate Test practice. November 20
English 10: Essays: Conclusion Techniques
Conclusions are your last chance to impress your readers. Learn about four different ways to conclude a test essay. November 20
New Quizzes: The Skin: Matching (Science Level 3)
Two vocabulary matching quizzes for the Level 3 Science class reading on The Skin. November 19
Weekly Feature: Answers to How Things Work
This week, Paul points us to a great resource for anyone curious about just how some things work. Lots of fun! November 18
Weekly Writing Tip: Finding PALC Sample Test Essays
A collection of twelve test essays that demonstrate correct essay structure. For Level 5 and English 10 students. November 18
Featured Web Site: Grammar Quizzes
Get ready for the Certificate Tests. More than 170 different quizzes at all levels of English grammar.  November 17
English 10: Required Reading - Class Notes for Nov. 14
Teacher's notes on General versus Specific. (These notes were NOT given out in class).   November 15
New Quiz: Social Studies 10: Unit 5 Review
Ten question cloze quiz for Cheryl's Social Studies 10 classes. November 14
Advanced Composition: Topics in Threes: Dividing Ideas
Practice a skill important for writing successful test essays.  November 13
English 10: Essays: Writing the Body
Learn and practice different ways to develop body paragraph ideas.  November 13
New Quiz: The Nervous System: Level 3 Science
Ten question multiple choice for Level 3 Science students based on class reading on The Nervous System.  November 12
Weekly Writing Tip: Is Your Present Perfect Perfect?
Have you been working on this important verb tense to improve your writing? November 11
Weekly Feature: Surviving Exam Fever
This week, L gives a wealth of practical advice to help our students be better prepared for the Certificate Tests. November 11
Teacher Writing: Hints for a Perfect Vacation (Essay)
Brad's 500 word essay was written in 65 minutes during the Advanced Composition class with the aid of the students in attendance.  November 10
Featured Web Site: Information on Islam
More information on this major world religion.  November 10
English 10: Required Reading - Class Notes for Nov. 7
Notes from class on four ways to begin an essay. Includes two student and two teacher examples of essay introductions.   November 8
New Quiz: Forests for Level 3 Social Studies
Five question multiple choice for Level 3 Social Studies students based on class reading on Forests.  November 8
English 10: Four Ways to Begin: Essay Introductions
Learn and practice different introduction paragraph types.  November 6
Advanced Composition: Writing a 500 Word Test Essay
Live demonstration of a test essay. Come and help the teacher with the ideas and details!  November 6
New Quiz: Verbs with Up: Vocabulary Challenge
Five question multiple choice for Level 3 Social Studies students based on class reading on Forests.  November 5
Weekly Feature: Alternatives to the Mainstream Press
This week, Brad outlines some options for obtaining news about current events from credible organizations with alternative views. November 5
Weekly Writing Tip: Student Examples—The Dash
Four student sentences illustrate the various uses of the dash in punctuation. Includes detailed teacher comments.  November 4
Teacher Writing: Teaching Advanced Composition
Brad's latest paragraph shows how to use the comma in appositives and quotations.  November 3
Featured Web Site: English Online New Zealand
An incredible resource for teachers, featuring lesson plans at many levels. Includes learning outcomes for each activity.  November 3
English 10: Required Reading - Class Notes for Oct. 31
Notes from class on group revision. Includes student writing samples with teacher comments for each.  November 1

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