PEARSON ADULT LEARNING CENTRE
"Street Directions": Discussion and
March 11, 2005
This week, we will begin
working on the reading "Street Directions" by Andy Rooney on
page 58 of your new textbook.
Hand in your paragraph to your
Work together in groups of 3 to
discuss the following:
Discuss what annoys (bothers) you
most these days (example: people who follow my car too closely
on city streets).
Tell the other students an
anecdote (a little story) about an annoyance. Share your
feelings and stories together. One group member should write
down some points for each story.
One group member tells the
teacher what was discussed in each group.
Now, read “Street Directions”
by Andy Rooney (page 58 of new book).
The teacher will ask you to read it out loud to practice your
vocabulary and help you to understand.
Make sure you know and
understand the following vocabulary:
fella, bear, outrage, veer, "lay
the blame," direction, mislead, retained, bisected, abruptly,
semester, pretend, blunder, accurate
“Street Directions” by Andy Rooney.
sentences for the 14 vocabulary words (and one phrase) that show
the meaning of each word clearly. Bring your homework to class
on March 18.
a short fill-in-the-blank quiz on the 14 words!
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