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Thursday, May 20, 2010

And the WINNERS are:

Best Overall: Alguita
Best Technical: Vang Vu
Best Story: Maria Zacarias
Best Use of Realia: Hooshang

Best Effort: Juana Reyes
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Monday, April 26, 2010

Weeks 7-8: Chapter 4 – After the End


Chapter 4 – After the End

1. What do people in your country believe about God and the afterlife? What are your beliefs about God and the afterlife?

2. Nobody likes to think about their own death, but it is fact that we all will die sometime in the future. When that time comes, how would you like to be remembered? What do you hope your family and friends will say about you after you are gone?

3. What advice will you give a younger person about how to live a successful life?

Monday, April 19, 2010

Vang's Blog


http://vangvuth.blogspot.com/

Visit Vang Vu's blog to watch her movies!


Adan

Chapter 1
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Chapter 2 video


Chapter 3
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Maria Luisa Z, Chapters 2 and 3

Chapters 2
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Chapters 3
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Chapters 4
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Maria Luisa Z

Charpter 1

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Hooshang, Chapter 1 and 2

Chapter 1
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Chapter 2: My Life Now
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Chapter 3: My Future
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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Weeks 3-4: Ch. 2 - My Life Now


Ch. 2 - My Life Now

1. What adjective(s) would you use to describe your life right now?

2. Are you married? Where, when, and how did you meet your spouse? How long have you been married? How would you describe your married life? If you are not married, do you want to get married some day? If yes, why and when? If no, why not?

3. Do you have any children? How many boys and girls? How old are they? Do you have any pets? What are they? If you do not have kids, do you want to have some kids later in your life? If yes, when and how many? If no, why not?

4. When did you move to this country? Which state did you move to? How old were you when you moved to this country? Why did you move to this country? Did you come alone? If, no, who did you come with?

5. How did you feel when you arrived in this country? Did you experience any culture shock? How long did your culture shock last? If you did not experience culture shock, why do you think you did not? What is the strangest thing about life in this country to you? What do you miss the most about your country?

6. Are you a student? What are you studying? What else are you doing right now? Do you work? What do you do? Do you like your job? Why or why not?

7. What are your hobbies? How often do you get to practice your hobbies? Who do you practice them with?

Download the Word document here to print a hard copy.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Weeks 5-6: Ch. 3 - My Future Hopes and Dreams

Ch. 3 - My Future Hopes and Dreams

1. What adjective(s) would you use to describe your future life?

2. What are your goals for your life? Think about your academic, professional, and personal goals.

3. Think about your life 15 years in the future in the year 2024. What do you hope to be doing in the year 2024? Do you want to be working? What kind of work do you want to be doing?

4. In which country do you want to be living in 2024? Why do you want to live there? If you want to be living in the U.S.A., which state and city would you like to be living in? Why?

5. Describe your ideal future life. Would you like to live an exciting life in a big city or a quiet life in a small town? Why? Would you like to live in a house, an apartment, a condo, or a townhouse? Why?

6. What are your future hopes for your children? If you do not have any children but want some, what are your future hopes for your future children? What are your hopes for your family back in your country? What are your future hopes for your native country? What are your future hopes for this country? What are your future hopes for the world?

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Weeks 1 - 2: Ch. 1 - My Early Years

Self Intro Movie

Draft-Storyboard worksheet


Ch. 1 - My Early Years

1. Did you have a happy childhood? Why or why not?

2. Where and when were you born?

3. What was life like in your country when you were a child? Did you live in the city or country? Did you like living in your country? If yes, why did you like living in your country? What did you like the most about life in your country? If no, why did you not like living in your country?

4. What are your parents’ names?

5. What was your relationship like with your parents? Did you have a favorite parent when you were a child? If yes, which one was your favorite? Why were they your favorite? If no, why did you not have a favorite?

6. Do you have any siblings? How many? What are their names? What was your relationship like with your siblings? Did you have a favorite sibling? If yes, who? Why were they your favorite? If no, why did you not have a favorite?

7. What was your relationship like with your extended family? Did you have a favorite relative i.e. grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, etc.? Who? Why were they your favorite?

8. How old were you when you started school? Did you like school? Why or why not? Did you have a favorite subject? What was it? Why was it your favorite subject?

9. Did you play any sports in school? What? Were you good at it?

10. Did you have a special friend in school? Who? Why were they your special friend?

11. Did you have a favorite teacher in school? Who? Why were they your favorite?

12. Did you learn to play a musical instrument when you were a child? What instrument?

13. What were your teenage years like? Were you a student? What were you studying? Were you working? What kind of work were you doing?

14. Was there an incident / situation in your life that marked the end of your childhood? What was it? What did you learn from this incident / situation?

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