Posted by: jgroppel | November 13, 2012

EXPRESS

EXPRESS

D1: (v) to communicate one’s feelings.

D2: (adj/adv) high speed

D3: (v) to show or represent (math/science)

E1: I don’t have the words to express how I feel.

E2: Send this package via express mail.

E3: What does b express in 5b = 45?

S1: to convey

S2: swift

AUDIO: Express

VIDEO: EXPRESS a percentage from a fraction

Posted by: jgroppel | November 5, 2012

TABULATE

TABULATE

D1: (v) to rank, organize or classify information on a table or chart

E1: We need to tabulate our spending for this month.

S1: to compile

AUDIO: Tabulate

VIDEO: Tabulate

Posted by: jgroppel | October 30, 2012

INTEREST

INTEREST

D1: (n) a feeling of wanting to learn about…

D2: (v) to cause someone to want to know about…

D3: (n) a percentage paid to borrow money

E1: Do you have any interest in Classical music?

E2: Could I interest you in this car?

E3: The bank charges me 9% interest.

S1: curiosity (for)

 

AUDIO: Interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEO: Interest

Posted by: jgroppel | October 29, 2012

EFFECT

EFFECT

D1: (n) the result of…

D2: (v) to cause something to happen

E1: What was the effect of not doing your homework?

E2: Did the new law effect a change in crime levels?

S1: consequence

 

AUDIO: Effect

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEO: Effect

 

 

Posted by: jgroppel | October 26, 2012

October 26th, 2012

Today we are going to learn how to make home-made vinegar using apple scraps.

We are also going to learn how to make things from animal skins.

Lastly we will do our recycling rounds for paper and plastic.

Here’s some information how to make your own vinegar using scraps from apples

Here are some uses for vinegar.

Posted by: jgroppel | October 26, 2012

October 26, 2012

Today we will discuss how to make home-made vinegar using apple scraps.
We will also talk about making things from animal skins.  We will decide what we want to make and do some practice prior to making the real thing.
Lastly we will do our recycling of paper and plastic as always.

Here is some information about how to make vinegar using scraps of apples.

Instructions for making apple vinegar here 

Posted by: jgroppel | October 23, 2012

RECALL

RECALL

D1: (v) to call back (to one’s memory)

D2: (n) an order to return something to its point of origin

E1: I recall the day when I met my wife.

E2: The toys were recalled due to a choking hazard.

S1: to remember

 

AUDIO: Recall

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by: jgroppel | October 22, 2012

FIT

FIT

D1: (adj) in good physical condition

D2: (n) an outburst of anger

D3: (v) to match or to go well together

E1: Exercise is good to make you fit.

E2: He had a fit when they took away his toy.

E3: These shoes don’t fit me.

S1: healthy

S2: tantrum

AUDIO: FIT

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEO: FIT

Posted by: jgroppel | October 16, 2012

SCALE

SCALE

D1: (v) to climb

D2: (n) a covering on the surface

D3: (v) to remove fish skin

D4: (n) a device for measuring weight or intensity

D5: (n) a system of measurement

E1: Mark scaled the cliff.

E2: The snake’s scales protect it from harm.

E3: We scaled the fish before frying them.

E4: The scale (scales) indicates that I weigh 259lbs.

E5; This model plane is built at 1 to 40 scale.

AUDIO: SCALE

VIDEO: Music Scale

VIDEO: Richter Scale

Posted by: jgroppel | October 15, 2012

SYNTHESIZE

SYNTHESIZE

D1: (v) to combine two or more things into one

E1: We synthesized our ideas to create a new product.

AUDIO: SYNTHESIZE

VIDEO: SYNTHESIZE – Music

VIDEO: SYNTHESIZE – Chemicals

VIDEO: SYNTHESIZE – Cars

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