レッスン11 火曜日

かようび - Contact your partner & start the Speaking Assignment

おはよウナギ

Omg. Beaver-sensei, STOP THE PUNS.

Here's what's happening in class today:


  • Today you need to contact your partner and start your speaking assignment
  • Go to coaching if you are scheduled today!


Remember that it is your responsibility to find and work with a partner for the speaking assignments.


Remember, if you don't have a partner:


USE THE WIKI ☆ ASK CLASSMATES IN COACHING ☆

☆ GET ON Blackboard IM AND TALK TO PEOPLE ☆ BE PROACTIVE


GO OUT THERE AND GET ONE!! IT'S YOUR GRADE!!

がんばって!

Have you read the Lesson 11 Grammar notes?

You can always find ALL of the grammar notes under the course link 文法 Grammar!

How to use adjectives pronomially in a sentence!

Let's say you have an adjective.


こわい is a great adjective. Let's use that one.


Then, let's use it pronomially with a noun, いぬ (Yes. we all like dogs...right?). When you use an adjective pronomially, that means it comes BEFORE the noun.


Now we have: こわい いぬ, scary dog.


BUT... こわい いぬ isn't a complete sentence!


Let's throw that in a simple sentence. Like... "It's a scary dog."


polite form: こわい いぬ です。

plain form: こわい いぬ だ。


We can even make those a little fancier:


polite form: こわい いぬ ですね。

plain form: こわい いぬ だよ。

How to use an adjective in the predicate of a sentence!

When you use an adjective in the predicate, it appears AFTER the noun. For example:


いぬ は とても かわいい です。

or

いぬ は こわく ありません。

Now Let's try throwing our adjectives into a more complex sentence:


How about "My friend has a cute dog at his beautiful house." ??


ともだち の きれいな うち で かわいい いぬ が います。


Remember that when used in the pronomial, な-adjectives retain their な! When used in the predicate, they don't need the な!!

Let me know if you have any questions!!

I'll be on Blackboard IM today from 1 to 4 PM for my office hours!

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Shoutouts to YOU from your COACH!

Your coaches are always singing your praises! Here are a few great comments the coaches left for me about your attendance:


From Coach Curry to Ashley: did a good job with te-form of verbs


From Coach Sakievich to Seth: Early, prepared and great participation!


From Coach King to Amaya: Well prepared. Great job.


From Coach Oey to Logan: Logan volunteers to answer questions many times.


From Coach Arrue to Justin: Great job, improved performance from last week


From Coach Parks to Emily: Great participation. did well with vocab and warmup

しつもん が ありますか。

My office hours on Tuesday are from 1:00 to 4:00 PM!


You will be able to find me on Blackboard IM during these times. You can also call, e-mail, or text me!