Reflections from VCU English Language Learners

High Intermediate Speaking
Instructor: Audrey Short
English Language Program
Virginia Commonwealth University
Wed Nov 6
Q1: Why do you think todays e-cigarette ads look a lot slicker than heir mid century tobacco cousins? TYPO - HEIR VS THEIR.  DO YOU KNOW THE WORD HEIR?
Q2: What did Michell Zeller tell Shots? GOOD
Q3: What does THE FIN electronic cigarette's national TV spot go for?
V1: Hazy: unclear.
V2:Heady : intoxication.
V3: e-cigarette: electronic cigarette.

madaniahzak:

Title: It’s Back to the Future for E-cigarette Ads , at Least for NOW

Author: April Fehling

Link:

http://m.npr.org/news/Health/239275016?start=10


Q1: Why do you think todays e-cigarette ads look a lot slicker than heir mid century tobacco cousins?
Q2: What did Michell Zeller tell Shots?
Q3: What does FIN electronic cigarette's national TV spot go for?
V1: Hazy: unclear.
V2:Heady : intoxication.
V3: e-cigarette: electronic cigarette.

AIDS Scientists encouraged by Antibodies that hit Monkey virus

Q1: WHAT do you think about AIDS CURE ,do you think POLYCLONAL antibodies will cure AIDS Patient?

DO YOU THINK YOUR CLASSMATES WILL KNOW THE WORD, “POLYCLONAL”?  CAN YOU PROVIDE AN EXAMPLE?

Q2; What does Dr Collins mean by this his quotation (this is a really new wrinkle in a field that needs new wrinkle?

Q3: WHAT is the newly discovered treatment for THE AIDS? (OMIT “THE” BEFORE THE PROPER NOUN, AIDS)

V1: Elite:elect. 

V2: PLUMMETED: dropped.

V3: impressive: telling. TELLING IN WHAT WAY?

madaniahzak:

link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/10/31/242093426/aids-scientists-encouraged-by-antibodies-that-hit-monkey-virus

Author: Richard Knox

Q1: WHAT do you think about AIDS CURE ,do you think POLYCLONAL antibodies will cure AIDS Patient?

Q2; What does Dr Collins mean by this his quotation (this is a really new wrinkle in a field that needs new wrinkle?

Q3: WHAT is the newly discovered treatment for THE AIDS?

V1: Elite:elect.

V2: PLUMMETED: dropped.

V3: impressive: telling.

Sun Oct 13

PBS STORY

Q1: What is your opinion about the relationship between AIDS and men having sex with men?  OK QUESTION.

Q2: Why Rev. Wiley offers weekly AIDS testing? WHERE IS YOUR HELPING VERB? WHY DOES REV. WILEY OFFER...

Q3: What is the leading cause of HIV-AIDS? GOOD QUESTION.

madaniahzak:

TitleHIV-AIDS in DC.

 Author: Lucky Severson.

Link: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/2009/11/20/november-20-2009-hi

Q1: What is your opinion about the relationship between AIDS and men having sex with men?

Q2: Why Rev. Wiley offers weekly AIDS testing?

Q3: What is the leading cause of HIV-AIDS?

VOCAB1:
Stigma: shame.
Breakup: the act of break up or disintegration.
Preventative: prophylactic.