Jisselle’s Class Wins Video Contest!

I am happy to announce that Jisselle Perdomo and her class won the Oxford Picture Dictionary “Tell The Story” video contest with more than 400 votes from viewers!! BRAVOOOOOOOO!!!!
She has been awarded a trip to TESOL Conference in Toronto, Canada, and her students have won many prizes for their great effort and participation.



She has been awarded a trip to TESOL Conference in Toronto, Canada, and her students have won many prizes for their great effort and participation.
I am soooooooo happy for her initiative, effort, and this deserving prize. Que orgullo! Thanks for your votes and support.

OPD Video Contest 2014

A Night of Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in Greensboro

September 5, 2014, 6-8pm the International Civil Rights Center & Museum as part of Greensboro’s First Friday will host “A Night of Celebrating Hispanic Heritage with Dance, Music, and Photography”. Mr. Alfonso Tobar will exhibit his photo project STRANGERS INTO NEIGHBORS – THE LATINOS AND HISPANICS IN ALAMANCE COUNTY, NC.Followed by Ms. Emonie Whitley, of the Vinmark International Dance Academy, teaching dances within the Hispanic cultures. This is a FREE event and open to the public!

International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

Paragraphs about Our Homes

I have new house. My house is big. It has back yard and affront yard.
There are in a country club. There are a lot of plants and flowers.
There are a lot of houses in my neighborhood. I walk to the pool
because it is near. There is a nice house a cross my house.

By Basma :)

I have a new house. It is beautiful and big. I want to tell you I live in a very nice place. Although the town it is nice a nice place to live. It is a small place, but it is quiet. It has nothing to do with Virginia. I miss my fiends and family.

By Lilibeth :)

I live in Siler City. It is a small town, but it is nice. The people are fantastic. My neighborhood is friendly. I am happy in the new house. There’s a chatham county school nearby. It is marvelous!

By Fabiola :)



Letters of Excuse

                                                                               August 22, 2014
Dear Ms. Julia:
              I’m not coming at school today. I don’t feel well. I have a headache.
Maybe tomorrow I will be there. Excuse me please.
                                                                       Thank you,

                                                                                August 22, 2014
Dear Ms. Gia
I’m a student in Mrs. Julia’s class. I can’t go to class tomorrow. Please cancel my transportation.
                                                                     Thank you,



August 22, 2014.
Dear Ms. Julia,

I am sick and I can’t attend classes today. I have an appointment in the morning. Excuse me please.
Thank you,
Fabiola Palacios.

All About Me in Word Processor

Look what beginners have done at the computer lab today! :)

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A Bad Day at Work

Jisselle class at the Siler City Center made this video to win a prize in the Oxford Picture Dictionary video contest. Please open the link and vote for A Bad Day at Work video. Also, share this video with your friends to help Jisselle and her class win this fun competition. THANkS :0)



Collaborative /Communicative Teacher’s Resource Books

The Basic Oxford Picture Dictionary Reproducible Activities

Activity Types
Focused Listening I
Focused Listening II
TPR Sequence
Information Exchange
Board Game
Language Experience Approach (LEA) Picture
Language Experience Approach (LEA) Project
Life Skills Reading
Narrative Reading

Side by Side Communication Games

Concentration Game
Information Gap
Board Game
Picture Differences
Listening Grid/Game
Group Discussion
Mystery Game
Pick a Card
Team Competition
Pantomime Game

Word by Word Communication Games

Information Gap
Board Games
Listening Game
Classroom Search
Word Clue Game
Pair Competition

Ventures Collaborative Activities

Conversation cards
Conversation Pairs
Collaborative Activity
Partner Dictation
Share Information
Student Interview
Jigsaw Reading
Role Play
Real-life Documents (Basic, 1, 2)

Future English for Results

Board game
Build a Sentence
Drawing Game
Find Someone Who
Give and Take Game
Information Gap
Matching Game
Miming Game
Picture Match
Picture-Based Story
Question and Answer Game

What a Wonderful Year!

Congratulations to all the ESL Students at the Siler City Center. Let’s celebrate on your achievements and accomplishments throughout this academic year. Your teachers are VERY proud of you

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