Tomorrow’s Test: (Already?) Commas, Vocab, Husker Du, Vladek. “Commas, 2/16.” Insert commas, give reasons. Some need more than one comma for more than one reason. The wild llama in fact is a vicious predator. She wanted to tame the wild llama but it was too much for her. There was a very ancient ancestor to… Read More


Tomorrow’s Test: Clauses One Mo’ Time, Husker Du, Vocab, Vladek. Let’s practice! “Husker Du, 2/9.” 1-6. What past test will come back to haunt you?! “Sentence Combining, 2/9.” The llama usually got seasick. He lived on a houseboat. (CX) A girl rode her unicycle. Down the street is where she went. She had a llama-shaped balloon.… Read More


“Husker (Wheel of) Du(m) Warm Up, 2/8.” Just a taste. 1-5. “S/CD/CX, 2/8.” + Listening. Although it seemed essential to eat broccoli, I watched tv instead. His doctor recommended buying a goat and going water-skiing. He thought he was OK until he wasn’t. Rudolpho was upset when his mom ate the cheeselog. Vladek and Mandelbaum… Read More


Checking: Definitions. Maybe KBARR. (hahahahahaha) Lightning Review: Yesterday’s Warm Up. “S/CD/CX, 2/7.” Listening Stylie. I will read each one once. You must say, “Sir” when you say, “Mr. Coward.”   As part of his occupation, he had a llama with a leather jacket.  Since he didn’t want to embarrass the llama, he didn’t act affectionate.   It… Read More


Tomorrow’s Test: S/CD/CX, vocab, Husker Du, Vladek. Let’s see those interview questions! Tips: Prepare your questions in advance. Ask open ended questions. Don’t conduct an interview, have a conversation. Have Energy! Ask before you record.   “S/CD/CX, 2/2.”  Ziggy ate a doughnut.  –Add a phrase that describes the doughnut AND a dependent clause to make a… Read More