ENES 100 Introduction to Engineering Design Spring 2011
March 11, 2011
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1. Write your name and sectio
Speak a little English every day. The absolute best way to learn any new language is
just to speak it. It doesn't matter if you only know five English words or if you're
practically fluent - speaking English with another person is the fastest, most effect
Learn all the verb tenses and moods in English. A quick internet search will take
you right to them. It is also important to learn correct subject-verb agreement. If you
conjugate verbs improperly, it will sound sloppy, as native speakers hardly do so. I
Train yourself to think in English. One way to make the transition from beingvery
good at English to being fluent is to train your brain to actually think in the English
Constantly translating from your native language into English and back agai
Carry a dictionary. Carrying an English dictionary with you at all times (whether it's an
actual book or a phone app) can be very useful.
Having a dictionary means that you will never be stuck for a word. It can save
you a lot of embarrassment if you're h
Expand your vocabulary and use idiomatic phrases. The wider your vocabulary and
the more English phrases you learn, the easier speaking English will become.
Again, spending time with native English speakers will help you to pick up on
common vocabulary an
Watch English movies and TV shows. Another fun way to improve your listening
comprehension is to watch English movies and TV shows.
Try to pick movies or TV shows that you will enjoy - this will make the exercise
feel like less of a chore. If possible, ch
Keep a diary in English. Aside from reading and listening comprehension, you should
also spend some time working on your written English.
This may be one of the most difficult aspects of your language learning, but it is
important nevertheless. Writing in
Stay motivated. When learning any new language, it is important to stay motivated and
never give up on your goal of fluency.
Stay committed to your language-learning goal by reminding yourself of how
badly you want to achieve it. Think of all of the amazi
Do you have a question about the correct usage of the semi-colon or how to place relative adverbs in a
sentence? If so, you've come to the right place! The edufind.com English grammar guide is a complete
reference on the rules of English usage. Every gram
Nouns are people, places, and things. They tell us who or what we are talking about. The words cat,
Jack, rock, Africa, & it are nouns.
Adjectives modify, or describe, nouns. The words tall, beautiful, irresponsible, & boring are adjectiv
CANADIAN ACADEMIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE
DIAGNOSTIC SAMPLE TEST
This booklet is designed to help you prepare for the CAEL DIAGNOSTIC.
As you may not be familiar with this kind of test, this booklet will give you an idea of what to
expect when you actually write
Attend an English class or discussion group. Another great way to incorporate some
extra English conversation into your weekly routine is to sign up for a class of
Attending an English class is a great way to focus on some of the more fo
Find an English-speaking pen-pal. Once your written language skills have improved,
you could consider getting an English-speaking pen-pal!
Having an English-speaking pen-pal combines your English writing practice with
the excitement of getting a letter or
Today we are going to learn
An adverb tells you more about a
verb (doing word)
It tells you where, why, or how
much something happens or is
Work on your pronunciation. Even if you have an acceptable grasp of the English
language, with good grammar and an extensive vocabulary, native English speakers
may find you very difficult to understand if you don't work on your pronunciation.