A little summer homework for you. Answer the following questions IN COMPLETE SENTENCES in the Comments Section:
1. Who do you see in the picture?
2. Where are they?
3. What are they doing?
4. How do you think they feel?
5. What other things do you see in the picture?
The New York Times is considered to be one of the best newspapers in the United States. It has great stories about New York City, of course, but it also has excellent articles about world news. And now it has many of its stories in Chinese. If you’re studying English with us, you should of course first try reading the articles in English – but then if you need to you can check the Chinese versions. Click the picture above or click here to read the New York Times in Chinese.
The unofficial mascot of the University Settlement Adult Literacy Program is Babe the Blue Ox. You can see some pictures of him above. He is our (unofficial) mascot because of his strength and intelligence. And we really like the color blue. You can read more about him by clicking here.
As with idioms, we presented you with a number of Awesome Adjectives to use in your everyday speech and writing. Here they are all in one spot to review. Just click on the word to refresh your memory:
This past year, we were introduced to a number of colorful idioms in common use in American English. Here they are all collected in one spot – just click on them to study.
Here’s a video of the annual Literacy Review celebration at NYU. Watch for the Adult Literacy Program’s own Grace Zhang at the 1:23 mark!