2 North Star Reading and Writing Level 1 Presented by :Ms. Sherine El Deeb
3 Focus on Reading and Writing: NorthStarIntroductoryFocus on Reading and Writing:
4 Instructor’s Information 1. Instructor’s Name: Sherine El Deeb2. Office Location: Building 12, room 5 (cubicles)
5 English Language Institute (ELI) External Student Course (ELCA 101) 1. Course Code: ELCA 101Course No.:101Prerequisite: NoneCredit Hours: 32. Required Textbook: NorthStar, Focus on Reading & Writing,Introductory, 20023. Author: John Beaumont4. Publisher: Pearson Education, 20025. Chapters: (1-9)
6 NorthStar Introductory Focus on reading & writing The following pages to be covered in this courseTitlePagesUnit 1 The Friendship Page1- 18Unit 2 Art For EveryoneUnit 3 What’s It Worth To You?Unit 4 Strength In Numbers49-66Unit 5 Going Out Of Business67-86Unit 6 Flying High And LowUnit 7 Are We There Yet?Unit 8 Full HouseUnit 9 It’s Your Lucky Day
7 Unit 1Reading: Friendship Vocabulary Grammar: Questions with Be Style: The sentence
8 Unit 1 Main points How do people communicate? Through letters: 1-(Snail mail) as it is very slowcompared with other means2-Telephone3- sWhich do you use the most?How often do you use it ?Every day , sometimes , never .
9 In your book, the graph shows the numbers of the people in America who use different types of communication. Pg.2
10 In the graph, it is shown that: 652 million use “snail mail”
11 In the graph, it is shown that: 1.9 billion Americans use the telephone for communication.
12 In the graph, it is shown that: 750 millionuse for communication
13 Percentage of people using the internet The percentage of people communicating through the internetis going up .Internet uses :Banking / buying and selling stocks / doing homework and research for school / ing / listening to music/ making travel plans ………..
14 Look at the chart on page 4 Look at the chart on page 4. The chart is about the most common uses of the internet in the United States.Banking ….20%
15 Buying and selling stocks………………………………………………………..6% Look at the chart on page 4. The chart is about the most common uses of the internet in the United States.Buying and selling stocks………………………………………………………..6%
16 Look at the chart on page 4 Look at the chart on page 4. The chart is about the most common uses of the internet in the United States.Listening to music………………35%Looking for a boyfriend or a girlfriend………7%Making travel plans47%Meeting new people………45%Playing games……38%Reading the news………51%
17 Look at the chart on page 4 Look at the chart on page 4. The chart is about the most common uses of the internet in the United States.Doing homework and research for school……………………………..35%
18 Emailing………………………………………96% Look at the chart on page 4. The chart is about the most common uses of the internet in the United States.ing………………………………………96%
19 Now, let’s answer the questions in the book: 1. ing- reading the news and making travel plans.2. Buying and selling stocks-Looking for a boy or a girl friend-Banking..3. ………….What are the three most popular uses of the internet?What are the three least popular uses of the internet?Do you use the internet? If yes, how? If not, why not?
20 Vocabulary of the unit Friendship Website Popular Goal Advice Laugh VolunteerCommunityQuote
21 Vocabulary of the unit Read the sentences. Circle the definition of the underlined words.1- Karen and Ellen were friends in school. Today, they are 40 years old , and theystill have a strong friendship.a-educationb-relationship2- The university’s website is
22 A __ a place on the internet B __ an office at a university3-The internet is very popular today. ManyPeople use it.A ___ liked by many peopleB ___ difficult for people to use.4-My goal is to be a doctor.A ___ a problem you haveB ___ something you want
23 5- Take my advice: work hard today if You have a goal for the future.A ___ an idea or opinion to help someone.B __ money you get from your job.6- My brother tells jokes. We alwayslaugh when we are together.A __ a sound you make when you are very sadB ____ a sound you make when something is funny
24 B ___ all the people you know. 7- George doesn’t have a paying job.He is a volunteer at a school threeDays a week.A __ someone who works for no moneyB __ someone who works for money8- I want to be a volunteer in my community. I want to help the people who live near me.A ____ all the people living in one placeB ___ all the people you know.
25 9- Dr. Irwin of the University of Washington says, “Good friends are good for your health.” That is a quote. I didn’t change his words. A ___ something that is not true B ____someone’s exact words.
26 The Friendship pageIt’s a website designed by a 16 year old girl. Her name is Bronwyn PolsonShe wanted to make the Internet a friendlier place.She wanted to give something good to the world.The Friendship page has : advice about friendship / quotes / poetry/ songs / writing / humor and more.
27 Bronwyn wants her website ‘ The Friendship Page “ to grow Bronwyn wants her website ‘ The Friendship Page “ to grow. She thinks of making a book with quotes about friendship.Money from the book will help her to keep The Friendship Page going.
28 Read the following and answer the questions: P 7-8 The Friendship Page Is Three Years Old!1. Happy Birthday to us! The Friendship Page is three years old.2. When I was sixteen years old, I wanted to help people in my community. I called people at newspapers and social service organizations (a group that helps people), but they just laughed! They said," You are only sixteen! You are too young to help. There is nothing you can do.”3.So I decided to go online. Age isnt important on the Internet. I learned how to make a website. Then I started The Friendship Page. I chose “friendship” because friendship is important to everyone. I also wanted to make the internet a friendlier place. My goal is to give something good to the world.4. Today, I am nineteen years old. The Friendship page is getting more and more popular. It is very easy to use. Now more than 1,300 people visit this website everyday . That’s 428,000 people in the first three years!
29 The Friendship Page5. The friendship Page has fun information about friends and friendship. People can meet new friends. They can get advice about friendship. Also, there are quotes, poetry, songs, writing, humor and more. the poetry page is the most popular.6. Friends and volunteers help me. The friendship page is a lot of work, but we enjoy it.7. In the future I want The Friendship Page to grow. Fir example, I want to make a book with quotes about friendship. Money from the book will help to keep The Friendship Page going.8. If you are interested in Friendship and The Friendship Page, please read more!
30 Read each sentence. Circle the answer that completes each sentence (Ps 8-9): 1. Today, Bronwyan Polson is ____ years old. 162. She called people _____ about how to help her community. They just laughed. in her family3. The Bronwyn’s website is __easy___ to use. easy4. The Friendship Page is a __fun___ website. fun5. There are __1,3000__ visits to The Friendship Page each day.6. The most popular part is the __poetry___ page.7. _Volunteers and friends_ help Bronwyn with The Friendship Page.8. Bronwyn wants to make money from __a book___.
31 Parts of Speech Nouns : a person / place / thing / an idea. ( Maha / Jeddah / a car /happiness )AdjectivesThey describe nouns( nice / friendly / good / happy/ far)Verbs:Verbs show actions ( run / read / walk)
32 Verb To Be Verb ‘to be” : ( is – are – am ) I am He / She / It is You / We / They areShe is a nice girl .They are good people.I am a teacher .You are helpful.Yes is / No questions with verb “to be”Is he a doctor ? Yes , he is – No, he isn’tAre you free? Yes , I am – No, I am notAre they at school? Yes they are .- No they aren’tAm I right ? Yes , you are – No , you aren’t
33 Wh questions with verb “ to be “: Wh words :( what / where/ why/ when / how / who )Where is my book?When is the meeting?Why are you late?How are you?Who is Bronwyn Polson?What is The Friendship Page ?
34 Exercise Write questions. Use the verb be. 1- What / your name? ______________2-Where / you from? _______________3-How old / you? _______________4-What / your job? _______________5- Who / your best friend? ____________6- Where / he from? ______________7-How old / she? _______________8-What / his job? ________________9- What / her hobbies? ______________
35 WritingSentence:A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete idea.A sentence should have a subject and a verb.The first word in a sentence should start with a capital letter.At the end of a sentence there must be a period ( a full stop )S VShe is a good student.
36 Question :Use a question mark at the end of aquestion. ( ? )Exclamation mark: ( ! )Use an exclamation mark at the end of a sentence with strong feeling.What an amazing site!
37 Read the sentences. Underline the subjects once and the verbs twice Read the sentences. Underline the subjects once and the verbs twice. Add punctuation ( a period, a question mark, or an exclamation point) at the end of each sentence(P:16)Tintota is another website about friendship__It’s great__Friends chat together and help each other on this website___Warren and Sylvia Roff-Marsh started Tintota___Like Bronwyn Polson, they live in Australia__Friendship is important is impotant to them, too__Do you want more information about Tintota___Visit Tintota’s website at
38 AnswerTintota is another website about friendship. It's great! Friends chat together and help each other on this website. Warren and Sylvia Roff-Marsh started Tintota. Like Bronwyn Polson, they live in Australia. Friendship is important to them, too.Do you want more information about Tintota? Visit Tintota’s website at
39 The Friendship PageThis is the end of our class today. See you on Monday.
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