Archive for September, 2007


Page 259: Mood. Are you in a good mood or in a bad mood today? A setting like a fireside creates a mood of joy or happiness, a warm mood. What moods are created y the following settings?

  • A Dark castle: Mood of fear A Sunny beach: Mood of fun
  • High mountains peaks: Mood of calm and peacefully
  • A tempest at sea: Mood of fear and danger

2. Where is Harlem located?

In Manhattan, New York City, in USA

3. How where American affected by the Great Depression?

Americans faces severe economic problems, many people who still had jobs worked fewer hours for less pay

4. What happened to those who still had jobs?

Who still had jobs worked fewer hours for less pay.

5. Which population inhabited Harlem?

In Harlem inhabited primarily by African Americans.

6. Page 260: Which VERB is repeated 4 times?

The verb that is repeat 4 times is Remember

7. In stanza 1, which adjective is repeated 3 times?

The adjective that’s repeat is Old

8. In stanza 2: What are 2 problems denounced in this stanza?

  • When the man at the corner store says sugar’s gone up another two cents, and bread one.
  • They remember the job that they never had, and they can’t have now

9. What is the cause, according to the poem? Is it the only cause?

Well, the problem of the poem is that the Africans Americans can’t get a job because they were colored.

10. Read The Death of the ball turret gunner, page287: Give 3 visual elements of the poem, elements you can visualize:

  • From my mother’s sleep I fell into the State In this element he expressed when he has to be in the ball turret gunner, he thought that his mother was sleeping while he was in the air.
  • And I hunched in its belly till my wet fur froze He remember when he was in the belly of his mother, and I think that he felt scare and fear of the safety of his mother after his dead.
  • Six miles from the earth, loosed form its dream of life When He was in the air he thought and knows that was the last thing that he do in his life.

Verb Tense Exercise 1 – Simple Present / Present Continuous

1. Every Monday, Sally (drive) drives her kids to football practice.
2. Usually, I (work) work as a secretary at ABT, but this summer I (study) am studying French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris.
3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) is sleeping.
4. Don’t forget to take your umbrella. It (rain) is raining.
5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain, always) is always raining.
6. I’m sorry I can’t hear what you (say) are saying because everybody (talk) is talking so loudly. 7. Justin (write, currently) is currently writing a book about his adventures in Tibet. I hope he can find a good publisher when he is finished.
8. Jim: Do you want to come over for dinner tonight?Denise: Oh, I’m sorry, I can’t. I (go) am going to a movie tonight with some friends.
9. The business cards (be, normally ) are normally printed by a company in New York. Their prices (be) are inexpensive, yet the quality of their work is quite good.
10. This delicious chocolate (be) is made by a small chocolatier in Zurich, Switzerland.

Verb Tense Exercise 2 – Simple Present / Present Continuous

Today (be) is the second day of my trek around Mount Annapurna.
I am exhausted and my legs (shake) are shaking ; I just hope I am able to complete the trek.
My feet (kill, really) are really killing me and my toes (bleed) are bleeding, but I (want, still) still want to continue.Nepal is a fascinating country, but I have a great deal to learn.
Everything (be) is so different, and I (try) am trying to adapt to the new way of life here.
I (learn) am learning a little bit of the language to make communication easier; unfortunately, I (learn, not) don’t learn foreign languages quickly.
Although I (understand, not) don’t understand much yet, I believe that I (improve, gradually) am gradually improving.I (travel, currently) am currently traveling with Liam, a student from Leeds University in England. He (be) is a nice guy, but impatient.
He (walk, always) is always walking ahead of me and (complain) complaining that I am too slow. I (do) am doing my best to keep up with him, but he is younger and stronger than I am.
Maybe, I am just feeling sorry for myself because I am getting old.Right now, Liam (sit) is sitting with the owner of the inn.
They (discuss) are discussing the differences between life in England and life in Nepal. I (know, not) don’t know the real name of the owner, but everybody (call, just) just calls him Tam.
Tam (speak) speaks English very well and he (try) is trying to teach Liam some words in Nepali. Every time Tam (say) says a new word, Liam (try) tries to repeat it.
Unfortunately, Liam (seem, also) also seems to have difficulty learning foreign languages. I just hope we don’t get lost and have to ask for directions.

Medical Technology Page – Medical Imaging

Medical imaging refers to the techniques and processes used to create images of the human body (or parts thereof) for clinical purposes (medical procedures seeking to reveal, diagnose or examine disease) or medical science (including the study of normal anatomy and function). As a discipline and in its widest sense, it is part of biological imaging and incorporates radiology (in the wider sense), radiological sciences, endoscopy, (medical) thermography, medical photography and microscopy (e.g. for human pathological investigations). Measurement and recording techniques which are not primarily designed to produce images, such as electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography (MEG) and others, but which produce data susceptible to be represented as maps (i.e. containing positional information), can be seen as forms of medical imaging.

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My Verb Tense Exercise 3 – Simple Past / Past Continuous

1. A: What (you, do) were you doing when the accident occurred?
B: I (try) was trying to change a light bulb that had burnt out.

2. After I (find) found the wallet full of money, I (go, immediately) immediately went to the police and (turn) turned it in.

3. The doctor (say) said that Tom (be) was too sick to go to work and that he (need) needed to stay at home for a couple of days.

4. Sebastian (arrive) arrived at Susan’s house a little before 9:00 PM, but she (be, not) was not there. She (study, at the library) was studying at the library for her final examination in French.

5. Sandy is in the living room watching television. At this time yesterday, she (watch, also) was also watching television. That’s all she ever does!

6. A: I (call) called you last night after dinner, but you (be, not) were not there. Where were you?
B: I (work) was working out at the fitness center.

7. When I (walk) walked into the busy office, the secretary (talk) was talking on the phone with a customer, several clerks (work, busily) were busily working at their desks, and two managers (discuss, quietly) were quietly discussing methods to improve customer service.

8. I (watch) was watching a mystery movie on TV when the electricity went out. Now I am never going to find out how the movie ends.

9. Sharon (be) was in the room when John told me what happened, but she didn’t hear anything because she (listen, not) was not listening.

10. It’s strange that you (call) called because I (think, just) was just thinking about you.

11. The Titanic (cross) was crossing the Atlantic when it (strike) struck an iceberg.

12. When I entered the bazaar, a couple of merchants (bargain, busily) were busily bargaining and (try) trying to sell their goods to naive tourists who (hunt) were hunting for souvenirs. Some young boys (lead) were leading their donkeys through the narrow streets on their way home. A couple of men (argue) were arguing over the price of a leather belt. I (walk) walked over to a man who (sell) was selling fruit and (buy) bought a banana.

13. The firemen (rescue) rescued the old woman who (be) was trapped on the third floor of the burning building.

14. She was so annoying! She (leave, always) always leaves her dirty dishes in the sink. I think she (expect, actually) actually expected me to do them for her.

15. Samantha (live) was living in Berlin for more than two years. In fact, she (live) was living there when the Berlin Wall came down.