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    Thumbs up Outstanding Student Recognition for the month of July, 2010

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    "I don't get upset with myself if my accent isn't perfect. I know I am making progress as long as I practice all the time. Don't be too hard on yourself if you are still making mistakes. Developing an American accent is a process. It doesn't happen overnight." Sabrina Stoll, Germany

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    Question 1 (Doctor Zhivago): Read the passage (4 points)

    This was the most disreputable part of Moscow—slums, cheap bars frequented by cabmen, whole streets devoted to vice, dens of “fallen women.”
    The children were not surprised by the dirt in the rooms, the bedbugs, and the wretchedness of the furniture. Since their father’s death their mother had lived in constant fear of destitution.

    Question 2 ( Doctor Zhivago): Pronunciation, part of speech and definition (6 points)

    This was the most disreputable? part of Moscow—slums, cheap bars frequented? by cabmen, whole streets devoted to vice?, dens of “fallen women.”
    The children were not surprised by the dirt in the rooms, the bedbugs, and the wretchedness? of the furniture. Since their father’s death their mother had lived in constant fear of destitution.?


    Question 3 (Doctor Zhivago): Part of speech (4 pts)

    All the same, these were troubled times? and she was afraid? to think of the future?; she had moments of paralyzing?despair.

    Answer:

    Troubled (adj) times (n)
    Afraid (adj)
    Future (n)
    Paralyzing (adj) despair (n)

    Question 4 (Doctor Zhivago): Read the passage

    She must stop all this nonsense. Once and for all. Stop playing at being shy, simpering and lowering her eyes—or it would end in disaster. There loomed an imperceptible, a terrifying border-line. One step and you would be hurtled into an abyss.

    Question 5 (Doctor Zhivago): Pronunciation, part of speech, definition, translation (6 points)

    She must stop all this nonsense?. Once and for all. Stop playing at being shy, simpering and lowering her eyes—or it would end in disaster. There loomed? an imperceptible,? a terrifying border-line. One step and you would be hurtled? into an abyss.?

    Question 6 (Doctor Zhivago): Read the passage (3 points)

    But Antipov was only pretending that he was asleep. As so often recently, he had insomnia. He knew that he would lie awake for three or four hours. To walk himself to sleep, and to escape from the still smoky air of the room, he got up quietly, put on his fur coat and cap over his night clothes, and went outside.

    Bonus point (1 pt): Definition of insomnia


    Question 7 (Doctor Zhivago): Read the passage, intonation, and translation (5 points)

    Lara wailed like a peasant woman and, grabbing Pasha’s hands, threw herself at his feet. “Pasha, Pashenka,” she screamed, “don’t leave us. Don’t do it, don’t. It isn’t too late, I’ll see to everything. You haven’t even had a proper medical examination, and with your heart ... You’re ashamed to change your mind? And aren’t you ashamed to sacrifice your family to some crazy notion?

    Question 8: Speaking skill

    (TED lecture: Modern sex slavery by Sunitha Krishan)

    In sharing her humanitarian work concerning the modern sex trade, Sunitha Krishan pointed out her major problem with civil society and how social perception toward these rescued victims make it difficult to regain a normal life. Please cite what is the major problem and elaborate on what is the social stigma toward these victims?
    (6 points)

    Spell that word from previous Spelling Bee
    (1 pt for spelling, 1 point part of speech, 1 point for definition)

    Representation
    Confluence
    Convene
    Accessible
    Resolution
    Adamant
    Flexible
    Convention
    Zenith
    Prototypical
    Agile
    Arouse
    Allocate
    Recession
    Alias
    Impurity
    Routine
    Hypothesis
    Sprout
    Authentic
    Transparent
    Metropolis
    Circumstances
    Candidate
    Instability
    Fraud
    Exaggerated
    Jubilant
    Affluent

    From ESE Vocabulary List
    (1 pt for spelling, 1 point part of speech, 1 point for definition)

    Envision
    Unison
    Recondition
    Sentimental
    Reveal
    Scatter
    Envious
    Stillness
    Contemporary
    Compulsion
    Speculate
    Confer
    Leisure
    Unprecedented
    Derive
    Propagate
    Culminate
    Devise
    Advancement
    Microcosm
    Promote
    Bravery
    Essential
    Puzzling


    Sevenn Uppp's Idiom Questions
    1. Armed to the teeth
    a. To brush your teeth before bedtime.
    b. To be heavily armed.
    c. To make movement with your arm while brushing your teeth.

    2. Blow off some steam
    a. To Fan away hot air steam.
    b. To enjoy oneself by relaxing normal formalities.
    c. The boilers contain water which creates steam.

    3. Brand Spanking New
    a. New and Unused.
    b. A brand new clothing line.
    c. Brand new car without Gas or Oil.

    4. Clean bill of health
    a. A doctor bill
    b. Health Care new law
    c. To be found healthy

    5. Clear as a bell
    a. Clearly understood
    b. The sound of a bell
    c. The sound of a church bell

    6. Cold turkey
    a. A frozen turkey
    b. A winter turkey
    c. To quit something abruptly

    7. Dead as door nail
    a. To nail a door
    b. To nail the coffin shut
    c. To be dead, with no chance for recovery

    8. Don't count your chickens before they're hatched
    a. Do not count your chicken until all eggs are hatched.
    b. Do not assume all of your eggs will be hatched.
    c. Don't be overconfident and assume before you know the outcome of a venture.

    9. Down the hatch
    a. To jump down into the tunnel
    b. To slide down
    c. Drink or eat

    10. Down to the wire
    a. To climb down the wall
    b. To swing up and down with steel cable wirer.
    c. Undecided until the end, at the last minute

    11. Eyes are bigger than your stomach
    a. When a person wants more than is good for them
    b. Eagle eyes are much better than human
    c. Bigger eyes mean bigger stomach

    12. Face the music
    a. To accept the truth
    b. To listen to music
    c. To look and listening to music

    13. Smell a rat
    a. Something is definitely wrong
    b. A dead rat
    c. To be afraid

    14. Straight from the horse’s mouth
    a. Horses breathe
    b. From a very reliable source
    c. TV show of a talking horse’s (Mr. Ed)

    15. Cat got your tongue
    a. How cat drink water
    b. Keeping quite
    c. Cat tongue is longer than dog tongue

    16. Pay through the nose
    a. To sneeze
    b. Getting your nose fixed
    c. Paying such a high price

    17. Shoot off one’s mouth
    a. Talk as if he knew everything
    b. Spitting on someone face
    c. Bad breathe

    18. Playing it by ear
    a. Listening to music
    b. To listen before you answer
    c. Not knowing what to expect

    19. Not have a leg to stand on
    a. Being handicap
    b. To lie or hiding something
    c. Without a strong foundation of facts

    20. High and dry
    a. Hot and humid
    b. The higher you go the dryer the air be
    c. Left someone alone to do all the work

    21. Bend over backwards
    a. How to exercise for your back
    b. Tried very hard
    c. To stretch your back

    22. Jump the gun
    a. Became hasty
    b. To pull the trigger
    c. To duck by the sound of a gun

    23. Lost his shirt
    a. Could not find his best shirt for the party
    b. Lost his job
    c. Lost a great deal of money

    24. Money talk
    a. To get a raise
    b. To pay someone
    c. Money has the power

    25. Cost an arm and a leg
    a. Very expensive
    b. To be in a car accident
    c. Very cheap

    26. Hands are tied
    a. To be in jail
    b. Unable to do
    c. To be kidnap

    27. Burn the midnight oil
    a. Work or study long hours at night
    b. To leave the light on at night
    c. Lights to be turn off at 12 am

    28. Tie the knot
    a. Get married
    b. To tie the rope
    c. Making a tight knot

    29. Answer the call of nature
    a. To save and protect our planet earth
    b. Water and trees are made from mother’s nature
    c. Go to the restroom

    30. Horse around
    a. Running very fast
    b. Hopping like a horse
    c. Aimlessly playing around

    This last idiom is a BONUS point

    A Walking encyclopedia
    a. A sale man for a magazine
    b. A book’s of information and translation
    c. Someone who has knowledge of many languages
    d. Someone who has a wide range of information and subjects


    OoSoOSwtJenna's Spelling Questions
    Q1 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. priveleged
    2. privileged
    3. priveliged


    Q2 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. professionel
    2. professional
    3. proffessional


    Q3. Which is the correct spelling?

    1. necesary
    2. neccessary
    3. necessary


    Q4 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. accomodation
    2. acommodation
    3. accommodation
    4. accommedation


    Q5 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. embarrasment
    2. embarrasment
    3. embarrassment
    4. emberassment


    Q6 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. changeable
    2. changable
    3. chengaeble


    Q7 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. experience
    2. expereince
    3. eksperience


    Q8 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. guarentee
    2. guarantee
    3. guarente


    Q9 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. hyerarchy
    2. higharchy
    3. hierarchy
    4. hierarchy


    Q10 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. mellinnium
    2. millenium
    3. mellinnium
    4. millennium


    Q11 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. noticeable
    2. noticable
    3. notiable


    Q12 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. parsaverance
    2. perseverance
    3. persavarance
    4. persevarance


    Q13 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. accidentally
    2. accidently
    3. acidentally


    Q14 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. aquaintance
    2. acquaintance
    3. acquaintence


    Q15 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. averege
    2. avrage
    3. average


    Q16 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. amateur
    2. amature
    3. amateur


    Q17 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. agression
    2. aggresion
    3. aggression


    Q18 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. advizable
    2. adviseable
    3. addvisaeble
    4. advisable


    Q19 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. aknowladge
    2. acknowledge
    3. acknowlege
    4. aknowledge


    Q20 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. apparent
    2. aparent
    3. apparant


    Q21 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. begininng
    2. beginning
    3. begining


    Q22 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. amend
    2. ammend
    3. amand
    4. amemend


    Q23 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. acheve
    2. ashieve
    3. acheive
    4. achieve


    Q24 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. alege
    2. allage
    3. allege
    4. allega


    Q25 – Which is the correct spelling?

    1. camouflage
    2. camoflage
    3. camoflague



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