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    English Camp Chicago U.S.A. 09 – 19 April 2017

    Organizers Donald & Supawan

    1 – Adult 78,000 Baht

    Price includes:

    Air Fare   Hotel   Transportation   3 – Meals Daily   Tickets to attractions

    Inquires please contact us: 088/249-4917

    Note: Deposit Required before 15/12/2016

    8,000 Baht per person.

    Chicago History

    “It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them.” – Mark Twain, 1883

    Chicago was only 46 years old when Mark Twain wrote those words, but it had already grown more than 100-fold, from a small trading post at the mouth of the Chicago River into one of the nation’s largest cities, and it wasn’t about to stop. Over the next 20 years, it would quadruple in population, amazing the rest of the world with its ability to repeatedly reinvent itself.

    And it still hasn’t stopped. Today, Chicago has become a global city, a thriving center of international trade and commerce, and a place where people of every nationality come to pursue the American dream.

    Chicago is home to…

     237 square miles of land

    An estimated 2,695,598 residents

    Dozens of cultural institutions, historical sites and museums

    More than 200 theaters

    Nearly 200 art galleries

    More than 7,300 restaurants

    77 community areas containing more than 100 neighborhoods

    26 miles of lakefront

    15 miles of bathing beaches

    36 annual parades

    18 miles of lakefront bicycle paths

    552 parks

    United States President Barack Obama

    We are hosting this English Camp to give Thai people a chance to travel to Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.               This trip is most suitable for teenagers and adults. Our idea is to give Thai people a chance to experience American culture while on an affordable vacation and at the same time improving their English language skills.

    MAY 12, 1930 The Adler Planetarium, the first planetarium in the western hemisphere, opened to the public. Chicago business leader Max Adler contributed funds for the museum’s construction, a Zeiss projector, and the Mensing Collection of astronomical instruments. South Park Commissioners agreed to assume operating costs. Adler dedicated the institution as a “classroom under the heavens” for popular astronomy education. Philip Fox was the first Director of the Adler (until 1937).

    2015 In April, the Adler celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission and re-opened Mission Moon, an interactive exhibition that tells the story of America’s first steps to the Moon, featuring artifacts from Captain Jim Lovell’s personal collection. NASA astronauts and flight directors joined Adler Trustees and donors in commemorating this historical moment.

    Adler Planetarium

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago—one of the largest science museums in the world is home to more than 400,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits designed to spark scientific inquiry and creativity.

    Between the World War II submarine, five-story movie screen, 40-foot tornado and the 727, you might wonder how we fit this much discovery inside one museum.

    The knowledge and memories you’ll gain on the tours, experiences and events at MSI are just as unforgettable as our exhibits. Our facilitators, experts, special guests and volunteers bring their subjects to life.

    Museum of Science and Industry

    The Ledge brings an exhilarating new experience to the tower. Opened in 1974, the Skydeck attracts more than 1.7 million visitors annually who enjoy views of up to 50 miles and four states. Now, The Ledge dares visitors to attempt a new Chicago experience: stand on The Ledge and feel the city from 103 floors over Wacker Drive and the Chicago River.

    The Ledge

    During the 1870’s, there was a group of Chinese immigrants working in Chicago. The Chinese laborers started coming over to work on the completion of transcontinental railroad. They recruited over 80% of Chinese for laborers. Once the railroad was completed in 1869, the Chinese then moved on to find more work, some of the workers going to Chicago. The anti Chinese act that was put in force stopped the immigration of Chinese from the Pacific Coast to the east. Discrimination against the Chinese increased during 1861. This was because of the declining economic conditions that spread throughout the United States. The depression hit, this left many people out of jobs.

    Chicago’s China Town

    World-renowned, Brookfield Zoo inspires guests through extraordinary connections with animals, nature and each other. Set within a 216-acre nature park, the zoo have captivated and educated visitors since 1934. It is home to 2,000 + animal residents and is also an accredited arboretum.

    Brookfield Zoo

    Historic Navy Pier® is the #1 leisure destination in the Midwest, welcoming nearly nine million visitors annually. Navy Pier has enjoyed a remarkable evolution. Originally designed for shipping and recreational purposes, the facility has evolved into a premiere entertainment and exposition center.Detailing its successful rebirth as one of Chicago’s most important historical landmarks, the following timeline illustrates the challenges and changes faced by Navy Pier over the years. Our history continues to take shape as we build excitement and reimagine Navy Pier for our second century.

    Navy Pier

    Like no other aquarium in the world

    Shedd combines the best of early 20th-century “age of aquariums” characteristics—a diverse, global animal collection surrounded by eye-popping architecture—with 21st-century advances in animal care, environments and interpretation. Excellence and innovation are Shedd traditions, and they began with the founder.

    Mr. Shedd’s gift

    John G. Shedd wanted to give back to the city in which he had risen from stock boy to president of department store giant Marshall Field & Company. Because every great city in the United States and Europe had a fine aquarium, he decided that Chicago must have the biggest and best.

    Mr. Shedd imagined a stately marble building and a collection of aquatic animals from around the world that would complement the two world-class institutions already in Grant Park, the Field Museum and the Art Institute of Chicago.

    Ajdon’s Group

    Join Our New Group

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    This is a public group. Anyone can join the fun!

    The creator of Ajdon’s Group says

    We will create and add interactive games and videos for students and teachers learning or teaching English.

    Fruit Game

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    1. Orange   2. Papaya   3. Pear   4. Purple Grapes   5. Rambutan    6. Raspberry

    7. Apple   8. Red Grapes   9. Strawberry   10. Watermelon   11. Avocado   12. Mango

    Vegetables Game

    vegetables

    1. Cucumber   2. Eggplant   3. Pepper   4. Carrot   5. Tomato

    6. Corn   7. Pea   8. Cabbage   9. Oninon   10. Garlic

    11. Beet   12. Radish   13. Potato

    Colors Game

    color-pencils

    1. Pink   2. Red   3. Orange   4. Yellow   5. Green   

    6. Light Blue   7. Dark Blue   8. Purple   9. Brown

    10. Black   11. Gray (American English)/Grey (British English)   12. White

     

    Adele: Hello

    Improve your listening and comprehension skills with this addictive video karaoke game.

    Adele: Hello
    Adele: Hello

    Karaoke / Music: Pop

    Adele: Hello

    Summary

    The lead single from her third studio album, 25, “Hello” was co-written by Adele and her producer, Greg Kurstin. It is a piano ballad with soul influences, and lyrics that discuss themes of nostalgia and regret for a lost love.

    The Games Page

    The Games Page
    The Games Page

    The video karaoke game

    Say What? The Video Karaoke Game
    Say What? The Video Karaoke Game

    In SayWhat?, you listen to the dialogue from a video clip line by line. Where prompted, you’ll have to type in the missing word or expression.
    If you can’t type in the missing item correctly, you can listen to that part of the dialogue again, or skip to the next one.

    Your score is determined by the speed and accuracy of your answers.

    In Learning mode, the missing items are limited to the target vocabulary in a Video Booster. In Expert mode, any word in the dialogue can be the randomly withdrawn and you will be asked to replace it.

    SayWhat? is without a doubt the most entertaining way to practice your oral comprehension in English.

    For Schools, Universities, Language Centers and teachers, 

    Schools in Thailand are now open for the second semester, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform. Please Click Here to request your FREE 30-Day Trial. 

    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    The Good Dinosaur – Pet Collector

    English Attack! Free Content Schedule

    This is our weekly schedule for English Attack! Free Content.
    Each week, a pack of 2 Free content units:
    1 Video Booster + 1 Photo Vocab and their associated practice games (Word Rescue, Swap Mania and Speed Pix) .
    Weekly content are refreshed every Sunday at 23:00 GMT.

    The Good Dinosaur - Pet Collector
    The Good Dinosaur –
    Pet Collector

    Difficulty level: Easy

    The Good Dinosaur – Pet Collector

    In this scene from Pixar’s animated story about a world where dinosaurs never became extinct, Arlo meets the “Pet Collector,” a fearful dinosaur who relies on smaller animals to keep him safe.

    Ready?

    Before watching the video, take note of the vocabulary items below; getting familiar with them now will make it easier to understand the video and will help you with the exercises that follow. When you’ve done that, click on the red “Start” button.

    Key Vocabulary for this video: 

    1. creature
    2. protected
    3. home
    4. terrifying
    5. crawl
    6. mosquitoes
    7. unrealistic
    8. goals

    For Schools, Universities, Language Centers and teachers, 

    Schools in Thailand are now open for the second semester, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform. Please Click Here to request your FREE 30-Day Trial. 

    Vocab Quickview

    Warmup Presentation of vocabulary
    Warmup Presentation of vocabulary

    Prior to playing the video, you can see a summary of the target vocabulary items in the video clip.

    This is a key initial step, as it allows you to focus on those words and expressions which are essential to a full understanding of the clip. The Vocab Quickview list is limited to eight items, so as to allow you to retain them easily.

    Scan the vocabulary items, read the definitions, and listen to how they are pronounced.

    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    Hotel Transylvania 2: Twinkle Little Star

    English Attack! Free Content Schedule

    This is our weekly schedule for English Attack! Free Content.
    Each week, a pack of 2 Free content units:
    1 Video Booster + 1 Photo Vocab and their associated practice games (Word Rescue, Swap Mania and Speed Pix) .
    Weekly content are refreshed every Sunday at 23:00 GMT.

    Hotel Transylvania 2
    Featured This Week On English Attack!

    Difficulty level: Intermediate

     

     

     

    Hotel Transylvania 2: Twinkle Little Star

     

    In this clip from the sequel to the animated comedy about monsters running a hotel, Dracula (Adam Sandler) makes sure his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez) sings the correct “monster” version of “Twinkle Little Star”to his half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis.

    Ready?

    Before watching the video, take note of the vocabulary items below; getting familiar with them now will make it easier to understand the video and will help you with the exercises that follow. When you’ve done that, click on the red “Start” button.

    Key Vocabulary for this video:

    1. Twinkle twinkle little star
    2. lullabies
    3. suffer
    4. zombies
    5. gnaw
    6. succumb
    7. works

     

     

    For Schools, Universities, Language Centers and teachers, 

    Schools in Thailand are closing soon for the semester break, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform.

    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    Interior Decorating

    English Attack! Free Content Schedule

    This is our weekly schedule for English Attack! Free Content.
    Each week, a pack of 2 Free content units:
    1 Video Booster + 1 Photo Vocab and their associated practice games (Word Rescue, Swap Mania and Speed Pix) .
    Weekly content are refreshed every Sunday at 23:00 GMT.

    Featured This Week On English Attack!
    Featured This Week On English Attack!

    Category: Society

    Interior Decorating

    A visual dictionary on the topic Interior Decorating.

    Learn 24 new words and expressions related to this topic. For every vocabulary item there is an illustration, a definition, its use in a sample sentence, and audio pronunciation.

    1. bathroom fittings

    bathroom fittings

    The different functional items attached in permanent positionsi n a bathroom so that they do not move; these include mirrors,taps, rails for towels, and cabinets.

    We had to replace most of the bathroom fittings, including themedicine cabinet. They are looking a bit old by now.

    2. drapes

    drapes

    Long curtains made of heavy cloth.

    Emma wants to change the drapes in the dining room because shesays they look a bit old-fashioned.

    3. interior decorator

    interior decorator
    interior decorator

    Someone whose job is to design or decorate the inside of a room or building by choosing the colors, materials, and arrangement of the furniture.

    The company employed an interior decorator to design the waytheir new office looks.

    Word of the week: wallpaper

    wallpaper

    Thick paper that you stick to the walls of a room in order to decorate it.

    How many rolls of wallpaper do you think we need to decorate the living room?

    For Schools, Universities, Language Centers and teachers,

    Schools in Thailand will open soon, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform.

    Just contact us and we will see to it that you receive your Free Trial access codes in time for when your school reopens in May.

    Strikingly: Donald Patnaude

    Donald Patnaude (Ajarn Donald)
    Donald Patnaude (Ajarn Donald)
    Senior Consultant
    – Present
    I help and consult with Thai people of all ages and backgrounds, to determine their current English language level. Then we determine which course is the right one for them in order to achieve the successful  results that they need hat will ultimately lead them to a productive future in any capacity they desire. We are here to help both small & BIG companies to prepare their employees for AEC 2015 & ASEAN. We are also the marketing partners in Thailand for Paris Based English Attack!

    For Schools, Universities, Language Centers and teachers,

    Schools in Thailand will open soon, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform.

    Just contact us and we will see to it that you receive your Free Trial access codes in time for when your school reopens in May.

    Please Click Here to request your FREE 30-Day Trial.

    For Students and Learners,

    Please accept a 7-Day FREE Trial Premium BOOSTER PASS

    After your 7-Day FREE Trial
    period you can buy a subscription and receive
    a special 50% discount.

    Please Click Here to request your FREE 7-Day Trial.

    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    Donald 081-855-2701
    donald.patnaude@english-attack.com

    Pedagogical Innovation With Videos

    Video Booster
    Video Booster

    Improve your English with Video Boosters

    Pedagogical innovation with videos:

    Video Boosters are language exercises based on short videos rarely exceeding two minutes in length.

    You can choose from clips of recent films or current TV series; music videos or items from international television news: whatever interests you most.

    The Video Booster format is based on a series of progressively deeper contextual exercises.

    Take a closer step-by-step look at how Video Boosters enable you to fully master the language elements of a video clip and thus help you to improve your English.

    Warmup Presentation of Vocabulary

    Vocab Quickview
    Vocab Quickview

    Vocab Quickview

    Prior to playing the video, you can see a summary of the target vocabulary items in the video clip.

    This is a key initial step, as it allows you to focus on those words and expressions which are essential to a full understanding of the clip. The Vocab Quickview list is limited to eight items, so as to allow you to retain them easily.

    Scan the vocabulary items, read the definitions, and listen to how they are pronounced.

    Hint
    Hint

    Use the contextual translator

    If you don’t recognize one of the words, just hover over it with your cursor (or tap the word if you are using a touchscreen) to see its translation in your language.

    The contextual translator works for all English language words on the site, including those in the given vocabulary definitions. It is available throughout all steps of the Video Booster.

    To find out more please click here.

     

    Schools in Thailand will be opening soon, so we’d like to offer you and your school or education service a full-scale 30-Day FREE Trial of the English Attack! online “entertainment immersion” language learning platform.

    Just contact us and we will see to it that you receive your Free Trial access codes in time for when your school reopens in May.

    Please Click Here to request your FREE 30-Day Trial.

    Upon request, the Free Trial can be extended to your learners – as many as you want, just let us know the number – for the same 30-day period.

    Supawan 088-249-4917 / 089-201-1680
    supawan.inbunna@english-attack.com

    Donald 081-855-2701
    donald.patnaude@english-attack.com

    Teacher tools guide 2014

    • 1. The English Attack! Teacher License & Teacher Tools Guide for Teachers, Tutors and Trainers www.english-attack.com
    • 2.  A game-changing complementary resource to teacher-led classroom EFL/ESL instruction • Developed in collaboration with Teachers of English, researchers in cognitive neuroscience, and gamification experts • Designed to be 100% complementary to teacher-led classroom instruction of today’s generation of learners • Platform focus is on motivation, autonomy, and adoption of English as a cultural enabler • Entertaining, effective, and very affordable for your educational institution What is English Attack?
    • 3.  Regardless of teaching methods, improvement in language skills can only come about with frequency of exposure to – and use of – the target language. The English Attack Motivational Approach Today’s generation of learners will only practice English language skills on a truly regular and frequent basis if they are motivated to do so. Interesting, current and authentic entertainment content is a key motivator. A learning resource that features such content, regularly refreshed and packaged for learners of all levels within a motivational ecosystem, creates the conditions required for engagement and thus effective language learning. How does it work?
    • 4.  Pedagogy inspired by cognitive neuroscience Our Pedagogical Principles Based on the latest findings of cognitive neuroscience 1. Stimulation through emotion-generating entertainment content 2. Frequency of exposure and use via short, enjoyable sessions 3. Repetition leading to long-term memory retention via contextual Practice Games 4. Motivation and Progress via Challenge and Continuous Positive Feedback and Reward loops 5. Communicative language use within Global Social Network of Learners Why is it effective?
    • 5.  Getting Started Your first step is to create a User Account on English Attack! (www.english-attack.com) using your Facebook account or an e-mail address. . Be sure to validate the account by clicking the validation link sent to you via e-mail.
    • 6.  Your next step is to click on the Subscribe button, which takes you to the Price Plans page, and purchase an Independent Teacher Booster Pass (be sure to look for the “Independent Teachers” tab) If you have an Access Code given to you by your organisation, click here and type in the code, then click on the green arrow.
    • 7.  The Teacher Invitation Code The next step is to establish a teacher-student relationship with your learners. Go to the MySchool page – this is the key page for you as a teacher – and distribute the Invitation Code to your learners, asking them to use it when creating a User Account on English Attack or asking them to add it to an existing account via the “Got a Promo Code” button on the Home Page! If your learners already have a Booster Pass code, adding in this code as well establishes the teacher-learner relationship which enables you to recruit the learner into a class. If they don’t already have a Booster Pass code, using this blue code will enable them to purchase a Booster Pass (required for them to have access to Premium content) at a special 25% Educational Discount.
    • 8.  Recruiting Learners When your learners create User Accounts with your Invitation Code, they will appear in the My Students view on your MySchool page.
    • 9.  Creating Classes Once you have accumulated a roster of invited Learners, you can start to create classes. Click on Create a Class
    • 10.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License Give your class a name; and a description (e.g. Meets on Thursdays 10:30)
    • 11.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License The class “Intermediate English” has now been created. Click on it to assign Learners to it from your Learner roster.
    • 12.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License From the Class Page, select “Students”
    • 13.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License You can now add students to this class.
    • 14.  Creating Classes English Attack! Independent Teacher License Simply click next to each Student to add them to this class, and be sure to click on “Apply” when you are done. Students can be assigned to multiple classes. If you don’t recognize your Learners’ usernames, you can search for individual learners by e- mail address, first name, or last name.
    • 15.  Adding / Removing Students to or from a Class English Attack! Independent Teacher LicenseStudents To An Existing Class To add a Student to an existing class. To remove a Student to an existing class.
    • 16.  Assigning Content Units To A Class Go to the main Video Booster or Photo Vocab page and browse content pages to find the content units you want to assign to your Class When you see a Content Unit you wish to assign to one or more of your classes: Click on it.
    • 17.  Assigning Content Units To A Class Then click on Assign To Class
    • 18.  Assigning Content Units To A Class Choose the class or classes to which you want to assign this Content Unit (the same unit can be assigned to multiple classes) Click on SUBMIT English Attack! Independent Teacher License
    • 19.  Managing your Assignments You can choose how to communicate the assignment to the class, and make assignment comments, here. The next time you click on this Class, you will see the added Content Unit. You can add as many Content Units to a class assignment as you want. When the deadline for this assignment has passed and you want to assign new content, clear old assignment (it will be stored in “Past Assignments”) and start new assignment.
    • 20.  Checking Assignment Compliance & Scores For each Content Unit assigned, you can see who in the class has completed it, and what score they obtained.
    • 21.  Viewing Students’ Activity Stream Selected Class Activities Tab All activity on the site by students in your class, most recent first. You can comment on the activity for each item; this will be visible to the Students on this same wall.
    • 22.  Class Message Boards Selected Class Message Boards are class-specific. Anyone in the class, as well as the Teacher, can initiate a discussion or respond to a new thread. Message Board Tab
    • 23.  Student’s View
    • 24.  Student’s View: Getting Started This user is one of your Students. He or she has created an account and has created a Teacher-Learner link by using the Invitation Code given by you. You have assigned him or her to one of your Classes. As for a Teacher, the Student’s starting point is the site Home Page, and then the My School tab in the main navigation bar of every page.
    • 25.  Student’s View: Assignments Student’s Class Student’s current Assignment Once the Content Unit is completed, student can practice it with a Learning Game for long-term memorization
    • 26.  Student’s View: Activities Student can check and comment the Activities of other Students in the Class Student’s Class
    • 27.  Thank You For more information: Supawan Inbunna Marketing Partner Thailand LinkedIn Profile E-mail: Supawan Inbunna
    • 28.  Or get in touch with: Donald Patnaude Marketing Partner in Thailand LinkedIn Profile  Twitter: @ajarn_donald  E-mail: donald.patnaude@english-attack.com Phone: 081-855-2701  For more on our pedagogical principles: English Attack Thailand    Facebook: English Attack!

    Cinderella: Treatment

    This Week's Featured Video Booster.
    This Week’s Featured Video Booster.

    Movies: Adventure

    Cinderella (Lily James) meets Prince Charming (RichardMadden) in the woods while he is hunting. They have aconversation about their lives. Cinderella does not realisethat she is talking to the Prince.

    Key Vocabulary for this video

    Trade,   Treat,   Deserve,   Courage,   Hurt,   Hunting,   Apprentice,   Feel

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