Friday, April 12, 2019

Would Americans Let Edible Insects Come to Dinner?

Would Americans Let Edible Insects Come to Dinner?

Use YouTube to improve your English pronunciation. With more than 30M tracks, YouGlish gives you fast, unbiased answers about how English is spoken by real people and in context.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

More Milk!

VOANews: Doctors Say Breast Milk, Not Formula Is Best

World health officials were stunned when the U.S. opposed a resolution for countries to encourage breastfeeding, especially when decades of research have shown its benefits for both mothers and babies. VOA's Carol Pearson spoke with two prominent doctors who fully support the U.N. resolution based on scientific studies and explain the benefits and risks of breast or bottle feeding

Unpasteurized Milk Gains Support Despite Risks

UAE company turns camel milk into baby formula

With Refrigerated ATMs, Camel Milk Business Thrives in Kenya (article)   (student handout)

ESL Discussions: MILK

Student Council Agenda

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

'Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk'

'Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk'

“What’s done is done. You cannot change the past. So stop thinking about it.” If you spill milk, you cannot gather it back up and put it back in the container. (student handout)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

CA Adult Education Week and Legislative Day Quiz 1

uscitizenpod: CA Adult Education Week and Legislative Day Quiz 1

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Israeli Company Claims Invention of First ‘Lab Grown’ Steak

Israeli Company Claims Invention of First ‘Lab Grown’ Steak

Israeli Company Claims Invention of First ‘Lab Grown’ Steak An Israeli company says it has produced the first lab grown steak  student pdf

ESLDiscussion: meat

Monday, April 8, 2019

California Adult Education Week and Legislative Day

uscitizenpod: #AdultEducationMatters YouTube Playlist

This video is a introduction to the playlist: Adult Education Matters, a series of videos that explores WHY Adult Education isimportant to individual students and the society at large.

The next four videos in this series pair CA Legislative Day activities with USCIS questions. Download the quiz pdf: (updated). Subsequent videos include interview clips from administrators, teachers, and students.

Adult Education Week is usually celebrated in the second week of April. On Monday and Tuesday, representatives from Adult Schools all over California will go to Sacramento to speak to their state legislators about funding for adult education. This includes money for ESL, Civics, Citizenship, GED, Corrections programs, plus Career Technical Education--all of which are very, very important in the state of California and the other states as well.

Students and staff, friends and family can participate by writing letters of support to their state legislators or contact them via the CCAE mobile app. Simply tell them about WHY you love your school and how your school has CHANGED your life.

For more great ideas about how to celebrate Adult Education Week, go to

If you want to learn more facts about Adult Education, go to Educate and Educate (, a collaboration between the Coaltion on Adult Basic Education and National Council of State Directors of Adult Education.

Use hashtags #AdultEducationMatters #AdultEdu #CCAELegDay #ccaestate in your social media posts.  Tell the world why you LOVE your school.

#AdultEducationMatters: Investing in Adult students is investing America's future!

For A Healthier Planet, Eat These 50 Foods

NPR: Morning Edition: For A Healthier Planet, Eat These 50 Foods, Campaign Urges (read) (listen below) (student handout)

CNN: What we aren't eating is killing us, global study finds (also watch the video)

2019-04-08 newsletter