The topic of tonight’s ENG 099 Conversational American English…



The topic of tonight’s ENG 099 Conversational American English MOOC Lecture was “Reading American Comic Books (1 of 2)” (video above, or click here if you cannot see the video).

Lilia was kind enough to attend! You can see the questions and character list of the comic below!

The Fantom of the Fair

Story 2

Worksheet

Characters:

  • The Fantom of the Fair (Fantom is another spelling of “Phantom”)

  • Professor Carter

  • Sir Conway

  • Ticonda

  • Sergaent Collins

  • The Driver

  • Narrator

Vocabulary

  • Fair

Comprehension Questions:

  • Page 1: Where is Ticonda from?

    • The Arctic Region

  • Page 2: Why was Professor Carter worried?

    • He knows that Ticonda can be very dangerous for other people!

  • Page 3: Why did it get so cold?

    • Ticonda broke the control panel.

  • Page 4: What did the Fantom do?

    • He came in through the ceiling and broke the door, so the people could escape.

  • Page 5: Does Ticonda know the Fantom? How do you know?

    • Ticonda knew Fantom from years ago and they had a struggle.

  • Page 6: What happens to the Driver?

    • Ticonda threw the driver out of his car, but The Fantom saved him!

  • Page 7: What do the police want to do?

    • Police want to catch Ticonda. They have the guns because Ticonda is dangerous for them!

  • Page 8: What happened to Ticonda?

    • He died, The Fantom strangled him!

Copyright Notes

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  • Video by Charlie Danoff. CCA Licensed.
  • Images from Amazing Mystery Funnies; in the Public Domain per the Digital Comics Museum research.
  • Text Copyright © 2013 by Charlie Danoff. Rights given a CC Zero 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.

ENG 099 Conversational American English MOOC (Sequnce 2 Feb-Apr 2013) Homework #2

For your second homework assignment, please do these 2 atoms:

And don’t forget the next lecture is tomorrow (Tuesday, March 12th)! Find the time in your time zone here!) and RSVP on Facebook

What we did in ENG 099 Lecture 2 on Tuesday, February 26th

Tonight was the second ENG 099 Conversational American English lecture of the Feb/Mar/April 2013 sequence. It was the second of 2 orientation lectures for online students.

VIDEO

You can see a recording of the lecture below:

LECTURE NOTES

And you can read the lecture notes by clicking here.

HOMEWORK

The most important thing is to start your course blog like Alex! Watch last night’s lecture for instructions!

Read/watch the following atoms then do the exercises in your blog or via another student tool:

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  • Unless otherwise noted, class recap text Copyright © 2013 by Charlie Danoff. Rights given a CC Zero 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.

What we did in ENG 099 Lecture 1 on Monday, February 25th

Tonight was the first ENG 099 Conversational American English lecture of the Feb/Mar/April 2013 sequence. It was one of 2 orientation lectures for online students and Lilia joined me and started her new blog for the class!

You can see a recording of the lecture below:

Tomorrow night I will again be hosting an online orientation lecture for any students who were not able to join tonight!

COPYRIGHT NOTES
  • Please respect the copyright plus terms and conditions of all links, books and media not by Charlie Danoff.
  • Unless otherwise noted, class recap text Copyright © 2013 by Charlie Danoff. Rights given a CC Zero 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.