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A WALK TO REMEMBER REVISED


1. If you were to boil the message of this book down to one sentence, what would it be?
2. Which of the main characters surprised you the most?
3. Talk about the changes you noticed in the different people in the novel: Jamie, Landon, and Jamie’s dad.
4. Things I Want To Accomplish – Start making a “list” like Jamie had in the movie of what she wanted to do with her life. Take a few minutes to think through at least five things that you would like to put on that list.


GIULIA GIUSTI
1. Love has no age to happen, but when it does it can changes and teaches you forever.
2. I think that Landon was the one who surprised me the most. He changed his way of thinking with Jamie; he changed the way he acted to her. She turned him into a man he was. And he married not only because of her but because of him, and he has grown up with his short wedding.
3. Jamie’s dad learned how to share his daughter, he realized that she was in love with Landon and even if it hurt him, he shared her until her last day. Landon as told upside changed his way of thinking and act. And Jamie learned with Landon and taught Landon things about the bible.
4. 1st being rich, 2nd traveling around the world, 3rd seeing snow, 4th bungee jumping, 5th helping animals ONG, 6th be happy.


PABLO
1. There’s no way to explain love, if you love the person, you will do everything to make her happy
2. London, was the character that most surprised me. Even with all the events that were happening, he continued loving her. And when she was dying, he married her to realize her dream.
3. London discovered that she really loved her, and she loved him too much. Jamie’s father realized that they loved each other and let Jamie go out with him several times. London has learned to be more religious, and how to love someone.
4. 1st applying for a federal college, 2nd being happy, 3rd getting married, 4th having children, 5th giving the best for my children.


MAINA FERREIRA
1. You can fall in love with a person you never imagine and this person can make you see life in a different way.
2. Landon because he changed after meeting Jamie and he started to valorize her and little thing that he doesn’t care before.
3. I think that Jamie didn’t change too much, she was always herself. Maybe she trusted more in people after meeting Landon. Landon changed a lot, he put the criticism and prejudice he had behind and let himself fall in love with Jamie. Jamie’s dad became more open to Landon; he doesn’t like him very much because of the pranks he used to do when he was little.
4. 1st having a great job, 2nd marrying and having a child, 3rd traveling to a lot of places specially EUA, 4th enjoying life and 5th being happy.


GUILHERME HENRIQUE
1. The person did not choose the partner, love chooses, if you love someone, no matter how it is, yes this is true love.
2. Landon. He changed completely because of his love.
3. Jamie’s dad changed your mind about Landon. Jamie’s dad was jealous, but with the time, he learned to respect the love of his daughter. Landon changed his actions and his opinions about Jamie and other people, he became a good man. Jamie changed her opinion about Landon.
4. 1st being a billionaire, 2nd living in Canada, 3rd getting married with my girlfriend, 4th traveling to Dubai, 5th passing to HI2.


FELIPE OLIVEIRA
1. Love conquers all, even death
2. Landon was what struck me most in this story because he proved all the way his love for Jamie
3. Jamie’s father has changed in relation to her daughter. He did not want to share it with anyone, because he was jealous. Landon changed your way of thinking and acting. Jamie changed when she discovered what love was.
4. 1st having a united and happy family, 2nd making a journey by ship to other countries, 3rd meeting the seabed, 4th having a love and 5th having an excellent job for the rest of my life.


FELIPE TIMM
1. Love is different of all the feelings, it can overcome every difficulties.
2. Landon, because he changed their behavior, his life and even after his wife was dead he continued loving her.
3. Landon changed his ideas and his life. Jamie’s dad knew Landon better and learned to divide the attention of his daughter. Jamie changed Landon.
4. 1st buying a perfect car, 2nd buying big houses, 3rd being rich, 4th passing to HI2 and 5th traveling a lot.


FABIO ARAUJO
1. When you have a true love, you don´t forget.
2. To my mind, it was Landon because he changed his life because of a person.
3. London learned how treat a person, Jamie’s dad changed his mind about Landon, Jamie changed her opinion about Landon because he changed his mind and now he is good man.
4. 1st being rich, 2nd traveling and going to many places, 3rd meeting new people, 4th living a big love forever and 5th being happy forever with family and friends.
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SUPERNATURAL MOVIES REVISED

FERNANDA AGRIA
The Visitor: this is a film that tells the story of a pastor who lost his wife and lost his faith after the mysterious arrival of Brandon. Supernatural events change the lives of all with the presence of demons and to get rid of them much faith is necessary.

 

GIULIA GISTI
The skeleton key shows us Caroline Ellis who is a nurse. She’s there to do her job, caring for Ben after a stroke has left him nearly paralyzed and mute. But, she starts to discover things that have happened in the past, hoodoo and supernatural things. She finds more and more, and the things start to be dangerous. She has to take care of herself and she will need a skeleton key to get out.

 

MAINA FERREIRA
The movie is called Vacancy and is played by Luke Wilson and Kate Beckinsale. The story is about a couple, David and Amy (the main characters) who get lost and ended up in a creepy motel. They stop there to stay the night, when they discover that the manager is a killer. This is a light horror movie, not too scary but it’s good. I recommend.

 

PABLO ALVES
Nightmare on Elm Street is a very good horror movie that speaks the story of a man named Freddy Krueger who was killed and came back to kill people in their dreams as they slept. What they dreamed of became reality, and he was the one who controlled their dreams. Jackie Earle Haley plays the role of Freddy Krueger. A movie I recommend!

 

FABIO ARAUJO
Rec 2: in this movie, a demon which is a virus infects people in one building and makes people aggressive. Television Reporters enter in this building, but they do not know about the serious situation and to end up the virus it is necessary to kill the demon host, which causes the virus.

 

FELIPE OLIVERA
The wolf in the forest: a girl in the woods was a camping trip when he decided to stroll through the woods. When she realized she was being chased by a large wolf, the wolf was frightened because they turned a handsome man in her eyes, she had no reaction and the man grabbed her in his arms and she was unable to deny the kiss. The movie’s not very scared, but I recommend

 

GUILHERME
The Ring: Rachel Keller is a journalist investigating a videotape that may have killed four teenagers (including her niece). There is an urban legend about this tape; the viewer will die seven days after watching it. If the legend is correct, Rachel will have to run against time to save her son’s and her own life.

HIGH INTER 1 – A WALK TO REMEMBER

Hey amazing High Inter 1 students. As we agreeded beforehand, you will find below your reading task. Use all your knowledge and do not try to copy from any place. It`s gonna be a piece of cake for those who have read the book.
 
“Maybe God has a bigger plan for me than I have for myself.” Jamie Sullivan, A Walk To Remember
 
1. If you were to boil the message of this book down to one sentence, what would it be?
2. Which of the main characters surprised you the most?
3. Talk about the changes you noticed in the different people in the novel: Jamie, Landon, and Jamie’s dad.
4. Things I Want To Accomplish – Start making a “list” like Jamie had in the movie of what she wanted to do with her life. Take a few minutes to think through at least five things that you would like to put on that list.
 

SUPERNATURAL MOVIES

Hello amazing High Inter 1 students. Following the model below tell your classmates the plot of a supernatural movie or novel you know.
 
 
This movie is called The Exorcism of Emily Rose. The main character is a 19-year-old college freshman girl. The story is set in the countryside. The plot is based on the real story of Anneliese Michel (September 21, 1952 – July 1, 1976),  who was born in Bavaria, Germany. Anneliese was a devout girl, she tried to make reparations for the sins of wayward priests and drug addicts by sleeping on a bare floor during the dead of winter. Soon, Anneliese started experiencing hallucinations while praying. She also began to hear voices, which told her that she was damned. By 1973 Anneliese was suffering from depression and considering suicide. Her behavior became increasingly bizarre; she tore off her clothes, ate coal and spiders off the floor, and licked up her own urine. This is a must-see movie, however, I, personally do not recommend this movie for those who suffer from heart problems.
 
 
 

DRIVER LOSES MABEL, FINDS JAIL – REVISED

 

A fifteen-year-old boy was injured in a car accident when the minivan he was traveling in was hit by a pickup truck at an intersection. The boy was taken to a nearby hospital. The paramedics said that it appeared that the boy had nothing more serious than a broken left leg, but that internal injuries were always a possibility. The boy was conscious and alert. His mother, who was driving, was uninjured. She said that the truck appeared out of nowhere, and she thought she was going to die. She turned the steering wheel sharply to the left, and the truck hit her minivan on the passenger side.

The driver of the truck was a 50-year-old man who was unemployed and apparently had been drinking—police found 18 empty beer cans inside the truck. The man denied drinking, but he failed the police test for sobriety. When asked to touch his nose with his arms outstretched and eyes closed, he was unable to touch any part of his head.

The handcuffed man asked the police if they knew where “Mabel” was as he was put into the back seat of the police vehicle. The police asked him if Mabel was his wife. He said, “She’s my dog, my dog! Where’s my baby?” A dog with a collar, but no identification, was found minutes later, half a block away. The man was taken to the city jail and booked on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and on causing an accident.

 

MAÍNA FERREIRA

Well, when you drive you have responsibilities and you have to follow the rules. Responsible people cause fewer accidents. You are not allowed to drive after drinking because you may cause a lot of troubles. You can go to the jail, pay a fee and other things. This history is an example. If you drink and cause an accident, you will have to pay for it.

 

 FELIPE OLIVEIRA

Well, I guess people have to be aware and not drive while they are drunk. This can be seriously harmful to us and other people too. If a person is driving I think not even a drop of alcoholic beverage should be taken, because traffic is something very serious. Unfortunately, the punishment for driving drunken is going to jail or paying a mandatory fee, which is a sacrifice that the person actually learns.

  

ERIVALDO

To my mind, people should always be aware while driving, because there are people driving while they are drunk. You are not allowed to smoke, to talk on the phone or to drive without wearing seat belt, because there will be fewer accidents when you make it. In my opinion people who drink while driving should be punished, the first step to stop this is not allowing people to drive more.

 

GIULIA GUISTI

When you drive you have to respect the law, which drunken drivers don’t. He was irresponsible and could have killed that woman and that boy. While driving, you are not allowed to drink because you can cause an accident or troubles, unfortunately, people don’t obey this law causing deaths, accidents or loosing their driver’s license. As punishment, those people who killed people in an accident should go to prison and those who just crashed their car should do community work.

 

PABLO ALVES

Well, you shouldn’t be drinking while driving. If you drive completely drunken you can cause many accidents, and unfortunately deaths, damage or injury. In this story, the person was drunk, which resulted in a dangerous accident. Be aware, if you drink don’t drive.

 

GUILHERME HENRIQUE

While you are driving, you must respect the other drivers, traffic lights, pedestrians and signs. Be careful. Using the seat belts is always allowed and recommended. Answering the phone is not allowed because it distracts the driver. Drinking when you’re driving is not allowed, because it can lead to a serious accident involving many lives.

 

FÁBIO ARAÚJO

So, is not allowed to drive after had drunken because when you are drunk, you lose the responsibility and motor coordination, if you cause an accident you have to pay and you have to be judged! To my mind, it is not allowed to use the cell phone while driving because you have to pay total attention on the street!

HIGH INTER 1 – DRIVER LOSES MABEL, FINDS JAIL

Hello High Inter 1 students, as I told you beforehand, you have to read the text below, Driver Loses Mabel, Finds Jail – and write a 50 word paragraph answering the following questions: What can be ALLOWED or NOT ALLOWED when you are driving? What should be done as a punishment for those people who drive drunk? Use more than 5 vocabulary from unit 3. Make a coherent text using all the information learnt from the two previous classes. Enjoy it!

 

A fifteen-year-old boy was injured in a car accident when the minivan he was traveling in was hit by a pickup truck at an intersection. The boy was taken to a nearby hospital. The paramedics said that it appeared that the boy had nothing more serious than a broken left leg, but that internal injuries were always a possibility. The boy was conscious and alert. His mother, who was driving, was uninjured. She said that the truck appeared out of nowhere, and she thought she was going to die. She turned the steering wheel sharply to the left, and the truck hit her minivan on the passenger side.
The driver of the truck was a 50-year-old man who was unemployed and apparently had been drinking—police found 18 empty beer cans inside the truck. The man denied drinking, but he failed the police test for sobriety. When asked to touch his nose with his arms outstretched and eyes closed, he was unable to touch any part of his head.
The handcuffed man asked the police if they knew where “Mabel” was as he was put into the back seat of the police vehicle. The police asked him if Mabel was his wife. He said, “She’s my dog, my dog! Where’s my baby?” A dog with a collar, but no identification, was found minutes later, half a block away. The man was taken to the city jail and booked on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and on causing an accident.

 

HIGH INTER 1 – FEWER vs. LESS

 

 

FEWER

Fewer is used with countable nouns: people, animals, chairs, shoes.

You know fewer people than I do.
There should be fewer books on the table.
I have fewer ideas than everyone else.
Fewer of us show up each year.

 
LESS

Less is used for uncountable, usually abstract nouns: money, happiness, snow, idealism.

I hope less snow falls this year.
We need more money and less debt.
I have less computer savvy than you.
You should spend less of your time complaining.

Less is also used with adjectives and adverbs:

I’m less happy than I used to be.
He runs less quickly than you.

 

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http://www.better-english.com/grammar/fewest.htm