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A++ Saturday!

Hi! Welcome to A++ (Answer plus, plus) Saturday!

 

 

A++ is giving extra information in your responses to questions or comments. Here are three examples:

 

Question/Comment

Answer

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1) How are you?

Fine!

I went for a walk this morning.

I saw so many beautiful flowers!

2) That looks delicious.

It is!

I got it at the bakery near the station.

It was my first time to go to that bakery.

3) Can you play tennis?

No. I don’t really like sports.

I like reading!

 

A++ is giving the basic information and adding detail. Here are some ideas for how to think A++ for some of this week’s sentences: Examples from this week are: Notice all of the (+), (+)!!! Screen Shot 2013-09-13 at 7.59.04 PM

 

A) Hey! (+) I just heard about Mt. Fuji! (+) They got it! (+)They were given World Heritage Site recognition.

 

B) Gee. (+) Where have you been? (+) They were selected in June…

 

A) Really? (+) Hmm… (+)Well, I don’t pay much attention to the news.

 

B) I don’t either, but I heard about that! (+) Have you climbed Mt. Fiji. (+) I’m hoping to next summer.

 

A) I climbed it quite a while back. (+) I got a headache because I climbed it too fast. (+) I was angry at my boyfriend! I was young and silly!

 

B) Ouch! (+) That’s not good! (+) Well, thank goodness you’re not young and silly anymore, I mean that you’re not silly. No, I was young and silly!

 

A) Well, thank goodness you’re not young and silly anymore, I mean that you’re not silly. You’re still young!

 

B) Boy, you were lucky. You almost got a knuckle sandwich. But, I forgive you!!!!

 

A) I haven’t heard that term in a while….hmm…how old are you? Just joking.

 

B) Dangerous territory—maybe we should change topics! Hey, I’m hungry. Let’s go get some vittles.

 

A) VITTLES?????!!! HAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHA! Screen Shot 2013-09-13 at 8.00.12 PM

Mt. Etna was awarded it, too!!

Have a good one!

Sincerely,

Katie

@kadlerenglish

http://www.katieadler-vo.com

Say a hearty “Yippee!” to life!

She was awarded a chance to advance!

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She was awarded a chance to advance!

Yes! They awarded her a chance to advance!

Christine

My friend Christine is in the Next Great Visionary Business Competition and she is going to the second round!!!

CONGRATULATIONS CHRISTINE!!!!

She was awarded a chance to advance!

Yes! They awarded her a chance to advance!

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B) How did Christine do in round 1?

A) Christine was awarded a chance to advance!

B) Really!

A) Yes! They awarded her a chance to advance! It is very exciting and she is busily preparing for round 2.

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

KAdlerEnglish@twitter

katieadler-vo.com 

What is your vision???

“Departures” was given it! Yes! “Departures” got it!

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Departures was given it! Yes! Departures got it!

Departures was given it! Yes! Departures got it!

Departures was given it! Yes! Departures got it!

 

You can get excited while talking about past events. Departures won the 2009 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. It was quite exciting! Hard to believe it was four years ago!

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Departures was given it! Yes! Departures got it!

B) What about Japan and the Oscars?

A) Departures was given it!

B) No!

A) Yes! Departures got it! It was a very interesting theme!

B) I want to be in one of her movies. That would be great. Maybe someday!!!

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

KAdlerEnglish@twitter

katieadler-vo.com

I hope all is going well!

He was picked! Yes! They picked him!

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He was picked! Yes! They picked him!

He was picked! Yes! They picked him!

He was picked! Yes! They picked him!

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Hoopla: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/hoopla

There has been a lot of hoopla in the USA press about the

next Batman—personally–I am elated…I LOVE Ben Affleck!I

enthusiastically shout: 

He was picked! Yes! They picked him!

Go Ben! I am 100% behind you!!!

 

Have a good one!  Sincerely,

 

Katie

 

  KAdlerEnglish@twitter

katieadler-vo.com 

 

Whoop it up today!!!

I was selected! Yes! They selected me!

Hi! We Started w/:

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A) I was selected!

B) Whoa!

A) Yes! They selected me! The special studies program starts in January and ends in March! I am so excited!

B) Congratulations! That is really great. What an honor!
Fireworks

Have a good one! 

Sincerely,

Katie

 

KAdlerEnglish@twitter

katieadler-vo.com 

What would you like to be selected for?