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  • Anywhere or Everywhere Video and Immigration Reform in the U.S.

    Ok, we’re adding “anywhere” and “everywhere” to our ongoing list of words that are often confusing in English. We’ve heard students at all levels use one of these, when they should have used the other.

    We think that with our video and exercise, we can explain it to you in a way that you will remember. We’ve also got a listening exercise this week about immigration reform in the United States. As always, we’ve created a lesson that our English teachers can give that goes with the grammar and listening exercise.

    Watch the video below, then try the exercise.

    Anywhere or Everywhere Video

     Try these exercises. If you write your answers in comments, we will correct them. 

    Choose the correct answer.

    Have you seen my keys (anywhere/everwhere)?

    The weather is hot (everywhere/anywhere) in the United States this week.

    I couldn’t find healthy food (anywhere/everywhere) in the city.

    There were ants (anywhere/everywhere) in the park.

    What is the difference between these two sentences?

    Have you been everywhere in the United States?

    Have you been anywhere in the United States?

    Listening Exercise on Immigration Reform

    Watch this video:

    Answer the questions below in comments, and we will reply.

    1. Where did his parents meet?

    2. What was his mother’s dream job?

    3. What did his father have someone write on a piece of paper for him?

    4. What did they build in the factory?

    5. Where did his father work in Miami?

    6. Why did his mother cry in 1963?

    7. Does Marco think that America welcomes immigrants?

  • No Responses to “Anywhere or Everywhere Video and Immigration Reform in the U.S.”

    July 20, 2013 at 6:49 am, Ylenia said:

    My answers are:
    1. His parents met in a small store where they used to work
    2. His mother’s dream job was to be an actress
    3. He wrote “I am looking for a job”
    4. He built “luminous chairs” (I am not really sure…)
    5. He worked as a bar tender
    6. His mother cried when the President Kennedy was shot dead
    7. Yes, he does.

    Reply

    July 20, 2013 at 3:28 pm, LOIEnglish said:

    Execelent Ylenia. The answer to number 4 is aluminum chairs.

    Reply

    July 21, 2013 at 8:52 am, David Beleggia said:

    Anywhere

    Everywhere

    Anywhere

    Everywhere

    In the
    first question I want to know if you have visited every state of USA, in the
    second one I want to know if you have visited at least one time USA

    Reply

    July 22, 2013 at 1:31 pm, LOIEnglish said:

    Nice work David!

    Reply

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