ELL Guide

A guide for ELL (English Language Learners) at the University of Maine at Augusta

Watch The ELL Zone: In/Into

Watch Episode 2--"In/Into" of The ELL Zone's first season.

Interact with Episode 2

In order to better use The ELL Zone to help improve your English, it is a good idea to engage with the episodes.  

Here are some activities to help you interact with the episode "In/Into":

Questions

1)  How many times is “in” used in the video?  

2)  How many times does the narrator in the intro say "in"?   

3)  How many times does the Prof say “in”? 

4)  How many times does the animated character say “in”? 

5)  How many times is “into” used in the episode? 

6)  How many times does the narrator say “into” in the intro? 

7)  How many times does the Prof say “into”?  

8)  How many times does the animated character say “into”? 

9)  How, according to the Animated Host, is he able to "keep everything in place even when it is so windy?" 

 

Summarize the Plot:

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Write Your Own Sentence Using "in":   

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Write Your Own Sentence Using "into": 

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Check Your Answers (In/Into)

1) How many times is “In” used in the video?  

 12

2) How many times does the narrator in the intro say it?  

 1

3) How many times does the Prof say “in”? 

 5

4) How many times does the animated character say “in”? 

 6


5) How many times is “into” used in the episode? 

  10

6) How many times does the narrator say “into” in the intro? 

0--the word "into" does not appear in the intro.

 

7) How many times does the Prof say “into”?  

    5

 

8)  How many times does the animated character say “into”? 

     5 

 

9)  How, according to the Animated Host, is he able to "keep everything in place even when it is so windy?"

    He remembers the correct usage for "in" and "into" while also keeping on good terms with his animator.  

 

Summary:

Summaries can vary, but basically a "cold and hungry" professor gets warm and full by going into Eastport Hall and eating in the designated eating area.  

 

 

Write Your Own Sentence Using "In":   

Answers will vary.

Write Your Own Sentence Using "Into": 

Answers will vary.

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