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US States abbreviations

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US States abbreviations
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
Identify the abbreviations of the US states during a call.

Use the abbreviations in correspondence.

Pronounce the different states names correctly
A state in the US is
considered
to be a
federated
state, of the United States of America that shares its
sovereignty
with the federal government. There are a total of 50 states since the admission of Hawaii as a state in August 1959,
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Only one of these four can get MI. We can't use the last letter: MI and MA are already taken. We could give MN to Michigan, but then what would be used for Minnesota? Every other letter in Minnesota is used by another state
Montana
It makes sense to give MT to Montana, because "Mt" is an abbreviation for "mountain," and "mountain" and "Montana" have the same root.
Most often, either the first two letters get used, or else the first and last letters are used. In some cases. Other times, one answer simply seems more intuitive than the other (Ohio as OH instead of OO). Sometimes a prominent consonant is used instead of the second or last letter, particularly when following the 2nd- or last-letter algorithm would produce a more confusing result (Nevada as NV instead of NE or NA - which could be easily confused with Nebraska).
Mental Training
Practice your mental training with your coach and repeat with confidence
Watch video #16
"I am successful"
"I speak with confidence"
"I am a champion"
Fluency diet review
Pair up and answer the questions below. Then, your coach will select some students to go to the front
Which state would you like to visit?

What did you do last weekend?

What would you do if you had only one day to live?
30 seconds NON- STOP
Grammar review
Your coach will explain to you the grammar chart. Pay attention
Reading Practice
Your coach will pick someone to read the following paragraph and explain it to the class
Create a story
Warm up
Pair up and answer the question below. Then share your answer with the class
Which is the Capital of the United States of America?

Where is the Statue of Liberty located?

How many stars does the USA flag have?
States and abbreviations
Read and memorize as many state abbreviations as possible, your coach will ask questions randomly
Tic Tac Toe
Tell me what you did? When...
Your coach will split the class into two teams and then your coach will write state abbreviations on blank squares, you have to guess them
Create a story about the following questions, then your coach will select some students to share their stories.
What did you do...
When you visited NY city last summer?
When you visited the Grand Canyon in AZ?
When you visited HI during last vacations?
Wrap up
Your coach will select 1 or 2 students to go to the front and they will do a recap
Describe in your own words what you did since you walked into E4CC until now
KY __________________
AK __________________
WV __________________
MD __________________
ID __________________
GA __________________
RI __________________
ME __________________

Spelling
Your coach will select someone and then he/she will spell the name of a state and you will write it down in front of the class
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