# Content Topic: an endorsement deal with Kicks Shoes Functions: 1. keeping a conversation going 2. asking follow-up questions 3. describing and comparing products
# Language points Its also the exact amount of money I got for endorsing a new line of athletic shoes. Kicks shoes are coming out next year. Ooh, here it comes. Another story. Keep going, Im listening. On the second thought, Id rather pay her a visit. to give approval to ; to sign (one's name) on the back of (a cheque, etc) to specify oneself as payee be in the market; become available for people to buy is used when you want to change your mind
# Speaking -- keeping a conversation going News I just got the new schedule. Im going on vocation next week. My grandfather die last week. Giving Feedback Oh? / Oh,really? / Ah. Uh-huh./ I see./ So? Good for you! / That sounds like fun./ Great! Wonderful! How awful. / Oh, no! Sorry to hear that. / Im really sorry.
# Speaking -- Asking Follow-up Questions News I was in a business conference in Washington. Giving Feedback How was it? How did it go? Did you have a good time? What was it like?
# talking How to describe product specifications and features? (1) This shirt feels smooth since it is made of rayon. (2) This kind of truck is 6 metres long, 3.2 metres wide, 3.5 metres high. Its maximum load is 8 tons. (3) The clock is shaped like a pumpkin. (4) The main features of our product are elegance, durability, small size, light weight and reasonable price.
# (5) Our products are elegant, durable, small in size, light in weight and reasonable in price. (6) Our product is the best-selling model of its kind. (7) The main selling point of this PDA model is its large memory. (8) This biscuit comes in 5 flavours. (9) The volume of this container is 2 litres. (10) Maybe this watch is a bit expensive, but it is waterproof and stylish.
# viewing (1) Watch the video and note down what Helen asked about in the checklist: (2) Watch the video again. Fill in the missing items and information.
# Series No. Price Warranty Capacity (pages per minute) Service contract Money- backguarantee DeliveryCanon iR2270$23303 yr22free 3yr $150/yr After 3yr 7days 3wk Canon iR2010$22002024hr
# Work in pairs. Continue with the demonstration.