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Chapter Two Reading A day in the life of…
Can you find the words? put inside a large thin book with pictures usually published once a week or a month a husband and a wife lazy, not wanting to do the work write ones name a form of football played with an oval ball which may be kicked or carried a book or a set of books telling about facts someone you write to as a hobby shoes difficult to hear enclose idle sign rugby encyclopaedia pen-friend trainers inaudible magazine couple
a reference book about words come into the world a person who plans and designs buildings really like something you like doing a clever electronic machine a person who plans, makes or repairs machines, engines, bridges, etc. a strong wish a common board game tired dictionary be born architect be keen on hobby computer engineer ambition chess all in
My daily life What do you do every day? What do you always do? What do you usually do? What do you often do? What do you sometimes do? What do you do once or twice a week? What do you seldom do? What do you never do?
We often use adverbs to say how often things happen. always usually/often sometimes seldom never all the time/every time many times less than often, more than seldom not many times at no time
A day in the life of … (title) Whiz-Kid Wendy (subtitle) top student be different from( be not similar to) successful girl simple/boring usually achieve A grades never fail an exam seldom go to bed early the manager of the company attend meetings assist Wendy be responsible for sales an accountant many clients
1. achieve : get; gain; succeed in doing 2. accountant : the person who looks after the money and keep financial records 3. a.m. / p.m. : in the morning / afternoon 4. assist : help some do something 5. attend : go to; be present 6. business : a company 7. client : someone who buys sth. ; customer 8. discuss : talk about something 9. manager : a person who controls a business 10.popular : liked by many people 11.sales : selling; the part of a business which tries to sell product 12.seldom : not often 13.simple : very easy 14.violin: a wooden musical instrument with strings and bow 15.whiz-kid: a teenager who is very good or quick at doing sth. 16.be responsible for: having the duty to do something
1.What kind of person is Wendy Wang? 2.What has she already written? 3.What does she own now? 4.When did she start it? 5.What does she do for it? She is a whiz-kid. Shes written several successful computer games. She has a family business. She started her business 2 years ago. She writes popular computer games. 6.Who works in her business? What do they do? 7.What does she do at 6 a.m. every morning? 8.What do her family do at breakfast? 9.What does she do before school? Questions for the first part: Her father is the manager of the company, her mother is responsible for sales and her brother is the accountant. She gets up, washes and puts on her school uniform. They discuss the business. She usually works on her computer for an hour.
Grammar points: be responsible for sth./sb. …… 1, be responsible for sth./sb. …… for + doing sth. responsible (adj.) responsibly (adv.) response( n.) eg. He gives me no response. respond (v.) eg. Please respond to my letter. 2, be similar to / be different from 3, expect to do sth. = want to do sth. expectation n. 4, success n. successful adj. Eg. She is a successful girl. succeed v. succeed in doing sth. Eg. They succeed in making a model. be succeeded in doing sth. They are ~ in making a model. 5, discuss v. Eg. We discussed for a long time. discussion n. Eg. It is a hot discussion. 6, sale n. eg.The sale of my house is not easy. sell v. seller n.