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Unit | Two Saying Thanks or Sorry Unit | Two Unit Goals: What You Should Learn to Do 1. Express pleasure and thanks 2. Send a message of congratulation.

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3 Unit | Two Unit Goals: What You Should Learn to Do 1. Express pleasure and thanks 2. Send a message of congratulation and respond to it 3. Express regrets and ask for forgiveness 4. Write and reply to: a thank-you note a gift card a congratulation message What You Should Know About 1. Feeling thankful and sorry is part of your culture 2. Being serious when saying sorry 3. Use of articles

4 Unit | Two Contents Section Section Appreciating Culture Tips Appreciating Culture Tips Section Maintaining a Sharp Eye Maintaining a Sharp Eye Section Talking Face to Face Talking Face to Face Section Being All Ears Being All Ears Section Trying Your Hand Trying Your Hand

5 Unit | Two Section Talking Face to Face ImitatingMini-Talks Imitating Mini-Talks Speak and Recite Speak and Perform Study and Imitate Imitate and Perform Acting out the Tasks Studying Gift and Congratulation Cards Following Sample Dialogues Putting Language to Use Speak and Complete Speak and Communicate

6 Unit | Two SECTION I Talking Face to Face Imitating Mini-Talks Speak and Recite 1 Work in pairs. Practice the following mini-talks about expressing thanks and other feelings. 1) Giving Thanks to People A: Thank you for the happy time. B: Its nice to have you with us. A: I shall never forget this weekend. B: Me, too. It was / has been so pleasant. 2) Congratulating People on Winning a Prize A: Congratulations on winning the first prize! B: Thank you very much. A: We all feel very proud of you. B: Thanks. Lets go and have a drink. Window on Key Words

7 Unit | Two Window on Key Words 3) Expressing Thanks for Others Help A: Professor Smith, thank you very much for your advice on my paper! B: Its my pleasure to be of some help. A: I could never be so successful without your help. B: I always know that you can do well. 4) Making Apologies to Others A: Im so sorry for being late again. B: Never mind, but its a lesson for you to learn. A: Please forgive me one more time. B: Oh, just see it doesnt happen again, will you? 5) Expressing Regret A: Im sorry I didnt send the yesterday. B: Forget it. Thats OK. A: I wish I could make up for it. B: I dont think its your fault. Back

8 Unit | Two Speak and Perform Acting out the Tasks 2 Work in pairs and act out the tasks by following the above mini-talks. 1 Task: Give thanks to your hostess ( ) for a happy New Years Party. 2 Task: Congratulate your friend on being admitted to a nursing school. 3 Task: Express thanks to your teacher who has been helping you. 4 Task: Apologize for not being able to offer help to a friend of yours. 5 Task: Express regret for making a careless mistake. Back

9 Unit | Two Studying Gift and Congratulation Cards Study and Imitate 3 Gift cards / notes and congratulation cards / letters are very useful for expressing thanks and good wishes on some social occasions. It is also important for us to learn how to reply to them properly. Read the following cards carefully and try to use the information to practice short dialogues.

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11 Unit | Two Following Sample Dialogues Imitate and Perform 1) Thank You for the Beautiful Flowers Joyce: Hello, Mary! Mary: Hi, Joyce. How are you feeling now? Joyce: Oh, much better. Thank you. And thank you very much for the roses. They are so lovely! Mary: Im glad you like them. They are from my own garden. Joyce: Yes, I know. Some of the flowers opened this morning. So beautiful and sweet! Mary: I know you love flowers, and I hope youll enjoy keeping them. Joyce: I sure will. You are always so thoughtful, Mary. Mary: Im glad you like the flowers. 4 Read the following sample dialogues and try to perform your own tasks.

12 Unit | Two 2) Congratulations on the Promotion John: Congratulations, Mr. Alright! Ive got the good news that you were named Outstanding Manager. Bill: Thank you, Mr. Black. John: I really feel happy for you. I know you deserve the honor. Bill: Its very kind of you to say so. John: I have visited one of your branches and I was very much impressed. Bill: I owe much to your kind help and support to our company, Mr. Black. John: Im sure you and your company will be more successful in the coming year. Bill: Thanks for your kind words. Im looking forward to our continued cooperation in the future. Back

13 Unit | Two Putting Language to Use Speak and Complete 5 Imagine you are writing your term paper. Youve just received a very useful reference book as a gift from Professor Smith. You meet him and express your thanks. Read aloud the following dialogue with your partner by putting in the missing words. You: Good morning, Prof. Smith. 1 ____________ for the book you sent me. It is 2 ____________ to my term paper. Smith: 3 _______________ it is helpful to you. You: Yes, its indeed a very good reference book. I dont know how I shall express 4 __________________________. Smith: Its 5 ____________________. You: And Im 6 ___________ for all the help and encouragement youve given me. Smith: Im happy to be 7 _____________. Please dont hesitate to let me know whenever you need me. You: I will, Professor Smith. You are so 8 ________. Unit | Two kind Thank you very helpful Im glad / happy my gratitude / thanks to you nothing / my pleasure very grateful of any help Back

14 Unit | Two Speak and Communicate 6 Imagine you are Sue, and your partner is Ken. Your English teacher, Linda has been in hospital. Now she is fully recovered and will leave the hospital today. You want to meet her there. You ask your friend Ken to give you a lift. Fill in the blanks according to the clues in the brackets. Then act it out with your partner. Sue: 1 ( ) ______________! Could you give me a lift? Ken: Hi, Sue. 2 ( ) ______________, but I dont have a car right now. Sue: Oh, 3 ( ) ______________! I want to go to the Central Hospital. Ken: Why? Are you sick? Sue: No, Im all right. My English teacher Linda is there. She has just recovered and is to leave the hospital today. Ken: 4 ( ) ____________! Why not take a bunch of flowers with you? Sue: 5 ( ) _________________________________________. I have already prepared some flowers fresh from my mothers garden. Thats very thoughtful / considerate of you Hello, Ken Im terribly sorry thats too bad I see


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