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Unit 2 Fun with Language College English Listening and Speaking Course 1 Unit 2 Fun with Language College English Listening and Speaking Course 1 2 nd Period
Unit 2 Fun with Language 1. How to Improve Your Conversation Skills --Listening Tasks (previous period) 2. Opening and Closing a Conversation -- Speaking Tasks
Strategies for Opening a Conversation 1.Start with a compliment You are a very good SWIMMER!
You are a very good Frisbee player. You are a very good football player.
---Mr. /Gates, Thank you very much for your WONDORFUL lecture. I LOVE it ! Ive got to SAY that you have a VERY good sense of humor.
2. Start with a question Situation: in Chunxi Road ( ) -- EX \CUSE / me, is this seat TAKEN? -- EX \CUSE / me, could you tell me the TIME? -- EX \CUSE / me, HAVENT we met somewhere before? Strategies for Opening a Conversation
3. Start with a complaint Situation: in the university cafeteria --This line takes for EVER, doesnt it -- The food here is AWFUL, isnt it? Strategies for Opening a Conversation
4. Offer your help Situation: in a bank or a grocery --Can I help you? -- Is there ANYTHING I can do for you? Strategies for Opening a Conversation
Strategies for Opening a Conversation (Summary) Start with a compliment* Start with a question* Start with a complaint* Start with an offer of help Start with weather Start with a news ……
Closing a Conversation -- It was a pleasure TALKING to you. -- If theres ANYTHING that I can do for you, dont hesitate to give me a RING. --Have a good DAY! --Hope to see you AGAIN!
Speaking Tasks (15 Min.) (pair work + presentation) Scene 1: Cafeteria Scene 2 : Chunxi Road ( ) Scene 3 : After a foreign Lecture Scene 4 : Bank on campus Scene 5 :Book Store
Speaking Tasks Scene 1: Cafeteria Starter: This line takes for ever, isnt it? Scene 2 : Foreign Lecture Starter: Thank you very much for your wonderful lecture. I love it!
Students Presentation Scene: Standing in a line in the university cafeteria.
Recording Homework 1. A recording of retelling for the listening passage Procedures: Listening + note-taking + retelling 2. A recording of your conversation experience Procedures: Go to the regular foreign lecture on Tuesday and talk to the foreign lecturer 3. A video clip of your conversation on line Procedures: Sype with a foreigner
Thank you very much for your attention, participation & patience!