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1 Listening 1 Academic life Around the World Look at the people in the photo. What are they ? What’s their relation to one another? Think of some of your close friends. How did you meet them? What types of information are important to get on the first day of a new class? Part 1 What do you say when you meet someone for the first time? What body language or gestures do you use when you meet someone new? For example, do you hug or shake hands? What body language or gestures do you use when you greet a good friend ? A classmate? A co-worker? A roommate( new word for you) a friend that shares your room.

2 Part 1 Previewing Vocabulary Verbs : Came over : come over Move into ; come or join a new place Sound: it good sounds : seems Stop by: short stop Take Expressions: Call me : No kidding: no joking

3 Vocabulary practice page 5 1. It sounds Japanese. 2. We have a new house, but we can’t move into it until next month. 3.My friend is in the hospital. I will stop by tomorrow and bring her flowers. 4. You have seven brothers and one sister? No kidding. 5. My name is Robert Browning. But please, call me Bob. 6. I was born in the United States, but my parents came over from Korea 35 years ago. 7. If your major is Asian Studies, I’m sure you have to take Chinese and probably some other Asian languages, too.

4 Listen/ Listening for main ideas –page5 3. Listening for Main Ideas 1.Which students already know each other? Jack and Bruce already know each other 2.What information do you find out about Bruce? Bruce just moved into the building 3.What will the students do after this conversation? Peter will meet his new classmates. Bruce and Jack will get something to eat. 4. Listening for Details --F Bruce was born in Hong Kong. --T Peter plans to take a Chinese class --F Jack and Peter are roommates.

5 Stress and Reductions p-6-7 Stress: In spoken English, important words are stressed. This means that they are spoken louder, longer, or higher than other words. Reductions: In spoken English, important words are usually stressed. Other words are not stressed; they are often reduced or shortened. These kinds of words are often reduced: Prepositions, articles, pronouns, forms of the verb to be, and the words and, or, and but. Unreduced pronunciation: Do you want to… Reduced Pronunciation: D’ya wanna Practice page 7

6 5.Listening for Stressed Words p-6 Jack: Hi ! Doing Peter: Jack Jack: sorry Jack : met- campus- friend- moved- building Bruce: Nice- meet – last name Peter: sounds Bruce: came over- born Peter: thinking- Chinese – term Bruce: good Jack: really hungry –something- eat Peter: can’t –meet- classmates Jack: stop- 212 Peter: floor-220 Peter: nice meeting- see- soon

7 Exercise 7 – page 8 How are you feeling? See you in an hour. Jack do you want to eat at the cafeteria? When do you have to meet __________________________________ Pronunciation: Nouns can be pronounced differently, depending on the end of the word. iz/ boxes, s/ drinks, z/ carries

8 Exercise 9-page 9 Plays z Misses- iz Hopes- s Stops- s Drives- z Phones- z Washes- iz Summarizes- iz Mothers- z Puts -s

9 Making Suggestions- Expressing Opinions/ p-9 1. Where does your teacher work? She works— 2. What does she teach? She teaches How much homework does she give you? She gives 4. When does your class begin? It begins.. 5. When does your class end?—It ends--Pronunciation: 6. How many books does a college student usually buy each term? 7. How long does it take for you to get to school? 8. What kind of things do you bring to school every day? 9. How many subjects did you study in high school? 10. What does a student do if he or she wants to ask a question in class?

10 Introducing yourself and others page 10 Sharon: This is my friend Kim. B: Hi, Kim C: Nice to meet you. Linda: I’d like you to meet my classmate, Evan. B. Good to meet you Evan. C: You, too Samia: Mum, I’d like to introduce you to my teacher. Mr Saunders. B. Pleasure to meet you. C. Same here. A: Hi, I’m Judy, I’m your neighbor in 206. B. Nice to meet you. A: Hi, I’m Denice B: Hi, Denice, I’m Recardo

11 First Meeting- page 11 Excuse me, what was your name again? I’m sorry, can you tell me your name again? I’m sorry, I didn’t catch your name? You’r Paul, right? * A: Oooohops : I’m sorry. B: No, I’m sorry, it is my fault. A: Are you a student here? B: Yes, I am John, Peter’s brother. I know you are Peter’s friend. A: Oh! I should have known this. You look alike. I’m Salim. B: Nice, to meet you Salim. A: Same here. See you later. Say hi to Peter. B: Yes, I will. See you.

12 Previewing Vocabulary My advisor always gives me good advice about what classes to take David has a busy schedule. He has two classes in the morning and three classes in the afternoon Many large universities in North America have swimming pools, tennis courts, and other sports facilities New workers in my company go to an orientation on their first of work to learn all the necessary information about the company rules I’m not sure if my English is intermediate or advanced, so I have to take a placement test. A. a list of activities and their time B. Places or areas for special activities. C. An exam to find a student’s correct place or level D. A person who helps you plan your courses E. An international meeting

13 Listening for Main ideas Placement test measure your English Level. The test take three hours. They will meet in small groups with a teacher for an orientation. The meeting is about important things we need to know. Finally, there will be a campus tour. They will show you the main buildings where your classrooms are. You will see some of the facilities, like the library, tennis court…


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