UNIT 10: GLOBAL AFFAIRS http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4qL8PAvNJc&feature=c4-overview- vl&list=PLwoDFQJEq_0be27xZdrtNKq6jFhK4aYnu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4qL8PAvNJc&feature=c4-overview- vl&list=PLwoDFQJEq_0be27xZdrtNKq6jFhK4aYnu
SPEAKING What do you know about United Nations (the UN) ?
10.1. UNITED NATIONS SPEAKING How many countries are now UN members?
10.1. UNITED NATIONS SPEAKING Where is the UN headquarters?
10.1. UNITED NATIONS SPEAKING Where is the current Secretary General from?
10.1. UNITED NATIONS READING Read the entry from an encyclopedia & do the practice.
10.1. UNITED NATIONS LISTENING Listen to the conversation about Secretary General ‘s appointments & do the practice.
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Explain the meaning of the words. VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS ambassador( n): a diplomatic official who lives in a foreign country and represents his or her own country there. VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Assistant ( n): VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Civil servant( n): someone who works for a government department VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Committee (n): a group of people who represent a larger group or organization and are chosen to do a particular job, for example to study something and suggest what action to take a planning/coordinating/management committee VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Department (n): one of the sections in a government, organization, or business that deals with one type of work VOCABULARY Head of a Department (n): the leader or most important person in a group the Education Department the Department of Health the sales department
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Minister (n): an official in charge of a government department. e.g. The Minister for/of Education The minister for /of Economy VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS President (n): the person who has the highest position in an organization or institution. e.g. He's the president of FIFA, football's ruling body. Macnee became President of the Royal Scottish Academy. VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Spokesperson (n): someone whose job is to officially represent an organization, for example in dealing with journalists VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Staff (n): the people who work for a particular company, organization, or institution It is a small hospital with a staff of just over a hundred. The staff are not happy about the new arrangement. VOCABULARY
10.1. UNITED NATIONS Individuals: Ambassador Assistant Civil servant Head of a department Minister President spokesperson VOCABULARY Group: Committee Department Staff Put these words into two groups: A for individuals B for groups
10.1. UNITED NATIONS GRAMMAR PRESENT CONTINUOUS for FUTURE ARRANGEMENTS
10.1. UNITED NATIONS GRAMMAR PRESENT CONTINUOUS for FUTURE ARRANGEMENTS Present continuous shows that plan is more fixed or arranged.
10.1. UNITED NATIONS SPEAKING Find out what your classmates are doing in the next week. What are you doing this weekend / tonight? I’m going to the cinema tonight, and on Sunday..
10.1. UNITED NATIONS WRITING Write a pragraph to summarise your class’s social arrangements.
10.2. BIG BUSINESS READING Read the text about Microsoft & do the practice.
10.2. BIG BUSINESS GRAMMAR Microsoft was set up in 1975. Windows 95 was released. Plans were announced to develop the campus in Redmond. PAST SIMPLE PASSIVE WAS/WERE + V3
DISCUSSION TIME SPEAKING In what way do companies on these pages affect your life? Which do you think are more powerful, governments or big companies? Do you think they are good or bad for society? Do you think that big companies have too much power?; 10.2. BIG BUSINESS
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid Bid(n) an offer of a specified amount; the price offered SITUATION
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid SITUATION Where was the last Summer Olympic Games held? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI3ErDjr4BY
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid SITUATION Did you watch any of it? Did Turkey win any medals?
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid SITUATION Which 3 cities below have never yet hosted the Summer Olympic Games? Melbourne Amsterdam Madrid New York Seoul Los Angeles Moscow Paris Mexico City Athens Berlin Osaka
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Comfortable (adj) : VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Comprehensive(adj) : including many details or aspects of something. We offer a comprehensive guide to university courses a comprehensive strategic review VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Easy (adj): not difficult to do, or not needing much work Finding somewhere to live in London isn't easy. This cake is very easy to make. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Fantastic (adj) : extremely good or pleasant It's a fantastic view from up here, isn't it? You've done a fantastic job. He looked absolutely fantastic. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Electrifying (adj) : extremely exciting He gave an electrifying performance VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS World-class (adj) : one of the best in the world a world-class swimmer A world-class footballer VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS High-speed (adj) : moving or operating very quickly a high-speed train high-speed communication/printing VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Magical (adj) : full of a mysterious quality that is enjoyable or attractive ; enchanting; bewitching It was a truly magical evening. a magical performance of the ballet. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Magnificent (adj) : very impressive and beautiful, good, or skilful It was so exciting to see these magnificent animals in the wild. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Memorable (adj) : worth remembering or easy to remember, because of being special in some way The romantic evening cruise will be a memorable experience. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Modern (adj) : relating to or belonging to the present time The programme examines the role of women in modern society. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Quick (adj) : able to move fast or do something fast He's surprisingly quick for such a big man. a quick worker VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Spectacular (adj) : extremely impressive We had a spectacular view of the coastline from the plane. The show was a spectacular success. VOCABULARY
10.2. BIG BUSINESS Spacious (adj) : a spacious room, building etc has a lot of space inside it VOCABULARY
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid LISTENING Listen to the presentations made by British Olympic Committee & do the practice.
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid SITUATION KEY LANGUAGE : adding emphasis Only Just
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid SITUATION PRONUNCIATION : pausing and emphatic stress
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid TASK TASK : Making a presentation
10.3. SCENARIO : An Olympic bid TASK TASK : Making a presentation OTHER USEFUL PHRASES We are here to represent... The special ambition for our city is... There are four main points. First of all,.. Secondly,... Finally,... Thank you for your kind attention.
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS STUDY SKILLS : improving your listening skills What do we listen for? 1.Listening for general idea 2.Listening for detail What are the types of listening ? What are the situations when you listen to English? What can we do before we listen which can help us understand better ?
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay Are there a lot of CCTV (closed circuit television) cameras in yoru town? Where do you usually find them ? Do you think they are a good thing? Why / why not? How do they make you feel?
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay Read the essay about CCTV cameras & do the practice.
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay advantages conclusion introduction disadvantages
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay 1.the writer’s opinion 2.Summary of the main points 2. The importance of the subject 4. The writer’s aims 3. Development of important ideas disadvantages conclusion introduction
10.4. STUDY & WRITING SKILLS WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay On the other hand therefore although
10.4.STUDY & WRITING SKILLS Write a for and against essay on one of the topics provided. WRITING SKILLS : a for and against essay